Hundreds protest in front of Trump Tower ahead of presidents visit

Hundreds protest in front of Trump Tower ahead of presidents visit

New Yorkers, holding signs and chanting slogans, descended upon midtown Manhattan on Monday (August 14) to show their discontent with US president Donald Trump. New Yorkers, holding signs and chanting slogans, descended upon midtown Manhattan on Monday (August 14) to show their discontent with US president Donald Trump.  8 days ago
Trump retweets Alt-Right leader who praised white supremacist Richard Spencer

Trump retweets Alt-Right leader who praised white supremacist Richard Spencer

President Donald Trump has retweeted a statement written by one of the alt-rights leading figures, who has defended white supremacists.On Monday the president denounced violence at a rally in Charlottesville, Virigina, over the weekend. Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans, said Trump. Trumps statement followed concerns, including from many Republicans, that his earlier condemnation of violence on both sides Saturday didnt single out racist groups, particularly after James A. Fields Jr. was charged with second-degree murder. Fields Jr. reportedly rammed his car into counter-protesters at the rally, killing one and injuring 19 others.   8 days ago
Air Berlin Files for Insolvency

Air Berlin Files for Insolvency

Air Berlin plans to continue flying despite filing for insolvency following the withdrawal of financial support from leading shareholder Etihad Airways. Air Berlin, which has 8,600 employees, surpassed 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) of losses in approximately six years with shares falling over 50 percent prior to the insolvency. The move to withdraw funding followed a deterioration of Air Berlins operations at an unprecedented pace said Etihad, which purchased a 29 percent stake in Air Berlin in 2012. Passengers who have already purchased tickets should note that a government loan will allow the airline to operate until mid-November. 8 days ago