On this edition for Sunday, April 30, half of the immigrants detained in raids in the days after President Donald Trump took office either had traffic violations or clean records. Later, hospitals across the country are cutting jobs and researchers are using drones to prevent human-elephant conflicts in Tanzania. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
http://democracynow.org – The White House is moving to greatly expand the Department of Homeland Security?s authority to deport millions of undocumented immigrants and to increase the number of immigration and Border Patrol agents by 15,000. We look at how President Obama?s deportation practices set the stage for today?s new crackdown. During his time in office, […]
Cryonics is a long way from going mainstream, but Russia?s KrioRus, the first cryonics company set up outside the United States, says business is picking up. Originally published at – http://www.rferl.org/a/who-wants-to-live-forever/28313461.html
Through objective, timely reporting and news analysis, Radio Free Asia (RFA) takes an unflinching look at topics and developments affecting the lives of ordinary citizens living in China, Vietnam, North Korea, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar ? six Asian countries that limit free press and restrict access to media. RFA?s Mandarin, Tibetan, Cantonese, Uyghur, Vietnamese, Korean, […]
Shortly after President Donald Trump took office, Immigration and Customs Enforcement began arresting hundreds of immigrants in visible raids across the U.S. Internal documents, obtained by the Washington Post, show that half had either no criminal record or traffic convictions. Maria Sacchetti, one of the reporters who broke the story, joins Hari Sreenivasan.
Under mounting financial pressures, hospitals across the country are slashing jobs and clinical services. The reasons range from financial to political, and among them are escalating costs and uncertainty about the Affordable Care Act. Casey Ross, who reported on this issue for health news website STAT, joins Hari Sreenivasan to look at the causes of […]
Over the last few years, many countries across Europe have begun shifting to the right ? especially at the ballot box. From Germany’s AFD to the Sweden Democrats to Greece’s Golden Dawn, the far right ? defined as anti-immigrant, anti-EU and anti-Islam ? is gaining strength. Following the far right UKIP’s success with Brexit, all […]
http://democracynow.org – The White House is moving to greatly expand the Department of Homeland Security?s authority to deport millions of undocumented immigrants and to increase the number of immigration and Border Patrol agents by 15,000. Under rules issued on Tuesday, almost any undocumented person in the country could be detained and deported, even if they […]
For 40 years, millions of people worldwide listened to VOA’s Jazz Hour with Willis Conover. During the Cold War, Conover’s programs created a connection to the United States for millions of people living behind the Iron Curtain. Earlier this past week, Voice of America hosted The Frankie Addison Quintet to mark Jazz Appreciation Month and […]
Some 2,000 women protested outside the government building in Podgorica, the Montenegrin capital, over a law that reduces the lifetime benefits paid to mothers of three or more children. (RFE/RL’s Balkan Service) Originally published at – http://www.rferl.org/a/montenegro-women-protest/28313780.html
A look behind the insanity and outrage at what really happened in Donald Trump’s first 100 Days. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo
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In the Serengeti region in Tanzania, conflict can arise between humans and the elephants that graze on their crops. The U.S.-based nonprofit RESOLVE is testing a new way to reduce these clashes while protecting both elephants and humans: drones. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay traveled to Tanzania to learn more about the technique.
The U.S. Marine Corps has returned to Helmand, the restive province in southern Afghanistan where it fought years of bloody battles with the Taliban. http://www.voanews.com/a/us-marines-return-to-?/3831654.html VOA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/voiceofamerica/videos/10154719901763074/
http://democracynow.org – Eleven Jewish community centers across the country were hit by another wave of bomb threats Monday. It was the fourth wave of nationwide bomb threats against JCCs in the last five weeks. In total, 69 threats have been reported against 54 JCCs. Meanwhile, at a cemetery in University City, Missouri, the gravesites of […]