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Brexit


BBC News

Brexit: EU demands 'serious UK response' on citizens' rights
BBC News
European Council President Donald Tusk has called on the UK to come up with a "serious response" on what will happen to EU citizens in Britain after Brexit. "We need guarantees," he said in Brussels as 27 EU leaders backed the bloc's Brexit negotiating ...
EU leaders finalize Brexit position before UK talksCNN
European Union Leaders, Gathering Without May, Endorse Guidelines on 'Brexit' TalksNew York Times
Factbox: Countdown to BrexitU.S. News & World Report
The Guardian -Aljazeera.com -CNBC
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:46:06 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Japan's Abe Cautions Against Brexit Regulation Cliff Edge
U.S. News & World Report
While many diplomats and chief executives say they expect a Brexit divorce deal to be struck, there are thousands of complicated trade, financial and other regulations which need to be clarified to ensure trade is not interrupted when the United ...
Japanese PM Abe asks May for 'smooth Brexit' for businessEyewitness News

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:52:30 GMT


The Independent

Theresa May warned of fresh court challenge over Brexit as 'law requires second referendum' on any agreement
The Independent
Theresa May has been warned she could face a fresh court challenge over Brexit, after a retired Scottish doctor claimed the law requires there to be a second referendum on any withdrawal agreement. Dr Andrew Watt, a former radiologist from Glasgow ...
BREXIT SHOCK: Claims May faces ANOTHER referendum on final EU dealExpress.co.uk
Retired doctor warns Theresa May of fresh court challenge over BrexitAberdeen Evening Express

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:56:28 GMT


The Guardian

Brexit could trigger worse crash than 2008, says Vince Cable
The Guardian
The pound has plummeted, which is driving up prices and trapping consumers in a vicious Brexit squeeze,” he said in a statement. “Consumer confidence was all that kept the storm clouds away. But with job losses at everywhere from Deutsche Bank to ...
Hard Brexit could trigger financial crisis worse than 2008 crash, says Vince CableThe Independent
'HYPERBOLE' LBC host RIDICULES Vince Cable for predicting 'Hard Brexit apocalypse'Express.co.uk
Vince Cable Tells Iain Why He Thinks Brexit Could Cause Another Financial CrashLBC
Evening Standard
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:58:00 GMT


Express.co.uk

'Playing GAMES with nationalist feelings' Former NI first minister FUMES at EU over Brexit
Express.co.uk
The UK Government is seeking a deal with the European Union during Brexit negotiations which will ensure a frictionless border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The introduction of a hard border, or even customs checks, could lead ...
Brexit summit: EU accepts united Ireland declarationIrish Times
EU leaders back membership plan for a post-Brexit united IrelandFinancial Times
EU leaders agree tough guidelines for Brexit negotiations, hard border in Ireland among red line issuesIrish Independent

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:54:22 GMT


European Union


New York Times

European Union Leaders, Gathering Without May, Endorse Guidelines on 'Brexit' Talks
New York Times
The British national flag was at the summit meeting of European Union leaders in Brussels on Saturday, but Britain and its prime minister, Theresa May, were absent. Credit John Thys/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. BRUSSELS — The leaders of the ...
Brexit: EU demands 'serious UK response' on citizens' rightsBBC News
EU sets Britain tough divorce terms, slams budget vetoReuters
European Union sets tough divorce terms for Britain, slams budget vetoHindustan Times
UPI.com -New Haven Register -Los Angeles Times
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:38:00 GMT


Economic Times

The future of European Union is at stake. Read why
Economic Times
He is for more open borders while Marine Le Pen has campaigned for stronger borders and a new referendum for exiting the European Union. Le Pen has also just resigned as the president of Front National to appeal the voters outside her party. The party ...
French Will Decide Its Fate In European Union On May 7 Vote, Says Francis HollandeNDTV
What Exactly Did the French Vote for? The European Union against the French NationCenter for Research on Globalization
Macron pledges sanctions against Poland if electedFRANCE 24
New York Daily News -Fox Business
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:31:05 GMT


NDTV

European Union Says United Ireland Would Be Automatic Full Member
NDTV
At a summit called to agree the EU's plan for negotiating with Britain at it leaves the bloc, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny asked fellow members to acknowledge that Northern Ireland would, like East Germany in 1990, automatically enter the EU in the ...
'Playing GAMES with nationalist feelings' Former NI first minister FUMES at EU over BrexitExpress.co.uk
European Union to back post-Brexit membership for 'united Ireland'Firstpost
EU leaders 'support all parts of Good Friday Agreement'ITV News
Irish Times -Highland Radio
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:07:00 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

EU Brexit guidelines: What's in the document, and what it really means
Telegraph.co.uk
This phrase has been added to the document to reflect the EU 27 own political concerns that the Brexit deal must protect the rights of the 3m or so European citizens currently living and working in the UK. Expect the EU27 to take a very hard line on ...
The EU has agreed its Brexit negotiating stance — here it is in fullBusiness Insider UK

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:12:00 GMT


McClatchy Washington Bureau

The Latest: EU to meet with Turkey's Erdogan to mend fences
McClatchy Washington Bureau
European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that after talks with EU Council ...
France, Germany want new Turkey ties but dodge EU membershipReuters
Germany Rejects Demands to Halt Turkey's Bid to Join the European UnionNovinite.com
The Latest: EU door left ajar for Turkey membershipNew York Daily News
Sputnik International -Newsweek
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:28:00 GMT


China


Reuters

SE Asian summit ends in uncertainty over South China Sea stance
Reuters
Six hours after the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit officially ended in Manila, no customary joint statement had been issued and it was unclear whether there was agreement over including references to China's militarization and ...
Southeast Asian leaders wrestle over China at summitChannel NewsAsia
ASEAN meets amid Korea tension and South China Sea rowAljazeera.com
ASEAN accepting South China Sea as China's lake, says analystPhilippine Star
South China Morning Post -Deutsche Welle -The Star Online
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:25:00 GMT


Fox News

Trump: North Korea's failed missile launch 'disrespected' China
Fox News
President Donald Trump said Friday that North Korea's failed missile launch had “disrespected” China's president. Trump says he's counting on Chinese President Xi Jinping to encourage North Korea to give up its pursuit of ballistic missile and nuclear ...
North Korea missile test: regime has 'disrespected China', says Donald TrumpThe Guardian
US: Time to act on North Korea, China says not up to Beijing aloneEyewitness News
John Bolton: China's choice on North KoreaUSA TODAY
Daily Mail -The Hill -Politico
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:30:20 GMT


Washington Examiner

Trump's 100th day: China returns US citizen
Washington Examiner
"It should be noted that Sandy's purpose in visiting China two years ago was to strengthen commercial and cultural exchanges on behalf of the city of Houston," Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Saturday. "The Chinese government — cynically and to the ...
China deports US businesswoman accused of spyingWTAE Pittsburgh
China Deports American Woman Convicted on Spying ChargeNew York Times
China deports US 'spy' Sandy Phan-Gillis after convictionBBC News
Reuters -Wall Street Journal (subscription) -UPI.com
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:00:34 GMT


The Hill (blog)

Global order rests on the US-China relationship
The Hill (blog)
With much fanfare President Trump welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to his Florida retreat for face-to-face meetings a few weeks ago. According to press accounts, Trump was eager to press Beijing to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions and martial ...
Chinese media warns of 'tax war' after Trump pledge to slash ratesThe Guardian

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:59:51 GMT


The Atlantic

The Changing of the Global Economic Guard
The Atlantic
China has profited beyond its wildest hopes from the club it joined, and now offers to cheerlead. Whether the global trading system remains open will depend on the actions of the West's increasingly reactive democracies. Xi Jinping and his peers can ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:01:09 GMT


World


Vox

How the world sees Trump, 100 days in
CNN
(CNN) The world was dumbfounded by the election of Donald Trump, and his first 100 days in office have done little to alleviate a deep sense of uncertainty and unpredictability. Indeed, as one observer put it, the last few weeks alone have caused a ...
After 100 days, Donald Trump's new world order looks like the old oneVox

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:34:42 GMT


Reuters

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure
Reuters
"Failing to act now on the most pressing security issue in the world may bring catastrophic consequences." U.S. President Donald Trump said the launch was an affront to China, the North's sole main ally. "North Korea disrespected the wishes of China ...
North Korea crisis: North in another 'failed' missile launchBBC News
North Korea missile test: regime has 'disrespected China', says Donald TrumpThe Guardian
North Korea's missile test fails, US military saysCNN

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:04:09 GMT


NPR

Episode 553: The Dollar At The Center Of The World : Planet Money ...
NPR
Today on the show, how a New Hampshire hotel filled with boozing economists saved the global economy.

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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:14:00 GMT


New York Times

Trump's 100 Days on World Stage: Rallying Some and Repelling Others
New York Times
It was a stark illustration of how Donald J. Trump's presidency has reverberated around the world over the last 100 days — becoming a rallying cry for some and a source of fear for others, upending long-held assumptions and roiling the politics of ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:40:19 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Philippine leader says N Korea 'wants to end world'
Aljazeera.com
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday urged the United States to show restraint after North Korea's latest missile test and to avoid playing into the hands of leader Kim Jong-un, who "wants to end the world". Tensions between the US and the ...
Philippines's Duterte: Kim Jung Un 'wants to end the world'The Hill
Duterte says N. Korean leader Kim 'wants to end world,' warns Trump 'not to play into his hands'RT

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:22:00 GMT


South China Sea


Reuters

SE Asian summit ends in uncertainty over South China Sea stance
Reuters
MANILA Southeast Asian leaders wrapped up a summit on Saturday with no indication of an agreement on how to address Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea, a divisive issue in a region uncertain about its ties with the United States. Six hours ...
ASEAN accepting South China Sea as China's lake, says analystPhilippine Star
ASEAN meets amid Korea tension and South China Sea rowAljazeera.com
North Korea escalation, South China Sea dominate ASEAN meeting in ManilaDeutsche Welle
The Straits Times -Lawfare (blog)
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:25:00 GMT


Philippine Star

Exclusive: Widodo's peace formula for South China Sea
South China Morning Post
States involved in the South China Sea dispute should engage in “concrete cooperation” well before any code of conduct is developed, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has proposed. In an exclusive interview with This Week in Asia ahead of his visit to ...
Widodo: Sea row must be resolved immediatelyPhilippine Star

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:32:16 GMT


ABS-CBN News

Thailand seeks full implementation of South China Sea declaration ...
ABS-CBN News
MANILA - Thailand wants the "full and effective" implementation of China's agreement with Southeast Asian countries to manage tensions in the South China ...
Thailand: Turn South China Sea into sea of peacePhilippine Star

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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:14:00 GMT


Reuters

Philippines' Duterte says pointless discussing South China Sea woes at summit
Reuters
MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday it was pointless discussing Beijing's contentious activities in the South China Sea at this week's Southeast Asian summit, and no one dared to pressure China anyway. The no-nonsense former ...
Southeast Asian Nations to Go Easy on Beijing Over South China Sea ExpansionNewsweek
'Who will DARE pressure China?' Philippine president lashes out over South China Sea rowExpress.co.uk
Duterte sets aside 2016 tribunal ruling on South China SeaNikkei Asian Review
The Sydney Morning Herald -The Straits Times
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:03:54 GMT


ABS-CBN News

US not the only country that can match China in South China Sea: expert
ABS-CBN News
MANILA- Contrary to President Rodrigo Duterte's statements, a maritime security expert believes that any country can put pressure on China regarding its conduct in the disputed South China Sea. Speaking to ANC on Friday, retired United States Navy Capt.

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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:38:37 GMT


Russia


Reuters

Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Putin to quit
Reuters
MOSCOW Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in other cities. Putin, who has dominated Russian ...
Dozens arrested at unauthorized protests in Russia urging Vladimir Putin not to seek fourth termLos Angeles Times
Thousands of Russians Present Letters of Protest in DemonstrationsNew York Times
Dozens Detained In Nationwide Anti-Putin Protests In RussiaRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Voice of America -BBC News -USA TODAY
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:20:13 GMT


Live Science

Russia from Above: A Glimpse at a Vast Landscape
Live Science
Stephanie interned as a science writer at Stanford University Medical School, and also interned at ScienceNow magazine and the Santa Cruz Sentinel. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of South Carolina and a graduate ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:01:20 GMT


Russia flaunts Arctic expansion with new military bases
ABC News
Russia has launched a push to show off its growing military presence in the Arctic in the past two months, even inviting foreign journalists on a rare tour of one of its bases in the region. The Alakurtti base, which ABC News and several other foreign ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:15:48 GMT


Formula 1

FIA post-qualifying press conference - Russia
Formula 1
Q: Sebastian, it was an incredibly tight battle at the front and a last-minute, do-or-die effort from you seemed to make the difference. Talk us through the session. Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, I had a good start to the session, to qualifying this ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:40:11 GMT


Daily Mail

Russian army puts new remote-controlled robot tank to test
Daily Mail
The Russian army has been putting one of the world's biggest military robots through its paces, acting as a further reminder of Russia's increasing military strength. The Vikhr remote-controlled tank was being tested on a military testing ground at a ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:52:04 GMT


UK


BBC News

Brexit: EU demands 'serious UK response' on citizens' rights
BBC News
European Council President Donald Tusk has called on the UK to come up with a "serious response" on what will happen to EU citizens in Britain after Brexit. "We need guarantees," he said in Brussels as 27 EU leaders backed the bloc's Brexit negotiating ...
EU leaders finalize Brexit position before UK talksCNN
EU Signals U.K. Trade Talks Are Still Months AwayFox Business
'United' EU set to defy UK demands for parallel talksDaily Mail
POLITICO.eu -Irish Times
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:46:06 GMT


Express.co.uk

Samsung Galaxy S8 UK TOP deals and offers - EE, O2, Vodafone and MORE
Express.co.uk
Conor Pierce, Samsung's UK Vice President of IT & Mobile, commented: “We are absolutely delighted with the response to the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the UK and Ireland.” “Pre-order numbers are up more than 40 per cent compared to last year's Galaxy ...
Samsung Electronics Announces First Quarter Results – Samsung Global NewsroomSamsung Newsroom

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:47:51 GMT


Lexington Herald Leader

UK basketball target Marvin Bagley 'a man among boys' on Nike circuit
Lexington Herald Leader
The 6-foot-11 power forward is the No. 1 basketball player in the recruiting class of 2018, he's leading the highly competitive Nike circuit in scoring and rebounding, and he's already generally regarded as the most likely No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:28:19 GMT


Deutsche Welle

First freight train linking UK with China arrives in Yiwu
Deutsche Welle
First freight train linking UK with China arrives in Yiwu. The first freight train linking China directly to the UK has arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu. It is part of China's drive to strengthen trade links with western Europe along a ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:34:16 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Six global income investments to beat your UK dividend addiction
Telegraph.co.uk
In 2014 the index of the UK's biggest companies yielded 4.7pc, compared to just 3.9pc today. This is still higher than the yields in many other countries, but the real danger is that the income paid out of the UK stock market as a whole is coming from ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:22:07 GMT


Germany


Forbes

Germany Insists No Post-Brexit Free Lunch - No Worries It Would Only Contain Garlic Anyway
Forbes
One of the casual insults thrown at those who would leave the European Union--you know, people like me--is that we're Little Englanders. People afraid, so the joke goes, about all that foreign food which might have garlic in it instead of being plain ...
No free lunch in Brexit negotiations: Germany's SchaeubleReuters
Germany: 'No free lunch for UK' after BrexitSky News
Merkel Warns Britain Against 'Illusions' About Post-'Brexit' TiesNew York Times
Sputnik International -Express.co.uk
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:12:00 GMT


Fremont Tribune

Women recalls growing up in Nazi Germany
Fremont Tribune
So Ilse Kuhnt Howard and her older sister Gertrud and grandmother Maria left the small town of Gramsdorf where they lived in Germany. They walked to the station and boarded a train that took them near Kothen and a store where they could buy the sweaters.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:58:00 GMT


Deutsche Welle

Germany promises quick answer to soldier-refugee mystery
Deutsche Welle
Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, while attending a regional election campaign event in North Rhine-Westphalia, also said she had instructed Inspector General Volker Wieker to examine the case's extent within Germany's Bundeswehr.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:18:33 GMT


Deutsche Welle

Germany admits 'mistakes' in case of soldier allegedly plotting attack
Deutsche Welle
The German Interior Ministry admitted on Friday that "mistakes were made" in the case of a 28-year-old soldier who was able to fool authorities and register as a Syrian asylum-seeker and receive financial aid. To make the case even stranger, it ...
German soldier who posed as refugee arrested on suspicion of planning attackCBS News
German army officer disguised himself as refugee to carry out terrorist attack, investigators sayWashington Post
German government investigating how serving soldier registered as Syrian refugee for 'false flag' attack plotThe Independent
ABC News -Los Angeles Times -New York Times
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:05:27 GMT


Department of Defense

Live-Fire Exercise in Germany Tests Army's 'Iron Brigade' > U.S. ...
Department of Defense
Multinational exercise Combined Resolve 8 brought trainers from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, to support soldiers from the ...

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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:05:45 GMT


Business


New York Times

White House Is Open for Business Leaders (and Their Ideas)
New York Times
And while some Democrats and other critics complain business leaders are being granted unfettered access to Mr. Trump — who ran as a businessman planning to apply executive principles to Washington's problems — the White House is unapologetic.

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:22:00 GMT


Business Insider

10 things the Samsung Galaxy S8 can do that the iPhone can't
Business Insider
Samsung's latest phone, the Galaxy S8, is packed with a lot of thoughtful features that you won't find on the iPhone. While the iPhone still has a slight edge over the Galaxy S8, there are plenty of things that set it apart from its biggest rival. Here ...
Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductorFox Business

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:45:56 GMT


Business Insider

Despite setbacks and job cuts, Google is promising a big update in its race against Amazon's delivery drones
Business Insider
Business Insider has heard from multiple people that a group of employees left the team this week. And despite getting a big shout-out from Alphabet CEO Larry Page in a recent public letter, Project Wing is still not close to being ready to launch ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:04:16 GMT


Business Insider

Nintendo just unveiled a new portable console — here's what it is and why you should want one
Business Insider
Nintendo's blockbuster Switch is a new kind of video-game console that can be plugged into a TV for big-screen gaming, or pocketed for portable action. But the Switch isn't Nintendo's only portable console. The Nintendo 3DS has been on the market since ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:16:13 GMT


Fox Business

Farms' thirst for water roils Wisconsin's central sands
Fox Business
TOWN OF OASIS, Wis. – Cris Van Houten thought he was getting a little bit of paradise when he built his house on Huron Lake in Wisconsin's central sands region. He could look out from his deck at the blue water and scuba dive in the shallows. Continue ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:31:36 GMT


France


NBCNews.com

Emmanuel Macron: The 'Knight' Whose Job It Is To Slay France's Far-Right Party
NBCNews.com
PARIS — The sudden rise of Emmanuel Macron, who polls suggest is favorite to become president of France, has thrown a spotlight on his politics as well as the former teacher 24 years his senior who could be the country's first lady. The independent ...
Five myths about FranceWashington Post
France election: Marine Le Pen would make Dupont-Aignan PMBBC News
Hollande urges French: vote Macron for sake of France and EuropeReuters
Fox News -New York Times -MarketWatch
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:48:36 GMT


Forbes

Super Wines Of South-West France Look To America For Growth Seek Importers
Forbes
The quality revolution that's been sweeping across the Mediterranean wine world has come to France's south west, and a couple of dozen producers were in NY this week showing off their wines as they sought American importers at a tasting put together by ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:21:25 GMT


euronews

France GDP growth slows to 0.3% ahead of presidential election
Financial Times
French economic growth lost momentum at the start of 2017, defying hopes that the eurozone's second largest economy had proven broadly resilient to political ...
France's GDP growth slows ahead of electionMarketWatch

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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:06:02 GMT


NPR

France's New Far-Right Leader Quits Over Alleged Holocaust Denial
NPR
Jean-François Jalkh has stepped down as the leader of France's far-right National Front party, after controversy over his remarks about Nazi Germany's use of Zyklon B gas to kill Jews during World War II. Jalkh had taken over from presidential ...
France election: New far right leader quits in Holocaust rowBBC News
New Leader Of France's National Front Steps Down Amid Reports Of Holocaust DenialHuffington Post
Holocaust comments drag on Le Pen's French presidential bidReuters
Ynetnews -The Daily Banter -New York Times
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:21:11 GMT


Toronto Star

Far-right candidate bedeviled by France's Nazi history
ABC News
The horrors of the World War II Nazi death camps moved front and center in France's presidential campaign on Friday, nine days before the election, reawakening the anti-Semitic stigma that has clung to the party of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and ...
France's dark Nazi history haunts Le Pen's presidential campaignToronto Star

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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:54:51 GMT


Italy


MLive.com

College football hits Italy: What I'll be watching as Michigan begins practice in Rome
MLive.com
But, finally, actual college football will hit Italy. Michigan is set to get back to business in The Eternal City for its first of three practices in Rome on Thursday. Here are a few things I'll be watching as the Wolverines take the field for spring ...
Sights, sounds from Michigan's third day in ItalyThe Detroit News
Michigan football plays paintball in ItalyDetroit Free Press
LOOK: Michigan enjoys day at the beach at Italy's Lake AlbanoLandof10.com
Newsday -Chicago Tribune
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:04:34 GMT


CNBC

French election results good for Europe and the world — but let's wait for second round, says Italy's finance minister
CNBC
Centrist Emmanuel Macron's lead in the first round of the French presidential election is good news for Europe and the world, Italian Finance Minister Pier Padoan told CNBC on Monday. "Let's wait for the second round," Padoan, an independent, said on ...

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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:09:27 GMT


Aid Groups Criticize Italy-Libya Agreement To Help Push Back Migrants
NPR
NPR's Scott Simon asks Leonard Doyle of the International Organization for Migration how an agreement between Italy and Libya could end up putting migrants in grave danger. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Italy has been a destination for many migrants trying to ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:58:15 GMT


euronews

Italian FM backs prosecutor on NGO migrant row
Yahoo7 News
Rome (AFP) - Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said Saturday that he "agreed 100 percent" with a prosecutor's repeated suggestions that some charity boats rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are colluding with traffickers in Libya. Sicily ...
Growing row in Italy over claims of NGOs colluding with smugglerseuronews

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:30:38 GMT


VeloNews (blog)

Is Italian cycling sinking?
VeloNews (blog)
Two nights before the 2017 Strade Bianche, WorldTour teams huddled around the dinner table, laughing and relaxing before the big battle. Many of them were chattering away in Italian. The scene didn't seem extraordinary in any way. Yet, it was, for one ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:29:19 GMT


Turkey


CBS News

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia, alleging "smear campaign"
CBS News
Turkey's official news agency, quoting the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, said Saturday the site was blocked for "becoming an information source acting with groups conducting a smear campaign against Turkey in the ...
Turkey blocks Wikipedia over what it calls terror 'smear campaign'WTAE Pittsburgh
Turkey blocks Wikipedia for 'not removing content'Aljazeera.com
Access to Wikipedia blocked by government in TurkeyChicago Tribune
U.S. News & World Report -Deutsche Welle -Bloomberg -Turkey Blocks
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:43:00 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Turkey Demands US Stop Supporting Syrian Kurdish Militants
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. armored vehicles are deploying in areas in northern Syria along the tense border with Turkey, a few days after a Turkish airstrike that killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, a Syrian war monitor and Kurdish activists said Friday. (AP Photo via ...
More U.S. Strykers Appear in Syria as Tensions With Turkey FlareThe Drive
Erdogan: Turkey and US can wipe out ISIL in RaqqaAljazeera.com
We're America's best friend in Syria. Turkey bombed us anyway ...Washington Post
RollingStone.com -Colorado Springs Gazette -Press TV -Twitter
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:18:45 GMT


Salon

Turkey purges 4000 civil servants, bans TV dating programs
The Seattle Times
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has passed two new decrees — one that expelled more than 4,000 civil servants and another that banned television dating programs. The country's Official Gazette published the decrees Saturday evening. The first named ...
Turkey bans popular TV and radio dating showsSalon

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:21:00 GMT


Financial Times

EU holds off halting Turkey membership talks
Financial Times
In the wake of a constitutional referendum that critics say pushed Turkey farther towards authoritarianism, Johannes Hahn, Brussels' enlargement chief, said this week he was seeking a new way forward as an alternative to the long stalled membership talks.
Wikipedia has been blocked in TurkeyTechCrunch
Turkey keen to boost defence ties with IndiaThe Hindu
Germany rejects calls for EU to end Turkey accession talksDeutsche Welle
Reuters -The Nation. -eNCA -Newsweek
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:09:00 GMT


Voice of America

Turkey Fires Nearly 4000 from Civil Service, Military, Gendarmerie
Voice of America
Turkey has dismissed nearly 4,000 people from its civil service, military, and gendarmerie, in what appears to be a purge related to last year's attempted coup. Turkey announced the move on Saturday, saying in the government's Official Gazette that ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:01:19 GMT


Syria


Sacramento Bee

Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border
Washington Post
ISTANBUL — Tensions rose Saturday along the Turkish-Syrian border as both Turkey and the U.S. moved armored vehicles to the region and Turkey's leader once again demanded that the United States stop supporting the Syrian Kurdish militants there.
Turkey demands US stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militantsSacramento Bee
More U.S. Strykers Appear in Syria as Tensions With Turkey FlareThe Drive
US military convoy enters Syria from IraqAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Mirror.co.uk -The Spokesman-Review -Stars and Stripes -Twitter
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:18:45 GMT


Counter-ISIS Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, April 29, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:15:55 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Europe needs to step up its game in Syria
Aljazeera.com
I was in Brussels recently with other Syrian civil society representatives to meet with EU and UN officials to reinforce our key demands on protection, accountability, humanitarian access and especially the need for a meaningful inclusion of civil ...
More NYT 'Spin' on the Syria-Sarin CaseConsortium News
Chemical weapons allegedly used 45 times in Syria: OPCW chiefNews24

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:39:38 GMT


9news.com.au

Russia set to cooperate on Syria: agencies
9news.com.au
Moscow is ready to cooperate with the United States on settling the Syrian crisis, Russian news agencies report Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying. Russian authorities reiterate periodically that they stand ready to renew co-operation with ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:51:14 GMT


AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

Syria government repels IS attack in Aleppo province
Minneapolis Star Tribune
BEIRUT — Syria's military said its troops and allied fighters repelled Saturday an attack by the Islamic State group on a strategic area held by the government in southern Aleppo province. The attack took place in Khanaser, southeast Aleppo — a ...
Home Syria +18 Graphic Content: Syrian Army repels ISIS attack on southeast Aleppo, kills...AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:20:48 GMT


Refugees


New York Times

Four German Friends on the Influx of Refugees - The New York Times
New York Times
As refugees poured in, Weimar residents defended their cultural assumptions, reflected on history, questioned the economics and wondered about the future.

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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:17:31 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

North Dakota Official Faces Recall Threat for Refugee Claims
U.S. News & World Report
In this March 24, 2017 photo, Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn talks about the city's refugee resettlement program during an interview at his lawn care business in Fargo, N.D. A group of refugee supporters are collecting signatures to try and ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:56:11 GMT


The Boston Globe

Alex Jones laments 'beautiful' Ivanka Trump's sympathy for refugees
The Boston Globe
Jones, an avid supporter of the president's hard line immigration policies, wasn't having it. In a nine-minute video rant posted to his YouTube page Thursday, Jones railed against Ivanka Trump for breaking with her father on allowing refugees into the ...
Ivanka Trump's uncomfortable embrace of refugeesWashington Times
Ivanka Trump reportedly differs with President Trump on Syrian ...My Fox Boston
“Trump's problem child”: Mark Levin, Alex Jones rage against Ivanka after her “uncomfortable embrace of refugeesSalon
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:45:00 GMT


The Guardian

Refugee guests are given hands-on experience of a shepherd's work
The Guardian
For 10 years Rodney has been offering refugees and asylum seekers “a day out to remember”, as part of a Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust project. Today's helper-guests, from St Augustine's Centre in Halifax, have spent their morning searching his ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:32:15 GMT


Times Now

Video: UN appoints Syrian Olympic swimmer to shine light on refugees
Times Now
The UN said that it had enlisted Yusra Mardini, the teenage Olympic swimmer who withstood a Mediterranean crossing in a leaky dinghy fleeing war-torn Syria, to help raise awareness about the plight of refugees. The United Nations refugee agency ...

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:18:51 GMT


Trade


Fox Business

EU Signals U.K. Trade Talks Are Still Months Away
Fox Business
They have repeatedly said a future trade agreement can only be finalized once Britain has left the bloc. Some officials predict it will take years. In a sign of the EU's unity up to this point, leaders agreed to adopt their negotiating guidelines for ...
EU trade chief sees a good case to resume EU-US free trade talksReuters
Inside Britain's Other Post-Brexit Trade TalksBloomberg

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:32:00 GMT


Washington Post

Trump's newest trade move reveals scaled-back approach
Washington Post
President Trump plans to sign an executive order on Saturday that would launch a six-month review of all existing U.S. trade agreements and propose ways to amend any of these agreements, reflecting the White House's more cautious approach to trade ...
Republican senator from Arizona cites growth in U.S.-Mexico trade after NAFTAPolitiFact
Milk is sour issue in US-Canada trade talks as Trump seeks Nafta renegotiationUSA TODAY
NAFTA Trade UpdateSeeking Alpha
Politico
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:02:41 GMT


ESPN (blog)

Tracking every trade in the 2017 NFL draft
ESPN (blog)
Tracking every trade in the 2017 NFL draft. Roger Goodell's trips to the podium will be covered here. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger; Email; comment. 11:56 AM PT. ESPN Stats & Information. Facebook · Twitter ...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:32:52 GMT


The Hill

On his 100th day in office, Trump to order review of free trade agreements
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — President Trump will sign two more executive orders on the 100th day of his presidency Saturday, directing a review of U.S. involvement in NAFTA and other free trade agreements and creating a permanent trade policy office at the White ...
Trump to sign order on trade deals in Pa. SaturdayThe Hill
Trump to order a study on abuses of US trade agreementsReuters
Trump will zero in on trade agreements during 100th dayYahoo Finance

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:07:42 GMT


Reuters

Trump's faulty trade math may not make America greater, or richer
Reuters
He is likely off by a factor of close to 10 - or more - according to trade and tax economists who say it does not make sense to think of the world in the two-dimensional, money-in-my-pocket or money-in-yours way that Trump did in a Thursday interview ...

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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:14:14 GMT


Elections


 
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