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Tens of thousands protest in British cities against Trump's travel ban
- January 31, 2017

A statement on the company's website says: "Nationals of the following countries: Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria , Iran , Iraq , Yemen . may travel to the USA only if they are in possession of a permanent resident card (Green card) or any of the below visas". (more...)
Petition to Ban Trump's State Visit to UK Reaches 1M Signatures Petition to Ban Trump's State Visit to UK Reaches 1M Signatures
- January 31, 2017

The petition for the state visit to be canceled started two months ago, but signatures skyrocketed after Trump signed the executive order temporarily halting immigration from seven Middle Eastern countries, reports The Washington Post. (more...)
Nintendo release its last financial results for Wii U and 3DS Nintendo release its last financial results for Wii U and 3DS
- January 31, 2017

Still, four million paying customers isn't bad at that amount, so Nintendo has no doubt made a big profit on the game, which is much simpler than the usual content it produces. The quarterly result signals that Nintendo's long-overdue foray into mobile gaming previous year has started to make meaningful contributions to earnings. (more...)
Three finally debuts Wi-Fi calling feature for some customers
- January 31, 2017

Three has finally rolled out app-free Wi-Fi calling, allowing users of its network to make and take calls whenever they find themselves in so-called "not-spots", such as the London Underground. Things have changed, however, with Three having now enabling the feature from the off, assuming you have a compatible handset and the network's latest software patch that is. (more...)
These illustrations explain Donald Trump's Muslim ban in simple terms
- January 31, 2017

We'll have to wait for an official statement from the White House to know for sure. "This is not about religion - this is about terror and keeping our country safe". "They've been horribly treated", he told CBN News. "We're still letting in more people from more war-torn regions than any country in the history of civilization", the official said. (more...)
It's 'Very Early To Be Talking About' Lifting Russia Sanctions
- January 31, 2017

In separate remarks, Putin's office said both leaders expressed readiness to cooperate "on a constructive, equitable and mutually beneficial basis". The White House did not immediately put out a statement . Trump's call with Putin was their first since the NY businessman took office and came as officials said he was considering lifting sanctions on Moscow despite opposition from Democrats and Republicans at home and European allies overseas. (more...)
The UK anti-Trump protests had some brilliantly British signs The UK anti-Trump protests had some brilliantly British signs
- January 31, 2017

London is going to see a protest similar to the ones held at airports across the U.S., including JFK airport on Sunday. It is unclear, as yet, whether any action will be taken to appease the protesters. At Chicago O'Hare Airport, immigration lawyers set up with their laptops, forming a makeshift legal clinic to help travelers arriving from the banned countries. (more...)
IPhone is no longer top-selling smartphone in China IPhone is no longer top-selling smartphone in China
- January 31, 2017

Apple's recent rally has left its stock trading at 12.9 times expected earnings, pricier than its five-year average of about 12.0 times expected earnings but far cheaper than the S&P 500's multiple of 17.2 times earnings, according to Thomson Reuters Datastream. (more...)
SpaceX Delays First Flight From NASA Shuttle Launch Pad
- January 31, 2017

SpaceX and competitor United Launch Alliance are the two leading companies to land a contract with NASA that will send astronauts from Florida into space . According to Spaceflight Now , the Falcon 9/Echostar 23 launch was delayed, together with the Proton/Echo Star 23 and Falcon /SES10 flights, because of some additions. (more...)
Trump name-checks dubious, fact-free source in voter fraud claim
- January 31, 2017

The Gregg Phillips that Trump mentions is a former mid-level state government official whose claims , without evidence, that millions of undocumented immigrants voted illegally in the 2016 election created the right-wing conspiracy theory that Trump actually won the popular vote. (more...)
The Universe Is Actually Flat, Scientists Say The Universe Is Actually Flat, Scientists Say
- January 31, 2017

Skenderis and an global team of physicists found evidence of the holographic universe within irregularities in the cosmic microwave background, sometimes referred to as the "afterglow" of the Big Bang. however, this time, the entire universe is encoded". 'However, this time, the entire universe is encoded'. Now, an global group of physicists found they could recreate actual physical data collected on our universe using this 2D holographic model. (more...)
Iraqi Lawmakers Recommend Reciprocal Ban on U.S. Citizens Iraqi Lawmakers Recommend Reciprocal Ban on U.S. Citizens
- January 31, 2017

According to a report in the Independent , Iraq's parliament "asked the Baghdad government to "reciprocate" Donald Trump's "Muslim ban" with travel restrictions aimed at American citizens", writes Bethan McKernan. Holders of visas for government and diplomatic business are exempt from the United States ban. It has also led to a growing backlash inside Iraq that could undermine relations between Baghdad and the U.S. (more...)
Paris Jackson Getting 'Star' Treatment on Lee Daniels' Show
- January 31, 2017

Benjamin Bratt and Amiyah Scott also star . The 18-year-old will guest star in one of the episodes of the Fox series, reported Deadline. On the heels of a truly revealing interview with Rolling Stone , Michael Jackson's only daughter has chose to pursue an acting career and has just landed her first major gig. (more...)
Don't ask for whom bell tolls, it tolls for Russia sanctions
- January 31, 2017

Trump has advocated that Russian Federation will be a strong ally in the war against ISIS, while Putin has expressed hope that the new administration can lift sanctions imposed by President Obama. He added: "We have seen a readiness to solve hard problems through dialogue, which President Putin has always been calling for and unfortunately in previous years did not find a response (to)", Reuters reported . (more...)
Stocks take hit as tech giants condemn immigration ban
- January 31, 2017

Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith, in a letter to staff, said that at least 76 employees will be affected by Trump's policy. Many reports indicate that Apple does not support the new orders passed by Donald Trump and the tech giant has also assured its affected staff that the firm is prepared to provide them aid. (more...)
President Trump's Travel Ban Faces Lawsuit by Washington State
- January 31, 2017

And in a court room, it is not the loudest voice that prevails, it's the constitution", Ferguson said, "At the end of the day either you are abiding by the constitution or you are not. Local tech giant Amazon wrote a declaration in support of the suit, along with Expedia. Trump's order, they said, would hurt business. A protester demonstrates on January 28 against President Donald Trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations entry into the U.S.at Dallas/Fort ... (more...)
The scope and implications of a Presidential "executive order"
- January 31, 2017

This would also affect Nigerians who own dual nationality if their other passport is from Syria , Iraq , Iran , Sudan , Libya , Somalia and Yemen - the seven Muslim-majority countries "of concern". "Aware that refugees reaching the USA already go through an extensive 20-step, 2-year-long vetting process by multiple agencies, we note there is a complete lack of evidence that any refugees had been convicted in domestic terrorism". (more...)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responds to Trump immigration orders
- January 31, 2017

The founder of the social media giant said the United States was "a nation of immigrants" and that he was concerned by the President's actions. Trump signed an executive order Friday that puts a moratorium on allowing refugees from a list of predominantly Muslim countries to enter the United States, though it includes exceptions for religious minorities in those countries such as Christians. (more...)
All-American recruit cited on marijuana charge during official visit at Ohio State
- January 31, 2017

Four star wide receiver prospect James Robinson took his official visit to Ohio State the weekend of January 20, and according to Franklin Country police records, was cited on January 21 near campus on a drug possession charge. Robinson's preliminary arraignment was waived and he is due back in court March 1. Chris Hays of the Orlando Sentinel reports the Gators coaching staff has actively been helping Robinson find another home since informing Lakeland administrators of the decision. (more...)
Trump's latest executive order: Banning people from 7 countries and more Trump's latest executive order: Banning people from 7 countries and more
- January 31, 2017

The lawsuit comes as the acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, ordered Justice Department lawyers to not defend the controversial executive order in court. The suit alleges the "apparent and true objective and underlying motive" of Trump's act is "to ban Muslims from certain-Muslim majority countries". (more...)