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U.S. to offer 15000 extra temporary worker visas this year

U.S. to offer 15000 extra temporary worker visas this year

DHS said the limited number of 15,000 was based on an exemption from the cap on the H-2B visas past year and that DHS and the Labor Department believe it will satisfy businesses' labor needs. "In President Trump's own words, 'the influx of foreign workers holds down salaries, keeps unemployment high, and makes it hard for poor and working class Americans-including immigrants themselves and their children-to earn a middle class wage, '" Stein added. Read More

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'GST App' Launched, Helps To Find Correct Prices

'GST App' Launched, Helps To Find Correct Prices

First Download the App from Playstore on Android Mobile Phones. The Finance Minister tweeted saying that the manufacturers will soon make it available for the iOS platform also. "From an MSME perspective, GST will bring many positives compared to the current systems such as easy process of availing input credit, single point tax, elimination of cascading tax system, and simpler taxation", according to the ASSOCHAM and Ashvin Parekh Advisory Services (APAS) joint study titled Emerging Mantras ... Read More

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Everton FC yet to agree Romelu Lukaku sale

Everton FC yet to agree Romelu Lukaku sale

The Spanish champions have priced the 25-year-old at €70m (£62m) but United are looking to pay far lower than that figure for a player who started only 18 games last season. Chelsea , who were linked to Morata earlier in the year, could now be the man they look at - and are priced at 9/4 to land him. Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho sanctioned the player's original £28m move to Merseyside in 2014 during his time as manager at Stamford Bridge. Read More

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India vs West Indies, 5th ODI

India vs West Indies, 5th ODI

Captain Holder was the Windies' hero, taking ODI-best figures of 5-27 - including the scalp of opposite number Virat Kohli and two wickets in the last over - to reduce India's lead to 2-1 with the final game to come. Gayle is the only change to the squad that swept Afghanistan last month, replacing Lendl Simmons who had scores of six, 17 and 15 in the three-match series . Read More

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Lay off honest Tomic, Wilander says

Lay off honest Tomic, Wilander says

While Tomic , also known as "Bernard, the Tank Engine", was accused of giving up at the Madrid Open previous year, when he tried to play match point by holding the racquet upside-down, Kyrgios has been suspended and fined by the ATP for tanking, essentially not trying hard enough. Read More

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Venus Williams 'devastated and heartbroken' over fatal USA vehicle crash

Venus Williams 'devastated and heartbroken' over fatal USA vehicle crash

I'm completely speechless and it's just... The reporters gave Williams about a minute to collect herself, before she chose to end the press conference early. She told investigators she had entered the six-lane intersection on a green light but had been forced to stop midpoint by traffic ahead of her. The report says a 2016 Hyundai Accent driven by Barson's wife, Linda , crashed into the side of Williams' SUV. Read More

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Yankees' Dustin Fowler Suffers Knee Injury in MLB Debut, Will Undergo Surgery

Yankees' Dustin Fowler Suffers Knee Injury in MLB Debut, Will Undergo Surgery

Dustin Fowler's major league debut was over before he even stepped into the batter's box, and New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had harsh words for Guaranteed Rate Field. Fowler's injury is the latest in a long line of promising Yankee prospects to go down with a significant injury this season alongside Gleyber Torres (elbow), James Kaprelian (elbow), and Greg Bird (ankle). Read More

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Johanna Konta withdraws from Aegon International after injury

There was more stress on the women's side where world No1 Angelique Kerber struggled to get past Kristyna Pliskova 4-6 6-1 7-5 whil former French Open champion Garbine Muguruza slumped to a 6-1 6-0 defeat by Barbora Strycova. The backup forced Halep to play a second match Wednesday, but she trailed lucky loser Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 7-6 (6), 2-1 when rain ended play for the day. Read More

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Liverpool Will Have To Pay A Staggering £70 Million For Top Target

Liverpool Will Have To Pay A Staggering £70 Million For Top Target

Liverpool have been handed encouragement in their attempt to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig , although the German club have indicated that they are not prepared to allow the Guinea worldwide to leave for less than £70 million. Naby Keita attempted 1,411 passes in the Bundesliga last season. Reports on Thursday fuelled an excitement amongst Reds as it was suggested Keita has indicated a desire to leave RB Leipzig in the transfer window and that a move would be possible were his ... Read More

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Analysis shows slight advantage for GOP in Kentucky House districts

The AP scrutinized the outcomes of all 435 U.S. House races and about 4,700 state House and Assembly seats up for election past year using a new statistical method of calculating partisan advantage. The country's biggest advantage at an estimated 3.7 excess U.S. House seats for the GOP was Texas, fueled by an "efficiency gap" of 10.3 percent. The majority and minority party leaders in each legislative chamber each select one person to serve on the commission; the state chairmen of the ... Read More

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Blackhawks reacquire Saad from Blue Jackets for Panarin

As if all that activity wasn't enough, the Hawks also turned around and traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes for two younger players. The Russian native has 61 goals and 90 assists in 162 games in the National Hockey League since coming over from the KHL. And while Saad is not in the same category of defensive player, he does play a 200-foot game and had a ton of success in Chicago, where he won two Stanley Cups . Read More

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Magic Johnson welcomes Lonzo Ball to the Lakers

Magic Johnson welcomes Lonzo Ball to the Lakers

BOOM! There really is no other word as the prophecy has come to fruition: UCLA Basketball's Lonzo Ball is officially part of the Los Angeles Lakers' organization. Ball, a Chino Hills native who excelled in his one year with the Bruins, had been widely projected by most experts as the team's likely pick with the No. Read More

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Germany's inexperience highlighted while beating Australia

Australia will face Germany in a Confederations Cup , Group B soccer. "We don't know why the second half we were so good compared with the first half". "So in the second half, Australia had a bit more possession but I didn't think they had a lot of opportunities and chances". Joachim Low's squad have been preparing with a handful of unusual drills, while Socceroos great Tim Cahill has been drawing inspiration from his finest goal on the worldwide stage. Read More

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Kiwis beat Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

Kiwis beat Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

America's Cup defenders Oracle Team USA have five days to find an answer, after they fell 3-0 behind challengers Team NZ off Bermuda this morning (NZ time). he's very confident with the speed of his boat and with that you can compete better", Cammas said, adding that Spithill's ability to come out fighting even when his back is against the wall will count for a lot. Read More

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Russian Federation relieved after passing first World Cup test

Russian Federation relieved after passing first World Cup test

A lovely display by Erokhin and Poloz had set Glushakov through on goal, and the latter's effort was turned in by Boxall to put the hosts ahead in the 31st minute. After New Zealand lost possession in a risky area, Poloz's neat touch released Glushakov, who clipped his finish over Marinovic and off the post before Boxall bundled the ball into his own net as he and Smith frantically tried to clear. Read More

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At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Gloria, who, like Cosby, is a Philadelphia native, was a fixture at the sexual assault trial as a show of support for the accusers. "Mr. Cosby's power is back". More than 60 women have come forward to accuse Cosby of sexual misconduct, alleging a pattern of sexual abuse over decades. Former teen actor Barbara Bowman told her story to many media outlets in the years after Constand went public. Read More

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Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

The Oasis front man's song " Don't Look Back In Anger " was played prior to the England-France friendly Tuesday in Paris in a show of solidarity between the two nations following the recent terrorist attacks in England . "We've got to find a way to win, especially when they were down to 10 men". England actually started pretty well, crafting a attractive goal for Harry Kane on nine minutes. Read More

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Benitez Has Liverpool Marked On His Premier League Calendar

Benitez Has Liverpool Marked On His Premier League Calendar

Premier League runners-up Tottenham Hotspurs kick off the new campaign away from home with a potentially tough trip to Rafa Benitez's newly-promoted Newcastle . Huddersfield Town's first Premier League match will take place at Crystal Palace . West Ham will play their first three fixtures of the season away because the World Athletics Championships are being held at the London Stadium. Read More

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Arsenal get tough with Alexis Sanchez and deliver brutal transfer ultimatum

Arsenal get tough with Alexis Sanchez and deliver brutal transfer ultimatum

Renowned journalistFernandoSolabarrieta has stunned all the fans by reporting that Alexis Sanchez has decided on his future and confirmed that he will play under ex-manager PepGuardiola at ManchesterCity. Sanchez joined Barca for £30m from Udinese in 2011, before moving to the Emirates Stadium three years later. "If Sanchez wants to go to Bayern fine, as long as we get Lewandowski", said Wright. Read More

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Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title

For me the nerves, the adrenaline I feel when I play on this court is impossible to compare to another feeling. " Rafa , I have nothing to say about today - you were too good", Wawrinka said during their trophy presentation. Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. The Spaniard came into the showdown on Philippe-Chatrier by far the fresher man, dropping just 29 games en route to the final, and it showed as he downed the third ... Read More

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Penguins-Predators Game 5 Injury Report

Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette and players pause at the bench during the third period in Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins , Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh . Nashville captured Games 3 and 4 in front of a raucous home crowd and did so, in part, by continuing to stifle the two-headed offensive monster that lines up behind Sidney Crosby . Read More

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Hugo Lloris blunder consigns France to defeat vs. Sweden

Hugo Lloris blunder consigns France to defeat vs. Sweden

The video of Giroud's stunning goal is provided below. Sweden have won nine matches out of last twenty games. The game was starting to warm up and there ought to have been an opener on 35 minutes when Bernard Mendy did superbly down the left before sending in an inviting ball for Olivier Giroud who could not get quite enough on the header. Read More

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'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

Nadal beat the Austrian to lift the trophy in both Madrid and Barcelona, but Thiem exacted a measure of revenge with a 6-4, 6-3 win over the 31-year-old at the Rome Masters. "It's a big challenge but I am up for it", said Djokovic. So I guess you've got to go through it, learn your lessons and figure out the way. Thiem erased the first with a forehand volley and the other with a service victor that prompted Djokovic to roll his eyes. Read More

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Sooner Softball Will Play For Second Straight Championship

Sooner Softball Will Play For Second Straight Championship

OR concludes a fantastic season with a bad taste in their mouth. "We can use this and kind of let it fire us to be better next year and just kind of know that we tasted the chance to actually get to the end". "I think adrenaline just kicked in as I was trying to hit my spot", Lowary said. OR kept the pressure on, taking another two-out run in the fifth to push the Ducks' lead to 5-0. Read More

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Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games

Surreal also would describe what was going on inside and outside the arena. With the game tied at 3-3 in the third it was Sissons third goal of the night with 6 minutes to play that gave Nashville the historic victory. "And with these guys and the adversity we've been facing the last few days, fantastic response". The Penguins limped into the game with key injuries to Justin Schultz, Bryan Rust, and Patric Hornqvist - these injuries added to the absence of star defenseman Kril Letang, ... Read More

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Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Woods mumbles responses to an officer's questions, describing his hair as "mostly brown and fading". Tiger failed the field sobriety test, including the one-leg stand and nose touch. Woods, whose current sponsors include Nike, Bridgestone, Hero, Kowa, Upper Deck, and Monster Energy, was ranked 12th on Forbes' list of the highest paid athletes in 2016, with total earnings of $45.3 million despite missing much of the year recovering from back surgery. Read More

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Arkansas beats Mississippi State 9-2 at SEC Tournament

Arkansas beats Mississippi State 9-2 at SEC Tournament

Spanberger became the first player in the 40-year history of the tournament to hit three home runs in a game and had a tournament record seven RBIs before his fourth plate appearance. Walker limited the Hogs to one run and five hits before being replaced with no one on base and two out in the eighth inning. The other runs were driven in by Beau Jordan and Nick Coomes, who did damage in the fourth inning on a walk and sac fly respectively. Read More

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No. 1 Angelique Kerber out in historic upset at French Open

However, she fell behind early to Ekaterina Makarova and wound up losing to her in straight sets (6-2 6-2). Makarova nailed three games in a row in the second set, before Kerber broke in the fourth game in an unfamiliar manner. There were contrasting fortunes for the favorites on the opening day of the second grand slam of the year Sunday. The 2016 women's champ, Garbine Muguruza, will also be in action, facing 2010 French Open victor Francesca Schiavone. Read More

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No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Next week they'll be watching Durant, who will play for his first title in his first season with the Warriors , a chance to finally be No. 1 on a team that once viewed him as their No. James promptly knocked down two more three-pointers before the end of the third period. In 2015, James had to carry an injury-depleted roster and came up short in six games . Read More

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