Why the French Election Could Save a United Europe

In 2016 the Populists won major victories with the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump to the White House. This year is even more important. The very fate of Europe will be decided this year, through the elections in France, Germany, Spain and Italy. Here’s a look at whats happening in Europe.

Could Trump White House Stage Phony Attack to Boost Poll Numbers?

The spectre of a major terrorist attack always hovers over the American political scene…but this week a renowned philosopher raised an even more sinister question: Could the Trump administration stage a phony terrorist attack to rally the American people behind them? Here’s a look at false flag conspiracies.

Brexit Still in Play: Another Look at What is to Come

Lost in the political firestorm of Donald Trump’s RussiaGate hearings comes the news that Queen Elizabeth gave her Royal Assent to the Brexit bill. Great Britain is now free to jump off the cliff created by the Brexit referendum last year, and Prime Minister Theresa May plans to take that jump on March 29. Here’s what could happen.

How Trump’s Border Adjustment Tax Could Affect Canada

What is the Border Adjustment Tax, and how could it affect Canada? How can it affect your investments, and which industries are most at risk? Here’s a look at how Trump’s Border Adjustment Tax could affect Canada.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde found guilty over tycoon payout

A special French court has found the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) guilty of negligence – by allowing the misuse of public funds over a large state payout to a business tycoon, when she was the country’s finance minister.

Court Rules Christine Lagarde Guilty In Negligence Case | CNBC

CNBC’s Sara Eisen discusses the charges against Christine Lagarde in regard to misusing public funds.

Billionaire Soros linked to anti-Trump protests – WikiLeaks

Some of the anti-Trump protests in the US have been organized by groups that were sponsored by Clinton sympathizer and billionaire George Soros.

Anti-Trump protest becomes a ‘riot’ in Portland, Oregon

In the northwestern state of Oregon police detained several people as a protest turned violent in Portland. Demonstrators broke the windows of local businesses, lit firecrackers and started a fire in what police declared a riot.

Why Trump Keeps Saying the Election Could Be ‘Rigged’

Donald Trump has made repeated claims that the presidential election in November could be rigged, resulting in his loss. QuickTake Q&A examines whether there is any truth behind Trump’s fears.

Intervention 2.0? US launches air strikes on ISIS targets in Libya

The US military has begun bombing targets around the Libyan city of Sirte, which is controlled by militias associated with Islamic State. The Pentagon says this was the first strike of a new campaign that currently has “no endpoint.”

South China Sea Ruling: 5 Things to Know

China’s South China Sea ambitions have been denied! The ruling by a United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea tribunal in the Hague said China’s claims to the South China Sea have “no legal basis.” Is this a victory for the Philippines? The United States? Or will this lead to war?

Putin: US anti-missile defence puts Europe in the crosshairs

During a visit to Greece intended to repair ties with the EU, Vladimir Putin said that Russia has “no choice” but to target Romania, which has recently opened a NATO missile defense base, and Poland, which plans to do so within two years.