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National Football League to release 2017 regular season schedules on Thursday

National Football League to release 2017 regular season schedules on Thursday

The Chiefs lost to the Patriots, 27-20, on January 16, 2016; Sherman caught one pass for a yard in the contest. The stretch begins with trips to Denver and Mexico City to play the Raiders . After a long five non-divisional games, the Patriots will travel to NY to face the Jets. With the lateness of this game in the schedule, conference playoff seeding could be at stake in this rematch of last season's AFC Championship Game. Read More

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Donald Trump signs executive order to reform H-1B visas

Trump signed the order targeting the programme popular with Indian technology professionals at the Kenosha, Wisconsin headquarters of tool maker Snap-on Inc yesterday. The government allows 85,000 immigrants each year through the H-1B visa programme, which is reserved for foreign nationals in "specialty occupations" and is largely used by the technology industry. Read More

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Gunman targeting white men kills three in Fresno, California

Gunman targeting white men kills three in Fresno, California

Police in California say, despite what the suspect said during his arrest, a deadly rampage that resulted in the death of three white men Tuesday morning was motivated by race, not terrorism. Police in Fresno said that Muhammad screamed " Allahu Akbar " before he was taken into custody. Chief Jerry Dyer on Wednesday explained to members of the media a second-by-second breakdown of the rampage that left three men dead, including playing recordings of the gunshots captured on police tracking ... Read More

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Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program

Immigration advocacy group United We Dream told USA Today that at least 10 DREAMers have been arrested and are awaiting deportation. "We demand #JusticeForJuan and demand that he be allowed to return home". Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), a longtime advocate for Dreamer protections, said in a statement that he was "disturbed" by reports about Montes' removal and had demanded an explanation from ICE. Read More

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Cuomo's New York agenda feeds talk of presidential run

Cuomo's New York agenda feeds talk of presidential run

The income cap for the scholarship program will go up to $125,000 in 2019 and will cost the state an estimated $163 million per year. The study that yielded the report began two years ago, before the latest free-tuition pushes. State grants and scholarship programs are already in place to assist lower-income students in paying tuition. I spoke to her on Tuesday to get her perspective on the new law. Read More

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Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt

Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt

Chief Moore said they are not sure if Jakubowski is still in southern Wisconsin or if he is some place far away. Knudson would not say why investigators believe the document is likely authentic. I am a felon by the systems of records and beliefs!. "There seems to be a larger federal concern". Jakubowski spoke of a "revolution" and "time for change" in a Facebook video recorded a week before the gun store robbery. Read More

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Governor lowers flags in memory of former United States Senator John Glenn

Governor lowers flags in memory of former United States Senator John Glenn

Glenn grew up in New Concord, Ohio, and donated his records to OSU. Trump's order requires all American flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House, federal buildings, military posts and on Navy vessels until sunset Thursday. A Marine Corps honour guard folded the flag and presented it to his 97-year-old widow Annie. For more information, read NASA's page dedicated to Glenn . Read More

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Sanctuary cities: Seattle sues Trump administration over executive order

Murray said the federal government can not compel the city's police department to enforce federal immigration law. The Trump Administration's executive order, issued five days after President Donald Trump's inauguration, spelled out its hard-line stance on illegal immigration, in a policy that includes stiff penalties for cities that resist cooperating with federal authorities. Read More

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Mickelson, Casey reach last 16 at WGC Match Play

Kevin Na needed only one hole in his play-off against Matthew Fitzpatrick to win Group Six. Haas then birdied the par-4 15th - his seventh birdie of the round - before closing out Mickelson with a par on No. The 22-year-old, who was the world's top-ranked amateur while studying at Arizona State University, is now 25th in the world after winning his first PGA Tour title in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in January. Read More

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Judge in Virginia declines to block Trump's new travel ban

Judge in Virginia declines to block Trump's new travel ban

The injunction had been brought forward by Palestinian activist Linda Sarsour, who was represented by an attorney from the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "It would be the height of irony if the new United Kingdom restrictions, based upon the action taken by the Trump administration , are allowed to remain in place, while the Trump rules themselves are prevented from going into effect based upon the same legal arguments which led to Trump's second travel ban being enjoined", says ... Read More

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America orders 'mandatory social media checks' for visa applicants

Consular officers were told to consider posing extra questions to applicants from the identified population groups, including asking for "all email addresses and social media handles used by the applicant in the last five years". The State Department was unable to confirm whether the new March 31 meeting in Brussels will replace a planned foreign ministers' meeting that Tillerson will not attend on April 5 and 6. Read More

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Justice Department Fires US Attorney Preet Bharara

Justice Department Fires US Attorney Preet Bharara

I did not resign. "Serving my country as US attorney here for the past seven years will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life, no matter what else I do or how long I live". The president has also been facing significant problems with getting his cabinet members approved, facing strong opposition from the Democrats. As long as that's what someone over at Fox says, I guess we shouldn't question it. Read More

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Syria calls for retreat of Turkish troops

Syria calls for retreat of Turkish troops

The US wants Raqqa captured and its dispatch of the Marines to man M777 155mm artillery that will range on the ISIS fighters and pummel them, as it did in the Mosul offensive in Iraq , is key to the strategy. The SDF spokeswoman said their numbers are increasing with more residents of newly liberated areas from IS joining the ethnically-mixed force, which has been the most effective group on the ground in Syria in the battle against IS. Read More

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CA: Hawaiian Air Diverts Flight to LA Due to 'Unruly' Passenger

CA: Hawaiian Air Diverts Flight to LA Due to 'Unruly' Passenger

Hawaiian Airlines flight 7 from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Honolulu, Hawaii, had to make a diverted landing at LAX Airport in Los Angeles , California, due to these threats being made by the passenger. But one passenger, who was sat across the aisle from the man, was told by staff the man had threatened the pilot. "Diverting a flight is clearly not our first choice, but our crew felt it was necessary in this case to divert to Los Angeles and deplane the passenger before beginning to fly over ... Read More

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Supreme Court Will Not Hear Transgender Student's Case This Term

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Transgender Student's Case This Term

Citing that the federal government has changed its position on the matter, The Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit should re-examine the case. That victory, however, was temporarily on hold while the Supreme Court acted on the case in an appeal by the school board. He asserts he should be able to use the bathroom of his gender identity under Title IX, which is a national law that protects students against sexual discrimination. Read More

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USA suspends premium processing of H-1B visas

Otherwise, the H-1B waiting period could be several months. By temporarily suspending premium processing, the agency said it will be able to process long-pending petitions, which it has now been unable to process due to the high volume of incoming petitions and the significant surge in premium processing requests over the past few years. Read More

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