The planned weapons sale, the first transfer of big-ticket USA military gear to democratically governed Taiwan in decades, came as ties between Washington and Beijing are already strained by a trade war. China has objected to her U.S. visit, which Taiwan calls a "two-evening transit stop" on the way to Haiti and three other Caribbean nations that recognise Taiwan.
She said another rally was planned for later Saturday, but it would have to be held in a different area because of the investigation into the police shooting. "Our facilities have never been overcrowded, nor have they ever housed unaccompanied minors", the statement said, adding that the company's facilities "offer modern amenities" such as air conditioning, recreational activities, medical care and legal services.
But prosecutors opposed the request, alleging that late past year Epstein tried to influence the case by paying US$350,000 to two potential witnesses. The deal came under scrutiny earlier this year following reporting by the Miami Herald , and Democrats en masse had called for Acosta's resignation.
Two major powers at the meeting, China and Russian Federation, blamed the US for backing out of that deal. They have taken several turns for the worse in the last two and a half months after Trump acted to try to eliminate Iran's oil exports entirely because of USA concerns about its nuclear and missile programs and regional activities.
The Hong Kong government issued a statement shortly after midnight that while most protesters behaved in a peaceful and orderly manner, it "strongly condemns the violent acts committed" after the protest, including protesters blocking roads, charging police cordons, assaulting police officers and throwing iron rods and scattering unidentified powder.
US President Donald Trump has said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "not a racist", chiming in on the dispute between Mrs Pelosi and the newly elected Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC). Mueller's testimony because they are afraid the Democratic presidential candidates are too weak to beat him on the merits in 2020. They're out recruiting candidates to primary fellow Democrats in the House.