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Clifton’s fourth-generation masters of stained glass

CLOSE The Hiemer & Company Stained Glass Studio has designed stained glass windows since the 1880s, and has operated in Clifton since 1949. The owner, Judith Hiemer Van Wie, talks about the business and how the intricate, colorful windows are made. Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com In business since 1931, the Hiemer & Company Stained Glass Studio…

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Puigdemont unbowed after arrest in Germany

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Supporters of the independence leader rallied in Berlin Catalonia's ex-leader Carles Puigdemont has urged supporters to keep up the struggle as he faces extradition from Germany over his role in the region's independence referendum. Wanted in Spain for sedition and rebellion, Mr Puigdemont was speaking for the first time since…

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China hits back with tariffs on US imports

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US wine is among the produce affected by China's retaliatory tariffs China has imposed tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports, including pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on foreign steel and aluminium imports earlier in March. The tariffs affecting some $3bn (£2.1bn)…

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Data breach hits Lord & Taylor’s, Saks

CLOSE Under Armour reported that almost 150 million users were affected. Time Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor were hit by a data breach (Photo: Saks Fifth Avenue) Hackers have stolen the personal and financial information of customers who shop at Lord and Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue in the latest of a string…

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More events planned for this week in Sacramento to honor Stephon Clark

Protesters confront law enforcement officers in the street after a woman was struck by a Sacramento Sheriff's Department vehicle. (Photo: ELIJAH NOUVELAGE, EPA-EFE) SAN FRANCISCO — More events are planned for this week in Sacramento as the city continues to deal with outrage over the death of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was killed by police on March 18.…

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Trump rails at immigrant programme

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'America is the only country I've known'US President Donald Trump has reasserted his opposition to legalising the status of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. He declared on Twitter that Republicans should "go to Nuclear Option to pass tough laws…

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Assault on peacekeeper base in Somalia

Image copyright AFP Image caption AU soldiers come from across the continent Islamist militants have launched a gun and bomb attack on an African Union (AU) peacekeeper base in Somalia. Al Shabab fighters detonated two car bombs outside the base in the town of Bulamarer, south-west of Mogadishu. Local residents say they heard heavy exchanges…

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Teachers across Oklahoma to strike Monday despite $6K raise

Teacher Adrien Gates pickets with other educators on a street corner in Norman, Okla., on March 27, 2018. (Photo: Sue Ogrocki, AP) More than 40,000 teachers and thousands of support staff across Oklahoma pledged to walk off their jobs Monday despite a $6,100 teacher pay raise rushed through the Legislature and signed into law by Gov.…

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