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Sunny Gandhi

Politics

The Biggest Questions for the Kavanaugh FBI Investigation

The public testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the man she alleges assaulted her at a party in high school, have a few inconsistencies. In other words, there’s a few things that are fishy that are going on. 1) When did the party happen? Blasey: “One evening that summer, after a day of diving at the club, I attended a small gathering at a house in the Bethesda area.” Kavanaugh: “The event

Real Life

Amazon, Chase and Berkshire Hathaway Announce Plans for a New Health Care Company

Amazon is teaming up with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s largest bank, to try to address one of the nation’s worst employer problems – soaring health care costs. The so-far unnamed company has been created solely for the employees of the three companies, and it shows how frustrated the companies have become with the system. The statement said the new company will be “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.” Warren Buffett, the chairman

Politics

How North Korea’s Nuclear Program Has Grown

North Korea used to be the country that we used to give little attention to. Sure, the human rights abuses are horrendous and the general state of living is terrible, but there is little we could do about it other than remark to our office co-workers. But in the last few months, a different conversation about North Korea has come up: the fear that they can hit the U.S. with a nuclear strike. At the

Politics

Trump Explicitly Approves Roy Moore

President Trump on Monday offered his simplest endorsement to date of Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama who stands accused of making unwanted sexual advances on teenage girls more than three decades ago. “We need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama,” Trump declared in a tweet, finally supporting someone who many other Republican leaders have shamed for his sexual misconduct. Trump’s reasoning behind supporting Moore was explained in another tweet: “Democrats refusal to give

Politics

The Head of Puerto Rico’s Power Utility Resigns After Failing to Restore the Power Grid

Ricardo Ramos, who has been the head of Puerto Rico’s public utility company, PREPA, resigned Friday after failing to restore the power grid due to a series of questionable decisions. The governor called him “a distraction” from the island’s efforts to rebuild after the Hurricane Maria disaster, and many more have shamed him on social media. It’s been almost two months since the hurricane, but PREPA hasn’t done a very good job of restoring anything.

Politics

How Long Until Trump “Dismisses” Tillerson?

Yes, the President is absolutely furious with our Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. No, it’s not for a good reason, as usual. In what is being dubbed as “Morongate,” after the famous Watergate scandal during President Nixon’s term, the fighting in the White House just escalated a little bit more. Reports state that Tillerson called Trump a “moron” during a meeting over the summer. Trump has done everything he can to deny it, but Tillerson has

International

Angela Merkel’s Fourth Term as German Chancellor Is Going To Be Difficult

Angela Merkel, who some hail as the most powerful woman in the world, just won her victory as chancellor for a fourth term in Germany on Sunday. That was completely expected, as she’s been popular beyond belief for the last few years and Germany has prospered under her reign. Let’s rewind a few months back to when Emmanuel Macron won the French Presidency. A centrist who just defeated Marine Le Pen, a major far-right candidate

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