It is true no other country has won the World Cup more times than Brazil (5), but it is also true the South American powerhouse has not conquered the world of soccer since 2002.
Arguing economic reasons, President Trump announced that the Department of Defense will not re-recruit transgender people. Several studies indicate that the president not only takes a step back in the inclusion of the LGBT community to the Armed Forces, but that its measurement could affect the troop's morale.
In London last week, I met a Nigerian man who succinctly expressed the reaction of much of the world to America these days. “Your country has gone crazy,” he said, with a mixture of outrage and amusement. “I’m from Africa. I know crazy, but I didn’t ever think I would see this in America!”
The visit of the American president to the French capital, as a guest of honor at the celebrations commemorating the storming of the Bastille, represents the meeting between two radically opposed governments.
Don’t worry, the robots won’t destroy all our jobs. History suggests just the opposite -- that new technologies inspire new jobs. So concludes a study from leading labor economists. It’s a useful antidote to widespread fears that robots and “artificial intelligence” will displace millions of workers and lead to permanently high joblessness.
Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2010, suffered from an aggressive cancer at age 61 while in prison.
Donald Trump’s foreign policy, such as it is, rests on a massive and apparently indestructible contradiction. Trump wants the United States to remain the “essential” nation, the best embodiment of Western ideals of freedom and democracy, while at the same time deliberately alienating many of our traditional “allies,” whose support the United States desperately needs. American leadership becomes difficult, if not impossible.
US President said the construction of the pipeline will increase US energy exports and that the issue will be discussed next week with his Mexican counterpart, Enrique Peña Nieto, at the G20 summit, to be held in Hamburg, Germany.
The White House accused Syria of preparing another chemical weapons attack, warning the government of Bashar al-Assad that it would “pay a heavy price” if one took place.
During official visit to Mexico City, the German Chancellor said walls are no answer to migration and lent support to Mexico over NAFTA