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NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian government has reached a deal to back the free trade deal between the European Union and Canada on the day the agreement was supposed to be officially signed with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Europe is not slipping into the same dark tunnel of hate and nationalism that it did in the 1930s, one of the continent's leading historians told AFP. Despite the rise of populist and extreme right-wing parties across the continent, Professor Ian Kershaw -- the acclaimed biographer of Hitler -- insisted that drawing parallels with the rise of fascism was off the mark. In fact, it is thanks to a "liberal and peaceful" Germany, which unlike some of its neighbours, is "very clear-eyed about its past", that Europe is far more able to resist "a slide into barbarism", he argued.