Newsem of the Week: US and Global News That Rhymes

Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died this week at 87 years old. Many of us frequently wake up confused, But for one Czech man that state has fused. He woke up an amnesiac in a Norwegian snowbank, And spent months under investigation, drawing a blank. Despite deadly clashes Ukraine may soon see peace, As they …

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Newsem of the Week: US and Global News That Rhymes

Scientists have made a discovery both new and old: A dinosaur species that humans had yet to behold. They may have looked like lizards combined with birds, Described by a paleontologist as “really bizarre, even by dinosaur standards.” As those of us who have thawed can surely attest, This year’s weather has left many of …

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A polio vaccination team in Pakistan was attacked And the Taliban is suspected of committing the act. In February alone 700 were killed in Iraq, Most of them civilians who could not fight back. As US drone strikes in Yemen continue, The European Parliament condemns them anew. A vote last week passed a ban on …

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Pollution has become so bad in Beijing That an Orange Alert warns against breathing [outside]. Some factories have closed to mitigate the smog, And a nearby man is suing his city over the fog. In a move unexpected and and without explanation, The entire Egyptian cabinet gave its resignation. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former minister …

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So much has happened in the Ukraine, That to summarize all of it here might explode my brain. This week was the deadliest since the protests began, But Yanukovych was dismissed, and now Turchynov is their man. Last week’s Syria talks accomplished even less Than the first round of talks, which failed to impress. The …

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For the first week this year no Americans have faced Their loved ones in school being laid to waste. But unfortunately families in Moscow now know How shootings in schools can cause so much woe. Kerry has said that Israel needs to play nice To keep its global relations away from thin ice. Yet on …

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The peace talks for Syria had a very slow start With both sides demanding a change of heart. But Assad won’t agree to play a smaller part And the opposition says that just ain’t smart. As well as refusing to make his rule more brief, Assad failed to come through on humanitarian relief. Since both …

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