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Brexit


CNN

Merkel warns against UK 'illusions' over Brexit
CNN
The size of the so-called Brexit bill is expected to be a key sticking point in negotiations. But Merkel insisted that talks must, from the outset, include Britain's financial obligations to the bloc, the AFP news agency reported. She also stressed the ...
Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns UK on scope of talks with EUBBC News
Merkel toughens on Brexit talk 'illusions'Financial Times
Merkel Warns Against U.K. 'Illusions' in Hard-Line Brexit SpeechBloomberg
CNBC -Business Insider -The Independent
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:19:57 GMT


Bloomberg

What's Done Is Done But U.K. Is Starting to Regret Brexit
Bloomberg
Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. More British voters think the decision to leave the European Union is a mistake than support the split, a poll showed for the first time since last June's ...
Brexit by timetable: the evolution of the EU's position Part 3Financial Times
EU 27 Negotiators Show Unity as They Discuss Guidelines for Brexit TalksU.S. News & World Report
Gina Miller crowdfunds £300000 to unseat pro-Brexit MPsThe Independent
Telegraph.co.uk -The Guardian -BBC News
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:17:59 GMT


BBC News

Brexit Bulletin: Banks Issue New Warnings Over London
Bloomberg
Speaking at a Prosperity UK conference in London, Staley also said Britain's post-Brexit immigration policy is more important to the health of London's finance industry than so-called “passporting” rights for the financial sector. About a quarter of ...
Barclays boss sounds Brexit talent warningBBC News
Barclays' Jes Staley: Immigration policy is top worry for City post-BrexitTelegraph.co.uk

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:46:00 GMT


The Independent

The latest polls show most people think Brexit was a mistake. This could be a turning point
The Independent
May and her Brexit-backing band have, up until now, always been able to count on the majority being in their corner. They have used it as a club in an attempt beat their opponents into submission. Majority rules! That's going to be a lot harder to do ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:17:58 GMT


Bloomberg

U.K.'s Johnson Predicts 'Some Plaster' May Fall in Brexit Talks
Bloomberg
Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said “some plaster may fall off the ceiling” in the upcoming Brexit talks, the latest sign that U.K. officials are ...
Brexit: Boris Johnson says 'some plaster may fall off the ceiling' during negotiationsThe Independent
Boris Johnson's Brexit claims steamrollered on live TV by Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna ReidMirror.co.uk
Boris says 'some plaster may fall off' in Brexit talksDaily Mail
The Scotsman -Sky News
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:24:56 GMT


European Union


Huffington Post

European Union Pleads For Arkansas To Stop Execution
Huffington Post
“The European Union is opposed to the use of capital punishment under all circumstances and accordingly aims at its universal abolition, seeking a global moratorium on the death penalty as a first step,” O'Sullivan wrote. “We believe that the ...
EU Ambassador asks Ark. to halt execution, says inmate is 'intellectually disabled'KATV

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:20:22 GMT


The Sun

The EU is ALREADY airbrushing us out of the bloc as they begin removing Britain from their maps as punishment for ...
The Sun
But we won't officially leave the Union until March 2019. EU figures want us to continue paying into the budget until then – but they seem to want to forget we exist in official documents on the state of the bloc. Some EU leaders have said that Britain ...
'Britain MUST keep paying into EU after Brexit', bloc's leaders demandExpress.co.uk
David Cameron says EU referendum ended the 'poisoning' of British politicsThe Independent
EU trade commissioner says bloc will do post-Brexit free trade deal with UK 'for sure'Telegraph.co.uk
Firstpost -Sacramento Bee
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:38:22 GMT


North Texas Daily

Marine Le Pen: The future of the European Union
North Texas Daily
Marine Le Pen: The future of the European Union. The parallels between Marine Le Pen, the leader of the conservative National Front, and President Donald Trump are alarmingly close. It seems like France saw what was happening in America, and how ...
Macron, Le Pen Outcome in France Offers Encouragement for EUWall Street Journal (subscription)
European Union Will Be Put to Crucial Test in French RunoffLifeZette
A Vote of Confidence for the European Union?STRATFOR
Express.co.uk -Reuters -Washington Post
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:56:40 GMT


Express.co.uk

'This is ABSURD!' Stony-faced MEPs look on aghast as Hungary PM gives them both barrels
Express.co.uk
The firebrand leader tore into Brussels during a jaw-dropping speech to the EU parliament in Brussels, in which he accused euro representatives of being “prejudiced” against his country. In an attack on EU political correctness he raged: “We are really ...
EU confronts Viktor Orban in parliamentFinancial Times
Chided by Brussels, Hungary's Leader Attacks George SorosNew York Times
In move to save CEU, university head seeks support from European UnionStudy International News
Fox News -Salt Lake Tribune -Foreign Policy (blog)
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:52:00 GMT


Washington Post

Saving de Gaulle's legacy, the European Union
Washington Post
By turning the Franco-German hereditary enmity into a long-lasting amity, the two politicians created the foundation for the European Union. However, it seems that the fruits of their work are rotting as France designates a right-wing populist as a ...

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:55:27 GMT


China


CNN

China tried to hack group linked to controversial missile defense system, US cybersecurity firm says
CNN
A spokesperson with South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNN there was an attempted cyber attack last month on their systems originating from China, but would not comment when asked if THAAD was targeted. The official said "prompt defensive ...
China welcomes US saying it's open to talks on North KoreaReuters
China welcomes 'softer tone' on North KoreaSky News Australia
China, Russia to counter Donald Trump's controversial THAAD missile shieldThe Sydney Morning Herald
The Hill -CNNMoney -Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:22:36 GMT


TechCrunch

China's Didi Chuxing is raising up to $6 billion at a valuation of over $50 billion
TechCrunch
Beijing-based Didi is in the process of raising a round that could reach as high as $6 billion at a valuation that would exceed $50 billion, a source with knowledge of discussions told TechCrunch. That's not far from Uber itself, which is said to be ...
This May Just Become China's Most Valuable StartupFortune
China's Uber worth $50 billion after raising more cashCNNMoney
Didi seeks $6 billion funding, to become China's second-most valuable private firmReuters

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:52:58 GMT


Ars Technica

China launches second (and first homegrown) aircraft carrier
Ars Technica
On August 26, the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) launched its first domestically constructed aircraft carrier from a shipyard in Dailan. The as-yet-unnamed carrier still requires much more additional work before it joins PLAN's fleet. But ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:44:00 GMT


NavyTimes.com

China launches its first domestically-made aircraft carrier
NavyTimes.com
BEIJING — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade ...
China Launches Its First Home-Built Clone Of An Aircraft CarrierThe Drive
China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft CarrierNPR
China flags global naval role after new carrier launchReuters
New York Times
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:48:49 GMT


New York Times

New Balance Court Ruling in China Is Rare Win Against Piracy
New York Times
A New Balance store in Shanghai. Many Western companies have been caught up in long legal battles over the right to use their names in China. Credit Imagechina, via Associated Press. BEIJING — New Balance has won a rare legal victory in China in an ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:56:51 GMT


World


New York Times

Let the World Condemn Duterte
New York Times
A 17-year-old a few hours after she was killed by masked gunmen in Quezon City, Philippines, in 2016. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times. A Filipino lawyer formally asked the International Criminal Court on Monday to charge President ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:32:53 GMT


The Verge

FIFA plans to use video replays for the 2018 World Cup in Russia
The Verge
A big change could be coming to the world of international soccer. The head of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says he wants to introduce video replays at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. According to a report from Sky News, the decision has to be confirmed by ...
2018 FIFA World Cup will be the first with instant replayEngadget
Report: FIFA will use video replay technology at 2018 World Cup in RussiaCBSSports.com
Infantino confirms VAR for 2018 World CupESPN FC (blog)
NEWS.com.au
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:26:00 GMT


The Guardian

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter
BBC News
A Russian spy ship has sunk off the Turkish coast after being breached in a collision with a freighter, with all its crew rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says. Russia confirmed earlier that the hull of the Liman, part of its Black Sea Fleet, had ...
Russian warship sinks after collision with freighter in Black SeaThe Guardian

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:34:11 GMT


WIRED

Meet the Brilliant Young Hackers Who'll Soon Shape the World
WIRED
At the time of the Pentagon event he was a computer whiz on his way to Northeastern University with a merit scholarship. In other online articles about the hack, he talked about hacking as a public service, a way to help protect the world's digital ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:12:33 GMT


The Guardian

The race to build the world's first sex robot
The Guardian
She is the frontrunner in the race to create the world's first commercially available sex robot. The current model, with a robotic, AI-enhanced head on a RealDoll's body, will cost $15,000 (£11,700) when it goes on sale at the end of the year. The ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:05:28 GMT


South China Sea


Newsweek

Southeast Asian Nations to Go Easy on Beijing Over South China Sea Expansion
Newsweek
Southeast Asian nations would adopt a softer than usual tone about South China Sea disputes at a leaders' summit on Saturday in Manila, and exclude references to militarization or island-building, according to a draft of the chairman's statement ...
Philippines' Duterte Says Pointless Discussing South China Sea Woes at SummitU.S. News & World Report
ASEAN nations nudge closer to South China Sea code of conductThe Sydney Morning Herald
Widodo: ASEAN must solve South China Sea row 'immediately'ABS-CBN News

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:40:00 GMT


Reuters

US admiral sees new South China Sea freedom of navigation operations
Reuters
The Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris, testifies before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on ''Military Assessment of the Security Challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region'' on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S, April ...

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:09:11 GMT


Reuters

China launches first home-built aircraft carrier amid South China Sea tension
Reuters
BEIJING China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea. State media has quoted military experts as saying the carrier ...
China flags global naval role after new carrier launchTimes of India
Amid tension in South China Sea, Beijing flags global naval role after new aircraft carrier launchFirstpost
South China Sea: Second aircraft carrier launched by China amid tensionTimes Now

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:05:31 GMT


USNI News

PACOM to Conduct South China Sea FONOPs 'Soon,' But Also Needs China To Help With North Korea
USNI News
Although last year a Permanent Court of Arbitration tribunal rejected China's claim to the “nine-dash line” – a territorial claim that encompasses most of the South China Sea, including the Spratly Islands and the Paracel Islands – “despite being a ...

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:10:58 GMT


Economic Times

US accuses China of altering landscape in South China Sea
Economic Times
Referring to the Chinese construction activities in the disputed areas of the South China Sea, Harris said China's military-specific construction in the Spratly islands includes the construction of 72 fighter aircraft hangars - which could support ...
Chinese scientists embark on deep-sea mission in South China SeaGlobal Times
US Navy seeks more partners in S.China seaYahoo7 News
Chinese submersible Jiaolong conducts South China Sea diveecns
Xinhua -International Business Times UK
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:28:00 GMT


Russia


BBC News

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter
BBC News
A Russian spy ship has sunk off the Turkish coast after being breached in a collision with a freighter, with all its crew rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says. Russia confirmed earlier that the hull of the Liman, part of its Black Sea Fleet, had ...
Russian warship sinks after collision with freighter in Black SeaThe Guardian
The Latest: Russia navy ship sinks off Istanbul; all rescuedFox News
Russian spy ship collides with freighter, sinks in Black SeaCBS News
RT -The Independent -Aljazeera.com
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:34:11 GMT


Formula 1

Russia preview - can Kvyat find home race redemption?
Formula 1
One year on from his infamous collision with Sebastian Vettel, can Russia's Daniil Kvyat turn his home fortunes around this weekend? It's just one of several talking points in Sochi, where Mercedes arrive optimistic that Bahrain testing has helped them ...
Vettel leads the red revival to RussiaChannel NewsAsia
Russian Grand Prix: Ferrari to end Mercedes' strong Sochi showing?BBC Sport

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:27:29 GMT


USA TODAY

Kremlin bans 'Open Russia' movement ahead of weekend protests
USA TODAY
Russian authorities banned the independent political movement "Open Russia" Wednesday as an "undesirable organization" three days before its nationwide "Enough!" rallies aimed at opposing any re-election bid by President Vladimir Putin in 2018.
Russia Bans Group Led by a Kremlin Critic as More Protests LoomNew York Times
Russia bans three Khodorkovsky-linked opposition groupsFinancial Times

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:43:22 GMT


NPR

Yates, Clapper To Testify In Senate Hearing On Russian Election Meddling
NPR
The U.S. intelligence community has concluded that Russia attempted to help Donald Trump win the election. The Senate Judiciary Committee is one of multiple bodies — including the House Intelligence Committee, the Senate Intelligence Committee and ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:36:13 GMT


Reuters

Estonia says Russia may put troops in Belarus to challenge NATO
Reuters
Russia and Belarus aim to hold joint war games in September that some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies believe could number more than 100,000 troops and involve nuclear weapons training, the biggest such exercise since 2013. Defence Minister ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:20:00 GMT


UK


BBC News

Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns UK on scope of talks with EU
BBC News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says some British people have "illusions" about discussing the UK's future ties with the EU at the same time as nailing down the UK's Brexit terms. An EU-UK deal can only be discussed once the exit issues - such as UK ...
Merkel warns against UK 'illusions' over BrexitCNN
Merkel Warns Against U.K. 'Illusions' in Hard-Line Brexit SpeechBloomberg
'Britain is DELUDED' Merkel says UK will be STRIPPED of rights when it leaves EUExpress.co.uk

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:09:17 GMT


The Guardian

Uber to offer UK drivers sickness cover in return for £2-a-week fee
The Guardian
Uber is to start offering its minicab drivers sickness cover in exchange for a £2 per week fee, in its latest bid to head off criticism over working conditions for its 40,000 drivers in the UK. The move is likely to cost the San Francisco-based company ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:51:00 GMT


BBC News

Boris Johnson says UK likely to strike Syria if asked by US
ABC News
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Thursday that the U.K. will probably join the United States in further military action against Syria if asked to do so, whether or not Parliament gets a vote on it. Johnson said it would be "very difficult to say no ...
Johnson: Difficult to say 'no' to Syria strikeBBC News
Boris Johnson says UK could join US military action in Syria without Commons voteThe Independent
UK could bomb Syria without backing from MPsSky News
Bloomberg -The Guardian -BBC News
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:03:36 GMT


The Guardian

UK should axe state pension for rich people, says OECD | Business ...
The Guardian
Scrapping payments to wealthiest 5% to 10% would allow government to give more to people in greater need, says thinktank.
UK should scrap state pension for the rich, says OECDFinancial Times

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:15:30 GMT


Herald Sun

Alastair Clarkson advising Australian consortium planning UK soccer club takeover
Herald Sun
HAWTHORN coach Alastair Clarkson is advising an Australian consortium plotting the takeover of a UK soccer club. The four-time premiership coach has been in talks with Australian Football Consortium Ltd (AFC), which wants to buy an underperforming ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:36:16 GMT


Germany


Belfast Telegraph

Germany: Turkey must answer reports of election fraud
ABC News
Germany is closely watching to see how Turkey will respond to reports from international election monitors who noted a series of irregularities in a referendum to increase powers for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday.
Germany's Merkel wants EU-UK dialogue before Brexit negotiationsBelfast Telegraph
Post-Brexit UK will not have same rights as EU members, Germany's Merkel saysSouth China Morning Post
Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns UK on scope of talks with EUBBC News

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:26:49 GMT


Germany sees benefits in educating international students for free
Inside Higher Ed
In 2016, German universities enjoyed another big rise in the international student population, according to the latest data. Germany recorded close to a 7 percent increase in international students coming to the country. This follows a jump of nearly 8 ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:07:01 GMT


The Independent

Don't trust Germany to stay democratic if economy takes a downturn, warns Nazi governor's son
The Independent
The son of a Nazi governor has spoken of his fears over the possible break-up of the European Union and warned that Germany could return to authoritarianism if its economy hit the skids. Niklas Frank, whose father was Hans Frank, the governor of ...
Nazi leader's son: 'Don't trust us' GermansBBC News

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:44:16 GMT


The Independent

German soldier posing as a Syrian refugee arrested for planning 'false flag' terror attack
The Independent
A German soldier found posing as a Syrian refugee has been arrested for allegedly planning a “false flag” shooting attack that would be blamed on asylum seekers. The unidentified soldier was detained when he went to retrieve a loaded pistol he had ...
German soldier arrested for alleged terror plansDeutsche Welle
German soldier posed as Syrian refugee and 'planned attack'BBC News
German soldier arrested on suspicion of planning attackDaily Mail
POLITICO.eu -New York Times
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:56:24 GMT


Spectator.co.uk

Germany's history might have been as peaceful (and dull) as Switzerland's
Spectator.co.uk
Hawes read German at Oxford and has lectured in German at Sheffield and Swansea universities, but he's also a novelist and his pithy style combines the best of both trades. He knows what he's on about and his conclusions are measured, but he favours ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:11:07 GMT


Business


Reuters

Trump's plan to slash business taxes seen as 'guidepost' by congressional Republicans
Reuters
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump unveiled a one-page plan on Wednesday proposing deep U.S. tax cuts, many for businesses, that would make the federal deficit balloon if enacted, drawing a cautious welcome from fiscal conservatives and financial ...
Trump's 15% business tax is lowest for a big economyCNNMoney
How Trump's tax proposal could impact his own business empireChicago Tribune
The big winners from Trump's business tax cutPolitico
ABC News -BBC News -CNBC
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:01:48 GMT


USA TODAY

Small business optimism is soaring - USA Today
USA TODAY
Owners are putting their money behind their rosy outlook, survey shows.

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:48:06 GMT


TechCrunch

UiPath raises $30M to build 'software robots' for internal business tasks
TechCrunch
UiPath, a startup out of Romania that builds apps for businesses to automate repetitive functions like processing insurance claims, or going through employee onboarding, has raised $30 million in a Series A round of funding led by Accel. The company ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:24:33 GMT


New York Times

A Business Deal and a Murder, Seen Through the Rearview Mirror
New York Times
A Business Deal and a Murder, Seen Through the Rearview Mirror. By PETER MAY APRIL 27, 2017. Continue reading the main story Share This Page. Continue reading the main story. Photo. A Toyota 4Runner, center, stored in a garage in Westford, Mass., ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:30:38 GMT


Fox Business

Tony Sayegh: Trump's Tax Plan a Boon to Small Business
Fox Business
Under the plan, Trump would slash the tax rate for big and small businesses from 35% to 15%. "If you're an entrepreneur thinking about starting a small business – do it. Your tax policy is going to support you. If you're an existing small business and ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:27:51 GMT


France


CNBC

France debates: did Le Pen or Macron win Whirlpool fight?
CNBC
France is furiously debating who out of Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron won "the battle of Whirlpool" — the remarkable clash of styles on Wednesday when both presidential candidates stumped for blue-collar votes at a closure-threatened appliance ...
France, United Airlines, Maria Sharapova: Your Thursday BriefingNew York Times
Who is France's new golden boy?Spectator.co.uk
French presidential campaign escalates with duelling Whirlpool factory visitsFRANCE 24
CNSNews.com -CNN -Reuters
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:42:00 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Berry: the secret corner of France where the Scots are always welcome
Telegraph.co.uk
We were in the former village school of Epineuil-le-Fleuriel, south of Bourges in the centre of France. The low-slung school, shut in 1991, had since been restored to its state of around 1900, for old time's sake. Maps of the world shared wall space ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:01:08 GMT


Daily Mail

McDonald's Grenoble explosion in France sees road closures
Daily Mail
A reported explosion hit a McDonald's in the French town of Grenoble on Thursday after a large device was spotted in a toilet. Police closed roads surrounding the fast food restaurant to investigate the cause of the alleged blast, which happened at ...
Explosion Grenoble: Blast hits McDonald's toilet in FranceDaily Star

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:09:47 GMT


Washington Post

Will France elect its own Barack Obama?
Washington Post
In 1984, when Marine Le Pen's anti-Semitic and xenophobic father, Jean-Marie, received more than 2 million votes for president, a Paris headline asked: “Are there 2,182,248 Fascists in France?” It was not an unreasonable question, he having advocated ...
French candidates call a brief truce as France honors officer killed by Champs-Elysees gunmanLos Angeles Times
From economic woes to terrorism, a daunting to-do list for France's next presidentCNN
France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attackABC News
Huffington Post -euronews
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:28 GMT


Forbes

Russia's Hack Of Elections In France Requires Counterpunch - Forbes
Forbes
On April 25, cybersecurity experts said Russian hackers targeted Emmanuel Macron, the pro-E.U., pro-NATO and anti-Russia candidate in France. On top of ...
France's Macron latest victim of 'fake news' on Russia & RT's role in ...RT

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:44:47 GMT


Italy


Forbes

Forbes and Blue Financial Communication Announce Launch of Forbes Italy
Forbes
MILAN (April 27, 2017) - Forbes announced today the launch of Forbes Italy in partnership with Blue Financial Communication SpA, the digital and media company listed on the AIM stock exchange of Milan. Forbes Italy, the Italian-language monthly edition ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:26 GMT


VeloNews (blog)

Southern Italy finally gets its due in balanced Giro route
VeloNews (blog)
Vincenzo Nibali, shown here winning as a junior in his hometown of Messina, moved to northern Italy to pursue a pro racing career, following the path of his many predecessors. Photo: TDWsport.com. On the eve of the final stage of the 2007 Giro d'Italia ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:56:52 GMT


MLive.com

College football hits Italy: What I'll be watching as Michigan begins practice in Rome
MLive.com
But, finally, actual college football will hit Italy. Michigan is set to get back to business in The Eternal City for its first of three practices in Rome on Thursday. Here are a few things I'll be watching as the Wolverines take the field for spring ...
Sights, sounds from Michigan's third day in Italy - Detroit NewsThe Detroit News
Harbaugh in Italy: Gets thrown out of mall, shoots paintballs at his playersSFGate
Michigan football plays paintball in ItalyDetroit Free Press
Landof10.com -The Denver Post
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:01:00 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Italy's Renzi Set to Regain Leadership of Weakened Ruling Party
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during a news conference with foreign press in Rome, Italy, February 22, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo Reuters. By Gavin Jones. ROME (Reuters) - Matteo Renzi looks well placed to ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:27:52 GMT


A Woman's Death in Italy Spotlights Modern Slavery
Human Rights First (blog)
Earlier this month the New York Times ran a story on Paola Clemente, a 49-year-old woman who died working in the grape fields of southern Italy. The investigation into her death uncovered a complex network of human trafficking and forced labor ...

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:40:50 GMT


Turkey


New York Times

Over 1000 People Are Detained in Raids in Turkey
New York Times
ISTANBUL — More than a thousand people, accused of being “secret imams” for an American-based cleric who the authorities have said was responsible for a failed coup in July, were detained in Turkey on Wednesday in the largest such sweep in months.
Turkey detains 25 for suspected ties to US-based clericThe Detroit News
Turkey Arrests More Than 1000 In Massive Purge Of Its Police ForcesNPR
Turkey deports foreigners working with Syrian refugeesWashington Post
The Guardian -The Colorado Statesman -ABC News
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:57:37 GMT


The Independent

EU should suspend Turkey membership talks in light of constitutional changes, says top negotiator
The Independent
The European Union should formally suspend Turkey's long-stalled talks on membership if it adopts constitutional changes backed at a referendum last week, a leading member of the EU parliament responsible for dealings with Ankara has said. Kati Piri ...
MEPs advocate suspending EU-Turkey accession talksEURACTIV

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:08:26 GMT


Washington Post

Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes
Washington Post
Dorrian spoke hours after the Turkish embassy in Washington issued a statement from the country's Foreign Ministry detailing what it said were the steps Turkey took to make the United States and other countries active in Syria aware of its plans ...
US: Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikesVirginian-Pilot
US Slams NATO Ally Turkey on Airstrikes Against KurdsMilitary.com
Pentagon: Turkey put US troops in danger with surprise airstrikesThe Hill
CNN -NEWS.com.au
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:43:30 GMT


BBC News

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast: authorities
Reuters
ISTANBUL A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on board were evacuated, Turkey's coastal safety authority said. The ship, identified as the ...
Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with freighterBBC News
Russian navy vessel sinks after collision off TurkeyCBC.ca
Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast after collision, authorities sayABC Online
NEWS.com.au -Express.co.uk -Daily Sabah
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:03:09 GMT


Washington Post

Germany: Turkey must answer reports of election fraud
Washington Post
BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany is closely watching to see how Turkey will respond to reports from international election monitors who noted a series of irregularities in a referendum to increase powers for President Recep Tayyip ...
Merkel Says EU-Turkey Ties 'Severely Hit' By Ankara DevelopmentsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Merkel Urges Turkey to Respond to Report on Irregularities in ReferendumU.S. News & World Report

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:36:09 GMT


Syria


New York Times

Explosions Rock Damascus Airport; Syria Blames Israel
New York Times
Sana, the state-run Syrian news agency, said that Israel had carried out missile strikes on the airport, but it did not specify what had been hit. The Lebanese news channel Al Mayadeen reported that Israeli missiles had passed over the Golan Heights ...
Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near DamascusThe Denver Post
Syria: Explosion rocks Damascus airportCNN
Israel Strikes Supposed Arms Depot At Syria's Damascus International AirportThe Drive
BBC News
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:45:32 GMT


Washington Post

Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes
Washington Post
The Turkish government gave the United States less than an hour's notice before conducting strikes on partner forces in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military said on Wednesday, stepping up its criticism of airstrikes the United States said endangered ...
Erdogan shuns West with Syria strikes and more mass detentionsCNN
Tensions rise after Turkish attack on Syrian KurdsABC News
Russia expresses concern about Turkish airstrikes in Syria, Iraq against Kurdish forcesAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Reuters -New York Times -BBC News
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:43:30 GMT


New York Times

Ivanka Trump Parts Ways With Her Father on Syrian Refugees
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump, juggling dual roles of White House adviser and daughter of the president, said in an interview aired on Wednesday that the United States might need to admit more refugees from Syria, a pointed public departure from one of ...
Ivanka Says U.S. Should Consider Admitting Syrian Refugees, Enraging the MAGA CrowdNew York Magazine
Ivanka Trump calls Syrian refugees a 'global humanitarian crisis'CNN
Ivanka Trump: Allowing Syrian refugees into the US 'has to be part of the discussion'Politico
RT -ABC News -Washington Examiner
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:49:08 GMT


The Atlantic

Trump's Attack on Syria Has Already Been Forgotten
The Atlantic
I am still too scared by what happened on and after April 6, the day President Trump decided to throw cruise missiles at Syria. The use of military force against another country is a huge legal event. Trump has literally treated this solemn decision ...
Is Donald Trump About to Launch an Operation in Southern Syria?The National Interest Online
I Asked Trump To Bomb Syria — And I Regret It.Forward
New spin of North Korea-Syria 'axis of evil' points to US warRT
Yahoo News
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:00:23 GMT


Sacramento Bee

The Latest on Syria (all times local):
Sacramento Bee
2:15 p.m.. Syrian activists say airstrikes across the opposition-held Idlib province have killed at least 19 people, with some targeting ambulances and medical centers. The Civil Defense, a search-and-rescue organization, says four medical staff were ...
Deadly air strikes target rebel-held Idlib in SyriaAljazeera.com

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:02:17 GMT


Refugees


Financial Times

A new deal for refugees
Financial Times
It was on Monday April 20 2015 that Europe finally woke up to the global refugee crisis. Newspapers across the continent carried gruesome reports of the deaths of more than 800 asylum-seekers, drowned as their boat sank off the Libyan coast ...

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:02:48 GMT


New York Times

Ivanka Trump Parts Ways With Her Father on Syrian Refugees
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump, juggling dual roles of White House adviser and daughter of the president, said in an interview aired on Wednesday that the United States might need to admit more refugees from Syria, a pointed public departure from one of ...
Ivanka Trump calls Syrian refugees a 'global humanitarian crisis'CNN
Ivanka Trump calls for 'discussion' on letting Syrian refugees into US despite father's attempted banTelegraph.co.uk
Ivanka Says U.S. Should Consider Admitting Syrian Refugees, Enraging the MAGA CrowdNew York Magazine
Fortune -ABC News -The Times of Israel
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:49:08 GMT


Breitbart News

Refugees Campaigners: 'Inhuman' to Return Migrants to Safe Countries
Breitbart News
In March, an update to the Home Office's policy on Refugee Leave made it clear that refugees' cases would be reviewed after they had spent five years in the country to ascertain whether it was safe for them to return to their home country, known as a ...

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:42:23 GMT


The Independent

UK could have taken 1300 more child refugees not just 130, says fostering charity
The Independent
Tact Care, which provides foster care for between 30 and 70 refugee children each year as well as hundreds of domestic children, told The Independent the Home Office was adopting a "dog whistle policy" in the transfer of child refugees from Europe ...
UK to take more child refugees after error in countingDaily Mail
UK to take 130 more lone refugee children in Dubs scheme ...The Guardian
Red-faced Tory ministers tear up their child refugees limit after ...Mirror.co.uk
The Times (subscription) -Evening Standard
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:13:29 GMT


Washington Times

Ivanka Trump's uncomfortable embrace of refugees
Washington Times
Ivanka Trump, already under growing fire from some in the conservative camps who think she's exerting too much influence over dad Donald, is now calling for the White House to open doors to Syrian refugees. Conservatives and border control advocates ...
First daughter Ivanka Trump breaks with her father on Syrian refugeesTheBlaze.com

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:09:06 GMT


Trade


CNNMoney

NAFTA: Trump plays a risky game with $1.2 trillion in trade
CNNMoney
President Trump is playing a risky game with two of America's biggest trade relationships -- worth a total of $1.2 trillion. The White House said late Wednesday that Trump has decided not to kill NAFTA, the free trade deal with Mexico and Canada, for ...
Trump won't scrap Nafta trade deal 'at this time'BBC News
Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'CNN
Trump Tells Foreign Leaders That Nafta Can Stay for NowNew York Times
MarketWatch -RT -National Review -Politico
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:56:17 GMT


Washington Post

Did Trump just take an ax to the US trade relationship with Canada?
Washington Post
Softwood lumber is ultimately used for many purposes, including flooring and siding for the construction industry. New U.S. trade barriers that limited lumber imports would raise costs for home builders and make it more expensive for U.S. consumers to ...
Trump Administration Opens Trade Investigation on AluminumBloomberg
Commerce's Wilbur Ross accuses Mexico of taking advantage of NAFTA rules in trade with ChinaCNBC
Trump Administration Mulls More Trade Actions, Commerce Secretary SaysWall Street Journal (subscription)
Daily Mail
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:00:56 GMT


CBSSports.com

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Titans trade back, Chiefs move up, Chargers ...
CBSSports.com
The last version of Will Brinson's 2017 NFL Mock Draft sees the Chiefs land their new franchise QB.

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:45:50 GMT


NFL.com

Jimmy Garoppolo: 'No nerves' over potential trade
NFL.com
With the NFL draft set to kick off tonight in Philadelphia, Jimmy Garoppolo's status in New England is playing a secondary role in the undertow of the draft drama. The Patriots are not interested in moving on from Tom Brady's backup, unless they are ...
2017 NFL Draft: Top trade up targets for the Patriots in the first two roundsPats Pulpit

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:36:39 GMT


Barron's

3 Big Banks Poised to Trade Sharply Higher
Barron's
Two events in early May could cause U.S. banking stocks to awaken from a valuation-induced slumber and trade sharply higher. If the Federal Reserve's rate-setting committee announces higher interest rates on May 3, key bank stocks should rally. If ...

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:53:20 GMT


Elections


 
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