Video: Obama declares modifications to the nation’s immigration system

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President Barack Obama addressed the nation Thursday night time from the White Home, informing the nation that he'll go forward with a collection of government actions that may change the nation's immigration system

Beneath the executive actions, round 4 million unauthorized immigrants who've lived within the U.S. for 5 or extra years will probably be allowed to use to a program that may allow undocumented immigrants with no felony report to legally work in America and would forestall them from being deported.

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Unraveling the mysteries of lethal ‘firehose’ lake-impact snow occasions

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This week's snowstorm in Buffalo, New York, which has are available two lethal rounds that collectively have left many communities simply south of the town struggling to deal with what is going to probably quantity to a yr's value of snow within the timespan of lower than one week, has been some of the capricious and cussed lake-impact occasions that meteorologists have witnessed in recent times

Lake-impact snow occasions happen alongside the Nice Lakes when chilly Arctic air blows over comparatively delicate and open lake waters in the course of the fall and spring. These snowstorms can tie forecasters in knots as a result of they will all of the sudden intensify, shift course on a second's discover, and ship a few of the world's highest snowfall charges. For instance, on Thursday night, the Nationwide Climate Service was warning that some cities south of Buffalo have been seeing snowfall at larger than four inches per hour. Read more...

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As Liberian faculties stay closed, tablets might turn into digital classroom

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Schools in Liberia have been closed since July because the nation has confronted a lethal Ebola outbreak that, up to now, has killed almost three,000 individuals.

With 1.four million faculty-aged youngsters at present with out entry to schooling, tech developer Rumie is hoping to assist youngsters proceed their education by sending 200 low-value tablets to Liberia. It is a comparatively small quantity. However the individuals behind the Rumie Initiative consider that these 200 tablets might assist as many as 2,000 individuals.

Rumie is a part of an effort to convey digital schooling to Liberia. Cellcom, one of many nation's main wi-fi suppliers, is working to offer studying instruments on cellular units, free of knowledge expenses, in accordance with Forbes. International literacy nonprofit Worldreader has made an app that Liberian youngsters can use to learn digital textbooks. Read more...

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5 Obama quotes that chart his altering course on immigration

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In a speech tonight, U.S. President Barack Obama is predicted to announce a dramatic overhaul of the nation's immigration system that may embrace measures that the president thought-about unlawful not way back

The suite of government actions, which might defend tens of millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, have been debated by many lawmakers, together with the president himself.

Obama has beforehand said it might be a violation of the regulation or "troublesome to defend legally" to droop the deportation of immigrants with out help from Congress. Now he appears to have reversed his opinion. Under, we have laid out 5 quotes from the previous few years that present how Obama's considering has modified. Read more...

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At the least 1 roof collapses underneath heavy snow, as Buffalo braces for extra

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It is not over but.

Heavy snow continued to batter Buffalo and the encompassing areas Thursday, as residents hunkered down for extra brutal climate.

Lake-impact snow left South Buffalo and cities on the Lake Erie shoreline beneath as much as 5 ft of snow on Wednesday, and is about to ship a second punch Thursday. Anticipated to final in a single day, the storm might convey a further 2 ft in some locations. The dying toll from the storm additionally climbed to 10

A lot of the 10 deaths have been preventable. Keep indoors, verify in your neighbors & examine your CO detectors, says @ECDOH Dr. Gale Burstein.

— Erie County, NY (@ErieCountyNY) November 20, 2014 Read more...

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Freed Iranian blogger sends first tweet after 6 years in jail

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The final time Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhhshan despatched a tweet, Twitter had simply 3.5 million monthly users, Fb was closing in on MySpace and President Obama was nonetheless only a senator from Illinois.

That was Oct. 23, 2008:

is hanging out in Tehran, annoyed by sluggish web connection, however usually impressed. He LOVES dwelling in Tehran once more.

— Hossein Derakhhshan (@h0d3r) October 23, 2008

Days later, Derakhhshan was arrested in Tehran, charged with insulting spiritual leaders, cooperating with "hostile states" and publishing "propaganda" that the Iranian regime did not notably like, and ultimately informed he would spend almost 20 years in jail. Read more...

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GoPro Craters 9.three% After Pricing Its Secondary Providing At A Low cost

screen-shot-2014-06-26-at-8-23-09-am GoPro fell greater than 9 % at present, after it priced its secondary providing at $seventy five per share, a reduction to its market worth. The corporate ended common buying and selling immediately at $seventy one.seventy four per share, or a a number of greenback adverse delta to the proposed worth. The corporate will promote 1,287,533 itself, whereas prior shareholders will promote 9,072,967. Underwriters of the sale might buy 1,554,075 shares as… Read More

Heirloom App Preserves Print Photographs With A Single Snap

Screen Shot 2014-11-20 at 2.17.07 PM My mother, ever the scrapbook aficionado, has documented each birthday, Halloween, dance efficiency, first bike journey and child eats dust second me and my brothers have endured since I can keep in mind. She hand-scanned each final a type of tons of of images a number of years again after which organized them into neat little labeled folders on her personal PC. It took me eons to persuade her to place all of it… Read More

Report: Amazon to launch journey service in January

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Amazon will try to interrupt into the journey class in January, beginning with providing reserving for unbiased motels and resorts, in line with a report on Thursday.

Skift cites unnamed representatives of three lodges who say Amazon Journey is approaching Jan. 1; the brand new entry will "function a curated number of lodges inside a number of hours’ drive from New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle."

Reps from Amazon couldn't be reached for remark.

Collaborating motels and resorts would pay Amazon the business commonplace 15% fee price, in line with the report. Read more...

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