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Apple picks up the immigrant anthology series ‘Little America’ for its streaming service

Apple’s latest addition to its upcoming video streaming service is a timely one. The company has picked up “Little America,” a half-hour anthology series which looks at the “funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring, and surprising stories” of immigrants in America. The series comes from Oscar-nominated screenwriters of “The Big Sick,” Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”) and Emily V. Gordon, and Emmy-nominated producer ...

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China can hurt America in trade war six ways from Sunday

The threat of a full-scale trade war between the US and China has dominated the news in recent weeks. The countries have exchanged import tariffs on each other’s goods, and are threatening further protective steps. After numerous threats to tax Chinese imports, US President Donald Trump fired the first shot by approving $ 50 billion in tariffs that will come ...

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‘Will America wake up?’ Republican congressman retweets anti-immigration post from white supremacist

Iowa congressman Steve King has attracted a backlash after apparently endorsing a Twitter post from a prominent British far-right activist. “65% of Italians under the age of 35 now oppose mass immigration. Europe is waking up…” Mark Collett tweeted on Tuesday, citing a recent public opinion poll in the country. Collett came to prominence as the leader of the youth ...

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Twitter in shambles as Miss America ditches bikini

The Miss America beauty pageant, conceived a century ago as a bathing suit contest, has caused uproar after saying it’s ditching the iconic bikini contest. Instead of “physical appearance” it’ll judge the candidates by their wits. “We are no longer a pageant, we are a competition,” Gretchen Carlson, the chairwoman of the board of trustees for the Miss America Organization ...

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‘It’s incredibly expensive to be poor in America’ – Redacted Tonight

The Redacted Tonight team takes a look at the striking number of poor people – 40 million – living in the United States, despite the country having a reputation as being one of the wealthiest and most successful in the world. “About 40 million live in poverty, 18.5 million in extreme poverty, and 5.3 million live in Third World conditions ...

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Achtung baby: Trump wants German cars out of America

German carmakers may be pushed out of the United States as President Donald Trump wants to stop them from cruising America’s highways, according to German magazine Wirtschaftswoche. It cited several unnamed European and US diplomats claiming that Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in April he would stick to his trade policy for long enough until no Mercedes-Benz models ...

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Ann Coulter calls for Israel-style border killings in America

Drawing inspiration from the conduct of the Israeli military at the Gaza border, conservative pundit Ann Coulter took to Twitter to call for similar shootings of migrants at the US-Mexican border. After Israeli forces opened fire on a mass of Palestinians attempting to cross the border fence into Israel, reportedly killing at least 28, Coulter posted a link to a ...

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‘Death to America!’: Iranian lawmakers burn US flag in response to Trump’s decision (VIDEO)

Iranian lawmakers burned a picture of a US flag while shouting “death to America!” during a session of the country’s parliament, in response to the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. Angry MPs joined in the fiery spectacle Wednesday with anti-American chants, while also adding a piece of paper, reportedly representing the nuclear deal, to the flames. In footage ...

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Kosovo has no foreign policy, ‘led by America’ – PM

Kosovo is “part of a club led by America” and is happy to have Washington manage its foreign policy, the prime minister of Serbia’s renegade province said in a TV interview. “We are part of Europe and cooperate with Brussels and Berlin,” Ramush Haradinaj told Serbia’s Happy TV in a three-hour recorded interview aired this week. “However, when it comes ...

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Twitter hit by outages across Europe, North America & Asia

Published time: 17 Apr, 2018 14:17 Edited time: 17 Apr, 2018 14:49 Twitter has experienced an outage in parts of Europe, North America and Asia. The micro-blogging website went down about 14:00 GMT, according to Down Detector, a website which tracks technical problems on social media. Users took to another social media giant, Facebook, to report outages on the east ...

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