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Changes to the Visa Waiver Program could complicated things for travelers, especially those who have visited Iraq and Syria.

Lawmakers urge changes to Visa Waiver Program

Nov 19, 2015
Tighter rules are sought for the program, which lets many foreigners come to the U.S. without a visa.
Posted In: Travel, terrorism security, visas, business
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) flags flutter in the village of Sulaiman Bek — located between the capital Baghdad and the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk — last year during an operation to repel Sunni militants who took control of nearby areas.

Tracking terror funding enters a new era

Nov 19, 2015
With ISIS and others shunning the global financial system, the job is a challenge.
Posted In: isis, Paris attacks, terror financing
Troy Carter speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 on September 23, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

Atom Factory's Troy Carter: 'Music sells everything but music'

Nov 19, 2015
The CEO of Atom Factory talks about his rise in the music and tech startup industries.
Posted In: Troy Carter, Music, Entertainment
Report finds that women will not receive equal pay globally for at least another century.

Women will achieve equal pay in 118 years, report says

Nov 19, 2015
According to a World Economic Forum report, women will receive equal pay globally by the year 2133.
Posted In: Wage gap, women, gender inequality

Obama threatens veto on new refugee requirements

Nov 18, 2015
The legislation calls for increased scrutiny of Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
Posted In: refugees, Europe, syria, Congress

Governors question refugee security checks

Nov 18, 2015
Governors cite security screening concerns in their rejection of more refugees.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, Europe, syria

Data encryption under increased scrutiny after Paris attacks

Nov 17, 2015
Tech companies use encryption as a privacy measure, but so do terrorist groups
Posted In: encryption; terrorism; data
Police officers patrol along a new border fence at the Hungarian-Croatian border near Zakany on October 17, 2015. Croatia announced that it would divert migrants to Slovenia after Hungary said it would close the border with its fellow EU member.

Paris attacks renew scrutiny of Europe's open borders

Nov 17, 2015
Many are calling for an end to the free flow of people and goods in Europe.
Posted In: Paris attacks, migrant crisis, supply chain, Europe

French businesses reopen after attacks

Nov 17, 2015
Businesses are slowly but surely reopening.
Posted In: Paris attacks, paris, France

The possible impact on tourism in Paris

Nov 17, 2015
How will the attacks in Paris affect tourism?
Posted In: paris, Paris attacks, Travel