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Local guardsmen prepare for special trip to Europe

Local guardsmen prepare for special trip to Europe

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The 42nd Infantry was created during the Great War.  In remembering those who have fallen and the group’s inception, a select group of soldiers are preparing for a special trip. It’s been nearly 100 years since the end of World War I, and the 42nd Infantry is memorializing that with a […]

104 km that could plunge continent into war: 'Another war in Europe could happen'

104 km that could plunge continent into war: 'Another war in Europe could happen'

For much of eastern Europe, Russia is the sleeping beast on the doorstep. But with Donald Trump in the White House, some European nations fear the traditional power structures that kept the beast at bay can no longer be relied upon. Since its conception in 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, or NATO, has been […]

Margaret Thatcher and Her Teddy Bears: Inside the Private Files

Margaret Thatcher and Her Teddy Bears: Inside the Private Files

LONDON — The Iron Lady loved teddy bears. Newly released documents have pulled back the curtains on such lesser-known aspects of the life and times of Margaret Thatcher, the British prime minister from 1979 to 1990. The documents, mostly from 1988, were published online on Saturday by the Margaret Thatcher Foundation. They are searchable, and […]

European stocks close lower amid earnings and Trump remarks about China and the Fed

European stocks close lower amid earnings and Trump remarks about China and the Fed

Shares in Europe closed lower on average on Friday afternoon following remarks from President Donald Trump over imposing tariffs on $505 billion worth of goods. The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended provisionally lower by 0.09 percent. The FTSE 100 in London ended flat, lower by just 0.04 percent. Auto stocks were the worst-performers, down more than […]

What Europe's Google Fine Means for Android Users

What Europe's Google Fine Means for Android Users

You may have heard that the European Union punished Google with a record $5.1 billion fine on Wednesday for abusing its power in the mobile phone market. Specifically, the authorities dinged Google on its practices with Android, the mobile operating system that the company provides to makers of devices. The size of the fine and […]

Fast Europe Open: UK retail sales, Unilever earnings

Fast Europe Open: UK retail sales, Unilever earnings

Alice Woodhouse in Hong Kong July 19, 2018 Print this page President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he held Vladimir Putin responsible for Russian interference in the 2016 election, in another remarkable twist just two days after he had refused to back his own intelligence agencies over the Russian leader.  “As the leader of a […]

Europe fines Google $5 billion for abusing its Android dominance

Europe fines Google $5 billion for abusing its Android dominance

Europe has hit Google with a record $5 billion fine. The company was ordered by the European Commission on Wednesday to pay €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for unfairly pushing its apps on smartphone users and thwarting competitors. “Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine,” Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s […]

Expert: Post Helsinki Europe may drift from US orbit

Expert: Post Helsinki Europe may drift from US orbit

The spectacle of President Trump denouncing his own intelligence agencies on the world stage has transfixed the Europeans. Robert English, Deputy Director of USC’s School of International Relations, a former Pentagon analyst and expert on Russia, says Europeans are not so much alarmed about what happened in Helsinki between Presidents Trump and Putin as they are fascinated […]

Europe fears Trump-Putin summit will embolden Kremlin, weaken transatlantic unity

Europe fears Trump-Putin summit will embolden Kremlin, weaken transatlantic unity

BRUSSELS — President Trump’s apparent willingness on Monday to take Russian President Vladimir Putin’s word over his own intelligence community’s assessments on election interference has prompted some European policymakers to question whether the era of transatlantic unity on Russia has come to an end. Europeans have struggled to counter Russian efforts to influence their political […]

Monday briefing: Europe a big foe, says Trump as he meets Putin

Monday briefing: Europe a big foe, says Trump as he meets Putin

Top story: Presidents come face to face in Helsinki Hello, I’m Warren Murray, welcome to another week of news. Donald Trump has arrived in Finland to meet with Vladimir Putin after leaving a trail of diplomatic collateral damage in the UK. The US president capped off four days of ceremony, golf, insults and flouted protocol […]

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