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President Trump signs executive order targeting foreign work visas

Trump will sign the so-called " Buy American, Hire American " executive order during a visit to Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wis . Trump said widespread abuse of programs such as the H-1B visa has resulted in American employees of all backgrounds being replaced by workers brought in from other countries for less pay. [Full Article...]

Fight against neglected tropical diseases needs Big Pharma push

Fight against neglected tropical diseases needs Big Pharma push They are all infectious diseases that occur in tropical and subtropical conditions in 149 countries of the world. The World Health Organization said Tuesday that unprecedented progress had been made in tackling numerous world's most disfiguring and disabling neglected tropical diseases over the past 10 years. [Full Article...]

Mizuho Securities announced UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH), bumping its target to $200.00 today

Mizuho Securities announced UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH), bumping its target to $200.00 today Price T Rowe Associates Inc. UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) opened at 164.96 on Friday. Our recent 10 year backtest shows that stocks that have a positive Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) or better show a positive surprise almost 70% of the time, and have returned over 28% on average in annual returns (see more Top Earnings ESP stocks here ). [Full Article...]

University To Trial 5G Smart Bandages Within 12 Months

University To Trial 5G Smart Bandages Within 12 Months In addition, this cutting-edge smart bandage will also keep the patient informed of the healing process, by connecting with their smartphone and monitoring everything from diet to exercise, and of course, the wound healing process. The 3D printed smart bandages are part of a larger project to implement 5G technologies in the region. This research is part of the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City dea... [Full Article...]

Chris Mason thanks Broadchurch fans who hailed 'brilliant performance'

Chris Mason thanks Broadchurch fans who hailed 'brilliant performance' Show boss Chris Chibnall has insisted he has no plans for another run. The final episode of the Broadchurch trilogy was kept under such tight wraps that ITV took the unusual method of banning preview screenings for the media, even leaving TV critics in the cold. [Full Article...]

Tornado Awareness Week in Wisconsin

Tornado Awareness Week in Wisconsin Stay tuned to commercial radio or television broadcasts for news on changing weatherconditions or approaching storms . Seek shelter in your basement, or search for a table to hide under. This is the second year a second test is being added in the evening hours to allow families to test their emergency plans. Many communities have different plans, procedures, and requirements for sounding sirens . [Full Article...]

Some veterans can go to CVS 'MinuteClinics' for minor illnesses

Some veterans can go to CVS 'MinuteClinics' for minor illnesses A national pharmacy chain's walk-in clinics could be part of a solution to help the Phoenix VA hospital ease long wait times for urgent care treatment. Many veterans died after having been put on wait lists at VA hospitals around the country. President and CEO of TriWest, David J. McIntyre, Jr. said: "TriWest values greatly the partnership with community providers who share our commitment to pro... [Full Article...]

South Bay hospitals generally outperform others statewide on patient safety

South Bay hospitals generally outperform others statewide on patient safety Developed under the guidance of an expert panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 USA hospitals nationwide twice per year. Joining Pikeville and Baptist Health Richmond in earning an A were: Three Rivers Medical Center (Louisa), Whitesburg ARH Hospital, Manchester Memorial Hospital, M... [Full Article...]

Trump signs executive order for overhaul of H-1B visa system

Infosys, India's number two IT services firm, has said it is ramping up work on on-site development centres in the United States to train local talent in an effort to address the visa regulation changes under consideration. "The H-1B program was created to fill gaps in America's workforce with highly-skilled foreign workers, but as we've seen in recent years, the program has been abused and expl... [Full Article...]

NCAA's Frozen Four coming back to Boston in 2022

Four NCAA teams will take place in the Regional each year with next year's victor advancing to the Frozen Four in St. Paul, Minn. and the 2019 victor moving on to the Frozen Four in Buffalo, N.Y. The NCAA announced Tuesday that Detroit's Little Caesars Arena will be the site of the 2020 Men's Division I Hockey Frozen Four with Michigan State University serving as the host institution. [Full Article...]

US intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military and chemical experts

Turkey has said tests showed sarin gas was used. They also played into Russian anger at USA power projection overseas, particularly military action against sovereign states. His comments came moments before President Donald Trump said relations with Russian Federation had reached a "all-time low". Until the chemical attack, the Trump administration had sought to step back from the USA positi... [Full Article...]

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 29

The Edwardsville Police Department is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Administration for the 13 annual drug take-back program. The DEA will not accept liquids or needles during the event. The majority of people who misuse pills say they got their drugs from friends and family, many finding them in medicine cabinets, kitchen drawers, and bedside tables. [Full Article...]

Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

Why, 64 years after the Korean War, a quarter-century after the Cold War, are we still obliged to go to war to defend South Korea from a North with one-half the South's population and 3 percent of its gross domestic product? Intelligence analysis of earlier nuclear tests has revealed significant progress by the North Koreans in developing a warhead small enough to be carried over long distances.... [Full Article...]

First woman to complete Boston Marathon completes it again 50 years later

First woman to complete Boston Marathon completes it again 50 years later Switzer was given a number for the men's-only race in 1967 only because she used her initials - "K.V." - when she filled out her entry forms. However, just two miles into the marathon, she was stopped by the race director, Jock Semple, who demanded that she hand over her bib and leave the race. [Full Article...]

The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week―here's what you need to know

The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week―here's what you need to know This will be an excellent year for viewing the Lyrids as the peak falls just a few days after the new moon, thus light from the moon will not interfere with viewing conditions. However, you will be able to see it earlier and later than that, provided the skies are clear. The actual number that you'll see is likely to be a little less that that though, because once again our old enemy, the Moon, ... [Full Article...]

Ready to apologise if my tweets were 'anti-Muslim': Sonu Nigam

Ready to apologise if my tweets were 'anti-Muslim': Sonu Nigam On Wednesday, 19 April, he tweeted that he would be inviting celebrity hairstylist Aalim Hakim to his home to shave off his hair - and would gladly collect on the Rs 10 lakh award. "Former chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray fought the petition and the court turned down the plea", he told HT on Wednesday. Singer Sonu Nigam is on the offensive after being labelled anti-Muslim for his tweets o... [Full Article...]

Phillies' Buchholz has forearm surgery, Kendrick put on DL

Phillies' Buchholz has forearm surgery, Kendrick put on DL The announcement suggested that Buchholz's expected recovery time is four to six months, which doesn't entirely close the door on him pitching again in 2017, but would make him returning this season an extreme longshot. In 10 years with the Red Sox, Buchholz was 81-61 with a 3.96 ERA, 1.303 WHIP and 899 strikeouts in 1167.2 innings. He is playing on a $13.5 million club option and is a free agent ... [Full Article...]

Easter shooting leaves one man dead, child injured

Easter shooting leaves one man dead, child injured Hudson County prosecutors say Corey Pickett and Jonathan Ferrera also face attempted murder, hindering apprehension and weapons counts stemming from Sunday night's shooting near Ocean and Van Nostrand avenues. The child was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center with a reported stomach wound. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or ... [Full Article...]

Pence says USA stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Pence says USA stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem Pence told North Korea not to test Trump's resolve, saying "Just in the past two weeks, the world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new President in actions taken in Syria and Afghanistan". One called for "dual-track" talks on denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula and replacing the armistice that ended the 1950-53 Korean War with a formal peace treaty. [Full Article...]

See how Leeds United slipped out of the Championship play-off places

See how Leeds United slipped out of the Championship play-off places And speaking ahead of Wolves away tie against Leeds United in the Championship on Monday, Lambert doubted Ikeme will have any part to play again this season. Leeds had won 10 of their previous 12 games at Elland Road but only tested former goalkeeper Andy Lonergan as Wolves withstood a late rally. "We were excellent and should have been two or three up in the first half". [Full Article...]


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