Daily Archives: February 4, 2017

US firms added 227,000 jobs in January

US businesses added 227,000 jobs in January, way above economists' forecasts of about 175,000. The figure, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, compares with December's...

Trump orders review that could relax Dodd-Frank bank rules

US President Donald Trump has taken his first step to try to scale back US financial services regulations. He signed an executive order to review...

Lula da Silva: Brazil ex-first lady Marisa Leticia confirmed dead

Brazil's former first lady Marisa Leticia da Silva has died, ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said. He said Marisa Leticia - who had...

This Week’s SPIEGEL – The Pain of a Donald Trump Presidency

"America first" has been the order of the day for the past two weeks since Donald Trump became the new U.S. president and divided...

Louvre attack: Egyptian man, 29, believed to be assailant

French authorities say they believe the man who tried to attack the Louvre museum in the capital Paris on Friday was a 29-year-old Egyptian...

St. Petersburg – Russia’s City of Rebels

By Christian Neef in St. Petersburg St. Petersburg is a place of protest against power -- and the only major Russian city in which the...

Caught In the Purge – Turkish Officers Seek Asylum in Germany

By Peter Müller in Brussels In the wake of purges ordered by President Erdogan following last summer's coup attempt, a number of Turkish NATO officers...

Soccer Angles: Klopp and Liverpool must be pragmatic like Paisley

Club’s greatness in past was founded on eyeing success and failure as equal imposters Michael Walker  “We are sometimes the clowns in a circus and...

Here’s some women who have bravely stood up to Donald Trump

Arielle De Bono Since Donald Trump's inauguration, the pace of change has left the world reeling. Some of the most frightening statements made during his campaign,...

Liam Neeson on silly movies, seeing God and the terrifying thing about Scorsese

Stephanie Bunbury For quite a few years now, Liam Neeson has been seen less as an actor and more as a genre. With Taken (2008),...

Russia and Hungary want ease of sanctions while bombs rain on Ukraine

Helen Womack Budapest: While Donald Trump was busy antagonising Iran, offending Australia and insulting Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vladimir Putin made a quick, businesslike visit to his...

Revealed: These are the most-common arguments that cause a break-up

Olivia Blair While romantic relationships are often a source of happiness, trust and companionship, they all experience their own problems.  And there's one person who's seen...

‘It is lawful and appropriate’ – Trump fights back after judge blocks travel ban

Martha Bellisle Donald Trump has hit back after a judge temporarily blocked his travel ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. US District Judge...

Young cancer patients risk infertility, but often can’t afford freezing egg or sperm

Stat News Angela Thomas thought her breast cancer diagnosis and the double mastectomy that followed were the most traumatic things she would ever experience. Then, when...

Federal judge in Seattle temporarily halts Trump’s immigration order nationwide

SEATTLE –  A federal judge in Seattle brought the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration to a halt nationwide Friday, issuing a temporary restraining order in...