Trump’s glamorous pick for UN ambassador

By Francis Thibodeau

US President Donald Trump is reportedly about to announce his new United Nations ambassador — a former Fox News host with no policymaking experience. Mr Trump will make the announcement in the coming hours that State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert will take up the plum role, Bloomberg reported, citing three sources. Ms Nauert, 48, a…

Theresa May says her Brexit plan is the only one on the table

By Francis Thibodeau

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a number of cabinet resignations if she does not change course on her Brexit proposal, the UK Telegraphhas reported. With British newspapers declaring that May had been “humiliated” by EU leaders at a summit in Salzburg, Austria, the prime minister used a televised statement in 10 Downing St…

On the brink: US civil war predicted

By Francis Thibodeau

RUSSIA is convinced the next US Presidential election will spark a new civil war. And they should know. Moscow has been secretly manipulating US political opinions now for years. “The next presidential election could lead to a definitive split in American society and a new civil war,” blares the unsurprisingly state-run RIA Novosti. “Recently, internal…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.24 percent on Friday

By Francis Thibodeau

Chinese and US national flags hang on a fence at an international school in Beijing . Picture: Fred Dufour/AFPSource:AFP Wall Street has tumbled in a broad sell-off led by declines in big internet and technology shares, and the benchmark S&P 500 index posted its biggest weekly percentage drop since March as concerns over US-China trade…

Sanctions drive Russia-Chinese ‘world order’

By Francis Thibodeau

THE United States has upped the ante in its sanctions war against Russia, announcing punitive measures against China for buying Russian-made fighter jets and missiles. Stepping up pressure on Moscow over its “malign activities,” the US State Department said it was placing financial sanctions on the Equipment Development Department (EDD) of the Chinese Ministry of…