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The filmmakers who are showing films at this year’s Queens World Film Festival — 180 mostly short films, in all — starting in March met last week at Kaufman Astoria Studios for pictures and a glimpse at the competition.
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Make the Road New York member Ricardo Aca, in the blue jacket marching towards U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer's home Tuesday night, says Senate Democrats accepted a bad deal that put Dreamers at risk.
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Shawn Waters, of East Elmhurst, received a six-month sentence for the criminal posession of Millenium, the tortoise who was stolen from Alley Pond Environmental Center and transported across state lines.
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More than 200,000 people — many sporting pink knit hats — turn out for the second annual women’s march, closing down Central Park West in Manhattan. The march, ostensibly supporting equal rights, had an unmistakable anti-Trump tone.
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The elite among collegiate fencers face off at the St. John’s Fencing Invitational — including Harvard, Columbia, Ohio State and Penn State — in a daylong showcase for the Toyko Olympics in 2020.
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It’s called cypher dancing — a branch of break dancing that is performed solo within a circle of fellow dancers. Scores of top-flight performers come from around the city to compete in this “battle” at the Queens Community House in Forest Hills.

An early taste of spring, the government shuts down and wakes up again, all in the space of a giddy, three-day weekend. Sword fighting breaks out at St. John’s University, a battle of the break dancers in Forest Hills and a guy who loved turtles too much — see it all in the Week in Pictures,

Updated 12:32 am, July 10, 2018
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