• Nonpartisanship key for health care

    Nonpartisanship key for health care

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    It is the first time that Gallup found majority support for the law since it started asking about it in 2012. Every lawmaker in Congress, whether Republican or Democrat, has access to a health care policy for themselves (and their families) as part of his or her job.
  • Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

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    We're going to defend our workers, protect our jobs and finally put America first. The plan that the four departments will draw out and could become effective before the next season of H-1B filings in 2018 will tweak the programme in order to give preference to high skilled, highly paid employees, said the official.
  • Why Zara Was Forced To Pull This Denim Skirt

    Why Zara Was Forced To Pull This Denim Skirt

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    Created in 2005, the frog started out as an innocent cartoon, but according to The Sun was used more recently as a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League "due to its racist and anti-Semitic meaning". In response to a request for comment from The Jerusalem Post , Zara's headquarters defended the design, and said it "is only available in selected markets".
  • Arkansas death row inmate slated to die Thursday due at hearing

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    Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he was "disappointed in this delay for the victim's family", though he noted that no stays now block executions for five other condemned inmates scheduled to die before the month's end. Meanwhile, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacated April 17 a federal judge's preliminary stay of executions which had been handed down April 15.
  • Neil Gorsuch begins his Supreme Court career with a barrage of questions

    Neil Gorsuch begins his Supreme Court career with a barrage of questions

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    In Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Sebelius, Mr Gorsuch found that business owners with strongly-held religious beliefs are not required to provide insurance coverage for their employees' contraceptives. Unlike Gorsuch, Alito had three weeks to get ready before his first arguments. "We wish you a long and happy career in our common calling ", Roberts said.
  • Kansas governor to fill vacancy in state treasurer's office

    Kansas governor to fill vacancy in state treasurer's office

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    Current Kansas Treasurer Ron Estes was elected last week to fill the Kansas congressional seat formerly held by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Twenty-nine-year-old LaTurner served on five committees in the Legislature: joint committee on state-tribal relations, transportation, home and community-based services oversight, public health and welfare, and federal and state affairs, where he served as chair.
  • Facebook killer shoots himself during police chase

    Facebook killer shoots himself during police chase

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    He said he "just snapped". Police have received tips that Stephens was spotted at a hotel in the District, but those reports have been deemed not credible, officials say. Stephens' mother Maggie Greene said that her son had visited her the day before the shooting. However, she said she still forgives him. The Ford Fusion did a half-turn and came to rest at the curb.
  • Dissenting judges criticize LGBT workers' ruling

    Dissenting judges criticize LGBT workers' ruling

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    The more immediate ripple effect of the 7th Circuit ruling will be on other US courts of appeal, explained Greg Nevins, of Lambda Legal , which brought the case on behalf of the IN teacher. " Sexual orientation is not on this list of forbidden categories of employment discrimination", Mr. Rotunda said in an email". "A federal non-discrimination bill will ensure that all employees are hired, fired or promoted based on their performance, not their sexual orientation or gender identity".
  • USA strike in Syria widens rift with Russian Federation

    USA strike in Syria widens rift with Russian Federation

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    The congresswoman recently faced criticism for making an unannounced trip to Syria, where she met with Assad. Slamming Syrian ally Russian Federation for its support to the Assad regime, Haley said: "Every time Assad has crossed the line of human decency, Russian Federation has stood beside him".
  • Florida state senator to publicly apologize for racial slurs

    Florida state senator to publicly apologize for racial slurs

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    Negron announced shortly before Wednesday's session that Artiles will no longer serve as chairman of the Senate's Committee on Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities. Artiles reportedly grew heated over drinks at a members-only club near the state Capitol and called Jacksonville State Sen. The senator used the n-word during the conversation as well as called Gibson a "f****** as****e", "a bitch" and a "girl".
  • The Fate of the Furious overtakes Star Wars with $700m debut

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    Universal's "The Fate of the Furious" fell just short of $100 million in domestic receipts for its debut weekend but smashed the global opening record, industry data has showed. He died in a auto crash while the film was still in production. Fortune also reported that The Fate of the Furious' global record opening is better than the domestic numbers, revealing that worldwide movie market has a significant impact most especially to countries like China.