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Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 16, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 16, 2017

The Associated Press

October 16, 2017


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This week's international headlines [accordions] [accordion title="Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trials" load="show"] A Nigerian court has convicted 45 Boko Haram members in the largest mass trial in the Islamic extremist group's history. The closed-door proceedings have raised the concerns of human rights groups about whether the trials of the 1,669 peop...

Irish law banning most abortions could change in 2018

Irish law banning most abortions could change in 2018

Carina Smith

October 9, 2017


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At a time of intense political polarization, the argument over whether abortions should be legal or not is at the forefront of many politicians' campaigns. The debate over reproductive rights has become an international issue, including in Ireland where the government announced in late September they plan to...

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 9, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 9, 2017

The Associated Press

October 9, 2017


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International headlines to know this week [accordions] [accordion title="Trump considering 'bump stock' ban" load="show"] President Donald Trump says his administration is considering whether "bump stock" devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like fully automatic weapons should be banned in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre...

The nation mourns for Las Vegas

The nation mourns for Las Vegas

Evelyn Baker

October 4, 2017


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No motive has been discovered to explain the awful terrorist attack in Las Vegas, Nevada on late Sunday evening. An individual gunman who had checked into the Mandalay Hotel busted the window of his hotel room on the 32nd floor to set up a makeshift shooting range. However, instead of targeting paper cuto...

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 2, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 2, 2017

The Associated Press

October 2, 2017


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International headlines for you to know this week: Read More »...

Disaster in paradise

Disaster in paradise

Amber Colón

October 2, 2017


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When Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico on Sept. 19, the entire island’s was devastated. Read More »

Quigley talks Russia: Congressman says investigation “more important than Watergate”

Quigley talks Russia: Congressman says investigation “more important than Watergate”

Evelyn Baker

September 25, 2017


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Congressman Mike Quigley, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, appeared at DePaul Law on Thursday, Sept. 21 for a half-hour interview. There, he answered questions from former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti before a classroom of 50 to 60 individuals of all ages about the congressional ro...

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 25, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 25, 2017

The Associated Press

September 25, 2017


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International headlines to know this week. Read More »

Students react to hurricanes, climate

Students react to hurricanes, climate

Sabrina Miresse

September 18, 2017


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With the recent presence of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, DePaul students and people across the nation are left to wonder, now what? These students want to see national changes moving forward from these climate disasters. Read More »...

University sex education not enough

University sex education not enough

Evelyn Baker

September 18, 2017


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A college campus can be a playground for young adults, many of them who are away from their family homes for the first time. At a city college like DePaul where the campus is comprised of the third largest city in the U.S., the stakes of falling off the monkey bars and swing sets are amplified. Bin...

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

The Associated Press

September 18, 2017


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International news headlines you need to know. Read More »...

DePaul influences former student, Harvey victim

DePaul influences former student, Harvey victim

Evelyn Baker

September 11, 2017


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Spurred by Facebook posts from its previous president as Tropical Storm Harvey approached her Humble, Texas home, leaders of the DePaul Law School organization OUTLaws created a GoFundMe page to provide Jessica Rodriguez some financial relief. Read More »...

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