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Italy “Sleepwalking into Instability”, Says European Commission

1 hour ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

The European Union sent back Italy's draft budget Tuesday, coupled with a warning to tighten it up or face fines of 0.2% of GDP. “We see a risk of the country sleepwalking into...
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Fed injecting ‘monetary heroin' into economy created biggest bubble ever - Schiff to RT's Boom Bust

2 hours ago   |   RT

As US markets took a deep dive this week, RT's Boom Bust talks to market guru and Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff about the downturn.
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Danske money laundering whistleblower labels UK structures a 'disgrace'

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

British company structures which hide the identity of those behind them were branded a disgrace by the whistleblower who brought to light an alleged 200 billion euro money...
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EU signals possible legal action against Italy over budget

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A top EU official says Italy's draft budget for next year is in breach of the rulebook underpinning the euro and he is signaling the start of a legal procedure...
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Danske money laundering whistleblower calls UK structures a 'disgrace'

4 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

British company structures which hide the identity of their beneficiaries are a "disgrace", the whistleblower who brought to light an alleged 200 billion euro money laundering...
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Danske whistleblower takes aim at U.S., UK over money laundering

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Almost all the money that flowed through Danske Bank's Estonian branch passed through banks in the United States, the whistleblower who brought to light an alleged 200 billion...
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Newcomer Kosovo secures playoff spot in Euro 2020 qualifying

16 hours ago   |   National Post

MADRID - Two years after being recognized by UEFA, Kosovo has given itself a chance to make it to the 2020 European Championship. The small Balkan republic routed Azerbaijan...
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Croatia's indebted tycoon released after paying bail

22 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A Croatian court says a tycoon who founded a deeply indebted food and retail company should be released from jail after he deposited a one-million-euro bail The County...
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Lured by Satan? German priest admits at Mass that he stole €120,000 of church funds for lottery

1 day ago   |   RT

Sometimes, even the clergy can't resist temptation when the devil, in the form of a get-rich-quick website, promises a million euro. A German priest has admitted that he was...
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Euro-area sovereign bond holdings: An update on the impact of quantitative easing

1 day ago   |   Bruegel

By the end of September 2018, the European Central Bank and national central banks held a total of €2,532 billion under the expanded asset purchase programme. €2,076 billion of...
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Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

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'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire. Read more ...

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without... Read more ...

'Truly awful': Dead whale swallows 115 plastic cups, plastic bottles, sandals

'Truly awful': Dead whale swallows 115 plastic cups, plastic bottles, sandals

A dead whale in Indonesia has been found with 13.2 pounds of plastic waste in its stomach. Read more ...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his political adversaries: his... Read more ...

The CDC tells people to stop eating and throw away all romaine lettuce...

The CDC tells people to stop eating and throw away all romaine lettuce - again - after another E. coli outbreak sickens at least 32 people in 11 states

Romaine lettuce is off the menu, as the CDC advises people across the United States not to eat any of the lettuce and to get rid of any they have already purchased. At least 32... Read more ...

Ikea to cut 7,500 jobs in shift toward e-commerce

Ikea to cut 7,500 jobs in shift toward e-commerce

Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea said the biggest retailer within its franchise system is cutting 7,500 jobs worldwide as it expands its online presence and opens new shops... Read more ...

President Trump says US will not punish Saudi Crown Prince after...

President Trump says US will not punish Saudi Crown Prince after journalist's murder

Trump called the killing of Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a "horrible crime" that the U.S. does not condone, but said Saudi Arabia is a "great ally." Read more ...

American believed killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

American believed killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

NEW DELHI - An American is believed to have been killed by an isolated Indian island tribe known to fire at outsiders with bows and arrows, police said on Wednesday. Police... Read more ...

US aircraft carrier docks in Hong Kong after bombers fly over South China Sea

US aircraft carrier docks in Hong Kong after bombers fly over South China Sea

HONG KONG - A U.S. aircraft carrier docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday, days after a pair of American B-52 bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea. The arrival of the USS... Read more ...