Elections Independents

  • LONDON— Iceland got a new, Pirate Party- free government on Wednesday, almost three months after an election that produced no outright winner. Independence Party leader Bjarni Benediktsson has been named prime minister in the new administration. Six Cabinet posts are held by his party, three by Reform— a breakaway from the Independence Party that wants Iceland...

  • LONDON, Nov 16- President-elect Donald Trump is very unlikely to restrict imports of crude oil from Saudi Arabia despite threats to do so issued during the election campaign. Trump warned that he would be prepared to stop buying oil from Saudi Arabia unless the kingdom provided ground troops to fight Islamic State. He also insisted the kingdom and other Gulf oil...

  • LONDON, Nov 16- President-elect Donald Trump is very unlikely to restrict imports of crude oil from Saudi Arabia despite threats to do so issued during the election campaign. Trump warned that he would be prepared to stop buying oil from Saudi Arabia unless the kingdom provided ground troops to fight Islamic State. He also insisted the kingdom and other Gulf oil...

  • Evan McMullin: Trump doesn't represent conservative values and principles

    Evan McMullin, Independent candidate running for president, discusses his chances in the 2016 presidential election and his strategy in his home state of Utah.

  • Evan McMullian: Taking votes from Trump

    Donald Trump will not win this election, says Evan McMullin, independent presidential candidate, talking about taking electoral votes away from Donald Trump, and why the country needs to return power to the states.

  • SYDNEY/ BEIJING Aug 17- Australia's decision to block the A $10 billion sale of the country's biggest energy grid to Chinese bidders was a protectionist move that would negatively affect investment in the country, China's Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday. Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison said last week that preferred bidders State Grid Corp of...

  • SYDNEY/ BEIJING Aug 17- Australia's decision to block the A $10 billion sale of the country's biggest energy grid to Chinese bidders was a protectionist move that would negatively affect investment in the country, China's Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday. Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison said last week that preferred bidders State Grid Corp of...

  • Independent candidate McMullin gives econ. plan

    Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin discusses his views on the presidential candidates, as well as where he stands on economic policy.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 3- Four weeks after Australians went to the polls in a tightly contested election, vote counting is almost finished and has left the government with a razor-thin majority and a Senate brimming with economic protectionists who could hinder trade ties with the likes of China, Indonesia and the United States. Far-right One Nation, which has won at least...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 3- Four weeks after Australians went to the polls in a tightly contested election, vote counting is almost finished and has left the government with a razor-thin majority and a Senate brimming with economic protectionists who could hinder trade ties with the likes of China, Indonesia and the United States. Far-right One Nation, which has won at least...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 3- Four weeks after Australians went to the polls in a tightly contested election, vote counting is almost finished and has left the government with a razor-thin majority and a Senate brimming with economic protectionists who could hinder trade ties with the likes of China, Indonesia and the United States. Far-right One Nation, which has won at least...

  • Catalonia takes one step closer to independence from Spain

    Separatists in Catalonia have claimed victory in a regional election that they have vowed will lead to them declaring the region independent from Spain.

  • Sanders: 'I would not play the role of the spoiler'

    CNBC's John Harwood asks Sen. Bernie Sanders whether he considered running as a third-party candidate.

  • Bernie Sanders questions morality of US economy

    Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders talks with CNBC's John Harwood about his views on income inequality, Hillary Clinton and whether he stands a chance of winning.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's "Squawk on the Street."