• Mexico's leftist scores landslide victory

      Mexico's leftist scores landslide victory

      Furious at spiraling corruption and violence, Mexican voters unleashed a political earthquake Sunday by electing a leftist firebrand as president and giving him a broad mandate to overthrow the political establishment and govern for the poor. A late-night official quick count from electoral authorities forecast that Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would win with between 53% and 53.8% of the vote, a remarkable margin not seen in the country for many years. A prominent exit poll predicted that his party allies were poised to score huge wins in the Senate and lower house, possibly absolute majorities in both.

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    • US President Trump: EU is just as bad as China

      US President Trump: EU is just as bad as China

      President Donald Trump called the European Union, a longtime American ally, “possibly just as bad as China” when it comes to trade in an interview with Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo. In his TV interview Trump slammed European countries for what he said are unfair trade practices and defended his decision to levy them and other allies with hefty steel and aluminium tariffs.

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