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German defense minister wants UN mandate for safe zone in Syria – sources

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Germany’s defense minister has told lawmakers she wants to get the UN Security Council to approve a safe zone in northern Syria, Reuters cited a source as saying on Wednesday. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said NATO partners had signaled readiness to discuss her proposal, which was made public on Monday, according to two sources. The minister, who Read More

China may replace Carrie Lam as Hong Kong chief, report says

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The Chinese government is reportedly drawing up a plan to replace Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, whose leadership sparked the protests ravaging the global financial hub. Sources “briefed on the deliberations” said Lam’s successor would be installed by March and serve the rest of her term until 2022, if Chinese President Xi Jinping decided to Read More

Newt Gingrich pans Trump’s ‘dumb idea’ to host G-7 Summit at his Miami resort

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich argued it was “dumb” for President Trump to float hosting the next G-7 Summit at his Doral resort in Miami. “This is what I don’t understand about the president. This was just a dumb idea,” Gingrich said while appearing on “The View” Tuesday. “Don’t try to defend it,” he added. “The idea Read More

WeWork board accepts SoftBank rescue deal: source

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(Reuters) – WeWork’s board has accepted a takeover plan proposed by SoftBank Group, handing control of the office-sharing startup to the Japanese firm, according to a source directly familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The WeWork logo is displayed outside of a co-working space in New York City, New York U.S., January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-SoftBank’s WeWork financing would lead to Adam Neumann’s exit -sources

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(Corrects paragraph 10 to say SoftBank, not WeWork, lined up Mizuho) By Greg Roumeliotis, Anirban Sen and Joshua Franklin Oct 21 (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp offered close to $10 billion to WeWork owner The We Company, its employees and its investors on Monday under a plan to keep the struggling U.S. office-space sharing start-up Read More

UPDATE 4-SoftBank’s WeWork takeover would lead to Adam Neumann’s exit -sources

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(Reuters) – SoftBank Group (9984.T) offered nearly $10 billion on Monday to WeWork and its shareholders under a takeover plan that would keep the U.S. office-space sharing start-up afloat and lead to the exit of its Chairman Adam Neumann, sources said. WeWork could run out of cash as early as next month without new financing, Read More

SoftBank’s WeWork financing would lead to Adam Neumann’s exit: sources

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(Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) offered close to $10 billion to WeWork owner The We Company, its employees and its investors on Monday under a plan to keep the struggling U.S. office-space sharing start-up afloat that would lead to the exit of its co-founder and Chairman Adam Neumann, people familiar with the matter said. Read More

Watch: Elizabeth Warren dodges question on how she would fund ‘Medicare-for-all’

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Elizabeth Warren boasts she has a “plan for that” — but it turns out she doesn’t always have an answer for questions at the core of her White House bid. Warren, one of the leading Democrats seeking to unseat President Trump in 2020, spoke to reporters Monday after an event at Roosevelt High school in Read More

Cher calls Trump a ‘wh—,’ says Pelosi ‘could kick his mammoth a–‘

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Music superstar Cher blasted President Trump over his latest actions in Syria, calling him a “wh—” and claiming that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., “could kick his mammoth a–.” Trump earlier this month announced a withdrawal of troops from northern Syria, leaving the U.S.-allied Kurds in the defense against the Turkish military after they quickly Read More

Trump unloads over Syria, impeachment, Doral controversies, says he ‘should be allowed to run the country’

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President Trump vented his frustration Monday about the criticisms leveled against him over recent controversies, including his Syria pullout decision, the location of the 2020 G-7 summit and the House’s “illegitimate” impeachment inquiry, while saying the “president of the United States should be allowed to run the country, not have to focus on this kind Read More