The Week in Stories Around the Globe

Trump picks South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be US ambassador to UN

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Photo Courtesy of Biography.com 

“President-elect Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations, the transition team announced Wednesday.”

#Trump#NikkiHaley#TrumpTransition#UN

‘It’s a crime to be young and pretty’: girls flee predatory Central America gangs

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“Increasing numbers of women and girls are fleeing El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras amid mounting evidence that criminal gangs are systematically targeting adolescent girls as sexual slaves.”

#CentralAmerica#Gang#Sexism#HumanTrafficking#SexCrime

Astronomers have discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe

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Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest-known structures in the Universe.

Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object is a massive group of several galaxy clusters, each one containing hundreds or thousands of galaxies.

#ifuckinglovescience #Science #TheUniverse #MilkyWay

Black Man Fearlessly Defends Black Woman In The Face Of Police Officers During Traffic Stop 

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Virginia resident Ben McBride put his life on the line to stand up for a Black woman he felt was treated unfairly during a routine traffic stop by White police officers in Richmond.

#BlackLivesMatter #PoliceBrutality #BlackBoyJoy #BlackGirlsRock

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