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Double middle finger…to EU? Top Romanian official slams union, makes ‘offensive gestures’

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Things got obscene at the Romanian parliament as its deputy speaker vowed to resist pressure from the EU and go on with a controversial judiciary reform. The politician reinforced his statement by producing a double middle finger. The fiery speech from the top official came in response to a damning report from the bloc, which Read More

Will old Swedish parties destroy their political system just to stop anti-migrant Sweden Democrats?

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Sweden’s establishment parties are relying on magical thinking and a game of chicken to keep power after an election brought deadlock. But whatever coalition they stitch together, they risk damaging the country – and themselves. And any path the mainstream parties choose now, the Sweden Democrats – the anti-migrant, anti-Islam outcasts that have shattered Sweden’s Read More

Brexit toll? Brits think UK less important than other nations in the world

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Brits are trailing behind in the league of populations who think their country is gaining importance on the world stage, new research has found. That is partially due to some UK groups thinking less of Britain post-Brexit. According to a new poll by the Pew Research Centre, Russian, Indians and Germans are the ones most Read More

Swedish Parliament rejects center-right PM candidate, no end in sight to political deadlock

2 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Swedish Parliament rejects center-right PM candidate, no end in sight to political deadlock
Sweden’s Riksdag has voted against Ulf Kristersson’s candidacy for prime minister, after his center-right allies refused to create a future coalition that would rely on support from the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats. The previously expected result leaves Sweden without a permanent government two months after the election, an unprecedented political stalemate in the country’s democratic history. Read More

Even after sell-off, Blackstone's Wien avoids gloom on U.S. stocks

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks have been battered over the last few weeks but a senior executive at Blackstone Group LP, one of the world’s most influential asset managers, said there is no cause to be overly worried about next year. Byron Wien, Vice Chairman of Private Wealth Solutions group, speaks during the Reuters Read More

Trump reprimands Saudi Arabia for plan to reduce oil production

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11/12/2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump criticized Saudi Arabia’s announced plan to cut oil production on Monday, as tensions rose between the U.S. and its long-time Middle East ally. “Hopefully, Saudi Arabia and OPEC will not be cutting oil production. Oil prices should be much lower based on supply!” Trump said in a Read More

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon: aide

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s attempt to block AT&T Inc (T.N) from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world’s largest e-commerce company, a senior Read More

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon: Axios

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s attempt to block AT&T Inc (T.N) from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world’s largest e-commerce company, a senior Read More

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon.com: Axios

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s decision to try to block AT&T Inc (T.N) from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world’s largest e-commerce company, Read More

Russian journalist observing US midterms briefly detained by FBI – report

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The FBI has reportedly questioned USA Really head Alexander Malkevich at Washington airport after his trip to cover the midterm elections. The Russian mission in the US has requested information on the incident. “In connection with media reports concerning the detention of Russian journalist Alexander Malkevich by FBI officers in Washington airport, an inquiry regarding Read More