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France Wins Again, but the Question Persists: Is It a Contender?

Today 00:32 GMT

With a 1-0 win over Peru, Les Bleus remains undefeated at the World Cup but their performance has been underwhelming

In the five days between France’s opening 2-1 win against Australia and the match against Peru, France altered its formation, changed the focus of its attack, and tweaked its pressing game. The refreshed approach helped Les Bleus carve open Peru in the 34th minute, when Mbappé tucked home a rebound from Olivier Giroud’s shot.

Source: The Guradian

Eurozone agrees deal to bring Greece out of financial crisis

Today 00:32 GMT

Eurozone nations have agreed on the final elements of a plan to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and make its massive debt more manageable.

Investors have been encouraged by these measures with Greece’s borrowing costs at around 4% compared to 24% at the depth of the crisis.

Source: Global News

ABC greenlights ‘The Connors’ — a ‘Roseanne’ spinoff without Roseanne

Today 00:32 GMT

The cast of “Roseanne” will be back without the titular character after Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet forced the network to cancel the show last month. Instead, the show will be called “The Connors” — the last name of the family — and the main cast, including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf and Sara Gilbert, will be back for 10 episodes in the fall.

I agreed to the settlement in order that 200 jobs of beloved cast and crew could be saved, and I wish the best for everyone involved.”

Source: DW

Could Turkey's opposition reset ties with the EU?

Today 00:33 GMT

When she came from Turkey to work in the European Parliament more than a dozen years ago, she thought her country was on a fast track to join the European Union  .. Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. "I remember those days as very hopeful days," she told DW.

Representing Turkey's largest opposition party, the Republican People's Party (CHP) in Brussels, Sevinc chose an office that looks directly at European Commission headquarters in one direction and the European External Action Service in another — so close she exchanges waves with EU officials from their windows.

Source: The Guradian

The explosive film lifting the lid on sex trafficking between India and LA

Today 00:32 GMT

By day, he was line producer for international titles shooting in India, including Slumdog Millionaire, Zero Dark Thirty and Life of Pi; by night he conducted raids on Mumbai brothels, rescuing women forced into sex work alongside anti-trafficking organisations.

In the film, Sonia is taken from India to Hong Kong, then to Los Angeles, where she is made to work as an escort for white Americans. “I wanted to make a movie about global sex trafficking and bring it back home because it makes people uncomfortable,” Noorani says.

Source: Common Domain

SEC Wants More Power to Get Funds Back for Bilked Investors

Today 00:32 GMT

Wall Street’s top regulator on Thursday asked Congress to expand its power to recover funds for investors burned by bad actors.

The Supreme Court case decided last year, Kokesh v. SEC, focused on an SEC investigation of Charles Kokesh, an executive accused of stealing money from thousands of small investors who put cash into funds that he managed during the 1990s and early 2000s. A lower court ruled in 2005 that Mr. Kokesh should pay back $34.9 million, an amount he argued was excessive because the SEC could only reach back five years to calculate disgorgement.

Source: Common Domain

New York-Based Judge Rules CFPB’s Structure Is Unconstitutional

Today 00:32 GMT

A federal judge in New York on Thursday ruled that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional, diverging from an appeals-court decision in January that affirmed its composition.

“[B]ecause the CFPB’s structure is unconstitutional, it lacks the authority to bring claims under the [Consumer Financial Protection Act] and is hereby terminated as a party to this action,” Judge Loretta Preska of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York wrote in her decision.

Source: Reuters

Peace plays: How foreign companies have lost a bundle in North Korea

Today 00:31 GMT

As companies from South Korea to Russia and China again look to cash in on easing tensions with Pyongyang, Samsung’s now defunct businesses in Pyongyang and hundreds of similar failed joint ventures underline North Korea’s status as one of the world’s highest-risk investment destinations.

Russian gas giant Gazprom (GAZP.MM) and state-run Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS) (036460.KS) have held talks over the past two months to discuss a possible construction of gas pipelines passing through North Korea, a KOGAS spokesman said.

Source: New York Times

For Democrats Challenging Party Incumbents, Insurgency Has Its Limits

Today 00:32 GMT

While national Democrats have celebrated the President Trump-inspired surge of activist energy coursing through the party in their efforts to take control of the House, many of those same leaders have moved to tame that energy, from Colorado to Massachusetts to New York, when it has turned against them.

Mr. Lewis, who lives in Scarsdale, said he is running in part because of “the energy of the post-Trump era.”. “My diagnosis is many of us naïvely presumed our party would take care of the issues but our party was taking of itself,” he said in an interview.

Source: New York Times

Billy Connors, Yankee Pitching Guru, Is Dead at 76

Today 00:32 GMT

Billy Connors, a pitching coach and executive for the Yankees known for honing the reliever Mariano Rivera’s often unhittable cut fastball and for being a close adviser to George M. Steinbrenner, the team’s mercurial owner, died on Saturday.

William Joseph Connors III was born on Nov. 2, 1941, in Schenectady, N.Y., to William Connors Jr., a detective for an insurance agency, and Mafalda (Vardine) Connors.

Source: Washington Post

National Enquirer sent stories about Trump to his attorney Michael Cohen before publication, people familiar with the practice say

Friday 22:53 GMT

During the presidential campaign, National Enquirer executives sent digital copies of the tabloid’s articles and cover images related to Donald Trump and his political opponents to Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen in advance of publication, according to three people with knowledge of the matter — an unusual practice that speaks to the close relationship between Trump and David Pecker, chief executive of American Media Inc., the Enquirer’s parent company.

Source: Fox News

The wisdom of Charles Krauthammer

Friday 22:53 GMT

Long-time Fox News panelist Charles Krauthammer, a psychiatrist, Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling author, regularly commented on issues great and small.

Following is a selection of his wisdom from exclusive, in-depth interviews he has done with Fox News:. “I decided to become a writer so I could write about politics, because I thought that’s the most important thing one can involve oneself in.

Source: Global News

Next generation of Radarsat satellites to ‘cover 90% of the globe’

Friday 22:53 GMT

The next generation of Canada’s Radarstat satellites are set to be launched this fall — after years-long delays and overspending.

U of S Space Design Team chosen to prepare research satellite for launch in 2021. Deploying the three satellites together has been a challenge.

Source: DW

Body of missing German hitchhiker found in Spain: reports

Friday 22:53 GMT

Spanish police found the body of a woman showing signs of violence next to a gas station in Asparrena in northern Spain, near Bilbao, the news agency Europa Press reported, citing investigators.

El Correo reported surveillance camera footage led investigators to the arrest, although German mass-market daily Bild reported the hitchhiker had messaged the truck's license plate to friends. Her friends have railed against right-wing groups, who they accuse of instrumentalizing the case to advance xenophobic views.

Source: New York Times

Matt Murphy, Master of Blues Guitar, Is Dead at 88

Tuesday 22:48 GMT
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Mexico Criticizes U.S. Over Policy Removing Immigrant Children From Parents

Wednesday 18:15 GMT
Source: Reuters

In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

Thursday 05:16 GMT
Source: Fox News

4 common mistakes in retirement planning

Friday 06:09 GMT
Source: CBS News

China blocks talk of John Oliver for taunting leader Xi Jinping

Friday 11:51 GMT
Source: CBS News

Johnny Depp: "I was as low as I believe I could have gotten" after money and marital problems

Thursday 21:55 GMT
Source: CBS News

This "Hot Dog Water" sells for $37.99 a bottle

Thursday 21:55 GMT
Source: CBS News

Florida teen is first known human to contract virus usually found in animals

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: Reuters

Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance

Today 19:10 GMT
Source: Washington Post

British royal family will make history this summer with its first-ever same-sex wedding

Today 19:09 GMT
Source: Common Domain

What Happens When You Reach a Million Instagram Followers

Today 19:10 GMT
Source: New York Times

Coming Out to My Parents in China by Video

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: NBC News

Shop now, pay later! Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters now offer layaway

Today 09:59 GMT
Source: New York Times

Meet the 11-Year-Old Girls Whose Music Wowed the Philharmonic

Today 07:01 GMT

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