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Brexit


BBC News

Boris Johnson denies cabinet Brexit split
BBC News
Boris Johnson says the government is "working together" and that he will not be resigning after criticism of his intervention on Brexit. The foreign secretary has been accused of undermining Theresa May with a 4,000-word article setting out his own ...
Brexit Bulletin: Is Boris Bolting?Bloomberg
Brexit weekly briefing: Johnson grabs headlines with 'self-serving powerplay'The Guardian
Boris Johnson would have been sacked over his Brexit article in 'normal times', says Ken ClarkeThe Independent
CNNMoney -New York Times -Reuters -Telegraph.co.uk
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:35:56 GMT


New York Times

Brexit Is Hurting the Fight Against Corruption
New York Times
It was he who gave us Brexit, by promising a referendum demanded primarily by a few dozen golf-club bores in his own party. It was he who, more than anyone, messed up the Remain campaign and as soon as it failed fled politics for lucrative speaking fees.

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:34:58 GMT


Bloomberg

Brexit Spat Defused With Johnson Attending May's Florence Speech
Bloomberg
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and her errant foreign secretary appeared to have put aside their differences over Brexit, with Boris Johnson planning to attend her keynote speech in Florence after challenging her plan for leaving the European Union.
Boris Johnson: I won't quit over Theresa May's Brexit speechThe Guardian
Theresa May expects Boris Johnson to remain as Foreign Secretary after Brexit speechTelegraph.co.uk
Boris Johnson denies he is preparing to resign if Theresa May rejects his Brexit demandsThe Independent
Express.co.uk -Spectator.co.uk (blog) -Metro
all 163 news articles »
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:03:23 GMT


The Independent

Brexit: Donald Tusk agrees to meet Theresa May amid stalled talks and resignation of top UK adviser
The Independent
The news comes amid reports of stalled negotiations between UK and EU officials and the resignation of Oliver Robbins, the former Brexit Permanent Secretary. Ms May claimed his resignation was good timing as the UK entered a "more detailed and more ...
Brexit will lead to net loss for public finances, warns UK think tankCNBC
Theresa May will get no sympathy for Brexit in ItalyThe Guardian
Forget gaining £350m a week, Brexit would cost the UK £300m a weekNew Statesman
Reuters -Human Rights Watch -Express.co.uk
all 94 news articles »
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:43:08 GMT


The Guardian

Lloyd's of London firm moves European base to Dublin over Brexit
The Guardian
One of Lloyd's of London's largest insurance syndicates is to move its European headquarters to Dublin because of Brexit, Ireland's prime minister has announced. XL Group, which operates the XL Catlin brand, chose the Irish capital as its preferred ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:48:00 GMT


European Union


Recode

A top European Union official is planning to press Apple, Facebook and others this week on privacy and hate speech
Recode
One of the European Union's leading regulators is making a house call to Silicon Valley this week. Her agenda: A series of meetings with the likes of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to press the tech industry on privacy, hate speech and consumer protection.
QuisLex Approved for EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield FrameworksPR Web (press release)

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:35:00 GMT


Express.co.uk

Brussels faces rebellion over South America trade deal that will 'devastate' EU farmers
Express.co.uk
Brazil and Argentina in particular are big global producers of beef, and are keen to secure access to a European marketplace that will comprise of 440 million consumers once Britain has left. Joe Healy, president of the Irish Farmers Association, said ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:19:00 GMT


Winter Is Coming

The European Union aims to crack down on piracy
Winter Is Coming
Then the company takes it down. Basically, the EU wants companies (Google, Facebook, etc.) to take more responsibility. The guidelines encourage companies to hone technology that lets them detect infringing content before it's uploaded, rather than after.

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:05:39 GMT


POLITICO.eu

Lib Dem leader: EU risks making Brexit worse
POLITICO.eu
BOURNEMOUTH, England — The European Union is making a “car crash” hard Brexit more likely by failing to understand the British position and talking up the chances of a “European superstate,” according to one of the most pro-EU figures in British politics.
Head of anti-Brexit party appeals for help to stop EU exitReuters

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:34:18 GMT


The Independent (blog)

Is the UK grown up enough to survive outside the EU?
The Independent (blog)
Like an immature and grubby urchin that needs its mother to constantly wipe its face (... and its bottom), the UK evidently needs its EU “mother” – however imperfect, over-protective or “controlling” she may appear to be at times – to monitor our ...
REVEALED: Britain's Brexit Bill has one fact missing which is a MAJOR worry for leaversExpress.co.uk
PM expected to offer to fill post-Brexit EU budget hole - FTReuters
Theresa May prepares €20bn EU budget offerFinancial Times
CBC.ca
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:45:37 GMT


China


U.S. News & World Report

Pyongyang's China Connection
U.S. News & World Report
China, though, insists its hands are tied. Trump, the Chinese claim, overestimates their ability to influence their unruly Stalinist neighbor. “The so-called 'China responsibility theory' is based on a poor understanding of the nuclear issue on the ...
Why China Won't Pressure North Korea as Much as Trump WantsThe New Yorker
North Korea's biggest trading partner is China — and it's not even closeBusiness Insider
China: Threats against North Korea won't solve anythingNew York Post
RealClearPolitics -Aljazeera.com -Express.co.uk
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:50:51 GMT


CNBC

The timing may be right for Facebook to enter China next year, analyst predicts
CNBC
Conditions may soon be right for Facebook to break into the Chinese market, and Mark Zuckerberg's social media giant is already taking strategic steps to do so, Mizuho said Monday. "During our recent China trip, our meetings with various industry ...
Facebook's Chance for China Starts This November, Says MizuhoBarron's
MIZUHO: Here's why Facebook has 'a realistic opportunity' to enter China in 2018Business Insider
Facebook's Long-Awaited Entry Into China Market May Be NearInvestor's Business Daily

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:13:54 GMT


CNBC

China's bitcoin clampdown is likely here to stay, analysts say
CNBC
Chinese authorities banned token sales this month and local exchanges, under regulatory pressure, plan to close by the end of September. Analysts told CNBC the crackdown is likely part of a longer-term effort by regulators to control bitcoin. However ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:36:30 GMT


CBS News

Author Lenora Chu on the pros and cons of China's "military-like" classrooms
CBS News
In 2010, Chinese-American journalist Lenora Chu moved with her family to Shanghai where students regularly have some of the top math and reading test scores in the world. When her then-3-year-old son was admitted to a prestigious Shanghai preschool, ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:25:00 GMT


BBC News

China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close
BBC News
China is moving forward with plans to shut down Bitcoin exchanges in the country, starting with trading platforms in key cities. All Bitcoin exchanges in Beijing and Shanghai have been ordered to submit plans for winding down their operations by 20 ...
Bitcoin's fate untethers from ChinaBusiness Insider
China's bitcoin investors are flocking to one of the last available places to tradeQuartz
Uncertainty Dominates as China Continues to Clamp Down on CryptocurrenciesBitcoin Magazine
CryptoCoinsNews -Bitcoin News (press release) -CoinTelegraph
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:24:13 GMT


World


The New Yorker

Donald Trump's War Doctrine Débuts, at the UN
The New Yorker
On Tuesday, Donald Trump made his début on the world stage—on the same elegant green-marble dais, donated by Italy after the Second World War, that he had mocked in a 2012 tweet as ugly. “The 12 inch sq. marble tiles behind speaker at UN always ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:43:57 GMT


CNN

Trump's Dark Vision for the World
Slate Magazine
This was a clue that the speech, though sometimes couched in the language of international principles (and dotted with thanks to the U.N. for helping out here and there), was really going to be about Trump—and Trump's dark vision of what the world ...
How world leaders reacted to Trump's UN speechCNN
Trump Uses Putin's Arguments to Undermine the WorldDaily Beast
5 Ways Trump's UN Speech Proves He's the World's White-Supremacist-in-ChiefThe Root
New York Times -Politico -Los Angeles Times
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:39:00 GMT


Gizmodo

Man Who Saved the World From Nuclear Armageddon in 1983 Dies at 77
Gizmodo
And with that, he saved the world from nuclear war. But now reports have surfaced that Petrov died this past May. He was 77 years old. Karl Schumacher, a political activist in Germany, was one of the first people to publicize Petrov's story back in the ...
Stanislav Petrov, the man who saved the world from nuclear war, is dead at 77Quartz
Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77NPR
'The man who saved the world' died and the world didn't notice — Who was Stanislav Petrov?Atlanta Journal Constitution
Esquire.com -Smithsonian -Ars Technica -BBC
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:01:43 GMT


CNN

40 million slaves in the world, finds new report
CNN
London (CNN) More than 40 million people were estimated to be victims of modern slavery in 2016 -- and one in four of those were children. Those are the findings of a new report produced by the International Labor Organization (ILO), a U.N. agency ...
There are an estimated 40 million slaves in the world. Where do they live and what do they do?National Post

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:11:14 GMT


The Guardian

France promises to prevent 'death of rugby' if awarded 2023 World Cup
The Guardian
France has promised to prevent the “death of international rugby” if it is awarded the 2023 World Cup and has claimed a successful bid would help in attempts to stop its Top 14 clubs luring southern hemisphere players to Europe. France, whose bid ...
Ireland's Rugby World Cup 2023 bid could trump heavyweight rivalsTelegraph.co.uk

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:00:38 GMT


South China Sea


Daily Telegraph

Julie Bishop wades into South China Sea stoush | Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph
FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop has raised concerns about how China would react to any Australian Naval deployment in the South China Sea contested ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:51:25 GMT


Economic Times

Donald Trump decries threats to sovereignty in Ukraine, South China Sea
Economic Times
Donald Trump decries threats to sovereignty in Ukraine, South China Sea. AFP|. Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 08.57 PM IST. 0Comments. We must reject threats to sovereignty from the Ukraine to the South China Sea, Trump said. UNITED NATIONS: US President ...
Other highlights of US President's addressThe Straits Times

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:27:00 GMT


Daily Telegraph

Australian warships sent to South China Sea for military exercises ...
Daily Telegraph
A SMALL armada of Australian warships is headed north towards the South China Sea in a gritty show of resolve, but the Turnbull government has not made a ...

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:33:00 GMT


Forbes

China Remains Ambivalent To Mounting Pressure From Japan And India, For Now
Forbes
China may be acting to avoid criticism. To lock in its claim to sovereignty over most of the 3.5 million-square-kilometer South China Sea, where five other governments say the same waters belong to them, Beijing has been using landfill to build small ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:02:27 GMT


The Diplomat

A Path Towards Environmental Management in the South China Sea
The Diplomat
As part of an effort to manage the South China Sea disputes, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has set up and begun convening a newly-launched South China Sea Expert Working Group that brings together prominent experts on ...
Water Wars: September Sea SquabblesLawfare (blog)

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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:59:12 GMT


Russia


New York Times

Putin displays massive firepower in Russian war games on border with Europe
ABC News
LUGA, Russia -- Russia's big Zapad 2017 military exercises, believed to be the largest since the end of the Cold War, entered the news again on Tuesday after a video emerged appearing to show a Russian attack helicopter firing its rockets into a group ...
Russian Military Helicopter Fires Rockets by AccidentNew York Times
Russian helicopter accidentally fires rocket at onlookersThe Guardian
Zapad War Game 'Larger Than Russia Told Us,' Says Top NATO GeneralNewsweek
Christian Science Monitor -Vox -Washington Post
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:18:08 GMT


Washington Post

Senate Panel Cancels Meeting With Trump Lawyer Over Public Comments
New York Times
Mr. Cohen was prepared to tell the committee's investigators that the president's critics were using rumors and innuendo about Russian interference in the election in an attempt to undercut Mr. Trump's presidency. But the committee shut down the closed ...
Trump's former lawyer to testify in public next month in Senate's Russia probeWashington Post
Senate panel calls off Trump lawyer's Russia interview, plans hearing insteadPolitico
Trump's lawyer denies collusion with Russia in 2016 electionReuters
PBS NewsHour -CNN -NBCNews.com -CNN
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:39:58 GMT


CNBC

Trump using campaign, RNC funds to pay Russia probe legal bills: Reuters, citing sources
CNBC
Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking at possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in last year's election, and whether Trump may have obstructed justice by firing Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, among other ...
Trump Will Use Campaign Funds to Pay for Russia Legal BillsBloomberg
Trump using RNC money to pay legal fees in Russia probeThe Hill
To survive Russia investigation, Trump needs to keep GOP happyCNN
Mother Jones -Vox -The Week Magazine
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:00:18 GMT


CNN

Huntsman: No question Russia interfered in US election
CNN
And in January, days before President Donald Trump took office, the US intelligence community concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin had ordered an "influence campaign" aimed at hurting Trump's rival, Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton.
Trump choice for Russia ambassador: 'No question' Russia meddledReuters.com
Trump's Russia ambassador nominee: 'No question' Moscow meddled in electionNew York Post
Trump's Pick for Ambassador to Russia Says Trump Is Wrong About RussiaMother Jones
Daily Mail -Bloomberg -The Hill
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:04:09 GMT


The Independent

Pro-Putin forces drive convoy with 'Big Russia' sign through Belarus capital
The Independent
Footage of the nationalist People's Liberation Movement (NOD)'s convoy included seven cars, plastered with St George flags, political symbols, pictures of the Russian President and the words “Big Russia”. NOD peddles anti-liberal and anti-American ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:29:07 GMT


UK


Aljazeera.com

The very least the UK owes the Rohingya is protection
Aljazeera.com
There is no easy way to end the suffering there, but it is imperative that the world speaks out as one against such atrocities, yet the UK government's voice has barely been heard at all. Of all the countries that should be playing a role in protecting ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:42:49 GMT


BBC News

Google launches UK 'anti-terror fund'
BBC News
Google has announced it will give a total of £1m ($1.3m) to fund projects that help counter extremism in the UK. The UK fund was part of a $5m global commitment, the search giant said. Prime Minister Theresa May has asked technology companies to be ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:08:04 GMT


Financial Times

UK hotels find silver lining in Brexit-hit pound
Financial Times
The weak pound has boosted the UK hotel industry, helping to attract overseas visitors who have remained largely undeterred by a series of terrorist attacks. Merlin Entertainments, owner of the London Eye and Madame Tussauds, said in August that UK ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:01:00 GMT


BBC News

UK suspends aid for Myanmar military
BBC News
The UK government has suspended financial aid to Myanmar's military amid "ongoing violence" in the country, formerly known as Burma. Violence in the Rakhine state has seen more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims flee to neighbouring Bangladesh.
UK to suspend training of Burmese military over treatment of RohingyaThe Guardian
Rohingya Muslim crisis: UK bans military training in Burma over ethnic cleansingThe Independent
UK to end training for Myanmar military amid Rohingya crisisSky News

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:28:32 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

'Landlord tax' means UK is now among the worst EU countries for landlords
Telegraph.co.uk
Stamp duty hikes have made the UK among the worst countries in Europe for buy-to-let investment, new analysis shows. Over the past year Britain has plunged down the league table of the best EU countries in which to be a landlord, falling by ten places ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:34:45 GMT


Germany


Washington Post

In Germany, immigrants are becoming a serious political force
Washington Post
Jessica Bither is a senior program officer for migration with the German Marshall Fund of the United States in Berlin. BERLIN – As Germans head to the polls on Sept. 24, nearly 6 million eligible voters, or 10 percent of all eligible voters, are ...
Election tests German compassion towards migrantsFinancial Times
Angela Merkel's confidence alone won't mend Germany's problemsCNN
The future of Merkel's right-hand man is unclear with German elections loomingCNBC
Aljazeera.com -Reuters -Bloomberg
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:17:29 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

The surprising German enclaves around the world that also celebrate Oktoberfest
Telegraph.co.uk
It's not just Germany that will be chugging steins of beer with gusto during Oktoberfest. From Canada to Namibia, expat communities around the world will be raising a glass to the feted festival of beer this month. After all, German enclaves crop up in ...
Germany: Conditions to improve for Oktoberfest following cool, damp startAccuWeather.com

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:55:25 GMT


Balls of fun! Germany's gumball obsession – in pictures
The Guardian
The French anthropologist Marc Augé coined the term 'non-places', meaning mono-functional areas that lack their own history, relationships and identity. This one is in Quirnbach, Westerwald, Germany. Facebook Twitter Pinterest · Quirnbach, Westerwald ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:01:05 GMT


Germany: Refugee turns in lost purse with 14000 euros in it
ABC News
German police say a 16-year-old refugee from Iraq is in line for a reward after she turned in a lost handbag with 14,000 euros (nearly $17,000) in it. The dpa news agency reports that girl, who lives in a refugee home in Berlin, found the handbag on a ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:01:31 GMT


euronews

Germany and the diesel dilemma
euronews
Transport policy, the “diesel scandal” and the interests of the German automotive industry is a hot topic of debate that is dominating the German election campaign. We are in Stuttgart, meeting Manfred Niess protesting together with neighbours against ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:53:05 GMT


Business


Harvard Business Review

Starting a Business Can Increase Older Workers' Quality of Life (Even When It Doesn't Pay Well)
Harvard Business Review
As a result of declining birth rates and increasing life expectancy, the average age of the global population is increasing. This demographic trend has important implications for the labor market. Aging individuals are not always able to find ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:20:31 GMT


Business Insider

Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake jolted Mexico City, killing dozens
Business Insider
A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway on what was coincidentally the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. Panicked office workers streamed into the streets as the quake toppled ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:09:24 GMT


Harvard Business Review

We Shouldn't Always Need a “Business Case” to Do the Right Thing
Harvard Business Review
Each year several clients raise the same issue: the need to get buy-in from a skeptical senior executive in order to demonstrate a concrete benefit that will follow a proposed investment in an ethical business initiative or function. The executive ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:48:57 GMT


Markets Insider

REVIEW: The iPhone 8 is incredible, but you should wait for the iPhone X instead
Markets Insider
For the first time in the 10-year history of the iPhone, I can't recommend buying the newest models. That's not because the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are bad phones. They're actually great. But an even better phone is on the way. I've been using ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:25:32 GMT


Business Insider

Hurricane Maria, a catastrophic Category 5 storm, is on track to slam Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Business Insider
Hurricane Maria is headed for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as a powerful Category 5 storm with 175-mph winds. Maria made landfall on the island of Dominica at 9:15 p.m. ET on Monday — the first Category 5 storm in history there — and early ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:53:50 GMT


France


Fox News

Iran nuclear deal drives wedge between US and France
Fox News
The presidents of the United States and France both addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the first time on Tuesday, and both took divergent views when it came to the 2015 nuclear agreement reached between five U.N. permanent members ...
France defends Iran nuclear deal, which Trump calls deeply flawedReuters

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:37:08 GMT


The Guardian

France promises to prevent 'death of rugby' if awarded 2023 World Cup
The Guardian
France has promised to prevent the “death of international rugby” if it is awarded the 2023 World Cup and has claimed a successful bid would help in attempts to stop its Top 14 clubs luring southern hemisphere players to Europe. France, whose bid ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:00:38 GMT


FIFA.com

Official Slogan and Emblem of FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 launched today
FIFA.com
The Musee de l'Homme, located on Paris' famous Place du Trocadero, hosted the launch of the Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ today. FIFA President Gianni Infantino and French Football Federation (FFF) and ...
The 2019 Women's World Cup in France is beginning to take shapeWashington Post
FIFA Women' s World Cup France 2019 emblem and slogan unveiledXinhua

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:34:06 GMT


FIFA.com

France 2019's Official Emblem launched in Paris - FIFA.com
FIFA.com
The Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 was launched in Paris on Tuesday, the next step in the countdown to the ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:32:43 GMT


Politico

France cuts deficit forecasts as growth improves
MarketWatch
PARIS--The French government Tuesday cut its budget deficit forecasts for this year and next after taking austerity measures over the summer and as economic growth is stronger than initially expected. The finance ministry said it targets a deficit of 2 ...
Trump wants his own military parade after being wowed by France'sPolitico
France's Macron Says the Paris Climate Deal Is Not Up for DebateTIME
Trump continues 'bromance' with France's MacronLos Angeles Times
Reuters -Axios -FRANCE 24 -Huffington Post
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:48:04 GMT


Italy


CBS News

Calls for more security after series of rapes in Italy
CBS News
ROME -- Officials are calling for increased police patrols and new laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes around Italy. After two new cases emerged Tuesday, Rome mayor Virginia Raggi declared it has been "a black September for Italy." In ...
Italy urges more patrols, punishment after spate of rapesWFMZ Allentown

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:00:54 GMT


Times LIVE

NGO demands Italy release seized migrant rescue boat
Times LIVE
A German NGO whose migrant rescue boat was impounded by Italian authorities on suspicion of collusion with people traffickers said Tuesday it had been the victim of a "despicable smear campaign". Humanitarian group Jugend Rettet went to court to ...
Charity demands return of seized rescue ship as court hearing beginsThe Independent

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:01:11 GMT


Reuters

5-Star's young, popular Di Maio charts course to be Italy PM
Reuters
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement looks poised to name Luigi Di Maio as its candidate for prime minister in elections early next year and, if opinion polls are to be believed, the earnest 31-year-old has a good chance of winning.
Italy's populist 5-Stars to choose PM candidateYahoo7 News

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:20:11 GMT


The Guardian

Theresa May will get no sympathy for Brexit in Italy | Natalie ...
The Guardian
The prime minister's Europe speech on Friday has baffled Florence, where it is seen as an internal British dispute gone awry, writes Guardian columnist Natalie ...
May eyes speech in Italy to plug Brexit policy gapOman Tribune

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:34:56 GMT


The Local Italy

Ryanair cancels over 700 flights to and from Italy
The Local Italy
A total of 702 flights to and from Italy have been grounded so far, according to the list of cancelled flights. Italy's Transport Minister Graziano Delrio said that the situation was "very serious". "This has caused huge inconvenience for Italian ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:49:12 GMT


Turkey


The Independent

Turkey drops theory of evolution from national curriculum as children go back to school
The Independent
The theory of evolution is conspicuously absent from the curriculum of Turkey's schools as children begin the new academic year. Meanwhile, textbooks explaining the idea of jihad have been introduced. The move has reignited concerns that President ...
In schools, Turkey drops evolution and adds jihadSOFREP (press release) (subscription)

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:41:09 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Turkey Warns of Global Conflict if Iraq or Syria Break Up
U.S. News & World Report
SIRNAK, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey escalated its opposition to a Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq on Tuesday, training tank guns and rocket launchers across the southern border and saying the break-up of its neighbors could lead to ...
At UN Assembly, Turkey calls on world to fulfil aid pledges for hosting Syrian refugeesUN News Centre
Turkey 'will not allow fait accompli' in Iraq's northHurriyet Daily News
Breakup of Iraq or Syria could lead to global conflict, Turkey saysTODAYonline
Xinhua -Anadolu Agency
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:23:13 GMT


Reuters

Turkey not in direct talks for return of intelligence officers from Iraq: minister
Reuters
Cemil Bayik, one of the leaders of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), was quoted in regional media saying the two officers had been sent to Iraq to assassinate him. The outlawed PKK has been waging an insurgency in Turkey's southeast ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:53:11 GMT


New York Times

In Turkey's New Curriculum, Ataturk, Darwin and Jihad Get Face-Lifts
New York Times
When high school students in Turkey arrive for the fall term, Charles Darwin will be conspicuously absent from biology classes. In elementary school religion classes, teachers will promote the nonviolent meaning of the word jihad — “to struggle” — as ...

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:43:35 GMT


New York Times

Turkey's Future Is Moving Backward
New York Times
Every time the government stepped up its repression of Turkey's Kurdish-majority areas and denied the Kurds equal rights, including the right to education in their mother tongue, Kurdish activists would rally at the Human Rights Monument to issue press ...
Did Donald Trump Really Apologize to the President of Turkey?Mother Jones
Erdogan slams US for 'arming terrorists' after Washington cancels $1.2mn Turkey weapons dealRT
Erdogan angered after US cuts proposed arms deal with TurkeyRudaw
Washington Post -The Punch -Anadolu Agency
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:16:00 GMT


Syria


Washington Post

U.S. military closes outpost in southeastern Syria, ceding territory to ...
Washington Post
The U.S. military acknowledged Tuesday it has closed an outpost in southern Syria in recent days amid reports that American forces and their contingent of ...
Rebels say US evacuates base in southern Syrian desertReuters
Key American base in southern Syria destroyed by retreating US ...AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:30:48 GMT


The Nation.

Trapped: The Desperation of Syria's Displaced Civilians
The Nation.
Displaced Syrians are trapped as never before. Those in the desolate encampment in Rukban, on Jordan's remote northeastern border (known as “the berm”), are a microcosm of Syria's stranded civilians. They face an immediate threat, as the Syrian ...
EU strengthens its Syria crisis response through additional funding to UNICEFEU News

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:08:10 GMT


Washington Post

Militants assault government targets in western Syria, complicating cease-fire talks
Washington Post
ISTANBUL — Militants linked to al-Qaeda began a large-scale offensive Tuesday against government targets in western Syria, state media and opposition activists said, prompting a fierce response by pro-government forces and potentially impeding ...
Airstrikes target hospitals in Syria's Idlib provinceCNN
Syria warplanes strike militant hideouts in IdlibOman Tribune
Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troopsThe Spokesman-Review
Al-Arabiya -gulfnews.com
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:50:58 GMT


Washington Post

Trump has accelerated Obama's misguided policy toward Syria
Washington Post
This is one troubling consequence of a policy of now two administrations that took no meaningful action to push Assad out of Syria, thereby giving Iran and it surrogate Hezbollah a commanding position on Israel's border. “The Trump administration ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:10:14 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Israel Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone Over Syrian Frontier: Military
U.S. News & World Report
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a pilotless plane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday and said it was probably an Iranian-built aircraft on a reconnaissance mission for the Lebanese Hezbollah militant group along Israel's frontier with Syria.
WATCH: Israel intercepts Iranian-built drone on Syrian borderThe Jerusalem Post
Israel Shoots Down Iranian-made Hezbollah Drone Over Syria BorderHaaretz
IDF Patriot intercepts apparent Hezbollah drone from SyriaThe Times of Israel
The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:26:10 GMT


Refugees


NPR

Refugees Invited By Charity Make Themselves At Home In Trump's Childhood Abode
NPR
"Oxfam hosted refugees at President Trump's childhood home to declare that all people, refugees included, have the right to a safe place to call home," Shannon Scribner, Oxfam America's acting director for humanitarian programs and policy said in a ...
White House nixes study on benefits of refugees, report saysUSA TODAY
Trump White House Reportedly Nixed Study Showing Benefits of RefugeesNew York Magazine
The Trump administration rejects its own study finding refugees help the economyVox
New York Times -Los Angeles Times -The Hill -Oxfam America
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:02:00 GMT


The Guardian

First group of refugees on Manus and Nauru to be resettled in US
The Guardian
“Representatives from the United States Resettlement Support Centre have started to provide some refugees with a decision relating to their US refugee admissions program application,” read a sign at the immigration detention centre, which asked people ...
Refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to receive resettlement decisions from USDaily Telegraph
Manus and Nauru refugees to be approved for US resettlementABC Online
US to accept 54 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru in first intakeThe Sydney Morning Herald
9news.com.au -SBS -NEWS.com.au
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:07:19 GMT


Aljazeera.com

'Traitor': Rohingya refugees react to Suu Kyi's speech
Aljazeera.com
Myanmar, a Buddhist-majority country, has for years faced criticism for its treatment of the more than one million Rohingya, who are denied citizenship and struggle to access basic services. Here are reactions to the speech from Rohingya refugees Al ...
Mud and rain worsen plight for Rohingya refugeesUNHCR
Rohingya refugees say Aung San Suu Kyi's promise to allow their return is hollowABC Online
Bangladesh Copes With Chaos: Rohingya Refugees Are 'Coming And Coming'NPR
Economic Times -The Hindu -Bloomberg
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:41:56 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Why were 39 Burundian refugees shot dead in the DRC?
Aljazeera.com
On the night of September 12, the national army (FARDC) patrol arrested four Burundian refugees armed with "weapons" in the DRC town of Kamanyola in South Kivu province. Al Jazeera has since seen a video showing the four refugees carrying sticks.
UN calls on Congo to protect refugees after deadly shootingABC News

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:06:55 GMT


Financial Times

How well have Germany's refugees integrated?
Financial Times
Over the past three years, more refugees have arrived in Germany than anywhere else in the EU. The biggest such influx since the second world war has created huge challenges for Chancellor Angela Merkel. Two years after she proclaimed “Wir schaffen ...
Germany is integrating its refugeesThe Economist (blog)
For many Germans, this election is about refugeesPRI
One Million Refugees Came. Here's What Happened Next.Bloomberg
Washington Post -Irish Examiner -SBS
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:55:49 GMT


Trade


Business Insider

North Korea's biggest trading partner is China — and it's not even close
Business Insider
Business Insider put together two charts comparing North Korea's imports and exports by country using 2015 data from the Observatory of Economic Complexity (OEC), a project conducted at the MIT Media Lab Macro Connections group. In 2015, 85% of ...
Fast Asia Open: Japan trade data, Taiwan export ordersFinancial Times

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:59:26 GMT


Washington Post

Fantasy football trade advice: A shake-up could have AJ Green on the way up
Washington Post
Sure, deciding to make a big trade can be a tough call, and at this point in the season, it can feel panicky. Well, you know who wasn't too concerned about looking panicky to make a big move? The Bengals! On Friday, they fired offensive coordinator Ken ...

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:05:52 GMT


CBSSports.com

Fantasy Football Week 3: Use the Trade Values Chart to analyze your Jordan Howard, DeMarco Murray or Jordy ...
CBSSports.com
Fantasy Football Week 3: Use the Trade Values Chart to analyze your Jordan Howard, DeMarco Murray or Jordy Nelson moves. Injuries hit our Fantasy rosters hard in Week 2. Fix your squad with the help of our Trade Values Chart. Dave Richard mugshot ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:01:53 GMT

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:32:25 GMT


Sun Sentinel (blog)

Hyde5: Five thoughts on Timmons' suspension, Dolphins' trade for Anthony
Sun Sentinel (blog)
1. Suspending linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely is a punitive move by the Dolphins — and seems like a smart one by the collective-bargaining agreement rules whether they want him back or don't want anything to do with him. The Dolphins punitive ...
Saints trade linebacker Stephone Anthony to DolphinsNOLA.com
Dolphins trade for LB Stephone Anthony from SaintsThe Phinsider
Stephone Anthony trade: A parting of ways with the linebacker seemed inevitableThe Advocate
ESPN (blog) -Local 10 -Sports Illustrated
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:25:00 GMT


Elections


 
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