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'Don't vape,' Trump says
President Donald Trump advised people not to vape one day after his administration said it would ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes. Trump was asked by reporters on Thursday afternoon if he and the first lady had discussed e-cigarettes or vaping with their 13-year-old son, Barron."We haven't told him anything, except 'don't vape,'" Trump said. "Don't vape. We don't like vaping. I don't like vaping."The first lady, whose "Be Best" platform focuses in part on children's health and combati...
2019-09-13 20:29:49
'Joker' was wild to film, it sounds like
The rave reviews are rolling in for Joaquin Phoenix in "Joker" and we are hoping someone, somewhere got behind-the-scenes footage they are willing to share. The actor is known to be not only talented, but also a bit of a character himself.Remember, he's a man who years ago had the public believing he actually had retired from acting to get into hip hop.At any rate, his "Joker" director Todd Phillips has spilled some interesting tea about what life was like on set with Phoenix. Phillips, who al...
2019-09-12 18:21:41
Trump administration moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the US Food and Drug Administration would be putting out "some very strong recommendations" regarding the use of flavored e-cigarettes in "a couple of weeks." Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, seated in the Oval Office with the President, first lady Melania Trump and the acting commissioner of the FDA, announced that newly proposed enforcement policy would require flavored e-cigarette companies to take their products off the market."It'll ...
2019-09-12 17:59:38
OFID and Ameriabank strengthen trade and development in Armenia
OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development and Ameriabank have signed a US$25 million loanagreement aimed at supporting trade flows to and from Armenia.Cooperation between OFID and Ameriabank dates back to 2015. The first facility supported small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Armenia across a diverse range of sectors including wholesale trade, material production,food production and the hotel industry.The new loan from OFID’s trade finance operations will be used to...
2019-07-01 15:47:10
We will continue our march for justice until history is properly recognized and ...
Tens of thousands of Armenians and our coalition partners have gathered in front of the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles to demand truth and justice for the Armenian Genocide, the first genocide of modern times," remarked ANCA Western Region Chairperson Nora Hovsepian, Esq. "The unrepentant Turkish government needs to hear loud and clear the collective will and determination of the global Armenian Nation and our allies. We will continue our march for justice until history is properly recognized ...
2019-04-25 13:52:53
MARCH FOR JUSTICE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019 1:00PM
Join together in one unified voice at the Community Wide Armenian Genocide March For Justice to collectively demand justice from Turkey and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. We call on every member of our community to join us on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1:00PM as we march at the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles! Together, let’s make history again and prove that our united call for justice did not end with the Centennial – it only just began! Armenian Genocide Committee: Wester...
2019-04-20 19:33:41
Armenia becomes the first partner in St. Jude's global pediatric cancer fight
Camera shutters rapidly clicked Friday morning as the First Lady of Armenia picked up a pen to formalize a memorandum of understanding between the former Soviet nation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Armenia became the first country to join the St. Jude Global Alliance, a multimillion-dollar effort launched last year to improve treatment for children with cancer in low- and middle-income countries by 30 percent over the next decade. Camera shutters rapidly clicked Friday morni...
2019-04-13 15:31:48
Cocktail hour with Mrs. Anna Hakobyan will begin at 7:00 p.m.
It is the Armenian American Medical Society's absolute pleasure to present this year's 34th Anniversary Gala keynote speaker, Mrs. Anna Hakobyan, spouse of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and Chairwoman of City of Smile Foundation. The vision for this year's event theme Stand by Me was inspired by Mrs. Hakobyan's commitment to the healthcare needs of Armenian children in addition to her impressive leadership role in Armenia. Mrs. Anna Hakobyan exemplifies true advocacy as witnesse...
2019-04-06 13:25:49
Queen 'warned Prince Harry about "difficult" Meghan’s attitude after tiara row'
Her Majesty intervened after Harry reportedly told royal staff “what Meghan wants, Meghan gets”, according to a new book. The Queen warned Prince Harry about "difficult" Meghan Markle's attitude after a row over about what tiara she could wear on her wedding day, it is claimed. Bride-to-be Meghan wished to wear a tiara with emeralds but was refused after its origins could not be established. The 37-year-old eventually wore a diamond and platinum headpiece selected by the Queen, de...
2018-11-09 15:56:38
New Zealand baby rescue: Fisherman pulls 18-month baby from ocean
A New Zealand fisherman has rescued an 18-month-old boy from the ocean, in an incident described as a "freakish miracle". Gus Hutt, a holiday camper staying on Matata Beach on North Island, was fishing when he spotted a small figure floating in the water. He first thought it was a doll and only realised it was a child after he "let out a little squeak". The boy had escaped from his parents' tent and ended up in the ocean. "I thought he was a doll. [Even as] I reached out and grabbed him by t...
2018-11-05 16:57:02
World's first underwater hotel residence opens in Maldives
(CNN) — For once, it's an opportunity to sleep with the fishes that doesn't mean you end up like a character in a mob movie.The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has opened the world's first-ever underwater hotel residence. More than just a room or a suite (this is the Maldives, after all, so luxury is the name of the game), the two-story villa is set more than 16 feet below the Indian Ocean. Its name is "Muraka," which means "coral" in the Maldives' local language Dhivehi. In addition to a...
2018-11-05 14:51:19
Florida yoga studio shooting: 'Bearded' gunman opens fire killing three people b...
Police gave no motive for the attack or details about the shooter although it has since been reported that it may have been a "domestic issue" A gunman opened fire at a Florida yoga studio, killing three people before turning the gun on himself. Another person is in critical condition following the shooting, which took place at a small shopping centre in Tallahassee. The man fatally shot himself, local police confirmed. Tallahassee police chief, Michael DeLeo, said the shooter acted alone. ...
2018-11-05 14:32:43
Harvey Weinstein accused of demanding sex from girl, 16, in newly expanded lawsuit
The claim is contained within new American court documents that state the unnamed teenager moved from Poland to the US in 2002 with hopes of becoming an actress. Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexually harassing a 16-year-old girl, in a newly expanded class action. The claim is contained within new American court documents that state the unnamed teenager moved from Poland to the US in 2002 with hopes of becoming an actress. The lawsuit alleges that after she met We...
2018-11-01 13:42:38
Wife killer reveals location of murdered woman's body after eight years - in exc...
Douglas Stewart was convicted of killing his estranged wife Venus in 2011 and has finally revealed where he buried her body so he can play video games in prison A man who killed his wife finally revealed the location of her body - in exchange for an Xbox. Douglas Stewart was convicted of murdering his estranged wife Venus is 2011 but police never found her body. But eight years after the murder, Stewart offered to show officials where her body was buried so he could get an Xbox for his specia...
2018-11-01 13:37:06
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