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Green card lottery winners feel cheated by Trump's visa ban

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Noha, an Egyptian engineer, should feel lucky after winning a visa lottery that randomly selects people from a pool of more than 14 million applications for about 55,000 green cards that would let them live permanently in the United States. But the h 阅读全文

Gap in US Black and white unemployment rates widest in 5 years

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The gap between the United States unemployment rates for Black and white people widened further in June, to its largest in five years, underscoring the uneven nature of the nascent recovery from the significant job losses triggered by the coronavirus 阅读全文

US Supreme Court tosses rulings blocking Indiana abortion curbs

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The US Supreme Court has given Indiana a second chance to revive two restrictive abortion laws - one imposing an ultrasound requirement and the other expanding parental notification when minors seek abortions - by throwing out a lower court's rulings 阅读全文

Gunmen kill 24 people in attack on Mexican drug rehab centre

作者:admin 2020-07-03

At least 24 people were killed in an armed attack on a drug rehabilitation facility in the central Mexican city of Irapuato, Mexican police said on Wednesday, underlining the challenge the government has in fulfilling a pledge to stop gang violence. 阅读全文

Canada Supreme Court dismisses Trans Mountain pipeline appeal

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Canada's Supreme Court dismissed an appeal on Thursday from British Columbia's First Nations against the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, removing a potentially major obstacle to completion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Alberta 阅读全文

Brazil deliverymen for Uber, other apps protest amid pandemic

作者:admin 2020-07-03

More than a thousand food deliverymen on motorcycles gathered in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday to protest against working conditions set by Uber and other apps, with their services in high demand due to coronavirus lockdowns. The drivers sought bett 阅读全文

Millions of US jobs lost amid pandemic may never return

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The latest job figures in the United States have just been released - and it appears that things are looking up - at least in the short term. About 4.8 million positions were added as states began reopening. But in total, tens of millions of jobs hav 阅读全文

Political outliers win one, lose one in US primary elections

作者:admin 2020-07-02

The latest round of primaries in the United States 2020 election cycle ended on Tuesday night with another establishment Democrat surviving a challenge from the progressive wing of the party and a Republican incumbent losing to a challenger from his 阅读全文

New USMCA trade deal needs flexibility: Business groups

作者:admin 2020-07-02

United States, Mexican and Canadian business groups applauded a new North American trade deal's entry into force on Wednesday, but said more work and flexibility was needed to overcome challenges including implementation of new labour and automotive 阅读全文

Latin America outbreak: COVID-19 inflicts stark economic losses

作者:admin 2020-07-02

In Latin America, countries still experiencing major outbreaks are imposing tougher lockdowns, others are beginning to lift them. Across the continent, all are facing heavy economic losses from the pandemic. Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports fro 阅读全文