Updated 5:23 am PDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte flashes a thumbs up as he talks on in his phone in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, prior to a ceremony marking the opening of the parliamentary year with a speech by King Willem-Alexander outlining the government's budget plans for the year ahead. less Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte flashes a thumbs up as he talks on in his phone in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, prior to a ceremony marking the opening of the parliamentary year with a ... more Photo: Peter Dejong, AP Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, center, arrive in a horse-drawn carriage at the Knight's Hall in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, for a ceremony marking the opening of the parliamentary year with a speech by King Willem-Alexander outlining the government's budget plans for the year ahead. less Dutch … [Read more...] about Dutch government expects unemployment to fall to record low
The Rega rescue service is being called out more than ever before, partly because of mobile phones. File photo: Depositphotos Heading up to the mountains is a national pastime in Switzerland but 2018 got off to a particularly deadly start and experts are worried the Alpine country is set for a record number of mountain fatalities this year. Eighty people died while carrying out sporting activities in the Swiss mountains from January to June this year. That’s more than double the number of people who died in the same period last year, and well up on the average 45 deaths seen in years previously, according to the Swiss Alpine Club (SAC). The organisation has blamed the high number of deaths in the first half of the year on the dangerous avalanche situation in Switzerland this spring and warns that the good weather over the summer could lead to the country seeing a record number of mountain deaths in 2018. Read also: 'Now I know what hell is like' - survivor of Swiss Alps … [Read more...] about Could Switzerland see a record number of mountain deaths this year?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByJulie Hirschfeld Davis Sept. 17, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to cap the number of refugees that can be resettled in the United States next year at 30,000, his administration announced on Monday, further cutting an already drastically scaled-back program that offers protection to foreigners fleeing violence and persecution. Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, announced the limit at the State Department, saying it reflected the “daunting operational reality” of addressing what he called a “humanitarian crisis” involving people claiming asylum in the United States. The number represents the lowest ceiling a president has placed on the refugee program since its creation in 1980, and a reduction of a third from the 45,000-person limit that Mr. Trump … [Read more...] about Trump to Cap Refugees Allowed Into U.S. at 30,000, a Record Low
Police seized a car which was being driven without insurance. Pic: Norfolk Constabulary. Norfolk Constabulary Two police crackdowns in Norfolk caught people speeding, using mobile phones while behind the wheel and driving cars with defective tyres. In Norwich, special constables joined in Operation Calcomp, which targets motorists committing traffic offences, as well as trying to disrupt criminals who use the roads.The specials tweeted updates during Saturday’s operation. They said three drivers had been reported for using phone while driving.And they said in the case of one of those drivers, who had failed to see two officers in reflective jackets at the side of the road, their vehicle was found to have two defective tyres.They said three drivers had been reported for speeding in a 30mph zone, with motorists clocked at 45mph, 43mph and 41mph.Police special constables joined in the Fatal 4 traffic operation in South Norfolk. Pic: Norfolk Constabulary.A traffic offence report … [Read more...] about Drivers caught speeding, with no insurance and on their mobiles in Norfolk police crackdowns
Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press Updated 7:02 pm CDT, Thursday, September 13, 2018 FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows a Google icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, saying the apps violate state and federal laws by collecting personal information that could compromise privacy. The lawsuit filed in federal court late Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, comes as data-sharing concerns persist among users. less FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows a Google icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, ... more Photo: Matt Rourke, AP FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015 file photo, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas talks during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico is … [Read more...] about Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps