10 things you need to know today: November 26, 2015


Today’s headlines …. better late than never!!

The Fifth Column

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THE WEEK

1. Turkey releases tapes to show it warned pilots before downing Russian bomber jet
Turkey released audiotapes Thursday that it said proved that before it shot down a Russian SU-24 bomber it warned the pilots several times to change course, as they were approaching Turkish airspace. Turkey insists it issued several warnings before its warplanes shot at the Russian aircraft Tuesday. With tensions rising between the two nations, Russia, which argues its jet never left Syrian skies, began holding up Turkish goods at its border, citing a possible terrorist threat.

Source: The Washington Post, The Associated Press

2. Chicago releases more videos of officer fatally shooting black teen
Chicago officials released four more police dashcam videos Wednesdayshowing white police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald, a black teenager, 16 times on a city street in 2014. The city has now released…

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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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