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Canada drops asylum seekers hijab questionnaire

Canada drops asylum seekers hijab questionnaire

Canada drops asylum seekers hijab questionnaire 12 October 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption RCMP screen asylum seekers at the Quebec-US border Canada has suspended the use of a questionnaire that appeared to single out...
Equifax site faces another attack

Equifax site faces another attack

12 October 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Reuters Image caption The massive data breach affects even more UK customers than first admitted Equifax has taken down a customer help web page amid reports of another attack on the credit reporting giant. The...
Trump signs executive order to weaken Obamacare

Trump signs executive order to weaken Obamacare

Trump signs executive order to weaken Obamacare 12 October 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order allowing the sale of health insurance plans that are exempt from some Obamacare...
US priest, 84, vows to defy N Korea travel ban

US priest, 84, vows to defy N Korea travel ban

US priest, 84, vows to defy N Korea travel ban By Jee Lee BBC Korean Service 12 October 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Submitted Image caption Mr Hammond helps TB patients in North Korea A Catholic priest who has been to North Korea 52 times on...
Harvey Weinstein 'hopes for second chance'

Harvey Weinstein 'hopes for second chance'

12 October 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Getty Images Harvey Weinstein has said “we all make mistakes – second chance I hope”, as more women have come forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct. He told TMZ:...
Trump loses patience with Puerto Rico

Trump loses patience with Puerto Rico

12 October 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright AFP Image caption A householder in the storm-hit ruins of her home in Aibonito, Puerto Rico US President Donald Trump has griped about emergency relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, saying...
How to combat racial bias: Start in childhood

How to combat racial bias: Start in childhood

Computer training can decrease children's biases. Jeff Inglis, CC BY-ND Racial bias can seem like an intractable problem. Psychologists and other social scientists have had difficulty finding effective ways to counter it – even among people who say they support a...

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