WBCR NEWS 11.13.17

In world news, a earthquake on the Iraqi border was the biggest to hit the western part of Iran on record. Over 407 people have died with 6,000 injured so far; and Slovenian president Borut Pahor won a second term in Sunday’s runoff election, which makes him the country’s first 2-term President since 1991. His appeal to ordinary people resulted in his great success.

In national news, Puerto Rico is facing a national mental health crisis since the end of Hurricane Maria. The medical facilities are under-resourced and overwhelmed, with 32 cases of suicide counted since the hurricane ended; and campuses across the United States are suffering from a lack of international students, since the rate of racial violence and the idea of a travel ban is still on the rise.

In local news, the MTA is looking at another fare hike, after a reported audit of the MTA was released to the public; and Brooklyn College will host a debate on the future of policing tomorrow in order to address the rise and perspective of society on police violence.
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