February 21, 2024 6:47 AM

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  • · Trending News

    JK Rowling Writes a New Piece on Harry Potter

    At 34, Harry now sports a new scar on his cheek aside from the classic lightning bolt that adorns his forehead, or so writes author JK Rowling in a new piece published on Pottermore, the interactive Harry Potter website.

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    USA Eliminated from World Cup Despite An Epic Performance by Tim Howard

    Without Tim Howard, it's reasonable to assume that the US wouldn't have stood a chance.

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    Japanese Man Sets Fire to Himself to Protest Government Re-Militarization

    A man in Tokyo set fire to himself after railing against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to re-militarize the country in light of recent Chinese aggression against neighboring country Vietnam. The man, still as of yet unidentified, sat in public with a megaphone, speaking out against Abe's plan, before dousing himself in flammable liquid and self-immolating.

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    US To Build Holding Facilities in Texas for Illegal Migrant Children

    In an effort to streamline illegal immigration services, the US government has approved a permit to turn a 55,000 square-foot warehouse in south Texas into a processing center for the ever-increasing number of migrant children who cross the Rio Grande illegally.

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    The ‘Grand Bargain’ To Save Detroit: Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, Rembrandt Paintings To Be Kept By Detroit Institute of Arts

    Detroit has long been in the economic doldrums. As a former powerhouse of automotive production, Detroit now has approximately 27 jobs per every 100 people, whereas other American cities, such as Philadelphia, have 35 jobs per every 100 people or more. It is a city where only 12% of the population has a bachelor's degree, and 20% don't even have a high school diploma.

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    2010 World Cup Champions Eliminated Without a Fight

    It has been one the most surprising results of the World Cup thus far: Spain, the reigning World Cup champions, have not only been outscored this time around 7-1, but have been eliminated in the first round of matches. After a 5-1 romping by the Dutch over Spain in the first match, Chile made the old guard look foolish with a 2-0 victory on Wednesday.

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    Team USA Soccer Captain to Release a Rap Album

    Adding to his impressive professional football/soccer resume, which includes being the highest-paid American soccer player ever along with scoring the fastest American goal in Sunday's match with Ghana, Clint Dempsey is set to release a rap album, titled 'The Redux.' Dempsey goes by the rap name 'Deuce,' a name he used in US Soccer's 2007 rap video 'Don't Tread.'

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    Brazilian Officer Reportedly Fires Live Round into Protest Crowd

    The Associated Press has reported that they have obtained a video showing a uniformed Brazilian police officer firing live rounds into a crowd. The Brazilian government has stated that, should the video hold merit, the officer in question will be investigated and, if found guilty, chastised.

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    World Cup to Kick Off Amid Scandal

    The run-up to the World Cup in Brazil has brought nothing but bad publicity on both the Brazilian government and FIFA. In the weeks leading to this day, where Brazil will play Croatia to open the month-long games, there have been protests by the dozens, all of which lamented the amount of money that went into the construction of public transport facilities and stadia at the expense of public health care and education. In total, approximately $14 billion has been spent on the World Cup-related projects, and not all of them are finished as opening day looms.

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    Student, Suspect Dead in Yet Another American School Shooting

    The small city of Troutdale, Oregon was rocked yesterday by a shooting at Reynolds High School. Police officers from as far as Portland, 16 miles away, responded to the shooting quickly. The first reports of a shooter in the school emerged just after 08:00, and an hour later, it was reported that the shooter was confirmed dead from an apparent self-inflicted wound. The local police department has not released the name of the suspect, though the victim has been identified as a 14-year old male.

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    5 Countries that Won’t Exist at the End of the 21st Century

    As citizens in the United States witnessed during Hurricane Katrina, the city of New Orleans was nearly submerged completely underwater. The torrent was seemingly unstoppable as the levees broke, unleashing water up to or more than 11 feet from ground level.

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    Loaded Gun Found in Toy Aisle of a Myrtle Beach Target

    Mistakenly identified by a Myrtle Beach Target employee as a toy gun, the very real gun was confiscated by police upon being reported by Target. Because of its placement in the toy aisle on top of a superhero Playskool toy box, it is thought that the gun was placed in the aisle on purpose. Police have combed through the store's security footage, and have released a picture of the suspect.

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    Travel Alert: Ebola Outbreak Strikes Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia

    More than 200 people have died from Ebola in Guinea, and reported cases of the virus have continued to rise: there have been over 300 reported cases in Guinea alone, and it seems the deadly virus may be spreading across borders. The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that cases have begun to crop up in neighboring countries Liberia and Sierra Leone.

  • · Leisure

    The Fluffiest Vacation Spot in the World: Japan’s Bunny Island

    It's hard to imagine that an island once used for the creation and deployment of Japanese chemical weapons during World War II has turned into a haven for small, cuddly rabbits, but it is the strange truth. On the island of Okunoshima, also known as Usaga Jima or simply Rabbit Island, herds upon herds of wild rabbits run free, interact with tourists, or laze around.

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    Thinking of Buying Tickets to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar? Hold Onto Your Paychecks.

    Ever since Qatar won the bid to host the 2022 World Cup, both the awarding of the decision and the country itself have faced intense scrutiny. Allegations of corruption within FIFA have been slung around, and now, FIFA has stated that it would support a revote on the 2022 World Cup should investigations reveal that bribes and internal corruption played an issue in Qatar winning the bid.

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