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Populists set for big win across EU as millions head to the polls

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Pyongyang testing ‘small weapons’ disturbed ‘my people’ but not me – Trump

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US President Donald Trump brushed off the North Korea hawks on his team, saying he was not at all “disturbed” by the news of renewed muscle flexing by Pyongyang. The launch of “some small weapons” by North Korea worries “some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump tweeted on Saturday during his trip to Japan. Pyongyang test-fired short-range ballistic Read More

Europeans head to polls for EU elections as UK awaits results

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar declares her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Read More

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report

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Boxes of Nike shoes are pictured in the warehouse of local footwear retailer “Pomp It Up” in Bussigny near Lausanne, Switzerland 24 Aprill, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (Reuters) – Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to Read More

West-backed think tanks threaten new Ukrainian president with disturbing list of ‘RED LINES’

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When President Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory in the free and undisputed April elections, most accepted that he was given a fairly strong mandate to lead Ukraine. But it seems not everyone is so democratically-minded. Particularly unmoved by the democratic process are a collection of Ukrainian ‘civil society’ groups, who have just issued a Read More

Trump sparks oil rally with Iran spat

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By Grant Smith on 5/24/2019 Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump. LONDON (Bloomberg) — Just over a week ago, crude prices were surging as attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil tankers and pipeline network spurred fears that the Middle East was on the brink of military confrontation. In the past two days, however, oil has suffered its Read More