Hong Kong, Aug.21.– The Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is reported to have invited dozens of prominent figures to a meeting on Saturday to discuss her proposal to set up a platform for dialogue to try to defuse the political crisis brought on by the extradition bill, RTHK reports.
However, Lam is facing an uphill battle as one protesters' group has said it will not attend any such talks, calling it a trap.
Rio Grande do Sul, Aug.21.– Death came swiftly for Aldo Machado's honey bees. Less than 48 hours after the first apis mellifera showed signs of sickness, tens of thousands lay dead, their bodies piled in mounds.
"As soon as the healthy bees began clearing the dying bees out of the hives, they became contaminated," said Machado, vice president of Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul beekeeping association. "They started dying en masse."
A grim political struggle to impeach the President of the United States is coming bare.
Washington DC, Aug. 17 (DP.net).– Judicial Watch, a nonprofit organization involved in filing Freedom of Information Act lawsuits to investigate claimed misconduct by US government officials, engaged in an investigation to find evidence about some important Justice Department officials allegedly conspiring to smear Donald Trump during the presidential campaign that finished with his arrival to the White House. The clash of Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump is still on
This investigation has uncovered nefarious efforts conducted by several important figures in the Department of Justice (DOJ) to help Hillaty Clinton's presidential campaign.
Judicial Watch has now released 330 pages of DOJ documents showing Bruce Ohr, who was demoted from his position as U.S. Associate Deputy Attorney General in December 2017, discussing information obtained through his wife Nellie Ohr, who worked for Hillary Clinton through a firm known as Fusion GPS. This information included anti-Trump dossier materials, including a concocted spreadsheet that tried unsuccessfully to link President Trump to dozens of Russians.
Muslims arrive to Saudi Arabia as part of the annual hajj pilgrimage, a ritual required of all able-bodied believes at least once in their life. Mecca: Annual muslim pilgrimage
Mecca, Aug.9.– More than 2 million pilgrims were gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the faithful along a path traversed by the Prophet Muhammad some 1,400 years ago.
The hajj in Islam is meant to be a great equalizer and unifier among Muslims, with pilgrims shedding overt displays of wealth and materialism.
The Trump administration labels China a currency manipulator.
The complaint is more than a bit muddled.
Much lower production costs and a devalued currency gives China a huge advantage vs the United States with a trade balance 400% on China's favor.
August 6.– On August 5th the Trump administration deployed another weapon in its fight with China: name-calling. After some grousing on President Donald Trump’s twitter feed, the Treasury officially designated China a currency manipulator.
The Chinese government stands accused of devaluing its currency in order to gain an unfair advantage in international trade. It is the first time the Treasury has made such an accusation in over 25 years.