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Brexit


The Independent

British based airlines warned they 'must move to EU after Brexit or lose major routes'
The Independent
EU officials have warned UK-based airlines that they will have to relocate their headquarters to the EU or sell shares to EU nationals if they want to avoid seeing routes within continental Europe axed after Brexit. According to the Guardian ...
London Attack Reminds May of Post-Brexit Security Ties NeedBloomberg
What will Brexit mean for the UK airline industry?Telegraph.co.uk
Brexit: EU summit on 29 April to discuss way aheadBBC News
The Guardian -Mirror.co.uk -CNN
all 1,107 news articles »
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:22:52 GMT


The Independent

Brexit could damage UK's fight against corruption, says OECD
The Guardian
Brexit could damage the UK's efforts to tackle corruption and give multinationals leverage over the British government in bribery cases, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has warned. Business pressure to weaken bribery laws and ...
Brexit poses threat to Britain's anti-corruption fight warns OECDThe Independent

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:07:16 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Exporters enjoying Brexit 'sweet spot' from weak pound, says Bank of England deputy Governor
Telegraph.co.uk
Britain's exporters are benefiting from an economic “sweet spot” because the pound is weak and there has not been any disruption from Brexit - but companies have also been warned that it might not last for long. Sterling fell after the referendum in ...
Pre-Brexit "sweet spot" unlikely to last, warns bank deputythe Irish News
Exporters enjoying pre-Brexit 'sweet spot', says BoE officialSky News
BoE warns UK exporters pre-Brexit 'sweet spot' may not lastReuters

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:38:00 GMT


Bloomberg

Brexit Bulletin: Europe Stands With London
Bloomberg
Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter. The worst terror attack on British soil since 2005 struck London on Wednesday, killing four people and hurting scores more, just yards from Parliament. A member of the ...
London attack a reminder of fears for post-Brexit security cooperationReuters
Brexit latest: Data points to peak in immigration of European Union workersThe Independent
Divided over Brexit, united against terrorPOLITICO.eu
CNBC -Express.co.uk -Press and Journal
all 108 news articles »
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:46:16 GMT


Express.co.uk

'One of the saddest things' Branson labels Brexit 'DEVASTATING' - demanding second EU vote
Express.co.uk
“If a 'hard' Brexit happens it would be pretty devastating and it would be the biggest sort of shot in the foot that the British people have every done to themselves,” he said. “I hope that sense will prevail and that when all the facts are known and ...
Richard Branson calls for second Brexit referendum based on 'real facts'CNBC
Richard Branson Wants a Brexit Do-OverFortune
Sir Richard Branson says hard Brexit 'a shot in the foot' as he urges new voteBelfast Telegraph

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:37:35 GMT


European Union


European Union to Celebrate Its 60th Birthday Under a Cloud
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
For European Union leaders, Saturday's gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the bloc's founding treaty was to be an unvarnished celebration of a successful experiment to rebuild a continent scarred by two world wars. But Brexit, economic ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:22:43 GMT


Express.co.uk

Poland vows to veto plan for EU future unless it includes more power back from Brussels
Express.co.uk
But those plans now appear to be in disarray amid a brutal and escalating diplomatic crisis with Warsaw, which has been infuriated by the re-election of Donald Tusk as EU Council president. After the decision was made in Brussels earlier this month ...
Happy 60th Birthday, European Union!Huffington Post
Isolated Poland threatens to spoil party at EU summit over two-speed EuropeThe Guardian
European Union and democracyIrish Times
Reuters UK -Reuters -The New Indian Express
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:07:55 GMT


The Independent

Brexit latest: Data points to peak in immigration of European Union workers
The Independent
Signs are growing that inflows of European Union workers to the UK have peaked, just as Prime Minister Theresa May is due to trigger Article 50 to commence the Brexit divorce process. In an analysis published on Thursday, the Resolution Foundation ...
The future of the European UnionThe Economist
Rob Merrick: Threat of European Union court over Brexit 'bill'Gulf Today
How the courts gave us EU citizenship, and how Britons can keep it after BrexitThe Conversation UK
The Columbian -Channel NewsAsia
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:25:27 GMT


E-Flux

Bifo: "After the European Union"
E-Flux
At the Verso blog, Bifo has a piece declaring the death of the European Union project. It was killed, he writes, but the unaccountable financial bodies that imposed austerity across Europe—the same austerity that has led to a resurgence of fascism ...

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:30:48 GMT


The Spokesman-Review

European Union warns of 'serious consequences' if no Brexit deal
The Spokesman-Review
A Union flag flies in front of the the London landmark “Big Ben” at the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, March 20, 2017. Britain's government will begin the process of leaving the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on the two years ...
Momentous talks on Britain's exit from European Union to begin March 29Press Herald
A letter from Britain to the European Union will trigger the 'Brexit' process March 29Los Angeles Times
'Brexit is VERY GOOD!' German DEMANDS Merkel cuts European Union tiesExpress.co.uk
BuzzFeed News -CNN -Billboard
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:26:00 GMT


China


DesMoinesRegister.com

Timeline: Terry Branstad's long relationship with China
DesMoinesRegister.com
October 1979: Iowa Gov. Robert Ray is among seven U.S. governors who visit China where Xi Zhongxun (Xi Jinping's father) is governor of Guandong Province. October 1980: Xi Zhongxun visits the United States with a delegation that stops in Iowa as well ...
Trump taps Iowa Gov. Branstad for China ambassadorCNN
Trump Picks Iowa Governor Branstad as China AmbassadorBloomberg
China Welcomes Its 'Old Friend' Terry Branstad as Donald Trump's Pick for US AmbassadorTIME
Reuters
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:45:54 GMT


CNN

China's new two-child policy sparks increase in births
CNN
The new total represents the highest annual number of newborns since 2000, according to government data. China's decision to allow all Chinese couples to have two children was a "major factor" in the increase, according to the National Health and ...
China's birth rate rises but falls short of government estimatesThe Guardian
Second-child policy increases births by 7.9 percent - National Health and Family Planning CommissionNational Health and Family Planning Commission

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:35:47 GMT


New York Times

Chinese New Year: Inside the World's Largest Trek
New York Times
BEIJING — Xu Zhengming was lugging a 36-inch flat-screen television through the Beijing West Railway Station on his way home for China's Lunar New Year. Another passenger was hauling a tub of meat. And many migrant workers returning to their home ...
China girlfriend rental app gets leg up from Lunar New Year demandReuters
China's biggest festival is going globalThe Economist

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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:30:33 GMT


Forbes

Airbnb's rivals in China hold hands in a nervous new market
CNBC
Airbnb sees big promise in China, where travel spending reached nearly $500 billion in 2015 thanks to a new generation of domestic tourists. On Wednesday in Shanghai, Airbnb unveiled a new Chinese name — Aibiying, which means "welcome each other ...
Airbnb Doubles Down In China, Where Uber Failed - ForbesForbes
Airbnb to triple China presence, focus on Chinese travelerUSA TODAY
As Airbnb Just Learned, It's Really Hard to Localize Your Brand Name for ChinaAdAge.com
CNNMoney -Quartz -Mashable -The Airbnb Blog
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:01:43 GMT


CNBC

China poised as key stabilizer in world economy: Boao Forum
CNBC
"The U.S. is in nominal terms is still the largest economy in the world, it has some deep underlying strengths … at the same time there's no question that the economic power and geopolitical influence of China has risen sharply in the last decade ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:18:00 GMT


World


FOXSports.com

World Baseball Classic title is a perfect end to Jim Leyland's career
FOXSports.com
But now, in the interview room, a reporter asked Leyland what it meant to cap off his career by winning the World Baseball Classic. Leyland, 72. started off fine — “Well, I've been retired for three years, and I'm going to stay retired. That I can ...
Team USA's World Baseball Classic Championship Didn't Come EasyFiveThirtyEight
Highlights and lowlights from the best WBC ever, one capped by long-awaited USA winSports Illustrated
Passion of 2017 World Baseball Classic Can Help Fuel the Future MLB NeedsBleacher Report
Detroit Free Press -New York Times -CBSSports.com -SB Nation
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:30:02 GMT


New York Times

London, Taliban, World Baseball Classic: Your Thursday Briefing
New York Times
Police officers near Westminster Bridge in London today, a day after a terrorist attack outside Parliament. Credit Carl Court/Getty Images. (Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: • ISIS ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:46:58 GMT


CBSSports.com

Ranking the five best moments of the 2017 World Baseball Classic
CBSSports.com
We here at CBS Sports put our collective heads together to come up with the five best moments of the 2017 World Baseball Classic, which was not easy. I'm sure you'll disagree with our subjective rankings, so tell us about it in the comments or on ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:08:00 GMT


CBSSports.com

Epstein on being named world's greatest leader: 'I can't even get my dog to stop peeing in the house'
CBSSports.com
When the time comes, Theo Epstein will ushered right into the National Baseball Hall of Fame with zero opposition. He helped end not one, but two historic World Series title droughts. He was the general manager when the Red Sox won the 2004 World ...
Theo Epstein tops Fortune's list of world leadersChicago Tribune
Fortune magazine crowns Theo Epstein 'world's greatest leader'ESPN
Cubs' Theo Epstein adds another title: world's greatest leaderFOXSports.com
AOL -Bleacher Report -Chicago Sun-Times
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:10:00 GMT


BBC News

World watches as London 'stabbed in heart'
BBC News
The brazen attack outside parliament in central London has made headlines across the world. Many newspapers have questioned how such an attack was possible in such a fortified part of the city. Although the attacker has not yet been identified, many ...
'Killed on the Death Bridge': How the world's media has reacted to the Westminster atrocityDaily Mail
London struck to the heart: How newspapers around the world covered the devastating terror attackTelegraph.co.uk
'Solidarity and support': world leaders send wishes after attack in WestminsterThe Guardian
BBC News -New York Times
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:41:11 GMT


South China Sea


Reuters

Philippines' Duterte derides US for past inaction in South China Sea
Reuters
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday accused the United States of having a provocative stance on the South China Sea and said its inaction when China started building manmade islands was the cause of tensions now besetting the ...
Manila could share maritime resources with China: DuterteChannel NewsAsia
Duterte: I trust China won't build on shoalInquirer.net
China vowed not to build on Scarborough, says DuterteRappler
The Manila Times -BusinessWorld Online Edition -ABS-CBN News
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:12:07 GMT


Voice of America

ASEAN Looks to 'Framework' on South China Sea Security
Voice of America
“Maintaining peace, stability and security as well as respecting freedom of navigation and over-flight in the South China Sea, are in the interests of all countries, within an outside the region, as they are fundamental conditions for growth ...
Duterte ally wants president to rethink South China Sea approachABS-CBN News
China Denies South China Sea Construction Project Announced in Chinese State MediaBreitbart News
South China Sea | Beijing says no monitoring station on disputed islandMacau Daily Times
RT -Sun.Star
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:49:25 GMT


Asia Times

Malaysia speaks softly in the South China Sea
Asia Times
Malaysian foreign minister Anifah Aman said in a spirited speech this week to parliament that Kuala Lumpur does not acknowledge Beijing's “nine-dash line” expansive claim over territories in the South China Sea, including features claimed by his country.

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:11:21 GMT


Duterte, Prayut agree on South China Sea
Myanmar Times
Thailand and the Philippines have agreed to emphasise freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea as a core value in securing peace and prosperity in the region. Thailand's PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha speaks with Philippines' President Rodrigo ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:47:13 GMT


Voice of America

China is sending forth patriotic tourists to bolster its South China Sea claims
Quartz
If China has an equivalent tropical paradise to Hawaii, it's Hainan Island. But some of the domestic tourists flocking to the popular holiday destination want to do more than have fun in the sun. They also want to express their patriotism. Facing the ...
Japan Is Becoming Player in South China Sea Sovereignty DisputeVoice of America
China offers tourist packages to disputed South China Sea in a bid to show its authority over the region following ...Daily Mail
Malaysia mulls naval upgrades amid IS threat, South China Sea standoffChannel NewsAsia
The National Interest Online (blog) -Huffington Post -IHS Jane's 360
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:45:14 GMT


Russia


New York Post

Former Russian lawmaker gunned down on sidewalk
New York Post
KIEV, Ukraine — Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia, an accusation the Kremlin angrily rejected. Voronenkov, who testified to ...
Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In KievNPR
Former Russian MP Shot Dead in UkraineForeign Policy (blog)
Ukraine accuses Russia of 'state terrorism' after former MP shotReuters
ABC News -The Guardian -CBS News
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:20:00 GMT


CNN

US officials: Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians
CNN
Washington (CNN) The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign, US officials told CNN ...
If CNN's New Russia Report Is True, We May Be Seeing the Beginning of the End of Donald Trump's PresidencyGQ Magazine
What we know about evidence of coordination between Russia and the Trump campaignVox
FBI Has Information Suggesting Trump Team May Have Coordinated With Russia: ReportNew York Magazine
The Hill -9news.com.au -Business Insider
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:31:42 GMT


CBS News

Adam Schiff says there's "more than circumstantial evidence" of Trump-Russia collusion
CBS News
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that there is now “more than circumstantial evidence” that Trump's associates colluded with the Russians to interfere in the U.S. election. In an interview on MSNBC's “Meet the Press ...
Schiff: 'More Than Circumstantial Evidence' Trump Associates Colluded With RussiaNBCNews.com
Most Republicans are in denial about the probe into Trump-Russia tiesLos Angeles Times
'More than circumstantial evidence' Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to disrupt electionThe Independent
The Guardian -Breitbart News -National Review -Politico
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:14:00 GMT


Slate Magazine

How the West Can Defend Itself From Putin's Russia
Slate Magazine
After Russia managed to hack the servers of the Democratic National Committee and spread fake news on an industrial scale, his warnings were finally recognized as all too prescient. But it is only over the past weeks, as journalists around the world ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:58:47 GMT


Axios

Russia erupts: "I'm President and you're not"
Axios
In an interview out this morning, President Trump tells TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer, in response to a question about the risk to his reputation caused by false and ever-changing utterances: "Hey, look, I can't be doing so badly ...
Watergate reporter on Russia: 'I've been saying for a while there's a coverup going on'The Hill

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:15:21 GMT


UK


New York Times

London Attacker Identified as Khalid Masood
New York Times
LONDON — The Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for the deadly attack outside the British Parliament, as Prime Minister Theresa May described the assailant as a British-born man whom the country's domestic intelligence agency had ...
London police identify suspected Westminster attacker as UK native with criminal recordABC News
UK parliament attacker named as British-born Khalid MasoodReuters
Westminster attacker named by police as Khalid MasoodThe Guardian
Times of India -The Independent -Stuff.co.nz -The Guardian
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:09:50 GMT


NBCNews.com

London Terrorist Attack: Why Most UK Police Don't Carry Guns
NBCNews.com
Last year — when Brits watched terrorists strike France, Germany, and Belgium — London's police chief warned it was a case of "when, not if" the U.K. joined that list. And yet more than 90 percent of the capital's police officers carry out their ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:25:39 GMT


CNBC

UK police make eight arrests in raids linked to investigation into attack on Parliament
CNBC
British police have searched six addresses and made eight arrests in raids as part of an investigation into Wednesday's attack on the Houses of Parliament which left four people dead and 40 injured, London's Metropolitan Police has announced. News of ...
London police: Eight arrests over Westminster attackAljazeera.com
British Police Arrest 8 In Investigation Into London Attack That Left 4 DeadNPR
UK Parliament attack: What we know so farThe Globe and Mail
Bloomberg -The Guardian -AOL
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:34:32 GMT


Rendition: government evidence to be heard in secret in UK for first time
The Guardian
Rendition: government evidence to be heard in secret in UK for first time. Lawyers for MoD and FCO in case brought by two Pakistani men can present evidence behind closed doors, high court judge rules. Amanatullah Ali who alleges he was subjected to ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:52:04 GMT


Daily Mail

EU to discuss UK and US laptop bans on Middle East flights
The Guardian
European security experts will meet in Brussels next week to assess the restrictions on laptop bans imposed by the UK and US on flights from some Middle Eastern and north African countries with the European commission calling for more information on ...
Europe REJECTS Britain's laptop flight ban: Germany, Switzerland and Spain will not impose cabin gadget restrictions ...Daily Mail
UK flight ban on electronic devices announcedBBC News
UK follows US with laptop ban on some flights from MideastCNNMoney
BBC News -USA TODAY -The Register
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:28:06 GMT


Germany


U.S. News & World Report

The Poor Get Poorer in Germany, Too, Draft Government Report Shows
U.S. News & World Report
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's rich have been getting richer and its poor poorer, a government report seen by Reuters shows, all-but shattering the popular global image of a wealthy country with equal access to high-paying jobs in a robust labor market.
Merkel ally says Germany must tackle benefit fraud by asylum seekersReuters
Schulz has been a better friend to Greek communists than German taxpayers: Deputy FinMinCNBC
German SPD dismisses nepotism accusations against SchulzDeutsche Welle

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:07:03 GMT


CNBC

Germany says its current account surplus will shrink in coming years
CNBC
In 2016, the German trade surplus hit a fresh record at 253 billion euros ($273.49 billion). The wider current account surplus, which measures the flow of goods, services and investments into and out of a country, rose to an all-time high of 266 ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:54:00 GMT


ESPN FC

The fans that shame England: Footage shows moment minority taunted German rivals over bombing planes while the ...
Daily Mail
Fans in the away section of Signal Iduna Park were seen mimicking a plane by moving their hands while Germany's national anthem — Deutschlandlied — was played out loud. Controversial football song 'Ten German Bombers' was also heard being sung ...
England fans' chants in Germany condemned by FA chairman Greg ClarkeThe Guardian
Podolski says winning end to Germany career like something from a filmESPN FC
England's night ends in defeat to Lukas Podolski's Germany but not without promiseThe Independent
UEFA.com -The Olympian -Bleacher Report
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:49:53 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Let There Be Light!
U.S. News & World Report
By focusing the entire array on a single 20-by-20 centimeter (8x8 inch) spot, scientists from the German Aerospace Center, or DLR , will be able to produce the equivalent of 10,000 times the amount of solar radiation that would normally shine on the ...
German Scientists Just Tested the 'World's Largest Artificial Sun'TIME
World's Largest Artificial Sun Now Shining in GermanyEcoWatch
German scientists switch on the 'world's largest artificial sun' in an attempt to create climate-friendly fuelDaily Mail

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:27:27 GMT


ESPN FC (blog)

Trending: Simeone concedes Griezmann could leave, Podolski's 'dream' end
ESPN FC (blog)
GERMANY: Lukas Podolski admitted the end to his international career with Germany was "like a film" after scoring the winner for his country with a stunning strike to beat England 1-0 in an international friendly. - Germany boss Joachim Low called ...
Lukas Podolski was sneered at during English coverage but the 'Prinz' is well loved in Germany... from selfies to ...Daily Mail

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:06:08 GMT


Business


CNBC

Business groups draw battle lines over Obamacare replacement
CNBC
The battle over Obamacare is causing a rift not only on Capitol Hill, but within the business community as well. Two influential lobbying groups are throwing their weight behind the American Health Care Act, the House Republican bill that would repeal ...
'Trumpcare' faces its make-or-break dayBusiness Insider

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:30:07 GMT


Being an Ethical Business in a Corrupt Environment
Harvard Business Review
Most business leaders hesitate to take a firm stand against corruption, even in environments where it is widespread. Some may see benefits from indulging in corrupt practices such as faster processing of permits or less interference from governmental ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:21:41 GMT


Forbes

Millennials Bettering The World Through Business
Forbes
Young people are the future, and those on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs List are focused on making tomorrow better than it is today by creating business that tackles entrenched social ills. There's The Unreasonable Institute, cofounded by ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:00:25 GMT


The Hill (blog)

Job creators need relief: Reform small-business healthcare
The Hill (blog)
While all eyes are on the Republicans' proposed comprehensive healthcare reform bill, another recently introduced healthcare bill that seeks to reduce costs and improve quality for small businesses is quietly gaining support. The Small Business Health ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:15:37 GMT


USA TODAY

Melting business: Warmer US winter hurts small companies
USA TODAY
NEW YORK — The big snowstorm in the U.S. Midwest and East last week was a respite for some small business owners, after a generally mild winter that has nipped into the revenue of many companies and forced them to rethink their cold-weather strategies ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:07:50 GMT


France


Reuters

France's Hollande says French suspect likely involved in attempted Antwerp attack
Reuters
Earlier on Thursday, Belgian prosecutors said that a man who had tried to drive at high speed into a shopping district in Antwerp was a French national, living in France, with knives and other weapons in his car. (Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta and ...
Frenchman arrested in Belgium's Antwerp after trying to drive into crowdFRANCE 24

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:38:26 GMT


CNBC

France's Macron seen winning presidential vote: Poll
CNBC
Centrist Emmanuel Macron is projected to come out on top in the first round of France's presidential election next month ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen before going on to win in a runoff, a Harris Interactive poll showed on Thursday. Macron ...
Socialist defections boost France's Macron in election raceReuters
Return of Sovereign FranceValueWalk
France shudders after London attack, Le Pen demands border controlsReuters UK
Forbes -africanews -Huffington Post
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:35:00 GMT


AccuWeather.com

Northeastern Spain, southern France to face flood threat into Saturday
AccuWeather.com
Residents from Barcelona, Spain, to Nice, France, will face the risk of flooding rain into the start of the weekend. The same storm that allowed unusual snow to fall in Madrid on Thursday will tap into enough moisture from the Mediterranean Sea to ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:59:24 GMT


Cyclingnews.com

Shanghai Tour de France criterium confirmed for October
Cyclingnews.com
The organisers of the Tour de France have confirmed that the traditional end of season criterium will held in Shanghai on October 28 and 29, with a new Etape China sportif ride set for September 10.
Tour de France to hold Shanghai 'stage'RFI
Tour de France organisers announce Shanghai criterium for OctoberCyclist

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:48:50 GMT


Flightglobal

France launches F4-standard Rafale development
Flightglobal
France's defence ministry has launched development work on the next production standard of the Dassault Rafale, designed to deliver aircraft built to the enhanced F4 level from 2025. In addition, Paris is considering placing a fresh order for the ...
France Goes Ahead With Rafale F4 StandardAviation Week

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:29:30 GMT


Italy


Reuters

Italy's buoyant 5-Star keeps options open on euro referendum
Reuters
ROME The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, Italy's most popular political party, said on Thursday a referendum on the euro was not its top priority and that it hoped Europe would reform before a ballot could be arranged. Benefiting from a schism in ...
Italy is Europe's leaden-toed bootThe Economist

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:18:14 GMT


Financial Times

Oil and gas explorer Rockhopper in legal fight with Italy
Financial Times
The dispute relates to a decision by Italy's ministry of economic development in February 2016 not to award Rockhopper a production concession covering the Ombrina Mare project in the Adriatic. The company is now seeking damages, on the basis of lost ...
Rockhopper Exploration launches arbitration claims against ItalyProactive Investors UK
Oil and gas explorer Rockhopper has launched international arbitration claims against ItalyCity A.M.
Rockhopper launches arbitration claim against ItalyThe Times (subscription)

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:46:19 GMT


ESPN FC

Leonardo Bonucci back in Italy training following debilitating virus - report
ESPN FC
Leonardo Bonucci has returned to training for Italy after losing almost two kilogrammes due to a bout of gastric flu, according to Gazzetta dello Sport. Bonucci, 29, was absent from training earlier this week due to a virus which reportedly saw him ...
Italy v Albania Betting: Back another gritty Azzurri display - Goal.comGoal.com
Italy look to insatiable 'Rooster' BelottiCitizen TV (press release)
Italy go 4-2-4 for AlbaniaFootball Italia

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:48:05 GMT


The Sun

What TV channel is Italy vs Albania on, what time is kick-off and what is latest team news?
The Sun
ITALY host Albania in World Cup 2018 qualifying group G with the two teams meeting for the first time in the campaign. The Italians sit in second place in the group level on points with leaders Spain, who have a superior goal difference – while Albania ...

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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:01:54 GMT


ESPN FC

Patrizia Panico hoping for more women coaches after managing Italy U16s
ESPN FC
Italy under-16 coach Patrizia Panico says that while she enjoyed her time in the spotlight on Wednesday, she hopes it soon becomes normal to see a woman coaching a men's team. Panico took charge of Italy's 4-1 friendly defeat to Germany and the media ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:34:49 GMT


Turkey


Slate Magazine

Erdogan warns Europeans 'will not walk safely' if attitude persists, as row carries on
CNBC
Turkey has been embroiled in a dispute with Germany and the Netherlands over campaign appearances by Turkish officials seeking to drum up support for an April 16 referendum that could boost Erdogan's powers. Ankara has accused its European allies of ...
What Do India and Turkey Have in Common?Slate Magazine
Merkel Hesitant to Stir up Further Tensions With Turkey's Erdogan Ahead of German ElectionCNSNews.com
'Explain yourselves' Brussels summons Turkish officials over Erdogan threat to EU citizensExpress.co.uk
UPI.com -EUobserver -World Socialist Web Site
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:06:00 GMT


Reuters

In airline laptop ban, some in Turkey see commercial agenda
Reuters
ISTANBUL As Istanbul builds a massive new airport and Turkish Airlines pursues aggressive route expansion, some in Turkey see the ban on large carry-on electronics on U.S. and Britain-bound flights as a ploy to undermine their aviation industry. The U ...
Turkey urges US, Britain to lift flight electronics banEyewitness News
'Trump's US understands Turkey better'Anadolu Agency
Turkey trying to exclude airport, airline from laptop banSacramento Bee
Washington Times -The Star Online -Belfast Telegraph
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:35:20 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Germany's Gabriel Says Communications With Turkey Must Remain Open
U.S. News & World Report
ATHENS (Reuters) - Communication channels between the European Union and Turkey must remain open, Germany's foreign minister said on Thursday in an escalating row over campaigning by Turkish politicians in Europe. Turkey has been embroiled in a ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:38:14 GMT


Turkey is heading for dictatorship, but voters can still turn the tide
The Guardian
I was the editor-in-chief of Turkey's oldest newspaper, Cumhuriyet, until August – a post I decided to resign after the 15 July coup attempt. Murat Sabuncu, the new editor-in-chief, and 10 other colleagues have now been in detention for more than 100 ...
Turkey's alarming turn with Erdoğan. What the EU needs to do?euronews

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:59 GMT


The News (subscription)

The Latest: Germany stresses importance of talking to Turkey
The News (subscription)
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, left, and his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias arrive for a press conference in Athens, Thursday, March 23, 2017. Gabriel described Wednesday events in London as an "attack at heart of democracy.
UNICEF Turkey Humanitarian Situation Report, February 2017ReliefWeb
German FM seeks 'effective' communication with TurkeyAnadolu Agency

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:44:00 GMT


Syria


U.S. News & World Report

The Syria Puzzle
U.S. News & World Report
In this connection, Russia with the help of Turkey has worked out a tenuous ceasefire in Syria; the odds of its holding and turning into a real political process are poor. Assad has killed too many Syrians for any significant part of the opposition to ...
Thursday's best TV: Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad; The Last Days of George MichaelThe Guardian
Syria conflict aimed at transforming Arabs' identity: AssadPress TV

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:09:40 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Fierce fighting in Syria as talks restart in Geneva
Aljazeera.com
The Syrian army and rebels fought in the capital Damascus and north of Hama on Thursday after the opposition's biggest offensive in months, underscoring the bleak prospects for UN-led talks that resumed in Geneva. The offensive seems unlikely to ...
UN-mediated Syria talks resume in GenevaABC News
Syria peace talks to resume without UN envoyUSA TODAY
UN's troubled Syrian talks restart in GenevaBusiness Day (registration)

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:45:18 GMT


WTOP

US combat airlift marks deepening involvement in Syria
WTOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is deepening its involvement in the war against the Islamic State group after an unprecedented American airlift of Arab and Kurdish fighters to the front lines in northern Syria, supported by the first use of U.S ...
US supports daring raid in Syria against ISISUSA TODAY
US Airlifts Hundreds of Militia Fighters in Attack to Cut Off Raqqa, SyriaNew York Times
Airstrike in Syria under scrutinySanta Fe New Mexican
The Spokesman-Review
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:52:42 GMT


Aljazeera.com

The voices missing from Syria's peace talks
Aljazeera.com
Syrian activist, Haytham alHamwi, recalls how in 2003 he decided to join forces with the young men and women of his hometown Daraya, in the southern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus, to organise a public cleaning campaign. At 27, alHamwi hit the ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:37:37 GMT


BBC Sport

World Cup qualifying: How did Syria win 'most important match in their history'?
BBC Sport
It was goalless after 90 minutes and Syria's dreams of qualifying for their first World Cup were fading fast. Then Omar Kharbin converted a bold, Panenka-style stoppage-time penalty to earn victory over Uzbekistan and make an appearance at Russia 2018 ...
VIDEO: Stoppage time Panenka secures emotional Syria victoryGoal.com
WATCH: Drama as Syria's footballers keep World Cup dream aliveNewstalk 106-108 fm

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:46:31 GMT


Refugees


NPR

Refugees Leave The US In Hopes Of Better Treatment in Canada
NPR
A wave of refugees has been heading to Canada after first living for a time in the U.S. Canadian officials say more than 2,500 people crossed the border in January and February seeking asylum. Mohammed Ahmed, a refugee from Pakistan, spent a year in ...
Refugees fleeing US for Canada say they've reached "the best place"North Country Public Radio
Refugee board's plea for assistance with growing backlog ignoredToronto Star

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:01:03 GMT


Spectator.co.uk

Europe should follow Britain's lead on refugees
Spectator.co.uk
International law on asylum is still based on a firm distinction between refugees and economic migrants which in practice does not exist: many migrants are a mixture of both. Poverty, combined with lack of opportunity for self-betterment, creates its ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:55:49 GMT


Spectator.co.uk

Why camps are the wrong way to help today's refugees
Spectator.co.uk
Refugees nowadays do not have the luxury of a short-term solution. The problems they are fleeing are likely to last for a very long time. Imagine yourself in their position, displaced with your family. Would you really resign yourself to years in a ...
Why denying refugees the right to work is a catastrophic errorThe Guardian
Syrians resettled in UK recognised as refugees six years after civil war beginsThe Independent
Five Myths About Syrian RefugeesForeign Affairs (subscription)
ReliefWeb -New Statesman
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:11:37 GMT


Smithsonian

By the Numbers: The United States of Refugees
Smithsonian
The United States has long been the global leader in resettling refugees, strictly defined as people forced to flee their home country to escape war, persecution or violence. Since October 2001, more than 895,000 refugees have settled here, typically ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:08:45 GMT


POLITICO.eu

Minister: Greece won't take back refugees from northern Europe
POLITICO.eu
People attend the celebrations of the celebrations of Nauroz (Nowruz) 'New day', the traditional Afghan New Year's Day at the Hockey refugee camp situated at the former Olympic Complex, southern Athens | Louisa Gouiliamaki/AFP via Getty Images ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:59:58 GMT


Trade


CNBC

This one chart shows why 'the Trump trade is still intact'
CNBC
Rich Ross, head of technical analysis at Evercore ISI, sees another rally for stocks ahead based on one key indicator in the charts. On Wednesday, markets rose slightly after the S&P 500 on Tuesday posted its worst one-day slip since October. And ...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:02:08 GMT


CNBC

Your first trade for Thursday, March 23
CNBC
Trader disclosure: On March 22, 2017 , the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC, Guy Adami's wife, Linda ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:08:00 GMT


CBSSports.com

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Browns and Bills trade into top five to grab quarterbacks
CBSSports.com
The most fascinating thing about this upcoming NFL Draft is the group of quarterbacks we have to evaluate. All of the “Big Four” -- Mitchell Trubisky, Deshaun Watson , Patrick Mahomes, DeShone Kizer -- could go anywhere from No. 1 overall to the second ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:27:53 GMT


Trump Trade Needs Healthcare
Seeking Alpha
This week's global equities sell-off has eased in the overnight session as the market steps back before today's key US vote on Trump's healthcare bill. Market sentiment is being dictated to by this piece of legislation – the House votes this evening ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:21:49 GMT


The Hill (blog)

US further alienates itself on trade, nations look elsewhere for partners
The Hill (blog)
Later, in his address to a joint session of Congress, the president taunted free trade-leaning Republican congressional leaders by citing Abraham Lincoln who had warned that “abandonment” of protectionism would “create want and ruin in the country.”.
The Trump administration will review all of America's trade dealsThe Economist
White House prepares sweeping review of trade dealsPolitico
US ranchers saddle up for trade battle with Washington - BBC NewsBBC News

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:20:00 GMT


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