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Welcome to LNGenZ’s roundup of the trending topics in the news this week.

Solving the Problem of School Lunch Debt

School meals are a very important part of any student’s education. Feeding students, however, is not cheap, and schools can have a hard time finding the funding. Not all families can afford to pay for hot lunches, unfortunately, and debt begins to grow. Schools are always trying to find ways to make up their losses, but not all attempts are met with enthusiasm.

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What’s Going on with Turkey and Syria?

Last week, Turkey informed the White House of plans to invade northern Syria.  Turkey wanted to attack terrorists in the area. In response, President Donald Trump decided to remove the 50 US troops that were there. This choice caused an argument about American soldiers in Syria.

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Protests in Spain

The fight for independence is not new; peoples from all over the world have been having this battle for thousands of years. America gained its independence in 1776 – now, groups in the Spanish area of Catalonia are trying to become independent.

Catalan nationalists have complained for a long time that they send too much money to the poorer parts of Spain through taxes.

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Justin Trudeau Wins Canadian Vote

The people of Canada went out on October 21 to vote for the next leader of their country. The polls are closed, the votes have been counted, and Canadians have learned that Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau will continue as their prime minister. Unlike the US, Canada uses the Westminster system of government. The Westminster system is based on the British tradition of a parliament and a prime minister as head of government.

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Human Rights Abusers Join the Human Rights Council

The United Nations (UN) had a secret ballot vote to let 14 countries join the Human Rights Council. The Human Rights Council is a part of the UN that is supposed to look for human rights problems around the world. Over the years, there has been a lot of trouble with the council. Many of the countries have records of violating human rights.

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