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World News Meet Kevin Kühnert, German Politician Who Could Derail Grand Coalition Plans
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And almost four months into post-war Germany's longest political impasse, she's likely to emerge on top again for the time being — whatever happens. Even if in disagreement with his political views, many show respect for his decision against a Jamaica coalition. And this is not only true for Angela Merkel, who is known for her "muddling through" approach to politics.

World News German woman faces execution for running away to join Isis
Author: 0 German woman faces execution for running away to join Isis

He said that the woman was accompanied with her two daughters, who also got married to members of the terrorist group. The woman was captured previous year during the operation by Iraqi forces to recapture Mosul from the militant group. The verdict can be appealed. Thousands of foreigners have been fighting for Daeshin Iraq and Syria. A German foreign ministry spokesperson declined to comment.

World News Women stage nationwide protests as Trump begins second year
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On the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the USA and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. Demonstrators on Saturday denounced Trump's views with colorful signs and even saltier language. Organizers hope the rally will recruit candidates to push back against the Trump administration and promote issues important to women, progressives and those feeling ...

World News Social media take down hate speech
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A positive development, furthermore, is that Instagram and Google + have announced that they are adopting the Code of Conduct, thus widening the number of agencies that are bound by it. Jourova also said Facebook had hired 3,500 new staff to fight online hate speech on top of the 4,500 existing employees. The EU worked with social media platforms to develop the system in response to the proliferation of racist and xenophobic and terrorist content online.

World News Trump says he gets more exercise than people think
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Fresh off a White House doctor declaring his health excellent, President Donald Trump swiped at his predecessors on North Korea, while saying he "scored the highest on tests". "He would benefit from a diet lower in fat and a carbohydrates and a routine exercise regime", Jackson said. "The president is mentally very sharp, very intact", Jackson said.

World News Russia: Iran deal can't survive if USA pulls out
Author: 0 Russia: Iran deal can't survive if USA pulls out

It was also a war that ended with the United States not having defeated the enemy decisively and thus had not dictated the terms of surrender. But on the Iran nuclear deal , Lavrov was less forgiving. But he warned that the US would pull out in a few months unless "terrible flaws" in the deal are fixed. France's Ambassador Francois Delattre has announced a meeting scheduled for Tuesday in Paris of countries that want to end impunity for the chemical weapons attacks in Syria , a move ...

World News Constructing infrastructure in Doklam to enhance lives of troops: China
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In Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said PLA troops were entitled to build infrastructure at Doklam, but declined to comment on the photographs. The army chief said the mechanism for defusing tension between the two sides is working very well and after the Doklam standoff communication is regularly taking place between the security forces of both countries at the ground level.

World News Russian Federation says U.S. 'took provocative steps' by arming YPG in Syria
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In a statement, the Syrian opposition fighters battling alongside the Turkish troops said the combined force seized Shankal, a village on the northwestern edge of Afrin district. from the terrorists' oppression and cruelty". "Later we will, step by step, clear our country up to the Iraqi border from this terror filth that is trying to besiege our country".

World News UBS Oconnor LLC Sells 17366 Shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
Author: 0 UBS Oconnor LLC Sells 17366 Shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)

Reynders Mcveigh Capital Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU ). The stock increased 0.62% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $111.5. Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $1.52 million activity. 121,390 shares were sold by Robbins Charles, worth $3.89 million on Monday, September 11.

World News IOC: More initiatives coming to promote Korean unity
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Security challenges at 2018 Winter Olympics 02:08However, others fear that South Korea has fallen for a North Korean charm offensive and warned the worldwide community not to be complacent.In his remarks, Bach said the IOC had been working for several years to address the "special situation" of having the 2018 Winter Olympics on the Korean Peninsula."Let us not forget that such an agreement would have seemed impossible only a few weeks ago", he said as he thanked the two governments for ...

World News North Dakota
Author: 0 North Dakota "Blue Alert" Suspect Appears in Court

Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said that vehicle had been recovered. The law enforcement agency investigating the offense has determined the individual poses a threat to the public or other law enforcement personnel; and sissemination of available information to the public may help avert further harm or assist in the apprehension of the suspect.

World News Trump to celebrate one-year inauguration anniversary at Mar-a-Lago gala
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It's unclear whether Trump's plans to travel to Florida for the weekend would change if the government is shut down when current funding runs out at midnight Friday. Ahead of the Senate's vote Friday on the House's recently passed short-term spending bill, which is likely to fail, the president again urged Congress to get a deal done to fund the government.

World News 5 things we learned about Trump from his medical checkup
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Jackson's name. "He has incredible genes ". The president also takes the sleep aid Ambien while traveling overseas. "Can you characterize that as excellent health?" Asked how Trump could stay healthy on a diet that includes McDonald's and Diet Cokes, Jackson said: "It's called genetics - I don't know".

Author: 0 Chatham Lodging Trust (REIT) (CLDT) Holdings Boosted by Legal & General Group Plc

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -0.40%. Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE:CLDT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings Llc who had been investing in Rlj Lodging Trust for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.91 billion market cap company.

World News United States slips behind China in new global management ballot
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But our analysis of Gallup approval ratings for the first 365 days of every presidency back to Jimmy Carter indicates that Trump is nearly always at the back of the pack in the race for support from fellow Americans. US leadership approval ratings suffered almost as much in Europe as they did in the Americas; however, the current 25% approval rating there is not the lowest on record - the ratings during the last two years of George W.

World News U.S. government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate
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In a separate tweet, Sanders touted the administrations economic policies, asking, "Democrats can't shut down the booming Trump economy". White House negotiators, legislative affairs director Marc Short and budget chief Mick Mulvaney , went to Capitol Hill to meet with House Republicans, who emerged holding fast to their stance that they would not negotiate while the government was shuttered.

Author: 0 Prototypes for Trump's US-Mexico border wall

Trump's messages respond to words of the White House Head of Staff, John Kelly , who meeting with Democrat legislators commented that the promises of his campaign on immigration, including the wall , were disinformed. "Campaign to governing are two different things", Kelly said . Both Trump and Kelly may have been able to dismiss those recollections as fake news, had Kelly not made the fatal mistake of repeating the claims on Fox News-an outlet all but guaranteed to draw the attention ...

World News Government shuts down after negotiations fail
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White House drew tough after the deadline, saying they would not negotiate over immigration issue until government funding is restored. The vote puts pressure on Senate Democrats to reach an agreement or risk voting down a government spending bill for the second time .

World News Search for missing Loch Fyne fishermen resumes
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Skipper Duncan MacDougall and crewman Przemek Krawczyk have yet to be found despite a huge and tireless search by many agencies, including every Tarbert fisherman who was able. Coastguard teams are searching Loch Fyne in Argyll and Bute after the alarm was raised at 6pm on Thursday. At one point a remotely-operated underwater vehicle was used to investigate the fishing vessel on the sea floor but the operation was hampered by poor visibility.

World News Full-strength Aussies bowl first at SCG
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And he said it's time he went on with a big score as Australia attempt to avoid going 3-0 down on Sunday in the five-match series. Post the Ashes drubbing of the visitors, this is an unexpected situation for the Aussies. "I've got to start nailing it down". "If Hazlewood and Cummins come back on Sunday it's important that we start well against the aggressive English line-up".

World News Bodh Gaya on high alert after recovery of bombs
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Khan said. Police will identify them soon, he said. An NIA team was at the site on Saturday to probe the incident. Two cane bombs of 10 kg each were found at gate number 4 of Bodh Gaya temple late last evening (Jan. "An attempt of serial blasts has been averted", Kumar said. Upendra Kumar Rai, a constable of Bihar Military Police (BMP) deployed outside the Kalchakra grounds, was the man who first saw the plastic bags in which the crude bombs were kept and alerted senior officials.

World News ANC NEC assigns officials to negotiate Zuma's exit
Author: 0 ANC NEC assigns officials to negotiate Zuma's exit

Despite the recall of the president of not being part of the agenda, it is believed the matter was raised from the floor and after debating the matter, it is understood that the officials were tasked with the responsibility of managing the issue by engaging with Zuma.

Author: 0 5 attendees look back at the Women's March

Frias, 24, was marching in New York City's Central Park with her grandmother, Daisy Vanderhorst, and both wore handmaid costumes. Eventually after complaints from uneasy participants and activists, to make it clear that women of all stripes were welcome to the front lines, the march organizers took an intersectional approach - and even that saw resistance from some participants and skepticism from others .

World News Prague hotel fire kills 2, dozens injured
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Officials had earlier said 40 people were injured, but most were treated for smoke inhalation on the spot and not taken to hospital. Petr Kolouch, head of Prague's emergency services, told Czech state TV: " There are two deaths but we are afraid that won't be the final figure ".

World News Did Omarosa Secretly Tape White House Conversations?
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Was Omarosa tape recording secret White House chats during her tumultuous 11 months in the West Wing? The New York Daily News reports the former assistant to President Donald Trump and director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison is seeking legal representation for fears she could be brought into Robert Muller's investigation on alleged collusion between Trump's camp and Russian Federation.

World News Tensions rise between Turkey & Syria
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Tensions between U.S. and Turkey - two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies - remain high, despite Trump saying last November that Washington would no longer supply weapons to the YPG. Turkish Chief of the General Staff on Saturday talked on phone with his US counterpart Gen. Joseph Dunford and Russian Gen. Valery Gerasimov before the start of Operation Olive Branch, a statement said, APA reports quoting Anadolu.

World News Turkey shells Kurdish militia in Syria
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At the same time, Turkey-backed Syrian rebels from the Free Syrian Army began advancing toward Afrin in Syria's northwest from the town of Azaz . The regime has spoken out against the YPG's autonomous rule but has also lambasted Turkey's operations in Syria. The YPG-held enclave of Afrin marks the westernmost extent of its control and Turkey wants to make sure it is kept well to the east of the Euphrates River.