An anti-Islam Dutch leader is barred from power

If the Dutch anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders were any other politician, his robust election showing this week would warrant a shot at joining a political coalition. But the bleached-blond agitator says Moroccans are “scum,” mosques are havens of terrorism and the Koran is a blueprint for destruction, positions no mainstream Dutch leader will endorse. The anxious conventional leaders of Europe, […]

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Antitrust threat raises questions about how Trump would wield power

Donald Trump’s bellicose rhetoric against the business community is raising questions about how he would wield federal power if elected president. Trump has indicated he would bring businesses to heel in the White House, telling The New York Times he would unilaterally threaten higher tariffs on Fortune 500 companies unless they brought jobs back to the United States. The presumptive […]

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Yemen’s Rebel Group Disbands Government and Takes Power

The Houthis’ move to seize power could alienate Sunni Muslims and empower al-Qaeda’s powerful affiliate in Yemen The Shi’ite rebel group that controls the Yemeni capital dissolved parliament on Wednesday, bringing to an abrupt and potentially explosive end the political deadlock among rival factions. The Houthi movement, which overran Sana’a in September, had been overseeing talks to form a new […]

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Electric Cars Will Change the Way You Power Your Home

How the homes of the future will generate and store their own electricity, turning your house into a mini-power plant. Electric vehicles are our fastest-growing alternative to oil-derived gasoline. Solar panels are our fastest-growing alternative to coal-powered electricity. They’re both getting less expensive and more effective, driving our clean energy revolution. And there’s new evidence that these two great tastes […]

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