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DHS Approves 15000 Additional Temporary Worker Visas

DHS Approves 15000 Additional Temporary Worker Visas

Businesses have been vocal in demanding an expansion of the H-2B program, saying there are not enough American workers to fill the temporary jobs they need to operate. Until previous year, guest workers who had already participated were not counted toward the cap. "We're talking about American businesses that are at risk of suffering irreparable harm if they don't get additional H-2B workers", said David Lapan, a DHS spokesperson told reporters.


Ashley Madison offers to pay $11.2 million to hacking victims

Ashley Madison offers to pay $11.2 million to hacking victims

Tens of thousands of government and military email addresses showed up on the list of Ashley Madison users. In 2015, the site - which facilitates extramarital affairs - came under attack by a group called "The Impact Team" which threatened to release the data they had collected unless the website was shut down.


Amazon deals yet another huge blow to Blue Apron

Amazon deals yet another huge blow to Blue Apron

Shortly after the opening bell, Blue Apron was trading at $6.52, down 11.3 percent. "You be the chef". It's just the latest Amazon-fueled hit absorbed by the flailing Blue Apron , which took a cleaver to its IPO range in the week before pricing following Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods .


Northern route of HS2 to be revealed

Northern route of HS2 to be revealed

These contracts will support 16,000 jobs here in Britain and will create opportunities for thousands of SMEs. Announced by United Kingdom transport secretary Chris Grayling , the three packages are split into two stages: design and preliminary work, and full construction.


China posts 6.9 percent GDP growth in H1

China posts 6.9 percent GDP growth in H1

Therefore, the second-quarter upturn could be a boon for the country's leaders as they seek to contain a risky build-up in debt that has ballooned to 277 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Analysts said investors were cautious after Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need to control financial risks at a five-yearly financial conference over the weekend.