Weekly Roundup 10-13-17

Adelae Norwood, News Editor

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Current Events Updates are a compilation of news stories posted every Friday. They are researched over the school week by Journalism staffers. The Crimson is not responsible for any factual inaccuracies in the stories reported. The Current Events Updates from previous weeks can be found here.

 

Monday

from Brigid Ambuul

A registered sex offender in Michigan has been awarded partial custody of his child after kidnapping it’s 12-yearold mother 9 years before. Read more here.

 

Tuesday

from Haley Adams

Ryan Murphy, a producer of “American Horror Story: Cult” has decided to edit out the violent opening shooting scene — for the most part — of the newest episode out of respect for the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting. “My point of view on that was I believe I have the right to air it, but I also believe in victims’ rights,” said Murphy. Read more here.

 

Wednesday

No Wednesday report due to PSAT’s.

 

Thursday

from Savannah Benton

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have been sky-high after repeated aggressive interactions between U.S. president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers were joined by two F-15K fighters from the South Korean military after leaving their base in Guam”, flying over the Korean peninsula as a “show of force.” Read more here.

 

Friday

from Emily Farren

An American-Canadian family of five was freed from Afghanistan after being held hostage for five years. Each one of the three children — two boys and a girl — were born during that period of time. The family “have been essentially living in a hole” for the past five years. Read more here.

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