New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took her baby with her to speak at a peace summit in the General Assembly. Ardern made history as the first female world leader to attend such a meeting with her newborn baby in tow, with her partner Clarke Gayford minding the three-month old baby nearby.
In an online statement , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the department would be seeking public comment on the proposed rule in an effort to be transparent. The proposed regulation, which does not need to be approved by Congress, will be published in the Federal Register in the coming weeks, officials said, the first step toward final adoption.
He admitted the economic sanctions had already affected Iran's economy for the worse, but asserted they could cope if further punishment was piled on by Trump. In 2017, the European Union was Iran's second-largest trading partner after China, with more than 9 billion euro ($10.6 billion) in trade just that year.
The Islamic State released a statement that claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack shortly after it occurred, though a separatist Arab militant group also claimed it was behind the attack. J.P. Morgan says US sanctions on Iran could lead to a loss of 1.5 million bpd, while Mercuria warned that as much as 2 million bpd could be knocked out of the market.
U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed Monday a growing chorus of sexual misconduct allegations against his Supreme Court pick, saying they are " totally political ". Kavanaugh has denied the new charge and called it "a smear, plain and simple". "The White House stands firmly behind Judge Kavanaugh ", Kupec added.
China published a white paper on Monday that attacked the "protectionist practices" and "trade bullyism practices of the USA administration", according to state-run Chinese news service Xinhua. China summoned the USA ambassador in Beijing and postponed military talks in protest against a US decision to sanction a Chinese military agency and its director for buying Russian fighter jets and a missile system.