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Brexit

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:13:00 GMT

Sterling slides to two-month low as Brexit pressure builds on PM May  Reuters

Sterling slid to a two-month low on Tuesday as hopes for a breakthrough in Brexit talks between the ruling and opposition parties faded and British Prime ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:31:00 GMT

UK's biggest fishing trawler sails up Thames in Brexit warning  The Guardian

The biggest whitefish trawler in the UK fleet sailed up the Thames on Tuesday to highlight the threats facing the fishing industry if Brexit negotiations fail to ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:14:00 GMT

British influence in Washington has 'vanished' due to Brexit, French ambassador to US says  The Independent

British influence in Washington DC has “vanished” following Brexit, the outgoing French ambassador to the US has said. Gérard Araud said UK diplomats were ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:58:20 GMT

FCA chief eyes ‘lower burden’ regulation after Brexit  Financial Times

Andrew Bailey expects UK to return to a more principles-based system of regulation.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:17:00 GMT


European Union

European Union: Human Rights Questions for Candidates  Human Rights Watch

Candidates for the European Parliament should clarify their positions on key human rights issues at a time when respect for human rights and the rule of law are ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Believe It Or Not, Brexit Is Actually Helping The European Union  NPR

When the United Kingdom voted for Brexit nearly three years ago, some thought it might mark the beginning of the end of the European Union. But a Brexit ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:01:00 GMT

The European Press Corps Cannot Cover the EU  The Atlantic

Brussels-based journalists struggle to reconcile the reality of complex pan-European decision making with national-news agendas. It's an uphill battle.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:00:00 GMT

AP Interview: Slovenia leader warns EU to counter populism  Washington Post

AP Interview: Slovenia leader says EU must counter populism, mounting influence of Russia and China.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:56:15 GMT

As Harley-Davidson profit falls, it considers building bikes in Europe and Trump threatens trade war  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Struggling with fallen demand for motorcycles and a steep tariff on its bikes sold in the European Union, Harley-Davidson Inc. on Tuesday reported a 26% drop ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:09:00 GMT


China

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:47:00 GMT

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT

China’s Subsidized Conquest of Trade  The Wall Street Journal

An understated article in my local paper last week is a window into one of the biggest stories in the global economy. “Senators to Metro: No rail cars from China,” ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:33:00 GMT

An emerging crisis in China could give US the upper hand in trade talks  CNBC

China's worsening African swine flu crisis could give the U.S. an edge over China as the two countries try to hammer out a trade agreement, an analyst at Bank ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:55:43 GMT

China says its economic growth is improving, but analysts warn it still needs stimulus  CNBC

China's claim of stronger-than-expected economic growth in the first part of this year may be tempting policymakers to pare back stimulus. Analysts say that ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:04:03 GMT


World

The Spirit of SGV’s Iconic Dean Sin World Restaurant Lives On in Monterey Park  Eater LA

Plus Aghoo's Kitchen is back, and the ghost of Dean Sin World returns.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:20:00 GMT

The First Malaria Vaccine Rolls Out In Pilot Project, Saving Kids Is A Focus : Goats and Soda  NPR

Today health officials are making history. They're rolling out the first approved vaccine aimed at stopping a human parasite. It's for malaria — and the hopes are ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:54:00 GMT

Harry Lloyd To Star In ‘Brave New World’ UCP Series Adaptation  Deadline

Harry Lloyd (Counterpart) has been cast as a lead opposite Alden Ehrenreich in UCP's Brave New World.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:29:00 GMT

What’s happened so far in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth?  Polygon

What is the story of WoW: BfA so far? We recap the plot before Patch 8.2: Rise of Azshara, which will be released this week in World of Warcraft's PTR.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:20:16 GMT

Sensible Settlement In The Patent World  Above the Law

Recent events have reminded us that a sensible settlement can be reached in even the most high-stakes IP disputes. Last week, as two of the country's leading ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:47:17 GMT


South China Sea

No 'one-on-one' discussion with Beijing on South China Sea issue: Malaysia foreign minister  CNA

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the warming of bilateral relations with China, Malaysia Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah insisted that Putrajaya will not ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:41:15 GMT

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea  Washington Post

BEIJING — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:35:54 GMT

Vietnam Quietly Builds Up 10 Islands in South China Sea  Voice of America

Vietnam and five other governments all have claimed parts of the South China Sea, a waterway known to Vietnamese as the East Sea. Vietnam has largely ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:57:00 GMT

South China Sea: Trump ‘SCARED’ of triggering war with China says President Duterte  Express.co.uk

PHILIPPINES President Rodrigo Duterte has accused the US President Donald Trump of being “scared” of triggering a war with China over the disputed South ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 23:06:41 GMT

China Exploits Fleet of U.S. Satellites to Strengthen Police and Military Power  The Wall Street Journal

Tangled ownership and offshore firms helped Beijing win access to superior technology, despite U.S. law preventing satellite sales to China. U.S. firms including ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:02:00 GMT


Russia

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:53:50 GMT

What Zelensky's win will mean for Ukraine's relations with Russia  CNN

Moscow (CNN) On Sunday, Ukrainians overwhelmingly threw their support behind a political newcomer, actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, to become ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:58:47 GMT

Hell: How Many Millions Would Die In a NATO-Russia War?  The National Interest Online

If a war were to breakout in the Baltics between Russian and NATO, it might ultimately be irrelevant what the conventional balance is on the ground. “The other ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:59:42 GMT

Jared Kushner: Mueller Investigation 'More Harmful' Than Russia  TIME

Jared Kushner downplayed the significance of Russian interference in the 2016 election, dismissing it as a “couple of Facebook ads” in an interview with TIME ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:03:00 GMT

Russia's hack into the US election was surprisingly inexpensive, Mueller report shows  CNBC

After reading special counsel Robert Mueller's report, experts noted how Russian internet trolls and hackers appeared to use limited resources in carrying out ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:03:05 GMT


UK

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:06:21 GMT

A Novocaine shortage in the UK is affecting an unexpected group: farm animals  Vox.com

The UK is one of the few places in the world that bothers with pain treatment for farm animals. Now they're running out.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:20:00 GMT

Join the Remain alliance, urges Change UK at Euro election launch  BBC News

Change UK has launched its campaign for the European Parliamentary elections, with 70 candidates including journalist Rachel Johnson - sister of Tory MP and ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:05:48 GMT

Greta Thunberg: Teen activist says UK is 'irresponsible' on climate  BBC News

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg tells UK politicians a generation's future has been "stolen".

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:42:51 GMT

Journalist's murder is a wake-up call the UK can't ignore  CNN

On Tuesday, the UK's lawmakers return to Westminster with the fog of tragedy hanging in the air.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:11:03 GMT


Germany

Germany's 5G spectrum auction resumes after bids slowed before Easter  Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's auction of spectrum for 5G mobile services resumes on Tuesday after bidding slowed to a crawl last week before the Easter ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:59:00 GMT

Shipping on Rhine in Germany hampered by low water levels  Reuters

Cargo vessels cannot navigate much of the Rhine in Germany when fully loaded after dry weather caused a drop in water levels.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:01:00 GMT

Germany’s search for a new diplomatic map  Financial Times

The core ideas that have sustained foreign policy for decades are under attack from rising nationalism.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Germany's AfD invites ex-Trump aide Bannon to media conference  Reuters

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has invited U.S. President Donald Trump's former strategist Steve Bannon to a media conference in Berlin for ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:50:00 GMT

Does Germany's LNG Strategy Make Sense? | OilPrice.com  OilPrice.com

The construction of new LNG terminals in Germany should be seen as a strategic decision rather than a financially sound decision to increase the capacity of ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:00:00 GMT


Business

Scaling A Business? Try This Unusual Piece Of Advice  Forbes

What are some helpful tips for getting a marketplace working in its early days? This question was originally answered on Quora by Sumir Meghani.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:29:00 GMT

Kraft Heinz weighs sale of Ore-Ida frozen potato business  CNBC

Tater Tot maker Ore-Ida is the latest brand Kraft Heinz is considering shedding as it scrambles to pay down debt and restructure its business following a ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:05:55 GMT

When A Life Challenge Becomes A Business Idea  Forbes

Like many other entrepreneurs, Julie Bombacino started her company because the product she needed didn't exist.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:30:00 GMT

A&W Won My Business Because It Operates With Purpose  Forbes

In the cutthroat world of fast-food, A&W Restaurants chooses to operate differently than its competitors.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:14:00 GMT

Oracle turns to innovation hubs to drive cultural and business shift to cloud  TechCrunch

Oracle was founded in 1977. While it's not exactly GE or IBM, which date back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries respectively, it is old enough to be ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:27:00 GMT


France

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:52:00 GMT

Trump to visit UK, France in June for D-Day anniversary  Fox News

President Trump will travel to the U.K. and France in June to mark the anniversary of the D-Day landings, the White House announced Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:10:46 GMT

France to invest €6 million in free breakfasts at public schools  FRANCE 24 English

A number of French public schools have begun serving free breakfast to students as part of a new government programme aimed at improving student ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:46:00 GMT

France: Far-right claims surface for Macron’s ally  Washington Post

Nathalie Loiseau, who leads French president Emmanuel Macron's party in the EU parliament elections, is facing criticism after online media Mediapart revealed ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:42:45 GMT

Japan’s PM vows to help France in rebuilding Notre Dame  Washington Post

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pledging to help France in its efforts to rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:43:06 GMT


Italy

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:05:00 GMT

Italy coalition fights over corruption probe as markets fret  Reuters

Italian coalition feuding intensified on Tuesday, with the ruling parties at loggerheads over a junior minister embroiled in a corruption scandal as markets began ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:20:00 GMT

Seven reasons why living in Italy is bad for your health  The Local Italy

Italy is often said to be one of the healthiest places to live in the world. But is it really?

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:38:07 GMT

Italy - Factors to watch on April 23  Reuters

MILANO, April 23 (Reuters) - The following factors could affect Italian markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:03:00 GMT

Italy Deputy PM Salvini Says Not Seeking Early Elections  Bloomberg

Italy's ruling coalition has four more years of work to do, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said, amid reports of *fresh* tension within the fractious government.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:50:00 GMT


Turkey

Turkey’s Killing Fields  The New York Times

In “The Thirty-Year Genocide,” the Israeli historians Benny Morris and Dror Ze'evi detail the slaughter of Turkey's Christian minorities.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:00:16 GMT

Turkey's sole communist mayor promises small steps to socialism  Reuters

Capitalism is too firmly entrenched in Turkey to be uprooted overnight, according to the country's sole communist mayor, but small steps to create local jobs and ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:13:00 GMT

The US Air Force, not Turkey, is frustrating Lockheed execs on the F-35 program  DefenseNews.com

WASHINGTON —Turkey's purchase of Lockheed Martin's F-35 is in jeopardy due to its order of a Russian air defense system, but Lockheed executives on ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:41:40 GMT

Turkey Slams US as Tensions Escalate Over Iranian Sanctions  VOA News

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to end waivers from sanctions for countries importing Iranian oil threatens to further escalate tensions with Turkey.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:25:00 GMT

Can US convince Turkey to undo 'done deal' with Russia?  Al-Monitor

The United States is getting ready to ask Syrian Kurds to allow Turkish forces to deploy on the Kurdish side of the Syrian border. It's a move designed to appease ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:51:24 GMT


Syria

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:58:00 GMT

U.S. withdrawal from Syria threatens revival of Kurdish language, too  Haaretz

QAMISHLI and AL-MALIKIYAH, Northern Syria — The students at Rojava University rise to welcome their Kurdish literature professor. The large room is dimly lit ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:11:40 GMT

Syria calls Instagram account closure ‘war,’ site says error  Washington Post

The Syrian Presidency says its official account on the social media site Instagram has been shut down, calling it an “unjustified” closure that is part of the war ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:43:22 GMT

Rumors seek to drive US and Iran into conflict in eastern Syria  The Jerusalem Post

False reports of airstrikes come in context of US-IRGC tensions and tensions between the SDF and the Syrian regime.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 23:04:35 GMT


Refugees

The Greek Island That Became an Open-Air Prison for Refugees  The Nation

A three-year-old EU-Turkey deal has made living on Samos a nightmare, especially for women.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:04:14 GMT

Libya: Detained refugees shot as clashes near Tripoli continue  Aljazeera.com

Refugees and migrants request immediate medical assistance as several people are reportedly wounded by gunfire.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:00:00 GMT

At Europe's Good Chance Theatre, Refugees Have a Dome and a Home  American Theatre

Good Chance Theatre was started by two Brits, Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson, when, in 2015, they passed through Calais, France, on their way to Germany ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Northern NY has attractive attributes for climate change refugees  newyorkupstate.com

Places like Watertown have an abundance of nearby *fresh*, clean water.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:18:00 GMT

Cameroonian refugees in daily struggle for survival in Nigeria  TRT World

Several thousand refugees are living in resettlement camps in the border villages of southeastern Nigeria and most of them struggle to access food, healthcare ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:08:52 GMT


Trade

Your first trade for Tuesday, April 23  CNBC

The "Fast Money" traders shared their first moves for the market open. Carter Worth was a buyer of Hershey. Brian Kelly was a buyer of the Oil & Gas Exploration ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:19:43 GMT

As Harley-Davidson profit falls, it considers building bikes in Europe and Trump threatens trade war  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Struggling with fallen demand for motorcycles and a steep tariff on its bikes sold in the European Union, Harley-Davidson Inc. on Tuesday reported a 26% drop ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:09:00 GMT

Seahawks trade Frank Clark to Chiefs, shaking up 2019 NFL Draft by adding No. 29 pick  CBS Sports

Frank Clark is on the move, folks. As has been reported for months, the Chiefs were interested in nabbing the Seahawks pass rusher and now it is a done deal, ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:34:00 GMT

An emerging crisis in China could give US the upper hand in trade talks  CNBC

China's worsening African swine flu crisis could give the U.S. an edge over China as the two countries try to hammer out a trade agreement, an analyst at Bank ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:55:43 GMT

Trump adviser Kudlow 'cautiously optimistic' on trade deal with China  Reuters

A top White House economic adviser said on Tuesday the United States and China were making progress in trade negotiations and he was "cautiously ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:45:00 GMT


Elections

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