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US won’t ‘automatically’ play defender role for Europe anymore – Merkel

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Europe and the US have been sharing common values for decades, but the former shouldn’t count on American military assistance any longer and should look towards other power centers, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has argued. It is 30 years since the end of the Cold War revealed “a new narrative of global power distribution,” Merkel Read More

Nissan’s Saikawa bows to pressure, to quit as CEO on September 16

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YOKOHAMA (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) CEO Hiroto Saikawa will resign on Sept. 16, the automaker said on Monday, bowing to pressure after he admitted to being improperly overpaid and marking further upheaval at a company battered by scandal and plunging profit. Saikawa, who admitted to the overpayment last week, will be temporarily replaced Read More

Trump says he would talk to Iran ‘under right circumstances’ – which means bowing to the US

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French President Emmanuel Macron said that conditions now exist for talks between the US and Iran to ratchet down mutual hostilities – but US President Trump responded with his usual demands and accusations. Speaking at a joint press conference alongside Trump on Monday as the G7 summit in Biarritz wound to a close, Macron was Read More

Israeli forces use tear gas in clashes with Palestinian worshipers at Temple Mount

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Israeli police clashed with Muslim worshipers on the Temple Mount, local media report. The confrontation erupted after Muslim and Jewish holidays coincided on Sunday, resulting in a heated conflict over admittance rights. Images posted on social media showed some people injured in the wake of the confrontation. Footage from the scene showed police moving through Read More

Israeli forces clash with Palestinian worshipers at Temple Mount over Jewish entry

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Israeli police clashed with Muslim worshipers on the Temple Mount, local media report. The confrontation erupted after Muslim and Jewish holidays coincided on Sunday, resulting in a heated conflict over admittance rights. Images posted on social media showed some people injured in the wake of the confrontation. Footage from the scene showed police moving through Read More

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but made no changes to its policy on selling firearms. FILE PHOTO: A police officer stands next to a police cordon after a mass shooting at Read More

Israeli settlers outraged as permits for 715 Palestinian homes approved before Kushner visit

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Just days before Jared Kushner is due to visit, Israel has made an unusual move by approving permits for 715 homes for Palestinians in the West Bank, leading irate settlers to accuse the government of bowing to US pressure. Israel’s security cabinet unanimously approved the construction permits for units in Area C of the West Read More

YouTube exec says ‘new rules and laws’ needed to tackle platform’s ‘bad actors’

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YouTube has grown so much that it needs new rules to handle “bad actors,” its chief product officer claims. The company recently announced it would block racist content and disinformation amid accusations of biased censorship. “YouTube has now grown to a big city. More bad actors have come into place. And just like in any Read More