Rubio defends H1B Visa support for tech companies

Rubio defends H1B Visa support for tech companies

International Business Times

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio defended his support of federal H1B visas during the third Republican debate Wednesday, saying that the American higher education system needs to be reformed and that companies that abuse the program need to be banned from ever using it again. Rubio has been criticized by his Senate colleague Jeff Sessions,…

Carson clarifies remarks about gays

Carson clarifies remarks about gays

International Business Times

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson clarified his stance on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights Wednesday at the Republican presidential debate, saying he supported LGBT Americans but not their marriages. Carson, a Seventh-day Adventist who has been battling mogul Donald Trump for the No. 1 spot in national polls, said that those seemingly contradictory stances don’t automatically make…

Ted Cruz goes after the media

Ted Cruz goes after the media

International Business Times

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, took the time allotted for his first question in the third GOP debate Wednesday to chastise the American media, calling it biased and saying that it favors Democrats over Republicans. In doing so, Cruz defended his fellow Republicans on the stage that he said were asked unfair questions like…

Santorum proposes fighting global warming by bringing back jobs from China

Santorum proposes fighting global warming by bringing back jobs from China

International Business Times

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says he has done the math when it comes to combating global warming, and the answer is to bring manufacturing jobs from China to American soil. Santorum said during the third Republican debate Wednesday night that Americans have lost two million jobs to trade with China. “Why don’t we — if…

Was Jindal good for Louisiana?

Was Jindal good for Louisiana?

International Business Times

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal defended his state’s budget and economic situation during Wednesday’s “undercard” Republican presidential debate. He told the CNBC moderators that he cut Louisiana’s budget 26 percent, eliminated 30,000 government employees and made it one of the top states for private-sector job growth. It’s not a new refrain: Jindal has begun increasingly referencing his…

Did Bernie Sanders honeymoon in the USSR?

Did Bernie Sanders honeymoon in the USSR?

International Business Times

Rounding out a lengthy response to the question of whether or not he has policy positions that qualify him more to run as a Democrat than as a Republican, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina took shots at the Democratic presidential field Wednesday night during the GOP debate, mocking Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for being a…

Trump: I sometimes carry a gun to be ‘unpredictable’ — and I would allow them in my hotels

Trump: I sometimes carry a gun to be ‘unpredictable’ — and I would allow them in my hotels

Arturo Garcia Donald Trump revealed that he sometimes arms himself during Wednesday’s primetime Republican presidential candidate debate. “I do carry on occasion,” said Trump, who has a permit to do so in New York state. “Sometimes a lot, but I like to be unpredictable so people don’t know exactly when I’m carrying. Unlike our country,

Raven-Symoné slammed for comments she made about Spring Valley High School assault

Raven-Symoné slammed for comments she made about Spring Valley High School assault

International Business Times

Raven-Symoné is back in the hot seat after she angered fans with comments she made about Officer Ben Fields violently yanking a female student from her chair at Spring Valley High School. The controversial co-host of ABC’s “The View” admitted that Fields’ actions were “ridiculous,” but said the student shouldn’t have been using her cell phone…

Obama administration warns Texas: Kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid may be illegal

Obama administration warns Texas: Kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid may be illegal

Texas Tribune The Obama administration has warned state officials that pushing Planned Parenthood out of the state’s Medicaid program could put Texas at odds with federal law. Officials with the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services contacted the state Medicaid director on Tuesday to give notice that removing Planned Parenthood from the program “may be in

Witnesses say police lying about fatal shooting of Amonderez Green near Ferguson: ‘It was not a suicide’

Witnesses say police lying about fatal shooting of Amonderez Green near Ferguson: ‘It was not a suicide’

Travis Gettys Multiple witnesses are disputing police accounts of the shooting of an 18-year-old man near Ferguson, Missouri — the site of ongoing protests of the fatal police shooting of another black teenager last year. Police in Normandy, which is just south of Ferguson, said in a statement that Amonderez Green shot himself in the

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