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Moises Locon, Missing After East Village Explosion, Was Saving Up To Return To Home Country

Moises Locon.

A man who went missing after Thursday’s explosion in Manhattan’s East Village was working as a busboy to save up enough money to live comfortably in his home country of Guatemala. Moises Locon was employed by the restaurant Sushi Park, where he worked twelve-hour shifts si

Chris Christie Joins Legal Fight Against Obama Immigration Programs

CHRIS CHRISTIE IMMIGRATION.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) became involved this week with the legal battle surrounding President Barack Obama's immigration policies. After months of staying out of the legal battle over the president's executive actions on immigration, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christ

Would Nominating Marco Rubio Turn Hispanics in 2016?

Marco Rubio.

Hispanic voters are a growing bloc of voters that Republicans have been desperate to bring back to the party. Some have embraced misguided comprehensive immigration reform packages as a result, including the subject of this article, Republican US Senator Marco Rubio of Flo

Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Marco Rubio Plans April Announcement.

Sen. Marco Rubio is planning a major announcement for mid-April in Miami, sources tell CNN, with that announcement likely to be the launch of his presidential campaign.

The announcement is expected the week of April 13, and will very likely come as soon as that day, a Rub

Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Harry Reid.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election.

Reid, 75, said in a statement that it would be "inappropriate for

Moises Locon, Missing After East Village Explosion, Was Saving Up To Return To Home Country

Moises Locon, Missing After East Village Explosion, Was Saving Up To Return To Home Country

A man who went missing after Thursday’s explosion in Manhattan’s East Village was working as a busboy to save up enough money to live comfortably in his home country of Guatemala. Moises Locon was employed by the restaurant Sushi Park, where he worked twelve-hour shifts six days a week. “He felt tired and wanted to rest, but he needed more money to be well in Guatemala,” his brother, Zacarias Locon, told the Wall Street Journal....

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Chris Christie Joins Legal Fight Against Obama Immigration Programs

Chris Christie Joins Legal Fight Against Obama Immigration Programs

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) became involved this week with the legal battle surrounding President Barack Obama's immigration policies. After months of staying out of the legal battle over the president's executive actions on immigration, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) finally -- but quietly -- waded in this week. Christie joined Republican Govs. Greg Abbott of Texas, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota in filing a brief on Monday that...

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Would Nominating Marco Rubio Turn Hispanics in 2016?

Would Nominating Marco Rubio Turn Hispanics in 2016?

Hispanic voters are a growing bloc of voters that Republicans have been desperate to bring back to the party. Some have embraced misguided comprehensive immigration reform packages as a result, including the subject of this article, Republican US Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. The initial reaction of many Republicans to illegal immigration reform is to panic. The panic turns into a pander epidemic. And the pandering just looks desperate. Rubio has since readjusted to a much more...

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Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Sen. Marco Rubio is planning a major announcement for mid-April in Miami, sources tell CNN, with that announcement likely to be the launch of his presidential campaign. The announcement is expected the week of April 13, and will very likely come as soon as that day, a Rubio source confirmed to CNN. According to the Tampa Bay Times, which first reported news of Rubio's announcement, the Florida senator has reserved the Freedom Tower on the campus of...

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Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election. Reid, 75, said in a statement that it would be "inappropriate for me to soak up all those resources when I could be devoting those resources to the caucus, and that's what I intend to do." Reid, first elected to the Senate in...

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New York Dreamers Begin Hunger Strike As State Budget Deadline Looms

New York Dreamers Begin Hunger Strike As State Budget Deadline Looms

Monica Sibri, 22, addresses the crowd at a rally Wednesday. Behind her, a protester wears a piece of tape across her mouth with the words "hungry 4 a dream" written on it. A group of 10 undocumented youths launched a hunger strike Wednesday, vowing to pressure New York lawmakers to put funding for a proposed state version of the Dream Act back into next year's budget. Immigrant rights advocates and Hispanic politicians in New York have for...

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Ted Cruz embraces unexpected label: Obamacare customer

Ted Cruz embraces unexpected label: Obamacare customer

Political hypocrisy can be a tricky thing. A few years ago, for example, Republicans condemned President Obama’s stimulus package, the “Recovery Act,” even while pleading for stimulus funds for their states and districts.This was not,strictly speaking, hypocrisy – GOP lawmakers opposed the endeavor that rescued the economy, but concluded that if the resources were available, they might as well take advantage. The problem was that Republicans said Recovery Act dollars were incapable of boosting the...

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Ted Cruz faces fierce Hispanic backlash over immigration crackdown advocacy

Ted Cruz faces fierce Hispanic backlash over immigration crackdown advocacy

Sen. Ted Cruz announced a bid for the White House on Monday, drawing praise from grass-roots conservatives but a fierce backlash from Hispanic groups that said they were appalled at the prospect of the first Hispanic to announce for president this cycle being such a firm champion of a crackdown on illegal immigrants. The freshman lawmaker, whose father was Cuban, has been one of the most vocal opponents of President Obama's immigration policy. He voted against...

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Headline News

Exclusive: Pentagon chief sends military…

30-03-2015

Exclusive: Pentagon chief sends military wish lists to Congress with reservations

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday sent Congress the military's annual "wish lists," including 12 Boeing Co F/A-18... Read more

U.S. Justice Department sues Oklahoma un…

30-03-2015

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Monday against Southeastern Oklahoma State University over its suspected discrimination against a transgender assistant professor. The DOJ... Read more

Accused murderer of missing New York boy…

30-03-2015

Accused murderer of missing New York boy will not testify: defense

By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former grocery store worker accused of murdering a New York boy missing for decades will not testify... Read more

One dead, one hurt as men try to ram U.S…

30-03-2015

Guards shot one man dead and seriously wounded a second when they tried to ram a vehicle into the entrance gate at the Fort Meade,... Read more

Mexico News

Mexico's Employment Advances, But Wages …

30-03-2015

Mexico's Employment Advances, But Wages Don't - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Mexico's Journalists Grab a Tech Shield …

30-03-2015

Mexico's Journalists Grab a Tech Shield as their Fight Against the ... - The Intercept - First Look Media

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Mexico vs. Paraguay Soccer: Prediction, …

30-03-2015

Mexico vs. Paraguay Soccer: Prediction, Team News And Preview For Kansas ... - International Business Times

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Entertainment

Top 3 Prints for Spring 2015 A…

30-03-2015

Top 3 Prints for Spring 2015 And How to Mix 'Em

Getty Images With the beginning of spring comes major closet cleaning—all the better to make room for our new springtime duds! But where to start? Luckily, stylist Shayoon Mendeluk gave...

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Harvey Weinstein Questioned by…

30-03-2015

Harvey Weinstein Questioned by Police After 22-Year-Old Woman Files Sex-Abuse Complaint

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7 Things to Know About Trevor …

30-03-2015

7 Things to Know About Trevor Noah, Your New The Daily Show Host

Byron Keulemans/Comedy Central As one era ends, another begins on The Daily Show ! Comedy Central announced earlier this morning that Trevor Noah is set to take over for Jon...

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This Cat Struggling to Get Int…

30-03-2015

Timo is a ragdoll cat who got a hammock from his owners as a little surprise because he's getting older and he needed a warm, comfy spot to relax after...

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Sports News

Demaryius Thomas says he'll skip offseas…

30-03-2015

Demaryius Thomas says he'll skip offseason workouts (Yahoo Sports)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) --... Read more

Kris Bryant sent to minors by Chicago Cu…

30-03-2015

Kris Bryant sent to minors by Chicago Cubs (Yahoo Sports)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp on... Read more

Cincinnati's Mick Cronin cleared to resu…

30-03-2015

Cincinnati's Mick Cronin cleared to resume coaching (Yahoo Sports)

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bearcats coach Mick Cronin was cleared to resume coaching on Monday after missing most of the season... Read more

Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumpi…

30-03-2015

Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise (Yahoo Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL has fined the... Read more

Latin America News

Brazil ex-leader joins Lopez defence

30-03-2015

Fernando Henrique Cardoso will join the team defending Venezuelan opposition leaders... Read more

Wrong anthem angers El Salvador fans

30-03-2015

Players slowly dropped their hands from their chests when the Manx anthem blared from loudspeakers... Read more

Chile floods death toll rises to 14

30-03-2015

Many families have lost their homes in the northern Atacama region... Read more

Chikungunya revives herbal remedies in A…

28-03-2015

Sira Berzas used herbal remedies to alleviate the symptoms of chikungunya Sira Berzas winces when she remembers the pain. The acute ache started in her... Read more

The Bolivian women who knit parts for he…

28-03-2015

Traditional craft skills are helping to save the lives of children born with heart defects in Bolivia. The indigenous Aymara women have centuries of experience... Read more

Political News

Poll: Support for Iran nuclear deal

30-03-2015

Poll: Support for Iran nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, left, Head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi, second left, Special Assistant to Iranian president Hossein Fereydoun, second right, and Iranian Deputy Foreign... Read more

Letter from Boston: Obama says Kennedy's…

30-03-2015

Letter from Boston: Obama says Kennedy's Senate is dead

BOSTON — It was another Irish wake, six years later. Inside the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, there’s an exact replica of the chamber. Outside, beneath... Read more

EPA's McCarthy: Keystone alone wouldn't …

30-03-2015

EPA's McCarthy: Keystone alone wouldn't be climate disaster

The EPA chief says no single project will cause a catastrophe for the climate. By Andrew Restuccia and Elana Schor 3/30/15 1:52 PM EDT Updated 3/30/15 3:33 PM EDT EPA... Read more

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