(CNN)Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations. The findings were released as part of the UN Refugee Agency's (UNHCR) annual Global Trends Report, which found that more than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution. The UNHCR said that 92,400 refugees were formally resettled to 25 countries, according to official government statistics provided to the agency. Canada accepted 28,100, more than any other nation, while the United States resettled the second-most with 22,900. The US has a population of about 329 million. About 37 million people call Canada home. US President Donald Trump's administration has attempted to tighten the rules regarding asylum seekers looking to settle in the United States. The President called the US asylum program "a scam" in April, alleging that lawyers coach tough, violent men through the process. … [Read more...] about Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says
New Delhi (CNN Business)The long-running US campaign against Huawei may be starting to hurt its business but it hasn't damaged the tech company's reputation among Chinese students looking for work. Shenzhen-based Huawei has just been ranked the country's most attractive employer, beating out rivals such as Alibaba (BABA) and Tencent (TCEHY), according to a new survey of more than 50,000 Chinese students by research firm Universum. Huawei was voted the top choice among engineering students for the second year running, and knocked Alibaba off the top spot among business students, Universum said. The Universum survey was concluded in March this year, however, so doesn't reflect the fallout from the latest US broadside against the company — a ban on the sale of American software and services to Huawei. "Next year, you never know how that will go," William Wu, Universum's country manager for China, told CNN Business. Read More Having started out selling cheap telephone … [Read more...] about Huawei is still the place Chinese students want to work
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said Thursday it had shot down a U.S. “spy drone” over its territory without offering any evidence to back the claim. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment. The IRGC released a statement to the IRNA domestic newsagency, saying:At the early hours of Thursday, the IRGC air force shot down an American spy drone, identified as RQ-4 Global Hawk that had violated Iranian airspace in the Kuh Mubarak region located at Hormozgan province, south of the country. Northrop Grumman, manufacturer of the RQ-4 Global Hawk, describes the aircraft as a “premier provider of persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information.” Capt. Bill Urban, a U.S. Central Command spokesman, declined to comment when asked if an American drone had been lost. However, he told The Associated Press: “There was no drone over Iranian territory.” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said U.S. President … [Read more...] about Iran Claims Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down U.S. ‘Spy Drone’
Paul Freeman is best known for playing the rival archeologist and Nazi helper-outer Dr. Rene Belloq in Steven Spielberg's first installation of the classic Indiana Jones franchise, "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Paul Freeman shared the big screen with an epic cast of characters including Harrison Ford as the whip-slinging archeologist and all-around cool guy Indiana "Indy" Jones, Karen Allen as the alcohol expert and ark protecting Marion Ravenwood and Arnold Ernst as the palm-scarred Nazi Toht who has the iconic face melting scene at the end of the film. Freeman went on to star in "Falcon Crest" and "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie." Guess what he looks like now! … [Read more...] about Belloq in ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ ‘Memba Him?!
The latest headlines in your inbox The latest headlines in your inbox Update newsletter preferences British wrestling champion Adrian McCallum - known by his ring name Lionheart - has died at the age of 36 after leaving a haunting message online. The reigning Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) world heavyweight champion, tweeted a quote from Ricky Gervais’ Afterlife series on Wednesday morning. “One day you will eat your last meal, You will smell your last flower, you will hug your friend for the last time. You might not know it's the last time, that's why you must do everything you love with passion,” he wrote. His death was confirmed by Scotland-based ICW on Wednesday evening. "We are heartbroken to learn of the tragic death of ICW World Heavyweight Champion, Adrian 'Lionheart' McCallum," ICW said in a statement. "Adrian was a mainstay of ICW and British professional wrestling. Most importantly, he was our friend. His passing leaves a huge hole in the … [Read more...] about Wrestler dies aged 36 after leaving haunting message online