Global Immigration

“Trump pushes immigration measures after shutdown threat” – The Hill

“President Trump Monday doubled down on his call to drastically ramp up border security and overhaul the immigration system a day after he threatened to shut down the government over the issue.” Read More

“Spain Unveils Emergency Immigration Plan as Arrivals Jump” – Bloomberg

“The Spanish government approved emergency measures to handle a significant increase in the number of migrants reaching the country’s southern beaches.” Read More

“211 migrants secourus dans le détroit de Gibraltar, entre le Maroc et l’Espagne” – Le Monde

“Après les Balkans, la traversée entre les côtes libyennes et italiennes, le détroit de Gibraltar, entre le Maroc et l’Espagne, va-t-il devenir une nouvelle route pour les migrants qui tentent de rejoindre l’Europe ? C’est là, en tout cas, que les secours espagnols ont annoncé avoir récupéré, dimanche 29 juillet, 211 migrants voyageant sur 21 embarcations.” Lire la suite

Tech

“Have a Cryptocurrency Company? Bermuda, Malta or Gibraltar Wants You” – New York Times

“Hedge funds go to the Cayman Islands to incorporate. Big companies are generally domiciled in Delaware. And online poker companies often set up their bases in Gibraltar and Malta.” Read More

“US military draws up ‘do not buy’ list for software” – BBC Tech

“The US military is being warned off installing software believed to have been compromised by Russian or Chinese state-backed hackers. The Pentagon has drawn up a “do not buy” list of suppliers, reports the Defense One news site. Legitimate-looking software developers could be fronts for enemy hacker groups, it was told.” Read More

“How The World Of Skincare Is Encouraging More Women To Explore Science” – The Verge

“When Nicole Jackson was 13, she tried to treat her acne with lemon juice. The result was a chemical burn that forced her to wear Vaseline on her eyelids for three months. In retrospect, says Jackson, her constant experimentation — before she really understood the science of skin — was part of the reason she had terrible skin growing up.” Read More

Entertainment

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Box Office: How Tom Cruise Shot to the Top of the Class” – Hollywood Reporter

“More than a decade after his couch-jumping incident on Oprah Winfrey’s show almost derailed his career, Tom Cruise, 56, has scored a major victory at a time when movie stars have been supplanted by visual effects and comic-book superheroes.” Read More

‘Euphoria’ Pilot Starring Zendaya Picked Up To Series By HBO, Drake & Future the Prince Join As Executive Producers’” – Deadline Hollywood

“HBO has picked up to series its drama pilot Euphoria, a teen drama starring Zendaya and written by The Wizard of Lies scribe Sam Levinson, with Drake and Future the Prince joining as executive producers.” Read More

“Mark Richardson’s Greatest Hits” – Pitchfork

“This week, we say goodbye to Mark Richardson, Pitchfork’s longtime executive editor. According to his author page, he has written 489 record reviews, 140 features (including his long-running Resonant Frequency column), 130 news stories, 80 track reviews, and 13 Pitch pieces.” Read More

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