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German car producers could fall victim to US sanctions against Russian aluminum

Sanctions against top Russian aluminum producers are likely to hit European car production, according to Germany’s WVMetalle, a lobbying group for 655 metals companies. The group says unless actions are taken, many car plants in Germany and Europe will be closed, and others will face supply disruption, Bloomberg reports. Read more “Re-jigging all of those trade flows is really, really ...

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‘US drug prices will drastically fall’: Trump outlines plan to fight opioid epidemic

President Donald Trump has promised that US drug prices will fall substantially in the near future. Drug companies could also face lawsuits as part the devastating opioid crisis in America, he warned. Trump made the remarks at an event in Manchester, New Hampshire, where he outlined a broad range of proposals to tackle opioid abuse. The state has some of ...

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Facebook shares fall 5% on report of ‘systemic problems’ in data breach

Shares of Facebook fell by almost 5 percent on Monday following research claiming the recent data breach that exposed 50 million people is a systemic problem for the social network. Read more It was “made clear in the reporting is that Facebook did not make sufficient efforts to recover users’ data, which then informed ad targeting in the 2016 US ...

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‘The hammer will fall harder’: Danish govt plans double punishments for ‘ghetto’ crimes

The Danish government has announced plans to double penalties for certain crimes committed in so-called ‘ghetto’ areas. These districts are characterized by a higher than average immigrant population. Justice Minister, and Danish Conservative Party leader, Soren Pape Poulsen told Danish daily Berlingske that “vandalism, theft or threats could be the reason (for double penalties). That means the hammer will fall ...

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Tory infighting, plots & bungled EU talks: The signs Theresa May is about to fall

A Tory civil war is tearing a hole in Theresa May’s “strong and stable” facade. As questions mount over her ability to lead and Brexit talks come to the crunch, it’s uncertain whether the embattled PM will survive the crossfire. May is facing attacks from all sides of the Conservative party, with Brexiteers insisting she is not being tough on ...

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Telegram apps fall foul of iOS App Store content rules

The Telegram messaging apps appear to have breached Apple’s App Store guidelines and are currently unavailable for download on iOS. 9to5Mac spotted the absence yesterday, having been alerted via a Reddit thread. At the time of writing a search for Telegram on the App Store returns Viber, Skype, Messenger and WeChat chat apps, as the top results, but not Telegram. Both the ...

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Tory MPs fall for 'fake news' over Union Jack Scotland ban

Reports that the Scottish government plans to exclude the Union Jack flag from all but one event has been branded “fake news” by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, despite the story sparking outrage among Tory MPs. Under the reported plan, the Union Jack will fly from government buildings only on Remembrance Sunday. It will not be hoisted on other royal anniversaries ...

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Uproar over contraceptive app after 37 users fall pregnant

A Swedish contraceptive app designed to let women know when it’s ‘safe’ for them to have unprotected sex has been reported to the country’s medical regulator after dozens of its users fell pregnant. The Södersjukhuset hospital in Stockholm lodged a complaint with the Swedish Medical Products Agency, or Läkedelsverket, after staff performed abortions on 37 users of the NaturalCycles app ...

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British Army in gay recruitment drive as soldier numbers fall

Homosexuality in the British Army is being addressed in a £1.6 million ($ 2.1 million) advertising campaign as the top brass desperately try to revamp the image of the military. The army has been plunged into a recruitment crisis while battling government funding cuts, which could see troop numbers plunge below 82,000. Now, millions of pounds are being spent in ...

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Tokyo and Seoul will fall first if there is war on Korean Peninsula – Lavrov

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 02:50 Edited time: 3 Dec, 2017 02:50 Japan and South Korea, whom the US is trying to involve in provocations against North Korea, will become the first victims if conflict breaks out in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned. “While condemning Pyongyang’s nuclear missile adventurism, we cannot but condemn the provocative behavior ...

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