10 things you need to know today: August 13, 2015

Headlines for today!!

The Fifth Column

Tianjin, China, was rocked by a massive explosion Wednesday. (Yue Yuewei/Xinhua via AP)


1. Jimmy Carter announces he has cancer
Former president Jimmy Carter announced Wednesday that recent liver surgery revealed that he had cancer that had spread to other parts of his body. Doctors operated on Carter, 90, on Aug. 3 to remove a mass from his liver. A statement released by the Carter Center said more information would be released when available. President Obama wished Carter well, saying, “Jimmy, you’re as resilient as they come, and along with the rest of America, we are rooting for you.”

Source: Chicago Tribune

2. Explosions rock Chinese port city
Massive explosions at a warehouse storing hazardous goods killed at least 44 people, including a dozen firefighters, and injured 500 others in the Chinese port city of Tianjin late Wednesday. “The second explosion was so powerful that I felt the entire…

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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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