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Facebook Admits It's Being Used by Governments to Manipulate Opinion

 04/28/2017 - 05:14
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Facebook has publicly acknowledged that its platform has been exploited by governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries.

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Trump’s 100 Days in Office, according to The Simpsons

 04/27/2017 - 15:59

According to Ivanka Trump, his Father is a Fervent Advocate of Women

 04/26/2017 - 05:31
 President Donald J. Trump's assisant and daughter Ivanka Trump, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, moderator Miriam Meckel and Dutch Queen Maxima during a panel discussion 'Inspiring women: Scaling Up Women's Entrepreneurship' at the W20 Summit in Berlin, Germany, Apr. 25, 2017. EPA/CARSTEN KOALL

At the Women20 Summit in Berlin, Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to the president of the United States, said that she was proud of her father"s advocacy of women, a statement that prompted hissing and booing from the audience.

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 President Donald J. Trump's assisant and daughter Ivanka Trump, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, moderator Miriam Meckel and Dutch Queen Maxima during a panel discussion 'Inspiring women: Scaling Up Women's Entrepreneurship' at the W20 Summit in Berlin, Germany, Apr. 25, 2017. EPA/CARSTEN KOALL

[OP-ED]: Prevarications On Pot: Nonsense Clouds Common Sense

 04/21/2017 - 12:33
Marijuana legalization activists Mike Whiter, N.A. Poe and Chris Goldstein, philly.com marijuana columnist and co-instructor of Temple's Marijuana And The News class. LBWPhoto
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Two days after another Trump Administration official made another astoundingly inaccurate assertion about the dangers of marijuana, Ricardo Rivera gave a group of Temple University students a poignant account about the powers of pot.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Marijuana legalization activists Mike Whiter, N.A. Poe and Chris Goldstein, philly.com marijuana columnist and co-instructor of Temple's Marijuana And The News class. LBWPhoto

Tillerson attacks Iran nuclear deal and vows a "comprehensive review"

 04/20/2017 - 05:14
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on April 19 said the Iran nuclear deal “really does not achieve” its goal of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
In the photo, Tillerson speaks at the US-Saudi Arabia CEO Summit at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC, USA, 19 April 2017. EPA/TASOS KATOPODIS
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Secretary of state toughened his tone with Iran and said it will launch a review of a 2015 nuclear agreement that "really does not achieve"  its goal

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on April 19 said the Iran nuclear deal “really does not achieve” its goal of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

In the photo, Tillerson speaks at the US-Saudi Arabia CEO Summit at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC, USA, 19 April 2017. EPA/TASOS KATOPODIS

[OP-ED]:Taxes -- the great uniter?

 04/11/2017 - 13:05
Around four in five Americans ... see taxpaying as a moral responsibility and tax evasion as morally wrong
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 As Tax Day -- April 18 this year -- approaches, we are confronted once again with the apparently enduring reality that Americans hate to pay taxes. 

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Around four in five Americans ... see taxpaying as a moral responsibility and tax evasion as morally wrong

What's Next in Syria and North Korea?

 04/11/2017 - 03:46
U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun
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 While Tillerson is attending a G7 summit in Italy to discuss Syria and ways to counter the Islamic State terror organization, North Korea says 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:15am
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U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun

Egypt facing state of emergency after bombings

 04/10/2017 - 04:09
Mourners gather for the funeral for the victims of a bomb explosion at Mar Girgis Coptic church in Tanta, Egypt, 10 April 2017. EPA/MOHAMED HOSSAM
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The President of the United States said Sunday he was sad to hear about the terrorist attacks on two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt and hoped that the Egyptian President will respond in the right way.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:00am
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Mourners gather for the funeral for the victims of a bomb explosion at Mar Girgis Coptic church in Tanta, Egypt, 10 April 2017. EPA/MOHAMED HOSSAM

Philly Grows Into Its Anarchist Shoe

 03/29/2017 - 09:18
Wooden Shoe es una librería que encierra una atmósfera distinta a la de otros establecimientos dedicados a la venta de libros, aquí el enfoque es colaborativo y político. La librería está ubicada en el 704 South Street.  Foto Archivo Particular.
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Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Wooden Shoe is a library that contains an atmosphere different from other establishments dedicated to the sale of books, here the approach is collaborative and political. The bookstore is located at 704 South Street. Photo: Mónica Marie Zorrilla.

UK hand-delivers divorce letter to EU, ending 44 years of union with Europe

 03/29/2017 - 08:48
A European Union flag during a demonstration against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 29, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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 A letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May which invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty _ the official withdrawal instrument _ was hand-delivered today to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels.

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A European Union flag during a demonstration against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 29, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

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