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NYT series about Moscow’s plot to ‘tear West apart’ is a jewel of psychological projection

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Russia has been scheming for decades to splinter the West with civilization-shattering fake news, claims a shocking three-part film series published by the New York Times. The series was filed under “op-ed” for a reason, however. Russia’s alleged “meddling” in the 2016 presidential election is the “culmination of Moscow’s decades-long campaign to tear the West Read More

'What’s wrong with that?’ Duterte skipped meetings at key Singapore summit for ‘power naps’

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Philippines President Duterte raised a few eyebrows when he gave “power naps” as an excuse for missing key meetings at a Singapore summit. The president, however, said that he simply doesn’t get the hype surrounding it. President Rodrigo Duterte was among the world leaders and top officials taking part in the South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Read More

Exclusive: At U.N. climate talks, Trump team plans sideshow on coal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year’s talks, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. Coal sits in train cars on tracks in Grundy, Virginia, U.S., May Read More

Philippine president defends taking 'power naps' at summit

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has skipped several meetings at an Asia-Pacific summit to take “power naps”. A spokesman for the 73-year-old leader issued a statement saying he missed four scheduled events in Singapore on Wednesday because he was catching up on sleep. “We assure the nation that his aforementioned absence has nothing to do with Read More

Facebook morale takes a tumble along with stock price

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Facebook Inc.’s difficult year is taking a toll on employee morale, with several key measures of internal sentiment taking a sharp turn for the worse over the past year, according to people familiar with the matter and messages reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Amid a plunge in the stock price, ongoing leadership turmoil and critical Read More

Bain Capital Ventures closes $1 billion fund amid venture fund-raising frenzy

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital division of the eponymous Boston-based investment firm, said it has raised a new $1 billion fund to invest in startups, adding to a year of big-dollar fund-raising by tech investors. Enrique Salem, managing director at Bain Capital Ventures, in San Francisco, California, U.S., is shown Read More

Macron wants ‘European army’ to share UN Security Council seat and nukes with Berlin – Marine Le Pen

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President Emmanuel Macron wants to create a “European army” in order to share France’s permanent seat in the UN Security Council, as well as its nukes, with Germany, the head of the National Rally, Marine Le Pen said. Macron wants to use the coveted “European army” to share the “place in the Security Council” and Read More

U.S. recession unlikely before 2020, and then 'wok' shaped

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump may just escape having to grapple with a recession before the U.S. Presidential elections in 2020, with investors saying it is unlikely one will occur before then. Joachim Fels, Managing Director at PIMCO, speaks during the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York, U.S., November 13, Read More

Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for $5 billion new headquarters

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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) picked America’s financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C. The world’s largest online retailer plans to spend $5 billion on the two new developments Read More

Brazil's Senate to vote on transfer-of-rights bill November 27

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Rio de Janeiro — Brazil’s Senate will vote November 27 on a bill that would allow state-run oil company Petrobras to sell down its 100% stake in the subsalt transfer-of-rights areas and potentially open the door for an auction to sell development rights to as much as 15 billion barrels of crude, making it one Read More