Kirsten Gillibrand backs security transaction tax

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand now favors a new charge on Wall Street and investors that could cost billions. New York’s Democratic junior senator is supporting a securities transaction tax (STT) proposal backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt). The tax, which has been proposed and defeated several times, has been called a progressive measure. Advocates say the […]

Canada announces billions in retaliatory tariffs against US

TORONTO — Canada announced billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. on Friday in a tit-for-tat response to the Trump administration’s duties on Canadian steel and aluminum. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government released the final list of items that will be targeted beginning July 1. Some items will be subject to taxes of […]

Mexico Elects Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Mexico Elects Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador He has promised to rein in corruption and fight rampant poverty in the country. Alexandre Meneghini / ReutersLeftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a former mayor of Mexico City, has won Mexico’s presidential election, according to exit polls. Mexico elected leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador in a […]

Eiffel Tower Tightening Security With Bulletproof Glass

Eiffel Tower Tightening Security With Bulletproof Glass Metal fencing has also been installed to stop vehicles from driving onto the grounds The Eiffel Tower is tightening security by adding bulletproof glass and a metal fence to help protect the monument and visitors from potential terrorist attacks, according to news reports. The glass panels ― nearly […]