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Diversity visa lottery winners from countries blocked by Trump hope for another chance under Biden

She was in her fourth year of university, living in Yemen, a newlywed and soon to be pregnant when she found out she won the US Diversity Visa Lottery, also known as “The Green Card Lottery.” It seemed Al-Doais had beaten the odds — 12.4 million applicants applied for a chance at the up to 50,000 visas that could be issued for 2017.

But in 2017, then-President Donald Trump took a series of actions aimed at barring individuals from Muslim-majority countries from coming to the United States. The one that was ultimately allowed to take effect — Presidential Proclamation 9645 — placed varying levels of restrictions on foreign nationals from eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Somalia and Yemen.

The path to a new life in the US for diversity visa lottery recipients like her seemed all but blocked. Although she said she was not refused under … Read More

Trump invokes emergency authority, no new cases in Wuhan

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump invoked emergency authority to marshal industry to fight the coronavirus, as the economic fallout from the pandemic mounted Wednesday with major U.S. auto manufacturers saying they are shutting down their North American factories.

The announcements came hours before China said the former virus epicenter of Wuhan and its surrounding province had reported no new cases, a dramatic development in the city overwhelmed by thousands of new patients each day when the outbreak was peaking there last month.

On a day of head-spinning developments:

— Stocks tumbled again on Wall Street on fears of a prolonged recession, falling so fast they triggered another automatic trading halt. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 1,300 points, or over 6%, and has now lost nearly all of the big gains it had posted since Trump’s inauguration. Oil dropped below $21 per barrel for the first time

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The Trump Children and 14 Other Heirs and Heiresses Getting Rich Off Family Money

Some wealthy individuals work hard for their money, and others are born with it. The most successful business people often take care of their families by funding their extravagant lifestyles and leaving them inheritance money.

But not every silver-spoon kid has it easy. For example, President Donald Trump’s youngest daughter, Tiffany Trump, has often lived in the shadow of her older sister, Ivanka, reports Yahoo! Entertainment. According to the entertainment site, Tiffany asked her father for help in securing an internship with Vogue in 2016; but, after discussing it with Ivanka, he decided she didn’t have the right “look” for fashion, and she instead enrolled in Georgetown Law.

Although family dynamics can vary, many of these descendants do become successful in their own right — even if they used family funds to get there. Take some time to learn a little more about who the richest families are and who

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