- World Associated Press
When Syria's Kurdish fighters, America's longtime battlefield allies against the Islamic State, announced over the weekend that they were switching sides and joining up with Damascus and Moscow, it seemed like a moment of geopolitical whiplash. Fearing U.S. abandonment, the Kurds opened a back channel to the Syrian government and the Russians in 2018, and those talks ramped up significantly in recent weeks, American, Kurdish and Russian officials told The Associated Press. "We warned the Kurds that the Americans will ditch them," Russia's ambassador to the European Union, Vladimir Chizhov, told Russia's Tass news agency on Monday.
- Business Reuters
Amazon's cloud computing is like a "soft drug", a French minister said on Tuesday, warning that time was running out for Europe to wean itself off the U.S. company's services. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become the leading provider of data storage in just a few years, raising concerns in Europe that the group could let U.S. intelligence agencies access corporate data under the U.S CLOUD Act of 2018. "AWS is a soft drug.
- Celebrity Yahoo News UK
Shay Bradley from Dublin "spoke" to his friends and family from beyond the grave.
- U.S. HuffPost
The New York governor said the phrase "n****r w*ps" on the air, citing a New York Times article.
- Celebrity People
KUWTK: Kanye West Disapproved of Kim Kardashian's Met Gala Look
- Celebrity Cosmopolitan
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