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Avocados would run out in 3 weeks if border shuts down

Avocados would run out in 3 weeks if border shuts down

Other food imports that would be halted and/or affected by a border closure are tomatoes, cucumbers, blackberries and raspberries, as Mexico supplies the majority of these items to the United States, according to Delish . If that shutdown extends to other days of the week, Jungmeyer worries some people will be out of work. On the Mexican side, Andres Morales Arreola, head of operations for border crossings in Chihuahua state, said the border between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso had ... Read More

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Suspect in student’s death not at hearing

Suspect in student’s death not at hearing

She simply mistakenly got into this vehicle thinking it was an Uber ride'. The police have not yet revealed how Samantha was killed by Nathaniel David Rowland . Josephson hopped into a black Chevy Impala, thinking it was her ride and about 14 hours later turkey hunters found her body in a field in Clarendon County , about 90 miles from Columbia , he said. Read More

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More officers may be reassigned to help border crush

More officers may be reassigned to help border crush

Meanwhile, the Trump administration said Monday as many as 2,000 USA inspectors who screen cargo and vehicles at ports of entry along the Mexican border may be reassigned to help handle the surge of migrants. Chamber of Commerce, which said such a step would inflict "severe economic harm". This weekend, Customs and Border Protection officials moved the migrants, but acknowledged that it's having trouble handling the influx of migrants across the Texas , Arizona, and New Mexico ... Read More

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Former WWE executive Linda McMahon taps out as Trump's small business administrator

Former WWE executive Linda McMahon taps out as Trump's small business administrator

Trump announced McMahon's plans from his Palm Beach estate. Reports suggested that Trump had been so pleased with McMahon's efforts that she was once considered as a replacement for Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Prior to joining the Trump administration , McMahon, who unsuccessfully waged a Republican bid for a CT U.S. Senate seat in 2012, advised global businesses as part of APCO Worldwide's International Advisory Council. Read More

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Red Cross ready to aid Venezuela, warns against politics

Red Cross ready to aid Venezuela, warns against politics

He added that the opposition lied when it said it was not in dialogue with the government. Earlier Friday, Guaido announced that "important medical support" would be arriving in the resources-starved country "in the coming hours". Guaido blamed corruption and mismanagement under Maduro for the recurring blackouts that have crippled much of the country this month . Speaking from podiums in the street with his shirt sleeves rolled up, the 35-year-old politician drew applause when he said even ... Read More

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Trump backs off cutting Special Olympics funding

Trump backs off cutting Special Olympics funding

Currently, the Special Olympics gets approximately 12 percent of its funding from the government, with the remainder of the $124 million annual income (as of 2017) coming from donations. Kennedy, founded the Special Olympics , which hosted its inaugural event in the summer of 1968 at Soldier Field in Chicago. "I'll answer it for you, that's okay, no problem", Rep. Read More

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Venezuela's Juan Guaido barred from public office for 15 years

Venezuela's Juan Guaido barred from public office for 15 years

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russian Federation should pull back its presence in Venezuela, a day after Russian Federation defended its position on this issue. "We call on Russian Federation today to cease all support of the Maduro regime and stand with Juan Guaido and stand with nations across this hemisphere and across the world until freedom is restored". Read More

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Thai elections: Results show surprisingly close race with pro-military party ahead

Thai elections: Results show surprisingly close race with pro-military party ahead

It had racked up more than 7.6 million votes with more than 90 percent of ballots tallied, giving any government it tries to form a claim to legitimacy. Shares in Thaksin-linked companies fell on Monday amid concerns that Pheu Thai had fared worse than expected in the election. In the end, voter turnout was far lower than expected at just over 65%, which is thought to have hurt the pro-democracy parties. Read More

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Northern lights sighting possible in Michiana on Saturday

Northern lights sighting possible in Michiana on Saturday

The strength of a geomagnetic storm is measured on something called the Kp index. "However, the clearest skies are further east in Aberdeenshire, where cloud cover will be minimal". - The Northern Lights might be visible over parts of the United States this weekend, according to a report . That's mostly due to a solar flare that belched ionized solar wind towards Earth on March 20. Read More

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Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Mueller report

Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Mueller report

Investigators have examined key episodes such as Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey and Trump's fury over Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal. "I had a nasty business transaction with him and other things", the commander in chief said, without elaborating. Democratic California Rep. Eric Swalwell is not convinced that Donal Trump meant what he just said about making the Mueller report public . Read More

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Time for United States to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Time for United States to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

World leaders and global organisations have criticised Trump's move. "If national borders should be changed it must be done through peaceful means between all those involved", spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said of the occupied Golan Heights. In a speech at a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Erdogan said: "We can not allow the legitimisation of the occupation of the Golan Heights". Read More

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Mueller concludes Russian Federation probe, delivers report to Attorney General

Mueller concludes Russian Federation probe, delivers report to Attorney General

The report was delivered, as is required, by Mr Mueller to the USA department of justice following an investigation that lasted 674 days. Barr has said he wants to make as much public as possible, and any efforts to withhold details will prompt a tussle between the Justice Department and lawmakers who may subpoena Mueller and his investigators to testify before Congress. Read More

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