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Brexit


New York Times

7 of Our Best 'Brexit' Pieces, a Year After the Vote
New York Times
The unexpected victory for supporters of an exit, known as Brexit, was a blow to the Conservative prime minister, David Cameron, who announced his resignation the next morning. After a messy succession squabble, Theresa May became a kind of accidental ...
Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could 'worsen situation'BBC News
Brexit: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens' rights under intense pressure for not doing enoughThe Independent
Can Brexit be stopped? The answer is in our handsThe Guardian
Reuters -Financial Times -CNN International -Eyewitness News
all 1,166 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:51:05 GMT


Financial Times

ECB Seeks Control Over London Trading After 'Brexit'
New York Times
Brexit creates a new reality where there are some clearinghouses that are outside the E.U. but critically important to the E.U.” said Nicolas Véron, a senior fellow at Bruegel, a research organization in Brussels. The central bank needs “to have ...
London could lose out as ECB seeks control of euro clearing after BrexitThe Guardian
ECB in drive to control post-Brexit euro clearingFinancial Times
Brexit: ECB takes steps to wrestle control from City over London-based clearing operationsThe Independent
Times of India -Europa EU -Public Finance International
all 96 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:17:03 GMT


The Independent

Leading Brexit campaigner says 'vacuous' referendum should never ...
The Independent
Leading Brexiteer Gisela Stuart has described the EU referendum an “abuse of democratic process” and said she would rather it had never been called.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:06:04 GMT


The Guardian

Labour won over young voters. But it is betraying them on Brexit
The Guardian
The party could be mobilising effective opposition to a hugely harmful hard Brexit, yet contradictions abound. Spokespeople attack this hard Brexitm but then sign up to leaving the customs union and single market, which is in essence what hard Brexit ...
Jeremy Corbyn faces a dilemma as Brexit solidifies: which half of his voters should he disappoint?New Statesman

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:59:00 GMT


The Independent

The racial abuse I experienced the day after Brexit forced me to realise that I wasn't white
The Independent
A year ago I sat down at a bar in South Kensington to enjoy a drink with my brother. As is British custom for a bright sunny day in June, we sat outside in order to maximize our exposure to the sun. We saw a man across the road, wearing a baggy hoody ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:11:24 GMT


European Union


Los Angeles Times

British proposal on citizens' rights after Brexit fails to impress European Union
Los Angeles Times
European Union leaders Friday were not impressed with British Prime Minister Theresa May's initial proposal to protect the rights of millions of citizens from different countries when Britain exits the bloc. May's offer to agree to residency ...
Mario Draghi's secret formula to explain EU's good mood: €+↑= POLITICO.eu
Happy Birthday, Brexit! One year later and it's still unclear what Brexit really meansQuartz
Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rightsThe Spokesman-Review
The Sydney Morning Herald -The Independent -BBC News -Eyewitness News
all 1,163 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:01:17 GMT


The Hill (blog)

Why the European Union is forging ahead with the Paris Agreement
The Hill (blog)
With the Paris Agreement, the world decided to take responsibility for its present and its future, by committing to preserve the very source of life: our planet and its environment. The climate change deal is an unprecedented multilateral partnership ...
Hands off the global climate pact, says European UnionNational Observer
The Paris Agreement - main page - UNFCCC NewsroomUNFCCC Newsroom

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:20:00 GMT


WSLS

European Union trying to block William Morva execution
WSLS
MONTGOMERY COUNTY - The Hungarian Government and European Union are trying to stop the execution of a Virginia inmate. William Morva is set to be executed on July 6. Morva was convicted of killing Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy, Corporal Eric ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:25:35 GMT


Washington Post

Negotiations begin over British split from European Union
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — Britain and the European Union began talks Monday to sever their 43-year partnership, kicking off unprecedented divorce negotiations that will shape future relations between them. Discussions began with an immediate concession from the ...
Divorce talks finally begin between Britain and the European UnionLos Angeles Times
Talks begin over British divorce from European UnionSFGate
EU gains upper hand as uphill Brexit talks beginPOLITICO.eu
TIME -Reuters
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:06:33 GMT


European Union asks to halt execution of VA inmate
WWBT NBC12 News
The Hungarian Government and the European Union are trying to stop the execution of a Virginia inmate. William Morva is set to be executed on July 6 after his attorneys filed a clemency petition with Governor McAuliffe's office on Thursday, arguing he ...

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:41:55 GMT


China


Aljazeera.com

100 feared buried in landslide in Sichuan's Maoxian
Aljazeera.com
More than 100 people are feared buried after torrential rain touched off a landslide in southwestern China, according to state media reports. About 40 homes were buried in Maoxian county in Sichuan province, the Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
China landslide leaves 100 missing in SichuanBBC News
China landslide buries more than 40 houses, state media saysCNN
Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslideABC News
Washington Post -ABC Online
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:11:01 GMT


Foreign Policy (blog)

Is Trump Tweet Guilting China?
Foreign Policy (blog)
Donald Trump's June 20 tweet on China was not your average Trump missive. He wrote: “While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out. At least I know China tried!” No bombast … no threats ...
Trump says 'we have a great relationship with China' after critical tweetCNBC
China's Trump Honeymoon: Unexpected, and at Risk of EndingNew York Times
In high-level talks, US asks China to do more to rein in North KoreaReuters
TIME -ABC News -CNN
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:48:00 GMT


CNBC

China takes delivery of first shipments of American beef in 14 years
CNBC
China let through the first shipments of beef from the United States in 14 years on Friday, after the two nations agreed to resume the trade in May, state media reported. The imports were brought in by Cofco Meat Holdings from U.S. meat processor Tyson ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:03:00 GMT


Foreign Policy (blog)

Bumbling Ex-CIA Officer Charged With Selling Secrets to China
Foreign Policy (blog)
Caught with a bag of cash and an electronic device used to communicate with his handlers, a former government official with years of military and intelligence experience is accused of spying for China. Kevin Mallory of Leesburg, Virginia is charged ...
Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to ChinaWTOP
Ex-CIA officer charged with spying for ChinaPolitico
Virginia Man Charged With Spying for ChinaNBCNews.com
CNN -Aljazeera.com -Department of Justice -ABC News
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:24:00 GMT


CNBC

In spat with Apple, Qualcomm looks to China for new growth
CNBC
Qualcomm President Derek Aberle is hoping that the entry-level smartphone market in China will help drive growth. Qualcomm may be seeking new areas to sell its chips as it continues to fight several legal battles with Apple, which has stopped paying ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:39:00 GMT


World


SECcountry.com

Saturday rematches will decide lineup for CWS finals
ESPN
For the second straight year and just the fourth time since the College World Series moved to a two-bracket structure in 1988, prepare for if-necessary, winner-take-all baseball on both sides of the tournament.
LSU baseball vs. Oregon State: live updates, score from 2017 College World SeriesSECcountry.com

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:42:27 GMT


USA TODAY

World's Ugliest Dog: This gassy Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha
USA TODAY
PETALUMA, Calif. - A 125-pound gentle giant named Martha on Friday night was crowned the winner of the 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest. The gassy Neapolitan Mastiff was a favorite of the Northern California crowd from the start, often plopping ...
125-pound Mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dogSFGate
This is gentle-giant was named the world's ugliest dogNew York Post
The Latest: Mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dogJournal Times

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:09:40 GMT


Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska Democratic Party chair removes official after offensive remarks about congressman's shooting
Omaha World-Herald
A FBI lab team looks for evidence in the outfield signage at the ball field which is the scene of a multiple shooting in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:52:00 GMT


The Verge

Monster Hunter World could finally be the series's breakout global hit
The Verge
Ryozo Tsujimoto didn't set out to create a Monster Hunter game aimed at Western audiences. It's more like he stumbled upon the idea. Four years ago, Tsujimoto, who serves as producer on the upcoming Monster Hunter World, sat down with his development ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:44:00 GMT


New York Times

The Times's Resident Expert for a World on Fire
New York Times
National Republican Guards and firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire in central Portugal on June 19. Credit Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images. The email landed almost as soon as I woke up on Father's Day in Phoenix, where I work as bureau chief.

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:45:57 GMT


South China Sea


ABC Online

South China Sea: Former CIA director David Petraeus says Australia ...
ABC Online
Retired US General and former director of the CIA David Petraeus says Australia needs to "be firm" with China, urging the nation to take part in freedom of ...
Australia should be firm in the South China Sea: Former CIA boss ...SBS
'Follow the money and follow the troops, don't follow the tweets ...The Sydney Morning Herald

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:03:46 GMT


Lawfare (blog)

Water Wars: The South China Sea Security Dialogue That Wasn't
Lawfare (blog)
Though other issues, such as North Korea, were expected to feature prominently, both sides expressed interest in renewed dialogue over the South China Sea dispute. As noted in a “preview” of the dialogue offered by Susan Thornton, the U.S. Acting ...
South China Sea: Chinese Military Planes Raise New Concerns Of ...Newsweek
Japan warship takes Asian guests to South China Sea defiance of ChinaABS-CBN News
China Asks India, US Not To Disturb Peace In South China SeaNDTV
DefenseNews.com -The Japan Times -Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:07:48 GMT


Express.co.uk

China 'deploys submarine-hunting aircraft to South China Sea' in defiance of US warnings
Express.co.uk
China's territorial claims in the South China Sea – through which about £3.9trillion in ship-borne trade passes each year – are contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. President Donald Trump and other senior US officials ...

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:14:45 GMT


The Diplomat

Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough
The Diplomat
At the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue, a panel of security experts discussed practical ways to avoid conflict at sea, which could arise from a number of the territorial and maritime disputes existing in the Asia-Pacific region. One of the military panelists ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:15:00 GMT


NewsPatrolling (press release) (blog)

China worried Modi-Trump talks might cover South China Sea
Times of India
BEIJING: China is worried that the upcoming meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump may cover the controversial South China Sea issue, and even result in joint military activities by the two countries in the area.
China doesn't want US and India to interfere in South China SeaNewsPatrolling (press release) (blog)

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:37:00 GMT


Russia


Slate Magazine

Obama Did What He Had to Do
Slate Magazine
Should he have spoken up sooner and louder about Russia's interference? That's what many Democrats are wondering, particularly after reading the Washington Post's latest investigative report on Obama's reticent response to the Russian attack. A former ...
Trump appears to admit Russia interfered in the US election in a tweet criticizing ObamaBusiness Insider
Trump questions Obama's response to 'election meddling by Russia'ABC News
Trump appears to acknowledge Russian election meddling – and blames ObamaLos Angeles Times
The Hill -The Guardian -Washington Post -Washington Post
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:02:36 GMT


Los Angeles Times

Russia's answer to charges of meddling in US elections: You're messing with ours, too
Los Angeles Times
When it comes to accusations that Russia hacked or otherwise interfered in last year's U.S. presidential election, the Kremlin has consistently denied any involvement. Now, some Russian officials are pointing the finger at Washington, saying it's ...
New US sanctions on Russia inflame old tensionsCNN
Russia cancels talks after US imposes new sanctions over Ukraine conflictThe Guardian
Russia cancels meeting with US diplomat after sanctionsCBC.ca
CNNMoney -Treasury.gov
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:20:36 GMT


Washington Post

White House will step up lobbying against Russia sanctions bill now stalled in Congress
Washington Post
The Trump administration is planning to step up its lobbying against parts of a bipartisan Senate bill slapping new sanctions on Russian and Iran, a senior official said — an effort that comes as Congress works to clear up an unexpected roadblock to ...
White House Tries to Get GOP to Water Down Russia Sanctions BillNew York Times
House Republicans block Russia sanctions billThe Hill (blog)
Senators Aim To Make It Harder For Trump Administration To Ease Russia SanctionsNPR
CNBC -The Weekly Standard
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:11:15 GMT


The Hill

Freshman GOP rep calls for Mueller recusal from Russia probe
The Hill
A member of the House Freedom Caucus on Friday called on the Justice Department's special counsel, Robert Mueller, to recuse himself in the federal probe into Russian election meddling. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Az) said the "integrity of his appointment" was ...
Trump questions impartiality of Russia investigation chief Robert MuellerThe Guardian
Trump casts doubt on Russia investigator MuellerBBC News
Trump says 'we'll have to see' if Mueller should step down from Russia probeWashington Post
Yahoo News -Twitter -Twitter
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:09:00 GMT


Barron's

Poland First, Russia Last in 2017 EM Performance
Barron's
The central European nation's market profits from European infrastructure projects while Russia's skids after ebullience over Trump fades. By. Dimitra DeFotis · Biography. June 24, 2017. Emerging Markets. In a very good first half for emerging markets ...

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:25:11 GMT


UK


BBC News

Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could 'worsen situation'
BBC News
European leaders have criticised the UK's offer to EU nationals after Brexit - with one senior figure claiming it could "worsen the situation" for them. European Council President Donald Tusk said the plan was "below expectations" while German ...
Brexit, the EU and UK lives: More questions than answersBBC News
Brexit talks 'will not consume EU', Angela Merkel warns BritainThe Guardian
Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says he has no clear idea what UK wants as negotiations get underwayThe Independent
New York Times -Telegraph.co.uk -Evening Standard -Eyewitness News
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:08:00 GMT


BBC News

Reality Check: How many people are affected by May's offer?
BBC News
In 2001, there were only 5,000 Romanians living in the UK. Romania joined the EU in 2007, but its citizens were not allowed to seek employment in the UK freely until 2014. There are now 233,000 Romanians living in the UK, making them the third biggest ...

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:47:33 GMT


The Guardian

Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears
BBC News
More than 700 flats in tower blocks on a council estate in Camden, north London, have been evacuated because of fire safety concerns. Camden Council says people in four towers on the Chalcots estate were moved for "urgent fire safety works". The ...
Five London tower blocks evacuated over cladding safety fearsThe Guardian
Manslaughter charges considered as UK police reveal Grenfell Tower fire was started by fridgeStuff.co.nz
Camden Council orders 800 households to evacuate 'immediately' amid tower block cladding safety fearsEvening Standard
The Independent
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:56:34 GMT


Wall Street Journal (subscription)

UK Police Say Grenfell Tower Cladding Fails Fire Tests
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
LONDON—The high-rise blaze in London started in a refrigerator-freezer before it rapidly spread across the tower block, police said Friday, and samples of external cladding tested in the aftermath failed investigators' fire safety tests. Authorities ...
Grenfell Tower fire: police considering manslaughter chargesThe Guardian
Combustible cladding found on 14 high-rise blocks around the UK putting thousands at risk, Government revealsEvening Standard
UK police say Grenfell Tower inferno started in a fridge freezer, manslaughter charges being consideredGlobalnews.ca
BBC News -The Independent
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:42:16 GMT


The Guardian

Man who tried to import childlike sex doll to UK is jailed
The Guardian
“The importation of dolls like this is a new phenomenon and Dobson is one of the first people sentenced in the UK in relation to such an item. Working closely with law enforcement partners, Border Force is determined to bring those involved in this ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:59:17 GMT


Germany


The Verge

Germany wants to fine Facebook over hate speech, raising fears of ...
The Verge
Facebook, Twitter, and other web companies are facing increased pressure to remove hate speech, fake news, and other content in Europe, where lawmakers ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:00:09 GMT


New York Times

Germany Wipes Slate Clean for 50000 Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law
New York Times
Sex among men was illegal in Germany from its founding in 1871 until the last years of the 20th century, under Paragraph 175 of the German Criminal Code. The provision was modified a number of times over the years, and was sharpened in the Nazi era, ...
Germany to quash convictions of gay men persecuted under Nazi-era lawTelegraph.co.uk
Germany quashes gay men's convictions and offers compensationBBC News
Germany to rehabilitate, compensate victims of anti-gay lawDeutsche Welle
The Guardian
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:09:44 GMT


Reuters

VW ex-manager should stay in Germany: lawyer in Bild
Reuters
DE) managers sought in the United States in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal has advised him not to leave Germany, she told a German daily. "I have urgently advised my client not to leave Germany. Only here is it safe," ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:04:14 GMT


Reuters

Trump, Putin and Erdogan behave like autocratic rulers: Germany's Schulz
Reuters
BERLIN The European Union must become stronger in response to a weakening of democracy in the United States, Russia and Turkey, the leader of Germany's centre-left Social Democrats said in remarks published on Saturday. Martin Schulz, who is also a ...

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:03:00 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Germany Condemns Turkish Criticism of Berlin's New Liberal Mosque
U.S. News & World Report
They include the barring of Turkish politicians planning to campaign in Germany for a referendum expanding President Tayyip Erdogan's powers; Turkey's arrest of a German-Turkish journalist working for a German paper; and Turkey's refusal to let German ...
Germany rejects Turkish office's criticism of liberal mosqueABC News
'No matter for state': Germany rejects Turkish criticism of liberal mosque in BerlinRT
Germany warns Turkey against meddling in religious affairsArab News

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:34:00 GMT


Business


Forbes

'It's Hard To Find Qualified Applicants' -- Another Business Lie
Forbes
Dear Liz,. I am an HR Manager for a growing consulting firm. I agree with you that it's not hard to find talented people, even for a small firm like ours, if you have a great culture and pay reasonable salaries. I have never had a hard time finding ...

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 03:17:00 GMT


Business Insider

Clinton on GOP healthcare bill: 'If Republicans pass this bill, they're the death party'
Business Insider
Hillary Clinton voiced her sharpest criticism yet of the Senate Republicans' healthcare bill in a tweet on Friday afternoon in which she said the GOP would be "the death party" if they pass their proposed legislation. Quoting a study of the bill's ...
Democrats to halt Senate business over Obamacare repealPolitico
Democrats to slow-walk Senate business over health care billUSA TODAY
Discussion Draft - U.S. Senate Budget CommitteeU.S. Senate Budget Committee

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:19:26 GMT


New York Times

Melania Trump Hires White House Chief Usher From the Family Business
New York Times
He has also remained tied to the business empire he built, which includes the Washington hotel. In a statement, Mrs. Trump said she prized Mr. Harleth's work track record. “He was selected because of his impressive work history and management skills,” Mrs.
Trump's new morning ritual involves a 'venting session' to his legal team about RussiaBusiness Insider

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:06:05 GMT


Business Insider

'Her hubby is running a Ponzi scheme': The FBI is probing Paul Manafort's business dealings with his son-in-law
Business Insider
Manafort engaged in several joint ventures with Yohai, documents show. Those include a real-estate business in California that relied largely, if not entirely, on shell companies Yohai had formed "to purchase luxury properties in the Hollywood Hills ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:26:04 GMT


Washington Post

The banquet business was booming at Mar-a-Lago. Then Trump became president.
Washington Post
For eight straight years, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held its Palm Beach fundraiser gala at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club. But then Trump became president. And, at this year's gala, his security put a damper on the silent auction. “We allow for a ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:50:03 GMT


France


Fox News

France pulls out the Brexit welcome mat
NorthJersey.com
France's then-Socialist government had, after all, repeatedly proved itself an anti-business basket case. President Francois Hollande's proposal for a 75 percent marginal income-tax rate drove wealthy celebrities to renounce their French citizenship ...
Gingrich: Why France's Macron is a president worth watchingFox News
France to stop granting oil exploration licencesFRANCE 24
France's Macron, eastern Europeans try to mend fencesReuters
The Local France -Washington Post -OilPrice.com -Intelligencer Post
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:02:16 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Amid Criticism From Rights Group, France Talks Tough on Calais Migrants
U.S. News & World Report
French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb leaves the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris France, June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Reuters. By Pierre Savary. CALAIS, France (Reuters) - France's interior minister on Friday ruled out ...
France rules out new Calais welcome centre as Emmanuel Macron blows hot and cold over migrantsTelegraph.co.uk
Migrants return to Calais, despite 'inhuman' conditionsFRANCE 24
France vows 'no new refugee centre in Calais' as migrants say conditions are worse than everThe Local France
Heat Street
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:12:01 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

France making Springbok revival look easy
Telegraph.co.uk
France were a greater threat with Fofana and Lamerat's cohesion as part of their arsenal during the Six Nations, while Lopez is playing better than ever at the heart of a Clermont side who reached the Champions Cup final and tasted overdue Top 14 glory ...
31 stats and facts: Springboks v FranceSport24

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:48:00 GMT


The Sun

Stunning city of Nice offers warm welcome to South of France with good food and beaches
The Sun
If you are looking for beach and city action, great food and a short flight, Nice in the south of France ticks all those boxes. My husband James and I caught an early flight from Stansted and were in our hotel, the Boscolo Exedra, by mid morning ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:39:23 GMT


France Colombia
Colorado Springs Gazette
(AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool) France's President Emmanuel Macron, right, puts his hand on the back of Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos after their speeches prior to a concert at the Philharmonie de Paris concert hall in Paris, France, Friday ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:48:45 GMT


Italy


BNN

Italy to start winding down Veneto, Vicenzia banks following EU approval
BNN
MILAN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Commission on Friday gave preliminary approval for an Italian plan to wind down two ailing Veneto-based regional lenders with state money in a move that may allow Rome to solve its latest banking crisis on its ...
European Central Bank Moves to Wind Down Two Italian BanksNew York Times
Italy Spares Senior Creditors in Local Veneto Banks LiquidationBloomberg
European Central Bank: Italy Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza to be wound up under insolvency procedureWashington Post
Channel NewsAsia -euronews
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:53:14 GMT


Reuters

What does Italy's Berlusconi like about Trump? His wife
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gestures as he attends television talk show ''Porta a Porta'' (Door to Door) in Rome, Italy, November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo. ROME Four-time former Italian Prime Minister ...
Melania Trump Is The Best Thing About Donald Trump, Says Italy's Fraudster Ex-Prime MinisterNewsweek
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi praises Melania Trump as best part of new administrationNew York Daily News

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:33:55 GMT


NEWS.com.au

Live: Wallabies vs Italy at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane
NEWS.com.au
They were rusty and unconvincing against Fiji two weeks ago, despite emerging as 37-14 victors. After dominating the opening 20 minutes of that match they only got worse, and that sluggishness carried over into last weekend's Test against Scotland.
Wallabies v Italy, and more: Australia sportwatch – live!The Guardian
LIVE: Wallabies vs Italy at Suncorp StadiumRugby.com.au
Wallabies vs Italy: International rugby live scores, blogThe Roar

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:15:00 GMT


New York Times

A Trip to Southern Italy to Shed Light on a Family Scandal
New York Times
Which is to say that Stapinski has been haunted for much of her life by the thought that Vita's “criminal genes” had been passed down through the generations, from Italy to New Jersey, all the way — perhaps — to her own beloved son and daughter.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:20:42 GMT


NPR

Amid Measles Outbreak, Italy Makes Childhood Vaccinations ... - NPR
NPR
A tough new law means parents who don't vaccinate their children against a dozen diseases will face steep fines — and even risk losing custody. Italy has ...
Child's death from measles caught from unvaccinated brother ...euronews

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:26:54 GMT


Turkey


New York Times

Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high school
CNN
Critics view the changes in the education system as another step in the ruling Justice and Development Party's ambitions to make Turkey more conservative. Erdogan has been vocal about wanting to raise "a pious generation." The argument that evolution ...
Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering SecularistsNew York Times
Passions flare as Turkey excludes evolution from textbooksBBC News
Turkey BANS teaching evolution in schools with all kids now told that life on Earth began just a few thousand years agoThe Sun
Telegraph.co.uk -Reuters -Newsweek -The Guardian
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:33:51 GMT


The Guardian

Five electrocuted at water park in Turkey
The Guardian
Five people, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, have been electrocuted in a water park in north-western Turkey. The three children were struck by an electrical current in a swimming pool at the park, in the town of Akyazı, Sakarya province, the ...
5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in TurkeyLos Angeles Times
Turkey water park tragedy leaves 'five dead after owner, his son and three teens were electrocuted in pool at park ...The Sun
Turkey water park: Three children among five dead in electrocution at Akyazi poolThe Independent
Sky News
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:34:00 GMT


Newsweek

Russia and Turkey Send Troops to Syria, Build New Gas Pipeline at Home
Newsweek
Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw Friday's joining of a major pipeline that's set to provide Turkey with over 556 billion cubic feet of gas each year, an event that came shortly after the two countries reached a deal to allow foreign troops into ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:43:28 GMT


Washington Post

Turkey needs to stay out of Qatar's mess
Washington Post
In my part of the world, people used to believe that their fate was determined by dark conspiracies cooked up by Western powers, or Israel, and that local politics was simply window-dressing for Western imperial interests. No longer. The past few years ...
Turkey: no plans to close military base in Qatareuronews
Turkey rejects call to shut military base in QatarReuters
Turkey rejects Saudi Arabia and allies' demands to shut down Qatar air baseThe Independent
PBS NewsHour -Voice of America
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:00:20 GMT


CNN

Turkey: Violent homophobia festers in Erdogan's shadow - CNN.com
CNN
Although homosexuality in Turkey is legal, the country has a troubling problem with human rights violations against LGBTI+ people -- and it may be getting ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:09:02 GMT


Syria


Business Insider

Here's how an air war between Russia and the US in Syria would go down
Business Insider
But while Russia has some advanced surface-to-air missile systems and very agile fighter aircraft in Syria, it wouldn't fare well in what would be a short, brutal air war against the US. The US keeps an aircraft carrier with dozens of F/A-18E fighters ...
Critics Say US Is 'Sleepwalking' Into Wider Role in SyriaNew York Times
Attacks heighten complexity of air war in SyriaUSA TODAY
Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in SyriaTheRecord.com
Washington Post -Voice of America
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:08:38 GMT


New York Times

CIA Set Up Secret Back Channel With Syria to Try to Free US Hostage
New York Times
Though Mr. Pompeo's discussion with Mr. Mamlouk prompted further communications that renewed hope that Mr. Tice would be freed, the operation fizzled out after the Syrian government's nerve gas attack in rebel-held northern Syria in April and the ...
Report: CIA Set Up Syria Back Channel To Try To Free HostageDaily Beast
Report: CIA Boss Held Secret Talks With Syrian Spy ChiefU.S. News & World Report
Trump administration set up secret operation to free American hostage in Syria: ReportWashington Examiner
Press TV
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:17:45 GMT


Aljazeera.com

US-led strikes in Syria 'kill 472 civilians in a month'
Aljazeera.com
At least 472 civilians, including 137 children, have been killed during the past month of US-led coalition air raids in Syria, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Friday the period between May 23 and June 23 ...
US-led airstrikes killed 472 civilians in Syria in past month, monitor saysVICE News
Syria War: US-Led Coalition Killed Almost 500 Civilians in Deadliest Month Since ISIS Strikes BeganNewsweek
US-led coalition kills nearly 500 civilians in one month in Syria in record highTelegraph.co.uk
Deutsche Welle -Times of India
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:50:00 GMT


RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Pentagon Says Russia Still Using Crisis Hotline To Avoid Clashes In Syria
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
The U.S. military said on June 23 that a crisis hotline with Russia set up to avoid accidental clashes in Syria is still being used, despite Moscow's threat earlier this week to suspend it. "The deconfliction line is open and it is in use," said Army ...
US says it's still talking to Russia over the Syria deconfliction hotlineWashington Examiner

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:01:27 GMT


Military Times

Turkish military buildup in northern Syria threatens Raqqa operation
Military Times
Kurdish activists claim Turkey is building up its military forces in northern Syria for an assault on the Kurdish held district of Afrin, a development that could cause serious setbacks in the ongoing American-backed operation to liberate the defacto ...
Turkey will not hesitate to launch new operations in Syria if it faces new threats, Erdoğan saysDaily Sabah
Erdogan says Turkey won't allow creation of state in northern SyriaTRT World
Ankara sends reinforcements into northern SyriaAl-Monitor
Reuters -Rudaw -Sputnik International
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:50:18 GMT


Refugees


The Guardian

This refugee squat represents the best and worst of humanity
The Guardian
On April 26, 2016, the same month the EU-Turkey deal trapped 60,000 refugees in Greece, migrant solidarity activists broke the locks on City Plaza, a shuttered hotel in Athens' anarchist Exarchia neighborhood, and gave 400 stranded people a home.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:30 GMT


Los Angeles Times

Number of refugees admitted to US drops by almost half
Los Angeles Times
The number of refugees admitted to the United States was cut by nearly half in the first three months of the Trump administration compared with the final three months of the Obama presidency, reflecting the new president's skepticism toward immigration.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:28:30 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Greeks protest government crackdown on refugee squats
Aljazeera.com
Hundreds of Greek protesters and refugees have demonstrated in Athens to voice opposition to a court's ruling to empty out squats, several of which provide residence to refugees and migrants. Marching from the City Plaza refugee squat in central Athens ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:51:03 GMT


Xinhua

China: Political Solution in Syria Speeds Refugees' Return
U.S. News & World Report
China: Political Solution in Syria Speeds Refugees' Return. China's foreign minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to ...
Chinese FM calls for more efforts to solve refugee crisis in MideastXinhua

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:41:17 GMT


Fox News

Number of refugees admitted in US drops by 50 percent under Trump
Fox News
According to the statistics, a total of 13,000 refugees were admitted to the U.S. in the past three months, compared to 25,000 under Obama, The Los Angeles Times reported. The most popular countries of origins remained the same: Democratic Republic of ...
Number of refugees allowed into US drops sharply under TrumpThe Garden City Telegram

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 03:46:48 GMT


Trade


New York Times

Europe and Japan Near Trade Deal as US Takes Protectionist Path
New York Times
The deal, which brings together two giants encompassing a quarter of the world's economy, would be a potent symbol of free trade during a time of populist backlash over globalization. The agreement would give both parties better access to core ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:32:11 GMT


ESPN

Asdrubal Cabrera 'not really happy' with move to 2B, asks to be traded
ESPN
Veteran shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera said Friday that he has requested a trade from the New York Mets, a decision he made after the team asked him to move to second base. Cabrera, 31, was activated from the 10-day disabled list Friday. He was playing ...
Asdrubal Cabrera to Mets: Trade meNew York Post
Asdrubal Cabrera Requests Trade from Mets After Move to 2BBleacher Report
Mets' inexplicable Jose Reyes love causes Asdrubal Cabrera to request tradeCBSSports.com
New York Daily News -NJ.com -Twitter
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:27:02 GMT


New York Times

Rangers Trade Derek Stepan to Coyotes Ahead of NHL Draft
New York Times
With Stepan's trade and the departure of center Oscar Lindberg to the Vegas Golden Knights in Wednesday's expansion draft, the Rangers have only two centers on their roster: Kevin Hayes and Mika Zibanejad. That could suggest more moves are ahead.
Derek Stepan And Antti Raanta Trade: Instant AnalysisBlueshirt Banter
Rangers trade Derek Stepan, Antti Raanta to Coyotes for defenseman Anthony DeAngelo and No. 7 draft pickNew York Daily News

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:11:56 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Jimmy Butler on trade to Timberwolves: 'Nothing ever shocks me'
Chicago Tribune
"When you trade a player you really like, it's emotional for both sides," Paxson said. "I completely disagree when someone takes a shot like that, it's not right, it's unprofessional and (Gaines) shouldn't have done it. ... We are in a position where ...
What was behind the Butler trade, and what each team does nowESPN
The Bulls Made The Right Decision But The Wrong TradeFiveThirtyEight
Statistical model predicts big swings for Wolves, Bulls after Jimmy Butler tradeCBSSports.com
Sports Illustrated -New York Times -Blog a Bull (blog)
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:07:00 GMT

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:07:25 GMT


Elections


 
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