U.N. to Investigate International Law Violations

U.N. to Investigate International Law Violations

On Aug. 25, 2016, the United Nation’s Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) requested the United Nations (U.N.) conduct an investigation in response to violations of international law in Yemen. Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, commented that the civil war in Yemen has caused “Civilians […]

Italy Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 120 [Updated]

Italy Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 120 [Updated]

On Aug. 24, 2016, a magnitude-6.2 earthquake hit central Italy, destroying three cities: Pescara del Tronto, Amatrice, and Accumoli. As of this report, the death toll rose to 120 casualties. According to Italy’s health minister, Beatrice Lorenzin, many victims are children. However, there is some good news. The firefighters rescued an 8-year-old girl who is […]

Satellite Can Track Poverty

Satellite Can Track Poverty

According to The Verge, a team of Stanford University researchers has developed a more efficient way to track the poverty of the world. They are also able to see crop conditions on rural farms and illegal deforestation around the world, in hard to reach places. Scientists can do this with the creation of a deep learning algorithm […]

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