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  1. Ukiah murder case splits Mendocino town

    Pressdemocrat.com - Top Stories 08.22 / 05:10 pressdemocrat.com
    UKIAH — Peter and Susan Keegan were the toast of Ukiah. He was a Harvard-educated doctor with a thriving family practice. She was a popular ……
  2. ICE wanted information on suspect two weeks prior to alleged killing

    Pressdemocrat.com - Top Stories 08.22 / 05:10 pressdemocrat.com
    The Santa Rosa man suspected of killing his girlfriend Friday morning after a domestic disturbance was flagged by federal immigration authorities while in custody early …
  3. Torrance hiker helps rescue LA woman, one other on Mt. Baldy

    Dailynews.com - Top Stories 08.22 / 04:50 dailynews.com
    Two hikers lost on Mt. Baldy were found and rescued Sunday by San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies thanks to another hiker's distress signal.Kathleen Hertzer, 42, of Los Angeles and Lindsay Zimmerman, 33, of Indianapolis, Indiana, made their way up Falls Road from Manker Flats about 9…
  4. LA's eclipse-watchers flock to Griffith Park Observatory for a real 'Solarpalooza'

    Dailynews.com - Top Stories 08.22 / 04:50 dailynews.com
    "L.A., we're in an eclipse!"With those words at exactly 10:21 a.m. Monday, spectators at the Griffith Observatory erupted into a loud cheer. As the echo reverberated down the mountain, the bright, sunny sky suddenly turned murky, as if someone had activated a giant Instagram filter over the City of…
  5. Pennywise Partners with Eureka's Lost Coast Brewery

    Dailynews.com - Top Stories 08.22 / 04:50 dailynews.com
    Punk rock music, beer and good times are all pretty much synonymous, which is why it made perfect sense for Pennywise to release its own craft beer.The quartet from Hermosa Beach partnered with Eureka's Lost Coast Brewery for the release of Pennywiser, a Session IPA that will be available in limited release in Southern California starting Wednesday,…
  6. Trump's Afghanistan strategy includes new ultimatum on India

    DailyHerald.com- Top news 08.22 / 04:44 dailyherald.com
    President Donald Trump's new Afghanistan war strategy included old demands on Pakistan and an entirely new ultimatum to…
  7. Trump returns to Arizona _ and a chaotic political landscape

    DailyHerald.com- Top news 08.22 / 04:44 dailyherald.com
    Donald Trump is headed to Arizona for a rally two years after stopping in Phoenix during his…
  8. Where's the kelp? Warm ocean takes toll on undersea forests

    SFgate.com 08.22 / 04:44 sfgate.com
    APPLEDORE ISLAND, Maine (AP) — When diving in the Gulf of Maine a few years back, Jennifer Dijkstra expected to be swimming through a flowing kelp forest that had long served as a nursery and food for juvenile fish and lobster. But Dijkstra, a University of New Hampshire marine biologist, saw only a patchy seafloor before her. The sugar kelp had declined dramatically and been replaced by invasive, shrub-like seaweed that looked like a giant shag rug. "I remember going to some dive sites a…
  1. Thriller Examines Muslim Threat to Europe

    Amren.com - Politics 08.22 / 05:23 amren.com
    An American expat learns about Islam the hard way. The post Thriller Examines Muslim Threat to Europe appeared first on American…
  2. 5 takeaways from Trump's Afghan speech

    Thehill.com - Politics 08.22 / 05:13 thehill.com
    President Trump on Monday unveiled his much-anticipated agenda for Afghanistan, a plan heavy on broad goals and light on details.Speaking from Fort Myer, Va., …
  3. 250,000 Petition for Justice in Shark Abuse; FWC Probe Still Incomplete

    Sunshinestatenews.com - Politics 08.22 / 05:07 sunshinestatenews.com
    By: Nancy SmithDate: August 22, 2017 - 6:00amThe state investigation into the alleged abuse of marine life off Manatee County in July -- most prominently, a live shark dragged to death behind a speedboat -- was still incomplete Monday …
  4. Trump aides plot big immigration deal — that breaks a campaign promise

    Mcclatchydc.com - Politics 08.22 / 05:01 mcclatchydc.com
    Most of Donald Trump’s top aides are pushing him to protect young people brought into the country illegally as children — and then use the issue as a bargaining chip … Click to Continue »…
  5. Pressure on Manafort grows as feds track more income, possible money laundering

    Mcclatchydc.com - Politics 08.22 / 05:01 mcclatchydc.com
    Paul Manafort’s place in the crosshairs of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into the Kremlin’s attempts to sway the 2016 presidential election seems to be growing more uncomfortable. Two sources … Click to Continue »…
  6. Disability Suits Fuel Rise In Civil Rights Claims Against Schools

    Disabilityscoop.com - Politics 08.22 / 05:00 disabilityscoop.com
    Civil rights lawsuits against schools are on track to double compared to four years ago thanks in large part to disability-related claims, according to a new review of federal court…
  7. Flynn: An Old Casino King Doubles Down on a Bad Hand in Afghanistan

    Breitbart.com - Politics 08.22 / 04:55 breitbart.com
    In Donald Trump’s old gambling houses, no player doubled down on a six. In Donald Trump’s White House, the president looks to double down on his soft hand in Afg…
  8. VIDEO: Protester Attacks 225-Year-Old Christopher Columbus Monument with Sledgehammer

    Breitbart.com - Politics 08.22 / 04:55 breitbart.com
    A video posted to YouTube shows a protester taking a sledgehammer to Baltimore's 225-year-old Christopher Columbus statue the week after the city removed Confederate statues under the cover of…
  1. Librairie Racines brings diverse artists to Montréal-Nord

    Nationalobserver.com - World 08.22 / 05:20 nationalobserver.com
    A unique bookstore that celebrates and honours artists of colour has just opened in Montreal, where many youth feel underrepresented in Quebec's cultural…
  2. Congressional Republicans Applaud Trump's Afghanistan Speech

    Weeklystandard.com - Afghanistan 08.22 / 05:13 weeklystandard.com
    JENNA LIFHITSRepublican lawmakers praised President Donald Trump’s announcement Monday that he would maintain U.S. military presence in Afghanistan and base further action on conditions on the ground rather than a predetermined timeline. Speaking at Fort Myer in Virginia, Trump said that the consequences of withdrawal from Afghanistan would be “both predictable and unacceptable.” The president is expected to increase troop levels there, though he said Monday that he would not discuss numbe…
  3. Trump's Depressingly Normal Speech About Afghanistan

    The president’s defiance of the conventional wisdom on Afghanistan had been one of his strengths—but on Monday, he embraced the same approach as his pre…
  4. World reacts to Trump’s speech on new Afghanistan strategy

    Federalnewsradio.com - World 08.22 / 05:06 federalnewsradio.com
    The world reacts to President Donald Trump's speech on the United States' new Afghanistan strategy The post World reacts to Trump’s speech on new Afghanistan strategy appeared first on…
  5. Trump commits US to fight on in Afghanistan; no speedy exit

    Presstelegram.com - World 08.22 / 05:03 presstelegram.com
    WASHINGTON >> Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan Monday night, declaring U.S. troops must "fight to win." He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America's longest…
  6. Chinese activist on trial accused of inciting subversion

    Billingsgazette.com - World 08.22 / 04:55 billingsgazette.com
    BEIJING (AP) — A prominent Chinese human rights campaigner detained in connection with a sweeping crackdown on lawyers and activists stood trial Tuesday on a charge of inciting subversion of state p…
  7. Chile families fight for acceptance of transgender children

    Billingsgazette.com - World 08.22 / 04:55 billingsgazette.com
    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Monica Flores was returning from a holiday abroad when Chilean police stopped her for questions at the airport. They were bothered that their records didn't match: She had left the country with a son and r…
  8. Navy orders 7th Fleet review amid search for 10 from McCain

    Billingsgazette.com - World 08.22 / 04:55 billingsgazette.com
    SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided in Southeast Asia, leaving 10 U.S. sailors missing a…
  1. Cosby seeks new legal team ahead of sexual assault retrial

    Wtvq.com - U.S. 08.22 / 05:22 wtvq.com
    AP Photo/Matt Rourke NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby wants a judge to sign off on a swap that would give him a fresh new legal team ahead of his sexual assault retrial in Pennsylvania in November. Cosby is expected in court Tuesday morning in Norristown as the lawyers who fought to a deadlock in […] The post Cosby seeks new legal team ahead of sexual assault retrial appeared first on ABC 36…
  2. Where's the kelp? Warm ocean takes toll on undersea forests

    Wtvq.com - U.S. 08.22 / 05:22 wtvq.com
    AP Photo/Charles Krupa APPLEDORE ISLAND, Maine (AP) — When diving in the Gulf of Maine a few years back, Jennifer Dijkstra expected to be swimming through a flowing kelp forest that had long served as a nursery and food for juvenile fish and lobster. But Dijkstra, a University of New Hampshire marine biologist, saw only […] The post Where's the kelp? Warm ocean takes toll on undersea forests appeared first on ABC 36…
  3. Confederate flags in NYC window met with rocks, suit, tarp

    Wtvq.com - U.S. 08.22 / 05:22 wtvq.com
    AP Photo/Jennifer Peltz NEW YORK (AP) — The Confederate flags had been in a Manhattan apartment window for over a year. And then, in a matter of days last week, they were met with hurled rocks, a punched-out window, a tarp hung over them and legal action. By Monday, the lighted flags were no more […] The post Confederate flags in NYC window met with rocks, suit, tarp appeared first on ABC 36…
  4. Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may open

    Wtvq.com - U.S. 08.22 / 05:22 wtvq.com
    DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver’s elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places may mean the city gets few takers for the new licenses. Denver voters approved bring-your-own-pot clubs in a ballot measure last year after […] The post Denver soon to license pot clubs, but few may open appeared first on ABC 36…
  5. Video: Russian air force destroys 200+ ISIS terrorists heading for Deir ez-Zor, Syria – MoD

    Rinf.com - U.S. 08.22 / 05:08 rinf.com
    The Russian air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State militants, vehicles and large caliber weapons heading to the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, the … Via…
  6. Polish government demands war reparations from Germany

    Rinf.com - U.S. 08.22 / 05:08 rinf.com
      Polish government demands war reparations from Germany By Clara Weiss 22 August 2017 The Polish government of the Law and Justice party (PiS) announced earlier this month that it would demand reparations from Germany for the massive damage done to the country under the Nazi occupation in World War II. Just a few days …
  7. Photographing a White-Supremacist Attack

    Rinf.com - U.S. 08.22 / 05:08 rinf.com
    Some of the most dramatic scenes from last weekend’s neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville — images of white extremists beating a black man in a parking lot — were captured by photographer Zach Roberts who talked with Dennis J Bernstein. White supremacists beating an African American man in Charlottesville, VA. August 12, 2017. (Copyright Zach Roberts/GregPalast.com [R…
  8. Jefferson Memorial exhibit update will acknowledge slavery record

    Rinf.com - U.S. 08.22 / 05:08 rinf.com
    Washington ExaminerAugust 21, 2017 An exhibit alongside the nation’s chief memorial to Thomas Jefferson will receive an update that reflects “the complexity” of his status as a founder of the United States and a slaveholder, according to stewards of the National Mall. The decision reflects an acute awareness of the furor currently surrounding Confederate statues [R…
  1. Italian tourist island hit by deadly quake

    France24.com -Europe 08.22 / 04:34 www.france24.com
    A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia late Monday, causing destruction that left one person dead and one missing at peak tourist season, authorities…
  2. It's an Italian Thing

    Economywatch.com - Europe 08.22 / 02:52 economywatch.com
    italy_votes.jpg Home Page News Page Italian Prime Minister has set the date for the constitutional referendum as late as practically possibly.  It will be held on December 4.  The issue is the perfect bicameralism that gives as much power to the Senate as the Chamber of Deputies.  …
  3. UK Manufacturing's PMI Upside Surprise

    Economywatch.com - Europe 08.22 / 02:52 economywatch.com
    two_thumbs_up.jpg Home Page News Page The new month has begun with a couple of surprises.  The biggest surprise has been the record jump in the UK manufacturing PMI to 53.3 from 48.3.  A much smaller rebound was expected in August after the Brexit shock drop in July. …
  4. Maybe Third Times a Charm for Rajoy?

    Economywatch.com - Europe 08.22 / 02:52 economywatch.com
    spain_votes.jpg Home Page News Page There is a small chance that the political deadlock in Spain will be resolved this week.  Despite the agreement on some 150 policy points, the Popular Party and Ciudadanos, the new center-right party, they will not secure a majority without the tacit support of some members of either the…
  5. Post-Brexit UK Long-Term Economic Outlook...Meh

    Economywatch.com - Europe 08.22 / 02:52 economywatch.com
    united_kingdom_health.jpg Home Page News Page Britain’s economy after the vote to leave the European Union has been marked by one word: uncertainty. However, the FTSE 100, the UK’s main stock index, seems to be ticking along nicely. Britain’s economy after the…
  6. His McMaster’s Voice: Is Trump’s Afghanistan Policy THAT Different from Obama’s?

    Breitbart.com - Europe 08.22 / 02:17 breitbart.com
    Stanislaw Lem’s 1968 book, His Master’s Voice, portrayed first contact between an extra-terrestrial species and the efforts needed to translate the language they used, for human understanding. Today’s Afghanistan speech by President Trump may be equally alien to his electoral base, though it was not difficult to figure out whose influence led to the speech’s neoconservative bent. HR McMaster’s voice was clear to hear. It’s a voice that appears to have been carried over from the George W. Bu…
  7. Earthquake hits Italian island of Ischia, causing death and destruction

    Dw.com - Europe 08.21 / 23:47 dw.com
    At least one person has died and several are missing after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Ischia off the coast of Naples. Rescue services have been pulling people out of the…
  8. Ensco drillship wins contract with Noble Energy in Mediterranean Sea

    Worldoil.com - Europe 08.21 / 23:12 worldoil.com
    Ensco plc announced today that the ultra-deepwater drillship ENSCO DS-7 has been awarded a contract by Noble Energy to drill two wells and complete four production wells at the Leviathan field development in the Mediterranean…
  1. China's Growth Augmented by the Diaspora

    Economywatch.com - China 08.21 / 23:47 economywatch.com
    china_business.jpg News Page Home Page In 1995, Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade published a 350-page report on overseas Chinese business networks, calling them ‘one of the main forces driving the dynamic growth that characterises the region’. This interest reflected the economic clout of the then…
  2. China's Eventual Leadership Role

    Economywatch.com - China 08.21 / 23:47 economywatch.com
    chinas_peoples_hall.jpg News Page Home Page For a great power to lead the world there are a few qualities that it should bring to the table. These include, but are not limited to, material strength, an aspiration for recognition, and sufficient international support. Does China currently possess these qualities? …
  3. Is China's Gender Equality Movement Taking a Backseat to Economic Growth?

    Economywatch.com - China 08.21 / 23:47 economywatch.com
    china_growth.jpg Home Page News Page One of the distinctive features of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the Mao era was its commitment to women’s liberation. In April 1949, six months before the declaration of the People’s Republic, the first national women’s conference was held and the All-China Federation of…
  4. China Welcomes the G20 to SimCity

    Economywatch.com - China 08.21 / 23:47 economywatch.com
    china_schenzen.jpg Home Page News Page China is gearing up to hold the G20 summit in its eastern city of Hangzhou. It’s a fitting location for the leaders of the world’s 20 leading economies (19 countries and the EU) to meet. Famed for its beauty, Hangzhou is also a key part of one of China’s most…
  5. One Belt, One Road, Many Factors

    Economywatch.com - China 08.21 / 23:47 economywatch.com
    china_silk_road.jpg Home Page News Page Since 2013, the ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) initiative has become the centrepiece of China’s economic diplomacy. The essence of OBOR is to promote regional and cross-continental connectivity between China and Eurasia. The ‘One Belt’ and ‘One Road’ refer…
  6. China’s travel ban squeezing tourism, retail industries on Jeju

    Koreatimesus.com - Korea 08.21 / 23:03 koreatimesus.com
    JEJU, South Korea, July 9 (Yonhap) — The impact from China’s measure to place a ban on all group tours to South Korea in response to Seoul’s decision to deploy a U.S.-led missile system has remained felt by businesses on South Korea’s southern resort island of Jeju, with the number of Chinese tourists ever decreasing,…
  7. Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship crashes into oil tanker

    Worldoil.com - South Asia 08.21 / 22:06 worldoil.com
    Ten sailors are missing and five were injured after a U.S. warship collided with a petroleum tanker near Singapore on Monday, the second crash involving an American naval vessel in Asia in a matter of…
  8. #NewNationalism: 'Turn India into a Hindu state'

    Dw.com - Asia 08.21 / 18:31 dw.com
    Following her trip to the US, DW's Fanny Fascar headed to India to find out what's driving nationalism in one of Asia's most populous countries. She discovered that religion there can run deeper than democratic…
  1. Sweden-born Hosam Aiesh to represent Palestine

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 08.22 / 04:46 albawaba.com
    @FutbolPalestine: #PalestiniansAbroad Everything you need to know about the newest member of Al-Fida'i- Hosam Aiesh © 2000 - 2017 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) read …
  2. Scientists identify bacteria that boosts athletic performance

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 08.22 / 04:46 albawaba.com
    The results showed that the bacteria that inhabits the digestive tracts of the athletes may help develop probiotic supplements that could help them. Tapping into the microbiome of runners and rowers, scientists have identified a bacteria that inhabits their digestive tracts and may aid in athletic performance, a finding that can help develop probiotic bacteria for applications in performance and recovery. …
  3. EFA agree to raise number of foreign players for each Egyptian Premier League club

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 08.22 / 04:46 albawaba.com
    The clubs of the Egyptian Premier League have agreed with the Egyptian Football Association to register four foreign players in each team's squad, instead of the previous three. "The majority approved registering four foreign players instead of three in each team squad for the new season," the EFA revealed in a statement on its official Facebook page on Monday after a meeting between the board and the presidents of the clubs. …
  4. Qatar crisis is back to square one as economy shows the strain

    Worldoil.com - Qatar 08.22 / 04:20 worldoil.com
    The Saudi-led alliance that severed ties with Qatar reinstated a list of 13 demands that must be met before talks to resolve the eight-week crisis could…
  5. Le Marais: A Memorable Meal with a Cookbook to Keep the Memories on Your Own Table

    Last year, Le Marais’s owner, Jose Meirelles, a Portuguese-Catholic immigrant who never cooked anything until he came to the United States in the 1980s, and Mr. Hennessey, co-authored a cookbook, "Le Marais: A Rare Steakhouse…Well Done," that is, in equal parts, a chef’s delight and a 264-page enticement to return again and again to the resta…
  6. Russia hails 'dramatic shift' in Syria war amid increased bombings

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 08.22 / 03:41 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Russian defence ministry says Aleppo has been completely 'liberated' from…
  7. Lebanon helped foil Australia plane bomb plot: Minister

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 08.22 / 03:41 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Suspect in Sydney planned to smuggle bomb in meat grinder into UAE-bound…
  8. 'It Sucks': Life Inside The Independent News Outlet Seized by the Egyptian State

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 08.22 / 02:43 albawaba.com
    Another nail in the coffin of Egypt's free press came last week as The Daily News Egypt, the country’s last independent newspaper was taken over by the management of Akhbar Al Youm, a state-owned newspaper favored by the Cairo regime.The news sent shockwaves through journalistic circles in the Egyptian capital where the Daily News once cast a critical eye over those in power. © 2017 Al Bawaba (w…
  1. News24.com | Wits students stand up for gay rights

    News24.com - Africa 08.22 / 04:35 www.news24.com
    Students at universities who identify with the LGBTQ+ community still face daunting challenges even though these institutions are viewed as liberal and…
  2. News24.com | Top Africa stories: SADC, Zim, Nigeria

    News24.com - Africa 08.22 / 04:35 www.news24.com
    Zimbabwe's vice president has returned home from SA after "food poisoning treatment" , and Nigerians have celebrated the return of President Muhammadu Buhari with thanksgiving…
  3. News24.com | Woman wants damages after reservist boyfriend shot her

    News24.com - Africa 08.22 / 03:30 www.news24.com
    An Eastern Cape woman wants the minister of police held liable for damages she suffered after her reservist boyfriend shot her in the…
  4. Buhari’s First Day Back On Duty A Loud Disappointment, Concerned Aso Rock Sources Say

    Saharareporters.com - Africa 08.22 / 03:06 saharareporters.com
    0 Comments Breaking News Buhari’s First Day Back On Duty A Loud Disappointment, Concerned Aso Rock Sources Say 51 Minutes A…
  5. Ondo Govt Says 80 % Payment Of September Salary Remitted To Workers Was Paid In Error, Beg Labour Unions To Shelve Plann

    Saharareporters.com - Africa 08.22 / 03:06 saharareporters.com
    0 Comments Sahara Reporters Ondo Govt Says 80 % Payment Of September Salary Remitted To Workers Was Paid In Error, Beg Labour Unions To Shelve Planned Action 2 Hours…
  6. Earthquake kills one, injures dozens on Ischia island

    Aljazeera.com - Africa 08.22 / 00:37 aljazeera.com
    The 4.0-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings and caused a blackout on the holiday island off the coast of…
  7. Atwood Oceanics announces contract for ultra-deepwater rig offshore Africa

    Worldoil.com - West Africa 08.21 / 23:12 worldoil.com
    Atwood Oceanics, Inc., has announced that one of its subsidiaries agreed to a one well contract at an undisclosed dayrate for operations offshore Northwest Africa with Kosmos Energy Ventures for the ultra-deepwater rig, the Atwood…
  8. Navy orders 'operational pause' for warships and a fleet-wide investigation after latest collision at sea

    LATimes-Asia 08.21 / 22:23 latimes.com
    The Navy said Monday that the world’s largest and most powerful armada will immediately pause operations for a fleet-wide safety review following the pre-dawn collision of a guided-missile destroyer and an oil tanker that left 10 sailors missing near Singapore, the fourth naval accident in t…
  1. Growing signs of constitutional breakdown follow repeal of corruption charges against Brazil’s President Temer

    Wsws.org - Latin America 08.22 / 05:22 wsws.org
    The Workers Party attacks Temer’s government not as an opponent of capitalism, but as a defender of the interests of a “national bou…
  2. Ecuador: Top Prosecutor to Present evidence of corruption against Vice President Glas

    (Reuters)(US News and World Report -Daniel Tapa – Ecuador’s top prosecutor said on Monday he would present evidence of corruption against the country’s embattled vice president, who was stripped of his duties by a presidential decree that stopped short of firing him earlier this month. Vice President Jorge Glas was sidelined early this month by…
  3. Colombia’s Government and FARC Sign Modified Peace Accord

    Stewardshipreport.com - Latin America 08.22 / 01:04 stewardshipreport.com
    New York, N.Y. Colombia’s government and its largest rebel group announced a new, modified peace accord Saturday, after voters rejected an earlier deal in a referendum. Secretary Kerry Meets With Colombian Officials in Havana, Cuba. Photo: U.S. Department of State. The government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – a Marxist guerrilla group –…
  4. Election of constituent assembly in Venezuela takes place amid intensified violence and US threats

    Wsws.org - Latin America 08.22 / 00:14 wsws.org
    The conflict between the rival sections of the ruling class is reaching a breaking…
  5. Cuban-American Youth More Open to Improved U.S.-Cuba Relations

    Stewardshipreport.com - Latin America 08.22 / 00:02 stewardshipreport.com
    Miami, FL. Like many young Cuban-Americans in Miami, 18-year-old Stephanie Chaviano grew up speaking two languages: Spanish, at home, and English, in school. President Barack Obama’s change in policy toward Cuba comes as the Cuban-American population itself is changing – in its demographics, views of U.S.-Cuba policy and its politics. Chaviano has spent her entire […
  6. Six Years After Quake, ‘Deteriorating’ Situation for Those in Haiti Camps

    Stewardshipreport.com - Latin America 08.22 / 00:02 stewardshipreport.com
    New York, N.Y. Six years after the devastating earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people and left at least 1.5 million homeless, the United Nations is underlining that humanitarian action has achieved significant results, but that the situation has been deteriorating since June. Six years after the devastating earthquake of 2010 that killed 200,000+ people and …
  7. Sean Penn Interviewed Drug Lord “El Chapo” for Rolling Stone

    Stewardshipreport.com - Latin America 08.22 / 00:02 stewardshipreport.com
    Washington, D.C. “El Chapo” Guzman in Mexico, months before his capture, for an interview posted on Rolling Stone magazine’s website late Saturday, a day after Guzman was captured by Mexican authorities. Sean Penn at an anti-war rally in Washington, D.C., January 27, 2007. Photo: Elvert Xavier Barnes. Guzman “proudly” volunteers to Penn “I supply more heroin, …
  8. Latino Voters Potentially ‘Game Changer’ in Presidential Elections

    Stewardshipreport.com - Latin America 08.22 / 00:02 stewardshipreport.com
    Washington, D.C. The Latino population has grown into the largest minority group in the United States, a transformation that makes this voting bloc increasingly influential in this November’s presidential election. Latinos comprise more than 17 percent of the total U.S. population, according to the Pew Research Center, and U.S. Census figures project that number to…