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CNN defends reporter against Trump team: 'Just because Sean Spicer says something doesn't make it true'

CNN issued a statement on Monday defending its reporter Jim Acosta's claim that incoming press secretary Sean Spicer threatened to throw him out of the president-elect's press conference last week if he asked another question. Spicer...Show More Summary

Northern Ireland poised for snap election — but it won't derail Brexit

LONDON — Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has announced a snap election on 2 March following the resignation of Martin McGuinness as Deputy First Minister last week. The people of Northern Ireland will vote to elect a new...Show More Summary

Here are the most ridiculous laws in America

Laws are meant to protect our rights and punish the wicked, but some of the more ridiculous ones really make you think. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

Nike made a special pair of personalized Air Jordans for President Obama

The Chicago Cubs visited the White House on Monday to celebrate winning the World Series, and during the trip, they presented the president with a special gift, his own personalized Air Jordans. Dexter Fowler revealed the Air JordanShow More Summary

Wife of Orlando nightclub shooter arrested in California

The FBI has arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, taking her into custody in connection with the massacre, the US attorney general said on Monday. "I can confirm the arrest did occur,"...Show More Summary

Monica Crowley says she 'will not be taking a position in the incoming administration'

President-elect Donald Trump's pick to serve as director of communications at the National Security Council, GOP foreign policy adviser Monica Crowley, "will not be taking a position in the incoming administration," she said in a statement...Show More Summary

The world's CEOs are more worried about a burgeoning jobs problem than Brexit or populism

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND — The bulk of the world's CEOs are more concerned about the burgeoning workers' skills gap than political uncertainty from Brexit, US President-elect Donald Trump's policies, or the rise of populism across Europe. According...Show More Summary

Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal with a warning to Trump

President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal by warning the Trump administration that the accord can't easily be undone and is preferable to war. "The United States must remember that this agreement...Show More Summary

Merkel hits back at Trump: Europe's fate is 'in our own hands'

German chancellor Angela Merkel hit back at Trump's recent criticism of her refugee policy and description of NATO as "obsolete," saying in a statement on Monday that Europe's fate is now "in our own hands." In an interview published...Show More Summary

'An expression of British helplessness': German politicians are exasperated by Philip Hammond's tax haven 'threats'

LONDON — German politicians did not appreciate Philip Hammond's "threats" against the European Union. The Chancellor of the Exchequer told newspaper Welt am Sontag, Britain would have to change its economic model if shut off from the European market. Show More Summary

A senior Labour MP said Jeremy Corbyn is fooling himself that the 'Trump-lite' strategy will win the election

LONDON – Labour are fooling themselves if they believe a "Trump-lite" approach will win them the next election, a leading Shadow cabinet member has said. The Labour leader last week relaunched himself as a Donald Trump style anti-establishment...Show More Summary

Philip Hammond suggests Britain could become a 'tax haven' after Brexit

On Thursday, British Prime Minister Theresa May wants to unveil her roadmap for Brexit. Her Chancellor of the Exchequer forges ahead – with a clear message to the Britain‘s EU partners. Welt am Sonntag: Chancellor, will we be able to travel freely to post-Brexit Britain? Philip Hammond: Assuming you hold a German passport you can travel to the U.K. Show More Summary

Trump says Brexit will be 'a great thing'

LONDON — US President-elect Donald Trump said Brexit will turn out to be a "great thing," The Times newspaper reported. "Brexit is going to end up being a great thing," Trump told The Times of London in an interview. He was speakingShow More Summary

PROMINENT ECONOMIST: A 'soft Brexit' could heighten political risks

A "soft Brexit" is seen as the most preferable option for businesses and people who backed "Remain" because it would allow Britain to keep close ties with the European Union and continue its commitment to the four freedoms, such as freedom of movement. However, Dr. Show More Summary

The 9 advanced economies with the best quality of life in the world

The World Economic Forum just released its ranking of 109 countries in its " Inclusive Development Index." It measures 109 countries for inclusive development and the results are derived by looking at 12 key performance indicators of...Show More Summary

Britain is one of the worst advanced economies for jobs, pay, and living standards

Britain ranks one of the worst advanced countries for employment opportunities, pay, living standards and social inclusion. That is according to the World Economic Forum, which released a major new report entitled "WEF Inclusive Growth...Show More Summary

Report: Peter Thiel may run for governor of California in 2018

Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley venture capitalist and Trump supporter, may run for governor of California in 2018 according to a report by Politico. Thiel, an early investor in Facebook and a co-founder of PayPal, entered the politicalShow More Summary

He 'ought to be careful': Trump chief of staff issues stern warning to 'extremely political' government ethics watchdog

President-elect Donald Trump's incoming chief of staff warned the head of a top government watchdog organization on Sunday to be careful of its public criticism of Trump. Reince Priebus blasted Office of Government Ethics Director Walter...Show More Summary

'Comey acted in an outrageous way during the campaign': Bernie Sanders suggests FBI director should resign

Sen. Bernie Sanders suggested FBI Director James Comey should resign over how he conducted the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state. "H e should take a hard look at what he has done. Show More Summary

Explosive memos suggest that a Trump-Russia tit-for-tat was at the heart of the GOP's dramatic shift on Ukraine

An unverified dossier provided to US intelligence officials alleges that President-elect Donald Trump "agreed to sideline" the issue of Russian intervention in Ukraine during his campaign after Russia promised to feed the emails it stole...Show More Summary

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