Hong Kong targeted for more protests, such as strikes, transportation go-slows and even picnics, against a planned extradition legislation that would enable individuals to be sent into China for trial, also as the city’s leader pledged on Tuesday to push forward with the invoice.
Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday.
Nearly 200 business leaders on Monday endorsed an open letter on abortion rights, saying conservative efforts to restrict “comprehensive reproductive care” would be bad for both employees and customers. “Restricting access to comprehensive reproductive care, including abortion, threatens the health, independence and economic stability of our employees and customers,” said the open letter that appeared as an ad in the New York Times. Several prominent tech executives were among those who signed the letter, including Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp and Stewart Butterfield of Slack.
Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into efforts to combat the issue, Mexico’s foreign minister said on Monday.
Fossil hunters have pieced together the remains of an enormous sea creature which is being labeled a real-life Loch Ness monster. Researchers have uncovered the 70-million-year-old fossilized remains of a massive elasmosaur from the icy depths of Antarctica unlike anything ever seen before.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city’s biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997.
Jeremy Hunt, among the main candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he’d depart the European Union without a bargain but with a heavy heart and that he expected the bloc would engage with a brand new British leader.