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Tue, 23 Apr 2019 02:45:17 GMT

Sterling slides to two-month low as Brexit pressure builds on PM May  Reuters

Sterling slid to a two-month low on Tuesday as hopes for a breakthrough in Brexit talks between the ruling and opposition parties faded and British Prime ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:31:00 GMT

Talks with Labour on Brexit are serious but difficult, May tells...  Reuters

Prime Minister Theresa May told her top team of ministers on Tuesday that talks with the Labour Party aimed at finding a way forward on Brexit were serious but ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:20:00 GMT

Secretive hard-Brexit Facebook campaign got 1m responses  The Guardian

A million Britons responded to a secretive Facebook campaign for a hard Brexit overseen by Lynton Crosby's company, according to the information ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:12:00 GMT

UK's biggest fishing trawler sails up Thames in Brexit warning  The Guardian

The biggest whitefish trawler in the UK fleet sailed up the Thames on Tuesday to highlight the threats facing the fishing industry if Brexit negotiations fail to ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:14:00 GMT

European Union

European Union: Human Rights Questions for Candidates  Human Rights Watch

Candidates for the European Parliament should clarify their positions on key human rights issues at a time when respect for human rights and the rule of law are ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Believe It Or Not, Brexit Is Actually Helping The European Union  NPR

When the United Kingdom voted for Brexit nearly three years ago, some thought it might mark the beginning of the end of the European Union. But a Brexit ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:01:00 GMT

The European Press Corps Cannot Cover the EU  The Atlantic

Brussels-based journalists struggle to reconcile the reality of complex pan-European decision making with national-news agendas. It's an uphill battle.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:00:00 GMT

AP Interview: Slovenia leader warns EU to counter populism  Washington Post

AP Interview: Slovenia leader says EU must counter populism, mounting influence of Russia and China.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:56:15 GMT

As Harley-Davidson profit falls, it considers building bikes in Europe and Trump threatens trade war  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Struggling with fallen demand for motorcycles and a steep tariff on its bikes sold in the European Union, Harley-Davidson Inc. on Tuesday reported a 26% drop ...

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An emerging crisis in China could give US the upper hand in trade talks  CNBC

China's worsening African swine flu crisis could give the U.S. an edge over China as the two countries try to hammer out a trade agreement, an analyst at Bank ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:55:43 GMT

China says its economic growth is improving, but analysts warn it still needs stimulus  CNBC

China's claim of stronger-than-expected economic growth in the first part of this year may be tempting policymakers to pare back stimulus. Analysts say that ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:04:03 GMT

In China, Shows Like “Story of Yanxi Palace” Go Viral, and the Party Is Not Amused  The New Yorker

Jiayang Fan writes about the hit Chinese TV series “Story of Yanxi Palace” and “Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace,” which have gone viral, despite Xi Jinping's ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:00:56 GMT


The State Of World Press Freedom In 2019 [Infographic]  Forbes

Last week, the 2019 World Press Freedom Index found that journalists are being treated with increasing levels of hostility. Its findings were brutally reinforced by ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:33:00 GMT

What’s happened so far in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth?  Polygon

What is the story of WoW: BfA so far? We recap the plot before Patch 8.2: Rise of Azshara, which will be released this week in World of Warcraft's PTR.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:20:16 GMT

The Spirit of SGV’s Iconic Dean Sin World Restaurant Lives On in Monterey Park  Eater LA

Plus Aghoo's Kitchen is back, and the ghost of Dean Sin World returns.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:20:00 GMT

Berlin businesswoman, feted for driving around world, dies  Fox News

Heidi Hetzer, a Berlin businesswoman whose late-in-life decision to drive around the world in an American vintage car won her many fans back home in ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:47:23 GMT

Year 2100: redrawing the world’s coasts  The Verge

By the year 2100, swollen seas and rivers will redraw shorelines as climbing temperatures melt ice caps. In one of the most extreme scenarios, waters globally ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:01:24 GMT

South China Sea

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea  Washington Post

BEIJING — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:35:54 GMT

Vietnam Quietly Builds Up 10 Islands in South China Sea  Voice of America

Vietnam and five other governments all have claimed parts of the South China Sea, a waterway known to Vietnamese as the East Sea. Vietnam has largely ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:57:00 GMT

China Exploits Fleet of U.S. Satellites to Strengthen Police and Military Power  The Wall Street Journal

Tangled ownership and offshore firms helped Beijing win access to superior technology, despite U.S. law preventing satellite sales to China. U.S. firms including ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:02:00 GMT

China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary  CNBC

China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy's founding, a senior ...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 05:27:57 GMT

South China Sea: ‘World WAR’ could arise from Scarborough Shoal tension warns Duterte

PHILIPPINES President Rodrigo Duterte said a world war could be triggered if China was to hit them amid rising tensions in the South China Sea.

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What Zelensky's win will mean for Ukraine's relations with Russia  CNN

Moscow (CNN) On Sunday, Ukrainians overwhelmingly threw their support behind a political newcomer, actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, to become ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:58:47 GMT

Russia's hack into the US election was surprisingly inexpensive, Mueller report shows  CNBC

After reading special counsel Robert Mueller's report, experts noted how Russian internet trolls and hackers appeared to use limited resources in carrying out ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:03:05 GMT

Exhausted Polar Bear Found Roaming Around Russian Village Airlifted Back Home  TIME

A polar bear found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home.

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Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:05:48 GMT

First 'marsquake' captured by UK sensors  GOV.UK

The NASA InSight lander, which is supported by the UK Space Agency, has recorded its first candidate for a 'marsquake'.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:49:44 GMT

Markets are underplaying the risk of the UK government imploding, strategist says  CNBC

Investors are underestimating the potential for the U.K. government to "implode," resulting in a snap general election, a senior foreign exchange strategist told ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:18:03 GMT

Coal-free spells are good, but the UK is falling short of carbon goals  New Scientist News

By Sam Wong. The UK now frequently goes for several days at a time without generating electricity from coal, leading to headlines celebrating record-breaking ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:01:32 GMT


Germany's 5G spectrum auction resumes after bids slowed before Easter  Reuters

Germany's auction of spectrum for 5G mobile services resumes on Tuesday after bidding slowed to a crawl last week before the Easter holiday, with the amount ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:59:00 GMT

Shipping on Rhine in Germany hampered by low water levels  Reuters

Cargo vessels cannot navigate much of the Rhine in Germany when fully loaded after dry weather caused a drop in water levels.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:01:00 GMT

Germany’s search for a new diplomatic map  Financial Times

The core ideas that have sustained foreign policy for decades are under attack from rising nationalism.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:01:05 GMT

Germany's AfD invites ex-Trump aide Bannon to media conference  Reuters

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has invited U.S. President Donald Trump's former strategist Steve Bannon to a media conference in Berlin for ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:50:00 GMT

A business delegation from Germany in Addis Ababa  africanews

Markus Soder, Minister-President of the German Free State of Bavaria led a delegation to Ethiopia this week. The delegation, which arrived on Sunday (April 14) ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:45:00 GMT


When A Life Challenge Becomes A Business Idea  Forbes

Like many other entrepreneurs, Julie Bombacino started her company because the product she needed didn't exist.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:30:00 GMT

A&W Won My Business Because It Operates With Purpose  Forbes

In the cutthroat world of fast-food, A&W Restaurants chooses to operate differently than its competitors.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:14:00 GMT

Kraft Heinz weighs sale of Ore-Ida frozen potato business  CNBC

Tater Tot maker Ore-Ida is the latest brand Kraft Heinz is considering shedding as it scrambles to pay down debt and restructure its business following a ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:05:55 GMT

Oracle turns to innovation hubs to drive cultural and business shift to cloud  TechCrunch

Oracle was founded in 1977. While it's not exactly GE or IBM, which date back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries respectively, it is old enough to be ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:27:53 GMT

Attorney: Fake German heiress had 'ambitious' business plans  Fox News

A defense attorney says fake German heiress Anna Sorokin was merely "buying time" and intended to pay back the friends and banks she's accused of ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:29:35 GMT


Trump to visit UK, France in June for D-Day anniversary  Fox News

President Trump will travel to the U.K. and France in June to mark the anniversary of the D-Day landings, the White House announced Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:10:46 GMT

France to launch free school breakfasts in fight against poverty  The Local France

The French government is set to introduce free school breakfasts for 100000 children in disadvantaged areas across France, with an investment of six million ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:55:40 GMT

France: Far-right claims surface for Macron’s ally  Washington Post

Nathalie Loiseau, who leads French president Emmanuel Macron's party in the EU parliament elections, is facing criticism after online media Mediapart revealed ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:42:45 GMT

Japan’s PM vows to help France in rebuilding Notre Dame  Washington Post

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pledging to help France in its efforts to rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:43:06 GMT

Amazon expands partnership with retail company Casino Group in France  TechCrunch

Casino Group and Amazon announced that they're expanding their partnership in France. In particular, there will be Amazon lockers in 1000 supermarkets and ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:47:00 GMT


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:05:00 GMT

Italy - Factors to watch on April 23  Reuters

MILANO, April 23 (Reuters) - The following factors could affect Italian markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:03:00 GMT

Italy coalition fights over corruption probe as markets fret  Reuters

Italian coalition feuding intensified on Tuesday, with the ruling parties at loggerheads over a junior minister embroiled in a corruption scandal as markets began ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:20:00 GMT

Seven reasons why living in Italy is bad for your health  The Local Italy

Italy is often said to be one of the healthiest places to live in the world. But is it really?

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:38:07 GMT

Italy Deputy PM Salvini Says Not Seeking Early Elections  Bloomberg

Italy's ruling coalition has four more years of work to do, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said, amid reports of *fresh* tension within the fractious government.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:50:00 GMT


Turkey’s Killing Fields  The New York Times

In “The Thirty-Year Genocide,” the Israeli historians Benny Morris and Dror Ze'evi detail the slaughter of Turkey's Christian minorities.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:00:16 GMT

Turkey's sole communist mayor promises small steps to socialism  Reuters

Capitalism is too firmly entrenched in Turkey to be uprooted overnight, according to the country's sole communist mayor, but small steps to create local jobs and ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:13:00 GMT

Can US convince Turkey to undo 'done deal' with Russia?  Al-Monitor

The United States is getting ready to ask Syrian Kurds to allow Turkish forces to deploy on the Kurdish side of the Syrian border. It's a move designed to appease ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:51:24 GMT

The US Air Force, not Turkey, is frustrating Lockheed execs on the F-35 program

WASHINGTON —Turkey's purchase of Lockheed Martin's F-35 is in jeopardy due to its order of a Russian air defense system, but Lockheed executives on ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:30:34 GMT

Turkey Dog killings in Turkey's capital show poor lawmaking  Al-Monitor

Two separate incidents of mass dog killings in Ankara over the past week have once again sparked nationwide protests, pressuring the parliament over Turkey's ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:11:17 GMT


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:00:00 GMT

U.S. withdrawal from Syria threatens revival of Kurdish language, too  Haaretz

QAMISHLI and AL-MALIKIYAH, Northern Syria — The students at Rojava University rise to welcome their Kurdish literature professor. The large room is dimly lit ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:11:40 GMT

Trump Administration Struggles to Get International Support for Syria Plan  The Wall Street Journal

The Trump administration has asked at least 21 of its allies to provide troops and other logistical support in Syria to prevent an Islamic State resurgence, but ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:58:00 GMT

Ten Kosovo women under house arrest after returning from Syria  Reuters

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Ten women repatriated to Kosovo from Syria at the weekend have been placed under house arrest on charges of participating in terrorist ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:08:00 GMT

Syria calls Instagram account closure ‘war,’ site says error  Washington Post

The Syrian Presidency says its official account on the social media site Instagram has been shut down, calling it an “unjustified” closure that is part of the war ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:43:22 GMT


The Greek Island That Became an Open-Air Prison for Refugees  The Nation

A three-year-old EU-Turkey deal has made living on Samos a nightmare, especially for women.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:04:14 GMT

Cameroonian refugees in daily struggle for survival in Nigeria  TRT World

Several thousand refugees are living in resettlement camps in the border villages of southeastern Nigeria and most of them struggle to access food, healthcare ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:31:23 GMT

Libya: Detained refugees shot as clashes near Tripoli continue

Refugees and migrants request immediate medical assistance as several people are reportedly wounded by gunfire.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:00:00 GMT

Northern NY has attractive attributes for climate change refugees

Places like Watertown have an abundance of nearby *fresh*, clean water.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:18:00 GMT

Mariam Fathalla discusses life experiences, harsh conditions as a Palestinian refugee  The Badger Herald

Eighty-nine year old Mariam Fathalla held a talk with journalist and translator Amena ElAshkar about her experiences as a Palestinian refugee Monday night.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:18:00 GMT


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:14:24 GMT

Your first trade for Tuesday, April 23  CNBC

The "Fast Money" traders shared their first moves for the market open. Carter Worth was a buyer of Hershey. Brian Kelly was a buyer of the Oil & Gas Exploration ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:19:43 GMT

As Harley-Davidson profit falls, it considers building bikes in Europe and Trump threatens trade war  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Struggling with fallen demand for motorcycles and a steep tariff on its bikes sold in the European Union, Harley-Davidson Inc. on Tuesday reported a 26% drop ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:09:00 GMT

An emerging crisis in China could give US the upper hand in trade talks  CNBC

China's worsening African swine flu crisis could give the U.S. an edge over China as the two countries try to hammer out a trade agreement, an analyst at Bank ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:55:43 GMT

Bizarre Patrick Peterson trade rumors started swirling before 2019 NFL Draft, but quickly get shot down  CBS Sports

The Cardinals cornerback could be dealt according to a report.

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