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'Indonesia is on the brink of disaster'

Indonesia's upcoming regional elections have been overshadowed by Muslim mass protests against the candidacy of Jakarta's Christian governor Ahok. …

Religion

Beware a Trump Reichstag Fire

"I alone can fix it."- Donald Trump, July 2016<p>Ever since the election, I have been concerned about and warning others of the possibility of Donald Trump using a terrorist attack in the United States the way Adolf Hitler used the burning of the Reichstag (parliament) building in Berlin in 1933 as a …

Donald Trump

How repealing Obamacare could splinter neighborhoods - Vox

"Inequality brings out the worst in us."<p>In the early 1990s, one of Florida's most populous counties had a problem.<p>So many uninsured residents were using the public hospital that it was costing the county more and more money.<p>But unlike other communities suffering the same fate, Hillsborough County …

Health Care

A history of American anti-immigrant bias, starting with Benjamin Franklin’s hatred of the Germans

In the 1750s, the United States of America was not yet a country, but its trouble with immigrants already had begun.<p>People of non-WASP (white Anglo-Saxon Protestant) descent were crossing the ocean to start new lives in the new world, and earlier Colonial settlers were none too happy about it. …

Immigration

North Korea's missile launch points to advances, US officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Pentagon has assessed that North Korea's weekend missile launch showed new capabilities, US officials told CNN on Monday.<p>The launch involved the first land-based test of an intermediate-range missile that, in the past, has been fired from a submarine, two US officials said. And because …

North Korea

Iraqi air force 'kills 77' in strikes aimed at IS leader Baghdadi

<b>The Iraqi air force has killed 13 commanders of so-called Islamic State in a strike on a building in Qaim where leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was thought to be, a statement said.</b><p>Baghdadi's name was not on a list of the dead published by the military.<p>At least 64 lower-ranked IS fighters were killed in …

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Israel wants settlements, not peace

With each new settlement, the prospect of peace and the formation of a Palestinian state become even more unattainable.<p>Israel is above international law, or so it seems. On December 23, the United Nations Security Council passed resolution 2334, re-affirming the illegality of Israeli …

Israel

Anti-Catholicism On Rise in Venezuela

You are not signed in as a Premium user; we rely on Premium users to support our news reporting. Sign in or Sign up today!<p>CARACAS, Venezuela …

Why America Is Not Really a Free Market Economy

The United States is the world's premier free market economy. Its gross domestic product is greater than any other country that has a free market. …

Ted Cruz Is Right: You Don't Have A Right To Health Care

There was a moment in the CNN Debate between Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders when the Senate’s senior socialist thought he had his Texan colleague dead …

Congratulations To Bolivarian Socialism - Venezuela Sees The Old Child Killing Diseases Back

Some years back the mess that the Bolivarian socialists were making of Venezuela’s economy could be treated as a joke, a dark one to be sure but a joke all the same. It was amusing to see this righteous sticking it to neoliberalism and the Yanquis spreading among the more ignorant of the European …

Venezuela

Socialism Kills: Venezuelan Food Shortage So Bad Flamingos Are Being Hunted

After the death of its 15-year socialist leader Hugo Chávez in 2013, Venezuela has suffered a swift decline into a state of poverty and panic. With …

Venezuela

Donald Trump Suggests He Would Consider Lifting Sanctions on Russia

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Friday that he would be open to ending U.S. sanctions against Russia.<p>Trump said that “at least for a period of …

Donald Trump

These Are the Top 10 Risks to the World in 2017

With the election of Donald Trump, the G-zero world is now fully upon us.<p>The triumph of an “America first” foreign policy marks a fundamental break …

Geopolitics

North Korea's Leader Hints at Long-Range Missile Test Launch

TOKYO — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hinted Sunday that Pyongyang may ring in the new year with another bang — the test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.<p>In his annual New Year's address, Kim said that after testing what the North claims was its first hydrogen bomb last year, …

North Korea

On Obamacare repeal, GOP ideology is colliding with reality

If there weren’t so much at stake, one would be amused at the spectacle of Republican politicians writhing as they try to make good on their ideological promise to “repeal and replace”<p>Obamacarewithout ruining the lives of millions of their own constituents.<p>In the few short weeks since the<p>GOPadded …

Doctors And Hospitals Tell Patients: Show Us The Money Before Treatment

Tai Boxley needs a hysterectomy. The 34-year-old single mother has uterine prolapse, a condition that occurs when the muscles and ligaments supporting the uterus weaken, causing severe pain, bleeding and urine leakage.<p>Boxley and her 13-year-old son have health insurance through her job as an …

Health Care

The true story of America’s sky-high prescription drug prices

Let’s say you’re at the doctor. And the doctor hands you a prescription.<p>The prescription is for Humira, an injectable medication used to treat a lot of common conditions like arthritis and psoriasis. Humira is an especially popular medication right now. In 2015, patients all around the world spent …

New York Times

La crisis del ébola amenaza con colapsar África occidental

ICG pide unidad a los países afectados y a la comunidad internacional que actúe sin dilación y con contundencia<p>MADRID, 28 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) -<p>El …

El miedo al ébola cunde entre los sanitarios y el personal de limpieza

Médicos que tuvieron contacto con la enferma piden aislarse voluntariamente<p>El Carlos III contrata enfermeros por días ante la negativa de algunos …

Bolivia coca growers kill 2 from eradication team

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A police officer on Sunday became the second member of a government eradication squad to die of gunshot wounds from an ambush by coca growers, who authorities said continued to hold eight eradicators hostage.<p>Ten more members of the joint military-police team suffered gunshot …