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[OP-ED]: Mbappé: present of Monaco and future of France

 05/19/2017 - 15:59
Kylian Mbappé who was born on December the 20th of 1988 showed his great speed and ability to score in the Under-19 European Cup held in Germany in 2016. Monaco’s striker led France to the championship, scoring five goals in five contests. EFE
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No European soccer player has improved in one year as much as French forward Kylian Mbappé (l), who was born in Paris less than 20 years ago. The young striker has led Monaco to its best season ever. 

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Kylian Mbappé who was born on December the 20th of 1988 showed his great speed and ability to score in the Under-19 European Cup held in Germany in 2016. Monaco’s striker led France to the championship, scoring five goals in five contests. EFE

Ciber-ataque a escala global

 05/13/2017 - 05:21
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Al menos 99 países sufrieron el viernes una serie de ciberataques que exigiían el pago de un rescato para poder acceder a los sistemas informáticos afectados. Los hospitales y centros sanitarios son especialmente vulnerables a estos ataques. El servicio de salud pública británica NHS fue uno de los prinicipales objetivos del ataque. EEUU ha dicho que está preparado para ayudar a los estados afectados por el ciberataque. 

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 4:15am
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Global Cyber-attack

 05/13/2017 - 04:42
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At least 99 countries were struck onf Friday by a wave of cyberattacks that demanded ransom in exchange for access to the affected computer systems. Hospitals are particularly vulnerable to this type of attack, and Britain’s National Health Service was one of the major targets.US says is ready to help countries hit by global cyber attack.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 4:15am
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[OP-ED]: Guys, are you trapped in a ‘Man Box’?

 04/10/2017 - 08:04
Clearly, young men need more avenues for support, more good role models, and a society in which fewer men -- and women -- celebrate brutish male behavior.

UK hand-delivers divorce letter to EU, ending 44 years of union with Europe

 03/29/2017 - 08:48
A European Union flag during a demonstration against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 29, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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 A letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May which invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty _ the official withdrawal instrument _ was hand-delivered today to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 8:45am
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A European Union flag during a demonstration against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 29, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

Who wants to study Spanish in Philadelphia?

 03/28/2017 - 16:30
María Paredes Fernández, profesora de español en Penn University, fue nominada el año pasado como “mejor profesora de español de EEUU”, por la Asociación Americana de Profesores de Español y Portugués (AATSP). Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick
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The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30am
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María Paredes Fernández, Spanish language teacher at Penn University, was awarded "Best Spanish Teacher 2016" by the American Association of Spanish and Portuguese Teachers (AATSP). Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick

Love For Europe: thousands of protesters in London to say "no" to Brexit

 03/27/2017 - 04:47
Thousands of pro EU protesters march towards parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 25, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Tens of thousands of European Union supporters gathered in London on Saturday to show their rejection of Brexit and demand a second referendum. The marches coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which led to the foundation of the EU.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:45am
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Thousands of pro EU protesters march towards parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 25, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

Global box office reaches record $38.6 billion in 2016

 03/23/2017 - 04:31
A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG
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Global box office revenue hit a record $38.6 billion in 2016, according to a report released Wednesday by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:30am
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A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

UK citizens may not preserve EU's fundamental rights and freedoms, report says.

 03/21/2017 - 09:47
The Union flag and EU flag in London, Britain on Mar. 21, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Citizens of the United Kingdom may not retain the fundamental rights and freedoms of the European Union following Brexit, according to a report presented Tuesday to the European Parliament.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:45am
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The Union flag and EU flag in London, Britain on Mar. 21, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN