NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iFresh, Inc. (“iFresh” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: IFMK), a leading Asian American grocery supermarket chain and online grocer, announced today that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent (“the LOI”) with CITCON, a leading cross-border mobile payments company, to provide smart supermarket payment solutions. As previously announced in a press release dated August 31, 2018, iFresh has been granted exclusive distribution rights for the sale of Xiamen Yidong Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd’s (“Xiamen Yidong”) E+Store, E+Box, E+Door, E+AI, E+Cabinets, E+Shopping Cart, and related smart retail shopping products in North America, South America, and Central America. These smart retail products replace traditional labor with automatic checkout systems using palmprints, facial recognition technology, artificial intelligence technology, and mobile phone apps to provide a seamless consumer … [Read more...] about iFresh, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent with CITCON for Smart Retail Payment Solutions
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SECRETIVE LOBBYING CAMPAIGN DETAILED A Trump fundraiser and an adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi pushed anti-Qatar policies at the highest levels of America's government, expecting big paydays in return, the AP finds. 2. RISK OF TRADE WAR REMAINS A truce in the trade conflict between the U.S. and China lightens tensions -- but the long-run picture may not be so sunny. 3. WHY CHANGE IS DOUBTFUL, DESPITE MASSACRE Guns are so hard-wired into Texas culture that last week's deadly school rampage is seen as unlikely to result in any significant restrictions on access to weapons in the state. 4. US TURNS UP HEAT ON TEHRAN The Trump administration demands that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history." 5. ASSAD'S FORCES MAKE GAINS Syria's military captures an enclave in southern Damascus from IS militants, … [Read more...] about Obamas sign Netflix deal; Pope embraces LGBT community (10 Things to Know for Tuesday)
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Wonkblog by Carolyn Y. Johnson by Carolyn Y. Johnson Email the author May 14 at 4:25 PM Email the author President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar walk out of the Oval Office to introduce a plan to lower drug prices on Friday, May 11, 2018. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Monday defended the Trump administration's strategy to lower drug prices against critiques that President Trump has abandoned his popular campaign promise to use the government's bargaining clout to negotiate on behalf of Medicare. Azar said at a briefing … [Read more...] about Trump’s big campaign promise on drug prices wouldn’t have worked, Health and Human Services secretary says
New York congressional candidate Liuba Grechen Shirley with her family. Liuba Grechen Shirley/Twitter Just three days before Mother’s Day, a New York congressional candidate won her fight to get permission to use her federal campaign funds to pay for childcare expenses that she racked up for her two children throughout her campaign.On Thursday, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) voted unanimously—by a vote of 4-0—to allow Democrat Liuba Grechen Shirley, a community organizer who is challenging Rep. Peter King, a Long Island Republican, to use the funds for her two children: Nicholas, age 2, and Mila, age 3.Shirley, 36, is the first woman to ever try to spend federal campaign funds on a babysitter. She currently pays her part-time babysitter $22 an hour for roughly 20 hours of work per week.Before she decided to run for Congress in October 2017, she worked from home as a consultant and cared for her children.In a statement, Shirley called the FEC’s ruling … [Read more...] about Meet the First Woman in the US to Spend Federal Campaign Funds on Childcare
Supported by Americas Leer en español By ELISABETH MALKINAPRIL 9, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story SAN SALVADOR — When Teodora del Carmen Vásquez walked out of the Ilopango women’s prison a few weeks ago, she embraced her parents, her teenage son — and a movement to change an anti-abortion law that stole more than a decade of her life.In El Salvador, where a total ban on abortion leads to an immediate suspicion of women whose pregnancies do not end with a healthy baby, Ms. Vásquez was marked as a criminal after she began bleeding and suffered a stillbirth. Sentenced to 30 years for aggravated homicide, she was released only after the Supreme Court ruled that there was not enough evidence to show she had killed her baby.“This is the moment to speak out, this is the moment to act,” said Ms. Vásquez, who was the spokeswoman in prison for a group … [Read more...] about They Were Jailed for Miscarriages. Now, Campaign Aims to End Abortion Ban.