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Tariffs: Mexican Foreign Minister to Meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on Wednesday

Mexico City/Washington (dpa) – Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Friday said a summit will take place in Washington on Wednesday to "solve the dispute" between the two countries after US President...

 

Hi-fi: Wife Wants You to Throw Out Old Electronics, But One Man's Junk Is Another Man's Treasure

(dpa) – For many it's a dream to own a classic hi-fi system and you'll find plenty of offers if you look online or in second-hand marketplaces. But there are some important points to bear in mind...

 
 By Girlie Linao    News    June 3, 2019

Canadian Garbage Scow Departs the Philippines, Heading to Return Trash to Canada

Manila (dpa) – A cargo ship carrying rubbish dumped in the Philippines by Canada more than five years ago, causing a diplomatic row, left the South-East Asian country on Friday. The...

 

Trump Slaps 5% Tariff on All Mexican Imports, Until Mexico Helps Prevent Illegal Immigration

Washington (dpa) - President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a 5-per-cent tariff on all goods imported from Mexico to pressure the country into stopping illegal immigrants from entering the US. In...

 
 By Observer Staff    Science    June 3, 2019

Pets or Wild Animals Could Transmit Typhus to People in Los Angeles County

A spokesman for the Los Angeles County Dept of Public Health, confirms two cases of typhus in Santa Monica in the last year. He said they have found typhus in Santa Monica in the past, on rats, feral...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 3, 2019

Underground fire causes Electrical Power Outage Across a Wide Area of Santa Monica Thursday

Electrical power was out across a wide area of Santa Monica Thursday afternoon beginning just after 2 PM. Power was restored to some areas just after 5 PM Pacific standard time. Ground zero for the...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Politics    June 3, 2019

Santa Monica City Council Decides to Spend $800 Million to Combat Global Warming Locally

Update: Response by Santa Monica City Manager Rick Cole to this article: https://www.smobserved.com/story/2019/05/31/news/response-by-sm-city-manager-rick-cole-to-criticism-of-clim...

 
 By DPA    News    June 3, 2019

Ben & Jerry's Vows to Win the Race to Market the First Cannabis Infused Ice Cream

Washington (dpa) - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on Friday holding its first public hearing on cannabidiol, better known as CBD, which has flooded US markets - despite an opaque legal s...

 

New President of El Salvador Promises to Fight Trump's Border Wall

Buenos Aires (dpa) - Nayib Bukele, a 37-year-old businessman, was sworn in on Saturday as the new president of El Salvador. The conservative politician is the youngest head of state in the history of...

 

Four injured after cruise ship rams into tourist boat in Venice

Rome (dpa) - A cruise ship rammed into a moored tourist boat as it docked in Venice on Sunday, leaving at least four people with minor injuries, according to city officials. The ship, which dwarfed...

 

President Trump, Melania to meet the Queen, Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May

Washington (dpa) - US President Donald Trump will begin the first day of his three-day visit to Britain on Monday by meeting with the royal family and lunching with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham...

 
 By DPA Wire Service    News    June 3, 2019

China silent as Hong Kong holds vigil 30 years after Tiananmen Square

Beijing (dpa) - Thirty years after a bloody crackdown on students and democracy activists in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, one of modern China's most defining events was set to go unobserved on Tuesday....

 

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