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John Oliver Showed How the French Elections Could Be Catastrophic

Citing Brexit and the results of the US election, Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight saw the HBO host delve into the upcoming French election as he profiled each of the candidates running for office, with a special focus on Marine Le Pen , the head of the far-right National Front, whose campaign rhetoric has sounded not unlike Donald Trump. Continua a leggere...

Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any

Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared the Iran nuclear deal a failure on Wednesday but left open the possibility the Trump administration will uphold it nonetheless. "What we are seeing confirms that... national interest and national security seen by Trump and his administration has got nothing to do with the issue of stopping Iran becoming a nuclear weapon holder", he claimed. Continua a leggere...

Trudeau defends supply management, wants 'fact' based trade talk with US

His tougher talk on Canada - over longstanding dairy and lumber disputes - is raising concerns that a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement could grow more complicated and affect Ottawa as much as Mexico City. "There have been no changes to Canadian regulations related to dairy imports, or changes to Canadian dairy tariffs", she said. MacNaughton called Canada-U.S. Continua a leggere...

Why are protests rocking Venezuela now?

He said the takeover was led by the president of a national dealership, describing this individual as "a representative of the dealerships all over the country of Venezuela". "I denounce before the global community that armed gangs hired by the opposition attacked a maternity hospital with 54 children", Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez tweeted , noting that President Nicolas Maduro had ordered th... Continua a leggere...

United States 'ready to help bring' Syria conflict to end: Haley

United States 'ready to help bring' Syria conflict to end: Haley Tillerson noted the low level of trust between the two countries. "But I do think it's going to happen at a certain point", Trump said. But any such expectations have crashed into reality amid the nasty back-and-forth over Syria and ongoing US investigations into Russia's alleged interference in America's USA presidential election. Continua a leggere...

Cardell Hayes sentenced to 25 years in prison

According to the Associated Press, Hayes' 25-year sentence was on a charge of manslaughter. State law requires Hayes to serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming eligible for good-behavior release, meaning he could be freed in roughly 20 years. Continua a leggere...

At UN, Britain says it has evidence of Syria sarin gas use

Diplomats said Russian Federation came close to proposing its own resolution, which would have included language condemning the U.S. missile strikes in Syria last Thursday. "I would like to think that they didn't know". Russia's hopes for a thaw in Russia-U.S. ties following Trump's election have been shattered by the congressional investigation into alleged ties between Trump's campaign assoc... Continua a leggere...