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Trump Targets H-1B Visas In New Executive Order

Nonetheless, whilst the U.S. are intending to limit the number of foreign workers and promote USA workers, Canada is now taking full advantage, implementing a rapid work-permit for highly skilled workers to gain access to the Canadian market, providing a suitable lure for highly skilled workers from overseas.

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Oil prices jump as OPEC moves closer to extending output cuts

He said producers would continue to assess market figures until next month, when ministers are expected to take a final decision at a meeting in Vienna. "Russia is on board preliminarily.Compliance from Russian Federation is very good". Oil prices now hover just over $50 per barrel after shedding around half of their value since mid-2014, AFP added.

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Factors to Note Before Buying Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR)

The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are predicting a consensus target price of $29.17 on company stock. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp now owns 97,195 shares of the oil and natural gas company's stock valued at $314,000 after buying an additional 592 shares during the last quarter.

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Airlines often oversell flights, end up bumping passengers

Munoz vowed this "will never happen again on a United flight" and that law enforcement won't be involved in future. United have now announced that all passengers on board the plane will be compensated equal to the cost of their tickets and could take the compensation in cash, travel credits or miles.

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Mallya could fight extradition on political grounds

In case of a warrant, the person is arrested and brought before the court for preliminary hearing followed by an extradition hearing before a final decision is taken by the secretary of state. He also said that normally in extradition cases bail is granted only after 60 days, but Mallya was given the relief on the same day which shows it may not be easy to get him back.

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Durant (calf) won't play in Game 2, sources say

WIZARDS 114, HAWKS 107: John Wall scored a playoff career-high 32 points and Markieff Morris added 21 in his National Basketball Association playoff debut as Washington beat visiting Atlanta in Game 1 of their first-round series. Stephen Curry spoke with media following news of Durant's injury and sounded confident his team would be able to respond if Durant doesn't lace up his Nikes for Game 2 .

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Analysts At Finncap Maintained Scs Group PLC (LON:SCS) As Buy

The stock had a trading volume of 4,956,741 shares. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 25.00% or $0.12 from last year's $0.48 per share. Telecom plus PLC (LON:TEP) has risen 11.47% since September 20, 2016 and is uptrending. GBX 3589.50's average target is 8.84% above currents GBX 3298 stock price. Restaurant Brands had 23 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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Strong start to 2017 bodes well for Canada

Morocco's economic growth is forecast to jump from 1.5% last year to 4.4% this year, while Tunisia's economy is seen expanding by 2.5% compared with just 1% the year before. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its United Kingdom growth forecast for the second time this year, saying the economy held up in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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Macquarie vows to invest £3bn through Green Investment Bank

Commenting on the news , Greenpeace UK policy director Dr Doug Parr said: "At a time when the Government should be shoring up low-carbon industry for post-Brexit Britain, they have given away one of our key tools for advancing green technologies".

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Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike

There are approximately 6,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons, according to Palestinian figures. The strike also comes at a hard time for the Palestinian Authority, whose leader, Mahmoud Abbas, is aging and unpopular. Barghouti declined to offer a defense at his trial and refused to recognize the Israeli court's jurisdiction and legitimacy. Palestinian political prisoners and detainees are systematically subjected to torture and ill-treatment with continued impunity - ...

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UP ATS arrests three Islamic State terror suspects from Mumbai, Ludhiana, Bijnor

Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force and Anti Terrorism Squad have detained ISIS suspect from Bihar's Narkatiaganj area. The operation was conducted with the help of the Special Cell of Delhi Police, Crime Investigation Cell of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra ATS, Punjab Police and Bihar Police.

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Unilever sales rise on higher prices

The company said the growth it saw in ice cream "was helped by strong innovations behind our premium brands", including the recently-launched Magnum in tubs. Meanwhile markets in Europe and North America declined in the first quarter. Unilever said it expects an improvement in its operating margins of at least 80 basis points this year as it steps up efficiencies in response to the Kraft Heinz takeover approach.

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Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

Veteran Fyodor Yurchikhin and first-timer Jack Fischer set off in bright conditions at 8.13am United Kingdom time. A Soyuz space capsule blasted off Thursday for the International Space Station, carrying an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut.

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Alaska Says BP Oil And Gas Leak Stopped

BP PLC is trying to bring a well in Alaska under control after the site began leaking oil and other hydrocarbons, the company said Saturday. "Based on an overflight with infrared cameras, the release appears to be contained to a". So far there have been no reports of impacts to wildlife. There was also a second leak at the well, which was emitting gas at a much reduced rate. There is no estimation of the volume of oil spilled or the amount of natural gas that is still coming from the wellhead.

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United Airlines boss: no one will be fired for plane 'dragging' incident

Then he noted that the board of United Continental Holdings Inc. has supported him. Munoz's Monday remarks were the latest in the company's continued damage control over Dao's forcible removal on April 9 from a Louisville-bound plane at Chicago-O'Hare Airport.

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One killed after Class XII student runs over car

One person was killed and three critically injured in the incident. The incident is believed to have taken place at 5.45 am on Thursday morning when the students were celebrating after finishing their Class 12 exams, reported NDTV . "He is undergoing medical examination, whereas the other two occupants fled the from spot", Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), North, Jatin Narwal said.

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Australian PM arrives on state visit; to hold talks with PM Modi

Speaking on the India-Australia relationship, Mazumdar said that the relationship between the two countries was more robust and multi-faceted today than it had ever been before. "The CECA will not be signed during this visit", Australian high commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu said here. And, that the visit gives the two countries an opportunity to shape new priorities in strategic partnership.

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Ascent Resources Plc (AST) Rating Reiterated by Northland Securities

Therefore 75% are positive. Barr A G PLC had 73 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight" on Monday, February 29. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Wednesday, April 27 by Northland Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating by Numis Securities given on Thursday, January 14.

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Mastercard testing a biometric bank card right here in South Africa

An encrypted digital template of your fingerprint will then be be stored on the card's EMV chip, which will work with the fingerprint sensor to determine that you're the owner of the card when you're making a purchase. Instead of keying in a PIN code, which offers minimum security, the cardholder simply places her or his finger on the sensor to authorize payment. The fingerprint is verified against the template and - if the biometrics match - the cardholder is successfully authenticated.

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Force India F1 team owner Vijay Mallya arrested in London

After getting bail, Mallya tweeted: "Usual Indian media hype". Force India team owner Vijay Mallya has been arrested in London, facing charges of fraud and conspiracy with regards to the now-defunct Kingfisher Airline business. A CBI team will leave for the U.K.to pursue the extradition request in coordination with the Indian High Commission. Under the 2003 Act, the British secretary of state may only consider four issues when deciding whether to order a person's extradition.

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Saudi says consensus is building on extending supply curbs, talks continue

He said more talks were needed. Non-OPEC countries pledged to cut about half as much. One African country has expressed interest in joining, Marzouq said, without identifying it. Mr Al Falih said the deal, which commits the producers to cut about 1.8 million barrels per day in the six months to the end of June, may not need to be extended for another six-month term but might require another 3 months.

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Marine Le Pen Pledges To Suspend Immigration If Wins Elections

Macron is now the favourite to become French President and has been edging ahead on the polls to win in the first round of voting. But a recent surge in ratings by far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon has broadened the competition. And since 1965 there has been an 80 percent negative correlation between the score of the second best performing candidate in the first round and voter abstention, according to a Reuters calculation.

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Netflix nears 100 million subscribers worldwide

Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million subscribers worldwide, which will be the testimonial of how much the video streaming service has shaped the entertainment landscape since its introduction a decade ago. "We remain incredibly excited about the opportunity in front of us to build a truly global and durable internet TV business", Hastings said in a letter to investors.

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U.S. aiming for bilateral trade pact with Japan

Amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, North Korea has escalated a war of words with the United States, warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes military action against it over its nuclear and missile ambitions. Mr Pence, whose visit started in South Korea the day after the failed launch by North Korea of what analysts said could have been a new missile, said the threat from the isolated regime was growing.

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EPA officials tour East Chicago, deny plans to close Chicago office

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who was confirmed in February, is visiting the Superfund site this week, Kaplan said . During his visit, Pruitt provided brief comments at a press conference in East Chicago but quickly exited without answering questions from reporters.

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Trump Hails Xi Push on North Korea, Backs Off on Currency Gripe

The loss of US participation in the TPP was a blow to Japan following strenuous negotiations, especially over opening access wider to its long-protected farm sector. "The launch failed very early on, so that makes it harder to know exactly what they were trying to do", said Susan Thornton, acting assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, on April 17.

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Rising CPI means we need houses more than ever

The food and non-alcoholic beverages index moved from 9.9 percent a year earlier to 8.7 percent. These were mainly due to higher prices of vegetables, home furniture and accommodation services respectively. The central bank kept interest rates at a record low 1.75 percent in March and reiterated that they are expected to stay at that level "for a considerable period".

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(SBUX) Upgraded at Vetr Inc

Gradient Investments LLC now owns 1,865 shares of the coffee company's stock worth $109,000 after buying an additional 718 shares in the last quarter. BTIG Research set a $64.00 target price on shares of Starbucks Corporation and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, December 10th.

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Netflix's first-quarter subscriber additions misses estimates

The service added almost 5 million subscribers during the first three months of the year, and will end March with 98.7 million customers in roughly 190 countries . To be sure, Netflix executives may be privy to a reason why subscriber growth could slow in the second half of this quarter, making their guidance just right.

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'Sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

Abe said that it was a "matter of paramount importance for us to seek diplomatic efforts as well peaceable settlements of the issue". The country's Vice-Foreign Minister, Han Song-ryol, told the BBC Monday that North Korea would continue to test missiles "on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis", and warned an "all-out war" would result if the USA took military action.

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President Trump Says 'Only Time Will Tell' on Improving US-China Trade

Instead, it was interrupted by the unexpected missile attack. Tillerson said that Trump told Xi, "We would be, and are, prepared to chart our own course if this is something China is just unable to coordinate with us". Nevertheless, the strikes against Assad's government in Syria - which Pyongyang considers an ally - are likely to have added weight in the North's eyes to Trump's recent threat to act unilaterally against North Korea's weapons program.

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Despite passenger-dragging nightmare, United execs are upbeat about airline's prospects

So no, there was never a consideration for firing an employee. He noted that the board of United Continental Holdings Inc. has supported him. Mr Munoz, who initially backed claims that Dr Dao was "belligerent" and "disruptive", said: "I'm sure there was lots of conjecture about me personally".

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Turkey: Trump applauds Erdogan's referendum win

Hundreds of people queued and protested outside the Turkish election board's offices in Ankara and Istanbul to demand a controversial last-minute decision during Sunday's referendum to accept ballots without official stamps verifying them as genuine was overturned.

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Australia to scrap 457 visa programme popular with Irish

The 457 Visa programme, again favoured by Indian workers, allowed the businesses to hire from outside countries and retain them for a period of up to four years . "We must ensure that our citizenship program is conducted in our national interest". A permanent resident has most of the same rights as an Australian citizen, though they must have a valid visa with authority to travel if they wish to return to Australia.

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Suspect in Facebook video murder dead

Steve Stephens , the so-called "Facebook killer" who live-streamed the brutal murder of 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr . on Sunday, has been found dead. "She's the reason why this is about to happen to you", Stephens said. Beech Brook, a behavioral health facility in a Cleveland suburb where Stephens had worked since 2008, said in a statement on Tuesday that Stephens had shown no cause for alarm.


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