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Trump administration makes renewal of H-1B visa more hard Trump administration makes renewal of H-1B visa more hard
- October 26, 2017

According to the previous policy, if a person was once found to be eligible for a work visa, they would usually be considered for extension of their visa. "In this regard, we have also discussed the very significant contribution to the United States economy of Indian skilled professionals who travel and work under the H1-B and L-1 visa programmes", the minister said. (more...)
Indonesia fireworks factory explosion kills at least 23, dozens more injured
- October 26, 2017

The bodies of the victims were charred beyond recognition, local police said in a statement. 'Those who died are completely unrecognisable, totally burnt, ' Oni Sahroni told Metro TV. Media images of the PT Panca Buana Cahaya Sukses warehouse showed smoldering ashes and debris. Ten fire trucks were sent to the scene, Suhermanto said. (more...)
Everyone's in love with this rescue pup's toothy grin Everyone's in love with this rescue pup's toothy grin
- October 26, 2017

His toothy grin made him a viral sensation after the shelter posted photos of him on Facebook . "The smiling scared a couple of the volunteers as they mistook it for snarling, and they were mortified when I stuck my hand in his cage on the day we got him in", Sipe laughed. (more...)
West Michigan teacher's body found; husband drew map before taking own life West Michigan teacher's body found; husband drew map before taking own life
- October 26, 2017

The Portage Department of Public Safety said in a news conference that information left by Christopher Lockhart led to the discovery of Theresa Lockhart's body near in a part of the Allegan Game Area about 50 miles from the couple's southwest MI residence. (more...)
Baghdad dismisses Kurd offer to freeze independence vote Baghdad dismisses Kurd offer to freeze independence vote
- October 26, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is in Iran after recent stops in Turkey and Jordan, and meetings with USA officials and allies eager to pull Baghdad into their political orbit. "Certainly, continued fighting does not lead any side to victory, but it will drive the country toward disarray and chaos, affecting all aspects of life", the statement went on to say . (more...)
Trump Blames Generals for Niger Ambush That Got Four US Soldiers Killed Trump Blames Generals for Niger Ambush That Got Four US Soldiers Killed
- October 26, 2017

Gen. Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , says that Johnson was presumed missing and never left behind. It is still unclear how the group of 12 USA special forces troops that accompanied 30 Nigerien soldiers during what initially was a reconnaissance mission outside the country's capital Niamey got caught in an extended firefight with a large group of militants. (more...)
Adityanath arrives in Agra amid tight security Adityanath arrives in Agra amid tight security
- October 26, 2017

Adityanath's visit comes over three weeks after his government introduced the booklet which catalogues important tourist destinations in the state but found no mention of the white marble stunner. Moreover, he sent a clear message that Uttar Pradesh government would not ignore the Taj - which is considered as one of the seven wonders of the world. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj seeks report after Swiss couple brutally attacked in Fatehpur Sikri Sushma Swaraj seeks report after Swiss couple brutally attacked in Fatehpur Sikri
- October 26, 2017

Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to submit a report in connection to an attack on Swiss couple at Agra. "My girlfriend who was walking ahead of me rushed to my help and raised an alarm, attracting the attention of the people in the vicinity", he said. She also said that her office will reach out to the couple. (more...)
Delhi: Woman shot dead in her auto in Shalimar Bagh Delhi: Woman shot dead in her auto in Shalimar Bagh
- October 26, 2017

He said he had borrowed Rs 5 lakh on a high interest rate, and as the debt had now grown to Rs 40 lakh, he was finding it hard to pay back. Police said that the woman was declared brought dead at the hospital. Pankaj also told police that he committed the crime as he wanted to get back to his ex-wife and thus shot his wife Priya while she was sleeping in the vehicle. (more...)
One man killed, three wounded in Kiev explosion One man killed, three wounded in Kiev explosion
- October 26, 2017

Interior Ministry adviser Zoryan Shkiryak said investigators were at the scene of the incident, where it appeared a motorcycle had been blown up near the entrance to a TV station. The explosion came "when [Mosiychuk] was leaving the building" of a local news outlet, Front News International stated citing officials familiar with the matter. (more...)
NAB court resumes hearing into Avenfield graft reference against Sharifs
- October 26, 2017

Later a day after, the Court separately indicted Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference and Hill Metal Establishment reference. Later, the court adjourned the proceedings until November 2. The case relates to properties owned by the Sharif family in London's upscale Park Lane neighbourhood. The sons of Nawaz Sharif - Hasan and Hussain Nawaz - had been co-accused in the three references. (more...)
Black Florida lawmakers want apology for Trump call, insults Black Florida lawmakers want apology for Trump call, insults
- October 26, 2017

Which is perhaps why Mr. Trump consulted him for advice on how best to console Myeshia Johnson after her husband, Sgt. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) on Monday agreed with the women of the Congressional Black Caucus , arguing Donald Trump's chief of staff John Kelly should apologize to Rep. (more...)
Police recover Steeler Juju Smith-Schuster's stolen bike Police recover Steeler Juju Smith-Schuster's stolen bike
- October 26, 2017

The man who turned in the bike gave police a description of the man he bought it from and Pittsburgh police are hoping to find him. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver has his beloved bike back. Pittsburgh Steelers rookie receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster doesn't have a vehicle or a driver's license. According to local Pittsburgh news station KDKA-TV , a man contacted the network late on Tuesday night to report he had been in possession of the bike and had turned it over to the police. (more...)
N has no dependence on U.S. to govern Pakistan: Khawaja Asif N has no dependence on U.S. to govern Pakistan: Khawaja Asif
- October 26, 2017

He also dismissed the possibility of economic sanctions by the U.S.in case it does not tackle the issue of Taliban , saying that Pakistan only received "a trickle" of economic assistance from America. Furthermore, the role of regional countries including China, Iran, Russia and Turkey is also crucial in Afghanistan, and the influence of Pakistan over the Afghan Taliban has diminished over the years. (more...)
Suffolk DA Spota, Top Deputy Indicted for Alleged Cover-up Suffolk DA Spota, Top Deputy Indicted for Alleged Cover-up
- October 26, 2017

Today, federal prosecutors have charged Spota and McPartland with attempting to cover up for the former police chief, meeting with Burke numerous times to discuss how they could hide Burke's role in the assault during the federal investigation. (more...)
PBSO deputy accused of stealing meds resigns PBSO deputy accused of stealing meds resigns
- October 26, 2017

When the storm subsided, however, his son Jay Rosoff got anxious after cameras failed to pick up any movement. Three Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies took the call and found Rosoff on the floor of the bedroom. He was charged with burglary and grand theft with a firearm. "Unfortunately, sometimes an employee makes a bad decision, which leads to misconduct", Barbera said. (more...)
US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump's Visit US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump's Visit
- October 26, 2017

Malabar 2017 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises between the Indian Navy, JMSDF and U.S. Navy that has grown in scope and complexity over the years to address the variety of shared threats to maritime security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (more...)
Kenya poll chief confirms election to go ahead Thursday Kenya poll chief confirms election to go ahead Thursday
- October 26, 2017

Kenyatta has said there will be no turning back on the polls, even as the electoral commission chairman said last week that the environment is not conducive for the credible polls. Mr. Odinga said the government has been intimidating judges since the nullification of Mr. Uhuru's victory. Information reaching TUKO.co.ke indicates that Judge Njoki Ndungu traveled, Judge Smokin Wanjala is out of the country and Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu is away after her body guard was shot while ... (more...)
BJP to observe 8th November as anti-black money day BJP to observe 8th November as anti-black money day
- October 26, 2017

The Congress attack came shortly after the government chose to celebrate demonetisation anniversary on November 8 as anti-black money day in a counter to the Opposition's plans to observe it as a black day. "The BJP is so drunk with power that it wants to celebrate the "Demon of Demonetisation", the joint statement said. We offered a scheme to let people disclose their black money stashed outside the country by paying 60 percent tax and penalty. (more...)
Appleby Data Breach Could Expose Secrets Of Super Rich Appleby Data Breach Could Expose Secrets Of Super Rich
- October 26, 2017

And Appleby stressed that just because it was an offshore law firm, did not mean it acted unlawfully. To view the full article, register now. "We are committed to protecting our clients' data and we have reviewed our cybersecurity and data access arrangements following a data security incident past year which involved some of our data being compromised", the statement said. (more...)
'Linking Aadhaar with mobile will expose TMC's corruption' 'Linking Aadhaar with mobile will expose TMC's corruption'
- October 26, 2017

The chief minister also accused the BJP government at the Centre of unleashing an autocratic rule in the country. "They are doing whatever they like", she said, noting that the TMC has not been elected at anybody's mercy and it has emerged stronger through its long struggle. (more...)
Person killed in Canberra dog attack Person killed in Canberra dog attack
- October 26, 2017

Police officers have been forced to shoot a dog dead in Canberra after it fatally attacked a woman on Wednesday morning. Ms Klemke had reportedly texted her friends after the incident, calling the dog her best friend and telling how he "took a bullet for us". (more...)
Republicans launch probe into Obama administration Russian uranium deal Republicans launch probe into Obama administration Russian uranium deal
- October 26, 2017

The Republican chairmen of two House committees said they would jointly investigate the Department of Justice's handling of a 2016 inquiry into Ms Clinton's use of a private email server. In addition, Republican congressman Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he was to look into the details of a 2010 uranium deal with Russian Federation, carried out while Barack Obama was president. (more...)
USA ambassador Haley evacuated from S. Sudan camp
- October 25, 2017

Speaking later to United Nations station Radio Miraya, Haley said she warned Kiir that the U.S. no longer trusted South Sudan's government and was no longer prepared to wait for change. "This is not what we thought we were investing in", Haley said. "He also told reporters that Kiir said government troops "will also be observing a cessation of hostilities in order to create an atmosphere for dialogue". (more...)
Bipartisan Obamacare-payment deal would save almost $4 billion, CBO says Bipartisan Obamacare-payment deal would save almost $4 billion, CBO says
- October 25, 2017

Despite President Donald Trump's attempts to eliminate these CSRs, and grumbling already being heard from House Republicans, this type of "across the aisle" effort is exactly the type of progress America needs to see to improve Obamacare, not destroy it. (more...)

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