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Dec 11, 2017, 23:38 ET Chain Migration: Burdensome and Obsolete

An analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies examines chain migration and the immigration background of the Port Authority bomber. Akayed...


Dec 11, 2017, 19:55 ET Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council Praises Passage of Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act

The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council praises the passage of the Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017 (H.R. 1730) by the U.S....


Dec 11, 2017, 14:53 ET USW Members Ratify First Contract with B&H Photo Video

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that about 80 members of its bargaining unit at B&H Photo Video's midtown Manhattan store have...


Dec 11, 2017, 10:40 ET AJC Welcomes Rutgers University Disciplinary Action against anti-Semitic Professor

AJC welcomed the announcement by Rutgers University that an openly anti-Semitic professor, Michael Chinkidas, will be disciplined by the school....


Dec 11, 2017, 08:45 ET Sen. Rubio Urges Help for Displaced Middle East Christians

Sen. Marco Rubio emphasized Wednesday that with the increasing persecution of Christians in the Middle East, complacency with the current situation...


Dec 11, 2017, 06:00 ET Cardiome Announces Xydalba™ Treatment And Patient Experience Presentations At The 2017 National Opat Conference

NASDAQ:CRME TSX:COM Plenary Symposium Features Three Experts Discussing Clinical Use VANCOUVER, Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma...


Dec 10, 2017, 05:09 ET 'I See Us in the Middle of Prophecy!' Mike Evans Has 30M Evangelicals Praying for Jerusalem

Few Evangelical leaders in America have such a close connection to Jerusalem as Michael Evans. Evans established the Jerusalem Prayer Team that...


Dec 09, 2017, 16:25 ET Cities Urge Department of Veterans Affairs to Continue Dedicated Veteran Homelessness Funding

Following reports that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is backtracking on a proposal to reallocate $460 million away from HUD-VASH, a...


Dec 08, 2017, 18:11 ET Women's Rights Advocates and Sex Trade Survivors Rally Against PornHub Pop-Up

The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW), the National Organization for Women-New York (NOW-NY), and feminist author and leader Gloria...


Dec 08, 2017, 16:48 ET Trump DOT To Airline Passengers: No Fee Transparency For You

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today that it was withdrawing a pending rulemaking requiring airlines to disclose fees for...


Dec 08, 2017, 15:55 ET Teamsters Joint Council 7 Endorses Gavin Newsom For California Governor

Teamsters Joint Council 7 is proud to endorse Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom for governor of California. "Gavin Newsom has the experience,...


Dec 08, 2017, 15:40 ET CAIR Backs Boycott of Trump's Visit to Opening of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today expressed support for political leaders who are boycotting President Trump's visit to the...


Dec 08, 2017, 09:42 ET After Dodging Latest Shutdown, Largest Federal Union Looks to Next Deadline

Congress' passage of a short-term budget extension yesterday keeps the federal government open until Dec. 22, preventing a government shutdown that...


Dec 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Jerry Sandusky Is Probably an Innocent Man, Not a Monster, Claims Controversial, Well-Researched New Book

Everyone knows the story of Jerry Sandusky, the serial pedophile, the Monster. But what if that story is wrong? What if the former Penn State...


Dec 08, 2017, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Says the Messiah's Actual Message of Peace on Earth is a Far Cry From What is Widely Known in Latest Post

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has written a new article this week that addresses what "peace on...


Dec 08, 2017, 06:00 ET Barbados remains highly cooperative and committed to implementation of European Union (EU) and OECD taxation standards

Barbados unclear why it was targeted by EU BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - During a recent press conference, Donville Inniss,...


Dec 07, 2017, 19:47 ET National Press Club Press Freedom Award Winner Narrowly Avoids Deportation

National Press Club Press Freedom award winner Emilio Gutierrez was within minutes of being returned to Mexico, a country he fled nearly a decade...


Dec 07, 2017, 19:42 ET CEO of Major VA Mortgage Company Defends the VA IRRRL

Recent negative discussions about VA lenders and their products prompted the CEO of Low VA Rates, Eric Kandell, to join the conversation in order...


Dec 07, 2017, 13:00 ET PCMA: New CMS Data Shows PBM Tools are Restraining Prescription Drug Costs

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS)...


Dec 07, 2017, 12:03 ET AJC Central Europe Cosponsors Seminar on Anti-Semitism in Poland

AJC Central Europe, together with the University of Warsaw's Center for Research on Prejudice, cosponsored a seminar on "Antisemitism in Poland:...


Dec 07, 2017, 11:40 ET USLC: ITC Finds Canadian Subsidies Harm U.S. Producers and Workers; Restores Fair Trade in the Softwood Lumber Industry

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled today that the U.S. lumber industry is materially injured by Canadian government...


Dec 07, 2017, 11:04 ET USW Lauds WTO Panel Affirmation of U.S. Orders on Coated Paper from Indonesia

The World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday rebuffed Indonesia's challenge to the U.S. countervailing duty determination by the U.S. Department of...


Dec 07, 2017, 10:58 ET Largest Federal Union Calls on Congress and the Administration to Keep the Government Open

Ahead of Thursday's meeting between Republican and Democratic leaders in the House and Senate and the White House, American Federation of...


Dec 07, 2017, 10:32 ET truth® Campaign Successful in Saving Lives and Preventing Youth Smoking

With research showing that almost 99 percent of adult smokers start by age 26, Truth Initiative® – the national nonprofit dedicated to making...


Dec 06, 2017, 23:32 ET Oakland City Workers Prepare to Enter Third Day of Strike as City Councilmembers and Mayor Schaaf Fail to Give the Necessary Authority to Further Contract Talks

Following a closed session meeting of Oakland City Council to discuss contract negotiations, City of Oakland leaders and Mayor Schaaf have made no...