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No one wins battle over box ban

 03/24/2017 - 14:45
Ban on the box could be harming black, Latino, and low income communities, research says. Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Decker via Flickr.
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Local legislation presumed to help African Americans and Latinos could be upping unemployment rates.

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Ban on the box could be harming black, Latino, and low income communities, research says. Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Decker via Flickr.

Coca-growing in Colombia is at an all-time high

 03/24/2017 - 05:57
A cocaine plantation in Colombia. Source: Wikimedia
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The government hopes that former FARC guerrillas will persuade villagers to switch crops, as rreported in The Economist.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 5:45am
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A cocaine plantation in Colombia. Source: Wikimedia

Domino's Pizza: A Digital Revolution in the Oven

 03/24/2017 - 05:38
Domino's Pepperoni Pizza. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons
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Domino’s went from having a 9 percent share of the pizza restaurant market in 2009 to 15 percent in 2016, according to research firm NPD Cres

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Domino's Pepperoni Pizza. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Trump administration orders 'increased scrutiny' for visas

 03/24/2017 - 05:01
 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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US Embassies are implementing what Trump has called ‘extreme vetting’ of foreigners entering the US. 

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 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Gobierno de México inicia programa de atención a repatriados desde EEUU

 03/23/2017 - 10:46
El miedo a las deportaciones se ha disparado entre los inmigrantes mexicanos en EEUU. En la foto, manifestación en pro de la liberación de Carlos Ortiz, un padre de familia de 49 años, residente en California. Pese a que el inmigrante presentó su matricula consular, los agentes de inmigración lo arrestaron. EFE/Felipe Chacon
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Se establecerán módulos de contacto amigable en los 12 puntos fronterizos a donde llegan más mexicanos repatriados para darles información y lograr que su regreso sea ordenado.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:30am
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El miedo a las deportaciones se ha disparado entre los inmigrantes mexicanos en EEUU. En la foto, manifestación en pro de la liberación de Carlos Ortiz, un padre de familia de 49 años, residente en California. Pese a que el inmigrante presentó su matricula consular, los agentes de inmigración lo arrestaron. EFE/Felipe Chacon

Global box office reaches record $38.6 billion in 2016

 03/23/2017 - 04:31
A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG
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Global box office revenue hit a record $38.6 billion in 2016, according to a report released Wednesday by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

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A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

The former Mayor's 'Slush Fund' hasn't cleaned up with spring

 03/21/2017 - 19:07
Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.
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What once was a call in the dark from the City Controller Alan Butkovitz is now the talk of political circles throughout the city.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.

[OP-ED]: Put down your device and try talking with someone

 03/21/2017 - 13:52
In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.
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Voices from all walks of life are uniting to spread the word about the importance of getting back to more face-to-face conversations and fewer “likes” and tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.

[OP-ED]: Deja ese aparato y trata de hablar con alguien

 03/21/2017 - 13:47
 
En 2016, el libro de Cal Newport “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World”, básicamente decía a sus lectores que se desconectaran del mundo virtual para alimentar su capacidad de realizar trabajo de alta concentración y valor.
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Diversas voces de todos los ámbitos se unen para recalcar la importancia de las conversaciones cara a cara, en desmedro de los “gusta” y los tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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En 2016, el libro de Cal Newport “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World”, básicamente decía a sus lectores que se desconectaran del mundo virtual para alimentar su capacidad de realizar trabajo de alta concentración y valor.

Embajador de Israel: “No descuidemos al electorado latino”

 03/21/2017 - 12:55
Ambassador of Israel Dani Dayan speaks with the team.
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El embajador de Israel en Estados Unidos, Dani Dayan, habl´o en exclusiva con AL DÍA News sobre la importancia de tejer relaciones con la comunidad hispana del país.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
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El Embajador de Israel visitó las oficinas de AL DÍA News.

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