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NYPD Unveils Anti-Terrorism Unit To Deal With Protesters

The New York Police Department is developing a new anti-terrorism unit that will be deployed, in part, to contend with protestors.

The “Strategic Response Group,” a unit of approximately 350 officers, will handle “disorder control and counterterrorism protection capabilit

The U.S. Cities Where Hispanics Are Doing The Best Economically

Since 1980, the percentage of Americans who claim Hispanic heritage has grown from 6% to 17%. By 2040, Latinos will constitute roughly 24% of the population.

Many Democrats no doubt see President Obama’s executive actions on immigration as a step not only to address leg

Over Half The States Are Suing Obama For Immigration Actions

More than half of U.S. states are now involved in a lawsuit to stop President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, with the addition of Nevada and Tennessee announced Monday by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

The 26 states challenging Obama's actions are le

Lynch to Cast Herself as Departure From Holder in Bid to Be Attorney General

Loretta E. Lynch on Wednesday will cast herself as an apolitical career prosecutor who is a departure from Eric H. Holder Jr. when she faces a new Republican-controlled Judiciary Committee that includes some of the administration’s fiercest critics in Congress. look fo

House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration

Republicans in the Senate likely don't have the votes to pass a bill blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, but House conservatives said Wednesday that was no reason to cave on the subject during a fight over funding for the Department of Homel

NYPD Unveils Anti-Terrorism Unit To Deal With Protesters

NYPD Unveils Anti-Terrorism Unit To Deal With Protesters

The New York Police Department is developing a new anti-terrorism unit that will be deployed, in part, to contend with protestors. The “Strategic Response Group,” a unit of approximately 350 officers, will handle “disorder control and counterterrorism protection capabilities, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced Thursday, according to CBS New York. The NYPD plans for the SRF to be outfitted with “the extra heavy protective gear, with the long rifles and the machine guns that are unfortunately sometimes...

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The U.S. Cities Where Hispanics Are Doing The Best Economically

The U.S. Cities Where Hispanics Are Doing The Best Economically

Since 1980, the percentage of Americans who claim Hispanic heritage has grown from 6% to 17%. By 2040, Latinos will constitute roughly 24% of the population. Many Democrats no doubt see President Obama’s executive actions on immigration as a step not only to address legitimate human needs, but their own political future. But perhaps a more important question is how these new Americans will fare economically. We decided to look into which of America’s 52 largest metropolitan areas...

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Over Half The States Are Suing Obama For Immigration Actions

Over Half The States Are Suing Obama For Immigration Actions

More than half of U.S. states are now involved in a lawsuit to stop President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, with the addition of Nevada and Tennessee announced Monday by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. The 26 states challenging Obama's actions are led by Texas, which filed its lawsuit in December. The lawsuit contends Obama overstepped his constitutional authority in executive actions on immigration that may provide deportation relief and work authorization for up to...

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Lynch to Cast Herself as Departure From Holder in Bid to Be Attorney General

Lynch to Cast Herself as Departure From Holder in Bid to Be Attorney General

Loretta E. Lynch on Wednesday will cast herself as an apolitical career prosecutor who is a departure from Eric H. Holder Jr. when she faces a new Republican-controlled Judiciary Committee that includes some of the administration’s fiercest critics in Congress. “I look forward to fostering a new and improved relationship with this committee, the United States Senate, and the entire United States Congress — a relationship based on mutual respect and constitutional balance,” Ms. Lynch said...

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House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration

House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration

Republicans in the Senate likely don't have the votes to pass a bill blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, but House conservatives said Wednesday that was no reason to cave on the subject during a fight over funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Their message to Senate Republicans: Step up, stop the excuses and do whatever you can to end Obama's policies protecting some undocumented immigrants from deportation. "I'm going to speak to our...

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Handicapping the Hispanic vote for 2016 GOPers

Handicapping the Hispanic vote for 2016 GOPers

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) talks with reporters after the Senate voted on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through the next fiscal year on on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The last Texas Republican to occupy the Oval Office, George W. Bush, took 49 percent of the state’s Hispanic vote in his 2004 presidential re-election, setting a relatively high bar for the handful of Texas-born or -raised Republicans who...

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Historic Time for Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Two Latinas Lead the Hispanic Group

Historic Time for Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Two Latinas Lead the Hispanic Group

Eight years after walking out on the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in protest of the treatment of female members, Rep. Linda Sánchez finds herself in charge of the Latino lawmakers' group, with another woman as her lieutenant. Sánchez, D-Calif., assumed the top post of the male-dominated group in her 12th year in the House, the dust clearly settled on the equity issue within the caucus. advertisement Sánchez heads the CHC in the congressional session leading up to...

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Koch-Backed Network Aims To Spend Nearly $1 Billion On 2016 Elections

Koch-Backed Network Aims To Spend Nearly $1 Billion On 2016 Elections

Conservative political advocacy groups supported by the billionaire Koch brothers plan to spend $889 million in the 2016 U.S. elections, more than double what they raised in 2012, the Washington Post reported on Monday.The newspaper said the goal was announced to donors at a weekend meeting in Rancho Mirage, California, hosted by Freedom Partners, a business lobby at the center of the Koch brothers' political operation. The Post cited a person who attended the gathering.The...

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Germany's Merkel says she doesn't see an…

31-01-2015

Germany's Merkel says she doesn't see another Greek debt cut

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the refusal of Greece's European creditors to consider forgiving part of the debt-ridden country's rescue loans,... Read more

Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose …

31-01-2015

Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose to celebrate U.S. West

By Mary Papenfuss ELKO, Nev. (Reuters) - When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest his aching bones after an adrenaline-charged stint on torquing... Read more

Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19t…

31-01-2015

Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long... Read more

Japan says hostage negotiations 'deadloc…

31-01-2015

Japan says hostage negotiations 'deadlocked'

Japan's deputy foreign minister told reporters there had been no progress in trying to secure the release of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and airman Maaz... Read more

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Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19t…

31-01-2015

Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major title (Yahoo Sports)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open... Read more

Mavericks embarrass Heat in 2nd half, wi…

31-01-2015

Mavericks embarrass Heat in 2nd half, win 93-72 (Yahoo Sports)

MIAMI (AP) -- Down by 16 points in the second half, the Dallas Mavericks were in big trouble. For a... Read more

Hawks keep streak alive, top Trail Blaze…

30-01-2015

Hawks keep streak alive, top Trail Blazers 105-99 (Yahoo Sports)

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks keep finding new ways to extend the longest winning streak in franchise history. This... Read more

Latin America News

Latin America Innovation: WeHostels

26-01-2015

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Brazil: Power Rationing?

26-01-2015

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Law Firms Expand Mexico Offices

26-01-2015

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Latin America's Top 100 Lawyers

25-01-2015

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Political News

Mitt, we hardly knew ye

31-01-2015

This time he was going to do it all differently. This time he was going to stop running his every word by consultants, donors, random friends, his next-door neighbor, and... Read more

Week in Playback

31-01-2015

Week in Playback... Read more

Asia trade talks heat up as fast-track b…

30-01-2015

Asia trade talks heat up as fast-track battle rages

Rep. Paul Ryan, wielded a block of smoked Gouda from his home state while stressing the importance of prying open dairy access to the Canadian market. | AP Photo NEW... Read more

How Romney got to 'no'

30-01-2015

How Romney got to 'no'

Mitt Romney decided last weekend that he would not run for president a third time in 2016. But even minutes before his Friday announcement, several of his former top aides... Read more