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With all the news in the last 24 hours about President Donald Trump's "extreme vetting" executive order that he signed late Friday, there has been lots of confusion about what happened. The UN refugee agency said some 25,000 refugees were resettled in the USA between October and year-end under its program for the most vulnerable. She says refugees are "the most thoroughly vetted of all people entering our nation" and there's no evidence that they threaten national security.
  • U.S. embassy in London cancels visa appointments

    U.S. embassy in London cancels visa appointments

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    Britons with dual nationality with the seven countries will not be affected. "If you are a national, or dual national, of one of these countries, please do not schedule a visa appointment or pay any visa fees at this time", the embassy added.
  • Turkish soldiers in extradition row seek release from Greek police custody

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    The Turkish vessels remained in the area for approximately 7 minutes violating the Greek territorial waters, said the Greek Defence Ministry in an announcement on Sunday. On Thursday Greece's Supreme Court turned down the request for their extradition citing concern over their treatment in Turkey. Turkish authorities accuse the eight men of participating in the failed coup attempt and Greece of making a politically motivated decision.
  • Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old abducted in Columbus

    Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old abducted in Columbus

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    Police say they have located the stolen 2004 silver Chevy Impala near Corrugated Way and East 5th Avenue. An Amber Alert has been issued for central Ohio. She is described as 3-feet-tall, 40 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. When she returned the auto was gone. She was last seen wearing a purple floral pattern jacket, blue jeans and black shoes.
  • Microsoft reaches out to its workers affected by immigration ban

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    Microsoft is providing "legal advice and assistance" to employees who might be affected by President Donald Trump's executive action on immigration, the company says. Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella has been praised for changing the company's focus from software to a wider array of products, including cloud and devices, which are already generating substantial revenues every quarter.
  • Google Doodle Honors Fred Korematsu, Activist Who Fought Japanese Internment

    Google Doodle Honors Fred Korematsu, Activist Who Fought Japanese Internment

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    Perhaps Google has thrown shade before, but it's abundantly clear that one of the world's largest tech companies - that is headquartered in America and co-founded by an immigrant - is not holding back against Trump's executive order. Korematsu remained an activist throughout his life, becoming a member of the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations, where he lobbied for a bill that would grant an official apology from the government and compensation of $20,000 for the Japanese ...
  • Toyota Supra: A Little Bird Said 'Tokyo Motor Show'

    Toyota Supra: A Little Bird Said 'Tokyo Motor Show'

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    Presented as a close-to-production design study, the coupe will give enthusiasts an early look at the born-again Supra that Toyota is now developing with BMW. Some folks are saying that the Toyota will be equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine worth about 255 horsepower for the base model.
  • Iraq asks Trump administration to reconsider travel ban

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    Because of its role in fighting IS, Iraq is worthy of special treatment rather than restrictions, Shwairid said. The bans threaten to significantly complicate business relationships between the USA and Iraq. "Sudan hopes that the USA government will quickly remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism and reconsider the decision under Executive Order 13,769 to restrict Sudanese citizens entering the United States", the ministry said in a statement reported by HuffPost Arabi.
  • Angela Merkel says Donald Trump's immigration ban 'not justified'

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    The conversations gave the United States president an early opportunity to explain new policies that have baffled and unnerved much of the rest of the world - particularly his order to temporarily halt all refugee arrivals and those of travelers from seven mainly Muslim countries including war-wracked Syria.
  • Novo to stream £115m into the United Kingdom via Oxford deal

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    The UK - "a world-leader in research " David Gauke, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, described the investment decision as "a vote of confidence in the UK's position as a world-leader in science and research". Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford, said the collaboration was an opportunity to mix competence at the campus with the company's groundbreaking research and results in diabetes.