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Will the Dutch follow Britain out the door?

Britain’s vote to leave the EU has sent shock waves across the Netherlands, a founding father of the European community, but despite a push by euroskeptics analysts say a Nexit referendum is unlikely soon, if ever. “Now it is our turn,” trumpeted Geert Wilders, the leader of the anti-Islam far-right ...

Jun 28, 2016

New York nuke plant leaks oil, causing Lake Ontario slick

A spokesman for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a sheen on Lake Ontario has been traced to a small oil spill from the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in New York. The U.S. Coast Guard responded Sunday to a report of a sheen near the ...

Jun 27, 2016

Netanyahu says sea blockade against Gaza to remain after Turkey deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday his country’s maritime blockade against the Gaza Strip will remain in place following a deal with Turkey to normalize relations. Netanyahu made the comments in Rome, broadcast live in Israel, after Israel and Turkey agreed on a ...

Ukraine launches joint military drills with NATO

Jun 27, 2016

Ukraine launches joint military drills with NATO

Ukraine on Monday launched joint military exercises with the United States and a string of other NATO countries as tensions with Moscow remain high over the pro-Kremlin insurgency in the country’s east. The annual Rapid Trident military exercises, taking place in the western Ukrainian ...

Jun 27, 2016

Only quarter of Canadians believe NAFTA benefits them

Only one in four Canadians say the North American Free Trade Agreement is good for their country, and more than one-third want it renegotiated, according to a poll ahead of a leaders’ summit on Wednesday. The survey from the Angus Reid Institute on Monday ...

Jun 27, 2016

From Brexit to Nexit: Other nations claim their "-exit"

It started with Grexit — the long trumpeted but never realized axing of Greece from the European Union. It was then reborn as Brexit as Britain started down the path of leaving the bloc. The “-exit” formulation was coined by two economists from U.S. ...