Month: January 2017

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Donald Trump’s muslim ban brings up tough questions regarding US immigration policy

A lot of concern has recently grown in the aftermath of the Muslim ban that President Donald Trump recently put into effect via executive order. This has caused many to question the legality of this Muslim ban. President Donald Trump has…
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Donald Trump’s popularity peaked on election day

  • January 7, 2017
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The Republican ticket of businessman Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence defeated the Democratic ticket of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine. Trump…
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German court rejects pro-independence Bavaria Party

  • January 4, 2017
Would Germany be Germany without Bavaria? The wealthy southern state comprises roughly one-fifth of Germany’s landmass. It is the country’s second-most populous state. Oktoberfest, lederhosen, sauerkraut? All Bavarian in origin. Yet some Bavarians want nothing to do with Germany. The state is home to a pro-independence Bavaria Party, and one…
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2017 Quadrantid meteor shower peaks Jan. 3-4

  • January 3, 2017
The sky itself is joining in the New Year's celebration. The Quadrantid meteor shower will peak during the pre-dawn hours Tuesday, with prime viewing from late night Tuesday into early Wednesday as well. As always, weather can play a factor and clouds could block the best viewing. The Quadrantids peak…
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Donald Trump promises to defund planned parenthood and embryonic stem cell research

  • January 2, 2017
Donald Trump will reverse Obama’s order to fund embryonic stem cell research. President-elect Donald Trump reassured pro-lifers multiple times that he will sign a bill to defund the nation’s largest abortion chain, Planned Parenthood. Just months after President Barack Obama took over the White House, Obama overturned the restrictions President George W. Bush…
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