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Trump's visa changes could favor more skilled, higher wage workers

Trump's visa changes could favor more skilled, higher wage workers

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will review how to close loopholes in the current rules and report back to Trump, especially on waivers to the buy-American rules in the nation's trade deals. Trump's executive order also declares that American projects should be made with American goods. Many Trump products are produced overseas, and he has hired foreign workers at his properties including at Mar-a-Lago, his club in Palm Beach, Fla., which has become his frequent base of operations on weekends.


Donald Trump could ban laptops on flights from United Kingdom to US

Donald Trump could ban laptops on flights from United Kingdom to US

But UK Government insiders have claimed the US President may extend this rule to Europe in a move hoped to curb terror attacks. British security chiefs have now been warned that the U.S. The security measures are expected to remain in place until October. The US administration has already implemented a similar ban on electronic devices on passengers travelling from a number of airports in the Middle East, with anything larger than a smartphone having to be kept in the hold during the flight.


South Africa's opposition party says won't withdraw Zuma no-confidence motion

South Africa's opposition party says won't withdraw Zuma no-confidence motion

This, however, means the motion might have to be postponed as the parties wishing to oppose the application have until 12:00 tomorrow to do so, and the applicant has to file his reply by 4pm on Wednesday, 19 April. "I am however‚ bound by the Constitution of the Rules that the [National Assembly] has adopted". "The DA never indicated that the motion of no confidence will be withdrawn but only requested that the Speaker postpone the motion due to the importance of the pending Constitutional ...



Republicans Trump, Ryan join Democrat Schumer to press Canada on milk trade

Donald Trump made a statement that Canada has been very unfair towards the dairy farmers and they would take some actions against it. The president's comments have led many observers to speculate that dairy - and Canada's system of supply management - could be a target as the US considers a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA ).



UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron will join the party's president Sal Brinton campaigning in Vauxhall. The Labour leader said the SNP was too "obsessed" with fighting Westminster on independence to have enough energy to "transform our economy to ensure no one and no community is left behind".



China's leader urges restraint on North Korea in call with Trump

The military exercise comes in the backdrop of a United States nuclear-powered submarine arriving in South Korea to join the U.S. "armada" in the region. It conducted a failed missile test a day after the Day of the Sun, the country's most important holiday, earlier this month, but not a nuclear test, which some predicted would happen.