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The incredible shrinking refugee cap, in one chart

The incredible shrinking refugee cap, in one chart The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is disturbed by this morning's reports that the Trump Administration is set to cap the annual admissions ceiling for refugees at 45,000. For fiscal 2017, which ends September 30, former President Barack Obama established a cap of 110,000 refugees for permanent resettlement in the United States. [Full Article...]

Maia se reúne com líderes para tratar da reforma política

Maia se reúne com líderes para tratar da reforma política Maia pretende iniciar os trabalhos na noite desta terça-feira pela proposta que cria uma cláusula de barreira e põe fim às coligações partidárias. Maia saiu da reunião com os líderes em dar declarações à imprensa. Mais cedo, o presidente da Câmara, Rodrigo Maia, se reuniu com a procuradora-geral da República, Raquel Dodge. Ele não quis comentar quais serão os próximos passos da tramitação na C... [Full Article...]

Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI) Receives "Buy" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

After having $0.51 EPS previously, Power Integrations Inc's analysts see 3.92% EPS growth. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 29th. Power Integrations's payout ratio is 29.95%. [Full Article...]

Trump kept calling the prime minister of Spain 'president'

Trump kept calling the prime minister of Spain 'president' By contrast, Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, was very popular among Spaniards. President Trump will host the Prime Minister of Spain Tuesday for their first face-to-face meeting at the White House. have operations in the region and are some of the largest foreign investors in Spain. "So far, Rajoy's strategy of fully relying on legal means to stop the vote seems to be working, with the ... [Full Article...]

Labour pledges to end period poverty in schools

Labour pledges to end period poverty in schools But it was the promise to end period poverty for the country's poorest pupils that was the most eye-catching announcement in her speech. "So, I am proud to say that as your Secretary of State, I will allocate £10m from our departmental budget to end the scandal of period poverty in our schools". [Full Article...]

Viatura da PM capota ao perseguir bandidos que mataram dentista em MT

Viatura da PM capota ao perseguir bandidos que mataram dentista em MT A família de Josilei ficou preocupada com sua demora e quando foram até a chácara do dentista não o encontraram e se depararam com os móveis da casa todos revidados. O veículo foi localizado também domingo pelo Grupo Especial de Fronteira (Gefron) na comunidade de Taquaral, em Cáceres, (município distante 220 km da capital). [Full Article...]

Bebê de três meses morre após ser amamentado pela mãe

Em estado de choque, a mãe pediu auxílio da cunhada, que acionou o Corpo de Bombeiros. Porém, ao chegar no local, a equipe constatou que o bebê já estava sem vida. Os horários de velório e sepultamento não foram divulgados. A Polícia Civil informou que atendeu o caso e que tudo indica para uma causa de morte por engasgamento, mas que vai aguardar o resultado do laudo da Politec. [Full Article...]

Bath Spa Uni brands transgender reversal plan 'politically incorrect'

Bath Spa Uni brands transgender reversal plan 'politically incorrect' The university initially approved his research, but after he proposed finding more participants online and sent his ideas to the ethics sub-committee for clearance, he was told: "engaging in a potentially politically incorrect piece of research carries a risk to the University". [Full Article...]

White House slams North Korea's claim that Trump declared war

White House slams North Korea's claim that Trump declared war He then tweeted on Friday that Kim was "obviously a madman" who would be "tested like never before". "It's never appropriate for a country to shoot down another country's aircraft over global airspace". There's not a precision strike that solves the problem. "There's not a military blockade that can solve the problem", McMaster said. The unverified Yonhap report said the United States appeared... [Full Article...]

Instagram now lets you choose who can comment on your posts

Instagram now lets you choose who can comment on your posts Instagram's still growing at a rapid pace, having added 100 million new monthly active users in just a month since it last reported a new figure. Instagram's skyrocketing growth has come as the company copied and implemented a number of Snapchat product experiences, including Stories. [Full Article...]

Congresso dos EUA aprova lei para distribuir informação na Coreia do Norte

Congresso dos EUA aprova lei para distribuir informação na Coreia do Norte A afirmação é de do secretário americano de Defesa, Jim Mattis. Washington "conserva paralelamente a capacidade para enfrentar as ameaças mais perigosas da Coreia do Norte", completou Mattis, antes de insistir no apoio "a nossos diplomatas para conter (a crise) a maior quantidade de tempo possível a nível diplomático". [Full Article...]

Top US general says N.Korea's military posture unchanged amid tensions

Top US general says N.Korea's military posture unchanged amid tensions U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew east of North Korea in a show of force after a heated exchange of rhetoric between Trump and Kim over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. Dunford told the Senate Armed Services Committee in 2015 that Russia, China and North Korea, in that order, posed the greatest threats to USA national security, calling Russia's then-recent... [Full Article...]

Croatia: Captain Dragan sentenced to 15 years

Croatia: Captain Dragan sentenced to 15 years In the verdict it said that Vasiljkovic, also known as Captain Dragan and Daniel Snedden, is guilty of the killings and torture of imprisoned civilians and Croatian troops while he was a rebel Serb commander during the 1991-95 war in Croatia. [Full Article...]

Smartphone GPS accuracy could jump from 5m to 30cm in 2018

Smartphone GPS accuracy could jump from 5m to 30cm in 2018 Expected to arrive in smartphones from 2018 onwards, the Broadcom BCM47755 Global Positioning System chip will show you more accurate results and consume lesser battery on your smartphone. Designed on a more compact 28-nanometer design, the Broadcom GPS chip uses a new radio architecture with a dedicated sensor hub. Usually, GPS systems use the signal L1 to broadcast their location. [Full Article...]

North Korea mobilises aircraft in response to United States bombers

North Korea mobilises aircraft in response to United States bombers Ri ended his brief remarks by saying: "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then". Trump also used "rocket man" for Kim in his speech to the U.N. After that, the North severed a tenuous diplomatic channel to the State Department, which was renewed once Trump took office. Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions - including a suggestion last week that it could test an H... [Full Article...]

Brexit negotiations not ready for next stage yet, EU's Tusk says

Brexit negotiations not ready for next stage yet, EU's Tusk says Speaking outside Downing Street after a 90-minute meeting with Theresa May , the European Council president said that he was encouraged by the British approach. The reference was a clear swipe at Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson who claimed Britain could have its cake and eat it over Brexit. But Tusk praised a key speech by May last week in which she pledged legal guarantees for EU citizens livi... [Full Article...]

Nicolás Maduro reiteró que EE.UU. ordenó asesinarlo

Nicolás Maduro reiteró que EE.UU. ordenó asesinarlo El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, aseguró este 21 de septiembre que desde el Despacho Oval de EE.UU.se ha dado la orden de asesinarlo y responsabilizó al jefe del Parlamento de su país, el opositor Julio Borges, de cualquier "atentado" contra su vida. [Full Article...]

United States targets North Korean banks in fresh sanctions

The sanctions rely on an executive order Trump signed last week to target North Korea's access to the worldwide banking system. The individuals work in a handful of countries, including Russia, China and Libya. The U.S. also used an additional designation to emphasize that two banks in North Korea are actually part of Kim's government: the Foreign Trade Bank of the Democratic People's Republic o... [Full Article...]

Kyiv working so Hungarian Ukrainians feel comfortable in European Union and Ukraine

Kyiv working so Hungarian Ukrainians feel comfortable in European Union and Ukraine But that hasn't assuaged the fears of groups, such as Poles, Romanians, and Hungarians, all of whom have sizable ethnic communities in Ukraine. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Hungary Peter Siyatro announced plans to block Ukraine's integration with the EU. [Full Article...]

Twitter won't bar Donald Trump from tweeting because of 'newsworthiness'

Twitter won't bar Donald Trump from tweeting because of 'newsworthiness' Some wondered on Monday why Twitter hadn't removed the tweet - violating the company's rules usually means the tweet is removed and the account is suspended. "Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel", the president had tweeted. Admit it, we've all been at least slightly afraid that Donald Trump would start a war because he couldn't control the urge to reach for his... [Full Article...]


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