News Roundup 11/13/18

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By: Amalia Escobedo

1. Stan Lee, Marvel Comic Writer Dies at 95

On November 12, 2018 Stan Lee 95, was confirmed dead at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles by Kirk Schenck, the family's lawyer. Stanley Martin Lieber was born on Dec. 28, 1922 and began writing comics in 1917. Mr. Lee was well known for making super hero characters with flaws that people can relate too. His objective as he stated was, "to make them real flesh-and-blood characters with personality.” He is survived by his daughter Joan Celia Lee and his brother Larry Lieber.

Source: New York Times

2. CNN Forms a lawsuit Against Trump and White House Aides for Jim Acosta Barring

On Tuesday November 13, CNN filed a lawsuit against President Trump and several white house aides at the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. The suit comes after Jim Acosta, one of CNN's White House correspondents press pass suspension. In the suit it stated that Acosta's and CNN's First and Fifth Amendment rights are being violated due to the ban. Judge Timothy J. Kelly, a Trump appointee will be in charge of the case and has scheduled a hearing on Wednesday, November 14th at 3:30 p.m.

Source: CNN

3. California Wildfires Summary November 2018

As of November 13, there are three on going wildfires with 48 fatalities and thousands of acres destroyed. The first of the fire's took place in Butte county in a town called Paradise. It has burned 130,000 acres destroyed 8,800 structures and is 35% contained. The Woolsey Fire is 35% contained and has burned 96,000 acres in West Los Angeles in parts of Malibu. The Hill Fire in ventura County is 90% contained and firefighters have been able to keep it with in 4,500 acres.

Source: New York Times

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