Venezuelan Immigrants Stand at Crossroad

Venezuelan Immigrants Stand at Crossroad as Ecuadorian President Demands Passport to Cross Border

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Last updated on August 21st, 2018Hundreds of people from Venezuela are fleeing to Ecuadorian towns, only to be stopped at border checkpoint as new passport rules puts a halt to their dream of living a good life. According to UN, the economic condition of the South American country has worsened since the prices of oil…

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Virginia’s Mia Hoen-Beck Hits the Soccer Field After a Long-Standing Injury

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Virginia’s Mia Hoen-Beck is back on the soccer field, which she calls as a full-circle moment. Passing out of Northern Virginia’s James Madison High School, Hoen-Beck was ranked amongst the top 20 players in the country. Being a prominent member of the U17 U.S. National Team, she presided her McLean-based club team through two state championships. Plus, and Hoen-Beck took the charge of several top college programs in…

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Emergency declared in Virginia prior to ‘Unite the Right’ rally
Emergency declared in Virginia prior to ‘Unite the Right’ rally

A state of emergency declared in Virginia prior to ‘Unite the Right’ rally

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Prior to the anniversary of Unite the Right rally, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville have declared a state of emergency. Unite the Right rally is also known as the Charlottesville rally or Charlottesville riots. It occurred in 2017, from August 11 to 12, and was prompted by the city’s plans to…

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Shorter telecast and new changes announced for upcoming Oscars ceremonies

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A few changes to future Oscars telecasts have been announced on Wednesday by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The 2020 ceremony will be bumped up two weeks to February 9; and, the televised ceremony will be limited to three hours only. Also, a new category is announced that will recognize achievement in…

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Dr Robert Newman
Dr Robert Newman

Dr Robert Newman, Pioneer in Methadone Treatment, Dies in Manhattan

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Dr Robert Newman, ex-president and ex-CEO of Beth Israel Medical Center (1978 – 1997) & an internationally recognized expert on addiction treatment, died on Aug 1 in Manhattan. He was 80. He was struck by a car in the Bronx in June and never recovered from his injuries, his son, Seiji, said. Dr Newman worked…

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‘Armed Brothers’ UAE and Saudi on an invasion spree of the gulf region?

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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the allies working together for common objectives, were planning to invade Qatar last year. According to a report published by the Intercept, the plot was largely devised towards a common goal of inhumanity, harming its former ally, which it later blockaded. The involvement of Saudi Arabia and…

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Invasion of Kuwait: Why August of 1990 was a dismal period for the country?

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“Cutting a few throat is better than cutting the means of living,” said Saddam Hussein, on July 17, 1990, as a warning to Kuwait. The history reveals that the threat didn’t just remain to be words. August 2, 1990, marked a day for Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. Four divisions of the Iraqi Army SF units and…

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Will the US President shut down the federal government?

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On July 30, the US President Donald Trump repeated his threat to shut down the federal government, in case the Congress fails to serve the Republican demand to restraint immigration by imposing security on the border with Mexico, and to erect his long-promised border wall. However, Trump’s remarks left a wide scope of negotiation with…

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United Nations: Armed Yemen war recruits over 800 children

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The United Nations has reported that over 800 children are enlisted in the devastating armed Yemen war. Some amongst these children are as young as 11 years old. The ongoing civil war of Yemen began in 2015 for its control, between the Northern Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government, backed by the UAE, Saudi Arabia and…

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