Leicester Mercury
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BBC News 24
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Although they lost today, Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan may well have changed the direction of travel in the legalisation of civil partnerships for heterosexual couples.
Channel4 News
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The White House says it's working on a new executive order to replace the immigration travel ban, blocked by the courts. While that ban against refugees, as well as citizens from seven Muslim -majority countries, drew headlines worldwide, President Trump's immigration policies at home have received less attention.
MacRumors
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Apple's latest line of notebooks introduced an entirely revamped keyboard featuring flatter keys built using a second-generation butterfly mechanism, designed to optimize for stability while also maximizing travel. The butterfly mechanism was originally introduced in the ultra thin MacBook , but a newer version was implemented in the MacBook Pro. There have been mixed opinions about the keyboard of the 2016 MacBook Pro due to its vastly different feel compared to previous-generation MacBook Pro models, and it appears the new butterfly mechanism may also be less reliable compared to older construction techniques. A growing number of customers who have purchased a 2016 MacBook Pro are running into issues with the keyboard, including non-functional keys , strange high-pitched sounds on some keys, and keys with a non-uniform feel . There are dozens of threads both on MacRumors and on the Apple Support site .
Channel4 News
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T he impact of American immigration policy is being felt on this side of the pond too. A Welsh Muslim school teacher said today he was made to feel like a criminal after being taken off a New York-bound flight and refused permission to travel.
Techradar - Reviews
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Mixed inputs Dell included a full keyboard, complete with a number pad, using every bit of the laptops 15-inch frame. The keys are in a slightly recessed valley, if you will, when compared the to trackpad. Someone who, like this writer, regularly types on the MacBook Pros keyboard ( with the butterfly mechanism) may find the keys on the Inspiron 15 7000 to travel a bit too much. That said, the amount of travel and response is on par with competing Windows laptops weve previously tested. Naturally, theres an adjustment period when switching between keyboards, and with more practice we imagine wed feel right at home on Dells keyboard. The trackpad is something we continue to struggle getting accustomed to. Specifically, we have a hard time not triggering a right-click regardless of where we touch or press on the trackpad.
Tom's Hardware UK
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Apartment Therapy
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Name: Laleh and Matt Lewis Location: Medford, Massachusetts Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: Rented, 2.5 years Matt and Laleh's home is full of collected items, inspiration from nature, and positive mantras to remember daily. With backgrounds in early childhood education and environmental science, the two are active members in their community. Spending her weekdays teaching young children, it's no wonder Laleh's source of inspiration are "feelings of comfort, positivity, and wonder". It's easy to see how their love of travel and the outdoors has influenced their home space, as well. READ MORE »
The Huffington Post
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Without these checks, Trump seems susceptible to the classic populist claim that his insight into the will of the people justifies trampling on the rights of real people ― perhaps the most important limits on presidential power. That tendency was already on display during the campaign. Instead of respecting the individual differences of a diverse society, Trump belittled those who value that diversity. Now that he is in the White House, the consequences are already being felt. Trumps sweeping ban on travel to the United States, issued without any effort to tailor it to an actual terrorist threat , would impose enormous hardship on tens of thousands of people, mostly Muslims, whose visas would suddenly be worthless. His suspension and radical reduction of refugee admissions to the United States is felt by many of the worlds most helpless people.
The Points Guy
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Channel 4
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This all happened a week after an American court had upheld a decision to suspend a controversial US travel ban, a band which had never applied to UK passport holders like Mr Miah, the Foreign Office had claimed.
Channel 4
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The White House says it's working on a new executive order to replace the immigration travel ban blocked by the courts. While that ban against refugees, as well as citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, drew headlines worldwide, President Trump's immigration policies at home have received less attention. But new policies released today would increase the number of undocumented immigrants that could be deported.
Channel 4
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But last year, we revealed that despite his high profile, in 2014 he had been able to travel to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State, where he was joined by his family. On his return to the UK from Guantanamo, he claimed he had been tortured. They said, you have to take an injection. I said, I don't need it, I'm healthy. They said, you have no choice. They just beat me up and put me in chains, they gave me by force and put me in isolation.
BBC Parliament
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That concludes my submissions on the new clauses that we have tabled. Other-a-thon say again that we support the principles of this bill, we don't think it goes far enough in certain sections but we applaud the direction of travel that this bill takes the UK economy in. We hope we can go further and we hope that the provisions in this bill are not caught up in red tape and bureaucracy and they work so we can get at the bad guys' clause six, 16 and 17 which in particular I rise to move to a vote.
Leicester Mercury
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Petrolicious
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That might induce some eye-rolling, but the company really was that avant-garde. Take the 2CV for example, of which millions were produced over more than 40 years; it is the perfect embodiment of practical technology for the everyman. Designed as an alternative to the horse to drive over the less than pristine French roads post-WWII, Citroen’s president at the time, Pierre Boulanger, ensured that the initial cars would go first to those who required efficient transportation over said roads; country doctors, bakers, electricians, midwives, and other traveling workers had cars sold to them first as a result of this directive. Truly this was a car that offered revolutionary advancements in travel for the masses. Including the many variants of the base car, almost 9 million units were produced between 1948 and 1991. The 2CV was certainly not the first car from Citroen to make a statement though.
Oxford Mail
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Voice Of America
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And some activists have called for his birthday party to be canceled. The celebrations are set for Saturday in Matopos in the southwest. The ruling party puts the price tag for celebrations at about $2 million. Activists say that money should be used to address economic problems Zimbabweans are facing. On Tuesday, the European Union gave Mugabe a birthday present that he might not like. The EU voted to extend its travel ban, asset freeze and arms embargo for another year. The sanctions have been in place since 2002 over allegations of election rigging and rights abuses. Independent political commentator Chamunoda Mutasa was not surprised at the renewal. "It confirms that the administration still has a long way in terms of implementing reforms and reversing archaic moves that they implemented and called for sanctions in the first place,” said Mutasa.
BBC One Wales
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A £15 million discount travel scheme for young people that was axed by the Welsh Government has been reinstated. Ministers had been criticised for scrapping My Travel Pass, which gives sixteen to eighteen year olds a third off bus travel. it spends on its output in Wales.
Daily Express - Travel
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Optical illusion: There is something deceiving lurking in this seemingly ordinary picture of a couple on a lake, and once you see it, you can’t un-see it.
BBC One Wales
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Both the US Embassy and the White House have been asked to comment. I kept the school Juhel Miah said he would like to travel to the US one day but for now continues to wait for answers as to why on this occasion he was treated differently to everyone else. A barman has been jailed for life for murdering his wealthy Chinese girlfriend who moved to Britain to improve her education.
BBC One Wales
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The First Minister Carwyn Jones has also written to Boris Johnson urging the Foreign Secretary to pursue the matter with the US authorities. In his letter Mr John states that it is passport holders should not be affected by the US government 's travel ban which has been suspended. Adding it appears that both the UK Government 's travel advice and the UK's agreement with the US government have been disregarded in this instance.
BBC Parliament
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But I think transparency is key if this Government's policy is transparency and we all agree it would facilitate a more fair banking and financial system, then there ought to be no good reasons why at the end of the day those jurisdictions have public registers the same as we have but I would corroborate other members' views but that's the clear direction of travel. The direction of travel is in that way and whether or not it's the right thing to do to legislate to compel jurisdiction that is we perhaps don't have authority over to do something is another question but on the basis of transparency and I think it reflects the public mood, we will support new clause six.
Petrolicious
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Designed as an alternative to the horse to drive over the less than pristine French roads post-WWII, Citroen’s president at the time, Pierre Boulanger, ensured that the initial cars would go first to those who required efficient transportation over said roads; country doctors, bakers, electricians, midwives, and other traveling workers had cars sold to them first as a result of this directive. Truly this was a car that offered revolutionary advancements in travel for the masses. Including the many variants of the base car, almost 9 million units were produced between 1948 and 1991. The 2CV was certainly not the first car from Citroen to make a statement though. The Traction Avants before it might not have brought the automobile to the majority, but they did harbor some revolutionary DNA. These cars had major advantages over their contemporaries in the late 1930s: front-wheel drive (try translating Traction Avant ), a unibody construction, and independent suspension on each corner.