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Did North Korea Conduct a Hydrogen Bomb Test?

Posted: January 8, 2016 at 10:04 pm   /   Criminal

The front page on The Rodong Sinmun, North Korea’s main newspaper, featured dictator Kim Jong Un signing an order for a hydrogen bomb test. “Let’s begin 2016… with the thrilling explosion of our first hydrogen bomb, so that the whole world will look up to our socialist, nuclear-armed republic and great Workers’ Party of Korea!” […]

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Researchers Add 4 New Elements to the Periodic Table

Posted: January 7, 2016 at 7:42 am   /   Science

Researchers from Japan, Russia, and US have added four new elements to the periodic table which filled in the seventh row. Elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 are temporarily called ununtrium, ununpentium, ununseptium, and ununoctium respectively until their discoverers assign them permanent names (per approval of an international governing body). “The 7th period of the […]

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Trading Affected By China’s Unstable Stock Market

Posted: January 6, 2016 at 11:45 am   /   Finance

The state of China’s stock market has greatly affected countless investors. It was on the Friday morning when the stock market opened higher and suddenly became unstable, while other Asian markets remained stable and high. On Thursday, China’s stocks fell down for about 7%, which resulted to the shutting down of the market for the […]

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First Snow of the Year for Portland

Posted: January 5, 2016 at 7:09 am   /   Island News

What seemed to be a long holiday weekend had stretched to 4 days for many people living in Oregon when the snow turned to freezing rain and many roads are expected to stay slippery for most of the week. The weather condition transformed streets and sidewalks into skating rinks on Sunday and Monday morning, which […]

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Thousands Gathered and Welcomed 2016 at Nathan Phillips Square

Posted: January 3, 2016 at 4:46 am   /   Culture

In the last minutes of 2015, people were gathered at the Nathan Phillips Square and enjoyed the moment as beautiful firework show lit up the sky of Toronto. Every year, the city celebrates New Year’s Eve with a party where people dance and cheer in the streets to welcome the first minutes of the New […]

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Will the Atlanta Falcons Join the Playoffs?

Posted: December 30, 2015 at 8:48 am   /   Sports

Although the Atlanta Falcons looked like they’ve sealed their place on the playoffs earlier in the season, they are actually struggling in their past few games. However, they still have a chance at making it in the playoffs. While they cannot compete with Carolina Panthers’ 14-0, they can still be included in the Wild Card […]

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Dog Domestication: How, When, Where?

Posted: December 29, 2015 at 2:12 pm   /   Science

Ardern Hulme-Beaman, a 27-year old Irish, spent half a year traveling the world to find ancient dog bones, and now he finally has it. He found a lot of them in the archaeology laboratory of Ohio State University amid a box of jigsaw pieces of bones of dozens of canine dogs. Dog Domestication It is […]

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Some Steam Users Have Seen Other’s Personal Information Due to Christmas Anomaly

Posted: December 28, 2015 at 4:28 am   /   Media

The connectivity problem experienced by the gaming platform, Valve resulted to a short-lived breach of privacy while the digital storefront sale is going on. On Christmas, Valve has encountered problems while the gamers were currently “Steam-ing”. According to the Valve’s representative, the malfunction of the Steam service, which includes seeing others’ personal info and the […]

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Detroit Wins over New Orleans 35-27

Posted: December 22, 2015 at 4:00 am   /   Sports

It was Detroit Lions versus New Orleans Saints at the Superdome for Week 15’s Monday Night Football. Although the two clubs were below the .500 mark and were already eliminated from the playoffs, their pride and draft position is at stake. Nonetheless, they played an exciting and high-scoring game where the Lions won 35-27. The […]

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Miss Universe 2015 Made History

Posted: December 21, 2015 at 10:29 pm   /   Entertainment

It was a beautiful moment when host Steve Harvey announced that the lovely Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo won as Miss Universe 2015. But there’s a “tiny bit” of a problem… she isn’t the winner! The winner of the Miss Universe 2015 was Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, with Miss Colombia as the first runner […]

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