Weekly Hot Topics – March 12th 2015

It’s already Thursday and you’re ready to catch up on news! It’s time for Weekly Hot Topics to fill you in on what’s been happening in the world this week.

This week…

HEADLINES

A 32-year-old man was fatally shot by a former correction officer after a serious altercation at a Brooklyn Subway Station. The 69-year-old officer was initially released without charges on the count of self-defense.

LabelAn opinion on the story: Self-defense requires reasonable force. Do you support this opinion? Support it now or add your own here!

 

POLITICS

Hillary Clinton addressed public concerns about her private email account at a press conference at the United Nations earlier this week. Does she know something about email privacy that we don’t?

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Some people have the opinion: Politicians need to be responsible, transparent and accountable. Support this opinion now or add your own!

 

MUSIC

‘Blurred Lines’ stars Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke have been ordered to pay $7.4M to Marvin Gaye’s heirs for copyright infringement. How will this affect the music industry?

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One opinion on the story: Copyright laws can thwart creativity. Do you support this opinion? Click support or add yours here!

 

ENTERTAINMENT

BBC has suspended Jeremy Clarkson, host of Top Gear, after being accused of punching a producer. Fans are signing a petition demanding the host’s return.

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Some people have the opinion: Violence has no place at work. Support this opinion now or add your own!

 

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The PressReader Team