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Clamp down on visas for doctors could hurt these parts of the U.S.

How Trump’s travel ban hits this South Dakota doctor Limiting the number of foreign doctors who can get visas to practice in the United States could have a significant impact on certain hospitals and states that rely on them, according to a new study. The research, published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week, found that more than 2,100 U.S. employers were certified to fill nearly 10,500 physician jobs through H-1B visas nationwide, in 2016. That represents 1.4% of the physician workforce overall. There were wide ...

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Sony Bringing These Games And More On Tour This Summer Across The US

Sony is bringing back its “Road to Greatness” event, which sees the company fill a tractor trailer with PlayStation games and more for a nationwide tour. The tour kicks off this weekend (April 21-23) at the Silicon Valley Comic-Con, with other stops including Sun Fest (May 3-7) in West Palm Beach, Florida; Summefest (June 29-July 2) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the MLB All-Star Game Fan Fest (July 7-11) in Miami, Florida; and the GameStop Expo (August 27) in Las Vegas, Nevada, just to name a few. You can see the full ...

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Blizzard Launches High-End Collectibles Store, Includes These Overwatch and Warcraft Statues

Gaming giant Blizzard today announced Blizzard Collectibles, a new product range of “premium” items such as statues, replicas, and artwork based on Blizzard games and designed by the company. The first products in the Blizzard Collectibles line include statues of Overwatch characters Tracer and Reaper, as well as statues of Grommash Hellscream and Illidan Stormrage from Warcraft. One of the upcoming products is an Overwatch Widowmaker statue, which is 13.5 inches tall. The Overwatch statues are priced at $ 150 each and they’re all available now except for Widowmaker, which ...

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Business or pleasure? Rent these luxury hotel rooms for an afternoon

5 stunning stats about Airbnb Need a place to crash for a few hours? Or a comfortable spot to host a business meeting? How about a quick luxury escape? Top hotels in major cities around the world are offering daytime room rentals at cut-rate prices through tech startup DayUse.com. Marriott(MAR) and the French hotel group Accor(ACCYY) have signed up with the service. The most recent deal — with Hilton(HLT) — was inked in late February. The website allows customers to rent a room for a few hours during the day ...

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Ellen DeGeneres and Walmart give these students the ultimate prize

Students from the Summit Academy charter school in Brooklyn celebrate with Ellen DeGeneres after receiving a university scholarship prize. Nyasha Biggs, 17, wasn’t sure what to expect when she and the rest of her high school class were flown to Los Angeles to appear on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show.” “I knew she was going to give us something, but I wasn’t sure what it would be,” Biggs told CNN. The big surprise? A full ride to college. Biggs and the other 41 students from her senior class at the Summit ...

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Visa crackdown puts these rural doctors at risk

How Trump’s travel ban hits this South Dakota doctor At his pediatrics practice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Dr. Alaa Al Nofal sees up to 10 patients a day. He’s known some of them since they were born. Others, he still treats after they’ve graduated from high school. “I treat these children for Type 1 diabetes, thyroid problems, thyroid cancer, puberty disorders and adrenal gland diseases,” he said. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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The Keck Observatory just delivered these exoplanet beauty shots by redirecting starlight into the eye of an optical storm

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Keck Observatory just released a batch of new images of nascent planetary systems, captured with their shiny new vortex coronagraph. The post The Keck Observatory just delivered these exoplanet beauty shots by redirecting starlight into the eye of an optical storm appeared first on ExtremeTech. ExtremeTechExtremeTech

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These companies wouldn't exist if it weren't for immigrants

Trump: Travel ban working out very nicely Apple, eBay and Oracle are among the companies built by first- or second-generation Americans from a country President Trump has now banned immigration from. Had the father of the late Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, tried to enter the country today, he would have been turned away. He is Syrian. Oracle co-founder Bob Miner is the son of Iranian immigrants. And eBay (EBAY) is the brain child of Pierre Omidyar, whose Iranian parents came to the U.S. from France in the 1970s, according ...

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These tiny insects taste like pumpkin seeds

You could charge your car with 60 lbs of nuts On Katharina Unger’s desk is an unassuming stack of slotted drawers. At first glance, it looks like a fancy filing system. But on closer inspection, the bottom drawer contains some surprising inhabitants: fresh mealworms. Unger is the founder and CEO of LIVIN Farms, a sustainable food company that manufactures DIY mealworm farms. Dubbed the Hive, her desktop devices are part of a recent push to embrace insects as a sustainable, nutritious protein source. According to a report by the UN’s ...

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These 8 men are richer than 3.6 billion people combined

What is income inequality? Eight men now control as much wealth as the world’s poorest 3.6 billion people, according to a new report from Oxfam International. The men — Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Amancio Ortega, Larry Ellison and Michael Bloomberg — are collectively worth $ 426 billion, the anti-poverty group said on Sunday. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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