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India to Trump: America still needs our tech workers India to Trump: America still needs our tech workers
- April 23, 2017

This primarily includes an overhaul of the "H1B" visa program to replace the lottery features of the program and to impose restrictions created to preclude the H1B program from being a conduit for lower-cost labor at the expense of American workers. (more...)
Voters Cast Their 1st-Round Presidential Ballots in France Voters Cast Their 1st-Round Presidential Ballots in France
- April 23, 2017

The presidential election in France is drawing a lot of global attention. Macron and Le Pen confirmed their status as front runners for the presidential election in a new survey released on Friday. Macron, a former economy minister, has framed himself as a bulwark against Trump's protectionism. Macron, 39, traveled to Le Touquet this weekend where he has a holiday home for time off the campaign trail. (more...)
United executives take questions about dragging passenger United executives take questions about dragging passenger
- April 23, 2017

It's too early to tell whether the dragging incident is costing United any business, United said, though Munoz is soliciting feedback from its most frequent flyers on how the airline can improve. The airline also announced that they would no longer call law enforcement officers to remove passengers from flights unless there is a tangible safety concern. (more...)
Amazon Says It Will Bring 'Retail Offering' To Australia Amazon Says It Will Bring 'Retail Offering' To Australia
- April 23, 2017

Amazon Marketplace, whereby small players can sell their wares on Amazon, will also be a focus in Australia . Amazon has revealed it will launch a retail arm in Australia after years of speculation. Australian retailers have been gearing up for the impact of Amazon but many business commentators have predicted that its arrival will "destroy" Australian retailers within five years. (more...)
What to watch for next in the Georgia special election What to watch for next in the Georgia special election
- April 23, 2017

He'll face Republican Karen Handel, who finished second with 20 percent of the vote, in a runoff election on June 20. The former Georgia Secretary of State is most infamous for being forced to resign from the Susan G. DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP ) - A Georgia congressional election is headed to a high-stakes runoff that's shaping up as a referendum on President Donald Trump ahead of crucial midterm elections next year. (more...)
United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco
- April 23, 2017

Caribbean-born, US-based comedian, Majah Hype, is among those adding his own parody of the shocking viral video that shows the forced removal of a paying Asian customer last Sunday from one of United Airlines flights. Members of the U.S. Congress have also expressed concern, as U.S. House Representative Judy Chu, a Chinese American, has written both to the United Airlines and to the U.S. (more...)
Wall St rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record Wall St rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record
- April 23, 2017

At 9:34 a.m. ET (1334 GMT) the Dow Jones industrial average was up 48.9 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 20,453.39, the S&P 500 was up 6.86 points, or 0.29 per cent, at 2,345.03. CSX Corp (CSX.O), up 5.6%, was one of the best performers on the S&P 500 after the railroad reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit driven by rising freight volumes and said it plans to cut costs and boost profitability moving forward. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly Issues Statement on Fox News Departure, Remains Defiant Bill O'Reilly Issues Statement on Fox News Departure, Remains Defiant
- April 23, 2017

The network's parent company, entertainment giant 21st Century Fox , insisted that Fox News will weather the current storm, noting in a statement the "strength of its talent bench" and expressing "full confidence that the network will continue to be a powerhouse in cable news". (more...)
American Airlines flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me' American Airlines flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'
- April 23, 2017

The new video, posted to Facebook and now seen nearly 3 million times, shows a woman holding a baby and crying in front of the plane preparing to depart from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth, and then another passenger confronting the employee he believed to be responsible. (more...)
Aus visa move unlikely to impact Indian IT workers: Nasscom Aus visa move unlikely to impact Indian IT workers: Nasscom
- April 23, 2017

As the economy has tightened - particularly in Western Australia where the mining industry has contracted considerably - the programme has come under fire, especially from unions which claim it is prioritising foreign workers for jobs over Australians. (more...)
Donald Trump signs executive orders to revive US economy Donald Trump signs executive orders to revive US economy
- April 23, 2017

A White House official told The Washington Post on Friday night that while the president did plan to make an announcement on tax reform next week, it will be broad in nature. While the secretary has more recently backed away from meeting his own August deadline, Mnuchin's comments on Thursday reinforced his own commitment to finalize an overhaul of US tax policy in 2017. (more...)
United Is Making Some Changes After Its Passenger Removal Controversy United Is Making Some Changes After Its Passenger Removal Controversy
- April 23, 2017

Law enforcement officials dragged Dr Dao off a flight departing from Chicago for Louisville, Kentucky, because it was fully booked, and the airline wanted four passengers to make way for staff members. The incident has prompted a U.S. congressman to propose legislation to prohibit airlines from forcibly removing passengers from flights to make room for other customers after they have already boarded the plane. (more...)
Trump Retweets Fox Item Detailing NY Times Fumble, Apology for Patriots Photos Trump Retweets Fox Item Detailing NY Times Fumble, Apology for Patriots Photos
- April 23, 2017

While stars like running back LeGarrette Blount and tight end Martellus Bennett made their voices clear that they wouldn't attend because of Trump's racist and misogynist rhetoric and actions, the teams Hall of Fame lock of a QB and Trump sympathizer, Tom Brady announced his absence was due to "family reasons". (more...)
Cavs' JR Smith questionable for Game 3 with sore hamstring Cavs' JR Smith questionable for Game 3 with sore hamstring
- April 23, 2017

Down 2-0 in the series , we'll see if George's comments can help Stephenson and the Pacers as they head to in for Game 3. Monday marked the first time Cleveland's big three of LeBron James , Kevin Love , and Irving all scored 25 or more points in one playoff game as teammates. (more...)
Wall money a must according to Trump official Wall money a must according to Trump official
- April 23, 2017

The answer to Mulvaney's proposal will be a loud and resounding no. All of this brings us back to one of many scenarios for a looming shutdown and the inevitable question of who gets blamed for it. However, after a year and a half of insisting that Mexico would pay for the wall, Trump's demand that Congress begin funding the project with taxpayer dollars is not sitting well with Democrats, who nearly uniformly oppose the idea of walling off the southern border. (more...)
New Ontario Housing Rules Land Thursday. Will This End The Frenzy? New Ontario Housing Rules Land Thursday. Will This End The Frenzy?
- April 23, 2017

Speaking today in Ottawa, Kathleen Wynne said it is meant to give people breathing space in the frenzied housing market in the Golden Horseshoe region without unintended consequences in other markets. Other measures to be implemented by the CMHC next month include the introduction of improved underwriting flexibilities and a revised premium schedule supporting increased affordable housing. (more...)
Trump signs Trump signs "Buy American, Hire American" executive order in Kenosha
- April 23, 2017

But it falls way short of Mr Trump's campaign pledge to end the H-1B visa programme. Trump administration says that the H1-B visa programme, which was originally created to bring in highly-qualified foreign workers to do high-end jobs, has been subverted by companies, which are bringing entry-level workers in the United States to replace American workers. (more...)
Mother of India's USA envoy assaulted by maternal grandson Mother of India's USA envoy assaulted by maternal grandson
- April 23, 2017

A senior officer said that the matter came to the police's notice after they received a call from the hospital. According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (southeast) Romil Baaniya, the case has been registered under IPC sections 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide) and 506 (criminal intimidation) at CR Park police station. (more...)
EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated Indiana housing complex EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated Indiana housing complex
- April 23, 2017

The visit comes amid reports that two regional offices, including the Region 5 office in Chicago, would be axed by President Donald Trump's administration - and office employees held a news conference to say they've already been cut to the bone. (more...)
Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group AG
- April 23, 2017

Rockwell Collins shares have increased slightly more than 7 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has increased 5 percent. 18,850 shares were sold by Ortberg Robert Kelly, worth $1.86M on Monday, March 20. The insider STANDERSKI JEFFREY A. sold 2,017 shares worth $199,239. (more...)