Tuesday, September 29, 2015

'So in the world of today: 29 September 2015' by Sam Orr

So in the world of today:
• Warren Jeff’s kids told the press that he sexually molested them.
• Cecile Richards (president for Planned Parenthood) had to go before congress. She admitted that none of the centers do mammograms.
• A study found that the US and Europe have been largely unsuccessful in stopping people from joining Isis.
• Cuba wants Guantanamo back.
• The DA in Nassau New York told employees they were not permitted to own guns, even at home.

Friday, September 25, 2015

'So in the world of today:25 September 2015' by Sam Orr

So in the world of today:
-Boehner resigned from congress.
-The Pope called for protection of the environment, housing and labor groups, and criticized uneven wealth distribution. He also came out in favor of the Iran Deal.
-Syrian rebels was caught giving US arms to Al Qaeda.
-The Obama administration found a chain of work emails Clinton failed to turn over.
-A Saudi Prince was arrested in California for sexual assault.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

'So in the world of today: 24 September 2015' by Sam Orr

So in the world of today:
-New home sales are at their highest since 2008.
-at least 717 people were killed and near 800 injured in a stampede near Mecca.
-An elementary school in Ithaca NY invited a convicted terrorist to speak to its third graders.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

'So in the world of today: 23 September 2015' by Sam Orr

So in the world of today:
-LDS Apostle Richard G Scott died.
-LA declared a state of emergency over homelessness.
-The FBI recovered Clinton’s deleted e-mails.
-a judge ruled that the happy birthday song is now public domain.
-Volkswagen admitted to lying to EPA inspectors. The CEO resigned.
-The NSA spied on Iran’s UN delegation.
-Turing Pharmaceuticals bought out Daraprim and raised the price significantly. They have since lowered it again.
-Russia promised countermeasures if the US moves Nukes to its new base in Germany.

Friday, September 18, 2015

"So in the world of today: 18 September 2015" by Sam Orr

So in the world of today:
-GM has to pay 900 million for a design flaw that killed 124.
-China has deported so many escaped North Korean women back that North Korea is expanding its women’s prison camp to house them all.
-The US and Russia are talking about teaming up to fight Isis.
- In India 2.3 million showed up to apply for only 368 job openings.
-Croatia closed its border to migrants.
-Japan voted to have a larger military role overseas.
-Obama and Castro spoke to one another.
-Volkswagen was busted for cheating on the Clean Air Act.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

'So in the world of today: 2 September 2015' by Sam Orr

So in the world of today:
-Iran told the US to stop trying to free Americans imprisoned there.
-Guatemala’s congress voted to prosecute President Molina.
-150 of Clinton's most recently released emails contained classified information.
-The US will pay a defense contractor’s legal bills in Iraq (30 million).

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

'So in the world of today: 1 September 2015' by Sam Orr

So in the world of today:
-244 illegal immigrants with criminal records are being deported in California.
-Radioactive materials are still missing from Texas A&M.
-200 students at Hillsborough High (Missouri) protested having the girls share a locker room with a male cross-dresser. Around 35 protested to show their support. The student in question refused to use a private bathroom.
-Egypt found gas reserves of its shoreline.
-Hungry is not letting Migrants board the trains to take them to west Europe.
-Iran announced that it still considers the US its enemy.