Ryan Farrick is a freelance writer and small business advertising consultant based out of mid-Michigan. Passionate about international politics and world affairs, he’s an avid traveler with a keen interest in the connections between South Asia and the United States. Ryan studied neuroscience and has spent the last several years working as an operations manager in transportation logistics.

U.S. Judge Asked to Halt Deportation of Around 100 Iraqis Arrested in Metro Detroit

A U.S. judge heard arguments against the deportation of around 100 Iraqis arrested in the Detroit Metropolitan area. The arrests were undertaken by immigration authorities nationwide, seeking to detain Iraqi immigrants who had committed ‘serious crimes’ and had their final deportation orders approved. The move came after the Republic of Iraq agreed to begin accepting

Family of Teenager Killed By Brain-Eating Amoeba Sues Water Park

On the first anniversary of her death, the family of Lauren Seitz is filing a lawsuit against a North Carolina waterpark contaminated by traces of a brain-eating amoeba. The 18-year old woman died on June 19, 2016, after being exposed to Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as the ‘brain-eating amoeba.’ Seitz’s parents claim the US

Man Arrested and Held on Terrorism Charges Following Attack at London Mosque

A middle-aged man from Wales is believed to behind a terrorist attack which left one dead and injured elven outside a London mosque early Monday morning. Editor’s note: A reader informs us that Osborne is not Welsh. The Guardian states that he was born in Singapore, and that his mother, sister, and nephew currently live in Weston

Airlines Complaints Have Risen 70% From Last Year, Says DoT

A government report shows airline complaints have risen 70% over last April’s numbers, driven in part by a series of high-profile cases involving abused passengers. Complaints for April 2017 totaled in at a staggering 1,909, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation summary picked by The New York Times. April was a particularly tumultuous month