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US issues fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who have been laid off

New Delhi/IBNS: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who got terminated from their jobs after major corporations like Google, Tesla, and Walmart announced extensive layoffs, affecting the lives of many immigrant workers.

Ukraine is fighting for a free world, says Antony Blinken in his message during his guitar performance in Kyiv bar

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken took a red guitar in his hand and performed at a basement bar in Kyiv on Tuesday (May 14, 2024) where he expressed his support to the conflict-ravaged country and said the people of Ukraine are fighting for a free world.

Homeless woman in US lived inside grocery store sign board for a year

Midland (United States): In a bizarre incident, a homeless woman turned the rooftop sign of a Family Fare grocery store, located in Michigan's Midland, into a comfy living space with her innovation. It was discovered by a contractor who found an extension cord reaching the roof, according to USA Today.

Canada MPs probe rise in antisemitism at major universities

Ottawa/IBNS: Facing a rise in antisemitism and fear for their safety, Jewish students across major Canada university campuses are being forced to hide their identity after school administrators are failing to protect them from, a group of students said Wednesday.

Canada: Toronto gets $104.34 million in federal funding to support hosting FIFA World Cup 26

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow has unveiled $104.34 million in federal funding in support of hosting six games in the FIFA World Cup 26.

US Police arrest dozens to clear off pro-Palestinian encampment at George Washington University

Washington DC/IBNS: Washington Police Wednesday cleared an encampment of pro-Palestinian protesters at US's George Washington University after making several pre-dawn arrests, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario Police arrest 64 suspects in child sexual exploitation investigation

Ontario/IBNS: The Ontario Provincial Police arrested 64 suspects facing a combined 348 charges in connection with a series of child sexual exploitation investigations across the province.

Anti-Israeli protesters in NYC stopped from marching to Met Gala; vandalise WWI memorial, burn US flags

New York/IBNS: Anti-Israel protesters Monday vandalized a World War I memorial in New York's Central Park and burned an American flag after a mob of more than 1,000 marchers was stopped by cops from reaching the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is hosting the star-studded Met Gala event.

To combat antisemitism, Manitoba introduces mandatory holocaust education in its curriculum

Winnipeg/IBNS: The Manitoba government has announced that it would introduce holocaust education in its curriculum to combat antisemitism.

Sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's 'black book' with 221 high profile names up for auction: Report

A "black book" allegedly related to the deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, said to contain the names and contact details of 221 people associated with him, is set to be auctioned, media reports said.

Google, US Justice Dept wrap up closing arguments about whether search engine is a monopoly

Washington/IBNS: American multinational technology company Google and the United States Department of Justice on Friday (May 3) made the final arguments over claims that the Alphabet, Google's parent unit, has unlawfully dominated web search and related advertising, in a case the US government contends could shape the “future of the internet", reports said.

US nurse prisoned for 700 years for killing patients

A US nurse, who killed three patients and tried to kill more than a dozen more at nursing facilities across Pennsylvania, has been sent to life in prison, media reports said.

US elementary school teacher, 24, had an inappropriate relationship with 11-year-old student, allege charges

A 24-year-old teacher in the US has been charged with sexual assault after she allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with one of her 11-year-old students.

Canada: Indian couple, three-month-old grandchild die in road mishap during car chase in Toronto

An Indian couple visiting Canada and their three-month-old grandchild died in a road mishap during a police chase in Canada's Toronto city, media reports said.

Justin Trudeau’s tolerance trap: When protection breeds extremism

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent comments on Khalistani elements within Canada have sparked a new round of tension between Canada and India, highlighting a serious issue that extends beyond diplomatic spats and touches on the very fabric of Canadian society. Trudeau’s approach, which appears to tolerate and even protect extremist elements under the guise of political freedom and protection of minority rights, is a dangerous game that not only damages Canada’s international relations but also cultivates a climate of violence and criminality domestically.