Diego Saul Reyna, a steel framer who lives in Port Moody, B.C., climbed to the top of the Trump hotel and tower in Vancouver this weekend to send Donald Trump a message.
He first took the elevator to the 20th floor of the building, which is still under construction. Wearing a hard hat and steel-toed boots, he climbed the stairs the rest of the way to the top of the 63-storey project to hang a Mexican flag in the bright sunshine of Saturday morning.
It was all smiles as President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, their first personal encounter since he frequently criticized her during the 2016 presidential campaign.
ReutersLYON, France (Reuters) - France's far-right party leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday told thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting "This is our country!" that she alone could protect them against Islamic fundamentalism and globalization if elected president in May.
At a party on the top floor of Calgary’s iconic Bow skyscraper Tuesday night to watch the U.S. election results roll in, Calgary’s business elite was rooting for Hillary Clinton.
That’s right. Even in the heart of Canada’s oil country, and despite Clinton’s opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline and hostile view of Canada’s oilsands – like President Obama, she referred to Alberta’s deposits as ‘dirty oil’ — many just wanted a steady hand back in the White House.
The leader of the French National Front Marine Le Pen, who according to a recent poll, has regained the lead in the first round vote of this year's French presidential election as the momentum of her main challenger Fillon has fizzled, is in New York on an unannounced visit less than four months before the election, according to a senior campaign official cited by Bloomberg.
Since last October, basically, the Japanese stock market has been insanely hot. Thanks to the new government, and the expectation of a lot more easing (both monetary and fiscal) the Nikkei has been on fire, with 2% up days a common sight. But over the last couple of weeks, things have run into a bit of a brick wall. The yen has stopped weakening, and stocks have stopped gaining.