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Miss Honduras Found Dead

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Undated) -- A Honduran beauty queen who went missing a week ago has been found dead. Local authorities say 19-year-old Maria Jose Alvarado's body was discovered along with the remains of her 23-year old sister Sofia Trinidad. Both were was last seen leaving a party together last Thursday. Alvarado was due to compete in the…

Israel To Build New Settlements In East Jerusalem

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- Israel is planning to build nearly 80 new homes on disputed West Bank land in Jerusalem. The decision is likely to raise tension among Palestinians at a time of violent unrest. The announcement by the housing authority comes the day after a deadly terrorist attack on worshipers at a synagogue in Jerusalem. Five…

Obama Expected To Act On Immigration By Week’s End

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Before the week is over, President Obama is expected to issue executive actions on immigration reform. The President has vowed to do what he can on immigration because of inaction in Congress. A bipartisan Senate immigration bill has been sitting dormant in the House for well over a year. Congressional Republican leaders…

Obama To Unveil Immigration Actions Tomorrow Night

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Before the week is over, President Obama is expected to issue executive actions on immigration reform. The President has vowed to do what he can on immigration because of inaction in Congress. A bipartisan Senate immigration bill has been sitting dormant in the House for well over a year. Congressional Republican leaders…

Economic Impact of Ebola Not As Bad

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Johannesburg) -- The Ebola epidemic did not break the World Bank. The bank's chief economist for Africa says they expect the impact of the epidemic on the sub-Saharan economy to be three to four-billion dollars, well below the worst-case scenario figure of 32-billion dollars. World Bank economist Francisco Ferreira said Wednesday that the economic risk…