10 things you need to know today: March 8, 2015


Headlines for today …. here they are!!

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President Obama speaks from the Edmond Pettus Bridge –  Saturday March 7, 2015 | Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

The Week

1.Thousands mark 50th anniversary of ‘BloodySunday‘ march in Selma
President Barack Obama spoke in Selma, Alabama, on Saturday afternoon, paying tribute to some 600 peaceful protesters who were attacked by state troopers while marching for voting rights 50 years ago this weekend. “If Selma taught us anything, it’s that our work is never done,” Obama said, adding, “the march is not yet over.” Thousands of people gathered in Selma over the weekend to mark the anniversary of Bloody Sunday, including civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who was beaten while participating in the march five decades ago.Source: The Washington Post
2.Two charged, five detained in murder of Boris Nemtsov
Russia on Sunday said it had charged two men in the murder of opposition leader Boris…

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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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