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U.S. says programmers not fit for H1-B, blow to India

The Trump administration has unveiled steps to limit an immigration visa programme for skilled workers often used by the Silicon Valley to attract technology workers. USCIS will focus on cases where U...

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UK and Swedish watchdogs warn of international cyber attack

The group hacks companies that outsource IT services to gain backdoor access to the networks of thousands of organisations and steal intellectual property. Researchers note that the spear phishing c...

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NCAA to review North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' deal

More than 104,000 people attended the games in 2014 and 2015. "This is not a flawless deal , and this is not my preferred solution", he said. He and other Democrats who supported the compromise ...

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Wilton police crack down on cell phones while driving

The National Safety Council estimates that within the last year 40,000 people died in auto crashes, making this the highest rate of motor vehicle deaths in nine years. That's compared to 5.4 percent...

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Chinese premier calls for enhancing cooperation with New South Wales

Discussions over a potential Belt and Road memorandum of understanding began in October previous year, while Xi first raised Northern Australia as a potential Belt and Road investment destination duri...

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Canada posts surprise $972M trade deficit

Canada posts surprise $972M trade deficit

In addition to trade, weak consumer spending also likely constrained the economy in the first three months of the year. "After a huge January for the Canadian economy, it looks as though we could be...

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Final Four: Gonzaga Defeats South Carolina, Heads to Championship Game

Final Four: Gonzaga Defeats South Carolina, Heads to Championship Game

When Karnowski wasn't the difference, it was Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss, who at halftime had 12 points three rebound and three assists . 2), and have the type of balance and depth off...

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United Kingdom reveals aircraft cabin ban on electronics larger than phones

United Kingdom reveals aircraft cabin ban on electronics larger than phones

The move comes hours after the USA enacted an emergency directive banning passengers from carrying electronic items bigger than a cellphone onboard flights from eight Middle Eastern and African countr...

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GST rates to be out closer to rollout date

While speaking during the GST debate in Lok Sabha on March 29, he said that the one-nation, one-tax regime is only a myth and that that the officials implementing it will suffer as there is no ad-hoc ...

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Islamic State kill 26 in Tikrit attacks -security sources, medics

Trump has made defeating Islamic State a priority of his presidency. The United Nations says around 300,000 people have been displaced by the US -backed Iraqi operation to drive the Islamic State...

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United States gives tentative OK to Chinese takeover of Syngenta

United States gives tentative OK to Chinese takeover of Syngenta

It also comes days before a meeting between China's President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, who has castigated China over its huge trade surplus with the USA and warned its companies are putting Americ...

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Merkley Filibustering To Rally Opposition To Gorsuch

Merkley Filibustering To Rally Opposition To Gorsuch

For those of us who grew up during the Cold War, the " nuclear option " was the ultimate nightmare, the worst-case scenario that would cause untold devastation. He dismissed the idea that Republicans ...

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South Africa's rand firms but risks remain; stocks also up

The Chamber of Mines believes that the ANC and the people of South Africa should hold President Zuma to account. The dismissal of Gordhan, seen for some time by pundits as the target of political pr...

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Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women

Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women

Local business owners like Lisa Sharp are showing their support for equal pay day with sales at their businesses. A 2015 study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that on days that men...

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United Kingdom auto market hits record high in March

United Kingdom auto market hits record high in March

Petrol cars experienced a notable uplift too, growing 13.2 per cent, while demand for diesels also increased compared to the previous year, with almost a quarter of a million buyers choosing them - th...

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Sports WebXtra: Tony Romo marked as June 1 release for Cowboys

Sports WebXtra: Tony Romo marked as June 1 release for Cowboys

The Cowboys retweeted Crawford's post and owner Jerry Jones said in a statement: "We wish Tony and his family nothing but the best". And with that, praise for the Cowboys' all-time leader in passing...

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Brexit could be a good thing for both parties, says Donald Trump

Brexit could be a good thing for both parties, says Donald Trump

Prime Minister Theresa May and President Trump already agreed to deepen relations during her visit to the White House earlier this year just after Trump's inauguration. She acknowledged leaving the ...

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South Africa's ruling party confronts divide over Zuma

Former President Kgalema Motlanthe also said that it was hard for Mr Zuma to command respect after the constitutional court found him in breach of the law when he failed to repay government money sp...

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What is 'unmasking' and why would Obama adviser do it?

What is 'unmasking' and why would Obama adviser do it?

Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) said on Tuesday (4 April) that he is not ruling out interviewing Rice about the allegations she sought to unmask the identities of Trump'...

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Tesla delivered 25000 electric cars in Q1 2017, plus or minus

Tesla delivered 25000 electric cars in Q1 2017, plus or minus

As hardly believable as it sounds from a company that has a habit of missing sales forecasts, Elon Musk's brainchild outperformed nearly everyone's expectations for the first quarter of the present ye...

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Two Sigma Investments LP Invests $2095000 in Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET)

Two Sigma Investments LP Invests $2095000 in Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET)

The stock of Diebold Nixdorf Inc (NYSE:DBD) is a huge mover today! Wunderlich initiated coverage on shares of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in a research note on Friday, January 27th. The 14-...

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USA comment terse on latest North Korea missile

USA comment terse on latest North Korea missile

But Wednesday's missile did not appear to fly very far, only about 40 miles, after being launched at 6:40 a.m. Seoul time, South Korean military officials said. North Korea has successfully detonate...

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Apple's iPhone 8 Biggest Leak, Not That Expensive As You Think

Apple's iPhone 8 Biggest Leak, Not That Expensive As You Think

So, we can expect a large number of buyers this time. For comparison, the 256GB iPhone 7 Plus retails for $970. Apple fans are already more than aware that the company typically releases an "S" varian...

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Arizona sheriff to shut down famed Tent City jails complex

Arizona sheriff to shut down famed Tent City jails complex

Tent City also was a fixture in Arpaio's stump speeches. Arpaio promoted the desert camp, burnishing his reputation and touting himself as "America's toughest sheriff". Penzone said the closure woul...

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United States sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funding

United States sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funding

There is no legal definition of a sanctuary city, and there is no indication that the Trump administration formally views Seattle or any other city as a sanctuary jurisdiction. 13768, sanctuary citi...

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London plans vehicle emissions fee to fight air pollution

London plans vehicle emissions fee to fight air pollution

The next step, if Khan gets his way, is to increase the ULEZ's catchment area for heavy diesel vehicles to "nearly all of Greater London" in 2020. "The air in London is lethal and I will not stand b...

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Ruling party in Armenia leads parliamentary vote

Ruling party in Armenia leads parliamentary vote

Armenia's ruling Republican Party has retained its strong hold on power after yesterday's parliamentary elections. Another opposition coalition, Elk, and the Dashnaktsutyun nationalist party receive...

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Florida White House to host a China summit starting Thursday

Florida White House to host a China summit starting Thursday

He has said he wants United States companies to stop investing in China and instead create jobs at home, and has also accused it of manipulating its currency to boost exports. "And China will either d...

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'Totally' possible for USA to address North Korea threat alone - FT

'Totally' possible for USA to address North Korea threat alone - FT

The officials, who said there will be no golfing, clarified that Trump was the one who suggested Mar-a-Lago. The meeting between Trump and Xi would also "have due influence upon Asian markets and I ...

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WWE star The Undertaker retires after WrestleMania defeat

And Triple H, who also lost on the night in his brutal scrap against Seth Rollins, shared a photo of him being carried out after a contest by The Undertaker along with Shawn Michaels. Goldberg orig...

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Leftist Moreno declared winner in Ecuador presidential race

Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno was declared the victor of Ecuador's presidential runoff Sunday, delivering a major setback to a recent right-ward surge in Latin American politics and providing co...

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Tesla delivers quarterly record of 25000 vehicles

Tesla Inc's TSLA.O shares jumped to an all-time high on Monday as the electric auto maker's record quarterly vehicle deliveries allayed some concerns over its production challenges, ahead of the hotly...

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Cosatu calls on Zuma to step down

Union general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said it was time for Zuma to "step down" after his purge last week of cabinet critics, which included the removal of the respected former finance ministe...

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Voters to decide Tuesday on state superintendent

Voters to decide Tuesday on state superintendent

While Evers is the only liberal-leaning head of a major state agency, he said he didn't view the win - by a more than two-to-one margin - as a victory for any particular political bloc of voters. "The...

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McAfee cybersecurity is back as standalone business with new corporate identity

McAfee cybersecurity is back as standalone business with new corporate identity

The chip giant will still own 49pc of the new company, and the remainder will be owned by venture firm TPG . On Tuesday, McAfee was spun out from Intel in a deal with TPG . Widely known for it...

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