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‘Updated communism & Napoleon’: Farage savages EU Commission head nominee & Macron

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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has delivered a brutal assessment of the EU’s top nominee for president, claiming that she has ambitions to build an “updated form of communism,” and branded Macron as a new “version of Napoleon.” In the wake of Ursula von der Leyen’s last-ditch pitch to politicians in the European Parliament in Read More

LVMH pairs with Stella McCartney, igniting fashion rivalries

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PARIS (Reuters) – French luxury goods group LVMH (LVMH.PA) on Monday announced a tie-up with Stella McCartney, just months after the British designer known for her animal-friendly ethics ended a long-term partnership the conglomerate’s arch-rival Kering (PRTP.PA). British designer Stella McCartney appears at the end of her Fall/Winter 2019-2020 women’s ready-to-wear collection show during Paris Read More

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration’s environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in a speech green groups derided as “utter fantasy.” U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his administration’s environmental policy in the East Read More

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental groups who have blasted his steps to slash green regulations and back out of global efforts to fight climate change. U.S. Read More

Ukraine exits in protest after PACE confirms full restoration of Russian voting rights

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The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has adopted a resolution confirming full restoration of all rights and voting powers of the Russian delegation, prompting the Ukrainian delegation to withdraw in protest. Moscow’s voting rights had been stripped in 2014, after Crimea voted in a referendum to rejoin Russia, but PACE ruled on Read More

Italy’s Edison buys EDF assets to boost green credentials

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MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s Edison has agreed to buy green energy assets from its French parent company EDF to make it Italy’s No. 2 wind player and pave the way for “major” growth in solar power. In a complex deal, Edison will pay 172.9 million euros ($194 million) to buy 265 megawatts of Italian wind Read More

Illinois says it’s prepared for another election hack

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To most people, the mundane sound of typing on a computer keyboard does not have any special significance. But in the computer server room of the Sangamon County, Ill., Board of Elections, the tapping signals the defense of our democracy. The county’s computers, like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the Read More

F-35 jets: Chinese-owned firm making parts for secret UK-US fighters

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A Chinese-owned company is making circuit boards for the top secret next generation F-35 warplanes flown by Britain and the United States, Sky News can reveal. Exception PCB, a printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer in Gloucestershire, south west England, produces circuit boards that “control many of the F-35’s core capabilities”, according to publicity material produced Read More

India’s quest for military upgrade: Modi’s big geopolitical challenge for years to come

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Recently re-elected PM Narendra Modi has made boosting defense one of the cornerstones of his campaign. The task is tricky given the not-that-friendly neighbors, weak domestic produce, and rivalry among foreign suppliers. India has been in quite a difficult security situation throughout its modern, post-colonial history, ‘enjoying’ quite a rocky relationship with its neighbors. On Read More

Cyber criminals are using stolen doctor credentials on the dark web to enrich themselves

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Criminal hackers are targeting health care organizations on the dark web and using the credentials of real physicians to perpetrate fraud and rake in money. According to a new report from cybersecurity firm Carbon Black, a whopping 83 percent of health care firms have seen increased attacks on their networks, and two-thirds of organizations surveyed Read More