10 things you need to know today: January 18, 2016


Today’s headlines ….. here they are!!

The Fifth Column

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THE WEEK

1. Clinton and Sanders clash in last debate before Iowa caucuses
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) clashed Sunday over key issues like gun control and Wall Street in the last presidential debate before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses. Sanders accused Clinton of being too close to Wall Street, a major source of her campaign contributions. Clinton tried to puncture the grassroots appeal that has helped Sanders surge in the polls, saying he had voted “with the NRA” several times against gun control. The third candidate, low-polling former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, said both his rivals had been “inconsistent” on gun control while he signed sweeping gun laws.

Source: The Washington Post

2. Americans celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK Day
Americans are holding marches and other events on Monday to mark the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday honoring civil rights…

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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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