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Senators to announce sanctions bill on Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. senators will announce a bill this week expanding sanctions on Russia's Gazprom-led Nord Stream 2 project, Senate aides said, targeting a pipeline Washington says will...
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Europe nears tipping point on Russian hacking

Europe nears tipping point on Russian hacking

15 hours ago   |   Politico

The European Union is getting ready to slap sanctions on a group of Russian hackers, according to three diplomats involved - a move that would mark a turning point in the...
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Trump's interest in Europe seems to have vanished

Trump's interest in Europe seems to have vanished

15 hours ago   |   Politico

Angela Merkel rejected Donald Trump's invitation to Washington fearing he might want to use a G-7 leaders' summit for an election-year photo op. Barely 72 hours later, images...
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Europe May Join Race for Access to Vaccines With Advance Deals

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

The European Union is looking to join the global race to secure access to future coronavirus vaccines, seeking deals to share the cost of development with pharmaceutical companies.
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Europe May Relax Controversial Free Research Ban to Lift Economy

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

European policy makers could soften restrictions on research into emerging companies as part of attempts to lift the economy after the coronavirus pandemic.
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Crisis made EU countries act like panicked shoppers, commissioner says

Crisis made EU countries act like panicked shoppers, commissioner says

1 day ago   |   Politico

The chaos caused by EU capitals introducing border controls in March was like the actions of panic-buying shoppers, said Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson , who...
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Europe Renews Push to Slash Global Tariffs on Medical Goods

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

The European Union is pressing for a global deal to eliminate tariffs on pharmaceuticals and medical supplies in an effort to guard against the kind of supply-chain shock...
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Birx warns against 'false sense of security' that outbreak will wane this summer

Birx warns against 'false sense of security' that outbreak will wane this summer

2 days ago   |   Politico

The United States should not expect the coronavirus outbreak to wane over the summer, White House coronavirus coordinator Deborah Birx said Tuesday. "None of us can be lulled...
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Global shares rise as more economies reopen for business

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO - Global stock markets rose Tuesday as more economies reopened for business after long and painful shutdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic. While...
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Lufthansa Gains Following Breakthrough on $10 Billion Bailout

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Deutsche Lufthansa AG shares surged after Europe's biggest airline overcame most of the barriers to receiving a 9 billion-euro bailout from the German government.
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Republicans struggle to pin down Trump on spying powers

Republicans struggle to pin down Trump on spying powers

Senate Republicans thought the debate over whether to extend federal surveillance powers was settled - and then President Donald Trump tweeted. In a series of interviews... Read more ...

3 More Former Cops To Be Charged In The Killing Of George Floyd

3 More Former Cops To Be Charged In The Killing Of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin, the former officer who kneeled on Floyd's neck, will face a more severe charge of second-degree murder. Read more ...

Defense Secretary Mark Esper: 'I Do Not Support Invoking The Insurrection Act'

Defense Secretary Mark Esper: 'I Do Not Support Invoking The Insurrection Act'

President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to use the law to deploy the military to police U.S. cities. Read more ...

Obama Addresses George Floyd Protests

Obama Addresses George Floyd Protests

Barack Obama is still calling for hope and change. In his first on-camera remarks about the killing of George Floyd and nationwide protests, the former president said that when... Read more ...

Jimmy Carter calls out police injustice, but says violence is 'not a solution'

Jimmy Carter calls out police injustice, but says violence is 'not a solution'

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday expressed his dismay at racial injustice in the country, while also condemning violence as protests consume cities across the... Read more ...

George Floyd death: Thousands protest in London

George Floyd death: Thousands protest in London

LONDON - Thousands of people marched through London on Wednesday evening over the death of George Floyd in the United States. The death of Floyd - an unarmed black man who died... Read more ...

Trump: I Was Only Inspecting That Bunker

Trump: I Was Only Inspecting That Bunker

President Trump is disputing reports that he was rushed to an underground bunker as protests raged outside the White House Friday. The president told Brian Kilmeade on Fox New... Read more ...

D.C. National Guard To Investigate Helicopter's 'Show Of Force' Against...

D.C. National Guard To Investigate Helicopter's 'Show Of Force' Against Protesters

The helicopter, normally designated for use in medical evacuations, hovered low enough to create a deafening noise outside the White House. Read more ...

Esper Disagrees With Trump on Use of Insurrection Act

Esper Disagrees With Trump on Use of Insurrection Act

Breaking with President Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using military forces for law enforcement in containing current street protests. Esper... Read more ...

Poll: Biden opens up 11-point lead on Trump nationwide

Poll: Biden opens up 11-point lead on Trump nationwide

Former Vice President Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump has grown despite his absence from the campaign trail, a new poll released Wednesday shows, putting the... Read more ...