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Democrats must overhaul party, attack big business, Sanders says
By Lucia Mutikani and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged a major overhaul of his party, calling for more aggressive efforts to court working-class voters and fight big businesses from Wall Street to the pharmaceutical sector. Sanders, who spoke a day after Democrats chose Tom Perez, a veteran of former President Barack Obama's administration, as their new party chairman, said it was also crucial for progressives to do more to mobilize grassroots supporters to take on Republican President Donald Trump. "We need a total transformation," the 75-year-old U.S. senator from Vermont said on CNN's "State of the Union." "We need to open up the party to working people, to young people and make it crystal clear that the Democratic Party is going to take on Wall Street, it's going to take on the greed of the pharmaceutical industry, it's going to take on corporate America that is shutting down plants in this country and moving our jobs abroad," he added.
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Israel army disperses Lebanese protesters at border
Israel's army dispersed dozens of Lebanese demonstrators Saturday after they crossed the border protesting against the alleged installation of spying equipment in their village, the Israeli army and media said. "Dozens of people gathered at the border between Lebanon and Israel," a military spokeswoman said. "Upon the group crossing of the international border, IDF forces fired dispersal means in order to disperse the gathering and prevent further infiltration into Israeli territory," she said, adding there were no casualties.
Vietnam says Kim murder suspect thought it was a prank
The Vietnamese woman arrested as a suspect in killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader thought she was taking part in a prank video, Vietnam's foreign ministry said on Saturday. Hanoi had not previously confirmed that Doan Thi Huong was Vietnamese, saying only that it was in touch with authorities in Malaysia, where Kim Jong Nam was murdered on Feb. 13. Vietnamese embassy officials met her on Saturday.
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Egypt annoyed as Britain continues suspension of flights
Egypt expressed frustration on Saturday at Britain's refusal to lift a suspension of flights from the United Kingdom to the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh, imposed after Islamic State brought down a Russian airliner in 2015. The issue of airline security came up in talks involving visiting British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry. Johnson praised Egypt as a longstanding friend of Britain and said they were strong allies against terrorism and extremist ideas, according to a British statement.
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Syria's White Helmets rescuers will not attend Oscars
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets group - the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary - will not attend this weekend's Academy Awards ceremony because of intensified regime bombing and a rejected passport. Raed Saleh and fellow White Helmet member Khaled Khatib had been set to attend Sunday's ceremony in Hollywood, where "The White Helmets" is shortlisted for best short documentary. Sad, but important work to do here," Khatib tweeted Saturday from Istanbul.
White House says chief of staff not wrong to talk to FBI
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents.
Stressed and overworked? You are not alone - Study finds Irish employees are amongst the world’s most overworked
DUBLIN, Ireland - An average Irish person works 35 hours a week or 1,820 hours a year - a new study has revealed.The study, conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develo
Mexico hardens opposition to Trump’s border wall, will retaliate if U.S. imposes border tax
MEXICO CITY, Mexico - A day after U.S. President Donald Trump’s team met with top Mexican officials, Mexico has threatened to retaliate if the United States imposed a border tax.On Fri
Mexican sex trafficker gets 15 years in US prison
New York - A US federal court has sentenced a leading member of a Mexican sex trafficking ring to more than 15 years in prison for forcing women and underage girls into prostitution in the United Stat
Liga MX why are there so few Mexican strikers thriving at home
The Mexican goalscorer, in his natural habitat, is in danger of dying out. While the countrys soccer program has been increasingly adept at exporting its best attacking players to top European league
Javier Hernandez in negotiations with MLS over possible move - sources
Major League Soccer has begun negotiations with Bayer Leverkusen and Mexico international forward Javier Chicharito Hernandez over a possible move to the U.S., multiple league sources told ESPN FC.
Mexico Says Trump Won't See A Peso for His Border Wall
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Mexico could tax US products tit for tat should its northern neighbor impose a levy on Mexican imports to finance Donald Trumps pledged
Jason Day withdraws from Mexico Championship due to flu
The World Golf Championship is to be held in Mexico City for the first time, featuring the highest altitude for a PGA Tour event. It was poised to have all the top 50 golfers in the world.
Sewage spill in Tijuana, Mexico flows north of border
Officials in Southern California are crying foul after more than 140 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Tijuana River in Mexico and flowed north of the border for more than two weeks.
QC shares best practices in the implementation of Safe Cities Program
Quezon City Administrator Aldrin Cuntilde;a shares the citys experiences in a UN Women event in Mexico City QUEZON CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA)--The Quezon City government shared its experiences and challeng
Coverage: UN Women Deputy Executive Director in Mexico for the Global Forum on Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces
UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri is visiting Mexico City to attend the biennial Global Forum on Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces, which is convening more than 200 urban experts and co
Texans-Raiders game generates $45 million for Mexico City
THE National Football League (NFL) said the Texans-Raiders game in Mexico City last November generated an increase of $45 million in the city's gross revenues. A league-commissioned stu
Breathing the air like smoking 40 cigarettes
Breathing the air of Mexico City was the equivalent of smoking 40 cigarettes a day on the 212 days last year when air quality was bad, reporters were told this week at an air quality workshop....
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