Day: January 11, 2018

KISSIMMEE, Florida (Reuters) – At Leslie Campbell’s office in the central Florida city of St. Cloud, the phone will not stop ringing. Director of special programs for the Osceola County School District, Campbell helps enroll students fleeing storm-ravaged Puerto Rico. Her job has been a busy one. Since hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the Caribbean
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) – Rescuers picking through waist-deep mud on Thursday, two days after a massive mudslide killed at least 17 people along Southern California’s coast, said they feared more bodies may be found but still held out hope for “miracle” survivors. The walls of fast-moving mud and debris that tore through hillside communities
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China reprimanded three top tech firms on Friday over poor privacy protections, as tech companies face an increasing backlash from consumers and authorities over excessive data collection practices. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd payment affiliate Ant Financial, search firm Baidu Inc and Beijing Bytedance Technology Co, which oversees popular news feed app Jinri
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries,” according to two sources familiar with the comments. Trump’s remarks, made in the White House, came as Democratic Senator Dick Durbin and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Thursday reached a tentative agreement on legislation to protect young “Dreamer” immigrants from deportation, along with other immigration policy changes, and is attempting to build support for the deal in Congress. The senators, three Democrats and three Republicans, “have reached an agreement in principle that
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