Friday, October 2, 2015

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

So in the world of today:
-A report was released saying the NYC doesn’t do much to discipline its bad police officers.
-Arnie Duncan is stepping down as secretary of education. John B King will replace him.
-the ship El Faro and its 33 crew members is missing near hurricane Joaquin.
-a shooter targeted Christians at Umpqua community college. 9 were killed and 9 were injured.
-The Vatican made a point of saying that the pope’s meeting with Kim Davis was not a sign of support.
-6 states declared a state of emergency in preparation for hurricane Joaquin.
-Canada plans to make a phone line so people can call in on Muslims using ‘barbaric cultural practices’.
-South Africa is losing a minimum of one person a day to Isis recruitment.
-The US told Russia to fight Isis instead of Syrian rebels.
- Someone set A California Planned Parenthood clinic on fire.
-Obamacare costs went up 50% in Minnesota.
- North Korea called for a peace treaty with the US.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

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

So in the world of today:
-A package containing an Isis threat, involving a child’s alleged kidnapping was found in New York.
-New Zealand laid claim to a giant portion of the ocean for environmental reasons.
-Russia was found to have tried 5 times to hack Clinton’s emails.
-Afghanistan got Kunduz back.
-Argentina’s president announced that the US suggested that they send nuclear materials to Iran in 2010. The White House confirmed.
-A Chinese woman found a spider had spun a web in her ear and was living there.
-9/11 responders are losing their benefits.
-The secret service admitted to violating rep. Jason Chavez’s privacy.
-A Chicago suburb is not letting a Muslim community build a worship center. The federal government is suing.