10 things you need to know today: November 4, 2015

Today’s headlines … here they are!!

The Fifth Column

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1. Leaders of Taiwan and China to meet for first time in 66 years
The leaders of mainland China and Taiwan this weekend are meeting for the first time since before 1949, when Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalists lost the Chinese civil war to Mao Zedong’s Communists. The historic discussions between Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Singapore come after eight years of preparatory contact among lower-level officials. The two sides are expected to discuss improving relations, but not sign any agreements.

Source: Bloomberg, The Associated Press

2. Outsider Republican Matt Bevin wins governor’s race in Kentucky
Republican Matt Bevin, a political novice and Tea Party favorite, beat Democrat Jack Conway, the state’s attorney general, on Tuesday to win the governor’s race in Kentucky. Bevin received just under 53 percent of the vote and Conway 44 percent, according to…

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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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