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Brexit


BBC News

Hard Brexit 'could cost Tories next election' - MPs
BBC News
Pursuing a "hard" Brexit could alienate core Conservative voters and cost the party the next general election, a group of Tory MPs has warned. The group - which includes ex-attorney general Dominic Grieve - said "a moderate core" of Tory voters do not ...
Top Tories: hard Brexit stance could lose us next electionThe Guardian
Brexit leaks 'panic' and Mourinho's taxBBC News
Election in London, Seen as Gauge of 'Brexit' Zeal, Jolts British GovernmentNew York Times
Forbes -Wall Street Journal -Financial Times
all 351 news articles »
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:20:35 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

'Plot' to sabotage Boris Johnson's plan for Brexit
Telegraph.co.uk
A furious row has erupted over claims of a “smear campaign” against Boris Johnson designed to undermine preparations for Brexit. Whitehall sources told The Sunday Telegraph that the Foreign Secretary had been left “absolutely furious” after his views ...
Europhiles accused of launching 'smear campaign' to derail Boris Johnson's Brexit plansExpress.co.uk

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:01:38 GMT


The Guardian

Tories must publish Brexit plan or there's zero chance of getting a good deal
The Guardian
This matters, because uncertainty over the government's plans – and the continuing likelihood that it favours a hard Brexit – is weakening our negotiating position and making it less likely that Britain will get the best possible Brexit deal, one that ...
OppenheimerFunds backs London despite BrexitFinancial Times
Theresa May under pressure from cabinet ministers to let in low-skilled EU migrants after BrexitTelegraph.co.uk
Prime Minister accused of Brexit sell-out after suggestions UK could pay into EU for trade dealThe Sun
Sky News -The Independent -New Statesman
all 48 news articles »
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:03:50 GMT


Brexit arrogance exposes ineptitude of Tory elite
The Guardian
Donald Trump may be assembling the world's richest government but he remains a few Boris Johnsons short of possessing the most arrogant and privileged one. Such a title surely belongs to the Tory government currently headed by Theresa May but which ...

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:05:16 GMT


Business Insider

May's Brexit plans face British Supreme Court test
Business Insider
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's government launches a challenge on Monday against a court ruling that it requires parliamentary approval to start the process of leaving the European Union, a decision that could upset Britain's Brexit plans.
Tensions run high over Brexit court hearingDeutsche Welle
'Hope' Welsh Government not trying to frustrate Brexit in appeal caseBBC News
What next if the government loses its Brexit appeal?BBC News
Telegraph.co.uk -Express.co.uk -Daily Mail
all 61 news articles »
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:16:49 GMT


European Union


Voice of America

Year of electoral tests may end European Union as we know it
The Guardian
In Italy and Austria this weekend a shaken EU faces the first of a series of pivotal electoral tests that could profoundly change the political landscape of the bloc, and conceivably herald the end of the European project in its current form. Shortly ...
Austria Could Elect EU's First Far-Right LeaderVoice of America
Austria could soon elect Western Europe's first far-right head of state since WWIIVICE News
Austrian far-right candidate hits back over anti-EU chargesYahoo News

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:29:19 GMT


The Inquisitr

Facebook Fake News Sites Could Inch Italy Closer To Leaving European Union
The Inquisitr
On Facebook, fake news sites and deceptive memes alike have characterized it as a vote on whether or not the country will leave the European Union. While that's not entirely true, columnists and Italian voters have made it clear that the referendum ...
Italy vote December 4: European Union collapse fears over referendumDaily Star
'We can't IMAGINE what would happen' Brussels TERRIFIED ahead of Italy and Austria votesExpress.co.uk
In Italy, a Sleeper Crisis for the EUNew York Times
The Australian Financial Review -NPR -Sky News
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:24:03 GMT


Express.co.uk

'The EU is DYING before your very eyes' Farage says Renzi will LOSE crucial vote
Express.co.uk
Responding to whether he thought there was a possibility the EU could ever become “unified” again, he said: “They can't, the European Union is dying before your very eyes. “Look, the most significant event that's taken place in the 60 odd years this ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:21:17 GMT


Fox Business

Nigel Farage: The European Union is Dying Before Your Very Eyes ...
Fox Business
Former U.K. Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage weighed in on whether a change of course was possible toward a more unified Europe.

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:49:19 GMT


CNBC

European Union unveils 5 billion euro common defense fund 'to help security'
CNBC
After 2020, a 5 billion euro ($5.3 bn) annual investment fund would allow governments to develop assets together, while a separate research pot would receive as much as 500 million euros a year. European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen told ...
Europe|EU Plans Big Increase in Military SpendingNew York Times
Spurred by Trump and Brexit, EU plans five-billion-euro defense fundReuters
European Union unveils funding boost in defence action planBBC News
EU News
all 192 news articles »
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:18:00 GMT


China


Reuters

No price like home: Big spenders reappear in China
Reuters
The depreciating yuan means the currency doesn't buy as much abroad, while luxury brands such as Chanel have moved since last year to narrow once huge differences between prices in China and overseas. At the same time, the government has cracked ...

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:13:55 GMT


New York Times

Trump, Taiwan and China: The Controversy, Explained
New York Times
When President-elect Donald J. Trump spoke on the phone with Taiwan's president on Friday, he was wading into one of Asia's longest-running and sensitive issues: the dispute between Taiwan and mainland China. Though the call alarmed experts, who say ...
Donald Trump's Call With Taiwan Leader Raises Fresh Uncertainty Over US-China RelationsWall Street Journal
Donald Trump's Taiwan call exposes his inexperience, China state media sayThe Guardian
China struggles to make sense of Trump and his phone call with TaiwanLos Angeles Times
CNN -Washington Post -Financial Times
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:11:42 GMT


Financial Times

China's investors target Brazil in hunt for growth
Financial Times
Every year, Brazilian venture capital firm Monashees takes entrepreneurs from its portfolio companies on an overseas discovery tour. This year, instead of Silicon Valley, the firm headed to the Yangtze Valley, in a clear sign of a new front opening for ...

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 04:01:41 GMT


Fortune

Businesses Going Into China Need to Know These Rules First
Fortune
Expanding your business in China can seem so straightforward. The trend lines always rise in research reports. Consultants say the country offers growth like nowhere else in the world, even if the environment is increasingly competitive. Even your ...

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:01:28 GMT


South China Morning Post

Why Singapore can't afford to be pushed around by China
South China Morning Post
Hong Kong is indisputably Chinese territory. Taiwan has set its face against the influence of mainland China and the current government has refused to acknowledge the one-China policy. Independent Singapore maintains friendly relations with both ...
The yuan's weakness is a dilemma for China's central bankThe Economist
China's brutally pragmatic response to a shifting world orderFinancial Times

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 02:01:52 GMT


World


CBSSports.com

Hero World Challenge leaderboard: Hideki Matsuyama builds massive lead
CBSSports.com
Tiger Woods shot a 70 in the third round of the Hero World Challenge on Saturday, a day in which he birdied four of the first five holes and moved to T3 on the leaderboard. He fell apart late with a double bogey, but it looks all but certain that he ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:26:24 GMT


Malaysia PM urges world to act against 'genocide' of Myanmar's Rohingya
The Guardian
Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak led a protest rally on Sunday against what he called a “genocide” of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority, as he urged Asian neighbours and the world to step up the pressure to stop the violence. Najib said the rally ...

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:53:00 GMT


Los Angeles Times

Brazilian tragedy unites the soccer world in sorrow
Los Angeles Times
At times the world's most popular sport can seem unwieldy and uncaring. Beset by corruption and fraud, plagued by match-fixing scandals and focused more on sponsorship dollars and broadcast fees than the game itself, soccer's caretakers rarely exhibit ...
Saddened world to fall silent for ChapecoenseFIFA.com

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:11:27 GMT


CBSSports.com

Tiger Woods score, Round 3 highlights: Solid play continues at Hero World Challenge
CBSSports.com
Tiger Woods came out of the gate in the third round of the Hero World Challenge like he wanted to shoot 59 and take over all the attention of the sports world on an otherwise football-heavy weekend. Woods birdied four of the first five holes on ...
Hideki Matsuyama builds seven-shot lead in Hero World ChallengeESPN
Tiger Woods offers hope of a return to greatness at Hero World ChallengeTelegraph.co.uk
Tiger Woods set for good finish at Hero World Challenge in BahamasBBC Sport
Daily Mail -Bleacher Report
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:15:01 GMT


New York Post

We're in Bizzaro World
New York Post
In the 137th episode of “Seinfeld,” Jerry explains the concept of the Bizarro World, which originated in the Superman comics, to his friend Elaine. She has befriended Jerry's polar opposite, who lives in a backwards replica of Jerry's apartment and ...

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 01:46:00 GMT


South China Sea


Reuters

China says has defeated 'conspiracy' to stir up South China Sea trouble
Reuters
"This marks the return of the South China Sea issue to the correct track of resolution via dialogue and consultation, and means the conspiracies of relevant countries to use the South China Sea issue to disorder the region have been thoroughly broken ...
China's military-foreign ministry divide 'muddies South China Sea waters'South China Morning Post
British fighters to overfly South China Sea; carriers in Pacific after 2020: envoySOFREP (press release) (subscription)
Chinese foreign minister flags unnamed countries of 'conspiracies' to stir up trouble in South China SeaThe Independent

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 05:19:15 GMT


Reuters

British fighters to overfly South China Sea; carriers in Pacific after 202...
Reuters
WASHINGTON British fighter planes visiting Japan will fly over the South China Sea and Britain will sail aircraft carriers in the Pacific once they are operational in 2020, given concerns about freedom of navigation there, Britain's ambassador to the ...
Britain will send fighter jets & aircraft carriers to South China SeaRT
British fighter jets to fly over disputed South China Sea and sail carriers in Pacific after 2020: EnvoyInternational Business Times UK

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:14:27 GMT


International Business Times, Singapore Edition

China rescues Filipinos near disputed South China Sea shoal
Reuters
MANILA China's coastguard rescued two Filipino fishermen from a capsized boat near a disputed South China Sea shoal on Friday, underlining the fast thawing of ties between two countries long at odds over sovereignty. A Philippine coastguard vessel ...
Philippines thanks China for rescuing two fishermen in South China SeaXinhua
China rescues Filipino fishermen near disputed Scarborough shoal in South China SeaInternational Business Times, Singapore Edition
Philippine gov't thanks China for rescuing two fishermenChina.org.cn
ABS-CBN News -The Republic
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:17:03 GMT


Voice of America

Report: Vietnam Expands Military Runway in South China Sea
Voice of America
Vietnam is extending a military runway on a small island in the South China Sea, according to an American-based research group. The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) says the Vietnamese government is developing one of the Spratly ...
Beijing untypically quiet on Taiwan drills in South China SeaReuters
China Tells America To Stay Away From South China SeaForbes
China's Shiny New Air Bases in the South China SeaThe National Interest Online
Washington Post -JEMS.com -The Diplomat
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:55:40 GMT


World Politics Review

Energy Demands Increasingly Shape China's Behavior in the South China Sea
World Politics Review
With China's aggressive posture in the South China Sea undermining the popular narrative of its peaceful rise, many experts correctly point to the dual tides of nationalism and militarization as drivers of hostile behavior. But leaning too heavily on ...

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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:13:50 GMT


Russia


CNBC

Russia bets on Trump as gateway to eased sanctions
CNBC
Vladimir Putin wants to make Russia great again. For that, he may need a hand from Donald Trump. For the Russian president, relief from crippling sanctions is a gateway to the ultimate goal of establishing Russia as the political and economic ...
Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islandsFox News
Russia to Japan: US missile defense in Asia-Pacific poses security risksRT
Japan, Russia to continue peace treaty talks up to Abe-Putin summitThe Japan Times
Reuters -New York Times -Deutsche Welle
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:36:01 GMT


CNN

Russian forces kill ISIS affiliate cell leader in Dagestan
CNN
Aselderov managed criminal activity and organized terrorist attacks, including suicide bombings, in the North Caucasus region and central Russia. He was wanted in connection with the 2013 terrorist attacks in the city of Volgograd, where suspected ...
Head of ISIS 'branch' in Russia's N. Caucasus killed in special police op – FSBRT
Russia Says North Caucasus IS Leader Killed In Daghestan RaidRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Russia: Islamic State Leader, 4 Other Jihadists Killed in North CaucasusVoice of America
The Times of Israel -Jerusalem Post Israel News
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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:06:42 GMT


This Is What Russia's Doping Scandal Means for the Olympics
TIME
What makes her especially uneasy is the small refrigerator in a corner of the room. Chained shut and padlocked, it contains the samples of 40 Russian athletes who tested positive for doping during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. “I try to stay as far ...

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:51:55 GMT


Reuters

Russia seeks full withdrawal of Aleppo rebels
Reuters
Russia, which has assumed a pivotal role in Syria since it deployed its air force there 15 months ago, said the withdrawal of all rebels would "normalize life" in eastern Aleppo. "We are immediately ready to send out military experts, diplomats to ...
Aleppo: Russia 'ready for talks' on rebel withdrawal as Syrian forces continue advance on besieged districtsThe Independent
Russia seeks negotiations with US for full rebel withdrawal from AleppoThe Week Magazine
Syrian rebels blame Russia for stalled Aleppo talksAljazeera.com
The Times of Israel -BBC News
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:07:54 GMT


The Independent

UK defence secretary tells US only Nato can deter Russian threat
The Guardian
British defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon, making the first trip across the Atlantic by a UK cabinet minister since Donald Trump won the election, told the incoming administration that Russia presented a real threat that only Nato could deter. Trump ...
Norway urges Donald Trump to announce clear policy on Russia amid fears of military activity in ArcticThe Independent
Norway urges Trump to issue predictable, clear policy on RussiaReuters

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:35:41 GMT


UK


BBC Sport

UK Championship 2016: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Marco Fu to set up Mark Selby final
BBC Sport
Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan will play Mark Selby in the UK Championship final after beating Marco Fu 6-5. O'Sullivan, 40, had to battle to open up a 3-1 lead against Hong Kong's Fu, who responded with a century and breaks of 85 and 59 to level ...

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:03:03 GMT


UK to double armed drone fleet in deal with US Predator manufacturer
The Guardian
Fallon sounded highly positive notes about the announced appointment of his US counterpart, the retired US Marine Corps general James Mattis. Mattis, Fallon said, was “thoroughly welcome” to both the UK military and its defense establishment, as a ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:41:40 GMT


UK Defense Secretary 'Looking Forward' To Working With Mattis
NPR
U.K. Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon discusses anticipated changes to the U.S.-U.K. relationship with the incoming Trump administration and his pick for defense secretary, James Mattis. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: President-elect Donald Trump ...

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:05:49 GMT


The Independent

UK defence secretary tells US only Nato can deter Russian threat
The Guardian
British defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon, making the first trip across the Atlantic by a UK cabinet minister since Donald Trump won the election, told the incoming administration that Russia presented a real threat that only Nato could deter. Trump ...
Norway urges Donald Trump to announce clear policy on Russia amid fears of military activity in ArcticThe Independent

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:35:41 GMT


Home Office keeps child refugees 'in the dark' about move to UK
The Guardian
The Home Office has been accused of failing to provide sufficient information to child refugees from the demolished Calais camp, in what critics believe is a ploy to try to reduce the number of unaccompanied minors who are likely to enter the UK ...

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:49:38 GMT


Germany


Reuters

Greece needs reforms, not debt relief: Germany's Schaeuble
Reuters
Germany is heading into an election year in 2017 and Merkel's conservatives are getting ready to campaign in an increasingly fractured political landscape, in which the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is likely to enter the national parliament ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:06:18 GMT


ESPN

Eduard Gutknecht remains in coma, being transported to Germany
ESPN
Super middleweight Eduard Gutknecht, who remains in a coma two weeks after suffering a brain injury in a loss to George Groves, is being moved from a London hospital to Germany, promoter Wiking-Boxteam said Saturday. "The entire Wiking-Boxteam ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:36:55 GMT


Deutsche Welle

German police arrest 17-year-old linked to Freiburg student murder
Deutsche Welle
German police arrest 17-year-old linked to Freiburg student murder. A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the rape and murder of a medical student in the southwestern German city of Freiburg. The suspect reportedly came from Afghanistan as ...
Afghan teen arrested over German murder-rapeChannel NewsAsia
Migrant Arrested for Rape and Murder of German Medical StudentBreitbart News
Germany: Refugee living with family arrested for the RAPE and MURDER OF TWO GIRLSThe Rebel
Fox News
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:46:27 GMT


The Seattle Times

Website seeks to match migrants with employers in Germany
The Seattle Times
BERLIN (AP) — A startup company in Berlin is trying to help integrate last year's flood of migrants into the German workforce with a tailor-made online job market for new arrivals. The website www.MigrantHire.com was founded earlier this year by a mix ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:24:34 GMT


New York Times

Europe|Lufthansa Joins Germany's List of Companies in Distress
New York Times
BERLIN — Lufthansa was once a proud symbol of Germany Inc., standing for the quality and smooth functionality of Europe's No. 1 economy. But that was before the last week, when a strike by the airline's pilots stranded more than half a million passengers.

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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:43:50 GMT


Business


Forbes

Can A Christmas Tree Company In Brooklyn Help Your Business Grow?
Forbes
New York has a long, rich history of daring entrepreneurs who have made a tradition out of early adoption of cutting edge business strategies. During a recent trip to the Big Apple, I stumbled upon a surprising small business that got me thinking ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:37:07 GMT


Forbes

Why We Chose To Abandon Our Direct-To-Consumer Business Model
Forbes
In today's competitive market, business models (and distribution in particular) matter more than anything. You can have the best product imaginable, but if you don't have the right business model, it will be almost impossible to gain meaningful traction.

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:01:31 GMT


Business Insider

Trump spent Saturday night at a lavish 'Villains and Heroes' costume party hosted by some of his biggest donors
Business Insider
Giuliani's international business ties and public campaigning for the job are said to have rankled Trump. And while Trump has met twice with Romney, he's said to be aware of the risks of angering his supporters by tapping a Republican who was among his ...

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 03:02:17 GMT


CBS News

How can Trump avoid potential business conflicts?
CBS News
December 3, 2016, 8:00 AM | President-elect Donald Trump's massive deals and ongoing business interests all across the globe are unprecedented. Now, many are concerned about his potential conflicts of interest -- something Trump says he'll address in a ...
Donald Trump's Options for Separating From His BusinessesABC News
The Opinion Pages|Trump's Business Empire Isn't Just an Ethical DisasterNew York Times
Donald Trump's Vow to Exit His Businesses Draws QuestionsWall Street Journal
USA TODAY -CNNMoney -Washington Post
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:11:18 GMT


Business Insider

Newly discovered Apple ad from 1984 promised a $24000 salary for a senior engineer
Business Insider
A fun piece of Apple history was uncovered hiding behind a mirror in Silicon Valley. When Reddit user polar8 took down his bathroom mirror while renovating, he discovered some old copies of the San Jose Mercury News from July, 1984 nestled behind it.

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:35:45 GMT


France


The Local.fr

14 reasons why France will beat Germany
The Local.fr
Because France want revenge. Players and coaches don't like talking about revenge, but we all know it gives you added motivation. France lost to Germany in the last World Cup without much of a fight. They want revenge tonight and they will get it.

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Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:16:34 GMT


France Pledges $30 Million for Wartime Heritage Protection
ABC News
France committed $30 million toward protecting cultural heritage sites during wartime on Saturday, a first step in the creation of an international fund aimed at preventing destruction like that carried out by Islamic State militants. French President ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:01:49 GMT


Toronto Sun

Fillon, France and Putin
National Review Online
When it comes to political predictions, I'm not exactly on a roll at the moment. Nevertheless, after last weekend's primary of the right, I'll risk another. The next French president will be François Fillon of the center-right Republicans. Yes, the ...
France set to follow in the footsteps of Brexit, Trump with shift to the rightToronto Sun
How a flirty TV presenter gave France's Fillon a leg-upFree Malaysia Today

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:53:39 GMT


New York Times

With Presidency in Play, Can France Embrace Economic Change?
New York Times
François Fillon, the conservative politician who has vaulted to the forefront of France's presidential race against the far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen, is vowing to make France's economy great again. Campaigning on fears of a country in ...
French President Francois Hollande will not seek re-electionCNN
Alone and unpopular, France's Hollande throws in the towelFRANCE 24
France's PM Manuel Valls expected to launch presidential bidThe Guardian
The Economist -Reuters -BBC News
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:07:23 GMT


France, UAE launch fund to protect monuments in conflict areas
Reuters
France and the UAE are part of a U.S.-led international military coalition fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria and say they want to protect artifacts threatened by air strikes, smugglers and militant groups. Islamic State fighters last ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:34:00 GMT


Italy


Wall Street Journal

Italy referendum: PM Renzi's future in the balance
BBC News
Italians are voting in a referendum which is being closely watched for further signs of anti-establishment sentiment in Europe. The vote, called by centre-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, is formally on plans to streamline parliament but is expected ...
Italy Votes in Landmark ReferendumWall Street Journal
A far-right Italian leader wants to take a Trump upset to Italy on SundayWashington Post
Italy votes in referendum with PM Renzi's future at stakeReuters
RTE.ie -Vox -New York Times
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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:13:15 GMT


Los Angeles Times

Will Italy vote yes or no for constitutional reforms?
Aljazeera.com
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says his proposed reforms will streamline the Italian government, reduce bureaucracy, and make it easier to pass laws. Critics say changes to the constitution will remove checks and balances and give more power to the ruling ...
ITALY IN FLAMES: Horrifying blaze tears through huge migrant campExpress.co.uk

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:03:51 GMT


Financial Times

Italy and Austria vote in crucial tests for European centre ground
Financial Times
Markets have also been on edge about the Italian referendum, and the impact a “no” vote could have on Italy's vulnerable banking system. There are fears that a rejection of Mr Renzi's reforms could jeopardise plans by Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy's ...
Europe's Populists Target Landmark Victories in Italy, AustriaBloomberg
Italy vote could hit country's fragile banksSky News
Europe's next worry: High stakes in Italy constitutional referendum (part 1)FRANCE 24
Slate Magazine (blog)
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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:57:33 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Italy in race to seal €5bn bank bail-out
Telegraph.co.uk
Senior bankers are racing this weekend to piece together a highly complex, three-part rescue of the Italian Banca Monte dei Paschi de Siena, despite widespread expectations that a “No” vote in today's constitutional referendum could scupper the deal, ...
Populist revolt leaves Italy on the brinkThe Australian Financial Review
Why Italy's referendum matters: 6 things to knowThe Straits Times
QE infinity eyed in Europe if Renzi loses crucial Italian referendumCNBC

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:32:35 GMT


PBS NewsHour

Italian vote could amend post-war constitution
PBS NewsHour
Italians on Sunday will vote on a referendum to amend their post-World War II constitution, a move aimed at alleviating years of gridlock in the country's central government by strengthening the office of the prime minister. NewsHour Weekend Special ...

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:17:59 GMT


Turkey


New York Post

Crushing free speech in Turkey
New York Post
Turkey last week rose to No. 1 in the world — when it comes to journalists the government has in jail. It even tops the People's Republic of China, which has 18 times the population. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Turkish ruler ...

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 07:00:51 GMT


Bloomberg

Erdogan Says Turkey Faces 'Economic Sabotage' as Lira Plunges
Bloomberg
Erdogan, without naming anyone, accused some businessmen and business associations of openly supporting the market speculation, adding that those making most money in Turkey are not in the real economy but in the finance sector, using of money ...
'Drop those rates' Turkey's Erdogan says in new appeal for lower borrowing...Reuters
Turkey proposes to trade in local cash with Iran, othersPress TV
Russia, Turkey should trade in national currencies, Erdogan told PutinTASS
Hurriyet Daily News -The National
all 39 news articles »
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:09:39 GMT


New York Times

Egypt and Turkey Soften Positions on Syria, Benefiting Assad
New York Times
Egypt and Turkey, countries that were once vocal opponents of Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad, have, to varying degrees, softened their positions. Egypt, the region's most populous Sunni country and wary of Iran's Shiite theocracy, has made its ...
Turkey, Lebanon call for immediate Syria ceasefireAnadolu Agency
Assad 'unfit to rule' Syria - TurkeyNewshub
Turkey and Russia search for Syria cease-fire formulaMilitary Times

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:45:13 GMT


Wall Street Journal

EU Chill With Turkey Nears a Freeze
Wall Street Journal
BRUSSELS—European leaders are facing a dilemma: How to deal with what they see as growing signs of authoritarianism in Turkey while keeping in place a prized agreement that has helped keep thousands of migrants out of Europe. After Ankara's mass ...
What's Turkey's military goal in Syria?Deutsche Welle
Europe|Dutch Ask EU to Pressure Turkey Over CrackdownNew York Times
Turkey's effort to join the EU is on life supportThe Economist
euronews -ABC News -Reuters
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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:47:31 GMT


nwitimes.com

Talking turkey, not
nwitimes.com
A first-grade favorite is "Turkey Trouble." Students learned about how the turkey tried to disguise himself from the farmer in hopes of surviving another Thanksgiving. Students created a project with their families and disguised their own turkey. Then ...

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:13:05 GMT


Syria


Washington Post

Fearing abandonment by Trump, CIA-backed rebels in Syria mull alternatives
Washington Post
Three years after the CIA began secretly shipping lethal aid to rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, battlefield losses and fears that a Donald Trump administration will abandon them have left tens of thousands of opposition ...
Aleppo siege: Syria rebels lose 50% of territoryBBC News
Syria: Thousands of Aleppo's Displaced Pack Market ShelterABC News
Syrian forces seize half of Aleppo's east from rebelsAljazeera.com
Fox News -New York Times -Reuters
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:09:55 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Islamic State Girds to Defend Remote Syria Outpost
Wall Street Journal
As U.S.-backed forces pursue high-profile offensives on Islamic State's two remaining major strongholds, the militants are quietly bracing to make a last stand in a remote resource-rich Syrian province, according to residents and the group's fighters.

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:30:30 GMT


Fox News

Dozens of civilians killed in strikes in Syria and Iraq, US-led coalition reports
Fox News
After months of review, the U.S.-led coalition confirmed Thursday that July airstrikes in northern Syria near Manbij killed 24 civilians who were mixed in with Islamic State militants. The total is far fewer than the more than 50 dead initially ...
US-led coalition in Iraq and Syria acknowledges 54 civilians killed in airstrikesWashington Post
Syria conflict: US coalition admits killing civilians in ManbijBBC News
US-led Coalition Confirms 54 Additional Civilian Deaths in Iraq and Syria AirstrikesABC News
Los Angeles Times -The Guardian -Reuters
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:54:00 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

The Latest: Iran and Russia reaffirm alliance in Syria war
U.S. News & World Report
27, 2016 file photo provided by the Rumaf, a Syrian Kurdish activist group, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows people fleeing rebel-held eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo into the Sheikh Maqsoud area that is ...

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:46:13 GMT


Middle East Eye

Russia, the middleman keeping Turkey and Syria from clashing
Middle East Eye
The Turkish military reported on 24 November that an air attack, allegedly by Syrian government forces, killed three of its soldiers and wounded 10 near the northern Syrian city of al-Bab. A few hours later, seven more Turkish soldiers were wounded in ...
Erdogan's Hard Times in Syria, Pressured to Backtrack by PutinCenter for Research on Globalization

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:41:38 GMT


Refugees


New York Times

Where Refugees Can Come Home
New York Times
But it also reflects the way many Europeans view the refugees and migrants arriving in their towns and cities: a nameless mass threatening their way of life. “They are always Muslim, and we are Catholic,” Emiel Van Den Bossche, a 58-year-old train ...

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:34:00 GMT


Slate Magazine

It's Wrong to Blame Somali Americans for the Ohio State Attack
Slate Magazine
We know that the student, Abdul Razak Ali Artan, was a Somali refugee, and that he felt Muslims were subject to unfair scrutiny in his community, and in the United States in general. We know that he posted a rant on Facebook just minutes before the ...
Which Muslim refugees to accept?American Thinker (blog)
Ten Unanswered Questions About the Refugee Resettlement Program and Somali Attacker at Ohio StateBreitbart News
Ohio State Attack Renews Calls for Refugee ReformLifeZette

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:42:00 GMT


Washington Post

Refugees face a growing backlash in a liberal Australian city
Washington Post
SYDNEY — When thousands of South Sudanese refugees arrived in Australia's second-largest city in the 2000s, Melbourne offered a welcoming haven from the civil war in their homeland. But more than a decade later, some of those refugees — and their ...
Turnbull insists US deal to resettle refugees from Nauru and Manus will survive Trump's inaugurationThe Sydney Morning Herald
Australian PM says he's confident Trump won't pull out of US refugee dea...Reuters
Supporting refugees and beating back bipartisan crueltyGreen Left Weekly

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:03:07 GMT


Home Office keeps child refugees 'in the dark' about move to UK
The Guardian
The Home Office has been accused of failing to provide sufficient information to child refugees from the demolished Calais camp, in what critics believe is a ploy to try to reduce the number of unaccompanied minors who are likely to enter the UK ...

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:49:38 GMT


CBS Local

Minnesota To Take In 2500 Refugees Next Year
CBS Local
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A division of the U.S. State Department recently told Minnesota officials that the state will be allowed to take in 2,505 refugees for resettlement during federal fiscal year 2017. That's roughly in line with recent years. Here's a ...
About 2500 refugees allocated to Minnesota this fiscal yearKARE

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:21:28 GMT


Trade


Forbes

Donald Trump's Trade Policies: Blessing Or Curse?
Forbes
What do economists think of Donald Trump's proposed trade policies? To find out, I decided to ask two leading economists, Daniel Griswold, a Mercatus Center senior research fellow and co-director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization ...
The Upshot|Want to Rev Up the Economy? Don't Worry About the Trade DeficitNew York Times
Strange bedfellows: Will Brown and Trump join forces on trade?Cincinnati.com

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:14:10 GMT


New York Times

Economy|Trump's Tough Trade Talk Could Damage American Factories
New York Times
In short, Mr. Trump's signature trade promise, one ostensibly aimed at protecting American jobs, may well deliver the reverse: It risks making successful American manufacturers more vulnerable by raising their costs. It would unleash havoc on the ...

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:14:32 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Understanding the Trump Trade Agenda
Wall Street Journal
If President-elect Trump is to establish a pro-growth trade policy, he must build upon America's postwar trade history. A lesson from that history is that if trade policy is to reinforce tax reform and regulatory relief in promoting economic growth, it ...

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:28:00 GMT


Common Dreams (press release)

After the TPP, Here's a Progressive Vision for Trade
Common Dreams (press release)
Opposition to status-quo trade deals has reached unprecedented heights. The entire 2016 election cycle featured a widespread, trans-partisan rebuke of trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership that prioritize corporations over the rest of us. And ...
Trade outlook foggy with TPP undoneThe Seattle Times
Trade optimismMiami Herald
RCEP free trade deal is 'no substitute for the TPP'Deutsche Welle
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:18:18 GMT


Phys.Org

WTO seeks trade deal on 'green' products
Phys.Org
The green products include solar panels, wind turbines and air quality monitors "that can help achieve environmental and climate protection goals," the World Trade Organization said. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem is expected at the WTO talks ...
Chinese bikes just one obstacle for WTO environmental trade talksReuters
A Better Way to Help U.S. Victims of Free TradeBloomberg

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:15:05 GMT


Elections


New York Times

Politics|Jill Stein's Pennsylvania Recount Effort Is Dealt a Major Setback
New York Times
Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate, who began the recount bid in Pennsylvania, said in a filing that “petitioners are regular citizens of ordinary means” and could not afford a $1 million bond payment that was ordered by Pennsylvania ...
Jill Stein Campaign Drops Statewide Recount Effort In PennsylvaniaNPR
Green Party drops Pennsylvania recount bidPolitico
Court hearing set for Sunday in Michigan vote recountUSA TODAY
Wall Street Journal -Yahoo News -The New Yorker -NBCNews.com
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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 01:32:20 GMT


Politico

Trump attends donor's 'Villains and Heroes' party — as himself
Politico
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday night attended a lavish costume party on Long Island hosted by his biggest donors, the Mercer family. Two sources with knowledge of Trump's plans confirmed to POLITICO on Saturday afternoon that Trump would ...
Trump Takes His 'Thank-You Tour' to Wealthy Donor's Costume BallBloomberg
Trump heads to Long Island for lavish costume partyWashington Post
Trump dons boring suit at extravagant Long Island costume partyNew York Daily News
The Hill (blog) -Mediaite -New York Post -Washington Examiner (blog)
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:14:59 GMT


Washington Post (blog)

Trump's latest conduct shows he'll make our divisions a lot worse
Washington Post (blog)
There may never in American history have been a president who tried harder to unify the country, and got as little credit for it from his opponents, as Barack Obama. Despite being unfailingly thoughtful and always insisting political disagreements ...

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:06:53 GMT


Bloomberg

Trump Exults in Victory and Mocks Critics at Cincinnati Rally
Bloomberg
President-elect Donald Trump exulted in his surprise victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, mocking critics who said before the election that polls showed he had no path to the White House. "We won in a landslide. That was a landslide," Trump said ...
Trump's Big Con: Watch His Supporters Become Disillusioned as He Can't Deliver on the Miracles He PromisedAlterNet

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:02:03 GMT


AOL News

CNN apologizes for producer's joke about Trump's plane crashing
AOL News
CNN has issued an apology after a tape was leaked where one of its producers can be heard joking about President-elect Donald Trump's plane crashing. Business Insider reports that the incident occurred on Thursday as national correspondent Suzanne ...

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:16:57 GMT


 
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