World News: Exuberant South America ...

The near-chronic instability of the South American continent irritates Europe and the United States in search of established economic and diplomatic partners. But the DNA of the continent hampers this wish to the point of pushing both actors away from the current upheaval.

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Exclusiva De Noticias Telemundo: Trump Rompe El Silencio Y Habla Por Primera Vez Con Una Cadena De Televisión Hispana

Noticias Telemundo anunció hoy la transmisión de la primera entrevista del presidente Donald Trump a una cadena de televisión en español desde que asumió la presidencia, pautada para el jueves 20 de junio a las 11 PM Este/10 Centro/7 Pacífico, en exclusiva por Telemundo.

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Israel on Holocaust Day: From Genocide to Freedom

The recent rise in anti-semitism in the US and worldwide has made Holocaust Day in Israel much more meaningful. The establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, just three years after the Nazi slaughter of six million Jews, was an incredible juxtaposition of events, unparalleled in history.   

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World News: Netanyahu Razor-thin Win Moves Israel Right

With 97% of the vote counted, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-of-center Likud party has sustained a razor-thin win, defeating Benny Gantz's left-leaning Blue and White party, receiving 37 seats to Gantz's 36, but the victory is actually much greater than it appears.

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20 Killed in Upstate New York Limo Crash

A group of friends, including four sisters and two brothers, traveling to Cooperstown for a celebration were among the twenty killed in an Upstate New York limo crash after the driver failed to stop at a highly dangerous intersection.

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Leyva Bill Requiring Rape Kit Testing Heads to Governor’s Desk

Without a single 'No' vote in the Senate and Assembly, historic legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) requiring law enforcement agencies and forensic laboratories promptly analyze and test all newly collected rape kit evidence in California advanced today to the Governor for consideration.

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NARAL Pro-Choice California and 18 Partner Organizations Rally in San Francisco as Part of a National Day of Action to "Unite for Justice"

Sunday, August 26th, Women’s Equality Day, NARAL Pro-Choice California, together with eighteen partner organizations, California leaders and activists will join Americans across the country to demand the U.S. Senate stop Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.

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Noticias Telemundo Strengthens Its Presence In Washington D.C. With The Appointment Of Correspondent Javier Vega

Noticias Telemundo announced the appointment of Mexican journalist Javier Vega as correspondent in Washington, D.C., as part of an initiative to strengthen its operations in the U.S. capital. Vega will report to Victoria Rivas-Vázquez, Noticias Telemundo's Washington, D.C. bureau chief.

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Op/Ed: Mexico – The New Syria

Nothing is more wrenching then the plight of the children of war. Indelible images rush from the most recent Syrian migration: A toddler, dead, washed up on the Greek shore, a boy carrying his possessions across the desert, alone.

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Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead

Kate Spade, the iconic fashion designer behind one of the most recognized handbags collections and fashion lines, was found dead yesterday at her Park Avenue apartment in New York City of an apparent suicide. She was 55.

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Five Dead in East River Helicopter Crash

All five passengers aboard a helicopter charter died Sunday after the pilot, who managed to escape the sinking vessel, radioed a Mayday message indicating engine failure moments before the chopper fell into Manhattan's East River trapping those aboard.

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Billy Graham, Christian Evangelist, Has Died

The Reverend Billy Graham, the Christian Evangelist who for more than fifty years preached the same message of God's Love and Redemption to President's, royalty and the world, often drawing millions in his global crusades has died. He was 99.

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Dozens Feared Dead in Taiwan Earthquake

The death toll twenty-four hours after a 6.4 magnitude shallow quake hit the densely populated coastal city of Hualien stands at six with dozens still missing and rescue workers frantically working to find survivors amidst the rubble.

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Former Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin and Former New York AG Robert Abrams Head Stroock Internal Investigations Unit

As the business, entertainment and political worlds continue to be rocked by revelations of sexual harassment and misconduct, Stroock has formed a special unit focused on helping organizations conduct internal investigations into alleged sexual misconduct in the workplace.

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  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Pardons; Spicer Resigns; McCain/Cancer; Minneapolis; Illegals Suffocate; Grenfall Tower; John Heard

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    President Donald Trump spent this past week researching the possibility of presidential pardons for himself and his family sending prognosticators into overdrive as what many believe is inevitable appears on the horizon and clearly in the President's thought.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Fails to Rally GOP; ObamaCare Holds; London/ISIS; Mosul/Airstrikes; Cincinnati

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    President Donald Trump suffered an embarrassing defeat this week as lawmakers failed to pull together enough votes to repeal the much-hated Affordable Care Act which has stood nearly fifty GOP fueled attacks during two presidencies.

     
  • Bentley Curates Ultimate Lifestyle Collection Perfect for Any Gifting Occasion

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    Bentley, the ultimate in lifestyle brands, is curating the newest Bentley Collection into a selection of the top ten anytime, occasion or commemorative gift ideas perfect for customers, brand connoisseurs and luxury motoring enthusiasts.

     
  • RBG Review - Notorious, Genuine, Four Stars

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    RBG, from Magnolia Pictures, Participant Media and CNN Films, presents a most notorious and hands down untold story of the rise of the cult movement behind the U.S. Supreme Court's most celebrated jurist, Honorable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

     
  • Impromptu Friday Nights Review – Michelin Rated Brilliant; Easy to Follow Reference Guide with Recipes

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    Impromptu Friday Nights: A Guide to Supper Clubs, from Morgan Jones Publishing, revives the idea of weekly dining clubs and covers the details for planning, preparation, etiquette, in our technological age, and provides sumptuous, simple, gourmet recipes.

     
  • Shooter Kills 12 at D.C. Navy Yard

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    The Washington DC dawn was disrupted when a former employee, dressed in military fatigues, accessed the U.S. Navy Yard and opened fire killing 12 and injuring eight before he was gunned down by police.

     
  • Afghan Mudslide Leaves More Than 2000 Feared Dead

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    A remote Afghanistan village was deemed a mass grave after local officials reported nearly 2500 villagers were buried alive and there was no hope of finding any survivors buried alive in the catastrophic mudslide.

     
  • Holiday Gift Guide: Attention-Getting Practical Sure to Please Gifts

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    Like millions you may frantically be trying to think of a Christmas gift for someone special but coming up with nothing. Keep calm dear readers, as we've compiled a list of useful, interesting and even unexpected holiday gift ideas that may fit the bill and foil the holiday shopping panic!

     
  • Alan Rickman, Iconic English Actor, Dies

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    Alan Rickman, known as a diverse and generous talent, star of stage, television and the screen from the Harry Potter series to Love Actually, passed away due complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 69.

     
  • Advocates Launch Campaign On Inauguration Day To Impeach President Donald Trump

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    Impeach Donald Trump Now, a non-partisan campaign led by Free Speech For People and RootsAction.org, launched on Inauguration Day with a petition calling on the U.S. Congress to initiate an impeachment investigation into President Trump.

     
  • Theater Shooter, James Holmes, Formally Sentenced

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    Theater Shooter, James Holmes who walked into the Aurora Cinemark 16, in full tactical gear, tossed a smoke bomb designed to get his targets to stand, and systematically slaughtered 12 moviegoers and wounded another 70.

     
  • River Memories of Summertime Past

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    The rushing of fresh water rolling over the romantic rocks of my childhood comes flooding back to me as the lazy days of summertime past fill my memories.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Boston Bombing Suspect Moved; President, Senator Targeted in Bio-Terror Scare; CISPA Killed in Senate; Fertilizer Plant Victim’s Mourned

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    President Obama, with the Boston Marathon bombing suspect in custody, attended a memorial service at Baylor University in Waco for those who died in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion.

     
  • Beltway Insider: President, G-7 Leaders Condemn Russia-Ukraine Agression; 2015 Budget Unveiled; February Jobs Report

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    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke this week as the United States and members of the G8 voiced strong opposition, condemnation and possible sanctions against the superpower for its aggressive military action against the Ukraine.  

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama and The Panama Papers Fall Out; Election 2016; Journos Murdered; Elon Musk; Zaha Hadid

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    President Obama began his post presidency employment search this week with a stopover at University of Chicago Law School where he taught an introductory course to which he was well received. His tenure is still under consideration.