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Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs
May 21, 2019
Detroit automaker will lay off 10% of its workforce by the end of August in move to slash costs
Eiffel Tower closes down after man scales the monument
May 21, 2019
In 2015, someone else climbed the tower, dodging security cameras as he went
Stock prices drop on Huawei ban, particularly chipmakers and technology stocks
May 21, 2019
The U.S. decision to ban technology sales to China's Huawei hammered the technology sector, especially chipmakers
Google makes move against Chinese telecom giant Huawei: Report
May 21, 2019
The search and mobile giant's apparent move follows Trump's executive order that effectively bans the Chinese company in the U.S., according to Reuters
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Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn defies congressional subpoena
May 21, 2019
Don McGahn skips House Judiciary Committee hearing in a further escalation of struggle between Trump and Congress.
Argentina's ex-President Kirchner faces first corruption trial
May 21, 2019
Christina Kirchner, who recently announced a surprise vice-presidential bid, faces multiple corruption charges.

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Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says
May 21, 2019
The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously.
Britain's May offers "new deal" to try to break Brexit deadlock
May 21, 2019
Prime Minister Theresa May set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to opposition parties in her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit.
New UK PM may be needed to deliver Brexit: Northern Irish DUP's Dodds
May 21, 2019
The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Tuesday he thought Brexit would be delivered, but that it might require a new prime minister to do so.
Trump renews criticism of Mexico over immigration
May 21, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Mexico was "doing virtually nothing to stop illegal immigrants from coming to our southern border" and that he would soon give a response.
North Korea warns U.S. over seized ship at rare U.N. news conference
May 21, 2019
North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could affect "future developments" between the countries.
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NEWS • Report
Airbus Foresees More Regulatory Scrutiny After Boeing's 737 MAX Crashes
May 21, 2019
The new chief operating officer of Airbus said the European plane maker expects more regulatory scrutiny after two crashes by Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have raised questions about safety oversight.
U.S. Slows Hiring of Chinese Nationals by Chip Makers
May 21, 2019
The U.S. has sharply slowed approvals for the nation’s semiconductor companies to hire Chinese nationals for advanced engineering jobs, limiting access to talent.
U.S. Slows Hiring of Chinese Nationals by Chip Makers
May 21, 2019
The U.S. has sharply slowed approvals for the nation’s semiconductor companies to hire Chinese nationals for advanced engineering jobs, limiting access to talent.
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Massive Instagram data dump by Indian firm exposed records of millions of influencers – report
May 21, 2019
Preview A database containing contact details and records of more than 49 million Instagram users, including popular food bloggers and celebrities, has been leaked online by an Indian marketing company, which somehow obtained the list.
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Europe unlikely to join US crackdown on Huawei after years of joint projects – company’s VP
May 21, 2019
Preview European countries won’t ban Huawei from their markets because they see the firm as a reliable partner, the Chinese tech giant’s vice president has said in response to sweeping restrictions on the company imposed by the US.
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Austria’s Kurz to face no confidence vote after govt resignations - lawmaker
May 21, 2019
Preview Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is set to face a no confidence vote in parliament after several ministers from former coalition partner, the Freedom Party (FPO), resigned following a corruption scandal.
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NEWS • Analysis
Amazon’s Good Omens Is an Exhausting Maximalist Spectacle
May 21, 2019
This six-part adaptation of the 1990 fantasy touchstone by genre titans Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett is maximalist in the most divisive way possible.
Here’s Exactly How Daenerys’ Visions Ultimately Played a Role in Her Fate on Game of Thrones
May 21, 2019
Remember what Dany saw in the House of the Undying?
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NEWS • Comment
Why some American states are locking up toddlers
May 20, 2019
Allowing mothers to raise small children in prison nurseries may be better than separating mother and child
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner decides she wants to be vice-president, not president
May 19, 2019
But her pick for running mate will be compliant
In Mexico, AMLO seeks to expel merit from schools
May 18, 2019
Good news for teachers’ unions. Awful news for pupils
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner threatens to upend Argentina again
May 18, 2019
Argentina’s election in October looks like a toss up
Colombia’s peace tribunal defies an American extradition request
May 18, 2019
An alleged drug dealer is also a key part of the peace process
Scandal fells the vice-chancellor of Austria
May 18, 2019
The chancellor ends his coalition with the far-right
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