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Brexit


Washington Post

How the EU's ruling on Apple explains why Brexit happened
Washington Post
After the E.U.'s ruling on Apple and Ireland on Tuesday, one of the most outspoken Brexit leaders, Nigel Farage, tweeted that the E.U. was "anti-democratic" and "doomed," and included a video of him on a television show saying "Across the whole ...
Apple's fight with the EU over taxes is just like Brexit, VC saysCNBC
Brexit May Make UK More Attractive to Multinationals After EU's Apple RulingWall Street Journal
Brexit Britain could become home to giant global firms which fear huge EU tax demandsDaily Mail
City A.M.
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:20:48 GMT


New Statesman

Divisions emerge as Whitehall draws up Brexit scenarios
The Guardian
They said government departments were thinking of the possible forms that Brexit could take along a “continuum” stretching from heavy access to the single market with limited restrictions on immigration to stringent border controls alongside trade ...
Brexit negotiations: What happens if we don't get access to the common market?New Statesman
Theresa May rules out second EU referendum or vote on terms of BrexitThe Independent
Lessons From Brexit: More Sovereignty, More TradeForbes
Reuters -Wall Street Journal -Vanity Fair
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:46:11 GMT


USA TODAY

US companies brave a Brexit world
USA TODAY
Over the past two weeks, 14 companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 including technology firm Autodesk (ADSK), apparel maker PVH (PVH), HP (HPQ) and Estee Lauder (EL) have talked about the Brexit event, and few are all that concerned. Tiffany (TIF) ...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:03:26 GMT


Bloomberg

Brexit Bulletin: Services Feel the Pain
Bloomberg
QuickTake Brexit. Still, employment growth remained above average, the CBI said. Its chief, Carolyn Fairburn, told the Financial Times today that the government should take banks “off the naughty step” by scrapping a levy on their profits to ensure ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:32:08 GMT


Reuters

British consumer morale recovers some of its Brexit slump in August: GfK
Reuters
"We're reporting some recovery in the index this month as consumers settle into the new wait-and-see reality of a post-Brexit, pre-exit UK," Joe Staton, head of market dynamics at GfK, said. "The uptick in confidence is driven by good news from hard ...
Consumer confidence rebounds as figures ease post-Brexit vote nervesThe Guardian
Brits 'less afraid of Brexit' as consumer confidence bounces backMarketing Week

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:07:00 GMT


European Union


CNBC

Apple suddenly owes Ireland $14.5 billion thanks to an EU ruling
CNBC
The executive arm of the European Union concluded that Ireland granted undue tax benefits to the U.S. tech giant, which is illegal under EU state aid rules, allowing Apple to pay an effective corporate tax rate of 1 per cent on its European profits in ...
European Union Orders Apple To Pay Ireland $14.5B For “Illegal” Tax SavingsDeadline
Apple's $14.5 billion EU tax bill highlights overseas earnings hoardLos Angeles Times
European Union: Apple owes Ireland nearly $15 billion in back taxesPBS NewsHour
Tampabay.com -Telegraph.co.uk -New York Times -EU News
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:23:28 GMT


Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini ahead of the 21st Century Panglong Union ...
EU News
The opening of the 21st Century Panglong Union Peace Conference marks an important milestone in the advancement of peace and national reconciliation in Myanmar. The European Union welcomes the progress made in recent months towards increasing ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:08:44 GMT


Wall Street Journal

France Seeks to End US-EU Trade Talks
Wall Street Journal
PARIS—The French trade minister called for an end to trade negotiations between the European Union and the U.S., the firmest sign yet of opposition in Europe to what would be one of the most ambitious trade deals in decades. Matthias Fekl said he ...
France Calls to Halt Trade Talks Between US, European UnionHaaretz
EU's TTIP trade deal with the US has collapsed, says GermanyTelegraph.co.uk
French government wants European Union to stop trade talks with USChattanooga Times Free Press
The Guardian -RealClearWorld -The Seattle Times
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:10:38 GMT


New Support for a European Union Army
Cato Institute (blog)
The prime ministers of both Hungary and the Czech Republic urged the European Union to build its own army. That is a very significant shift in attitude. Until now, The European countries had been content to channel security matters through NATO and to ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:45:40 GMT


International Business Times

Germany Wants To Lift Sanctions On Russia: Merkel Debates European Union Action To Promote 'Common Security'
International Business Times
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she has "the very greatest interest in stopping sanctions" against Russia in the latest sign that Moscow and Berlin are working to renew relations amid conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. Merkel said as long as ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:47:00 GMT


China


BBC News

Pacific grim: Australia torn between US and China
BBC News
In a recent Australian-made TV political thriller called Secret City, a cyber-attack paralyses the country's air traffic control system. Authorities immediately (and incorrectly) point the finger at Chinese hackers. It's a storyline that's telling ...
Paul Keating warns Australia to prepare for the 'rise of China'ABC Online
Paul Keating: Australia lacks a foreign policy to negotiate the rise of ChinaThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:25:32 GMT


New York Times

China, Eager to Host Elite Club, Primps for G-20 Meeting
New York Times
HANGZHOU, China — As China prepares to host the Group of 20 economic summit meeting this weekend in Hangzhou, it is determined to show the world that it is an equal partner in one of the most exclusive clubs of wealthy nations. The conference, in this ...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:01:47 GMT


Washington Post

China charges US woman with espionage
Reuters
BEIJING An American businesswoman held in China since March last year has been charged with spying, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, the latest development in a case that has added to U.S.-China tensions. Sandy Phan-Gillis, from Houston, ...
China charges American with espionage ahead of Obama's Asia tripWashington Post
Obama Urged to Take Up Case of Texas Woman Held by ChinaNewsweek
Texas woman seeks freedom from China's graspUSA TODAY
New York Times -Wall Street Journal -CBS News
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:42:42 GMT


Wall Street Journal

China's Passive-Aggressive Diplomacy
Wall Street Journal
Yet Beijing has castigated South Korea's decision to deploy what's called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, a U.S. antiballistic-missile system, viewing it as part of a wider American plot to encircle China. Rolling it out on China's doorstep, says ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:42:59 GMT


Wall Street Journal

China's Embassy in Kyrgyzstan Hit by Suicide Bomber
Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—A suicide car bombing at the Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan wounded five people and killed the lone attacker, Chinese state media said. The attack in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek took place at about 9:32 a.m. local time Tuesday, when the ...
Suicide Bomber Attacks Chinese Embassy in KyrgyzstanNew York Times
Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bombReuters
'Suicide car bomber' targeting Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan leaves one dead, three injuredSouth China Morning Post
Financial Times -The Indian Express
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:23:44 GMT


World


TIME

World of Warcraft Legion: Reasons To Revisit The Game
TIME
The best reason to revisit World of Warcraft by way of its new Legion expansion, out August 30 for PC and Mac, is that you're a lapsed devotee. You already grasp exactly the sort of rock-rolling footslog you're signing up for, though maybe a year or ...
World of Warcraft may have just had its best expansion launch everPolygon
World of Warcraft: Legion Starts Really WellKotaku
World of Warcraft: Legion is here, and it's just like I remembered - CNETCNET
Geek -Lifehacker
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:08:46 GMT


CNN

Zika around the world: Where do we stand?
CNN
(CNN) Zika continues its march around the world. Moving from Africa to French Polynesia to Central and South America, the disease is now active in the United States and Asia, and is likely to continue to spread. Singapore Zika cases increase. Zika ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:11:14 GMT


New York Times

Westfield World Trade Center, the Consumer Cathedral
New York Times
The central promenade of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub is called the Oculus. Inside, columns extend skyward, linked by a thin spine of skylights. In Classical architecture, oculi were left open to the elements, and these skylights can open ...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:33:00 GMT


Fox News

Florida woman claims she has longest tongue in the world
Fox News
20-year-old Florida woman has gained an online following for being able to touch her elbow, earlobe and eye by extending her tongue. Barcroft Media reported that Gerkary Bracho Blequett's lizard-like licking talent has attracted an online following of ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:46:57 GMT


USA TODAY

Exclusive: You can meet 'Jurassic World' dinosaurs in real life
USA TODAY
25, animatronic animals inspired by the movie and designed by Creature Technology Company (Walking With Dinosaurs) will be roaming around the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia through April 2017 as part of Jurassic World: The Exhibition.
Dinosaurs to take over the Franklin Institute with 'Jurassic World: The Exhibition'Philly.com

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:33:10 GMT


South China Sea


Quartz

The line on a 70-year-old map that threatens to set off a war in East Asia
Quartz
Tensions are escalating in the South China Sea. On July 12 a UN tribunal will deliver a long-awaited verdict on Beijing's sweeping claims to the vital waterway. Each year more than $5 trillion in trade passes through the sea, which contains rich ...
China Will Never Respect the US Over the South China Sea. Here's WhyTIME
Why the South China Sea Arbitration Case Matters (Even if China Ignores It)The Diplomat
Chinese Military South China Sea 'No Sail' Zone Not a New MoveUSNI News
Forbes -The Week Magazine
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Fri, 08 Jul 2016 02:29:30 GMT


Reuters

Philippines says China must recognize South China Sea ruling
Reuters
A Philippine flag flutters from BRP Sierra Madre, a dilapidated Philippine Navy ship that has been aground since 1999 and became a Philippine military detachment on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea ...
Russia to Send Anti-Submarine Warfare Destroyers to South China SeaThe Diplomat
Philippine Supreme Court Justice Seeks New South China Sea RemediesForbes
South China Sea disputes threaten coral reefs, fisheriesNavyTimes.com
SOFREP (press release) (subscription)
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:56:15 GMT


NEWS.com.au

Study: China Flirts With War in South China Sea1:52
NEWS.com.au
In an article posted by the South China Morning Post, he said the international tribunal's ruling on the South China Sea last month would do nothing to deter China from its plans to increase its dominance of the region. “In its imagined world, the ...
China Wants a Successful G20 But Suspects West May Derail AgendaFortune
China-Japan Relations Before the G20 SummitThe Diplomat

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:27:56 GMT


Yahoo7 News

Vietnam says all will lose in any South China Sea war
Yahoo7 News
Singapore (AFP) - Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang warned on Tuesday there would be no winners in any armed conflict sparked by territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Quang, who is on a state visit to Singapore, told a forum that recent ...
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang: No winners if countries get into war over South China Sea rowInternational Business Times UK
Vietnamese President calls for win-win solution to 'worrying' disputes in South China SeaTODAYonline
PM Narendra Modi's Vietnam visit is to signal India's presence in South-East AsiaEconomic Times
The Diplomat
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:21:10 GMT


War on the Rocks

China Signals Resolve with Bomber Flights Over the South China Sea
War on the Rocks
An unprecedented display of Chinese strategic systems over disputed territories in the South China Sea reflects China's efforts to signal its resolve following a diplomatic defeat. After the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) tribunal ruled July 12 ...
China's top court issued an 'ominous' message about the South China SeaBusiness Insider
Countering Beijing's South China Sea defianceWashington Times
Beijing Needs the South China Sea to Stay on TopThe National Interest Online
Reuters -U.S. News & World Report
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Wed, 03 Aug 2016 04:22:53 GMT


Russia


Washington Post

Democrats ask the FBI to investigate Trump advisers' Russia ties
Washington Post
Several leading Democratic lawmakers are asking the Federal Bureau of Investigation to investigate senior Trump campaign advisers for collusion in the suspected Russian hacking of American political organizations and election systems. It's the most ...
Democrats ask FBI: Did Donald Trump aides' Russia connections lead to cyberattacks?CBS News
Dems ask for FBI probe of Trump-Russia link to DNC hackUSA TODAY
Harry Reid Cites Evidence of Russian Tampering in US Vote, and Seeks FBI InquiryNew York Times
Business Insider -The Verge -Fox News Latino
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:51:57 GMT


CNN

Kaine asks if Trump would stand up to Russian cyberattack
CNN
Hillary Clinton's running mate cast doubt on Trump's intentions, accusing him of having a "cozy" relationship with Russia. "Don't you think the American voters deserve at least to get to the bottom of why Trump's relationship with Russia is so cozy ...
Kaine slams Trump for not disclosing taxes, Russia tiesCTV News
Kaine asks: Would Trump stand up to a Russian cyberattack on US elections?Washington Post

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:18:53 GMT


Politico

Clinton aide Abedin concerned about email security in Russia, documents show
Politico
When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to Russia in October 2009, top aide Huma Abedin wrote an email to other department officials advising that they would not be using their BlackBerry devices in Moscow, expressing that she did not feel ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:37:15 GMT


Ukraine Today

Full-scale attack on Ukraine to begin in the next few weeks – Russian expert
Ukraine Today
This was reported by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and was reasoned by involvement in the large-scale military exercises near the border of Ukraine. The number of Russian troops involved in a 'sudden inspection of combat readiness ...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:47:54 GMT


UPI.com

Report: Russia is increased threat to Finland
UPI.com
The Fennovoima nuclear power plant is being constructed in Pyhajoki on Finland's west coast. The Russian state-owned nuclear contractor Rosatom is a part owner and the main supplier of the plant. A report by Finnish Institute of Foreign Affairs warns ...
Report: Russia now a greater threat to FinlandYLE News

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:52:00 GMT


UK


BBC News

UK and France pledge 'close co-operation' to resolve Calais migrants issue
BBC News
The UK and France have pledged to work together and "step up" moves to improve the migrant situation in Calais. A statement, released after Home Secretary Amber Rudd met her French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve, said both countries would resolve ...
Reality Check: Will migrants be allowed to claim UK asylum in France?BBC News
UK and France restate commitment to border treaty after Calais talksThe Guardian
France would suffer more than UK if it ended Calais dealTelegraph.co.uk
Daily Mail -Sky News -The Times (subscription)
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:22:01 GMT


The Independent

Apple tax: UK says it welcomes any company after tech-giant hit with £11bn Irish tax bill
The Independent
Downing Street has signalled it would “welcome any company” to the UK, just hours after an unprecedented EU tax-decision left a question mark over Apple's future in Ireland. Number 10 and the Treasury said Britain was “open for business” after being ...
Apple tax: Downing Street says tech giant 'welcome' to come to UK after EU orders Ireland to claw back £11bnTelegraph.co.uk
Apple ordered to pay €13bn in back taxes over 'illegal' deal in IrelandWired.co.uk
Apple faces bill of billions over its Irish tax affairs after EU rulingDaily Mail
BBC News
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:59:23 GMT


This is Money

Pre-Brexit vote research shows prosperity hotspots emerging across UK
The Guardian
This study, which examines a raft of measures including average annual pay, local house prices, small business growth rates and even things like charitable giving, showed that while London continues to be the UK's most prosperous city, others are also ...
Prosperity on the rise across the UK with one in 67 people calling themselves a millionaireThis is Money

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:01:08 GMT


BBC News

UK sees record number of foreign investment projects
BBC News
A record number of investments were made by foreign firms in the UK in the year to April 2016, according to government figures. The Department for International Trade recorded 2,213 inward investment projects, up 11% on the previous year. The data ...
Foreign investment boom boosts UK growth hopesTelegraph.co.uk

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:00:05 GMT


Financial Times

May rules out early UK election
Financial Times
Theresa May has quashed the idea of an early UK general election to capitalise on her party's huge poll lead over the warring Labour opposition. The prime minister's spokesman said on Tuesday there was “no need” for a another election after the ...
German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel says Britain can't have 'nice things' after BrexitNEWS.com.au
UK Versus EU: Brexit Will Heat Up As Summer Cools DownForbes
Brexit is actually boosting the UK economyNew York Post
Telegraph.co.uk
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:44:58 GMT


Germany


Voice of America

Merkel Admits Mistakes Made in Germany, EU with Refugee Crisis
Voice of America
Merkel, who has faced criticism in Germany for launching her policies of welcoming refugees a year ago, also told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung that Germany and the EU will need patience and endurance in dealing with migration of people to Europe.
Merkel says mistakes made in Germany, EU concerning refugeesDeutsche Welle
Merkel Says Germany Should Have Acted Sooner to Aid RefugeesBloomberg
Germany revising 2015 refugee figuresAljazeera.com
Reuters -The Guardian -Yahoo News
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:40:36 GMT


RT

More than 300000 refugees in Germany work illegally, pay kickbacks to asylum center staff - reports
RT
Up to 30 percent of the 1.1 million asylum seekers who arrived in Germany in 2015 may be working illegally, German broadcaster NDR said, citing experts. It added that refugee shelter employees often help migrants find illegal jobs in return for kickbacks.
Thousands of asylum seekers reported to be working illicitly in GermanyDeutsche Welle

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:50:20 GMT


Quartz

Not even a million migrants will reverse Germany's looming demographic decline
Quartz
Germany has registered its biggest population jump in more than 20 years. The overall population rose by 978,000 in 2015, a 1.2% increase. The total now stands at 82.2 million. It's been growing for the last few years after a worrying decline in the ...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:47:12 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Far-Right blamed as entrance to mosque in Germany bricked up
Telegraph.co.uk
Muslims living in a small town in northern Germany were shocked to find someone had bricked up the entrance to their mosque during the night. Those gathering for prayers last Friday in the town of Parchim found the door to the mosque jammed with ...
Worshippers at a mosque in Germany arrive to find far-right thugs have BRICKED up the doorwayDaily Mail

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:40:47 GMT


Reuters

General Atomics lawsuit to delay Heron drone program: Germany
Reuters
BERLIN Germany's Defence Ministry on Tuesday informed lawmakers that its plan to lease armed Heron TP drones from Israel Aerospace Industries [ISRAI.UL] will be delayed by months given a fresh legal challenge filed by U.S. weapons maker General ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:57:28 GMT


Business


Business Insider

Poland wants to steal Britain's place at the heart of European finance
Business Insider
Poland is the latest European nation attempting to sell itself as an attractive destination for businesses looking to shift operations away from the United Kingdom in the wake of the country's decision to leave the European Union, according to a report ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:57:00 GMT


Business Insider

What just happened to Apple, explained
Business Insider
"Apple entered into a deal with Ireland to not pay tax on all those profits," Edward Kleinbard, a professor of law and business at the USC Gould School of Law, told Business Insider. Instead, Apple paid "an arbitrarily small amount to Ireland in return ...
Apple should repay Ireland 13bn euros, European Commission rulesBBC News
EU Orders Apple to Pay Up to $14.5B in Tax to IrelandFox Business

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:32:46 GMT


Business Insider

A top ISIS official's death could have major implications for the future of the group
Business Insider
"This really sends the message out that ISIS is truly on the decline because he was such a figurehead," Clint Watts, a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and former US Army officer and FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force special agent, told ...
America's Most Wanted: The ISIS Leader at the Top of the US Kill ListNBCNews.com

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:18:14 GMT


Reuters

Google cloud unit close to winning PayPal business: CNBC
Reuters
Alphabet Inc's Google is close to winning PayPal Holdings Inc as a client for its cloud business, potentially beating out Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, CNBC reported on Tuesday. While Google is the front-runner, the online payments processor is ...
Google Is Winning the Fight for PayPal's BusinessFortune

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:37:27 GMT


Recode

Google is getting into the ride-share business — but it isn't a threat to Uber just yet
Recode
The Wall Street Journal headline sounds ominous: “Google Takes on Uber With New Ride-Share Service.” But the reality is less dramatic. Google — one of Uber's early investors — isn't actually launching a full-fledged Uber rival. Not today, at least ...
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at AlphabetBusiness Insider

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:49:21 GMT


France


ESPN

NASCAR matriarch Betty Jane France dies
ESPN
Betty Jane France, widow of former NASCAR chairman Bill France Jr. and the mother of current NASCAR chairman Brian France and vice chairwoman Lesa France Kennedy, died Monday at age 78. Serving as a NASCAR executive vice president and ...
Betty Jane France passes awayNascar
Tweets remembering NASCAR Executive VP Betty Jane FranceFOXSports.com
First lady Of NASCAR Betty Jane France diesWDBJ7
WSOC Charlotte -Yahoo Sports
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:12:40 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

'Bare-breasted' Marianne comment by prime minister stokes burkini row in France
Telegraph.co.uk
France's highest administrative court last Friday then suspended one seaside town's ban in the Mediterranean resort of Villeneuve-Loubet on the grounds it violated fundamental liberties. An administrative court in Nice also suspended the ban using the ...
French PM suggests naked breasts represent France better than a headscarfThe Guardian
Would France's Marianne Wear a Burqini?The Atlantic
French PM Manuel Valls suggests naked breasts represent France better than burkinisThe Independent
The Local.fr -thejournal.ie
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:49:00 GMT


Wall Street Journal

France Seeks to End US-EU Trade Talks
Wall Street Journal
In Europe, politicians in the bloc's biggest economic powers, France and Germany, find themselves under fire for supporting negotiations with the U.S. Marine Le Pen, the head of France's right-wing National Front party, has repeatedly attacked ...
France rules out imminent EU-US trade deal, wants talks haltedYahoo News
EU-US trade deal in doubt as France urges end to talksReuters
France demands an end to TTIP talksThe Guardian
Deutsche Welle -euronews -Financial Times
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:10:38 GMT


euronews

UK and France hold Calais talks
euronews
Amid pressure to scrap UK border checks in France, British home secretary Amber Rudd has held talks with her French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve in Paris. Presenting a united front, the two ministers pledged to improve the migrant situation in the ...
Letters: France must shoulder some responsibility for the crisis at its bordersTelegraph.co.uk
UK and France pledge 'close co-operation' to resolve Calais migrants issueBBC News
Dover MP warns against 'tit-for-tat' battles with France over border securityThe Guardian
Yahoo News -Financial Times -Wall Street Journal
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:29:06 GMT


RT

Officer stabbed at police station in Toulouse, France
RT
France has been on high alert following a series of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL)-linked attacks since January 2015. The largest loss of life came in November 2015 when at least 130 people were killed in Paris. Following that attack, France ...
Toulouse police station attack: Female cop stabbed in throat for 'representing France'Daily Star

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:33:45 GMT


Italy


The Guardian

Italy Honors Quake Victims as Bishop Warns of Reconstruction
New York Times
AMATRICE, Italy — An Italian bishop issued a veiled critique of the suspected shoddy construction behind the high death toll of Italy's earthquake and warned during a state funeral Tuesday that the rebuilding effort must not become a "looting" of ...
Italy earthquake: mass funeral for dozens of victims in AmatriceThe Guardian
Italy holds funeral for quake victims as search continuesYahoo News
Italy holds mass funeral for victims in hill-top town worst affected by earthquakeTelegraph.co.uk
BBC News -Financial Times -KGO-TV -BBC News
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:53:26 GMT


Reuters

Italy rescues 3000 migrants from Mediterranean as arrivals surge
Reuters
Data from the International Organization for Migration released on Friday said around 105,000 migrants had reached Italy by boat in 2016, many of them setting sail from Libya. An estimated 2,726 men, women and children have died over the same period ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:06:00 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Italy rescues 6500 refugees from Mediterranean
Aljazeera.com
Around 6,500 refugees and migrants were saved off the Libyan coast in 40 separate rescue missions by the Italian coastguard. Monday's efforts for one of the largest influxes of refugees in a single day this year showed people wearing life jackets ...
Italy rescues 6500 migrants from MediterraneanEyewitness News
Europe's Fix Backfires: 6500 Refugees Saved off Italy in 1 DayteleSUR English
Italy's coastguard: 6500 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in one dayDeutsche Welle
Reuters -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -BBC News
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:56:33 GMT


Voice of America

Italy's Mountainous Center Struggles for Stability
Voice of America
A sense of foreboding hangs over Italy's mountainous heartland after last Wednesday's town-flattening earthquake and more than 2,000 aftershocks. In the central regions of Lazio, Umbria and Marche, temblors are just one of the challenges facing ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:37:32 GMT


Huffington Post

Cat rescued in rubble several days after Italy earthquake
New York Post
24 when the 6.2-magnitude temblor rocked her town, where 193 people perished – from a total of 292 across central Italy. The distraught woman could not find the hiding Gioia before fleeing, though, and was unable to return to look for her because her ...
Cat Is Pulled From Rubble 6 Days After Italy's Deadly EarthquakeHuffington Post
Cat rescued from Italy quake rubble after five daysMashable
Pet cat rescued from rubble more than six days after Italy earthquakeThe Independent
Telegraph.co.uk -Inside Edition -The Local.it
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:42:00 GMT


Turkey


Yahoo News

Turkey's operation in Syria fraught with risk: analysts
Yahoo News
Istanbul (AFP) - Turkey's week-old cross-border operation in Syria could become a drawn-out affair that stokes tensions with Washington if Ankara continues to take the fight to US-backed Kurdish fighters, analysts say. Turkey says its unprecedented ...
Turkey's push into Syria: Even limited objectives carry riskChristian Science Monitor
Turkey: 'Operations will continue in northern Syria'Aljazeera.com
Turkey: US criticism over Syria operations unacceptablePress TV
Washington Post -Reuters -Haaretz
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:14:00 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Turkey: Ex-police chief, others detained in coup probe
Aljazeera.com
Turkey has detained a former police chief, several governors and nine journalists, according to state media, the latest in a string of detentions since a failed attempt to topple the government last month. The Istanbul chief public prosecutor's office ...
Turkey rounds up journalists, governors in post-coup crackdownDeutsche Welle
Turkey Detains Editor, Others in Post-coup CrackdownVoice of America
Turkey detains more journalists in coup round-up: reportReuters
Haaretz -Macleans.ca
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:03:05 GMT


National Post

Turkey's crackdown spreads to Germany as Merkel asks Turks not to 'import conflicts'
National Post
With its leafy playing fields and historic buildings on the site of a former British army barracks, the Wilhelmstadt School in the Berlin suburb of Spandau could easily be mistaken for an English boarding school. The only sign that something is ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:27:05 GMT


Daily Mail

EU must work with Turkey to stem migrant flow into Europe
Daily Mail
Brok's comments come amid a string of senior EU visits to Turkey as Brussels, back from summer holidays, gears up for more negotiations. The European Commission, the EU executive, will also report in September on the implementation of the migration ...
Turkey: handling of aftermath of coup attempt is a crucial test, say MEPsEU News
Turkey's post-coup purges shake higher educationReuters
EU parliamentarians realize impact of Turkey coup bidAnadolu Agency
Wall Street Journal -Washington Times
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:47:00 GMT


euronews

French president criticises Turkey's 'contradictory' intervention in Syria
euronews
France's president has criticised Turkey's military push into northern Syria, saying that it risks escalating the conflict. Addressing a gathering of French ambassadors in Paris, Francois Hollande called on all parties to stop the fighting and return ...
France critical of Turkey's intervention in SyriaAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Turkey's Syria operation could spark escalation, warns FranceYahoo News

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:57:29 GMT


Syria


New York Times

Senior ISIS Strategist and Spokesman Is Reported Killed in Syria
New York Times
BEIRUT, Lebanon — The Islamic State's spokesman and overseer of external terrorist operations, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, was killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo, the group's news outlet reported on Tuesday. A founding member of the group, Mr.
Key Islamic State leader killed in apparent US strike in SyriaReuters
Islamic State Spokesman Killed in SyriaWall Street Journal
Islamic State group says senior leader killed in SyriaCBS News
The Guardian -ABC News -NBCNews.com
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:03:50 GMT


USA TODAY

Here's why US allies are fighting each other in Syria
USA TODAY
The United States' attempts to bring together bitter enemies to tackle the Islamic State in Syria are unraveling, as Washington's key partners turn their guns on each other. Over the past few days, Syrian rebels backed by the Turkish military have ...
Turkish tank hit near Syria's Jarablus, three soldiers wounded: militaryReuters
Clashes Subside in Syria Between Turkish, Kurdish ForcesABC News
Turkey: 'Operations will continue in northern Syria'Aljazeera.com
Washington Post -BBC News -Huffington Post
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:33:37 GMT


Reuters

Russia questions report blaming Syrian government for gas attacks
Reuters
A civilian breathes through an oxygen mask at al-Quds hospital, after a hospital and a civil defence group said a gas, what they believed to be chlorine, was dropped alongside barrel bombs on a neighbourhood of the Syrian city of Aleppo, Syria, early ...
UN must act over chemical weapons in SyriaThe Guardian
UN Security Council Debates Sanctions on Syria for Chemical Weapons UseVoice of America
The Syrian forces and ISIL used toxic chemicals as weapons- reportUN News Centre

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:57:00 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Syria's war: US takes in 10000 refugees in one year
Aljazeera.com
The Obama administration is set to meet its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees this fiscal year, a month ahead of schedule. The White House also said that it is working with Congress to increase the target by a few thousand for the following year.
The disastrous nonintervention in SyriaWashington Post
US welcomes its 10000th Syrian refugee ahead of scheduleCNN
10000th Syrian Refugee Will Arrive in the US TodayNBCNews.com
CNSNews.com -Yahoo News -Huffington Post -Refugee Processing Center
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:55:00 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Syria's war: 'Deaths' as air strikes hit Idlib market
Aljazeera.com
At least seven civilians have been killed and dozens of others wounded in air strikes on the suburbs of the rebel-held city of Idlib in northwestern Syria, activists say. Tuesday's attack, blamed on Syrian government and Russian warplanes, struck a ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:20:08 GMT


Refugees


Fox News

Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official
Voice of America
The government is trying to ease congestion by transferring refugees to Bidibidi, a new settlement that can house 100,000 refugees. Yet fears of underdeveloped infrastructure, sanitation, possible spies and violence has many refugees too afraid to ...
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in UgandaFox News
UN Refugee Chief: World must act to end South Sudan sufferingUNHCR
UNHCR warns of overcrowding in Ugandan refugee campsAnadolu Agency

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:00:30 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Italy rescues 6500 refugees from Mediterranean
Aljazeera.com
Around 6,500 refugees and migrants were saved off the Libyan coast in 40 separate rescue missions by the Italian coastguard. Monday's efforts for one of the largest influxes of refugees in a single day this year showed people wearing life jackets ...
Dramatic photos show refugees fleeing Libya being rescued at seaThe Guardian
New Migration Wave From Libya Forces Single-Day Rescue of 6500 RefugeesCommon Dreams (press release)
Europe's Fix Backfires: 6500 Refugees Saved off Italy in 1 DayteleSUR English
The Independent -ABC News -South China Morning Post
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:56:33 GMT


Newsweek

What Vietnam War Can Teach Us About Resettling Refugees
Newsweek
Reports surfaced in July that a refugee living on the island of Bute off the West coast of Scotland had described her new home as “where people come to die”. Although it is early days for the U.K.'s Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement Scheme, these ...
Australia's Vietnamese community pledges $500k to UNHCR to help refugeesABC Online
Vietnamese community comes to aid of Syrian refugeesSBS

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:59:58 GMT


Huffington Post Canada

Syrian Refugees Face Tough Competition For 'Survival Jobs' In Calgary
Huffington Post Canada
Calgary's current economy is particularly unforgiving for Syrian refugees looking for work, according to an employment counsellor. “It's horrible. It's affecting us really badly in our settlement jobs,” said Carmen Goussous in an interview. “I chase ...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:16:00 GMT


RT

More than 300000 refugees in Germany work illegally, pay kickbacks to asylum center staff - reports
RT
Up to 30 percent of the 1.1 million asylum seekers who arrived in Germany in 2015 may be working illegally, German broadcaster NDR said, citing experts. It added that refugee shelter employees often help migrants find illegal jobs in return for kickbacks.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:50:20 GMT


Trade


Reuters

EU-US trade deal in doubt as France urges end to talks
Reuters
Washington and Brussels are officially committed to sealing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) before U.S. President Barack Obama leaves office in January, but their chances of doing so are being eroded by approaching elections ...
EU-Canada Trade Talks Falter, Boding Ill for Bigger DealsWall Street Journal
France rules out imminent EU-US trade deal, wants talks haltedYahoo News
US to blame for trade talks failure: French ministerCNBC
Bloomberg -Deutsche Welle -CNNMoney
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:05:05 GMT


Bloomberg

Two Experts Envision Trade Under Trump: Goodbye, Wal-Mart
Bloomberg
Donald Trump threatens to revoke the North American Free Trade Agreement and impose stiff tariffs on imports from China or products made by U.S. companies abroad. Hillary Clinton opposes the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership that President Barack ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:15:44 GMT


Voice of America

US Says It Wants to Complete European Trade Deal by Year's End
Voice of America
The United States says it still hopes to complete a massive trade pact with the European Union by the end of 2016, even after French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that negotiations had stalled. The White House said President Barack Obama was ...
No compromise from US, no TTIP with EU this year – France & Germany on trade dealRT
France Wants Halt to 'Imbalanced' EU-US Trade Deal TalksABC News
TTIP in further doubt as Hollande questions timingBBC News
Telegraph.co.uk
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:45:57 GMT


Reuters

Trade critic Trump visits Boeing Co's backyard
Reuters
EVERETT, Washington/WASHINGTON Republican Donald Trump, who has made his criticism of a pending Pacific trade agreement central to his campaign, on Tuesday was to visit a Seattle suburb that is home to a large Boeing Co plane manufacturing ...

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:35:00 GMT


Daily Reckoning

How to Trade the IPO "Sweet Spot"
Daily Reckoning
You had a couple of opportunities for a swing trade when GoPro shares first hit the market in 2014. GPRO breaking out of its range in early September 2014 was the most “tradable” move. But like many IPOs, anyone looking to hold longer than a few days ...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:56:46 GMT


Elections


Politico

Trump hammers Clinton for new Benghazi emails
Politico
Donald Trump's campaign on Tuesday seized on revelations that the FBI has recovered an additional 30 emails from Hillary Clinton's private server possibly related to the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack, saying the discovery makes one wonder “what is ...
Some Democrats Press Clinton to End Ties to FoundationWall Street Journal
Foundation headaches mount for ClintonsThe Hill (blog)
State Department says Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBILos Angeles Times
Fox News -Washington Post -Slate Magazine (blog) -ABC News
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:53:08 GMT


CNN

Could Donald Trump ride GOP senators' coattails?
CNN
Washington (CNN) The way the coattail effect usually goes, a popular presidential contender helps others in his party by bringing voters to the polls who, while there, end up pulling the lever for down-ballot candidates. But usual doesn't apply to most ...
Polls tighten in presidential raceThe Hill (blog)
Trump Hits Clinton For Not Doing News Conferences While Banning Reporters From His PressersHuffington Post
Mark Burns's Clinton tweet wasn't the pastor's only racial faux pasWashington Post
New York Times -Politico -Wall Street Journal -U.S. News & World Report
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:54:09 GMT


Huffington Post

Let's Take A Look Back At The Best Of Alan Grayson Over The Years
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― For the second time since Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) entered national politics, he's facing electoral defeat. In 2010, Grayson was swept out by the tea party wave after becoming enemy No. 1 of House Republicans ― not least for suggesting ...
Primary night in Arizona and Florida: McCain's last stand? Update: Rubio wins easilyHot Air
Florida votes in primary featuring Rubio, Wasserman-SchultzWashington Post
Rubio won't commit to serving 6-year termPolitico
Business Insider -Bloomberg -ABC News -SFGate
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:25:30 GMT


NorthJersey.com

Garrett top recipient of funds from Trump's new campaign chief
NorthJersey.com
Rep. Scott Garrett is the top recipient of campaign contributions over the past decade from Kellyanne Conway, the Republican pollster who became Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign manager earlier this month. Rep. Scott Garrett.
Trump Campaign Chief Praised Clinton In 2011 As “Compelling Figure” In Troubling TimesBuzzFeed News
Conway: Trump immigration 'softening' is 'approach' not policy'New York Daily News
Trump campaign chief: Deportation force unlikelyWashington Examiner (blog)
Hot Air
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:41:27 GMT


Politico

Conway: Trump was the 'most involved' in drafting his immigration speech
Politico
Donald Trump's campaign manager said the Republican candidate was “the most involved” in the drafting of his highly anticipated speech on immigration. “It's an excellent speech, we've been working very hard on it, and these are his words and his policies.
Trump aide: It's a 'shame' Clinton allies call namesThe Hill (blog)
Kellyanne Conway: If women, men had equal strength, 'rape would not exist'CNN
Trump Campaign Aims for Immigration Clarity Ahead of SpeechU.S. News & World Report
Raw Story -Daily Caller -Mic -MSNBC
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:25:54 GMT


 
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