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Brexit


The Guardian

Brexit is entrenching some dangerous myths about 'British' culture
The Guardian
On one hand, it harks – increasingly since the Brexit vote – back to the age of empire. “A small island perched on the edge of the European continent became a leader of world trade,” is how international trade secretary Liam Fox fondly described that ...
Not a little list: EU draws up Brexit billReuters
EU Offers Post-Brexit Rights to Britons in Europe: DocumentU.S. News & World Report
Is Brexit Worse For The UK Or The EU?Forbes
Financial Times -CNNMoney -Express.co.uk
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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:32:00 GMT


The Guardian

Scotland's opposition to a Tory Brexit
The Guardian
Scotland's opposition to a Tory Brexit. Support for the EU is growing in Scotland, writes Nigel Ings. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson taking part in the Scottish Leaders' election debate. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA. General election 2017 ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:55:00 GMT


Financial Times

Lloyds' chair refutes 'Jenga tower' collapse of City after Brexit
Financial Times
Douglas Flint, HSBC's chairman, had highlighted the risk of Brexit causing heavy job losses in the UK by comparing its overlapping financial services to the game of Jenga, in which players pull out pieces while trying to avoid the whole structure ...
Lloyd's begin post-Brexit financial exodus with shock decision that will delight JunckerExpress.co.uk
Lloyds chairman dismisses warnings the City could collapse like a Jenga tower after BrexitTelegraph.co.uk
City chiefs shrug off Brexit blues: Bosses at Lloyds Bank, Aberdeen Asset Management and Lloyd's of London deliver ...City A.M.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:43:42 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Brexit doom mongers are looking ahead, but they may be wrong again
Telegraph.co.uk
The approach used to reach their findings echoes the infamous Treasury “gravity model” analysis on the long-term costs of Brexit. A well-evidenced empirical result is that trade between two countries tends to rise in proportion to the size of the ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 21:13:00 GMT


The Guardian

Brexit economy: workers face squeeze but firms remain upbeat
The Guardian
The Brexit squeeze on household budgets has intensified over the past month, but companies and investors remain cautiously optimistic about the economic outlook in the run-up to the election, a Guardian analysis shows. With a fortnight to go until the ...
Brexit slowdown worse than expectedBangkok Post

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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:12:59 GMT


European Union


USA TODAY

Trump, European Union leaders remain at odds over Russia
USA TODAY
BRUSSELS – As President Trump met with European leaders on Thursday, he couldn't escape the Russia controversy dogging him at home and now abroad. The White House is grappling with multiple investigations into Russia's interference in last year's ...
Trump, EU Leaders Air Competing Visions in Brussels MeetingWall Street Journal (subscription)
Donald Trump attends European Union meetings in BrusselsWABC-TV
Donald Trump believes jobs 'will be lost because of Brexit'Express.co.uk
Reuters -New York Times
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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:47:07 GMT


Reuters

Not a little list: EU draws up Brexit bill
Reuters
A draft EU negotiating paper, seen by Reuters, that will be put to London when Brexit talks begin following a national election in Britain on June 8 makes clear that suggestions from Prime Minister Theresa May's government that the Union might end up ...
EU staff warned of lobbyists as Brexit under threat from campaignersExpress.co.uk
EU offers post-Brexit rights to Britons in Europe - documentReuters UK
EU citizens are leaving Brexit BritainCNNMoney
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:54:56 GMT


euronews

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

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Wed, 24 May 2017 18:25:09 GMT


BBC News

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

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Wed, 24 May 2017 15:59:57 GMT


Tubefilter

European Union Proposes Rules To Hold Online Video Platforms ...
Tubefilter
The European Union is continuing its crusade to eradicate hate speech within the online video world, and as part of that plan, it is looking to put some pressure ...

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Wed, 24 May 2017 18:10:29 GMT


China


Forbes

US warship drill meant to defy China's claim over artificial island: officials
Reuters
WASHINGTON A U.S. warship carried out a "maneuvering drill" when it sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, to show Beijing it was not entitled to a territorial sea around it, U.S. officials ...
How China's 'Combustible Ice' Discovery Could Worsen South China Sea DisputeForbes
For 1st time under Trump, US challenges China in disputed watersCBS News
In the South China Sea, the US is Struggling to Halt Beijing's AdvanceForeign Policy (blog)
The Hill
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Fri, 26 May 2017 01:05:00 GMT


Bloomberg

Taiwan Gay Marriage Ruling Widens Political Divide With China
Bloomberg
Taiwan's historic court ruling this week did more than make it the first place in Asia to let same-sex couples wed: It also widened the political gap with China. The decision by Taiwan's constitutional court Wednesday to legalize gay marriage in two ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:00:47 GMT


Forbes

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


Washington Post

Why China is so afraid of Chinese students in the United States
Washington Post
In 1944, amidst a crackdown on liberal dissent at home, the government of China launched a program to ensure the ideological purity of Chinese students studying in the United States. The government ordered that all students planning to go to the United ...
The rise of the Little Pink: China's young angry digital warriorsSouth China Morning Post

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Thu, 25 May 2017 13:28:55 GMT


BBC News

TV show triggers Chinese virginity debate
BBC News
"He asked me whether I am a virgin," says Qiu Yingying, bursting into tears. She has just found out her relationship with boyfriend Ying Qin is over, after he found out she had had sex in the past. The scene from China's biggest soap opera right now ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 21:43:09 GMT


World


Bloomberg

World Bank's Star Economist Is Sidelined in War Over Words
Bloomberg
The World Bank's chief economist has been stripped of his management duties after researchers rebelled against his efforts to make them communicate more clearly, including curbs on the written use of “and.” Paul Romer is relinquishing oversight of the ...
And World Bank economist suffers for bid to sharpen clausesFinancial Times

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:41:47 GMT


New York Times

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

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Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:25 GMT


Washington Post

Will 'Trumpshakes' make world leaders avoid his grip?
Washington Post
At The Fix, we've written a few times about President Trump's weird handshakes — particularly his habit of yanking on the hand of the person he's shaking. We even spoke with a psychologist who has studied handshakes, analyzing how the handshake is a ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 20:38:50 GMT


NPR

Pinegrove On World Cafe
NPR
Listening to Pinegrove's music gives you that warm feeling of spending time with old friends — familiar, nostalgic and endearingly rough around the edges. And although its 2016 album Cardinal got a lot of love from critics, Pinegrove is a young band ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:41:00 GMT


The Guardian

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

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Thu, 25 May 2017 14:24:03 GMT


South China Sea


Foreign Policy (blog)

US warship drill meant to defy China's claim over artificial island: officials
Reuters
WASHINGTON A U.S. warship carried out a "maneuvering drill" when it sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, to show Beijing it was not entitled to a territorial sea around it, U.S. officials ...
In the South China Sea, the US is Struggling to Halt Beijing's AdvanceForeign Policy (blog)
How China's 'Combustible Ice' Discovery Could Worsen South China Sea DisputeForbes
Beijing protests US Navy patrol through South China SeaNavyTimes.com
Telegraph.co.uk -U.S. News & World Report
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Fri, 26 May 2017 01:05:00 GMT


Reuters

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

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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:18:10 GMT


Reuters

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

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:44:28 GMT


Washington Post

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

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Tue, 23 May 2017 09:18:27 GMT


Firstpost

South China Sea dispute: Xi Jinping govt sidesteps Philippines' president Duterte's claims of war threat
Firstpost
Beijing: China today sidestepped claims by Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte that it had threatened to go to war over the disputed South China Sea. Duterte, who met with Chinese president Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing last week, said ...

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Mon, 22 May 2017 12:04:35 GMT


Russia


NBCNews.com

Jared Kushner Under Scrutiny in Russia Probe, Say Officials
NBCNews.com
Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News. Investigators believe Kushner has significant information relevant to their ...
Jared Kushner examined as part of FBI Russia investigationABC News
Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigationWashington Post
Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia investigationUSA TODAY
CNN -BBC News -Business Insider
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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:36:00 GMT


Fox News

Trump and the Russia investigation: What to know
Fox News
Democrats have upped their call for a special prosecutor to look into ties between Trump's campaign and the Russian meddling in the U.S presidential election in the wake of reports that Trump asked the former FBI director to end an investigation into ...
Robert Mueller emerging as gatekeeper for all Russia probes, and Congress is waryUSA TODAY
The Known Unknowns of the Russia InvestigationThe Atlantic
Top Russian Officials Discussed How to Influence Trump Aides Last SummerNew York Times
Reuters -Business Insider -The Hill
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Thu, 25 May 2017 23:58:06 GMT


CNBC

Russia's not ruling out a deeper cut to oil production after OPEC disappoints
CNBC
Oil prices plunged nearly 5 percent on Thursday after major exporters extended their deal to limit oil production for nine months, disappointing investors who were hoping for deeper cuts. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC after the ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:00:15 GMT


The Hill

Official: Trump 'looking at' future of US sanctions on Russia
The Hill
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had reportedly asked Corker for an opportunity to demonstrate that U.S.-Russia relations were improving. Corker said that unless Tillerson could soon prove to the committee that relations were changing, he would ...
Trump May Lift Sanctions On Russia Just As Collusion Investigation Kicks Into High GearPoliticusUSA

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Fri, 26 May 2017 01:05:00 GMT


PBS NewsHour

Long-neutral Sweden beefs up military defenses to face Russia threat
PBS NewsHour
Twelve years ago, Sweden demilitarized the strategic island of Gotland, deeming Russia a non-threat. But times have changed, and Sweden has been beefing up its defenses in the face of increasing Russian aggression. Special correspondent Malcolm ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 23:50:12 GMT


UK


New York Times

UK, in Mourning, Asks if It Could Have Stopped Manchester Bomber
New York Times
Messages written next to a makeshift memorial to the victims of the Manchester bombing. Credit Andrew Testa for The New York Times. MANCHESTER, England — The British authorities intensified their search on Thursday for possible accomplices of the ...
Trump condemns leaks after UK police briefly halt information sharingReuters
'Furious' UK reportedly stops sharing intelligence with US following Manchester attack leakCNBC
Manchester bombing evidence leaks: Furious UK resumes sharing intelligence with USNEWS.com.au
The Guardian -Vox
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Thu, 25 May 2017 20:06:01 GMT


Sky News

Corbyn blames foreign policy for UK terrorism
Sky News
The Labour leader claims the so-called "war on terror" is not working and is promising a government led by him would change foreign policy so it fights rather than fuels terrorism. But by choosing to talk about terrorism and linking it to UK support ...
Jeremy Corbyn to blame terrorist attacks such as Manchester bombing on UK foreign policyThe Independent
General election 2017: Corbyn links terror threat to wars abroadBBC News
UK political parties to resume national campaigning on FridayThe Guardian

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Thu, 25 May 2017 21:01:34 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Five UK terror plots disrupted in past two months as MI5 battles 'unparalleled' threats
Telegraph.co.uk
Britain is dealing with an unprecedented terrorist threat which has seen MI5 and police disrupt five terror plots in the past two months alone, a senior Whitehall source has said. The threat from Islamist terrorists intent on committing attacks in the ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:49:00 GMT


The Guardian

UK government loses appeal against case of refugees at Cyprus base
The Guardian
Despite the legal obstacles, Bashir said he still wanted to reach the UK. “It is for the children, I think England is still a good place when they finish school to go to good universities and get a good job and build a good future,” he said. “I have ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:14:00 GMT


BBC News

Will intelligence leaks sink US-UK relationship?
BBC News
On Wednesday morning, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd issued a stern rebuke to the US government for leaking the name of the suspect in the Manchester bombing to American news outlets before UK authorities were prepared to make it public.
Theresa May to confront Trump over Manchester leaks as UK police stop sharing information with USNational Post
Manchester attack: It is pious and inaccurate to say Salman Abedi's actions had 'nothing to do with Islam'The Independent

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Thu, 25 May 2017 14:53:05 GMT


Germany


Slate Magazine (blog)

Trump Reportedly Wants to Stop Germans From Selling So Many Cars Here, Where They're Made
Slate Magazine (blog)
Donald Trump had some tough words for the Germans at the NATO summit in Belgium on Thursday. “The Germans are bad, very bad,” he reportedly told Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Union. “Look at the millions of cars that they're ...
President Trump calls Germans 'very bad' and promises to stop car imports: reportUSA TODAY
Trump reportedly called Germany “bad, very bad” and threatened to stop Americans from buying BMWsQuartz
Trump: I'll Put a Stop to Germany Selling Cars in the USMother Jones
POLITICO.eu -The Week Magazine -Deutsche Welle
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Thu, 25 May 2017 21:12:45 GMT


Vanity Fair

Trump Drops the Mic on Trainwreck NATO Meeting by Calling Germans “Very Evil”
Vanity Fair
On Friday, Donald Trump set off for a nine-day road trip with stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome, Brussels, and Sicily. And, until today, things were actually going relatively well for the president, if we're grading on a curve. Sure, upon arriving in ...
An American president will speak in Germany on Thursday, and it's not TrumpWashington Post
Trump Should Nudge Germany to Spend More on DefenseForeign Policy (blog)
France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State: diplomatsReuters
EUobserver -EURACTIV
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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:57:29 GMT


The State

McMaster, Germany minister stress importance of trade relationship
The State
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and Germany's Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Brigitte Zypries, stressed on Thursday at the BMW Manufacturing plant in Greer the importance of trade relationships between Germany and the U.S..

Fri, 26 May 2017 01:02:31 GMT


Fox News

Terror potential in Germany's immigrant population quadruples, German feds say
Fox News
Security concerns have heightened in Germany after close to a million refugees arrived in 2015 from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and North Africa. Fears worsened when more than 1,200 women were reportedly assaulted in various German cities on New Year's ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:50:35 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Turkey's Leader Confronted by France, Germany at NATO Summit
U.S. News & World Report
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel both raised the issue of nationals from their countries currently held in custody in Turkey. It was the latest example of steadily decreasing relations between Erdogan and several of ...
Merkel Issues Ultimatum to Erdogan Over Access to AirbaseBloomberg

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:26:32 GMT


Business


Business Insider

'Putin will be thrilled': Former NATO ambassadors say Trump just dealt 'a major blow' to the alliance
Business Insider
President Donald Trump drew backlash Thursday after he did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's founding document during his summit with NATO allies in Brussels. The article, known as the collective-defense ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 19:39:04 GMT


Business Insider

Jared Kushner is becoming a focus in the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation
Business Insider
Former Trump associates have also been named in the ongoing probe — including, most recently, former national security adviser Michael Flynn, whose businesses were subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee this week. Flynn declined to comply ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 23:10:00 GMT


Business Insider

LIVE! Montana special election results
Business Insider
Voters in Montana are set to decide who they will send to the US House of Representatives. You can watch a live tally of the results below: Four candidates are vying for Montana's only House seat, but two candidates are seen as the main contenders ...

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Fri, 26 May 2017 02:07:21 GMT


Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg calls for exploring basic income in Harvard commencement speech
Business Insider
In his Harvard commencement speech on Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg advocated exploring a system in which all people receive a standard salary just for being alive, no questions asked. The system, known as universal basic income, is one of ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 21:00:57 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Chicago cop's lawyer calls Laquan McDonald's killing 'business as usual'
Chicago Tribune
Activists hold a rally and news conference May 25, 2017. Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged with first-degree murder in Laquan McDonald's fatal shooting, was at the courthouse for a hearing. (Alyssa Pointer / Chicago Tribune).

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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:20:03 GMT


France


Reuters

France's Macron urges Trump to avoid hasty climate change decision
Reuters
A White House summary of the meeting did not mention climate change but said Trump had urged France to meet the NATO target of spending 2 percent of GDP on defense and to ensure that NATO was focused on counter-terrorism. France spent about 1.8 ...
Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let goPBS NewsHour
Macron white-knuckles Trump in first meetupFRANCE 24
Trump to France's newly elected Macron: 'You were my guy'The Hill
CNBC -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Thu, 25 May 2017 17:38:00 GMT


CNBC

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

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:33:17 GMT


Variety

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

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:52:06 GMT


Washington Post

Turkey's leader confronted by France, Germany at NATO summit
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was confronted by key allies France and Germany with diplomatic complaints despite him traveling to Brussels to celebrate the unity of the NATO alliance. French President Emmanuel Macron and ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:23:09 GMT


Far From France, Duck Donuts among shops opening at the Pointe at Barclay
WECT-TV6
Far From France is a mix between a French cafe, bakery and specialty store. (Source: Far From France). Inside, you'll find traditional French items like macarons, tarts and baguettes - most of which the owners are making from scratch. (Source: WECT).

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:10:00 GMT


Italy


Aljazeera.com

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

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Thu, 25 May 2017 08:27:12 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Italy Court Overturns Appointments of 5 Museum Directors
U.S. News & World Report
21, 2016 file photo, James Bradburne, Milan's Brera Art Gallery director, right, shakes hand with Italian Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini at the end of a news conference in the Sala Passione hall of the gallery, in Milan, Italy. An Italian ...
Campaign to inject fresh blood into Italy's museum sector torpedoed by controversial court rulingTelegraph.co.uk
Italy court nixes directors named for 5 museums after reformSFGate
Court in Italy rules against foreign museum directorsDeutsche Welle
Channel NewsAsia
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Thu, 25 May 2017 21:45:00 GMT


Al-Arabiya

Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Dating back as far as the eighth century B.C., the artifacts were looted by Italian tomb raiders in the 1990s, then were smuggled out of the country and eventually turned up at two New York art galleries, the Manhattan district attorney's office said ...
US returns stolen archaeological artifacts to ItalyAl-Arabiya

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Thu, 25 May 2017 21:54:08 GMT


Washington Times

Donald Trump, Melania hold hands on Sicily Italy arrival
Washington Times
A pool reporter traveling with the president made a point of noting that the first couple was “holding hands as they made their way down the stairs” of the presidential aircraft at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, Italy, late Thursday night. The ...
At G7, nervous Italy plays host to newbies – and an unpredictable TrumpThe Globe and Mail
G7 leaders meeting in Italy9news.com.au
Italy looks to put G7 focus on AfricaEyewitness News
Sputnik International
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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:22:16 GMT


Financial Times

Italy's Veneto banks given state guarantee over liquidity
Financial Times
Italian authorities want to prevent a damaging “bail-in” of the two struggling banks — where bondholders, investors and depositors must bear losses before the use of state funds — and instead establish a scheme using a lower share of private funds ...
CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Italy rules out "bail in" for investors in Veneto banks rescueReuters
Italy rules out 'bail in' for investors in Veneto banks rescueReuters UK

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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:33:00 GMT


Turkey


Washington Post

Turkey's leader confronted by France, Germany at NATO summit
Washington Post
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel both raised the issue of nationals from their countries currently held in custody in Turkey. It was the latest example of steadily decreasing relations between Erdogan and several of ...
Senators: Turkey must waive diplomatic immunity for security guards involved in DC clashPolitico
EU raises human rights in talks with Turkey's ErdoganReuters
Turkey and EU talk — but it's not a rapprochementPOLITICO.eu
The Weekly Standard
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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:23:09 GMT


The Independent

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


CBC.ca

$1000 worth of turkey pot pie stolen from Ontario church
CBC.ca
Gladys Mott led a team of volunteers to make more than 200 turkey pot pies to raise money for their church in Ingersoll, Ont., which is badly in need of some repairs. But sometime last week, someone broke into St. James' Anglican Church and took about ...
Police investigating after 200 frozen turkey pot pies missing in OntarioCTV News
OPP probing theft of 200 turkey pot pies from Ingersoll churchLondon Free Press
Police Seek Turkey Pie ThiefBlackburnNews.com
Ingersoll Times
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Thu, 25 May 2017 20:24:44 GMT


CBS News

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

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Thu, 25 May 2017 02:10:00 GMT


RFI

Turkey must release French photographer Mathias Depardon
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Istanbul, May 25, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Turkish authorities to immediately free Istanbul-based French photographer Mathias Depardon, who has been held in isolation and without charge in southeast Turkey since May 8, ...
French Journalist Held by Turkey Begins Hunger Strike: Activist GroupU.S. News & World Report
French photographer detained in Turkey starts hunger strikeABC News

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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:14:45 GMT


Syria


The Hill

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


Aljazeera.com

US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in east Syria: monitor
Aljazeera.com
US-led coalition air strikes killed at least 35 civilians in an eastern Syrian town held by ISIL, many of them women and children, a war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes on Thursday hit a series of residential ...
US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in Syria: monitorgulfnews.com
US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in eastern SyriaBusiness Standard

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Fri, 26 May 2017 02:38:17 GMT


Washington Examiner

Lawmakers warn: Iran wants military base in Syria near Israel
Washington Examiner
Iran is trying to gain a military base near the Israeli-Syrian border, a bipartisan pair of lawmakers warned the Trump administration. "A permanent Iranian military base in Syria, potentially near the border with Israel or Jordan, would increase Iran's ...
Obama: “Despite our best efforts,” Syria turned into a pretty vicious war An error occurred.Hot Air

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Thu, 25 May 2017 21:34:37 GMT


The Hill

Syrian airfield hit by US is back in use: report
The Hill
“It is in the vital national security interests of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons,” Trump said at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. “There can be no dispute that Syria used banned chemical ...
The Syrian Airfield The US Launched A Ton Of Missiles At Is Back In BusinessBuzzFeed News
Following Yemen, Syria Strikes, US Navy Looks to Stock Up on Tomahawk MissilesSputnik International

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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:53:00 GMT


Business Insider

Syrian army advances south toward rebel-held area
Reuters
BEIRUT The Syrian army said it had retaken a swathe of territory from Islamic State in southern Syria on Thursday in a rapid advance near areas held by U.S.-backed Syrian rebels at the border with Jordan and Iraq. The Syrian government said earlier in ...
ISIS' 'minister of war' has been killed in SyriaBusiness Insider
Syrian Army annihilates ISIS in Homs, reopens all roads between Palmyra and DamascusAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Video: Syrian Army Expels US-Backed Militants From Syrian DesertCenter for Research on Globalization

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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:50:00 GMT


Refugees


Los Angeles Times

A look at the decline in refugees entering the US under Trump
Los Angeles Times
Monthly refugee arrivals have plummeted in all but four states in the current fiscal year, according to a report published Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The study, based on analysis of U.S. State Department data, shows a decline in refugee ...
Despite Trump Travel Ban Setbacks, Flow Of Refugees Into US DropsCBS San Francisco Bay Area
It's not so easy for refugees to get to America. Here's what they have to do.Virginian-Pilot
Fewer refugees arrive in US, with declines in 46 statesPew Research Center
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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:02:48 GMT


Virginian-Pilot

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

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:43:06 GMT


Patricia Heaton travels to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees
ABC News
Patricia Heaton and her co-star Beau Wirick on "The Middle" recently took a trip to Jordan where they met with Syrian refugees. Traveling earlier this month with the Christian humanitarian organization World Vision, the two stars toured one of the ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 19:02:33 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Libyan coastguard opened fire at refugee boats: NGOs
Aljazeera.com
Libyan coastguard officers opened fire on two boats loaded with refugees while rescue attempts were under way in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, according to nongovernmental organisations involved in the operations. The Libyan coastguard has ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 17:11:25 GMT


The Guardian

UK government loses appeal against case of refugees at Cyprus base
The Guardian
A group of refugees who have spent more than 18 years living in condemned buildings at a British military base in Cyprus have won a legal victory after the appeal court ordered the home secretary to reverse an earlier decision and consider admitting ...
Government loses appeal after refusing to resettle stranded Cyprus refugeesChannel 4 News (blog)
Britain acted unlawfully in not accepting Bases refugeesCyprus Mail

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:14:00 GMT


Trade


Reuters

Trump talks trade with EU, varied differences remain
Reuters
And Trump also agreed to setting up a joint EU-U.S. "action plan" on trade, in an indication the new occupant of the White House is not as set on shunning free trade deals and promoting protectionism as some in Europe had feared he might. The White ...
With major deal frozen, EU, US look to cooperate on tradeReuters UK

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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:55:07 GMT


Barron's

A Simple GE Trade for Long-Suffering Investors
Barron's
The trade has some event risk. GE is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings on July 21. A good report – even though it may seem unlikely today – could move the stock through the call strike price. The company also will participate in a series of ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:54:43 GMT


Reuters

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

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:10:00 GMT


Washington Post

Trade Alex Ovechkin? Here's why the Capitals would almost certainly never do it.
Washington Post
A popular suggestion followed the familiar May postseason exit for the Washington Capitals: Trade Alex Ovechkin. It was a radical, if reflexive, proposal proffered by pundits as a remedy to the multiple second-round playoff losses suffered by the ...

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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:31:08 GMT


Bloomberg

China writes 117-page wish list for `win-win' US trade ties
News Chief
The government wants to beef up infrastructure cooperation with the U.S. and accept greater imports of goods ranging from soybeans to aircraft, according to a 117-page document released by the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday. The report also ...
China Writes 117-Page Wish List for 'Win-Win' U.S. Trade TiesBloomberg

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Fri, 26 May 2017 00:08:00 GMT


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