World News Blotter: 10-10

The world keeps changing every week and I bring to you the most important changes, in a nutshell. ASIA 1. Seoul, South Korea: South Korea was hit by Typhoon Chaba on Wednesday 10/05/2016, leading to…

Wells Fargo Scandal Valued at $190 Million

In early September, one of the America’s largest financial services companies revealed a scandal with a price tag of $190 million. With the notorious Warren Buffet as the company’s largest stock holder, Wells Fargo is…

Update on the New York, New Jersey Bombings

Many immediately cast off the recent NY-NJ bombings as yet another act of terrorism. In the wake of these bombings, “there [was] no evidence… of a terror connection” said NYC’s police commissioner, James O’Neill. As…

Obama Under Pressure to Pardon Snowden

Edward Snowden, a whistleblower to some and a traitor to others, is once again all over the news, but for something other than the release of the new biographical political thriller film, Snowden. As Snowden’s…

Indian Government Drafts Law to Ban Commercial Surrogacy…

India’s Union Cabinet recently unveiled a proposed bill which would ban commercial surrogacy by the year 2016, upon introduction to and approval by the Parliament. Commercial surrogacy is a practice which basically occurs when a…

Mafia Involvement in Earthquake Aftermath

On Wednesday, August 24, Italy was struck by a devastating earthquake, which destroyed several ancient towns and killed upwards of 290 people. However, several buildings which were newly built and thought to be quake-proof also…