In Atlanta, where traffic for the Super Bowl is expected to begin on Tuesday, Delta Air Lines said it had proactively canceled “approximately 170 mainline and Delta Connection flights” because of snow and icy conditions.… read more > “Over 1,500 flights cancelled as weather wreaks havoc on US’s airports”
The secretary of the Navy is denying all remaining civil claims by individuals who were exposed to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. This will leave an estimated 4,500 plaintiffs with claims surpassing $63 billion in damages, with no cash payouts. … read more > “Navy to deny all civil claims related to Camp Lejeune water contamination”
First it started in December when China had detained two Canadians after the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei and daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei. Now China has given the death sentence to Canadian man on Monday, December 14th 2019. China states the arrests and the death sentence have nothing to do with each other but others think different.
Read More Here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/01/16/how-china-is-using-death-sentence-manipulate-canada/?utm_term=.a556c42e4e9e… read more > “How China is using a death sentence to manipulate Canada”
Per William Booth And Karla Adam “Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence motion in the House of Commons on Wednesday evening, in a close party-line vote of 325 to 302, a day after the humiliating defeat of her Brexit plan imperiled both her leadership and Britain’s departure from the European Union.”
Read More Here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/theresa-may-expected-to-survive-confidence-vote-even-after-brexit-failure/2019/01/16/80863074-1914-11e9-b8e6-567190c2fd08_story.html?utm_term=.ac07f7f40f84… read more > “Theresa May Survives Confidence Vote, even after Brexit failure”
CNN releases an article on the American Troops who have been killed by a suicide blast in Northern Syria. In the past Trump has claimed ISIS was defeated back in December.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized exit bans during a visit to China in October. He again mentioned detained Americans at a meeting in Washington with a top Chinese foreign policy official, Yang Jiechi, left, in November.CreditCreditChip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Read More Here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/03/world/asia/china-travel-advisory.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld&action=click&contentCollection=world®ion=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront… read more > “U.S. Renews China Travel Advisory, Warning of Arbitrary Detention”
“The newly Democratic-controlled House passed a package of bills late Thursday that would reopen the federal government without paying for President Trump’s border wall, drawing a swift veto threat from the White House and leaving the partial shutdown no closer to getting resolved.” Per Erica Werner, Damian Paletta and Seung Min Kim.
Read More Here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/house-democrats-prepare-vote-to-reopen-government-as-cracks-appear-in-gop-opposition/2019/01/03/24151490-0f96-11e9-8938-5898adc28fa2_story.html?utm_term=.cf33490a7e62… read more > “House Democrats vote to reopen government and deny Trump wall money, defying veto threat”
The far side of the moon, as photographed by the Chang’e-4 probe in an image released Thursday. (China National Space Administration/ AFP/Getty Images) (Handout/AFP/Getty Images)
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Per Mihir Zaveri- People under 21 are no longer able to buy semiautomatic assault rifles in Washington as of Jan 1. It is the first of several new state measures intended to reduce gun violence. The National Rifle Association has already filed suit.