Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace confronted Texas Governor Greg Abbott , a Republican, over his apparent double standard when it comes to publicly expressing concern over the treatment of detained migrant minors during the administration of President Joe Biden compared to under former President Donald Trump . Republicans, including Abbott, have repeatedly slammed Biden's response to the surge in migrants at the border with Mexico. More than 172,000 migrants were detained in March, the highest monthly number in nearly two decades. That included a record number (19,000) of migrant children , the vast majority of whom were unaccompanied by parents or guardians. Abbott warned last week that there were new reports of sexual abuse against migrant minors at the Freeman Coliseum detention facility in San Antonio, Texas. The Quote "Governor, there were thousands of complaints of sexual abuse at migrant shelters during the Trump years, not to say that what's going on now is … [Read more...] about Fox News Host Confronts Texas GOP Governor Over Double Standards on Migrant Detention Criticism
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — State officials say more than 600 people were cited and released overnight in Minneapolis after protesters walked onto Interstate 94 and were circled by law enforcement officers, who cited demonstrators one-by-one, blocking the freeway for several hours. The Minnesota Department of Public safety says that Minneapolis police officers and state troopers cited and released 646 people for being a pedestrian on a freeway and public nuisance. Six vehicles were also impounded. In a statement Thursday morning, officials noted that it’s illegal and dangerous for pedestrians to walk on a freeway. READ MORE: Washington County Attorney's Office Will Make Charging Decision In Fatal Police Shooting Of Daunte Wright “We respect the right of everyone to express themselves under the First Amendment, but the freeway is not a place to do that,” the State Patrol tweeted Wednesday night. RELATED: Demonstrators Arrested After Hundreds Walk Onto I-94 In Protest Of Election … [Read more...] about More Than 600 Protesters Cited Overnight In Minneapolis After Walking Onto I-94
Ex-leaders of State-owned steel firms stand trial The defedants at the first-instance trial that opened on April 12 The first-instance trial, held by the Hanoi People’s Court, is expected to last 10 days. Fourteen defendants were charged with “violating regulations on the management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness” under Clause 3 of Article 360 in the 2015 Penal Code. They included Tran Trong Mung (born in 1949, former General Director of TISCO), Tran Van Kham (born in 1961, former Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Director of TISCO), Mai Van Tinh (born in 1952, former Chairman of the VNS Board of Directors), and Dau Van Hung (born in 1951, former General Director of VNS). Two former members of the VNS Board of Directors and three former members of the TISCO Board of Directors were accused of “lacking sense of responsibility, causing serious consequences” under Clause 3 of Article 360 in the 2015 Penal Code. According to … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 12
Residents of England are expected to flock pubs and cafes next week following four months of lockdown, with businesses reporting record bookings. The development seems to be good news for the economy, which have suffered enormous losses due to the coronavirus pandemic . However, business owners are unhappy about the upcoming flood of customers. "We think roughly one third of pubs will open on Monday, and perhaps only a third of those will be profitable. The idea that 'the pubs are opening, therefore everything is now OK' couldn't be further from the truth", said James Calder, chief executive of the Society of Independent Brewers, which represents 830 independent craft breweries across Britain. © AP Photo / Frank Augstein The window of The Rutland Arms pub shows their opening date in Hammersmith, London, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. After the Coronavirus related lockdown, restaurants and pubs will be allowed to serve customers outdoors from upcoming Monday April 12 but … [Read more...] about Happy Customers & Sad Business Owners: Why Are English Pubs Unhappy About Easing of Lockdown?