Trump cracks down on asylum claims as caravans surge north

The Trump administration is tightening the screws on illegal immigration, laying the groundwork for a restrictive executive order that would bar illegal border-crossers from seeking asylum. The Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security have put out a joint rule stating that arrivals who break any rules the White House imposes will be barred […]

Millennials United: Labor Unions Enjoy a Youthful Surge

Mark Medina and his coworker John Szalay had spoken about their working conditions before — how hard it was to live on such low wages, the meager benefits they received and the lack of respect they felt on the job at Burgerville. But their conversation one chilly May 2016 evening in Portland, Oregon, was different. […]

Chinese stocks surge as the government’s ‘plunge protection team’ goes all-in

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Chinese stocks have exploded higher upon the resumption of trade on Monday, adding to huge gains on Friday. The surge in buying reflects the continued rollout of measures from Chinese policymakers to help support stocks and household spending. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index is currently on track to record its largest two-day percentage […]

Massive protest against right-wing surge hits Berlin as ethnic tensions boil over in Germany

Thousands have rallied in Berlin against the riding wave of right-wing politics. The protests come in the wake of recent far-right and neo-Nazi demonstrations against multiculturalism in Chemnitz, Köthen, and Schönberg. Groups including, pro-refugee, LGBTIQ+ groups, and Muslim organizations hit the streets in support of Saturday’s ‘Indivisible’ protest against the growing surge of racism and […]

Shares in one of Britain’s biggest coffee chains surge 20% after Coca-Cola announces $5.1 billion takeover

Daniel Berehulak / Getty US beverage giant Coca-Cola will buy British coffee shop chain Costa in a surprise acquisition. Costa, which is currently owned by Whitbread, is being sold for £3.9 billion ($ 5.1 billion). Coca-Cola currently has no presence in the coffee market, and wants to use the deal to expand into the space. […]

Tiffany’s Sparkly Surge Reflects a Divided Moment in America

In a video posted online in May, the actress and model Elle Fanning slouches up to a Tiffany store in an oversized hoodie, holding a take-out coffee cup, to admire the window display. It’s a deliberate play on Breakfast at Tiffany’s, with “Moon River” playing in the background. But as Fanning stands there, in black-and-white, […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling has another 'bleak week' as Brexit fears surge

The pound fell last week following another warning about how a no-deal Brexit could harm the UK in the future. However, with new Eurozone data due to be released today, the pound to euro exchange rate could experience some movement, experts have said.  The pound is currently trading at €1.115 against the euro, according to Bloomberg. […]