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P Chidambaram: India's former finance minister arrested 22.8.2019 BBC: World
The senior opposition leader has been arrested on charges of corruption and money laundering.
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All 84 startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1 20.8.2019 techCrunch
It’s that time of year, Silicon Valley’s investor technocrati and advice-giving Twitter celebrities descended upon Pier 48 in San Francisco to judge the latest summer batch of Y Combinator startups. TechCrunch was there, as well, and we were tapping away feverishly as co-founders pitched to woo investors. There are 197 companies in total in the […]
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Trump is panicking because ‘his reality show sees cancellation on the horizon’: Columnist 20.8.2019 Raw Story
On Monday, Eugene Robinson wrote a Washington Post op-ed suggesting President Donald Trump is self-destructing because “his reality show sees cancellation on the horizon.” “Evidence suggests that Trump is melting down. Again. And for good reason,” wrote Robinson. “Fears of a global recession, greatly exacerbated by Trump’s erratic and self-destructive trade policies, have sent financial […]
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#TrumpSlump Trends on Twitter as Stock Markets Fall Amid Escalating China Trade War 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As the leading U.S. stock markets dropped and signs pointed to a recession, #TrumpSlump trended on Twitter.
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Fear and tension mount in Kashmir's largest city amid lockdown 8.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

In Srinagar, the few residents who dare to break curfew beg soldiers to let them through checkpoints to reach hospitals or find food.

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‘Incompetence is a… terrible thing to watch’: Fed ‘must cut rates bigger and faster’ says Trump 7.8.2019 Raw Story
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to hammer the Federal Reserve, demanding more stimulus to boost the economy as the 2020 elections approach. Even as stocks and bond yields worldwide fell amid concern about Trump’s escalating trade war with Beijing, he accused the US central bank of being a bigger threat to the American […]
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China and Russia Are Getting Along Better Than Ever, the U.S. Has Only Made It Easier for Them 7.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Experts China and Russia's ties are growing not out of a mutual affinity, but out of a necessity to avoid total domination by the U.S., whose strategy is only accelerating their rapprochement.
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US shares tumble as Trump renews Federal Reserve attack 7.8.2019 BBC: Business
Fears about global growth spark Wall Street slide as the president hits out at the central bank.
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Policymakers tremble as Trump’s trade war widens 7.8.2019 Raw Story
Longstanding warnings from economists of global spillover from the US-China trade war appear to be materializing, with a trio of central banks springing surprise rate cuts on Wednesday. The monetary policy moves in India, New Zealand and Thailand came as industrial production in European powerhouse Germany fell back in June, adding to uncertainty in the […]
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Pompeo seeks to win back U.S. influence in Southeast Asia amid China's rise 1.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

Against a backdrop of China's rising economic and military power, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo arrived in the Thai capital of Bangkok this week for meetings with leaders of 10 nations.

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What are the US's intentions in Africa? 1.8.2019 BBC: World
Can the US compete with China's huge investments in the continent?
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VG Siddhartha: The man who brought coffee culture to India 1.8.2019 BBC: Business
The death of coffee chain owner VG Siddhartha has sent shockwaves through India's business community.
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U.S. Struggles to Get Help from Europe As Iran Plans Military Moves with Russia, Seeks Support from China 30.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The U.S. embassy in Berlin criticized a German politician opposed to sending ships to the Strait of Hormuz, while Iran touted newfound ties with Russia and sought more Chinese support.
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MLB Trade Rumors: Which Players Are Likely to Move Before Wednesday's Deadline? 30.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Madison Bumgarner is unlikely to leave the San Francisco Giants, while the Cleveland Indians could trade Trevor Bauer.
Boris Johnson: Does Africa shrug, smile or scowl? 26.7.2019 BBC: World
The age of empire is long gone, and the UK has to compete with other powers for influence in Africa.
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Newsletter: A crackdown on China hits U.S. academia 22.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Chinese students and scholars feel targeted, and universities feel the pinch, amid the Trump administration's crackdown on Beijing.

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Study: Sugar ruins teeth, rules the world 21.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The authors of a new study say dental health is especially bad in low- and middle-income countries — and that Big Sugar works to make sure soda and candy aren't targeted as cavity culprits.
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The Missing Three-Letter Word in the Iran Crisis 18.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Michael T. Klare offers an overview of oil’s enduring sway in U.S. policy in the Middle East. By Michael T. Klare  TomDispatch.com It’s always the oil. While President Donald Trump was hobnobbing with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at…Read more →
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EBay picks 5.5% stake in India’s Paytm Mall 18.7.2019 TechCrunch
EBay said today it is buying a 5.5% stake in e-commerce marketplace Paytm Mall as the global firm makes another push to gain footprint in India’s fast-growing e-commerce market. The two firms did not disclose financial terms of the deal, but a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch that EBay has invested between $150 […]
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A black market in wildlife trafficking thrives on Facebook and Instagram 12.7.2019 LA Times: Business

Ali Ahamed’s black satchel was overflowing with turtles, their tiny heads poking out. Just a few feet away, on the hotel room floor, roughly 20 larger turtles with dark brown shells were removed from black suitcases and flipped onto their backs to keep them from crawling under the couch.

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