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President takes aim at visa program

President takes aim at visa program

The executive order will make reforms to raise the bar for foreign workers and will select only highly-skilled applicants. The executive order will be trying to ensure the program serves the ori...

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Wisconsin prison investigated after bipolar inmate dies from dehydration

Wisconsin prison investigated after bipolar inmate dies from dehydration

The mentally ill Wisconsin inmate who died after being denied water for seven days repeatedly banged on his cell door and shouted, according to prosecutors. The other six days of the week, inmates get...

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Donald Trump Vows That 'Dreamers' Cannot Be the Target of Deportation

Donald Trump Vows That 'Dreamers' Cannot Be the Target of Deportation

It was unclear on Monday whether delaying wall funding until later spending negotiations would invalidate the White House pledge to include Obamacare subsidy funding for low-income people in the curre...

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Trudeau: Canada-US relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant'

Trudeau: Canada-US relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant'

Lumber Trade Council, says the tariff is a ploy by American producers to raise the costs of lumber products in the United States. "So when they sit down to negotiate, that one will be really hard for ...

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Trump says he hasn't changed position on wall

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Monday that administration negotiators including Trump's budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, "feel very confident" that a shutdown won't occur. "There will never be a...

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Trump Draws the Line: It's 'Hollywood vs. Georgia' in June Runoff Election

Ossoff is a former congressional aide who has also worked as an executive producer for a handful of news documentaries, while Handel is a former Georgia secretary of state, according to the New York...

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Berkeley reverses course on Ann Coulter speech

Berkeley reverses course on Ann Coulter speech

Coulter reacted angrily to the cancellation on Wednesday, saying in a series of tweets that it amounted to censorship and vowing nonetheless to show up at Berkeley as scheduled. Alex Yao said "ver...

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College graduate tweets about stepdad who said he'd never graduate

College graduate tweets about stepdad who said he'd never graduate

That's the tweet that went viral for Davion Reeder the day he graduated from Eastern Michigan University. The tweet started to trend on social media shortly afterward. "It took me three years to get...

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Trump's visa changes could favor more skilled, higher wage workers

Trump's visa changes could favor more skilled, higher wage workers

The current H-1B programme, which is lottery-based, allows a maximum of 65,000 visas for the general category and a further 20,000 for people who have a United States master's degree from an accredite...

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Pence reaffirms alliance between US, Australia

After taking office, Trump was infuriated upon learning that the previous Obama administration had agreed to a refugee resettlement deal with Australia. Afterwards, it wasn't clear if the US would hon...

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Elizabeth Thomas Headed Home to TN

Elizabeth Thomas Headed Home to TN

That means to prove a kidnapping took place, prosecutors will have to show Elizabeth was unlawfully removed or had her freedom restricted. "I feel that really helped reach all the way to California", ...

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Perdue Confirmed as Agriculture Secretary

Perdue Confirmed as Agriculture Secretary

The U.S. Senate has formally confirmed the nomination of George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue III to serve as the 31st Secretary of Agriculture. "We look forward to seeing the remaining political positions fil...

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Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion

Not only must Republicans overcome intraparty ideological divisions that stopped major healthcare legislation last month, but they will have to win over some opposition Democrats with provisions that ...

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NY fire kills five, including three children

Witness Tiasha Johnson told the Daily News of NY that the family's relative screamed for the little ones. There was a lot of smoke. The fire was pretty bad. Meanwhile, friends and neighbors of the vic...

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Amtrak track work that slowed NJ Transit trains now cleared

Amtrak track work that slowed NJ Transit trains now cleared

An Amtrak spokesperson tells News 12 that while they understand the frustration, talk of lawsuits or speculation about changing ownership will not solve any problems. "We're doing the best to provid...

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AMBER Alert lifted for 1-year-old abducted in San Bernardino County

AMBER Alert lifted for 1-year-old abducted in San Bernardino County

Officials said the one-year-old girl was kidnapped at approximately 5:40 p.m. from the city of Rancho Cucamonga, California . Segura should be considered armed and unsafe and has threatened suicide...

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NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks USA spaceflight record

President Donald Trump congratulated NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday on her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station. In the video, which was also bein...

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Cleveland Cavaliers Post Historically Slim Winning Margin in 4-Game Sweep

Indiana's Paul George had a shot at a potential tying 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds remaining that the league also determined should not have counted because George also moved his pivot foot before sta...

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Bernie Sanders Talks "Turning Nebraska Blue" During Visit to Omaha

SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: Hey, Ari. Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel called the rally an "unhinged, profanity-laced roadshow" and said Florida voters rejected the Sanders-Pere...

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US home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years

US home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years

Having slipped at the beginning of the year, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area - which includes the East Bay, North Bay and ...

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Paul McCartney to play Gwinnett's Infinite Energy Arena

Paul McCartney to play Gwinnett's Infinite Energy Arena

The first leg of McCartney's epic, globe-spanning "One on One" tour opened April 13th, 2016 in Fresno, California and concluded mid-October. On Tuesday, McCartney announced more US dates, including ...

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Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's May speaking date

Bridge USA formed after the Milo Yiannopoulos riots . Off-campus clashes between Trump supporters and masked, self-described anti-fascists have also erupted in recent weeks. "It has nothing to do wit...

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North Korea reportedly conducts massive liver-fire drill amid tensions

North Korea reportedly conducts massive liver-fire drill amid tensions

Tensions have risen on the Korean peninsula in recent weeks as the USA and North Korea exchange heated rhetoric. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have heightened amid concerns about a possible pre-e...

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REPORT Was Aaron Hernandez bisexual? Odin Loyd murdered to keep sexuality hidden

The DailyMail.com added that Hernandez's sexuality may have been the reason he murdered Odin Lloyd. The Daily Mail first reported on the letter, but Newsweek has also discovered Hernandez may ...

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Ex-reality TV star arrested in Phoenix for car theft, drugs

Ex-reality TV star arrested in Phoenix for car theft, drugs

The woman called police on Saturday after she woke up and noticed Harris and her auto gone, court documents said, so she called Phoenix police to report the vehicle missing. Harris and his family were...

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Triumph in Georgia: Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump

Triumph in Georgia: Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump

But Ossoff's campaign maintains momentum, fueled by more than $8 million in contributions from all over the nation, and liberal advocacy groups on Tuesday hailed his first-place finish as a success ...

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Chinese President Urges 'Restraint' On North Korea During Call With Trump

Chinese President Urges 'Restraint' On North Korea During Call With Trump

The nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan approaches to join the USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in drills near the Korean Peninsula, at Busan port in Busan, South Korea, Tuesday, April 25, 20...

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New SUNY chancellor has an engineering background and an entrepreneurial spirit

New SUNY chancellor has an engineering background and an entrepreneurial spirit

Carl McCall. As leader of the largest comprehensive system of public higher education in the United States, she will be in charge of overseeing SUNY's 64 campuses, the release said. She succeeds Nancy...

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Gov. Scott Urges Quicker Action To Repeal Obamacare

Any deal would have to play the tricky game of winning over both conservatives and moderates in the Republican Party to surpass the 50 percent threshold of 216 votes in the House of Representatives, s...

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Gorsuch's First Big Top Court Vote Allows Arkansas Execution

In recent years, state death chambers have struggled to obtain the drugs they use to execute inmates because many drug companies refuse to sell drugs for this objective. McKesson has previously sought...

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North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying its military capability and has conducted five nuclear tests. North Korea staged a massive live-firing drill on Tuesday (25 April) with its le...

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Israel president accuses Le Pen of new form of Holocaust denial

In a four-minute taped video played to the World Jewish Congress in NY, the USA leader called the Holocaust "the darkest chapter of human history" and pledged "never again" would such horror occur. ...

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State Department names former Fox News anchor as spokeswoman

State Department names former Fox News anchor as spokeswoman

In addition, she regularly solo and co-anchored programs on Fox News and contributed to every news platform, including radio, satellite radio and internet. She also has D.C. experience, working as a g...

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Memphis Grizzlies: Will Momentum Matter In Game 5 vs San Antonio?

It's the reason why the Spurs finished with the the Western Conference's second-best record with a senescent roster. Memphis' offense was once again less one-sided than San Antonio's, with ball mov...

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Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency

Thornton said. "Of course, I'd like to come back". He has been the face of the Sharks, along with fellow 37-year-old pending free agent Patrick Marleau. "Almost all the guys had something", Wilson sai...

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