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  World   Americas  30 Jan 2017

World, Americas, 30 Jan 2017

Nearly 39,000 Muslim refugees entered US in 2016: report

US admitted 84,995 refugees in the fiscal year ending in September 2016, the most in any year during the Obama administration.

30 Jan 2017 5:38 PM

Green card holders exempted from travel ban: US

The administration issued contradictory messages in the wake of Trump's decree over the status of green card holders.

30 Jan 2017 2:52 PM

6 dead, several hurt in Canada mosque shooting

The attack comes as Canada has vowed to open its arms wide to Muslims and refugees after Trump's travel ban.

30 Jan 2017 12:11 PM

Indian held in US for making bomb threat at airport

The accused's motive is still under investigation; however, police said it is possible he became upset with airport staff.

30 Jan 2017 11:34 AM

Hitting back at Trump's travel ban, Starbucks to hire 10K refugees

The move reflects the increasing complexity that businesses face when dealing with the Trump administration.

30 Jan 2017 11:08 AM


Ohio burglar showers, cooks himself meal during break-in

Police reports say the woman heard running water upstairs and found a man in her shower.

30 Jan 2017 10:37 AM

Gunmen open fire at mosque in Canada's Quebec, 6 dead

A witness that up to 3 gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center.

30 Jan 2017 8:25 AM

Trump may include Pak on his immigration ban list in future

Trump has issued a controversial executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.

30 Jan 2017 7:42 AM

Donald Trump eyes Apple share of iPhone production

Apple benefits in Asia from a network that goes beyond sub-contractors assembling smartphones, tablets or laptops.

30 Jan 2017 6:10 AM

Immigration ban loses first legal battle

Judge blocks deportation of travellers and refugees from 7 Muslim nations stranded at US airports.

30 Jan 2017 6:04 AM