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In this article written by CNN staff on October 15th 2013, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the country of Japan.  It was approximately 200 miles away from Japan, located in the Pacific Ocean. About three billion dollars of damages have been evaluated.  This is not the first time that Japan has had huge natural disasters hit them, making many casualties as well. In 2011, an earthquake with the magnitude of 9.0 hit the Fukushima prefectures, with about 15,000 deaths. This has had a huge impact on the country’s economy since they always have to rebuild.

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5 Broken cameras examines the social issues between the Palestinians and the Israeli military in a clash for whose is whose.

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Rape, how hard it is to report, and how hard it is to discredit. In the introduction she specifies that 95% of college women don’t report being raped. Meaning that only 5% of rape victims are reported to the police!

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College drinking is a serious problem and is caused by many problems, it leads to excessive drinking and kills many students around the nation every year because of alcohol poisoning.

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In this article found on The Guardian, written by Liz Ford, the situation about young women in Africa is exposed. Actually, it is said that the situation concerning teen marriage and pregnancy is urging, because if nothing is done to help, the high rate of pregnant teen will increase of 1 million from here to 2030. In fact, this situation is highly linked to the unequality of men and women because the 15 years old girls have almost no rights on their mariiage and even their pregnancy. Fortunately, the situation is currently held by the UN and they know what is important to do.

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College is not only a place for academics and student body activities, but drinking. It is starting to become a problem on college campuses.

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Police force today in the world is very common the point of this study is to try and examine what type of force causes the most civilian’s complaints and injuries. Also to see what type of academy training causes what type of excessive force.

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The oil spill in north Dakota would be the first major oil spill, it was discovered by a landowner on September 29. It mostly hit the low land about nine miles northeast of North Dakota. This major oil spill affected the groundwater sources and lets the department of health in concern. People had never seen this much land covered in ages, they said it looked like lakes, rivers and streams. In North Dakota they have a system where they gather oil from the Bakken Shale and deliver it to another Enbridge pipeline.

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 In the article found on Le Devoir, the author describes a major problem that is happening in Quebec these days. The Government, in other words, the Premier Pauline Marois, has forbid its employees to wear any religious objects. This being said, the law banned Muslim headscarf, Jewish skullcap, Sikh turban, and large Christian crosses. Pauline Marois believes that this is necessary for society to function in neutrality. Many people are offended by this decision and have been manifesting in the streets of Montreal lately to demonstrate their anger.

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Underage drinking in college is a very common but very serious matter, binge drinking in particular. The amount of alcohol related deaths in the past year remained the same even though the number of students consuming alcohol decreased. Teachers, parents and even the government notice how dangerous underage drinking has become but know little of what they can do. Some kids are starting as early as high school.

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The proponents of gun control in the article argue that opposition is misinterpreting the second amendment and that gun laws should be a lot stricter than they are. The proponents don’t understand why citizens need guns other than for recreational reasons. The opponents of gun control argue with they have a right to possess a gun according to the second amendment and for self-defense and to defend their property because it’s impossible to keep guns out of the hands of certain individuals.

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