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| February 22, 2019

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Deutsche Bank Lost $1.6 Billion on a Bond Bet

February 21, 2019 |

One of the banking industry’s biggest soured bets since the financial crisis involved a complex municipal-bond investment. Warren Buffett was enmeshed in the deal. What’s News Asia

Pinterest Blocks Vaccination Searches

February 21, 2019 |

Pinterest has stopped returning search results for terms relating to vaccinations, a drastic step aimed at curbing the spread of misinformation. US Business

China Starts the Year With a Corporate Bond Boom

February 21, 2019 |

Companies have rushed to sell new bonds in China this year, as Beijing loosens financial conditions to shore up businesses in a weakening economy. What’s News Asia

The U.S. and China Fear Their Leaders Will Cave In on Trade Battle

February 21, 2019 |

Despite their sharp differences in style, background and policies, Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Trump share a common problem: growing concerns on the home front that they are going to cave in to the other side. What’s News Asia

Poland Urges NATO Allies to Coordinate Against China Cybersecurity Challenges

February 21, 2019 |

Poland is joining the U.S. in pressing its NATO allies to coordinate efforts to address security challenges from China after the arrest of two men on charges of spying for Beijing. What’s News Europe

Trial of Catalan Separatists Pushes Spain Closer to Snap Elections

February 21, 2019 |

The return of tensions over Catalan separatism is threatening to bring an early end to the government of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez. What’s News Europe

U.S. Rejects New European Dirty-Money Blacklist

February 20, 2019 |

The revised list, released Wednesday, results from efforts by the EU to tighten longstanding measures against money laundering and terrorism financing since the publication of the Panama Papers in 2016, which revealed how global elites avoided taxes or laundered money through offshore shell companies. What’s News Europe

Kim Jong Un Purges Wealthy Elite and Critics of Outreach to U.S.

February 20, 2019 |

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has exiled, imprisoned or executed some 50 to 70 people and seized assets as he eliminates critics of his outreach to the U.S. and the South and targets the moneyed elite, says a report. What’s News Asia

Italy’s Far-Right Firebrand Takes Aim at Europe

February 20, 2019 |

Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, head of Italy’s ruling League party, has tapped into Italian anger at the country’s ineffectual political establishment. But a look at his decisions in power suggests he is more of a pragmatist than his rhetoric implies. What’s News Europe

European Union Agrees to New Copyright Law

February 20, 2019 |

The bill is aimed at reining in tech giants and throwing a lifeline to news publishers. It is expected to be formally approved by mid-April, after which EU governments will have two years to include it in their national laws. What’s News Europe