Monday, February 19

Politics

Kamala Harris Could Become the US’s First Black Vice President
News, Politics, US

Kamala Harris Could Become the US’s First Black Vice President

Kamala Harris was the first black woman district attorney in San Francisco, chief prosecutor in California, and senator for the same state.   Now, as Joe Biden's running mate, Harris is the first black woman and woman of Indian descent to end up in the White House. She said with each appointment that she was proud to be the first black woman in the position, but that she does not want to be the last. Harris and Biden faced each other in a debate for the Democratic primaries last year. Harris soon withdrew and supported Biden, despite a fierce showdown during a dispute between Democratic candidates. With the choice of 55-year-old Harris, Biden (77) wants to appeal to a broader audience and is thus preparing for his succession. Harris is known for being more progressive than the m...
Polish President Andrzej Duda Can Now Start His Second Five-Year Term
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Polish President Andrzej Duda Can Now Start His Second Five-Year Term

Polish President Andrzej Duda can start his second five-year term. He took the oath in parliament on Thursday. The opposition took the opportunity to hold a colourful protest.   Members of the opposition wore mouth masks in rainbow colours in the hall. In doing so, they seemed to protest against statements by the conservative Duda about LGBTI people. Several female politicians wore colourful dresses. They formed a rainbow when they sat together. Critics of the President also held up copies of the Constitution. They think that Duda has little respect for that. Other opposition members stayed out completely in protest, and as a result, part of the room was empty. Duda narrowly won the presidential election last month from Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski. He called for unity and coop...
Brexit Postponement Approved: EU Gives British Time Until January 31
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Brexit Postponement Approved: EU Gives British Time Until January 31

The European Union gives the Great Britain until 31 January to leave the Union. Which was decided through the EU ambassadors from the 27 other Fellow member Says following the British had requested an extension. Brussels also allows London to depart the Union previously, in case the British come out earlier.   The European Union affords the British an additional three months to set up the exit from the Union. Typically, the Great Britain had to keep the European Union on October 31, so next Thursday. Because the British themselves have not emerge but, they had asked for a postpone last week. They have got received that now, reports Donald Tusk, the Chief executive from the European Authorities. Tusk adds that this exact treatment has yet to get composed. Which will occur tomorrow t...
The Former Governor of Colorado Abandons his Presidential Campaign
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The Former Governor of Colorado Abandons his Presidential Campaign

The former governor of Colorado abandons his presidential ambitions. The Democrat John Hickenlooper announced on Thursday that he would stop his campaign.   According to polls, the politician had little chance in the Democratic primaries. Then it is decided who on behalf of the party can participate in the presidential election in 2020. The winner must probably compete against incumbent President Donald Trump. Hickenlooper, who presented himself as moderate, struggled to distinguish himself from the other candidates. According to The New York Times, there are 23 other Democrats who want to represent their party in the elections, including former Vice President Joe Biden. Although the former governor ceases his campaign, that does not mean that he is also saying goodbye to politi...
Brexit Effect: Europe’s Largest Stock Exchange Company Moves to Amsterdam
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Brexit Effect: Europe’s Largest Stock Exchange Company Moves to Amsterdam

Brexit Effect: Europe's Largest Stock Exchange Company Moves to Amsterdam. The American CBO, one of the world's largest stock exchanges for options, moves its European head office to Amsterdam because of the Brexit.   The 'long-term and good relationships' with regulators AFM and DNB were necessary for that choice, according to the company. According to the Express Paper, Multinational CBE (Chicago Board Options Exchange) has been active for some time in the Netherlands as co-owner of EuroCCP, a so-called 'clearing house' that ensures the safe settlement of transactions between two other parties. The company is mainly known worldwide for securities trading, which manages it in Europe from London. This will change from April 2019 when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. ...
British Companies want Urgent Clarity about Brexit: Our Patience is On
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British Companies want Urgent Clarity about Brexit: Our Patience is On

British Companies want Urgent Clarity about Brexit: Our Patience is On. Companies in the UK are tired of not making progress in the Brexit negotiations. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) warn Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday that their patience is gone.   The BCC interest group published a list of 23 'real' questions which, in its opinion, should be answered urgently if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union in March 2019. This concerns, for example, VAT issues, import tariffs, customs measures and all kinds of regulations, posted by Citi News. "What goods will be subject to new procedures and be delayed at the border?" "What the EU will recognise British checks?" Will British companies be able to transfer their staff to the EU like today or not? ", There are a few con...
Secretary of US State to North Korea for Consultation
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Secretary of US State to North Korea for Consultation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is travelling to North Korea on Thursday to discuss the nuclear weapons-freeing of the Korean peninsula. He will consult with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, reports the Dawn News.   That was what the White House said in a statement. Regarding a timetable for the dismantling of the nuclear weapons arsenal of North Korea, Washington did not let itself go. At the historic summit on June 12 between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, North Korean leader denounced the 'denuclearisation' of North Korea. Sources from US intelligence agencies reported in recent weeks that the Pyongyang regime is keeping information about its nuclear program secret because it does not want to give up all nuclear weapons. Pompeo has not yet spoken about this.