Top 5 stories of the week (ASL – 11.24.19)
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Here’s a quick recap of the top five Sign1News stories making headlines this week.
The public impeachment hearings dominated the headlines this week.
Eight current and former ambassadors and administration officials confirmed the storyline laid out in August by a whistleblower: President Trump tried to bypass Congress and use taxpayer money as leverage to get a foreign leader to hurt a political rival.
Trump vehemently denies the allegations and even offered to testify in his own behalf.
A sixteen-year-old white high school student was arrested in Gainesville, Georgia for allegedly planning a knife attack on a historically black church.
But when she arrived, no one was there.
The girl has been charged with criminal intent to commit murder.
An Australian grandmother is being called a hero for charging into a raging brushfire to save a koala trapped and surrounded by flames.
Vets say the koala’s hands and feet are completely burned and it has a 50-50 chance of survival.
A presidential debate was held in Georgia for the first time in twenty-seven years.
Sign1News was granted access behind the scenes at Tyler Perry Studios to show the debate coverage from a Deaf news perspective.
And the biggest Sign1News story of the week?
News anchor Candace Jones eating a Twinkie for the first time in her life!
The clip has been viewed at least 33,000 times with many of you sharing fond childhood memories of eating the cream-filled sponge cake.
Welcome to the Twinkie club Candace!
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