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Trump must rectify nuclear deal with Iran or face the consequences

Actions always speak louder than words, and this idiom is especially applicable to international relations. A crucial tool for diplomacy and gamesmanship is that countries talk to signify their foreign policy objectives, which allows other countries to interpret what each might do. Rather, actions are important indicators of a country’s true intentions. Actions of consequence…

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#MeToo finally got Cosby

Last summer, Bill Cosby escaped justice with his first trial ending in a hung jury. This time, however, after two days of deliberation, a new jury found Cosby guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in his home. The woman, Andrea Constand, was joined by other women who had accused the disgraced TV star…

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Is Korea nearing peace?

The meeting between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in on April 27 was one that set a historical precedent. It resembled the fall of the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin in 1989, in which decades of isolation finally ended. The stark contrast between democracy and repression appeared to dissolve….

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Women with elevated testosterone face limitations in Olympic events

After much controversy and a research process that took two years to carry out, the International Association of Athletics Federations, which governs the sport of track and field worldwide, has decided to enact regulations that target female athletes who have hyperandrogenism, a medical condition that produces high levels of testosterone. The rules — seemingly an…

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Trump needs skilled staff

When President Donald Trump selected Dr. Ronny Jackson to run the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, it was simultaneously surprising and completely predictable. Jackson’s inexperience at running an agency even close to the size of the department did not disqualify him, it actually made him even more of a perfect fit in Trump’s White House….

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Church group utilizes funds for politics

According to the Internal Revenue Service file, a conservative Christian group called Focus on the Family declared itself a church, although it does not have a congregation. It does not host weddings or funerals, and it does not hold services. Questions have begun to arise about what Focus on the Family actually does. It has…

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Is the Korean War over?

North and South Korea have been in a state of war since the Korean War began in 1950. Recently, South Korea confirmed its intentions to reopen negotiations with North Korea to finally end the war after almost 70 years. The United States is also taking part in these negotiations, hoping the North will relinquish its…

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