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.

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.

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.

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 his country. What do we know about his inner circle? And what role does Steve Bannon, his chief ideologist, play? A preview of this week’s issue by Klaus Brinkbäumer.

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 man.

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 opposition still has a voice. Why?

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 have applied for asylum in Germany. The issue is a highly sensitive one — also for Chancellor Merkel, who is visiting Turkey today.

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

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, which many optimistically hoped were just talk, have already come to fruition by way of sweeping executive orders and direct policy action. 

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), he was branded as the archetypal wronged man with a gun who goes alone after the bad guys.

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 best friend in Europe and showed how he intends to defend Russia’s interests in this new age of uncertainty.

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.

‘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.

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.

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 U.S. District Court until further hearings can be held.

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