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Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the U.S. handles temporary H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S. from abroad. Trump tweeted [...]

Brexit Is Coming Down to a Game of Brinkmanship

LONDON — Though she admits disliking the social side of politics, Prime Minister Theresa May hosted lawmakers at a party in Downing Street this week, hoping to salvage her much-maligned plans for Britain’s departure from the European [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Knowing the next chief, and what’s coming up on health care

Presented by */ ]]> White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney has spent several months openly lobbying for the job of chief of staff, POLITICO reports. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo DRIVING THE DAY SNEAK PEEK … THE PRESIDENT’S WEEK [...]

Troops at U.S.-Mexican border to start coming home

“Our end date right now is 15 December, and I’ve got no indications from anybody that we’ll go beyond that,” said Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan. | Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images Defense By WESLEY MORGAN 11/19/2018 [...]

Coming to Papua New Guinea: World Leaders (and 40 Maseratis)

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — The Maseratis and Bentleys have been delivered. Laborers from China have repaired roads and installed bus stop shelters with signs saying “China Aid.” Three cruise ships will serve as temporary [...]

Coming soon to the Senate: A 2020 Democratic brawl

In 2016, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had to herd his own bunch of ambitious senators running for president. Now he’s predicting lots of missed votes for the minority leader’s senators ahead of 2020. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP [...]

POLITICO Playbook PM: FBI report coming very soon, Grassley says

Presented by */ ]]> Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) speaks to reporters, saying that an FBI report into Judge Brett Kavanaugh is “close,” on Wednesday. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images ALERT … SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS is [...]

Legal Marijuana Is Coming to Canada. Investors Catch the Buzz.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Canada’s move to legalize marijuana has already created companies worth billions of dollars and fears of a burst stock market bubble. Source: NYT > World
President Trump Is Coming to Britain. Here’s What He Can Expect.
The queen has hosted more than 100 heads of state since she succeeded her father on the throne, in 1952. On the list are foreign royals like King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, former dictators like Nicolae Ceausescu of Romania and presidents [...]
Missiles ‘Will Be Coming’ at Syria, Trump Says. Beyond That Lies Uncertainty.
Two Defense Department officials said the Syrian military had moved some of its key aircraft to a Russian base, assuming the Americans would be reluctant to strike there. Russian commanders have also moved some of their military forces [...]