Tag: EU

Trump Sends Pissy Letters to NATO Partners Who Respond with Collective “Meh”

๏ปฟIn a sharply worded message to at least some countries in the 29-member alliance that didnโ€™t meet defense spending thresholds โ€” one that followed a general template but included additional language tailored to specific countries โ€” Trump wrote that Americans were tired of funding Europeโ€™s defense and wanted to see other NATO members carrying more…

Trump Meets EU, NATO Leaders In Brussels

On Thursday in Brussels, President Trump met for the first time with leaders of the European Union and NATO, the 27-member alliance he once dismissed as “obsolete.” Trump arrived in Brussels on Wednesday, after a stop in Italy. Following a meeting at the European Union headquarters with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission…

EU: Apple Must Repay $14.5 Billion In Back Taxes To Ireland

A European Union ruling Tuesday determined that Apple owes Ireland $14.5 billion in taxes and must now pay up. The amount makes the ruling the largest the organization has ever issued on a single company. Apple executives said the company will appeal the decision and believe the ruling โ€œupended the international tax system,โ€ CNN reports.…

Brexit Leader Boris Johnson Quits Prime Minister Race [VIDEO]

Boris Johnson, who was favorite to become Britainโ€™s next prime minister a few days ago, sensationally pulled out of the race Thursday. He was stunned a few hours earlier when his closest ally turned against him. Michael Gove, who was going to be Johnsonโ€™s campaign manager, announced that he would stand for the leadership himself…

Prime Minister David Cameron Resigns [VIDEO]

David Cameron, the British prime minister, has announced that he will resign following a humiliating defeat in a referendum on Britainโ€™s membership of the European Union. Cameronโ€™s voice cracked with emotion as he revealed he would stand down before the Conservative party conference in October, following a 48-52 defeat in the referendum that he himself…

Greece Crisis: Greek Voters Reject Bailout Offer [VIDEO]

Breaking: Voters had been asked on Sunday whether to accept or reject the country’s multi-billion euro bailout deal with the European Union. Polling booths closed at 16:00 GMT on Sunday, with ten million Greeks eligible to vote. With 85 percent of the total votes counted, the “No” vote was leading with 61.5 percent, against 38.5…