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Presidential Elections in France: En Marche!

 04/23/2017 - 17:43
French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EFE/EPA/YOAN VALAT
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As a result of the first round of French presidential elections, Emmanuel Macron (center) and Marine Le Pen (far right) are the French people's favorite candidates.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
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French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EFE/EPA/YOAN VALAT

[OP-ED]: America’s parliamentary disaster

 04/07/2017 - 12:29
For decades, the United States governed itself by a system that favored centrist consensus -- not always wise, to be sure -- whereas our invisible parliamentary system does just the opposite. It empowers the fringes and weakens the center. True, most of our major social and political conflicts have independent origins. But parliamentary politics is making them worse.
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America’s Congress is quietly becoming a European-style parliament -- and the transformation isn’t for the good. Congress is fanning, not defusing, conflict. 

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Robert J. Samuelson
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For decades, the United States governed itself by a system that favored centrist consensus -- not always wise, to be sure -- whereas our invisible parliamentary system does just the opposite. It empowers the fringes and weakens the center. True, most of our major social and political conflicts have independent origins. But parliamentary politics is making them worse.

Coup in Venezuela

 03/30/2017 - 17:33
The president of the National Assembly of Venezuela (AN), the opposition candidate Julio Borges (c), speaks during a press conference, from the Legislative Palace today, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE / CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ
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During the night of Wednesday the President-designated in Venezuela by Hugo Chavez before his death, Nicolás Maduro, has annulled the General Assembly, legislative institution established by the Constitution.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:15pm
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The president of the National Assembly of Venezuela (AN), the opposition candidate Julio Borges (c), speaks during a press conference, from the Legislative Palace today, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE / CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ

What a Messi!!!

 03/28/2017 - 16:08
Lionel Messi during his World Cup qualifier game against Chile. Photo: EFE

London Attack: The mystery of Khalid Masood’s journey into violence and terror

 03/27/2017 - 04:32
 A young girl looks at flowers in front of the Houses of Parliament near the scene of 22 March terror attack, in central London, Britain, 26 March 2017. A terror attack took place on 22 March in London leaving five people dead, including the attacker, and 31 people injured. EFE/EPA/HANNAH MCKAY
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Extensive inquiries find no motive for Khalid Masood and senior officer says there is no intelligence to suggest more attacks are planned.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:15am
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 A young girl looks at flowers in front of the Houses of Parliament near the scene of 22 March terror attack, in central London, Britain, 26 March 2017. A terror attack took place on 22 March in London leaving five people dead, including the attacker, and 31 people injured. EFE/EPA/HANNAH MCKAY

[OP-ED]: Put down your device and try talking with someone

 03/21/2017 - 13:52
In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.
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Voices from all walks of life are uniting to spread the word about the importance of getting back to more face-to-face conversations and fewer “likes” and tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Esther Cepeda
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In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.