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Racism: Calling someone an ‘illegal alien’ to attract $250,000 fine in New York

New York City has banned the term "illegal alien" when used "with intent to demean, humiliate or harass a person," the city said. The city's new guidelines, announced last week, also ban discrimination against someone based on their English proficiency and threats to call immigration authorities on someone "based on a discriminatory motive." These violations can… Continue reading Racism: Calling someone an ‘illegal alien’ to attract $250,000 fine in New York

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Death tolls near 300 in Sri Lanka Easter’s attack

...13 Suspects arrested Scene of the Sri Lanka Easter Sunday attack A government investigator says seven suicide bombers were behind the eight coordinated attacks that killed at least 290 people and injured 500 more across the island nation yesterday. Although no one has claimed responsibility for the violence — the deadliest since the end of Sri Lanka’s civil… Continue reading Death tolls near 300 in Sri Lanka Easter’s attack