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  • July 22, 2024

    DHS Adds Environmental Economics To List Of STEM Fields

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Monday that foreign students on F-1 visas who earn degrees in environmental and natural resource economics can now seek up to three years of employment in the U.S. after graduation.

  • July 22, 2024

    Texas Wants Place In Fight Over Biden's Asylum Law

    The state of Texas is seeking to intervene in a D.C. federal court lawsuit challenging a new federal policy that restricts asylum at the Southern border, saying that it does not trust the Biden administration to defend the executive authority used to issue the rule.

  • July 22, 2024

    Committee Rips Secret Service For Trump Rally 'Failure'

    U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle admitted Monday to a security "failure" during a June 13 campaign rally that ended in an assassination attempt on former president Donald Trump, as she was battered with resignation calls from a bipartisan group of lawmakers frustrated by her evasiveness during the investigation.

  • July 22, 2024

    Boeing Plea Deal Is A Mixed Bag, Providing Lessons For Cos.

    The plea deal for conspiracy to defraud regulators that Boeing has tentatively agreed to will, on the one hand, probably help the company avoid further reputational damage, but also demonstrates to companies that deferred prosecution agreements have real teeth, and that noncompliance with DPA terms can be costly, says Edmund Vickers at Red Lion Chambers.

  • July 22, 2024

    RFK Jr. Says Atty Can't Fight Presidential Bid In NJ Court

    Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. urged a New Jersey state judge to throw out an election attorney's challenge to his candidacy in the Garden State, arguing the attorney failed to file an objection to Kennedy's petition to be on the ballot nor is he a candidate or representing a candidate for office.

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