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19 Dead, 50 Injured at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester – UPDATED

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 22, 2017 at 8:30pm 5/22/2017 at 8:30pm
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An explosion occurred at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Police confirmed 19 dead and 50 injured, but have not confirmed exactly what caused the explosion or who caused it.

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UK Election: Labour Party heading for a big defeat, polls suggest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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The latest polls suggest that UK’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn might be leading his party to a historic defeat in next month’s general election. The Conservatives, under the leadership of Prime Minister Theresa May, “are set to become the biggest party in almost every area of Britain including traditional Labour...

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Austrian President Tells “Every Woman” to Wear Hijab to Fight “Islamophobia”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/26/2017 at 1:00pm
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In what should be a new low for women rights in Europe, Austria’s leftist President Alexander van der Bellen has called on “every woman to wear headscarf” in order to fight growing “Islamophobia,” Austrian media reported today. Going by the Austrian media coverage, the otherwise perpetually-offended feminist groups in Austria and Europe have...

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“Centrist” Macron faces populist, anti-open borders Le Pen on May 7 Runoff

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 5:05pm 4/23/2017 at 5:05pm
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Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and Front National’s Marine Le Pen have qualified for the second round in the French presidential election securing 23.7 and 21.7 percent of votes respectively, French news agency AFP reports. Conservative François Fillon conceded defeat after getting 19.5 percent of the votes. Fillon endorsed Macron and called his...

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French Election: Le Pen Vows to Quit the EU, End Mass-Migration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:30am 4/18/2017 at 11:30am
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As France heads to the first round of presidential elections on Sunday, Front National’s candidate Marine Le Pen vows to put an end to the Open Borders Policy for illegal migrants. “Mass immigration is not an opportunity for France, it’s a tragedy for France,” Le Pen told her supporters. “The French sometimes have...

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British Left Freaks Out Over Theresa May Calling Quick General Election

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:00am 4/18/2017 at 10:00am
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British Prime Minister Theresa May stunned many British politicians on Tuesday morning when she called for a snap election on June 8 as a way to help her negotiate through the Brexit process with the European Union.

May had said before that she would not hold a general election, but opposition from...

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Election Monitors Claim Turkish Vote Happened With ‘Unlevel Playing Field’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/17/2017 at 1:30pm

On Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory after a referendum vote gave him even more power with a slim 51% victory. But he has already received backlash from opposition groups and international monitors who found problems with the election.

Erdogan even warned people not to fight the referendum outcome because...

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Truck Used in Terror Attack In Sweden, Several Killed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/7/2017 at 1:00pm
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A man plowed a truck into a shopping center in Stockholm, Sweden, killing at least five people and injuring many more. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has called it a terror attack:

“Sweden has been attacked. Everything indicates an act of terror,” PM Stefan Löfven said at a press conference on Friday afternoon.

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Merkel Backs New Law Set To Criminalize Offensive or False Social Media Posts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/6/2017 at 12:30pm
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The government of Angela Merkel has approved draft legislation that seeks to combat certain content on the social media.

The proposed law will force social media companies to remove content that German government may find offensive or ‘false’. In its broadly defined parameters the law wants social media companies to act against hate speech, and other...

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Merkel, Hollande Push Back Against Theresa May & Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 11:30am 3/30/2017 at 11:30am
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Back in October, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande warned British Prime Minister Theresa May that the United Kingdom might face a tough time leaving the European Union.

Those warnings have come to fruition a day after the UK delivered the official Brexit letter to the EU. Merkel and...

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Theresa May Signs Brexit Letter, Delivers it to the EU

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/29/2017 at 3:00pm
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The divorce between the United Kingdom and the European Union has officially begun. Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May signed the letter to EU Council President Donald Tusk to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which allows a member to leave the union.

Wednesday morning, British Ambassador to the EU Sir Tim...

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Trump critics lash out at “Muslim electronics” flight ban, but other countries following suit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:52pm 3/21/2017 at 1:52pm
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The Department of Homeland Security has banned electronics larger than a smart phone on flights from eight countries: Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Officials said the ban comes from intelligence about terrorism risks:

“We’re concerned about ongoing interest in targeting commercial aviation,” a DHS...

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Germany: Merkel’s Challenger Schulz Kicks Off Campaign By Bashing Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:00am 3/21/2017 at 7:00am
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s challenger, Social Democratic Party’s (SPD) candidate Martin Schulz kicked off his election campaign by bashing U.S. President Donald Trump. Schulz denounced, what he called, U.S. President’s “misogynistic, anti-democratic and racist” rhetoric. These latest comments follow SPD candidate’s earlier remarks in January when he called President Trump “un-American”.

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Theresa May’s Brexit Plan Moves Forward

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/20/2017 at 2:30pm
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British Prime Minister Theresa May will activate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start the Brexit process on March 29, which will start the two year negotiations for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. From The London Times:

Britain is keen to seek a comprehensive free-trade deal with the...

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Turkish President to Turks in Europe: “Have five children, not three. You are Europe’s future”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11:30am 3/18/2017 at 11:30am

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an Islamist, is in a fight with the Netherlands, as we reported the other day.

Erdogan is pushing for the large Turkish immigrant population in Europe, who can vote in Turkish elections, to support his referendum to expand his powers and further entrench his authoritarian rule....

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Dutch Election: Geert Wilders’ Party Places Second

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 8:30am 3/16/2017 at 8:30am
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According to final vote count tallies, Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s centre-right VVD has scored a commanding lead over his main rival Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party (PVV).

With 95 percent of votes counted, PM Rutte’s VVD won 33 seats in the 150-place legislature, down from 41 at the last vote in 2012. Wilders came second with 20...

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EU Court Allows Employers to Ban Islamic Headscarves

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/14/2017 at 2:30pm
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The top European Union court has ruled that employers can ban the Islamic headscarf from the workplace. From the BBC:

The European Court of Justice (ECJ), ruled on Tuesday morning that employers are allowed to ban workers from the “visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign” including headscarves.

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