The Black & White of Today. by: Samantha alery

North Dakota Victory

What is the North Dakota Access Pipeline?

The north dakota access pipeline is a 1,172-mile long proposed pipeline, that would transport 470,000 barrels of oil a day across four states.

There has been a lot of CONTROVERSY in the media about this pipeline and who and what it could affect. People are afraid of the possible dangers of this pipeline such as, having the oil leak into the lake oahe, or hurting the people and their ENVIRONMENT.

President- elect Donald trump had shared his views on this issue, and here is what he had to say

“The real estate magnate supports the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and that his backing, “Has nothing to do with his personal investments and everything to do with promoting policies that benefit all Americans”

The Army Corp. of Engineers has newly announced that the Dakota Access Pipeline is in the process of finding an alternate route to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. Their reasoning as to why they have decided to reroute it is because they will not grant a permit to allow the proposed pipeline to cross under the lake, as the tribal members wanted.

Donald Trump expressed his support for the Dakota Access pipeline, which has met or exceeded all environmental standards set forth by four states and the Army Corps of Engineers.

ALl across standing rock, north dakota there has been nothing but tears of joy, all the chanting and drumming rang out among thousands of protesters.

the only way to complete work for the rerouting of the pipeline. the responsibly and expeditiously to explore alternate routes for the pipeline crossing.

Crash in Iraq...

What is the F- 16 Crash in Iraq?

On december 19. a pilot of an f-16, Troy gilbert was laid to rest after a crash in iraq 10 years ago. he was a father of 5 children, they will be flying to the hallowed ground of Arlington National Cemetery's to bury their beloved father and husband.

troy was intensely focused on taking the targets out, saving lives, he didn't give himself enough room for the recovery from the accident. Troy been killed in action, the family learned that insurgents had found his body.

The family held funeral number two in 2013. "It was very spiritually symbolic to me that all we had was the very top of his head and the very tip of his toes," Ginger said.

when Ginger by chance was spending the holidays near the couple's home, she arranged to meet the widower, Jim Ravella, their mutual grief turned to love and they wed a few months later. They both adopted all five Gilbert children on Memorial Day in 2009.

Wacky for that fasty

What is so bad about fast food?

People have made brief calls to 911 and made crazy accusations about fast food places, and why THEY'RE so bad for us.

Florida woman, Latreasa Goodman freaked when she ordered a 10-piece McNuggets, paid for her meal, then was told they were out of McNuggets and refused a refund. Furious, she called 911 three times to help recover her money, despite employees apparently offering her a McDouble

“This is an emergency,” Goodman told a Fort Pierce police dispatcher in one of the calls.

as the police arrived, they claimed she misused 911, got a fine and a free meal through MCDONALD'S.

Has Mcdonald's been lying?

in 2002, McDonald’s labeled it fries and hash browns as a vegetarian menu item. The fast-food chain had made a switch to using pure vegetable oil to fry their fries, removing the beef fat the previously cooked with.

After the false accusation Mcdonald's was sued for $10 million dollars which The company eventually settled with the plaintiffs and donated.

Dear Santa,

Eric Schmitt-Matzen, looked and dressed the part of santa claus. His Wife played the wonderful role of Mrs. claus

one night the phone rang for santa from the nearby hospital and they asked if they could come and meet this 5 year old boy, santa said...

“I told her, ‘OK, just let me change into my outfit.’ She said, ‘There isn’t time for that. Your Santa suspenders are good enough. 'Come right now.' ”

when santa walked in, the 5 year old was laying there, so weak it looked like he was ready to fall asleep. santa sat down on his bed and asked, ‘Say, what’s this I hear about you’re gonna miss Christmas? There’s no way you can miss Christmas! Why, you’re my Number One elf...

“He looked up and said, ‘I am?’ “I said, ‘Sure!’

Santa told him When he gets there, tell them you’re Santa’s Number One elf, and I know they’ll let you in. the little boy was so shocked and surprised “He said, ‘They will?’ santa said, ‘Sure!’ The little boy sat up and gave him a big hug and asked one more question



Sleepy ... zzz

Sleep for teens

First of all sleep is food for the body, when your body is sleeping its important that body functions and brain activity occur

sleep is as important as the air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat. It can even help you to eat better and manage the stress of being a teen.


Studies show, "Teens need about 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night to function best. Most teens do not get enough sleep one study found that only 15% reported sleeping 8 1/2 hours on school nights."

In ADOLESCENCE if teens don't have enough sleep, they tend to become aggressive or inappropriate behavior like yelling at your friends or being impatient with your teachers or family members

Being sleep deprived may cause impaired driving and some accidents. Drowsy driving causes over 100,000 crashes each year.

A lot of schools have decided or thought about starting late, having late arrival or even late starts every week at least once a day.

Protection over Aleppo...

Responsibility To Protect Aleppo?

"The duty to prevent and halt genocide and mass atrocities lies first and foremost with the State, but the international community has a role that cannot be blocked by the invocation of sovereignty."

Over the past months, Russian air strikes and Syrian regime barrel bombs appear to have done their work. Bombs falling from the sky onto homes and streets and schools below shifted facts on the ground and left moms and dads and children seeking shelter and safety that still has not yet showed up.

Millions of people out of homes, children out of school, and now created a civil war. the un says...

"Reliable evidence that in four areas 82 civilians were killed, adding that many more may have died."
Heat Please...

Where's the heat?

feeling the freezing temperatures of winter in you toes and fingertips, And why not the rest of your body? well... This happens as your body works to protect your vital organs from the cold

Frosty weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease, Dr. Suzanne Salamon

"You always hear about people going out and shoveling snow and having a heart attack"

Causing this defect, is example 1 shoveling when there are high temps can cause or risk people with heart disease, cardiac disease and back problems are at a higher injury or illness risk.

"The study involved data on 84,010 hospital admissions for heart attacks in England and Wales between 2003 and 2006. The researchers analyzed the data to determine any possible relationship between outdoor temperature and heart attack occurrences." Stated by, Dr. Salamon.

Whats Frostbite?

A cooling of the outer skin tissue without any actual destruction to it. this is happening because the skin can become discolored, sometimes bright red, and can look irritated and feel extra sensitive

How you can prevent Frostbite or Hypothermia is...

"It's really important to dress in layers, put on more than one pair of gloves and then a mitten on top of that, because the air that's trapped in between those layers help to keep you warm."

HAving tighter fitting clothing can help keep heat instead of baggy sweaters, pants, shirts or jackets. The more layers the better.

All because of a career...

Brock turner... A 21 year old who is charged with 6 months in jail because a sexual ASSAULT charge on a UNCONSCIOUS women.

Brock served only a total three years probation and will be on the sex offender registry for life.

the california law states that they need to have...

"Harsher punishment in cases where the victim was conscious although campaigners are now advocating a change in the law."

the only reason for a lesser charge on the ASSAULT was for his dad and posted a $150,000 bail. His father did everything in his power so he could keep his swimming scholarship. Brock was also a member of Stanford's swim team.

The girl is still unnamed and brock is out roaming free, he will keep his record of sexual ASSAULT and marked as a sex offender.


Most Humpback Whales Or Endangered!! '

"The National Marine Fisheries Service said it first had evidence to indicate there were 14 distinct populations of humpback whales around the world. nine of these populations have recovered"

"Today's news is a true ecological success story," Eileen Sobeck, assistant administrator for fisheries at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration"

11,000 humpback whales breed in Hawaii waters each winter and migrate to Alaska to feed during the summer.

They number only about 1,000 and faces threats from energy exploration and development.

"Humpback whales are also found along eastern coasts of the U.S. and Canada. These whales, which winter in the West Indies"

U.S. Bank Stadium would open its doors to the homeless during a night of sub-zero temperatures in the Twin Cities.

"At least two national news outlets, CBS Sports and Yahoo! Sports, reported the rumor as fact, citing Dellanave’s tweet as their source. Both reports were later deleted."

People started to retweet his tweet about the rumors and he got his 14,800 followers. men noted that it was a joke.

"The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says nobody sought shelter at the stadium." US bank Officials stated
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