Migrant is shot and killed by Border Patrol agents near the Texas border

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppA migrant was shot and killed in the Mexican-Texas border by an agent of the U.S. border patrol, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. During 1:30 p.m. (ET) on this past Wednesday, the agent was given a report notifying of “illegal activity” on a channel near Rio Bravo, in the Webb County. When he got to the indicated place, he spotted a group of migrants. The agency has notified that the agent “came under attack by multiple subjects” as he…

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Code 420: the Legalization of Marijuana

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppOn 4/20, an apparent national holiday has been established, in which thousands of Americans celebrate each and every year. It’s the day in which these Americans, mostly those of generation Z, celebrate a drug that still remains illegal in most of the country: Marijuana. Some people have used this day as a tradition and cherish it, using it as a reason to smoke up with friends and massive crowds of people every year. It’s also a reason to take off from work…

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Saudi Arabia Requires Women to Win Custody of Children After Divorce

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppWomen’s world in Saudi Arabia is beginning to shift. Women now not only have the right to drive, but they are also allowed to retain custody of their children after divorce. According to a Saudi Information Ministry statement, “the kingdom is making unexpected decisions these days by giving women more rights. They have their own space which is unusual since men in Saudi Arabia used to be on top of women in everything.” The decision was made in a program started in…

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Cape Town to Reach ‘Day Zero’ in April: No More Water

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppCape Town, South Africa’s iconic city and major tourist destination, is in dire straights. Residents have 100 days of water supply left. By April 21, the city will run out of water due to the unrelenting drought: Day Zero. Authorities are trying to delay the currently inevitable by urging the public to conserve. City mayor Patricia de Lille tweeted: In an impressive display of PR, the city released a video that detailed what residents can do versus what will happen if they…

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Children are ten times more obese compared to 40 years ago

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppMore children and teens around the world are obese today than ever before. CNN Reported that in 1975, only 11 million people were classified as obese. In 2016, that number had risen to over 124 million. In a global study, a population of 2,416 people over the age of 5 had their Body Mass Index (BMI) measured. The finding showed that trends in mean BMI have recently flattened in parts of Europe and “high-income English-speaking and Asia-Pacific regions” for both males and…

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