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Brexit


Huffington Post

Scotland Tells London: Give Us Clarity On What Brexit Means
Huffington Post
Scotland wants to have more detail about how the British government plans to leave the European Union to prevent a “hard Brexit” that would severely damage the economy, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday. After Britain's vote to ...
Sturgeon links Brexit to austerity in London speechBBC News
Austerity a Brexit vote trigger, says SturgeonSky News
Nicola Sturgeon warns 'Don't pursue a hard Brexit in response to a referendum vote'Daily Mail
BBC News -Telegraph.co.uk
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:20:09 GMT


Financial Times

Hard Brexit is not inevitable
Financial Times
In reality, there is a lot of space between a hard Brexit, which would entail the UK enjoying no free trade with Europe, and becoming like Norway, enjoying trade in the European Economic Area with all the costs and obligations, but no say in the ...
Brexit has broken our political Ice Age. Bring on the revolution before the big freeze takes hold againTelegraph.co.uk
The Story of Post-Brexit Britain, In ChartsBloomberg
The Labour Party's official Brexit policy is to try and block BrexitBusiness Insider
New York Times -CNNMoney -Express.co.uk
all 256 news articles »
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:56:27 GMT


TechCrunch

Exclusive TechCrunch survey reveals startups and investors are divided over Brexit
TechCrunch
On Thursday 23 June 2016 the world changed. On that day a referendum was held to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union. Leave won by 52% to 48%. The referendum turnout was 71.8%, with more than 30 million people ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:54:35 GMT


Bloomberg

Brexit Bulletin: It's Time to Talk About London Housing
Bloomberg
London should brace itself for a “substantial” correction in house prices if Brexit forces the economy to stagnate, according to UBS. A severe recession could halt the “unsustainable price growth fueled by amply liquidity and tight supply,” the Swiss ...
Brexit Briefing: Ireland's opportunityFinancial Times
Ireland may gain from long-term Brexit impactIrish Times

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:44:52 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Remainers' rejection of Brexit is the sort of bitterness that once led Britain into civil war
Telegraph.co.uk
sealed knot battle scene Sealed Knot actors recreate a Civil War battle. Fortunately, this probably won't happen because of the Brexit row. The EU referendum campaign and its aftermath has divided Britain more deeply than at any time in living memory.

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:39:01 GMT


European Union


Military Times

European Union presses ahead with plans for "EU army" despite Britain's opposition
Military Times
Despite staunch support for NATO, Britain must tread warily as it prepares to negotiate its departure from the EU. Once the U.K. officially triggers its exit, London and the EU will have two years to agree on the terms for leaving. Playing hardball on ...
Britain's fear of European army muddles EU defense planReuters
'Britain will NOT stop EU army – it's not aimed at UK', blasts German defence ministerExpress.co.uk
France And Germany Present Plan For EU ArmyBreitbart News
Business Insider -Thomson Reuters Foundation -Deutsche Welle
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:55:09 GMT


Fox News Latino

European Union suspends FARC from list of terrorist organizations
Fox News Latino
Brussels – The European Union has "suspended" the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, from its list of terrorist organizations, the head of European diplomacy, Federica Mogherini, announced. The EU foreign policy chief said the decision ...
EU Suspends Sanctions Against FARC After Colombia Signs Peace Deal With RebelsSputnik International
EU suspends FARC from terror list, while US prefers more cautious approachDeutsche Welle

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:42:00 GMT


RT

'Almost all EU states could follow UK, leave union' – French MP
RT
“I think what happened in the UK at the referendum could have happened [in] almost every other country in the European Union – except in the other countries no Prime Minister would have been as irresponsible as to ask for a referendum,” Cordery, who is ...
EU's 'fanatic' Brexit negotiator in shocking Facebook rant at Britain and Boris JohnsonExpress.co.uk
Nearly all EU states 'could follow Britain's lead and leave the union,' senior French MP warnsThe Independent
BREXIT (3 Months Old) catalyst for EU 'contagion'Delta Farm Press
Daily Mail -Cosumnes Connection (subscription) -Business Insider
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:42:54 GMT


Hybrid Cars News

EPA Official Tells European Union Its Emissions Testing Has Failed for Decades
Hybrid Cars News
Europe has been lax in its vehicle emissions testing for decades, and enforcement needs to tighten up to stop future fiascos like the Volkswagen scandal, EPA's Chris Grundler told European Union lawmakers. Grundler, director of the EPA's transportation ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:45:48 GMT


The Independent

Labour guarantees £10bn of European Union funding to deprived areas of Britain
The Independent
Labour will attempt to move beyond the turmoil of its leadership contest by commiting to guarantee almost £10bn of EU funding to deprived regions if elected. Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry was to announce plans for a fully protected fund to ...
Labour MP says UK can borrow money from the EU despite Brexit in 'CAR CRASH interview'Express.co.uk
Labour planning shake up of farm subsidies when Britain leaves European UnionNorfolk Eastern Daily Press

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:55:00 GMT


China


Wall Street Journal

China's Currency? That's the Least of the Problems for the Next US Leader
Wall Street Journal
SHANGHAI—In his video documentary “Death by China” the economist Peter Navarro, a Donald Trump adviser, promptly shows a Chinese dagger plunging into the heart of America, as blood spurts from the wound. Almost as quickly, the Republican ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:03:49 GMT


Washington Post

Did Trump really suggest that China should invade North Korea?
Washington Post
TOKYO — How do you solve a problem like North Korea? It's a problem that has befuddled American presidents for decades. Well, Donald Trump, has a new idea. In the first debate Monday night, the Republican candidate appeared to suggest that China ...
Beijing Criticizes US Moves Against Businesswoman Allegedly Linked to North KoreaWall Street Journal
Why China won't 'go into' North Korea and fix itUSA TODAY
US Says Chinese Executive Helped North Korea Dodge SanctionsNew York Times
Reuters -Deutsche Welle -Huffington Post
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:42:06 GMT


Huffington Post

China On Washington's Mind
Huffington Post
China is an ever-present element in strategic discourse, yet is rarely treated with the sobriety that it deserves and requires. It is as if China's monumental importance for the shape of global affairs in the 21st century, with obviously profound ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:53:22 GMT


MarketWatch

How China matters to your 401(k)
MarketWatch
BEIJING — Zhou Ping, a Shanghai-based asset manager, finds himself increasingly fielding this question from across the Pacific: How does China matter to my 401(k)? The question might seem odd when you consider that U.S. fund managers and other ...
Hong Kong and the Realities of China's RiseNew York Times

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:03:04 GMT


Financial Times

China's richest man targets Golden Globes and Miss America
Financial Times
The conglomerate led by China's richest man is in talks to buy the US studio that stages the Golden Globe Awards and Miss America pageant for a reported $1bn, the latest in a flurry of moves by Chinese companies to snap up Hollywood assets.
China's Wanda Group in Talks to Acquire Control of Dick Clark ProductionsWall Street Journal
China's Wanda in talks to buy Hollywood's Dick Clark ProductionsReuters
China's Dalian Wanda Group in talks to buy Dick Clark ProductionsLos Angeles Times
Fortune -Hollywood Reporter -CNBC
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:11:45 GMT


World


USA TODAY

Clinton or Trump? World viewers weigh in
USA TODAY
The first presidential debate drew spirited reaction from viewers around the world, especially when the candidates touched on foreign issues. Hillary Clinton rebuked Donald Trump for his praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin and failure to admit ...
Who's fit to police the world? Trump, Clinton clash on temperamentRT
The world reacts to first US presidential debateToronto Star
World Stocks Get the Jitters as US Presidential Debate LoomsNBCNews.com
Washington Post
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:30:20 GMT


New York Times

Coaches Take Contrasting Styles Into World Cup of Hockey Finals
New York Times
TORONTO — Mike Babcock, the coach of the Canadian team at the World Cup of Hockey, runs a tight ship. He knows where he is going and he knows how to get there. Team Europe Coach Ralph Krueger, on the other hand, is freer at the helm, allowing for ...
Canada taking Europe seriously in World Cup of Hockey finalCBC.ca

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:49:00 GMT


Wall Street Journal

World Trade Set For Slowest Yearly Growth Since Global Financial Crisis
Wall Street Journal
World trade will this year grow at the slowest pace since the global financial crisis, a development that should serve as a “wake-up call” given growing anti-globalization sentiment, the World Trade Organization warned Tuesday. The Geneva-based body ...
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7%CNBC
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 percent, cites wake-up ca...Reuters
Britain WILL avoid recession following Brexit vote says World Trade OrganisationDaily Mail

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:07:31 GMT


Los Angeles Times

India has one of the world's biggest armies. Why doesn't it use it?
Los Angeles Times
Following a raid that killed 18 Indian soldiers at an army base in Kashmir, some commentators bayed for a thundering retaliatory strike against neighbor and rival Pakistan. A “jaw for a tooth,” said one member of the governing Bharatiya Janata Party ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:41:40 GMT


The Guardian

World's first baby born from new procedure using DNA of three people
The Guardian
The world's first baby to be born from a new procedure that combines the DNA of three people appears to be healthy, according to doctors in the US who oversaw the treatment. The baby was born on 6 April after his Jordanian parents travelled to Mexico ...
Exclusive: World's first baby born with new “3 parent” techniqueNew Scientist
World's First Baby Born With DNA From Three ParentsTIME
World's first baby born of three-parent baby techniqueTelegraph.co.uk
Newsweek -The Independent -Gizmodo
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:20:32 GMT


South China Sea


Reuters

Singapore accuses Chinese paper of fabricating South China Sea story
Reuters
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy May ...
Singapore envoy refutes China report on South China SeaAsiaOne
Global Times: Singapore raises South China Sea arbitration at NAM summit of heads of state despite oppositionThe Straits Times
Singapore rebuts newspaper report on South China Sea rulingTODAYonline
International Business Times UK -Sputnik International -South China Morning Post
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:22:00 GMT


South China Morning Post

Senior official tells Japan not to meddle in South China Sea
South China Morning Post
China's information minister called on Japan on Tuesday not to interfere in territorial disputes in the South China Sea, but also stressed the need to promote bilateral ties. “There are people who make a fuss about it, although it originally is not ...
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaFox News
Asia Pacific|Prospect of Philippine Thaw Slows China's Plans in South China SeaNew York Times
Japan scrambles fighter jets in South China SeaSky News
Voice of America -Washington Times
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:01:27 GMT


The National Interest Online (blog)

Does Russia Have a South China Sea Problem?
The National Interest Online (blog)
At the G20 Hangzhou summit earlier this month, China made clear that Russian president Vladimir Putin was a top guest. Both China and Russia claim that their bilateral relations are the “best ever' and demonstrate an “unprecedentedly high level of trust.

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:49:35 GMT


South China Morning Post

South China Sea fishing rights at top of Philippine president Duterte's agenda in Beijing
South China Morning Post
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to discuss crisis management and fishing rights in the disputed South China Sea when he visits Beijing next month. Duterte, who will be in Vietnam on Wednesday, will head to China in the third week of ...
Trip to China by Philippine special South China Sea envoy Ramos canceledThe Japan Times
US concerned over Philippines' sea row agenda, says YasayPhilippine Star
South China Sea News: Duterte Likely To Discuss Dispute In VietnamMorning Ledger
Sputnik International -Eyewitness News
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:56:22 GMT


Recently in the South China Sea
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
He repeated in a speech Thursday that he would not allow Filipino forces to conduct joint patrols with the U.S. military in the South China Sea because that could spark an armed conflict in Philippine territory. He has also said he wants U.S. forces ...

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:38:00 GMT


Russia


Financial Times

Russia raises the stakes in the chaos of Aleppo
Financial Times
The UN and several western governments have warned that Russian “bunker-busting” bombs are being dropped on civilian areas of Aleppo, and the US and European states have reacted with indignation to what they see as Moscow's efforts to undermine a ...
Talking to Russia Cannot Save SyriaThe Atlantic
Russian Foreign Ministry makes public parts of agreement with US on SyriaRT
Analysts: Russia looking to strong-arm USArutz Sheva
Sputnik International -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Foreign Policy (blog)
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:14:18 GMT


CNBC

DNC breach was likely Russia, not 400-pound hacker, law enforcement says
CNBC
"I don't know if we know it was Russia who broke into the DNC," the GOP presidential candidate said when the first presidential debate turned to the topic of cybersecurity. "She keeps saying 'Russia, Russia, Russia,' and maybe it was. It could be ...
Russian Newspapers Declare Debate Win for Hillary Clinton Over Donald TrumpNBCNews.com
Hacking, Russia, loom large during first presidential debateFox News
Donna Brazile to Donald Trump on Russia: 'Don't tweet. Call me, boo.'CNN
CNET -GeekWire -RT
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:20:00 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Russia Bombed Base in Syria Used by US
Wall Street Journal
The Russians weren't bombarding a run-of-the-mill rebel outpost, according to U.S. officials. Their target was a secret base of operations for elite American and British forces. In fact, a contingent of about 20 British special forces had pulled out of ...
Russian warplanes reportedly bombed US base in SyriaFox News
Kerry's Syria plan with Russia faces deep skepticism in US, abroadReuters

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:41:05 GMT


CNN

Ahead of MH17 report, Russia says if plane shot down, Ukraine pulled trigger
CNN
Debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 sits in a field at the crash site in Hrabove, Ukraine, on September 9, 2014. The Boeing 777 was shot down July 17, 2014, over Ukrainian territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists. All 298 people on board ...
MH17: Russia accuses Ukraine of complicity in flight's downing ahead of criminal report releaseABC Online
Russia reveals news conspiracy theory over MH17 on eve of final crash reportNEWS.com.au
Russia claims new data show rebels didn't down MH17Washington Post
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -The New Daily -UPI.com
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:22:36 GMT


International Business Times

Russia Harassing Iceland? Defense Ministry Says Claims 'Exaggerated'
International Business Times
Russia's Ministry of Defense has dismissed Iceland's accusation that three of its air force's bombers flew dangerously close to a commercial plane embarking from the capital of Reykjavik as tensions continue to grow between Nordic nations and the ...
Russia denies its warplanes jeopardized air safetyYnetnews
Iceland complains Russian bombers pose 'danger to civilian aircraft'The Guardian
Russian bombers spook Sweden-bound flightThe Local.se

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:37:40 GMT


UK


Brexit Hits Consumer Confidence In UK, But How Long Will It Last?
Forbes
As when we looked at the Markit PMI numbers last week, Brexit seems to be hitting economic confidence quite badly. And yes, we do have to take economic confidence seriously, for as Keynes pointed out, the future of the economy does indeed depend, ...

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:57:23 GMT


BBC News

Michael Fallon: UK will oppose plans for EU army
BBC News
The UK will oppose any attempts to create an EU army because it could "undermine" the role of Nato, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said. Nato "must remain the cornerstone of our defence and the defence of Europe", he said, ahead of informal ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:28:32 GMT


The Guardian

First the UK deports people, then it denies them justice
The Guardian
Once removed from the UK, people often find themselves destitute with little money or job prospects, and no connections or resources to pursue an appeal – which requires a UK-based lawyer or representative, £140 to lodge the appeal within the 28-day ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:06:06 GMT


The Verge

OnePlus and O2 agree on exclusive partnership in the UK
The Verge
Having once been available only via an arcane invitation system, OnePlus' smartphones will now be ranged across O2's UK stores, which will serve as a platform to expanding awareness of the brand and building it up through collaborative marketing.
OnePlus 3 gets its first UK carrier partnership in O2Engadget
OnePlus 3 heading to O2 UK this ThursdayGSMArena.com

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:31 GMT


BBC News

Ofcom to crowdsource UK mobile coverage
BBC News
Regulator Ofcom is calling on the UK's 20 million Android users to help build a map of the UK's mobile coverage. Users are being asked to download an app that will automatically measure voice-call reliability, signal strength and data speeds. The data ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:01:27 GMT


Germany


TechCrunch

Facebook ordered to stop harvesting data on WhatsApp users in Germany
TechCrunch
The move follows the latter's shock announcement last month that it would start sharing user data with its parent company, Facebook, including users' phone numbers and last seen time in the app. Stated uses for the data includes marketing/ad targeting.
Germany orders Facebook to stop sharing and delete WhatsApp user dataArs Technica
Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting data on WhatsApp usersThe Verge
Facebook Ordered to Stop Collecting Data on WhatsApp Users in GermanyNew York Times
Engadget -Reuters -The Guardian
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:33:16 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Germany: Dresden mosque bombed in 'xenophobic' attack
Aljazeera.com
No one was injured in the explosions late on Monday in a city that has become a hotspot for far-right protests and hate crimes following a major influx of migrants and refugees into Germany. The imam, his wife and two sons were in the Fatih Camii ...
Germany boosts security for Muslim centres in Dresden after mosque bombingReuters
Two bomb attacks take place in Dresden, GermanyCNN
Bombings target mosque and conference center in Dresden, GermanyLos Angeles Times
NBCNews.com -Huffington Post -RT
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:30:45 GMT


Washington Post

The tangled escapades of 'Germany's James Bond,' now on trial for tax evasion
Washington Post
The name is Mauss, Werner Mauss. Also, Dieter Koch, Klaus Mollner and Richard Nelson. In a tale ripe for Ian Fleming's pen, a renowned former German spy has been charged with tax evasion under four of his numerous aliases. The 76-year-old Mauss, who ...
'Germany's James Bond' goes on trial over tax evasionTelegraph.co.uk
Germany's James Bond has been hauled into court for not paying his taxesQuartz
Germany's former top spy, Werner Mauss, goes on trial for alleged tax evasionDeutsche Welle
The Local.de -BBC News
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:17:00 GMT


New York Times

Germany's Retrograde Record on Gay Rights
New York Times
Germany's outlier status (it allows “registered partnerships,” but not full marriage) is even more curious because much of the country is in favor. But not its leadership: Chancellor Angela Merkel and her party, the Christian Democratic Union, have ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:54:31 GMT


Deutsche Welle

Britain's fear of European army muddles EU defense plan
Reuters
BRATISLAVA Britain said on Tuesday it would oppose any EU proposals to combine European forces into a single army while it is still in the bloc, but France and Germany said no such plans existed and won support from NATO to strengthen EU defenses.
France, Germany push defense plan despite British resistanceDeutsche Welle
France, Germany to table defence plan at Bratislava ministerial meetingEurActiv
UK WILL block EU army, says Fallon as France and Germany argue it's NOTHING to do with UKExpress.co.uk
CCTV
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:04:08 GMT


Business


The Atlantic

Taking Care of Business on Debate Night
The Atlantic
For decades, Donald Trump has sold himself to the public as a fantastically successful businessman. Nothing is more central to his personal branding. So you would think that talking about business would be Trump's strength in a presidential debate, ...
Mark Cuban had one of the best seats at the whole debate — here's how he saw it all go downBusiness Insider
DealBook|Trump's a Businessman. Where's His Business Backing?New York Times
Donald Trump's defining business philosophy at the presidential debate was naked greedQuartz
Huffington Post -Fortune -TPM
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:06:01 GMT


Business Insider

Microsoft is going to start talking about how much money its cloud business actually makes
Business Insider
Gaming revenue: Microsoft has been slowly rethinking its video game business, from a series of products into a cross-platform service between Windows 10 and the Xbox console. While Microsoft no longer discloses sales of the Xbox One, which ...
Microsoft Again Pitches Azure as the Best Cloud for BusinessFortune

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:19:13 GMT


Forbes

Financing A Business Acquisition -- Banks Lower Threshold By Up To 30%
Forbes
If you were to rely solely on the marketing campaigns of the banks, it would be easy to think they have their vaults open ready to lend money to people looking to buy a business. While there has been some significant easing of their purse strings ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:06:00 GMT


Business Insider

Stanford will pay you to attend its business school — but only if you agree to work in the Midwest
Business Insider
A new fellowship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, one of the top ranked business schools, covers tuition and fees for MBA students. But the program comes with a catch: Students must be willing to take a job in the Midwest. Students often ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:31:20 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Women of Color Hit a 'Concrete Ceiling' in Business
Wall Street Journal
Many women of color who have made it to the executive suite describe the process as breaking through not a glass ceiling, but a concrete one. Research from LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Co. suggests that women of color are the most underrepresented ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:05:22 GMT


France


New York Times

Arts|Joan of Arc's Shaky Pedestal: France Battles Over Its Identity at School
New York Times
PARIS — Bikini — and burkini — season is over here, but with the new school year, France's battle over national identity has erupted on a new front: its history curriculum. School curriculums have long been a part of culture wars, including in the ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:48:00 GMT


The Guardian

France urged to house children living alone in Calais camp
The Guardian
The children's commissioners for England and France have called on the French government to identify, register and house the 1,000 lone asylum-seeking children who are living in dire conditions in the Calais camp, “as a matter of urgency” before the ...
How can France kickstart its sluggish economy?Telegraph.co.uk
France to shut migrant camp by year's endNorthwest Arkansas News
A 10000-person migrant camp in France known as 'the Jungle' is about to be razedSOFREP (press release) (subscription)
africanews -SBS -FreshPlaza
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:27:56 GMT


The Guardian

Air France fracas: raucous scenes as shirt-ripping trial begins
The Guardian
Cheers and jeers have greeted the start of the trial of 15 people over an attack on two Air France executives, who had their shirts ripped by workers angry at planned job cuts. The trial over the October 2015 incident, which made headlines worldwide ...
Air France Workers on Trial Over Ripping off Bosses' ShirtsABC News
Air France workers on trial for tearing off bosses' shirtsThe Mercury News
Air France workers on trial in shirt-ripping caseBBC News

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:02:53 GMT


Foreign Policy (blog)

After Burkini Bans, France Moves to Open Nudist Park in Paris
Foreign Policy (blog)
This summer, France sparked international outrage after dozens of cities and towns banned women from wearing burkinis — full-body swimsuits favored by some Muslims — in public swimming pools and beaches. But going totally nude in the capital of Paris?
Paris to create a dedicated space for nudistsFRANCE 24
France: Paris planning nudist park, says Deputy Mayor Bruno JulliardStuff.co.nz

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:40:00 GMT


Deutsche Welle

France, Germany push defense plan despite British resistance
Deutsche Welle
France, Germany push defense plan despite British resistance. Germany and France are pushing for greater cooperation at a meeting of EU defense ministers in Bratislava. But despite its vote to leave the EU, Britain is threatening to block their ambitions.
Britain's fear of European army muddles EU defense planReuters
France, Germany to table defence plan at Bratislava ministerial meetingEurActiv
France, Germany present defense planCCTV
Express.co.uk
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:24:12 GMT


Italy


NPR

Italy's 'Cultural Allowance' For Teens Aims To Educate, Counter Extremism
NPR
Few things inspire more loathing in the hearts of high school students than the words "extra homework." But as Florence Mattei hands out a pamphlet to her homeroom class at the Southlands School in Rome, she tells them they may want to give this ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:32:00 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Italy's Banks Look to an Unlikely Savior: Jamie Dimon
Wall Street Journal
After repeated efforts to salvage Italy's most troubled banks, the country's government is leaning on an unlikely would-be savior: James Dimon. The J.P. Morgan Chase JPM 0.88 % & Co. chairman and chief executive is an Italophile, his bank has long had ...
Italy's Monte dei Paschi considers debt-to-equity swap to speed rescueReuters

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:52:51 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Fears that 20,000 migrants could be ejected from Italy's shelters after ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Up to 20000 migrants and asylum seekers could be turfed onto the streets in Italy because of a shortfall in funding for the country'

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:43:48 GMT


Italy set to cut growth forecasts, hike deficit
Reuters
ROME, Sept 27 Italy is poised to cut its economic growth forecasts for this year and next and raise its projections for the budget deficit on Tuesday when the cabinet meets to approve a new forecasting document. The new forecasts, which will provide ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:32:15 GMT


The Independent

Italian PM Matteo Renzi revives plan for bridge from mainland Italy to Sicily
The Independent
A controversial idea of building a 3km (2 mile) bridge connecting the island of Sicily to the Italian mainland is being reconsidered by the country's prime minister, despite long-running concerns over costs. Matteo Renzi said the roadway across the ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:38:00 GMT


Turkey


Telegraph.co.uk

Boris Johnson says Britain will now help Turkey join EU despite using prospect to help win referendum
Telegraph.co.uk
Boris Johnson has announced that Britain will support Turkey's bid to join the EU despite putting warnings about the prospect at the heart of the Brexit campaign in the run up to the referendum. During the EU referendum Mr Johnson warned that the ...
Britain's Johnson: rude poem was not brought up in TurkeyFox News
Boris Johnson ditches insults and talks 'jumbo' trade deals in Turkeyeuronews
'What on Earth is Boris playing at?' Farage questions Johnson vow to help Turkey join EUExpress.co.uk
The Independent -ABC News -Aljazeera.com
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:48:48 GMT


Center For American Progress

Turkey After the July Coup Attempt
Center For American Progress
Any discussion of the postcoup environment in Turkey must begin with an acknowledgment that Turkish society endured an enormous trauma on July 15 of this year. It should also be acknowledged that the U.S. and EU response to the coup was less than ...
Erdoğan Is Destroying Turkey's Hopes for DemocracyThe Fiscal Times

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:04:27 GMT


EconoMonitor (blog)

RPT-Still robust, Turkey looks set to weather downgrade to "junk"
Reuters
ISTANBUL/ANKARA, Sept 26 On the first trading day after Moody's downgraded Turkey's sovereign rating to "junk", the reaction in Istanbul and Ankara was swift and predictable -- stocks and the lira took a beating and policymakers accused the agency of ...
Video: Turkey questions 'junk' ratingThe Globe and Mail
Turkey's Economy at the CrossroadsEconoMonitor (blog)

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:02:15 GMT


The Guardian

Thomas Cook hit by slump in holidays to Turkey
The Guardian
Thomas Cook's summer bookings fell 4% as the travel operator was hit by a slump in demand for holidays in Turkey following a series of terrorist attacks and an attempted coup. In a trading update, Thomas Cook said summer bookings excluding Turkey rose ...
Turmoil in Turkey hits travel sales at Thomas CookTelegraph.co.uk
CompaniesThomas Cook hit by Turkey turbulenceFinancial Times
Turkey terror attacks and failed coup scare off holidaymakers hitting Thomas Cook salesExpress.co.uk
Sky News -Proactive Investors UK -Peterborough Telegraph
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:40:27 GMT


Newsweek

Turkey Sacks 87 Spy Staff in First Purge of Agency After Failed Coup
Newsweek
Turkey has sacked 87 members of staff from its national spy agency over suspected links to the failed coup attempt in July, state media reported Tuesday. The decision represents the first purge of the institution since the failed military overthrow of ...
Turkey issues warrants for 121 people linked to GulenFox News
Turkey dismisses 87 spy agency staff over links with failed coupThe Indian Express
Turkey issues arrest orders for Gulen supportersDeutsche Welle
Novinite.com -Al-Manar TV
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:13:43 GMT


Syria


New York Times

Syrian Ground Troops Clash With Rebels in Aleppo
New York Times
The United Nations and the World Health Organization condemned the sustained aerial bombardment of rebel-held eastern Aleppo in Syria and called for safe routes to evacuate civilians, as new drone footage showed the extent of destruction in the city.
Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attackReuters
Syria conflict: Aleppo evacuation corridors needed, WHO saysBBC News
Aleppo Battle: Syrian Troops Advance on City Center; Hospitals OverwhelmedNBCNews.com
Politico -Aljazeera.com -Chicago Tribune -新华搜索 - 新华网
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:12:39 GMT


Washington Post

The Latest: Germany calls for Syria cease-fire
Washington Post
BEIRUT — The Latest on Syria's conflict (all times local): 4:15. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says everything possible needs to be done to bring about a cease-fire in Syria but that she's skeptical a no-fly zone can be instituted. Merkel told ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:18:45 GMT


Aljazeera.com

'If we lose this generation, we lose Syria'
Aljazeera.com
"It's fine here, but it's not home," Alewi tells Al Jazeera from the bright courtyard of Gaziantep's Rainbow Centre, a grassroots organisation offering an alternative to schooling for dozens of Syrian children in the border city. "Nowhere is Syria." ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:21:37 GMT


Deutsche Welle

US boosts Syria aid, civilian evacuations urged
Deutsche Welle
The aid increase, announced by the US State Department on Tuesday, brings the total US humanitarian spending for Syria to about $5.9 billion since the conflict began in 2011. The money has been earmarked to help the United Nations and independent ...
US Giving $364 Million in New Syria AidABC News
UN and Jordan near deal on stranded Syrian refugeesFinancial Times
US announces $400 million more in humanitarian aid for SyriansReuters UK
Sputnik International
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:50:03 GMT


CNN

As Trump and Clinton debate foreign policy, Syria barely gets a mention
CNN
The back and forth between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was perhaps more instructive in terms of what was not mentioned -- Syria's civil war, for instance -- than what was discussed. To be fair, the debate was not intended to focus on international ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:48:42 GMT


Refugees


Aljazeera.com

Boko Haram refugees in Niger find safety, but lack aid
Aljazeera.com
Most of the displaced, do not live in refugee camps, but in ramshackle settlements next to a national highway. The situation continues to deteriorate and new families arrive on a daily basis, fleeing violence and hunger in the Lake Chad Basin ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:33:42 GMT


Deutsche Welle

Amnesty International slams treatment of refugees in Hungary
Deutsche Welle
Amnesty International slams treatment of refugees in Hungary. A new report from human rights group Amnesty International has accused Budapest of allowing police to abuse refugees. It also suggested that the government has purposely made applying for ...
Hungary 'militarized borders' to deter refugees, says Amnesty ahead of crucial vote on quotasRT
Stranded hope: Hungary's sustained attack on the rights of refugees and migrantsAmnesty International USA

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:53:25 GMT


Aljazeera.com

EU to issue pre-paid cash cards for refugees in Turkey
Aljazeera.com
The EU has launched a 348-million-euro ($392m) programme that will distribute monthly electronic cash grants to benefit a million refugees in Turkey, as part of a deal in which Ankara pledged to curb the number of people trying to enter Europe.
Pre-Paid Debit Cards Will Help 1 Million Refugees In Turkey Pay For Food, HousingHuffington Post
EU unveils 'debit card' scheme for Syrian refugees in Turkeyeuronews
EU Launches Large Cash Aid Project for Refugees in TurkeyABC News
Daily Sabah -The Boston Globe -Middle East Eye
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:39:00 GMT


VICE

For Young Refugees, Marriage Is a Form of Protection
VICE
Bas Gul, an Afghan woman who now lives in a shelter, became a child bride at age 11. Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images. Rima was only 13 when, last year, she married a 30-year-old man she'd only just met. It was her safest option: Alone in a ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:37:30 GMT


PolitiFact

Trump says Clinton would bring in 620000 refugees in her first term
PolitiFact
Clinton called President Barack Obama's plan to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees in fiscal year 2016 a good start in a September 2015 interview on CBS Face the Nation, but she said the "United States has to do more." She suggested admitting 65,000 refugees ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:04:00 GMT


Trade


Wall Street Journal

World Trade Set For Slowest Yearly Growth Since Global Financial Crisis
Wall Street Journal
World trade will this year grow at the slowest pace since the global financial crisis, a development that should serve as a “wake-up call” given growing anti-globalization sentiment, the World Trade Organization warned Tuesday. The Geneva-based body ...
WTO cuts trade forecast by a thirdBBC News
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7%CNBC
The WTO Has Slashed Its Forecast for Global Trade GrowthFortune
Washington Post -Voice of America -Deutsche Welle -World Trade Organization
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:07:31 GMT


Washington Post (blog)

Conservatives' major fail on trade
Washington Post (blog)
Donald Trump began the debate with an assault on trade. Among other whoppers, he said: China is still devaluing its currency; jobs are fleeing due to defective trade deals; “thousands” of Ford jobs are leaving Michigan and Ohio; and Mexico's value ...
Trump hammers America's 'worst trade deal'CNNMoney

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:58:09 GMT


Trump On Trade
New York Times (blog)
It is levied on both domestic and imported goods, so that it doesn't protect against imports — which is why it's allowed under international trade rules, and not considered a protectionist trade policy. I get that Trump is not an economist — hoo boy ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:24:16 GMT


Baltimore Sun

Clinton's trade problem
Baltimore Sun
Free trade is good for economic growth, not bad. That used to be a bedrock Republican belief. And many of the job losses credited to agreements like NAFTA are jobs that would have left the country anyway — if not to Mexico, then perhaps the Far East.
Faced With Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Impasse, Malaysia And Vietnam RetrenchForbes
Hillary Clinton once called TPP the 'gold standard.' Here's why, and what she says about the trade deal nowLos Angeles Times
Trump Proven Correct that Clinton Favored TPP Trade AgreementWestern Journalism

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:11:02 GMT


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Trade Protectionism Risks Deeper Global-Growth Funk, IMF Warns
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In an election year when politicians are fighting over trade policy, including at the first presidential debate, the economists at the International Monetary Fund are offering a solution to a burning question that's perplexed trade experts for more ...
Deflation risk and trade slump cast chill over global economyFinancial Times
IMF sounds alarm bells over trade slowdown and low inflationTelegraph.co.uk
IMF study warns free trade seen as benefiting 'only a fortunate few'The Guardian
Sky News
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:02:13 GMT


Elections


Washington Post

Trump says he may hit 'harder' in next debate; Clinton tells reporters she had a 'great, great time.'
Washington Post
An ebullient Hillary Clinton reveled Tuesday in the strong reviews for her performance in the first general election debate of 2016, while rival Donald Trump kept the previous night's controversies alive and suggested he might “hit her harder” in their ...
How Hillary Clinton found her stride on genderCNN
Hillary Clinton Will Not Be ManterruptedNew York Times
Donald Trump Failed to Add Women Supporters, GOP Strategists SayWall Street Journal
NBCNews.com -Huffington Post -Politico -BBC News
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:08:56 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Judge blocks Election Day voting at Illinois polling places
Chicago Tribune
Mahkeeng Richardson, left, 6, stands next to his mother, Latangia Richardson, 28, while she registers to vote at the 95th Street Red Line station Sept. 27, 2016, in Chicago. Mahkeeng Richardson, left, 6, stands next to his mother, Latangia Richardson ...
A massive voter registration effort is taking place Tuesday — and thousands of companies are involvedBusiness Insider
Can social media turn the US into a nation of voters?Christian Science Monitor
What's Your Excuse? Tech Companies Simplify Voter RegistrationNBCNews.com
CNET -The Hill -Mashable -WDBJ7
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:20:11 GMT


Bloomberg

Clinton Sends Troops to the Battle of Pennsylvania
Bloomberg
Albert R. Hunt is a Bloomberg View columnist. He was the executive editor of Bloomberg News, before which he was a reporter, bureau chief and executive Washington editor at the Wall Street Journal. Read More.
Biden Assails Trump on Housing Crisis RemarksNew York Times
Joe Biden: Trump 'Painfully Uninformed'Breitbart News
Joe Biden Wants to Know 'What in the Hell' Trump Is Talking AboutNBCNews.com
Politico -Washington Times -Philly.com -ABC News
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:53:25 GMT


AOL News

Howard Dean: Is Donald Trump a 'coke user'?
AOL News
Viewers tuning in for the rowdy first presidential debate got their fair share of verbal sparring, but amidst the fireworks many appeared distracted by something else: Donald Trump's sniffle. The Republican candidate sniffled repeatedly during Monday ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:33:27 GMT


Huffington Post

We Should All Be Outraged By Trump's Absurdly Racist Pitch To Black Voters
Huffington Post
These Inmates Did A Facebook Live From The County Jail. Their Message Is Life-Saving. This Store Lets You Pay What You Can For Groceries That Would Otherwise Be Tossed · When Kellie Jones Wanted To Study Black Art History, The Field Didn't Exist.
What Donald Trump Means When He Talks About Stop-and-FriskSlate Magazine
Donald Trump was wrong about Stop and Frisk — and the ruling that called it racial profilingWashington Post
Stop-and-frisk judge Scheindlin calls Trump's attack 'very cheap'New York Daily News
Wall Street Journal (blog) -CBS News -NBCNews.com -Media Matters for America
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:23:05 GMT


 
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