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New federal overtime rules for salary employees

The salary threshold - lower than the $50,440 proposal originally released by the White House - will automatically update every three years based on wage growth, so as to keep current with inflation rates. The White House estimates it will extend overtime to at least 4.2 million workers, now excluded, by raising the salary threshold to $47,476, more than double the current threshold of $23,660.

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US presidential race: New polls show Donald 'Trumping' Hillary Clinton

Trump, who has all but secured his party's nomination, has turned his focus to November, outlining to Reuters on Tuesday proposals including scrapping financial regulation and the Paris climate accords. "I'm getting to like the West Coast", Sanders declared. Sanders' success in later primaries has historical precedent, according to analyst William Galston at the Brookings Institution in Washington .

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Federal Bureau of Investigation raid in Kiryas Joel might be tied to school abuse suspicions

Agents seized documents at multiple locations in the village, including a property run by United Talmudical Academy. School officials have said there was no abuse. The school put out a statement earlier this week to local media saying the behavior caught on tape does not constitute a "criminal assault". "The principal in question is a respected rabbi in our community with over 30 years experience in religious instruction and administration", a statement issued by the school Tuesday said.

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Clinton to be Interviewed in FBI Probe

The judge said the process by which the State Department took possession of Clinton and Abedin's federal records from the HYPERLINK "http://clintonemail.com " clintonemail.com server was through self-selection by them and their private counsel.

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Dallas Cowboys draft picks: Analysis for every selection

A late run on wide receivers spared highly-regarded prospect Sterling Shepard , though it seems unlikely the Cowboys would go that route not having addressed defense in the first round. "That's when I saw myself flourish as a player", Elliott said . Louis Rams . Like Gurley, Elliott is a special enough player to earn such a massive investment.

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Divisive Politics in the U.S: Could the rest of the world catch on?

The disparate nature of U.S voters and the divides that exist between the North and the South also make it hard for incumbents (or hopeful Presidents) to thrive, with democrats often loathed along the Southern state belt line and conservative Republicans mocked by Northern dwellers.