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Militants attack Pakistani university Militants attack Pakistani university
- Enero 21, 2016

A breakaway Taliban faction took responsibility for the university attack, which raised grim echoes of the 2014 school massacre that left 150 dead, 144 of them children. "I see this as simply as retaliatory, that is the Taliban saying, 'If you're going to bring Pakistani special forces and the army up into our turf, you're going pay a heavy price'". (los mas...)
CNN Holding Des Moines Town Hall for Democratic Presidential Candidates
- Enero 21, 2016

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who are battling for support in the state , will appear in the prime-time event along with former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. Monday's town hall comes amid continued questions about the relative scarcity of Democratic presidential debates in the lead-up to the general election November 8. (los mas...)
The warmest year on record
- Enero 21, 2016

Including the year 2015, 15 of the 16 warmest years on record have occurred during the 21st century, with the exception of 1998, which now tied with 2009 as the sixth warmest year on record, both reports said . According to Astrid Caldas, climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, the news of 2015′s record was no surprise, but the year-over-year jump merits attention. (los mas...)
Iran leader dims hopes for more US outreach
- Enero 21, 2016

Although there is no clear path for greater U.S.-Iran contacts after more than 35 years of diplomatic estrangement, the high-level connections forged during the long nuclear talks have raised suggestions of new opportunities for interaction. (los mas...)
Outlook Gloomy for Global Employment, Labor Group Predicts Outlook Gloomy for Global Employment, Labor Group Predicts
- Enero 21, 2016

Haq said Ban has been raising the need for new jobs in discussions with business leaders and others at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week. "Many working women and men are having to accept low paid jobs, both in emerging and developing economies and also, increasingly in developed countries", he added, stressing that despite a drop in unemployment in some European Union countries and the United States, too many people are still jobless. (los mas...)
Clinton hits Sanders over Planned Parenthood comments Clinton hits Sanders over Planned Parenthood comments
- Enero 21, 2016

But you know what, Hillary Clinton has been around there for a very, very long time and some of these groups are part of the establishment". His comments prompted a flurry of statements and comments on Twitter that continued into Wednesday morning. (los mas...)
Governors' emails show debate over blame for Flint water
- Enero 21, 2016

Environmental Protection Agency "can't find evidence of a major change" in lead contamination. Rick Snyder responded Monday to criticism from presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the Democratic debates for his handling of Flint's water emergency, saying Clinton is making it a political issue. (los mas...)
Snyder asks Obama to reconsider Flint denial
- Enero 21, 2016

The emails date from January, 2014 through December, 2015. Facing protests, lawsuits and calls for his resignation, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, apologised to the city's residents on Tuesday (Jan 19) and called for the state to spend US$28 million (S$40 million) on fixes. (los mas...)
Do you support the Supreme Court's decision to review Obama's immigration order? Do you support the Supreme Court's decision to review Obama's immigration order?
- Enero 21, 2016

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada welcomed the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to review a challenge to President Barack Obama's presidential powers. "We're excited and pleased that the Supreme Court will examine the merits of these executive actions", said Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, known as CLINIC. (los mas...)
Obama takes credit for resurgent US auto industry
- Enero 21, 2016

President Barack Obama described the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, as a "terrible tragedy". On Saturday, President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration for Flint. By October, the Snyder administration was forced to acknowledge lead concerns and help Flint return to Detroit's water system. Snyder said in Tuesday's annual State of the State speech that the $28 million is not his last budget request for Flint. (los mas...)
President Obama Meets With Flint Mayor Karen Weaver Amid Water Crisis
- Enero 21, 2016

Obama declared a state of emergency in MI on Saturday, freeing up federal aid to help in the crisis over lead-contaminated water that arose from cost-cutting measures implemented in Flint, home to 100,000 people. Snyder, a former venture capitalist and computer executive who took office in 2011 billing himself as a practical decision-maker and a "tough nerd", has rejected calls for his resignation. (los mas...)
Threats continue after ambush shooting of Philadelphia cop Threats continue after ambush shooting of Philadelphia cop
- Enero 21, 2016

Police said Archer approached the driver's side of officer Jesse Hartnett's patrol auto around 11:40 p.m. Thursday at 60th and Spruce streets in West Philadelphia, repeatedly firing as he walked closer to the vehicle. The tip could not be immediately corroborated, police said, but it is not isolated, and is one of many that Philadelphia police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation say they are looking into as they investigate whether Archer had any connection to radicalism. (los mas...)
Blast near Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad; 3 Afghan cops killed Blast near Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad; 3 Afghan cops killed
- Enero 21, 2016

Wednesday's attack on the Pakistani consulate has stoked "fears over the spread of the ultra-radical movement in Afghanistan", notes The Sydney Morning Herald . The embassy official said all consular staff were evacuated. "It was a big attack", Pakistani Consul General in Jalalabad Farmanullah Khan told The Express Tribune by telephone. (los mas...)
Doctors asked to watch for Zika virus
- Enero 21, 2016

Travelers can protect themselves from this disease by taking steps to prevent mosquito bites. More than 3,500 cases of microcephaly have been reported in the South American country, and 46 babies have died. Any pregnant woman reporting such travel and Zika symptoms during or within two weeks of her travel should be tested for the virus. It's spread to people through mosquito bites. (los mas...)
Several Canadian cities stop taking Syrian refugees Several Canadian cities stop taking Syrian refugees
- Enero 21, 2016

McCallum says where refugees end up living will depend on which communities have the resources to resettle the 10,000 that have arrived since November - and 15,000 more that are scheduled to arrive by the end of February. The government gets the first dip into selecting the eligible refugees recommended by its visa posts and the leftovers are then put into a pool of profiles for the selection of the 100 faith and community groups that hold refugee sponsorship agreements with Ottawa. (los mas...)
SpaceX rocket landing goes wrong again as Falcon 9 tips and explodes
- Enero 21, 2016

After a historical, successful landing at Cape Canaveral last month, SpaceX wanted to ideal the landing-at-sea technique, but unfortunately, all tests ended in failure. SpaceX is conducting Sunday's launch for NASA. "As we touched down, it was a slightly harder landing than we expected, and it looks like one of the landing legs may have broken as we touched down on the drone ship", said John Federspiel, SpaceX's lead mechanical design engineer. (los mas...)
Anglicans penalise United States church over gay marriage Anglicans penalise United States church over gay marriage
- Enero 21, 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who is regarded as a "first among equals" among Anglican archbishops by virtue of his office, said at a January 15 press conference the U.S. However, he said he remains committed to the Anglican Communion. In it, we pledged "to make safe the road from Jericho to Jerusalem that is walked by everyone who strives for just and fair societies and full inclusion in the Body of Christ". (los mas...)
Saudi Arabia Fearful of Iran's Ever-Increasing Power: Lebanese Analyst
- Enero 21, 2016

Xi said: "Since China and Saudi Arabia forged diplomatic ties 26 years ago, our relationship has developed by leaps and bounds, with mutual political trust deepening continuously and rich results in cooperation in various fields". Iranian authorities have said that those detained over the incident included its ringleader but no charges have been announced. The two countries have been engaged in a diplomatic spat over Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shiite cleric and the subsequent ... (los mas...)
'Making A Murderer' directors say media 'demonised' Avery
- Enero 21, 2016

Along with just about everybody else, supermodel Gigi Hadid has been watching Netflix's true crime documentary Making a Murderer, and - also like everybody else - she has a lot of thoughts and feelings about it. "But we've not returned to Wisconsin in the past four weeks". He was exonerated of a rape conviction after serving 18 years in prison thanks to the Innocence Project . (los mas...)
Michigan House approves $28M in aid for Flint
- Enero 21, 2016

The problem arose after the state government took over management of the city's affairs, and in an effort to save money, switched the city's source of drinking water from Lake Huron to the badly polluted Flint River. Weaver called Snyder's apology a "good start", but said it was the state's responsibility to replace Flint's infrastructure. The state Department of Environmental Quality later conceded that it should have required the city to add anti-corrosion chemicals to the water, but did ... (los mas...)