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Fisher-Price Issues Warning After 10 Infant Deaths

UNITED STATES—Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a product warning on Thursday, April 4 after multiple reports of infant deaths caused by  the Rock n’ Play item. The CPSC reported in a press release that there have been 10 infant deaths from the product that have occurred since 2015, after the infants rolled from their back to...

Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns As Department Of Homeland Security Secretary

UNITED STATES—Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen officially resigned from her position submitting her letter of resignation to The White House on Sunday, April 7. Neilsen was the 6th Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. She has served in the position since December 2017. The following message was on Secretary Nielsen's webpage:   “To the brave and dedicated men and women...

Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Rapper Nipsey Hussle

LOS ANGELES—Ermias Asghedom, 33, known as Nipsey Hussle was shot multiple times in front of his apparel store Marathon Clothing on Sunday, March 31 around 3:25 p.m. The Grammy-nominated rapper was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead within a hour from gunshot wounds he sustained. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office confirmed that the rapped died from a bullet to his...

Charges Against “Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Dropped

CHICAGO, IL—All charges of filing a false police report against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were dropped on Tuesday, March 26. Cook County First Assistant State Attorney Joseph Magats cleared Smollett of 16 felony accounts of disorderly conduct after allegedly lying to police about being targeted in a hate crime. Magats told reporters the charges were dropped after Smollett performed two...

California Residents Arrested For Cheating On TOEFL Exams

WOODLAND HILLS—Five California residents were arrested on Tuesday, March 12 for helping Chinese international students cheat on literary proficiency exams that are used to enter the United States to further their education. They used fake Chinese passports to take the exams in place of the Chinese students. The students hoped to be foreign exchange students at universities in the...

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Charged In College Admissions Scheme

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Documents unsealed in federal court on Tuesday, March 12 detailed a $25 million nationwide college-acceptance fraud scandal, implicating 50 people including two SAT/ACT administrators, one exam proctor, nine coaches at elite schools, one college administrator and 33 parents in what authorities dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues."" Dozens of parents, coaches and facilitators, including "Desperate Housewives" and "Fuller House" actresses Felicity...

Students Accuse School Of Violating First Amendment Rights

GILBERT, AZ—Eight students accused school staff of disciplining them over wearing “Make America Great Again” attire and taking pictures with a Trump sign on the last day of Spirit Week on March 1 at Perry High School. The students were reportedly asked to leave the campus by the student resource officer on Friday “Our administration has not and will not...

President Trump Visits Alabama Tornado Victims

UNITED STATES—President Donald Trump visited the areas of Lee County, Alabama on Thursday, March 7 with First Lady, Melania after the region was hit with an EF-4 tornado. They were welcomed by Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey, Congressman, Mike Rogers and Georgia Governor, Nathan Deal. “Thank you to @realdonaldtrump and @flotus for coming to #Alabamatoday #LeeCo #AL03.” President Trump visited the victims and...

Oklahoma Student Harassed For Wearing “Trump Gear”

UNITED STATES—An Edmond Sante Fe High School student was harassed by a fellow student for wearing clothing representative of President Donald Trump on Monday, February 25. Edmund Public School District issued a statement noting they are aware of the incident captured on cell phone video between the two students. The letter reads: “On the 25th, students were allowed to contribute a...

Salvagno Arrested For Assaulting 81-Year-Old Trump Supporter

NEW JERSEY—An 81 year old unidentified Somerset man, wearing a red "Make America Great Again" hat, was assaulted Monday, February 25 outside of the ShopRite Grocery Store in Somerset, NJ. Ryan M. Salvagno, 19, of Amwell Road is being charged for the crime. The unidentified male victim was finishing his shopping and was exiting the grocery store located 435 Elizabeth...
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