Kamala Harris suspends campaign, says: ‘I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign’

Democratic presidential candidate , U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the Nevada Democrats’ “First in the West” event at Bellagio Resort & Casino on November 17, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Tuesday, Senator Kamala Harris announced that she had suspended her presidential campaign. The announcement comes after reports of struggles within her campaign, sluggish fundraising and low polling numbers. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need


Democratic presidential candidate , U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the Nevada Democrats’ “First in the West” event at Bellagio Resort & Casino on November 17, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On Tuesday, Senator Kamala Harris announced that she had suspended her presidential campaign.
The announcement comes after reports of struggles within her campaign, sluggish fundraising and low polling numbers.
And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need
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Kamala Harris suspends campaign, says: 'I'm not a billionaire. I can't fund my own campaign'

Democratic presidential candidate , U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the Nevada Democrats’ “First in the West” event at Bellagio Resort & Casino on November 17, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

On Tuesday, Senator Kamala Harris announced that she had suspended her presidential campaign. The announcement comes after reports of struggles within her campaign, sluggish fundraising and low polling numbers. “I’ve taken stock and looked at this from every angle, and over the last few days have come to one of the hardest decisions of my life,” she wrote in a Medium post. “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue.” The senator emphasized the role that money played in her decision. “I’m not a billionaire,” she stated. “I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete.”

California Senator Kamala Harris speaks to the press in the Spin Room after participating in the fifth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on November 20, 2019. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images


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China suspends US military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions US-based NGOs

Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China November 27, 2019. China said on Monday U.S. military ships and aircraft won’t be allowed to visit Hong Kong, and also announced sanctions against several U.S. non-government organisations for encouraging protesters to “engage in extremist, violent and criminal acts.” China last week promised it would issue “firm counter measures” after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law the “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democr


Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China November 27, 2019.
China said on Monday U.S. military ships and aircraft won’t be allowed to visit Hong Kong, and also announced sanctions against several U.S. non-government organisations for encouraging protesters to “engage in extremist, violent and criminal acts.”
China last week promised it would issue “firm counter measures” after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law the “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democr
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China suspends US military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions US-based NGOs

Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China November 27, 2019.

China said on Monday U.S. military ships and aircraft won’t be allowed to visit Hong Kong, and also announced sanctions against several U.S. non-government organisations for encouraging protesters to “engage in extremist, violent and criminal acts.”

The measures were announced by China’s Foreign Ministry in response to U.S. legislation passed last week supporting anti-government protesters. It said it had suspended taking requests for U.S. military visits indefinitely, and warned of further action to come.

“We urge the U.S. to correct the mistakes and stop interfering in our internal affairs. China will take further steps if necessary to uphold Hong Kong’s stability and prosperity and China’s sovereignty,” said ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a daily news briefing in Beijing.

China last week promised it would issue “firm counter measures” after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law the “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act,” which supports anti-government protesters in Hong Kong and threatens China with potential sanctions.

There are fears that the row over Hong Kong could impact efforts by Beijing and Washington to reach preliminary deal that could de-escalate a prolonged trade war between the two countries.

The U.S.-headquartered NGOs targeted by Beijing include the National Endowment for Democracy, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, the International Republican Institute, Human Rights Watch, and Freedom House.

“They shoulder some responsibility for the chaos in Hong Kong and they should be sanctioned and pay the price,” said Hua.

In more normal times, several U.S. naval ships visit Hong Kong annually, a rest-and-recreation tradition that dates back to the pre-1997 colonial era which Beijing allowed to continue after the handover from British to Chinese rule.

Visits have at times been refused amid broader tensions and two U.S. ships were denied access in August.

The USS Blue Ridge, the command ship of the Japanese-based Seventh Fleet, stopped in Hong Kong in April – the last ship to visit before mass protests broke out in June.

Foreign NGOs are already heavily restricted in China, and have previously received sharp rebukes for reporting on rights issues in the country including the mass detention of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.


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NFL suspends Arizona Cardinals Josh Shaw for betting on league games

This is a 2019 photo of Josh Shaw of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, April 22, 2019 when this image was taken. The National Football League has suspended Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for betting on games, the league announced Friday. Currently, sports betting is illegal in Arizona; hence,Shaw placed bets on games while on a trip with friends in Las Vegas. In 55 career games, Shaw recorded 108 total tackl


This is a 2019 photo of Josh Shaw of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team.
This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, April 22, 2019 when this image was taken.
The National Football League has suspended Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for betting on games, the league announced Friday.
Currently, sports betting is illegal in Arizona; hence,Shaw placed bets on games while on a trip with friends in Las Vegas.
In 55 career games, Shaw recorded 108 total tackl
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NFL suspends Arizona Cardinals Josh Shaw for betting on league games

This is a 2019 photo of Josh Shaw of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, April 22, 2019 when this image was taken.

The National Football League has suspended Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for betting on games, the league announced Friday.

Shaw, who is currently on injured reserve, will not be eligible to play for the remainder of the 2019 season, and out indefinitely until at least the conclusion of the 2020 season for betting on NFL games on “multiple occasions, this season” the league said.

“The continued success of the NFL depends directly on each of us doing everything necessary to safeguard the integrity of the game and the reputations of all who participate in the league,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement. “At the core of this responsibility is the longstanding principle that betting on NFL games, or on any element of a game, puts at risk the integrity of the game, damages public confidence in the NFL, and is forbidden under all circumstances.

“If you work in the NFL in any capacity,” Goodell concluded, “you may not bet on NFL football.”

Shaw’s agent, Zeke Sandhu of Elite Athlete Management, did not immediately respond to request for comment about the suspension.

Shaw, 27, has not played this season as he’s currently out with a shoulder injury. The NFL says its investigation found Shaw used no insider information, while also acknowledging there was no evidence showing teammates and coaches knew about Shaw’s betting activity.

Currently, sports betting is illegal in Arizona; hence,

Shaw placed bets on games while on a trip with friends in Las Vegas. Shaw, who signed with the Cardinals on a one-year deal worth roughly $895,000, has three business days to appeal his suspension via the NFL-NFLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement. If Shaw files and losses any appeal, he could petition for reinstatement following Feb. 15, 2021.

The Cincinnati Bengals drafted Shaw in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. In 55 career games, Shaw recorded 108 total tackles and one sack.


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E-cigarette giant Juul suspends sales of all fruity flavors ahead of looming US ban

Juul announced Thursday it is immediately suspending sales of it popular fruity e-cigarette flavors ahead of a Trump administration policy that is expected to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market. Juul last year stopped selling its flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores amid pressure from the Food and Drug Administration. Customers could only get the flavors — creme, mango, fruit, cucumber — on its age-restricted website. Trump administration officials said they would remove all flav


Juul announced Thursday it is immediately suspending sales of it popular fruity e-cigarette flavors ahead of a Trump administration policy that is expected to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market.
Juul last year stopped selling its flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores amid pressure from the Food and Drug Administration.
Customers could only get the flavors — creme, mango, fruit, cucumber — on its age-restricted website.
Trump administration officials said they would remove all flav
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E-cigarette giant Juul suspends sales of all fruity flavors ahead of looming US ban

Juul announced Thursday it is immediately suspending sales of it popular fruity e-cigarette flavors ahead of a Trump administration policy that is expected to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market.

Juul last year stopped selling its flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores amid pressure from the Food and Drug Administration. Customers could only get the flavors — creme, mango, fruit, cucumber — on its age-restricted website.

Trump administration officials said they would remove all flavored pods, including mint and menthol, leaving only tobacco flavored e-cigarettes on the market. Juul said it will continue selling its mint and menthol nicotine pods in the meantime. The company said its new policy is effective immediately.

“We continue to review our policies and practices in advance of FDA’s flavor guidance and have not made any final decisions,” Juul spokesman Austin Finan said in a statement. “We are refraining from lobbying the administration on its draft flavor guidance and will fully support and comply with the final policy when effective.”

Amid a teen vaping epidemic and an outbreak of a deadly vaping-related lung disease, the Trump administration last month said it was readying to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market until the FDA reviews them and authorizes them to return to shelves. Administration officials at the time said the plan would be released within weeks. They have yet to produce one.

Correction: This article was updated to correct that it was the Trump administration that called for removing all flavors except tobacco from the market.


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Trump suspends entry of immigrants who cannot pay for healthcare

The move marks the latest effort by President Trump to restrict immigrants’ ability to enter the U.S. Under the new White House policy, purchasing health insurance using subsidies would disqualify people from living in the country legally. “President Trump has taken action to promote immigrant self-sufficiency, which has long been a fundamental aspect of our immigration system,” the proclamation said. The new requirement will apply to potentially hundreds of thousands of people moving to the U.S


The move marks the latest effort by President Trump to restrict immigrants’ ability to enter the U.S. Under the new White House policy, purchasing health insurance using subsidies would disqualify people from living in the country legally. “President Trump has taken action to promote immigrant self-sufficiency, which has long been a fundamental aspect of our immigration system,” the proclamation said. The new requirement will apply to potentially hundreds of thousands of people moving to the U.S
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Trump suspends entry of immigrants who cannot pay for healthcare

An international air traveler is cleared by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer inside the U.S. Customs and Immigration area at Dulles International Airport.

The White House issued a presidential proclamation on Friday night requiring many future immigrant visa applicants to show they can afford health care, a move that could make it harder for poor migrants to enter the U.S.

The action, which is set to take effect in 30 days, would require applicants, including people with ties to family members in the U.S., to show they have health insurance or prove their financial ability to pay for medical care before being issued a visa that could lead to a green card.

The proclamation wouldn’t apply to noncitizen children of U.S. citizens. Refugees and immigrants who won asylum are also excluded from the new requirement. The Wall Street Journal first reported on the proclamation shortly before it was released.

The move marks the latest effort by President Trump to restrict immigrants’ ability to enter the U.S.

The administration is poised to implement a rule this month that would require many of the same applicants to demonstrate that they wouldn’t become reliant on public benefits including Medicaid should they be allowed to immigrate to the U.S.

The new requirement would take a further step, requiring anyone looking to move to the U.S. to enroll in private insurance — including as a dependent on a family member’s health plan — or possess the financial means to cover significant medical costs.

The proclamation also allows entry into the U.S. for migrants who have the “financial resources to pay for reasonably foreseeable medical costs, ” but it doesn’t define the threshold for meeting that standard.

Subsidized plans purchased on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges wouldn’t count as an eligible form of insurance under the White House’s new definition.

Low-income immigrants living in the country legally can’t use Medicaid for their first five years, but they can receive premium subsidies if their incomes are low enough. Under the new White House policy, purchasing health insurance using subsidies would disqualify people from living in the country legally.

“It’s classic Catch-22 for low-income immigrants,” said Larry Levitt, executive vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation. “They’re eligible for subsidized health coverage through the ACA, but applying for that subsidized coverage means they can’t legally be in the country.”

The administration, in its 2017 tax overhaul, moved to relieve American citizens from an ACA mandate requiring them to have health coverage or pay a penalty.

In its proclamation, the White House said it was taking the additional step to safeguard the health-care system for American citizens by preventing immigrants from enrolling in Medicaid or going to emergency rooms with no insurance, requiring hospitals or taxpayers to cover the cost.

“President Trump has taken action to promote immigrant self-sufficiency, which has long been a fundamental aspect of our immigration system,” the proclamation said.

The new requirement will apply to potentially hundreds of thousands of people moving to the U.S. each year on immigrant visas, which allow people to become permanent residents. In the 2018 fiscal year, the U.S. issued a total of roughly 534,000 visas, a 4.6% decline from the previous year’s total, according to State Department data.

Some of those visas, like those granted to noncitizen children of U.S. citizens, won’t need to comply with the new requirement.

The U.S. issues about 1.1 million green cards a year, but people issued immigrant visas often wait years in backlogs before they are granted permanent resident status.


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CVS suspends sales of Zantac brand and generic heartburn drug during safety review

Is there a recession coming? Keep an eye on these key indicatorsWhile there’s no crystal ball to accurately predict when a recession will hit, there are some leading indicators investors and economists look out for when trying to forecast… Invest in You: Ready.


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Euro extends drop after report on German growth cuts

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Euro extends drop after report on German growth cuts

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Three options strategies for the week: September 30, 2019

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Three options strategies for the week: September 30, 2019

CVS suspends sales of Zantac brand and generic heartburn drug…

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Sterling shrugs as UK leader Boris Johnson suspends Parliament for five weeks

The apparent lack of control from Johnson has led some currency speculators to assume that a “hard” or “no deal” Brexit can be avoided. Sterling rose more than half a percent Monday, although it gave up some gains toward the end of the European trading session. “The U.K. will never, ever institute checks at the border, and I hope our friends in the EU would say the same,” Johnson told his counterpart Leo Varadkar in Dublin. “I have not seen enough work going into to actually trying to get a deal


The apparent lack of control from Johnson has led some currency speculators to assume that a “hard” or “no deal” Brexit can be avoided. Sterling rose more than half a percent Monday, although it gave up some gains toward the end of the European trading session. “The U.K. will never, ever institute checks at the border, and I hope our friends in the EU would say the same,” Johnson told his counterpart Leo Varadkar in Dublin. “I have not seen enough work going into to actually trying to get a deal
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Sterling shrugs as UK leader Boris Johnson suspends Parliament for five weeks

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office has confirmed the British Parliament will be suspended for the next five weeks starting Monday, after Johnson visited his counterpart in Dublin to discuss solutions to a problem that bedevilled his predecessor Theresa May: how to reconcile an open border between Ireland and the UK, while allowing Britain to strike independent trade deals in the future. Johnson’s government had earlier received Queen Elizabeth’s approval for the parliamentary suspension, in what critics insisted was a bid to prevent lawmakers from limiting the British leader’s room to maneuver ahead of the current Brexit deadline of Oct. 31. When opposition legislators returned from their summer break last Tuesday, they responded forcefully to this unprecedented suspension plan. A cross-party coalition of Johnson’s political opponents moved swiftly to take control of the parliamentary schedule and then passed legislation that seeks to prevent the prime minister from leading the U.K. out of the European Union without a negotiated exit agreement, and which will be signed into the statute books today. The apparent lack of control from Johnson has led some currency speculators to assume that a “hard” or “no deal” Brexit can be avoided. Sterling rose more than half a percent Monday, although it gave up some gains toward the end of the European trading session.

A vast majority of economists, corporate executives and investors say that such a “no deal” Brexit would negatively impact the U.K. even more than EU, by disrupting trade flows, business relationships and political trust between the two sides. Nevertheless, members of Johnson’s party that joined last week’s cross-party legislative effort to block a so-called “No Deal” were expelled from the Conservative parliamentary ranks, and since that watershed moment two senior members of Johnson’s government — one of them his younger brother, Jo — have very publicly resigned their ministerial positions and stepped down as Conservative lawmakers.

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The prime minister has consequently lost his governing majority in the Parliament’s lower chamber, known as the House of Commons, and continues to assail opposition lawmakers who he insists have destroyed his government’s negotiating leverage with European Union leaders that might avoid the need for a contentious insurance policy known as the Irish backstop. The backstop formed part of Theresa May’s deal with Brussels, and was designed to protect the continued openness of the border between the Republic of Ireland in the south and the separate nation, Northern Ireland, that forms part of the United Kingdom.

The European Union’s rules that are designed to protect the integrity of its single market do not allow for goods and services to be easily bought and sold into its territory without a free trade agreement. The regulatory requirements contained in those kinds of agreements can make it difficult for a third country like the U.K., under that regime, to operate the kind of fully independent trade policy that the current British leader considers a crucial consequence of Brexit. For that, the U.K. would typically need goods to be checked at the EU’s border, but Johnson in Dublin repeated that this was not an acceptable consequence, since it would undermine the open border engendered by a 1997 peace deal that heralded the end of ongoing violence in the region. “The U.K. will never, ever institute checks at the border, and I hope our friends in the EU would say the same,” Johnson told his counterpart Leo Varadkar in Dublin. His critics have said that his government has failed to provide specific alternatives to the so-called Irish backstop in the weeks since he took office. Standing outside the Irish leader’s residence Farmleigh House, Johnson said he must remain vague about the particulars. “There are an abundance of proposals that we have, but I don’t think it’s entirely reasonable to share them with you today,” he told assembled journalists. That lack of detail was cited by former minister Amber Rudd as a reason for her resignation over the weekend. “I have not seen enough work going into to actually trying to get a deal,” she told the BBC. When she asked Johnson’s office what the plan was to reach a fresh deal with Ireland, she said she was sent just a “one page summary.” Varadkar too insisted that the lack of concrete proposals was concerning and would not lead to progress on the Irish backstop that is enshrined in the current withdrawal agreement. “What we cannot do, and will not do,” he told Johnson, “is replace a legal guarantee with a promise.”

Tonight members of Parliament will likely reject a second appeal from Johnson to hold a general election next month, a move that he insists is the best option to resolve the current impasse. After that vote concludes, Parliament will shutter until mid October, though some lawmakers say they remain concerned that Johnson’s government may seek to circumvent – or even ignore – the new legislation that demands the prime minister ask the European Union for an extension to the Oct. 31 deadline.

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Cathay Pacific suspends pilot for involvement in Hong Kong protests

Cathay Pacific shares fell more than 4% on Monday after the carrier announced it had suspended a pilot for his involvement in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. The airline said Saturday that employees who “support or take part in illegal protests, violent actions, or overly radical behaviour” would be barred from crewing flights to mainland China. Hong Kong — a former British colony that was returned to Chinese rule in 1997 — has been struggling to end weeks of protests that have in recent w


Cathay Pacific shares fell more than 4% on Monday after the carrier announced it had suspended a pilot for his involvement in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. The airline said Saturday that employees who “support or take part in illegal protests, violent actions, or overly radical behaviour” would be barred from crewing flights to mainland China. Hong Kong — a former British colony that was returned to Chinese rule in 1997 — has been struggling to end weeks of protests that have in recent w
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Cathay Pacific suspends pilot for involvement in Hong Kong protests

Cathay Pacific shares fell more than 4% on Monday after the carrier announced it had suspended a pilot for his involvement in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests.

The airline said Saturday that employees who “support or take part in illegal protests, violent actions, or overly radical behaviour” would be barred from crewing flights to mainland China. It also confirmed that one of its pilots was removed from his duties since July 30.

The pilot was reportedly among over 40 people charged with rioting, during clashes with police near Beijing’s main representative office in the city.

Hong Kong — a former British colony that was returned to Chinese rule in 1997 — has been struggling to end weeks of protests that have in recent weeks turned increasingly violent and disruptive.

The rallies, which were started to protest a bill that would have allowed people to be extradited to mainland China, have snowballed into a democracy movement, with some even demanding full autonomy from Beijing.

The unrest has frequently crippled the Asian financial hub’s transportation system and last Monday, Cathay cancelled hundreds of flights during a general strike.


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