French presidency gives official role to #BrigitteMacron after public outcry
Credit Card Giant Visa Hints at Digital Asset Service Plans
Stefanidi wins 12th consecutive pole vault competition
Trump Official Once Praised a Defender of Holocaust Deniers
BG Foods gobbles up SnackWell, Back to Nature brands
Africa: Business confidence remains high. #SMI
Thais to deploy 4,000 police for ex-PM #Yinglucks negligence trial verdict
Raqqa families make daring escapes from Islamic State stronghold
LBMA #Gold Price (AM) is USD 1,287.60, EUR 1,096.52 (Aug. 21, 2017)
A Cosmic Theory and a 2-Inch Lump of #Gold via @natalieobiko
Popescu Report - #Gold and North Korea
#China urges halt to US-S.Korea military drills #UlchiFreedomGuardian
Military drills by South Korea and US #WarGames
#China calls US intellectual property investigation ‘irresponsible’
#Eclipse parking: $100 a day. Cashing in on the eclipse, USA-style:
.@vanceserchuk on how trying to leave Afghanistan forced America to stay
#Jordan PPI year-on-year at -0.1%
CNN Balks at Trump Campaign Ad Calling Media ‘Enemies’ [Video]
#IvoryCoast Industrial Production year-on-year at 1.8%
Chinas trophy hunting crackdown wont deter the shadow bankers
The humanitarian situation in #SouthSudan is the worst I’ve known in two decades,
2040 2050 Pollution Car Bans Not So Bold
EUR remaining out of favor...? CBs have not joined the EUR comeback (yet)...
When is Eid al-Adha 2017?
Americas most prominent CEOs knew they had a problem well before Trumps Tuesday comments
#Latvia PPI year-on-year at 3.6%
#Latvia PPI month-on-month at 0.4%
The case for #Ukrainian #energy independence - and what the government needs to do #OOTT
Trump attacks dishonest Fake News reporting as he ends vacation
Unplugging is nearly impossible now; by 2026 it will be even tougher experts say
Chinas Great Wall confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler
Greek bears are ready for business. From shop window in Monastiraki #Greece
#Oman Budget Balance at OMR -397.8M
The economic and moral case for global open borders, by @georgeeaton
After 38 years, Angola will soon get a new president, but what is the electoral process?
Taiwans KMT pulls pro-unification plank from party platform
This mod makes GoldenEye 64 different every time you play
The NS Leader: Trumps dangerous nation
Monte dei Paschis OBG Upgraded to A+; Outlook Stable
Formula One launches eSports world championship
who says were not as stupid about anything today..?
Mini thread/rant here about what Brexit does and doesnt mean for refugee protection in the UK.
SPECIAL REPORT | #Greece beyond the second review: Challenges and opportunities
Merkel attacks Turkey’s ‘misuse’ of Interpol warrants
Uber’s huge Hong Kong price hike gives advantage to taxis
Burger Joint Shake Shack Shimmies Into Shanghai #shakeshack #shanghai #Restaurant #KFC
Silting a growing problem at Latin America’s largest port
Police Intensify Hunt After Many Women Killed in Same Area #Uganda
On eFinancialCareers: Goldman Sachs is doing some big hiring in equities algo trading
UK Durable Goods Price Index for August: 76.5, previous: 78 (change: -2%) #WPI
How Mysuru became India’s ‘cleanest city’
Total solar eclipse: US braces for rare astronomical event:
This, on Trump...
Assault-Accused South African Ministers Resignation Too Late? #SouthAfrica
Londons property sellers lower their expectations as the slowdown shows few signs of easing
Greek #bond yield falls after Fitch upgrade:
Millions of Americans await awe-inspiring total solar eclipse
Government moves against pension scammers
Central banks’ diverse mandates via @endacurran
Danish submarine builder dumped body of ex-SCMP reporter in sea after ‘accident’ on vessel
Everyone on twitter hates everything
Spotted on Brussels metro. Roughly translates to Do you like wearing socks and sandals? Then learn German!
BREAKING: One killed in car-ramming at Marseille bus stop, French police
Italy increases protection of key sites after Spain attacks
Bodyguard accidentally shoots gun during boarding at Berlin airport
Spanish mother cut in half by hospital lift doors minutes after giving birth
Is this a good thing ? Some of them do reg arb, aggressive tax and questionable culture - plus this
US sharply scales back visa services in Russia after diplomatic row via @Reuters
China has expressed a strong dissatisfaction with a U.S. trade probe
10 years after The Crash: A Scientific Review Of BBC Bias - @BiasedBBCblog
Myanmar man faces two years in jail for speaking about his ordeal as a child soldier
Why schools are getting education all wrong
Prime Minister says Estonias story far from being finished
Weekend paper review – The young ones
Our union backed Brexit, but that doesnt mean scrapping freedom of movement
Wait And See Approach On Brexit - 21 Aug 17 | Gazunda
Dont Expect US Policy Change - 21 Aug 17 | Gazunda
Watching Euro For Signs Of Further Weakness Against The Dollar - 21 Aug 17 | Gazunda
Why This Strategist Is Positive On Base Metals - 21 Aug 17 | Gazunda
Professor - Brexit Will Boost U.K. Economy - 21 Aug 17 | Gazunda
North Koreas Next Step - 21 Aug 17 | Gazunda
Aberdeen - The U.S. Dollar Is Oversold - 21 Aug 17 | Gazunda
Oil is near a one-week high after U.S. drilling slows again
One killed in Marseille, France after car crashes into bus shelters: police via @Reuters
CNN pushes live town hall with Ryan for Trumps Afghanistan announcement
Yellen, Draghi Head to Jackson Hole Amid Inflation Unease
Lithuanian media watchdog to consider steps against 2 Russian TV channels
Singapore: 10 Sailors missing after USS John McCain collides with oil tanker
Erdogan in war of words with Merkel
Earthquakes Hit Off Coast of Liberia #Liberia
On Las Ramblas: the symbolic heart of Barcelona
Australian citizenship crisis erodes support for government
Brazil Recreation Index for August: 131.6, previous: 130.3 (change: 1%) #WPI
Why news algorithms are the enemy of civil society.
French unions fret as Macron readies his promised labor-law upheaval via @AngelineBenoit
Debt Rattle August 21 2017 | First of all: stop hating each other. It doesnt lead anywhere
Erdogan says Turkey and Iran discussing joint action against Kurdish militants
Danish sub inventor dumped body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall in sea: police
World In Pictures
Why Professor Minford says #Brexit will boost UK economy via @Brexit
If you own or follow bitcoin, here are 3 things to watch in the coming months
Debt Rattle August 21 2017 | Youre being played in a fake culture war
India is facing record defaults
Greece not a terror target, minister says
Greek government bond yields dip after Fitch upgrade
Greek current account surplus shrinks in June, tourism revenues rise
US Navy destroyer USS John S. McCain collides with Stealth Maritime tanker off Singapore
Here are the U.S. states where your money will go furthest in retirement
Can Trump make a deal with North Korea? @UriLF looks at the options:
Insurance: A Valuable Incentive for Small Farmers’ #Climate Resilience via @ipsnews @WFP
Opinion: Facing an inconvenient truth, Hong Kong’s monetary authority chooses to stay mum
Only 2.5 factors out of 18 are worrying in Citi Global Bear Market Checklist.
Debt Rattle August 21 2017 | Absolutely everything on the eclipse by Stephen Wolfram
Debt Rattle August 21 2017 | China coal and steel, German carmakers: Too Big to Fail
Jack Ma, Aliko Dangote and Lloyd Blankfein will meet world leaders at a Bloomberg event
Five reasons to live in Londons South Kensington
Meet the meat-free Hong Kong parents on a vegan mission
Anti-Semitism: The terrible fright of “Unite the Right”
Lithuanias Klaipeda remains Baltics No 1 container port
U.S. gas traders are doing more deals based on the price of physical supplies more on @theterminal via @naurtorious
Captain’s log. Stardate: 21:08:2017.47 - Damage Report
The trouble with a second Brexit referendum, by @georgeeaton
Jack Ma, Aliko Dangote and Lloyd Blankfein will meet world leaders at a Bloomberg event
Fitch Affirms Andorra at BBB; Outlook Positive
This map could change the way we treat cancer
Oil tanker hit by U.S. warship laden with fuel oil; no spill
Rosneft completes acquisition of Essar Oil stake
Today’s Top Performing #ActivistManagers Share Traits With #BenjaminGraham $
Bio-Hacking: Doctor Implanted 6 MicroChips Under His Skin to Unlock Doors and Secure Data
Maersk Oil sold to Total for $7.45bn #shipping
Silting a growing problem at Latin America’s largest port
Two general cargo ships collide near Fujian, three dead and six missing
Fujian Anda Shipping orders bulker at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding #shipping
Explosion kills four at STX’s main yard in South Korea
U.S. and South Korea practice virtual war against the North
Lithuanian president proposes to increase fines for crimes
Core inflation momentum - whos the one in the toughest spot going into Jackson Hole?
Marseille - Driver arrested, motive unclear for now via @MarQs__
France Food Price Index for August: 95.4, previous: 95.7 (change: -0.3%) #WPI
Britain will not exclude possible EU oversight of Irish border
Why Great Wall should steer clear of Jeep @sbanjo via @gadfly
These are the most pressing challenges facing Europes leaders
Eclipse chasers descend on Illinois town
A quick guide for those who cant figure out a nairas worth
A perfect start to a sunny Sunday. Open water swimming at Shepperton Lake. #lpinuk #swim
China set to build on its dominant crude oil import position
Residents of this US town are likely to become climate refugees in under 50 years
Opinion: Three ways Singapore can benefit from China’s belt and road
WATCH: CNNs Zakaria torches elites mealy-mouthed response to Trump on Charlottesville
Merkel stands by her decision to open German borders via @BerlinTony
Finlands ambitious school redesign program
Total to buy Maersk Oil Gas for $4.95 billion in shares
New Zealand opposition leader embroiled in second sexism row
Is Google Maps discriminating against people with disabilities? @Anoosh_C reports:
Mongol Empire at its peak in 1279 -
Stealth Maritime sells ageing MR for $8m
Mask your hangover: five overnight skin solutions
Kim Wall died in accident on board submarine: Peter Madsen
Andrew Hill — What Donald Trump lost by wrecking his business relationships
Is Google Maps discriminating against people with disabilities? @Anoosh_C reports:
Bavarian leader criticized after dropping demand for maximum number of refugees
Govt Admits Plane Seized in Canada, Blames Opposition: #Tanzania
US to pause issuing non-immigrant visas in Russia: embassy via @AFP
India is facing record defaults
Trump ramping up for 2020 reelection via @politicoalex
Germany Durable Goods Price Index for August: 115.6, previous: 115.6 (change: 0%) #WPI
Kim Wall died in accident on board submarine: Peter Madsen
Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war
Extremely dissatisfied China blames India for border scuffle via @Reuters
Tax cuts as the lowest GOP common denominator.
Central Park Tower to become worlds tallest residential skyscraper:
You can be forgotten online, but not in the British Library via @jeremyakahn
Goldman Sachs warns a stronger euro may be Russian bonds Achilles heel via @markets
Quick guide for those who cant figure out the #nairas worth. #Nigeria
Musk warns of killer robot arms race - BBC News
Corporations can display good citizenship, too, @Profepps argues
Southern African Leaders Urged to Use Resources to Spur Industry #SouthAfrica
World shares mostly down
European manhunt on for main suspect in Barcelona van terror attack #Lead #Mallorca
UPDATE: Candles lit in #Tanzania for murdered ivory investigator. His team: We will fight on. Please join us.
Husband Attempts Suicide After Wife Found Dead: #Tanzania
Lenovos slump shows not all Asian tech stocks are a one way bet
9 killed in #Philippines #AbuSayyaf attack: Police
We condemn this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence, on many sides, many sides. #gameofthrones
Japan posted a trade surplus for another straight month in July
China is taking on the ‘original sin’ of its mountain of debt:
Tanzanian Police Hunt Men Who Shot South African Conservationist #SouthAfrica #Tanzania
Born 21 August 1725 - Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter of portraits, genre scenes, and history painting.
#Eclipse countdown: millions converge across US to see sun go dark
Check out our interactive map of the latest onshore and offshore licensing rounds
Its no secret US stocks are expensive – but just how expensive will come as a shock
US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba suffer hearing loss in mysterious sonic attack
Philippines Central Bank Grants First Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses
Hard transition awaits after summer
Wildfires raze some 50,000 hectares a year, survey finds
A car crashes on two buses in #Marseille: #police operation in progress via @laprovence
Street of Juba on Sunday evening !!!
China set to build on its dominant crude oil import position #shipping
Hong Kong swelters under heat in one of the hottest days of the year
Is this the worst packaging ever?
Any excuse to eat more hummus! #vegan
This new cyberpunk game has players invade peoples nightmares
INSIGHT: Dogs and their owners race in Croatia
Spanish honey production drops, as disappearing bees continue to sound alarm bells
Maersk Oil sold to Total for $7.45bn
One-in-four Brexit voters believe they were misled by the Leave campaign
Hong Kong property investors go trophy hunting in London despite Brexit
The ‘Grand Paris’ era begins
Japan Recreation Index for August: 91, previous: 90.8 (change: 0.2%) #WPI
The Total. What we take, what we make, what we waste.
The #ECB needs a little zen: @Moss_Eco via @BV
Oldendorff bags Samjin handy resales
The Boquería market in Barcelona is here in relation to La Rambla, where the van attack took place.
Euros losses deepen before Jackson Hole via @Reuters
Oil dips on rising US output, but drilling activity slows via @Reuters
Yellen, Draghi head to Jackson Hole amid inflation unease
Japanese state forced to remove ‘sexually suggestive’ tourism video
Trump is president because of 78,000 votes in these three states.
this will forever remain in the top 5 crazy moments in central banking/monetary history.
Inside the Battle for the FDC Presidency: #Uganda
Car carriers fined $38m for Korean price collusion
Deadly Floods and Mudslides Were Man-Made Disaster: #SierraLeone
Southeast Asia’s ‘funding barbell’ spurs new Gobi Partners fund
Future trends for #cybersecurity #fintech #insurtech @cbronline
Building Intelligent #IoT with Fog Computing #fintech #insurtech #AI #machine
BREAKING NEWS
Electric cars The death of the internal combustion engine #ICE on ice?
US Food Price Index for August: 97.4, previous: 95.7 (change: 1.7%) #WPI
US President Donald Trump to address the nation on a new strategy in Afghanistan
Solberg new favourite in Norway PM poll
Finnish court names knife attack suspect Abderrahman Mechkah
US gears up for total eclipse
#Britain to treat Internet hate crime as seriously as offline offences
Unintended consequences of MiFID: Job losses, trading turmoil? via @BySarahJones
Facebook diversity chief: ‘We are not in the business of giving away jobs’ by @JPManga
#Finnish court names knife attack suspect as 18-year-old Abderrahman Mechkah
Latin America: Businesses remain wary that conditions will improve further. #SMI
Attention superstitious stock traders... beware of the solar eclipse crash
Search for suspected #Barcelona attacker #YounesAbouyaaqoub intensifies
Sons of US defector to North Korea James Joseph Dresnok confirm his death
What you people want is a map of where in Swede school kids (6-16y) have more than 5km to school
Why is French President @EmmanuelMacron just as unpopular as Trump?
U.S. Navy says USS John S. McCain sailing to port under own power
5 troubleshooting tips for fixing your own computer
Anglers online boasting reveals illegal shark hunting:
French group Total buys Maersk Oil in $7.5 billion deal
#Germany | Angela #Merkel wants Maduro to release all political prisoners
Everything we expect from Apples iPhone 8 @danielhowley
#Slovenia PPI year-on-year at 2.3%


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