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Britain to unveil details of post-Brexit immigration system

Britain to unveil details of post-Brexit immigration system Visitors from the European Union will not require a visa in advance of travel while others will be able to apply for a new electronic travel authorisation (ETA) scheme, similar to the United States' ESTA, which is now in development. The United Kingdom has never had particularly strong immigration controls and Tory manifesto promises to cut the net annual inflow "from the hundreds of thousands... [Full Article...]

Uncertainty mounts as Congress seeks to avoid shutdown

Uncertainty mounts as Congress seeks to avoid shutdown While Trump has not said that he would sign such a measure, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway signaled Wednesday that he may consider it, saying "he'll take a look at that certainly". Stewing at the White House, Trump ranted on Twitter that he'd been down a similar road earlier this year, only to find himself again in the same position. [Full Article...]

Google's censored search engine for China has apparently been shut down

Google's censored search engine for China has apparently been shut down Google will likely halt its censored search project for China , according to a report by The Intercept on Monday. While 265.com is a homepage for Chinese web users, it is not actually a search engine and all of the searches it processes are redirected to China's most popular search engine Baidu. [Full Article...]

Putin warns of growing threat of nuclear war

Putin warns of growing threat of nuclear war The Russian leader said it remained to be seen if the US keeps its word, noting Washington's 17-year presence in Afghanistan despite sending occasional signals of pulling out there. On Wednesday, Mr Trump announced that he would withdraw USA troops from Syria, saying Islamic State forces had been defeated there. Butina pleaded guilty last Thursday in front of a U.S. [Full Article...]

China's Xi urges implementation of reform but offers no new measures

China's Xi urges implementation of reform but offers no new measures Xi also said the reform and opening-up is a great reawakening of the Communist Party of China, nurturing great creativity in both theory and practice for the CPC. Deng's reforms broke with the chaotic policies of his predecessor, Chairman Mao Zedong . Several influential people were honored by the Communist party for their contributions to China's development over the past few decades, report... [Full Article...]

Flights halted at Gatwick Airport after drones reports

Flights halted at Gatwick Airport after drones reports Other fed up fliers had to be diverted hundreds of miles away, with one flight even ending up in Bordeaux, France. There have been occasional reports of drones almost hitting commercial airliners in the London area in recent years. Some flights are also being sent to Manchester. A police helicopter was dispatched to track down the vehicle and its operator, so far without success. [Full Article...]

Facebook let some companies read private messages, access friend lists, report finds

Facebook let some companies read private messages, access friend lists, report finds On top of that, records revealed that Apple devices were allowed access to contact numbers and calendar entries for users who switched their account settings to "disable all sharing". election campaign. Rising pressure: Another day, another Facebook scandal. He did, however, concede that partners shouldn't have had access to "instant personalisation" APIs after features were officially shu... [Full Article...]

Unidentified third Canadian detained in China

Unidentified third Canadian detained in China This is the third detention in China of a Canadian following the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou several weeks ago. All three arrests follow the detention of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on December 1 in Vancouver on a U.S. [Full Article...]

Facebook defends data sharing after new report on partner deals

Facebook defends data sharing after new report on partner deals As the NYT report said, Facebook may have never sold user data fearing user backlash, but it definitely did the next best thing by granting other companies access to its "most prized asset". Netflix was quick to respond to the report, stating that the company did not access people's private messages on Facebook, or ever asked Facebook for the special access. [Full Article...]

Suspect tries to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru

Suspect tries to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru A police department in Florida says a 23-year-old went through a fast-food chain drive-through and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana. In a search, officers said they found roughly 11 grams of cannabis. Gallagher was subsequently arrested and charged with marijuana possession and driving under the influence. [Full Article...]

Brea Engineer Gets Revenge On Porch Pirates With Glitter Bomb

Brea Engineer Gets Revenge On Porch Pirates With Glitter Bomb But for anyone who's gotten a package stolen off a doorstep, he's now a hero. Mark Rober , a former Nasa engineer turned YouTube personality, explains in great detail how he created a glitter-spewing mechanism hooked up to smartphones that both tracked location and filmed the action as it happened. [Full Article...]

Trump prods Fed not to raise USA interest rates further

Trump prods Fed not to raise USA interest rates further Only 11 percent of retail investors described the US economy as "booming", though 50 percent labeled it "solid", according to Wells Fargo. "The reason why the Fed shouldn't raise interest rates on Wednesday is not because the economy's slowing down, but because the economy's growing without inflation", Navarro told CNBC television. [Full Article...]

Farm linked to romaine E.coli outbreak also recalls cauliflower, other lettuce

Farm linked to romaine E.coli outbreak also recalls cauliflower, other lettuce It does not include all of Adam Bros. Health Canada is recalling certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce produced by Adam Bros. So far, almost 60 illnesses from contaminated romaine lettuce have been reported in 15 states, with 23 people being hospitalized. The government also narrowed the source of the outbreak to three California counties: Santa Barbara, Monterey and S... [Full Article...]

Google Announces New $1 Billion Manhattan Campus In Hudson Square

Google Announces New $1 Billion Manhattan Campus In Hudson Square Google is keen to point out that it isn't just jobs it brings to NY, but lots of investment, too. Tech companies see NY as a way to gain a new perspective, one that is different from that of Silicon Valley, which can be seen as an "out-of-touch echo chamber", Bartels said. [Full Article...]

Report Claims Johnson & Johnson Knew Baby Powder Contained Asbestos for Decades

Johnson & Johnson shares plummeted on Friday after an explosive report published by Reuters alleged the company knew about the presence of cancer-causing asbestos in its ubiquitous and iconic baby powder. Reuters-along with attorneys for more than 11,000 plaintiffs now suing Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company's products caused their cancer-examined memos, internal reports, and other c... [Full Article...]

Detention Of 2 Canadians Raises Stakes In China-U.S.-Canada Dispute

Detention Of 2 Canadians Raises Stakes In China-U.S.-Canada Dispute The Beijing News newspaper reported Wednesday that Kovrig was under investigation on suspicion of "engaging in activities that endanger China's national security" - a phrase often used in espionage cases. "The legal rights of the two Canadians are being safeguarded", Lu told reporters at a daily briefing. Experts quoted by the Chinese tabloid Global Times , a mouthpiece of China's communist... [Full Article...]

Montana ag leaders praise passage of Farm Bill

Montana ag leaders praise passage of Farm Bill CBD is now a lot less illegal. For farmers who used to grow tobacco like those over at Mount Folly, switching to hemp could be a lucrative alternative. "So it's still illegal under federal law". "The money is not significantly more, but the secretary [of agriculture] has been given some flexibility" to create new markets for United States farm goods, Moore says. [Full Article...]

Southwest Pilot Returns Stowaway Heart to Seattle

Southwest Pilot Returns Stowaway Heart to Seattle The heart itself had not been intended for a specific patient. Passengers were shocked when the captain explained that the heart was intended for delivery to a Seattle hospital after a previous flight from Sacramento, the Seattle Times reported . [Full Article...]

Apple plans new $1bn campus plus big USA job growth

Apple plans new $1bn campus plus big USA job growth In total, Apple plans to increase its workforce in the USA from 90,000 to 110,000 by 2023 . Apple Inc. said it would invest $1 billion to expand its operations in Austin by constructing a new employee campus in the area, large enough to house 15,000 additional employees. [Full Article...]

China, US discuss plans for trade talks

China, US discuss plans for trade talks President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were progressing with discussions under way by telephone and more meetings likely among officials of both countries. Most of the major auto manufacturers in the U.S. are unaware of the lower tariff rule on imported cars to China. USA farmers welcomed the deals. The dispute has prompted the USA and China to impose new tariffs on billions of d... [Full Article...]


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