Sunday, September 17, 2017

Economic News , Data & Views.....September 17 , 2017.....Quick Hits For Sunday -1) UK : Politics For Sunday Including : Tory Civil War ; Boris In Crosshairs But Not Going To Be Sacked ; Labour Items To Consider ; Parsons Green Related Matters & More. 2) Broader Europe - Key News Touching On Germany ( Domestic Politics Including Upcoming Election ) , France ( France Role In International Affairs In Primary Focus , But Also Domestic Matters ) , Italy ( Domestic Affairs And Politics In Primary Focus ) & Spain ( Latest News Of Note Touching Upon Catalonia Independence Referendum ) 3) US Political Round Up For Sunday - Key Legislative Initiatives & DC Politics , UNGA Speech Upcoming For POTUS , McMaster Sunday Television Appearance Nuggets , North Korea Items , Additional Political Items Of Interest. 4) Odds & Ends - Kurdistan Referendum , Syria State Of Play On Battlefields , Additional Items Of Note.


UK...



Your all purpose Sunday UK politics brief




The political week that was...





Tory "Civil War" underway...





Boris in the crosshairs....





PM May may pivot on migration plans...





Parson Green Incident drawn into realm of politics...




Parsons Green Incident drawn into realm to Exit Talks....




Labour Items ... 1




Labour Items....2





WATCH Damian Green: No, Boris Isn't Going to Be Sacked





The biggest Remainer in the Cabinet, backed to be leader by Theresa May-hating George Osborne...







Germany.....




Preview to full Martin Schulz interview...








Another snippet from Schulz - regarding Erdogan..










High-stakes election for Germany's long-term unemployed





In election battle, eastern Germany's first black MP fights hate





Why is there so much hate in Berlin nowadays? It needs to stop, says .






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The FDP is increasingly becoming a radical rightwing party. We can only hope for a Schwarz-Grün coalition (or Rot-Grün - which won't happen)






France....



4 American ( female ) tourists suffer acid attack in France today...






French reporter back home after Turkish terror charges






Security scare forces evacuation of Paris to London flight





France's hurricane-hit St Martin on guard for health threats







Macron urges lifting of Qatar embargo





Italy....





Translated from Italian by 
Black week between cancelled flights, accidents and Court






Berlusconi: «Programma è sempre meno tasse e più lavoro»
Translated from Italian by 
Berlusconi: "program is always lower taxes and more jobs»






Boccia: «Potenziare la competitività dell’industria europea»
Translated from Italian by 
Boccia: ' increasing the competitiveness of European industry»






Legge di bilancio, Gentiloni: «Misure su lavoro e innovazione»
Translated from Italian by 
Budget Bill, Gentiloni: ' measures on work and innovation»





€1 million cash stash found at home of alleged Italian drugs boss





Spain.....




In Reus (Catalonia), a local group says police stopped its fake cow because it had a Catalan referendum poster on the side.




El País has published another cartoon on Catalan separatism. "Other mullahs", by El Roto.





Replying to 
Police photos of the latest Catalan referendum posters seized. More than 10 times as much material as on Friday.





Director of Public Prosecutions, Maza, says he doesn't rule out arrest and/or prison on remand for Puigdemont, but not current strategy.




What Is Article 155 Of The Spanish Constitution? One Foreign Secretary described it as a political "atomic bomb".




There is now a Twitter account calling itself the "official" Catalan referendum account.




US Politics.....



Tillerson: "I think the plan is for Director Cohn to consider other ways in which we can work with partners on the Paris climate accord."







Tillerson: We do not seek regime change, regime collapse, accelerated reunification of peninsula, or reason to send forces into North Korea.







Nikki Haley comments this morning on CNN re North Korea:







Top Dem senator: We'll work with Trump on path to citizenship for Dreamers






McMaster: Trump will push UN to "reform its bureaucracy" in speech






Haley: Trump will bring "a new day at the UN" in first major speech






California passes bill to move up presidential primary by four months






McMaster on Bannon's departure: Trump is better off without people who advance their own agenda






McMaster: Trump's travel ban is "a first step" towards better national security






Nikki Haley: "North Korea will be destroyed" if it continues "reckless behavior"






McMaster after Trump tweet mocking North Korea: People shouldn't laugh at the threat they pose




Rex Tillerson: If our diplomatic efforts fail with North Korea, a military option will be the only one left.




POTUS calls the North Korean leader 'Rocket Man'.







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Following the tweet the official readout of the latest - phone call has been issued.




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Tillerson heads to U.N. gathering with Haley waiting in the wings







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Dem senator: Trump will work with Dems on infrastructure plan







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NEW: A timeline of Trump's travel ban from executive order to Supreme Court challenge





Opinion: The hapless smear campaign against Jim Comey via





Kelly looking to revamp White House political, outreach offices



Odds & Ends.....



Syria.....



Replying to 
Nusra sending reinforcements to its strongholds near the Turkish border






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MAP: Syrian Army liberates in NW and village in north of airport from . HD:






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| Eastern Syria with oil and gas fields marked





NEW MAP: has liberated + villages from and has now fully secured the area near military airport.




Kurdistan....




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Kurdistan election body approves KRG's former PM's new political entity called "Coalition for Democracy and Justice, Barham Salih said.




does not rule out considering sanctions against Region if the independence referendum goes ahead




Turkey’s to meet ’s Prime Minister to discuss independence




Headlines: Kurdish leadership to discuss -backed ‘alternative’ to referendum, Suicide attackers target U.S. base



British-Kurds rally behind Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum. 🗳







We’re live in and : Huge pro-independence rallies are taking place in support of Kurdistan Region’s referendum.




leadership to discuss US-backed ‘alternative’ to referendum Sunday