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Last remaining United States airlines give in to Chinese pressure on Taiwan

Last remaining United States airlines give in to Chinese pressure on Taiwan

In a tweet, Tsai said that Taiwan was now like "the canary in the coal mine of China's rise". Most airlines based elsewhere, including Air Canada, Lufthansa, and British Airways had earlier made the change, according to Reuters . China can also prevent Chinese booking agencies from booking flights on airlines that don't comply and can limit how many tourists can travel to the USA from China, a move that has been implemented on South Korea and Taiwan in the past. Consulte Mais Informação

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New Zealand tells Australia: Stop 'copying' our flag

New Zealand tells Australia: Stop 'copying' our flag

After the failed referendum, it seemed that the flag drama between the two countries had perhaps cooled down. However, others including Aussie actor Hugh Jackman claimed it would be best if both countries moved away from the Union Jack - the national flag of the United Kingdom that combines the crossing of three countries under the Sovereign, England (and Wales), Scotland and Ireland - that was included in both Australia and New Zealand's flags to acknowledge British settlement. Consulte Mais Informação

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White House: Nothing Malicious in Trump-Putin Omission

White House: Nothing Malicious in Trump-Putin Omission

This Democrat excuse for losing the '16 Election never ends!,' the president wrote on Twitter last week. "We will not be doing anything additional until the secretary of state and the President have further figured out at what point we're going to start working alongside our allies with Russian Federation in the future, that has not happened yet and it would be premature for me to go into any more detail at this point because we're not doing any more than this", he added. Consulte Mais Informação

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Record heat broils Japan, prompting warnings

Record heat broils Japan, prompting warnings

And in western Tokyo's Ome, temperatures hit 40.3ºC, the first time temperatures over 40 have been recorded in Tokyo's metro area. Thousands more have sought hospital treatment for heat-related conditions over the past two weeks. Yonhap news agency said that the temperature in Gangneung, less than 170 km east of capital Seoul, recorded the highest-ever morning low of 31 degrees Celsius at 6.45 am, reported AP. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cohen's Attorney Releases Tape Of Cohen-Trump Chat About Karen McDougal

Cohen's Attorney Releases Tape Of Cohen-Trump Chat About Karen McDougal

Giuliani said the conversation was held at Trump's office in Trump Tower and that Cohen used a hidden device to record the conversation. But the recording is legal, according to NY law. "The President says he never had a relationship with McDougal". When Trump defender Alan Dershowitz, who also appeared on the segment, pressed Avenatti on how he would have obtained access to the tapes, Avenatti claimed that, "All of the information that the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized, that's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump plans emergency aid to farmers affected by his tariffs

Trump plans emergency aid to farmers affected by his tariffs

Ohio's Republican governor is blasting President Donald Trump's tariffs and his plan to provide $12 billion in direct payments to farmers and ranchers hurt by foreign retaliation. Those affected economies have in turn targeted USA agricultural products, including soybeans, dairy, meat, produce and liquor. In fact, last week, the USA filed separate dispute resolution cases in the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the European Union and China for tariffs they imposed on US goods in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple's iPhones trail in internet speeds

Apple's iPhones trail in internet speeds

Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL weren't far behind, with average download speeds of 34.4Mbps and 33.9Mbps. Ahead of the next generation iPhone launch next month, Qualcomm today published a blog post highlighting how iPhones with Intel-based modem offer far inferior data speeds when compared to Snapdragon 845-based Android devices. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trader Joe’s Employee was Killed by Officer’s Bullet, LAPD Says

Trader Joe’s Employee was Killed by Officer’s Bullet, LAPD Says

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Gustavo Sztraicher ordered Atkins to be held in lieu of $18.7 million bail pending his arraignment, which was postponed to August 14 in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. "We share the pain today". Christian Dunlop, a real estate agent and actor who lives nearby, was on a corner near the store when he saw an employee dragging Corado out of the store by her hands. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pizzeria Employee Detained by ICE Finds No Reprieve After Nearly Two Months

Pizzeria Employee Detained by ICE Finds No Reprieve After Nearly Two Months

On Tuesday, Chica and Villavicencio's immigration lawyers, from The Legal Aid Society and the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton, held a news conference pleading a last time for Villavicencio's release ahead of the hearing . "This family has been traumatized", said New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, who was on hand for Villavicencio's release. "The Villavicencio family has finally received a crucial measure of relief from their 53-day nightmare and we will continue to fight ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star destroyed

Video from KCAL/KCBS shows tourists taking photos of the defaced star in front of the Hollywood & Highland center, a major tourist spot in Hollywood. Soon afterward, the man surrendered to Los Angeles police. He broke a few pieces away but most of it was intact, unlike now. He later pleaded no contest to one felony of vandalism. No suspect has been apprehended as of yet, but the last vandal who smashed Trump's star was sentenced to three years of probation and 20 days of community service. Consulte Mais Informação

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