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Brexit


BBC News

Brexit: Theresa May urges new dynamic in Brexit talks
BBC News
Theresa May has urged EU leaders to create a "dynamic" in Brexit talks that "enables us to move forward together", at a working dinner in Brussels. The UK PM wants to move onto trade talks but her fellow EU leaders are expected to say on Friday there ...
Theresa May pleads with EU27 for Brexit deal she can defendThe Guardian
Theresa May admits for the first time that Brexit negotiations have been in 'difficulty'The Independent
EU Leaders Offer May Encouraging Brexit Words, Ask for MoreBloomberg
CNBC -Telegraph.co.uk -Marketplace.org
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:37:50 GMT


BBC News

Brexit: EU leaders seek Brexit talks progress
BBC News
EU leaders have urged Theresa May to do more to break the deadlock in the Brexit negotiations as they gather at a crunch Brussels summit. Dutch PM Mark Rutte said "a lot more clarity" on the UK's financial offer was needed before talks could progress.
For Theresa May, the Brexit News Only Gets WorseNew York Times
May seeks 'urgency' on citizens' rights from EU summit post-BrexitFinancial Times
Prospect of "no deal" Brexit looms larger and largerCBS News
The Independent -The Guardian
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:28:19 GMT


Financial Times

Zombie ideas about Brexit that refuse to die
Financial Times
It is highly likely that the Brexit negotiations will fail, imposing an abrupt shock on the UK economy and ruining relations with its neighbours. This view is condemned by those who insist we must be more positive. That is like advising someone who has ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:17:43 GMT


The Independent

Theresa May is doing so well with Brexit that EU leaders are now more enthusiastic about meeting with Jeremy Corbyn
The Independent
So every day a new group of economists produce a report that shows Brexit with no deal will make food double in price, and a custard cream will cost £14 and everyone's garden will be overrun by lions – and David Davis replies: “But what the report ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:14:58 GMT


The Guardian

Goldman Sachs boss talks up Frankfurt as Brexit talks loom
The Guardian
Goldman Sachs piled pressure on Theresa May in advance of a crunch European summit by ridiculing London's hopes of staunching the flow of lucrative banking jobs after Brexit. In a teasing tweet that captured growing business anxiety over the direction ...
Goldman's Blankfein loves Frankfurt, trolls UK over BrexitMarketWatch
Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein just threw some serious Brexit shadeCNBC
Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein takes potshot at Brexit by saying he'll be spending more time in FrankfurtTelegraph.co.uk
CNNMoney -Financial Times -Mirror.co.uk
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:04:33 GMT


European Union


Fox News

In Czech election, yes means no to European Union slavery
Fox News
This is another chance for Europeans to tell the European Union to stop trying to run their lives. It happened earlier this month in Austria, where 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz led his right-of-center party to victory, and in Germany, where an anti ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:41:35 GMT


The Conversation US

Why the European Union's hands are tied over Catalonia
The Conversation US
There is concern about further outbreaks of violence if the government in Madrid and the Catalonian independence movement cannot resolve their differences. This has led commentators to call for the European Union to step in and mediate. But such hopes ...
Catalonia finds no friends among EU leadersReuters
The Latest: EU chief: No role for EU in Catalonia disputeBoston Herald
Chaos in Spain; EU summit; China GDPCNNMoney

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:46:49 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Turkey-Europe tensions high as EU summit opens | European Union ...
Aljazeera.com
Tensions with Turkey will be high on the agenda of the European Union summit this weekend, amid calls within the bloc to freeze relations. Turkish and ...
European Union to ease tensions with Turkey over membership bidThe Indian Express
Erdogan in Warsaw tells EU: Stop leading us by the noseEURACTIV

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:30:19 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

No agreement at EU summit on citizens' rights despite reassurances from Theresa May
Telegraph.co.uk
Britain and Europe have still not narrowed fundamental differences over guaranteeing the rights of EU and UK citizens after Brexit, senior diplomatic sources on both sides of the Channel have told The Telegraph. Sources from both sides of the Brexit ...
No deal with the EU? Sounds like a good deal to meSpectator.co.uk
The Latest: Merkel says May's Brexit effort still not enoughWFTV Orlando
WATCH: EU boss Donald Tusk caught blowing kiss to Theresa May at EU SummitExpress.co.uk
The Guardian -Daily Mail
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:04:47 GMT


European Union comes to Wichita for small-business trade meeting
Wichita Eagle
In a first for Wichita, a trade workshop for small and medium-size businesses with European Union officials will be Thursday at Wichita State University's Innovation Campus. The annual U.S.-European Union Small and Medium Enterprise trade workshop, ...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:08:48 GMT


China


CNBC

China is doing something that could be a major headwind for stocks
CNBC
Furthermore, investment product provider MSCI's decision earlier this year to include mainland Chinese stocks in its benchmark emerging markets index will open up mainland equities, which are still "drastically under-owned globally," McDonald wrote.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:24:39 GMT


CNBC

'We will be asked to pick a side' if US-China tensions rise, says Asian leader
CNBC
Many nations around the world find themselves in a delicate balancing act between U.S. and Chinese interests, but one island nation perhaps typifies that struggle. Singapore is a hub for global finance and trade, and so its relationships with the world ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:02:55 GMT


Bloomberg

Tillerson Signals Impatience With China While Vowing to Stay On
Bloomberg
“I think it is important that China knows -- OK, we've been having these conversations now for about six months,” Tillerson said in the interview Thursday in the State Department chamber where he receives visiting foreign diplomats. “We're expecting to ...
China calls on US to 'abandon its prejudices' after Tillerson rebukeCNN
US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter ChinaBBC News
US wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise, Tillerson saysCNBC
Economic Times -Washington Post -Foreign Policy (blog)
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:47:42 GMT


BBC News

Xi Jinping: China's president 'to get own political theory'
BBC News
Chinese president Xi Jinping is to be given his own political theory, according to state news agency Xinhua. It will be known as "Xi Jinping Thought" and has 14 principles, the agency says. The theory is likely to be incorporated into the constitution ...
Xi Jinping may be the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao. He might get stronger still.Vox
For Clues To China's Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its EconomyNPR
More debt helps China keep its economy hummingCNNMoney
Washington Post -NEWS.com.au -Bloomberg
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:52:30 GMT


Washington Post

Inside China's quest to become the global leader in AI
Washington Post
Edward Tse is the founding chief executive of the consulting firm Gao Feng Advisory Company. He has worked with the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the Chinese government on state-owned enterprise reform. SHANGHAI — If all goes as ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:15:35 GMT


World


AV Club

Following Dril, the Twitter account at the end of the world
AV Club
On the internet, where nobody agrees about anything, everybody seems to agree about Dril. We associate Dril with Twitter, but he is much larger than that. He is a patron saint of the internet itself—a rare rallying point and muse for everyone ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:06:28 GMT


CNBC

Skyworks Solutions CEO: '5G is going to solve' the world's 'digital traffic jam'
CNBC
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer sat down with Skyworks Solutions CEO Liam Griffin to discuss how companies like his will tackle booming mobile growth. Griffin said technology companies "never anticipated what mobile was going to do" for the world and the ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:24:39 GMT


Harvard Business Review

In a Distracted World, Solitude Is a Competitive Advantage
Harvard Business Review
“Always remember: Your focus determines your reality.” Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn shares this advice with Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars, but in our hyper-distracted work world, it's advice that we all need to hear. Technology has undoubtedly ushered in ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:30:55 GMT


The New Yorker

Welcome to the World of “Soviet” Feelings
The New Yorker
Their kids, in turn, were normal children, same as anyplace else in the world, ordinary high-school students keenly interested in fun and games and, above all else, love and sex (or, at least, the latter's theoretical possibility). These teens were ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:00:53 GMT


The Atlantic

When the World Outlawed War
The Atlantic
Oona Hathaway: The book argues that the countries of the world succeeded in outlawing war in 1928, but outlawing war is not the same thing as ending war. … Much of the story that we tell is the way in which that set in motion the gradual construction ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:43:11 GMT


South China Sea


Reuters

Chinese jets come within several hundred feet of US plane over South China Sea
ABC News
According to a U.S. official, the Chinese jets were weaving ahead of the American plane, an action that concerned the U.S. pilot. The activity occurred 150 miles southeast of Hainan Island in the northern part of the South China Sea. This encounter ...
China 'strongly dissatisfied' with G7 statement on East, South China SeasReuters
Trump just checked Beijing in the South China Sea for the first time — and it's a risky betBusiness Insider
US Ship Challenges Chinese Claims in South China SeaVoice of America
South China Morning Post -Intelligencer Post -Intelligencer Post
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Fri, 26 May 2017 17:16:54 GMT


Inquirer.net

Duterte on South China Sea row: We did the correct step
Inquirer.net
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday insisted the Philippines was doing the “correct step” in dealing with the country's maritime dispute with China over the South China Sea. Duterte made the statement during an event with former Asean leaders ...
Duterte: Avoiding confrontational talks on sea disputes 'a correct step' | SunStarSun.Star
Duterte 'not in a hurry' to solve sea row with ChinaGMA News

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:59:00 GMT


Business Insider

Rex Tillerson called for stronger ties with India, chided China over 'provocative actions' in the South China Sea
Business Insider
Tillerson was pointed in his criticism of China. He says its "provocative actions" in the South China Sea challenge international norms that the US and India both stand for. Tillerson spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a ...
US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter ChinaBBC News
China calls on US to 'abandon its prejudices' after Tillerson rebukeCNN
Tillerson chides China while calling for greater ties with IndiaWashington Post
Observer -KBZK Bozeman News -Bloomberg
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:04:00 GMT


InterAksyon

PROMISE | 'No militarization of South China Sea' – China
InterAksyon
BEIJING — China maintained it will not militarize the South China Sea despite persistent reports it has been constructing military structures in the disputed territory. Yao Wen, deputy director general for policy planning of the Chinese Ministry of ...

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:53:56 GMT


Chinese Navy gets South China Sea rescue squadron
Global Times
China's People Liberation Army's (PLA) South China Sea Fleet said it has established its first marine salvage and rescue squadron, which it expects will significantly improve the Navy's combat ability, Chinese military analysts said on Thursday. The ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:21:39 GMT


Russia


CNN

CIA corrects director's Russian election meddling claim
CNN
Washington (CNN) CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the US intelligence community determined that Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election did not affect its outcome -- a statement that was quickly clarified by his own agency.
CIA Director Wrongly Says US Found Russia Didn't Affect Election ResultNBCNews.com
CIA chief distorts Russia probe findingsThe Mercury News
CIA: Intelligence assessment has not changed on Russia election interferenceThe Hill
Business Insider -Politico -Fox News
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:05:08 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Russia: The Orthodox connection | Russia | Al Jazeera
Aljazeera.com
What lies behind the close relationship between the Russian Orthodox Church and President Vladimir Putin?

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:51:06 GMT


Newsweek

Russia's Putin Reveals His Biggest Mistake: Trusting the West
Newsweek
Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed Thursday what he says is his country's gravest error in the past 15 years -- placing Moscow's trust in the West. During a policy talk at the Valdai Discussion Club, the Russian leader spoke on a number of ...
Putin talks like Russia's next president but stays silent on whether he'll runWashington Post
Russia's Putin: Trump's foes have blocked his agendaABC News
Vladimir Putin says Russia will develop new weapons systems if US does the sameThe Independent
Daily Beast -Daily Mail
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:45:42 GMT


Washington Post

After Raqqa, the US sees Russia, Assad looming over remaining Syrian battlefield
Washington Post
Rapid advances by Russian- and Iranian-backed government forces in eastern Syria are thwarting the U.S. military's hopes of pressing deeper into Islamic State territory after winning the battle for Raqqa. An expansion of territory held by forces loyal ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:07:26 GMT


Washington Post

Making sense of Russia, uranium and Hillary Clinton
Washington Post
So is Breitbart News, which has been running misleading headlines like this: “FBI uncovers confirmation of Hillary Clinton's corrupt uranium deal with Russia.” Brent Bozell, founder of the conservative Media Research Center, claims that there is ...
Trump rants at 'Fake Media' for ignoring stories on Russia uranium deal tied to ClintonBusiness Insider
In New Obama and Clinton Russia Probe, Republican Senators Demand Chat With FBI InformantNewsweek
Trump blasts 'Fake Media' for ignoring Russia uranium deal sealed 'with Clinton help'Fox News
New York Post -The Hill -The Independent
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:05:25 GMT


UK


The Guardian

UK is confusing the EU over Brexit, says Corbyn after meeting Barnier
The Guardian
European leaders are “bemused and confused” by Britain's attitude towards the Brexit negotiations, according to Jeremy Corbyn, who met Michel Barnier and three continental prime ministers on his visit to Brussels. The Labour leader held parallel ...
How the UK can buy more time for BrexitFinancial Times
UK PM Theresa May calls for 'urgency' on Brexit talksAljazeera.com
UK attempts to speed up Brexit talks, but Europe wants to see the check firstCNBC
BBC News -Telegraph.co.uk -Daily Mail
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:06:13 GMT


The Guardian

Brexit: EU leaders seek Brexit talks progress
BBC News
EU leaders have urged Theresa May to do more to break the deadlock in the Brexit negotiations as they gather at a crunch Brussels summit. Dutch PM Mark Rutte said "a lot more clarity" on the UK's financial offer was needed before talks could progress.
Theresa May writes to EU citizens in UK to reassure them over post-Brexit statusThe Guardian
Both the UK and the EU need a solution to BrexitFinancial Times
EU migrants coming to UK over next 18 months can stay for good after Brexit, officials concedeTelegraph.co.uk
Bloomberg -CNNMoney
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:28:19 GMT


The Guardian

Azerbaijan Laundromat shows UK is choice of crooks and despots, says Hodge
The Guardian
Margaret Hodge said the UK thought itself to be a “country of integrity, respectability and trustworthiness”. However, recent money-laundering scandals featuring Azerbaijan, Russia and the offshore industry showed this self-belief to be “flawed”, she ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:04:00 GMT


The Guardian

Home Office issues visa to stranded Royal Navy pilot's wife
The Guardian
Marianne Rawlins, 34, has been granted a UK visa to join her husband, Lt Simon Rawlins, after the UK Visa and Immigration department initially ruled her application was not straightforward and required extra information. The American said she had been ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:12:02 GMT


The Guardian

Calls for UK-wide ban on smacking children after Scottish move
The Guardian
The children's commissioners of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland are calling for a UK-wide change in the law after the Scottish government confirmed its support for a ban on smacking children. Scotland is to become the first part of the UK ...
Scotland set to ban parents smacking children in first for UKITV News
Scotland to become first UK country to ban smacking childrenMetro
Scotland will become the first part of the UK to BAN smacking after Nicola Sturgeon's government endorses new lawDaily Mail
BBC News
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:18:00 GMT


Germany


PRI

In Germany, flying insects are disappearing at a rapid rate
PRI
A beehive frame with honeycomb and honeybees is seen during the presentation to the media of tens of thousands honeybees permanently placed in a courtyard of a lower house of the German parliament Bundestag office building in Berlin, Germany, April ...
Study: Insect populations in Germany decline 75-percentwtvr.com
'Alarming' study shows number of insects have been decimated in GermanyTelegraph.co.uk
Where's the Buzz? German Study Finds Dramatic Insect DeclineU.S. News & World Report
Deutsche Welle -The Scientist
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:34:47 GMT


Fox News

Rejected asylum seeker convicted of rape in Germany amid victim insults
Fox News
“You are not f-----g with me I hope?” said one officer who took an emergency call, according to The Daily Mail. The case prompted outrage across Germany, where high-profile crimes committed by asylum-seekers have drawn particular public scrutiny in ...
'Highly dangerous' asylum seeker is jailed for 11 and a half years for raping a woman in front of her boyfriend ...Daily Mail

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:48:38 GMT


Deutsche Welle

Germany's domestic intelligence agency warns of 'IS' sympathizers
Deutsche Welle
One would think that Germany's Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), the country's domestic intelligence agency, would be relieved by news of the fall of the "Islamic State" (IS) terror group's Syrian capital in Raqqa and its subsequent ...
Germany says worried about new generation of Islamic State recruitsReuters

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:24:37 GMT


New York Times

36 Hours in Hamburg, Germany
New York Times
When Angela Merkel invited international leaders to the city of her birth for the G20 conference in July, the world received a grand introduction to Germany's second city, home to the shimmering new Elbphilharmonie concert hall. As it turned out ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:00:50 GMT


CBS News

Pilots grounded amid investigation into 'fly-around maneuver' in Germany, airline says
ABC News
The pilots who were flying the Air Berlin plane that buzzed a control tower in Dusseldorf, Germany, have been suspended, according to the airline. Air Berlin said the pilots, who have not been identified, were "not working in air service" while an ...
German officials question Air Berlin pilot's airport fly-byCBS News

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:18:57 GMT


Business


Business Insider

2 former presidents — from both parties — blast the state of American politics in unprecedented day
Business Insider
Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush lambasted the state of US politics on Thursday. Neither ex-president mentioned President Donald Trump by name. Each provided some of their most pointed commentary since Trump took office.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:48:37 GMT


Business Insider

People told the MongoDB founders they were 'completely crazy' and now the company is worth $1.6 billion
Business Insider
A decade ago, people told the MongoDB founders they were crazy to try and build their tech company in New York instead of Silicon Valley. On Thursday, MongoDB proved the naysayers wrong with a successful IPO. It's been a "surreal" experience for one of ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:26:17 GMT


CNBC

Kobe Bryant wants to be No. 1 again, this time in business
CNBC
Kobe Bryant hung up his basketball shoes with the goal of conquering the business world the same way he dominated the hardwood. One key part of that plan resides in a small but rapidly growing sports drink company called BodyArmor. Bryant invested and ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:00:29 GMT


Business Insider

CIA issues a correction after Mike Pompeo said Russian meddling 'did not affect the outcome of the election'
Business Insider
CIA director Mike Pompeo claimed that US intelligence agencies believed Russian interference did not affect the results of the 2016 US presidential election. The CIA never came to that conclusion and released a statement that clarified Pompeo's remarks.
US spies can make it harder to do business with Iran. Here's how, says CIA chief Mike PompeoCNBC

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:55:43 GMT


Markets Insider

LuLaRoe is facing a class-action lawsuit from consultants who call it a 'pyramid scheme'
Markets Insider
LuLaRoe did not immediately return Business Insider's request for comment. The company told Yahoo that its operations are not problematic because compensation is based off of sales rather than the number of new salespeople a consultant recruits. But ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:06:02 GMT


France


The Atlantic

#BalanceTonPorc Is France's #MeToo
The Atlantic
But there are darker sides here—daily indignities and workplace harassment, to say nothing of troubling rates of women being harmed or even killed by their partners in France—and it seems to have taken Harvey Weinstein's downfall to bring it out ...
France Could Soon Ban Street Harassment By Imposing A Heavy FineABC15 Arizona
France's "Me too" campaign may come with legislationVox
Street harassers in France would face steep fines under new lawVICE News
New York Times -Washington Post -Jezebel -BBC News
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:50:32 GMT


Fox News

France committed to Iran nuclear deal despite Trump decision
Fox News
PARIS – France has reaffirmed its support for the Iran nuclear deal following the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to no longer back it in its current form. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian said Thursday after a meeting in Paris with ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:53:42 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

France's Got Talent suspended after top judge Gilbert Rozon accused of sexual abuse
Telegraph.co.uk
French TV has pulled hit show France's Got Talent after its top judge, Canadian producer Gilbert Rozon, was accused of sexual assault and harassment. Mr Rozon stepped down as head of the 'Just for Laughs' comedy festival in Montreal on Wednesday, ...
'France's Got Talent' Suspended by M6 After Judge Gets Accused of Sexual MisconductVariety
'France's Got Talent' suspends production after judge is accused of sexual misconductNew York Daily News
'France's Got Talent' Season Suspended After Judge Accused Of Sexual HarassmentDeadline

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:15:19 GMT


Daily Telegraph

Can France return to the good ol' days of rugby league dominance?
Daily Telegraph
France are the only team in the world to have beaten Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain. They were fast starters, downing Wales in their second Test in 1935, drawing 15-all with England in just their third ever match and beating the Poms for the ...

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:17:58 GMT


CNNMoney

These airline stocks have doubled while rivals go bust
CNNMoney
Shares in Air France KLM (AFLYY) have boomed by 146% since January. German rival Deutsche Lufthansa (DLAKY) has seen its stock surge by 105% over the same period, while British Airways owner International Airlines Group (ICAGY) (IAG) has rallied ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:07:46 GMT


Italy


Toronto Star

Tourist killed in famous Italian church after piece of ceiling fell
ABC News
Italian reports said his wife was near him at the time and witnessed the impact. “Deeply sorry for the incident at the Basilica of the Holy Cross where a Spanish tourist was killed,” Florence's Mayor Dario Nardella tweeted in Italian. “Engineers from ...
Tourist in Italy killed by falling masonry in famous Florence churchToronto Star
Falling debris kills tourist in Italy churchThe Punch

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:23:00 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

EU Pledges More Help to Italy to Reduce Migrant Arrivals
U.S. News & World Report
Migrants wait to disembark from the Aquarius ship of Sos Mediterranee upon its arrival in the Sicilian port of Palermo, southern Italy, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. About 600 migrants have been brought to Sicily after being rescued at sea in one of the ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:39:03 GMT


Bloomberg

Italians Have Perfected the Art of Waiting It Out
Bloomberg
Perhaps most important, a robust business recovery from Italy's decade-old financial crisis seems out of reach. Just this month, the world's biggest hedge fund firm, Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates, disclosed it's wagered more than $1.1 billion that ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:16:21 GMT


Newsweek

Harvey Weinstein Accuser Asia Argento Flees Italy After Being Slut Shamed by Media
Newsweek
Italian actress Asia Argento claims she had to flee Italy after local media slut shamed her for publicly recounting the alleged sexual assault she endured at the hands of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Argento moved to Berlin to get away from the ...
In bashing Asia Argento after her accusation against Weinstein, Italy is showing its deep misogynistic natureQuartz

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:26:52 GMT


CNN

Candela: The Italian town paying people to move there | CNN Travel
CNN
(CNN) — The mayor of Italian town Candela has come up with a practical solution to its dwindling population number -- paying people to become residents.
Italian mayor offers €2,000 to anyone willing to live in small idyllic ...The Independent

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:14:07 GMT


Turkey


Aljazeera.com

Turkey: Religious officials to perform civil marriages
Aljazeera.com
In rural parts of Turkey, it is not uncommon for some people to organise a religious ceremony without carrying out the civil one. This, however, often leaves the couples, and particularly women, in a position of increased vulnerability as they lack ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:28:12 GMT


Reuters

EU leaders want to 'responsibly' cut Turkey pre-accession aid: Merkel
Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The human rights situation in Turkey is unacceptable, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on Thursday, adding European Union leaders had asked their executive arm to look at cutting pre-accession aid to Ankara in a ...
Merkel: EU to cut aid to Turkey over democratic backslidingABC News
Turkey: Angela Merkel calls for reduced EU fundsDeutsche Welle
Merkel presses allies to cut funds for Turkey's EU bidTODAYonline
POLITICO.eu
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:27:57 GMT


Bloomberg

Iraq's Oil Exports via Turkey Dwindle as Kirkuk Fields Stay Shut
Bloomberg
Crude exports from northern Iraq fell again, and output remained curtailed in the nation's disputed Kirkuk province. Oil Ministry engineers worked to replace computers and other critical equipment missing from fields in Kirkuk that government troops ...
Turkey could close border with Iraqi Kurds 'at any moment'Fox News
Turkey, Iran, and Iraq coordinated Kirkuk takeover: PUK spokespersonRudaw
Turkey's Erdogan says may shut Iraqi border any moment: HurriyetTODAYonline

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:59:09 GMT


Fox News

Turkey seeks Nigeria's support against US-based cleric
Fox News
ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged cooperation with Nigeria in its fight against Boko Haram but said he expected the African nation's support against a movement led by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen whom Ankara ...
Turkey's Erdogan calls on mayors to resign, Hurriyet newspaper saysReuters
Nigeria, Turkey agree to strengthen security cooperationThe Nation Newspaper
Turkey: No difference between Boko Haram, Daesh, FETOAnadolu Agency
Voice of America -Vanguard -AzerNews
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:15:15 GMT


Rudaw

Turkey, Iran 'glad' to work together to support Iraq's territorial integrity
Rudaw
Yildirim explained Turkey and Iran pledged to take "necessary steps" in wake of the events following the Kurdistan Region's independence referendum on September 25. He said the move to hold the vote was a result of "personal ambitions and future quests ...
Turkey, Iran to sustain cooperation in economy, securityYeni Şafak English
Turkey welcomes Iran's cooperation in fight against PKKAnadolu Agency
Turkey, Iran ink science, technology dealsDaily Sabah
Kurdistan24
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:02:59 GMT


Syria


Washington Post

After Raqqa, the US sees Russia, Assad looming over remaining Syrian battlefield
Washington Post
Rapid advances by Russian- and Iranian-backed government forces in eastern Syria are thwarting the U.S. military's hopes of pressing deeper into Islamic State territory after winning the battle for Raqqa. An expansion of territory held by forces loyal ...
As ISIS' Role in Syria Wanes, Other Conflicts Take the StageNew York Times
Anti-ISIS Syrian General Accused Of Killing US Journalist Is Reported To Have DiedNPR
In Syria and Iraq, this is what victory over ISIS looks likeSeattle Times
Reuters -Vatican Radio -Newsweek
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:07:26 GMT


Los Angeles Times

A trip through horror, confusion and contradictions in Syria
Los Angeles Times
In a world of increasing conflict, one country stands out as a sad emblem of misery: Syria. The country's 6-year-old civil war has sent 11 million people — half the population — fleeing their homes. Some 5 million people have left the country altogether.
The Latest: White House sees new phase in Syria after RaqqaABC News
What to Watch For in Post-ISIS Iraq and SyriaCouncil on Foreign Relations
Syria war: UN says it is ready to go into RaqqaBBC News
Washington Post -Fox News -Aljazeera.com
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:02:45 GMT


Washington Post

Iran's involvement in Syria is costly. Here's why most Iranians still support it.
Washington Post
On Sept. 27, thousands of Iranians attended the funeral of Mohsen Hojaji, an Iranian soldier who was captured and beheaded by the Islamic State. He was hardly the first Iranian casualty in Syria. As the head of Iran's Martyrs Foundation announced a few ...
Israel strikes Syria, responding to errant mortar fireABC News
Israeli tanks hit targets in SyriaDaily Sabah
Israel Strikes Target in Syria in Response to Spillover FireHaaretz
The Times of Israel -Al-Arabiya -Jewish Telegraphic Agency
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:06:34 GMT


PRI

In Syria, all girls want is safety and school
PRI
But the Syria's grinding six-year war has endangered all that — especially for young women. Many girls that might have received a rigorous education are now being married off at a young age. That's what journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon found out ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:55:12 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

France Criticizes Russian Stance on Syria Toxic Gas Probe
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: A civil defence member breathes through an oxygen mask, after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah Reuters.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:52:00 GMT


Refugees


Los Angeles Times

As Trump moves to slash refugee admissions, UN refugee agency honors his wife? Um, not exactly
Los Angeles Times
Trump has outraged the refugee community, initially proposing to ban all refugees from entering the United States and ultimately announcing plans last month to slash the number of refugees allowed in the country by more than half while at times ...
Trump to attend benefit dinner for UN refugee agencyPolitico

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:11:00 GMT


Reuters

Trump administration weighs tighter vetting for women, children refugees: sources
Reuters
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering tightening the vetting process for women and children seeking to enter the United States as refugees, a proposal that if adopted would bring security checks closer to those for ...
Report: Trump Admin May Intensify Refugee-Vetting Process for Women and ChildrenIndependent Journal Review

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:57:34 GMT


Fox News

Waves of Rohingya Refugees Are Overwhelming Aid Workers and Authorities in Bangladesh
TIME
A trail of desperate Rohingya Muslims on the Bangladeshi border, reaching back as far as the eye can see, picked up belongings Thursday morning and began the move to what is fast becoming the world's largest refugee camp. Bangladeshi authorities ...
UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face 'hell on earth'Fox News
The Rohingya in Bangladesh: The Fastest-Growing Refugee Emergency in the WorldThe Atlantic
As Rohingya refugees continue to flee from persecution, here's how you can helpPBS NewsHour
ABC Online
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:49:11 GMT


The Guardian

Thursday briefing: plight of Calais child refugees revealed
The Guardian
Thursday briefing: plight of Calais child refugees revealed. Chaos and distress for unaccompanied minors brought to UK ... calls for heads to roll at FA ... dog race gets first drug scandal. by Graham Russell. Chaos and distress for unaccompanied ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:32:00 GMT


Los Angeles Times

China once welcomed refugees, but its policies now make Trump look lenient
Los Angeles Times
Today, China has no refugee resettlement policy or national legislation on asylum. Chinese officials have merely acknowledged the humanitarian crisis in neighboring Myanmar and opted not to shelter Syrians escaping a multi-year war. But it wasn't ...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:01:34 GMT


Trade


New York Times

Trump, Trade and Tantrums
New York Times
MEXICO CITY — Everyone here wants to know what's going to happen to Nafta — the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has closely linked the economies of Mexico, Canada and the United States for more than two decades. Donald Trump has ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:31:00 GMT


Reuters

Bush takes veiled swipe at Trump, defends immigration and trade
Reuters
(Reuters) - Former President George W. Bush decried “bullying and prejudice” while defending immigrants and trade on Thursday in a New York speech that appeared to be a sweeping, thinly veiled critique of President Donald Trump.
George W. Bush assails Trumpism without naming Trump, warns of rising 'bigotry' and trade protectionismCNBC

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:27:45 GMT


Sports Illustrated

Week 7 Fantasy Football Trade Market
Sports Illustrated
The general goal when assessing trade prospects is to buy low and sell high, but there are times when buying high and selling low makes sense, as well. And, as always, you want to be a trustworthy and responsible trade partner. No one likes the owner ...
Michael Thomas a prime fantasy football trade targetNFL.com

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:29:22 GMT


Reuters

Whirlpool seeks 50 percent duties on LG, Samsung washers in US trade case
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Whirlpool and GE Appliances asked a U.S. trade panel on Thursday to recommend 50 percent import duties on large residential washing machines to ensure that rivals LG and Samsung follow through on plans to shift washer ...
Whirlpool seeks 50% duties on Korean washing machines in trade caseSeeking Alpha

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:06:46 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Tillerson Balances Trump's Goals and His Own
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Rex Tillerson described how he seeks to manage an often-fraught relationship with President Donald Trump, saying he tries to deliver short-term victories to an impatient commander-in-chief while focusing on a longer ...

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:32:00 GMT


Elections


 
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