Elections

Seth Williams has more competition

 01/05/2017 - 13:46
Seth Williams has more competition
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Over the weekend, two new contenders for the office of district attorney announced they were running this week.

The contenders, Beth Grossman and Michael Untermeyer, both were former district attorneys to the office and have since gone on to run private businesses of their own within the city.

Michael Untermeyer, who formerly ran against Seth Williams in 2009 as a republican, has been working in the business and real estate sector prior to his announcement to run.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 1:44pm
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Trump's Arrival Stirs Power Transition in China

 01/03/2017 - 03:18
 Performers gather and pose for photograph as they attend the count down event to celebrate the arrival 2017 new year during New Year's Eve celebration at Beijing Olympic Park in Beijing city, China, 01 January 2017. EFE/EPA/WU HONG
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U.S. policy towards Asia opens questions for Beijing in a decisive year for the Chinese government, reports Spanish newspaper El País.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 2:56am
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 Performers gather and pose for photograph as they attend the count down event to celebrate the arrival 2017 new year during New Year's Eve celebration at Beijing Olympic Park in Beijing city, China, 01 January 2017. EFE/EPA/WU HONG

Of Generals and Ideologists

 12/09/2016 - 04:30
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President-Elect Donald Trump is surrounding himself with high-rank generals, orthodox conservatives and millionaire businessmen. He hasn't picked up yet his Secretary of State to complete his Cabinet, one of the most atypical governments in the history of the United States, according to Marc Bassets, chief correspondent in Washington for Spain leading newspaper El País. 

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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 4:10am
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Washington is getting ready for Trump's investiture, that will take place on January 20, 2017. EFE/Michael Reynolds

Peasant Work

 12/07/2016 - 04:36
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In Kulesze Koscielne, a tiny conservative village in rural Poland, almost everybody goes to Church last Sunday, and almost everybody voted for the ruling populist party, joining a rural electoral wave that swept the party to power a year ago.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 4:15am
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Like Trump, Populist and Extreme Right speeches win terrain with rural voters in Europe. Fortunately, last Sunday the Austrian ultra-nationalist presidential candidate Norbert Hofer lost the elections against the Green Party candidate. EFE

Dark Times

 12/06/2016 - 05:26
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It is not clear yet what is going to be the fate of millions of undocumented migrant workers after Donald Trump’s formal ascension to presidency – massive deportations? Religious and social tests? – but immigration attorneys are getting ready for the worst case scenarios. And they are getting anxious trying to deal with uncertainty. 

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 5:12am
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Last week, activists painted a mural on the wall that separates Mexico from USA. Donald Trump's election has increased uncertainty about the future of millions of undocumented immigrants.  Photo: EFE/ David Maung

A Trump Museum?

 12/06/2016 - 03:11
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 It seems president-Elect Donald Trump doesn't get enough public attention and now a group of people is banking on Donald Trump's Atlantic City legacy to build up a museum in his honor that would help boost business in the ailing seaside resort.

The group's leaders say a museum about the former gambling tycoon in Atlantic City would accomplish two goals.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 2:57am
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Greed is Good

 12/02/2016 - 05:36
President-elect, Donald Trump, during the USA Thank You Tour 2016, celebrated at the US Bank Arena, Cincinati, Ohio, on Dec 1. EFE/Mark Lyons
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The new president-Elect, a former showman and Real Estate tycoon, is surrounding himself with millionaires, investment bankers and venture capitalists, in the most brazen embrace of big money since the 1980s era of Ronald Reagan. Does it make any good to the common Americans?

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Friday, December 2, 2016 - 5:29am
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President-elect, Donald Trump, during the USA Thank You Tour 2016, celebrated at the US Bank Arena, Cincinati, Ohio, on Dec 1. EFE/Mark Lyons

Saved by the Trumpbell

 11/30/2016 - 03:59
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Carrier, an air conditioning manufacturer from Indiana, was planning to outsource production to Mexico to save in labour costs, but Donald Trump has decided to show off his protectionist magic wand and save at least about a thousand jobs. Carrier was already used as an icon of the US industrial crisis during Trumps campaign. The president Elect also put Carrier as an example of the collateral damages of free trade agreements with Mexico and Canada (NAFTA).

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:54am
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Fiesta in la Calle 8

 11/27/2016 - 16:20
Hundreds of Cuban American celebrated the death of Fidel Castro in the streets of Little Habana, in Miami, this weekend. EFE/GIORGIO VIERA
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Cigars, rum, music, shouts:  “Fidel ha muerto! Fidel ha muerto!”. Hundreds of Cuban American went out to the streets of Miami to celebrate the death of Fidel Castro last weekend.

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Monday, November 28, 2016 - 5:12am
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Hundreds of Cuban American celebrated the death of Fidel Castro in the streets of Little Habana, in Miami, this weekend. EFE/GIORGIO VIERA

How do we do that?

 11/27/2016 - 15:54
Bernie Sanders in the South Bronx, on March 31st, 2016. Photo: Michael Vadon/WIKI COMMONS
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What happens when an artist tries to understand a politician? Famous film-maker Spike Lee interviews Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss Donald Trump victory, what the Democrats did wrong, and how the US is going to survive 2017.

Spike Lee: Let me ask you another question. How can you tell another country that they’ve got to pay for a wall? Or fences? How does that work?

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Monday, November 28, 2016 - 4:48am
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Bernie Sanders in the South Bronx, on March 31st, 2016. Photo: Michael Vadon/WIKI COMMONS

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