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Obama: ​​​​​​​"So, uh, what's been going on while I've been gone?"

 04/25/2017 - 02:39
Former US President Barack Obama participates in a 'conversation on community organizing and civic engagement' at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 24 April 2017. EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Arkansas executes first double execution in US for 16 years

 04/25/2017 - 02:20
A handout photo made available by the Arkansas Department of Corrections shows an undated file combo photo provided on 14 April 2017 of Arkansas death row inmates Jack Jones Jr. (L) and Marcel Williams (R) who were scheduled to be executed by lethal injection before the end of April and before the expiration date for one of the drugs that will be used (reissued 25 April 2017). EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

The state of Arkansas, USA, carried out a double execution on Monday, after delivering a lethal injection to a second prisoner, Marcel Williams, on charges of kidnapping, rape and murder of a woman in 1994.

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A handout photo made available by the Arkansas Department of Corrections shows an undated file combo photo provided on 14 April 2017 of Arkansas death row inmates Jack Jones Jr. (L) and Marcel Williams (R) who were scheduled to be executed by lethal injection before the end of April and before the expiration date for one of the drugs that will be used (reissued 25 April 2017). EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

Cómo hacer añicos– y destrozar del todo – la campaña electoral de Hillary Clinton

 04/24/2017 - 09:09
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking with supporters at a "Get Out the Caucus" rally at Valley Southwoods Freshman High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, on 24 January 2016. Source: Wikimedia

Jonathan Allen y Amie Parnes publicaron la semana pasada Shattered, inside Hillary Clinton’s doomed campaign, un amargo retrato de la fracasada carrera de Hillary Clinton a la Casa Blanca. 

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La ex secretaria de Estado Hillary Clinton  durante un encuentro con seguidores en Valley Southwoods Freshman High School, West Des Moines, Iowa, el pasado 24 de enero 2016. Fuente: Wikimedia

Tension rises on the Korean Peninsula over the weekend

 04/24/2017 - 08:52
(From L to R) The USS Michael Murphy, the Ticonderoga-class Lake Champlain cruiser (CG-57), and the American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (L) sailed the Indian Ocean on April 14, 2017.EFE/DOD

Meeting in the middle of the conflict, China appealed to the parties involved in the tension of the Korean Peninsula to avoid "provocative actions."

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(From L to R) The USS Michael Murphy, the Ticonderoga-class Lake Champlain cruiser (CG-57), and the American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (L) sailed the Indian Ocean on April 14, 2017.EFE/DOD

Aumenta la tensión en la Península Coreana durante el fin de semana

 04/24/2017 - 08:42
(De i a d) El USS Michael Murphy, el crucero Lake Champlain (CG-57), de la clase Ticonderoga, y el portaaviones de propulsión nuclear estadounidense Carl Vinson (i) navegan por el Océano Índico el pasado 14 de abril de 2017. EFE/DOD
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Encontrándose en la mitad del conflicto, China hizo un llamado a las partes involucradas en la tensión de la Península Coreana a evitar “acciones provocadoras”.

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(De i a d) El USS Michael Murphy, el crucero Lake Champlain (CG-57), de la clase Ticonderoga, y el portaaviones de propulsión nuclear estadounidense Carl Vinson (i) navegan por el Océano Índico el pasado 14 de abril de 2017. EFE/DOD

Venezuelan Opposition will not back down

 04/24/2017 - 08:05
Opponents of the government of Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro are participating in a demonstration against the national government on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/Cristian Hernández
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With a new schedule of demonstrations, the opposition coalition against Nicolas Maduro’s regime will not rest until the government releases political prisoners, ceases political disqualifications and immediately convene regional elections.

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Opponents of the government of Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro are participating in a demonstration against the national government on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/Cristian Hernández

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) participate in a news conference to discuss the tax reform plan of US President Donald J. Trump, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 April 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday outlined President Donald Trump"s tax overhaul plan, which calls for slashing the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent. Critics immediately called it “basically a huge tax cut for the rich”.