14 October 2019


California governor vetoes toll system for San Francisco's Lombard street (1)
Video PlayerClose SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill that proposed to establish a toll system to charge tourists when they drive down the crooked Lombard Street, a tourist landmark in the city. Newsom said in a note to California Assembly members Saturday that the proposed pricing program "creates social equity issues," and that he prefers to find other solutions to addressing safety and congestion issues
How 2 Soviet Emigres Bought Their Way to Top of Republican Party (1)
By Masood Farivar October 13, 2019 05:19 AM WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump says he doesn't know the two Soviet-born associates of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, who were indicted on charges of campaign finance violation Thursday. "I don't know those gentlemen," Trump said Thursday, referring to Ukrainian- born Lev Parnas and Belarus-born Igor Fruman.
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