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Daily Mail

Cross-party group of MPs plots to halt hard Brexit plans
The Guardian
A powerful cross-party group of MPs is plotting to thwart Theresa May's attempts to drive through a hard Brexit amid rising fears that UK businesses could soon have to pay huge export tariffs on goods they sell to the EU.
Government prepares bill for permission to trigger BrexitDaily Mail
May braces for new Brexit battle over court rulingYahoo News
Theresa May Told Us What She Wants from Brexit. But What Is She Willing to Give?TIME
The Sun -Sky News -BBC News
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:30:20 GMT

Brexit speech triggers dash for foreign currency as pound wavers
The Guardian
Analysts say they expect further fluctuations in the value of the pound in coming months as further details of Brexit emerge and markets react. British tourists going to Europe get 11% fewer euros for their pounds now compared with last year, and 13 ...

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:05:17 GMT

The Independent

Brexit: Labour vows to reject Theresa May's Great Repeal Bill if it hands ministers powers to dump rights
The Independent
Labour will not back a vital piece of Theresa May's Brexit legislation if it contains sweeping powers allowing ministers to scrap vital workers' rights, human rights and environmental provisions. Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer vowed his party ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:49:23 GMT

Brexit: Berlin business leaders unimpressed with UK's message
BBC News
However, since the Brexit vote, Europeans suspect endearing eccentricity has morphed into unpredictable irrationality. The UK has become the tipsy, tweedy uncle, who after too much Christmas sherry has tipped over into drunkenly abusive bore.

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:59:14 GMT

The Independent

Immigration is lowest concern on young voters' Brexit list
The Guardian
The poll commissioned by Brexit Watch, run by thinktank Common Vision, highlights a sharp generational divide in views on the direction in which the UK is heading. It found that 57% of young people are not confident Brexit is being negotiated to suit ...
Young people consider immigration 'least important issue' in Brexit negotiations, survey findsThe Independent

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:56:50 GMT

European Union

Europe's priority now is to keep the union of 27 together
The Guardian
Berlin is prepared for the EU to enter a period of complex and demanding negotiations once article 50 has been triggered; considering last week's speech, it has become abundantly clear that Britain will have to punch extremely hard in order to realise ...
Don't ruin the party! EU officials fear Brexit will begin on 60th anniversary of Treaty of
EU bureaucrats 'TERRIFIED' Britain will trigger Article 50 on Treaty of Rome
Theresa May Gets Another Brexit Headache Amid Brussels UpheavalBloomberg
Sputnik International -Malaysiakini (subscription)
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:07:23 GMT

Washington Post

In the home of NATO and the European Union, dismay as Trump takes power
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — This is an organization town, and Donald Trump has dedicated himself to smashing the system. So his inauguration Friday was greeted with sadness, concern and even despair in the home of the European Union and NATO. In the Beaux-Arts ...
Europe gets ready for Donald TrumpThe Economist
What A Trump Presidency Means For Europe's SecurityHuffington Post
European hackles - more than hopes - are up as Trump takes officeDeutsche Welle
BuzzFeed News
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:13:43 GMT

New York Times

UK Set to Choose Sharp Break From European Union
New York Times
LONDON — If British plans for leaving the European Union have been a dance of the seven veils, the British government removed one of them on Sunday, letting slip to news media that Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to choose to exit Europe's single ...
May sets out Brexit vision with vow to quit European Union single marketThe Denver Post
EU politicians and businesses warn May over 'difficult' BrexitThe Guardian
In Brexit speech, British PM outlines clean break from European UnionChicago Tribune
New York Daily News -Reuters
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:01:41 GMT


European Union Grapples With a Trump Presidency That Could Exploit Its Own Turmoil
The casual smackdown that Donald Trump delivered to the European Union and NATO last weekend only fortified Europeans' impression that the American president-elect isn't looking for warm relations. Now, the next six months will bring historic decisions ...
Theresa May opts for a hard BrexitThe Economist
How Thatcher and May's EU speeches measure up – in dataThe Guardian (blog)
There is little silver lining to Britain's exit from the European UnionUConn Daily Campus
Wall Street Journal -The Independent -National Review
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:24:27 GMT

Irish Times

Irish house prices: second highest increase in European Union
Irish Times
Ireland recorded the second highest increase in house prices in the European Union during the third quarter of 2016, according to new figures published by the EU's official statistics body, Eurostat. House prices in Ireland jumped by 4.7 per cent ...

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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:36:12 GMT



China sets up $14.6 billion internet investment fund: Xinhua
Customers look at mobile handsets as an advertisement featuring a photo of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.. founder Sam Walton hangs on a wall in a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. owned and operated Sam's Club store during its opening day in Tianjin, China, on Wednesday, ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:56:06 GMT


China Consumption Growth Down -- And Heading Lower Fast
Chinese consumption grew in absolute terms in 2016 but fell as a percentage of gross domestic product. Last year, government expenditures, not consumer spending, were the driver of growth. The prospects for a consumption-led economy are now not ...
China's property, financial sectors' growth slower in Q4 despite uptick in servicesReuters

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:11:42 GMT


China party paper says no 'provocation' can stop its military drills
China caused unease among some countries in the region last month when the carrier the Liaoning, accompanied by several warships, cruised around self-ruled Taiwan and into the Pacific for what China called routine drills. Earlier this month, Taiwan ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:58:31 GMT

Are China-Singapore relations about to thaw?
South China Morning Post
Singapore and China, at odds over the prolonged detention of the city state's armoured vehicles in Hong Kong, may find themselves clawing out of their diplomatic low point early on in the Year of the Rooster, analysts say, after the two countries ...

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:03:01 GMT

China may have the reins of globalisation, but it faces problems at home
South China Morning Post
Listening to lengthy speeches by Chinese leaders used to be a sleep-inducing affair, particularly for foreign audiences. The speakers tended to regurgitate large sections of government policies, mixed with grand slogans and loads of statistics, and to ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:03:49 GMT


Women's Marches Held Around the World in Solidarity With DC Demonstration
In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, millions rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won't let ...

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:55:00 GMT

Women marches across the world draw huge crowds
Hundreds of thousands of people across the world protested the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as America's 45th president. What started as the Women's March on Washington spread to streets and city squares from Sydney to South Carolina on ...
Women's Marches Go Global: Postcards From Protests Around The WorldNPR
Photos of the Women's Marches Around the WorldThe Atlantic
Women's Marches Rally Thousands In Cities Around The WorldHuffington Post
TIME -CNN -The Guardian
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:04:45 GMT

New York Times

Trump Inspires Cheers, and Alarm, Around the World
New York Times
to the political elites in America and the world,” declared Boris Angelov, a tabloid editor and a founder of the society, which is strictly Bulgarian at the moment but has wider aspirations. Ilia Lingorski, a former deputy finance minister, shouted ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:27:31 GMT


37 Photos from Women's Marches Around the World
The Women's March, as it's called, originally centered on Washington, D.C. But the cause has spread quickly, and many other cities—New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Houston, London, Paris, and so on—are experiencing turnout measured ...

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:35:58 GMT


Trump claims media 'dishonest' over crowd photos
BBC News
President Donald Trump has accused the media of dishonesty over the number of people attending his inauguration. Mr Trump said "it looked like" some 1.5m people had been there when he spoke at the US Capitol on Friday. Later, his White House press ...
Arab world reacts to Trump inaugurationYnetnews
Trump leaves world in
Trump Stuns the Free WorldPolitico
ABC News -Financial Times -The Indian Express
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 03:01:00 GMT

South China Sea

SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

Tensions in the South China Sea National Intelligence Estimate: The Next Two to Three Years
SOFREP (press release) (subscription)
The South China Sea is developing at an extraordinarily rapid rate and the events that transpire in the region in the next two to three years will be some of the most significant geopolitical events in the world. Inside the South China Sea Region are ...
Why is the South China Sea so important to the US?Huffington Post
Australia in firing line if US and China go to war, experts warnABC Online
Vietnam, China Work to Ease South China Sea TensionsVoice of America
Lawfare (blog) -The Diplomat -Radio Free Asia
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:54:21 GMT

The Diplomat

International Law Is Under Siege in the South China Sea
The Diplomat
China's seizure of a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) in the South China Sea last month garnered widespread attention. The drone was an oceanographic research instrument, available for commercial purchase off the shelf and without any ...

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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:03:26 GMT

Fox News

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
Fox News
BANGKOK – A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas ...
Vietnam Signals Softer Stance on Contested South China SeaVoice of America
Beijing Strenghtens Control Over The South China Sea As Its Last Rival Goes SoftForbes
Perilous South China Sea planThe Japan Times
Daily Beast -Daily Reckoning
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:14:03 GMT

Jakarta Post

Riau Islands Police beefed up to 12000 to anticipate South China Sea tension
Jakarta Post
Riau Islands Police beefed up to 12,000 to anticipate South China Sea tension President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (center), accompanied by Navy chief of staff Adm. Ade Supandi (left) and other senior officials, inspects the warship KRI Imam Bonjol 383 after ...

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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:33:00 GMT

New York Times

Rex Tillerson's South China Sea Remarks Foreshadow Possible Foreign Policy Crisis
New York Times
HONG KONG — Rex W. Tillerson's call for China to be denied access to its artificial islands in the South China Sea, made Wednesday during his confirmation hearing for secretary of state, set the stage for a possible crisis between the world's two ...
Avoiding China's wrath, Philippines puts off upgrades to South China Sea islesReuters
Is Tillerson Willing to Go to War Over the South China Sea?Foreign Policy
Chinese tabloid says US needs to 'wage war' to block off South China Sea islandsCNBC
Business Insider -BBC News -Global Times
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:51:17 GMT


Washington Post

Russia is limiting expectations for a Trump presidency
Washington Post
MOSCOW — Whatever the expectations for President Trump's new relationship with Russia, anyone looking for a dramatic shift from the Kremlin is going to have to wait past Day One. While some Russian companies and political activists have taken ...
In Moscow, Trump inauguration inspires Russian hopes of new nationalist eraThe Guardian
Russia: Putin ready to meet Trump although it takes monthsPress TV
Donald Trump's Inauguration: The View From MoscowTIME
The Japan Times -Raw Story -Complex
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:52:42 GMT

WTAE Pittsburgh

Russia set to move closer to decriminalize domestic violence
WTAE Pittsburgh
Battery is a criminal offense in Russia, but nearly 20 percent of Russians openly say they think it is sometimes OK to hit a spouse or a child. In a bid to accommodate conservative voters, deputies in the lower house of parliament have given initial ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:57:39 GMT

Analysis: Russia's Mideast Actions Show Bid for Superpower Status
TEL AVIV — A casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that Russian diplomats and soldiers have taken to impersonating their American counterparts, gallivanting around the Middle East and inserting themselves into conflicts far beyond their own ...

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:57:14 GMT

Daily Mail

British Army says Russia could completely destroy unit
Daily Mail
Defence cuts means the only remaining fighting unit in the British Army could be completely destroyed in an afternoon by a 'competent enemy' such as Russia, a new report has warned. An army think-tank has said years of reduced budgets means Britain's ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:25:09 GMT

The Australian Financial Review

OPEC, Russia say oil production cuts are deeper, faster than expected
The Australian Financial Review
OPEC and Russia said they are ahead of schedule implementing their historic agreement to curb oil output and boost prices. Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Kuwait have already made deeper cuts than required, while Russia has been able to reduce supply faster ...
OPEC, Russia 'Ahead Of Schedule' On Oil Output CutsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Russia has cut oil output by 100000 bpd —

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:28:49 GMT


UK-EU trade deal: Another WTO issue - BBC News
BBC News
If the UK and the EU are going to have a trade agreement, it is best to get as many sectors covered as possible to reduce the chances of a WTO challenge.

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:29:41 GMT


Trump plans to meet with UK's May, Mexico's Pena Nieto: White House
U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he leaves the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) headquarters after delivering remarks during a visit in Langley, Virginia U.S., January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria. 1/3. left. right. Mexico's President Enrique ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:47:00 GMT

Brexit: Berlin business leaders unimpressed with UK's message
BBC News
The distinguished audience members were too polite to heckle. But the eye rolling, frowns and audible tutting made it quite clear how the Brexiteers' message was going down with German business leaders. Owen Paterson, a former minister and ...

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:47:08 GMT


Trump Team in Talks with U.K. on Post-Brexit Trade Deal
Prime Minister Theresa May last week declared Britain is "open for business" as she announced plans to pursue a clean break with the EU, paving the way for the U.K. to eventually strike new trade accords with the continent and other countries. May is ...
Theresa May to meet Donald Trump on Friday - White HouseBBC News
Donald Trump to Meet With UK Prime Minister Theresa May at White HouseWall Street Journal
Donald Trump plans new deal for Britain as Theresa May becomes first foreign leader to meet new president since

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:30:04 GMT

Protesters from Canada, UK, 'turned away at US border'
BBC News
A handful of protesters heading down to the massive women's rights rally in Washington say they were turned away at the US border. A few also report being questioned before reluctantly being allowed into the US. Hundreds of Canadians travelled to the ...

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:27:02 GMT


New York Times

Marine Le Pen Extols Far Right During Speech in Germany
New York Times
In Koblenz, Germany, on Saturday, Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front in France, said that the far right would awake in Europe this year. Credit Michael Probst/Associated Press. KOBLENZ, Germany — Marine Le Pen wasted no time in proclaiming ...
Thousands protest over far-right conference in
'Europe will wake up in 2017', Le Pen tells Germany right-wing congressYahoo News
"The genie will not go back into the bottle," say European far-right after Trump winCBS News
ABC Online -RT -Luxemburger Wort - English Edition
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:16:59 GMT

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Antisemitism in Germany doubled in last year, report finds
Jerusalem Post Israel News
While in 2015, there were 194 reported antisemitic incidents reported in Germany between January to September, last year that number rose to 461. According to the ministry, this increase is in part due to the refugee crisis and the strengthening of the ...

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:35:25 GMT

Germany wants Russian Olympics ban in case of state doping
BERLIN A ban of Russia from the 2018 winter Olympics and possibly the 2020 Tokyo summer Games should be considered if there was state-run doping in the country, Germany's Olympic Committee chief Alfons Hoermann said on Sunday. Leaders of 19 ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:40:59 GMT

Los Angeles Times

Marchers in Germany have a message: Trump, sir, is no Berliner
Los Angeles Times
Marchers in Germany have a message: Trump, sir, is no Berliner. Erik Kirschbaum. Demonstrators take part in a protest of the U.S. Democrats Abroad in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. (Gregor Fischer / AFP/Getty Images). In Berlin, about 1,000 ...

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:45:54 GMT

New York Times

Leaders Abroad, Joyful or Wary, Face Uncertainty of Trump Era
New York Times
French populists found hope, Mexican leaders expressed concern and Germany's vice chancellor offered an allusion to his country's dark past. In his first speech as president of the United States, Donald J. Trump showed the world he could be as divisive ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:48:44 GMT



Hartford Funds Enters ETF Business
Hartford Funds entered the ETF business in 2016 via its acquisition of Lattice Strategies. Ted Lucas, founder of Lattice Strategies and Head of Systematic Strategies & ETFs at Hartford Funds sat down with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO of RIA Channel to ...

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:53:12 GMT


Sorry, Recruiters: My Salary Is None Of Your Business
Sorry, Recruiters: My Salary Is None Of Your Business. Liz Ryan , Contributor. Dear Liz,. I am trying something new this year. For me, it is a big step and a scary project but I'm doing it anyway. I am starting a job search even though my job is secure ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:56:16 GMT

Business Insider

Trump Press Secretary berates media, makes dubious boasts about inauguration crowd size
Business Insider
sean spicer White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks in the press briefing room at the White House, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington. Associated Press. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer berated media outlets at a press briefing ...
White House Accuses Media of Playing Down Inauguration CrowdsFox Business
Trump wants to manage the economy by personally running every business. He can't.Washington Post

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:27:07 GMT

Business Insider

Stunning photos from inside the Women's March, which saw hundreds of thousands of protesters descend on DC
Business Insider
An estimated half a million people joined the Women's March on Washington on a crisp Saturday the day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the US. The march aims to bring together women across diverse backgrounds and send a bold ...
In Challenge to Trump, Women Protesters Swarm Streets Across U.S.Fox Business

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:51:01 GMT

Fox Business

Better Buy: GlaxoSmithKline PLC vs. Johnson & Johnson
Fox Business
Glaxo's HIV drugs Tivicay and Triumeq continue to be huge winners. The company's vaccines business also is performing very well. There are a few weaknesses in Glaxo's current product lineup, though. Most notable is that sales are falling for the ...

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:39:25 GMT


New York Times

For France's Left, a Time of Crisis
New York Times
Manuel Valls, the former Socialist prime minister, at a debate at a union center in Puteaux, France, this month. France's election is being watched as a barometer of European disaffection. Credit Eric Piermont/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.
Wanted: Divided French left seeks presidential candidateFRANCE 24

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:48:42 GMT


France's Le Pen says Europe must 'wake up'; Brexit domino effect on EU
Populist anti-immigration parties are on the rise across Europe as high unemployment and austerity, the arrival of record numbers of refugees and militant attacks in France, Belgium and Germany feed voter disillusionment with traditional parties. The ...
France's Far-Right Leader Calls On Europeans To Follow U.S. And 'Wake Up'Huffington Post
France's Presidential Candidate Le Pen: EU Has Turned Into 'Dogmatic Religion'Sputnik International

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:16:27 GMT

BBC Sport

Six Nations Rugby: Wesley Fofana injury blow for France
BBC Sport
France centre Wesley Fofana will miss the 2017 Six Nations after rupturing an Achilles tendon, according to his club Clermont Auvergne. The explosive back, one of France's key players, sustained the injury in the first half of Clermont's Champions Cup ...
France's Six Nations hopes hit by Wesley Fofana injury
Injury rules out France's Fofana from Six NationsReuters UK
France centre Wesley Fofana out of the Six NationsSkySports

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:54:21 GMT

The Sydney Morning Herald

Mario Balotelli asks: 'Is racism legal in France?' after accusing Bastia fans
The Guardian
A furious Mario Balotelli asked fans if racism was “legal in France” after the Nice striker accused Bastia fans of abusing him during his team's 1-1 Ligue 1 draw on Friday. The Italian posted a message on his Instagram page on Saturday, saying the ...
Mario Balotelli ask 'Is racism legal in France?' after abuse during gameThe Sydney Morning Herald
Mario Balotelli: 'Is racism legal in France?'
"Is racism legal in France?" - Mario Balotelli responds...Newstalk 106-108 fm
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:35:29 GMT

Kosovo Albanians Call for Ex-Premier's Release in France
ABC News
Thousands of people protested Saturday in the Kosovo capital of Pristina to urge France to release their former prime minister who was detained there on a Serbian arrest warrant. The protesters — mostly opposition party members and former guerrilla ...
Protesters In Kosovo Demand France Release Former Prime Minister HaradinajRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Thousands of Kosovo Albanians Call for Ex-premier's Release in FranceVoice of America

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:32:49 GMT


Fox News

Search intensifies for 23 missing in Italy after avalanche
Fox News
FARINDOLA, Italy – The search intensified on Saturday for the 23 people still missing after an avalanche covered a hotel in Italy earlier in the week. Five people have been confirmed killed, including two hotel waiters, while nine, including four ...
Family dug out of Italian avalanche after 24 hoursThe Guardian
Italy Rescue Crews Hold Out Hope of More Hotel SurvivorsNew York Times
ITALY AVALANCHE: Girl, 6, found after two days trapped in hotel asks rescuers for
Yahoo News
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:19 GMT

CBS News

16 dead in fiery bus crash carrying students returning from ski trip
CBS News
VERONA, Italy -- The Hungarian students had just finished a week of skiing in France when their bus swerved right, then left, then hit a highway barrier and burst into flames. Sixteen people were killed and over two dozen injured in a tragedy that ...
Bus crash in northern Italy kills 16
Sixteen dead, many Hungarian teenagers, in Italy bus accident ...Reuters
Italy bus crash leaves more than a dozen deadCNN International
ABC News -ABC Online -Wall Street Journal
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:55:20 GMT

CBS News

4 more survivors pulled out of Italy's avalanche-hit hotel
CBS News
FARINDOLA, Italy -- Emergency crews pulled out four more survivors from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche and were searching Saturday for more who may still be alive as family members awaited word if their relatives were among the lucky ...
Search intensifies for 23 missing in avalanche-destroyed hotel in ItalyChicago Tribune
Nine Rescued, At Least Five Dead in Italy AvalancheNewsweek
Italy Quake Avalanche: Four More Survivors Pulled from Buried Hotel
New York Times -Daily Mail
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:20:44 GMT


'Stop global war': Hundreds protest against US military base in ...
Hundreds of people have marched through the streets of Vicenza to protest against “the continued existence” of the “Dal Molin” US military base located near the ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:25:34 GMT


Car bomb explodes in central Tripoli, near Italy embassy: security official
Italy became the first Western country to reopen its embassy in Tripoli earlier this month. Most countries closed their embassies here in 2014 and early 2015 after heavy fighting and attacks in the city. Tripoli is home to a large number of rival ...
Italy Says Its Embassy Staff Is Safe After Libya BombingABC News
Car bomb explodes in central Tripoli, near Italy embassyAl-Arabiya
Car bomb rocks Tripoli near Italian embassy, 2 dead (VIDEO)RT
STRATFOR -Sputnik International
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:47:00 GMT


Press TV

Britain 'putting arms sales to Turkey above human rights'
The Guardian
Britain has sold almost £50m-worth of arms to Turkey since the crackdown on opposition groups by the government of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after last year's failed coup attempt. Newly published export statistics confirm that Turkey is now a major buyer of ...
UK has sold £50 million worth of arms to Turkey since coupPress TV

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:05:17 GMT


Turkey Orders 400 Arrests in Continuing Post-Coup Crackdown
Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for more than 400 people, including soldiers and security officers, in 48 provinces across the country following July's failed coup, broadcaster Haberturk said on Saturday. They were being sought on ...
132 suspects arrested across Turkey in FETÖ probeYeni Şafak English

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:02:33 GMT

The Independent

Turkey constitutional changes: what are they, how did they come about and how are they different?
The Independent
Turkey's parliament has signed off on a contentious constitutional reform package that would concentrate even more powers in the office of the president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and potentially extend his mandate till 2029. The reforms will come into ...
Turkey's President Erdogan wins power-boosting voteBBC News
Turkey's Parliament Approves Enhanced Powers for PresidentWall Street Journal
Turkey vote paves way for referendum on Erdogan powersThe Times of Israel
Washington Post -Voice of America -Bloomberg
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:00:26 GMT

Turkey's President Eager to Hear Trump's Policies on Mideast
ABC News
Turkey's president says he is interested in hearing U.S. President Donald Trump's policies on the Middle East. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters before departing on an African tour on Sunday that Turkey wants a Mideast where countries' ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:58:41 GMT

New York Times

Amid Fistfights, Turkey's Parliament Backs a New Constitution
New York Times
Turkey's Parliament approved a proposed Constitution that would cede even greater powers to the country's president if endorsed in a national referendum, but the bitterly contested voting process was marred by screaming matches and physical ...
The Fighting Over Erdogan's Constitutional Reforms Has (Literally) BegunTIME
Turkey's President Erdogan is grabbing yet more powerThe Economist
Turkey's parliament set to approve sweeping new powers for presidentThe Guardian
Deutsche Welle -Human Rights Watch
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:23:04 GMT


Wall Street Journal

US Under Trump Won't Send a Delegation to Syria Talks
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has decided against sending a U.S. delegation to Kazakhstan for talks on the war in Syria, despite receiving a formal invitation from the Kazakh government with the backing of Russia and Turkey, the State ...
US Will Not Take Part in Syria Peace Talks in KazakhstanABC News
US avoids Syria talks as deadly explosion rocks refugee campABC Online
Trump administration not sending a delegation to Syria peace talksWashington Post
Reuters -RT -Yahoo News
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:28:13 GMT

New York Times

After Escape From Syria, Another Dangerous Foe: Diabetes
New York Times
MAFRAQ, Jordan — Nisreen al-Najjar thought the worst was behind her family when it fled to Jordan from war-torn Homs in Syria. Then, two years later, though safe from the shelling and the Syrian civil war, her son Hisham, who was 5, began to rapidly ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:00:35 GMT

Foreign Policy (blog)

Putin Signs Long-Term Basing Deal With Syria
Foreign Policy (blog)
While the world warily eyed Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, Russia and Syria signed a long-term basing agreement giving Russian ships and planes access there for 50 years, a major commitment that underscores Russian President Vladimir Putin's ...
Millions displaced and 500000 dead – will new peace talks end Syria's agony?The Guardian
Russia Signs Deal for Syria Bases; Turkey Appears to Accept AssadNew York Times
Moscow acts to oust Iran from Syria, bombs ISISDEBKA file
Reuters -Deutsche Welle -Press TV
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:51:23 GMT

US Airstrike Kills More Than 100 Qaeda Fighters in Syria
New York Times
WASHINGTON — As the clock wound down on Barack Obama's presidency, an Air Force B-52 bomber carried out a punishing airstrike against a training camp of Al Qaeda in Syria, the Pentagon said Friday. The attack, which took place west of Aleppo, killed ...
US: Deadly air strike in Syria hits al-Qaeda
Obama's last airstrike 'kills 100 al-Qaeda fighters in Syria'
US airstrike kills more than 100 alleged al-Qaida militants in Syria, Pentagon saysThe Guardian
Fox News -BBC News -Wall Street Journal
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:11:12 GMT

Jerusalem Post Israel News

ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra
Jerusalem Post Israel News
ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra. ByREUTERS. 22 January 2017 10:25. Satellite imagery shows the Roman Theater largely destroyed, with only four of 16 columns still standing and the stone platform apparently covered in rubble.

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:25:51 GMT


Washington Post

Can an American become a refugee? Yes, and some already have.
Washington Post
The United States has long opened its arms to foreigners fleeing persecution and conflict — according to one recent statistic, more than 3 million refugees have made new lives in America since 1975. This openness to refugees is one impressive facet of ...

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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:04:52 GMT

New York Daily News

Syrian woman saves infants after pirate ship kills 500 refugees
New York Daily News
One day earlier, the boat smuggling Doaa, her fiancé and another 500 refugees from Egypt was smashed and sunk by pirates. Only 100 made it into the sea alive, and now they were dying off. Little Malak's grandfather thrust the small baby into her arms ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:05:52 GMT

Sacramento Bee

Schools scramble to hire bilingual aides as more refugee students arrive
Sacramento Bee
A surge of refugees to the Sacramento area has transformed San Juan Unified into the local epicenter for students from Afghanistan, Ukraine, Iraq and Syria. As a result, the district has hired non-credentialed bilingual instructional assistants who ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:30:53 GMT

Refugees can be used as a political resource to help those left behind
The Guardian
The refugee crisis in Syria and the Mediterranean has led to a rethinking of the role of refugees in society. Given that Europe now has lots of refugees, and is receiving more via the central Mediterranean, how can we empower them to make a contribution?

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:06:23 GMT

Syrian refugee family to be given home inside London synagogue
The Guardian
The London borough of Lambeth has committed to accommodating 20 families under the government's programme that aims to see 20,000 vulnerable refugees from Syria resettled by 2020. So far six Syrian families have been housed in the borough, ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:39:19 GMT


Detroit Free Press

Stan Van Gundy says Pistons not trading Reggie Jackson to Wolves
Detroit Pistons coach and team president Stan Van Gundy insisted to local reporters Saturday that he's not trading point guard Reggie Jackson to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Van Gundy confirmed an report that the Pistons and Timberwolves had ...
Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson's trade value down for nowDetroit Free Press
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy explains the dirty truth behind NBA trade
NBA Trade Buzz: Wolves And Pistons Discussing Blockbuster Trade, Clippers Make Offer For Pj TuckerForbes
PistonPowered -The Detroit News -ESPN
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:18:00 GMT

Voice of America

The Trade War is Coming
National Review
It, together with what we've seen over the last few months, makes me believe that we will see some sort of trade war–or battles–in the early-going here. Whereas a bunch of Trump's picks are conventional Republicans with views in tension with his ...
Chinese Billionaire Does Not See China-US Trade WarVoice of America
Trump's signal of protectionism raises risks of trade wars, retaliatory tariffsEconomic Times

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:30:31 GMT

Cris Carter says the Cowboys should trade Tony Romo for J.J. Watt
Now that the offseason has officially started for the Dallas Cowboys, one of the first things the team is going to have to figure out is what to do with Tony Romo. Should they trade him? Should they cut him? Should they keep him? Should they ask him to ...

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:41:23 GMT


#StopCETA: Thousands protest EU-Canada trade deal in demos ...
Protesters in more than a dozen European states have taken to the streets in scheduled demonstrations against the yet-to-be-approved CETA trade agreement, ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:57:51 GMT

UK-EU trade deal: Another WTO issue
BBC News
So the UK, it seems, is headed out of the European Union's single market, perhaps also out of the customs union. Prime Minister Theresa May has said she wants to preserve barrier-free trade between the UK and the EU as far as possible. One option that ...

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:04:54 GMT



DOJ: Hiring Kushner does not violate anti-nepotism law
Washington (CNN) The Justice Department concluded Friday that Jared Kushner serving in his father-in-law's administration would not be a violation of federal anti-nepotism laws. "In choosing his personal staff, the President enjoys an unusual degree of ...
Jared Kushner, Trump's Son-in-Law, Is Cleared to Serve as AdviserNew York Times
Justice Department blesses White House post for KushnerPolitico
Justice Department opinion backs Trump on hiring of son-in-lawWashington Post
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:29:29 GMT

The Hill

Petition urging Trump to release tax returns gets 100000 signatures
The Hill
A petition urging President Donald Trump · Donald TrumpWomen's marches draw huge crowds as Trump takes office Ex-CIA director: Trump should be ashamed of himself Defense Secretary Mattis shows up for work on Saturday MORE to ...
Petition to Release Trump's Tax Returns Surpasses Threshold for White House ResponseSlate Magazine (blog)
The 1st Trump White House Petition is in: Release your tax returnsYahoo News
White House Petition Calling For Release Of Trump's Tax Returns Gets Over 100000 SignaturesHuffington Post
TIME -CBS News -Washington Examiner (blog) -Politico
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:47:21 GMT

Los Angeles Times

Women's March Los Angeles demonstrates city planning's need for 'radical flatness'
Los Angeles Times
Any big political march is both a test of a city's spatial limitations and an exercise in seeing and using that city in a new way. This may be especially true in Los Angeles, a city still trying to shake off an outdated reputation as a place without a ...
Wall of women: Huge crowds march against President Donald TrumpThe Daily Breeze
Up To 750K Attend Anti-Trump Protest In Downtown Los Angeles; Huge Crowds Also In NYC, D.C. (UPDATE)Deadline
Thousands gather in downtown LA for women's marchFresno Bee
San Bernardino County Sun -USA TODAY -FOX 10 News Phoenix -NBC Southern California
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:30:42 GMT


Trump brings Churchill bust back to Oval Office
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump restored the bust of Winston Churchill to the Oval Office immediately after assuming the presidency on Friday, the most notable move in an aesthetic redecoration of the space. Trump signed his first executive ...
Trump Moves Churchill Bust Back to Oval Office, RedecoratesNewsmax

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:10:32 GMT

The Hill

Trump attacks Time reporter for mistake about MLK bust
The Hill
President Trump on Saturday attacked a Time magazine journalist for mistakenly reporting that a bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. had been removed from the Oval Office. Trump called out the reporter, Zeke Miller, while speaking to staff at the Central ...
Donald Trump Brings Gold Curtains, Winston Churchill Bust to the Oval OfficeABC News
President Trump has already reinstalled the bust of Winston Churchill in the Oval
President Trump brings Winston Churchill bust back to the Oval OfficeAOL News
Daily Caller -Politico -Washington Times -Raw Story
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:28:57 GMT

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