US: Hungry boy called police emergency number and they brought him pizza

A little boy in Florida was hungry, really really hungry, so he made an emergency call and got more than what he bargained for. Five-year-old Manuel Beshara called 911 on Friday and told the dispatcher that he was hungry and wanted to order a pizza, the Sanford Police Department said on Facebook. Officers were dispatched to the home, thinking that a well-being check was needed. They found Manuel and his 15-year-old sister, who explained that they were fine and that Manuel had grabbed the phone without her knowledge. The officers…

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US demands social media details from visa applicants

Nearly all applicants for US visas will have to submit their social media details under newly adopted rules. The State Department regulations say people will have to submit social media names and five years’ worth of email addresses and phone numbers. When proposed last year, authorities estimated the proposal would affect 14.7 million people annually.  Certain diplomatic and official visa applicants will be exempt from the stringent new measures.  However, people travelling to the US to work or to study will have to hand over their information. “We are constantly…

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