International Articles

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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Central New York , Government , Health , International , Public Safety , Transportation

Zika: No Dip In Trips To Florida

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Information Technology analyst Colby Jermand – on his way to Florida from Hancock International Airport Syracuse – says the Zika virus, “is not going to stop me living my life.” A Librarian on the same flight, Nathan Tyler says “the epidemic is not large enough to influence people’s […]

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Government , International

CIA Refuses to Waterboard Even if Ordered by President

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By Emma Gottlieb WASHINGTON, D.C. (NCC News) – The head of the CIA stated today that the federal agency will not use harsh interrogation strategies like waterboarding even if ordered to do so by the future president. This statement made by CIA Director John Brennan in an exclusive interview with NBC comes after comments from Republican presidential front-runner […]

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International , Religion , Technology

How the Diocese of Syracuse and the Pope Are Using the Same Means to Accomplish the Same Goals

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By Matt Weinstein SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC NEWS) – The Diocese of Syracuse is using Instagram and memes to support a healthy growth in their followers. Not every Father or nun has their own Instagram yet but that may soon change thanks to the continued efforts of a few members of this Catholic organization. In the past few […]

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Education , International , Public Safety

Recent Brussels Attack Calls for SU Abroad ‘Check-In’ System

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By Amanda Brandell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Spending a semester abroad traveling the world has become part of the Syracuse University experience. Syracuse University send 45% of it’s campus abroad each year – thats 2,000 students. The national average for American college students to study abroad is around 9%. With a bulk of SU’s students abroad for […]

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Central New York , Crime , International , safety , Transportation

EgyptAir Hijacker Faces Charges

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By Maddy Oleszkiewicz, LARNACA, Cyprus (NCC News) — An Egyptian man appeared in court today to face charges for hijacking a domestic EgyptAir flight. 59-year-old Seif Eddin Mustafa diverted the plan to an east Mediterranean island nation by threatening to use explosives that were later found to be fake. Mustafa admitted to the hijacking in […]

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