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by | June 27, 2019 | 14:19

On Tuesday, city supervisors also passed an ordinance blocking the sale, manufacture and distribution of e-cigarettes on city property. Supporters said they hope the legislation will curb under-age use of e-cigarettes, but critics say the ban will make it harder for adults to purchase an alternative to regular cigarettes.

by | June 27, 2019 | 05:13

Both Southwest Airlines and American Airlines , the other two U.S. airlines that operate 737 MAX 8s, announced earlier this month that they would be canceling flights using the plane until September as well. Boeing said addressing the issue "will reduce pilot workload by accounting for a potential source of uncommanded stabilizer motion". "We are working closely with the FAA to safely return the MAX to service ".

by | June 27, 2019 | 04:27

But if Trump sees no progress and decides to raise tariffs, the relationship between the world's two largest economies would deteriorate further. They said both sides discussed how they can present the resumption of trade talks to their domestic audiences as a win.

by | June 27, 2019 | 03:52

They also condemned the "excessive, disproportionate force" used by police during some protests . Britain has demanded an investigation after police clashed with demonstrators opposed to an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

by | June 27, 2019 | 03:03

BCFS is set to open a new facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, which will accommodate about 1,600 unaccompanied minors. More than 500 employees in the company's Boston office signed a letter protesting the fulfillment of a furniture order from BCFS, a government contractor in Texas.

by | June 26, 2019 | 23:56

The Senate action puts House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a political bind between demands from progressives in her caucus to rein-in President Donald Trump's family-separation practices at the United States border with Mexico , which Pelosi has harshly criticised, and an urgent need to provide USA agencies with more funding to handle the recent surge in migrants.

by | June 26, 2019 | 22:09

Polk County resident Courtney Irby was arrested June 15 and charged with armed burglary of a dwelling and grand theft of a firearm after she entered the apartment of her husband, Joseph Irby, collected his guns and turned them in to the Lakeland Police Department, according to the arrest affidavit.

by | June 26, 2019 | 20:23

The father clung to the little girl in red trousers and black shoes, but a strong current swept over and drowned them, Julia Le Duc , the photographer who captured the image of the pair, wrote for Mexican newspaper, La Jornada . "He put her in his shirt, and I imagine he told himself, "I've come this far" and made a decision to go with her". The haunting image offers a glimpse into the suffering asylum seekers face on the US-Mexico border .

by | June 26, 2019 | 19:43

High states nuclear talks have been stalled since late-February, when a second summit between Mr. Trump and Mr. Kim was cut short because the two failed to agree to a far-reaching deal to end the North's nuclear and missile programs. The state-run Korean Central News Agency posted a foreign ministry statement accusing Washington of trying "to bring us to our knees" with economic pressure.

by | June 26, 2019 | 17:31

The Taliban have refused to hold direct talks with the Afghan government, calling it a United States puppet, but have said they would talk to government officials if they attend the meeting in a personal capacity. Pompeo added that discussions with the Taliban have also begun on USA troop withdrawal. "All sides agree that finalizing a US-Taliban understanding on terrorism and foreign troop presence will open the door to intra-Afghan dialogue and negotiation", Pompeo said, adding that ...

by | June 26, 2019 | 16:46

Confronting footage from the bodycam of a police officer captured the moment the child was discovered in roadside bushland on June 6, in Forsyth County, Georgia. A Georgia county sheriff's office said deputies found a baby girl alive in a wooded area in early June. The video shows deputies trying to console the infant as they wrap her in a makeshift blanket.

by | June 26, 2019 | 16:44

Some droop in excessive-finish sedans or SUVs, while others exercise customized limousines, at the side of the US President Donald Trump and the North Korean chief Kim Jong Un . The two leaders are expected to "compare notes" on the North Korea situation and also discuss trade. Dismantling Yongbyon is too small a step to generate a meaningful reward from the US, according to Einhorn.

by | June 26, 2019 | 16:28

Justine Lesage, a spokeswoman for Canada's agriculture minister, said in a statement that the Canadian Food and Inspection Agency identified an issue involving inauthentic export certificates that could affect the export of pork and beef products to China.

by | June 26, 2019 | 10:32

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, who will host a working lunch for him. This visit comes ahead of a meeting between US President Donald Trump and PM Modi on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit, which will be held in Japan's Osaka this week. "Both the countries have their interests. So if you look at purely from the legal point of view, our understanding and assessment is that India fulfils those requirements", the source said.

by | June 26, 2019 | 09:27

In a letter published yesterday on Medium , the preferred blogging platform of the global elite, a group of 18 very, very rich Americans urged 2020 hopefuls to impose a wealth tax. Senator Elizabeth Warren's proposal would generate almost US$3 trillion in tax revenue over 10 years, they said. While not a signatory on the letter, Buffett penned an editorial for The New York Times in 2011 in support of a wealth tax.

by | June 26, 2019 | 09:03

But Chinese assistant foreign minister Zhang Jun said the G20 is a forum to focus on global economic issues. Millions have taken to the streets of the former British colony this month to protest against the bill, that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, plunging the city into political crisis and posing a grave challenge to Communist Party rulers in Beijing .

by | June 26, 2019 | 08:45

An global conference to promote the Trump administration's $50 billion economic support plan for the Palestinians is getting underway in the tiny Gulf kingdom of Bahrain. To express their rejection, Palestinians in Gaza called a general strike on Tuesday to protest the meeting, with demonstrators in the West Bank burning effigies of Trump and featuring a donkey pasted over with images of Gulf royals.

by | June 26, 2019 | 07:41

Kelly Cassidy and Sen. The Illinois law, which legalizes adult usage and allows for marijuana sales from licensed dispensaries starting on January 1, is projected to generate over $57 million in new tax and fee revenue in fiscal 2020, which begins on July 1.

by | June 26, 2019 | 06:46

Despite strong opposition from Ukraine, 118 parliamentarians from Council of Europe member states agreed that Russian Federation could present a delegation, paving the way for it to participate in the election of a new secretary general for the pan-European rights body on Wednesday.

by | June 26, 2019 | 05:49

The moment a Eurofighter jet crashed to earth following a mid-air collision with another jet above Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, was captured on camera on Monday. A third pilot witnessed and reported the crash, stating that he saw two parachutes deployed. Footage shows one of the two planes dropping at high speed, before the view of its fall is obscured by a building.

by | June 26, 2019 | 05:43

The House Judiciary and Intelligence committees, in a late-night announcement on Tuesday, said that "pursuant to a subpoena " Mueller has agreed to appear before both panels on July 17. "The report is my testimony", Mueller said. At his only public appearance during his tenure as Special Counsel - right before he resigned - he said that, if compelled through a subpoena he would testify publicly, but that his comments would not extend beyond the report.

by | June 26, 2019 | 03:41

The aim of the coalition will be to deny Iran "the resources to foment terror, to build out their nuclear weapon system, to build out their missile program", Pompeo elaborated. to take a harder stance on Saudi Arabia. The U.S. Navy says another American warship has arrived to the Mideast amid heightened tensions with Iran.

by | June 25, 2019 | 22:40

The protest was organised by the Million Moments for Democracy group, which has grown from a small student initiative into a mass movement. Preliminary results from a European Commission audit cited by the Czech press showed that the EU could ask companies connected to Babis to return Euro 17.4 million and that the Czech PM was in a conflict of interests as the beneficiary of the fund to which he transferred the management of his holding, estimated to be worth Euro 3.7 billion.

by | June 25, 2019 | 21:26

A third source, who is a former high-level Trump administration official, told The Daily Wire: "Stephanie is one of the last remaining Trump "originals" in the White House". Under Sanders, the traditional televised press briefings in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room have largely gone away. As press secretary for Melania Trump , Grisham received a nickname of the "enforcer", according to a profile in the Washington Post , for her strong defense of the first lady.

by | June 25, 2019 | 20:41

Of the more than 300 children once reported to be detained at the station in Clint, only 30 remain as of Tuesday, Rep. Veronica Escobar said after her office was briefed on the situation by a U.S. Guards in the facility told Binford they were upset by the conditions, but didn't have the training or resources to take better care of them, she said.