(Reuters) Deutsche Bank to set up 50 billion euro bad bank: FT

(Reuters) Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a “bad bank” to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. The bad bank would house or sell assets valued at up to 50 billion euros … Continue reading (Reuters) Deutsche Bank to set up 50 billion euro bad bank: FT

(CNBC) Iran says it will break internationally-agreed limit on uranium levels in 10 days

(CNBC) Iran will surpass the internationally agreed limit on its low-enriched uranium stockpiles in 10 days, the country’s atomic energy body said Monday. A spokesperson for the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization said that the country would increase enrichment levels to 20% for use in local reactors, but emphasized that Europe still had a chance to … Continue reading (CNBC) Iran says it will break internationally-agreed limit on uranium levels in 10 days

(OBS) Boris Johnson – João Marques de Almeida

(OBS) Em Londres, só um louco ou um suicida é que defenderiam o acordo assinado com a União Europeia. Resta saber se os líderes europeus terão a lucidez de reconhecer o evidente: o acordo que existe morreu. Boris Johnson ganhou a primeira ronda das eleições para a liderança do Partido Conservador com mais votos do … Continue reading (OBS) Boris Johnson – João Marques de Almeida

(GUA) Hong Kong is not China yet, but that feared day is coming ever nearer

(GUA) The extradition law was delayed after a million people took to the streets, but the fight for the territory’s values is far from over @limlouisa Hong Kong has become a place whose present is unresolved and whose future is unimaginable. After the unexpected violence of the last week, no one can predict how the events … Continue reading (GUA) Hong Kong is not China yet, but that feared day is coming ever nearer

(Verge) Facebook’s cryptocurrency to debut next week backed by Visa, Mastercard, Uber, and others: WSJ

(Verge) Facebook has secured the backing of over a dozen companies for its upcoming Libra cryptocurrency set to be announced next week, The Wall Street Journal reports. These companies include major financial organizations like Visa and Mastercard, and internet darlings like PayPal, Uber, Stripe, and Booking.com. Each will invest around $10 million to fund development of the … Continue reading (Verge) Facebook’s cryptocurrency to debut next week backed by Visa, Mastercard, Uber, and others: WSJ

(GUA) The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds

(GUA) Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research shows The United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday. The Pentagon, which oversees the US military, released about 59m metric tons of … Continue reading (GUA) The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds

(DN) Nem Apple nem Google: Amazon é a (nova) marca mais valiosa do mundo

(DN) Tecnológica liderada por Jeff Bezos ocupa o topo da tabela pela primeira vez. 100 marcas mais valiosas do mundo valem 4,7 biliões de dólares. Nem Apple nem Google. Pela primeira vez, a Amazon foi é considerada a marca mais valiosa do mundo. A tecnológica liderada por Jezz Bezos está avaliada em 315,5 mil milhões … Continue reading (DN) Nem Apple nem Google: Amazon é a (nova) marca mais valiosa do mundo

(SUN) MEG MAJ ‘HONOUR’ : Queen will treat Meghan to Balmoral break with herself, Archie and Harry for Duchess’ 38th birthday

(SUN) THE Queen is giving Meghan a heartfelt birthday treat — a few days with Her Majesty at her favourite UK retreat Balmoral. The break will also herald baby Archie’s first holiday when he travels with his parents to the Scottish castle. Meghan, Harry and Archie will mark her 38th birthday on August 4 during the trip. … Continue reading (SUN) MEG MAJ ‘HONOUR’ : Queen will treat Meghan to Balmoral break with herself, Archie and Harry for Duchess’ 38th birthday

P.O. (TravelMarket) Many Consumers Don’t Want to Fly the 737 Max When it Returns

P.O. No wonder… Personally i will never, ever fly that plane. Better safe than sorry. Or better said: With all the outsourcing, personally, i don’t trust Boeing anymore. And i loved the 747 400. Now my favorite is the A380 on long haul. FCMP — (TravelMarket) Boeing’s troubled 737 Max aircraft likely won’t be flying … Continue reading P.O. (TravelMarket) Many Consumers Don’t Want to Fly the 737 Max When it Returns

V.I. (Politico) How a Russian Reporter Beat the Kremlin

(Politico) The arrest of Ivan Golunov on bogus drug charges sparked intense protests against the menace of the corrupt security state. MOSCOW—The men who ordered the arrest of Ivan Golunov in early June on fabricated drugs charges can have had no idea how his name would be known to millions within just a few hours … Continue reading V.I. (Politico) How a Russian Reporter Beat the Kremlin

(Politico) Russian groups targeted EU election with fake news, says European Commission

(Politico) Analysis finds ‘continued and sustained disinformation activity.’ Russian groups carried out a widespread disinformation campaign aimed at influencing the European Parliament election, according to an analysis by the European Commission and the European Union’s diplomatic service. These digital tactics were aimed at undermining the EU’s democratic legitimacy and used hot-button topics to sow public … Continue reading (Politico) Russian groups targeted EU election with fake news, says European Commission

(Sun) BORIS ROMPS (AHEAD): Boris Johnson is favourite to become next PM after thrashing rivals in first round of voting

(Sun) BORIS Johnson was on the way to No10 last night after nailing his rivals in the race to replace Theresa May. The bookies’ favourite to become the next Prime Minister won the backing of 114 MPs in the first round of voting. Jeremy Hunt was a distant second with Michael Gove, Sajid Javid and Rory Stewart among those yet further behind. Delighted Mr Johnson … Continue reading (Sun) BORIS ROMPS (AHEAD): Boris Johnson is favourite to become next PM after thrashing rivals in first round of voting

(BBC) Telegram boss links cyber attack during HK protests to China

(BBC) Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov has said a massive cyber attack on his messaging service originated from China. On Wednesday, the firm confirmed it suffered a “powerful” Distributed Denial of Service attack which disrupted services for about an hour. In a DDos attack, hackers overwhelm a target’s servers with junk requests. It came as protestors … Continue reading (BBC) Telegram boss links cyber attack during HK protests to China

(GUA) Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service

(GUA) Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next year Melbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the company describes as “aerial ridesharing” that will shuttle people from rooftop to rooftop for the price of an UberX. The company has … Continue reading (GUA) Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service

(Times) Marcelino Sambé: Troubled child who made the leap to principal dancer at Royal Ballet

(Times) ShareSave As a troubled child in Lisbon, Marcelino Sambé endured heartbreak. His father died young, his mother could not cope and he was placed with a foster family. Then one day he showed his psychologist his African dancing. “She just thought I should audition for the dance school,” he said. Yesterday, 14 years after … Continue reading (Times) Marcelino Sambé: Troubled child who made the leap to principal dancer at Royal Ballet

(NYT) Italy’s Toying With a ‘Mini-BOT’ Worries E.U. and Investors

(NYT) Fnancial experts warn that Italy’s proposed mini bills of Treasury are designed specifically by the League party to create a parallel currency that will ease Italy out of the eurozone. Matteo Salvini is deputy prime minister of the party.CreditRemo Casilli/Reuters ROME — Even by the high standards of anxiety surrounding Italy’s troubled economy, the … Continue reading (NYT) Italy’s Toying With a ‘Mini-BOT’ Worries E.U. and Investors

(JN) Trump ameaça sanções para travar gasoduto entre Rússia e Alemanha

(JN) Donald Trump quer travar o projeto Nord Stream 2 e ameaça avançar com sanções, embora não especifique contra quem. Moscovo acusa-o de “chantagem” e concorrência “injusta”. Donald Trump continua a disparar ameaças a vários dos principais parceiros mundiais dos Estados Unidos. Desta vez, os alvos foram a Alemanha e a Rússia. Em causa está … Continue reading (JN) Trump ameaça sanções para travar gasoduto entre Rússia e Alemanha

(ZH) 2 Tankers Damaged After Suspected Torpedo Attack Near Strait Of Hormuz; Oil Soars

(ZH) Update: The Front Altair, the Marshall Islands flag tanker damaged in Thursday’s attacks, has now sunk, according to Iranian television. * * * And just like that…war with Iran is now almost assured. Roughly one month after the US accused Iran of attacking Saudi- and UAE-docked oil tankers with naval mines in the Strait of Hormuz, two oil tankers … Continue reading (ZH) 2 Tankers Damaged After Suspected Torpedo Attack Near Strait Of Hormuz; Oil Soars