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MEPs call on European Commission to suspend Privacy Shield framework

MEPs have called on the European Commission to suspend the EU-US Privacy Shield framework for personal data transfers, saying it fails to provide enough data protection for EU citizens.

Golden State Warriors win the NBA championship

Golden State locked up its fifth championship in franchise history with a 129-120 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

Is Trump the EU’s only problem?

The United States' decision to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem was met with resentment across European capitals. The American decision to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran was met with outrage in European capitals.

EU’s new data privacy law creates headaches for American banks

What happens when a cookie of a European lands in the server of a community bank in the U.S. if, on an off-chance, the Brit browses the bank’s website?

IMF chief tells bankers to not dismiss cryptocurrency

Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has a message for the world's central bankers: Don't be luddites.

Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War

President Donald Trump threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.

BRICS nations to stand up against western protectionism

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday called for the world to reject protectionism even as American and European pressure mounts on Beijing to lower market barriers.

Should the EU keep the door open to Balkan members?

Italy warned that the European Union must keep its doors open to eventual membership for Western Balkan countries.

Europeans could also be deported by Donald Trump

Europeans often hid in plain sight as Latin Americans, Asians and others living illegally in America were sent packing.

Donald Trump shakes hands with Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit

The day before Trump met with Putin, he acknowledged the possibility of Russian interference in the election, but said other countries could have been responsible as well.

European banks exit Honduras dam project

Two European development banks financing construction of a controversial dam project in Honduras have pulled out following the murders of local activists including Berta Caceres, a 2015 winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.

Why do 71 nations don’t want to ban nuclear weapons?

To loud applause, Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, announced the results of the “historic” vote — 122 nations in favor, the Netherlands opposed, and Singapore abstaining.

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