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Trudeau used term ‘feminist’ as weapon to win elections, now faces backlash – Canadian journalist

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used the term ‘feminist’ as a “weapon” to win elections, so it is no surprise that his own record on women is under scrutiny during the ongoing political corruption scandal, RT was told. Justin Trudeau’s choice to make women’s rights “a priority” of his campaign was more “about winning elections” Read More

The Fidesz party was NOT suspended, ‘we suspended ourselves’– Hungarian FM to RT

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Hungarian FM Peter Szijjarto says the European People’s Party (EPP) did not suspend Fidesz from the European Parliament. They’ve suspended themselves, rather, until experts decide if the populist party is a good fit for the bloc. In a conversation with RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze, Szijjarto discussed this week’s bomb-shell revelation that the Hungarian party, headed by Read More

UK economy dodges no-deal Brexit hit, for now

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy has struggled beneath the weight of Brexit uncertainty for nearly three years, but many business leaders would probably be relieved just to have more of the same for the next few months. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Read More

‘Fake feminist!’ WATCH female MP blast Trudeau in Parliament for ‘silencing’ strong women

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An opposition lawmaker tore into Canada’s proud ‘feminist’ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s record on women, saying that the PM has tried to shut them up as he faces a political corruption scandal. Conservative lawmaker Michelle Rempel blasted Trudeau for “muzzling strong, principled women” during a debate in the House of Commons on Wednesday. “He asked Read More

Tusk: ‘lots of space’ in hell for British MPs who vote against Brexit deal

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Donald Tusk, who last month blasted the architects of Brexit, suggesting there may be “a special place in hell” for them, believes the place of eternal suffering is big enough to also include British MPs voting against the deal. The initial acerbic remark about hell made by the president of the EU Council targeted people Read More

EU lawmakers to vote on copyright overhaul next Tuesday

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the bloc’s two-decade old copyright rules as Google and internet activists stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters. FILE PHOTO: Google Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker appears before the House Intelligence Committee Read More

German politicians split over bankrolling Deutsche Bank merger

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BERLIN (Reuters) – A political rift has emerged in Berlin over whether Germany should put its financial muscle behind a merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, politicians and officials said, complicating a bid to create Europe’s third-largest bank and fund it. FILE PHOTO: The Reichstag building, the seat of the German lower house of parliament Read More

Asian shares hit 6-1/2-month high on tech hopes, U.S. data

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares hit 6-1/2-month highs on Friday after upbeat U.S. data and optimism in the tech sector lifted Wall Street stocks, helping calm some of the jitters sparked by the Federal Reserve’s cautious outlook on the world’s biggest economy. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a Read More

As worries about populism in Europe rise, investors bet on stock market volatility

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors are betting on heightened political uncertainty and greater volatility in European stock markets ahead of European Parliament elections in May amid growing concerns about rising populism. FILE PHOTO: A trader works at his desk at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach In one of the first Read More

Deutsche Bank CEO sees strong case for Commerzbank merger: source

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank chief executive Christian Sewing believes there is a strong case for a merger with Commerzbank, a person with direct knowledge of his thinking said. Sewing’s view sets the stage for a potential showdown with labor unions who fear as many as 30,000 job cuts in Germany’s two biggest banks become Read More