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Guantanamo Bay detainees rebel with hunger strikes

The prisoners won’t eat. This was a new problem faced at Guantanamo Bay prison by the U.S. detainment and interrogation camp for suspected terrorists of high-value located at the Naval base in Cuba. BYU-Hawaii students commented on the effectiveness of the detainees’ strategy.

Horse Slaughterhouse Reopens: BYU-Hawaii students, staff share their cultural views on the subject

After being shutdown for a year, a couple in New Mexico who transformed their cattle slaughterhouse to killing horses may be able to open their plant again unless Congress reinstates a ban on the practice, said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on April 30 in an Associated Press story.

China rushes relief after 7.0 Sichuan earthquake

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Lushan, Sichuan, China at 8:02 a.m. local time on Saturday, April 20. The disaster sent people fleeing from buildings across the southern Sichuan province.

China rushes relief after 7.0 Sichuan earthquake

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Lushan, Sichuan, China at 8:02 a.m. local time on Saturday, April 20. The disaster sent people fleeing from buildings across the southern Sichuan province.

Protecting the French language in Quebec leads to 'Pastagate'

In efforts to promote and enforce that no language takes precedence over the French language, the Office Québécois de la Langue Français (OQLF) in Montreal, Canada recently cited several restaurants as noncompliant due to their use of foreign words such as “pasta” and “steak” in their menus.

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