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U.S. to Return Church Bells Seized From the Philippines – TIME

U.S. to Return Church Bells Seized From the Philippines - TIME

(MANILA, Philippines) — Three church bells seized by American troops as war trophies more than a century ago arrived in Manila on Tuesday to be handed back to the Philippines in a move long demanded by Filipino leaders, including the current president, who is critical of Washington and has moved closer to China. A representative […]

Huawei arrest puts 'bullseye' on Apple – BBC News

You don’t need to look hard to see how the Global Times – the state-backed Chinese newspaper – is interpreting the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou. “Washington’s move to stifle Huawei will undermine itself,” reads a headline. “Banning Chinese companies like Huawei will isolate US from digital economy of the future,” reads […]

Macron Promises Minimum Wage Hike And Tax Cuts To End 'Yellow Vest' Protests – NPR

Macron Promises Minimum Wage Hike And Tax Cuts To End 'Yellow Vest' Protests - NPR

Enlarge this image French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a special address to the nation on Monday, his first public comments after four weeks of nationwide “yellow vest” (gilet jaune) protests. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images Trying to quell violent protests across France’s major cities, President Emmanuel Macron on Monday introduced […]

France's 'yellow vests' want to have their cake and eat it too – Washington Examiner

France's 'yellow vests' want to have their cake and eat it too - Washington Examiner

For the fourth straight weekend in a row, protesters donning their “gilets jaunes” in Paris continued their rioting, expanding the scope of their demands to the economically implausible. President Emmanuel Macron correctly ended the much maligned and environmentally unnecessary gas tax that had initiated the riots, but the protesters still aren’t happy. Quite simply, the […]

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