10 things you need to know today: November 17, 2015

Today’s headlines … here they are!!

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1. France bombs ISIS stronghold for second day
France launched a second day of airstrikes on the Islamic State’s de facto capital in the Syrian city of Raqqa on Tuesday. The bombings came as French police conducted 128 overnight anti-terrorism raids to find terrorists linked to Friday’s attacks in Paris, which killed at least 129 people, and prevent further attacks. French President Francois Hollande said the attacks were planned in Syria and that the war-torn country had become “the biggest factory of terrorism the world has ever known.”

Source: The Washington Post

2. Russia confirms bomb caused deadly Egypt jet crash
Russia said Tuesday for the first time that a bomb brought down a Russian charter jet in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Oct. 31, confirming the suspicions of U.S. and British intelligence agencies. The crash killed all 224 passengers and crew members…

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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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