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Even Trump wants Congress to save DREAMERS. So what’s the hold-up?

Get the THINK newsletter. SUBSCRIBE President Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — which gave undocumented people brought to America as children an opportunity to remain in the only country many of them have known — was cruel, but it was also a sham. Even as he tried to pull the plug on DACA, President Trump asked Congress to stop him — and Republicans know it. Trump knows how important these young immigrants, known as DREAMERS, are to our economy, and he knows how disruptive…

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In the Arizona desert, coal era burns out for Navajo

BLACK MESA, Ariz. — Tradition has it that the spiritual forerunners of the Navajo people picked this spot — the high mesa land of the American Southwest — and assured the Navajo they had reached a kind of promised land. The Diné, or “children of the Holy People,” as the Navajo call themselves, were taught not to stray from the land bracketed by four sacred mountains, where they would never know the earthquakes, tornadoes and other calamities that beset their neighbors. The Navajo scratched out a living from the sparse…

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Technology 

Amazon Prime UK could face probe over late deliveries – CNET

UK’s advertising watchdog is considering a probe into Amazon Prime over complaints of delays in delivery. Leon Neal / Getty Images Merry Christmas? Perhaps not for Amazon UK. The online shopping giant could be the subject of an investigation by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the Guardian reported Sunday, adding that the ASA said it received “a handful of complaints” pertaining to late deliveries by Amazon Prime as Christmas approaches. Prime is a membership service by Amazon that, in the UK, promises subscribers “unlimited one-day delivery” and access to discounts…

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Science 

Chile Has Elected Former President Sebastian Pinera in a Return to the Right

The former airline magnate previously governed Chile from 2010 to 2014 More (SANTIAGO, Chile) — Billionaire former president Sebastian Pinera easily won Chile’s presidential runoff election Sunday, moving the world’s top copper-producing country back to the right in the footsteps of other Latin American nations. Pinera got 54.6 percent of the votes to 45.4 percent for center-left Sen. Alejandro Guillier, with nearly all the ballots counted. Analysts had expected a much closer race, but there had not been any opinion polls on the campaign for several weeks. Guillier conceded a…

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Sport 

Conor McGregor reveals next move on Instagram, KO’s boxing rumours

‘The Notorious’ hasn’t set foot inside the cage since his historic UFC 205 victory over Eddie Alvarez, a triumph which saw him become the first fighter in the promotion’s history to hold two titles simultaneously. The birth of his first child, Conor Jr, and a multi-million-pound boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr are the main factors for McGregor’s hiatus from the mixed martial arts, which began in November 2016. Earlier this month, McGregor hinted that his time away from the cage could be extended if the UFC brass don’t give…

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Have America’s CEOs stopped standing up to Trump?

The outdoor recreation industry responded last week with a unified repudiation of the White House’s announcement to sharply reduce the size of two national monuments, but there is little indication that this — or other controversial positions, ranging from H-1B visa cutbacks to the still-unsettled fate of DACA “Dreamers” — would prompt America’s corporate leaders to sever ties with President Donald Trump. “You’ll see most companies, unless it’s something directly affecting their business, will try to stay out of the fray,” Andrew Ward, an associate professor of management at Lehigh…

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Technology 

WhatApp: Fresh details surface online about brand-new chat app

WHATSAPP • GETTY WhatsApp has revealed some fresh details about its all-new app Fresh details about WhatsApp Business app – an all-new version of the hugely-successful messaging service designed to help companies communicate with customers. The latest tidbit about the messenger comes courtesy of the official FAQ. According to WhatsApp, users on the platform will be able to choose from three possible status updates – unconfirmed, confirmed or verified. Business accounts which have yet to be verified by WhatsApp will have a grey question mark displayed in their profile. This…

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Technology 

2019 Chevrolet Silverado: Here’s a quick first look – Roadshow

Well, it looks like Chevrolet knows how to make an entrance. The company surprised a group of media and Chevy truck owners at with a first look at the 2019 Silverado by flying the truck in by helicopter. The presentation came Saturday at a centennial celebration staged at Texas Motor Speedway. This is it! The next-generation Chevy Silverado. Emme Hall/Roadshow General Motors remains mum on specs for the next-generation full-sized pickup, saying only that it will be lighter weight and come in eight trims, including the new Silverado LT Trailboss…

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Sport 

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte plans Juventus swoop for defender Alex Sandro – EXCLUSIVE

Juventus have indicated that they are willing to cash in on the Brazilian wing-back who has failed to sign a new contract. The Blues spent the whole of last summer trying to tempt the Italian giants into selling the £70million rated star. But they found that their £55m bid for Sandro was snubbed and the player has suffered a slump in form as a result. Juventus now feel that they will have to do business when the transfer window opens at the start of next month. They will however wait…

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Sport 

Leeds United managing director drops big hint about January transfer plans

Leeds boss Thomas Christiansen has repeatedly stressed that he is happy with his current squad but director of football Victor Orta is on the hunt for potential signings.  A £500,000 deal has already been agreed for Japan international midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi but he could be the only addition ahead of the second half of the campaign.  Kinnear wrote in the match-day programme: “The ability of the squad to cope so admirably with a number of injuries and the undeniable quality that has been shown by players taking their chance in…

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