Crisis looming over global economy without free trade

Multilateral free trade is a key to global economic stability, global leaders at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) have agreed. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned about the deepest crisis the global economy has ever seen, if protectionism prevails. “The system of multilateral cooperation, which took years to build, is no longer allowed to […]

Russian unit, GRU officer linked to 2014 shoot-down of airliner over Ukraine

Enlarge / Eliot Higgins (C), founder of online investigation group Bellingcat, addresses a press conference on findings within research on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Scheveningen, The Netherlands, on May 25, 2018. – The Netherlands and Australia on May 25 accused Moscow of being behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over war-torn eastern […]

Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to New York police over sexual assault charges

Reuters Harvey Weinstein has turned himself in to New York police over sexual assault charges. The 66-year-old Hollywood film producer arrived at a Manhattan police precinct on Friday, multiple outlets reported.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: I ate nothing but ‘healthy’ fast food for a week — here’s what happened See […]

MoviePass said a $300 million lifeline could sustain it for over a year, but that money could slip through its fingers (HMNY)

MoviePass/Reuters MoviePass has repeatedly said it’s not worried about sustaining further losses because it has a $ 300 million “equity line of credit” that could keep it going for over a year. Financial experts, however, say the financial instrument described by MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe is not what is generally considered to be an equity […]

‘You sign off on genocide’: Protesters attack Haley over Palestine (VIDEO)

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley received the wrong kind of welcome at the University of Houston when she was met with chants accusing her of having blood on her hands and of signing off on genocide in her support for Israel. Haley was mere moments into her speech at the university on Tuesday and had just […]

US ‘disinvites’ China from Pacific Rim 2018 naval exercises over ‘militarization’

The US has revoked the Chinese navy’s invitation to participate in the RIMPAC 2018 naval drills, citing Beijing’s militarization of disputed islands in the South China Sea. The two countries vie for influence in the region. “As an initial response to China’s continued militarization of the South China Sea we have disinvited the PLA Navy […]

US interference in Irish referendum? Concerns raised over ‘foreign’ pro-life groups

Irish transparency activists have raised concerns around foreign interference from US pro-life groups ahead of the upcoming abortion referendum on Friday. US anti-abortion activists, describing themselves as ‘journalists,’ have been campaigning across the historically Catholic country, calling on Irish citizens to vote ‘no’ to repealing the 8th amendment. If the referendum passes, it would pave […]

Antonio Conte addresses Chelsea exit talk with honest reply after FA Cup win over Man Utd

Conte steered Chelsea to victory in the FA Cup final today as they beat Manchester United 1-0 at Wembley. It is thought this could have been Conte’s final game with Chelsea after a fraught season on and off the pitch. Disagreements over transfers means the campaign got off on the wrong foot and Chelsea’s title […]