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La ONU se gasta el peor chiste contra la igualdad de género

 04/27/2017 - 14:13
El secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres, y el ministro del Exteriores de Arabia Saudita, Adel al Jubeir. UN Photo / Manuel Elias. Fuente: https://actualidad.rt.com/
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El Consejo Económico y Social de la ONU eligió el 19 de abril a Arabia Saudita como miembro secundario de la Comisión Sobre el Estatus de la Mujer, para el período 2018-2022.

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El secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres, y el ministro del Exteriores de Arabia Saudita, Adel al Jubeir. UN Photo / Manuel Elias. Fuente: https://actualidad.rt.com/

Trump rails against the environment again

 04/26/2017 - 13:10
President Donald J. Trump (c) signs the decree ordering a review of the designation of dozens of protected areas known as "national monuments" over the past 20 years. EFE/Mike Theiler
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The new executive order signed by President Donald Trump could lead to the lifting of protection to federal territories.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
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President Donald J. Trump (c) signs the decree ordering a review of the designation of dozens of protected areas known as "national monuments" over the past 20 years. EFE/Mike Theiler

Trump vuelve a cargar contra los parques naturales

 04/26/2017 - 13:01
El presidente Donald J. Trump (c), firma el decreto en el que se ordena revisar la designación de decenas de áreas protegidas conocidas como "monumentos nacionales" en los últimos 20 años. EFE/Mike Theiler
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La nueva orden ejecutiva firmada por el Presidente Donald Trump podría derivar en el levantamiento de protección a territorios federales.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
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El presidente Donald J. Trump (c), firma el decreto en el que se ordena revisar la designación de decenas de áreas protegidas conocidas como "monumentos nacionales" en los últimos 20 años. EFE/Mike Theiler

An unknown treasure of American history

 04/25/2017 - 16:28
James Wilson drafts
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A 225-year-old document exhibition aims to reveal details of national history hitherto unknown to most Americans.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Drafts of the United States Constitution, like this one - written by the lawyer James Wilson in 1787 - will be seen in the National Constitution Center of Philadelphia on May 4.

[OP-ED]: Trump’s stock boom -- illusion or reality?

 04/25/2017 - 10:10
Stock valuations are tricky. With hindsight, the market can stay above or below levels reflecting economic fundamentals for long stretches. Whatever the case today, stocks are nowhere near the absurd heights of the “tech bubble” at the turn of the century. EFE
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The last thing President Trump now needs is for the stock market to go south on him. After all, he’s got worries aplenty: abroad, North Korea, Syria, Russia and Brexit; at home, the stalled effort to repeal Obamacare; and uncertainty surrounding “tax reform.” Compared with this tapestry of troubles, the stock market has been a splendid blessing.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:30am
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Stock valuations are tricky. With hindsight, the market can stay above or below levels reflecting economic fundamentals for long stretches. Whatever the case today, stocks are nowhere near the absurd heights of the “tech bubble” at the turn of the century. EFE

“Voy para el Cine” – Latino Films debuting at the Tribeca Film Festival

 04/21/2017 - 15:50
Guillermo Pfening plays the role of Nico, a young actor with a promising career in Argentina who decides to seek success in New York in Argentine film "Nobody is Watching." Photo: EFE
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Several Latino-directed films make their screening at one of the most popular film festivals in the country

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Guillermo Pfening plays the role of Nico, a young actor with a promising career in Argentina who decides to seek success in New York in the Argentine film "Nobody is Watching." Photo: EFE

Attacks in Paris: when terrorism is the best political campaign

 04/21/2017 - 12:02
Some people place a poster in which you can read 'All my heart with the police. Vive la France', in the place where a policeman was killed last night during a jihadist attack on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris (France). EFE / Christophe Petit Tesson
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In the most critical moment of French democracy, terrorism is once again the driving force behind the electoral machinery.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:30am
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Some people place a poster in which you can read 'All my heart with the police. Vive la France', in the place where a policeman was killed last night during a jihadist attack on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris (France). EFE / Christophe Petit Tesson

Paris Shooting: Could the attack influence the elections?

 04/21/2017 - 03:27
French Police officers after a shooting in which two police officer were killed along with their attacker and another police officer wounded in a terror attack near the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, 20 April 2017. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

A police officer was gunned down in the heart of this capital on Thursday, just three days before French voters will cast ballots in the first round of the presidential election. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:15am
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French Police officers after a shooting in which two police officer were killed along with their attacker and another police officer wounded in a terror attack near the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, 20 April 2017. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

Bill O’Reilly won't be back at Fox News

 04/20/2017 - 03:44
A view of a sign promoting Bill O'Reilly's show at Fox News Channels' studios following a protest by people who were calling on the network to fire O'Reilly for sexual harassment allegations against him in New York, New York, USA, 18 April 2017.  EFE/JUSTIN LANE
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 Media giant 21st Century Fox on Wednesday announced the ouster of Fox News television host Bill O"Reilly amid accusations of sexual harassment presented against him.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
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A view of a sign promoting Bill O'Reilly's show at Fox News Channels' studios following a protest by people who were calling on the network to fire O'Reilly for sexual harassment allegations against him in New York, New York, USA, 18 April 2017.  EFE/JUSTIN LANE

American Revolution Museum to open in Philadelphia

 04/14/2017 - 04:28
 
The Museum of the American Revolution opens on April 19 at 3rd and Chestnut in Old City.
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Using thousands of historic artifacts and digital recreations of historic events,  the new museum tells the story of how the United States became an independent nation.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 4:15am
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The Museum of the American Revolution opens on April 19 at 3rd and Chestnut in Old City.

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