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The Clues in the News

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! We're giving you the latest, freshest stories hot off the press!

Instead of having just one news story, we're going to provide summaries of many! As the month wears on, we will add more news stories on to this post. This is really just an experiment, but if it's successful, I will make this article monthly.

SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Comes Down to Earth

On August 2nd, the SpaceX Crew Dragon carrying two astronauts (Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken) came down in the Gulf of Mexico. Unfortunately, there were many private boats that came far too close to the capsule and had to be asked to leave due to dangerous chemicals coming out of the capsule. Tweeted Donald Trump, "Great to have NASA Astronauts return to Earth after very successful two month mission. Thank you to all!"

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Beirut Explosion is Caused by Ammonium Nitrate

If you haven't already heard, the city of Beirut, Lebanon has experienced an explosion. It appears to be an accident with the explosion being caused by ammonium nitrate, used as a fertilizer or used in explosives. And it wasn't a little explosion. Oh, no. There were 2, 750 tons of ammonium nitrate just sitting there! It apparently came from a cargo ship and was sitting there at the docks for seven years. The people of Beirut were startled and scared, and you can't blame them.

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Tiktok: Banned?

President Donald Trump just signed an executive order that will ban Tiktok in the U.S. His reasons are simple: TikTok might be sharing private information about people with its parent company in China, ByteDance. Some people say that Trump is really banning it because of the time when all these people reserved seats to his rally, and then they didn't show up. That might've been hilarious to them, but it wasn't funny to President Trump. Whatever the reason may be, I think we can all say that TikTok's future doesn't look bright.

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Thanks for reading!

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