By Andres Ibara |Staff Writer|
Bullied youth taken to court (April 11)
A sophomore with learning disabilities from PA., who has been bullied for a year at his new school, was charged with felony wiretapping and found guilty in court of disorderly conduct.
The boy, currently unnamed, used a school-issued tablet to get audio-recorded proof of the bullying. After showing his mother the recording, she reported the bullying to the principal, but the principal had the youth arrested for wiretapping.
Amazon pays quitters (April 11)
Every year, Amazon offers $5,000 to employees who work in the distribution warehouses if they ever feel like they want to quit.
CEO Jeff Bezos says that the offer encourages unmotivated workers to leave on their own while at the same time builds dedication and morale for those refuse the offer.
Killer Prawn invade Britain (April 16)
Killer prawn, capable of harming many animals and even humans have been appearing in Britain at an alarming rate, as reported by Parliament.
This was made official after pro-Russian militants took over several government buildings.
The shrimp get their name from the fact that they kill even when they’re not hungry, and have been known to be damaging to plant, animal, and human health alike.
The new NRA by Michael Bloomberg (April 16)
Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to create a new gun-control organization that could rival the National Rifle Association.
Bloomberg said the main goal of the new group is to use the NRA’s tactics against them. “We’ve got to make them afraid of us,” said Bloomberg.
Facebook “Likes” (April 17)
Several companies have been including in the fine print that doing things such as “liking” them on Facebook will void your right to sue them.
General Mills recently changed its legal terms to exclude the right of court trial or class action lawsuit through “ abiding arbitration.”
Ukraine Jews face problem (April 17)
Jewish residents in Eastern Ukraine are now being required to register with the other citizens according to Ukrainian and Israeli media.
Several Jews leaving a synagogue reported several masked men handing out leaflets that ordered the listing of the property they owned, and required them to pay a registration fee or they would have their citizenship revoked.
Saturn’s new moon (April 17)
The Cassini Spacecraft witnessed the birth of a new moon from one of Saturn’s rings, which has been known to give birth to 62 moons during its lifespan.
Scientists have named the new moon “Peggy”, which is only a half a mile in diameter, which is very tiny compared to Saturn’s other moons. According to scientists, they don’t expect the new moon to grow any bigger.