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19
Jul

Trump administration weighs allowing no refugees into US next year

The Trump administration floated the possibility of admitting zero refugees next year during a recent meeting with officials from the Department of Homeland Security, State Department, the Pentagon and other agencies, according to sources familiar with the me…

19
Jul

Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Rhetoric Is Sign Of A Racially Divisive And Turbulent Year To Come

President Trump has used white grievance to fuel his candidacy since he first came onto the political scene. So what he’s doing now with four congresswomen of color is hardly a surprise.

19
Jul

200M across US brace for record heatwave; NYC orders tall buildings to raise temps to avoid another blackout

More than 200 million Americans in parts of the central and eastern U.S. will experience temperature indexes of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit as a heat wave is expected to slam at least 29 states over the weekend.

19
Jul

News24.com | Lenasia South, Ennerdale residents protest over land occupations

Fed-up residents have blocked roads leading into parts of Ennerdale, Zakarriyya Park and Lenasia South in Johannesburg while protesting against the occupation of land in the area.

19
Jul

News24.com | WATCH LIVE: Zuma returns to state capture commission

Former president Jacob Zuma returns to the state capture commission after his testimony was halted.

19
Jul

News24.com | LIVE | Public Protector to release three new investigative reports

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is holding a media briefing to release her latest investigative reports.

19
Jul

Facebook is backpedaling from its ambitious vision for Libra – Ars Technica

Under pressure from regulators, Facebook is rethinking Libra’s design.

19
Jul

US man gets life for Chinese student’s murder

Brendt Christensen abducted Yingying Zhang on a university campus in 2017 and beat her to death.

19
Jul

Luxury goods hit as Hong Kong unrest knocks trade

Retailers and hotels are among the firms seeing business hit by ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

19
Jul

Man spots ‘own amputation’ on cigarette packets

An Albanian says his photo was used without permission, but the European Commission disputes this.