Report: Californians oppose Trump’s travel ban and border wall but want immigrants to stay – The Mercury News

The majority of Californians opposes President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, overwhelmingly disapprove of a proposed border wall and feels undocumented immigrants living in the state should be allowed to stay, a new poll released Wednesday shows.  The Public Policy Institute of California survey, which polled residents by phone earlier this month, took a detailed look at how […]

Tomorrow’s cities: Are your shoes giving away data?

Media captionHow much data do you give away on the tube? Shops and retailers are taking over where street cameras left off, watching shoppers’ every move. According to a 2015 survey of 150 retail executives from IT services firm Computer Services Corporation, a quarter of all British shops and 59% of fashion retailers use facial […]

Afghan Taliban capture city of Sangin

Afghan Taliban capture city of Sangin

Image copyright AP Image caption Afghan forces have spent months trying to keep the Taliban at bay The Taliban have captured the crucial southern Afghan city of Sangin after a year-long battle, officials say. Afghan forces say they have made a tactical retreat from the centre of Sangin. A spokesman for Helmand’s governor confirmed the […]

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years

Image copyright Hankook Daily via Getty Images Image caption Raising the vessel was one of the key demands of the families of the victims A ferry has been raised from the sea bed, three years after it sank in one of South Korea’s deadliest disasters. The Sewol sank off the south-western island of Jindo on […]

Malaysia screen legend gets Google tribute

Malaysia screen legend gets Google tribute

Image copyright Google Image caption P. Ramlee was a famous Malaysian artist who appeared in and directed movies Google has paid tribute to late Malaysian film legend P. Ramlee in its latest animated doodle, on what would have been his 88th birthday. Born Teuku Zakaria on 22 March, 1929 in the coastal state of Penang, […]

Cheryl Grimmer: Man arrested over girl’s 1970 disappearance

Cheryl Grimmer: Man arrested over girl’s 1970 disappearance

Image copyright NSW Police Image caption Cheryl Grimmer disappeared when she was three years old A man has been arrested over one of Australia’s longest-running mysteries – the suspected murder of a UK-born toddler nearly 50 years ago. Three-year-old Cheryl Grimmer went missing from a shower block at a New South Wales beach in 1970. […]