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Catalonia vote to split from Spain approaches amid government crackdown

Barcelona, Spain – The European Union will not intervene over Catalan independence, citing respect for the Spanish Constitution. The Spanish government maintains that the referendum for the state’s independence is illegal, and cracked down on Wednesday, arresting 14 senior officials, seizing ballots and raiding homes belonging… Keep Reading

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DACA Dreamers – my family story

My dad, Jose Louis Perez, was the youngest of 10 children. He was born in Mexico. In the early 60’s, his parents decided that life in Mexico didn’t present the opportunities that America did. It was at that time my grandparents decided to come to America.… Keep Reading

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President Trump disbands independent business advisory boards

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump disbanded two business advisory councils on Wednesday, following the resignations of CEO’s from the councils over the president’s remarks blaming violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on white nationalists and also on the protesters who opposed them. Rather than putting pressure on… Keep Reading

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More resignations from Trump Council over Charlottesville response

Tuesday, the sixth member of President Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative announced their resignation. Richard L. Trumka, President of the 12.5 million member AFL-CIO, speaking for himself and Thea Lea, tweeted “I cannot sit on a council for a President that tolerates bigotry and domestic terrorism; I… Keep Reading

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Transgender military policy still in question after Trump tweets

On July 26th, an already confusing political situation got even cloudier as President Trump, the US Military’s Commander-In-Chief, seemed to reverse President Obama’s policy on transgender service members within the military’s ranks via a series of tweets. The tweets appeared to contradict Trump’s campaign promise… Keep Reading

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Putin and Trump’s first meeting by the issues

Today, American President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for over two hours at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was their first official meeting, and they discussed issues critical to the countries’ relations. The only people who were in the room… Keep Reading

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The commercial aspects of the rustication of Qatar

Encouraged by the visit of Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia, five Arab countries suddenly cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, a U.S. ally that provides a vital base of operations for its military campaign against the Islamic State, accusing the small Gulf state of backing militant… Keep Reading

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A Trump Israel Wrap Up

JD Thompson reports from Tel Aviv on President Trump’s trip to Israel and his final day. US President Donald Trump’s final day in Israel was mostly successful, following his arrival Monday from Saudi Arabia. Overall, Mr. Trump had an uneventful, anticlimactic tour of Israel and the Occupied… Keep Reading

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