The Monday Catchup

The six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray (via nbcnews.com)

Good morning folks! Here’s what you missed while you were cramming for finals:

The lead story: Six police officers have been charged in relation to the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. After riots raged last week, Baltimore’s mayor lifted a curfew on Sunday as a peaceful rally was held in front of Baltimore City Hall.

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The Monday Catchup

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Good morning folks! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: The Islamic State continues operations in Libya as it released a video that purports to show the execution of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. This is the second mass execution of Christians in Libya this year.

Coming up, a deal between Pakistan and China, terror related arrests in the United States, Lily for Target, an immigration tragedy, and more. Continue reading

Blogs on Blogs on Blogs: Abroad Edition

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Monica Lee ’16 relaxes seaside in Cabo De Sao Vincente, Portugal

Right now there are tons of Kenyon students who have departed our little hill for a time to go off exploring and learning, enriching their education in almost every corner of the world. Whether you’re abroad as well or still here in the ‘Bier, you might be curious as to what your junior class peers are up to. If you’re feeling a some pangs of loss and separation deep in your heart for your comrades-gone-global, check out some of the awesome things they’re sharing online.

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The Monday Catchup: Finals Week Edition

Thousands have gathered in Ukraine's central square to protest the government's handling of a potential trade deal with the European Union.

Thousands have gathered in Ukraine’s central square to protest the government’s handling of a potential trade deal with the European Union.

Good morning! Here’s what you missed while preparing to destroy your finals:

The Lead Story: On Sunday, the European Union suspended trade talks with Ukraine as tens of thousands of Ukrainian demonstrators protested their government’s handling of the potential deal. EU enlargement chief Stefan Fuele said the Ukrainian government’s arguments on terms of the deal had “no grounds in reality.”

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