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BREAKING NEWS: Suicide Bombings and Terrorist Attacks In Paris

BREAKING NEWS: Suicide Bombings and Terrorist Attacks In Paris

60 Dead, 100 Hostages in Paris Attacks At least 35 people were killed Friday in shootings and explosions around Paris, many of them in a popular concert hall where patrons were taken hostage, police and medical officials said. Two explosions, […]

by · November 13, 2015 · Breaking News, News, World News
The beginning of The Holocaust

Kristallnacht 77 Years Later: Can it Happen Again?

Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass, began 77 years ago on November 9, 1938 marked the beginning of the Holocuast. It was the beginning of ethnic cleansing by Germany and eventually by most of Europe. It began a period of […]

by · November 11, 2015 · History, World News
Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses?

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses?

We are all very well versed in Emma Lazarus’  famous quote “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift […]

by · September 17, 2015 · Immigration Issues, Op Ed, World News
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Negotiators in Switzerland

Nuclear Agreement with Iran Assured: Time to Unite for Success

As of September 2nd, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is a done deal. Senator Barbara Mikulski (Md.) became the 34th U.S. Senator to declare that she will vote in favor for JCPOA. This means that even as the […]

by · September 3, 2015 · Op Ed, Politics, World News
The Iran Deal: Stop the dialogue of Hate

The Iran Deal: Stop the dialogue of Hate

The proposed Nuclear Arms deal with Iran has evoked a very emotional and at times a very negative debate with insults, words of hate and actual threats against those on the other side of the argument. Senator Charles Schumer and […]

Senator Diaz Criticizes Mayor Bill de Blasio Stand on Dominican Republic

What You Should Know By Senator Rev Rubén Díaz You should know that this past Sunday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio decided to go to Upper Manhattan in the midst of the Dominican community to ask for a […]

Polanco Politics: Confronting Dominican Racial Injustice

Polanco Politics: Confronting Dominican Racial Injustice

Polanco Politics: Confronting Dominican Racial Injustice by Juan Carlos “J.C.” Polanco, Esq., MBA Born in the Dominican Republic but stripped of their citizenship, the children of Haitians living there are now being forced out of the only home country they […]

NYS Trade Mission to Cuba_Mtg with Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz (Photo courtesy of the Associated Press)

Cuomo, Heastie, Klein Talk NYS-Cuban Trade

On Monday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo arrived in Havana, Cuba as part of the NYS Trade Mission to Cuba. Upon arriving at Jose Marti Airport, the Governor was greeted by Josefina Vidal, director general of the U.S. division at Cuba’s […]

Analysis: Governor Cuomo’s Trade Mission to Cuba

Analysis: Governor Cuomo’s Trade Mission to Cuba

Shortly after President Barack Obama announced plans to normalize relations with Cuba and to rescind the island nation’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to lead a New York State Trade Mission there. On […]

Cuomo Concludes Cuba Mission With Tour of Port Mariel

Cuomo Concludes Cuba Mission With Tour of Port Mariel

Governor Cuomo is in Cuba this morning and returns to New York City this late this afternoon. This morning, Governor Cuomo and members of the NYS Trade Mission travel to and tour the Port of Mariel. Americans will remember Port […]

by · April 21, 2015 · Government, News, Politics, World News

German Pilot Treated For ‘Suicidal Tendencies’

German officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received lengthy psychotherapy before receiving his pilot’s license. Prosecutors in Duesseldorf, where Lubitz had an apartment, said the psychotherapy occurred over an extended period before he received his pilot’s license, and […]

by · March 31, 2015 · World News
LEW’S VIEWS – Bibi Netanyahu: Chutzpah Personified

LEW’S VIEWS – Bibi Netanyahu: Chutzpah Personified

Shortly before leaving Israel for his trip to the United States, Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu said “Today, on the eve of the Fast of Esther, I’m embarking on a historic mission. I feel like the emissary of all the people […]

Netanyahu Declares US-Israel Alliance Strong

Netanyahu Declares US-Israel Alliance Strong

In a speech before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference this morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the US-Israel relationship remains strong despite controversy over his speech to the US Congress on Tuesday. Netanyahu said […]

How Boehner’s Invite to Netanyahu is Undermining Our President

How Boehner’s Invite to Netanyahu is Undermining Our President

Earlier this month we saw a breach of traditional protocol when House Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to lawmakers without notifying the White House. While the Obama administration responded that it found the invitation “interesting”, White […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Editorials, Politics, World News
UPDATE: Bangladesh ferry collision death toll now 70

UPDATE: Bangladesh ferry collision death toll now 70

Voice America News reports that the death toll from a Bangladesh ferry collision has risen to at least 70 people, maritime officials said. About 50 people were rescued Sunday when the ferry collided with a cargo ship and sank on […]

by · February 24, 2015 · World News