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Petr Cech cites Premier League’s fierce competition as reason for English dominance in Europe

“Petr Cech believes the relentless competitiveness of the Premier League is the reason for the dominance of English teams in Europe this season as his Arsenal side prepare to face Napoli in the quarter-finals of the Europa League next month” writes Jamie Carragher for telegraph.co.uk. Arsenal became the sixth English team out of six to reach the last eight of their respective European competitions after a thrilling 3-0 victory over Rennes on Thursday night. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Europe has banned the Boeing 737 MAX — a plane that has crashed twice since October

“The incident, which killed all 157 on board, marked the second crash of a nearly brand new 737 MAX since October” writes Benjamin Zhang for businessinsider.com. In addition, EASA also issued a safety directive that is suspending all non-European airlines from operating the 737 MAX into, within, or out of the European Union.The regulatory agency cited the need to ensure the safety of passengers following the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 on Sunday. Source: businessinsider.com

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Many Americans move abroad for health care — should you consider it?

“Health care is a particular concern for Americans who want to retire before age 65, when Medicare, the government health program for seniors, kicks in” writes Liz Weston for marketwatch.com. Expats may be able to qualify for a country’s public health care system if they become residents.The notion that health care outside the U.S. could be good as well as cheap is a foreign one to many Americans.France, on the other hand, is known for its excellent health care system.Cheaper health care also may appeal to gig economy workers who…

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Ana Palacio: The only way to stop fake news is to eliminate our demand for it

“Europe has led the way in developing policy responses, such as soft guidelines for industry, national legislation, and strategic communications” writes Ana Palacio for marketwatch.com. Governments, lobby groups, and other interests have long relied on disinformation as a tool of manipulation and control.Beyond introducing falsehoods into public discourse, the spread of disinformation can undermine the possibility of discourse itself, by calling into question actual facts.Early this month, the Atlantic Council organized #DisinfoWeek Europe, a series of strategic dialogues focused on the global challenge of disinformation. Source: marketwatch.com

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The only way to stop fake news is to eliminate our demand for it

“Europe has led the way in developing policy responses, such as soft guidelines for industry, national legislation, and strategic communications” writes Ana Palacio for marketwatch.com. Governments, lobby groups, and other interests have long relied on disinformation as a tool of manipulation and control.Beyond introducing falsehoods into public discourse, the spread of disinformation can undermine the possibility of discourse itself, by calling into question actual facts.Early this month, the Atlantic Council organized #DisinfoWeek Europe, a series of strategic dialogues focused on the global challenge of disinformation. Source: marketwatch.com

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Dubai Real Estate Giant Emaar to Launch ETH Token, Considers ICO in Europe

“Emaar is the largest real estate company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), responsible for the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Mall and Dubai Opera” writes Adrian Zmudzinski for cointelegraph.com. Dubai-based real estate giant Emaar has announced plans to launch a token and is considering holding an initial coin offering (ICO) in Europe, English-language local media Arabian Business reports on March 11. Source: cointelegraph.com

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