Benoit Hamon to be Socialist Party’s candidate for upcoming election

In the second round of voting on Sunday night, Benoit Hamon was officially elected as the French Socialist party’s candidate for the presidential election in May. Winning over more moderate candidate and former Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Hamon called on the left to unite against an almost assured victory for either far-right leader Marine Le […]

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Protesters take to streets after those with visas are denied entry into the U.S.

Chaos and protests broke out on the streets of the United States on Saturday as news emerged that Trump’s executive order extended to those with valid visas and green cards, even permanent residents who had gone on vacation. These passengers were either kicked off their flight or detained upon arrival, sparking outrage from opposition parties, […]

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Haley warns allies to support American efforts

Former South Carolina Governor and newly-appointed U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley sent a clear message to American allies in a speech on Friday: “back us or we will take names.” Haley’s vows to reform the U.N. come as President Trump has threatened to reduce the amount of funding the organization receives. He has criticized its sprawling bureaucracy […]

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Trump halts immigration from 7 majority-Muslim countries, Syrian refugee program

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday that would halt immigration from seven majority-Muslim nations for four months, including Libya, Somalia, and Syria. Citing security concerns and the rising threat of terrorism, Trump said the immigration ban would allow the government to develop a more stringent method in which to filter out […]

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu questioned by police for third time

Police arrived at the Prime Minister’s house on Friday for the third time as part of two criminal investigations into Benjamin Netanyahu’s conduct. The Prime Minister of Israel is facing investigations into whether or not he accepted gifts from businessmen, as well as a conversation he had with the owner of one of Israel’s largest […]

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