While last week's report that Nigel Farage is considering moving to the US may have been a prank, overnight the UKIP leader shared some more somber news with The Daily Express, whom he told that he fears for his life and cannot go out in London without his security detail. "I’ve got no life — I can’t do anything, I can’t go anywhere."
On Saturday night, anyone seeking to find the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York was met with an unexpected result: the Trump residence and transition campaign HQ was briefly renamed “Dump Tower” on Google Maps. The unofficial new name didn’t last too long, however, with the president-elect’s transition headquarters completely removed shortly after.
"The half-life of whatever OPEC does or doesn’t do is measured in days... weeks at most... Dollar up is bad. Dollar down is good. I don’t know how to say it more plainly than that, and all the Belief in the world about tax reform and repealing Dodd-Frank and all that doesn’t change this reality... Maybe you see that and maybe you don’t. I can promise you, though, that China sees it."
After weeks without a public appearance, which prompted many to speculate that Julian Assange has disappeared, or may even be dead, the curious public demanded evidence that the Wikileaks founder is all right. It got it today when Julian Assange emerged, and gave an audio interview as part of the Free Connected Minds conference.
Reactions to Fidel Castro's death, like his life, were deeply divided. World leaders including Russian president Putin, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several Latin American politicians issued statements and tweets highlighting Castro’s achievements and extolling his virtues.