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U.S. issues new travel ban

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On Sept. 24, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an order banning almost all travel to the United States from seven countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. In addition, citizens of Iraq and some Venezuelan government officials and their families will face restrictions or heightened scrutiny if they seek to visit the U.S.
Here's a summary of what this could mean for corporate travelers:
The new rules take effect at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Oct. 18.
They do not apply to legal permanent residents of the United States; dual nationals of any of the nine designated countries...
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Twitter just explained why it won't block Trump for tweets that North Korea considers a declaration of war

Twitter just explained why it won't block Trump for tweets that North Korea considers a declaration of war

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Ahn Young-joon/AP Donald Trump's tweets have long raised questions about whether they violate Twitter's rules prohibiting abusive behavior on the service.
On Monday, after a Trump tweet threatened that North Korea might not "be around much longer," Twitter was forced to explain why the President was not banned from the service.
In a six-part tweet from Twitter's public policy account, the company argued that Trump's speech was newsworthy and of "public interest," but said that it was planning to update its policy soon.
"We need to do better on this and will," Twitter said, without...
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