U.S. & World News

News in brief

By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~

Iran nuclear deal continues to gather support

President Obama’s Iran Nuclear deal garnered enough support
in the Senate Tuesday to prevent a Republican super majority.
The president was joined by four Democratic senators and will
no longer have to veto a forced Republican resolution. Since the
Republicans did not gain a super majority (60 votes), the Senate
democrats maintain the ability to filibuster a Republican plan.

American woman beaten to death in Nepal

Dahlia Yehia, an American woman, was beaten to death in
Nepal last month. The 25-year-old was visiting the country to
backpack and to help in the aftermath of the earthquake that
devastated Nepal in April. Kaski District Police said that a man
hosting Yehia in his home confessed to the crime, but no motive
is known.

England’s Queen Elizabeth II reaches milestone

Wednesday, Sept. 9 will mark a milestone for England’s Queen
Elizabeth II. She will become Britain’s longest reigning monarch
at approximately 5:30 p.m., having served for 63 years, seven
months, and three days on the throne and breaking her greatgreat-
grandmother Queen Victoria’s record. Elizabeth is already
England’s longest-lived monarch and the world’s oldest-serving
sovereign.