Czech Election Won by Anti-Establishment Party Led by Billionaire

By HANA de GOEIJ and RICK LYMAN October 21, 2017 PRAGUE — An anti-establishment party founded by a billionaire oligarch overpowered the Czech Republic’s longstanding mainstream parties on Saturday, making the blunt-talking, enigmatic tycoon almost certain to become prime minister in a coalition government. Ano, the party formed by Andrej Babis, 63, had nearly 30 percent of… Continue reading

O’Reilly Settled New Harassment Claims, Then Fox Renewed His Contract

O’Reilly Settled New Harassment Claims, Then Fox Renewed His Contract By EMILY STEEL and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT October 21, 2017 Bill O’Reilly at his studio in 2012. He was forced out of Fox News in April after public disclosure of five settlements related to harassment allegations against him. By EMILY STEEL and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT October 21, 2017 Last January, six months… Continue reading

W.H.O. Names Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ and the World Balks

By YONETTE JOSEPH October 21, 2017 The World Health Organization’s decision to name President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe a “good-will ambassador” has provoked outrage from medical professionals, rights groups, opposition leaders and others, who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.” The 93-year-old African leader, who has long… Continue reading