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Former US President George Bush hospitalised

It was subsequently determined that he had a mild case of pneumonia, which was treated and has been resolved. In January, Bush spent 16 days at the same hospital being treated for pneumonia. A source close to Bush told CNN's Jamie Gangel the former President is receiving IV antibiotics and will probably be kept at the hospital for a few more days for observation.



Drivers: What you need to know about changes in the gas tax

It passed Senate appropriations committee Monday on a party-line vote. The base excise tax will jump 12 cents per gallon for regular gasoline and 20 cents per gallon for diesel fuel. Democrats have the supermajorities, but are lobbying some reluctant members. Gov. Brown compared the matter to a leaky roof. Speaker Ryan and a faction within the Trump administration led by billionaire leverage buyout specialist-turned-Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross want nearly all of the spending to come ...



Donald Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans

The order is more administrative in nature than a clear policy change. Changing the H-1B visa system was one of the election promises of Trump. The government procurement section did. The visas are meant to go to foreign nationals in occupations that generally require specialised knowledge, such as science, engineering or computer programming.


3-year-old fatally shot in Norfolk, Virginia

3-year-old fatally shot in Norfolk, Virginia

This booking photo made available by the Norfolk Police, Va., shows Rayvon A. Messer on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Messer is being held without bail. He's also charged with using a firearm in the commission of a felony. He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with injuries classified as non life-threatening. Detectives have not released any circumstances surrounding this shooting.


Supreme Court blocks Arkansas execution in victory for death penalty opponents

Supreme Court blocks Arkansas execution in victory for death penalty opponents

Thornton/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). Both Bishop Anthony Taylor of Little Rock and Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice, the chair of the U.S. Arkansas' attorney general and governor are vowing to pursue a series of executions scheduled over the next two weeks even after the state's Supreme Court halted the first two lethal injections hours before they were to take place.



Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Highly Skilled H-1B Visa Program

Part of today's order dubbed " Buy American and Hire American " also directs the agencies to suggest reforms to the H-1B visa process. "We are going to do everything in our power to make sure that more products are stamped with those wonderful words, made in the U.S.A.", Mr.