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Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers

Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from war-torn Syria could...

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers

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More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, in a report launched to coincide with World Water Day, marked on 22 March....
22:00, 04/28/2019

£200m fund to replace unsafe cladding in wake of Grenfell fire The government has set up a £200m fund to replace unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on around 170 private high-rise residential buildings in England....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
07:34, 05/09/2019

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May For the first time, the UK acknowledged it will take part in the upcoming EU elections, as there was not enough time for the government to get its Brexit deal approved. PM Theresa May said she deeply regretted the move....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Explainer: Why the war in Syria's Idlib escalated again A Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held northwest has killed dozens of people and forced more than 150,000 to flee, the biggest escalation in the war between President Bashar al-Assad and his enemies since last summer....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media......
21:00, 05/16/2019

BMW confirms 3 Series Gran Turismo axe BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo BMW Group boss says roomy hatchback version of 3 Series won't be replaced BMW has confirmed that it won’t replace the 3 Series Gran Turismo, with the decision part of a major cost-cutting efficiency drive. The hatchback v...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Google confirms it will push out more ads on mobile Google has just announced that it will soon start pushing out more ads on mobile to make it easier for Android and iOS users to find information about the products they want to purchase. The so-called Discovery ads will be rolled out to all advertise...
08:34, 05/15/2019

In Syria's Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo's Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekly tradition after years of war in Syria....
17:51, 05/09/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is “optimistic” an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country so it can meet this summer...
02:00, 05/01/2019

UN Syria commission: Conflict in Idlib could be catastrophe The head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is warning that an all-out conflict in the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province "could generate an unimaginable human rights and humanitarian catastrophe."...
10:51, 05/10/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
17:17, 05/07/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilitie...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Honda confirms UK car factory closure in 2021 Thousands of workers at the Japanese car manufactuer's plant in Swindon are set to lose their jobs. Honda's president previously said that the move had nothing to do with the United Kingdom's exit from the EU....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Samsung confirms 60 per cent fall in profit Samsung is confident of a turnaround in the second half of 2019 after, as expected, it posted a 60 per cent drop in operating profit for the first quarter.The company had warned investors earlier in the month that results would miss market expectatio...
11:30, 04/30/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media reported....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Man U midfielder Herrera confirms leaving club Midfielder Ander Herrera confirmed he's leaving Manchester United after its season ends this weekend        ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Kerr confirms KD out remainder of Rockets series Golden State's Kevin Durant suffered a mild strain to his right calf and will miss the rest of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinal series with the Houston Rockets, the team said Thursday. He will be reevaluated next week....
03:00, 05/10/2019

QB Rodgers confirms 'Game of Thrones' cameo Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has long been a fan of the hit show "Game of Thrones," and he confirmed in an Instagram post that he made a cameo appearance in Sunday night's episode....
09:00, 05/13/2019

HBO Confirms the Game of Thrones Coffee Cup Was 'A Mistake' A modern, 21st-century coffee cup appeared on Game of Thrones season 8 episode 4 "The Last of the Starks". In a statement on Monday, HBO confirmed that it was "a mistake" and tried to have a......
09:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma GERONIMO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Authorities have confirmed a tornado with winds up to 130 mph (209 kph) touched down in southern Oklahoma. The National Weather Service says the E...
03:17, 05/19/2019

GM Confirms It's Making an Electric Pickup Truck Pickup trucks are the blood that runs through Detroit automakers veins, and it’s nearly impossible to see a future without them. With Ford and Rivian recently making all this noise about preparing to introduce electric trucks in the near future, Gene...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Deadly escalation in northwestern Syria threatens truce BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say dozens of airstrikes by government forces and Russia on the last rebel-held enclave in northwestern Syria have killed several civilians. The escalation threatens a seven-month truce. The Britain-based Syrian Observa...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Deadly escalation in northwest Syria threatens truce Syrian government forces have kept up an escalation against the last rebel-held enclave in northwestern Syria with a wave of airstrikes that killed several people Friday, activists and state media reported....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in northern Syria....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Russia and Turkey landgrab 'behind fresh Syria bombardment' Twelve healthcare centres destroyed in bombardment of Idlib provinceRenewed bombardment in north-west Syria that has displaced 200,000 people and destroyed 12 healthcare centres could have been sparked by Russia and Turkish moves to entrench their zo...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Violence escalates in northwest Syria, claiming more lives DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military official says insurgents in the country’s northwest are preparing for an attack on government-held areas. The comments Sunday to state news agency SANA by the unnamed official came as the rebel-held Idli...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Syria TV says 6 killed in insurgent attack on displaced camp Syria state TV says six people were killed when insurgents lobbed missiles into a government-controlled displaced people's camp in the country's northwest....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Airstrikes in rebel-held northwestern Syria kill 4 BEIRUT (AP) — Opposition activists say government forces have intensified their bombardment of rebel-held towns and villages in northwestern Syria, striking a market where four people were killed. The new wave of violence that began on April 30 is th...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Syria says insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that insurgents have shelled a government-held town in the country’s northwest, killing five children and a woman. State TV said the shelling on Sunday had caused widespread material damage...
16:34, 05/12/2019

| Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters: monitor Clashes on the edge of a jihadist bastion in northwestern Syrian have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a war monitor says, after weeks of regime bombardment of the region....
21:51, 05/13/2019

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest Syria Insurgents fired rockets into a government-held Christian town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, killing six people, including five children who were playing near a monastery and wounding several others, state media and a local priest said....
15:34, 05/12/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly attacks....
17:34, 04/29/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen" in Syria are now coming true....
21:17, 05/17/2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjær confirms David de Gea will keep place against Huddersfield • Manchester United manager says Sergio Romero is injured• Solskjær says club can attract players without top-four finishThe Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said David de Gea will not be dropped at Huddersfield despite his poor rece...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Google confirms ads are coming to your Discover feed for the first time If you're one of the few people who wish for more advertisements across Google platforms, you're in luck. The search giant announced this week a whole heap of new ads that will be served up across a number of its mobile services. The person...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Russia confirms Lavrov-Pompeo meeting next week MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat is confirming that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet next week in Finland at a time of simmering tensions between the two countries over the crisis in Venezuela. ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Walmart confirms it is weighing an IPO for British supermarket Asda Walmart has confirmed it is considering an IPO for British supermarket arm Asda, after its proposed merger with domestic rival Sainsbury's was blocked by the U.K. regulator....
15:34, 05/15/2019

AB InBev confirms it is looking at partial listing of Asian business Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, confirmed reports on Tuesday that it was looking into listing a minority stake in its Asian operations in order to create a regional consumer goods champion....
07:51, 05/07/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
20:51, 05/14/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing’s technology am...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Boris Johnson confirms bid for leadership of Conservative Party At a business conference in Manchester, former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that he would be standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party. He's the third to confirm a bid to succeed Theresa May....
18:34, 05/16/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly its customers' fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Honda confirms Swindon factory closure following consultation Honda's Swindon plant produces 150,000 cars per year Japanese manufacturer says no "viable alternative" could be found to keep plant open; 3500 workers set to lose jobs Honda has confirmed that it will close its manufacturering plant in Swindon i...
17:17, 05/13/2019

HealthEquity confirms offer to buy WageWorks for $50.50 per share in cash HealthEquity Inc on Tuesday confirmed its offer to acquire WageWorks Inc in a deal valuing the administrator of employee benefits at about $2.01 billion....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador. The foreign ministry said Friday that Amer...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Google confirms it's experimenting with a foldable Pixel phone Google has been part of the foldable phone conversation ever since it announced support for Android on bendy devices, but now is the first time we've heard confirmation it's experimenting with the tech for its own Pixel devices.It comes fro...
11:00, 05/08/2019

It's a Boy! Prince Harry Confirms Meghan Markle Has Given Birth to a Son Royal watchers, he’s here! After Buckingham Palace announced that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex went into labor early on Monday morning, Prince Harry has confirmed (via the Associated Press) that the newest member of the British royal family has arrived!...
16:51, 05/06/2019

Vale board confirms interim head Bartolomeo as CEO Brazilian miner Vale SA , the biggest iron ore producer, announced on Monday that its board has confirmed Eduardo Bartolomeo as the company's chief executive....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Turkey, Russia discuss reducing tension in Syria's Idlib Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed by phone developments in Syria's Idlib province and measures to reduce tension in the area, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Tuesday....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Q&A: Syria's Assad sets sights on Idlib, the final showdown? After eight months of relative calm, Syria's northwestern province of Idlib is once again a theater for bloody military operations: heavy bombardment, airstrikes and waves of civilian displacement as Syrian government troops, backed by Russia, push t...
10:51, 05/10/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations to the capital Damascus, with many claiming that such a maneuver effectively enables to Bashar al Ass...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests in east Syria could endanger US plans The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces defeated the Islamic State group in Syria in March, but the Kurdish-led force is now facing protests by local Arab tribesmen in eastern Deir el-Zour province — territory once held by IS....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian civil war....
22:17, 05/04/2019

Amid lull in air strikes, rebels reinforce NW Syria frontlines Air strikes stopped in northwest Syria over the past 12 hours, rescuers said on Saturday, as Turkey-backed rebels arrived at the fronts to help fight the army and its Russian ally....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Iraqi Airways To Resume First Flights To Syria From Saturday After 2011 Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the national carrier said Thursday....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Intensifying fighting in Syria's Idlib threatens fragile ceasefire The lives of 3 million civilians in jihadi-controlled Idlib are at risk due to an escalation in Syrian and Russian attacks. The fighting threatens a shaky truce that has been in place since September....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Replica of part of destroyed Palmyra altar unveiled in Syria A Damascus museum on Tuesday unveiled a replica, built by Italian archaeologists, of part of a temple altar destroyed by Islamic State militants in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Nicolas Maduro....
21:34, 04/30/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
03:17, 05/18/2019

Jailed Kurdish militant exhorts SDF to avoid conflict in Syria Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan issued a rare statement on Monday calling on the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces to resolve problems in Syria without conflict....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result of bombing in the war....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Italy confirms Venezuelan opposition lawmaker is in its Caracas embassy Italy confirmed on Friday that Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia has entered the Italian embassy in Caracas after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity....
11:34, 05/10/2019

Starlink's Latest Update Confirms Star Fox Is Still The Best Part Of The Game Ubisoft’s once-toy-powered adventure, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, is a very pretty spaceship game with short bursts of excitement padded with an endless array of repetitive tasks. The game is only consistently enjoyable when the Star Fox crew are win...
23:34, 05/03/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Ander Herrera confirms decision to leave Manchester United Midfielder expected to join PSG in the summer‘Sometimes the timing is just not right and you have to move on’Ander Herrera has described choosing to leave Manchester United as a difficult decision but one he does not want to dwell on. The Spanish mid...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Florida governor confirms 2 counties were hacked in 2016 election Two Florida counties were hacked by Russians during the 2016 elections, but the security breach was “nothing that affected the vote count,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press conference on Tuesday.  ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

China confirms vice-premier Liu He will visit US for trade talks Attendance of chief negotiator reduces fears of collapse of discussions after Trump tweetsChina’s chief trade negotiator will travel to Washington this week, according to the commerce ministry, tempering fears that talks to resolve a protracted trade...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
00:51, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Franck Ribery confirms he will leave Bayern Munich at end of season The 36-year-old forward has announced his decision after 12 years with the German record titleholders. The former French international has made more than 400 appearances for the Bavarians giants....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How al-Assad Crushed Dissent Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been locked away in filthy prisons where thousands were tortured to death — and the pace of arrests and executions is accelerating....
11:34, 05/11/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive against Kurdish fighters in neighboring Syria early last year....
04:17, 05/07/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests grow in Syria's Deir al-Zor: residents, locals Arab inhabitants of Syria's Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territory from Islamic State nearly 18 months ago, residen...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday, a day after cross-border fire from the area killed one Turkish soldier....
11:51, 05/05/2019

ISIS Chief Talks Of Syria Defeat, Sri Lanka In First Video In 5 Years ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared Monday in a video for the first time in five years, indicating that he has survived the territorial defeat of the caliphate he proclaimed....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, residents, protesters and tribal chiefs said on Sunday....
03:00, 04/29/2019

How a Holocaust survivor fought back by exposing Syria’s nuclear plans In April 2007, a short, bald and burly man walked into the West Wing of the White House. He carried a small briefcase with a few folders chaotically jutting out. Inside, three men were waiting: National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, Hadley’s deput...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontation between western powers and Russia and Syria at the Security Council over who is to blame....
21:17, 05/17/2019

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on issue of Syria safe zone: foreign minister Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Amnesty International: U.S.-backed alliance killed 1,600 Syria civilians in former IS stronghold Amnesty International and a British nonprofit said in a new study Thursday the U.S.-backed military coalition in Syria killed more than 1,600 civilians in the onetime terror stronghold of Raqqa during fighting in 2017....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Syria intercepts projectiles from Israeli territory, state media reports Syrian air defenses have shot down drones and projectiles fired towards the capital and the Hmeimim airbase, Syrian TV reports. Israel has previously targeted Iranian and Hezbollah sites in the war-ravaged country....
18:34, 05/18/2019

No increased Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isis has said there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, directly contra...
05:34, 05/15/2019

| Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of "seeking to sabotage" Ankara's relationship with Russia through its latest offensive in the northwest of the war-torn country....
22:51, 05/14/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone: Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday on broadcaster NTV....
12:51, 05/03/2019

U.S.-backed forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria's Deir al Zor U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against "terrorists" linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the center of pro...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Lindsey Graham on board with Shanahan nomination, despite dispute over Syria policy Sen. Lindsey Graham is on board with Patrick Shanahan becoming the next secretary of defense although the two were at odds with one another in February over troop presence in Syria....
05:34, 05/10/2019

Arizona confirms NCAA investigation into men's basketball program has started Arizona could be forced to vacate wins and/or NCAA tournament appearance in 2017-18 if NCAA proves allegations that players from that team took money.        ...
01:34, 05/05/2019

Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August....
21:17, 05/03/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
11:00, 05/09/2019

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in April test accident Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed on Friday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature of the mis...
01:34, 05/03/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Aidan O’Brien doubles up in Guineas then confirms Japan’s Derby route • O’Brien has Guineas clean sweep with Hermosa in 1,000• Japan to have Derby prep in Chester’s Vase, says trainerThe Derby is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights following the trainer’s fourth clean sweep of the Guineas here but he warned that Japan, widely se...
23:51, 05/05/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-HealthEquity confirms offer to buy WageWorks for $50.50 per share in cash HealthEquity Inc on Tuesday confirmed its offer to acquire WageWorks Inc in a deal valuing the administrator of employee benefits at about $2.01 billion....
20:17, 04/30/2019

Huge leak of official cases for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro confirms major differences between the two This coming Tuesday, May 14th, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro will be officially unveiled. And while a number of renders have been disseminated giving us an idea of what the phone will look like, WinFuture has published (via GSM Arena) pictures of t...
20:00, 05/12/2019

A New Diet Study Confirms Your Worst Suspicions About Ultra-Processed Foods A U.S. government-led trial may confirm the worst fears of anyone whose diet starts and ends in the frozen food aisle. It suggests that people who mostly eat ultra-processed foods will take in more calories and gain more weight than those who stick t...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Thai King Confirms 4th Marriage, to Former Flight Attendant, and Appoints Her Queen (BANGKOK) — Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will have his official coronation on Saturday, has appointed his consort as the country’s queen. An announcement Wednesday in the Royal Gazette said Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayud...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Pentagon confirms North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles The U.S. Defense Department said launches by North Korea earlier on Thursday consisted of multiple ballistic missiles that flew in excess of 300 km (185 miles) and landed in the ocean....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Medical miracles: Child burn victims in Syria brought to US for last shot at life One moment, then 15-year-old Hamama was playing in the mountains with her farm animals in her poor family’s remote property in the Homs countryside. In the next moment all of her family, much of her memory, and almost her entire face was gone. But th...
18:17, 05/06/2019

No increased threat from Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria: British general There has been no increase in the threat from Iran-backed militia against U.S.-led coalition forces fighting remnants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a senior British officer in the coalition told a Pentagon news briefing on Tuesday....
21:34, 05/14/2019

‘Moral obligation and political imperative’ to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres Governments across the world have a “moral obligation” to help Syrians “unite around a vision for their common future”, finally bringing an end to eight years of brutal conflict, said the UN Secretary-General on Friday....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
02:51, 05/03/2019

Vincent Kompany's Man City future will be decided after FA Cup Final, Pep Guardiola confirms Vincent Kompany scored the goal that has put Manchester City on the brink of the Premier League title – but will still have to wait to learn if he has a future at the club....
03:00, 05/07/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of misconduct by a school doctor....
20:34, 05/17/2019

French glass bottlemaker Verallia confirms stock market listing plans French glass bottle maker Verallia said it was considering a stock market flotation in Paris this year, confirming an earlier Reuters exclusive, in what could be one of the biggest market listings on the market for this year....
16:34, 04/30/2019

‘Not Great News.’ SpaceX Confirms Its Crew Capsule Was Destroyed in Ground Testing (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX finally confirmed Thursday its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago and conceded that the accident is “not great news” for the company’s effort to launch astronauts this ye...
01:51, 05/03/2019

SpaceX confirms Crew Dragon capsule destroyed in April test accident FLORIDA — Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed Thursday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature o...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Photo of glass shards "confirms" change coming to the Apple iPhone XR sequel Last weekend, we told you about a report out of Japan claiming that Apple will replace two color options for the Apple iPhone XR sequel that will be unveiled this coming September. Again, we will call this device the iPhone 11R, which seems like the ...
08:34, 05/15/2019

3 Women Cast Bogus Votes In Kannur, Confirms Kerala Poll Officer Kerala Chief Electoral Officer TR Meena has confirmed charges of bogus voting at a poll booth in Kannur district, which falls in the Kasargod Lok Sabha constituency, during the third phase of the Lok......
00:00, 04/30/2019

Yep, That SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed During Failed Ground Test, Company Confirms After weeks of speculation, SpaceX has finally admitted that a Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test of system’s abort thrusters on April 20. No cause was given for the anomaly, nor were any new details disclosed about possible delays to NA...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Study confirms young people will quit Netflix if it gets rid of The Office or Friends, they swear Although Netflix typically keeps its streaming numbers secreted away in some digital vault, probably guarded by a mid-level corporate IT guy named Steve, it’s safe to assume that shows like The Office and Friends are among the most-watched on the pla...
21:00, 05/14/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
18:17, 05/07/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that a chemical attack took place during the crucial b...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Will Mueller testify? House Dems in talks for hearing with special counsel, source confirms Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are in negotiations with Special Counsel Robert Mueller for him to possibly testify before their panel, a source familiar with the talks told Fox News on Friday....
20:34, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler confirms full-year targets even as weaker sales hit Q1 profits Fiat Chrysler (FCA) on Friday confirmed its targets for this year despite reporting a 29 percent fall in first-quarter operating profit as sales and margins weakened in its North American profit centre....
14:34, 05/03/2019

Erdogan tells Putin: Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the Syria government targeted the Turkish-Russian cooperation in Idlib by violating the agreed ceasefire, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Russia and Syrian army step up attacks on rebel held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in northwestern Syria overnight in the heaviest assault on the last rebel-held area since it was declared a demilitarised zone under a Russian-Turkish deal, sources said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Women in peacekeeping, the arrest of Sudan’s leader, updates on Libya, Nigeria and Syria On Thursday, the Security Council looked at the key role played by women in the UN’s peacekeeping operations. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be exposed to “serious human rights violations”, following his arrest in the United Kingdom, accordin...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Ring the Bells: Disney Confirms Game of Thrones Creators Will Write a New Star Wars Movie (Bloomberg) — Walt Disney Co. picked quite a week to confirm that the first post-Skywalker Star Wars installment will be scripted by Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. After the last Game of Thrones episode polarized fans w...
02:51, 05/15/2019

New York Times' Report on Trump's Taxes Confirms He Is the Worst Businessman in the World, and Don Lemon's Got Jokes In what may be the undoing of Donald Trump’s facade as the biggest, wealthiest businessman to every lace up his hard bottoms, a new report shows that Trump is exactly who we thought he was: an idiot who inherited his father’s fortune and pissed it aw...
18:34, 05/08/2019

Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino will miss Barcelona clash, confirms Jurgen Klopp Liverpool will be without Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino as they attempt to overturn a 3-0 Champions League semi-final deficit against Barcelona on Tuesday night, Jurgen Klopp has confirmed....
19:51, 05/06/2019

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four warmest on record,’ UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for urgent climate action and increased...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chief’s climate action trip to Tuvalu; and Vesak Day....
23:17, 05/17/2019

Surprising No One, Georgetown Study Confirms Previous Findings on Adultification Bias—by Listening to Black Women and Girls In 2017, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity released Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood (pdf), providing concrete data that adults typically perceive black girl...
16:51, 05/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
02:51, 05/03/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
20:17, 05/17/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Germany's women: 'We don't have balls, but we know how to use them' Ahead of the World Cup in France, Germany's women's national team have hit back against stereotypes with a powerful campaign. The hard-hitting video has received widespread praise for its message of female empowerment....
17:34, 05/17/2019

Germany's 16 states: Saxony Culture meets nature in Saxony: a mere 40 kilometers lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Germany tests first eHighway autobahn Germany's first real-time test of electrified trucks fed via overhead cables amid heavy motorway traffic has begun near Frankfurt. The Environment Ministry hopes the project could contribute to climate-neutral haulage....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Germany wants speedy end to China-US trade war Germany's economy minister has told Beijing he wants to see a swift solution to the trade war between China and the US. The long-running spat has harmed the German economy....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Germany's labor costs above EU average The average cost of an hour of work in Germany has risen to €35.00, well above the EU's average. Despite a significant difference between labor costs in eastern and western Europe, the gap is shrinking....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Germany staves off a retail 'apocalypse' — for now A slower transition to online shopping means Germany hasn't yet seen the same huge number of store closures as the US and UK. Some top retailers, however, are now feeling the pinch amid a slowing economy....
10:34, 05/13/2019

Germany Shuts Down a Dark Web Marketplace German officials working with U.S. investigators arrested three people accused of operating a large online platform for selling drugs and other illegal goods....
13:17, 05/03/2019

Germany's National Youth Orchestra at 50 This orchestra has given a platform to talented young musicians for half a century now, and under conductors like Karajan, Petrenko and Rattle, most of them have gone on to professional careers in music....
18:17, 05/01/2019

EU slashes growth forecasts for Germany — again The EU has cut growth forecasts for Germany for the second time this year, as trade tensions and a Chinese slowdown weigh on the traditional economic powerhouse of the region....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Does Europe, does Germany really need its own battery cells? France and Germany have asked the EU Commission to approve state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consotium to curb Asia's market dominance in the sector. German analyst Marcel Weiss says they should calm down....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein If you think of Schleswig-Holstein, you have to think of Sylt, Germany's northernmost holiday island. If you're a beach-lover, the state actually offers two seas: the North Sea and the Baltic....
15:17, 05/06/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday....
07:34, 05/02/2019

UniCredit reportedly advances toward bid for Germany's Commerzbank UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by drafting in investment bankers including a former top German official, three people familiar with the matter said....
11:17, 05/15/2019

Zookeeper attacked by lions in northern Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police say two male lions have attacked and seriously injured a keeper at a zoo in northern Germany. The dpa news agency quoted a spokesman for police in Walsrode, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Hamburg, as saying the experienc...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Germany's new Bauhaus museum set for interactive opening The new Bauhaus museum opens its doors to the public for the first time in the east German city of Weimar on Saturday after three years of construction, giving admirers of the world-famous "form follows function" aesthetic a new place of pilgrimage....
21:51, 04/28/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
08:51, 05/03/2019

Volkswagen to make batteries in Germany, slim down Volkswagen will invest almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in battery cell production at a facility in western Germany and is seeking to simplify the group by spinning off or selling units, the automaker said on Monday....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to three conditions....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Germany split over planned climate change law BERLIN — Germany’s environment minister on Monday backed a European proposal to virtually eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, deepening divisions within the German government over how to tackle climate change. French President...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Germany tests its first 'electric highway' for trucks Germany is joining the ranks of those countries betting on "electric highways" to foster eco-friendly trucking. The country has started real-world tests of an eHighway system on a 3.1-mile stretch of the Autobahn between Frankfurt and Darmstadt, wit...
13:34, 05/12/2019

Germany: Israeli ambassador shuns contact with far-right AfD The Israeli ambassador to Germany says he is avoiding any contact with the far-right Alternative for Germany party because their leaders have said things that are “highly insulting for Jews, for Israel and for the entire issue of the Holocaust.”...
12:17, 05/12/2019

Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays - from the Baltic Sea coast to the Mecklenburg lake district....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Volkswagen Plans To Produce Batteries In Germany The moves are part of Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess's efforts to slim down and simplify the group which has 12 brands, trucks, buses, motorbikes, cars and electric bicycles as part of its......
07:34, 05/14/2019

No sign that Beijing will offer a no-spy deal: Germany There is no sign that China is offering a "no-spy" agreement of the kind that would help telecommunications equipment maker Huawei in its bid for contracts to build Germany's next-generation mobile networks, a German Interior Ministry spokesman said ...
20:00, 05/14/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for climate protection to big emitters such as transport and heat provision....
12:18, 05/14/2019

Over 12,000 potentially violent right-wingers in Germany, government says Over half of the 24,000 far-right extremists in Germany are potentially violent, the Interior Ministry has said. The opposition FDP wants extremists tracked where they communicate: in online game platforms....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Lucky Luke made in Germany for the first time The "lonesome cowboy" has been riding his horse through the Wild West for more than 70 years. Now, in the first official tribute book written by a German, Berlin comic artist Mawil is giving Lucky Luke a cool new saddle....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Eco wonder or safety nightmare? Germany to vote on e-scooters Electric scooters could be on roads by June, leaving UK last major European country not to have approved useGermany’s upper house of parliament is due to vote on Friday on whether to allow electric scooters on to the country’s roads, following a feve...
13:00, 05/16/2019

2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 Caught Testing In Germany Up front, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 will get a new headlamp cluster which will sport the new boomerang shaped daytime running lights. The front bumper gets redesigned aprons and the fenders also have......
18:17, 05/05/2019

Germany is opening its first electric highway for trucks Trucks are guzzling ever more diesel, polluting towns and cities and fueling climate change. Germany thinks it may have found the answer by using overhead lines to power big rigs....
17:51, 05/07/2019

Germany's Multilateralist Talk Isn't Always Matched by Its Deeds Few things upset German officials more than suggestions that Berlin’s approach to the world—despite its exhortations of multilateralism—can resemble President Trump’s “America First,” Yaroslav Trofimov writes....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Germany's SPD becoming unelectable, works council chiefs say Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) are becoming unelectable after the head of their youth wing JUSOS called for companies such as BMW to be collectively owned, works council chiefs have warned....
19:34, 05/04/2019

Germany to become latest mass market for e-scooters They already motor through the United States and many European countries. Soon, they will also be a common sight on Germany's streets. Are we seeing an important shift away from the car in terms of transport policy?...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei: Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies on a blacklist....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Germany to pay US$11,000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims The scale of the atrocities committed at a fenced-in mountain commune 350 kilometres south of Santiago came to light only after the end of Augusto Pinochet's regime....
06:51, 05/18/2019

Germany's Lufthansa to bid for Thomas Cook's Condor Germany's largest airline Deutsche Lufthansa will make a non-binding offer for Thomas Cook's Condor with an option to acquire the remaining airlines of the British group, Lufthansa's CEO said on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Germany Might Make Measles Vaccinations Mandatory Lawmakers in Germany are considering a new law that would fine parents if their children aren’t vaccinated against measles. The Guardian reports that the draft law would make vaccinations mandatory for any child attending nurseries or schools, ...
09:34, 05/07/2019

| Germany to pay $11 000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims Germany said it would pay compensation of up to 10 000 euros ($11 000) each to victims of the former Nazi paedophile sect "Colonia Dignidad" in Chile....
12:51, 05/18/2019

Germany’s Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany’s leader. Merkel last year gave up the leadership of her center-right party and said she wouldn...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Winter returns as snow falls in Germany Parts of Germany experienced a sprinkling of snow just weeks before the meteorological start of summer. (May 4)        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants. Last year, Amazon opened up in-skill purchasing to all developers in the US after limited availabili...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Germany's upper house set to vote on e-scooters The German Bundesrat is to vote on whether to approve electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. Most major European countries, except the UK, have already approved their use....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Islam on beer mats angers Muslims in Germany Using coasters in pubs to improve understanding of the teachings of Islam in Germany is not going down well with some Muslim groups. They believe the connection between alcohol and the religion is unwise....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Germany returning Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum said it is returning the Stone Cross of Cape Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
17:34, 05/17/2019

Stand up to far-right, Germany's Angela Merkel tells Europe The resignation of Austria's vice chancellor led German politicians to warn against alliances with populists. Chancellor Merkel spoke out against right-wing populism as many are now demanding new Austrian elections....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia Germany’s culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
12:18, 05/14/2019

Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Germany's Maas warns 'maximum pressure' won't help with Iran Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has decried US escalation and called on Iran to abide by the existing nuclear agreement. He said a 'spark' could set off a 'wildfire' that would have implications for Europe....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Germany's Delivery Hero invests in biodegradable packaging German food delivery company Delivery Hero on Thursday announced an investment in biodegradable packaging manufacturer Bio-Lutions as governments and companies around the world seek to reduce plastic waste....
14:17, 05/16/2019

Former VW C.E.O. Martin Winterkorn Is Charged by Germany in Diesel Scheme Prosecutors in Germany connected the charges against Martin Winterkorn and four other managers to events that ran from 2006, when the diesel scandal was first conceived, to 2015....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: UniCredit advances toward bid for Germany's Commerzbank – sources UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by drafting in investment bankers including a former top German official, three people familiar with the matter said....
01:51, 05/15/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Wolves are spreading in Germany by moving into military land Wolves have returned to Germany. The animals seem to be spreading by moving between military training grounds, preferring these to protected natural areas...
18:34, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei - Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies on a blacklist....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Volkswagen will make batteries in Germany, slim down group Volkswagen plans to invest almost $1.1 billion in battery cell production in Germany, while seeking to slim down its multibrand group, including launching an initial public offering of its Traton trucks unit....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Crossbows, 5 Bodies, 2 Crime Scenes and a Mystery in Germany The weapon was used in the death of three people that may have been a joint suicide, the authorities said. But what of two other bodies found hundreds of miles away?...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Anti-Semitic Crime Rises in Germany, and Far Right Is Blamed An annual report on politically motivated crime found anti-Semitic offenses and hate crimes against foreigners both up significantly, even as violence fell....
20:17, 05/14/2019

Germany has electrified a portion of the autobahn for eco-friendly trucks Trucking is a mucky business, so German engineers have fitted a three-mile stretch of autobahn with overhead power cables that will provide hybrid vehicles with a constant source of juice as they go about their business hauling goods between Darmstad...
17:17, 05/13/2019

The Morning After: Germany starts testing its 'electric highway' Hey, good morning! We're back. SpaceX's internet satellites are ready for launch, Germany starts testing its electric highway and the best coding kits for little ones. Phew. Let's get this week started....
16:51, 05/13/2019

New Berlin Stolpersteine honor victims of Nazi Germany Berlin is about to get several new memorials fitted into sidewalks across the city. Worldwide, more than 70,000 such "stumble stones" have been installed to commemorate the victims of the Nazis....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Germany may fine parents who haven’t vaccinated their kids BERLIN — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles amid concern that the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease could make a comeback. In an interview published S...
23:51, 05/06/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium: FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and Total's Saft, FAZ newspaper reported on Monday....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Germany welcomes Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, has arrived in Germany on a four-day visit. Britain's royals are descendants of Germany's Saxe-Coburg-Gotha families. The prince urged that "the bonds between us must endure."...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Germany's top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany's top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups....
03:00, 05/04/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium - FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and Total's Saft, FAZ newspaper reported on Monday....
18:34, 04/29/2019

EU single market benefits Germany and export hubs most Europe's single market boosts incomes of all EU citizens but especially export hubs, including Germany's Hamburg, says a Bertelsmann Foundation study. But rural Bulgaria, Greece and Romania have some catching up to do....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Police say 12 injured in northern Germany rail crash BERLIN (AP) — Police say 12 people have been injured, two of them seriously, after a train crashed into a transport truck in northern Germany. The crash occurred early Wednesday when a regional train hit a truck stopped on a rail crossing in the stat...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Parts of Germany see sprinkling of late-season snow BERLIN (AP) — Parts of Germany have experienced a sprinkling of snow just weeks before the meteorological start of summer. A thin layer of snow greeted residents of central Germany’s Harz mountains above altitudes of 700 meters early Saturday. ...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Germany's Infineon says inventory pile-up to keep pressure on margins German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG said on Tuesday that a slump in demand had led to an inventory pile-up that would only plateau this summer, keeping pressure on profit margins....
16:34, 05/07/2019

UK’s Prince Charles visits Germany on 4-day charm offensive BERLIN (AP) — Prince Charles of Britain is visiting Germany on a four-day charm offensive during which he will stress the two European countries’ close ties. Charles’ arrival Tuesday in Berlin comes a day after his younger son, Prince Har...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Germany’s top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany’s top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German government of turning a blind eye to Saudi's brutal campaign in Yemen....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Germany liaising with EU on U.S. car tariffs, won't speculate on U.S. timing: ministry Germany is liaising closely with the European Union on a U.S. threat to impose higher car tariffs, the Economy Ministry said on Monday, adding that the German government would not speculate about the timing of the U.S. decision....
11:17, 05/13/2019

Iraq, Germany's Siemens sign power agreement Iraq and German giant Siemens have signed a framework electricity agreement potentially worth billions of dollars. The Iraqi premier was in Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Body of missing American found below waterfalls in Germany BERLIN (AP) — German police say the body of a 25-year-old American tourist who went missing last month has been found in the Bavarian Alps. Garmisch-Partenkirchen police said in a statement that investigators didn’t find evidence to indicate an...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Germany's Lufthansa bids for Thomas Cook's Condor Lufthansa will make an offer for Thomas Cook's German airline Condor with an option to acquire the remaining airlines of the British travel group, Lufthansa's CEO said on Tuesday....
12:34, 05/07/2019

The endless talk about a shortage of skilled workers in Germany How big is the shortage of qualified workers in Germany really? In some industries, the line of job seekers is running low. In many others, the problems are not as they seem and are often homemade....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Authorities find thousands of liters of chemicals in Germany German authorities are investigating after police found thousands of liters (gallons) of harmful chemicals and gas containers stored in a depot in western Germany....
10:34, 04/29/2019

Germany Considers Fines for Not Vaccinating Children Against Measles As cases of the disease rise, the country’s health minister proposed barring school entry to pupils without immunization and a penalty of $2,800 for parents....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Germany slams plan for Istanbul vote rerun Germany's foreign minister says a decision to annul the result of Istanbul's mayoral elections and hold a rerun "not transparent and incomprehensible." But Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hailing the step as a win for democracy....
14:17, 05/07/2019

How to counter far-right extremism? Germany shows the way | Cynthia Miller-Idriss Teachers are better able to identify radicalisation than most, yet in the UK they are too often ignoredDozens of heads of state, policymakers and leaders of technology companies gathered in Paris this week to discuss social media’s impact on global t...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Statkraft to expand electric vehicle charging in Germany and Britain Norwegian utility Statkraft plans to expand its electric vehicle charging business in Germany and Britain, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday, and also expects to snap up some more power plants by the end of 2019....
15:34, 05/09/2019

Germany’s health minister proposes a $2,790 anti-vaxxer charge Enlarge / German Health Minister Jens Spahn wants to fine parents for failing to vaccinate their children. (credit: Getty | Felix Zahn) Germany, like the US, is facing a resurgence of measles. But the country’s health minister isn’t taking things l...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Breaking taboos, Germany's main churches tackle suicide More Germans die every year from suicide than from traffic accidents, AIDS, drugs and murder combined. Germany’s two main churches now want to promote suicide prevention....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Vodafone presses Germany for more help in broadband rollout: Welt am Sonntag Vodafone wants the German government to facilitate the rollout of ultrafast fiber broadband connections to homes and businesses by investing in the "last mile" of networks, the company's Germany chief was quoted saying....
00:34, 05/05/2019

Germany designates BDS Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian land, grant Arab citizens equal rights and recognize the right of return of Palestinian refuge...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Less to lose: Germany's poorer East embraces tech revolution From the 12th floor of Jenoptik's headquarters, chief executive Stefan Traeger points to his laser factory and the university that provides it with talent. Welcome to "Optics Valley" - a role model for Germany's East in a big year for the region....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Fly me to the moon: Germany eyes slice of lucrative space market BERLIN Reuters) - Facing tough competition from China, the United States and even tiny Luxembourg, Germany is racing to draft new laws and attract private investment to secure a slice of an emerging space market that could be worth $1 trillion a year...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Germany’s Merkel arrives in Niger on West Africa tour NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Niger for the final stop of her three-nation West Africa tour. Earlier on Thursday Merkel met with some of the 850 German soldiers who are serving with the United Nations peacekeepin...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germany."...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains. ...
15:00, 05/05/2019

Marie and Paul were most popular baby names in Germany in 2018 Among the names most often given to newborn girls and boys in Germany in 2018, some, like Marie and Paul, are classic, while others are new on the list....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban: sources Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a border security system for the Gulf state, two people familiar with the matter said....
19:17, 05/05/2019

How Nazi Germany Got A Lot Closer To Building A Nuclear Weapon In WWII A cube of uranium. A Nazi plan to build a nuclear bomb. A search for the fate of the remaining pieces of an experiment that might have altered history....
05:17, 05/12/2019

Germany mulls fines to boost measles vaccination rates BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles. Minister Jens Spahn told the German weekly Bild am Sonntag that parents who can’t prove their chi...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Gothic guru blamed in sex-slave crossbow deaths in Germany Authorities believe cult leader Torsten Weiss, 53 — the owner of a medieval fetish shop — directed the gory, murder-suicides that left himself and two women impaled with crossbow bolts, The Daily Beast reported, citing German news accounts. Two other...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Germany's conservatives issue anti-nationalist, pro-Europe rallying cry Germany's CDU and CSU have kicked off their European election campaign with a demonstrative display of unity, pledging to fight for European values, stability and peace....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Germany: 3 arrests in Darknet 'Wall Street Market' probe Police in Germany have arrested three men suspected of involvement in the world's second-biggest Darknet marketplace. Stolen data, forged documents and drugs were all reportedly sold on the Wall Street Market platform....
08:51, 05/03/2019

Germany shuts down 'Darknet' criminal trading platform, detains 3 German investigators have shut down the world's second largest criminal online trading platform and detained three German men suspected of running it, the Frankfurt public prosecutor's office said on Friday....
12:51, 05/03/2019

U.S. senators offer bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a planned gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the United States and some European Union countries....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Germany arrests 3 in ‘Wall Street Market’ darknet probe European and American investigators have broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking operations in a series of raids in the United States and Germany, authorities said Friday. Three German men, ages 31, 22 and 29, were arrested a...
04:34, 05/04/2019

Germany's RWE to review climate lobbying as investor pressure rises German utility RWE, under investor pressure as one of Europe's biggest carbon polluters, said on Friday it would review its lobbying activities to see if they are in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Germany’s AfD attacks Greta Thunberg as it embraces climate denial Rightwing populists to launch attack on climate science in vote drive before EU electionsGermany’s rightwing populists are embracing climate change denial as the latest topic with which to boost their electoral support, teaming up with scientists who...
15:34, 05/14/2019

Germany's FDP rejects women's quota, elects new general secretary Germany's male-heavy opposition Free Democrats (FDP) have rejected women quotas. Gearing up for polls in three eastern German regions, they did, however, pick a new general secretary, Linda Teuteberg from Brandenburg....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Germany: Anti-Semitic and xenophobic crimes rose in 2018 Politically motivated crime in Germany has decreased for the second straight year, according to the German Interior Ministry. But it logged more hate crimes, including anti-Semitic and xenophobic offenses....
01:00, 05/15/2019

Police seize 120 sports cars during Eurorally 'race' through Germany Porsches and Lamborghinis spotted doing high speeds on unrestricted part of autobahnGerman police have seized 120 sports cars that were taking part in a suspected road race across Europe. Cars including Porsches, Lamborghinis and Audis were stopped o...
00:17, 05/04/2019

Germany: 3 bodies with crossbow bolts found in hotel room BERLIN (AP) — German police say they are investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts in them in a hotel room in Bavaria. German news agency dpa reported Sunday that employees of a hotel in the town of Passau f...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Anti-Semitic crime rose 20 percent in Germany last year BERLIN – Anti-Semitic crime rose by almost 20 percent in Germany last year, the interior minister said on Tuesday, blaming most incidents on individuals espousing far-right world views. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said around 90 percent of...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Germany: Hazing ritual reported at champion handball academy Prosecutors in northern Germany have launched an investigation after reports of violent hazing rituals at a champion handball academy. The hazing was reportedly widespread at the youth academy for years....
01:00, 05/15/2019

Germany: Asylum-seeker jailed for random attacks in Amberg Four men from Afghanistan and Iran have been sentenced over arbitrary attacks on passersby in the Bavarian town of Amberg. The incident fueled debate on rules for deporting asylum-seekers who commit crimes....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp to seek new steel partners, CEO tells paper Thyssenkrupp will still seek partners for its steel operations after abandoning a European merger with India's Tata Steel, Chief Executive Guido Kerkhoff said in comments published on Sunday....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Germany's Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and support for the countries' fight against extremism...
17:51, 04/29/2019

Germany: 2 more bodies found in Passau crossbow deaths case A bizarre case in Bavaria continues to develop. After three people were found dead in a hotel room accompanied by two crossbows, now two further corpses have been discovered, at the home of one of the first victims....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Motor racing: New all-female series ready to hit the track in Germany Eighteen women racers will line up on the starting grid at Germany's Hockenheim circuit on Saturday for the debut of W Series, the first all-female championship that could ultimately help break Formula One's male monopoly....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Germany's Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent The leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at this month's European election....
01:34, 05/12/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
23:17, 05/11/2019

Actor Demián Bichir confirms wife Stefanie Sherk's death by suicide, mourns 'soulmate' Oscar-nominated actor Demián Bichir is opening up about the loss of his wife, Stefanie Sherk, who he says took her own life.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Germany Eurovision 2019 team S!sters eager for the show to get started The members of S!sters, Carlotta Truman and Laurita Spinelli, are representing Germany at the ESC 2019 final. They chances of winning look pretty slim, but their spirits are high after a whirlwind week in Tel Aviv....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what was described as a first, he asked for zero extra ...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Anti-Semitic crime in Germany up, amid uptick in hate crimes BERLIN (AP) — German security officials say the number of anti-Semitic and anti-foreigner incidents rose in the country last year, despite an overall fall in politically motivated crimes. Anti-Semitic incidents rose 19.6% to 1,799 — 89.1% of those in...
14:00, 05/14/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Germany: Migrants attack police probing death at refugee center A group of migrants have pelted officers with stones as they tried to investigate the death of a woman at the migrant center in the southern German city of Regensburg. A three-hour operation ensued to remove her body....
08:01, 05/12/2019

May traditions in Germany: Colorfully decorated trees, scary witches — and protests Few months in the year can boast as many traditional celebrations in Germany as the merry month of May. Temperatures rise and with them, so does everybody's mood. The celebrations vary from region to region....
18:17, 05/01/2019

This Park in Germany Has Designated ‘Pink Zone’ Areas for Drug Dealers A park in Berlin has designated areas for drug dealers to do business. The manager of Görlitzer Park in the Kreuzburg area of Berlin spray painted pink poxes on the ground to indicate areas where dealers will be allowed to operate, according to ...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achievable. Merkel initially refused to join the initia...
14:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. senators plan bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline: source A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators will introduce legislation as soon as Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the United States and some European Union countries....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert and removed nonemergency diplomatic staff from Baghdad and Erbil....
18:51, 05/15/2019

400 firefighters battle Germany forest fire amid spring heat Hundreds of firefighters battled a major forest fire in central Germany on Thursday they said was the size of eight soccer fields, which injured three crew members....
19:51, 04/28/2019

France, Germany to support battery cell consortium including PSA, Saft France and Germany have asked the European Commission to approve state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium including carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and French battery maker Saft, a German official said on Monday....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Drone sighting at Germany’s busiest airport grounds flights for about an hour A drone sighting caused all flights to be suspended at Frankfurt Airport for around an hour this morning. The airport is Germany’s busiest by passenger numbers, serving almost 14.8 million passengers in the first three months of this year. In a...
11:51, 05/09/2019

Germany shrugs off recession fears by returning to growth - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including new GDP figures from Europe’s largest economyIntroduction: Germany grew by 0.4% in last quarterMinister: It’s a ray of hope 7.35am BST Germany’s economy ministry Peter Altmaier has...
08:51, 05/15/2019

Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches predicted to lose millions of members Germany's Catholic and Protestant churches may lose half their members by 2060, according to a study. A drop in membership is expected to lead to a major budget shortfall....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Germany passes refugee migration 'stress test': expert report A team of researchers concluded that Angela Merkel managed the 2015 refugee crisis "quite well," and Germany is better prepared for another one. But some experts had stinging words for the EU's disjointed asylum system....
13:51, 05/08/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Stung by Trump's Criticisms of Russian Gas Deal, Germany Makes Its Own Threats Germany pushed back against pressure from President Trump over its planned Russian gas pipeline after Berlin warned it could reconsider its commitment to begin importing American gas if the U.S. makes good on a threat to block the project....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Germany: Pigeon falls foul of speeding camera in 30km zone A speed camera in the small German town of Bocholt caught a pigeon swooping past well above the limit in a 30 kilometer-per-hour zone. The incident didn't ruffle enough feathers to warrant a major investigation....
13:51, 05/08/2019

EU, Britain, France, Germany reject Iran demands over nuclear deal, U.S. sanctions The European Union, Britain, France and Germany on Thursday rejected an ultimatum from Iran that gave the nations two months to promise to shield Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Germany, Netherlands stop training Iraqi soldiers as tensions rise between US-Iran Germany and the Netherlands have halted all training missions in Iraq as tensions continue to rise between the US and Iran, which supports proxy militias there. The countries announced the move Wednesday just hours after the US ordered all non-essent...
04:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-France, Germany to support battery cell consortium including PSA, Saft France and Germany have asked the European Commission to approve state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium including carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and French battery maker Saft, a German official said on Monday....
19:51, 04/29/2019

'We play for a nation that doesn't even know our names': Germany's Women's World Cup advert – video Germany's squad announcement video for the Women's World Cup has garnered huge praise online for its strong message of female empowerment and its push for equality. The video, made by the sponsor Commerzbank in partnership with the national team, fea...
18:51, 05/15/2019

The political landscapes of Brexit Britain and Weimar Germany are scarily similar | Martin Kettle A new exhibition in Berlin highlights how quickly a loss of respect for democracy can end in catastropheEnter the disturbing special exhibition that has recently opened in Berlin’s German Historical Museum and you are immediately confronted with a se...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Bills that fine people who fail to get life-saving vaccinations are gaining attention. On Sunday, Germany's health minister proposed fining parents of school-age children who haven't received a measles inoculation up to $2,...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Germany's Infineon quarterly sales flat, maintains full-year revenue guidance German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG on Tuesday maintained its full-year revenue forecast, which it had cut twice earlier, as it reported flat second-quarter sales in line with its most recent guidance....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally conducted, there is room for improvement, the rights committee said....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Germany ends probe into convicted doctor from Chile-based Nazi paedophile sect Probe against Hartmut Hopp, ex-doctor at the Colonia Dignidad commune, has been dropped, German prosecutors said Tuesday. The 74-year-old was a physician in the notorious group that abused members – adults and children – and was used to torture and "...
01:00, 05/08/2019

'Wunderland' a devastating epic about friendship and family in Nazi Germany Jennifer Cody Epstein's devastating new novel "Wunderland" explores the tensions in friendships and families in emotionally fraught Nazi Germany.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Israel gets three bidders for huge desalination plant Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country's household water and help battle shortages that could arise from climate change....
17:00, 05/16/2019

These amazing golf shots are a hole-in-one From nailing a golf pong shot to landing nine balls in one hole, the golfers behind the amazing shots in this video prove that the next Tiger Woods could come from just about anywhere. Subscribe to our YouTube!...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Tame Impala Makes Music for Loners. But Now Kevin Parker Plays the World’s Biggest Stages. The musician’s 2015 album, “Currents,” catapulted him to the top of the festival circuit and into the studio with megastars. He’s still fiddling with its follow-up....
17:17, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, save up to $650 The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, the first commercially available 5G smartphone in the US, is now available to purchase exclusively at Verizon both in-store and online.How much does the Galaxy S10 5G cost?The premium smartphone, which is sold in Majestic B...
17:17, 05/16/2019

This Robot Gardener from the 1960s Looks Like a Techno-Utopian Version of the Apocalypse When people of the 1950s and 60s imagined the robot lawnmowers of the future, they were generally pretty small and cute. But not this guy. Read more......
17:17, 05/16/2019

Masnada wins stage and Conti takes overall lead after brilliant breakaway "Valerio Conti moved into the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia and Fausto Masnada won the stage as a long breakaway day lit up the race on Thursday."...
17:34, 05/16/2019

'My big fat solo wedding — why I married myself' This weekend, Sophie Tanner is renewing her vows — to herself. The so-called sologamist, who has written a hilarious new novel about relationships, tells Katie Law about self-love, extramarital sex and the secret of a happy marriage...
17:51, 05/16/2019

Traveling as a trans person: It's complicated Have you ever felt nervous while raising your arms above your head in the body scanner at the security checkpoint at the airport? Or felt a pang of anxiety as you took the first step out of the airport and into a new country where you don't know a so...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
18:34, 05/16/2019

Facebook Has So Many Apps, It's Killing One You Didn't Know Existed Instagram is reportedly killing off its direct message app. And the most surprising thing about this is that—Instagram has a direct message app?Read more......
18:34, 05/16/2019

‘Starvation’ now a reality for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Starvation “is already starting” in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
18:51, 05/16/2019

SanDisk’s 1TB microSD card is finally here, and it costs more than a Pixel 3a Announced back at MWC 2019, SanDisk’s 1TB microSD card is finally available for purchase, in case you’ve been looking for the largest capacity microSD card there is to add to your smartphone or other compatible devices (Nintendo Switch an...
18:51, 05/16/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had on him. Arrested on charges of larceny and sentenced to 10 years in prison, Malcolm read voraciousl...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he's a 'monster,' asks for forgiveness The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Driverless cars are years away, but self-driving forklifts have arrived For several years, executives of tech and automobile companies have been promising that fully autonomous vehicles will soon become a common sights in streets and roads. But we’re well into 2019, and self-driving cars are still making stupid mistakes....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Accessibility needs to be at the forefront of tech — here’s why In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake the feeling we need to reframe the conversation on ac...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:51, 05/16/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
19:51, 05/16/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. “I’ll show you,” Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, told the first group while clenching his fists, acc...
20:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into effect on Friday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claims such as ‘we sell hope in a bottle’Five more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in th...
20:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU movie to date, it’s about to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. It’s also pr...
20:00, 05/16/2019

B-52 bomber removed from ‘boneyard’ to return to service TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A B-52H bomber built in the early 1960s and put into retirement in an U.S. Air Force “boneyard” in the Arizona desert over 10 years ago is returning to service. A crew on Tuesday flew the plane nicknamed “Wise G...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Grimes predicts about 12.5% turnout for Kentucky primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s chief election official is projecting about 12.5% of the state’s registered voters will turn out for next week’s primary election. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Thursday it appears ...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Varys May Have Left Game of Thrones Fans With an Important Finale Clue Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The opening scene of the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones‘ eighth season saw Varys composing a letter to an unknown recipient revealing the truth about Jon Snow’s tr...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios Is Disqualified After Tantrum at the Italian Open Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay and was defaulted from his second-round match against Casper Ruud....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Both Released From Hospital (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was hospitalized Wednesday in Americus after feeling faint b...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Trump unveils sweeping plan to ‘transform’ America’s immigration system President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, shifting the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties. ...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Retail chiefs dismiss AI job threat, promise more training Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training to help staff adopt more high-value tasks as machines take over their work....
21:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Air Canada bids for tour operator Transat, regulatory hurdles seen Air Canada's bid to buy Canadian tour operator Transat AT would boost its leisure travel business at a time when the carrier faces a potential turnaround in rival WestJet Airlines, but the deal could attract regulatory scrutiny....
21:34, 05/16/2019

76ers co-owner jokes about 'hatred' for rapper Drake who used his 'curse' against Philly Rubin says the Canadian rapper used his curse against the Sixers in Sunday's Game 7 against the Toronto Raptors and in this week's NBA draft lottery....
21:34, 05/16/2019

CNN’s Don Lemon doesn’t let ‘anchor’ title get in the way of his on-air opinions “CNN Tonight” anchor Don Lemon is billed as just that, an anchor. But he spouts liberal opinions on a regular basis and has raised eyebrows in the process....
21:51, 05/16/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Maisie Williams’ stunt double is former gymnastics pro When she’s not helping coach the gymnastics team at Arizona State University, Kristina Baskett is working as “Game of Thrones” star Maisie Williams’ stunt double....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Howard Stern mocks Trump's physical attractiveness, recalls him 'bragging' about his prowess Radio host and author Howard Stern joked about Trump's appearance on Thursday, suggesting that he wasn't in a position to rate women by their physical attractiveness. ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Italy’s Salvini says Merkel, Macron have ‘ruined’ the European Union Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini excoriated German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, accusing them of having “ruined” Europe -- after Merkel said he wasn’t welcome in her center-right European part...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Tornado Alley 'about to wake up': Wall of storms threaten 18 states Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes will threaten almost 1 million square miles of 18 states in coming days as tumultuous spring weather sweeps the nation.        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Evgeni Malkin trade is the wild-card in Rangers’ Artemi Panarin pursuit OK, so you’re the Rangers, kind of standing in place until John Davidson assumes the presidency, not that another handful of days or another week or so of waiting will affect the offseason. The meetings have ended and the talent evaluators, including...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Matthew Stafford gives update on wife Kelly’s progress after brain surgery Matthew Stafford is appreciative for the unyielding support he and wife Kelly have received as she continues to recover from brain surgery. Appearing on “The Mitch Albom Show” Wednesday, the Lions quarterback said Kelly is doing well sinc...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Indicted Georgia insurance commissioner suspends himself Georgia's insurance commissioner says he will voluntarily suspend himself from office two days after being indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering....
22:17, 05/16/2019

KL Rahul's Technique Makes Him Ideal For No. 4 Spot: Vengsarkar The number four position in the Indian batting order for World Cup 2019 has been a bone of contention after Ambati Rayudu failed to make the cut despite being given an extended run ahead of the mega......
22:34, 05/16/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individuals. The executive director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation and Chick-fil-A’s vice president of ...
22:34, 05/16/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
22:51, 05/16/2019

James Gunn just gave us a clue about the plot of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Not only were we left with two Guardians of the Galaxy still alive after Avengers: Infinity War, but there were many other reasons to worry about the future of Marvel’s hugely popular MCU franchise following James Gunn’s firing. Many atte...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Cory Booker fundraises on back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 launch Cory Booker is making a hard push for donations on the back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 announcement on Thursday — in a bid to not get squeezed out of the Democratic primary debates. In order to qualify for the debate stage, candidates must either...
22:51, 05/16/2019

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Huge international cybercrime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cybercrime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
23:34, 05/16/2019

The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament As players hit the ice and fans climb into the stands here is what you need to know about the four teams competing in the 101st edition of the Canadian Hockey League tournament....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Cyclist killed by car after blowing red light A Brooklyn cyclist died days after be blew a red light and was hit by a driver over the weekend, police said Thursday. Kenichi Nakagawa, 22, was riding his bike south on Brooklyn Avenue near the corner of Dean Street in Crown Heights — just blo...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter released from Georgia hospital Doctors released former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter from a Georgia hospital Thursday, his non-profit organization said....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Watch: Nick Kyrgios melts down at Italian Open, throws chair Nick Kyrgios melted down on at the Italian Open, smashing his racket, kicking a water bottle and tossing a chair during his match against Casper Ruud....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Cardinals star CB Patrick Peterson given 6-game PED suspension Arizona Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is being suspended for six games in 2019 after violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
00:17, 05/17/2019

|WhyelectriccarsinSAhavebeenslowontheuptakeandhowitmighttakepublictransporttothenextlevel While many people thought only of passenger cars when it came to electric vehicles, the international market was moving in the direction of electric vehicles for public transport and freight trucks, delegates at the African Utility Week has heard....
00:34, 05/17/2019

|Anglotobuildanewdiamond-miningboatinnextgrowthmove Anglo American will build a new diamond-mining boat to operate off the coast of Namibia, where it finds some of its most expensive stones, in the latest sign the company is willing to spend on growth....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
00:51, 05/17/2019

A Taco Bell pop-up hotel is coming to California this summer Taco Bell is opening "The Bell," a hotel and resort in Palm Springs, California for a limited time this summer.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and maybe tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Instagram's revamped Explore section includes Stories Stories are an increasingly important part of Instagram, and the social network wants to be sure you see more of them. It just unveiled a revamped Explore tab that will feature personalized Stories recommendations. You won't have to track down...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Jen Harley Arrested 5 Months After Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Filed Domestic Battery Report Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's on-again, off-again girlfriend, Jen Harley, has been arrested. A source tells E! News that Jen was arrested today, May 16, in Las Vegas. Jen, who is the mother of......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Everything the Beverly Hills 90210 Cast Has Survived That We Want to See in the Reunion Duh-nuh-nuh-nuh, duh-nuh-nuh-nuh, chh-chh! Admit it, after reading that simple line of nonsense, you've now got the iconic Beverly Hills, 90210 theme song playing in your mind, where......
01:34, 05/17/2019

You Can Now Stay at a Taco Bell Resort (Yes Really) Are you ready to check into the Taco Bell Hotel? The fast food chain has announced that The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort will open in Palm Springs, Calif., for a limited time......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. The death of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at his Syd...
02:17, 05/17/2019

US: Flynn described efforts to interfere with cooperation WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress contacted him about his cooperation with the Russia investigation. Tha...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Boeing completes update of 737 Max software cited in deadly crashes Boeing announced Thursday that it has completed a software update for its 737 Max planes, which have been grounded globally after a pair of deadly crashes....
02:17, 05/17/2019

Why You Should Be Eating Cabbage Rolls Year-Round For starters, they’re delicious. And every season brings its own crops of tasty leaves to stuff. Start with these recipes packed with spring produce....
03:00, 05/17/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colors So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as "fun" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Sir Andy: Tennis star Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Ayesha Curry is confident in her success TV personality and author Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA megastar Steph Curry, talks about critics who say she's only successful due to her husband, as well as wanting to teach her daughters it's OK to be "proud to be a wife and a mom." (May 16)...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
04:34, 05/17/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó into the building....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Condé Nast sells Brides to Dotdash, which plans to end print version Condé Nast sold Brides to Dotdash, which is part of Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp, which plans to shut down the 85-year-old print version of the six-times-a-year magazine after the August/September issue. A Condé spokesman said that subscribers ...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Stephen Curry and Warriors pour it on late to grab 2-0 lead OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry scored 37 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit before holding off the Portland Trail Blazers for a 114-111 win Thursday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. C...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Huawei's HiSilicon says it has long been preparing for U.S. ban scenario Huawei Technologies' chip arm HiSilicon said on Friday it has long been prepared for the "extreme scenario" that it could be banned from purchasing U.S. chips and technology, and is able to ensure steady supply of most products....
07:17, 05/17/2019

The 5 most popular Netflix original movies of 2019 so far Netflix gets a lot of attention and media coverage for the original TV series it commissions and licenses, including projects like Stranger Things and The Crown. As the second syllable of its name indicates, though, movies have always been a core of ...
07:34, 05/17/2019

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social media platform now bringing these features to an even broader audience.The Explore tab of Instagram &#x...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Australian politicians scramble to win over undecided voters, honor former PM Australian politicians scrambled to win over undecided voters on Friday, the last day of a general election campaign that has ended in mourning for one of the country's most popular leaders....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6 Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton fueled a seven-run fourth inning with homers, and Michael Pineda pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 11-6        ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
08:51, 05/17/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Curry soars as Warriors rally from 15-point deficit to pip Blazers in Game 2 Curry pours in 37 points as Warriors take 2-0 series leadCJ McCollum misses driving jumper with 32 seconds leftThese Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at...
09:17, 05/17/2019

After sharing postpartum bods, four moms clap back at shamers who suggest 'tummy tucks' Four moms who had never met in person before took a photo showing their bodies after giving birth. They shared the photo on social media.        ...
09:17, 05/17/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France, one of his lawyers said....
09:34, 05/17/2019

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
09:34, 05/17/2019

Why Australians aren't happy with their leader choices Arrogant. Uninspiring. Out of touch. These are just some of the ways that Australian voters have described both of their prospective prime ministers in polls ahead of Saturday's national election....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Minister announces her departure....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Here's Drake's Response to Claims He Underwent Plastic Surgery to Get a 6-Pack Drake's physique is all natural... and he's not afraid to make it known. The 32-year-old rapper was most definitely feeling himself on Thursday evening when he took to Instagram......
09:51, 05/17/2019

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale: Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is currently underway with discounts and bundled offers on a large selection of mobile phones. We've handpicked some of the best offers on mobile phones that are......
09:51, 05/17/2019

IT Firm Sues US Government for Denying H-1B Visa to Indian Professional Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty....
09:51, 05/17/2019

A surprisingly warm RuPaul’s Drag Race bids a last farewell before heading to the finale Sometimes performers have a particularly good day. All the hard work comes together and they’re able to get into the flow and execute at their peak. Everything that can go right, that should go right, does. And sometimes, they don’t. An issue or inse...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Robert Pattinson is now Batman, which we swear is not a Twilight joke Robert Pattinson has spent the last several years shedding the shadow of (semi-) nocturnal predators, moving away from his career-making role in the Twilight movies—a franchise he reportedly viewed with a not-inconsiderable amount of eye-rolling amus...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Asus’ new Zenfone 6 has a flip-up camera and a 5,000mAh battery We’ve seen some whacky implementations from phone makers to overcome the notch: pop-up camera, pizza shaped-camera, and even a rotating camera. Now, Asus has added another method to the list by placing a flip-up camera into their latest flagship, the...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Starbucks' China challenger Luckin raises $561 million in U.S. IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering at the top end of its targeted range and sold more shares than planned in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Samsung Galaxy A50 coming soon to Verizon It looks like Samsung plans to bring one of its newest mid-range Android smartphones to the United States. Not as powerful as the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy A50 seems quite decent on paper and scored quite high in our full review.While Samsung hasn't yet...
13:00, 05/17/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.”...
13:17, 05/17/2019

5 best foods for gut health, according to nutritionist Eve Kalinik For her first column for the Evening Standard, nutritionist and author of Be Good to Your Gut, Eve Kalinik breaks down the best foods to keep you feeling lighter and brighter...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Verizon has the big-battery Moto G7 Power on sale at a 50 percent discount For a mid-range device, the Moto G7 Power is certainly shining in the US carrier support department, with official availability ranging from Verizon to T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Metro in addition to the typical slew of major authorized retailer...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Fernando Alonso and McLaren face crunch Indy 500 practice day Fernando Alonso and McLaren have one final day of Indianapolis 500 practice to recover lost ground after the two-time Formula 1 champion's crash and loss of Thursday running...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Dribble no more: Physics can help combat that pesky “teapot effect” Enlarge Tea drinkers know all too well that annoying dribble from the kettle spout that so often occurs as one pours a nice refreshing cuppa. It's even known as the "teapot effect," and it usually happens when the tea is poured too slowly. Potters...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Reef wipeout: surfers fight China-linked mega resort in Fiji Jona Ratu and his friends wanted to build an eco-lodge in their corner of paradise – then the diggers arrived‘That’s where the dream ends’: Jona, Navrin and Woody on the fight to save their land – podcastIt was one of the most surreal days of Jona Ra...
14:51, 05/17/2019

My life in sex: the man who goes to cuddle parties Who cuddles whom flows organically, and it’s not just in pairsAs a 56-year-old man living in a conservative area of Texas, I would never have predicted the amazing personal growth I have experienced since being introduced to cuddle parties three year...
14:51, 05/17/2019

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair Continue reading......
14:51, 05/17/2019

Met chief Cressida Dick: Terror attacks made police look too macho for women The macho image of male police officers dealing with terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower disaster could be putting off women from joining the Met, Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick said today....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
14:51, 05/17/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, whose scowl launched a million memes, dies age 7 Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her family said on Friday. She was 7....
15:00, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
15:00, 05/17/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
15:00, 05/17/2019

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total under investigation to 24....
15:34, 05/17/2019

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, Josh Bell's power meets Chris Paddack's nastiness, and the Yanks and Rays play for first place. Here's your guide to it all....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says its missiles can hit US warships DUBAI — A deputy head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday. Th...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
16:34, 05/17/2019

'Game of Thrones' blazed a trail for TV over the last decade, but it is the last show of its kind The TV industry has changed a lot since "Game of Thrones" first aired in 2011 — streaming services have come to rival cable services, consumers binge episodes instead of waiting for them weekly and the number of shows available has nearly doubled....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Men are afraid to mentor women after #MeToo and it hurts us all: study Men are scared of women now. LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey’s new #MentorHer poll reveals Friday that 60 percent of male managers report feeling “too nervous” about being accused of harassment to interact with women in “common wo...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
17:00, 05/17/2019

This isn’t first time the Yankees wanted Kendrys Morales Fifteen years ago this coming December, the Yankees fantasized about Kendrys Morales’ swing taking advantage of playing 81 home games at Yankee Stadium. Morales was a switch-hitting free-agent first baseman from Cuba via the Dominican Republic and th...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Mamata Banerjee Doing Didigiri, Lost Her Mental Balance: Vijay Rupani Slamming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the violence at BJP chief Amit Shah's Kolkata road-show, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said she had lost her mental balance and was......
17:17, 05/17/2019

City are innocent until proven guilty over FFP probe, insists Guardiola "Pep Guardiola said he would accept any punishment UEFA may hand down to Manchester City for alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations but reiterated his trust in the club’s hierarchy."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

The First Details on the CW's Epic Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover The Goon movie lives. The Tick is searching for a new home. AMC is exploring a new sci-fi anthology series about true love. Akiva Goldsman sets his sights on another comic book universe. Plus, new details on Disenchantment’s return, a creepy new look...
18:00, 05/17/2019

World Hypertension Day 2019: These Spices May Help In Regulating Blood Pressure High blood pressure does not show any immediate threat but if it does not subside and remains high for a long period of time, it can lead to many serious ailments like heart attack and heart stroke...
18:17, 05/17/2019

GOP rep: Embattled House speaker tried to rig ethics review NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker says Tennessee GOP House Speaker Glen Casada tried to “rig and predetermine” an ethics review regarding his mounting scandals. He’s requesting Casada’s leadership resignation. In a...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Bilbao wins Stage 7; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro L’AQUILA, Italy (AP) — Pello Bilbao won the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia with a late attack while Valero Conti held onto the overall leader’s pink jersey Friday. Bilbao was part of an early breakaway and accelerated uphill fro...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Beyond the PC: Lenovo's ambitious plan for the future of computing Lenovo, a leading PC manufacturer and a top-five player in the server market, has recently returned its smartphone group to profitability. After visiting its China HQ, Charles McLellan reports on Lenovo's future....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding sun – and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario ma...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Now Ocean Plastics Could Be Killing Oxygen-Making Bacteria The toxins that plastics leach into seawater severely affect the bacteria that provides perhaps 20 percent of Earth's oxygen. That's when things get complicated......
18:34, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Supporters Celebrate Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process....
18:34, 05/17/2019

BMW 730Ld 2019 UK review Refined diesel powerplant feels strongly suited to BMW’s luxurious executive flagship The entry-point of the revised, restyled 7 Series, and BMW’s renewed effort to make its executive flagship deliver on a luxury brief in ways the outgoing car coul...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Italy's Salvini says EU vote will lead to big changes in Europe This month's European Parliament election will shake up the continent, leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
19:00, 05/17/2019

2020 GR Supra: Toyota's New Bid To Overcome Banality Back after a roughly 20-year hiatus, Toyota’s sporty GR Supra is designed to reinvigorate the brand’s street cred. Dan Neil takes it out on the track....
19:17, 05/17/2019