European Macroeconomics & Governance

I interned in Trump's White House - am I now unemployable?

I interned in Trump's White House - am I now unemployable?

19 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Employers can't discriminate on the basis of protected reasons under the law, but working for the federal government during the Trump administration is not a protected reason.
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Divided Senate Gives Kamala Harris Powerful Tiebreaker Role

23 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Kamala Harris's term as vice president will be defined from the start by the Senate's partisan split, as the former lawmaker is pushed into a powerful role in a chamber that...
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The EU could throw out its landmark trade deal with China over concerns about Beijing's human rights record

The EU could throw out its landmark trade deal with China over concerns about Beijing's human rights record

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A leading member of the European Parliament has raised significant concerns about the EU's landmark investment deal with China over its alleged human...
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Israel's Biggest Banks to Cooperate With Bahrain Lender

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Israel's two largest lenders have each signed memorandums of understanding with National Bank of Bahrain to facilitate business dealings between the countries.
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Italy's Premier to Plow Ahead With Parliament Vote, Papers Say

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte plans to plough ahead with a parliamentary showdown this week even with the prospect of a flimsy majority, newspapers including la...
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Saudi Arabia Provides Stimulus for Listed Companies in IPO Push

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia plans to provide long-term loans to listed companies as part of efforts to encourage private sector firms to float their shares on the kingdom's stock exchange.
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Trump Pushed the Limits of the U.S. Legal System: Here's How It Held Up

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

The president who ignored precedent challenged the Constitution. Overall, the system held, but many of the issues raised will debated for years to come.
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Czech Finance Chief Urges No Real Wage Growth in Public Sector

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

The Czech government should stop real growth of salaries in the public sector as one of the ways to stabilize the country's finances after the coronavirus pandemic, according...
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The FBI is probing whether foreign governments, groups or individuals funded Capitol rioters using Bitcoin, says report

The FBI is probing whether foreign governments, groups or individuals funded Capitol rioters using Bitcoin, says report

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The FBI is investigating whether foreign governments, individuals or organizations provided funding for hardline Trump supporters who planned the...
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The US Government Needs to Invest in Digital Design

1 hour ago   |   Wired

Our nation's failure to invest in information technology has severely limited our Covid response. A federal chief experience officer could change that.
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Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice...

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice President

The vice president-elect will be sworn in on Wednesday by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, both women of color who broke barriers. As vice president, Harris will tip control of the... Read more ...

Man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Manuel Foggie said during this pandemic he's been blessed not to miss a meal but knows many others are struggling to keep up with bills. Read more ...

Rams' defense struggles with injury hindering Donald

Rams' defense struggles with injury hindering Donald

GREEN BAY, Wis. - As the Los Angeles Rams' fate became distressingly clear in the final minutes of Saturday's game, cameras showed a tearful Aaron Donald on the sideline. Read more ...

Bumble removed its political views filter after women reported Capitol...

Bumble removed its political views filter after women reported Capitol rioters on the app to FBI

The quest to find a potential date never stops. Read more ...

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

If you're fascinated by unsolved 19th century murders and have $2 million burning a hole in your pocket, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Read more ...

Friday was the last day for the IRS to send $600 stimulus payment

Friday was the last day for the IRS to send $600 stimulus payment

A financial advisor explains what you should do if you didn't receive your $600 stimulus payment by Friday's deadline. Read more ...

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

Chain-link fencing surrounds state capitols and police and National Guard troops are on patrol or standby in advance of possible violence leading up to the inauguration of... Read more ...

Videocast: Passing light snow showers Sunday

Videocast: Passing light snow showers Sunday

A few flurries or passing snow showers Sunday. Impacts are small, but a few slick spots are possible early. Read more ...

Russian-flagged ship reportedly sinks off Turkish coast, crew awaiting...

Russian-flagged ship reportedly sinks off Turkish coast, crew awaiting rescue in lifeboats

A Russian dry cargo vessel has reportedly sank in the Black Sea not far from the Turkish coast. Preliminary reports say the crew managed to get into lifeboats, with a rescue... Read more ...