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Hong Kong protesters make rest of the world look bad with 2am rubbish clean up (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Hong Kong protesters showed up the rest of the world’s demonstrators when, after a 2 million-strong march, they worked through the night to ensure not a scrap of trash was left in their wake. The mass protests against an unpopular China extradition bill took place on June 16 and, after the 3km march was over, Read More

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos. Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully outside the Chinese-ruled city’s Read More

Idolatry much? Kosovo honors Clinton, Albright on 1999 war anniversary

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Former US President Bill Clinton and top diplomat Madeleine Albright are among Western leaders flocking to Kosovo to receive honors by ethnic Albanian militants they backed in the 1999 NATO war against Yugoslavia. Falsely claiming that Yugoslavia was committing “genocide” against ethnic Albanians in Kosovo, NATO launched an air war in March that year, violating Read More

Model aircraft pilots angry over drone laws

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People who fly model aircraft are angry that proposed drone rules could damage their much-loved hobby. They argue they should not be classed as drone pilots. The new laws are intended to make airspace safer amid increasing drone use. The British Model Flying Association (BMFA) met the Aviation Minister Baroness Vere this week to discuss Read More

Investment grade bond funds suck in record $12.3 billion as investors ditch stocks: BAML

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors plowed a record $12.3 billion into investment grade bond funds and ditched equities over the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as worries over trade tensions and the world economy reinforced a run for safe-haven bets. Bond funds overall pulled in $17.5 billion in the week to Read More

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles

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FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion tie-up plan progressed towards a possible agreement on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The logos of Renault and Fiat carmakers are seen in Nice, France, June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Read More

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets: sources

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FILE PHOTO: The logos of Renault and Fiat carmakers are seen in Nice, France, June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) – Renault directors were preparing to review Fiat Chrysler’s (FCA) $35 billion merger offer on Tuesday, after the Italian-American carmaker resolved differences with the French government overnight, three sources said. The compromise on Read More

Pull Danish troops back home to man WALL on German border, anti-Islam right-wing party leader says

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A dark horse right-wing candidate in Denmark’s national elections who has called to militarize the country’s land border and to build a wall to keep out migrants just might earn enough votes to enter the parliament. Immigration is already defining the contours of the upcoming national elections in Denmark, but one party is literally following Read More

EU establishment cries ‘Russia!’ in desperate bid to defeat critics

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With European Parliament elections looming, the establishment parties and mainstream media are reaching for the playbook of US Democrats and hyping the specter of ‘Russia’ to drive voters away from the rising tide of populism. One of the most outspoken liberals in the European Parliament, former Belgian PM Guy Verhofstadt, openly accused five populist politicians Read More

‘France does not belong to the French!’ 100s of ‘Black Vest’ migrants occupy Paris airport

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Hundreds of ‘Black Vest’ migrant protesters occupied Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris on Sunday demanding to speak to Prime Minister Édouard Philippe in a demonstration against deportations and in favor of legal papers for all. The group, estimated to be about 500 people, gathered in Terminal 2 of the airport as riot police officers Read More