10 things you need to know today: September 21, 2015

Here are today’s headlines …. take a look!

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1. U.S. pledges to accept more refugees
Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the U.S. was prepared toincrease the number of refugees it takes in from 70,000 this year to 85,000 in 2016, and 100,000 in 2017. Kerry announced the change after meeting with his counterpart from Germany, which is leading efforts to handle hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees fleeing war and poverty in Syria and other hot spots. “The need is enormous,” Kerry said, “but we are determined to answer the call.”

Source: Reuters

2. Viola Davis makes Emmys history, Game of Thrones wins big
How to Get Away with Murder‘s Viola Davis made history on Sunday, becoming the first black woman to win an Emmy for best actress in a drama. HBO’s Game of Thrones won best drama, and broke the record for most Emmys…

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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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