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BRICS brings the chance of world change, as the US and EU obsess over internal battles

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The big outsider nations of the world meet at the BRICS summit as the US and EU face their own struggles, with a chance to reset the global agenda to improve their own economies and standing on the international stage. The Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) summit in Brasilia, starting tomorrow, shines Read More

HIGHLIGHTS-Hong Kong on edge as violence intensifies

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(Updates) HONG KONG, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Hong Kong prepared for more clashes on Wednesday as anti-government protesters planned to paralyse parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with some transport, schools and many businesses closing after an escalation of violence. Police battled pro-democracy protesters at several university campuses in sometimes savage Read More

German police bust underground ISIS cell set to shoot & bomb ‘infidels’ in massive raid

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Three suspects who pledged allegiance to Islamic State have been detained during a massive counter-terrorism raid near Frankfurt, which authorities say foiled a major terrorist attack involving explosives and firearms. Over 170 officers, including members of an elite police anti-terrorism team called SEK, burst into three flats in the town of Offenbach-am-Main on Tuesday evening. Read More

Israel blasts European Court of Justice ruling to label settlement products

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Israeli officials are blasting the European Union’s announcement that goods from Jewish settlements in the country must be specifically labelled, with Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations saying, “Anti-Semitism in Europe now has legal cover.” The European Union’s top court ruled Tuesday that EU countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements on their labels. Read More

HIGHLIGHTS-Hong Kong on edge as violence spreads

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(Updates) HONG KONG, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Hong Kong prepared for more clashes on Wednesday as anti-government protesters planned to paralyse parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with some transport, schools and many businesses closing after an escalation of violence. Police battled pro-democracy protesters at several university campuses in sometimes savage Read More

The Impeachment Hearing Witnesses: Who is George Kent?

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George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for Europe and Eastern Europe, will be one of the first witnesses to appear in the televised hearings forHouse Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Trump Wednesday as the investigation moves from closed-door depositions into the open. Kent and U.S. chargé d’affaires in Ukraine Bill Taylor are to appear together before the House Intelligence Read More

Automakers expect Trump will delay decision on imposing EU, Japan auto tariffs

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major automakers think U.S. President Donald Trump will again this week push back a self-imposed deadline on whether to put up to 25% tariffs on national security grounds on imported cars and parts from the European Union and Japan amid an ongoing trade war with China, five auto officials told Reuters. FILE Read More

Impeachment inquiry hearings go public: What to expect

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CAPITOL HILL – We don’t do impeachment hearings very often in Congress. In fact, this session is the first public hearing involving the potential impeachment of a president since November 19, 1998. That’s when the House Judiciary Committee prepared to impeach then-President Clinton. But, this hearing is before the Intelligence Committee. Expect at least one Read More

Tesla CEO says will build Gigafactory 4 in ‘Berlin area’

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FILE PHOTO: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Tuesday the electric car maker is going Read More

Virtue-signalling or vehicular sense? Netherlands to lower speed limits to cut emissions – report

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The government of the Netherlands will reportedly slash highway speed limits from 130 km/h (80mph) to 100 km/h (60mph) in a bid to curb nitrogen emissions. The move has been received with mixed feelings. Dutch broadcaster NOS reported on Tuesday that the center-right/center-left coalition government will unveil the lowered speed limit on Wednesday morning. Prime Read More