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North Korea banned leather coat to prevent fake imitation

27 November, 2021

To North Korea leader, Kim Jong-un, nothing seems unreachable. From his rise to power, rocket launching, and strict rules, there’s no limit to what this Asian leader will do to enforce his wish. Kim has a taste for expensive leather jacket, which became famous with him since 2019. As many rich and famous people who can afford the price tag, copied this fashion style, many fake leather coat manufacturers saw an opportunity to sell similar cheap coats to those who can’t afford the real one. North Korean leaders  sees this as an embarrassment. As a result,  North Korea authorities announced they will be banning leather coat to prevent the people from imitating the leader’s fashion style. 

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VV2 wish you a good thanksgiving holiday

25 November, 2021

From all of us here at VV2, we wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.

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New Covid Variant

25 November, 2021

As many European countries are battling with the rise of Covid infection rate, scientists in South Africa are discovering another variant of the Covid virus. Currently assigned a numeric name, B.1.1529, the director of the UCL Genetics Institute, Francois Balloux, said the new Covid strand is likely to have evolved during a strong infection of an immune-compromised person. 

  As the holidays are approaching and many people will be traveling, a list of countries are advising citizens not to travel to certain countries where the Covid infection is rising. South Africa may now be one of those countries to void visiting due to the new Covid discovery.

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Three men found guilty in Ahmaud Arbery’s case

24 November, 2021

Few days before thanksgiving, a Georgia jury found the three defendants involved in Ahmad Arbery shooting, guilty of murder. The basics of the defense argument was that, Greg and Travis Mcmichael acted in self defense. But based on the prosecution’s argument, the jury thought otherwise. Since the week of the shooting, the Arbery shooting had spark riots and protest as many believed, Arbery was profiled and shoot simply because of the color of his skin, not because Travis, the shooter, thought Arbery was a burglar. 

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31 people lost their lives at sea after boat sinks.

24 November, 2021

In what is described as one of the worst migrant crossing disaster to occur on the English Channel between France and the Uk, at least 31 people lost their lives today after their boat sank. British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said he was “shocked and deeply saddened by the lost of life at sea.” He added during a interview today that, “it’s time for us to work together and do everything we can to stop these gangs who are getting away with murder.”

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Save money, live better, Walmart

23 November, 2021

The day after Thanksgiving, popularly known as Black Friday, is one of the busiest shopping day of the year. Many giant retailers like Walmart have plan to make this day a wonderful shopping experience for customers. Most stores, including Walmarts will be offering up to 50% off on some of their merchandize. Don’t miss out on the things you love. Shop at Walmart this Black Friday.

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This Black Friday, save yourself the stress. Shop on Amazon online.

23 November, 2021

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Christmas parade accident in Wisconsin

22 November, 2021

On Friday Nov. 22, during a Christmas parade in Waukesha Wisconsin, a red SUV raced into a crowd of people, killing 5 and injuring more than 40 people. The motive of the driver was unclear, but officials  said the incident wasn’t an act of terrorism. 

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Malcolm X daughter found dead in NYC apartment.

22 November, 2021

Malikah Shabazz, one of Malcolm X’s daughters was found dead in her Brooklyn, New York home on Monday. Malikah, one of six daughters of Malcolm was 56 at the time of her death. According to law officials, her death doesn’t appear suspicious. The details of the incident is pending further investigations. 

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Germany on Covid lock down

20 November, 2021

The rate of Covid infection is spreading across Europe, causing many European countries to go into lock down. Germany, the European Union most populous nation is considering going on a full lock down as new cases of infection increases to nearly 20,000 over the weekend.

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Do you remember those horns at the Capitol…

17 November, 2021

A U.S district court judge in Washington DC, sentence Jacob Chansley, the men wearing the bullhorn custome at the Capitol riot on January 6, to 41 month in prison. Jacob - who pleaded guilt in September to one count of obstructing an official proceeding  will be giving credit for time served. 

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President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met virtually

15 November, 2021

What many would refer to as FaceTime was used on Monday November 15 2021 by President Biden and President Xi of China to hold a meeting. During the virtual meeting that lasted more than three hours, the two Presidents discussed ways to reduce economic competition, support climate change, human rights and improve relationships between other countries like Iran and North Korea. At the end of the meeting, no major conclusions were agreed upon.

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SPAIN QUALIFY FOR 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP

14 November, 2021

After a 1-0 win against Sweden, the 2010 World Cup Champion is once again heading to the World Cup scheduled to take place in Qatar from Nov. 21 to Dec. 18 of 2022. 

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Double Earthquake hit Southern Iran

14 November, 2021

Today Nov. 14 2021, Bandar Abbas in Southern Iran was shaken by two earthquakes, the largest measuring 6.4 magnitude. As if one wasn’t enough, another 6.3 magnitude shaken was felt minutes after the first quake. The shaken destroyed many homes and killing at least one person. 

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President Biden at the National Veterans Day observance

11 November, 2021

Veterans Day is observed every year on November 11 in the United States to honor the men and women who served in the US military. President Biden attended the ceremony today in Arlington Virginia for the second time as President of the United States. 

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NBA Champion, Milwaukee Buck at the White House.

09 November, 2021

Milwaukee Buck,  who won the NBA Final of 2021, visited the White House yesterday. They are the first NBA champions to visit the White House since 2016. On Monday, during the celebration at the White House, President Biden thank the team for encouraging fans to vote and get vaccinated. He also praise the team for taking a stand for peace and justice in the wake of Jacob Blake’s shooting that happened in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 

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Astroworld Tragedy

08 November, 2021

They escaped  the deadly grip of Covid-19, just to fall into the gentle grip of what most would call avoidable death. This is the story of eight people who died in Houston Texas on Friday the 5th of November during the Astroworld festival. The family of some of the victims are considering bringing a lawsuit against Travis Scott and the Astroworld organizers. Travis Scott was performing on stage at the time of this incident, but is Travis guilty of a circumstance that is beyond his control? 

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Kenya's Albert Korir and Peres Jepchirchir won the NYC Marathon

07 November, 2021

The winner of the 50th edition of New York City Marathon that took place yesterday the 7th of November 2021 is no stranger to the Marathon race. Peres Jepchirchir won a gold medal in the last Olympic in Tokyo and she did it again when she won the City Marathon race in New York City yesterday November 7th 2021.

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A Credit card that pays you back

06 November, 2021

Whether you are rich or poor, credit card is a good backup option for anyone who have a bank account. It’s easier to do a card payment than paying cash, that’s why an average person use their card more than 500 times annually. But you could be losing money if you have a credit card like the Capitalone Quicksilver and you are not using it. If you have a Quicksilver card, use it and pay it back the same day, that way you can take advantage of the cash back which you can later redeem for cash, flight and hotel discounts.

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You speak, we listen.

05 November, 2021

Share your story with us. We will be more than glad to hear from you. Veteransvoice2, a place where every voice count. 

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Self defense or murder....

05 November, 2021

The trial of Ahmaud Arbery, the 25 - year - old black man who was shot to death on February 23, 2020 started on Friday November 5th 2021. Much have been said about the circumstances surrounding the killing, however, the final decision will be in the hands of twelve Jury selected to make the verdict. The second face of the trial will begin on Monday November 8th 2021.

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Should i take the Covid shot?

05 November, 2021

This is the question many people are asking. If you are one of millions who have already taken the vaccine shot, it may seem like you have nothing to worry about. Most medical experts would agree and most experts would disagree.
    For a second, put aside the fact that there are cases of people who have been infected by Covid after taking the vaccine. Instead of asking, “should I take the vaccine shot?” Have you consider the question; what’s inside the bottle?  I know you trust the experts, but I’m sure you would agree that most of these ‘experts’ have a record of--- later admitting errors in what they produced for public consumption. Yet, if you are plunging from an airplane towards the ocean, you have more chances of not sinking if you jump with an inflated parachute- compare to your friend who jumped without one. So should you take the Covid vaccine shot? Yes, If you know what’s in the bottle.

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Collin Powell laid to rest

05 November, 2021

He's the Secretary of States during one of the toughest times in US history. He’s best known  as the first Black US Secretary of State. Collin Powell, who served as US Secretary of States under George Bush was laid to rest on Friday October 5th 2021. He’s survived by three children’s and his wife.  

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Looking for a good phone carrier….

03 November, 2021

5G is out, but is it any different from LTE? Majority would say yes. True or false,  your reception depends on your carrier. When everyone think about big names when deciding their phone carrier, you would be surprise that sometimes big name doesn’t mean big reception. When MetroPCS may not sound to most people like one of the top dogs, big things often comes in small packages. Based on what majority of truck drivers using MetroPCS says; “it could be a life saver where you won’t except any phone carrier to get reception.”

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Holiday season is here

03 November, 2021

Is that time of the year again. During  the holidays season, people spend more money than any time of the year. Unfortunately, many people end up spending money on what they don’t need. Here are tips that can save you money during this time of the year. Do you really need a new winter coat? If you bought one last year and you still have it, you don’t need to buy another one this winter. Buy all your Christmas gifts earlier, especially during Black Friday week when everything is cheaper. Don’t buy something you don’t need just because the price is cheaper. And remember to stay safe while enjoying the holiday season. Health is wealth.

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Do you know....

02 November, 2021

Out of every one hundred moving cars in the United States there’s at least one Toyota?  Forty percent of all cars in North America are produced by US car manufacturers, while the remaining sixty percent consist of various foreign auto manufacturers. Yet, among every car manufacturers in the world, the Toyota stands out. Not only is it the number one selling car in the world, if you stand outside in any state in the United States and count the numbers of moving cars, before you say one hundred- you would have count at least one Toyota.

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Tesla Cyber truck

01 November, 2021

You can’t confuse it with another pickup truck. In fact, it doesn’t look like anything you’ve ever seen on the road. Built with one thing in mind, performance, the Tesla cyber truck is one of its kind. But when will consumers finally lay hands on this beast? According to Tesla website, early delivery might not begin until 2023. Until then, Tesla fans can only watch the cyber trucks at auto shows around the country where they are displayed.

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Tyson fury vs Deontay Wilder 3

09 October, 2021

It all began on December 1, 2018, when Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder faced off for the first time. The fight ended in a split draw. On February 22, 2020, Tyson Fury won the rematch that happened at the MGM grand garden arena in Las Vegas. Not yet satisfied, Wilder and Fury faced off the third time in Las Vegas on October 9th 2021. Tyson Fury defeated Deontay Wilder in the eleventh round by way of knock out.

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Squid game #1 on Netflix

18 September, 2021

Once in a while, you’d come across a movie that’ll put you on the edge of your seat. The Squid Game is one of those movies. You can call it a hybrid of thriller  and horror television series, one thing you can’t  call it is not interesting. Starring Lee Jung-Jae, this South Korean  survival drama television series has top number one on Netflix. According to the producers, another episode of the Squid game may be coming soon.

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iPhone 13

15 September, 2021

While some of us are still contemplating whether or not to get the iPhone 12, Apple released the latest iPhone 13 on September 14, 2021. Starting at $699, the iPhone 13 featured various changes compared to it’s predecessor. Apple announced yesterday that the iPhone 13 comes with a more improved performance, new camera features and longer battery life. Although, the iPhone 13 has a similar flat edge that makes it similar in appearance to the iPhone 12, the iPhone 13 comes in five different colors: pink, red, blue, midnight and starlight. 

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Hurricane Ida

14 September, 2021

Named after the discoverer, hurricane Ida is the second Atlantic hurricane to hit the state of Louisiana. If you are in Louisiana when hurricane Katrina happened in 2005,  you will understand why 1000’s of people fled their houses when they heard about hurricane Ida. Considering the damages caused by Katrina, it is reasonable to predict that Ida will do millions of dollars in damages and it may take years for the affected regions to fully recover.

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Bill Cosby is free at last

01 September, 2021

After a long trial that lead to a 3 to 10 years sentence in 2018, Bill Cosby has finally been released from prison. Even though he was considered legally blind during his incarceration, that wasn’t the reason why he was released. According to Mr Cosby’s defense, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that, because of an agreement made by a previous prosecutor not to charge Bill Cosby, the case should have never been brought to trail. As a result, the case was overturned.

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Lionel Messi signed two year deal with PSG

14 August, 2021

On August 11, Lionel Messi, the famous Argentina player ended his long-term association with Barcelona when he signed a two year contract with the French club, PSG. Hundreds of PSG fans gathered outside the airport to welcome their new player to Paris. 

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Full self driving update

03 August, 2021

Since the model S first hit the road in June 2012, Tesla drivers only have one buying option if they want to enjoy the full self driving capabilities. With the new Tesla update, Tesla car owners who wants the full self driving capability now have a monthly payment  option. With a monthly payment of $199, you can enjoy all the technologies that comes with the self driving option if you own a software compatible Tesla.

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Shop Rolex

14 July, 2021

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Florida building collapsed

27 June, 2021

As this scene in Florida may remind most people of the twin tower on 9/11, the Champlain tower south condominium  that partially collapsed on June 24 in a Miami suburb, killing 98 people wasn’t a terrorist attack. According to USA Today, part of what lead to the damage was due to construction errors and concrete deterioration. Further investigations continues as the remaining part of the building is set to be demolished. 

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G7 Summit 2021

12 June, 2021

The 47th, annual G7 summit of 2021 will be hosted in the United Kingdom starting June 11 to 13.  Presidents and Prime ministers of seven democratic countries meet annually  to discuss problems facing the world. The focus of this year’s summit is helping the world build back better from Covid-19. 

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Bill and Melinda gate divorced

10 May, 2021

After 27 years of marriage, Bill Gate, the most famous billionaire in the world, and wife Melinda Gate, decided to put an end to their marriage. It’s not clear why the two decided to call it a quit, but whatever the case may be, it’s reasonable to assume that their marriage is no longer working. 

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Atlanta spa shooting

17 March, 2021

On March 16, at three different spa parlor,  8 people were shot to death in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia. The shooting appears to be race related as all the victims involved happens to be Asians. Authorities are looking for a white male, who was captured  in a surveillance camera, carrying a gun at the time of the incident.

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Sandwich Bag

29 January, 2021

If you are a burger lover, this is probably one of the best way to show it, provided you can afford the price tag. Designed by Bergdorf Goodman, made in Italy, and fully beaded in the finest Austrian crystals,  this beautiful sandwich looking bag will cost you roughly $5,695 to own. That’s not a bad price for someone who likes unique, fashion concepts.

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2021 Presidential inauguration

21 January, 2021

After a long campaign that set a stage between the former Vice President, Joe Biden and republican candidate, Donald Trump, Koe Biden won the presidential election making him the 46th President of the United States of America. The inauguration which is set to take place at the Capitol, will be attended by thousands of Americans, including former presidents,  Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and George Bush Jr. 

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Capitol riot

06 January, 2021

After the results of the 2020 presidential election was announced, not too many people were satisfied with the outcome. On Jan. 6 2021, a bunch of Donald Trump supporters took their grievances too far when they storm the US Capitol building. The US Capitol police were powerless to stop them. This was the first time in US history that the Capitol building was invaded. 

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