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Trump firma decreto que reconoce soberanía de Israel en los Altos del Golán

Voz de América - Redacción El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, firmó el lunes un decreto por el que reconoce oficialmente la soberanía israelí sobre los Altos del Golán, y justificó esa medida por las “agresivas acciones” de Irán y grupos “terroristas” contra Israel. El documento fue firmado durante la visita del primer ministro de Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu a la Casa Blanca. Horas antes del encuentro con el mandatario estadounidense, Netanyahu anunció que adelantaría su viaje de regreso a Israel tras el reciente ataque con un cohete cerca de Tel Aviv, que dejó siete heridos. "El estado de Israel…
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Rusia optimista sobre relación con EE.UU. tras informe de Mueller

Voz de América - Redacción El gobierno de Rusia pareció entusiasmado el lunes acerca de una eventual mejoría de las relaciones con , después que la investigación del fiscal especial Robert Mueller no encontró evidencia de que el presidente Donald Trump o sus allegados conspiraron o coordinaron con los rusos para interferir en las elecciones presidenciales de 2016. Tanto medios rusos como autoridades comentaron el informe: "Los resultados de la investigación de Mueller son una desgracia para Estados Unidos y su élite política”, tuiteó Alexei Pushkov, presidente del Comité de Información del Consejo de la Federación. "Se demostró que todas…
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Eventos clave en la investigación de Mueller

Masood Farivar y Lynn Davis | VOA Noticias La primera reunión entre una persona cercana a Trump y alguien relacionado con el Kremlin se remonta a 2013, cuando Carter Page, un experto en energía poco conocido, que más tarde se convertiría en asesor de campaña de Trump, cayó bajo escrutinio del FBI por ponerse en contacto con agentes de inteligencia rusos en Nueva York. Para el 2016, con las elecciones presidenciales de Estados Unidos en pleno desarrollo, el FBI abrió una investigación de contrainteligencia a raíz de nuevas pruebas de hackeos rusos a computadoras demócratas. El objetivo: determinar si Rusia estaba…
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Key Findings of the Mueller Report

VOA NEWS- Agence France-Presse Attorney General Bill Barr released a summary Sunday of special counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report into allegations that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential election. Here are the main findings of the two-year investigation the president regularly denounced as a witch hunt, before claiming vindication upon its completion. Collusion Mueller found that there was conclusive evidence that Russia did interfere in the election, both through a coordinated campaign of disinformation and by hacking emails from Hillary Clinton's election ; In a letter to lawmakers, Barr said that Mueller found that there had…
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In 2018, at Least 50 US Deaths From Surging Right-Wing Extremist Attacks

PHOTO FILE - Demonstrators shout during a "Freedom of Speech Rally Round II" outside the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix, Arizona May 29, 2015. VOA NEWS - Masood Farivar The deadly mosque shootings in New Zealand last week by a gunman who promoted an anti-immigrant manifesto coincide with a surge in the incidents of right-wing extremist killings in the Last year, domestic extremists killed at least 50 people in the , up from 37 murders in 2017, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism, which tracks such murders. The last five years have produced a higher number of extremist-related murders…
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Many Still Missing 2 Months After Brazil Dam Collapse

VOA NEWS-Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — Firefighters in Brazil are still looking for 93 people who remain missing two months after a dam containing mining waste collapsed in the city of Brumadinho. The Minas Gerais state Fire Department said Monday that the toll of dead is now dam operated by Brazilian mining giant Vale broke on Jan. 25, unleashing a wave of toxic mud that destroyed almost everything on its path and contaminated nearby a result, Vale and other mining companies are now evaluating the state of their facilities in the Friday, Vale said an independent auditor had found that…
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Boeing to Brief Pilots, Regulators as it Eyes 737 MAX Return

VOA News airplane manufacturer Boeing says it plans to hold a briefing Wednesday for 200 pilots, technical leaders and regulators as it works toward returning its 737 MAX planes to service following two deadly crashes. The company said in a statement it is working to have sessions with all operators of the 737 MAX and national aviation regulators. "At the same time, we continue to work closely with our customers and regulators on software and training updates for the 737 MAX. Boeing is paying for the development of these updates," Boeing said. Airlines and aviation oversight bodies around the world…
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National awareness campaign calls attention to work zone safety

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System, in 2017 there were 710 fatal work zone crashes and 799 work zone fatalities, including 132 worker fatalities. Those data points are one of the many reasons why public agencies, organizations, and individuals will participate in National Work Zone Awareness Week(NWZAW), April 8-12, ; NWZAW is a national public awareness campaign that brings attention to the importance of work zone safety and reminds the public to use caution in and around work zones across the ; We all play a role in work zone safety and protecting roadway…
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Mueller Vindicates Trump Claim of ‘No Collusion’

VOA NEWS- Masood Farivar WASHINGTON — In a big legal and political win for President Donald Trump, Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded in his final report that there was no evidence that Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign or anyone associated with it colluded with Russia to influence the outcome of the vote, according to a summary of the confidential report released on Sunday by Attorney General William Barr. That finding was emphatic, and validated Trump’s long-standing insistence that “there was no collusion” between his campaign and Russian hackers and meddlers who sought to change the outcome of Trump’s presidential battle with Democrat Hillary Clinton, the…
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South Africa’s Liberal Abortion Laws Hampered by Widespread Stigma

VOA NEWS- Anita Powell RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — Twenty-six-year-old Precious, as she has asked us to call her to protect her identity, is 16 weeks pregnant. And so is her best friend, also by Precious’ boyfriend. That event turned her life upside down and brought her to the difficult decision to seek an abortion. She lives in South Africa, where abortion is legal without justification and available through a nurse through 12 weeks of pregnancy, and legal up to 20 weeks, when done by a doctor and with justification. But when she tried to get an abortion in her home city…
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