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Brexit

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:10:04 GMT

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:14:00 GMT

Brexit On The Brink: A Tragedy Of Two Prime Ministers' Making  Forbes

How did Brexit come to be such a fiasco? How could Prime Minister Theresa May's government have screwed it up so badly? Irish Times columnist Fintan ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:59:00 GMT

Brexit: More than £100K spent on Facebook and other ads for May's deal  BBC News

The government spent almost £100,000 on Facebook adverts promoting Theresa May's Brexit deal before calling off a Commons vote on it, figures released by ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:42:46 GMT

Theresa May to visit Dublin as part of effort to save Brexit deal  Irish Times

Juncker says there is 'no room whatsoever for renegotiation' as PM seeks concessions.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:27:00 GMT


European Union

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:12:35 GMT

E.U. Hoped to Put Its House in Order This Year. Not Even Close.  The New York Times

BRUSSELS — This was supposed to be the year Europe put its house in order. It would finally ratify a deal with Britain on its departure from the bloc. The French ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:38:26 GMT

The Magnitsky Law Is Taking Over The European Union  Forbes

On December 10, 2018, on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (the UDHR), European ministers of Foreign Affairs unanimously ...

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:12:00 GMT

France and Germany are uprooting the pillars of the European Union  CNBC

Even if French President Emmanuel Macron somehow beats the odds and remains in office, the ill-fated French-German couple is already condemned as a ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:21:01 GMT

Top European Union Court Says Britain Can Reconsider Brexit  TIME

The European Union's top court has ruled that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting hopes that the process can be reversed.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:13:00 GMT


China

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:59:00 GMT

'Forced tech transfer' has to stop or be regulated, says EU ambassador to China  CNBC

The European Union has a vested interest in promoting technology exchanges with China, but any transfers should be regulated, said the trade bloc's ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:31:28 GMT

China Moves to Address U.S. Economic Concerns  The Wall Street Journal

Beijing agrees to reduce auto tariffs and buy more American products, but key differences remain, as Washington prepares to add *fresh* pressure on Beijing.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:09:00 GMT

Immigration, China Trade, Arctic Warming: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing  The New York Times

Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:08:56 GMT

The strange jewellery stealing prank that has gone viral in China  The Guardian

Practical jokers pretend to steal items and induce reaction from staff before pretending nothing happened.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:53:11 GMT


World

Upgrade Would Arm Japan With First Aircraft Carriers Since World War II  The New York Times

The plan, contained in draft defense guidelines approved by the government's governing parties, comes as China is exerting increased military strength.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:33:06 GMT

The Most Powerful Reject in the World  The New York Times

Is there anyone who wants to hang with Donald Trump?

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:05:00 GMT

Ariarne Titmus breaks records with world short-course swimming gold  The Guardian

Teenager Ariarne Titmus has secured Australia's first gold medal of the world short-course swimming titles in China with a record-breaking 200m freestyle win.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:19:00 GMT

'Planet of the chickens': How the bird took over the world  BBC News

With around 23 billion chickens on the planet, the bird is a symbol of our times, say scientists.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:52:40 GMT

What it's like to work in the biggest building in the world  BBC News

To build a fleet of giant airliners requires a building just as big. Boeing's Everett Factory, built to construct the famous 747, is the biggest enclosed structure in the ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:27:16 GMT


South China Sea

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:39:23 GMT

Vietnam uses US-China trade war to rebalance its relationships  South China Morning Post

As the rivalry between China and the US intensifies and uncertainty hangs on whether they can resolve their trade war beyond the current 90-day truce, it's an ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:01:57 GMT

Chinese military official suggests attack vs US ships in South China Sea  Philippine Star

A ranking Chinese military official called for a more aggressive approach against United States warships conducting freedom of navigation operations in the ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:25:00 GMT

There may be more at stake than just trade concessions in the US-China tariff battle  CNBC

U.S. interference in the South China Sea and Taiwan — matters that Beijing considers internal — are seen as influencing factors on trade negotiations.

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 03:50:01 GMT

US think-tank casts doubt on South China Sea code  ABS-CBN News

Chances of signing a code of conduct in the South China Sea any time soon may be slim, an analyst from a US think-tank said on Friday.

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:15:00 GMT


Russia

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:02:18 GMT

Russia Wants to Extend U.S. Space Partnership. Or It Could Turn to China.  The New York Times

Moscow argues that it has much to offer, but analysts say it is short of cash. In any event, Washington is already planning an American-led lunar station.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:00:51 GMT

Russia's Disinformation Chief Takes Fresh Aim at America  The Daily Beast

In an exclusive interview, the head of the Russian Federal News Agency opens up about his pro-Kremlin propaganda and setting up a fake news outlet in the ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:12:00 GMT

Russians Pay Last Respects To Human Rights Defender Lyudmila Alexeyeva  NPR

Alexeyeva, who died Saturday, was a longtime Kremlin critic who lived in exile for 16 years during the Soviet era. President Vladimir Putin tried to co-opt her ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:57:00 GMT

Russia jails a veteran human rights activist — for a Facebook post  The Washington Post

Thousands of Muscovites came to the Central House of Journalists on Tuesday to pay their respects to Ludmila Alekseeva, a veteran Russian human rights ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:39:33 GMT


UK

'Meghan Markle' most googled person in UK in 2018  BBC News

"Meghan Markle" was the most searched-for person's name for the second year running on Google's UK search *service*. But the Duchess of Sussex came ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:14:49 GMT

Gloucestershire street has the UK's slowest broadband with a film taking 102 hours to download  Sky News

The worst street for broadband in the UK is almost 2,000 times slower than the fastest, an annual survey has found. Greenmeadows Park in Bamfurlong, ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:48:03 GMT

Employment Minister welcomes new UK employment record  GOV.UK

The Minister of State for Employment, Alok Sharma, has welcomed the best job figures on record – with 32.48 million people in work in the UK, more than ever ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:15:00 GMT

War veterans could get UK help despite collapse of pay case  Daily Nation

The British Government has expressed willingness to assist Kenya's former freedom fighters despite collapse of a compensation suit a number of them had filed ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:18:07 GMT

Home Office fails to suspend 'golden visa' scheme  The Guardian

Controversial scheme selling UK visas to wealthy foreigners was due to be suspended in anti-corruption drive.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:45:00 GMT


Germany

Macron's Budget 180 Shows He's Given Up on Help From Germany  Bloomberg

Once Emmanuel Macron had clinched the French presidency last year, he headed straight to Berlin to forge a new future for the European Union with ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:08:00 GMT

German Activists Use Coca-Cola, and Santa Claus, to Denounce the Far Right  The New York Times

A sign showing Coca-Cola's jolly Santa Claus with a bottle of Coke in each hand wasn't what it appeared to be. It drew a boycott online, and soda brands into ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:36:31 GMT

Why May's Last-Minute Brexit Brinkmanship Falls Flat in Germany  Bloomberg

Last Friday in Hamburg, members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party took time out from their annual convention for drinks with a handful of British ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:00:00 GMT

Chaos and the chocolate factory as leak smothers German street  The Guardian

A street in a western German town got a repaving worthy of Willy Wonka when a tonne of chocolate flowed out of a factory and solidified on the pavement.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:37:00 GMT

France and Germany are uprooting the pillars of the European Union  CNBC

Even if French President Emmanuel Macron somehow beats the odds and remains in office, the ill-fated French-German couple is already condemned as a ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:21:01 GMT


Business

Business agenda  The Boston Globe

A social media panel, a holiday party, and other events and things to know.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:04:00 GMT

Citigroup promotes 125 to managing director — here's the full list  Business Insider

Citigroup is promoting 125 employees to managing director, according to an internal memo. That's the highest rank at the firm.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:35:36 GMT

Small-Business Optimism Weakens in November  The Wall Street Journal

A key index of owners' confidence dropped to its lowest level since April, largely on concerns that economic expansion has peaked.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT

Lacey scuba gear business fined $197,000 for dumping hazardous waste in toilet, storm drain  The News Tribune

A Lacey business called Seasoft Scuba Gear has been fined $197000 for dumping hazardous waste down a toilet, into a storm drain and on to the ground, the ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:38:00 GMT

Verizon takes a $4.6 billion charge on Yahoo and AOL as they fail to meet expectations  CNBC

Verizon will take a $4.6 billion goodwill impairment charge as the company's media business fails to meet expectations, according to a regulatory statement filed ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:56:37 GMT


France

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:38:00 GMT

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:52:06 GMT

Will EU treat Italy more leniently as France’s Macron risks breaching fiscal rules?  MarketWatch

Some investors and politicians wonder if the European Union will ease pressure on Italy over its deficit-busting budget as France risks breaching the EU's fiscal ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:46:00 GMT

What lies beneath the surface of France's Generation Identity?  Al Jazeera English

Generation Identity has presented a polished image of itself to try to normalise its racist ideas in French society.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:10:00 GMT

Tear Gas Still Lingering, France’s President Will Address the Nation  The New York Times

PARIS — With the smell of tear gas and smoke still lingering in Paris and other cities after a fourth weekend of protests, France's president planned a nationwide ...

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 23:53:19 GMT


Italy

Will EU treat Italy more leniently as France’s Macron risks breaching fiscal rules?  MarketWatch

Some investors and politicians wonder if the European Union will ease pressure on Italy over its deficit-busting budget as France risks breaching the EU's fiscal ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:46:00 GMT

Christmas is time for families not homework, pleads Italian minister  The Guardian

Italy's education minister has urged schools not to overburden children with homework during the Christmas holiday so they can spend more time with their ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:39:00 GMT

Rome and EU could be ready to compromise over Italy's spending plans, local media reports  CNBC

Italy and the European Commission could be ready to compromise over Italy's 2019 spending plans, according to local Italian media reports. La Repubblica ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:17:17 GMT

Mangia! Food from Italy | Food/Drink | fredericksburg.com  Fredericksburg.com

Many Italian foods are so familiar they almost seem like American foods. If you ask a child where pizza is from, he is likely to say the United States. And the same ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:00:00 GMT

Italy: Five Star Movement MP quits party over disability stance  The Guardian

Matteo Dall'Osso, who has multiple sclerosis, joins rival Forza Italia in protest at 'inaction'

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:28:00 GMT


Turkey

An Endless Flood of Syrian Refugees Tests Turkey's Tolerance  Bloomberg

Citizens complain about a lack of jobs, low wages, and higher rents.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:00:00 GMT

Dozens Arrested in Raids on Kurdish Party Headquarters in Turkey  VOA News

Turkish police have detained dozens of people, mostly women, in multiple raids on the local headquarters of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:40:00 GMT

Kidnapped, escaped, and survived to tell the tale: How Erdogan's regime tried to make us disappear  Haaretz

Ever since the coup attempt in Turkey it happens again and again. Now, two victims describe what it's like to be cut off from the world, tortured and pressured to ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 06:34:44 GMT

Turkey Pledges EU Reforms as Rights Concerns Linger  VOA News

Key Turkish EU integration group meets for second time in six months as Ankara pledges to revive membership bid.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:15:00 GMT

U.S. reaches out to Turkey to discuss eastern Syria  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

The US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey and the Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn both visited Gaziantep, Turkey last week to ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:36:35 GMT


Syria

Russia says 114,000 Syrians returned home in 2018  ABC News

Nearly 114,000 Syrian refugees have returned home this year, the Russian military said Tuesday, a mere fraction of the nearly 6 million who have fled the ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:51:00 GMT

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:37:00 GMT

What's Next for Hezbollah After its Syria Adventure?  Bloomberg

Since the early years of the Syrian civil war, Israel's most threatening combatant has been busier on a different front. The Lebanese militant Hezbollah group, ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:46:00 GMT

U.S. reaches out to Turkey to discuss eastern Syria  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

The US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey and the Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn both visited Gaziantep, Turkey last week to ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:36:35 GMT

Has Syria's Assad Finally Won? Despite U.S., Countries Begin Restoring Relations with Russia and Iran's Ally  Newsweek

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has underscored his recent military victories by rekindling diplomatic relations with a number of foreign powers, some of which ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:28:16 GMT


Refugees

The kindergarten giving hope to refugees in Morocco  Aljazeera.com

Run by Yemeni refugees, the school located north of the capital Rabat allows kids to take charge of their own future.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:33:14 GMT

Mid-Michigan sees declining numbers of arriving refugees  WLNS

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)-- - The number of refugees allowed in the United States is declining, and now number s of arriving refugee families in Mid-Michigan ...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:28:00 GMT

Stay or go? Syrian refugees face a life-changing choice  Channel NewsAsia

A Syrian refugee girl sits next to dried bread at a refugee camp in Akkar, northern Lebanon, November 27, 2018. Picture taken November 27, 2018.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:56:41 GMT

An Endless Flood of Syrian Refugees Tests Turkey's Tolerance  Bloomberg

Citizens complain about a lack of jobs, low wages, and higher rents.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:00:00 GMT

Russia says 114,000 Syrian refugees repatriated in 2018  PAHomePage.com

MOSCOW (AP) - Nearly 114000 Syrian refugees have returned home this year, the Russian military said Tuesday, a mere fraction of the nearly 6 million who ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:00:00 GMT


Trade

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:42:43 GMT

2018 MLB winter meetings trade and free-agency buzz  ESPN

The MLB winter meetings are going strong in Las Vegas and rumors are swirling across baseball. Here is what we're hearing today.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:08:03 GMT

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers Actively Trying to Trade Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp  Sports Illustrated

Get the latest news, notes and trade rumors from MLB's Hot Stove.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:46:07 GMT

Immigration, China Trade, Arctic Warming: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing  The New York Times

Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:08:56 GMT

Your first trade for Tuesday, December 11  CNBC

The "Fast Money" traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of FedEx. Carter Worth was a buyer of the Short Term Treasury ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:13:46 GMT


Elections

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:58:00 GMT

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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:08:14 GMT

Building on Facebook campus evacuated over bomb threat  CNN

Los Angeles (CNN Business) At least one of the buildings on Facebook's main campus in California was evacuated on Tuesday because of a bomb threat, ...

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Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:54:00 GMT


 
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