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BITE-SIZED NEWS INTERNATIONAL 250 Putin protestors arrested at anti-election rally After Sunday’s parliamentary election results, thousands of protestors congregated in Moscow to object to the appointment of Vladimir Putin as Prime Minister. While many have looked at the election results and suggested that it will “mark the beginning of the downside for Putin’s influence” due […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS INTERNATIONAL Police say Norway mass murder suspect is insane The man accused of killing 77 people in a terrorist rampage that shook Norway last summer is insane and cannot be sentenced to prison or preventative detention, but can be confined to a mental hospital for the rest of his life, police said Tuesday […]

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No Snacks? No Class!

No snacks? No class! Ramsey Kincannon News Editor George Parrott, a professor at Sacramento State University, is under fire for a policy he enacted shortly after starting at the University in 1969: he won’t teach unless his students bake him snacks.  After walking out of a class on Thursday, Nov. 12, some of his students […]

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STUDENTS HURT AS 6-YEAR-OLD DROPS PISTOL

Students were sitting down in a cafeteria at an elementary school in Houston when a loaded pistol tumbled out of the pocket of a 6-year-old boy and discharged, injuring him and two other children, school officials said. They were taken by ambulance to a hospital. The police said it remained unclear how the boy obtained […]

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TORNADO HITS HARD ACROSS U.S.

A string of twisters† traveled from Oklahoma to Virginia before going out to sea Sunday. They demolished and damaged schools, big-box stores and brick houses, killing at least 45 people. Although authorities are still assessing the damage, as many as 90 percent of the fatalities occurred in mobile homes. Nearly 250 tornadoes were reported in […]

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ABORTION OUTLAWED IN IDAHO

The Idaho legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to a measure that would outlaw abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy unless it could be proved that the pregnancy endangered the woman’s life. The Senate-backed bill cleared the House in a 54-14 vote and now heads to Governor Butch Otter, who is expected to sign it. […]

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