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Federal Judge Temporarily Prevents Discharge of Two HIV Positive Airmen

62 ViewsU.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema placed a preliminary injunction against the Department of Defense (DOD) in the pending discharge of two HIV positive airmen on Friday. Two airmen under the pseudonyms “Richard Roe” and “Victor Voe,” who were given their discharge papers in late

Venezuelan leadership fighting to court armys favour

99 Views In Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido are competing to gain the army’s support. As many foreign countries (including most of Venezuela’s South American neighbours) distance themselves from Maduro, the national military institution remains loyal to him. Self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido

Mexican Volcano El Popocatépetl Erupts

103 ViewsAt 9:06 PM last night, a volcano located near the Mexican city, Puebla City, erupted! The eruption was quick, and somewhat powerful, shooting molten rock a few meters away on all sides, and releasing a 1.2 Mile (2KM) high smoke plume. The eruption was

Controversial Opera Returns to the Met

67 ViewsFrancesco Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur will be performed at the New York Metropolitan Opera House for their New Year’s Eve Gala. Adriana Lecouvreur is an opera based on the 1849 play by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé. The opera was first performed in 1902 in