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Donald Trump promises changes to H-1B visa programme, including potential citizenship

Donald Trump promises changes to H-1B visa programme, including potential citizenship

Trump said in an early morning tweet: "H1-B holders in the U.S. can rest assured that changes are soon coming which will bring both simplicity and certainty to your stay, including a potential path to citizenship". Competition is tough for the temporary visas, which require a bachelor's degree. Another is the path to permanent residence and eventual citizenship because of the current minimum wait of 10 years for Indian professionals to get their green cards. Consulte Mais Informação

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Florida sheriff suspended after criticism over school shooting

Florida sheriff suspended after criticism over school shooting

DeSantis said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel showed leadership failures in the shooting that left 14 students and three adults dead at the hands of a lone gunman on February 14, 2018. Thirteen people died in a bathroom waiting for help. On Friday, DeSantis denied any political motivation, saying Israel's removal was about accountability and keeping children safe. Consulte Mais Informação

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Many Feared Dead As Tanker Explodes In Cross River

Many Feared Dead As Tanker Explodes In Cross River

Sadly, Ms Irene Ugbo, the Cross River Police Public Relations officer said she can not give the exact figure of those caught in the inferno, "But the police had asked them to leave the place but they refused to heed instruction". "I believe the casualty level could be more because people from other neighbouring communities had thronged the scene". Petrol tanker and pipeline blasts are common in Nigeria, where despite the country's multi-billion-dollar oil and gas industry, most people live ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Julián Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Run

Julián Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Run

He made the announcement as a government shutdown drags into the longest in USA history, and as the field of 2020 contenders widens. Until now only former congressman John Delaney has formally launched a campaign, more than a year ago. Mark Jones, a political analyst at Rice University in Houston, who has followed Castro's career, says despite this, his chances of securing the nomination in what is certain to be a crowded field are slim at best. Consulte Mais Informação

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A Sydney schoolboy has died following an avalanche in Austria

Max Meyer was part of the mock trials team at the International Grammar School in Sydney. Workers use heavy machines to clear huge masses of snow from the streets of the village of Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria. Several railway lines in the Alps were closed because of the snow, trucks and cars got stuck for hours on a highway in south-western Germany and schools were closed in parts of Bavaria. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Lawyer For Novi Man Accused of Being A Spy Requests Bail

Russian Lawyer For Novi Man Accused of Being A Spy Requests Bail

When Paul Whelan was arrested in December, he was identified only as an American. "The date of consideration has not been fixed", said Yekaterina Krasnova, a spokeswoman for the court. US intelligence and State Department sources have told CBS News they're confident Whelan is not a spy. Whelan's family says the reservist, who served two tours in Iraq in 2004 and 2006, was in Russia to attend the wedding of a fellow former United States service member and a Russian woman. Consulte Mais Informação

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Loud explosion in central Paris

Loud explosion in central Paris

A loud explosion struck central Paris on Saturday, causing injuries, according to initial reports. The spokesperson, who wasn't authorised to be publicly named, provided no further details. Cars were wrecked and other buildings damaged by the blast on Rue de Trévise in the 9th Arrondissement. Silver-helmeted firefighters and red firetrucks filled the street and inspected adjoining courtyards. Consulte Mais Informação

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Syrian air defences intercept 'missiles' near Damascus: State media

Syrian air defences intercept 'missiles' near Damascus: State media

The source further said that the aggression occurred at 11:15 p.m. local time on Friday, adding, "Eight enemy targets spotted in the skies of Damascus exploded". An unspecified number of the targets were hit, the agency reported, while the Syrian military source said the attack came from Israel. It is not yet clear whether the S-300s were among the air defense systems used in the Friday night counterattacks. Consulte Mais Informação

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How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went from bartender to congresswoman

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went from bartender to congresswoman

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's campaign was fined $1,500 by NY for failing to provide workers' compensation coverage for a month in early 2018. "I'm sure Ms. Ocasio-Cortez shared with her more than 2 million Twitter followers that she'd vote against a Democratic rules package. Veterans of the Democratic establishment, unsettled by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's lack of deference to seniority and party unity, have cautioned the freshman lawmaker to direct her potent social-media ... Consulte Mais Informação

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