The Political Setting in Arizona ahead of the 2018 Midterm Elections
There is a small protest group that holds demonstrations every Tuesday morning outside the offices of two Republican senators, Jeff Flake and John McCain, in Phoenix, Arizona. This began as a small demonstration against Donald Trump and has now evolved into a weekly protest.
The colorful signs that say “Grab ’em by the Midterms 2018” and “Fox News is the real Pravda” that are paraded around by these protesters seem to attract some support from passing motorists and bystanders. There is, of course, the occasional disapproval. However, protesters have said that they are still very much impressed by the amount of support they are getting from a conservative western state.
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Children Who Were Assaulted by Their Babysitter
In May this year, A 42-year-old babysitter in Bemidji, Minnesota broke the legs of a 3-month-old baby under her care. The babysitter, Bridget Renae Stately, confessed she smoked methamphetamine and so she can’t remember the incident. However, she was caught assaulting the baby on camera.
The criminal was arrested and will probably be charged with these two felonies: 3rd degree assault and endangering a child.
In Pittsburgh a 26-year-old babysitter, Dylan M. McKinney, was charged with a rape offense against a 5 year old child. McKinney was hired through an online company that introduces babysitters to parents all over the country.
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Three High-Paying Jobs in the United States You Might Want to Have
United States was once called as the land of opportunity, where everyone can achieve their dream jobs and get paid a meaningful salary in return. Careers are introduced not only in the United States but also all over the world, with the vast variety of career to choose from, it’s easy for people to seek out jobs that are significant, a career that allows balance in their life as well as a career that will still be around in the future.
However, having a nice career that pays high is also one of the things most people are aiming as well, in this article we will tackle different careers in the U.S. that pays more than the minimum wage , here are the best highest-paying jobs in the United States.
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A Peek Inside The Dirty Industry Of Human Trafficking
Human trafficking has been impeding the economic well-being of the world. The dirty business already made as much as 32 billion dollars (in USD) each year, and the same number pops up repeatedly the year’s before and after. How does this industry affect people and the economy as a whole?
Definition of Human Trafficking
There are roughly 2.5 million people captured in the world wide web of human trafficking, according to the United Nations. This industry is mostly a transnational process were victims are recruited and transported into a different country. They are then exploited for work or commercial sexual exploitation. It impacts people of all backgrounds and each one is trafficked for a purpose.
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The Mafia and its legacy – from Past to Present
Many people repeatedly ask: “what does the modern Mafia looks like?” Some may say that the reports of its fall might be told with great exaggeration. So we ask, are the convoluted organized criminal families of the Mafia still exist? And where are they now?
In January 9, the Italian as well as the German law authorities arrested a total of 169 alleged mafiosi, a term used in recognizing a member of the mafia, who are suspected to controlled businesses that ranges from funeral parlours to food production in both Italy and Germany.
According to Reuters reports, the cooperative operation between the two police force was to seize the Farao-Marincola branch of the “Ndrangheta Family”, which is one of the three Italian syndicates along with the Camorra in Campania and the Sicilian Mafia.
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Recidivism Rate of Former U.S. Prison Inmates
Recidivism is defined as the act of a person recommitting a crime after they had been released from prison. Usually, the term is used to indicate the percentage of released prisoners who are rearrested for a similar crime, particularly in coincidence with criminal behavior and substance abuse.
In 2017, the United States, reports and data indicated a massive 75% recidivism rate in the country in a span of only five years. This is from the data released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in the United States which published studies that indicated high rates of recidivism among released prisoners. A high number of approximately 404,638 prisoners in 30 states have undergone recidivism after their release from prison in 2005.
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Does Immigration Really Lead to an Increase in Crime Rate?
American citizens have been concerned ever since the colonial days when they are mostly victimized by immigrants. Regardless of the different reports claiming the link between crime and immigration, research exploring this issue had been infrequent.
Citizens of the United States, along with policymakers, have already expressed their worries about the connection these two throughout the past century. Concerns were widely perceived to be driven by unexpected growth in immigration and other economic events. Whatever the immediate causes are, immigration and crime will always appear to be connected.
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A Look on Germany’s DAX 30 Stock Index
Among the stock market in Europe, the DAX 30 of Germany has been one of the biggest performers in recent years. In August 2016, the German equities have officially entered the bull market after they recovered 20% of their weakness.
Since then, it has maintained its good performance despite rising geopolitical and economic tensions that hounded the following years. In 2017, the DAX 30 registered a double digit gain as it recorded a 13% full-year advancement.
Let’s get to know more about the German stock index, its composition, and some bite to its history.
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The Isis Attempt to Infiltrate the Philippines
Last summer, the Philippine Army successfully subdued the rebellion that claimed to have connections to ISIS. The insurrection took place in the southern part of the country in the islands of Mindanao.
However, ISIS fighters falling back from Iraq and Syria are still crossing borders into the country which might pose a serious issue of the ever expanding jihadist threat across Southeast Asia.
Although both the Philippines and the U.S. work profusely in cementing their cooperative efforts to fortify defense measures in the wake of these events, the Philippine’s diverse and irregular geography as well as the government’s failure to give major services and aid to far areas of the country has permitted jihadists fighters to enter and make the Philippines a suitable base of operations for their cause all through out the region.
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The Effect Terrorism has on Wall Street and Global Financial Markets
Terrorist attacks, no matter where they occur, resonates a universal feeling – shock, dread, revulsion and uncertainty. The feeling of uncertainty rings the most, especially on the aftermath of the attack. Who were the terrorists? Will they ever strike again? How did they plan the attack? These are just some of the questions that are often asked after a major terrorist attack.
The effects of terrorism spreads throughout the overall status of a country and its people. The physical mental, emotional, social and economic standing of a country may be disrupted because of these attacks. As someone who has invested or is planning to invest in the financial market, have you ever wondered how the financial markets deal with terrorism aftermath?
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How Can Artificial Intelligence Help Improve Science and Our Daily Lives?
With the fast development of technology, artificial intelligence are getting more and more precise and accurate that they are being used now as an essential tool that assists people with their everyday lives. With the vast utilization of smartphones, internet and other modern technological gadgets and apparatus, it’s not a surprise that AI could offer some assistance with every user’s requests and demands, making each swipe, and button pressing more efficient.
Nowadays, artificial intelligence such as Siri and Google assistant, as well as Amazon’s Alexa has been giving users the efficiency of operating modern gadgets, particularly smartphones which is a device designed and created to initiate several tasks and applications faster and much reliable. Smartphones are powerful devices, which can become more powerful with the use of internet, in which most AI’s found in smartphones are powered with internet as well.
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Has Modern Medicine Found Cure for Cancer?
Cancer has been one of the most dreaded diseases in the world up to this day. It is known to be lethal, and is a very serious kind of disease that is hard to treat. A recent estimate from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) stated that around 1,735,350 new cases of cancer is going to be diagnosed in the U.S. and around 609,640 people are likely to die from the disease.
Cancer is known as an uncontrollable division of abnormal cells. These cells may start to grow and form a mass called a tumor. Tumors can either be benign or malignant. Benign tumors are the ones that could grow but will not spread to other tissues in the body; while malignant tumors are also called cancerous tumors. These are likely to spread on other parts of the body.
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