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Trump signs "Buy American, Hire American" executive order

In a 2014 study, the Boston Federal Reserve found that outsourcing companies made 13 percent of the H-1B visa requests in New England between 2010 to 2012, higher than the national rate. "We are prote...

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Russia: US Being 'Primitive and Loutish' in Syrian Rhetoric

It's hard to imagine how Russian Federation and the US could agree on Syria after President Donald Trump called Assad "an animal" over the deadly chemical attack, while Moscow has insisted on the Sy...

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Donald Trump Sign 'Buy American Hire American' Executive Order in Wisconsin Trip

Trump signed the order related to government agencies even though he built a global business empire before running for the White House in which he regularly outsourced the manufacture of dozens of con...

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Hundreds descend on Priest Point Park for Easter egg fun

Hundreds descend on Priest Point Park for Easter egg fun

But that year, Easter Monday was marked by pouring rain, keeping children inside during the egg roll in any case. And what did he fill his basket with? "I didn't get the soccer ball, but it's OK bec...

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Prince William and Lady Gaga join forces

Prince William and Lady Gaga join forces

Gaga's open letter in 2016 saw her discuss her battle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after being raped at the age of 19. "It made me very nervous at first", she said, speaking from the kitchen ...

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The Front is spreading: why Marine Le Pen could still win

The Front is spreading: why Marine Le Pen could still win

She has said she will negotiate to restore French national sovereignty and, if unhappy with the way those talks go, call a referendum where French voters decide on European Union and euro membership. ...

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When US President Trump gets a sharp nudge from First Lady Melania

When US President Trump gets a sharp nudge from First Lady Melania

Referring to the president taking questions about North Korea's nuclear weapons program at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, which attracts thousands of people each year, CNN anchor Kate Boldu...

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BSF dismisses jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav who complained of 'sub-standard' food

BSF dismisses jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav who complained of 'sub-standard' food

A notice has been issued by High Court on the petition to various paramilitary forces, including BSF seeking their stand on the allegation of poor quality food being served to the troops. The Home Min...

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Theresa May defends decision to hold snap general election

SNP deputy leader at Westminster Stewart Hosie said his party would act as a "bulwark" against a "hard Tory Brexit government". "Today's news has been a good enough reason for another squeeze in sho...

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Aleppo Bus Convoy Attack Aimed at Disrupting Reconciliation Process: Syrian Envoy

Aleppo Bus Convoy Attack Aimed at Disrupting Reconciliation Process: Syrian Envoy

At least 109 of the 126 dead were evacuees, among them 68 children. Saturday's explosion happened as the Al-Fu'ah and Kafraya convoy, bound for a regime-controlled portion of Aleppo , paused at a c...

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Vauxhall has a new large SUV called the Grandland X

Vauxhall has a new large SUV called the Grandland X

It's launched the Insignia, and is about to launch the Crossland X SUV in the space just below where the Grandland X will sit. Grandland X drivers and passengers can enjoy outstanding connectivity t...

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General election needed to stop opposition parties 'frustrating' Brexit - May

The debate takes place at 1230 BST, with the vote expected some time later. A poll for The Independent on Saturday indicated a 21-point lead for the Conservatives over Labour, the biggest gap sinc...

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UNSC divided over Syria as USA threatens more strikes

Once that threat "has been reduced or eliminated, I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilizing the situation in Syria ", he told CBS' "Face the Nation". "There's responsibility that goes...

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US wants quick return to Yemen talks: Mattis

US wants quick return to Yemen talks: Mattis

Now the US military is conducting counterterrorism operations and airstrikes against al-Qaida militants in Yemen , while a small group of USA forces provides limited intelligence and refueling suppor...

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Theresa May: Early general election will strengthen Government's Brexit negotiating hand

The Prime Mininster reaffirmed her stance to secure "the best possible deal for the UK", Mrs May did, however, failed to concede she called the election to offer her extra wriggle room after Brexit ...

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North Korean Nuclear Showdown

The vice president's comments come after he spoke to US and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier earlier in the day. Pence said after the meeting that Trump believes it is...

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US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the US was ready to...

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Russia: Vladimir Putin meets Tillerson as Syria rift deepens

Security Council chamber, we shouldn't have expected anything different. I have absolutely no doubt we did the right thing. "We want Russian Federation to use its influence over the Assad regime to ...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Speaking a few hours after the polls closed, Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the CHP, complained that last-minute changes meant ballots did not have to be officially stamped to be accepted, leaving ...

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United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise

United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise

Mrs May said she was concerned that opposition parties would seek to derail Brexit by voting against key pieces of legislation including the Great Repeal Bill, which will provide the legislative autho...

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Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Israeli officials are refusing to negotiate with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners, now on day 2 of their protest . Hundreds of other civilians in solidarity with prisoners have taken to the stree...

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Russian Federation hits back at United Kingdom and Boris Johnson over cancelled Moscow visit

Russian Federation hits back at United Kingdom and Boris Johnson over cancelled Moscow visit

Petersburg? Near the central city of Homs, a bomb exploded aboard a bus carrying workers, killing a woman and wounding more than 20, according to state TV and the Observatory. "What we are going to ...

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Donald Trump will continue his tax return charade

Donald Trump will continue his tax return charade

Protesters gathered in San Antonio on Tuesday for a Tax Day protest, urging President Trump to release his taxes to the public. Trump broke a decades-long precedent by refusing to disclose his tax...

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Major rescue operation in Central Mediterranean saves over 1500 migrants

Major rescue operation in Central Mediterranean saves over 1500 migrants

MSF tweeted: "How many people would have crossed if we weren't there today, Frontex? ". African migrants whose boat sank off the Libyan coast gather upon their rescue at the Tripoli branch of the A...

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Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

Soon after Trump took office, he pulled the USA out of the TPP - which needed all the signatory nations to ratify the deal. The official pointed out the recent engagement with the Chinese, and t...

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Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

The pair, who police said were taken into custody in the southern port city a few moments apart from each other, were radicalised French nationals aged 24 and 30, the minister, Matthias Fekl , said...

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Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

All had been in Sarawak, a Malaysian state in Borneo. Zhongnanhai sells the trucks to a dealer in the border city of Dandong before they are resold to North Korea, he said. Japan had a $69 billion...

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USA 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

USA 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

Shinwari's spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani, said that a clearance operation in the area was continuing. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), as it is officially called - or the "Mother of al...

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The New York Times Takes Heat over Terrorist's Op-Ed

On Monday, the Times online and global print editions ran a piece by Marwan Barghouti titled "Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel's Prisons". For 15 years, Israel has kept Barghouti in prison....

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French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

If elected President of France, leader of the National Front party Marine Le Pen will continue to commemorate the memory of the victims of the 20th century's first genocide - the Armenian Genocide, Le...

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