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Trump administration shuts Haiti out of seasonal worker program

18-01-2018

Rule tightening follows end to humanitarian program that allowed tens of thousands of Haitians to live and work in U.S. The Trump administration is further tightening immigration rules for Haitians, as it plans to remove the country from a program for temporary seasonal jobs, weeks after ending a humanitarian program that allowed tens of thousands of others to live and work... Read more

Trump Slams Protections For Immigrants From ‘Sh--hole’ Countries

12-01-2018

The president suggested the U.S. needs fewer immigrants from Haiti and Africa, and more from Norway. President Donald Trump slammed the idea of restoring protections for immigrants from “sh--hole” countries in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, sources told multiple news outlets.  “Why are we having all these people from sh--hole countries come here?” the president reportedly asked lawmakers. He was referring to African nations and Haiti, according... Read more

Trump administration eases penalties against negligent nursing homes

06-01-2018

Reversing guidelines put in place under former President Barack Obama, the Trump administration is scaling back the use of fines against nursing homes that harm residents or place them in grave risk of injury. The shift in the Medicare program's penalty protocols was requested by the nursing home industry. The American Health Care Association, the industry's main trade group, has complained... Read more

Warren Buffett explains what’s wrong with the economic system that mad…

05-01-2018

The U.S. has one of the highest levels of income inequality in the world. Warren Buffett can tell you that. The wealth of the top 400 richest Americans has increased 29-fold since 1982, from $93 billion to $2.7 trillion, according to the Forbes 400. Meanwhile, the wealth of "many millions of hardworking citizens remained stuck on an economic treadmill,” Buffett says. The billionaire... Read more

Why Progressives Shouldn’t Assume Republicans Will ‘Move On’ From ACA …

01-01-2018

This isn’t the first time GOP leaders have said they’ll focus on other things. Figuring out how Republicans plan to approach health care this year isn’t easy. A little more than a week ago, just before Christmas, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that his party would “probably move on” from full repeal of the Affordable Care Act now that Republicans have eliminated the individual mandate, which... Read more

Barack Obama is 'most admired man' for tenth year in a row, Gallup pol…

27-12-2017

Former President Barack Obama is the most admired man in the United States and has been for the past 10 years, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. The poll found that 17 percent of respondents declared Obama as the man they most admired, with President Donald Trump in second place with 14 percent. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was named the most admired woman with 9... Read more

Hours after signing tax bill, Trump reportedly tells friends: 'You all…

24-12-2017

President Trump is spending the Christmas holiday with his family in Florida. According to CBS News, he reportedly told friends at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, “You all just got a lot richer.” The outlet notes Trump made the remark Friday night, hours after he signed the massive GOP tax bill in the Oval Office. Proponents of the bill celebrate it as relief for the middle class that... Read more

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Anderson Cooper Tells Conan Haiti Is apo…

19-01-2018

CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Thursday gave Conan O’Brien a glowing review of Haiti before the talk show host’s...

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Sales of Trump properties suggestive of …

19-01-2018

By Jonathan Landay and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Testimony to the U.S. Congress...

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2 Boys Arrested After Vandalism That Kil…

18-01-2018

Two boys are facing felony charges after vandalism at an Iowa honey farm killed 500,000...

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Taiwan blocks China flights after route …

18-01-2018

Taiwan has blocked nearly 200 flights by Chinese airlines over the strait that separates the...

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Business

GOP Sen Portman to Democrats Shutting do…

19-01-2018

GOP Sen. Portman to Democrats: Shutting down the government doesn't end wellRead more: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/19/gops-portman-to-democrats-shutting-down-government-doesnt-end-well.html

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Only 61 percent of men believe a wage ga…

19-01-2018

Women aren't feeling too great about their overall treatment in the workplace, either.Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/19/only-61-percent-of-men-believe-a-wage-gap-exists.html

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Heres why Jeff Bezos still drove a Honda…

19-01-2018

He's now the richest person in the world.Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/18/why-amazons-jeff-bezos-drove-a-honda-after-he-was-a-billionaire.html

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Amazon is raising its monthly Prime memb…

19-01-2018

The premium membership grants faster shipping and access to Amazon Video.Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/19/amazon-is-raising-its-monthly-prime-membership-monthly-rate.html

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LA Times Levinsohn under investigation a…

19-01-2018

The LA Times' owner is investigating after NPR detailed two sexual harassment lawsuits against publisher...

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Government shutdown threats arent new — …

19-01-2018

Republicans twice have halted government over objectives they lacked the power to sustain. This time...

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Tech

Clever looks to give teachers and studen…

19-01-2018

 The classic problem of how teachers should devote resources to their students, such as helping...

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Facebook Twitter YouTube praised for “st…

19-01-2018

 Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are likely to be breathing a little easier in Europe after...

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Equity podcast Dropbox and Xiaomi want t…

19-01-2018

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind...

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French VC firm Ring Capital raises 170 m…

19-01-2018

 Meet Ring Capital, a brand new VC firm based in Paris. The firm just raised...

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Sports

Behind Enemy Lines The Most Impressive A…

19-01-2018

For a look at the big storylines in this Sunday's NFC Championship Game from the...

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Bill Belichick is typically tight-lipped…

19-01-2018

Patriots coach Bill Belichick faced questions about quarterback Tom Brady‘s injured right hand, and Belichick...

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Do top teams have recruits ready to take…

19-01-2018

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer Close Big Ten recruiting reporter Joined ESPN in 2011 Graduated...

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Sources Alabama promotes Locksley to OC

19-01-2018

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer Close College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate...

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Politics

American Neo-Nazi Is Using Holocaust Den…

19-01-2018

Are Andrew Anglin and his attorney using a federal case as a soapbox for extremism?Read...

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Fridays Morning Email House Passes A Spe…

19-01-2018

How a shutdown would affect everything from parks to passport offices.Read more: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fridays-morning-email-house-passes-a-spending-bill-but-the-shutdown-threat-still-looms_us_5a61dcc6e4b0125fd635cc2a?section=us_politics

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Deported Mans Wife Will Be State Of The …

19-01-2018

Jorge Garcia was forced to return to Mexico this week after living in the U.S...

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Trump Appointee Carl Higbie Resigns Foll…

19-01-2018

"Go back to your Muslim shithole and go crap in your hands and bang little...

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Entertainment

Michael Douglas Accuser Susan Braudy Spe…

19-01-2018

Michael Douglas' accuser Susan Braudy spoke out about her sexual misconduct allegations against the two-time...

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Chris Evans Doesnt Think Hes Hot--and fo…

19-01-2018

"When did you realize you were hot?" Chris Evans laughed out loud when BuzzFeed's Bim Adewunmi...

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Zoë Kravitz Rethinks the LBD More Best D…

19-01-2018

This week, celebrity fashion will give you chills...the good kind. While the weather remains cold, stars...

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Outlanders Season 3 Soundtrack Is Coming…

19-01-2018

Sing us a song of a lass that is gooooone, say are you ready for...

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