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Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports

Nov 23, 2017

Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States

Facebook opens 2nd office combating hate speech in Germany

Nov 23, 2017

Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech

Romania's left-wing government survives no-confidence vote

Nov 23, 2017

Romania's left-wing government easily survives no-confidence vote amid economy complaints

Merkel's weakness at home might not be fatal flaw abroad

Nov 23, 2017

Merkel's weakness at home might not be fatal flaw abroad

EU officials say UK Brexit stance chaotic in leaked document

Nov 23, 2017

A leaked Irish government document says European officials see Britain's performance in Brexit negotiations as confused and chaotic

China stock slump weighs on global markets

Nov 23, 2017

European stock markets were weighed down Thursday by the earlier slump in China's main stock market to its lowest level since September. Trading levels were relatively modest though with U.S. markets closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Pressure grows on German Social Democrats in govt impasse

Nov 23, 2017

Pressure growing on German Social Democrats in government impasse

Bread made of insects to be sold in Finnish supermarkets

Nov 23, 2017

One of Finland's largest food companies is selling what it claims to be a first: insect bread

Swiss to send new funds to EU to help eastern states

Nov 23, 2017

Switzerland's executive body will contribute 1.3 billion Swiss francs (1.1 billion euros) to the European Union to help lower economic inequalities faced by some EU members, notably in eastern Europe

Eurozone economy heading for strongest quarter since 2011

Nov 23, 2017

Eurozone economy heading for strongest quarter since 2011, new survey says

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