Month: February 2017

Trump Says He’s Open to Legal Pathway for Undocumented Immigrants – The New York Times

  (New York Times) WASHINGTON — President Trump, signaling a potential major shift in policy, told news anchors on Tuesday that he is open to a broad immigration overhaul that would grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants who have not committed serious crimes. “The time is right for an immigration bill as long […]

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Trump and Paul Ryan Head for a Clash Over the Budget, and Ideology – The New York Times

  (New York Times) WASHINGTON — President Trump’s proposal to slash domestic spending in order to preserve the two biggest drains on the federal government — Social Security and Medicare — has set up a battle to determine who now controls the Republican Party’s ideology. The outcome could map the course of major challenges to […]

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DNA Test Shows Subway’s Oven-Roasted Chicken Is Only 50 Percent Chicken – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — If you think that chicken sandwich you ordered at Subway did not fully taste like fowl, you may have been right. According to a Canadian study, a DNA test showed only half of Subway’s oven-roasted patty is made with real chicken. Subway was among five fast-food restaurants whose chicken the Canadian Broadcast Corporation had […]

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Minimum Wage Massacre: Wendy’s Unleashes 1,000 Robots To Counter Higher Labor Costs | Zero Hedge

(Zero Hedge) In yet another awkwardly rational response to government intervention in deciding what’s “fair”, the blowback from minimum wage demanding fast food workers has struck again. Wendy’s plans to install self-ordering kiosks in 1,000 of its stores – 16% of its locations nationwide. “Last year was tough — 5 percent wage inflation,” said Bob […]

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Trump Will Order EPA To Dismantle Obama-Era Water Rule | The Daily Caller

(The Daily Caller) President Donald Trump will order the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to review the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) regulation, effectively repealing another major Obama-era policy. Trump wants the EPA and the Corps to make sure “waters are kept free from pollution, while at the same […]

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SpaceX Says It Will Fly 2 People to Moon Next Year – Breitbart

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA’s Apollo heyday close to half a century ago. (Breitbart) Tech billionaire Elon Musk – the company’s founder and chief executive officer – announced the surprising news barely a week after […]

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