June 26, 2019

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Houston infant dies with 90-plus fractures; parents charged

Houston infant dies with 90-plus fractures; parents chargedThe parents of a Houston newborn who suffered a cracked skull and more than 90 fractures just days after being brought home from the hospital were arrested in their daughter's death, according to police and Harris County prosecutors. Jazmine Robin, who was born prematurely, was 10 weeks old when she died July 15, 12 days after leaving the hospital, prosecutors said Monday. "The evidence shows that Baby Jazmine fell victim to the very people who were supposed to protect her the most in this world," Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said.

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Pompeo says US hoping for Afghan peace pact before Sept 1

Pompeo says US hoping for Afghan peace pact before Sept 1U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that Washington is hopeful a peace agreement to bring an end to the 17-year war in Afghanistan can be reached before Sept. 1. Pompeo, in a brief visit to Afghanistan, spoke just days before the start of a fresh round of talks between Washington's peace envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, and the Taliban in the Middle Eastern State of Qatar, where the religious militia maintains a political office. "I hope we have a peace deal before Sept. 1, that's certainly our mission set," Pompeo told reporters in Kabul.

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Kushner: Agreement on economic pathway vital for Middle East peace

Kushner: Agreement on economic pathway vital for Middle East peaceSenior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that prosperity for the Palestinians was not possible without a fair political solution - but that agreement on an economic way forward was a necessary precondition for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Kushner was addressing the opening of a workshop in Bahrain to showcase the economic portion of Washington's long-awaited Arab-Israeli peace plan, a $50 billion development blueprint unveiled this week that has been sharply criticised by Palestinians and Arabs across the region. "What we have developed is the most comprehensive economic plan ever created specifically for the Palestinians and the broader Middle East," he told an audience that included International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

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Trump news: President threatens Iran with 'obliteration' as Melania announces new White House press secretary

Trump news: President threatens Iran with 'obliteration' as Melania announces new White House press secretaryDonald Trump has threatened Iran with “obliteration” if the country launches any attack on US forces. “Iran’s very ignorant and insulting statement, put out today, only shows that they do not understand reality”, Mr Trump tweeted Tuesday morning. His comments came after Iranian president Hassan Rouhani hit out at the “hard-hitting” sanctions ​introduced by the Donald Trump administration on Monday against the country’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei, calling the action “mentally retarded” in a live TV address.Speaking at the White House later in the day, Donald Trump said: “We were going to end up in a war if it kept going in the way it was going ... The deal was no good” adding that the US is ready for “whatever” Iran wants to do. Meanwhile, Melania Trump announced that the new White House press secretary will be her spokesperson, Stephanie GrishamWhen questioned about the news in the Oval Office, Mr Trump said: “Stephanie has been with me from the beginning ... I think she’s very talented a lot of people wanted the job ... I asked people who do you like and so many people said Stephanie.”The president then said Stephanie Grisham accepted this morning and that the first lady “is very happy for her.”In the latest US-Mexico border developments, the acting chief of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), John Sanders, is expected to resign from his post. The announcement comes amid public outcry over the squalid conditions migrant children face in Texas shelters.Speaking about the resignation of John Sanders, Mr Trump said: “I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to him ... I don’t know anything about him” before quickly adding “I hear he’s a very good man.”In other White House news, the president has continued to deny the historic rape accusation made against him by New York writer E Jean Carroll, insisting he could not have done it because the alleged victim is “not my type”.Catch up on events as they happened

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US border chief quits amid outcry over child detainees: report

US border chief quits amid outcry over child detainees: reportThe chief US customs and border enforcement official is stepping down amid an uproar over the treatment of migrant children detained along the border with Mexico, US media reported Tuesday. John Sanders will resign as acting commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) in the coming weeks, The New York Times cited a federal official as saying. Sanders has led the agency since April, when US President Donald Trump reshuffled his immigration offices and tapped CBP chief Kevin McAleenan to replace Kirstjen Nielsen as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

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Apple’s AirPower will forever be vaporware, so get this multi-device wireless charger for $30

Apple’s AirPower will forever be vaporware, so get this multi-device wireless charger for $30Apple's AirPower looked so amazing when the company first showed it off back in 2017. Fast-forward to 2019, and the company confirmed what we all suspected: it will forever be vaporware. If you want a multi-device wireless charger that actually exists, we've got a terrific recommendation for you today -- pick up a top-rated CHOETECH Dual Wireless Charger right now while it's on sale at its lowest price ever. Clip the 5% coupon on the Amazon page and use the coupon code KBXDNH76 at checkout, and you'll get this terrific multi-device wireless charger for just $29.75!Here are the key details from the product page: * 【Powerful 5 Coils】Breaking through the technical difficulties of the industry, take the lead in upgrading to 5 coils. Wireless charging pad built-in 5 coils provide a wider charging area to boost charging efficiency, sweet spot no longer a problem. * 【Dual Qi Fast Charging Pad】Qi certified by the Wireless Power Consortium, this wireless charger features two Qi-compatible charging mats, having the ability of charging two phones simultaneously at up to 18W output. Supports fast charging speed for both New iPhones, Samsung New models and New AirPods thus enabling today's fastest way to wirelessly charge your phone and other Qi-enabled devices. * 【Two Charging Ways】More wider charging area for single phone, no need to fumble with your smartphone for a better charging position, achieve true wireless charging. With our equipped 18W QC 3.0 adpater, easy to fast charging two phones at the same time. (Like iPhone X XS XS Max XR, iPhone 8 8Plus or Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 , S10E, Note 9 S9 S9 Note 8 S8). ☀Note: This charger only charge Pixel 3/3 XL at 5W and incompatible with iPad, Air Pods 2018, Smart Watches(iWatch, Samsung Galaxy Gear 3/4)☀ * 【Premium & Stylish Design】Designed with anti-slip PU leather surface, not only provides sleek and modern style, but also prevents your smartphone from sliding. The anti-slip pads on the bottom helps keep your pad in place. To achieve good heat dissipation effect and avoid intermittent charge, we also designed heat dissipation holes at the bottom to keep your phone cool while charging. * 【What You Get】1*Dual Fast Wireless Charging Pad, 1*Qualcomm 18W Quick Charge Adapter, 1*USB-C Charging Cable, 1*User Manual, 18 Months Warranty and Life Time technical support.

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