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Syracuse Group Reviews and Confirms Syria Crime Against Humanity

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By Brendan Tierney SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syrian Accountability Project, a team of Syracuse University law students who investigate war crimes in the Syrian Civil War, released a White Paper Wednesday focusing on this month’s use of chemical weapons in the rebel-held city of Khan Sheikhoun. The researchers found sarin gas, a deadly nerve […]

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International , Politics , safety

SU Professor: US Aircraft Carrier Sent Toward Korea Doesn’t Mean War

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The United States aircraft carrier in the waters outside of the Korean Peninsula is not an immediate threat of war to come, according to Syracuse University Professor Renèe de Nevers. The United States sent an aircraft carrier toward the peninsula on Sunday to make its presence known as […]

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International , Politics

World Reacts to Spicer Holocaust Comments

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In wake of Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s comments about chemical weapons and the Holocaust yesterday, nations around the world have reacted. Specifically, Germany and Israel have reached out in statements to Spicer urging him against Holocaust comparisons and inviting him to learn more about Nazi Germany. According to the Associated Press, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s […]

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Arts , International , Music , Things to do

Brazilian Artists Bring Special Kind of Guitar Music to Syracuse

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By Javier Romero SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)  Syracuse University is hosting a Brazilian guitar concert Tuesday night, April 4, featuring three of the most renowned Brazilian guitarists in the United States. Dr. Silvia Lazo, a professor in the Arts & Music History Department in Syracuse University, is organizing the event to bring live music to students […]

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Community , History , holiday , International

International Women’s Day Rallies Take Place Around the World

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By Lauren Anderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Today many women around the world are staying home from work and wearing red in support of International Women’s Day. “A Day Without a Woman” is organized by the same women who put together the Women’s March, the day after President Trump’s inauguration. U.S. spokeswoman Cassady Findlay said […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , International , Religion

Trump Tuesday deals with immigration ban

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Every week since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner has met with constituents in Perseverance Park to discuss Trump’s policies. This week was no different. This week’s rain-soaked Trump Tuesday dealt with the recent executive order aimed at barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries (Yemen, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria) from entering the […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Feature , Government , International

Trump’s Policies Motivate CNY Women To Fight For Their Safety

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By Angelica Rodriguez Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) – Some minorities are looking for ways to overcome fear and uncertainty based on recent federal policies. Here in Syracuse, several Muslim women are taking self-defense classes because they feel like bigger targets for hate this year. The Syracuse Cultural Center hosted for the first time a self-defense class for […]

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Government , International , Politics , safety

74 Bodies Washed Ashore in Northern Libya

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By Marissa McBride HARCHA, LIBYA. (NCC News) — Rescuers have recovered 74 migrant bodies that have washed ashore in Northern Libya. Libyan officials believe the migrants drowned while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea – on their way to reach Europe. Villagers in Harcha alerted emergency services after finding the bodies inside a wrecked boat on […]

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Central New York , Court , Government , History , International , Politics

Dept. of Homeland Security Reveals Trump’s Revised Immigration Plans

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By Marissa McBride SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — New documents released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security revealed President Trump’s plans to enforce the current immigration laws more forcefully.  These directions include getting the federal government to find, arrest and deport any illegal immigrants in the country, including those who have never committed crimes. The […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , International , tourism

With Love, A Restaurant That Is Here For More Than Dinner

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By Paola Figueroa SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — While being Syracuse’s only Pakistani restaurant, With Love differentiates itself in more ways than one. The restaurant is a product of Onondaga Community College and aims to create a workplace that puts students in the position to walk out with real occupational experience. The restaurants entire staff, from […]

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Community , Environment , Feature , International , Non-profit

Student Veteran Explains Inspiration Behind Starting International Non-Profit

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By Abby Budiman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University student Brian Kam is the founder of Thrive Projects, a non-profit organization that aims to bring simple solutions to big energy problems in Nepal. Kam claimed that, “Sometimes the greatest good comes from the simplest solutions, and at Thrive Projects we found one of those.” […]

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Central New York , Consumer , International , Public Safety , tourism , Transportation

TSA Provides Tips For CNY Holiday Travelers

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By Taylor Epps SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you’re traveling this holiday season, following TSA’s tips might save you time and help you avoid problems. TSA addressed travelers Thursday morning to brief them on what they need to know. Executive Director at Syracuse Hancock International Airport Christina Callahan urged travelers to do some research before […]

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Arts , Business , Community , International , Things to do

Syracuse Film Fest Boosts Local Economy

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-  The Syracuse Film Fest returns for its 13th consecutive year starting Wednesday, October 19th with one of the biggest events they’ve had so far. 10 different theaters will be showing the films throughout the five days of the festival. People from the film industry such as directors, producers and actors from […]

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Central New York , Government , International

Non-Native English Speakers In Onondaga County Struggle During Election Season

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By Tom Austen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Following orders from his government, Nabbin Bhattarai bounced around East Asia before ending up in North Syracuse. First it was Bhutan, then Nepal, and now Willumae Street. He’s one of approximately 2800 Bhutanese refugees in Onondaga County today. Some, including Bhattarai, are U.S. citizens, which means they’ll […]

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