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#1 The Islamic State is joined by Boko Haram
ISIS accepted the African group’s pledge of allegiance. This comes just as the Nigerian army, foreign mercenaries, and a regional alliance have been taking back land gained by Boko Haram. The video of the Islamic State’s acceptance has yet to be verified.

#2 NASA launches MMS MMS_mission
Last night, NASA launched the Magnetosphere Multiscale Mission. The $1.1 billion project is set up to study magnetic reconnection. The launch consists of four satellites that fly in a pyramid shape. The results from this launch could help scientists discover how energy from magnetic fields is transferred into kinetic energy and heat.

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#1 Department of Justice rules everyone is right
The DOJ announced Wednesday that while it was not charging officer Darren Wilson with any civil rights crimes, but it did say the police department in Ferguson does engage in civil rights violations. The reports cited black residents made up more than 90 percent of those charged with “manner of walking along roadway.” In addition, the Ferguson police dogs have only bitten 15 people, all of them black.

 

#2 Han Solo crashes Millennium Falconford
Harrison Ford was taken to a hospital with moderate injuries after his vintage two-seater plane crash landed on a Los Angeles golf course due to engine trouble.

 

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9.19 things you missed due to llamas and a dress

#1 Net Neutrality
In a precedent setting move, the FCC voted 3-2 to approve net neutrality yesterday. Net neutrality would ensure that companies could not charge different prices to different consumers who have identical internet usage. Chairman Tom Wheeler said it was a red-letter day; however, instead of celebrating this achievement, the internet decided to explode with llamas and dresses.

 

#2 Fire in K-State Parking Garage20150226_132528
Yesterday early afternoon, a student vehicle went up in flames in the K-State parking garage. The 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix was totaled. According to a press release, the parking garage was not structurally harmed.

 

 

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