Trump still facing concerns over white supremacists

Nov 29, 2016

Trump still facing concerns over white supremacists

Donald Trump’s disavowal this past week of white supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn’t quieted concerns about the movement’s impact on his White House or whether more acts of hate will be carried out in his name. Members of the self-declared ...

Swiss voters reject plan to speed up exit from nuclear power

Nov 28, 2016

Swiss voters reject plan to speed up exit from nuclear power

Swiss voters rejected a plan to accelerate the country’s exit from nuclear energy in a referendum Sunday, turning down an initiative that would have forced their government to shut the last plant in 2029. The plan promoted by the Green party would have meant ...

Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

Nov 28, 2016

Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, clinched the right-wing nomination for next year’s presidential election on Sunday with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe. Ex-prime minister Fillon, 62, will now become a favorite to be France’s next ...

Trump Tower becomes 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

Nov 27, 2016

Trump Tower becomes 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

Someone has renamed Donald Trump’s midtown Manhattan building on Google Maps, and the new moniker isn’t very flattering. Instead of Trump Tower, it’s “Dump Tower.” WPIX-TV reports (bit.ly/2fGwiAb) that users of the mapping service began noticing the new name for the Fifth Avenue building ...

U.K. Women's Equality Party debuts

Nov 27, 2016

U.K. Women's Equality Party debuts

Britain’s newly formed Women’s Equality Party is thrashing out topics such as unequal pay and the “disaster” of Donald Trump beating Hillary Clinton to the White House, at its first ever conference this weekend. The WEP’s debut congress since its formation in March last ...