• Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers
Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

It instructs the agency to pay special attention to visas which should only go to highly paid, specially skilled applicants when there is a US deficiency. "No one can compete with American workers when they're given a fair and level playing field, which has not happened for decades", he said. The US president added that the visa program to brin...

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  • Judge blocks Trump's order defunding 'sanctuary cities'
Judge blocks Trump's order defunding 'sanctuary cities'

On Tuesday, a federal judge blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a threat to take away funds from cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement - the latest blow from the federal judiciary to Trump's immigration agenda.

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  • Russian hackers hit French presidential front runner Emmanuel Macron's campaign: Trend Micro
Russian hackers hit French presidential front runner Emmanuel Macron's campaign: Trend Micro

It's unclear exactly why the elite team of hackers - known as APT-28, Fancy Bear or Pawn Storm - focused so heavily on the Qatar-based, state-funded global broadcaster during that short window. Trend Micro researcher Feike Hacquebord said that determining who was behind a spying campaign was a hard challenge in the world of cybersecurity, but th...

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  • Central Illinois farmers welcome ag secretary confirmation
Central Illinois farmers welcome ag secretary confirmation

Sonny Perdue is the 31st Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, confirmed April 24 by the U.S. Senate . "I think he brings a lot to the table for producers in the United States, and specifically for producers right here in Central Illinois", said Uphoff, who serves as district 11 director for the Illinois Farm Bureau repres...

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  • White House To Keep Visitor Records Secret
White House To Keep Visitor Records Secret

White House communications director Michael Dubke said in a statement that the decision was due to the "the grave national security risks and privacy concerns of the hundreds of thousands of visitors annually", NPR's Scott Horsley reports .

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  • Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday
Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday

He said law enforcement would no longer catch and release undocumented immigrants taken into custody at the border. Sessions singled out gangs and cartels as "criminal organizations" that turn " cities and suburbs into war-zones", that "rape and kill innocent" people and profit from "smuggling poison and other human beings across the border".

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  • 'Shattered' Picks Through The Broken Pieces Of Hillary Clinton's Dream
'Shattered' Picks Through The Broken Pieces Of Hillary Clinton's Dream

Written by The Hill's Amie Parnes and Sidewire's Jonathan Allen, the book is the first to investigate why Hillary Clinton's bid for the presidency was unsuccessful. Abedin shields her boss from campaign stress, but also reinforces her penchant for privacy. But as revealing as those moments are, they inexplicably come in the book's final pag...

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  • Turkey's justice minister says contesting referendum moot
Turkey's justice minister says contesting referendum moot

Any challenge by the European Court of Human Rights against the results of the Turkish referendum would be rejected by Ankara's constitutional court, a senior official has said. "Calling people to the streets by using various communication channels and refusing to recognize the results is never acceptable", Yildirim said. "It is not right to corr...

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  • Kansas City Chiefs 2017 regular season schedule revealed
Kansas City Chiefs 2017 regular season schedule revealed

It will be a significant test for the Cowboys as they attempt to remain in the top-contender mix in the NFC in Year 2 for quarterback Dak Prescott and tailback Ezekiel Elliott. Instead both teams are taking 10-hour flights - 10-hour flights! - to London in the middle of the season. The other is against the Ravens, who went 8-8 a year ago and aren'...

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  • Reviewing H-1B program too little too late say lawmakers
Reviewing H-1B program too little too late say lawmakers

Trump signed the order targeting the programme popular with Indian technology professionals at the Kenosha, Wisconsin headquarters of tool maker Snap-on Inc yesterday. But according to studies, 80 per cent of the approved applications were for the two lowest wage levels allowed. Also, he has recently reversed several populist promises, including ...

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  • Agency says deported man had no special status
Agency says deported man had no special status

Announced by the Obama administration in June 2012, DACA allows eligible immigrant youth who were brought to the U.S.as children to live and work here temporarily. Their understanding is that the protection was current, according to advocacy group United We Dream. According to USA Today , Montes climbed the border fence into the US and was ques...

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  • Police ID 4 found slain in park in suspected gang killing
Police ID 4 found slain in park in suspected gang killing

Jorge Tigre's family said the 18-year-old victim became a target of the gang after the September machete killings of two high school classmates. "He was beaten to death". However, Sini said authorities are not ruling out any possibilities. He did not return a telephone call seeking comment after police confirmed his brother was among the vict...

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  • District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case
District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case

Rick McKeon of Massachusetts State Police. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. scheduled a 2 p.m. press conference Saturday, after TV news stations reported an arrest related to the slaying of Leominster native Vanessa Marcotte, who was murdered August 7 while jogging near her mother's home.

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  • White House, lawmakers adrift over reviving health bill
White House, lawmakers adrift over reviving health bill

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) said that he enjoys "whenever he spends time with us, and he's been doing that a lot lately". "So my understanding of the impact of insurance regulations is real". Ryan repeatedly said prior to the introduction of the AHCA that the Republicans would have the repeal and replace of Obamacare done by the end of March.

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  • Clawson Easter Egg Hunt Scores Big on City Field
Clawson Easter Egg Hunt Scores Big on City Field

An Easter egg hunt will be held for all children in attendance after the 8:30 a.m. special Easter Sunrise service on Sunday, April 16, at Mountain Avenue Baptist Church , 1325 Mountain Ave.in Banning. Donations of hard-boiled eggs may be dropped off at the park at 10 a.m. In case of rain, the egg hunt will be in the school. Pioneers, a com...

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  • 'Coward': CIA Director Pompeo Sounds Off on Assange, WikiLeaks
'Coward': CIA Director Pompeo Sounds Off on Assange, WikiLeaks

Pompeo said he found the celebration of Wikileaks to be "perplexing and deeply troubling". The director of the CIA claimed Thursday that Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange are acting as a hostile foreign intelligence agency that jeopardizes US national security.

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  • Bashar al-Assad's ouster a priority of United States: Nikki Haley
Bashar al-Assad's ouster a priority of United States: Nikki Haley

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expressed his views to American secretary of state Rex Tillerson in their first telephone conversation since the strikes on an airbase near Homs. "This is a great opportunity for the Russian leadership to reevaluate what they are doing". "The political solution has to come together for the good of the people ...

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  • Michigan boy, 11, hangs himself after social media prank; juvenile charged
Michigan boy, 11, hangs himself after social media prank; juvenile charged

The name of the person who was charged has not been released by the Marquette County Prosecutor's Office due to their age, according WNMU-FM in Marquette , Mich . "Keep his spirit alive by standing strong & fighting against social media bullying". Several people have committed suicide while using Facebook Live, the social media companies ...

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  • Families of missing Missouri women alerted after human skulls found
Families of missing Missouri women alerted after human skulls found

Runions, of Raymore, Missouri, was last seen leaving a party with a man on September 8, and her burned out sport-utility vehicle was found near a Kansas City underpass two days later. "We'll continue to work", Weber said. "We need a resolution to this", Beckford told reporters after their meeting with police. 'They brought us here because they th...

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  • Judge plans to block abortion-restricting abortion rules
Judge plans to block abortion-restricting abortion rules

A federal judge last week blocked a provision of an IN law that would have forced patients IN need of an abortion to undergo a forced ultrasound at least 18 hours prior to the medical procedure. A federal judge in Indianapolis has blocked a state mandate that forced women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortio...

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