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Trump, GOP senators to unveil revised bill cutting legal immigration

Trump, GOP senators to unveil revised bill cutting legal immigration White House officials say the bill will aim to create a skills-based immigration system to make the us more competitive, raise wages and create jobs. It's not clear how much support there is in the Senate, however, for such a bill. On top of expected Democratic opposition, some Republican senators have expressed skepticism abut cutting legal immigration levels. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu stops Israeli MK Hazan's rumble with Jordanian MP

Netanyahu stops Israeli MK Hazan's rumble with Jordanian MP Responding to Hazan's "humiliating" remarks about Jordan, Alsaud dared Hazan to meet him at the Allenby Bridge. Clearly, al-Saud favors solving arguments with Israelis on the Allenby bridge, and his favorite taunt is, "if you're a real man". [Full Article...]

Trump reportedly over the White House

Trump reportedly over the White House An avid golfer and tweeter, Trump enjoys the club's comfort and rubbing shoulders with the members who fork out hundreds of thousands a year for membership, according to Golf Magazine . (A White House spokesperson denies this occurred.) Trump is often at his most unguarded among the people who pay for their proximity to him. "This is my real group", he reportedly told a group of members, ... [Full Article...]

Mourne mountains: 'up to 70 people' in emergency rescue

Mourne mountains: 'up to 70 people' in emergency rescue It is understood 63 Army cadets, aged between 12 and 18, along with their seven leaders were taking part in an exercise before conditions became treacherous. "Sixteen of the group are suffering from hypothermia and some with minor injuries", a spokeswoman said. Mourne councillor Henry Reilly said conditions are "unbelievably bad for August". [Full Article...]

Venezuelan oil processed in U.S. refineries

Venezuelan oil processed in U.S. refineries A day earlier oil prices exceeded the maximum for two months following a decrease in the US inventories, as well as the threat of sanctions against OPEC-member Venezuela. Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable and Tory MP Mark Pritchard also called for Mr Corbyn to break his silence on the Venezuelan regime he has previously supported under socialist Hugo Chavez and his successor Mr Maduro. [Full Article...]

Deadly election day in Venezuela as protesters clash with troops

Deadly election day in Venezuela as protesters clash with troops Maduro, whose term is meant to end in 2019, describes the election as the most important in Venezuelan history. "He is now a dictator", said McMaster, adding that Maduro has joined "a very exclusive club", that includes Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who have all been sanctioned by Washington. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation will ban VPNs and proxies to block "unlawful content"

Russian Federation will ban VPNs and proxies to block On Saturday, two VPN providers with operations in the country said they had been notified by Apple that their products were being removed from the company's app store in China because they contained illegal content. However, sales in China fell 10% as Apple battled tighter regulation and stronger competition. A Chinese company called Beijing Sinnet Technology that operates Amazon Web Services ... [Full Article...]

U.S. preparing probe into China trade practices

U.S. preparing probe into China trade practices U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and China's President Xi Jinping walk along the front patio of the Mar-a-Lago estate after a bilateral meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 7, 2017. "It is urgent to stamp out the fire immediately on the Korean peninsula, not to add kindling, or even worse, to pour oil on the flames", the article said. [Full Article...]

Trump dictated son's misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

Trump dictated son's misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer Like Sanders, he said it was just Trump "trying to get a laugh". "There's no inaccuracy in the statement". "This is all discussion, frankly, of no outcome", Sanders added. Trump Jr later sent shockwaves through Washington by releasing a series of emails that detailed how he had attended the meeting after being promised "very high level and sensitive information" that was "part of Russian Feder... [Full Article...]

Sanders says Trump joking about police brutality

White House spokeperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders, while addressing a press briefing on Tuesday, said that statement was not "misleading" and that "there is no inaccuracy in the statement". The statement emphasized the meeting was "not a campaign issue at the time ". President Trump personally drafted his son's misleading statement in response to a report that Eric Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

President penned Trump Jr. 'misleading' text on Russian Federation meeting

The Post described the president's role in the statement as part of "a series of actions that Trump has taken that some advisers fear could place him and some members of his inner circle in legal jeopardy". This latest drip-drip of Russia-related information has overshadowed what the White House was hoping would be a fresh start with new chief of staff John Kelly. [Full Article...]

Independence Day speech: PM Modi invites suggestions from citizens

Independence Day speech: PM Modi invites suggestions from citizens PM Modi shared a video on Twitter captioned, "When I address the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on 15th August, I am merely the medium". In his monthly radio programme " Mann Ki Baat' , Modi referred to the Quit India Movement launched on August 9,1942 by Mahatma Gandhi and the subsequent developments which resulted in the Britishers leaving India and the country getting freedom on Augus... [Full Article...]

Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement, White House says

Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement, White House says Trump Jr. responded with a statement claiming the meeting was "primarily" about adoption and its relation to US sanctions on Russian Federation under the Magnitsky Act. On the other side of the table were government-connected lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, Russian real estate player Ike Kaveladze and Rinat Akhmetshin, who has denied long-standing allegations that he works for Russian intelligence. [Full Article...]

Start over with health care the right way

Start over with health care the right way Yet despite the enthusiasm around population health , providers have not been quite as eager to embrace the financial risks that go along with a value-based care environment. President Donald Trump indicated that he may withhold subsidy payments to insurers, which would cause premiums to increase next year. Imagine that you could buy your insurance after you've had an accident - no more wasting y... [Full Article...]

Republicans Criticize Trump Amid Controversy Surrounding Son's Russia Statement

Trump Jr.'s lawyer, Alan Futerfas, said in a statement to the Post that his client was "fully" and "absolutely" prepared to make a "fulsome" statement. The White House has repeatedly indicated the president's intention to sign the legislation into law, but no date has been set nor has a signing ceremony been announced for a bill that already prompted retaliation from Moscow. [Full Article...]

Louisiana creosote site should go on Superfund list

Louisiana creosote site should go on Superfund list The American Creosote site is south of DeRidder in Beauregard Parish. "Communities get healthier and local economies grow when contaminated sites get addressed", said acting regional administrator Samuel Coleman. "Eagle Industries inspected and repaired safety equipment, which resulted in contamination of the ground water with chlorinated solvents. ODEQ will work with EPA to eliminate risks to t... [Full Article...]

Man shoots at vehicles in western Colorado, hits at least one

Man shoots at vehicles in western Colorado, hits at least one The sheriff's office said no one was shot, though Whited did have minor injuries. Gateway Canyons security responded first, according to the sheriff's office. Charges against Whited are pending at this time. An emergency notification went out to more than 100 homes, telling area residents to stay inside with their windows and doors locked until Whited was caught. [Full Article...]

Europa Oil Gas (Holdings) (LON:EOG) Receives Corporate Recommendation from FinnCap

Europa Oil Gas (Holdings) (LON:EOG) Receives Corporate Recommendation from FinnCap Morgan Stanley set a GBX 515 ($6.79) target price on BP plc and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, April 24th. Orbis Allan Gray Ltd now owns 827,125 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $30,918,000 after buying an additional 337,242 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

Turkey's FM urges support for Palestinian statehood

Turkey's FM urges support for Palestinian statehood Tensions escalated recently after Arab gunmen killed two Israeli police officers at the major holy site in Jerusalem on July 14, prompting Israel to install security devices that sparked Arab outrage and clashes. The OIC's Saudi secretary general, Dr Yousef Al Othaimeen, meanwhile, called upon member states, financial institutions, both public and private sectors and individuals to provide all f... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to slash insurance subsidies again

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted a motion filed by the 16 state attorneys general, led by California and NY, can intervene in a convoluted legal fight dating back to 2014 on whether the federal government can block subsidy payments to insurers. [Full Article...]


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