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Brexit


The Guardian

Brexit weekly briefing: government fails to settle EU citizens' jitters
The Guardian
Welcome to the Guardian's weekly Brexit briefing, a summary of developments as the UK heads through the EU door marked “exit”. If you would like to receive it as a weekly early morning email, please sign up here. You can listen to our latest Brexit ...
Why Brexit really does mean Brexit: Three signs that Theresa May will get tough on EU immigrationTelegraph.co.uk
Brexit: Devolved institutions' consent sought on Repeal BillBBC News
Prime Minister Theresa May unveils details of her 'Brexit' plan for EU nationals in BritainLos Angeles Times
CNN -Financial Times -The Independent
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:00:44 GMT


The Sun

Brexit predictions from top think tanks were 'overly pessimistic' and the impact on UK trade will be smaller than ...
The Sun
BREXIT predictions from the Treasury, OECD and IMF on Brexit were “overly pessimistic”, academics have claimed. New research from the University of Cambridge says there won't be a huge impact on trade after we leave, despite the repeated warnings ...
Brexit impact estimates were 'overly pessimistic': studyPOLITICO.eu
Flawed 'gravity model' Brexit predictions were 'overly pessimistic' about the economy, study saysBusiness Insider UK

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:05:00 GMT


The Guardian

The real Brexit debate: do you pronounce it Breggsit or Brecksit?
The Guardian
Brexit is a recent coinage and, linguistically speaking, a “blend” (like brunch or smog), so you would expect most people to take their cue from the words used to create it: Britain and Exit. If you say “exit” with a “k”, you will carry that over into ...

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:50 GMT


Spectator.co.uk (blog)

England, you wanted Brexit so you can pay for it
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
The message to be taken from today's Downing Street proceedings is a simple one: England, you wanted Brexit so you can pay for it. That, in essence, is the meaning of the confidence and supply agreement brokered between the Conservatives and the ...
Only that woman from the DUP can save us from Brexit nowThe Guardian
Theresa May's New Partnership Allows Her to Stay in Power. But What Will It Mean for Brexit?Slate Magazine (blog)
Sinn Fein blasts DUP deal as 'blank cheque for Tory Brexit which threatens peace agreement'Belfast Telegraph
Financial Times
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:10:39 GMT


The Guardian

Hard Brexit could halt Heathrow expansion plans, says Lord Adonis
The Guardian
A hard Brexit would be a “calamity” that would spell the end for the Heathrow expansion, according to the chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission. While the airport has argued that Brexit makes its third runway ever more important, Andrew ...
Hard Brexit would be a 'calamity' that would jeopardise Heathrow expansion, says Lord AdonisThe Independent
Lord Adonis: Brexit delay over Heathrow must end - BBC NewsBBC News

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:32:07 GMT


European Union


The Boston Globe

EU fines Google a record $2.72 billion
The Boston Globe
BRUSSELS — Google lost its biggest regulatory battle yet, getting a record $2.7 billion fine from European Union enforcers who say the search-engine giant skewed results in its favor to thwart smaller shopping search services. Alphabet Inc.'s Google ...
European Union fines Google a record 2.42 billion eurosChicago Tribune
European Union Fines Google a Record $2.7 BillionHollywood Reporter
Google fined a record €2.4 billion by the EU for manipulating search resultsThe Verge
New York Times -NDTV -CNNMoney -EU News
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:13:03 GMT


CBS Miami

European Union Weighs Retaliation If US Imposes Steel Tariffs
CBS Miami
EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the bloc was “making preparations” to retaliate in the event the U.S. introduces new tariffs. Malmstroem said Monday that the EU would study any action by Washington to see whether the move complies with ...
Brussels 'considering NUCLEAR option' of tariffs if Trump sparks steel trade warExpress.co.uk

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:51:00 GMT


Washington Post

Negotiations begin over British split from European Union
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — Britain and the European Union began talks Monday to sever their 43-year partnership, kicking off unprecedented divorce negotiations that will shape future relations between them. Discussions began with an immediate concession from the ...
Divorce talks finally begin between Britain and the European UnionLos Angeles Times
Talks begin over British divorce from European UnionSFGate
Europeans Like the EU More Since Brexit. Even the BritishTIME
POLITICO.eu -Newsweek
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:06:33 GMT


Chemical & Engineering News

European Union further restricts four phthalates
Chemical & Engineering News
The European Union is a step closer to prohibiting the use of four phthalates in consumer products. The Socio-Economic Analysis Committee of the European Chemicals Agency voted on June 20 in favor of restricting most uses of the chemicals under the ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:07:28 GMT


CleanTechnica

European Union Leaders Reaffirm Strong Commitment To Paris Climate Agreement
CleanTechnica
All heads of the European Union, from EU Member States through to the EU Presidents of the Council and Commission, last week reaffirmed their strong commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, and their desire to “swiftly and fully” implement the goals ...
The Paris Agreement - main page - UNFCCC NewsroomUNFCCC Newsroom
Trudeau reaches historic deal on national climate planThe Globe and Mail

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:11:15 GMT


China


Washington Post

US urges China to allow jailed Nobel laureate to get cancer treatment abroad, but is it too late?
Washington Post
BEIJING — The United States on Tuesday joined calls for the immediate release of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, urging China to set him free so he may receive the medical treatment of his choosing for what is believed to be late-stage liver cancer. Some ...
Chinese Nobel Laureate Released From PrisonThe Atlantic
I'm sad for my friend Liu Xiaobo, and for a China that can't cherish its finestQuartz
US joins growing calls for China to allow Liu Xiaobo cancer treatment abroadThe Guardian
BBC News -Reuters -New York Times -South China Morning Post
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:37:18 GMT


Fortune

The Accelerating Disruption of China's Economy
Fortune
In late 2012, two of China's most successful entrepreneurs made a very public bet on the country's retail future. In front of a TV audience, Wang Jianlin, the real-estate maven who built his fortune in shopping malls, wagered Jack Ma, president of ...
Bank of China, Tencent to Trial Blockchain in New Research EffortCoinDesk

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:05:36 GMT


New York Times

China's Premier, Li Keqiang, Praises Free Trade, in Contrast to Trump
New York Times
DALIAN, China — Premier Li Keqiang of China reaffirmed on Tuesday his country's desire to be seen as the world's new leader in globalization and free trade, but he offered no specifics on how China might lower its own trade barriers, which are among ...
China's premier just offered a rare glimpse of the Chinese economy — here's what he didn't sayCNBC
Premier Li Keqiang Plays Up China's New Global Role as the Responsible Antidote to Trump's AmericaTIME
China to meet growth targets, says LiChannel NewsAsia

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:43:45 GMT


CNN

Hong Kongers look for an exit 20 years after handover to China
CNN
Now 39, Tam says he's ready to make another escape, 20 years after the UK handed sovereignty over the city to China. While Hong Kong is one of the most affluent cities in the world, he says it's now in the throes of its own political upheaval. "I want ...
China's checks on big overseas acquirers a 'healthy sign,' says investorCNBC
Hong Kong: the 20th anniversary of the handover – Q&AThe Guardian
Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracyReuters
Forbes -Aljazeera.com
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:27:31 GMT


BBC News

China 'asks India to withdraw troops' from Nathu La pass
BBC News
China has accused India of incursion into its territory between Sikkim and Tibet, in a dispute which has raised tensions between the countries. Officials said Indian border guards had obstructed "normal activities" on the Chinese side, and called on ...
China Claims Indian Troops Crossed Border, Blocks PilgrimsNDTV
China lodges protest with India over Sikkim 'incursion', hints Mansarovar yatra off till troops are withdrawnHindustan Times
China lodges protest over 'crossing of border' by Indian troops in SikkimTimes of India
The Indian Express
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:48:45 GMT


World


Washington Post

Poll shows US tumbling in world's regard under Trump
Washington Post
It is perhaps unsurprising that a man who campaigned on a pledge to put American interests first would generate backlash in other parts of the world. Nor is it surprising that the negative reaction would carry over to opinions about the United States ...
Three-quarters of world has little or no confidence in Trump, Pew study findsThe Guardian
US Image Suffers as Publics Around World Question Trump's LeadershipPew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project
Trump is tanking the world's opinion of AmericaNew York Post
Quartz -BBC News -Mic -Westport News
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:04:21 GMT


The Guardian

England v Pakistan: Women's Cricket World Cup – live!
The Guardian
28th over: England 173-2 (Knight 57, Sciver 82) Oh Nat Sciver. How do you do the things you do. Consecutive fours for Sciver takes her to 82 from 55 balls. Seriously, seriously good innings. Her elevation to number four has been a revelation. Newer ...

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:57:09 GMT


The Nation.

Grace Paley's Crowded World
The Nation.
Right away, we are in Rose's world: a world of appetites and aging bodies, of creative insults and idiomatic speech. The voice captured here—chiding, teasing, commanding—was, it comes as no surprise, not entirely made up. “I was popular in certain ...

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:17:03 GMT


The Advocate

Florida takes Game 1 in a CWS battle of familiar foes
ESPN
Florida players celebrate after winning the pivotal Game 1 of the College World Series finals. AP Photo/Matt Ryerson. In fact, it's right on script for an epic Wednesday finale -- if needed -- with LSU ace Alex Lange, the Cubs' recent first-round draft ...
Rabalais: LSU's situation 'serious but not hopeless' as College World Series Game 2 vs. Florida up nextThe Advocate
Florida-LSU: Gators take College World Series championship Game 1 as Singer makes historyCBSSports.com
College World Series: LSU and Florida win Saturday to set up all-SEC championship seriesNCAA.com
247Sports
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:17:28 GMT


USA TODAY

Best children's hospitals ranked by US News & World Report
USA TODAY
An annual report by U.S. News & World Report ranks the nation's top 50 children's medical centers by 10 pediatric categories including cancer, neurology, diabetes and endocrinology. U.S. News has ranked children's hospitals since 2006, and awards ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:15:38 GMT


South China Sea


The Diplomat

What's Behind the Resumed Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity?
The Diplomat
On June 22, Vietnam and the Philippines conducted the third iteration of their naval personnel interactions on Southwest Cay in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. In doing so, both sides have effectively resumed an intra-ASEAN confidence ...
India, US call for freedom of navigation amid South China Sea disputesLivemint
Why South China Sea tension may rise again, say analystsThe Straits Times
Trump's South China Sea Policy Leaves U.S. Allies Perplexed—and ...World Politics Review
Manila Bulletin -vestnik kavkaza -The Japan News
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:43:17 GMT


Forbes

South China Sea: Modi, Not Duterte, Is China's Problem
Forbes
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's foreign policy flip-flops aren't a big threat to China's ambitions to write the navigation rules for the South China Sea. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high profile diplomacy is, something investors ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:13:35 GMT


Economic Times

China asks India, US not to disturb peace in South China Sea
Economic Times
BEIJING: China today asked India and the US not to disturb peace in the strategic South China Sea and play a "constructive role" in the disputes there, as the issue was likely to be discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President ...
China worried Modi-Trump talks might cover South China SeaTimes of India
Trump Meets India's Leader, a Fellow Nationalist Battling China for His FavorNew York Times
Trump and Modi bond over security as China loomsNikkei Asian Review
India Today -War on the Rocks
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:34:32 GMT


Newsweek

South China Sea: Chinese Military Planes Raise New Concerns Of Conflict in Asia
Newsweek
China has increased its presence in the South China Sea by deploying brand new anti-submarine aircraft to the region. Beijing, which has been criticized for militarizing the region, has also ramped up the number of unmanned aircraft it deploys to the ...
Water Wars: The South China Sea Security Dialogue That Wasn'tLawfare (blog)
China deploys new anti-submarine aircraft to fringes of South China SeaDefenseNews.com
Two Cardinal Sins of US South China Sea PolicyCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)
The Japan Times -The National Interest Online (blog) -The Diplomat
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:05:03 GMT


The Diplomat

Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough
The Diplomat
At the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue, a panel of security experts discussed practical ways to avoid conflict at sea, which could arise from a number of the territorial and maritime disputes existing in the Asia-Pacific region. One of the military panelists ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:15:59 GMT


Russia


New York Times

Trump, on Twitter, Targets Obama and Russia
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump sought to deflect questions about Russian meddling in the 2016 election onto Barack Obama on Monday while his spokesman again refused to say whether Mr. Trump accepted intelligence findings that Moscow had ...
Trump's latest bizarre tweets about Russia just left him badly exposedWashington Post (blog)
Trump claims Obama 'colluded' on Russia, without citing evidenceABC News
Russia Investigation: Obama Did the Right ThingNewsweek
CNN -The Hill -Politico -Washington Post
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:01:48 GMT


CBS News

Russia blasts US "threat" over possible Syria chemical attack
CBS News
MOSCOW -- A senior Russian lawmaker on Tuesday dismissed the United States' warning about a potential chemical weapons attack in Syria as an "unprecedented provocation," and the Kremlin called the accusations against Syria's government ...
Russia accuses US of provocation over Syria chemical-attack warningFox News
Russia dismisses US warning that Assad is preparing another chemical attack in SyriaGlobalnews.ca

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:02:34 GMT


CNBC

Three CNN journalists resign after Russia-related article retracted
CNBC
Time Warner's news division CNN has accepted the resignations of three journalists after the publication of a Russia-related article that was later retracted, a CNN spokesperson said on Monday. The three journalists included Thomas Frank, the writer of ...
Three journalists quit CNN in fallout from retracted Russia storyFox News
Three CNN journalists resign over retracted Trump-Russia storyLos Angeles Times
'Fake news': Trump tweets glee as three CNN journalists resign over Russia storyThe Guardian
Daily Beast -New York Post -BuzzFeed News -CNN
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:31:00 GMT


Fox News

Hannity: Russia allegations 'boomeranging back' on Democrats
Fox News
"If President Obama knew what Russia was doing back in August of 2016, why didn't he act?" Hannity asked. "The answer, we now know, is simple ... The president didn't do any investigation because he actually thought Hillary [Clinton] was going to win.
Conservative pundits: Colluding with Russia isn't a 'crime'USA TODAY
Fox News Figureheads Suggest Trump Campaign Collusion With Russia Would Not Be IllegalNewsweek

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:17:11 GMT


Washington Post

FBI has questioned Trump campaign adviser Carter Page at length in Russia probe
Washington Post
FBI agents have repeatedly questioned former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page about his contacts with Russians and his interactions with the Trump campaign, according to people familiar with the investigation. Over a series of five meetings in March, ...
Ex-Trump adviser says FBI interviewed him about Russia investigationThe Guardian
The FBI appears to be taking cues from the explosive Russia dossier that Trump called 'phony'Business Insider
Carter Page questioned by FBI in probe of Russian election meddlingABC News
USA TODAY -The Hill
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:44:05 GMT


UK


The Guardian

UK banks ordered to hold more capital as consumer debt surges
The Guardian
The measures were announced in the Bank's half-yearly assessment of risk to financial markets which also set out measures to rein in mortgage lending and highlighted the risks associated with the UK's exit from the European Union. While the Bank found ...
Bank of England takes action over bad loansBBC News
UK Banks Brace for $14.5 Billion Capital Demand From BOEBloomberg

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:45:28 GMT


CNN

UK reveals details of post-Brexit offer to EU citizens
CNN
EU nationals who have lived in the UK for under five years will be allowed to remain until they have reached the five-year point. Those who arrive in the UK after the cut-off date but before the country leaves the EU will be given a "grace period ...
Almost half of highly skilled EU workers 'could leave UK within five years'The Guardian
All the rights EU citizens in the UK are set to lose after BrexitMarkets Insider
Reality Check: Your Brexit citizens questions answeredBBC News
The Independent -ABC News -Sky News
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:28:58 GMT


BBC News

Former FN supporter on trial for smuggling Iranian lover to UK
BBC News
A former supporter of France's far-right National Front party (FN) has gone on trial for helping a man she met in the Calais migrant camp cross the border to Britain. Béatrice Huret is charged with aiding an illegal border crossing after she bought a ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:52:47 GMT


The Guardian

Plastic debris inundates remote UK coasts endangering wildlife
The Guardian
Plastic bottles and packaging are overrunning some of the UK's most beautiful beaches and remote coastline, endangering wildlife from basking sharks to puffins. A Greenpeace research ship has spent the past two months touring the Scottish coast and ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:55:48 GMT


Aljazeera.com

UK's May faces backlash after DUP deal
Aljazeera.com
Ian Blackford, a Scottish National Party politician, said his party would do everything possible to make sure Scotland gets "its fair share" under a formula that prescribes how UK government funds are shared by England, Scotland, Wales and Northern ...
Yes, Northern Ireland should have the £1bn. But what about other UK regions?The Guardian
Northern Ireland party agrees to prop up Theresa May's UK governmentCNN
Conservatives agree pact with DUP to support May governmentBBC News
The Atlantic -NBCNews.com
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:16:56 GMT


Germany


Reuters

Germany to Create National Diesel Forum to Cut Emissions
New York Times
BERLIN — Germany's transport and environment ministers announced a joint plan on Tuesday to find ways to reduce pollution from diesel engines, which has become a sensitive subject since the Volkswagen emissions scandal. The move comes as sales of ...
Germany plans new emissions testing body after VW scandalReuters
Germany to set up new emissions testing body after Volkswagen scandalEconomic Times

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:36:00 GMT


BBC News

Germany: Merkel paves way for gay marriage vote
BBC News
German MPs are pressing Chancellor Angela Merkel for a free vote in parliament soon on legalising same-sex marriage, after she signalled a shift in her party's position on it. Mrs Merkel surprised the German media by saying she favoured a "decision of ...
Angela Merkel hints at same-sex marriage vote in GermanyCNN
Germany: Merkel's challenger sees quick vote on gay marriageColumbia Missourian
Merkel's pivot boosts hopes for gay marriage in GermanyWashington Post
The Guardian
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:24:53 GMT


CNN

Turkey's Presidential Guards Not Allowed At G20 Summit, Germany Says
NPR
Security will be tight for next month's G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Most leaders are bringing their own security detail. But Germany told Turkey's president that his guards aren't welcomed. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...
Erdogan's bodyguards 'not welcome in Germany' after DC brawlCNN
Germany says Turkish bodyguards involved in DC skirmish 'won't set foot on German soil'Washington Post
Germany warns Erdogan bodyguards not to attend G20BBC News
USA TODAY
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:58:31 GMT


CNBC

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross abruptly cancels trip to Germany
CNBC
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has at the last minute pulled out of a trip to Germany on Tuesday, the German economy ministry said, not giving a reason for the cancellation which comes at a time of friction with Washington over trade policy. He ...
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross cancels trip to Germany without explanationThe Independent

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:50:00 GMT


TechCrunch

Capnamic closes €115M fund for 'digital transformation' of Germany, counts Cisco and Axa as LPs
TechCrunch
Capnamic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Berlin and Cologne, is announcing the final closing of a new €115 million tech fund. The VC says it will invest in tech companies predominantly in the German-speaking region of Europe ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:01:38 GMT


Business


NPR

Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel
NPR
During the campaign, some of Trump's companies did business with his campaign. It paid $8.7 million, for example, to TAG Air (the Trump company that owns most of his airplanes) and $2 million to Trump Tower, the building where he housed the campaign ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:01:37 GMT


Business Insider

Google has been hit with a record-breaking €2.4 billion fine by the EU over its antitrust case
Business Insider
The culmination of a multi-year investigation into Google's business practices going back nearly a decade, it is a mammoth ruling, more than twice as big as the previous largest fine. It seems likely to further inflame tensions between European ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:59:39 GMT


Business Insider

White House accuses Syria of preparing another chemical attack, issues ominous warning to Assad
Business Insider
Bashar al Assad Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with RIA Novosti and Sputnik in this handout picture provided by SANA on April 21, 2017, Syria. SANA/Handout via REUTERS. The White House on Monday night issued an ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:19:13 GMT


Business Insider

Tillerson's skeleton-crew setup at the State Department could be weakening the US
Business Insider
Despite having no government experience, Tillerson was lauded by President Donald Trump as the right candidate for secretary of state because of his business acumen during his tenure as CEO of Exxon Mobil. "The Fiscal Year 2018 budget request seeks ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:02:47 GMT


Business Insider

The stock market is relying more than ever on the world's hottest investment product
Business Insider
Exchange-traded funds will purchase $300 billion of equities this year, more than 2015 and 2016 combined, according to Goldman Sachs. The firm raised its forecast after ETFs were responsible for $98 billion of stock buying in the first quarter alone.

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:02:00 GMT


France


The Nation.

Macron on the March in France
The Nation.
Optimism—the optimism of the well-educated, well-fed, and gainfully employed—is what triumphed in France in 2017. But how can this be, when for years newspapers and magazines have preached that France is the “champion of pessimism in Europe” (as ...
France's new lawmakers open first parliament sessionABC News
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: France advances — A new era with an Assembly filled with new facesWatertownDailyTimes.com
France Is TransformedJacobin magazine
Reuters -The Independent -Intelligencer Post -Intelligencer Post
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:08:57 GMT


Human Rights Watch

France: Don't 'Normalize' Emergency Powers | Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch
(Paris) – The French government's new counterterrorism bill would move some overly broad emergency powers into normal criminal and administrative law ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:05:36 GMT


Reuters

Germany and France to lead post-Brexit EU in further integration
Reuters
BRUSSELS More EU integration is a "foregone conclusion", and France and Germany will take the lead on post-Brexit reforms starting this year, the European Union's second-in-command said, adding that he hoped the east-west split in the bloc would heal.

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:29:24 GMT


Washington Post

France pulls out the welcome mat | Opinion | Eugene, Oregon
The Register-Guard
PARIS — Five years ago, British politicians gloried in France's political dysfunction. France's then-Socialist government had, after all, repeatedly proved itself an ...
How France could win the post-Brexit beauty contestWashington Post

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:16:00 GMT


France to Make Public Spending Cuts as 2017 Deficit to Exceed 3 Percent-Finance Minister
New York Times
PARIS — France will make new public spending cuts across the board to meet the 3 percent EU deficit target in 2017, its finance minister said on Monday, after broadcaster TF1 cited national audit officials as saying it would overshoot estimates.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:09:00 GMT


Italy


Forbes

Italy's Latest Bank Bailout Has Created A Two-Speed Eurozone
Forbes
Unsurprisingly, the wobbly Italian government, facing populist challenge from the left-wing nationalist Five Star Movement, was anxious to avoid putting any more bullets in its sensitive political feet. Bailouts might be unpopular, but at least they ...
Why Italy's €17bn bank rescue deal is making waves across EuropeFinancial Times
Italy Is Bailing Out 2 Failing Banks for Up To $19 BillionFortune
RPT-Italy bank rescue divides EuropeReuters
Express.co.uk -CNBC -The Guardian -Times of India
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:27:03 GMT


Fox News

He's Back! Berlusconi takes center stage in Italy
Fox News
Yes, the one-time cruise boat crooner who became a Midas-like media magnate and later served as Italy's prime minister three times, exhumed himself from the political cemetery this week. Once disgraced as an aged lecher, Berlusconi, at age 80, is once ...
Italy's centre-right wins big in mayoral elections as left crumblesThe Guardian
Berlusconi hails Italy poll revival as Renzi loses groundBBC News
Kingmaker once again - Silvio Berlusconi's party triumphs in elections as Italy looks ahead to national voteTelegraph.co.uk
POLITICO.eu -Reuters -The American Interest -POLITICO.eu
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:27:43 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Italy's €17bn bank crisis is the fruit of unworkable EU policies
Telegraph.co.uk
The emergency plan unveiled by EU regulators on Friday night bails out senior bondholders and depositors above €100,000, leaving Italian taxpayers to foot the bill. This could reach 1pc of GDP and push Italy's public debt to 133pc of GDP. While such a ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:06:53 GMT


The Guardian

Markets relieved after Italy agrees €17bn bank rescue – as it ...
The Guardian
All the day's economic and financial news, as Italy sets aside €17bn of taxpayers' money to wind down two Veneto lenders.
DEBATE: Was the Italian government right to commit €17bn to ...City A.M.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:25:00 GMT


Fast Europe Open: Italy economic sentiment, Petrofac results
Financial Times
Arconic, the US company that produced the cladding panels in place on London's Grenfell Tower when it was gutted by fire, has said it will stop selling the flammable version of the tiles for use in high-rise buildings. The engineering company said the ...

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:07:38 GMT


Turkey


New York Times

President Erdogan of Turkey Recovers From Minor Health Scare
New York Times
ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey appeared to faint on Sunday because of what he said were complications with his blood-sugar level and blood pressure. Mr. Erdogan, 63, was sitting for early morning prayers when he seemed to lose ...
Should the US pull its nuclear weapons out of Turkey?Washington Examiner
Turkey's Presidential Guards Not Allowed At G20 Summit, Germany SaysNPR
Germany to Turkey's President Erdogan: Your bodyguards not welcome at G20USA TODAY
Telegraph.co.uk -Financial Times
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:12:22 GMT


The New Yorker

Turkey's Writers Face Yet More Trials | The New Yorker
The New Yorker
Aysegul Sert on Aslı Erdoğan, a writer facing charges related to Turkey's 2016 coup attempt, and on declining press freedom under President Recep Tayyip ...
Marking July 15, let's not institutionalize polarization in Turkey ...Hurriyet Daily News

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:47:03 GMT


DefenseNews.com

Turkey plans to buy up to 36 armed Hurkus trainers
DefenseNews.com
For the Hurkus program, TAI signed two contracts with Turkey's procurement agency, the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries. One contract was for prototype development and the other for serial production. Under a June 2014 serial production contract ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:58:01 GMT


Ars Technica

Turkey pulls evolution from its high school curriculum
Ars Technica
In the US, opponents of evolution have tried to undercut instruction on the topic by suggesting schools should "teach the controversy." The national education authorities in Turkey, however, have decided that teachers should avoid any hint of ...
Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering SecularistsNew York Times
Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high schoolCNN
In Turkey, no teaching of evolution, but banning gays is fine - Hot Air ...Hot Air
BBC News -Newsweek -Telegraph.co.uk -Hurriyet Daily News
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:25:00 GMT


Newsweek

Video Games 'Resident Evil' and 'Call of Duty' Spread Islamophobia, Says Turkey's Government
Newsweek
Video games like Call of Duty and Guitar Hero provide entertainment to millions around the world. But Turkey's Youth and Sports Ministry says that many popular foreign-made games are responsible for intentionally spreading fear and hatred of Islam and ...

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:25:00 GMT


Syria


Washington Post

Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack
Washington Post
BEIRUT — The Syrian government on Tuesday dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners.
White House: Syria could be preparing another chemical weapons attackCNN International
US Warns Syria Against Launching Another Chemical AttackThe Atlantic
White House Suspects Syria Is Preparing For Another Chemical AttackNPR
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:09:17 GMT


Washington Post

Mattis: After Raqqa, the Syrian battlefield will only get more complicated
Washington Post
MUNICH, Germany — As the fight against the Islamic State moves beyond its de facto capital in Raqqa, the Pentagon is readying itself for an increasingly complex battlefield in northern Syria, where U.S.-backed forces, pro-Syrian government troops and ...
US eyes arms for YPG fighters in Syria even after Raqqa's fallReuters
It's Time to Break Up SyriaThe National Interest Online
ISIL faces extinction in northern Syria as government forces close on last supply lineAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:40:15 GMT


BBC News

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin 'kills dozens'
BBC News
Almost 60 people have been killed in a suspected US-led coalition air strike on a prison run by so-called Islamic State in eastern Syria, activists say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 42 prisoners and 15 militants died when the ...
Airstrike on ISIS-run jail in eastern Syria kills 42, activists sayFox News
US-led air strike kills 57 in Syria: monitorSBS
US airstrike on Syrian 'IS' prison kills dozens of civilians, claim activist groupsDeutsche Welle

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:37:30 GMT


New York Times

Syria Frees Hundreds of Detainees Ahead of Muslim Holiday
New York Times
DAMASCUS, Syria — The Syrian government on Saturday released hundreds of detainees, including some who had backed the insurgency against President Bashar al-Assad, on the eve of a major Muslim holiday. Justice Minister Hisham al-Shaar said the ...
Deadly car bombing kills Syrian civilians in IdlibAljazeera.com
Syria's more confident Assad gives Eid prayers in HamaReuters
Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of EidABC News
ABC Online -Fox News
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:15:38 GMT


BBC News

News Daily: Syria attack warning and NHS blunder
BBC News
The US has warned Syria's government it will pay a "heavy price" if it launches another chemical attack. In a statement, the White House said it had identified "potential preparations" for action by President Bashar al-Assad's regime that could result ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:29:05 GMT


Refugees


CNN

Refugees: We thought America valued diversity
CNN
As the legality of President Trump's travel ban is debated, CNN spoke with Muslims who came to the United States between 1982 and 2014. We asked them about current attitudes and policies toward Muslims and refugees, why they came to America -- and ...

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:29:29 GMT


New York Times

With 3 Words, Supreme Court Opens a World of Uncertainty for ...
New York Times
The “bona fide relationship” standard in the Supreme Court's travel ban decision could shut out thousands of refugees who lack family ties in the United States.
Good sign or bad? Minnesota refugees study travel ban ruling for ...Minneapolis Star Tribune
Supreme Court Ruling to Impact Refugee Resettlement in Southern ...Arizona Public Media

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:01:12 GMT


Vox

The Supreme Court's travel ban ruling hits refugees with terrifying uncertainty
Vox
In 72 hours, President Donald Trump will be allowed to enforce his travel ban — but the Supreme Court made a key modification to his order that has left a big question mark over the status of refugees applicants from the six restricted majority-Muslim ...
Trump travel ban ruling creates questions for refugeesCBS News
Supreme Court Leaves Refugees in Legal LimboDaily Beast
Refugee advocacy groups slam 'Muslim Ban' rulingAljazeera.com
Chicago Tribune -WIRED -San Francisco Chronicle -Supreme Court of the United States
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:40:00 GMT


Impact of travel ban on Indiana refugees unclear
Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis refugee resettlement groups are trying to determine whether Monday's Supreme Court ruling regarding President Donald Trump's travel ban will impact the flow of refugees into the state. For Catholic Charities, which has settled more than ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:32:05 GMT


PBS NewsHour

Comic artists draw out stories from resettled Syrian refugees
PBS NewsHour
In 2015, Canada began that country's largest refugee resettlement program since the Vietnam War. Over the last year-and-a-half, 45,000 Syrian refugees have made Canada their home, more than double those admitted in the U.S.. Now a group of comic book ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:08:06 GMT


Trade


New York Times

China's Premier, Li Keqiang, Praises Free Trade, in Contrast to Trump
New York Times
DALIAN, China — Premier Li Keqiang of China reaffirmed on Tuesday his country's desire to be seen as the world's new leader in globalization and free trade, but he offered no specifics on how China might lower its own trade barriers, which are among ...
Li Says China to Meet Growth Goals, Vows Free Trade SupportBloomberg

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:43:45 GMT


Fortune

Donald Trump Urges Narendra Modi to Relax Indian Trade Barriers
Fortune
U.S. President Donald Trump urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do more to relax Indian trade barriers on Monday during talks in which both leaders took great pains to stress the importance of a strong U.S.-Indian relationship. At a closely ...
Trump hosts Indian PM Modi: Fair trade, economic growth take center stageFox Business
Trump meets Modi: Trade, visas and climate could make for tough talkingCNNMoney
Trade, terrorism, and H-1B: Modi and Trump's first meeting has a big menuQuartz

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:56:18 GMT


Reuters

Banks' blockchain consortium picks IBM for trade finance platform
Reuters
Trade finance was identified by a survey of banks carried out by IBM and the Economist Intelligence Unit last year as one of the top areas where blockchain - the underlying technology behind bitcoin - could have an impact. Blockchain technology ...
IBM landed a big win in the race to sell blockchain to Wall StreetBusiness Insider
Banks partner with IBM for blockchain-backed trade financeFinancial News (subscription)
European Banks Select IBM Blockchain for Small Business Trade FinanceCoinDesk
Financial Times
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:08:21 GMT


CBSSports.com

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz Heading into Free Agency
Bleacher Report
New York Knicks president Phil Jackson has looked into trading budding star Kristaps Porzingis, though he hasn't found an enticing deal yet. Presumably, Jackson would take just about any deal if he could trade away aging star Carmelo Anthony and the ...
NBA Trade Rumors: Why Carmelo Anthony is reportedly 'reluctant' to leave New YorkCBSSports.com
NBA Trade Rumors: Carmelo Anthony was reportedly open to being traded to SixersLiberty Ballers

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:38:31 GMT


MarketWatch

Opinion: What Trump gets right — and not — on trade
MarketWatch
The Trump administration is correct to characterize our trade agreements as outdated and the surpluses of several large nations as harmful to the global economy. After World War II, America with its allies — notably Canada and U.K. — built the modern ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:04:10 GMT


Elections


 
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