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Progressives make gains in Spanish elections; conservatives lose majority

Progressives make gains in Spanish elections; conservatives lose majority

Preliminary results from Spain’s regional elections on Sunday showed big gains for upstart leftist and center-right parties and the conservatives losing their majority.

‘Offended,’ Israel won’t publicly support Obama’s initiative

‘Offended,’ Israel won’t publicly support Obama’s initiative

Left in the dark over Washington’s reunification plans with Havana, while not wanting to alienate key Republican allies, Israel has opted not to publicly support the Obama administration’s Cuban initiative.

Putin: ‘Cooperation with Latin America is key to Russia’s foreign policy’

Putin: ‘Cooperation with Latin America is key to Russia’s foreign policy’

Moscow’s cooperation with Latin American states is a priority for Russia’s foreign policy, President Vladimir Putin told Cuba’s Prensa Latina and Russia’s Itar-Tass news agencies in an interview. “Latin America is a unique civilization that is close to us in spirit and culture,” he told the news agencies.

‘Propagandist Fox News more dangerous than ISIS’

‘Propagandist Fox News more dangerous than ISIS’

Comedian Russell Brand condemned Fox News as a “fanatical terrorist propaganda organization” during a 10-minute tirade on video this week. “Don’t think of a bomb as going down there and destroying stuff, think of it as like a seed that goes into the ground, and grows insurgents out of it, it creates more terrorism, doing it,” he said.

Most Americans distrust people around them

Most Americans distrust people around them

2/3 of all Americans believe that they can’t trust most other persons, a new survey says. The poll showed a record number of Americans who distrust those who surround them, in everyday life.

Cuba: New therapy could revolutionize the fight against cancer

Cuba: New therapy could revolutionize the fight against cancer

Cuban doctors in Havana [last week] presented the result of 14 years’ research, a solution of anti-tumor peptides whose natural analog is capable of offering positive dynamics in the treatment of cancer.

Spying scandal sends U.S. influence on Latin America into nosedive

Spying scandal sends U.S. influence on Latin America into nosedive

Leftists in the region are now more aggressive and right-wingers have been pressured to speak out. American experts may insist their focus is on Syria, but the backyard is rising in revolt. And what pushed them to action were the spies.

DOJ wants Bush and cabinet members exempt from Iraq war trial

DOJ wants Bush and cabinet members exempt from Iraq war trial

The U.S. Dept. of Justice has requested that former President George W. Bush and the highest figures in his administration receive full exemption from being tried for the Iraq War.

Chomsky: U.S. conducts ‘the most awesome international terrorist campaign ever’

Chomsky: U.S. conducts ‘the most awesome international terrorist campaign ever’

“U.S. policy is designed in a way to increase terror,” said U.S. academician, philosopher and linguist Noam Chomsky last weekend at the Swiss Press Club in Geneva.

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