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Brexit


The Guardian

Brexit is entrenching some dangerous myths about 'British' culture
The Guardian
On one hand, it harks – increasingly since the Brexit vote – back to the age of empire. “A small island perched on the edge of the European continent became a leader of world trade,” is how international trade secretary Liam Fox fondly described that ...
Brexit and the resurgence of terrorFinancial Times
EU citizens are leaving Brexit BritainCNNMoney
Brexit Bulletin: Terror Poses Leadership TestBloomberg
Business Insider -Telegraph.co.uk -IPE.com
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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:32:00 GMT


The Guardian

Brexit economy: workers face squeeze but firms remain upbeat
The Guardian
The Brexit squeeze on household budgets has intensified over the past month, but companies and investors remain cautiously optimistic about the economic outlook in the run-up to the election, a Guardian analysis shows. With a fortnight to go until the ...
The Brexit effect: The fall in EU migration spells trouble for the UKNew Statesman
Fears for economy as number of EU migrants leaving Brexit Britain surgesThe Independent
Theresa May to Start Brexit Talks on Weak Economic FootingBloomberg
Bangkok Post -Telegraph.co.uk -iNews -Office for National Statistics
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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:12:59 GMT


Bloomberg

Brexit Hard Talk Masks Compromise Signs as Negotiations Near
Bloomberg
Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. Brexit negotiations are set to start in less than a month with signs emerging that for all the hard rhetoric of recent weeks there are key areas on which both ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 10:55:23 GMT


Financial Times

Lloyds' chair refutes 'Jenga tower' collapse of City after Brexit
Financial Times
Douglas Flint, HSBC's chairman, had highlighted the risk of Brexit causing heavy job losses in the UK by comparing its overlapping financial services to the game of Jenga, in which players pull out pieces while trying to avoid the whole structure ...
Lloyd's begin post-Brexit financial exodus with shock decision that will delight JunckerExpress.co.uk
Lloyds chairman Lord Blackwell confident on Brexit: City will not collapse like "Jenga tower"City A.M.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:43:42 GMT


The Guardian

'Workers are being punished by Brexit' – experts debate the data
The Guardian
Inflation has been rising since the Brexit vote as the pound's sharp drop makes imports to the UK, such as food ingredients and fuel, more expensive. A rise in crude oil prices has also added to the upward pressure on inflation and last month it hit 2 ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:14:45 GMT


European Union


USA TODAY

Trump, European Union leaders remain at odds over Russia
USA TODAY
BRUSSELS – As President Trump met with European leaders on Thursday, he couldn't escape the Russia controversy dogging him at home and now abroad. The White House is grappling with multiple investigations into Russia's interference in last year's ...
Trump, EU Leaders Air Competing Visions in Brussels MeetingWall Street Journal (subscription)
President Trump meets with European Union leadersWOODTV.com
Donald Trump believes jobs 'would be lost because of Brexit', says European Union sourceExpress.co.uk

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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:47:07 GMT


euronews

European Union chiefs to press Trump on trade, climate | Euronews
euronews
By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS Reuters Top European Union officials meeting Donald Trump for the first time on Thursday will push cooperation on global ...

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Wed, 24 May 2017 18:25:09 GMT


BBC News

How to replace European Union funds - BBC News
BBC News
With campaigning suspended because of the Manchester terror attack, I have taken the opportunity to reflect on one of the big Welsh questions in the general ...

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Wed, 24 May 2017 15:59:57 GMT


Tubefilter

European Union Proposes Rules To Hold Online Video Platforms ...
Tubefilter
The European Union is continuing its crusade to eradicate hate speech within the online video world, and as part of that plan, it is looking to put some pressure ...
EU approves plans forcing Facebook and YouTube to act on hate ...Engadget
New EU legislation could force social media platforms to address ...Digital Trends

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Wed, 24 May 2017 18:10:29 GMT


Economic Times

European Union Still Breaching Its Own Terms On Brexit Negotiations
Forbes
The European Union is demanding that Britain solve the divorce bill problem before any other negotiations can take place concerning Brexit, the process of that very divorce of Britain from the EU. The problem with this is that this is a clear breach of ...
European Union sets tough negotiating mandate for Brexit talksEconomic Times
We are ready for Brexit talks, says EU's chief negotiatorThe Guardian
Brexit negotiation: Five things Europe fears mostTelegraph.co.uk
EU News -BBC News
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Mon, 22 May 2017 15:01:00 GMT


China


Reuters

US drill designed to reject China's claim around artificial island: officials
Reuters
WASHINGTON A U.S. warship carried out a "maneuvering drill" when it sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, to show it was not entitled to a territorial sea around it, U.S. officials said on ...
For 1st time under Trump, US challenges China in disputed watersCBS News
China warned Navy destroyer USS Dewey to leave area near man-made island, official saysFox News
In a First Under Trump, a US Warship Challenges Beijing's Claims in the South China SeaTIME
New York Times -Wall Street Journal
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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:04:00 GMT


WIRED

Google's AlphaGo Continues Dominance With Second Win in China
WIRED
With the win, AlphaGo claimed victory in its three-game match in with Ke Jie in Wuzhen, China, taking a 2-0 lead. The win confirmed that modern AI techniques have already exceeded the talents of even the best humans when playing the ancient game of ...
Google Goes to China, Making Play for Talent and AttentionWall Street Journal (subscription)
Google's AI Program Rattles Chinese Go Master as It Wins MatchNew York Times
Google AI wins 2nd game against Chinese go championCBC.ca
Slate Magazine (blog) -The Guardian -CNNMoney -DeepMind
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Thu, 25 May 2017 13:07:30 GMT


Forbes

4 Reasons Why Moody's Is Wrong About China
Forbes
We all know about China's so-called debt problem. Here is a typical story. Moody's seems worried about this problem too. But when you look at the data, it is often aggregated. In reality, the debt in China is concentrated. For example, most of the ...
Why China's Growing Debt Load Worries the WorldNew York Times
China has a huge debt problem. How bad is it?CNNMoney
Why China may be headed for a massive bank bailoutBusiness Insider
Bloomberg -Reuters -CNBC -Moodys.com
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Thu, 25 May 2017 08:44:00 GMT


Washington Post

Why China is so afraid of Chinese students in the United States
Washington Post
In 1944, amidst a crackdown on liberal dissent at home, the government of China launched a program to ensure the ideological purity of Chinese students studying in the United States. The government ordered that all students planning to go to the United ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 13:28:55 GMT


Washington Post

Does India have more people than China? A US researcher claims Beijing's population statistics are wrong.
Washington Post
What's the most populous nation in the world? For years, the answer to that question was simple and rarely disputed: China. But this week an academic has sparked widespread discussion around the world by making a bold claim — that China's official ...
Expert Doubts China's Population Number, Saying India May Be No. 1New York Times
India May Have Already Overtaken China as the World's Most Populous NationTIME
At 1.32 billion, India's population may have overtaken China'sEconomic Times
South China Morning Post
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Wed, 24 May 2017 17:12:56 GMT


World


New York Times

In Jennifer Lopez's 'World of Dance,' the Dancers Are the Stars
New York Times
From left, Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez, Jenna Dewan Tatum and Derek Hough on “World of Dance.” Credit Trae Patton/NBC. LOS ANGELES — In a small studio tucked into an industrial park next to the Burbank Airport last month, 11 dancers clad in black ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:25 GMT


Reuters

World stocks scale new peaks on retailer results; oil slips
Reuters
NEW YORK World stock markets scaled fresh highs on Thursday, with key U.S. indexes lifted by rosy retailer results, while the U.S. dollar dipped and oil prices fell after top oil producers extended output cuts for a shorter period than expected. The U ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:05:00 GMT


Sports Illustrated

Pros And Cons Of Warriors World Dominance
Sports Illustrated
The only thing standing in the way of complete Warriors world domination is LeBron James, who, on second thought, is a pretty good person to have in your corner when you're trying to prevent world domination. While the Warriors may have made basketball ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:36:57 GMT


The Guardian

World Cup 2018: Fifa admits workers have suffered human rights abuses
The Guardian
The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has admitted there have been human rights abuses of workers involved in the construction of the arena in St Petersburg due to host matches in next year's World Cup. In a letter to the presidents of four Nordic ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 14:24:03 GMT


WIRED

The Botmakers Who Rule the Obsessive World of Streetwear
WIRED
Early on a steamy June morning in Plantation, Florida, Matt Steiner sits working at his parents' 10-person dining room table. It's the start of summer vacation, and he is joined by his buddy Chris, who is freshly home from his first year at college ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:07:44 GMT


South China Sea


Washington Post

Beijing protests US Navy patrol through South China Sea
Washington Post
BEIJING — China protested a U.S. Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea on Thursday, in the first American challenge to Beijing's claims to the waters since President Donald Trump took ...
US drill designed to reject China's claim around artificial island: officialsReuters
China 'warned' US warship after it sailed near South China Sea reef claimed by BeijingTelegraph.co.uk
South China Sea: US warship challenges China's claims with first operation under TrumpCNN
New York Times -Wall Street Journal
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Thu, 25 May 2017 09:34:15 GMT


Reuters

Vietnam-linked hackers likely targeting Philippines over South China Sea dispute: FireEye
Reuters
MANILA Hackers linked with Vietnam's government are likely targeting Philippine state agencies to gather intelligence related to the maritime dispute in the South China Sea, cybersecurity company FireEye (FEYE.O) said on Thursday. Vietnam's government ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:18:10 GMT


Reuters

China scolds US over South China Sea naval patrol
Reuters
China scolds U.S. over South China Sea naval patrol. 7:09am EDT - 01:59. Beijing slams the U.S. for sending a warship close to one of its disputed islands in the South China Sea. As Raju Gopalakrishnan reports, strained relations could become an ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:44:28 GMT


Washington Post

Vietnam, Indonesia vessels clash in South China Sea
Washington Post
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia says several Vietnamese fishing vessels escaped its waters following a show of force by Vietnam's coast guard in the South China Sea. Indonesia's Maritime and Fisheries Ministry said Tuesday that Vietnam is holding an ...

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Tue, 23 May 2017 09:18:27 GMT


Firstpost

South China Sea dispute: Xi Jinping govt sidesteps Philippines' president Duterte's claims of war threat
Firstpost
Beijing: China today sidestepped claims by Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte that it had threatened to go to war over the disputed South China Sea. Duterte, who met with Chinese president Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing last week, said ...
Is China Going to War Over Duterte's Claims in the South-Chinese Sea?The Libertarian Republic
The US Pentagon scrambles as China dispatched missiles to the South China SeaBlasting News

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Mon, 22 May 2017 12:04:48 GMT


Russia


Politico

Manafort advised Trump team on Russia scandal
Politico
Months after the FBI began examining Paul Manafort as part of a probe into ties between President Donald Trump's team and Russia, Manafort called Trump's chief of staff, Reince Priebus, to push back against the mounting controversy, according to four ...
Trump's Russia Nightmare Follows Him to EuropeVanity Fair
The Known Unknowns of the Russia InvestigationThe Atlantic
Top Russian Officials Discussed How to Influence Trump Aides Last SummerNew York Times
Salon -Washington Post -CBS News
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Thu, 25 May 2017 09:27:40 GMT


Washington Post

Top GOP senator warns Trump administration: Show progress with Russia or we'll pursue sanctions
Washington Post
The Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rare challenge to the Trump administration Thursday: Prove to us that you are making progress with Russia over the war in Syria soon, or we will push forward with sanctions. Sen.
US senator says panel could take up Russia sanctions bill this summerReuters

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:23:49 GMT


New York Magazine

Jeff Sessions Didn't Disclose Russia Meetings in His Security Clearance Application
New York Magazine
During his confirmation hearing in January, Senator Al Franken asked then-senator Jeff Sessions to weigh in on a report that Trump campaign officials had been talking with the Russian government. Sessions said he was not aware of that and volunteered ...
Jeff Sessions says he was advised not to mention Russia meetingsSalon
AG Jeff Sessions faces new disclosure questions in Russia scandalMSNBC
First on CNN: AG Sessions did not disclose Russia meetings in security clearance form, DOJ saysCNN
New York Times -New York Post -Politico
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Thu, 25 May 2017 08:07:29 GMT


CNN

Jeff Sessions just added even more smoke to the Trump-Russia story
CNN
The problem here for Sessions -- and the Trump administration more broadly -- is that the meetings the Attorney General failed to disclose are with the Russian ambassador. Not the ambassador to France or England or literally any other place in the world.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:51:39 GMT


USA TODAY

Trump, European Union leaders remain at odds over Russia
USA TODAY
BRUSSELS – As President Trump met with European leaders on Thursday, he couldn't escape the Russia controversy dogging him at home and now abroad. The White House is grappling with multiple investigations into Russia's interference in last year's ...
Russia looms over Trump's meetings with European leadersPolitico
Highlights: In Brussels, Trump Scolds Allies on Cost-Sharing, and Stays Vague on Article 5New York Times
Trump Feels EU's Firm Grip in Brussels Visit Amid Russia DisputeBloomberg
The Hill -ThinkProgress -Fox News Insider
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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:47:07 GMT


UK


CNBC

'Furious' UK reportedly stops sharing intelligence with US following Manchester attack leak
CNBC
"I will make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure," May said after a meeting of top U.K. officials about the attack, hours before she is due to meet the president in Brussels.
Manchester attack: Police not sharing information with USBBC News
May to confront Trump as UK police stop sharing attack information with USReuters
'Arrogant, Wrong' : UK Blasts US Leaks of Manchester AttackThe Atlantic
New York Daily News -The Guardian
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Thu, 25 May 2017 09:32:14 GMT


Reuters

Trump condemns leaks after UK police stop sharing attack information
Reuters
BRUSSELS/LONDON President Donald Trump said on Thursday that "deeply troubling" leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies. British Prime ...
Manchester attack: Trump condemns media leaksBBC News
UK to US: we don't trust you with Manchester attack informationVox
Manchester terror attack: UK officials 'furious' over investigation leaks from USFox News
Financial Times
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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:10:32 GMT


BBC News

Net migration to the UK falls to 248000 in 2016
BBC News
Net migration to the UK was estimated to be 248,000 in 2016 - a fall of 84,000 from 2015, figures show. The Office for National Statistics said the change was driven by "a statistically significant" increase of 40,000 people leaving the country. These ...
Surge in Poles leaving UK since Brexit vote fuels immigration dropThe Guardian
UK economy slows more than expected in first quarter of 2017Financial Times
UK growth slows by more than thought in first quarter as inflation bitesTelegraph.co.uk
The Independent -Sky News -Office for National Statistics
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Thu, 25 May 2017 09:15:20 GMT


BBC News

Apple's Jonathan Ive says immigration vital for UK firms
BBC News
The UK must keep its doors open to top talent from around the world if its technology firms are to thrive, Apple's chief designer has told the BBC. Sir Jonathan Ive, who has just been appointed Chancellor of the Royal College of Art, also said that ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 09:43:55 GMT


The Guardian

UK government loses appeal against case of refugees at Cyprus base
The Guardian
We would appeal to the home secretary to do the decent thing, to show compassion and let them into the UK.” However, she added: “We suspect that this is not the end of the road.” May's original decision was overturned last year in the high court, which ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:14:00 GMT


Germany


Washington Post

Manchester bombing probe expands to Germany amid raids, arrests in Britain
Washington Post
Meanwhile, a German security official told The Washington Post that the bomber, 22-year-old Salman Abedi, had been in Düsseldorf just four days before the bombing. The development signaled an expansion of an investigation that already has stretched to ...
Salman Abedi travelled through Turkey and Germany four days before launching Manchester suicide attackThe Independent
Manchester bomber passed through Dusseldorf four days before the attack, German media reportsTelegraph.co.uk
Manchester bomber in Germany days before attackKMBC Kansas City
Daily Mail -The Sun -Fox News
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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:53:41 GMT

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:00:16 GMT


Eater

Eating a Hamburger In Hamburg, Germany
Eater
It's a chilly spring day in Hamburg, Germany, and my boyfriend and I have just left our hotel en route to a place called Burger Lounge, which touts itself as a “Real American Diner.” Immediately, we are confronted with a May Day protest filled with ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 13:46:00 GMT


Deutsche Welle

Wolf-like golden jackal discovered in northern Germany
Deutsche Welle
For the first time, golden jackals have been detected in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, which borders Denmark, authorities announced this week. The animals are originally native to the Balkans, but have slowly spread to areas they ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:53:27 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Prince Harry dropped from English exam in Germany for 'mumbling'
Telegraph.co.uk
The Royal Family's elocution is not good enough for Germans, it seems. A recording of Prince Harry is to be dropped from English exams at German schools ...

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Wed, 24 May 2017 16:50:00 GMT


Business


Business Insider

3 of Montana's biggest newspapers pull endorsements of GOP House candidate after 'body-slam' incident
Business Insider
Greg Gianforte Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte at a campaign meet-and-greet at Lions Park on Tuesday in Great Falls, Montana. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Three of Montana's biggest newspapers backed away from Greg Gianforte, the ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:09:45 GMT


Business Insider

Bitcoin blew past its record and soared to $2800 in just a few hours — and now it's plunging
Business Insider
The cryptocurrency blew past $2,500 and nearly touched $2,800 for the first time on Thursday, before giving all the gains back. It hit a high of $2,799, up $360, before surrendering its gains. The cryptocurrency is now trading down 9.2% at $2,230 a coin.
It's not just Bitcoin anymore...BBC News

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Thu, 25 May 2017 17:01:48 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Despite promise, Trump's business offers little information about foreign profits
Chicago Tribune
Despite President Donald Trump's promise to donate all profits from foreign-government sources at his Washington hotel and other businesses, recently released internal documents reveal that Trump's private company has made only a limited effort at ...
Emoluments Are Part of the Business PlanEsquire.com

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Thu, 25 May 2017 17:37:46 GMT


Reuters

US Treasury sees business taxes as fruitful ground for bipartisan deal
Reuters
WASHINGTON The Trump administration is particularly hopeful it can reach a bipartisan tax deal when it comes overhauling laws for business taxes, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday. "We are hopeful that we can find common ground, ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 14:58:00 GMT


Business Insider

Trump and Macron had an awkward, white-knuckled handshake — and the internet went nuts
Business Insider
President Donald Trump met Emmanuel Macron, the newly inaugurated French president, for the first time on Thursday, ahead of a NATO summit in Belgium. After pictures and an amusing pool report surfaced, the internet had a field day scrutinizing their ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 17:03:47 GMT


France


CNBC

In France, one of Europe's most powerful solar farms marries innovation with scale
CNBC
In 2015, France introduced an "energy transition for green growth" act, which set six medium and long term-objectives. These include cutting fossil fuel consumption by 30 percent by 2030 and reducing nuclear energy's share of electricity production to ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:33:17 GMT


Variety

Cannes Film Review: 'Alive in France'
Variety
Abel Ferrara, who is both the director and subject of “Alive in France,” deserves to be at the center of a documentary. He's a filmmaker who has given us one extraordinary film — “Bad Lieutenant” (1992) — along with a few good ones (like his 1981 ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:51:00 GMT


The Boston Globe

France's Emmanuel Macron just won't let go of Trump's handshake
The Boston Globe
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron. At their first meeting, ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, the two men locked hands for so long that ...
The Elitist Experts May Just Save FranceBloomberg
France's Macron urges EU to curb cheap east European workersReuters
Macron white-knuckles Trump in first meetupFRANCE 24
Express.co.uk -Forward
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Thu, 25 May 2017 14:34:41 GMT


FRANCE 24

UK police suspend intelligence sharing with US over Manchester media leaks
FRANCE 24
Police have stopped sharing intelligence on the Manchester Arena attack with the United States after a series of leaks to the press that they say risked “undermining” the ongoing counter-terrorism investigation. British police said Wednesday that such ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 14:59:40 GMT


New York Daily News

France eases into U20 World Cup knockout stage
New York Daily News
France's Jean-Kevin Augustin, left, fights for the ball against Vietnam's Van Hao Duong during their Group E soccer match in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea 2017 in Cheonan, South Korea, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Choi Jae-koo/Yonhap via AP).
France coast into next roundSuperSport
France's Jean-Kevin Augustin fluffs Panenka at U20 World CupFourFourTwo

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Thu, 25 May 2017 13:32:31 GMT


Italy


Aljazeera.com

Italy's pollution-eating cement
Aljazeera.com
Smog is linked to respiratory illnesses and cardiovascular disease. In 2012, Italy had the most pollution-related deaths in Europe. More than 84,000 people in the country died prematurely owing to bad air quality. Milan remains one of the worst ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 08:27:12 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Campaign to inject fresh blood into Italy's museum sector torpedoed by controversial court ruling
Telegraph.co.uk
There was a danger that the tribunal's decision would now paralyse the shake-up of Italy's cultural heritage sector, Mr Schmidt said. “There is a risk of paralysis and if the reforms are blocked it would be tragic, not just for culture but for the ...
Italian culture minister to fight court ousting of museum headsReuters

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:19:00 GMT


Financial Times

Italy rules out "bail in" for investors in Veneto banks rescue
Reuters
ROME/MILAN, May 25 Italy's economy minister sought to reassure investors on Thursday that they will not be hit in a rescue of two ailing regional banks, Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca, after fears of a full "bail-in" hit the lenders' debt. Italy ...
Italian finance minister reassures over liquidity of troubled banksFinancial Times

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:08:00 GMT


Washington Post

Airport strikes expected to hit Italy as G-7 summit ends
ABC News
Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff plan to strike for several hours Sunday, with delays and cancellations expected the day after a Group of Seven summit ends in Taormina, Sicily. The air traffic controllers plan to strike from 1 p ...
Italy looks to put G-7 focus on AfricaThe Japan News
Trump's hazy views confuse allies ahead of summitPolitico

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Thu, 25 May 2017 10:30:24 GMT


USA TODAY

Italy's prime minister lobbies Trump to open US to more migrants
USA TODAY
ROME — Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni lobbied President Trump on Wednesday to make a dramatic about-face and open the United States border to more migrants, while police detained at least two dozen protesters in the city. First lady Melania ...
President Trump Meets with Italian Leaders in RomeThe White House (blog)
What Are Donald, Melania and Ivanka Trump Doing in Italy?Newsweek
Readout of President Donald J. Trump's Meetings with Italian ...Whitehouse.gov (press release)
AOL -The Local Italy
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Wed, 24 May 2017 18:12:49 GMT


Turkey


The Independent

World NewsManchester bomber flew from Turkey before attack, German intelligence says
Financial Times
Turkey has regularly been used as a transit point for European militants traveling to fight with Isis in Syria's civil war. However, it remains unclear whether Abedi spent time in Syria ahead of the bombing. Amber Rudd, the UK home secretary, said he ...
Salman Abedi travelled through Turkey and Germany four days before launching Manchester suicide attackThe Independent
UK authorities stop sharing intel with U.S. over Manchester leaksNew York Daily News
Manchester bomber flew from Turkey four days before attack: reportPOLITICO.eu
Daily Mail
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Thu, 25 May 2017 10:31:01 GMT


Politico

It's Time for NATO to Call Turkey's Bluff
The Weekly Standard
Thursday's NATO Summit provides an opportunity for the alliance to get tough on its putative Turkish ally. Under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's destabilizing policies in Europe and the Middle East have made it appear less an ally and more a ...
Senators: Turkey must waive diplomatic immunity for security guards involved in DC clashPolitico
Turkey and EU talk — but it's not a rapprochementPOLITICO.eu
EU raises human rights in talks with Turkey's ErdoganReuters
The Media Line -Yahoo7 News -The Japan Times
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Thu, 25 May 2017 10:31:19 GMT


CBS News

UN ambassador Nikki Haley meets refugees on Turkey-Syria border
CBS News
BAB AL-HAWA, Turkey-Syria Border -- President Trump's U.N. envoy set foot Wednesday in the no-man's-land between Syria and Turkey, witnessing the precarious transfer of aid supplies into a seemingly interminable conflict. That reality is far removed ...
US envoy to UN visits refugee shelter in south TurkeyAnadolu Agency
Haley Opens School for Syrian Refugees in TurkeyOlean Times Herald

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Thu, 25 May 2017 02:10:00 GMT


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Hormel earnings weaker than expected as turkey lags
Minneapolis Star Tribune
An oversupply of turkey continues to be a drag on Hormel Foods Corp.'s financial results, the company reported Thursday. The Austin-based company reported a weaker than expected second quarter, ending April 30, with a profit of $211 million. This marks ...
Turkey problems gobble up Hormel sales and profitsFinancial Times

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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:36:06 GMT


Human Rights Watch

Turkey at the NATO Summit
Human Rights Watch
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's appearance at the NATO Summit comes soon after his April referendum win and consolidation of power. Since the failed military coup last summer, Turkey's anti-terror and national security laws have been used to ...
Bipartisan House resolution blasts Turkey for violent incident at embassyCNN
Turkey orders 139 detained for suspected links to clericWashington Post
Turkey henchmen kick First AmendmentUSA TODAY
Reuters -Al-Monitor -Bloomberg
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Thu, 25 May 2017 04:01:00 GMT


Syria


The Hill

US-Russia Hotline Is Buzzing Even After Strike on Syria
New York Times
WASHINGTON — After American Navy destroyers fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield last month, fears emerged that Russia would respond by cutting off communications designed to prevent unintended confrontations in the skies over Syria, ...
US unhindered by Russian no-fly zones in SyriaThe Hill
Are the US and Iran on a Collision Course in Syria?Foreign Policy (blog)
US Increases Contacts With Russia to Avoid Conflict Over SyriaMilitary.com
Washington Examiner -Voice of America -The Seattle Times
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Thu, 25 May 2017 01:08:05 GMT


The Guardian

Syrian peace talks break up after making only 'incremental progress'
The Guardian
Four days of faltering Syrian peace talks broke up in Geneva on Friday evening with the UN's special envoy on Syria admitting there had only been “incremental progress”, with no detailed discussions held on the main agenda items. Staffan de Mistura ...
Russia says US-coalition strike in Syria hit civilians: AgenciesCNBC
Geneva talks: Syria constitution proposal on holdAljazeera.com
Intra-Syrian talks end with 'incremental progress;' possible resumption in June – UN negotiatorUN News Centre
新华搜索 - 新华网
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Fri, 19 May 2017 17:54:39 GMT


Business Insider

Syrian army advances south toward rebel-held area
Reuters
BEIRUT The Syrian army said it had retaken a swathe of territory from Islamic State in southern Syria on Thursday in a rapid advance near areas held by U.S.-backed Syrian rebels at the border with Jordan and Iraq. The Syrian government said earlier in ...
ISIS' 'minister of war' has been killed in SyriaBusiness Insider
Counter-ISIS Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, IraqDepartment of Defense
Home Syria In pictures: ISIS seizes tons of Syrian Army weapons in hit-and-run attack...AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Center for Research on Globalization -Arutz Sheva
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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:50:00 GMT


Sky News Australia

16 killed in US led airstrike in Syria
Sky News Australia
At least 16 civilians were killed in a US-led coalition strike in the western countryside of al-Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State extremist group in northern Syria, a monitoring group said. The strike took place on Tuesday night on the ...
Activists: Fighting, Airstrikes Target Southern Syrian CityU.S. News & World Report
Syria war: Air strike near Raqqa 'kills 16 civilians'BBC News
US-led coalition trains policemen in Syria's RaqqaThe New Arab
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Thu, 25 May 2017 00:55:00 GMT


CBS News

UN ambassador Nikki Haley meets refugees on Turkey-Syria border
CBS News
BAB AL-HAWA, Turkey-Syria Border -- President Trump's U.N. envoy set foot Wednesday in the no-man's-land between Syria and Turkey, witnessing the precarious transfer of aid supplies into a seemingly interminable conflict. That reality is far removed ...
On the Syrian border, Haley confronts civil war's realityABC News
US ambassador to UN hails Turkish school for Syria refugeesHawaii News Now

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Thu, 25 May 2017 02:10:00 GMT


Refugees


Los Angeles Times

A look at the decline in refugees entering the US under Trump
Los Angeles Times
Monthly refugee arrivals have plummeted in all but four states in the current fiscal year, according to a report published Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The study, based on analysis of U.S. State Department data, shows a decline in refugee ...
Did President Donald Trump's executive order spur a decline in refugees in Arizona and 45 other states?AZCentral.com
It's not so easy for refugees to get to America. Here's what they have to do.Virginian-Pilot
Fewer refugees arrive in US, with declines in 46 statesPew Research Center
Newsweek -Dallas News (blog) -The Independent
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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:02:48 GMT


Virginian-Pilot

For 20 years, refugees have fled global conflict for safety in Hampton Roads. These are their stories.
Virginian-Pilot
For nearly 20 years, refugees have poured into this apartment complex and a couple of others like it in Newport News. Typically speaking little English, the people are tied together by near-death experiences in the world's most deadly conflict zones.

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:43:06 GMT


The Guardian

This small town in America's Deep South welcomes 1500 refugees a year
The Guardian
Clarkston, a small town in Georgia, has received over 40,000 refugees over the past 25 years. They come from every corner of the globe. This year there are more Congolese than Syrians; past waves of refugee resettlement have brought Bhutanese ...

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:50:49 GMT


CBS News

UN ambassador Nikki Haley meets refugees on Turkey-Syria border
CBS News
Syrian refugees once flooded through the run-down Bab al-Hawa Border Crossing until officials cracked down. These days it's only aid convoys that pass back and forth, trying to meet an unrelenting demand for food, health supplies and other basic needs ...
Trump envoy Haley tells refugees she cares, but defends proposed aid cutsChicago Tribune
US ambassador to UN hails Turkish school for Syria refugeesABC News
Haley Opens School for Syrian Refugees in TurkeyOlean Times Herald

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Thu, 25 May 2017 02:10:00 GMT


The Guardian

How can services meet the needs of older refugees?
The Guardian
But there is growing recognition of the particular challenges faced by older asylum seekers and refugees, and how social workers and wider social and welfare systems might address them. A recent review of older age diversity by the Centre for Policy on ...

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:32:07 GMT


Trade


Reuters

Trump talks trade with EU, varied differences remain
Reuters
Nonetheless, European Council President Donald Tusk indicated, there was something less than a meeting of minds on trade and other issues -- despite the cordiality of Trump's welcome at the new EU building which the former Polish premier informed him ...
With major deal frozen, EU, US look to cooperate on tradeReuters UK
Doubts over Trump's policies on Russia, trade and climate remain after first EU meetingEURACTIV

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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:51:00 GMT


Reuters

Wilbur Ross seeks bigger budget for trade enforcement
Reuters
WASHINGTON U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that a $5.5 million increase requested for the agency's enforcement budget this year will have a "real impact" in cracking down on unfair trade practices and export security violations.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:10:00 GMT


Reuters

Jobless claims edge up; goods trade deficit widens
Reuters
The economy's brightening prospects were, however, dimmed somewhat by other data on Thursday showing the goods trade deficit widening in April and inventories decreasing, prompting analysts to pare their second-quarter GDP growth estimates.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 14:05:50 GMT


MarketWatch

US trade gap widens in April, raising doubt for Q2 GDP rebound
MarketWatch
The trade deficit for goods deteriorated in April and inventories sank, suggesting that an expected economic rebound in the second quarter may not be as robust as thought. The trade gap in goods—services are excluded—widened to $67.6 billion in April ...
Merchandise Trade Gap, Inventories May Weigh on U.S. GrowthBloomberg

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Thu, 25 May 2017 13:39:02 GMT


CNBC

Steel is the 'Trump trade' that doesn't need Congress - CNBC.com
CNBC
While most of the so-called Trump trades are based on proposals, one trade will likely work on something the administration is already acting on: steel.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 20:44:00 GMT


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