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  • VATICAN CITY— New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio denounced the European Union on Tuesday for leaving Italy to deal with waves of immigration, saying the EU must come up with a Europe- wide immigration policy or stop pretending it's a union. "As a proud Italian-American, I am deeply troubled by the lack of action by the European Union and the way that Italy has been left...

  • The Latest: NYC mayor denounces EU over immigration Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 5:19 AM ET

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has denounced the European Union for leaving Italy to deal with waves of immigrants coming from North Africa, saying the EU must come up with a Europe- wide immigration policy. De Blasio, whose grandparents emigrated from Italy to New York, said he was "deeply troubled by the lack of action by the European Union and the way that Italy...

  • Trump won't win, but yes, he matters Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 10:41 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona July 11, 2015.

    The Donald's rise to the top of many recent GOP polls tells us a couple of important things. Politico's Ben White explains.

  • Trump campaign sets his personal fortune at $10 billion Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 12:07 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump filed financial documents with federal campaign regulators on Wednesday and set his personal fortune at more than $10 billion with an annual income of more than $362 million. The $10 billion figure— up nearly 15 percent since the previous year, by Trump's calculation— would make him the wealthiest...

  • The Trump backlash: Latino consumers wield new clout Saturday, 11 Jul 2015 | 6:59 AM ET

    NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, July 11- When Donald Trump described Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug smugglers last month, Latinos took to social media to express their outrage and urge businesses to sever ties with the billionaire presidential candidate. "Latino millennials have purchasing power and they're not going to tolerate Trump's comments," said Luis Fitch, a...

  • July 9- Geoffrey Zakarian dropped plans to open a restaurant at the upcoming Trump International Hotel in Washington DC, becoming the second celebrity chef to sever ties with real estate mogul Donald Trump after his statements on Mexican immigrants. Trump accused Mexico of sending rapists and other criminals to the United States when he announced his bid for...

  • VANCOUVER, July 9- After years of watching Vancouver housing prices climb, driven in part by Chinese investment, Eveline Xia came to a painful realization: Despite having a Master's degree and solid career prospects, she might never be able to afford a home in the city where she grew up. The tweet went viral, and hundreds of other young Vancouver residents soon began...

  • Debt crisis sends Greeks fleeing Down Under Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | 12:41 AM ET
    Sydney Harbour Bridge

    As the debt crisis escalates, Australia is experiencing its biggest influx of Greek migrants since the boom post World War II.

  • Amid endless drama, Greeks flock to Australia Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | 8:33 PM ET
    Amid endless drama, Greeks flock to Australia

    The seemingly never-ending debt crisis has led thousands of Greeks to leave the country for better prospects elsewhere. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports from Melbourne.

  • July 1- Macy's Inc said on Wednesday it would end its business relationship with Donald Trump, and New York City said it was reviewing its contracts with the billionaire developer and U.S. presidential hopeful because of his comments insulting Mexicans. In New York City, where Trump built his fortune in real estate, his company has a contract to run a golf course at...

  • Americans considering emigration Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Americans considering emigration

    U.K. money transfer service Transferwire reports 35% of Americans say they'd expatriate.

  • *NBC drops' Miss USA' and' Miss Universe' pageants. June 29- NBC cut ties with U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and the "Miss USA" and "Miss Universe" pageants on Monday after the real estate developer and TV personality made comments insulting Mexicans earlier this month. The decision by Comcast Corp- owned NBC was announced four days after Spanish-language...

  • June 25- Abercrombie& Fitch Co agreed to special monitoring of its hiring practices and to pay more than $158,000 to settle a U.S. Department of Justice charge that it discriminated against a job candidate who was not a U.S. citizen by requiring her to present a green card. Thursday's settlement calls for Abercrombie to pay the woman $3,661 of back pay and interest,...

  • Tracking China's millionaire exodus Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 9:39 PM ET
    Tracking China's millionaire exodus

    China's crackdown on corruption has sparked an exodus of the country's rich. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more in this report.

  • UK PM Cameron says plans clampdown on non-EU immigration Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 9:05 AM ET

    LONDON, June 10- The British government plans to significantly reduce immigration from outside the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday, teeing up a confrontation with business groups who fret their supply of skilled workers will be cut. Cameron has already set out plans to discourage EU migration as part of his efforts to...

  • Disney: You're fired! Now train your replacements Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    The Team Disney building near Walt Disney World, where about 250 Disney employees were told in late October that they would be laid off, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., May 22, 2015.

    Disney laid off about 250 employees, transferring many of their jobs to immigrants on temporary visas for highly skilled tech workers, NYT reports.

  • Asia's migrant meeting unlikely to yield plans Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 11:21 PM ET

    A meeting in Bangkok on Friday about Southeast Asia's migrant crisis is unlikely to produce a binding agreement or plan of action.

  • Obama immigration change on hold Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 2:35 PM ET
    Obama immigration change on hold

    A federal appeals court is refusing to lift the temporary hold that was put in place on President Obama's executive action on immigration, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • COPENHAGEN, May 26- Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Tuesday promised a spending package worth the equivalent of $5.7 billion and declared the economic crisis over, fueling speculation she is about to call a national election. The bullish announcements came just 6 months year after Denmark had to halve its 2014 growth outlook as its...

  • How should Southeast Asia respond to migrant boat crisis

    Syed Hamid Albar, former Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs, says countries such as Malaysia should allow asylum seekers to land on their shores before a serious humanitarian problem emerges.