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MEXICO CITY, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is considering setting up an assembly plant near a new Mexico City airport, which would serve as an export hub for the firm, Mexican presidential spokesman Jesus Ramirez said. "Tesla will invest there ... in an assembly plant, to export directly by air," Ramirez told the newspaper. Separately, a Mexican official told Reuters that Tesla had been shown the site, but had given no indication of its plans. Ramirez told El Heraldo de Mexico that Tesla was aiming to invest in the T-MexPark, a major industrial park being built close to the Felipe Angeles airport. Reporting by Diego Ore; Editing by David Gregorio Additional reporting by Raul Cortes Fernandez and Dave Graham in Mexico City, and Hyunjoo Jin in San FranciscoOur Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
NBC News reporters tracked seven bellwether counties as part of the "County to County" project for the 2022 midterm elections. However, as the Omicron variant swept its way across the country last winter, even Democratic voters were in a sour mood, showing pandemic fatigue amid Biden’s stalled legislative agenda. Democrats doubled down on the message even as polls showed GOP Sen. Ron Johnson gaining momentum with a message on crime. For young voters in Dane County, it was a message that worked. Democrats were enthusiastic, and they'll continue to look to Dane County as key to their path to victory in 2024 and beyond.
REUTERS/Liz TasaMEXICO CITY/LIMA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Peru declared Mexico's ambassador to Lima "persona non grata" and ordered him to leave the country on Tuesday, Peru's foreign minister announced, in the latest escalation of tensions between the two nations after Peru ousted Pedro Castillo as president. The abrupt order, a severe measure in the world of diplomacy, gives Mexico's envoy to the South American country just 72 hours to exit. Mexico's foreign minister took to Twitter on Tuesday night to blast Monroy's expulsion, deriding it as "unjustified and reprehensible." Speaking at a news conference earlier in the day, Mexican Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said the government was negotiating safe passage for the family of Castillo, who were inside Mexico's Embassy in Lima. Ana Cecilia Gervasi, Peru's foreign minister, announced later on Tuesday that safe passage for Castillo's wife and the couple's two children had been formally approved.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Climate change will accelerate humanitarian crises around the world in 2023, adding to the issues created by armed conflict and economic downturns, according to a study by the NGO International Rescue Committee (IRC). Climate change is among the key factors accelerating humanitarian emergencies, the IRC noted, despite the fact that the 20 countries on its emergency watchlist - like Haiti and Afghanistan - contribute just 2% to global CO2 emissions. "2022 has shown that the role of climate change in accelerating the global humanitarian crisis is undeniable," the report noted. The IRC also flagged to need to more "proactively invest in climate change prevention and mitigation." In addition, the gap between humanitarian needs and its financing has grown to a global deficit of $27 billion as of November 2022.
[1/2] People take part in a protest against the electoral reform proposed by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and in support of the National Electoral Institute (INE) in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, November 13, 2022. Without opposition support, Lopez Obrador cannot pass his planned electoral overhaul, a constitutional reform which requires a two-thirds majority in Congress. Critics view that as a presidential power grab, something Lopez Obrador denies. If the bill founders, Lopez Obrador has mooted lesser changes that only require a simple majority. Lopez Obrador may have a last chance to reshape the INE when four of its 11 commissioners step down next April.
Fetterman, who is Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor, saw his doctor, Clifford Chen, on Friday. The doctor also said Fetterman's "speech was normal and he continues to exhibit symptoms of an auditory processing disorder which can come across as hearing difficulty. Governor Fetterman is well and shows strong commitment to maintaining good fitness and health practices. He has no work restrictions and can work full duty in public office," Chen wrote. The Democratic lieutenant governor recently spoke with NBC News about the race and his recovery.
PHILADELPHIA — Mehmet Oz opposes federal mandatory minimum prison sentences and thinks President Joe Biden made a “rational move” by announcing a broad pardon for certain marijuana users, Oz, the Republican Senate nominee in Pennsylvania, said Thursday in an exclusive interview with NBC News. Oz said he supports Biden’s decision to clear the records of ex-convicts who were in federal prison solely on charges of simple marijuana possession, a rare area of agreement with Biden and Fetterman. “I really think judges should be empowered to make the difficult decisions, and they generally do it well,” Oz said. On abortion, Oz reiterated that he opposes the procedure except in cases of rape, incest or risk to the life of the woman. “Being released from prison, especially if you’ve been sentenced to life in prison, it’s a whole different game,” he said.
During the interview, Fetterman occasionally stuttered and had trouble finding words. Tune in to “Nightly News with Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. CT for more of our interview with Fetterman. “It changes everything,” Fetterman said, responding to a question about how his recovery has changed his day-to-day. “If you’re going to be our next senator, you have to give the answer,” said Fetterman, who opposes the Graham legislation. Oz has criticized Fetterman for agreeing to just one debate — and accused his rival of hiding from voters during the stroke recovery.
Glen Morgan speaks about his canvassing organization, the Washington Voter Research Project. The Washington Voter Research Project maintains that these claims have no basis in fact. In January, the Washington Voter Research Project began releasing some of its canvassing efforts’ findings online, claiming it had found several anomalies in voter rolls. The resident said that, upon being pressed, the canvassers eventually said they were with the Washington Voter Research Project. “We have these volunteer badges that just say volunteer and they say Washington voter research project on them.
Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum speaks during the opening of the first clinic exclusively for trans and non-binary people in Mexico City, Mexico October 1, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File PhotoMEXICO CITY, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, a trained physicist vying to become the country's first female president, is hoping her environmental credentials and success in curbing crime will help set her apart in the race for the top job in 2024. Where Mexico City has diverged is in its success in reducing gang-fuelled violence that has for years ravaged the country. In Mexico City it is on track to come down to half the 2018 total. Still, Sheinbaum said the improvement rested on close cooperation between city authorities and federal forces.
The Oz campaign says he’s residing there while the nearby home he bought for $3.1 million in December of last year is renovated. Doctor Oz and Lisa pay rent while their other home in Bryn Athyn is being renovated. John Fetterman bought his house for a dollar from his sister, and receives rent money from his mom and dad. Doctor Oz has had a real job. John Fetterman’s only job appears to be trying to release convicted murderers onto the streets.”Fetterman has also gone after Oz for owning multiple homes outside of Pennsylvania.
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