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Social media literacy required for new form of news conference for President-elect Donald Trump

Social media literacy required for new form of news conference for President-elect Donald Trump

December 13, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Monday canceled the only news conference he has scheduled since his election, continuing to communicate with the public via Twitter and carefully curated, one-on-one interviews. Trump aides said Monday that an announcement planned for Thursday on the future of Trump's business empire had been rescheduled. Spokesman Sean Spicer said in an email that...

“History will absolve me.” – President Fidel Castro dies at age 90

“History will absolve me.” – President Fidel Castro dies at age 90

November 26, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — On an island where most citizens do not have the internet, do not have cell phones with roaming data access, the death of former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to victory in Cuba will be a shock. An even greater shock will be to learn that Castro will be cremated, per his wishes, on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Fidel Castro embraced Soviet-style communism and defied...

Is the call for a border wall already showing signs of cracks?

Is the call for a border wall already showing signs of cracks?

November 14, 2016

  NASHVILLE — President-elect Donald Trump's tough-talking plan to rein in illegal immigration showed signs of cracking on Sunday, with the president-elect seemingly backing off his vow to build a solid wall along the southern U.S. border and the top House Republican rejecting any "deportation force" targeting people in the country illegally. Students at John Overton High School d...

Tragedy keeps striking civilians shutting down cities due to violent rampages

Tragedy keeps striking civilians shutting down cities due to violent rampages

October 26, 2016

  QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's city of Quetta shut down on Wednesday following a militant rampage at a police academy the day before as the victims' families buried 60 police cadets and an army officer killed in the attack — one of the deadliest targeting Pakistani security forces in recent years.  The brazen assault saw unarmed cadets and police trainees — many of whom were asleep i...

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