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As Biden unwinds key Trump asylum policy, many wait uneasily
World

As Biden unwinds key Trump asylum policy, many wait uneasily

As President Joe Biden undoes Trump immigration policies that he considers inhumane, he faces a major question: How far should he go to right his predecessor’s perceived wrongs?

Crime of the Century: Alex Gibney on his upcoming documentary and the story of the opioid epidemic
Arts & Culture

Crime of the Century: Alex Gibney on his upcoming documentary and the story of the opioid epidemic

The role of the Sackler family and their company, Purdue Pharma, in developing the prescription painkiller OxyContin is familiar territory. Gibney’s film digs into the aftermath, including the push to get doctors to overprescribe the medication and the company’s use of former government regulators to cripple serious oversight.

US Election: More than a dozen arrested as protesters demand vote count in closely contested states
World

US Election: More than a dozen arrested as protesters demand vote count in closely contested states

The protests came as US president Donald Trump, who is seeking re-election, insisted, without evidence, that there were major problems with voting and counting of ballots

Exploring Comic-Con at Home, and thoughts on fandom, democratisation, and virtual communion
Entertainment

Exploring Comic-Con at Home, and thoughts on fandom, democratisation, and virtual communion

A virtual Comic-Con showed even in times when entertainment industries and conventions are threatened, fandom will continue to thrive and drive the culture.

Sikhs to be counted as separate ethnic group in 2020 US Census; community hails recognition of distinct language, culture
World

Sikhs to be counted as separate ethnic group in 2020 US Census; community hails recognition of distinct language, culture

Sikhs in the US will be counted as a separate ethnic group in the 2020 census, an organisation of the minority community said on Tuesday, describing it as a milestone

Donald Trump nominates Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as federal judge for southern district of California
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Donald Trump nominates Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as federal judge for southern district of California

Donald Trump has nominated prominent Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as a judge of the US District Court for the Southern District of California.

San Diego Comic Con 2019: Fans cosplay as characters from Handmaid's Tale, to Pennywise the Clown
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San Diego Comic Con 2019: Fans cosplay as characters from Handmaid's Tale, to Pennywise the Clown

The San Diego Comic Con is the high point of thousands of pop culture aficionados, from fans of comic book to fantasy to dystopian fiction and horror. The 2019 edition was held from 18 July to 22 July.

Qualcomm has unlawfully charged excessive royalties on its chipsets: US FTC
News & Analysis

Qualcomm has unlawfully charged excessive royalties on its chipsets: US FTC

Qualcomm said Wednesday that it would appeal, suggesting the case could still take a few years to resolve.

One killed after gunman opens fire at California synagogue; 19-year-old suspect paid tribute to Pittsburg, Christchurch shooters in open letter
World

One killed after gunman opens fire at California synagogue; 19-year-old suspect paid tribute to Pittsburg, Christchurch shooters in open letter

A gunman opened fire at a synagogue in California, killing one person and injuring three others, including the rabbi, as worshippers marked the final day of Passover, officials said Saturday.

New photographs from Marvel's Iron Fist Season 2 tease Alice Eve's character Typhoid Mary
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New photographs from Marvel's Iron Fist Season 2 tease Alice Eve's character Typhoid Mary

Iron Fist starring Finn Jones as the protagonist Danny Rand will release on Netflix on 7 September.

San Diego Comic-Con 2018's best cosplay — from Game of Thrones' Night King to Pennywise the Clown
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San Diego Comic-Con 2018's best cosplay — from Game of Thrones' Night King to Pennywise the Clown

Comic-Con is the annual gathering of over 130,000 fans, artists, collectors and geek culture savants in San Diego held every year

Woman shooter open fires near San Diego's Rock and Roll marathon, taken into police custody
World

Woman shooter open fires near San Diego's Rock and Roll marathon, taken into police custody

A shooter opened fire in downtown San Diego and was taken into custody as thousands of people participated in the California city's marathon, police said.

Donald Trump's visit to Mexico border marred by demonstrators protesting his plans for 'big, beautiful' wall
World

Donald Trump's visit to Mexico border marred by demonstrators protesting his plans for 'big, beautiful' wall

President Donald Trump's motorcade, on Tuesday, zipped past demonstrators who both jeered and cheered him and his plans for a "big beautiful border wall" after he inspected prototypes.

Donald Trump wants the US military to create a new 'space force' to go along with the current ground, navy and air forces
News & Analysis

Donald Trump wants the US military to create a new 'space force' to go along with the current ground, navy and air forces

Since taking office, Trump has frequently touted his support for the US military and placed high-ranking generals in top White House and cabinet posts.

Six wildfires ravage southern California; blaze in Thomas destroys an area five times larger than Washington DC
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Six wildfires ravage southern California; blaze in Thomas destroys an area five times larger than Washington DC

It's been a week since southern California has been charred by a devastating wave of wildfires, blasted by almost hurricane force winds.

Donald Trump wall prototypes pop up near US border with Mexico
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Donald Trump wall prototypes pop up near US border with Mexico

Nine months after President Donald Trump took office, the first tangible signs of progress on one of the central promises of his campaign – border wall – have appeared along the US border with Mexico.

Researchers develop temperature sensor that barely needs power for wearables and IoT devices
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Researchers develop temperature sensor that barely needs power for wearables and IoT devices

The team is optimising the design so that it can be successfully integrated into commercial devices.

Dalai Lama : Modern education should teach compassion, tolerance; Tibetan culture should be protected
World

Dalai Lama : Modern education should teach compassion, tolerance; Tibetan culture should be protected

Dalai Lama says modern education is falling short on its responsibility to teach compassion.

People checking their Facebook wall often tend to be sad and unhealthy claims study
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People checking their Facebook wall often tend to be sad and unhealthy claims study

Studies showed that increased use of Facebook was closely linked to "compromised social, physical and psychological health".