Trump signs order targeting visa program

Trump said in his speech. The "buy American" portion of the order directs federal agencies to conduct a "top-to-bottom performance review" of the use of waivers to the Berry Amendment and the Buy American Act and for stricter enforcement of laws ... More..

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Pence, Mattis fire verbal volleys at North Korea
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pence, Mattis fire verbal volleys at North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence has threatened North Korea with an "overwhelming" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons . The United States and Russian Federation clashed on Wednesday at the U...More..

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Antonio Conte: 'Premier League Title Race Is 50-50'

Marcus Rashford opened the scoring after seven minutes with a clever finish, having been played through on goal by Ander Herrera who appeared to handle the ball in the build-up. "If one day we are in the Europa...More..

Pence Stares Down North Korean Troops
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pence Stares Down North Korean Troops

The DPRK has conducted multiple missile tests and two nuclear tests in the past 18 months, with the United States' recent deployment of an aircraft carrier unit to the region after holding large-scale "war game...More..

Pence says seeks fairer trade with Indonesia
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pence says seeks fairer trade with Indonesia

The two-day stop in Muslim-majority Indonesia comes as President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo deals with a serious political setback after a political ally was defeated by Islamic conservatives in the election for Jak...More..

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North Korea's missile launch fail

South Korea said the combined show of force "threatened the whole world" but a USA foreign policy adviser travelling with Pence on Air Force Two appeared to defuse some of the tension, saying the test of what w...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ivanka Trumps's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

Norman Eisen, former President Obama's chief ethics lawyer, said Ivanka and Kushner have too many conflicts to be involved in policies regarding China. FILE - In this March 6, 2015, file photo, Ivanka Trump m...More..

Trump harder on Russia, softer on China
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump harder on Russia, softer on China

Russian Federation mounted a campaign of "propaganda on steroids" seeking to influence the 2016 US presidential election, the top Democrat on the US Senate Intelligence Committee said yesterday (30 March), list...More..

Alabama Supreme Court upholds Chief Roy Moore's suspension
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Alabama Supreme Court upholds Chief Roy Moore's suspension

He has indicated that he may run for another state office, the Montgomery Advertiser reports. The state's House speaker was convicted of ethics charges a year ago. No justice who is 70 or older may be elected...More..

India calls off maritime talks with Pakistan
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

India calls off maritime talks with Pakistan

Along with diplomatic approaches, India is also exploring legal remedies permitted under Pakistan's legal system. The Indian government reacted strongly to the development saying if the sentence were to be carr...More..

Call for Investigating Gas Attack in Syria
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Call for Investigating Gas Attack in Syria

Trump issued the order to execute the cruise-missile strike at 3.45pm NY time, the person said. "We are asking that an impartial global committee be set up in order to find out where these chemical weapons ca...More..

Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors

In order to take on a role in her father's administration, Ivanka Trump resigned from managing her clothing and accessories company, although she still has stake in the business as owner. The full-page stor...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump administration announces that Iran is complying with nuclear deal

The administration is looking at whether to continue lifting sanctions the Obama administration agreed to under the nuclear deal negotiated by six world powers. Trump has panned what he's called "the awful Iran...More..

Abe, Pence voice mutual support over N. Korea
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Abe, Pence voice mutual support over N. Korea

Earlier this month, a senior White House official told reporters that "the clock has now run out, and all options are on the table " with North Korea, according to a report by CNN. Pointing to Trump's recent...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Turkish PM warns opposition against street protests

Turkey accuses the cleric of orchestrating the failed coup. The state of emergency allows the government to rule by decrees. The opposition had immediately cried foul, and called for the vote to be annulled...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico

In a joint letter with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday urged Trump to "address Canada's protectionist dairy trade policies so that they honor their worldwide commitments under NAFTA ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

The term "reckless" is one the North Koreans have used to describe ongoing large-scale US and South Korean military exercises, which the North calls a dress rehearsal for an invasion. took any action against it...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ossoff Wins Plurality In Georgia Special Election, Teeing Up Runoff With GOPer

The race is seen as an early test of strength for the president, and Ossoff insisted his performance in a district held by Republicans since 1979 showed Trump's party is beatable on their own turf in the curren...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Dion Phaneuf's OT goal caps Senators' Game 2 comeback vs. Bruins

The Senators had rallied from a 3-1 deficit with a two-goal third period to force overtime. The top women's finisher was also from Kenya, Edna Kiplagat, finishing at 2:21:52, and among Vermonters who ran yester...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike in Israeli jails

Librati confirmed that the Prison Service "has started taking disciplinary measures against the strikers, and some prisoners have been transferred to separate wings". "After exhausting all other options, I deci...More..

Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

We are fully prepared to handle it". Pence is travelling to South Korea to hold talks with the country's leadership. However, days later, he tweeted: "North Korea is looking for trouble". "We've tried persu...More..

Interpol issues red notice for Chinese property tycoon
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Interpol issues red notice for Chinese property tycoon

In a series of interviews with overseas Chinese media this year, Guo threatened to blow the lid of corruption at the highest levels of China's ruling Communist Party elite. "It's all lies, all threats, " Guo sa...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Your say: How will the axing of 457 visas impact your business?

The PM went on to say that the abolished program will be replaced with the new Temporary Skills Shortage Visa, a new system "specifically created to recruit the best and brightest in the national interest" th...More..

Traitor Who Leaked CIA Docs To Wikileaks Subject Of Manhunt
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Traitor Who Leaked CIA Docs To Wikileaks Subject Of Manhunt

Despite the top secret nature of the information, several hundred people have access to it, and investigators now are going over that list, CBS reported Wednesday on "The CBS Evening News ". The revelation was...More..

Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

The vote is seen as a test of whether the moderate Islam traditionally practiced in the world's most populous Muslim country is under threat from the influence of hardliners, who have led mass demonstrations ag...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Setback doesn't deter Arkansas plans for later executions

Two prisoners on death row for murder in the USA have escaped execution following a last-minute decision by a state Supreme Court. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said he is "disappointed in this delay...More..

Vijay Mallya's reaction on his arrest: It's usual Indian media hype
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Vijay Mallya's reaction on his arrest: It's usual Indian media hype

The Metropolitan Police extradition unit took Mallya into custody on behalf of India, the BBC News reported . Bail is then granted, as was done in Mallya's case on Tuesday, the same day. Liquor baron Vijay Mal...More..

Donald Trump orders review of visa programme to encourage hiring Americans
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Donald Trump orders review of visa programme to encourage hiring Americans

It also "directs federal agencies to propose reforms to the H-1B program in order shift the program back to its original intent and prevent the displacement of American workers". The tech industry is partic...More..

China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products

Despite boycotts , Ivanka Trump's fashion brands are flourishing , and in particular saw a major boost in profits after Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway in a February TV interview urged viewers to purchase I...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Japan lodges protest with N. Korea over ballistic missile launch

It follows another failed test. This would allow North Korea to prevent its limited number of ICBM-capable launcher trucks from being damaged during launches and also make the missiles harder to detect after th...More..

Aus scraps visa programme popular with Indians: MEA examining 'consequences'
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Aus scraps visa programme popular with Indians: MEA examining 'consequences'

As at September 30 past year there were 95,757 workers in Australia on primary 457 visas and 76,430 secondary visa holders (members of their family). We're abolishing the 457 visas, the visas that bring tem...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Erdogan Narrowly Wins Referendum for Executive Power

The "no" camp was led by main opposition CHP and supported by the HDP. The European Commission's request is a direct response to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe election monitor's pre...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump, opposition

Winning against Handel (who won 19 percent of the vote and was the most voted for Republican among her 10 GOP peers) in the runoff will certainly hard when the Republican base unifies around her, but if he, his...More..

US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

Pence greets service members on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), in Yokosuka, Japan, April 19, 2017. President Trump campaigned against the TPP, a l...More..

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK dumps Sasikala and Dinakaran to facilitate merger
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK dumps Sasikala and Dinakaran to facilitate merger

A day after senior minister D. Jayakumar said senior ministers who discussed the party's merger had chose to keep away Dhinakaran's family from party activities, TTV spoke to the media here at his residence. ...More..