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Casa Blanca pide no confiar a ciegas en informe sobre ley de salud del Senado

 06/27/2017 - 09:49
El director de la Oficina de Presupuesto del Congreso (CBO), Keith Hall (d), y el subdirector de la CBO, Mark Hadley (i), celebran una sesión informativa para la prensa sobre el informe anual de Presupuesto y Perspectivas Economicas, en el edificio Ford House de Washington, Estados Unidos, el 24 de enero de 2017. EFE/Michael Reynolds
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La Casa Blanca pidió hoy no confiar a ciegas en el informe de la Oficina Presupuestaria del Congreso (CBO) que calcula que la ley sanitaria que debate el Senado dejaría a 22 millones de personas sin seguro médico hasta 2026, al subrayar el historial de "inexactitud" de esa entidad.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 9:45am
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El director de la Oficina de Presupuesto del Congreso (CBO), Keith Hall (d), y el subdirector de la CBO, Mark Hadley (i), celebran una sesión informativa para la prensa sobre el informe anual de Presupuesto y Perspectivas Economicas, en el edificio Ford House de Washington, Estados Unidos, el 24 de enero de 2017. EFE/Michael Reynolds

Trump’s Partial Victory on Travel Ban

 06/27/2017 - 07:33
People gather outside the Supreme Court where the justices are expected to deliver a much-anticipated ruling on US President Donald J. Trump's travel ban on visitors to the US from six predominantly Muslim countries in Washington, DC, USA, 26 June 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
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 The Supreme Court allowed parts of Donald Trump’s revised travel ban from six Muslim-majority countries to stand, for now. 

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:30am
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People gather outside the Supreme Court where the justices are expected to deliver a much-anticipated ruling on US President Donald J. Trump's travel ban on visitors to the US from six predominantly Muslim countries in Washington, DC, USA, 26 June 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Senate healthcare reform bill would leave 22 mn without coverage

 06/27/2017 - 07:22
People protesting the proposed Republican healthcare legislation during the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE
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A report by the CBO, an independent government agency says the Senate Republican health-care bill would result in 22 million people losing their insurance over the next decade. That’s little improvement over the unpopular House version, though the bill’s deep spending cuts would reduce the deficit by $321 billion in the same period.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:15am
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People protesting the proposed Republican healthcare legislation during the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

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

US-India: Trump and Modi pledge cooperation, avoid tensions on immigration

 06/27/2017 - 06:57
US President Donald J. Trump (R), with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L), delivers remarks during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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In their first official meeting, the President of the United States and the Indian Prime Minister talked about trade and defense cooperation, terrorism, but avoided immigration and climate change, issues in which both leaders differ. India is the country most affected by Trump's decision to tighten controls on granting the H-1B visa, which benefits foreign workers.

 

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 6:45am
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US President Donald J. Trump (R), with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L), delivers remarks during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

The Supreme Court has approved the partial implementation of Trump's travel ban

 06/26/2017 - 15:25
Dozens of people queue in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, USA, today, June 26, 2017. EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo
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Today, the US Supreme Court has partially ruled in favor of President Trump's travel ban, and will allow hearings of oral arguments in the case.

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Dozens of people queue in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, USA, today, June 26, 2017. EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo

La Corte Suprema ha aprobado la aplicación parcial del veto migratorio de Trump

 06/26/2017 - 15:10
Decenas de personas hacen cola frente a la Corte Suprema en Washington, Estados Unidos, hoy, 26 de junio de 2017. EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo
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El día de hoy la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos ha sentenciado parcialmente a favor del veto migratorio del presidente Trump, y permitirá la audiencia de argumentos orales en el caso.

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Decenas de personas hacen cola frente a la Corte Suprema en Washington, Estados Unidos, hoy, 26 de junio de 2017. EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo

High technology for more deportations

 06/26/2017 - 10:38
Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo
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Donald Trump’s government is using high-tech surveillance and data software to locate immigrant citizens for deportation.

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Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo

Alta tecnología para más deportaciones

 06/26/2017 - 09:59
Huellas dactilares. Fuente: EFE/Javier Tormo

Llegan los primeros productores legales de marihuana de Pennsylvannia

 06/26/2017 - 09:38
Marijuana dispensaries are on track for the 2018 operation date. 

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