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India was responding to the recent decision by the United States of America and Australia to tighten their work visa policy for foreign workers. "They now employ over 20 employees each and pay taxes to our country", he said. The alternate solutions for the Indian outsourcing industry are: Investing "near shore centres" - facilities close to the USA; focus on local hiring in America; and to work virtually, which is becoming easier with the wider adoption of cloud services and greater ...
  • Troops mass in Pyongyang show of strength

    Troops mass in Pyongyang show of strength

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    Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida made the comment to reporters Saturday just as a massive parade started in North Korea marking the 105th birthday of the country's late founder, Kim Il Sung . The North launched a ballistic missile from the same region earlier this month ahead of a summit between the leaders of the United States and China to discuss the North's arms programme.
  • Theresa May's call for early election 'cheap opportunism'

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    He added: "A vote for Labour is a vote for the best possible access to the single market, a vote for giving European Union citizens living in Britain the certainty they and their families deserve and a vote to ensure our businesses get the access to the skilled workforce they need to grow and create jobs for all Londoners".
  • USA supreme court forces Arkansas to halt first in string of executions

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    The federal appeals court ruling means that scheduled for Ledell Lee and Stacey Johnson on Thursday, April 20 could proceed. This is the third execution to be blocked of the eight scheduled in a time span that's unprecedented in the modern era, the Guardian reports, and sets the stage for more dramatic fights in the cases of those to be executed later this week.
  • Fresno gunman laughed as he explained his actions

    Fresno gunman laughed as he explained his actions

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    So he vowed to eliminate as many white men as he could. They said he was a father and will be missed by many. All four victims were white men, and one of them was shot sitting in a vehicle. He ended up at a Starbucks, where he saw a news report that he was identified as a suspect in the security guard's death. The brother of a California man who Fresno police say shot and killed a motel security guard and three other men he targeted for being white says he's shocked by the killings.
  • Nikki Haley: US prepared to do more in Syria

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    Russian president Vladimir Putin and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani said American military intervention was a "violation of global law" during telephone talks backing the Syrian regime. The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, said the world is waiting for the Russian government "to act responsibly in Syria" and "to reconsider its misplaced alliance with Bashar Assad".
  • The Trumps host their first White House Easter Egg Roll

    The Trumps host their first White House Easter Egg Roll

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    Planning seemed to get off to a late start, with the Trumps taking longer than those in previous years to announce Monday's date. "I've seen those kids, and they're highly, highly competitive", Donald said. Mr Trump's older sons Donald Jr and Eric, and their wives, and daughter Tiffany also attended. The Trumps, along with their son Barron , watched the Easter Egg Roll, with the president blowing the opening whistle.
  • The Patriots go to Washington - some of them, at least

    The Patriots go to Washington - some of them, at least

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    Star quarterback Tom Brady notified the White House that he was dealing with a "personal family matter" and would not attend the ceremony. "And I understand the focus of football very well, I think, as a civilian, and the pride the Patriots rightfully take in what they've achieved with this championship.
  • Thousands march in Venezuela against government

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    Demonstrators clash with riot police during the so-called "mother of all marches" against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, April 19, 2017. But the government has shown little interest in backing down. "President Maduro has called his supporters to march in some of the same places that the opposition had already targeted their supporters", David Smilde, a senior fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America, said on Wednesday .
  • North Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats

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    Later Mr Pence vowed to "defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response". Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the USA military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.
  • Thousands of Britons to be hit by Australian visa clampdown

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    About 20 per cent, 34,000, are British nationals living in Australia. SCRAPPING 457 Visas is fine but more money needs to be invested in skills and training according to Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman. Samarjit Guha, whose son Sagnik has gone for a six-month exchange programme to Australia, said, "My son will not be affected since he is on a short-term stay in Sydney ".