10 things you need to know today: October 7, 2015

Yesterday’s headlines …. a bit late. But here they are!

The Fifth Column

Busy day today guys.  Post-op checkups and various other things prevented me from posting this earlier…KS

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1. Pentagon admits deadly Afghan hospital strike was U.S. mistake
The U.S. military on Tuesday took responsibility for an airstrike that killed 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan. Gen. John F. Campbell, the top American commander in the country, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the attack, which a U.S. official previously said was requested by Afghan forces, was a mistake resulting from “a U.S. decision made within the U.S. chain of command.” Doctors Without Borders is demanding an independent investigation, calling the strike a possible “war crime.”

Source: CNN, The New York Times

2. 6,000 federal prisoners to be released early
The Justice Department plans to release about 6,000 inmates in the largest one-time early release ever conducted in federal prisons, law…

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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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