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Brexit


The Independent

Brexit: May warns business leaders not to fuel division
BBC News
Her speech to business leaders and politicians in Switzerland comes after EU leaders said a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK would be "difficult". The European Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, said Brexit would be bad for the UK ...
Toyota examining 'how to survive' in post-Brexit Britain after Theresa May's Single Market announcementThe Independent
Brexit, Donald Trump and the threat to EuropeFinancial Times
Wall Street Meets May in Davos as Banks Plan Own BrexitBloomberg
Spectator.co.uk -Business Insider -Irish Times
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:32:58 GMT


Fortune

Goldman Sachs Is Considering Cutting Its London Workforce in Half After Brexit
Fortune
UBS (ubs) Chairman Axel Weber said that about 1,000 of the Swiss bank's 5,000 employees in London could be affected by Brexit, while HSBC (hsbc.holdings-plc) Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver said his bank will relocate staff responsible for generating ...
Goldman Sachs stalls plan to move jobs to UK amid Brexit uncertaintyThe Guardian
Brexit Destination for Bankers May Hinge on School for the KidsBloomberg
Brexit: UBS's chief Andrea Orcel says the bank 'will definitely' have to move jobs from LondonThe Independent
Reuters -BBC News -Sky News
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:14:00 GMT


The Economist

In 'Brexit' Speech, Theresa May Outlines Clean Break for UK
New York Times
“Theresa May has confirmed Britain is heading for a hard Brexit,” said Tim Farron, the leader of the centrist Liberal Democrats. “She claimed people voted to leave the single market. They didn't. She has made the choice to do massive damage to the ...
Brexit: An Oblivious UncouplingNational Review
EU politicians and businesses warn May over 'difficult' BrexitThe Guardian
Doing Brexit the hard wayThe Economist
CNN -Telegraph.co.uk -BBC News
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:06:11 GMT


The Independent

Article 50 diplomat predicts 'one in three' chance of no Brexit deal
The Independent
There could be a one in three chance that Brexit negotiations will end with no deal between the UK and the European Union, resulting in "serious economic disruption and a degree of legal chaos", the author of Article 50 has warned. Lord Kerr also ...
PM refuses to rule out blocking Scots MPs voting on Brexit lawScotsman

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:48:01 GMT


The Guardian

No 10 defends Boris Johnson over 'Brexit punishment beatings' quip
The Guardian
Downing Street was forced to come to the defence of the foreign secretary Boris Johnson after he warned the French president, François Hollande, not to respond to Brexit by trying to “administer punishment beatings” in the manner of “some world war two ...
Brexit: Boris Johnson warns against 'punishment beatings'BBC News
Brexit: Chief EU negotiator condemns Boris Johnson's 'abhorrent' Nazi comparisonThe Independent
Brexit: UK's Johnson warns France against WW2-style 'punishment beatings'FRANCE 24
BBC News
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:45:00 GMT


European Union


New York Times

UK Set to Choose Sharp Break From European Union
New York Times
LONDON — If British plans for leaving the European Union have been a dance of the seven veils, the British government removed one of them on Sunday, letting slip to news media that Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to choose to exit Europe's single ...
EU politicians and businesses warn May over 'difficult' BrexitThe Guardian
In Brexit speech, British PM outlines clean break from European UnionChicago Tribune
May sets out Brexit vision with vow to quit European Union single marketThe Denver Post
New York Daily News -TheStreet.com -90.3 KAZU
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:01:48 GMT


Express.co.uk

'You're economically illiterate!' – Ukip MEP blasts EU Parliament over fiscal failures
Express.co.uk
The tax would be levied on all transactions on financial instruments between financial institutions when at least one party is based inside the European Union. The Scottish MEP insisted that his European counterparts were simply intent on crushing a ...
Farage: The Moment That Made Me An Enemy Of The EULBC 97.3

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:52:06 GMT


European Union legislators snap back at Trump
Press Herald
“I want to stress that the EU is as large as the U.S. in economic terms,” Weber said. Trump indicated in a weekend interview with two European newspapers that he was indifferent to whether the EU stays together or not. His position is a sharp break ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:06:59 GMT


Washington Post

European leaders shocked as Trump slams NATO and EU, raising fears of transatlantic split
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — European leaders grappled with the jolting reality of President-elect Donald Trump's skepticism of the European Union on Monday, saying they might have to stand without the United States at their side during the Trump presidency.
European Union Tries to Look Past Trump's RemarksNewsweek
Donald Trump will make the European Union strongerThe Australian Financial Review
Trump Shocks European Leaders With Indifference to EU, Criticism of “Obsolete” NATOSlate Magazine (blog)
Breitbart News -Omaha World-Herald -The Sun
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:06:13 GMT


Jerusalem Post Israel News

New European Parliament president 'fearless proponent of EU-Israel ties'
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Newly elected European Parliament's President Antonio Tajani attends a debate on the priorities of the incoming Malta Presidency of the EU for the next six months at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, January 18, 2017.. (photo ...
Italian conservative leads in vote to head European Union parliamentThe Indian Express
Antonio Tajani Takes European Union Parliament Top JobNDTV
Can a conservative president save the EU parliament from the far right?Yahoo News
The Guardian -STRATFOR -Luxemburger Wort - English Edition
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:17:50 GMT


China


China aims to build world's first exascale supercomputer prototype by 2017
The Verge
Building supercomputers is a digital arms race, and China is moving quickly to solidify its lead. Last year, the country unveiled the world's fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight (above). This year, according to state news agency Xinhua, the ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:08:13 GMT


CNBC

China says can resolve trade disputes with new US government
CNBC
China and the United States can resolve any trade disputes through talks, the government said on Thursday, as a Chinese newspaper warned U.S. business could be targets for retaliation in any trade war ushered in by President-elect Donald Trump. Trump ...
9 questions about China you were too embarrassed to askVox
China to the US: Let's talk about tradeCNNMoney
China says it's ready to hit back if Trump starts a trade warBusiness Insider
The Guardian -CBC.ca -POLITICO Magazine
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:24:55 GMT


New York Times

Right-Wing Hoteliers in Japan Anger China With Radical Historical Views
New York Times
Now Fumiko Motoya and her husband, Toshio, founders of APA Group, a Japanese real-estate and hotel empire, are facing a barrage of criticism in China. Their twin projects — business and conservative politics — collided this week in an uproar over ...
Japan hotelier's Nanjing massacre denial angers ChinaBBC News

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:33:24 GMT


China's Markets Are Tamed—but Not Tempting
Wall Street Journal
Chinese stocks have been remarkably docile this year, aside from a volatile January, when China's benchmark Shanghai index plunged as much as 25%, setting off a global markets rout. On more than three-quarters of all trading days, the Shanghai index ...

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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 21:29:36 GMT


CNBC

China is delivering 'incredible innovations': Dassault Systemes
CNBC
China is serious about tackling its many challenges in a sustainable way through the use of technology and innovation, according to the CEO of multinational software company Dassault Systemes. "In the last two years I have observed a number of ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:13:43 GMT


World


ATP World Tour

Djokovic: Hats Off To Istomin
ATP World Tour
His loss to World No. 117 Istomin marks only the second time in the past seven years that the Serbian has been defeated by a player outside the Top 100. But it also means his bid to replace Andy Murray and return to No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings ...
Australian Open 2017: Novak Djokovic knocked out by world number 117 IstominBBC News

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:18:07 GMT


China aims to build world's first exascale supercomputer prototype by 2017
The Verge
Building supercomputers is a digital arms race, and China is moving quickly to solidify its lead. Last year, the country unveiled the world's fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight (above). This year, according to state news agency Xinhua, the ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:08:13 GMT


Variety

Palm Springs Film Review: 'Center of My World'
Variety
Andreas Steinhofel's prize-winning 1998 novel “The Center of the World” is considered an unusually ambitious and ornate work for Young Adult fiction — but one that proved so popular that the German author published a 2001 sequel. Still, the more ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:09:21 GMT


The Guardian

China builds world's biggest solar farm in journey to become green superpower
The Guardian
Xie said that unlike Donald Trump, a climate denier whose election as US president has alarmed scientists and campaigners, he was convinced global warming was a real and present danger that would wreak havoc on the world unless urgent action was ...

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:00:06 GMT


WIRED

Inside the Weird, Industry-Shaking World of Donald Glover
WIRED
So amid all the different platforms, there's also world-building going on (both metaphorically and, with his new project, virtually). Glover may not be as mass-culture as some of the other artists experimenting in this territory—Beyoncé, Drake—but ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:20:18 GMT


South China Sea


Voice of America

Vietnam, China Work to Ease South China Sea Tensions
Voice of America
Vietnam and China have agreed to try to end their dispute over their conflicting territorial claims in the South China Sea. On Saturday, the two nations released a joint statement in Beijing. In the statement, they said they would try to peacefully ...
Can Donald Trump Avoid a Dangerous South China Sea Showdown?The National Interest Online
Why is the South China Sea so important to the US?Huffington Post
South China Sea Conflict: Vietnamese Police Arrest Anti-China Protesters In HanoiInternational Business Times
Reuters -Channel NewsAsia
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:27:26 GMT


The News Tribune

Vietnam Signals Softer Stance on Contested South China Sea
Voice of America
Beijing and Hanoi issued a communique Saturday proposing negotiations on their conflicting claims in the South China Sea, state-run media from both sides report. The two sides will also look for shorter-term solutions that avoid slighting either ...
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaThe News Tribune
War with China Could Break Out in the South China SeaDaily Reckoning
Beijing Strenghtens Control Over The South China Sea As Its Last Rival Goes SoftForbes
The Japan Times -Daily Beast
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:18:27 GMT


South China Morning Post

China's warning to Trump over disputed islands
Sky News
While the next American president has been busily tweeting from Trump Tower, China has been testing weapons and carrying out exercises from its aircraft carrier in the South China Sea. CCTV, the state broadcaster released pictures of fighter jets ...
With their threats to China, Trump and Tillerson are making rookie blunders that will only hurt US credibilitySouth China Morning Post
9 questions about China you were too embarrassed to askVox
Former US ambassador advocates American military bases on TaiwanWorld Socialist Web Site
POLITICO Magazine
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:53:47 GMT


The Sydney Morning Herald

Japan to supply new patrol boats to Vietnam
The Sydney Morning Herald
Hanoi: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday promised Vietnam six new patrol boats during a visit to the Southeast Asian country locked in a dispute with China over the busy South China Sea waterway. Abe's stop in Vietnam completes a tour ...
Japan PM says important to solve South China Sea conflict peacefullyReuters
Abe, Jokowi unite on South China Sea disputes, plan 'two plus two' meetingThe Japan Times
Shinzo Abe's Asia-Pacific trip aimed at drawing Trump engagement in regionSouth China Morning Post

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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:47:00 GMT


Malaysia to establish three designated submarine exercise areas in South China Sea
IHS Jane's 360
The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) is in the midst of finalising three permanent submarine exercise areas within Malaysian territorial waters in the South China Sea, a senior service official disclosed on 17 January. The demarcations, which will be known ...

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:18:35 GMT


Russia


NPR

How To Salvage US-Russia Relations: One Expert's Take
NPR
But the former diplomat and adviser on Russia in the George W. Bush administration does like to talk about something else: how to salvage U.S.-Russian relations following accusations that Russian President Vladimir Putin interfered in the November ...
Russia Fears That Trump Won't Be Such a Great Deal After AllBloomberg
Russian businesses are looking forward to TrumpCBS News
Obama to Trump: Keep Russia sanctions separate from nuclear talksReuters
BuzzFeed News -Business Insider -Politico (blog)
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:56:19 GMT


NPR

Russia Extends Residency Permit For Edward Snowden
NPR
"Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman for Russia's foreign ministry, posted on her Facebook page late Tuesday night. "She ridiculed former deputy CIA chief Michael Morell for suggesting that returning Snowden to the US would be Russia's perfect gift to ...
Russia Extends Edward Snowden's AsylumNew York Times
Russia Allows Edward Snowden to Remain Through 2020The Intercept
Russia extends Snowden's temporary residency for 'few more years'TechCrunch
Russia Beyond the Headlines -CBS News -CNN -The Cipher Brief
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:50:24 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Six agencies — including FBI, CIA, Treasury — probing possible Russian aid to Trump's campaign: sources
Chicago Tribune
The FBI and five other law enforcement and intelligence agencies have collaborated for months in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the November election, including whether money from the Kremlin covertly aided President-elect Donald ...
FBI, other agencies probing possible Russian aid for Trump: reportThe Hill
Russia Is Already WinningPOLITICO Magazine
FBI joins 5 other intelligence agencies in investigating secret Russian aid to Donald TrumpSalon

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:36:37 GMT


CBS News

Paul Ryan: Trump believes in "carrot-stick diplomacy" with Russia
CBS News
In an interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Charlie Rose Wednesday, Ryan said he isn't sure what the president's long-term plan is for dealing with Russia. “You're having conversations with him. Wouldn't you want to say, 'Tell me what your long ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:05:43 GMT


Bloomberg

Bromance That Sparked World-Topping Russia Returns Burns Out
Bloomberg
Many key Republicans in Congress support keeping sanctions in place, particularly after intelligence agencies reported evidence last month that Russia was behind hacking during the November election. Trump himself subsequently conceded that he'd keep ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:16:00 GMT


UK


Deliveroo launches a flat monthly subscription for food deliveries in the UK
The Verge
Would you pay a monthly or yearly subscription to waive the delivery fee from your favorite food service? Deliveroo is testing out the idea, launching a new trial service in six cities in the UK — Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Brighton ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:58:29 GMT


Financial Times

Brexit: May warns business leaders not to fuel division
BBC News
Theresa May has told leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the UK will be a "world leader" on trade. But the prime minister also warned that inequality blamed on globalisation was aiding the "politics of division". Her speech to business ...
Davos 2017: Philip Hammond praises 'scale and depth' of the City after Theresa May says Britain is 'open for business'Telegraph.co.uk
Theresa May vows UK will not withdraw from global role after BrexitFinancial Times
Britain is open for business: UK leader Theresa May unveils bold manifesto at DavosCNBC
BBC News -The Independent -Sky News
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:20:27 GMT


The Independent

UK having informal trade talks with at least 12 countries, says Fox
The Guardian
In his piece for the Telegraph, Fox said “dozens of countries” were preparing to expand their trading links to the UK. “As the foreign secretary discovered when he visited the United States, the UK is no longer 'at the back of the queue' with our ...
Liam Fox claims dozens of countries are ready to trade with the UK post BrexitThe Independent

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:37:01 GMT


Financial Times

Goldman Sachs stalls plan to move jobs to UK amid Brexit uncertainty
The Guardian
Jamie Dimon, boss of JP Morgan, which has already warned that 4,000 UK jobs are at risk, said on Wednesday: “It looks like there will be more job movement than we hoped for.” Amid speculation about the number of jobs that Goldman could shift out of ...
At Davos, bankers discuss plans to move jobs out of UKFinancial Times
HSBC, UBS to shift 1000 jobs each from UK in Brexit blow to LondonReuters UK
City banks warn of Brexit job movesBBC News
Evening Standard
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:16:01 GMT


NPR

China's First Freight Train To The UK Rolls Into London
NPR
"First freight train from China to UK — Yiwu to London." The train, which set out from the eastern Chinese city earlier this month, inaugurated a direct freight train service between the two countries with its arrival in east London's Barking terminal ...
China's first freight train to the UK arrives in LondonCNNMoney
First direct freight train from China to UK arrives in LondonEvening Standard
First China-UK freight train arrives in LondonChannel NewsAsia
The Independent -Yahoo News
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:17:02 GMT


Germany


The Verge

Germany grapples with fake news ahead of elections
The Verge
Facebook faced withering criticism in the US for allowing fake news to spread during the 2016 presidential election. Now, the social network has come under similar scrutiny in Germany, amid concerns that widespread disinformation campaigns could impact ...
Facebook Pushes Back as Germany Weighs Fines for Malicious PostsBloomberg
Facebook Moves to Head Off Tougher Regulation in GermanyFortune
Facebook's crackdown on fake news spreads to GermanyCBC.ca
Digiday
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:09:15 GMT


New York Times

In Germany, a Far-Right Leader Stirs a Long-Suppressed Nationalism
New York Times
DRESDEN, Germany — At a chandelier-lit beer hall on Tuesday evening, the lean blond man's voice boomed out over a crowd of hundreds — some middle-aged and working-class, but with a contingent of polished young professionals. “The AfD is the last ...
Germany slowly relaxes its grip on how it confronts the HolocaustKHOU.com
A Right-wing Politician Says Germany Should Stop Atoning For…Foreign Policy (blog)
Holocaust Memorial Comments by German Right-Wing Party Leader Draw FuryNewsweek
Telegraph.co.uk -The Guardian -BBC News
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:52:18 GMT


Germany Now Tracks 547 Migrants Deemed Security Risks
Daily Caller
Germany will review 547 asylum seekers who have been considered a security risk to determine whether they should be deported, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere announced Wednesday, according to Reuters. The 547 suspects will now be investigated ...

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:47:32 GMT


POLITICO.eu

Germany's last Atlanticist confronts Trump
POLITICO.eu
For more than a decade, Heusgen has worked behind the scenes as German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief foreign policy and security adviser, steering Berlin through hazardous international shoals: Afghanistan, Greece, Syria, Crimea, Brexit.
Germany election date set for 24 September as Angela Merkel battles for fourth term amid far-right riseThe Independent (registration)
Germany cannot afford to turn its back on the USCNN
Germany set for federal election on Sept 24, Merkel seeks fourth termReuters
Deutsche Welle
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:50:59 GMT


Deutsche Welle

Many more family members join refugees in Germany
Deutsche Welle
Many more family members join refugees in Germany. The number of family members from non-EU countries who have moved to Germany to join their partner or relative has risen by roughly 50 percent in the past year. The Foreign Ministry released the ...

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:32:54 GMT


Business


Entrepreneur

The Best Countries to Start a Business Are . . .
Entrepreneur
Opportunities exist everywhere -- not just in your own home country or hometown. While much has been said about globalization and our increasingly connected world, if you're starting a business, your first thought might not be to launch it in, say ...

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:31:00 GMT


Reuters

Takata bidders plan court-led turnaround for Japan business: source
Reuters
T) are pushing for a court-mediated turnaround for the embattled air bag maker's domestic business, a source said, a strategy the company opposes and news of which sent its shares tumbling 17 percent. Takata is in the process of selecting a financial ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:22:00 GMT


Reuters

Toshiba woes intensify on reports of $6 billion writedown, shares plummet
Reuters
T) financial crisis deepened on Thursday as media reported it may unveil a bigger-than-expected $6 billion writedown for its U.S. nuclear business, sending its shares sliding 16 percent. The reports cast doubt on whether steps by the scandal-hit ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:01:53 GMT


New York Times

Two Retirees Create Marijuana Packaging Business in Colorado
New York Times
The legal marijuana business has created a multibillion-dollar industry, including some interesting side ventures and spinoffs, and even unlikely entrepreneurs have found lucrative niches. Among them are Deb Baker, a retired high school teacher, and ...
Medical Marijuana - Pennsylvania Department of Health - PA.govPennsylvania Department of Health - PA.gov

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:40:10 GMT


Wall Street Journal

IBM CEO: Executives Like Trump's Pro-Business Promises
Wall Street Journal
DAVOS, Switzerland—The prospect of lower U.S. corporate tax rates and scaled-back regulations is tempering businesses' worries about global political uncertainty, International Business Machines Corp. Chief Executive Ginni Rometty said Thursday.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:51:32 GMT


France


Breitbart News

Anti-Christian Attacks Rise 38 Per Cent in France
Breitbart News
The Observatoire de la Christianophobie said instances of “Christianophobic” attacks in France rose from 273 in 2015 to 376 in 2016, with a significant number happening in December. These include attacks on churches, other places of worship, and ...

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:31:08 GMT


The Local France

France to allow under 18s to watch REAL sex scenes at the movies
The Local France
The controversy around the automatic ban regularly raises its head in France, most recently with the erotic 2015 film Love, a movie featuring lengthy, non-simulated sex scenes in 3D that was booed at the Cannes film festival and largely ridiculed by ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:25:21 GMT


Reuters

France's Safran launches $9 billion agreed bid for Zodiac Aerospace
Reuters
The Logo of a Safran propulsion systems maker is pictured in Paris, France, August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen/File Photo. By Tim Hepher and Cyril Altmeyer | PARIS. PARIS French aero engine maker Safran (SAF.PA) on Thursday launched a $9 ...
France's Safran to Pay $9 Billion for Aircraft Seat Maker ZodiacYahoo Finance

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:47:00 GMT


FRANCE 24

Al Qaeda affiliate says Gao attack 'punishment' for Malians working with France
FRANCE 24
Al Qaeda's North African affiliate said a suicide bomb attack on a military camp in northern Mali that killed up to 60 people and wounded more than 100 others on Wednesday was punishment for groups there cooperating with France. The attack struck at ...
Al Qaeda says Mali bombing punishment for working with FranceReuters

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:48:13 GMT


FIFA.com

Race to France 2019 takes shape in Europe
FIFA.com
The European road to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ has been mapped out following the draw for the preliminary round of UEFA qualifying, which was held in Nyon on Thursday 19 January. This paves the way for the beginning of a campaign ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:27:13 GMT


Italy


CBS News

Fears "many dead" in Italian hotel hit by avalanche
CBS News
Rescuers racing Thursday to reach people trapped in a spa hotel that was buried by an avalanche in central Italy's Abruzzo region. “There are many dead,” Antonio Crocetta, who heads up the alpine police force at the center of the rescue effort on the ...
Avalanche Buries Italian Ski Resort; Rescue Operations UnderwayNPR
30 missing as avalanche buries hotel in central ItalyLos Angeles Times
Avalanche in Italy Buries Hotel, Leaving up to 30 MissingNew York Times
USA TODAY -Wall Street Journal
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:06:00 GMT


USA TODAY

Italy avalanche: A cruel coincidence
BBC News
It's a cruel coincidence that the latest swarm of big quakes to strike the Apennines region of Italy should occur just after a period of very heavy snow. The sizeable tremors - four magnitude fives in the space of four hours on Wednesday - appear to ...
Four quakes rock central Italy in massive snowstormUSA TODAY
Rome shaken as earthquakes hit central ItalyAljazeera.com
'Catastrophe' in central Italy on day of four big quakesBBC News
Washington Times -Sky News Australia -Yahoo News
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:43:32 GMT


New York Times

Tom Price, Italy Avalanche, Novak Djokovic: Your Thursday Briefing
New York Times
Scott Hayes is driving to Donald J. Trump's inauguration from Massachusetts, and a cardboard cutout of the president-elect is along for the ride. Credit George Etheredge for The New York Times. (Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.).

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:44:41 GMT


Irish Independent

'Up to 30 people killed' after avalanche hits ski hotel in Italy
Irish Independent
A car drives along the main road to Monterale, after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck the region, on January 19, 2017. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLAROANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images A mountain view taken along the main road to Monterale, after ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:09:43 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Rescuers Search for Italy Hotel Avalanche Survivors
Wall Street Journal
Rescuers Search for Italy Hotel Avalanche Survivors. 1/19/2017 4:56AM. An avalanche buried a four-star spa hotel in a mountainous earthquake-hit region of central Italy, leaving around 30 people missing, authorities said Thursday. Image: Reuters ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:00:04 GMT


Turkey


Variety

Karga Seven Expands Into Turkey With New Production Venture
Variety
L.A.-based production company Karga Seven Pictures has launched a new production venture in Turkey, opening a permanent production office in Istanbul, parent company Red Arrow Entertainment Group announced Thursday. Karga Seven Turkey will ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:45:13 GMT


Bloomberg

Turkey and Terrorists
Gatestone Institute
10, he said that he condemned all terrorism in Turkey and expected that Turkey did the same when terror targeted Israel. "The fight against terrorism must be mutual," Netanyahu said. "It must be mutual in condemnation and in countermeasures, and this ...
Turkey's Argentina RoadWall Street Journal
How Turkey's Erdogan Might Get Still More Power: QuickTake Q&ABloomberg
What happens if Turkey passes Erdogan's 'power bill'?FOX 61
Anadolu Agency -Reuters -STRATFOR
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:38:18 GMT


TIME

The Fighting Over Erdogan's Constitutional Reforms Has (Literally) Begun
TIME
Aykut Unlupinar—Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Ravza Kavakci, Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) MP of Istanbul, swears in at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara on June 23, 2015.
Turkey's constitutional reform: All you need to knowAljazeera.com
Bill to cement Erdoğan's power passes first vote in TurkeyThe Guardian
Fears Grow Turkey Is Getting Sucked into Syrian ConflictVoice of America
TRT World -EUobserver
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:34:08 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

After Turkey's annus horribilis, tourism has slumped in the world's oldest shopping mall
Telegraph.co.uk
Before the bombings, tourism had already suffered from Russians boycotting the country following the downing of a Russian jet in November last year. But while Turkey and Moscow mended ties this summer, tourism had no chance to recover: a violent coup ...

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:15:22 GMT


UNICEF (press release)

Over 40 per cent of Syrian refugee children in Turkey missing out on education, despite massive increase in ...
UNICEF (press release)
NEW YORK/GAZIANTEP, Turkey, 19 January 2017 – Nearly half a million Syrian refugee children are currently enrolled in schools across Turkey. But despite a more than 50 per cent increase in enrolment since last June, over 40 per cent of children of ...

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:09:00 GMT


Syria


Wall Street Journal

Why thousands of Iranians are fighting in Syria
Aljazeera.com
A letter from a young woman to her fallen husband, a pro-Assad fighter in Syria, was recently published in Tasnim News, one of Iran's most prominent news agencies affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). "This shrine [the Zaynab ...
Russian and Turkish Jets Strike Islamic State Positions in Northern SyriaWall Street Journal
Syria's war creates myriad problems for TurkeyWashington Post
Russia, Turkey conduct joint air strikes on Islamic State in SyriaThe Globe and Mail
BBC News -Daily Beast -New York Times
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:53:48 GMT


The Independent

Syria: Islamic State group 'kills 12' in Palmyra
BBC News
So-called Islamic State militants have beheaded four people and shot eight dead in the Syrian city of Palmyra, a monitoring group says. Some of the killings took place in a museum yard near the city's Unesco-listed ancient ruins, the Syrian Observatory ...
Isis carries out mass executions in Palmyra's ancient ruins after retaking Syrian cityThe Independent
Syrian activists say IS has killed 12 captives in PalmyraSalon

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:23:58 GMT


Reuters

Syria's Assad hopes for 'reconciliation' deals from Astana talks
Reuters
BEIRUT Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he believed peace talks in Kazakhstan would lead to local "reconciliation" deals with rebels, a sign of his confidence in a process launched by his Russian allies after the opposition's defeat in Aleppo ...
Russia invites US to Syria talks in Astana – LavrovRT
Syria's Assad says Astana talks to focus on truceYahoo News
Russia and Turkey join forces to launch airstrikes against militants in SyriaDeutsche Welle
Washington Post -Daily Mail
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:02:58 GMT


Politico

Gabbard won't disclose who's paying for secret trip to Syria
Politico
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's office won't say who is paying for the Hawaii Democrat's controversial trip to Syria and Lebanon this week. Gabbard spokeswoman Emily Latimer said the trip wasn't funded using taxpayer dollars and was approved by the House Ethics ...
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard makes unannounced trip to SyriaWashington Post
Democratic Rep. Gabbard Makes Secret Trip to Syria | Foreign PolicyForeign Policy
The GOP's Favorite Democrat Goes to SyriaThe Atlantic
Salon -Stars and Stripes -Business Insider
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:24:54 GMT


International Business Times UK

Syria: US-led coalition air strike kills top leader of al-Qaeda splinter group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham
International Business Times UK
A US-led coalition air strike in northwestern Syria killed a top leader of al-Qaeda splinter group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham on Wednesday (18 January). Four other militants of the group were also killed in the strike on Idlib governorate, local reports said.
Jihadist group in Syria attacks rival faction-monitorTODAYonline
US Confirms Tuesday Strike in Syria's Idlib Amid Reports of Nusra Chief's DeathSputnik International

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:32:28 GMT


Refugees


Deutsche Welle

Greece's disappearing refugees
Deutsche Welle
The refugee camps on the Greek Aegean Islands are overflowing. As a result, a growing number of refugees are leaving the islands secretly and heading for Europe. And this could endanger the EU's deal with Turkey.

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:08:06 GMT


Deutsche Welle

Many more family members join refugees in Germany
Deutsche Welle
The numbers do not just encompass asylum seekers and refugees, but all foreigners, including people who themselves do not have EU-citizenship but are married or related to a German. However, a significant number of family reunification visas were ...

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:32:54 GMT


UK community refugee scheme has resettled only two Syrian families
The Guardian
The community refugee sponsorship scheme was meant to supplement the work of the Syrian vulnerable persons resettlement scheme, under which the government pledged to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020. So far 4,400 have been accepted under ...

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:53:22 GMT


The Journal News | LoHud.com

Rallies and refugees: State of immigration in the Lower Hudson Valley
The Journal News | LoHud.com
To kick off 2017, lohud reporters are assessing the state of critical issues on their beats. In this story, investigative reporter Jorge Fitz-Gibbon looks at the state of immigration in the Lower Hudson Valley. New York will seek to be a haven for ...
Addressing the “Problem” of Refugees and ImmigrantsSalem Weekly
The US doesn't have an immigration problem—it has a refugee problemQuartz

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:03:02 GMT


Reuters

George Soros, Mastercard to partner to aid migrants, refugees
Reuters
The partnership, Humanity Ventures, stems from a pledge Soros made in September to earmark up to $500 million for investments to address challenges facing migrants and refugees. In a joint statement on Thursday, Mastercard and Soros said that despite ...
Soros teaming up with MasterCard to help refugeesRT

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:05:13 GMT


Trade


CNNMoney

China to the US: Let's talk about trade
CNNMoney
"In the China-U.S. economic and trade relationship, cooperation brings about benefits and confrontation brings about damage," Sun Jiwen, a spokesman for China's Ministry of Commerce, told reporters on Thursday, seemingly seeking to defuse a growing ...
China says can resolve trade disputes with new US governmentReuters
Trump's trade policies could make things much worse for debt-ridden ChinaCNBC
China says it's ready to hit back if Trump starts a trade warBusiness Insider
New York Times -RT -POLITICO Magazine
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:46:02 GMT


NPR

Ex-Democrat Wilbur Ross Makes Some Republicans Nervous At Confirmation Hearing
NPR
Both Ross and Trump have talked about protecting U.S. businesses by erecting tariffs against foreign competitors, and that makes many free-trade republicans nervous. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., said a lot of people in his state work for foreign companies.
Wilbur Ross Vows to Push Trump's Trade Agenda, Starting With NaftaNew York Times
Ross touts tough China policy, one-on-one trade deals in Senate testimonyUSA TODAY
Ross supports fast-tracking trade dealsThe Hill
CNBC -BBC News -Reuters -Reuters
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:19:58 GMT


NJ.com

NBA trade rumors: Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to Celtics?
NJ.com
If the free-falling Knicks do decide to ignore Anthony's pleas to stay and look for a trade partner, several teams--including the Clippers and Cavaliers--make sense. But according to Marc Berman of the New York Post, one rival stands out above every ...
Blake Griffin for Carmelo Anthony: The One Trade That Would Fix Two TeamsGQ Magazine
NBA Trade Buzz: Melo Latest, Clippers Won't Trade Griffin To New York, Mo Williams, Kings Want RubioForbes
Eight possible trade scenarios for Carmelo Anthony: Honey, we're moving to Memphis!CBSSports.com
ESPN -New York Daily News -CelticsBlog (blog) -FanRag Sports
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:09:14 GMT


Bloomberg

May Pitches Brexit U.K. as Global Cheerleader for Free Trade
Bloomberg
Theresa May pitched post-Brexit Britain as a champion of globalization and free trade, saying she wants to defend the “rules-based international system.” “The U.K. will step up to a new leadership role as the strongest and most forceful advocate for ...
Britain Has a Warning for the EU: Give Us a Trade Deal or We'll 'Find Ways' to CompeteFortune
Brexit: May warns business leaders not to fuel divisionBBC News
Prime Minister Theresa May Affirms UK Trade AmbitionsWall Street Journal
Deutsche Welle
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:38:17 GMT


TIME

British Lawmakers Worry About Donald Trump's Offer of a Trade Deal
TIME
But most politicians from the governing Conservative Party have come to accept the need to do business with the next leader of the free world — especially now that Trump has pledged to seal a trade deal with Britain “very quickly,” in an interview ...
Britain gambles on free trade deal with EuropeCNNMoney
The devil is in the detail of post-Brexit trade dealsThe Guardian
May's Brexit: going it alone, hoping for an EU trade dealReuters
Fox Business -Washington Post -The Independent
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:54:26 GMT


Elections


Bloomberg

New York, the City That Made Trump Rich, Finds Itself at His Mercy
Bloomberg
David Schleicher (right) holds up a sign during a protest against Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower on Oct. 26, 2016, in New York City. The city that made Donald Trump a billionaire -- and laughed at him through decades as a boastful businessman ...
New Poll Shows de Blasio Beating All Comers but One: Hillary ClintonNew York Times
Oh yes: Hillary leads de Blasio by 20 points in NYC mayoral poll An error occurred.Hot Air
Poll: Clinton Could Beat De Blasio in NYC Mayor RaceWall Street Journal
Daily Caller -ABC News -Yahoo News -Vanity Fair
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:00:53 GMT


CNN

Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches
CNN
CNN gained unique access inside the White House to document President Obama's final days. Watch "The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House" Wednesday at 9P ET/PT. Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama will leave office Friday ...
Poll: Nearly 50 percent of Americans favor ObamaCareThe Hill
Poll: Obama leaving office with solid approval ratingsPolitico
Trump, Manning and Obama's leveraged legacyFox News
Salon -Washington Post (blog) -Salt Lake Tribune -TIME
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:54:02 GMT


CNN

Republicans excited about Trump -- and worry about what he'll say next
CNN
Washington (CNN) President-elect Donald Trump's foray into health policy was perhaps best described by a senior Republican congressional aide with a long history of working through the complexities of the issue as "not helpful." Trump's decision to ...
Trump scrambles GOP's healthcare plansThe Hill
Would The GOP's Border Tax Adjustment Lead To A Trade War?Seeking Alpha
Donald Trump Warns on House Republican Tax PlanWall Street Journal
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:11:10 GMT


Washington Post

Tax Rewrite Players? Five House Tax-Writers to Watch in 2017
Bloomberg BNA
For over 50 years, Bloomberg BNA's renowned flagship daily news service, Daily Tax Report® has helped leading practitioners and policymakers stay on the cutting edge of taxation and... By Kaustuv Basu. Top House Ways and Means Committee members ...
Border tax criticism clouds reform pushThe Hill
Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusionBusiness Insider
How Trump keeps trampling on Hill GOP's big plansPolitico
CNN -Bloomberg -Forbes -Washington Post
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:22:17 GMT


Washington Post

Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course. In the 10 weeks since his surprise election as the nation's ...
Paul Ryan Warming to Donald Trump's IdeologyBreitbart News
Paul Ryan: Trump believes in "carrot-stick diplomacy" with RussiaCBS News
Ryan, Bannon strike surprising truceThe Hill
New York Times -USA TODAY -550 KTSA -Washington Times
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:45:07 GMT


 
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