Paris police hold man who posted sex videos of mayor candidate

World / Politics Feb 16, 2020

Paris police hold man who posted sex videos of mayor candidate

A controversial Russian performance artist who claimed responsibility for releasing sex videos that brought down a high-profile candidate for Paris mayor was detained by police Saturday, the prosecutor's office said. Pyotr Pavlensky, a refugee, was questioned at a police station on Paris' Left Bank about ...

'The West is winning': Misgivings in Europe as U.S. takes on China

World / Politics Feb 16, 2020

'The West is winning': Misgivings in Europe as U.S. takes on China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended on Saturday his nation's global role despite misgivings in Europe, vowing that Western values would prevail over Russian and Chinese desires for "empire." Seeking to reassure Europeans troubled by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America first" rhetoric, his ambivalence ...