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May 21, 2018 1:55 PM Pompeo says U.S. to impose 'strongest' sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened to impose the “strongest sanctions in history” against Iran if the country’s leadership did not change the course of its foreign and domestic policy. Weeks after the United States pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran, Pompeo spelled out a hardline approach 16

May 21, 2018 12:16 PM EU parliament to broadcast Zuckerberg hearing

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A European Parliament meeting on Tuesday with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be broadcast live, parliamentary officials and the company said on Monday after controversy over plans for a closed-door hearing. Parliament President Antonio Tajani, who was criticized by legislators and some senior EU officials over arrangements for the discussion 19

May 20, 2018 3:14 PM Iran Uses Nuclear Pact as Bargaining Chip With EU Over U.S. Sanctions

Tehran’s suggestion could drive wedge between Washington and Brussels TEHRAN—Iran vowed to uphold the pact curbing its nuclear activities if the European Union can offset renewed U.S. sanctions, senior officials here said, advocating an approach that would widen a deepening schism between Washington and Brussels. The EU has redoubled its efforts to salvage 26

May 20, 2018 12:52 PM Greece Steps Closer to Completing Bailout Review

Latest agreement with creditors means talks can begin on how to ease the country’s mounting debt ATHENS—Greece and its international creditors have reached an initial agreement on the reforms Athens must adopt thus paving the way for the completion of the bailout review, the country’s last after an eight-year bailout regime. A delegation from the European 21

May 20, 2018 7:16 AM Data-Privacy Law Creates New Business for Tech Consultants

New EU law will boost penalties for corporate privacy violations BRUSSELS—The European Union’s tough new data-protection law demands costly changes for many companies—and opens rich business opportunities for others. A cottage industry around privacy technology has sprung up in recent years, with firms offering new products and services designed to help companies 22

May 18, 2018 5:42 PM EU fights back to neutralize US sanctions against Iran

Europe is fighting back against President Donald Trump's attempt to isolate Iran with new rules aimed at protecting European companies from US sanctions. The European Commission said Friday it is planning to shield EU-based companies that continue to trade with Iran despite Trump's decision to quit an international nuclear agreement and reintroduce sanctions 13

May 18, 2018 8:11 AM PayPal Agrees to Buy European Fintech Startup iZettle for About $2.2 Billion

The deal, the largest in PayPal’s history, sets up a showdown with Jack Dorsey’s Square PayPal Holdings Inc. has agreed to buy European financial-technology startup iZettle AB for about $2.2 billion, a move that would catapult the U.S. digital-payments giant into hundreds of thousands of brick-and-mortar retailers around the world. The acquisition, the largest 16

May 18, 2018 3:46 AM Million Dollar American Princesses: Meghan Markle, Season 1HDTV-PGClosed Captioning

Open iTunes to preview or buy TV shows. How did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet? How is the actress changing the face of the Royal family? How will they change her? As another American princess enters the British aristocracy, compare Meghan’s story to other actresses and heiresses who crossed the Atlantic to marry into European nobility, such as Grace 31

May 17, 2018 1:43 AM Facebook’s Zuckerberg to Meet European Officials Next Week

CEO of social network giant will try to calm tension with regulators and policy makers on both sides of the Atlantic BRUSSELS—Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron and other European officials next week, as the Silicon Valley giant tries to calm tension with regulators and policy makers on both sides of the Atlantic 29

May 17, 2018 1:11 AM European Leaders Vent Over Trump Policies

U.S. tariff threats, exit from Iran nuclear deal dominate early discourse at summit in Bulgaria SOFIA, Bulgaria—European frustration with the Trump administration boiled over Wednesday as leaders gathered in the Bulgarian capital to tackle two issues straining trans-Atlantic ties: the fate of the Iranian nuclear deal and the threat of U.S. tariffs 32