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Brexit


Financial Times

UK to back temporary free movement after Brexit, says Michael Gove
Financial Times
Leading Eurosceptic minister Michael Gove said on Friday the UK is willing to allow EU citizens to enjoy free movement for a transitional period after Brexit in March 2019, in a further sign of the cabinet uniting behind a pro-business plan to exit the ...
Brexit: Cabinet 'united' over EU transition dealBBC News
Michael Gove says cabinet is united on Brexit transition periodThe Guardian
Farmers will be paid to make the countryside look beautiful after Brexit says Michael GoveTelegraph.co.uk
The Independent -The Scotsman
all 99 news articles »
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:50:05 GMT


The Guardian

Banks and companies plan expansion in Frankfurt after Brexit
The Guardian
Several hundred banks and companies have contacted German authorities about expanding in Frankfurt, as the city vies to become the EU's principal financial centre after Brexit. Lucia Puttrich, Europe minister in the government of the state of Hesse ...
Bank of America Chooses Dublin as Post-'Brexit' European HubNew York Times
Brexit: Bank of America chooses Dublin for EU base after UK leaves the blocThe Independent
Brexit woe: London's still calling US bankers even as they prepare to fleePolitico
Charlotte Business Journal -Reuters -Financial Times -The Independent
all 82 news articles »
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:53:11 GMT


Bloomberg

EU and Britain fail to reach agreement on half of issues in Brexit talks
The Guardian
The EU and UK Brexit teams working on the future rights of EU citizens in the UK and Britons in Europe have failed to reach agreement on 22 of the 44 issues under negotiation, a joint working paper has revealed. A detailed colour-coded document reveals ...
UK to Consider Full Transition Phase for Softer BrexitBloomberg
Brexit: Tory Cabinet 'accepts free movement will continue for years after Britain leaves EU'The Independent
Brexit: UK and EU at odds over 'exit bill'BBC News
New York Times -Financial Times -ABC News
all 775 news articles »
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:59:48 GMT


Financial Times

A healthy dose of reality enters the Brexit debate
Financial Times
After all the leaks, infighting and insubordination, a measure of common sense has broken out inside Theresa May's cabinet. The Brexit realists, led by the chancellor Philip Hammond, have successfully pressed the case for a gentle glide path for the UK ...
Brexit: Top Goldman Sachs banker pushes Government to commit to urgent transitional dealThe Independent
UK's Hammond told Goldman Sachs he wants long Brexit transition: SourceCNBC
Hammond met Goldman Sachs board for private Brexit talksSky News

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:52:39 GMT


DefenseNews.com

Of course the Maybot needs to recharge her batteries. I propose a holiday in balmy Brexit Britain
The Guardian
Ewww! What's more, I'm afraid to report that mediocre Switzerland isn't part of Great Britain. I thought the whole point of this Brexiting business was to avoid fraternising with foreigners and ensure the UK was completely isolated from the rest of the ...
Amid Brexit, Germany and UK to expand defense cooperationDefenseNews.com
Brexit transition takes shape as British cabinet hustlesPOLITICO.eu
Jean-Claude Juncker refused booze during Brexit lunch to avoid being mocked by pressThe Sun
Reuters -Daily Mail -Express.co.uk
all 49 news articles »
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:07:00 GMT


European Union


POLITICO.eu

9 ways Britain could stay in the European Union
POLITICO.eu
While undoing Brexit altogether looks almost as unlikely today as it did in the immediate aftermath of the referendum last year, those who think Britain might be better off staying in the European Union are becoming more vocal as the complexities and ...
Britain, European Union tiptoeing forward in vital Brexit divorce talksPittsburgh Post-Gazette
The six flavours of BrexitThe Economist
As 'Brexit' Clock Ticks, UK Seems AdriftNew York Times
The Guardian -Telegraph.co.uk -The Independent
all 775 news articles »
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 02:32:24 GMT


The Economist

Emmanuel Macron is revitalising the European Union—and dividing it
The Economist
LIFE comes at you fast in the European Union. Barely a year ago, with the wounds from the refugee crisis still gaping, Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, could be heard warning that a British vote to quit the EU threatened to bring ...
Excerpts From The Times's Interview With TrumpNew York Times

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:55:24 GMT


Reuters

Polish lawmakers set to back judicial overhaul, defying protests, EU
Reuters
WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish lawmakers were set to defy the European Union and growing opposition protests in the early hours of Saturday by backing a judicial overhaul denounced by critics as an unconstitutional move towards authoritarian rule.
'Poland will be marginalised in Europe' Tusk in astonishing ATTACK as Warsaw defies EUExpress.co.uk
Poland steps away from democracy, EU in judiciary reformsUSA TODAY
US warns Poland over judiciary bill as protests growCNN
Telegraph.co.uk -Wall Street Journal (subscription)
all 87 news articles »
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:02:33 GMT


New York Times

Bank of America Chooses Dublin as Post-'Brexit' European Hub
New York Times
LONDON — Bank of America said on Friday that it had chosen Dublin as its future European Union hub, the latest major financial services firm to outline its plans to deal with Britain's departure from the 28-nation bloc. Many banks and financial firms ...
Bank of America picks Dublin as EU base after BrexitReuters
Bank of America picks Dublin for EU base following BrexitCharlotte Observer
Bank of America picks Dublin as new hub for European Union operations post BrexitThe New Indian Express
Charlotte Business Journal -Bloomberg -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:12:00 GMT


Vox

Hot mic catches Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu bashing European Union
Vox
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught on a hot mic Wednesday morning trashing European Union policies toward Israel during a closed-door meeting with the leaders of Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia. “The European ...
Netanyahu rails against European Union for treatment of IsraelFox News
Netanyahu Caught On Hot Mike Calling European Union 'Crazy'Forward
Benjamin Netanyahu caught on hot mic in damning criticism of EUThe Independent
The Guardian -BBC News -Haaretz
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:10:00 GMT


China


CNNMoney

China will import American rice for the first time
CNNMoney
"The agreement with China has been in the works for more than a decade and I'm pleased to see it finally come to fruition, especially knowing how greatly it will benefit our growers and industry," said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in a ...
A grain deal may signal the US-China relationship isn't as bad as it seemsCNBC
China opens rice market for US exports for first time everUSA TODAY
New agreement will allow US rice exports to ChinaBBC News

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:54:50 GMT


CNBC

China wants to be a $150 billion world leader in AI in less than 15 years
CNBC
China has laid out plans to become the world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) by 2030, with the aim of making the industry worth 1 trillion yuan ($147.7 billion). The State Council released its three-step roadmap on Thursday outlining the ...
China artificial intelligence bid seeks $79 billion industryNew Zealand Herald
China wants to build a $150 billion AI industryCNNMoney
China got a wake-up call on AI when a Western machine beat the best Asian players at GoQuartz
MIT Technology Review -CBS News -New York Times
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:31:00 GMT


BBC News

China holds Canadians 'for smoking marijuana'
BBC News
Chinese authorities have arrested two Canadians in the capital Beijing for allegedly smoking marijuana. According to Radio-Canada, officials entered a hotel room where members of the travelling equestrian show Cavalia were staying on 14 July. The ...
2 Canadian Cavalia employees jailed in China for smoking potCBC.ca
Two Canadian employees of Cavalia equestrian show jailed in China: reportTimes Colonist
Two Quebecers on the Cavalia show jailed in China for marijuana useCTV News

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:22:55 GMT


Washington Post

China Bans Justin Bieber For 'Bad Behaviors'
Forbes
Justin Bieber is not welcome in China. The 23-year-old pop star's ban was confirmed in a statement posted by Beijing's Culture Bureau early Friday, according to the Hollywood Reporter. "Justin Bieber is a gifted singer, but he is also a controversial ...
Justin Bieber gets himself banned from China for 'bad behavior'Washington Post
Justin Bieber Banned From China Because of 'Bad Behavior'NBCNews.com
Justin Bieber Banned From Performing in China Due to 'Bad Behavior'RollingStone.com
BBC News -New York Times -PEOPLE.com -The Guardian
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:12:41 GMT


New York Times

China's Other Big Export: Pollution
New York Times
While President Trump rolls back environmental protections and announces the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate accord, China is trying to position itself as the world's climate leader, pledging to cooperate with other countries to ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:02:59 GMT


World


The Guardian

Sean Spicer quits and the world loses another reality TV celebrity
The Guardian
In the space of six months, Spicer had become a reality TV celebrity doing what critics said was the toughest job in the world: defending the indefensible. It was 5.39pm on a cold, grey Saturday in January, the day of the Women's March on Washington ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:11:15 GMT


euronews

Fencing: Inna Deriglazova on top of the world
euronews
Russia's Inna Deriglazova retained her world title in foil at Leipzig one year after climbing to the top of Olympic tree in Rio, beating Alice Volpi 14 points to 13 in a knife-edged final. The fencer from the Volga had already conquered the world in ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:51:02 GMT


The Guardian

England take on India at sold-out Lord's in Women's World Cup final to savour
The Guardian
She cannot wait to play here for the first time. “We've sold it out,” she says. “It's proof that people are taking women's cricket seriously, no matter the result on Sunday. We've done the world of good for English cricket. Who knows what will happen ...
Women's World Cup: Lynne Thomas and the cricket spirit of 1973BBC News
Women's World Cup Final PreviewLord's
ICC Women's World Cup: Harmanpreet destroys, Twitter explodesTimes of India
ABC Online
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:32:19 GMT


Harvard Business Review

How Retail Can Thrive in a World Without Stores
Harvard Business Review
What's emerging is what I call the “StoreHouse” — a hybrid model that merges the physical benefits of a real-world store with the convenience of home. To embrace this market shift, retailers will need to experiment with a range of technologies and ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:18:24 GMT


World Faces Global Sand Shortage
NPR
The world is running out of sand. So much so that some countries have banned exports of sand, and there is a thriving black market for it. David Greene talks to freelance journalist Vince Beiser. DAVID GREENE, HOST: Here in California, officials ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:05:54 GMT


South China Sea


Foreign Affairs

Progress in the South China Sea?
Foreign Affairs
July 12 marked the one-year anniversary of a United Nations tribunal ruling in a case brought by the Philippines against China over the latter's claims and activities in the South China Sea. The ruling was a major victory for the Philippines ...
Hypocrisy in the South China SeaThe Japan Times
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea CalmThe Diplomat
S. China Sea arbitration decision ignoredThe Japan News
Nikkei Asian Review -Philippine Star -Rappler
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:45:30 GMT


Phys.Org

NASA spots newly formed Tropical Depression 08W in South China Sea
Phys.Org
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Depression 08W approaching Hainan Island, China, in the South China Sea on July 21, 2017. Credit: NOAA/NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:30:35 GMT


The Diplomat

One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
The Diplomat
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss the status of disputes in the South China Sea one year after the July 12, 2016, arbitral tribunal ruling. Click the arrow to the right to listen. If you're an iOS or ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:44:33 GMT


CNBC

Indonesia is protecting its South China Sea territory against 'foreign' threats
CNBC
Southeast Asia's largest economy is defending its maritime rights within the disputed South China Sea in a perceived act against Chinese encroachment. Indonesia has long maintained an exclusive economic zone in waters claimed by Beijing, but unlike ...
Chinese general tours Defence facilities, South China Sea dispute on agendaABC Online
Vietnam's balancing act in the South China SeaInquirer.net
US failed to penalize China on violations in South China Sea: ex-envoyABS-CBN News
East Asia Forum -ASEAN TODAY
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 03:57:19 GMT


Lawfare (blog)

Water Wars: It's Time to “Get Used to It” in the South China Sea
Lawfare (blog)
This week, the Chinese navy and air force carried out extensive operations—some of them unprecedented—in and around Japanese, Taiwanese, and American territorial waters. Beijing took a defiant tone when the appropriateness of these operations was ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:06:26 GMT


Russia


Business Insider

Mueller has broader authority in his Russia investigation than Trump may realize
Business Insider
President Donald Trump told the New York Times on Wednesday that he felt it would cross a line if special counsel Robert Mueller began to examine his business dealings as part of the probe into possible collusion between his campaign team and Russia.
White House, Dems Work The Referees In Public Battle Over Russia ProbesNPR
A quick guide to the past 24 hours in the Trump-Russia investigationVox
Lawyer who met with Trump Jr. had Russian intelligence connectionsWashington Post
The Hill -USA TODAY -The Independent -New York Times
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:02:00 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russian ambassador, US intelligence intercepts show
Chicago Tribune
Russia's ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled ...
Intercepts suggest Sessions discussed Trump campaign matters with Russia envoy: reportThe Hill
Report: Jeff Sessions Lied – Again – About His Involvement with RussiaNew York Magazine
Intercepted communications suggest Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign matters with Russian ambassadorBusiness Insider
Mother Jones -CNBC -New York Post -New York Times
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:17:46 GMT


RollingStone.com

What Does Russiagate Look Like to Russians?
RollingStone.com
James Clapper this spring saying Russians are "genetically driven to co-opt, penetrate, gain favor" also recalled the Sovietology era, when Russians were cast as evil, emotionless manipulators, cold as their icy homeland. CNN reporter Michael Weiss ...
Putin says he might be Russia's president for lifeThe Hill
Here's what President Trump has done for RussiaWashington Post
Why adoption plays such a big, contentious role in US-Russia relationsVox
NBCNews.com -Politico -Hollywood Reporter
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:14:42 GMT


NPR

In Putin's Russia, An 'Adhocracy' Marked By Ambiguity And Plausible Deniability
NPR
When Donald Trump Jr. agreed to meet Natalia Veselnitskaya last summer, she was introduced to him as a "Russian government attorney" with dirt on Hillary Clinton. After it turned out that Veselnitskaya couldn't deliver the goods, the meeting ended quickly.

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:54:25 GMT


NPR

US Sanctions Against Russia Never Go Away — They Just Evolve
NPR
Nearly four decades passed before President Barack Obama finally lifted those restrictions and granted Russia full trade ties in a law he signed on Dec. 14, 2012. Yet that very same law, known as the Magnitsky Act, also imposed new sanctions that bar ...
Sources: Congress close to deal on Russia sanctionsCNN
Trump's New White House Communications Director Said US Sanctions on Russia Are WrongNewsweek
Russia sanctions deal taking shape without changes Trump soughtPolitico
Mother Jones -The Hill (blog)
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:00:26 GMT


UK


BBC News

UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies
BBC News
Air traffic controllers are warning that UK skies are running out of room amid a record number of flights. Friday is likely to be the busiest day of the year, with air traffic controllers expecting to handle more than 8,800 flights - a record number ...
Plane crazy: Record 8800 flights expected in UK skiesSky News
Today is the busiest day in UK air traffic history – here's what it looks likeTelegraph.co.uk
UK airspace faces busiest ever day as big summer getaway beginsThe Guardian
Daily Mail -Nats
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:00:37 GMT


BBC News

UK to bring in drone registration
BBC News
The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned aircraft. It will affect anyone who owns a drone which weighs more than 250 grams (8oz). Drone maker DJI said it was ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:07:41 GMT


Financial Times

UK to back temporary free movement after Brexit, says Michael Gove
Financial Times
Leading Eurosceptic minister Michael Gove said on Friday the UK is willing to allow EU citizens to enjoy free movement for a transitional period after Brexit in March 2019, in a further sign of the cabinet uniting behind a pro-business plan to exit the ...
UK ban on microbeads to be 'strongest in the world', say delighted campaignersThe Independent
UK to ban microbeads after huge public outcry over their use in scrubs, washes and toothpastesEvening Standard
Brexit: Cabinet 'united' over EU transition dealBBC News
Daily Mail
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:50:05 GMT


The Guardian

UK court blocks £14bn class action case against MasterCard
The Guardian
Had it been allowed to proceed, the case would have been the largest and most complex in British legal history and would have tested the limits of the new Consumer Rights Act, which introduced US-style “opt-out” collective class actions for breaches of ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:39:00 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

British men jailed over migrants flown from Calais to UK
Telegraph.co.uk
A British architect and a carpenter have been jailed in France for attempting to smuggle migrants from Calais into the UK on board a four-seater Cessna plane. David Green, 53, an architect from Essex, and carpenter Edward Buckley, 45, from Hertford ...
British pilot and his accomplice who tried to fly illegal Albanian migrants into the UK in small plane for £10000 a ...Daily Mail

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:52:59 GMT


Germany


BBC News

Turkey's Erdogan Refuses to Back Down in Feud With Germany
New York Times
ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey raised the stakes in a long-running diplomatic spat with Germany on Friday, dismissing the threat of an informal German economic embargo and rejecting calls to release several German citizens held ...
Erdogan says Germany cannot scare Turkey with threatsBBC News
Berlin reviews Turkish arms requests as crisis deepensReuters
Turkish president accuses Germany of scaring off investorsABC News
The Economist -Financial Times -The Independent
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:18:08 GMT


The Guardian

Confederations Cup: Germany reach semi-final after video replay confusion
The Guardian
The world champions, Germany, reached the Confederations Cup semi-final on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over a Cameroon side reduced to 10 men after further confusion with experimental video replays. Germany were leading through Kerem Demirbay's ...
Germany's second string earn draw vs. Chile that bodes well for World CupESPN FC (blog)
7 takeaways as Germany and Chile advanced to the Confederations Cup semifinalsFOXSports.com
Germany and Chile Advance to Confederations Cup SemifinalsNew York Times
Bleacher Report -SB Nation -Times of India -Eurosport Australia
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:20:05 GMT


Vanity Fair

Kate Middleton Dazzles in Lavender as Germany Tour Nears Its End
Vanity Fair
And just like that, in what seems the blink of an eye, our week-long journey with Will, Kate, George, and Charlotte, as they travel through Poland and Germany, has come to an end. Yes, the five-day tour is nearly over, as the royal family makes its ...
Kate Middleton and Prince William Wrap Up Their Royal Tour of GermanyVogue.com
Kate Middleton Wows in a Yellow Dress in Germany — Plus See More Times She's Rocked the Sunny Color!Closer Weekly
Duchess Kate Is a Vision in Lavender in Germany: Photo, DetailsUs Weekly
ABC News -WTOL.com -CNN
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:56:03 GMT


Barron's

No Springtime for Germany - Barron's
Barron's
First Trust Germany AlphaDEX (FGM), which has fallen 1.3% so far Friday, is clearly feeling the pain. But it's holding up better than the WisdomTree Germany ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:34:39 GMT


DefenseNews.com

Amid Brexit, Germany and UK to expand defense cooperation
DefenseNews.com
LONDON and COLOGNE — Britain and Germany may be going their separate ways after negotiations for the U.K. exit from the European Union are complete, but the two nations are still planning to deepen defense cooperation on a bilateral basis according ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:09:18 GMT


Business


The Verge

How SoundCloud's broken business model drove artists away
The Verge
SoundCloud experimented with a variety of business models, including content-related ads and charging the creators for premium accounts that host more audio. But much of the audio uploaded to its servers contained derivative copyrighted material: DJ ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:41:28 GMT


Entrepreneur

Mastering Business Basics at Any Age
Entrepreneur
Starting our kids out early with excellent business skills can help shape their future. We chat with JJ Ramberg, founder of the Goodshop, about her new book The Startup Club, a business skills book for children. Plus, Ramberg fills us in on how to ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:02:30 GMT


Business Insider

The new White House communications director will bring the storm Trump wants
Business Insider
That's just one aspect of the business. What turned Scaramucci into The Mooch was more likely the annual bash SkyBridge throws at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, the SkyBridge Alternatives, or SALT, conference. It is a Davos-in-the desert gathering of the ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:48:03 GMT


CNBC

The top 15 cities in America to start a business in 2017
CNBC
The financial website WalletHub wanted to know, so it looked at the relative start-up opportunities that exist in the 150 most populated U.S. cities. It compared them across 18 key metrics, ranging from five-year business survival rate to office-space ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:12:00 GMT


Reuters

Lemonheads owner Ferrara eyes Nestle's candy business: sources
Reuters
(Reuters) - Ferrara Candy Co, the owner of candies such as Lemonheads and Now & Later chews, is preparing to participate in the auction for Swiss food group Nestle SA's (NESN.S) U.S. candy business, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:12:23 GMT


France


New York Times

Nearing Another Tour de France Title, Chris Froome Has to Hurry
New York Times
The Tour's top three riders — from right, Froome, Romain Bardet of France and Rigoberto Urán of Colombia — are within 30 seconds of one another heading into Saturday's decisive stage. Credit Lionel Bonaventure/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.
Tour de France 2017: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins stage 19 – as it happenedThe Guardian
Tour de France 2017: Edvald Boasson Hagen Wins Stage 19, Chris Froome Keeps LeadBleacher Report
Tour de France in Froome's hands ahead of Marseille time trialCyclingnews.com
The Independent -Telegraph.co.uk -Bleacher Report
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:29:43 GMT


The Verge

Air France is launching an airline for millennials, a generation that 'inspired us a lot'
The Verge
Air France is introducing a new airline for millennials called Joon. Launching in September, Air France said in a statement that Joon will be “aimed at a young working clientele, the millennials (18 to 35 year-olds), whose lifestyles revolve around ...
Why Air France-KLM Is In A BubbleSeeking Alpha
Millennials Are Getting Their Own Airline and That's Good for EveryoneFortune
Meet 'Joon,' Air France's new airline for MillennialsUSA TODAY
The Guardian -Business Insider -Bloomberg -Air France - Corporate
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:18:00 GMT


Business Insider

America's 'Moneyball' Tour de France team just made a clever deal that should make it much more competitive against ...
Business Insider
Cannondale Drapac Oath deal With a bigger budget, Cannondale-Drapac general manager Jonathan Vaughters says his team could go head to head against top teams like Chris Froome's Sky squad at the Tour de France. Above, #TDF2017 podium rivals ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:08:23 GMT


For The Win

This is why Tour de France cyclists are high-fiving a man dressed as the devil
For The Win
Tour de France cyclists weren't high-fiving just any fan dressed like the devil. Didi Senft, perhaps the Tour's best-known fan, is a longtime cycling enthusiast who can also be found in the Guinness Book of World Records for bicycles that he's designed.

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:39:00 GMT


ESPN FC

Matheiu Valbuena won't return to France: 'My future can only be abroad'
ESPN FC
Former France midfielder Mathieu Valbuena admits his career must continue outside his homeland after the off-field issues which blighted his time with Lyon. The playmaker's form and mindset were badly affected after the reported existence of a sex-tape ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:38:56 GMT


Italy


Los Angeles Times

Italy struggles with an influx of migrants trying to find their way
Los Angeles Times
The teenager, after traveling alone from Nigeria to Italy, was living in a migrant reception center in the city of Catania waiting for word about her request for asylum. Jennifer Oyakhilome said she arrived more than a year ago, having fled poverty and ...
Austria tells Italy to keep migrants off mainlandThe Local Italy
Brexit - Ex Italian PM tells EU their relationship is hitting rock bottom ...Express.co.uk
Italy takes no lessons - GentiloniANSA (registration)
New York Times
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:43:36 GMT


BBC Sport

Women's Euro 2017: Holders German beat Italy as Sweden overcome Russia
BBC Sport
Defending champions Germany secured a 2-1 victory to eliminate Italy in the group stage at the Women's Euro 2017. Italy came from behind when striker Ilaria Mauro cancelled out Josephine Henning's first-half opener. Babett Peter scored the winner from ...
Euro 2017: Babett Peter seals win from spot as Germany battle past ItalyThe Guardian
Women's Euro 2017: Germany vs Italy - live updatesDeutsche Welle
Germany edge Italy, Sweden sink Russia at women's EuroCitizen

all 6 news articles »
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:41:08 GMT


Daily Mail

Austria's foreign minister asked Italy to stop migrants from using ferry services
Daily Mail
Austria's foreign minister Sebastian Kurz said he had told his Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano that 'rescue missions in the Mediterranean cannot be seen as a ticket to central Europe'. Pictured above, migrants, most of them from Eritrea, jump into ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:56:39 GMT


Travel+Leisure

Italy Is Launching a Nationwide Free Wi-Fi App
Travel+Leisure
Travelers, have no fear. You can stay connected anywhere from Rome to Milan now that the Italian government is launching an app, called Wifi Italia, that will allow residents and tourists alike to connect to wifi across the country using a single log-in.
Italy Just Launched a Free, Nationwide Wi-Fi AppCondé Nast Traveler

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:51:34 GMT


Italy is a Welcome Host for European Alumni Reunion
University of San Diego Website (press release) (blog)
What happens when you travel to Italy to experience the city of Milan and Lake Como as an alumni member of the University of San Diego? A spectacular European Alumni Reunion weekend, June 23-26, is what nearly 75 Torero graduates ranging from the ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:21:04 GMT


Turkey


Forbes

The Latest: 2 dead, 500 hurt as 6.7 quake rocks Aegean Sea
Washington Post
KOS, Greece — The Latest on the earthquake that hit the Aegean Sea region (all times local):. 7:55 p.m.. A powerful earthquake has shaken shook beach resorts in Greece and Turkey, killing two tourists crushed when a building collapsed on a bar in the ...
Deadly Earthquake Hit Greece And Turkey Today - Triggers TsunamiForbes
Deadly Earthquake Strikes Greece And TurkeyNPR
Aegean Sea Earthquake Rocks Greece, Turkey Resorts: Two Dead on KosNBCNews.com
ABC News -Norwich Bulletin
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:10:10 GMT


The Independent

Turkey's Erdogan Refuses to Back Down in Feud With Germany
New York Times
ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey raised the stakes in a long-running diplomatic spat with Germany on Friday, dismissing the threat of an informal German economic embargo and rejecting calls to release several German citizens held ...
Germany issues travel warning for Turkey as Merkel escalates tensions over human rights abusesThe Independent
Angela Merkel backs hardline policy on Turkey after activists' arrestTelegraph.co.uk
Turkey is acting like former Communist East Germany, Schaeuble saysCNBC
BBC News -Reuters -The Economist
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:18:08 GMT


The Guardian

Earthquake in Greece and Turkey – in pictures
The Guardian
Two people have died and at least 200 have been injured in an earthquake that shook popular Greek and Turkish holiday destinations around the Aegean Sea. The epicentre of the 6.5-magnitude quake was about six miles south of the Turkish resort of ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:03:38 GMT


The Guardian

Reality is warped in Turkey. We may never get it back
The Guardian
The anniversary was a declaration that the old Turkey has been replaced by Erdoğan's Turkey. He even declared that the population had shrunk by 30 million. “We rescued the 50 million on the night of the coup,” he said. Turkey's population is 80 million.
Turkey's fragile democracy under threat following year of turmoilIrish Examiner

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:00:52 GMT


Open Democracy

Is the world finally breaking its silence on Turkey?
Open Democracy
On July 25, at a meeting with Turkey's Foreign Minister in Brussels, the EU's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has an opportunity to make amends. Rather than hide behind honeyed words and soft diplomacy, she must make an explicit demand for ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:45:28 GMT


Syria


Politico

Top general confirms end to secret US program in Syria
Politico
ASPEN — U.S. Special Operations Commander Tony Thomas confirmed Friday that the U.S. had ended its covert program aiding rebel groups fighting against Syrian President Bashar Assad, saying the decision was made after assessing the years-long ...
Russia not reason for US ending CIA arms to Syria rebels: generalReuters
US general says ending the CIA's Syria program was 'not a sop' to RussiaWashington Post
US special ops chief confirms CIA ending support for Syria rebelsDaily Mail
The Atlantic -Newsweek -Haaretz
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:13:00 GMT


Reuters

Many foreign fighters likely to stay in Syria, Iraq: US official
Reuters
ASPEN, Colo. (Reuters) - In a new assessment, the U.S. intelligence community judges that large numbers of foreigners fighting for Islamic State in Iraq and Syria likely will stay to defend what is left of their self-declared caliphate rather than ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:15 GMT


New York Times

Israeli Aid Gives an Unexpected 'Glimmer of Hope' for Syrians
New York Times
Truckloads of supplies have passed into Syrian villages through a gate in the sturdy security fence that Israel has constructed since Syria erupted into civil war, including stacks of flour, generators, half a million liters of fuel, construction ...
For the first time, Israel describes the aid work it carries out in SyriaWashington Post
Netanyahu puts Trump on notice over SyriaAl-Monitor
IDF discloses scope of Israeli aid to Syrians afflicted by warThe Jerusalem Post
The Times of Israel -Press TV
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:26:34 GMT


Canadian military aircraft have not flown in Syria for weeks: commander
Times Colonist
Members of the Canadian Forces work on a CP140 Aurora surveillance plane at the Canadian Forces base in the Persian Gulf, Sunday, February 19, 2017. Canadian military aircraft involved in the fight against Islamic State militants have not flown in ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:35:39 GMT


News Deeply

Analysis: What a Battle on the Lebanese Border Could Mean For Syria
News Deeply
A battle on the outskirts of a Lebanese border town will have significant implications on the Syrian refugee population in Lebanon and may boost Hezbollah's capabilities in Syria as it moves to secure a section of the Lebanese frontier, writes Kareem ...
In Lebanon, Syria and Hezbollah Battle Islamic State to the Death in New FrontNewsweek
Hezbollah, Syria army launch offensive at Syrian-Lebanese borderReuters
Hezbollah, Syria army launch attack on Lebanon borderAljazeera.com
BBC News -Military Times -SBS
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:59:48 GMT


Refugees


The Guardian

Detention of refugees is a national disgrace
The Guardian
Hugh Muir asks if we should be proud of a system that indefinitely detains 3,000 men, women and children at any one time (The indefinite detention of refugees is dehumanising, 20 July). No, we should not. Each year, Medical Justice sends volunteer ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:12:00 GMT


New York Times

When Syria Came to Fresno: Refugees Test Limits of Outstretched Hand
New York Times
“Muslim refugees were unaware that slaughtering sheep is not allowed in the city,” the police wrote afterward in their report, which also stated that those involved “were advised to clean up the blood and mess” and warned that in the future “they could ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 01:06:25 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Syrian refugees rebuild their lives in Istanbul
Aljazeera.com
Since the outbreak of Syria's war in 2011, Turkey has welcomed more than three million Syrian refugees, but their coexistence with the local population is not always easy, as tensions fester over the ensuing demographic and socioeconomic pressures.

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:43:27 GMT


Voice of America

Burundian President Tells Refugees to Come Home
Voice of America
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has invited people who fled the country during violent political unrest two years ago to return home. Nkurunziza extended the invitation Thursday during a visit to Tanzania, his first trip outside Burundi since a ...

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:09:55 GMT


ThinkProgress

Australia disappointed by US failure to take in refugees as promised
ThinkProgress
Now that the U.S. government has reached its annual refugee resettlement cap as set by the Trump administration, hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers from Australia won't be able to enter the United States as promised during former President Barack ...
Expect Australia's Unwanted Refugees in OctoberImmigration Blog (blog)

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:53:00 GMT


Trade


ESPN

Kyrie Irving requesting trade out of Cleveland to find bigger role
ESPN
Kyrie Irving is ready to end his run with the Cleveland Cavaliers, as league sources told ESPN that the point guard has asked the team to trade him. The request came last week and was made to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. Irving has expressed that he ...
NBA trade rumors: Evaluating possible destinations for Cavs' Kyrie IrvingCBSSports.com
Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors: Cavaliers Star Reportedly Asked Team to Deal HimBleacher Report
LeBron James was reportedly 'devastated' upon learning of Kyrie Irving's trade requestBusiness Insider
The Mercury News -Sports Illustrated
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:03:17 GMT


San Francisco Chronicle

Brown's cap-and-trade deal could eventually kill high-speed rail
San Francisco Chronicle
In extending California's cap-and-trade system of controlling greenhouse-gas emissions through 2030, lawmakers approved a Republican plan this week to put a constitutional amendment before voters that seeks to give the minority party more say over how ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:03:21 GMT


CBSSports.com

MLB Friday scores, trade rumors, updates, news: Cardinals roll Cubs with huge inning
CBSSports.com
Friday brings us a full 15-game slate as the 2017 non-waiver trade deadline inches closer and closer. We are now only 10 days away from the July 31 deadline. Here is our recap of the day in MLB.
Aaron Boone talks Rosenthal's gaffe and pressure of the trade deadlineViva El Birdos

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:32:00 GMT


CBSSports.com

MLB Trade Deadline: Mariners, Cardinals team up for rare prospect-for-prospect trade
CBSSports.com
Friday afternoon the Seattle Mariners and St. Louis Cardinals got together for the rarest trade of them all: a prospect-for-prospect swap. The Mariners have sent Triple-A outfielder Tyler O'Neill to the Cardinals for Triple-A left-hander Marco Gonzales ...
Trade analysis: Mariners deal a top prospect in Tyler O'Neill but leave their biggest hole unfilledThe Seattle Times
Cardinals trade Marco Gonzales to Mariners for Tyler O'NeillSB Nation
Cardinals trade Marco Gonzales for Mariners prospect Tyler O'NeillUSA TODAY
Lookout Landing -Viva El Birdos -MyNorthwest.com
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:40:35 GMT


SB Nation

The Rangers are checking on Yu Darvish's trade value
SB Nation
The Rangers aren't quite ready to give up on 2017 yet, but they are also fully aware that they currently sit at 45-50 with less than two weeks before the trade deadline left on the calendar. That's why it's not a complete surprise to see Jeff Passan ...
MLB Trade Rumors: The fading Rangers are reaching out to teams about Yu DarvishCBSSports.com
The factors that will decide Yu Darvish's trade fateNew York Post
MLB trade rumors: The Rays could be interested in Yu DarvishDRaysBay
Bleacher Report -Lone Star Ball -Yahoo Sports
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:19:11 GMT


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