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The developers made a pitch seeking $150 million from investors through the EB-5 visa program. It began a quarter-century ago as a well-intentioned plan to attract worldwide capital to the United States by awarding permanent residency to 10,000 foreigners per year who agreed to invest at least $500,000 into a US business, creating at least 10 jobs directly or indirectly.
  • Federal Appeals Court to Examine Trump Travel Ban

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    Some of the 15 judges could be recused, so the list of those who will hear the case will be released Monday. The full court will sometimes re-examine a case that a three-judge panel has heard. The first decree - which prompted mass protests and sowed chaos at U.S. airports - was blocked by a court in Washington state on the grounds that it violated the USA constitution's prohibition of religious discrimination, a ruling that was upheld on appeal.
  • North Korea accuses U.S. of 'biochemical' attempt to assassinate Kim Jong Un

    North Korea accuses U.S. of 'biochemical' attempt to assassinate Kim Jong Un

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    State media reports quoted the country's security ministry as saying it would "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" the agents in the USA and South Korean spy agencies it accuses of plotting the attack. Such an operation would be extremely hard to prepare and carry out successfully. The last date that appears in the North Korean statement is "early May", when "Kim" is supposed to receive "necessary equipment" via a "liaison centre" he has set up with his funding.
  • Heartbroken woman charged with stabbing father because of 'The Mummy Returns'

    Heartbroken woman charged with stabbing father because of 'The Mummy Returns'

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    As for Dr. Anthony Nicassio, the hospital where worked said he was a "dedicated and skilled physician who devoted his life to the compassionate care of his patients". Dr. Nicassio's wife told police the couple had been trying to persuade their daughter, Christina Nicassio , to let them take her to Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville, Pa.
  • Russia, US agree to air safety measures for Syria

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    The principal opposition group, the High Negotiations Committee, said it "was concluded without the Syrian people" and "lacks the minimum basics of legitimacy", Reuters reported . -Gen. The US State Department said that it supports "any effort" that can genuinely move toward peace but voiced scepticism about the new agreement's ability to create safe zones.
  • France election: Le Pen attacks Macron as 'candidate of continuity'

    France election: Le Pen attacks Macron as 'candidate of continuity'

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    Macron, who has pulled support from the right and the left, said candidates will have to quit their parties to run under his 1-year-old informal political movement for parliament seats. The clashes foreshadowed Sunday's election between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen , the two winners of the first round of France's presidential poll.
  • Tories win majority of council seats in East Renfrewshire election

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    Her overall satisfaction rating stood at +13, down four points over the week, and down eight points from the plus-21 recorded before the campaign began, but still well ahead of Jeremy Corbyn on -32 and Tim Farron on -25. Detailed internal analysis of last week's local election results suggests that the Tories could capture a host of constituencies on June 8 that were never on the party's target list.
  • I saw Kejriwal take Rs 2 crores cash, says Mishra

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    Mishra also assured his supporters and other AAP leaders that he will never leave the party and will soon provide proof against 3-4 people who are involved in money laundering within the party. "He should step down", Maken told a press conference. In its report, the committee appointed by the AAP government said when a private supplier was dismissed because it was the only applicant, the tender was awarded to a company even though it was also the only applicant.
  • Trump adviser in conflict of interest controversy

    Trump adviser in conflict of interest controversy

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    Its advertising highlights the controversial EB-5 visa program , which provides a path to a green card to foreign nationals who invest at least half a million dollars and create 10 full-time jobs. "It says that visas - and eventual USA citizenship - are for sale, a bad message for the 4.4 million people waiting in line for visas - some for as long as 23 years", Feinstein said.