Obama: Trump doesn’t understand foreign policy or the world

President Obama said Friday that Donald Trump doesn’t understand foreign policy or the world in general, and U.S. allies are increasingly concerned about the Republican front-runner’s loose rhetoric about nuclear weapons. “People pay attention to American elections,” Obama said at a news conference following the bi-annual Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, adding that the topic of Trump surfaced on the sidelines of […]

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Apple is the most valuable company in the world again (AAPL, GOOG)

Apple is once again the world’s most valuable company. The iPhone maker lost the title to Alphabet earlier this week after Google’s parent company posted better-than-expected earnings on Monday. But Alphabet is down over 3% on Wednesday morning, while Apple has stayed flat. The result: Alphabet currently has a market capitalization of just over $500 billion, while Apple’s is up around $525 billion. Apple recently posted the […]

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Cities around world tighten New Year’s Eve security amid terror attack fears

Brussels has cancelled its official celebrations, Paris called off an annual fireworks display on the Champs-Élysées and London increased the numbers of firearms officers on the streets as authorities across the world stepped up security measures for New Year’s Eve. Belgian police detained six people during house searches in Brussels on Thursday in an investigation into an alleged plot to […]

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Workers Rally on May Day Across the World

May 1 regularly sees clashes between police and militant groups in some cities (BERLIN) — Left-wing groups and trade unions are staging rallies across Europe, the Middle East and Asia on Friday to mark International Workers Day. Most events are expected to be peaceful protests for workers’ rights and world peace. But May 1 regularly sees clashes between police and […]

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