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Trump signs order creating commission to investigate alleged voter fraud

 05/12/2017 - 03:38
US President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence (R) arrive at an event where Trump later signed an executive order that the White House says 'promotes free speech and religious liberty' and participates in a National Day of Prayer event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 04 May 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order creating an advisory commission on the "integrity" of the US electoral system, which will investigate - among other things - his as yet unsupported claims about massive voter fraud in the November presidential election.

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US President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence (R) arrive at an event where Trump later signed an executive order that the White House says 'promotes free speech and religious liberty' and participates in a National Day of Prayer event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 04 May 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Why EPA has dismissed half of its key board’s scientific advisers?

 05/10/2017 - 04:10
Scott Pruitt, the EPA administrator, has chosen not to renew the terms of nine of the 18-member board of scientific counselors, which advises the EPA on the quality and accuracy of the science it produces. Photo: Wikipedia
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Nine scientists have been dismissed from the EPA’s 18-person Board of Scientific Counselors—ostensibly to include more voices from regulated industries, though the scientists say their work was apolitical and did not involve regulations. The US government has also postponed an important meeting scheduled for Tuesday to determine whether the country should or should not withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, a matter that President Donald Trump promised to decide this month.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:30am
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Scott Pruitt, the EPA administrator, has chosen not to renew the terms of nine of the 18-member board of scientific counselors, which advises the EPA on the quality and accuracy of the science it produces. Photo: Wikipedia

[OP-ED]: America needs more immigrants, not fewer

 04/20/2017 - 09:50
Image courtesy Gleason Partners, of Las Vegas, for a design for the future wall between Mexico and the United States. EFE
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President Trump appears to have softened his position on NATO, free trade, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the advice of generals, and whether China is a currency manipulator.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:30am
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Image courtesy Gleason Partners, of Las Vegas, for a design for the future wall between Mexico and the United States. EFE

What’s best for everyone with Pedro Cortes

 09/22/2016 - 12:51
Pedro Cortés. Photo Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

Pedro Cortes profile.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:45pm
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Pedro Cortés. Photo Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

Philadelphia examines crisis in Puerto Rico

 08/01/2016 - 17:34
Protests in Philadelphia continue.

In a packed auditorium inside of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, community leaders, activists and guests lined up to attend the special event, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. During the impressive panel discussion, notable community leaders discussed the rich and unique history shared between Puerto Rico and Philadelphia.

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Monday, August 1, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Protests in Philadelphia continue.

Take extra precautions against extreme heat in Philadelphia

 06/23/2015 - 11:25
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On Tuesday, June 23rd, temperatures are expected to rise into mid 90s in the Northeast. Extreme heat combined with high humidity will be followed by thunderstorms at the end of the afternoon.

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