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US to offer 15,000 extra temporary worker visas this year

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration will offer an extra 15,000 temporary, seasonal work visas this budget year. The extra H-2B visas are for seasonal, non-agriculture workers for jobs at a variety of businesses, including resorts. The extra visas will

Duma passes bill on counter-sanctions, gives Russian govt power to impose restrictions

The Russian State Duma has passed a bill aimed at defending «economic interests and security» in response to the latest sanctions introduced by the United States and its allies. Read Full Article at

Vinales «didn't care» if he crashed at Le Mans

Starting the Le Mans race from eighth, Vinales was running as low as 13th in the early laps, and only broke into the top 10 on Lap 11, helped by the crashes of Andrea Dovizioso and Johann Zarco.Vinales said the first part of the race was «horrible»

Historic Formula Ford driver saved from fiery crash

Double Historic Formula Ford champion Nelson Rowe was disputing the lead of race two when he collided with Cameron Jackson at Charlie's corner - a long, uphill right-hander that tightens at the end.Jackson had missed a gear, catching Rowe out. His Crossle ca

McLaren's decade of misjudgements

During the Honda years, everyone at McLaren seemed to believe that all of its problems were down to the engine and that once it had changed to Renault things would be different.But it was clear from 2015-17 that there were also problems on the chassis side, a

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NY Times reporter explains how media outlets fall for Trump’s racism

Maggie Haberman explains how Trump’s vague, coded statements have provided him cover from criticism in the past

Donald Trump was right: Trade wars are “easy to win”! For the Chinese, anyway

In the chronicles of Trumpian bluster and gaslighting, his thoroughly pointless trade war holds a special place

How a typical government leak turned into a three-way war between Comey, McCabe and Trump

Two former allies have offered contradictory accounts of the orchestrated FBI leak that spawned an investigation

Making Mexico great again — by bashing Donald Trump: Presidential candidates agree

One issue can bring together all four of Mexico’s presidential candidates: They’re fed up with Donald Trump

Dark money boosts election TV ad buys

Spending up 90% over 2014 midterms

The Honor 10 is even more affordable if you buy it in Asia - CNET

The affordable Honor 10 has landed in Singapore.

Greece offers to boost resurgence of Russian shipbuilding

Athens is ready to create joint ventures for the construction and servicing of Russian ships in Greek shipyards, according to Greek prime ministerial adviser Dimitrios Velanis. Read Full Article at

Too late for Bulgaria to ask Russia for gas pipeline after ditching South Stream – Russian senator

Bulgaria missed its chance to have a gas pipeline from Russia after backing out of the South Stream project four years ago, Russian Senator Aleksey Pushkov wrote on Twitter. Read Full Article at

White South African farmers claiming persecution at home seek refuge in Australia

More than 200 farmers from South Africa have applied for humanitarian visas in Australia after allegedly suffering attacks for being white, according to the Australian Home Affairs Ministry. Read Full Article at

Robert Kubica answers your questions

Known to be a man of few wasted words, but also one in whom the passion for motor racing burns brightly, Robert Kubica cuts a faintly enigmatic figure in the paddock. He wears the trappings of the partially off-duty Formula 1 driver - team kit, not fireproof

Controversial Russian city mayor quits in protest over canceled elections

Yevgeny Roizman, the mayor of Yekaterinburg, Russia, who had risen to fame through his controversial anti-drug policies, has announced his resignation in protest of cancellation of mayoral elections. Read Full Article at

HC rejects IHCL#39;s plea against tender process to auction hotel

The court had reserved its arguments on May 3 after hearing arguments of the counsel for the IHCL and New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) which had claimed that it had not prejudiced Tatas in any way.

Truck and bus prices could shoot up by Rs 3.5 lakh due to BS-VI upgradation: Ashok Leyland

The industry is consequently bracing for a surge in demand later this year, as customers rush to dealers before the BS-VI norms kick in

Maruti to hike prices up to 1.9 percent in June across models to pass on input cost pressure

The company attributed the proposed hike to the depreciation of the rupee against the yen and increase in freight costs for its decision

NCLAT puts on hold Essar Steel resolution process

NCLAT will now hear on July 23, giving the contentious race for Essar Steel a long break

MARKET WRAP: Indices end flat; SBI gains 4%, Dr Reddy's up 6% post Q4 nos

Markets pared their morning gains to end flat on Tuesday amid weakness in their Asian counterparts

Why You Say 'Um' Before Certain Words

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The 'Best' Sunscreens of 2018: What to Look For

About two-thirds of sunscreens available in the U.S. offer subpar protection or contain ingredients that may harm your health, a new report finds.

Announcing the last judges for the TC Startup Battlefield Europe at VivaTech

VivaTech is starting in a couple of days, which means TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Europe is also starting on Thursday. So let me introduce you to the last batch of judges that will come to Paris for the event. If you haven’t been to TechCrunch D

Maze turns your InVision prototypes into flexible testing tools

Meet Maze, a startup building a user interface testing tool for your app prototypes. Maze is a simple web-based service that lets you turn InVision and Marvel files into UX tests. While most designers work with InVision and Marvel, it’s hard to turn those d

Toro Rosso wants Japanese driver with Honda

The Red Bull junior team currently fields Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley, both of whom have long-standing links with the energy drinks company.However, Honda backs its own drivers in feeder categories, with Nirei Fukuzumi and Tadasuke Makino racing in Formu

Kornfeil treated epic Moto3 save «like motocross training»

Kornfeil was running in the leading group at Le Mans when Enea Bastianini crashed directly ahead of him exiting the final corner, leaving him with nowhere to go.But the Prustel KTM rider was able to continue by using Bastianini's stricken Leopard Honda as a r

MARKETS LIVE: Indices range-bound, SBI up 4% despite Q4 loss, metals shine

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PSU banks gain post SBI Q4 results; Nifty PSU Bank index surges 5%

SBI has moved higher by 6% to Rs 260, bouncing back 8% from early morning low of Rs 241 on the NSE

Sebi to ease norms for MF in derivative investment by raising cap on F&O

Sebi has also reached out to other regulators including RBI, IRDAI asking them to consider relaxing the derivative investment rules for institutions under their jurisdictions

SBI Q4 loss widens to Rs 77.18 bn as higher NPAs worsen asset quality

Provisions for non-performing assets (NPA) stood at Rs 240.80 billion, against Rs 109.93 billion a year ago

Dr Reddy#39;s Q4 net profit drops 3.3% amid Russia sales dip, headwinds in US

Revenue during the quarter grew 1 percent to Rs 3,534.9 crore compared to Rs 3,498.5 crore a year ago.

RCom moves NCLAT challenging order allowing plea for its insolvency

RCom informed stock exchanges that it has approached NCLAT along with its two subsidiaries - Reliance Telecom and Reliance Infratel to stay the order passed by the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on May 15.

Auction Preview: Handbags & Accessories at Christie’s, London, June 12

What: Handbags & AccessoriesWhere: Christie’s, 8 King Street St. James 'sWhen: June 12, 01.00 pmPublic Viewing: 7 Jun, 10 am - 04:30 pm; 8 Jun, 10.00 am - 04:30 pm; 9 Jun, 12.00 pm – 05.00 pm; 10 Jun, 12.00 pm – 05.00 pm; 11 Jun, 10.00 am – 04.30

Mercedes' query prompts new oil regulations debate in F1

When a team or engine supplier asks questions to the FIA, it usually either believes that a rival has already gained an advantage, or it has spotted a potential loophole and wants it to be addressed in public before anyone follows that route.In this case, Mer

Mortara warns poor officiating could «kill» DTM

Mortara made two lunges at Turn 1 on the early stages of Sunday's second race, on both occasions robustly forcing Eriksson to the outside.In the first instance, there was contact and he gave the place back, while in the second incident there was no contact an

NCLAT issues notice to Bhushan Steel RP, CoC on LT#39;s plea; makes Tata Steel party

«Let notice be issued to CoC and RP. File their replies by May 28,» said the NCLAT bench headed by Chairman Justice S J Mukhopadhaya.

Q4 preview: Cipla to be back in black on improved sales from India and South Africa

Cipla is likely to report a net profit of Rs 356.7 crore in the fourth quarter of FY18, according to estimates of Reuters poll of analysts.

Pravin Agrawal appointed BHEL director

Agrawal, 49, is a Commonwealth scholar and holds post-graduate degrees in sustainable development, public policy and management from different global universities. He has varied experience in public policy and governance issues, it added.
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