Trump seeks rapid exit from Paris climate treaty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) President-elect Donald Trump is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United States from a global accord to combat climate change, a source on his transition team said, more…

China fires 1st warning shot over Trump

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Apple iPhones and other U.S. goods could suffer sales hits in China if President-elect Donald Trump goes through with his "naive" plan of slapping a large import more…

Assange faces Swedish prosecutor in London

by -NO AUTHOR- -- London (CNN)WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has begun giving a statement in the presence of a Swedish prosecutor regarding allegations he sexually assaulted two women in the country six more…

Britain, France snub EU's Trump meeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FT) Britain and France on Sunday night snubbed a contentious EU emergency meeting to align the bloc’s approach to Donald Trump’s election, exposing rifts in Europe over the more…

U.S. to resettle refugees from Australia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — CANBERRA, Australia - The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps in a deal that is expected more…

Christmas lights now banned as 'security' threat

by Bob Unruh -- Calling it a "security" issue and arguing utility poles are not built to sustain their weight, the chief of the Swedish Transport Administration has banned Christmas lights from more…

Obama goes on global spending spree in final days

by Steve Peacock -- [caption id="attachment_3350084" align="aligncenter" width="596"] President Obama[/caption] As the final months of the outgoing administration wind down, President Obama will attempt to add achievements to his legacy such as more…

Does Obama have 'December Surprise' ready to pounce?

by Leo Hohmann --   [caption id="attachment_3868301" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Anti-Trump violence has been escalating each night since the results were announced early Wednesday morning.[/caption] As many have warned for weeks, the final more…