Ebola outbreak could spiral out of control as health workers deal with armed insurgents, hostile locals

A closer look at the day’s most notable stories with The National’s Jonathon Gatehouse: health experts struggle to contain Ebola outbreak; the intense celebrity showdown between Taylor Swift and Kanye West turns political; experts answer questions about cannabis legalization plan.

Trump says he rejected a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amid an increasingly hostile NAFTA fight

Reuters/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump said he rejected an offer to have a bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. During a press conference Wednesday, Trump pointed to Trudeau’s unwillingness to back down in North American Free Trade Agreement talks as why he rejected the meeting. Trump also appeared to take a swipe at Canadian Minister […]

'No leader is forever': Macron strikes hostile tone against Trump, says US can be kicked out of G7

If Donald Trump doesn’t care about “being isolated,” then G7 may be better being G6, says Emmanuel Macron. The French president slammed US counterpart for “unproductive” tariffs and preventing other nations from dealing with Iran. When reporters asked Macron on Thursday if the problem with Trump was that he “didn’t care” about being isolated, Macron […]

Suits season 8: Meghan Markle replacement Katherine Heigl teases hostile entrance

While Meghan Markle has retired to her new life as a Royal, Suits is continuing to ramp up its drama with a new character. It was announced earlier on this year that Grey’s Anatomy star Katherine will be replacing Meghan and her costar Patrick J Adams after their departure. The pair got married in the […]

EU citizens at risk from May’s ‘hostile environment’ after Brexit, warns former UK civil service chief

Reuters Exclusive: The former head of the UK civil service tells BI that EU citizens could be targeted after Brexit. Lord Kerslake says the Home Office must reassure Europeans living in the UK that they will not suffer the same treatment as Windrush citizens. “Given what happened with Windrush, the onus is now on the […]

Silicon Valley Finale Recap: Can Pied Piper Survive a Hostile Takeover?

It’s another Silicon Valley season finale, which means Richard is once again in danger of losing everything. But the man does grow a nifty beard, doesn’t he? Richard celebrates the launch of his decentralized PiperNet by donning a truly dorktastic Peter Pan costume and tooting away on a flute. But just two months later, the […]

Wall Street is waking up to the most hostile parts of Trump’s agenda — and the worst is yet to come

Jeff Swensen/Getty The markets have been roiled following President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on China and the country’s response. That’s in contrast with last year, when promises of tax cuts and deregulation helped support the market. According to Larry Hatheway, the chief economist and head of investment solutions at GAM, there has been a change […]

One year since Westminster attack, top cop admits Britain had become ‘less hostile’ to terrorists

Exactly a year since the Westminster attack, a senior police officer has admitted that terrorists were able to perpetrate the murderous incident because the UK was a “less hostile place” for extremists at the time. Speaking on the anniversary of the attack, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu told The Independent that, while the UK […]

Mark Cuban fires 2 Mavericks employees after report details allegations of a ‘hostile work environment’ including sexual harassment and domestic violence

Bob Levey/AP A report from Sports Illustrated details allegations of a “hostile work environment” within the Dallas Mavericks organization. The allegations include years of inappropriate behavior by the team’s former president and CEO, and accusations that the head of human resources did little when women complained. The report also details allegations of domestic violence made […]