Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven voted out by parliament

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — On Tuesday, in accordance with the provisions of the Swedish Constitution, a vote of confidence in the Prime Minister was held in the Riksdag. A total of 204 of Sweden’s 349 members of parliament voted no to Stefan Löfven as Prime Minister on Tuesday morning. No one abstained, 142 voted for Löfven…

Rihanna named “Ambassador Extraordinary And Plenipotentiary” Of Barbados

ST. MICHEAL, Barbados — On Thursday of this week, the Barbados Government Office released a statement giving Bajan R&B superstar Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty “specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism, and investment for the island.” Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley in the press release said that she is honored to give the award-winning singer this title…

Michigan judge stops state from closing 98 medical pot businesses

LANSING, Michigan — Michigan Court of Claims Judge Stephen Borrello issued an injunction on Thursday that saved the closure of 98 medical marijuana facilities in Michigan. Borrello’s brief ruling ordered the state to extend the deadline to Dec. 15 for all facilities temporarily operating under emergency rules and stop “treating temporarily operating medical marijuana businesses…

Michelle Obama announces 10-City U.S. Book Tour

LOS ANGELES, California — Live Nation and the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, announced the fall 2018 dates for Michelle Obama’s live U.S. book tour events in support of her highly anticipated memoir, BECOMING. Produced by Live Nation, the 10-city U.S. tour will kick off in Mrs. Obama’s home town of…

Kevin Garnett sues accountant over $77 million lost to wealth manager

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Future NBA Hall of Famer, Kevin Garnett is suing an accountant and his firm, alleging they helped a wealth manager steal $77 million from the retired Champion. The federal malpractice lawsuit alleges Kentucky-based accountant Michael Wertheim and Welenken CPAs enabled Charles Banks IV of Atlanta to defraud Garnett through businesses in which…

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez visits Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez made his official visit to Enköping, Sweden, for talks with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. Enkoping is located in the Uppsala County, with around 21,121 inhabitants. Among the topics for discussion are current EU issues and cooperation between Sweden and Spain. 🔴EN DIRECTOComparecencia del presidente del Gobierno, @sanchezcastejon,…

President Trump announces trade deal with Mexico; Canada still negotiating

WASHINGTON D.C. — US President Donald Trump announced that his cabinet and Mexico have agreed to revamp Nafta, the North American Free Trade Agreement, in what Donald Trump called a “really good deal” for both countries. The US President made the announcement on Monday. Canada – the other member of Nafta – is yet to…

United States and European Union work to eliminate tariffs on trade

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed on Wednesday to work toward eliminating tariffs and barriers on trade. The agreement appeared to lift the immediate threat of new tariffs on European automakers. The United States and the European Union have a $1 TRILLION bilateral trade relationship – the largest…