10 things you need to know today: April 22, 2015

Here are today’s headlines ……

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The Week

1.Saudi Arabia announces end to air campaign to focus on political solution in Yemen
A Saudi-led coalition is ending its “Decisive Storm” air campaign against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen to focus on finding a political solution to the crisis, Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday. Despite the announcement, airstrikes resumed early Wednesday when rebels launched an attack on a government military brigade. Saudi officials said Yemen’s Western-backed president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, had requested an end to the strikes, and Iran said halting the campaign would mark a “step forward” toward reaching a political solution.

Source: Daily Star, CNN

2.DEA chief is stepping down
Michele Leonhart, administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, is retiring next month, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday. Holder called Leonhart, who has held the top job for eight years, a “trailblazer for equality” and a “good friend.” Her…

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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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