Daily Archive: September 12, 2017

Sep
12

France insists it will go through with labor reform, day after protests

PARIS (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday that he would pay attention to demonstrations against his planned labor reforms but pledged to push through with them, a day after protests took place nationwide.

Sep
12

Video Of McDonald's Employee Misbehaving With Hispanic Woman Goes Viral

Video Of McDonald's Employee Misbehaving With Hispanic Woman Goes ViralThe Charlotte woman posted the video on Facebook that shows a manager of a drive-thru McDonald's insulting her probably due to her accent and appearance.


Sep
12

Trump, Malaysia’s Najib skirt round U.S. probe into 1MDB scandal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to the White House on Tuesday, praising his country for investing in the United States while steering clear of an American investigation into a Malaysian corruption scandal.

Sep
12

Halimah Yacob formally elected Singapore’s first woman president

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared elected as Singapore’s first woman president on Wednesday, after the returning officer announced she was the sole candidate to qualify for the contest.

Sep
12

Hostile same-sex marriage vote spurs Australia to amend anti-hate law

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The alarming volume of hate-speech during Australia’s ballot over whether to legalize same-sex marriage spurred parliament to pass emergency legislation on Wednesday to outlaw opponents spewing their vitriol while the vote was in progress.

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