Can the US import a new prison attitude from Europe? – Washington Examiner

Can the US import a new prison attitude from Europe? – Washington Examiner

With the First Step Act signed into law, President Trump has set a new direction for America’s federal criminal justice system. Yet even with this significant achievement, crucial aspects of the system, especially our jails and prisons, are still far from ideal. Life in prisons creates extreme and unnecessary hardships for inmates and the guards […]

Who is winning Europe's artificial intelligence battle? – Telegraph.co.uk

Who is winning Europe's artificial intelligence battle? – Telegraph.co.uk

If you think artificial intelligence is an entirely theoretical pursuit, a quick trip to Kaggle is illuminating. Kaggle is a website that runs competitions, sometimes with serious cash prizes, between teams vying to solve real-world problems by designing algorithms that trawl through big data sets. There are currently 17 competitions up and running. The biggest prize, $100,000 […]

Why are so many Iranian minors seeking asylum in Europe? – Al Jazeera English

Why are so many Iranian minors seeking asylum in Europe? – Al Jazeera English

The reports on the dramatic rise in the number of Iranians seeking asylum in Europe, especially unaccompanied children, are profoundly unsettling. Prominent human rights lawyer Shadi Sadr recently drew attention to this phenomenon through a Twitter thread in which she highlighted the rise in the number of Iranian asylum seekers between 2013 and 2018.  “Interestingly, last […]

Cooper Tire Europe Moving Forward With Proposal to Cease Light Vehicle Tire Production at England Facility – Associated Press

Cooper Tire Europe Moving Forward With Proposal to Cease Light Vehicle Tire Production at England Facility – Associated Press

FINDLAY, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 18, 2019–Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) today announced it will move forward with a previously announced proposal to cease light vehicle tire production at its Melksham, England facility. The plan is geared to help Cooper Tire Europe enhance its competitiveness […]

Thirty football clubs swallow up nearly half of European revenue – Reuters

Thirty football clubs swallow up nearly half of European revenue – Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) – Europe’s 710 top-tier football clubs pulled in a record 20.11 billion euros (£17.63 billion) in revenues between them in the 2017 financial year although almost half of that amount went to 30 of them, according to an annual UEFA report. FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured on UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, […]

Europe in the palm of your hand, wherever you are – POLITICO.eu

Europe in the palm of your hand, wherever you are – POLITICO.eu

via the European Parliament, DG COMM If you’re a citizen of an EU country, then you’re also a European citizen. But what does this mean in practice? Well, it’s true that we live in peaceful times, which in itself is a huge achievement. But this is not the only thing that Europe has done for […]

Macron's party reclaims top spot from Le Pen in European vote poll – Channel NewsAsia

World French President Emmanuel Macron’s party moved back ahead of Marine Le Pen’s far-right party in a poll of voting intentions for the May 2019 European parliament elections, the latest survey showing signs of a rebound in Macron’s popularity. French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as mayors from rural Normandy applaud at a meeting as part […]

Europe battles worst snowfall in decades – BBC News

Europe battles worst snowfall in decades – BBC News

Heavy snowfall has caused travel disruption and resulted in at least two dozen deaths in the past few weeks. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android. Source link

European markets struggle as boost fades from China's economic pledge – MarketWatch

European markets struggle as boost fades from China's economic pledge – MarketWatch

European markets gave up gains on Tuesday, after Chinese government officials outlined plans to boost the country’s sluggish economy. In the U.K., politicians are preparing to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s contentious agreement for leaving the European Union in March. How are the markets trading? Most of Europe’s major indexes started the day higher, […]

Anne Applebaum: Anti-Europeans have plan for crippling European Union – Salt Lake Tribune

Anne Applebaum: Anti-Europeans have plan for crippling European Union – Salt Lake Tribune

In theory, the European Union’s parliamentary elections are the most international in the world. The winners serve in a multinational legislature. They speak to one another with the help of hundreds of translators. They are members of transnational parties: In the Parliament buildings in Brussels and Strasbourg, center-left MEPs from across Europe sit with the […]

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