10 things you need to know today: December 12, 2016


Headlines for today … check them out!

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THE WEEK

1. Beijing warns Trump against changing ‘one China’ policy
China on Monday said it had “serious concern” about President-elect Donald Trump’s most recent comments about Taiwan, which China considers a breakaway province. Since 1979, the U.S. has recognized mainland China and maintained only unofficial relations with the island of Taiwan. Trump recently broke with tradition by accepting a congratulatory phone call from Taiwan’s leader, and on Sunday he said he didn’t feel “bound by a one China policy.” Geng Shuang, a spokesman for China’s foreign ministry, said any change could make diplomatic cooperation between China and the U.S. “out of the question.” “We urge the new U.S. leader and government to fully understand the seriousness of the Taiwan issue,” Geng said, “and to continue to stick to the one China policy.”

Source: The Associated Press

2. McCain and Graham join calls to investigate Russian election…

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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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