Washington adds new conditions for visa waiver countries

The protectionist and obnoxious move by the White House, to curb and kill the aspirations of skilled professionals who have been living in the United States for years or decades on an H-4 visa, is yet another trashing of an Obama Administration rul... More..

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Camping fee at Chiricahua National Monument rising
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Camping fee at Chiricahua National Monument rising

The Park Service conducted a nationwide review of entrance and user fees this year. The sharp decrease in the number of fee-free days comes as the National Park Service faces a maintenance backlog of more th...More..

Erdogan: Turkey to try to annul Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Erdogan: Turkey to try to annul Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, following an extraordinary summit in Istanbul on Wednesday, recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine, a long-held dream of the Palestinians, in...More..

Grace Notes: John Kennedy making mark as 'tough questioner' of Trump nominees
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Grace Notes: John Kennedy making mark as 'tough questioner' of Trump nominees

John Kennedy (R-LA) is nearly unbearable to watch, as Petersen tells the committee that he is unfamiliar with many standards and rules for judges and caselaw for the position he's seeking to hold. "Can you ...More..

Charles Barkley has jokes even as he makes $1 million pledge
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Charles Barkley has jokes even as he makes $1 million pledge

After the Jones win, Barkley said he was proud of his home state . "We had nothing", Mauk told AFP. This particular race garnered national attention, since Democrats were riding high from recent victorie...More..

Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa calls for party unity, end to Western sanctions
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa calls for party unity, end to Western sanctions

Mugabe, 93, has gone on his annual leave and for routine medical checkups, spokesman George Charamba told The Associated Press. Land is an emotive issue in the southern African nation after the violent invasi...More..

by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Today Analysts Focus on Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE), Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OHRP)

Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNCE ) has risen 22.79% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ: LNCE ). Swiss National Bank holds 128,612 shares. It has outperformed by 6.09% the S&P500. More notabl...More..

Indian carol singers arrested after 'conversion' complaint
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Indian carol singers arrested after 'conversion' complaint

Police have also filed a case against those accused of torching the vehicle. The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI) denied allegations of forced conversion, and said that 30 seminarians and two pr...More..

California Sues DeVos, Trump Administration Over Corinthian Student Debt Claims
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

California Sues DeVos, Trump Administration Over Corinthian Student Debt Claims

More than 50,000 such claims submitted by Corinthian students are pending before the Department of Education, 13,000 from Californians. "After having their American dreams stolen by a so-called higher education...More..

U.S. says North Korea must earn its way to negotiations
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

U.S. says North Korea must earn its way to negotiations

However, the White House was quick to contradict Tillerson's offer. Mr Tillerson added that U.S. communication channels remain "open" to North Korea when they want to talk. The council meeting was joined ...More..

German SPD Leaders Back Exploratory Coalition Talks With Merkel
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

German SPD Leaders Back Exploratory Coalition Talks With Merkel

As the SPD's leadership met in Berlin on Friday to decide on its stance, party chairman Martin Schulz faced pressure from Merkel's Christian Democratic-led bloc and the public to help end nearly three months of...More..

Music producer Russell Simmons denies newspaper reports of sexual misconduct
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Music producer Russell Simmons denies newspaper reports of sexual misconduct

Simmons' lawyer provided a statement to Page Six which didn't address Cutrone's claims, but referred to the mass of allegations against him: "I vehemently deny all these allegations". Although he has stepped...More..

Winds temporarily calm on lines of huge California wildfire
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Winds temporarily calm on lines of huge California wildfire

He is survived by his wife, who is pregnant, and a 2-year-old daughter, as well as his parents and other family. Firefighters hope the 240,207-acre Zaca fire burn scar, as well as the younger vegetation it co...More..

United States envoy says 'real dialogue' needed with N. Korea
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

United States envoy says 'real dialogue' needed with N. Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet a Canadian cabinet committee when he visits Ottawa next week. The White House has denied any change, with spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders saying in a statem...More..

by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Russian Federation ready to resume direct air services to Egypt

According to the Egyptian aviation minister, Moscow and Cairo will discuss the resumption of charter flights in April, 2018. Sokolov says Russian Federation isn't talking about resuming charter flights to Egy...More..

Snow expected to hamper Friday evening commute
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Snow expected to hamper Friday evening commute

Clair counties. The Genesee County 911 consortium page reports only a few vehicle crashes as well. It's possible that one to three inches of snow will fall on the Baltimore region Friday afternoon, and at l...More..

Magnitude 6.9 natural disaster shakes Indonesia's West Java
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Magnitude 6.9 natural disaster shakes Indonesia's West Java

There have been unconfirmed reports of more casualties. He also revealed that buildings had collapsed in the city of Tasikmalaya and several western Java districts. The quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and triggere...More..

Amsterdam airport cops shoot man with knife, officials say
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Amsterdam airport cops shoot man with knife, officials say

Check back for updates. But police said it was not being treated as a terror incident. Officers shot him in the leg and arrested him before transporting him to a hospital. They added: "Schiphol Plaza was in...More..

Arushi case: Hemraj's wife moves SC against Talwar couple's acquittal
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Arushi case: Hemraj's wife moves SC against Talwar couple's acquittal

The acquittal of doctor couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the sensational Aarushi-Hemraj murder case has been challenged in Supreme Court by the wife of Hemraj, the murdered domestic help. On the night of 1...More..

Top British Officer: Russia May Be Able To Cut Undersea Cables
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Top British Officer: Russia May Be Able To Cut Undersea Cables

Sir Stuart Peach , chief of the British defence staff, said that Russian ships have been spotted close to Atlantic cables which are essential for global commerce and the internet. But the cables often have "min...More..

Trump adviser Omarosa Manigault resigning post, White House says
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Trump adviser Omarosa Manigault resigning post, White House says

According to multiple sources Omarosa did not resign. She was " physically dragged and escorted off the campus " Tuesday evening, the official told the Journal. The White House denied compiling such i...More..

Catholic Church 'should end clergy celibacy', says Australia commission
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Catholic Church 'should end clergy celibacy', says Australia commission

Peter McClellan, the commission's chairman, described the abuse as a national tragedy. Of the institutions examined, the most accusations were brought against the Catholic Church, in which more than 4,000 cas...More..

New York, New Jersey devise plan to fund Gateway Tunnel project
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

New York, New Jersey devise plan to fund Gateway Tunnel project

The commitment represents a fulfillment of an Obama-era agreement establishing that the two states would fund half of the project, with the federal government picking up the rest of the tab. "The agreement by G...More..

Jerusalem Saga: Why Some Arab Leaders Avoided OIC Meeting
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Jerusalem Saga: Why Some Arab Leaders Avoided OIC Meeting

Israel declares itself a Jewish state and attempts to reaffirm this by Judaizing Jerusalem and making it its capital, thus abolishing the universal identity of the Holy Land and expressly eliminating two divine...More..

94-year-old woman arrested after refusing to leave care home
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

94-year-old woman arrested after refusing to leave care home

Juanita Fitzgerald says the National Church Residences' Franklin House retirement community had made a decision to "put her out" after blaming her for mould found in her apartment. She added: "I paid my Sept...More..

Group says 262 journalists imprisoned worldwide, record high
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Group says 262 journalists imprisoned worldwide, record high

In several other cases in Turkey, CPJ was unable to establish a link to journalism. After Turkey and China comes Egypt as the worst country for journalists with 20 journalists now behind bars. A few weeks lat...More..

Manmohan Singh holds hands, then throws a punch at PM Modi
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Manmohan Singh holds hands, then throws a punch at PM Modi

Fearing imminent defeat in Gujarat, desperation of Prime Minister to hurl every abuse and latch on to every straw is palpable", Singh said in an official statement. "The discussion was confined to India-Pakista...More..

Hewitt man one of three injured in NY subway bombing
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Hewitt man one of three injured in NY subway bombing

An explosion Monday morning at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan is, in the words of Police Commissioner James O'Neill, a "terror-related incident". Investigators said the suspect was seen on surveil...More..

Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years in sting case
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years in sting case

Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking official arrested in Putin's 17 years in power. Ulyukayev was detained a year ago at Rosneft's headquarters following a sting operation by the Federal Security Service (FSB), ...More..

South Korean President Moon in China on visit to fix ties
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

South Korean President Moon in China on visit to fix ties

BEIJING/SEOUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will unveil an array of TV talent and K-Pop celebrities at events, including a state dinner, in China on Thursday as he attempts to smooth ou...More..