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Photos: 20+ Of The Best Signs From The Latinx Rally To Protest ICE Raids

Scores of protesters braved the [finally, normal, February] cold Saturday afternoon to rally at The Bean in protest of the ICE raids and anti-immigrant policies that are terrifying and devastating immigrant communities around the country, including Chicago. [ more › ]

Versailles fan favourites revealed

15 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

For the past couple of months, I have been indulging my inner ‘Francophile’. Over the course of a number of visits to the National Gallery of Australia’s summer exhibition, “Versailles: Treasures from the Palace”, I have fallen in love with more than just one of the 130 treasures entrusted to the care of the Gallery. I […]

Verizon gets a discount | Mandolin Brothers closes | Blowing up Kosciuszko

Verizon revises Yahoo deal Verizon plans to pay $4.5 billion for Yahoo, $350 million less than it offered before two security breaches compromised more than 1 billion Yahoo users’ accounts. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Cuomo, Schneiderman vie to be Wall Street's watchdog

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman appear to be locked in battle over who will act as the sheriff of Wall Street during the Trump administration. The latest fight between... To view the full story, click the title link.

Studios have brought an economic boom to western Queens

After nearly 60 years building sets for the film and TV industry, LeNoble Lumber decided to shutter its Hell's Kitchen facility and set up shop in Long Island City. Like many of the businesses... To view the full story, click the title link.

Amy Dawes, 56, journalist and author

The Los Angeles entertainment journalist and author of "Sunset Boulevard: Cruising The Heart of Los Angeles” has died of cancer.

Halsey & Lewis Bed-Stuy | Milk Bar in West Village | Open Market

NEW IN TOWN Cocoa V Chocolat 174 Ninth Ave. Four years after closing Cocoa V, the vegan chocolatier reopened with a slightly new name and a new chocolate maker in the same Chelsea... To view the full story, click the title link.

Park-rich Queens needs trains more than green space

Good transportation is the lifeblood of any city, and New York is certainly no exception. If people cannot get to employment and recreation opportunities safely and efficiently, we will work less and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Risky budgeting returns to New York politics

Government budgets are always a guessing game. How much will come from taxes? Is spending accurately projected? Will unforeseen circumstances ruin the plan? In that sense, both New York state and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Refugees make up bulk of crossings from US to Canada: UNHCR

Most of the hundreds of people streaming over the US border into Canada in recent weeks are asylum-seekers, coming from Syria, Yemen, Turkey or Sudan, according to the United Nations' refugee point man in the country. In an interview,...Show More Summary

Packing Truths I Wish I'd Known Before Moving To Japan

Don't pack it. All the things you think that you need, you don't. This is me packing for Japan. Every. Single. Time. Don't be this way, learn my lessons. I know, I know. You're feeling all the feels about your stuff. You need all the things. Show More Summary

Thunderstorms bring ‘fierce’ hail and punishing gusts to Southern Maryland

As skies blackened, the storm felled trees, tore down power lines and, according to emergency officials, cut off electricity for a time to tens of thousands of Maryland homes and businesses.

10 Best New Chocolate Cakes in Manila!

Chocoholics, it’s time to refresh your favorites! A new batch of chocolate cakes are in town and we want you to find it here first. Whether it’s grandmother’s old fashioned recipe or a modern twist on the ganache filling, chocolate is a classic that can turn any day around. With newly opened restaurants waiting for their dessert gems to be discovered, we’ve curated […]

Body of missing 14-year-old found in L.A. River after weeklong search

The 14-year-old boy who disappeared from San Fernando this month during a powerful storm was found Saturday afternoon on an island in the Los Angeles River, authorities said.  The body of Elias Rodriguez was recovered about 1:15 p.m. Saturday along a stretch of the river in Los Feliz, according...

Palestinians in raptures as Yaqoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol TV contest

Thousands take to streets of West Bank and Gaza to watch and celebrate the win in the hugely popular pan-Middle East show Palestinians have taken to the street to celebrate the victory of their compatriot Yaqoub Shaheen in the hugely popular Middle East television talent show Arab Idol. Show More Summary

Investigation continues into death on Richmond railroad tracks

Investigation continues into death on Richmond railroad tracks A person trespassing on railroad tracks in Richmond was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Friday evening, officials said. Amtrak Train 542 hit the trespasser near the 1700 Nevin Avenue station about 6 p.m., said Marc Magliari, an Amtrak spokesman.

French artist living inside a rock surrounded by excrement: 'I feel completely at ease'

Abraham Poincheval is attempting to survive inside a 12-tonne boulder inside a Paris art museum for a week An artist entombed inside a 12-tonne rock for nearly three days has described the experience as like “tripping”, insisting heShow More Summary

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