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The World Watches as Trump Visits China

By Zou Hanjie of Chengdu, China At the invitation of Chinese President Jinping Xi, President Donald Trump of the United States of America will pay a state visit to China from November 8th to 10th during his visit to Asia. So what …

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Black Licorice: Trick or Treat

By Vincent Huang Halloween is the time of year where every young person goes around from house to house asking for candy. For most, candy would be your primary motive, but hey, walking around the neighborhood is a good exercise too. Either way, …

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The Manhattan Truck Incident

By Vincent Huang Halloween is the time for spooks and terror, but is a truck accident the kind of horror people are expecting? During a sunny afternoon in Lower Manhattan, a white pickup truck driven by a 29-year old man drove down …

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Jeff Bezos is the Richest Man; Amazon HQ2

By Roger Kim and Cheryl Liu Jeff Bezos and Amazon made the headlines recently. On Friday morning, October 27, 2017, Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world with his net worth valued at $90 billion. The surge in Amazon stock’s …

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Alphabet’s Balloon Turns on Internet in Puerto Rico

By Roger Kim and Cheryl Liu On October 20, Google’s parent company Alphabet officially deployed two high-altitude balloons delivering the LTE internet services to areas of Puerto Rico where cell towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. …

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Deadliest Fire Season in California

By Megan Tjandrasuwita and Kevin You Early dawn on October 14, 2017, hundreds of emergency personnel woke up residents of Santa Rosa, California, urging them to evacuate from a rapid approaching and intense wildfire that started six days ago and had already …

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Earthquakes Rattle Mexico

By Eileen Guo On September 23, 2017, two more earthquakes shook Southern Mexico, further rattling the country’s recovering efforts from the devastation of powerful earthquakes that happened earlier in the month. According to the US Geological Survey, a 6.1 and a 4.5 …

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Uber Banned in London

By Roger Kim and Cheryl Liu On September 22, 2017, in a surprising and highly punitive move,Transport for London (TfL) informed Uber’s London division that it would not issue a new private hire operator license after Uber’s current license expires on September …

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New Cryptocurrency Regulations in China

By Roger Kim Jinse, a Chinese media outlet, has reported that legislation regulating the use of cryptocurrency will come into effect on October 1, 2017, initially approved on March 15. Under the new law, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin will be classified as …

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