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  • IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL UNDER FIRE AT CAPITOL HILL

    In opposition to the controversial Iran Nuclear Deal, hundreds of Americans gathered at the Stop Iran Rally held in Washington D.C on September 9. The event, held at Capitol Hill, featured addresses from GOP presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Donald Trump along with speeches from commentators Glenn Beck and Mark Levin. Impassionedly, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tx) implored Congress

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  • Framework of Iran’s Nuclear Program Has Been Reached

    [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n April 2, President Obama announced the framework of an agreement with Iran on their nuclear program that will be finalized at the end of June. Speaking of the agreement in an address, the President outlined the framework reached with Iran, including the provisions of placing “strict limits on Iran’s nuclear program for a decade”

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  • Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Charged with Desertion

    [dropcap]C[/dropcap]olonel Daniel King of the U.S Army Forces Command announced on March 25th that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is going to be charged for two violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.  King stated that Bergdahl is facing charges for “desertion with intent to shirk important or hazardous duty” as well as for “misbehavior before the

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  • Senator Cruz Announces Candidacy for 2016 Presidential Race

    [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he field of Republican candidates vying for a run for the White House has slowly began to take shape with Texas Senator Ted Cruz announcing on Monday, March 23rd, that he is running for president.   Minutes after midnight on Monday, Cruz tweeted his intention to run for president along with posting a campaign video. It

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  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Under Legal Scrutiny for Emails

    [dropcap]R[/dropcap]evelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used a private email account to conduct all government business during her tenure as Secretary of State has raised questions of possible criminal activity. During the week of March 2nd, news broke that Clinton had potentially violated Federal law both in her use of the private email

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  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Addresses Congress

    [dropcap]S[/dropcap]peaking before a joint session of Congress on March 3rd, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed his fears that recent nuclear negotiation discussions with Iran will leave the nation with an opportunity to develop nuclear weapons. The Prime Minister warned in his speech that the acquirement of these weapons would be catastrophic to the survival

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  • Give Bags For Today’s Slaves: A Drive to Stop Human Trafficking

    [dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the week of March 16-20, Wilmington College students will be running “Gift Bags for Today’s Slave,” a drive to receive donations for End Slavery Cincinnati.  This week will include students tabling in Pyle on Tuesday and Thursday, as well as a speaker who will discuss human trafficking in McCoy on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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  • Governor Kasich Delivers 2015 State of the State Address in Wilmington

    [dropcap][/dropcap]This past Tuesday, February 24, Ohio Governor John Kasich delivered his annual State of the State Address at the town of his choosing, Wilmington, Ohio. Speaking to an enthusiastic and welcoming crowd at the Roberts Center, Kasich explained that while visiting Wilmington during his 2010 political campaign, he witnessed the economic hardships and “devastation” endured

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  • New Video Shows ISIS Beheading Egyptian Christians

    [dropcap]N[/dropcap]ew video emerged on February 15th showing ISIS members simultaneously beheading twenty-one Egyptian Christians who were kidnapped in Libya. The execution is the largest documented mass execution by ISIS outside of their stronghold in Iraq and Syria. Following the assassinations, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi vowed revenge, stating “these cowardly actions will not undermine

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  • The President Issues Controversial Remarks at National Prayer Breakfast

    [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n the heels of the White House’s controversial labeling of the Taliban as an armed insurgency, the President’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast held in Washington D.C on February 5th sparked equal outrage and controversy. Speaking on the topic of violent atrocities committed in the name of religion, particularly radicalized Islam, the President stated

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