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Have we forgotten the meaning of Memorial Day?

When the USA entered World War I in 1914, Decoration Day was expanded to remember all those killed in war. The first state to officially recognize Memorial Day was NY in 1873. Until after World War I, southern states celebrate a separate Memorial Day in honor of the Confederate dead. However, in much the same manner as Christmas is not really about glittery trees, blinking lights, and mistleto... Además...

Singapore donates US$ 100000 to support Sri Lanka disaster relief

Singapore donates US$ 100000 to support Sri Lanka disaster relief The DMC further said that 104 people were still listed as missing and that another 88 remained in hospital. At an intersection close to Agalawatte, 60 miles (98km) south of Colombo , Sri Lanka's capital, four bodies in coffins were kept in a house, awaiting boats to be taken to a temple where displaced people have taken refuge. Además...

President Trump Attends G-7 Summit In Sicily

The White House said "the United States and the European Union should deepen our strong economic relationship" and spoke of a need to protect USA and EU industries from "unfair competition" - a shared concern coming, notably, from China. As the Italian air force painted the sky with the colors of the Italian flag, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump made her own colorful statement, touring a nearby to... Además...

Memorial Day 2017: Glorious Memorial Day Quotes and Sayings

Memorial Day 2017: Glorious Memorial Day Quotes and Sayings But the nationwide day of remembrance goes back to 1868, when Gen. John A. Logan, leader of a Northern Civil War veterans organization, called for Americans to recognize the ultimate sacrifice that thousands of men and women made to keep the United States free. Además...

Lib Dems call for review of pension tax relief

Lib Dems call for review of pension tax relief The student, studying British politics and legislative studies at Hull University, booked himself into a local hairdresser after he chose to go ahead. On the lettings side the party proposes a Rent to Own model where rent payments give tenants an increasing stake in the property, owning it outright after 30 years. Además...

Abbott Promises Special Session Announcement 'Later This Week'

Because the two chambers failed to agree on the provisions of the sunset legislation, Patrick has since used that as justification for the governor to call a special session. He said he would be making an announcement on the potential of a special session before the end of the week. The out Apple CEO and 13 other tech leaders, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and the head of Google, sent a l... Además...

Asus' Tango-supported ZenFone AR coming to USA in July

Asus' Tango-supported ZenFone AR coming to USA in July The executive also revealed that by next year, over 1,000 Tango apps will be available up from the more than 100 that now exist. The first developer conference is slated for July, in Taiwan. According to the company, of 100+ Tango AR apps, as many as 50 run stably on the Asus ZenFone AR , but it expects the number to grow significantly in the coming months. Además...

Pope says Egyptian Copts killed by ISIS were 'martyrs'

Pope says Egyptian Copts killed by ISIS were 'martyrs' But the only confirmed strikes appear to have hit a pro-Al-Qaeda group in the Libyan city of Derna that has fought against IS. Twenty-nine people died in the attack Friday on Christians traveling to a monastery south of Cairo . Majlis Mujahedeen Derna ousted IS from Derna in 2015 and also fights Haftar's forces. In a widely publicized visit to Egypt soon after the April attacks , Pope... Además...

Corea del Norte confirma su último ensayo de misiles de "alta precisión"

El líder de Corea del Norte , Kim Jong-un, supervisó la prueba de un nuevo sistema de defensa antiaérea, indicó la agencia oficial KCNA, en medio de una tensión que no para de crecer tras los ensayos de misiles realizados durante las últimas semanas por el régimen de Pyongyang . Además...

Debe solicitar PGR desafuero de Rocío Nahle, dice Yunes

Debe solicitar PGR desafuero de Rocío Nahle, dice Yunes La secretaria general de Morena , Yeidckol Polevnsky, aseguró Rocío Nahle , no será investigada por los órganos internos del instituto político, luego de que Eva Cadena la acusara de ser la operadora de Andrés Manuel López Obrador . En ese sentido, Ana María Winckler Ortiz acudió ante la delegación de la Procuraduría General de la República en Veracruz para desmentir a la diputada fed... Además...

Corea del Norte cachetea a China con su misil: Donald Trump

Trump expresó este lunes que con la última prueba de misil balístico, Corea del Norte dio una bofetada a su principal aliado China , elogiada por el mandatario estadounidense por tratar de detener a Pyongyang . Corea del Sur , por su parte, prometió sanciones severas. "Es una flagrante violación de las resoluciones del Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU y una grave amenaza a la paz y la segur... Además...

USA policy against Islamic State moves from 'attrition' to 'annihilation': James Mattis

He said the United States plans to "strip them of any kind of legitimacy" and deny any country from providing Islamic State with any degree of protection, and dry up the group's fundraising. He said has no idea why Russian Federation sees North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as a threat. Mattis also commented on the strategy to deal with Russian Federation, saying that President Donald Trump i... Además...

AMLO expresa apoyo a Delfina

AMLO expresa apoyo a Delfina Tras enumerar un conjunto de programas sociales que se impulsarán en cuanto Gómez gane la gubernatura, advirtió que en las elecciones del próximo 4 de junio Morena se va a enfrentar a la mafia del poder por lo que llamó a salir a defender el voto porque sólo así "la mapachada va a huir porque no va a haber posibilidad de hacer fraude”". Además...

Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Rely On Others

Merkel's comments underscore a creeping geopolitical shift after G-7 leaders failed to convince Trump to stand by the global Paris climate accord. Merkel, who is on the campaign trail ahead of German elections in September, told a crowd in Munich on Sunday that " the times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out ". Además...

La insólita campaña de una candidata a diputada con el jingle de una marca de aceite — ARGENTINA

La insólita campaña de una candidata a diputada con el jingle de una marca de aceite — ARGENTINA El spot fue subido a las redes sociales y no tardó en llamar la atención de los chaqueños. Su nombre es Lilian Marolo y se postula como diputada provincial en la provincia de Chaco , que adelanta sus elecciones para el 4 de junio. Además...

BA London travel chaos hits Jersey passengers

BA London travel chaos hits Jersey passengers British Airways said it was hoping to operate a near-normal schedule of flights from Gatwick, London's other major airport, and the majority of its Heathrow services. I know that's annoying but there's nothing else I can do. There had been accusations of greed on the part of the airline from some, including the GMB trade union, who said that the problems which crippled the airline over the w... Además...

Trump calls trip abroad a 'home run'

Trump calls trip abroad a 'home run' President Trump during his trip to Saudi Arabia. "I think we hit a home run no matter where we are", Trump said as he spoke to members of the military at a Naval Air Station in Sigonella, Italy, celebrating his first trip overseas as president. Además...

U.S. might ban laptops from European flights after all

Officials with the European Union have been trying to pry details from US officials who have been pushing for the ban as a means of reducing the threat that such devices can be used by terrorists. The US government had said terrorists might try to use those electronics to smuggle a bomb on board. In an interview with Bloomberg published online Wednesday, the industry group's CEO, Alexandre d... Además...

Focus on premiums may undermine benefits

I've heard more than one retiree say that if they end up in a nursing home, the state (i.e., Medicaid ) will take care of them when the limited Medicare reimbursement and their own funds run out. On Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office released an independent analysis of the AHCA - passed by the House earlier this month - that points to an increase in the number of uninsured Americans, in... Además...

Presentan ante la OEA dos proyectos de resolución sobre situación en Venezuela

Presentan ante la OEA dos proyectos de resolución sobre situación en Venezuela Ese proceso, dijo la ministra saliente, debe incluir un cronograma electoral "que incluya" las elecciones presidenciales, "separación de poderes según la Constitución y la liberación de presos como condición básica" para el diálogo entre el Gobierno y la oposición. Además...


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