Trump Administration's Guest Worker Boost Comes Too Late, Some Small Businesses Say

A group of US companies and groups that use the visas , called the "the H-2B Workforce Coalition", in a statement praised the "minimal relief granted..." Congress had previously set an annual cap of 66,000 of these visas for the 2017 fiscal year. More..

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Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday said all parties have assured that the monsoon session will proceed without any ruckus or uproar. He said, GST shows the good that can be achieved when all parti...More..

US Putting Conditions on Return of Diplomatic Property is Unacceptable
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

US Putting Conditions on Return of Diplomatic Property is Unacceptable

When former President Obama past year issued a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for meddling in the 2016 election - including shutting down two Russian compounds in the USA and expelling 35 Rus...More..

India's Presidential Election 2017 today | Voting Between Meira Kumar & Ram Nath Kovind
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

India's Presidential Election 2017 today | Voting Between Meira Kumar & Ram Nath Kovind

The polling which began today 10 AM continues till 5 PM. Noteworthy, the President is elected by an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both houses of parliament, the elected members of the...More..

Voting for presidential election ends in MP
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Voting for presidential election ends in MP

Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Gujarat, Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Nagaland, Uttarakhand and Puducherry recorded 100 per cent voting. She claimed that Kumar would get the maximum numb...More..

Woman found dead after Melbourne stag party
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Woman found dead after Melbourne stag party

Police are yet to identify a woman found dead in the shower of a hotel in Melbourne , Australia, as questions remain about how she met the group of 11 men on a weekend stag party. Police were trying to establi...More..

ISP Releasing New Information Related To Delphi Murders
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

ISP Releasing New Information Related To Delphi Murders

The suspect - who is wanted for the deaths of Abigail Joyce Williams, 13, and Liberty Rose Lynn German, 14, whose bodies were found on February 14 in a wooded area near the Delphi Historic Trail in Carroll Co...More..

As deadline ends, Lalu dares Nitish, says Tejashwi won't step down
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

As deadline ends, Lalu dares Nitish, says Tejashwi won't step down

The standoff escalated further when Rashtriya Janta Dal denied any chances of resignation by Tejashwi Yadav. JD (U) chief and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar who had a good telephonic conversation with Congress Presi...More..

Presidential election 2017: Gopal Krishna Gandhi to file nomination on July 18
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Presidential election 2017: Gopal Krishna Gandhi to file nomination on July 18

The Congress leader said, in these contests, the numbers may be against them but "the battle must be fought and fought hard". The counting of votes will take place on July 20 in New Delhi . The Opposition, l...More..

Oscar Winner Martin Landau Passes Away at 89
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Oscar Winner Martin Landau Passes Away at 89

Early in his career, he made an impression with a villainous turn in director Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1959 thriller " North by Northwest ". It was the role of master of disguise Rollin Hand on " Mission:...More..

China Welcomes South Korea's Push for Talks With North Amid Nuclear Crisis
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

China Welcomes South Korea's Push for Talks With North Amid Nuclear Crisis

Moon's conservative predecessor Park Geun-Hye had refused to engage in substantive dialogue with Pyongyang unless it made a firm commitment to denuclearisation. Also, there have been many cases of abductions of...More..

Brexit talks 'get to work' despite United Kingdom infighting
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Brexit talks 'get to work' despite United Kingdom infighting

This was "more a technical argument" and still had to be negotiated with the EU, Fox said. "We need to examine and compare our respective positions in order to make good progress". He will come back to Brussels...More..

Gujarat HC denies relief to Essar Steel in insolvency case
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Gujarat HC denies relief to Essar Steel in insolvency case

While pronouncing the judgement on the Essar Steel India Ltd (ESIL)'s petition against Reserve Bank of India's directive on insolvency proceedings, the Gujarat High Court on Monday raised serious concerns on th...More..

Skydiver texts wife to say he won't pull cord when jumping
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Skydiver texts wife to say he won't pull cord when jumping

Before making the jump, Vitantonio Capotorto, 27, sent his wife, 25-year-old Costansa Litellini , a video in which he told her he was " not going to pull the cord and that he was going somewhere wonderful "....More..

Cano's 10th-inning blast gives AL 2-1 All-Star win
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Cano's 10th-inning blast gives AL 2-1 All-Star win

At 34, the Seattle second baseman was among the oldest players in an event built around so numerous sport's new, young stars, and he was added to the roster only Friday as an injury replacement. At that time, h...More..

Democrats Push Probe Into Trump, Deutsche Bank and Russian Federation
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Democrats Push Probe Into Trump, Deutsche Bank and Russian Federation

It was revealed that the U.S. energy industry has been lobbying against the bill and some Republican House members, particularly from oil-producing states, have said they might want changes. Energy companies ...More..

Two Charged in Killings of Missing Pennsylvania Men
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Two Charged in Killings of Missing Pennsylvania Men

Dinardo, who was arrested for theft on Wednesday, confessed to his involvement in the killings the next day, his attorney Paul Lang said. "We're going to continue digging and searching that property until...More..

Remains of longtime fugitive found in eastern MA
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Remains of longtime fugitive found in eastern MA

As Target 12 News in East Providence, Rhode Island previously reported , a civil suit filed against Lillian Webb and her son claimed investigators had previously discovered a "secret room" inside the North Da...More..

Pennsylvania man in custody for allegedly stealing missing man's vehicle
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Pennsylvania man in custody for allegedly stealing missing man's vehicle

Bucks County First District Attorney Gregg Shore, who has been by Weintraub's side for press conferences during the search for the four missing men, would not confirm that a grand jury has been called when a...More..

U.S. coalition vows to stick with Paris pact
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

U.S. coalition vows to stick with Paris pact

Last weekend, the G20 Leaders' Declaration took note of the Trump Administration's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, confirming that "it will immediately cease the implementation of its current nat...More..

Two tourists killed and four hurt in stabbing attack on Egypt beach
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Two tourists killed and four hurt in stabbing attack on Egypt beach

The Interior Ministry said the attacker was arrested after the incident, but the motive was still under investigation. The attacker appears to have swam from a nearby public beach to gain access to the resort...More..

India rejects China's offer on Kashmir, says ready for dialogue with Pakistan
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

India rejects China's offer on Kashmir, says ready for dialogue with Pakistan

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang had earlier said India and Pakistan are important South Asian countries but the "situation in Kashmir has attracted the attention of the worldwide community+...More..

Rain expected today; sunshine to return by Saturday
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Rain expected today; sunshine to return by Saturday

Sunday night: Mostly clear, low around 55. Friday night: Partly cloudy, low around 58. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Tuesday night , mostly clear, with a low around 67. Mostly cloudy, with a l...More..

US Department of State, lawmakers condemn terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

US Department of State, lawmakers condemn terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims

Jammu and Kashmir BJP spokesperson Anil Gupta said that an NIA probe becomes all the more necessary in view of the inputs on public domain. He continued, "The Yatra will continue". Kashmir, he said, has been...More..

Chinese Customs reports imports drop from North Korea
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Chinese Customs reports imports drop from North Korea

USA and United Nations sanctions have failed to deter North Korea from pursuing its nuclear and missile programs, and on Friday, it justified its ICBM test as an exercise of its legitimate right to self-defen...More..

Turkey Marks First Anniversary of Failed Coup
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Turkey Marks First Anniversary of Failed Coup

The consequences of what the Turkish government declared had been an attempted military coup - allegedly instigated by US-based Turkish preacher Fethullah Gulen - have since changed the face of the country. "...More..

Hundreds of eels slime highway after truck rollover
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Hundreds of eels slime highway after truck rollover

No one was injured in the crash. The eels were being shipped to Korea for consumption, according to police. A highway in OR this past week fell victim to the wrath of a few hundred Pacific hagfish , a...More..

Awarding Nobel to Liu was blasphemy: Beijing
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Awarding Nobel to Liu was blasphemy: Beijing

The latest and longest jail term was in 2009 - an 11-year sentence for "inciting subversion of state power". "Conferring the prize to such a person goes against the purposes of this award". The death on Thurs...More..

Capito set to look at latest Senate health care rewrite
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Capito set to look at latest Senate health care rewrite

The House passed the first version of the GOP health care bill in early May - one that the Congressional Budget Office estimated would mean coverage for 23 million fewer Americans by 2026 than now. The stud...More..

Dier keen on United
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Dier keen on United

Lukaku joined United from Everton on Monday for a fee that could rise to £90m. Mourinho is apparently willing to go up to £ 60 million for Dier although it seems likely that Levy will push him further fo...More..

Sessions to unveil health care fraud crackdown this week, sources say
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Sessions to unveil health care fraud crackdown this week, sources say

Sessions told reporters those suspects include 115 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. The people facing charges include six MI physicians reportedly accused of a plan to prescribe unneeded opioi...More..

Sheldon Silver Faces New Trial After Corruption Conviction Overturned
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Sheldon Silver Faces New Trial After Corruption Conviction Overturned

A jury that had been given accurate instructions may not have found Silver guilty, the court found, according to the Times. "We recognize that many would view the facts adduced at Silver's trial with distas...More..

Flash flood warning issued for Chicago
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Flash flood warning issued for Chicago

Wednesday. Areas expected to experience flooding include Batavia, along with the Thruway between exits 53 and 46, and Route 390 between exits 8 and 12. The river was expected to go up another few inches befor...More..

Lawmakers Intend To Question Trump Campaign Chairman
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Lawmakers Intend To Question Trump Campaign Chairman

Aside from concerns about Manafort's legal woes, Grassley said it "obviously would be appropriate" for members of the 15-person committee to question Manafort about his role in a June 9, 2016, meeting with a Ru...More..

Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration after collapsing at Habitat for Humanity build
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration after collapsing at Habitat for Humanity build

He later sent a message to the charity saying he was fine, that everyone should stay hydrated and keep on building. Carter served as US president from 1977 to 1981. The one-term Democratic President was in Wi...More..