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September 13, 2018
Tugay Sarac was just 15 when he first talked about traveling from Germany to Syria to fight for Islamic State. But unlike his friends at the time, Sarac had turned to radical Islam as a way of avoiding coming to terms with his sexuality. “I had friends who, like me, were really radical extremists and...
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Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight of all deaths among men and one in 11 among women, the World Health Organization’s cancer research agency said on Wednesday. In its GLOBOCAN report detailing prevalence and death rates from many different types of cancer, the WHO’s International...
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Chilean authorities raided four dioceses on Thursday as part of an investigation into clerical sex abuse of minors and alleged cover-ups by bishops. Prosecutors said the surprise raids took place at the dioceses of Valparaiso, Chillan, Osorno, and Concepcion. Images published by local media showed authorities walking out from the buildings after seizing documents. The...
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The Trump Administration proposed to Congress to use $20 million of foreign assistance funds to help Mexico finance the transportation and deportation process of at least 17,000 people who are in its territory illegally. “This proposal is part of a multidisciplinary effort to tackle the crisis on our southern border,” said U.S. spokeswoman Katie Waldman....
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The Secretariat of Civil Protection announced that the Pacific coast from Chiapas to Jalisco is under a high-wave alert, so he asked the citizens to follow the recommendations issued by local authorities in order to stay safe. The current situation could cause waves of 1.5 to 2.5 meters, which occurs mainly during the months of...
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After selling it on and off in the U.S. for nearly seven decades, Volkswagen has decided to squash its iconic Beetle. The company’s American unit announced Thursday that it would end global production of the third-generation bulbous bug in July of next year after offering two special editions for sale. The compact Beetle was introduced...
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For the occasion of Independence Day celebrations, the City Council of Puerto Vallarta announced that on September 14, 15 and 16, there will be changes in vehicular circulation in the city center, so the population is asked to take precautions to avoid delays, informed the sub-directorate of Municipal Roads. On Friday the 14th, for the...
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mayan alter guatemala
An altar estimated to be around 1,500 years old was discovered in a small archaeological site in northern Guatemala, showing the political ambitions of the Mayan king’s dynasty of Kaanul to control the entire region, similar to the popular television series ‘Game of Thrones’. The limestone altar, weighing almost a ton, was found at the...
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The governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval, visited the Mexican capital to meet with Mexico’s President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, with whom he agreed to allocate $650 million pesos to marginalized areas of the municipality of Puerto Vallarta, through a program of urban improvement that will be started under the new president’s administration. The state governor...
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