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First Hispanic woman in space receives highest astronaut honor

 05/22/2017 - 04:49
Astronaut Ellen Ochoa waves to the audience during the induction ceremony for the Astronauts' Hall of Fame at the Kennedy Space Center in Port Canaveral, Florida, USA, May 19, 2017. EFE/GERARDO MORA

Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to travel in space, became a member of the US Astronaut Hall of Fame, an elite group created to pay tribute to US explorers of outer space.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 4:45am
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Astronaut Ellen Ochoa waves to the audience during the induction ceremony for the Astronauts' Hall of Fame at the Kennedy Space Center in Port Canaveral, Florida, USA, May 19, 2017. EFE/GERARDO MORA

¿Cuál es el significado del paso de Seth Williams por la Fiscalía?

 05/09/2017 - 11:35
Seth Williams en enero de 2010, cuando fue juramentado como Fiscal Distrital de Filadeldia. Foto: Archivo/AL DIA News
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A pocos días de las elecciones primarias en las que prácticamente se decidirá quién asumirá las riendas de la Fiscalía, entender el significado del paso del actual fiscal por la oficina puede ofrecer pistas a la hora de tomar una decisión crucial para la administración de la justicia en la ciudad.

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Seth Williams en enero de 2010, cuando fue juramentado como Fiscal Distrital de Filadeldia. Foto: Archivo/AL DIA News

Making the Ultimate Sacrifice - The Living Flame Memorial Service

 05/04/2017 - 09:51
A Philadelphia police officer salutes during the playing of taps at the Living Flame Memorial Service. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Families, friends, and city officials showed their respects to Philadelphia Police and Firefighters who gave their lives protecting the city they served

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:30am
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A Philadelphia police officer salutes during the playing of taps at the Living Flame Memorial Service. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: The education of Donald Trump -- and us

 05/02/2017 - 14:24
The larger education of Donald Trump and, one would hope, his supporters, is surely that government isn’t easy. EFE
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There are so many unusual, unprecedented aspects of Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office that it’s hard to know where to begin.

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The larger education of Donald Trump and, one would hope, his supporters, is surely that government isn’t easy. EFE

[OP-ED]: La enseñanza de Donald Trump ... y la nuestra

 05/02/2017 - 14:21
La mayor enseñanza de Donald Trump y, uno esperaría, que también de sus seguidores, con seguridad es que el gobierno no es fácil. EFE
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Hay tantos aspectos inusuales y sin precedentes de los primeros 100 días de ejercicio de Donald Trump que resulta difícil saber dónde comenzar.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
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La mayor enseñanza de Donald Trump y, uno esperaría, que también de sus seguidores, con seguridad es que el gobierno no es fácil. EFE

The First Cuban-American in Congress, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, announces her retirement

 05/02/2017 - 13:14
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La Primera Cubano-Americana en el Congreso, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, anuncia su retiro

 05/02/2017 - 13:03
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La Representante de Florida y primera Cubano-Americana elegida para el Congreso, ha anunciado que se retirará, después de 38 años en el puesto.

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Chavistas, opposition protest again in the streets of Caracas

 05/02/2017 - 04:47
A masked demonstrator throws a Molotov cocktail during a protest organized by opponents of the Venezuelan government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 1, 2017. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ
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Thousands of Chavistas and opponents again divided Venezuela"s capital into two with demonstrations on Monday showing who supports Nicolas Maduro"s government and others, who demand another election, the two visions of people in an increasingly polarized country.

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A masked demonstrator throws a Molotov cocktail during a protest organized by opponents of the Venezuelan government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 1, 2017. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Veteran Latino lawmaker announces retirement from US Congress

 05/01/2017 - 16:12
Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (c) of Florida speaks with reporters after a press conference on Aug. 12, 2015, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen announced on April 30, 2017, that she would not seek reelection in the 2018 election and would leave Congress to "spend more time with her family." EFE/Gaston de Cardenas
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After 38 years representing South Florida in Congress, where she was the first Cuban-American representative in the lower house, the Republican will withdraw from legislative life, she said in an interview with the daily Miami Herald.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
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Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (c) of Florida speaks with reporters after a press conference on Aug. 12, 2015, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen announced on April 30, 2017, that she would not seek reelection in the 2018 election and would leave Congress to "spend more time with her family." EFE/Gaston de Cardenas

Hacia las presidenciales francesas: mínimas distancias y ciudadanos indecisos

 05/01/2017 - 13:34
Manifestantes se enfrentan a la policía durante unos disturbios durante una protesta contra el partido de ultraderecha Frente Nacional en París (Francia) hoy, 1 de mayo de 2017, cuando se celebra el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. EFE/Christophe Petit Tesson
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A una semana de las elecciones presidenciales, la ciudadanía francesa está cada vez más descontenta con sus opciones para la jefatura de Estado, haciendo del pronóstico una situación impredecible.

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Manifestantes se enfrentan a la policía durante unos disturbios durante una protesta contra el partido de ultraderecha Frente Nacional en París (Francia) hoy, 1 de mayo de 2017, cuando se celebra el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. EFE/Christophe Petit Tesson

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