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Author: 0 Trump eyes reform of H-1B visas for skilled workers

Its "original intent (was) awarding visas to the most skilled and highest paid applicants - crucially, at such time as these reforms are eventually implemented, it will prevent the programme from being used to displace American workers", another official said.

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May calls for snap general election on June 8

However, she now believes that as Britain ventures further into the Brexit negotiations, the country should have a vote on its leadership. May needs Parliament's backing to hold a vote before the scheduled 2020 date, but she's expected to get it when it's put to the House of Commons on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Turkey's Opposition Seek Annulment Of Referendum

The "Yes" camp won 51.41 percent in Sunday's referendum . The pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples' Democratic Party has said it presented complaints about unstamped ballots affecting three million voters. We stood up for our vote that day. German Member of Parliament Norbert Röttgen told CNN , "You can't simultaneously establish an authoritarian Turkey and then demanding to get a member of the European Union".

Author: 0 Pence says USA stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Abe hailed Pence's visit as "extremely timely given the severe state of the situation surrounding North Korea". Top of the agenda was a key component of South Korea's defenses against its northern neighbors' aggression - the THAAD missile interception system.

Global Media US Jet Fighters Intercepted Russian Bombers Near Alaska
Author: 0 US Jet Fighters Intercepted Russian Bombers Near Alaska

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said earlier this month that U.S. -Russia relations have hit "a low point" following the strike. While Tillerson was in Moscow, three Russian bombers flew near the east coast of Japan, forcing the Japanese military to scramble 14 fighter jets at various times to intercept the bombers.

Author: 0 May To Seek Snap Election For June 8

He said that the country lay divided after the Brexit vote last June and that Mrs May had failed to bring the country together. MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. Corbyn said he would not oppose the call for an election. Despite widespread shock across Westminster at the news, the poll was welcomed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and other political figures.

Global Media Trump Wisconsin Visit to Highlight Manufacturing
Author: 0 Trump Wisconsin Visit to Highlight Manufacturing

Shortly after the election, in December, Trump visited Wisconsin to thank the voters there. Trump will be joined by a number of high-profile Wisconsin Republicans, including U.S. Snap-on was founded in Wisconsin in 1920 and is a $3.4 billion company listed on the Standard & Poor's 500 index. According to its website the company has eight manufacturing sites in North America and employs 11,000 people worldwide.

Author: 0 Turkey minister rejects European Union call for probe into vote

President Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him on "his recent referendum victory", the White House confirmed. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters during a rally on April 8. The validity of the vote - which will do away with Turkey's parliament and could allow Erdoğan to stay in power through 2029 - was challenged by the opposition party and worldwide election observers.

Global Media Trump Hits Georgia Democratic Candidate, Media in Tweets
Author: 0 Trump Hits Georgia Democratic Candidate, Media in Tweets

Less than a week after a Republican badly underperformed Trump's showing in Kansas, winning an open House seat there by single digits that Trump had carried by 27 percentage points, Ossoff is hoping to win a suburban Atlanta district that Trump won by less than 2 points but Republicans usually carry by 20 points or more.

Global Media Canada's New-House Prices Jump 0.4% in Feb
Author: 0 Canada's New-House Prices Jump 0.4% in Feb

The average price of a detached house in the Greater Toronto Area hit $1.21 million last month, climbing 33.4 per cent from a year ago, according to the latest data from the Toronto Real Estate Board. A number of measures have been floated as potential solutions, including taxing speculators and foreign buyers. "Everyone is anxious: what if this is the measure that crashes the market?" said John Andrew, director of Queen's University Real Estate Roundtable.

Global Media Trump's 2016 taxes under audit and won't be released, Spicer says
Author: 0 Trump's 2016 taxes under audit and won't be released, Spicer says

With Tax Day just around the corner, critics of President Donald Trump are taking the opportunity to once again bash the president for not voluntarily releasing his income tax forms to the public. When the audit ends, I'll present them. Trump tweeted that he's already filed public financial disclosure forms that are "great". Trump is certainly free to do so if he chooses, and there is no law requiring US presidents to release their taxes.

Global Media Central Coast native Jordan Hasay finishes third in Boston Marathon
Author: 0 Central Coast native Jordan Hasay finishes third in Boston Marathon

Kenyan Geoffrey Kirui wins the 121st Boston Marathon with a finishing time of 2:09:37 and a prize of $150,000. He edged out Portland runner Galen Rupp by 21 seconds. Fifty years after becoming the first woman to officially finish the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer has done it again. Fellow Swiss Marcel Hug took the men's race in 1:18:04, also the fastest time ever.

Author: 0 US Refrains From Tagging Any Country "Currency Manipulator"

The report kept China, Japan , South Korea , Taiwan, Germany and Switzerland on a watch list as they met some of the criteria. In order for a country to be labeled a currency manipulator by the US Treasury, the treasury determines three criteria: the size of the country's current trade surplus with the US; the size of the country's trade surplus with the rest of the world; and the number of times the country intervened in currency markets in recent months.

Global Media North Korea Fails Attempted Missile Launch
Author: 0 North Korea Fails Attempted Missile Launch

The vice president spoke at a dinner after attending Easter church services with service members at the garrison. If one was carried out, China would be compelled to support new sanctions against North Korea, the Global Times, an influential tabloid published by China's Communist Party paper said in an editorial.

Author: 0 Thermonuclear war may break out anytime: North Korea's United Nations deputy representative

North Korea warned last night it will launch a "pre-emptive nuclear strike" to deter an attack by U.S. military forces and missile tests will be conducted on a "weekly basis". He said the USA was "disturbing global peace and stability and insisting on the gangster-like logic that its invasion of a sovereign state is decisive and just and proportionate and contributes to defending the worldwide order".

Author: 0 Russian Response To Strikes Disappointing, Unsurprising: Rex Tillerson

The comments represented a departure from what Haley had said before the USA hit a Syrian airbase with 59 Tomahawk missiles on Thursday in retaliation for what it said was a chemical weapons attack by Assad's forces on Syrian civilians. The terrorists have access to the chemical weapons and the USA missile attacks will lead to use of such weapons again, the Iranian president predicted.

Author: 0 Haley: Attack on Syria 'One of the President's Finest Hours'

The U.S. launched a missile strike late Thursday in response to a chemical attack earlier this week that officials said was conducted by Syrian President Bashar Assad's military. The US strikes "aim at slowing the victories of the Syrian army and its allies, and reinforcing terrorist groups", the two chiefs of staff said in a statement .

Global Media Supreme Court , including Gorsuch, to hear church-state case
Author: 0 Supreme Court , including Gorsuch, to hear church-state case

Justice Clarence Thomas, 10 days. After Gorsuch used a lengthy back and forth with Landau to dissect the law, Justice Samuel Alito remarked that the exceedingly complicated statute could have come from the mind of "somebody who takes pleasure out of pulling the wings off flies".

Author: 0 North Korea will regularly test missiles

North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador has accused the United States of turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a unsafe situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment". Military necessity - at least in North Korea's eyes - and not saber rattling are clearly the culprit. Trump, asked on Monday if he was considering military action, told Fox News Channel he did not want to "telegraph" his plans, like the previous ...

Author: 0 South Korea claims that North Korea is a failure at missile launch!

North Korea celebrated the 105th birthday of the country's late founder, Kim Il Sung, by rolling out intercontinental ballistic missiles and other military hardware at a massive parade on Saturday with third-generation leader Kim Jong Un looking in delight.

Global Media Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt Brings Hundreds of Children to Warinanco Park
Author: 0 Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt Brings Hundreds of Children to Warinanco Park

The event is free to all who attend. After Secrest and the Easter bunny arrived there, Secrest gave the crowd awaiting a report periodically about how many minutes until the egg hunt would begin. "They are usually down here in their classes with lots of music and fun and of course solid teaching from the Bible". Santiago Ortiz, 2, was having too much fun as his mom, Becky Ovalle, of Odessa, could attest.

Author: 0 The US talks trade with Tokyo

Vice President Mike Pence could not have known when he took off from Joint Base Andrews Saturday morning that by the time he landed here in South Korea, the North Korean regime would have fired off yet another missile, raising tensions on the peninsula to nearly unprecedented levels.

Global Media 911 caller IDd San Bernardino shooter as teacher's husband
Author: 0 911 caller IDd San Bernardino shooter as teacher's husband

He and the boy who died were standing near their special-education teacher, Karen Smith. The change was prompted by a shooting that resulted in the deaths of a teacher, a student and the gunman, reports the Press Enterprise . Authorities say the two injured students were not the targets and were only shot due to their proximity to Smith. Anderson had accused Smith of infidelity just weeks into their marriage, prompting her to move out of their home, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod ...

Global Media General Election: Industry welcomes call for stability
Author: 0 General Election: Industry welcomes call for stability

He added this will put the government "on steadier, more solid ground as it begins the hard, complex work of negotiating Brexit" and can "only reduce uncertainty and the potential for hiccups over the next couple of years". "It's what democracy needs and what the British people deserve". "We have some hope that this will lead to a strong leader in London that can negotiate with us with strong backing by the electorate", said another.

Author: 0 Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm ties as N Korea tensions rise

The North, which is intent on developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States, defied worldwide pressure Sunday with a test that failed immediately after launch. In turn, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said North Korea's nuclear ambitions were a "serious threat to the peace and stability of our region". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and U.S.

Global Media Animal Adventure Park wants you to help name April's baby!
Author: 0 Animal Adventure Park wants you to help name April's baby!

More than a million online viewers watched April deliver her calf in Harpursville, a rural upstate village about 130 miles northwest of New York City. Five things to know about April and her newborn. April's boy calf had a flawless fall and began bonding immediately with his mother. People around the world have been tuning in daily, with some growing impatient as the pregnancy seemed to drag on.

Author: 0 Body of trailblazing judge washes up on NYC's shore

Abdus-Salaam was thrice married, and her third husband, Gregory A. Jacobs, identified her body. Abdus-Salaam was an associate justice on the state's Court of Appeals , nominated by Gov. The went on to become a judge on an intermediate appeals court before she joined the state's top court in 2013. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first female Muslim judge in the US, was found dead in NY on Wednesday afternoon.

Global Media UK Prime Minister Calls For Early Election
Author: 0 UK Prime Minister Calls For Early Election

Labour is the main opposition party in parliament. Underlining divisions the vote is unlikely to mend, however, Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of the Scottish government, described the decision as a "huge political miscalculation" that could help her efforts to hold a new independence referendum.

Global Media February Housing Stats Fell 6.8% from March, but Up 9.2% YOY
Author: 0 February Housing Stats Fell 6.8% from March, but Up 9.2% YOY

Despite a winter storm last month, housing starts increased in the Northeast largely because of apartment construction. In total, building permits were up 17 percent compared to March 2016. Permits in the first three months of 2017 rose 10.4% from a year earlier. Multifamily permits rose 13.8% to 437,000 units while single-family permits edged down 1.1% to 823,000.

Global Media Trump on protests demanding he release his taxes: 'The election is over'
Author: 0 Trump on protests demanding he release his taxes: 'The election is over'

He lashed out on Twitter, accusing protesters of being paid to march and called for an investigation into who hired them. Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, April 15, 2017. These images capture the signs on display at the pre-march rally of the Trump Tax Day rally. Officers confiscated knives and makeshift weapons. "If he continues to follow the policy of not releasing his tax returns while under audit, then we'll never see any of these tax returns".

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani enters presidential race

The country's Guardian Council - the highest political body in the country, which is overseen by Khamenei - then has 10 days to approve the candidates. There was no immediate reaction from the supreme leader's office. It holds elections and has elected representatives passing laws and governing on behalf of its people, though the supreme leader has the final say on all state matters.

Author: 0 North Korea Threatens 'All-Out War' If US Military Launches Attack

A senior North Korean official has stated that his country will continue to test missiles in spite of worldwide condemnation. Pyongyang insists it needs a powerful arsenal - including atomic weapons - to protect itself from what it says is the ever-present threat of U.S.

Global Media Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor
Author: 0 Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

Archaeologists exploring a mysterious tomb in Egypt were in for a surprise when they discovered more than 1,000 statues and eight mummies. A well-preserved wooden coffin, decorated with colorful scenes, was found in the rectangular hall. A collection of sarcophagi from the 21st Dynasty, with mummies wrapped in linen, was found in the inner chamber. Another room in the tomb was also discovered, though it has not yet been completely excavated, the ministry said.

Global Media Nigerian arrested for multiple bank robbery in US
Author: 0 Nigerian arrested for multiple bank robbery in US

Shuaibu, 53, a journalist and former staff of the News Agency of Nigeria was picked up by police on Monday and charged with robbery and attempted robbery for the crimes committed during his two-month spree. In the robberies he is reported to have told bank tellers he had a gun, while keeping his hand in his jacket pocket to simulate a firearm. If the tellers did not comply, Shuaibu would grab the note and flee.

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders weighs in on United scandal, blasts 'dysfunctional' airline practices

Bernie Sanders and the Democratic party. Portland, a liberal city in a state Sanders won during the 2016 Democratic caucuses, was the first stop in the eight-state, 6,000 mile "come together, fight back" tour. "He never had any intention of standing up for working families". "We're proud of the millions of Texans fighting back, running for office, or organizing".

Author: 0 Facebook Murder Suspect Has 'Shot And Killed Himself,' Police Say

More than 30 Philadelphia schools were placed on lockdown for almost two hours on Monday afternoon due to an unconfirmed sighting of Steve Stephens , the fugitive who posted a video of himself murdering a man on Facebook. Godwin did not seem to recognize the name. Stephens, who had no prior criminal record, was not suspected in any other killings, Cleveland officials said.

Author: 0 Former Mexican Governor arrested for corruption

He had been governor of Veracruz for six years from 2010 to his resignation in October 2016. At the time he denied having links to phantom businesses that allegedly won state contracts, and said he had not stolen a single peso of state money or diverted government funds overseas.

Author: 0 Odisha meet: PM Modi asks BJP leaders to work for poor Muslims

The meeting, being held in Odisha after a gap of 20 years, is being attended by 13 BJP chief ministers, 98 permanent members, cabinet ministers and special invitees. The BJP wants to repeat a UP in Odisha. After successfully holding the party's National Executive meeting, Shah will visit the state again in June and August, according to a Union Minister.

Global Media Turkey's President Rejects Criticism from International Monitors Over Referendum
Author: 0 Turkey's President Rejects Criticism from International Monitors Over Referendum

Protests were held in several locations across Istanbul and in the capital, Ankara , over the handling of the vote; similar demonstrations were reported in other cities. Unofficial results showed the "yes" camp gained 51.41 percent of the popular vote while the "no" camp garnered 48.59 percent. Global monitors have questioned the fairness of Sunday's referendum in Turkey, saying it was contested on an uneven playing field.

Author: 0 Appealing for calm, China says US wants talks on North Korea

Treasury Department said, expressing concern over what it called the "persistence" of the imbalance. Tensions have escalated over North Korean moves to accelerate its weapons development. The vice president earlier visited a military installation near the DMZ, Camp Bonifas, for a briefing with military leaders at the joint U.S. After a two-month policy review, officials settled on a policy dubbed "maximum pressure and engagement", USA officials said Friday.

Global Media First Family attends their first Easter Egg roll
Author: 0 First Family attends their first Easter Egg roll

Early reports indicated that preparation was behind schedule. At least one regular egg roll vendor took to Twitter to remind the White House that a deadline for ordering wooden eggs that are given out as souvenirs was approaching. "So thank you, everybody, for being here", Trump said. U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania hosted the annual White House Easter Egg Roll for the first time .

Author: 0 Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

Marwan Barghouti was transferred Monday from his usual prison near Haifa, Hadarim, to solitary confinement at the nearby Kishon prison. "Shame on NYT for printing libelous op-ed by convicted killer Barghouti, the Palestinian Dylann Roof", wrote former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren.

Author: 0 Air China to suspend some flights to North Korea

The whopping ICBM was showcased as the communist state threatened to wipe out the USA in "all-out nuclear war". Following the announcement that the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and its battle group have been dispatched to waters off the Korean coast, the U.S.

Global Media United Kingdom leader seeks snap June 8 election to bolster Brexit hand
Author: 0 United Kingdom leader seeks snap June 8 election to bolster Brexit hand

The general election will involve all four nations in Britain - England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - whose constitutional ties have been severely strained by Brexit. Since taking office after her predecessor David Cameron resigned in the wake of Britain's June 23 vote to leave the EU, May had repeatedly ruled out going to the polls before the next scheduled election in 2020.

Global Media Videos show desperation of suspect in Cleveland Facebook video killing
Author: 0 Videos show desperation of suspect in Cleveland Facebook video killing

They stood at the very spot where just the day before Steve Stephens took pictures of himself shooting Godwin who just happened to be walking down the street, then posted the video on Facebook. A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his capture and prosecution. A gun range owner says the suspect in a random Cleveland killing that was recorded and posted to Facebook had shot at his facility, and video shows he was warned for breaking rules by practising "rapid fire".

Author: 0 Truck Crashes into Swedish Shopping Center, Killing 4

No one has claimed responsibility for Friday's attack but Sweden's police chief said authorities were confident they had detained the man responsible. Friday. "Unfortunately, there have been clear signs that it was just a question of time before the next attack would hit Sweden", he said. In neighboring Finland, President Sauli Niinisto called the attack a "maniac act of terror", while Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen said it was a cowardly attempt "to subdue us and the peaceful ...

Author: 0 Elderly Man shot dead in Cleveland, video posted on Facebook

Stephens was accused of fatally shooting Robert Godwin Sr in Cleveland, Ohio as the 74-year-old grandfather was walking home from dinner on Easter Sunday. The shooting video was visible on Facebook for almost two hours before it was reported, the company said. "I am sorry that all of this has happened".

Author: 0 South Korea's ex-president Park charged with bribery

Park, 65, was charged with colluding with her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil to receive tens of millions of US dollars in bribes from Samsung Group and Lotte Group , while demanding millions dollars from SK Group. Lotte, South Korea's fifth-biggest conglomerate, is grappling with the Chinese shutdown of dozens of its stores in China, after it agreed to provide land for the United States Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system outside Seoul .