World #1 – Italy: Suspected mafia members arrested in coordinated international raids Daily News Article

World #1 – Italy: Suspected mafia members arrested in coordinated international raids

- Nearly 90 people including high-ranking members were arrested in coordinated raids in six countries.

World #2 – Greek defense minister makes crowd-funding plea to buy new warships Tuesday's World Events

World #2 – Greek defense minister makes crowd-funding plea to buy new warships

- "I call on Greek ship owners and all Greek citizens to assist in the national effort."

World #3 – Chile declines to sign U.N. pact, says migration not a human right Tuesday's World Events

World #3 – Chile declines to sign U.N. pact, says migration not a human right

- "Our position is clear...Countries have a right to determine the entry requirements for foreign citizens."

News quiz for week ending 12/7/18 Friday's News Quiz

News quiz for week ending 12/7/18

- A quiz with questions relating to the week's Daily News Articles.

Climate change tax Friday's Editorial Cartoon

Climate change tax

- A cartoon with questions requiring the student to demonstrate understanding of the cartoonist's intended meaning.

Remember Pearl Harbor in 2018 Thursday's Editorial

Remember Pearl Harbor in 2018

- "The demand for news was so intense that we stayed out in the streets until late into the night selling newspapers."

World #1 – Denmark to banish foreign criminals to remote island Tuesday's World Events

World #1 – Denmark to banish foreign criminals to remote island

- The facility will house rejected asylum seekers who have been convicted of crimes, as well as foreign citizens who do not have permission to stay...

World #2 – Ukraine bans Russian men; Orthodox church splits from Moscow Tuesday's World Events

World #2 – Ukraine bans Russian men; Orthodox church splits from Moscow

- Ukraine said Friday it's banning entry for Russian men between the ages of 16 and 60, to stop Moscow from sneaking in "private army units."

Extras!

House from ‘A Christmas Story’

- Fans can stay the night.

Meet Knickers

- ...the giant cow that is neither a cow nor a giant.

Larry the Cat

- Downing Street cat steals focus during live news broadcast.

Jump Rope World Record

- A Japanese professional rope skipper has taken on a physically taxing 24-hour record in a bid to raise the profile of the activity he loves.

Perfectly rectangular iceberg spotted by NASA in Antarctic

- "I thought it was pretty interesting."

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