10 things you need to know today: June 24, 2014


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The Fifth Column

Kerry arrives in Kurdistan. Kerry arrives in Kurdistan. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)

The Week

Kerry says Iraq will form a new government, 168 children are freed after a sex-trafficking crackdown, and more

1. Kerry says Maliki will form a new Iraqi government
Secretary of State John Kerry said after meeting with Iraqi leaders on Monday that embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki had pledged to form a new government. Maliki is under pressure to make his Shiite-led government more inclusive as al Qaeda-linked Sunni extremists seize more territory and press toward Baghdad. Kerry went to Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday to urge leaders there to be part of the new government, instead of breaking away. [Fox NewsReuters]

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2. Authorities free 168 children in sex-trafficking crackdown
State, local, and federal law enforcement officials arrested 281 alleged pimps in 106 cities and recovered 168 children in a week-long nationwide crackdown on sex traffickers

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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