Activists were also taking part in the global climate strike at Charles Clark Square in downtown Windsor Friday afternoon. More than 46,000 people signalled on Facebook they plan to attend the event in Vancouver, almost 11,000 in Edmonton and 5,000 in Halifax.
The challengers argued that Harvard's practice of affirmative action and their "personal" rating system sets the bar higher for Asian-American students, who typically have higher standardized test scores than other minority groups, such as Latinos and African-Americans.
In 2018, a developer, an architect and a civil engineer were indicted over the partial collapse of a building that killed 14 people during an quake earlier that year. A magnitude 3.8 natural disaster also struck the area on Monday, but officials are still trying to determine if poor conditions played a role in the collapse.
The latest Hurricane Lorenzo charts from National Hurricane Center confirm expectations that the storm will veer right across Ireland after it reaches the west coast on Thursday. It also canceled Wednesday classes at schools and told government workers to stay at home, except for emergency workers. However, Lorenzo is expected to weaken to a tropical cyclone as it approaches Europe - with its sustained wind speeds dropping from its previous high of 260kmh down to below 100kmh.
In a letter responding to the committee's subpoena, Pompeo told chairman Elliot Engel (D-N.Y.) that he had "been made aware that Committee staff has been sending intimidating communications to career Department professionals who have specifically asked for Committee communications to be channeled through the Bureau of Legislative Affairs".
Attorney for the Northern District of California David L. Anderson said at a press conference. The Justice Department has brought multiple cases in the past year involving Chinese espionage and has also brought charges against operatives working with China's Ministry of State Security as law enforcement officials grapple with how to deal with an increasing threat of China trying to steal information from American companies.