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Big Texas cities to sue state over recent law prohibiting sanctuary cities

 05/17/2017 - 03:41
Lawmakers representing the cities of Austin, El Paso and Dallas, and representatives for Houston and San Antonio, during a press conference before the Texas capitol, in Austin, Texas, United States on May 16, 2017. EFE/ALEX SEGURA

The new law ratified by Gov. Greg Abbott allows law enforcement officers to ask legally detained or arrested people for their the immigration status and punishes officials who refuse to cooperate with federal immigration agencies, including ICE.

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Lawmakers representing the cities of Austin, El Paso and Dallas, and representatives for Houston and San Antonio, during a press conference before the Texas capitol, in Austin, Texas, United States on May 16, 2017. EFE/ALEX SEGURA

Trump cleans the table with James Comey

 05/10/2017 - 15:02
FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Justice Committee on the 'FBI Review' at the Capitol in Washington, USA, on May 3, 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew
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Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced through media news that he would have removed the director of the FBI James B. Comey, from his post, putting an end to the investigation carried out by the bureau on the links between advisers close to the President and the government of Russia.

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FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Justice Committee on the 'FBI Review' at the Capitol in Washington, USA, on May 3, 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew

Trump limpia la mesa con James Comey

 05/10/2017 - 14:33
El director del FBI, James Comey, durante una audiencia ante el Comité de Justicia del Senado sobre la 'Revisión del FBI' en el Capitolio en Washington, Estados Unidos, el día 3 de mayo de 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew
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El día de ayer el Presidente Donald Trump anunció a través de los medios que habría retirado del cargo al director de la F.B.I., James B. Comey, poniendo fin a la investigación que llevaba a cabo el bureau sobre los nexos de los asesores cercanos al Presidente y el gobierno de Rusia.

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El director del FBI, James Comey, durante una audiencia ante el Comité de Justicia del Senado sobre la 'Revisión del FBI' en el Capitolio en Washington, Estados Unidos, el día 3 de mayo de 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew

Texas prohíbe las "ciudades santuario"

 05/08/2017 - 07:33
 Texas Governor Gregg Abbott has signed the SB 4 law, banning sanctuary cities in the state. Gov. Abbot during a speech at the WTTC Global Summit 2016. Photo: World Travel & Tourism Council/Flickr images
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El gobernador de Texas, el republicano Greg Abbott, ratificó hoy el polémico proyecto de ley estatal que prohíbe las "ciudades santuario" en el estado y autoriza la norma conocida como "enséñame los papeles", que permitirá a la policía cuestionar el estatus migratorio de las personas detenidas.

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 6:15am
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El gobernador de Texas ha firmado un decreto para prohibir las ciudades "santuario" en todo el estado. Foto de Abbot durante el  WTTC Global Summit 2016. World Travel & Tourism Council/Flickr images

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs 'Sanctuary Cities' Ban

 05/08/2017 - 06:32
 Texas Governor Gregg Abbott has signed the SB 4 law, banning sanctuary cities in the state. Gov. Abbot during a speech at the WTTC Global Summit 2016. Photo: World Travel & Tourism Council/Flickr images
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According to a press release from the governor's office, the law signed would ban sanctuary cities in the state of Texas, and would require both local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws.

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Texas Governor Gregg Abbott has signed the SB 4 law, banning sanctuary cities in the state. Gov. Abbot during a speech at the WTTC Global Summit 2016. Photo: World Travel & Tourism Council/Flickr images

Obama urges political courage to save health bill

 05/08/2017 - 05:35
Former US President Barack Obama speaks after being presented the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile In Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 07 May 2017. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) approved by Obama in 2010, was, despite its failures, his greatest national political achievement which provided health insurance to tens of millions of people and saved as many millions of families who almost fell into bankruptcy because one of their family members were sick.

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks after being presented the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile In Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 07 May 2017. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

Trump pushes Obamacare repeal as law's popularity improves

 04/28/2017 - 04:42
Trump at the Oval Office on Thrusday, April 27, 2017. Photo: EFE/Olivier Douliery *POOL

Congress needs to pass a spending bill by Friday night to keep the government running—and if the GOP tries to repeal Obamacare first, Democrats might force a shutdown.

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Trump at the Oval Office on Thrusday, April 27, 2017. Photo: EFE/Olivier Douliery *POOL

[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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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

Dimite el gobernador de Alabama por un escándalo sexual que amenazaba con su destitución

 04/11/2017 - 02:52
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned from office April 10 after a year-long scandal. He was facing impeachment charges.EFE/DAN ANDERSON
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El hasta ahora gobernador de Alabama, el republicano Robert Bentley, renunció hoy a su cargo arrinconado por un escándalo que tiene su origen en un romance extramatrimonial y que amenazaba con su destitución.

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El gobernador de Alabama, Robert Bentley, dimitió de su puesto el pasado 10 de Abril tras verse implicado en un escándalo extramatrimonial. Sobre su cargo pesaban amenazas de destitución. EFE/DAN ANDERSON

Alabama's governor resigns to avoid impeachment amid allegations of affair

 04/11/2017 - 02:42
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned from office April 10 after a year-long scandal. He was facing impeachment charges.EFE/DAN ANDERSON
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Robert Bentley stepped down to avoid impeachment, pleading guilty to charges that arose during the investigation of an alleged affair with top aide

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned from office April 10 after a year-long scandal. He was facing impeachment charges.EFE/DAN ANDERSON

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