Global Immigration

“U.S. to reconsider asylum for separated immigrant families” – Reuters

“President Donald Trump’s administration has agreed to reconsider the asylum claims of some 1,000 immigrant parents and children who were separated at the U.S. border as part of a deal to settle lawsuits over his “zero-tolerance” immigration policy.” Read More

“Trump moves to detain immigrant children with their parents” – The Hill

“The furor over separating alien minors from detained parents has put President Trump in a difficult position. Alien families who are apprehended at or near the border after making an illegal entry are placed in expedited removal proceedings.” Read More

“Thailand and Hong Kong bring in automated immigration checks for travellers” – South China Morning Post

“Hongkongers visiting Thailand will be able to get through immigration more quickly from Saturday, when automated border clearances begin.” Read More

Tech

“Stealing From a Cashierless Store (Without You, or the Cameras, Knowing It)” – New York Times

“One recent afternoon, the city’s newest grocery market was trying to figure out whether I would buy, steal or leave behind a bag of white Cheddar popcorn — and so was I. On its side: 27 cameras along the ceiling and a wealth of behavioral data.” Read More

“North Korea claims NHS and Sony hack suspect ‘doesn’t exist'” – BBC Tech

“North Korea has said that a man charged with hacking Sony Pictures in 2014 is a “non-existent” individual and warned the US that its accusation could have a negative effect on relations between the two countries.” Read More

“Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active a year later” – TechCrunch

“It’s been over a year since highly classified exploits built by the National Security Agency were stolen and published online.One of the tools, dubbed EternalBlue, can covertly break into almost any Windows machine around the world.” Read More

Entertainment

“‘Murphy Brown’ Is Back: Candice Bergen, Creator Diane English Talk #MeToo, Steve Bannon, Trump’s Tweets” – Hollywood Reporter

“The duo reveal why their reboot of CBS’ Emmy darling has fresh relevance “in an age where people are screaming ‘fake news'” — as Bergen recalls what happened on her long-ago college date with the future president.” Read More

“‘The Predator’ Chomps On $2.5M Thursday Night – Box Office” – Deadline

“20th Century Fox’s reboot of The Predator grossed $2.5M last night in Thursday previews which started at 7PM. That’s lower than the $4.2M previews made by Ridley Scott’s R-rated Alien: Covenant from May 2017, which went on to a $36M opening, and just under the $3.4M made by Kingsman: The Golden Circle which continued on to a $39M three-day.” Read More

“Mac Miller Could Have Seven Albums on Next Week’s Billboard 200 Chart, Including ‘Swimming’ in Top 5” – Billboard

“Following the death of Mac Miller on Sept. 7, seven of the hip-hop artist’s albums could be on next week’s Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Sept. 22), according to industry forecasters. Miller’s most recent release, Swimming, may vault into the top five with perhaps a 500 percent unit gain in the week ending Sept. 13, rising to 55,000 equivalent album units earned.” Read More

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