Anti-Maduro protests are continuing in Venezuela . He was re-elected in 2018 but most of the opposition parties didn't take part so now he's now been challenged by a man called Juan Guaido. Maduro's presidency has coincided with a decline in Venezuela's socioeconomic status, with crime, inflation, poverty, and hunger increasing. Pompeo also announced $20 million in humanitarian assistance for Venezuela "as soon as logistically possible" in response to what he said was a request from the ...
Almost all 1.78 million passengers screened Sunday faced normal security waits of 30 minutes or less, despite the absences, TSA said. U.S. Sen. Tina Smith visited the airport January 11 to draw attention to federal workers' plight. MIA does not anticipate any significant impacts to flight schedules or the passenger experience due to the federal funding lapse. Nevertheless, on Sunday the majority of airports had wait times of less than 30 minutes.
The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, which operates both Newark Liberty International and Teterboro airports, did not immediately comment on the matter. United Airlines, which uses Newark as a hub, said their operations were minimally affected. "We are working closely with the airport and the FAA to return our operations to normal as quickly as possible".
The IMF expects the Chinese economy - the world's second biggest - to grow 6.2 per cent this year, down from 6.6 per cent in 2018 and the slowest since 1990. Data released on Monday showed China's economy cooled in the fourth quarter on faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest in almost three decades.
Government advisers, however, said Beijing may have to step up stimulus measures should trade tensions with Washington worsen in the coming months. Professor Xiang Songzuo of Renmin University, citing government studies, said that in 2018, China's growth was 1.67, or even negative.
Despite the fiscal stimulus that offsets some of the impacts of higher U.S. tariffs, China's economy will slow down due to the combined influence of needed financial regulatory tightening and trade tensions with the US. "For both years, the projection is 0.3 percentage point lower than last October's projection, as softening oil prices have caused downward revisions for Angola and Nigeria".
The results suggest that Netflix's unprecedented spending spree on new movies and shows may not pay off as quickly as expected - despite the buzz for hugely popular hits like the horror movie " Bird Box ", which was seen by 80 million subscribers.
An investigation into complaints filed against Google past year revealed that users were "not sufficiently informed" about its data consent policies, CNIL said. Google issued a statement saying that people "expect high standards of transparency and control from us". "It is important that the authorities make it clear that simply claiming to be compliant is not enough", he said.
The catalysts behind the rally are hope for a trade deal between the United States and China and adherence to the OPEC-led plan to cut production, trim the excess global supply and stabilize prices. Given the strong support, any losses incurred from news driven momentum is shortly erased leaving the price unchanged near $50 to $53 price range per barrel.
The Trump administration has urged China to take steps to protect USA intellectual property, end policies that force American companies to turn over technology to a Chinese partner, allow more market access for US businesses and reduce other non-tariff barriers to American products.
Reuters last month reported that payments for some of Ghosn's residences were portioned out and processed through a Nissan unit in the Netherlands called Zi-A Capital BV and its subsidiaries, which initially had been set up to invest in technology start-ups.
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon refused to issue temporary restraining orders sought in three cases , BuzzFeed News reports. "These measures will ensure furloughed federal workers in NY receive prompt and special one-on-one services so they can obtain the vital safety-net benefits they need during this hard time", Cuomo said.
No other U.P. stores were on the list. In a bankruptcy filing Wednesday, Shopko estimates it has 50,000 to 100,000 creditors. The decision was reportedly based on Shopko's review of stores' long-term outlook for profitability, sales trends and potential growth.
The Late Show's Stephen Colbert revealed a priceless photo of Trump that was taken when he was standing along with the 300 hamburgers . Later, he claimed he bought 1,000 hamburgers. Another held Domino's and fries, per pool. An impressive - and highly unusual - White House smorgasbord greeted the players. The President, who hosted the college sports champions for a fast food feast in the State Dining Room Monday evening, made the inconsistent assertion in a misspelled morning ...
However, a year ago Cadillac parent-company General Motors announced it will recruit 150 engineers to form the Australian division of the Advanced Vehicle Development team, who will focus on autonomous and electric technologies. Its most critical components - including the battery cells - are being designed for maximum usability across all programs. Technical details surrounding the electric SUV are slim - General Motors says its new hardware is capable of being configured with front, ...
USA lawmakers have also banded together to ban chip sales to Huawei, ZTE, and other mainland companies to over sanctions violations. Emily Langlie, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attendees pass by a Huawei booth during the 2019 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on January 9. "Moving forward, we must combat China's theft of advanced USA technology and their brazen violation of USA law", Van Hollen added.
May was responding to a letter from opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn asking her to exclude crashing out of the European Union as a precondition for talks about Brexit compromise proposals. The embattled leader conceded the divorce terms she struck with the European Union had been roundly rejected, after MPs delivered the heaviest government defeat in parliament in modern British political history on Tuesday: 432 votes to 202.
Senator Patty Murray joined Senate Democrats on the Senate floor and on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to share more stories from Washington state families who have been impacted by the Trump Shutdown. Republican Congressman Andy Biggs said he hoped Mr Trump would proceed with his speech and accused Ms Pelosi of "censoring this vital message for transparent political purposes".
A senior defense official said the USA was concerned that China's increased capabilities may lead its military commanders to advise its political leaders that they were confident of military success with regard to a campaign against Taiwan .
The minister however expressed concern about the recent volatility in oil prices. OPEC, and other leading global oil producers led by Russian Federation, agreed in December to cut their combined oil output by 1.2 million barrels per day from January in order to balance the oil market.
Ren, a former military officer who founded Huawei in 1987 and largely keeps a low profile, said he owned 1.14 percent of the company's shares. "I don't see a close connection between my personal political beliefs and the businesses of Huawei", he said.
Establishing that it is US policy to enforce denial orders banning the export of USA parts and components to Chinese telecommunications companies that have violated US export control laws or sanctions. Huawei said: "Huawei and T-Mobile settled their disputes in 2017 following a U.S. jury verdict finding neither damage, unjust enrichment nor wilful and malicious conduct by Huawei in T-Mobile's trade secret claim".
However, only John Baron has said he wants a vote - who has now been rejected by Parliament. A much larger rally nearby in support of a second referendum turned Parliament Square, dotted with statues of past United Kingdom leaders, into a sea of European Union flags.
Michel Barnier has responded to the crushing defeat of the Brexit deal he brokered with the United Kingdom government by offering to reopen negotiations - but only if the United Kingdom "shifts" its red lines. The British pound was slightly weaker on Wednesday, as investors continued to absorb the overwhelming rejection by United Kingdom politicians of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit-plan, and looked toward what was next for the country .
The tie-up on commercial vans and pickups will improve operating results from 2023, the partners said . Ford will design and build medium-sized pickups for both companies and larger commercial vans for European customers, while Volkswagen is to design and build a smaller van.