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Democrats lose an iconic battle in Georgia

 06/21/2017 - 12:37
Karen Handel, the Republican candidate for the US House of Representatives, during an election party for her candidacy today, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. EFE/Branden Camp
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Republican Karen Handel declared herself the winner in the special election in Georgia, in what many posed as an assessment bout of Donald Trump's approval.

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Karen Handel, the Republican candidate for the US House of Representatives, during an election party for her candidacy today, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. EFE/Branden Camp

Trump lambastes London mayor for asking Brits to remain calm after attack

 06/05/2017 - 04:03
President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan for asking the British public to remain calm after the weekend terrorist attack, adding that it is time to "stop being politically correct.". Archive photo. EFE
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The Saturday evening attack, in which three attackers in a van mowed down a number of pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed many more at nearby Borough Market before being gunned down by police, comes just four days before Britain's national election on Thursday.

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President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan for asking the British public to remain calm after the weekend terrorist attack, adding that it is time to "stop being politically correct.". Archive photo. EFE

Putin: "We Are Ready to Talk with Trump"

 06/02/2017 - 02:41
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with heads of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 June 2017. EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN / POOL

This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 2:30am
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with heads of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 June 2017. EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN / POOL

Councilman David Oh stabbed during robbery attempt

 06/01/2017 - 10:07
Councilman David Oh

[OP-ED]: La participación ciudadana: un sombrío indicador de la democracia

 05/23/2017 - 14:04
Ciudadanos somalíes se manifestaron en Londres el pasado 18 de mayo, exigiendo el respeto a los derechos civiles y humanos en su país. LBWPhoto
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Si bien, el aumento de la participación ciudadana en las elecciones primarias de Filadelfia este año es un avance, no merece aplausos.asi

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Ciudadanos somalíes se manifestaron en Londres el pasado 18 de mayo, exigiendo el respeto a los derechos civiles y humanos en su país. LBWPhoto

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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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]: Voter Participation – Dismal Indicator of Democracy

 05/19/2017 - 10:31
Somalis hold demonstration in London on May 18, 2017 across from the Downing Street residence of the British Prime Minister seeking better respect through exercising their democratic right to protest. LBWPhoto
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The same week that America’s federal government plunged deeper into a governance crisis from misconduct by President Trump and members of his professed Law-&-Order administration, many Philadelphians took a big step towards restoring the vitality of democracy with their participation in the primary election.

 

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Somalis hold demonstration in London on May 18, 2017 across from the Downing Street residence of the British Prime Minister seeking better respect through exercising their democratic right to protest. LBWPhoto

[OP-ED]: On immigration, conservatives premiere a new office of political theater

 05/17/2017 - 09:26
The data confirms it. Studies show that illegal immigrants commit crimes at lower levels than the native-born. The FBI reports that cities with high numbers of illegal immigrants are among the safest in the country.
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 When they criticize laws against hate crimes, conservatives claim we shouldn’t create special classes of victims. 

Well, forget all that. It turns out that they feel differently when they can get political mileage from exploiting the public’s fear of illegal immigrants. Then they’re all in.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 8:45am
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The data confirms it. Studies show that illegal immigrants commit crimes at lower levels than the native-born. The FBI reports that cities with high numbers of illegal immigrants are among the safest in the country.

Surgery "will very much change my life."

 05/09/2017 - 02:02
Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto
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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco believed to be the most obese man in the world, is preparing for an operation that will reduce his stomach size and hopes that this will enable him to enjoy his hobbies, something he could not do weighing 595 kilos.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:00am
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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto