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Embattled Italian Prime Minister to Resign

Embattled Italian Prime Minister to Resign

A month ago, the Sentinel reported on the Italian government’s attempt to censor the Internet. At that time, it was speculated that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi had brought forward the…

A Fireside Chat with Siri

A Fireside Chat with Siri

Since the release of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, an expectation for a sort of ‘genius’ like program has lingered for over four decades. Apple’s latest revolutionary application, Siri,…

Halloween Postponed Until Nov. 5th

Halloween Postponed Until Nov. 5th

This week’s strange weather has done more than just cause general confusion and widespread power outages; it’s canceled a holiday. Some towns in Fairfield County have gone ahead and postponed…

Get To Know the 2012 Republican Candidates

Get To Know the 2012 Republican Candidates

Seeing as many of this year’s seniors will be able to vote in the 2012 election, it is important to be educated on the subject. It’s safe to assume that…

‘Gaddafi has been killed’ says Libyan Prime Minister

‘Gaddafi has been killed’ says Libyan Prime Minister

Prime Minister of Libya Mahmoud Jibril has confirmed reports of the death of Muammar Gaddafi, former dictatorial “Brother Leader” of Libya, in a statement today. “We have been waiting for…

A Raw Deal: Hamas releases IDF soldier in exchange for over 1,000 Terror Suspects

Amidst scenes of jubilation, newspaper headlines, and triumphant speeches, Israeli serviceman Gilad Shalit has come home. Five years ago, he was abducted by Islamic fundamentalist group Hamas in a cross-border raid…

48 Hour Wikipedia Protest

From October 4th to October 6th, the Italian-language version of Wikipedia, the fourth largest wiki in the world, shut down in protest against the Italian government. Over 12 million users…

Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, Dead at 56

Typically, the death of a CEO would not be top news on both CNN and a Facebook newsfeed. However, Steve Jobs was no typical CEO. As founder of Apple Computer,…

‘Women will have the right to vote’ says Saudi King

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia annnounced this week that because the government “refuse[s] to marginalise women in society in all roles that comply with shari’a“, women would be granted the…

Troy Davis Executed

 Seven of nine statements recanted. No physical evidence at the crime scene. More than one million signatures on a petition for clemency. Despite this, the execution process of Troy Davis…

Iran Releases US Hikers Accused of Espionage

Two years ago, American Shane Bauer, his girlfriend Sarah Shourd, and mutual friend Joshua Fattal were arrested on the Iran-Iraq border while hiking. Taken to the notorious Evin Prison, the…

Places You’ve Never Heard Of…Abkhazia

If I were to ask you to name an area seeking to become a sovereign nation, I’d be willing to bet that you would name Palestine, Taiwan, or maybe even…

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