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[OP-ED]: Why polarization is now so deep

 06/20/2017 - 16:09
El congresista Steve Scalise, representante por Luisiana y tercer republicano de mayor rango en la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., se encuentra en "estado crítico", según informó hoy el hospital en el que fue ingresado tras el tiroteo en en el Parque- Estadio Eugene Simpson, en Alexandria, Virginia EFE
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Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice was a ghastly example of the political polarization that is ripping this country apart. Political scientists have shown that Congress is more divided than at any time since the end of Reconstruction.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
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Congressman Steve Scalise, a representative for Louisiana and the third-ranking Republican in the US House of Representatives, is in "critical condition," according to the hospital where he was admitted after the shooting in the Park - Stadium Eugene Simpson in Alexandria, Virginia. EFE

Local business get together to support Covenant House of Pennsylvania

 06/13/2017 - 11:16
The 12th Annual Night of Broadway Stars raised money in support of the Covenant house of Pennsylvania. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Helping young people in Philadelphia go from homelessness to hope

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 10:30am
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The 12th Annual Night of Broadway Stars raised money in support of the Covenant house of Pennsylvania.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: What Maher said is no laughing matter

 06/08/2017 - 10:09
HBO needs to fire Maher. He is never going to change. Getting rid of him is the right thing to do. And it would send the message that, even in comedy, decency counts for a lot, and some things are no laughing matter.
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Dear white America, have you ever wondered what people of color think of you?

By “people of color,” I mean those of us non-white Americans who used to be called “minorities.” But that was before we started to become a plurality, and eventually a majority, of the U.S. population.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:00am
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HBO needs to fire Maher. He is never going to change. Getting rid of him is the right thing to do. And it would send the message that, even in comedy, decency counts for a lot, and some things are no laughing matter.

Manifestantes llevan la lucha por la ley de las Ciudades Santuario al Ayuntamiento de Dallas

 06/08/2017 - 09:51
Dallas, TX City Hall.
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La prohibición de las ciudades santuario no se hará efectiva sin una lucha de por medio. Esta vez el campo de batalla es Dallas (Texas).

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Manifestantes se reúnen en Dallas, en el Ayuntamiento de Texas, para pelear por la ley de las ciudades santuario.

[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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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 8:45am
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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

Mexico, Guatemala to facilitate cross-border migrant movement

 06/07/2017 - 02:50
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto (L), and his Guatemalan counterpart Jimmy Morales (R), during a ceremony at the National Palace of Culture, in Guatemala City, Guatemala on Jun. 6, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba
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Presidents of both countries, which share a land frontier of more than 595 miles, agreed to continue working to modernize infrastructure in the border zone to facilitate the safe and humane passage of migrants, as well as cross-border trade.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 2:45am
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Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto (L), and his Guatemalan counterpart Jimmy Morales (R), during a ceremony at the National Palace of Culture, in Guatemala City, Guatemala on Jun. 6, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

Salma Hayek on Trump: "I ask myself whether it's stupidity, malignity or greed"

 06/06/2017 - 03:45
Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

Together with Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta, Hayek presented the Miami media with her latest film, "Beatriz at Dinner," a smart, tart comedy in which the Mexican plays the part of an immigrant alternative-medicine healer who comes up against the arrogance and self-importance of a real-estate magnate.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 3:30am
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Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

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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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:45am
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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

Atentado Terrorista en London Bridge: al menos 7 muertos, 48 heridos

 06/04/2017 - 09:04
Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER
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Trump reacciona a ataques en Londres pidiendo un nuevo veto migratorio

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 8:45am
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Unidades de policía patrullan en las inmediaciones de London Bridge después de que una furgoneta invadiera a los transeúntes en el puente de la capital británica, el sábado por la noche. EPA/WILL OLIVER

London Bridge Attack: death toll in terrorist act rises to 7

 06/04/2017 - 08:53
Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER
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President Donald Trump reacted quickly to reports of the terror attack in London by urging to be smart, vigilant and tough and impose a travel ban.

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 8:45am
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Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER