Tony Blair urges Britons to 'rise up' against Brexit
2017-02-17 20:21:45 UTC
Tony Blair urges Britons to 'rise up' against Brexit.
By William James |
LONDON - Former British prime minister Tony Blair issued a battle cry against a so-called 'hard Brexit' on Friday, calling on voters, businesses and campaigners to "ri...
Germany And Canada Strongest Defender Of Unalienable Rights
2017-02-18 09:02:11 UTC
Among 'last defenders' of liberal world order, Merkel does the heavy lifting
It seems an ice age since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Germany's Angela Merkel were anointed the last defenders of the liberal international order.
But it was ...
White House Dilemma:: Puzder out as Trump's Labor nominee
2017-02-15 23:06:13 UTC
Andrew Puzder said he was withdrawing his nomination after labor complaints by workers at his food business, a revelation that he had employed an undocumented immigrant and the resurfacing of a decades-old Oprah Winfrey tape.
By Sarah N. Lync...
Did Putin guide Trump's presidential campaign?
2017-02-16 01:28:30 UTC
Key Senate committee chairman wants briefing on Flynn.
Latest: The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday to send the committee doc...
House GOP will not seek Trump tax returns
2017-02-14 00:40:22 UTC
WASHINGTON - A congressional tax oversight committee will not seek President Donald Trump's tax returns, despite calls from Democrats for a review to determine possible business ties to foreign countries including Russia, the panel's Republican ch...
Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit: Free Trade, Resisting Currency Wars and Fighting Climate Change
2017-02-09 09:55:52 UTC
Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit: Free Trade, Resisting Currency Wars and Fighting Climate Change.
By Noah Barkin and Jan Strupczewski
BERLIN/BRUSSELS - Germany will press the Group of 20 to reaffirm its commitment to promoting free trad...
TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN IN LIMBO
2017-02-05 22:29:35 UTC
By Dustin Volz and Ayesha Rascoe | WASHINGTON
The ruling by U.S. fedral Judge James Robart, appointed by former Republican President George W. Bush, along with the decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco to deny the g...
Trump Revamps Government Programs Against White Supremacists, KKK, To Focus Just On Islamic Extremism
2017-02-02 02:28:42 UTC
U.S. Government would no longer target groups such as White Supremacists or KKK who have carried out bombings & shootings in the United States.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Trump administration wants to revamp and rename a U.S. g...
San Francisco sues Trump over sanctuary city order
2017-01-31 21:14:23 UTC
By Dan Levine | SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging President Donald Trump's executive order directing the U.S. government to withhold money from cities that have adopted sanctuary policies toward undocumented immig...
Global backlash against Trump's immigration order
2017-01-29 19:07:00 UTC
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the global fight against terrorism was no excuse for the measures and "does not justify putting people of a specific background or faith under general suspicion."
A global backlash against U.S. President Don...
German engineers don't care about Trump and Brexit
2017-01-29 19:07:46 UTC
German engineers: 'Hardly any US or UK competitors exist for German products'
German engineers are confident about German products and expect no hit to business from the presidency of Donald Trump or Britain's decision to leave the European Uni...
Mexico 'ready for the trade war'- Relations to US 'as bad as war times'
2017-01-29 19:08:22 UTC
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said the feud had sparked a sense of solidarity in Mexico. "Trump has brought back a very strong Mexican spirit and we’re ready for the trade war, and we’re ready, of course, for not paying for that wall," he t...
Germany eyes to fill the void created by Trump’s TPP Withdrawal
2017-01-29 19:08:12 UTC
German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, said Germany and Europe should stand ready to fill the void created by Trump's cancellation of a major trade deal with Asia, and other protectionist measures.
Mr Gabriel outlined his priorities in a firs...
Dollar continues under pressure amid Trump protectionism
2017-01-24 06:44:36 UTC
Dollar struggles, pressured by worries over Trump protectionism.
The dollar wallowed near seven-week lows in Asian trade on Tuesday, pressured by concerns about the impact of U.S President Donald Trump's protectionist trade stance.
Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe's capitals
2017-01-22 07:34:18 UTC
By Stephen Addison and Shadia Nasralla | LONDON/VIENNA (Reuters) - Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expec...
U.S housing starts surge in December; jobless claims near 43-year low
2017-01-19 17:21:57 UTC
Washington (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in December as a strengthening economy boosts demand for rental housing.
Other data on Thursday showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly f...
UK wants to make a success of Brexit and build a truly global Britain
2017-01-18 04:08:35 UTC
May rejects 'partial' EU membership in Brexit speech.
Addressing an audience including foreign ambassadors in central London, Prime Minister Theresa May has finally outlined what Brexit really means for her: Britain going it alone, fully disent...
Germany is willing to cooperate with China to combat populist trends
2017-01-16 08:19:53 UTC
Germany's embassy in Beijing on Monday urged China to take action to open its markets to foreign companies to counter rising global protectionism, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Xi is expect...
Trump: Brexit is going to end up being a great thing
2017-01-18 04:07:21 UTC
Trump promised he would offer the United Kingdom a trade deal within weeks of taking office to help make Brexit a "great thing,” in a joint interview published on Sunday with German tabloid newspaper "Bild" and British newspaper "The Times of Lon...
Pena Nieto: Mexico will not pay for the wall Trump plans to build
2017-01-18 04:05:07 UTC
Pena Nieto said his government would seek to diversify business ties with Asia and Latin American countries where it had room for improvement and And we will not pay for the wall Trump plans to build.
By Dave Graham | MEXICO CITY
Mexico said o...
UK has no chance for full access to the EU after Brexit
2017-01-12 00:52:19 UTC
By Andrew MacAskill and Huw Jones | LONDON (Reuters)
Britain's finance industry has given up on efforts to keep full access to the European Union after Brexit and is pushing instead for a more limited trade deal that would potentially exclude som...
U.S. President Barack Obama farewell speech to the nation
2017-01-11 08:09:01 UTC
CHICAGO (Reuters) - With a final call of his campaign mantra "Yes We Can," President Barack Obama urged Americans on Tuesday to stand up for U.S. values and reject discrimination as the United States transitions to the presidency of Republican Don...
"FBI Is Sitting on Information on Trump-Russia Ties"
2017-01-10 23:12:49 UTC
It was only a couple of questions in the middle of a hearing, but the queries posed to FBI Director James Comey by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) during a Senate intelligence committee gathering on Tuesday afternoon had potentially explosive implications...
Justin Trudeau seeks to avoid potential U.S.- Canada trade war
2017-01-09 21:49:47 UTC
(Reuters) - Senior Canadian officials have met several times with advisers to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in Washington in an effort to avert a possible trade war once he takes office this month, the Globe and Mail newspaper said on Monday.
Brexit ‘catastrophe’: UK at risk, warns Canadian trade expert
2017-01-08 10:16:56 UTC
UK-EU trade deal could take years after 'catastrophic' Brexit vote, expert warns.
Renegotiating a trade deal with the European Union could take the UK up to a decade to finalise after its "potentially catastrophic" decision to leave the bloc, a...