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Trump suspends travel from Europe to US for 30 days

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HIllsboro Breaking News Desk

March 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020 8:54PM (GMT 01:54) - 1225 words By LISA MASCARO, ANDREW TAYLOR, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking drastic action Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced he is cutting off travel from Europe to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that is roiling global financial markets and disrupting the daily lives of...

Iranians shift protests against Unites States to Pro-Regime Iranian government after downing of Ukraine plane

Iranians shift protests against Unites States to Pro-Regime Iranian government after downing of Ukraine plane

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Morgan Grace Magruder

February 25, 2020

Iranian protesters on the streets of Tehran are shifting their anger from the U.S. to their own leaders as a result of the accidental take down of the Ukrainian jet on January 8th. The citizens of Iran are upset about the incompetence of the Iranian leaders due to the fact that the plane was taken d...

WHO names deadly coronavirus COVID19; The number of infected people is on the rise as experts question China’s numbers

WHO names deadly coronavirus COVID19; The number of infected people is on the rise as experts question China’s numbers

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sam Levy and Elsie Ufot, News Reporter

February 14, 2020

Infectious disease expert, Dr. William Schaffer of Vanderbilt University, weighs in on the complications of getting accurate counts of infected person on the mainland of China. Confirmed cases of the virus rose to 63,851 in mainland China, an increase of 5,090 from a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission. The death toll stood at 1,380, up 121.

Three American firefighting airplane crew member killed fighting fires in Australia

Three American firefighting airplane crew member killed fighting fires in Australia

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro News Desk

January 26, 2020

SYDNEY (AP) — Three American firefighting airplane crew members were killed Thursday when the C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker they were in crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed the deaths in the state's...

Australia’s wildfires continue to be as destructive as they were in December.

Australia’s wildfires continue to be as destructive as they were in December.

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sam Levy, Editor

January 15, 2020

The wildfires in Australia have spread around the country like a virus. Since December of 2019, there have been wildfires ravaging Australia. Australia is the world’s smallest continent, being only a bit smaller than the continental United States.November is the traditional wildfire/bushfire season...

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Secretary of Defense Jonathan Hoffman releases statement about Iraqi base air strike

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Secretary of Defense Jonathan Hoffman releases statement about Iraqi base air strike

December 31, 2019

IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Statement From Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Jonathan Hoffman In response to repeated Kata'ib Hizbollah (KH) attacks on Iraqi bases that host Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) coalition forces, U.S. forces have conducted precision d...

Breaking News: Iraqi supporters of Iran-backed militia attack US Embassy

Breaking News: Iraqi supporters of Iran-backed militia attack US Embassy

December 31, 2019

Dec 31, 2019 4:11AM CST Reported by: QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Dozens of angry Iraqi Shiite militia supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday after smashing a main door and setting fire to a reception area, prompting tear gas and sounds o...

Dire situation for the Kurds in Syria and Turkey: One point of view from Nashville teen

Dire situation for the Kurds in Syria and Turkey: One point of view from Nashville teen

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Writer

November 18, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tn – The United States military withdrawal recently from the border of Turkey combined with the Turkish aggression in Syria worry's many Nashville Kurds of a potential genocide of those who still have relatives in the area known as Nashville Kurds are anxious  that a genocide or g...

Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – MAYLAYSIA JEWELL, KEISHA BROWN Hillsboro Globe and KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press

November 17, 2019

On Sunday, university students protesting at Polytechnic University of Hong Kong used bows and arrows to protect themselves from invading riot police. The use of bows and arrows and gasoline bombs was a sharp escalation of violence by the protesters, who are trying to keep the pressure on Hong Kong leaders, who have rejected most of their demands.

A Short Breakdown of Brexit

A Short Breakdown of Brexit

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sam Levy, Editor

September 16, 2019

Since June of 2016, the United Kingdom has been voting to leave the EU. It was a public vote on the 26th, and had only won by 1.6%. The EU is made up of 28 countries, in an economic and political alliance (See Image 1) It is mainly being led by the Conservative Party. They started by invoking Article 50 of ...

Latest updates on deadly hurricane Dorian

Latest updates on deadly hurricane Dorian

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – RAMON ESPINOSA, DÁNICA COTO and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN

September 3, 2019

Sep 03, 2019 7:34AM (GMT 12:34) Eds: Updates with storm's location, other detail. With AP Photos. Watch Lightening Storm from above the hurricane.  FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Practically parking itself over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at th...

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