Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

991-1000 results from 1000 for query «system»

April 29, 2017 11:17 AM Trump’s First 100 Days, Ranked

The best, the worst and everything in between. Many of us political scribes are sizing up the meaning of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office with long essays about foreign policy evolutions or executive orders or presidential temperament. But I thought: What better way to mark the milestone than with a good old-fashioned ranking—a list, from best to worst 81

April 29, 2017 9:24 AM In Brazil, protesters clash with police as a general strike empties schools and brings business to a halt

Protests large and small swept across Brazil on Friday, leaving businesses closed, schools empty and an unpopular president facing ever louder calls to step down. For the first time in more than 20 years, Brazilians held a general strike, with millions of workers walking off the job to protest controversial labor and pension reforms that were proposed 54

April 29, 2017 9:05 AM Fact-Checking President Trump Through His First 100 Days

The First 100 Days: Times reporters are taking a look back at the beginning of the Trump presidency — from the biggest news stories to the most provocative tweets. See all of our coverage here. In his first 100 days in office, President Trump has falsely boasted of attracting the largest inaugural crowd ever, cited a nonexistent terrorist attack in Sweden 96

April 29, 2017 9:03 AM Protesters torch buses, block roads during Brazil strike

RIO DE JANEIRO – Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America's largest nation. The strike was to protest major changes to labor law and the pension system being considered by Congress, but it was also a raw display of anger 40

April 29, 2017 2:33 AM Police open fire on furious Brazilian demonstrators as they descend on president's home amid violent clashes as 35 MILLION join national strike

Furious demonstrators marched on the home of Brazil's under-fire president, as police officers opened fire on rioters in violent clashes during a public strike. More than 35 million people stayed away from work during the nationwide strike in Brazil yesterday, as anger boiled over around controversial government austerity measures. Protesters lit flares 15

April 29, 2017 2:33 AM Buses torched, roads blocked, clashes during Brazil strike

RIO DE JANEIRO — Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America’s largest nation. The strike was to protest major changes to labor law and the pension system being considered by Congress, but it was also a raw display of anger 24

April 29, 2017 2:33 AM Brazil: Violence erupts in Rio after general strike

Violence has erupted in Brazil at the end the country's first general strike in more than 20 years. Buses and cars have been set on fire in Rio de Janeiro's city centre. Road blocks set up by activists were also ablaze and shops were vandalised. For most of the day the strike had been largely peaceful. Many people stayed at home and shops, schools and banks 21

April 28, 2017 9:33 PM Other countries are still trying to figure out what Trump means to them

Much of the world is in a quandary, still unsure what to expect from the administration of President Trump. The Chinese are unexpectedly hopeful. Europeans, less so. And Mexico remains wary, if less frightened than when Trump took power on Jan. 20. “We can’t keep assuming there is now an established order,” says Sergio Aguayo, a Mexican political analyst 59

April 28, 2017 7:01 PM What the Turkish Referendum Means for the Divided Country’s Future

Pots and pans, whistles and hoots erupted in alleyways in Istanbul, the city where a majority of citizens voted “No” in Turkey’s referendum last week. Thousands crowded the streets and booed, cried, and yelled, “We protest,” numbing the air with the sound of their discontent: President Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in the historic electoral exercise 45

April 28, 2017 11:19 AM Asia weighs risk and reward in Trump's 'bromance' with China's Xi

BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump's warm words for Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as a "good man" will reassure Beijing that he finally understands the importance of good ties, but risks leaving America's regional allies puzzling over where they fit into the new order. The budding "bromance" between the two leaders appeared highly unlikely when Trump 37