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Trump arrives in Sicily for G7 summit, the final stop of his trip abroad

 05/26/2017 - 06:05
A panoramic view the Hotel San Domenico, one of the venues of the G7, on the top of the coast of Giardini Naxos, 25 May 2017, ahead of the G7 summit scheduled for May 26 and 27 in Taormina, southern Italy. EPA/CIRO FUSCO
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Heads of states from leading developed nations on Friday were arriving in the Italian town of Taormina for a two-day G7 summit focusing on security and economic growth.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 5:30am
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A panoramic view the Hotel San Domenico, one of the venues of the G7, on the top of the coast of Giardini Naxos, 25 May 2017, ahead of the G7 summit scheduled for May 26 and 27 in Taormina, southern Italy. EPA/CIRO FUSCO

"Not Welcome Here": Trump Lands in Brussels to attend NATO Summit Amid Protests

 05/25/2017 - 05:56
US President Donald J. Trump (R) and US First Lady Melania Trump (L) wave as they board the 'Air Force One' plane at the 'Leonardo da Vinci' airport in Fiumicino, near Rome, Italy, 24 May 2017, on their way to Brussels, the next leg of his first presidential tour. EPA/ANGELO CARCONI
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Thousands of protesters welcomed the US President in a city he once called a “hellhole”. Trump is meeting with leaders of European Union and the NATO military alliance to discuss a new joint coalition to fight Islamic Terrorism. He has been critical of both blocs.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 5:30am
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US President Donald J. Trump (R) and US First Lady Melania Trump (L) wave as they board the 'Air Force One' plane at the 'Leonardo da Vinci' airport in Fiumicino, near Rome, Italy, 24 May 2017, on their way to Brussels, the next leg of his first presidential tour. EPA/ANGELO CARCONI

El Senado exige a exasesor de Trump que entregue documentos sobre Rusia

 05/24/2017 - 10:44
Michael Flynn, el exasesor de seguridad nacional del presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump, durante una rueda de prensa en la Casa Blanca, Washington, DC. EFE/ARCHIVO/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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El Comité de Inteligencia del Senado ordenó hoy al general retirado Michael Flynn, exasesor de seguridad nacional del presidente, Donald Trump, que entregue documentos sobre dos de sus negocios por su posible relación con Rusia.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:45am
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Michael Flynn, el exasesor de seguridad nacional del presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump, durante una rueda de prensa en la Casa Blanca, Washington, DC. EFE/ARCHIVO/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Un terrorista suicida causa 22 muertos, entre ellos niños, en Manchester

 05/23/2017 - 04:54
The Manchester police suspect terrorism after a deadly explosion at an arena in Manchester, where the American pop star Ariana Grande had been performing.  GOODMAN/LNP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK/AP

Suicide Attack on Ariana Grande Concert Kills 22 in Manchester, U.K.

 05/23/2017 - 04:45
The Manchester police suspect terrorism after a deadly explosion at an arena in Manchester, where the American pop star Ariana Grande had been performing.  GOODMAN/LNP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK/AP
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The Manchester police suspect terrorism after a deadly explosion at an arena in Manchester, where the American pop star Ariana Grande had been performing. Children are among the 22 dead, and at least 59 people were injured when an explosion ripped into the crowd made basically by teenager fans.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:30am
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The Manchester police suspect terrorism after a deadly explosion at an arena in Manchester, where the American pop star Ariana Grande had been performing.  GOODMAN/LNP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK/AP

[OP-ED]: America’s internet delusion

 05/22/2017 - 08:51
If there are deficiencies with cybersecurity, we consider them separately. We embrace the “internet of things” without admitting that it’s also the “internet of hazards.”
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The United States may have escaped most digital damage from the global “ransomware” virus, though cyber experts fear more attacks. One possible explanation is that the malicious software (”malware”) harms older versions of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, which most Americans have replaced. Perhaps many users in other countries haven’t. Whatever the explanation, this is not the end of internet threats.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 8:45am
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If there are deficiencies with cybersecurity, we consider them separately. We embrace the “internet of things” without admitting that it’s also the “internet of hazards.”

[OP-ED]: Estados Unidos se engaña con Internet

 05/22/2017 - 08:46
Si hay deficiencias en la seguridad cibernética, las consideramos separadamente. Adoptamos “Internet de las cosas” sin admitir que también es el “Internet de los peligros”. 
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Estados Unidos quizás haya escapado la mayor parte de los daños digitales del virus global “ransomware”, aunque los expertos en cibernética temen más ataques. Una posible explicación es que ese software malicioso (malware) daña versiones más viejas del sistema de operaciones Windows de Microsoft, que la mayoría de los estadounidenses ya reemplazó. Quizás muchos usuarios de otros países no lo hayan hecho. Cualquiera sea la explicación, éste no es el final de las amenazas de Internet.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 8:45am
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Si hay deficiencias en la seguridad cibernética, las consideramos separadamente. Adoptamos “Internet de las cosas” sin admitir que también es el “Internet de los peligros”. 

[OP-ED]: Globalization’s false sins

 05/17/2017 - 08:26
Las importaciones a menudo son más baratas que los productos norteamericanos, ayudan especialmente a las familias de bajos ingresos, cuyos presupuestos constan de más productos manufacturados, donde el descenso de los precios fue agudo.
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Globalization has gotten a bad rap. The Trump White House associates it with all manner of economic evil, especially job loss. The administration has made undoing the damage a central part of its economic strategy. This will almost certainly fail and disappoint, because globalization’s ill-effects have been wildly exaggerated.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 8:00am
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Imports are often cheaper than U.S. products. Think clothes, shoes, consumer electronics. Trade especially aids lower-income households whose budgets are weighted toward manufactured products, where price declines have been steep.

[OP-ED]: Los falsos pecados de la globalización

 05/17/2017 - 08:22
Las importaciones a menudo son más baratas que los productos norteamericanos, ayudan especialmente a las familias de bajos ingresos, cuyos presupuestos constan de más productos manufacturados, donde el descenso de los precios fue agudo.
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La globalización adquirió mala fama. La Casa Blanca de Trump la asocia con todo tipo de males económicos, especialmente la pérdida de puestos de trabajo. Dar marcha atrás en los males que ha causado constituye una parte central de su estrategia económica. Esa idea sin duda fracasará y decepcionará, porque los efectos nocivos de la globalización fueron enormemente exagerados.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 8:00am
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Las importaciones a menudo son más baratas que los productos norteamericanos, ayudan especialmente a las familias de bajos ingresos, cuyos presupuestos constan de más productos manufacturados, donde el descenso de los precios fue agudo.

Donald Trump Prepares to Travel Abroad

 05/15/2017 - 03:43
US President Donald J. Trump boards the 'Air Force One' at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, USA, 13 May 2017. EFE/EPA/RON SACHS / POOL
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Breaking the presidential tradition of paying first a visit to neighbors, Canada and Mexico, Trump will fly first to Saudi Arabia, and will continue to Israel and Italy, the three centers of the three great monotheistic religions: Islam, Judaism and Christianity. 

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 3:00am
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US President Donald J. Trump boards the 'Air Force One' at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, USA, 13 May 2017. EFE/EPA/RON SACHS / POOL

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