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Trump's New Travel Ban Blocked Nationwide

 03/16/2017 - 05:42

Hours before President Trump’s second attempt to ban travel from six Muslim-majority countries to take effect, a federal judge in Hawaii ordered to halt it. President Trump described the ruling as "unprecedented judicial overreach".

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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin answers questions from the press outside the US District Courthouse in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 15 March, 2017. EPA/Bruce Omori

A poor neighborhood in Quito tries to redefine its identity after the closing of a prison.

 03/16/2017 - 05:03

San Roque was home to Ecuador’s most infamous criminals for more than a century. When they left, things got worse. As reported in Roads & Kingdoms.

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A photo exhibition in García Moreno's prison, in Quito, now rehabilitated as a cultural center. For many years, this neighborhood was home to Ecuador's most infamous criminals. Photo: Micaela Ayala V./ANDES

New Travel Ban, Same Problems

 03/15/2017 - 05:35

Activists and lawyers say the revised travel ban they say is motivated by ‘the same religious animus’ as the first.

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Protest from Pax South attendees following President Trump's executive order to decrease access to healthcare and a travel ban on 7 Muslim-majority nations.  Photo: Daniel Cuadra/Wikimedia Commons

Native Americans step up fight against Trump’s proposed US-Mexico border wall

 03/15/2017 - 04:44
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A small indigenous community in the Sonoran Desert has opened up a new front in the battle against US President Donald Trump’s plans to build a wall along the superpower’s southern border with Mexico.

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The Sonora Desert. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

Mexican firm bidding to help build Trump’s wall: “It’s not a betrayal”

 03/15/2017 - 04:23

A Puebla-based businessman is bidding to construct Trump's border wall. He says his country needs an outsider to combat corruption in politics

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File photo showing a view of a graffiti on the border fence that divides the state of Mexicali, Mexico and Calexico, United States on January 26, 2017. EFE/ Juan Barak

Latino firms forget politics, seek prosperity building Trump's wall

 03/15/2017 - 04:11

More than 60 Hispanic companies, all interested in constructing the controversial wall that US President Donald Trump wants to build on the Mexican border, are putting aside political and patriotic concerns for the chance to make money and create jobs.

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People walk in front of the border fence between Anapra, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and the US states of Texas and New Mexico, 26 January 2017. EPA/Alejandro Bringas

EU Court rules private companies banning religious attire not discriminatory

 03/15/2017 - 03:57

The European Court of Justice on Tuesday ruled that it was not discriminatory for private companies to ban their employees from wearing anything with religious, political or philosophical meaning.

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A file photo shows a Yemeni woman walking past mannequins sporting hijabs in Sana'a, Yemen, on Mar. 8, 2017. EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

Presidential Tax Leak: What Trump's 2005 Tax Returns Reveal

 03/15/2017 - 03:35

The White House on Tuesday reported that the president of the United States paid $38 million in taxes on an income of $150 million in his 2005 tax return.

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The White House on Tuesday reported that the president of the United States paid $38 million in taxes on an income of $150 million in his 2005 tax return.

US President Donald J. Trump holds a meeting with members of his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 13 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Latino Summit Empowers Aspiring Leaders

 03/14/2017 - 05:25
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The third annual New York State Latino Leadership Summit  featured prominent alumni, lectures from executives and workshops meant to give attendees tools to overcome obstacles they face as Latino students at Cornell University

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Cornell Alumni Peter Romero speaks at the New York State Latino Leadership Summit on Saturday. Photo: Luis Verdi/The Cornell Daily Sun

Stand Up and Fight: Bernie Sanders on Trump and the resistance

 03/14/2017 - 05:02

In an interview with The Guardian, the Vermont senator talks about his fight to make the Democratic party more attractive to working-class people – and on taking his progressive populism to the heartland in order to topple Trump.

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Vermont senator Bernie Sanders during a press conference in Washington, on March 9, 2017. EFE/Michael Reynolds

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Thousands of pro EU protesters march towards parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 25, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Tens of thousands of European Union supporters gathered in London on Saturday to show their rejection of Brexit and demand a second referendum. The marches coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which led to the foundation of the EU.

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