Category Archives: International

Pepsi, Nivea among worst marketing fails Arts & Entertainment, International, News

  By: Jimmy Kakish Pepsi may be in hot water for their recent ad starring Kendall Jenner—which has since been pulled—but it isn’t the first time big brands have gotten flack for their commercials. German skin-care brand Nivea was criticized for their “white is purity” deodorant ad this week for being “racially insensitive”. The advert was

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ISIS : A Brief History Crime, International, News

The Islamic State of Iraq and Sham has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s attack in London, England.

The attack left four people dead after the assailant drove along the sidewalk of a bridge and stabbed a police officer. The attacker was shot dead.

This comes months after ISIS announced that 2017 would be “a year of massacre” at the end of last year.

With ISIS constantly making headlines, their activity can be hard to track. Some people are often confused as to how they were established in the first place.

Consult the infographic below for a brief history.

Trumps revised travel ban blocked by two judges International, News, Politics

By: Corey Martinez Two judges have blocked U.S. President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on six Muslim countries. The revised ban was set to go into effect on Thursday, but was halted for a second time because the court ruled that it still discriminates against Muslims. The rulings came in succession, with U.S. District Judge

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“It can happen to you” said Amanda Todd’s mother on news of sentencing Crime, International, News

Amanda Todd’s mother Carol is feeling some relief following the sentencing of her daughter’s accused cyberbully.

Aydin Coban, 38, of the Netherlands was given 11 years in jail—the maximum sentence for his crimes—in an Amsterdam court Thursday morning on charges of the abuse of 34 young girls and five men.

“I think it was great news. It sets precedence in case history about things like cyber abuse and harassment and extortion,” said Carol Todd. “It hopefully will send a message out there that there are no boundaries against offenders or predators. That you can be caught, even if you are offending other people in different countries.”

Todd is still waiting to see a separate sentencing for Coban in Canada, in which he faces five other charges—including possession of child-porn, extortion and luring—for the cyberbullying of Amanda Todd, 15, whose suicide turned the world’s attention to online abuse.