Day: December 6, 2018

Tech companies slam new Australian law allowing police to spy on smartphones – CNN

From Google World News:   Lawmakers voted in favor of the Telecommunications Access and Assistance Bill late Thursday. The government argues the new measures will help police and security agencies combat serious offenses such as terrorist attacks and child sex crimes. But tech companies and civil liberties groups say it’s

Trump, without evidence, says Arizona 'bracing' for surge of immigrants

From Reuters Top News:   FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 1, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said without evidence on Thursday Arizona “is bracing for

Trump to nominate State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador: White House officials

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, two White House officials said on Thursday, tapping someone with no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world’s thorniest issues.

Trump has had deep business ties to the Saudi Arabian court for more than two decades. And those ties have been called into question over his lack of a tough response to Riyadh since Khashoggi disappeared and possibly killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/maxwellhill [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Trump has had deep business ties to the Saudi Arabian court for more than two decades. And those ties have been called into question over his lack of a tough response to Riyadh

Trump to pick State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador: White House officials

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, two White House officials said on Thursday, tapping someone with no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world’s thorniest issues.

Link between newborns with vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed: Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, researchers report

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/maxwellhill [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Link between newborns with vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed: Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, researchers report

New Southwest Border Arrests Jump 78 Percent In November – NPR

From Google World News:   Enlarge this image Issac Rodriguez, from Sinaloa, Mexico, peering through the fence that divides Mexico and the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption toggle caption Rodrigo Abd/AP New government figures released Friday show that the U.S. Border Patrol arrested 51,856 individuals attempting to