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Opinions on land, refugees among resolutions at Legislature

Added: 25.02.2017 17:05 | 13 views | 0 comments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah lawmakers have introduced about 700 bills this year, including resolutions that offer the Legislature's opinion on issues such as national monuments and refugees.
So far this session, about 10 percent of the bills introduced have been resolutions.
Lawmakers debate several types of resolutions, some ...


State: 1,800 refugees from 'banned' nations enter U.S. after order lifted

Added: 25.02.2017 14:54 | 13 views | 0 comments

Paul Bedard
The State Department has revealed that 1,800 refugees from the nations targeted by President Trump's suspended travel order have entered the United States since courts set it aside.
An analysis found that refugees from Syria, Iraq and Somalia were tops in numbers.
The review of State figures by the also found that of all refugees entering the U.S. under Trump, a slight majority are Muslim.

Said Pew: "More than 1,800 refugees from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen have resettled in the U.S. since a federal court judge suspended key parts of an executive order President Donald Trump signed on Jan.


The Italian family hosting six refugees in their home

Added: 25.02.2017 11:02 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Calo family's experiment in a small town in northern Italy could be key in solving the refugee crisis.


Games preview: Mass Effect: Andromeda is playable at last - Metro

Added: 25.02.2017 10:51 | 4 views | 0 comments

GameCentral gets the first ever hands-on of the new Mass Effect and talks to the producer about the plight of refugees.


Hong Kong 'Snowden refugees' sought by Sri Lanka agents: lawyer

Added: 25.02.2017 6:01 | 3 views | 0 comments

Sri Lankan refugees who sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong have been targeted by agents from their home country, a lawyer and legislators said Thursday. The story of how impoverished refugees helped the former National Security Agency contractor, who in tiated one of the largest data leaks in US history, evade authorities in 2013 only emerged in September, propelling them into the media spotlight. Snowden's former hosts Supun Thilina Kellapatha and ex-soldier Ajith Pushpakumara from Sri Lanka told reporters Thursday they were "scared and nervous" about the agents' activities in Hong Kong.

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'Give me your tired, your poor': The story of the woman who wrote the world's most famous poem about refugees

Added: 24.02.2017 23:23 | 9 views | 0 comments

Emma Lazarus didn't need to earn money, but she was moved by the plight of refugees


Drone causes 1,500 elk to stampede for half a mile

Added: 24.02.2017 22:52 | 9 views | 0 comments

Incident occurs at the National Refuge in western Wyoming


Feyisa Lilesa, Marathoner in Exile, Finds Refuge in Arizona

Added: 24.02.2017 22:44 | 12 views | 0 comments

The Olympic silver medalist didn’t return to Ethiopia after gaining international attention for crossing his arms above his head at the finish line in a defiant gesture at the Rio Games.

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PM Stefan Lofven wants to curb flow of foreign workers

Added: 24.02.2017 20:15 | 3 views | 0 comments

Stefan Lofven says unemployed at home, including refugees, should fill jobs such as dishwashers and waiters.


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