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Syria preparing for chemical weapons attack, US says

 06/27/2017 - 07:13
Syrian women living in Jordan carry banners and shouts slogans against Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime on the first anniversary of the regime's chemical attacks on Al Ghouta, in front of Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 2014. EPA/JAMAL NASRALLAH
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The White House accused Syria of preparing another chemical weapons attack, warning the government of Bashar al-Assad that it would “pay a heavy price” if one took place.

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Syrian women living in Jordan carry banners and shouts slogans against Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime on the first anniversary of the regime's chemical attacks on Al Ghouta, in front of Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 2014. EPA/JAMAL NASRALLAH

[OP-ED]: The real costs of social media

 06/08/2017 - 09:29
The Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vera Jourová, offered a press conference in Brussels (Belgium). 59% of a total of 2,575 "hate messages" identified on Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft have been withdrawn in the last year, under a code of conduct signed between these companies and the European Commission (EC) to combat Racism and xenophobia in the network, Jourová announced. EFE
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In the wake of the deadly London attacks, Facebook made yet another statement in which it reaffirmed its desire to be a force for good and not a platform for hatred.

 

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The Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vera Jourová, offered a press conference in Brussels (Belgium). 59% of a total of 2,575 "hate messages" identified on Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft have been withdrawn in the last year, under a code of conduct signed between these companies and the European Commission (EC) to combat Racism and xenophobia in the network, Jourová announced. EFE

Panama’s “strong man”, Manuel Noriega, dies

 05/30/2017 - 11:51
January 4, 1990 archive photo of former Panamanian general Manuel Antonio Noriega holding up his police file. EFE/US MARSHALL
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After nearly three decades in prison, condemned by justice for the acts committed during his dictatorship, Manuel Antonio Noriega has died at age 83 of a brain tumor.

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January 4, 1990 archive photo of former Panamanian general Manuel Antonio Noriega holding up his police file. EFE/US MARSHALL

Trump calls racist Portland double-murder unacceptable

 05/30/2017 - 03:07
US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, in Arlington, Virginia, USA, 29 May 2017. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL
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President Donald Trump on Monday called the stabbing murders of two men on a metro train in Portland, Oregon, last week by a man who was shouting insults at two women he took for Muslims "unacceptable."

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US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, in Arlington, Virginia, USA, 29 May 2017. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

Panama's ex-dictator Noriega dies at 83

 05/30/2017 - 02:24
Panamanian dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega (L) salutes troops at an undisclosed location in Panama, 1985 (reissued May 30, 2017). EPA/STF

Noriega was serving a sentence for murder in Panama when he died.

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Panamanian dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega (L) salutes troops at an undisclosed location in Panama, 1985 (reissued May 30, 2017). EPA/STF

Portland attack: Pressure on Donald Trump to make statement about double murder

 05/29/2017 - 05:45
 Congress Street, Portland. Photo: Wikimedia
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On Sunday, the President tweeted about Tax Cuts and new G.O.P Healthcare plan, but avoided commenting on the alleged white supremacist that killed two men protecting a Muslim girl from his hate bullying words on Portland commuter train. 

 

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 Congress Street, Portland. Photo: Wikimedia

Electing a new president won't solve Mexico's problems, writer Diego Osorno says

 05/26/2017 - 03:12
Mexican journalist Diego Osorno in Tijuana, Mexico on May 24, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Zepeda

The 36-year-old journalist made his remarks in the border city of Tijuana, where he presented the latest edition of his book "Oaxaca sitiada" (Besieged Oaxaca). He first wrote the work a decade ago to tell the story of a 2006 uprising in that impoverished, largely Indian-populated state against then-Gov. Ulises Ruiz.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:00am
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Mexican journalist Diego Osorno in Tijuana, Mexico on May 24, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Zepeda

More than 200 members of LGBT community killed in Mexico over three-year period

 05/18/2017 - 06:14
File photo showing LGBT community supporters marching during the 38th LGBT pride parade in Mexico City, Mexico on Jun. 25, 2016. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Gay men are often targeted by robbers, with gangs even specializing in this type of crime. The modus operandi is for the criminal to seduce the person either in person or via Internet and then, once inside the victim's home, to steal his belongings and kill him.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00am
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File photo showing LGBT community supporters marching during the 38th LGBT pride parade in Mexico City, Mexico on Jun. 25, 2016. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Sen. Bob Casey Takes Twitter to Stop Deportation of Honduran mother and child

 05/04/2017 - 03:49
El Senador Demócrata de Pensilvania Bob Casey es un ferviente defensor de los derechos de los inmigrantes ilegales. Foto del senador en 2009 proporcionada por Wikimedia.  

 U.S. Sen. Bob Ca­sey un­leashed a Twitter campaign on Wed­nes­day af­ter learn­ing the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion was de­port­ing a Hon­du­ran mother and 5 year old son who took ref­uge in the United States be­cause their lives were in dan­ger in their home coun­try.

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Democrat Senator Bob Casey is an opponent of Trump's immigration policies. A photo of Casey in 2009/ Wikimedia.  

Police officer who shot down African-American teenager in Texas is dismissed

 05/03/2017 - 04:14
Fifteen-year-old Jordan Edwards who was shot and killed in a vehicle by a Balch Springs, Texas police officer at the scene of a reported party at a home in Balch Springs, Texas, USA, 29 April 2017. EPA/MERRITT LAW FIRM /
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The Balch Springs Police Department, Texas, USA, on Tuesday dismissed the police officer who shot at a vehicle and killed an unarmed African-American teenager last weekend.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:15am
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Fifteen-year-old Jordan Edwards who was shot and killed in a vehicle by a Balch Springs, Texas police officer at the scene of a reported party at a home in Balch Springs, Texas, USA, 29 April 2017. EPA/MERRITT LAW FIRM /

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