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Newsworthy – Nov 30th, 2018

Amazon to enter the medical industry, GM closes down factories, falling life expectancy for Americans, and ships continuing to sale to North Korean ports despite international sanctions.

Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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Newsworthy – Nov 9th, 2018

Election results, new measures to deny asylum to a migrant caravan, US discussions with North Korea and the Taliban, exports being slowed by tariffs, and a new surveillance tool by Chinese authorities.

Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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Is East Asia Stoking the Fire Towards Major Global Conflict?

East Asian Conflict

 

 

Conflict in East Asia, specifically between China and Japan, continues to escalate. A major focus of the conflict seems to be territorial disputes over a small chain of island, called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese. Japan bought the the privately held islands not long ago, nationalizing them, though they have been under Japanese control since 1895. China views these islands as belonging to them and that Japan stole them. In fact, China has included the airspace above the islands in their Air Defense Identification Zone, which requires all aircraft to enter flight plans and radio information.

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