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What is SARS and why are Nigerians protesting?

What is SARS and why are Nigerians protesting?
By Madison Taylor, Staff Reporter November 17, 2020
Nigerians have been protesting for weeks against the special anti robbery squad, otherwise known as SARS. Like many recent Black Lives Matter protests in the United States, the EndSARS movement has been protesting police brutality.

Gallery: Springfield’s March for Justice draws hundreds and ends with protesters dancing

Protesters lock arms as they make their way down the final stretch to the capitol building Saturday, Jun. 6, 2020, in downtown Springfield, Ill.
By Jared Treece, Photographer June 8, 2020
Protesters gathered at the Springfield Capitol building on Saturday Jun. 6 as part of the 'March for Justice' event.

SIU creates emergency response team to combat Coronavirus

SIU creates emergency response team to combat Coronavirus
By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter March 3, 2020
SIU Chancellor John Dunn said the university has created an “all-hazards” preparedness team to evaluate and plan for all possible scenarios should the virus come to southern Illinois. 

Trump-Kim Jong Un summit fails to produce disarmament plan

North Korea's Kim Jong Un, third from left, shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump, third from right, in Singapore on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Kevin Lim/The Straits Times/Zuma Press/TNS)
By Victoria Kim, Noah Bierman And Matt Stiles, Tribune Washington Bureau June 12, 2018

President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "start a new history" with North Korea after a summit with Kim Jong Un that produced an agreement only to keep talking  and a promise by the U.S. to stop "war games"...

SIU student reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Maria eight months later

Trees and ruins in Condado, Puerto Rico.
By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor May 9, 2018

Since Hurricane Maria ripped through the United States territory Puerto Rico this past fall on Sept. 20 the island's residents have been picking up the ruins of their homes and businesses while living...

Mexico rescues continue; death toll reaches at least 274

People carry steel to be used to support the structure of the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school in Colonia Nueva Oriental Coapa in Mexico City, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
By Patrick J. McDonnell, Andrea Castillo and Laura King | Los Angeles Times September 22, 2017
Rescuers at sites across the sprawling metropolis of Mexico City used search dogs and calls to the cellphones of those trapped to try to pinpoint the location of anyone who had survived under the remains of buildings.

London police say blast caused by ‘improvised explosive device’

An injured woman close to Parsons Green station in west London after an explosion on a packed London Underground train Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)
By DPA Correspondents | dpa September 15, 2017
An explosion on a train at London's Parsons Green underground station was the result of "the detonation of an improvised explosive device."

More than 30 dead in powerful Mexico earthquake, officials say

A fence collapses on a car after an 8.1 earthquake hit southern Mexico Sept. 8, 2017. More than 30 people have died from the quake. (El Universal/Zuma Press/TNS)
By Deutsche Presse-Agentur September 8, 2017
President Enrique Pena Nieto called it the strongest earthquake to hit the country in nearly a century.

Counter-protesters gear up ahead of Berlin neo-Nazi rally

Counter-protesters gear up ahead of Berlin neo-Nazi rally
By dpa | Berlin August 19, 2017

Thousands of counter-demonstrators are expected to gather in the German capital on Saturday to protest a neo-Nazi rally called to mark the 30th anniversary of the suicide in a Berlin prison of Hitler's...

Spanish police kill five suspects in second terrorist attack

Injured people react after a van crashed into pedestrians on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 in Las Ramblas, downtown Barcelona, Spain. According to initial reports a van crashed into a crowd in Barcelona's famous Placa Catalunya square at Las Ramblas area. Local media report the van driver ran away, metro and train stations were closed. (David Armengou/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS)
By Pablo Sanguinetti and Ana Lazaro Verde | Deutsche Presse-Agentur August 18, 2017

Spanish police early Friday said they had killed five "terrorists" who reportedly tried to mow down pedestrians in the resort town of Cambrils, hours after a similar attack in Barcelona. "We are working...

China tells US, North Korea to ‘hit brakes’ on threats

Moon vents Korea frustration by asserting right to veto US war
By Al Jazeera | Doha, Qatar August 16, 2017

China has warned the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threats and actions, and work towards a peaceful resolution of their dispute. Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in a phone conversation...

British police arrest 12 in terrorist attack

British police arrest 12 in terrorist attack
By Erik Kirschbaum and Laura King | Los Angeles Times June 4, 2017

As Prime Minister Theresa May called for stepped-up action to combat Islamist extremism, British police Sunday reported 12 arrests in connection with the vehicle-and-slashing attack that killed seven people...

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