TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 10:51

Burden sharing with U.S. is about more than military spending: German conservative

The United States must contribute to international efforts to protect the climate and help Europe respond to the challenge of a rising China, the German chancellor's heir...

Burden sharing with U.S. is about more than military spending: German conservative

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Damian Lillard’s Impossible Burden The Trail Blazers guard was having a career-defining postseason before running into the Golden State buzz saw. His season ended on Monday but his confidence never wavered....
2019-05-21 17:17

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
2019-06-07 01:00

Telecom Italia trims debt burden with Persidera sale Telecom Italia (TIM) has sold its majority-owned broadcasting unit, Persidera, in a 240 million euros ($270 million) deal, fulfilling a part of the heavily indebted phone company's latest turnaround plan....
2019-06-05 12:34

UN highlights need to solve growing burden of forcibly displaced Africans With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017  ̶  4.6 million more than the previous year  ̶  the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan debt        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Sharing a ring with Muhammad Ali On the third anniversary of Muhammad Ali's passing, eight of his opponents explain what he was like to fight The post Sharing a ring with Muhammad Ali appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-03 22:51

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It’s a great privacy tool with some new, annoying limitations....
2019-05-22 01:34

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 12:34

New Renault Zoe to pioneer innovative car sharing technology Car sharing is integral to Renault's plans to tackle emissions As well as more electric vehicles, car sharing will be vital in helping car makers hit fleet CO2 targets Car sharing software is being fitted as standard to the next Renault Zoe in a f...
2019-06-13 10:34

How Renault, Fiat Chrysler could save through sharing If French automaker Renault green-lights a proposed merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the companies almost immediately could begin saving money by consolidating components and basic structures on many of their most popular vehicles, an industry ...
2019-05-29 03:51

‘sMothered’ mom, daughter: There’s ‘nothing wrong’ with sharing a bath “SMothered,” TLC’s new reality TV show co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close — maybe too close — mother-daughter relationships. In a four-part series of exclusive interviews with The Post, the TLC “sMothered” cast — Cathy and Cri...
2019-06-06 21:51

Skype brings screen sharing to Android and iOS devices Skype has officially launched screen sharing for Android and iOS devices less than a couple of months after the feature rolled out for beta testers. Screen sharing can be a valuable tool for video calls, whether for personal or work purposes -- say,....
2019-06-05 15:00

GM Maven car-sharing stops serving 8 N. American markets DETROIT (AP) — Maven, General Motors’ car-sharing service, is being shut down in about half of the 17 North American markets it operates. The company wouldn’t say Tuesday where Maven will continue to operate, but it confirmed that it̵...
2019-05-21 16:17

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events....
2019-06-14 02:51

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manu...
2019-06-07 16:17

Lyft built a scooter for sharing that's tougher and more comfortable Lyft is the next big scooter sharing service to unveil a two-wheeler that's better at enduring real-world abuse. Its new model touts a "more durable build" that stands a greater chance of surviving the outdoors. Your ride should be less jarrin...
2019-06-14 23:34

Trump reportedly will threaten to curb intelligence sharing with UK over Huawei Trump plans to tell the British government that Washington may limit intelligence sharing with the U.K. if it continues to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build part of its 5G mobile network, the FT reported....
2019-05-31 06:17

What Saquon Barkley thinks of sharing MetLife with Le’Veon Bell The best running back in New York is … Saquon Barkley or Le’Veon Bell? Barkley, as a rookie last season, established himself as one of the NFL’s best players. As a running back, he had the local market all to himself. Now that Bell has signed with th...
2019-05-29 10:51

Lyft renames its Bay Area bike-sharing program Bay Wheels Today, Lyft is renaming its Bay Area bike share system. It's now Bay Wheels, no longer Ford GoBike. As part of the transition, the company is introducing new e-bikes with pedal assist for hills and the option to dock the bikes or lock them outsi...
2019-06-11 16:00

The psychological dark side of sharing your daily life on YouTube To be a successful YouTuber, you need to let viewers into your life. But this creates fake intimacies that can lead to tragic consequences for stars and fans alike...
2019-05-21 21:34

Lyft sues San Francisco to block rival bike-sharing services It looks like San Francisco's call for applications to expand its dockless bicycle program didn't sit well with Lyft. The company has just filed a lawsuit against the California city, seeking an injunction that would prohibit SF from giving...
2019-06-09 06:34

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van Houten told Reuters....
2019-06-14 00:51

Skype launches screen sharing on Android and iOS, mobile calling redesign Microsoft has finally made the Skype screen sharing feature available to mobile users after teasing it about two months ago. Starting today, Android and iOS users will be able to take advantage of the new improvements that Skype has just introduced.S...
2019-06-04 23:17

From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save water Australia faces crippling drought with low rainfall and dwindling dam levels, so it’s time to come up with new solutions Water supplies across Australia are in dire states as the drought continues to bite. This week, stage one water restrictions were...
2019-05-28 10:00

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cangoroo is a pogo stick-sharing startup that hails fro...
2019-05-23 02:51

Pogo Stick Sharing Micro Mobility Company Cangoroo Is Truly Beyond the Pale If you needed any further proof that we live in hell and everything is meaningless, there is a new tech-less pogo-stick-sharing micro mobility startup from Sweden called Cangoroo that people are apparently taking seriously. Apparently intended to co...
2019-06-02 18:34

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord’s estate.Uber is a lot. Last year 5.2 billion people took a ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Melinda Gates: Sharing school drop-off, kitchen duties changed my marriage Melinda Gates shares stories from her marriage and foundation in her new book, 'The Moment of Lift.'        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

RV fans embrace the warm weather of Memorial weekend by hitting the road and sharing pics Memorial Day honors soldiers who died defending the U.S. It's also the unofficial start of summer, when RV fans make the most of the weather .        ...
2019-05-23 18:00

Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses Apple of 'Intentionally and Unlawfully' Sharing iTunes Listening Data A new class-action lawsuit claims that Apple is “intentionally and unlawfully” disclosing its customers’ iTunes listening data to third parties in violation of state privacy laws.Read more......
2019-05-27 06:34

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramatic step likely to further inflame intraparty tensions over 2020 primaries.The move comes one day afte...
2019-05-25 01:17

Will Brexit Derail the Conservative Party? Just as internal strife disintegrated the Liberal Party in the 1900s, could the Conservative Party's split over Brexit be its undoing in the next election?...
2019-06-05 14:51

UK Conservative Brexiteer: PM May's heart 'was never in leaving' Ahead of the Conservative leadership contest in the UK, pro-Brexit MP Mark Francois has criticized outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May and said the withdrawal agreement with the EU is "dead as a dodo."...
2019-06-06 05:00

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
2019-06-07 14:51

UK’s May Says She’ll Quit As Conservative Leader June 7 LONDON (AP) — Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, admitting defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparking a contest to become the country’s next prime minist...
2019-05-24 14:51

Sweden Will Live Or Die By Their Conservative Philosophy The most famous United States result since the win in the 2015 World Cup final happened in Brazil in the summer of 2016. It was the Summer Olympics, and Sweden turtled up to frustrate the Americans in the quarterfinals, grinding out a 35 percent-poss...
2019-06-11 22:34

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
2019-05-31 10:17

Get mad at Justin Amash all you want, but he’s still the biggest fiscal conservative Most Republicans are mad at Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., right now for saying that President Trump’s behavior during special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation rose to the level of an impeachable offense....
2019-05-22 05:00

Conservative leadership debate – be in the audience Sky News is planning to host a live leadership debate between the final two contenders to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader, and you could be in the audience....
2019-06-11 16:51

The Conservative Sensibility review: George Will and a right wronged The veteran columnist is no longer a member of the Republican party, which he says has become a personality cultIn America, traditional conservatives are not having a good day. Their amalgam of limited government, patriotism, rule of law and free mar...
2019-06-09 10:00

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in front of a screen, sometimes the last thing you want to do is open your budgeting app for a checkup....
2019-06-12 18:34

Scheer says a Conservative government would balance the books in 5 years Scheer also accused the Liberals of stacking a panel on a media bailout in their favour and celebrated a court ruling blocking British Columbia from restricting oil shipments into the province....
2019-05-25 02:00

Boris Johnson builds momentum in UK Conservative race Boris Johnson has solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain's next prime minister by gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers....
2019-06-11 15:51

Former minister Sam Gyimah joins Conservative leadership race Former British universities minister Sam Gyimah announced on Sunday he was joining the Conservative leadership race to replace Theresa May, saying he was the only candidate among the 13 declared so far to back a referendum on any Brexit deal....
2019-06-02 11:17

When it comes to abortion, conservative women aren't a monolith Nearly one in four women in the United States will have an abortion by age 45 — obviously not all of them share the same political views.        ...
2019-05-22 18:34

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? Britain's Theresa May has said she will resign as Conservative Party leader on June 7, setting up a contest that will bring a new prime minister to power who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
2019-06-05 01:17

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed th...
2019-06-07 18:51

Edward Seaga, Who Led Jamaica on a Conservative Path, Dies at 89 Promising “deliverance is near” amid economic turmoil, Mr. Seaga ousted Michael Manley to become prime minister and grew close to the U.S. and Britain....
2019-05-30 01:51

UK Conservative leadership contenders acknowledge past sins LONDON (AP) — British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has admitted using cocaine on “several occasions” two decades ago, as Conservative Party leadership hopefuls rush to admit past sins and avoid any surprises during what is expected ...
2019-06-08 14:17

UK's Conservative Party to choose new leader by late July Britain's governing Conservative Party has set out its timetable for choosing a new leader, aiming to replace Theresa May as prime minister by the last week of July....
2019-06-05 13:51

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His the...
2019-05-31 23:17

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government̵...
2019-05-21 21:17

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
2019-06-14 17:51

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
2019-06-13 09:51

France's conservative party chief quits after poor election The leader of France's traditional right-wing party The Republicans has resigned following its trouncing in the European Parliament election last month....
2019-06-03 17:17

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
2019-06-07 05:51

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
2019-05-23 10:51

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
2019-05-26 08:51

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model tells The Post. Aden is Muslim, and part of the wa...
2019-06-05 23:34

Manfred Weber reelected leader of conservative EPP in European Parliament The German lawmaker has negotiated a minor hurdle in his bid for Europe's top job. But France still opposes his aim of becoming European Commission president....
2019-06-05 19:34

Michael Gove enters Conservative race to succeed Theresa May LONDON (AP) — British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the crowded race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, who is stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7. Gove said Sunday that “I can confirm that I will be puttin...
2019-05-26 12:00

Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader but remains interim PM Theresa May officially resigned Friday as leader of the British Conservative Party, and will spend only a few more weeks in the prime minister's office....
2019-06-07 23:34

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Departm...
2019-06-11 02:17

The Latest: Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader race The Latest on the race among British Conservatives to replace Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Boris Johnson has secured the most support in the first round of votes in Britain's Conservative Party leadership race, while three ...
2019-06-13 17:34

Trump slams conservative columnist for urging Congress to censure him President Trump ripped conservative columnist Peggy Noonan in a tweet Sunday for suggesting that Congress censure him for attempting to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation instead of trying to impeach him....
2019-06-03 01:34

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator....
2019-05-31 23:34

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
2019-06-13 15:51

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
2019-06-03 04:17

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
2019-06-15 17:34

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
2019-06-14 20:51

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees, from U.S. News & World Report....
2019-06-11 23:17

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
2019-06-14 20:51

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
2019-05-29 03:17

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak...
2019-06-13 17:17

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
2019-05-31 20:00

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
2019-06-05 03:01

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
2019-06-03 17:00

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
2019-06-12 04:17

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
2019-06-12 19:51

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
2019-05-24 19:00

Race to replace British PM to narrow as Conservative lawmakers vote in first round The contest to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to narrow on Thursday when Conservative Party lawmakers vote to knock out at least one of 10 candidates in the first ballot, though Boris Johnson is far ahead of rivals....
2019-06-13 11:17

A conservative dark money group reveals how much it spent to push Trump's tax cut law Conservative nonprofit dark money group American Action Network dramatically increased its media spending during the tax reform debate of 2017 and the buildup to the 2018 congressional midterm elections....
2019-05-23 22:00

Conservative immigration analysts: Trump tariffs could worsen border crisis Conservative immigration experts warned Friday that President Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican imports would have "devastating" consequences if Mexico retaliates by shutting down its immigration and drug enforcement operations, worsening ...
2019-06-01 11:34

Conservative groups form coalition to ‘aggressively’ oppose socialized medicine in US Some well-known conservative organizations are forming a new coalition to “aggressively” oppose efforts to advance socialized medicine in the United States....
2019-06-07 23:17

Report: Google News Does Not Have an Anti-Conservative Bias So Much as a Pro-Credible Source One It’s pretty much conservative dogma at this point: Silicon Valley is secretly discriminating against Republicans and conspiring to push left-wing propaganda on everyone! Donald Trump throws out unsubstantiated bile on the topic left and right, while ...
2019-06-10 03:34

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.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Jo Brand sparks anger by sharing her 'fantasy' of battery acid being thrown over politicians instead of milkshakes Comedian Jo Brand has sparked anger after she joked about her 'fantasy' that politicians should have battery acid thrown at them instead of milkshakes....
2019-06-12 21:17

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
2019-05-30 19:51

Stormi Webster Is "100% Okay" After Spending the Day In the Hospital Due to Allergic Reaction Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's little girl Stormi Webster had a bit of a health scare on Sunday. The Kylie Cosmetics owner posted a photo of Stormi sleeping and revealed that she......
2019-06-03 13:51

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
2019-05-30 09:17

Pelosi: No debt increase until spending limits are raised WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democratic-controlled House won’t pass must-do legislation to increase the government’s borrowing cap until the Trump administration agrees to boost spending limits on domestic programs. The...
2019-06-13 18:00

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. ...
2019-06-07 06:17

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port S...
2019-05-22 03:17

General Electric gets more 'candor' by spending time with businesses -CFO General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:34

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
2019-06-14 20:51

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence by the energy company despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
2019-06-04 11:51

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
2019-06-15 18:34

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay perio...
2019-06-11 17:17

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
2019-05-22 15:34

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 21:34

2020 Dem laments party 'playing defense,' cites 'conservative pro-life court' Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, suggested Wednesday that his party kept losing elections -- and subsequently judicial confirmation battles -- because it wasn't being aggressive enough in challenging its opponents....
2019-05-22 21:17

Exclusive: Canada's Conservative leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly....
2019-05-24 03:51

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Johnson is a divisive figure in the party after leading the campaign for Brexit. However, growing numbe...
2019-05-23 22:51

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political p...
2019-05-21 14:32

Washington theater cancels conservative filmmaker’s play amid security threats “FBI Lovebirds: UnderCovers” writer/producer Phelim McAleer claims Studio Theatre's cancellation is a result of censorship, not legitimate safety concerns....
2019-05-30 03:00

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
2019-05-31 18:17

Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
2019-06-05 12:34

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled bipartisan budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCon...
2019-06-09 19:34

UK finance minister cautions PM candidates over no-deal Brexit and spending Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would threaten the United Kingdom's cohesion and that they should tone down irresponsible spending pledges....
2019-05-30 10:00

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
2019-06-07 01:17

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost: media The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed government sources....
2019-05-28 14:34

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
2019-05-25 01:34

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
2019-06-14 03:51

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
2019-06-14 22:34

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
2019-06-05 19:51

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
2019-06-14 23:17

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
2019-06-11 18:34

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
2019-06-04 11:00

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
2019-06-14 17:01

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
2019-05-23 20:51

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re...
2019-05-27 02:17

Brit Hume: Trump tariff policies 'a dramatic departure' from conservative American thought President Trump's use of tariffs as a negotiating tool is a stark departure from the customary conservative Republican policy platform, according to Brit Hume....
2019-06-05 04:17

Former Democrat turned conservative gay rights activist slams Pride, sues LGBT Center The 42-year-old Harlem hairdresser said the gay community turned its back on him once the former “diehard liberal” — who voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 — switched to the Republican Party....
2019-06-16 00:34

Selena Gomez's Ex-Assistant Reveals How Her ''Classy'' and ''Conservative'' Style Influenced Their Swimwear Collab Theresa Marie and Selena Gomez are a match made in designer heaven. The singer and her former assistant teamed up for a collaboration for Theresa's new bathing suit company KRAHS......
2019-05-25 00:00

Weakness in Japan's household spending and wages clouds economic outlook Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity....
2019-06-07 16:00

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for...
2019-05-21 16:17

Asian renewable investment to overtake upstream oil and gas spending in 2020: Rystad Renewable energy investment in the Asia-Pacific region will overtake spending on oil and gas exploration by 2020, consultancy Rystad Energy said on Monday....
2019-05-28 10:51

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
2019-06-09 13:17

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 ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
2019-05-24 12:51

CORRECTED-Offshore spending surge risks overruns up to $110 bln by 2023 -Rystad Offshore oil services providers stand to gain as oil companies increase approvals for new projects, but the activity boom raises risks of cost overruns and could deter future spending, researcher Rystad Energy said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 16:51

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
2019-05-23 12:51

YouTube ends monetization of conservative commentator Steven Crowder's channel after left-wing outrage In an abrupt reversal amid an ongoing online firestorm, YouTube announced Wednesday that it would block conservative commentator Steven Crowder from making any money on videos he uploaded to the site....
2019-06-06 13:34

Justin Amash, Lone Republican Calling for Trump’s Impeachment, Quits Conservative Group He Founded (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, has quit the Freedom Caucus of House conservatives, his spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday. The split comes a few weeks after Amash called ...
2019-06-12 01:51

Unveiling 'wellbeing' budget, New Zealand earmarks $2.5 billion spending in slowing economy New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion spending package under a much-hyped 'Wellbeing' budget, prioritizing mental health and alleviating child poverty, but it expects a smaller surplus and slower economic growth over the next year....
2019-05-30 10:00

UPDATE 2-Capri forecast hit by higher Versace spending, Michael Kors weakness Capri Holdings Ltd forecast current-quarter profit below estimates on Wednesday as it planned to invest heavily after buying luxury brand Versace and cut sales targets at its Michael Kors business, sending its shares 7% lower....
2019-05-29 15:00

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
2019-05-22 05:00

Dad sentenced for stealing kid’s Girl Scout cookie money, spending it on an erotic massage Father of the year, he is not. An Oregon dad swiped over $700 from his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie fund and then told her the money was taken during a home invasion — when, in reality, it got spent on an erotic massage. Brian Couture, of...
2019-05-21 15:00

UPDATE 1-Michael Kors owner Capri forecast dampened by higher spending Capri Holdings Ltd, formerly Michael Kors, forecast first-quarter profit below expectations on Wednesday as it spends more on marketing and opening new stores for its recently acquired Versace brand, sending its shares down 10%....
2019-05-29 14:00

US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls WASHINGTON (AP) — US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls. The post US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-24 14:51

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
2019-05-21 18:51

Pegatron eyes spending up to $1 billion in Indonesia to make chips for Apple: official Taiwan electronics company Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10 trillion to 15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to produce chips for Apple smartphones, the Indonesian deputy indus...
2019-05-28 12:51

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
2019-06-15 08:00

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be fo...
2019-06-07 21:51

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
2019-05-31 01:00

Tottenham's Danny Rose: Sharing England camp with Liverpool's Champions League winners 'draining' Danny Rose admits it was "draining" having to share the England dressing room with members of Liverpool's Champions League-winning team because it served as a constant reminder of Tottenham's failure in Madrid....
2019-06-10 14:17

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
2019-06-12 20:34

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2019-06-10 17:51

Conservative leadership contest: I'm an outsider - and that's what the Tories need, says Sajid Javid He's the son of Pakistani immigrants who wants to be PM. As the leadership race heats up, Sajid Javid talks post-Brexit Britain and standing up to bullies...
2019-06-11 13:17

Amazon Kindle vs Kindle Paperwhite: is it worth spending more? It’s almost Amazon Prime Day, and that’s sure to be the ideal time to pick up a Kindle, as prices are likely to be heavily reduced.But which one to choose? If you’re not after an all-out deluxe flagship of an ereader then really ...
2019-06-04 18:51

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-12 02:00

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
2019-05-24 23:34

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
2019-06-07 21:17

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
2019-05-22 02:51

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
2019-06-04 09:17

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
2019-05-23 06:17

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
2019-05-23 22:17

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
2019-06-14 17:17

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
2019-05-31 10:34

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
2019-05-31 19:17

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making him what is believed to be the worst serial killer i...
2019-06-06 16:17

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons....
2019-05-23 04:00

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
2019-06-11 19:17

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States...
2019-06-08 12:51

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
2019-05-30 04:17

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
2019-06-08 00:34

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
2019-06-14 20:17

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the pair bail jumpers who were facing charges includin...
2019-05-24 14:51

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
2019-05-27 10:01

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
2019-06-09 19:34

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people. Prosecutors accuse the 50-year-old defendant of intentionally targeting people he believed to be for...
2019-06-07 19:34

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
2019-06-05 04:17

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
2019-05-21 22:17

He quit the military for a revolution. Now what? Fernando Díaz left his job, his family and his home to join a movement to bring down the government of Nicolás Maduro. Now, the former Venezuelan National Guard sergeant sounds hopeless -- and angry. He's fed up with waiting for the revolution to com...
2019-06-05 08:51

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained...
2019-05-31 12:17

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now ...
2019-06-02 12:51

German foreign minister heading to Iran next week BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister is traveling to Iran next week to discuss the faltering nuclear accord between Tehran and leading world powers. Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Adebahr said Thursday that the visit is part of a broader ...
2019-06-06 16:51

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
2019-06-06 12:34

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
2019-06-04 17:51

German chipmaker Infineon to buy US rival Cypress for €9 billion Infineon, Germany's largest chip manufacturer, is on the verge of making its biggest-ever acquisition. The move comes amid a slump in the chip industry and a dip in the chipmaker's share price....
2019-06-03 15:51

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA male nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwa...
2019-06-06 11:51

Porsche CEO Blume probed by German prosecutors, paper says By approving payments made to a Porsche works council member, CEO Oliver Blume and other Porsche staffers may have contributed towards a misuse of corporate funds, the Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspaper reported....
2019-05-29 23:17

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
2019-05-31 05:17

German killer nurse admits to 55 murders on eve of verdict Former German nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence....
2019-06-05 14:17

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
2019-06-11 19:17

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said first ...
2019-06-09 17:34

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich • Lewandowski 29 85, Coman 78Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th German Cup and complete a domestic league and Cup double. The Bundesliga’s top sco...
2019-05-26 03:34

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
2019-06-09 11:01

German nurse known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors say....
2019-06-06 04:51

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment Israel's president says he's shocked by a German official's comment that he wouldn't advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home....
2019-05-26 12:51

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
2019-06-08 16:00

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually. The Federal Administrative Court was ruling in a case involvin...
2019-06-13 12:34

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central Germa...
2019-06-09 17:34

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 23:51

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
2019-05-21 22:17

Bayern Munich win German Cup, secure domestic double Bayern Munich have beaten RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup on the back of goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. Bayern thus secure the league and cup double, despite their shaky start to the season....
2019-05-25 22:34

Yankees place RHP Germán on injured list with hip flexor CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees starter Domingo Germán has been placed on the injured list with a hip flexor, another blow to New York’s pitching staff. The team made the move Sunday before completing a three-game series against the Indians. Germán ha...
2019-06-09 18:00

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
2019-05-23 22:17

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
2019-06-11 22:34

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asylum Support Office....
2019-06-11 04:51

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
2019-05-28 03:51

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
2019-05-24 15:34

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
2019-05-24 23:34

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya without authorization....
2019-06-12 23:17

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
2019-05-24 23:34

German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals....
2019-05-22 18:01

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
2019-06-10 01:17

Defending glyphosate: A 'Roundup' of German agribusiness sentiments Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are hardly aware of what it would mean to stop using that herbicide. Hardy Graupner reports....
2019-05-27 12:34

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to pena...
2019-05-27 17:17

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap....
2019-05-28 21:17

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblenz was forbidden at the beginning of this year afte...
2019-06-14 13:51

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
2019-05-28 05:00

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
2019-06-07 14:00

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
2019-05-21 18:17

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
2019-06-07 11:17

The Latest: German lawmakers pass migration bills BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The German parliament has approved a package of laws reforming the country’s rules on asylum and migration. The laws passed Friday included a government-proposed bill...
2019-06-07 17:17

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead if vote BERLIN (AP) — An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party. Leipziger Volkszeitung daily reported Friday...
2019-06-07 17:17

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
2019-06-13 19:00

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
2019-06-07 21:17

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from music and alcohol....
2019-05-21 22:17

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
2019-05-28 03:51

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The trea...
2019-06-07 09:34

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
2019-06-07 21:17

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks he would play in the majors in 2018, shuffling main...
2019-05-27 23:17

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
2019-06-04 02:17

| US military vehicle hit by bomb in Niger A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the military has announced....
2019-06-10 15:00

U.S. Plans New Military Deployment in Poland President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
2019-06-12 03:34

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that could be easily dealt with by using some of the military's rhetorical flourishes, writes Carl Forsling...
2019-06-07 21:51

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote. Andrea Nahles said in a statemen...
2019-06-02 13:34

German press mulls resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
2019-06-03 04:17

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday...
2019-06-15 14:34

German SPD leader Nahles quits as party's popularity hits low Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) chief Andrea Nahles said she would resign on Sunday as well giving up her position as head of its parliamentary group, saying she did not have the support she needed to lead it....
2019-06-02 11:17

Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping to action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 au...
2019-06-13 14:51

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results. In a s...
2019-06-02 23:51

Apple targets Intel's German modem business for its 5G creds Apple is reportedly in talks to buy Intel’s German modem business as it seeks to take more control over the iPhone’s supply chain.The Information says talks between the two companies started last year, with Intel eager to sell off its m...
2019-06-12 16:00

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll showed on Saturday, piling more pressure on it to quit the government and rebuild in opposition....
2019-06-15 20:51

Nine arrested as German girl's birthday party turns riotous As many as 400 people turned out for the 16-year-old's private celebration near the southwestern city of Mannheim. Police took several hours to restore order after the drunken crowd turned violent....
2019-06-15 19:34

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-division Osnabrück. Saturday’s first-round draw also pitted Borussia Dortmund wi...
2019-06-15 21:51

German press reflects on resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
2019-06-03 15:51

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the center-left party....
2019-06-02 21:34

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool rising tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
2019-05-23 14:51

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
2019-06-05 19:34

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circ...
2019-06-07 19:17

| Tsonga, Kecmanovic rain on German parade in sodden Stuttgart Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Miomir Kecmanovic beatlocal heroes Mischa Zverev and Philipp Kohlschreiber as the grass court season got off to a sodden start in Stuttgart....
2019-06-10 19:51

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
2019-06-06 09:51

IBM, T-Systems abandon mainframe venture - German cartel office IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom , after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction....
2019-06-07 13:00

UPDATE 1-IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom , after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
2019-06-07 13:00

German factory production, exports drop in weak Q2 start BERLIN (AP) — German factory production has fallen more strongly than expected in April and exports have dropped sharply in a weak start to the second quarter in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that indu...
2019-06-07 12:17

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
2019-06-06 13:34

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
2019-06-06 16:17

German police officer killed by train while pursuing suspect BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a police officer has been killed after being hit by a train while pursuing burglary suspects in a town near Frankfurt. Police said the officer was struck and killed by the train near the Waechtersbach train statio...
2019-06-07 12:17

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
2019-06-05 16:17

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth o...
2019-06-08 06:17

European banking mergers needed - German bank body BdB The head of Germany's BdB banking association said that cross-border mergers in the European banking industry were becoming more of a necessity, given the risks of weakened financial institutions for the euro zone....
2019-06-11 08:17

German district president found dead with gunshot wound Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head. Police said there was no indication of suicide and that they were looking for a perpetrator....
2019-06-04 06:51

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
2019-06-10 23:51

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
2019-06-09 04:34

German center-left SPD's ex-leader Gabriel gives Trump praise The US president is right to criticize China and to negotiate with North Korea, according to left-of-center former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel. Gabriel also warned against seeing Trump voters as "dummies."...
2019-06-04 14:17

| German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as "extraordinarily important" for Europe....
2019-06-10 12:34

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
2019-06-10 02:17

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
2019-06-08 15:34

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weeken...
2019-06-08 14:17

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
2019-06-08 11:34

IBM, T-Systems abandon mainframe venture: German cartel office IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction....
2019-06-07 11:34

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin insists Poland waived such rights in 1953, while unde...
2019-05-21 16:17

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
2019-05-26 22:00

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
2019-05-24 18:51

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
2019-05-23 12:00

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several premises including Porsche's offices in Weissach and Stuttgart, the offices of a tax adviser in Stuttgart, and offices of finance authorities, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....
2019-05-28 21:51

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
2019-05-31 23:00

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
2019-05-21 22:17

German official warns Jews not to wear kippa ‘everywhere’ in country Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Saturday as saying: “I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear the skullcap at all times everywhere in Germany.” He didn’t elaborate on what places and times might be risky....
2019-05-27 01:51

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea....
2019-05-24 03:00

German food discounter Aldi to open first store in China Supermarket chain Aldi is set to open its first location in China. The German discounter is reportedly hoping to tap into a more affluent customer base by touting sought-after products from Europe....
2019-05-30 17:17

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the ...
2019-05-27 12:17

German pensioner quits big tour of Scotland after police 'harassment' An 83-year-old retired German has abandoned a tractor-and-trailer adventure to Scotland after police in England detained him for hours, and accused him of begging and being "too old" to drive....
2019-05-28 10:00

German newspaper prints cut-out kippah to fight anti-Semitism German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
2019-05-27 17:51

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
2019-05-21 16:51

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
2019-05-27 20:34

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
2019-05-29 12:51

How to handle German directness: An expert's guide to mastering manners Minding one's manners is always important, but how does one adapt when manners change from culture to culture? DW spoke to an expert to learn about mastering German etiquette, from shaking hands to holding wine glasses....
2019-05-21 22:17

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims....
2019-05-21 14:32

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
2019-05-23 06:17

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26 10:01

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
2019-05-28 03:51

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six year...
2019-05-21 14:39

Federer and Nadal face German qualifiers at French Open PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open. Federer faces 144th-ranked Oscar Otte in the main stadium, Court Philippe Chatrier. Nadal meets 114th-ranked Yannick Maden on Court Suzanne...
2019-05-29 10:17

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
2019-05-21 22:17

German official warns Jews against wearing kippahs in public Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany have surged in the past few years. Last year, an attack on two men wearing kippahs — also known as yarmulkes — on a street in Berlin caused widespread outrage in in the country....
2019-05-25 22:34

A German minister wants access to your encrypted WhatsApp and Telegram messages If you’re living in Germany, you should be careful about what you’re texting. Because according to Spiegel Online, the country’s Federal Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, wants encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram to provide chat ...
2019-05-29 12:51

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. Here are other Fortune 500 CEOs who have served in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
2019-05-28 01:00

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
2019-05-28 02:34

Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses Walmart | Courtesy: JeepersMedia Walmart Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses. Walmart launched the Military Spouse Career Connection last year and has added 6-thousand military spouses to the payroll. More than 75 percent of military spou...
2019-05-24 09:51

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military operations in the western state of Rakhine, the h...
2019-05-29 07:51

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President&#...
2019-06-13 15:17

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and P...
2019-05-31 02:51

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Driver, who earned an Oscar nomination for “BlacKkKlansman” and stars in the “Star Wars” saga, credits something a bit different for his career — his military service. Driver joined the Marines shortly aft...
2019-05-22 18:17

Russian bombers fly near Alaska coast, US military says Four nuclear-capable Russian bombers and two Russian fighter jets were intercepted off the west coast of Alaska by U.S. aircraft, American military officials said Monday....
2019-05-22 00:17

Canada’s D-Day volunteer military: Many lied about their age to enlist Canada had more than one million volunteers join the military in the Second World War, many of them teens who lied about their age to enlist before they turned 18....
2019-06-05 08:34

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
2019-06-12 09:17

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
2019-06-05 08:17

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian militar...
2019-05-28 23:17

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the military as an economic decision....
2019-06-05 12:51

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught in crossfire in the las...
2019-05-28 19:17

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progress on decades-long island disputes. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a jo...
2019-05-30 16:01

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 09:17

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is new committing atrocities in the western state of Rakhine...
2019-05-29 03:17

Four killed in Ukrainian military helicopter crash A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 10:00

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week. The spokesman of the ruling ...
2019-06-14 12:51

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, Am...
2019-06-15 02:34

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It ...
2019-05-21 14:32

The U.S. Military Used to Operate Railroad-Mounted Superguns There once was a time when the major armies of the world invested in superguns—gigantic cannons that were so large they could only be transported to the battlefield by railroad. Developed to bypass the gridlock of trench warfare, they were eventually...
2019-06-01 02:51

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday....
2019-05-26 10:01

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
2019-05-21 16:17

German police raid dozens of home over online hate speech BERLIN (AP) — Police have raided dozens of homes across Germany as part of a nationwide law enforcement campaign against online hate speech. The Federal Criminal Police Office said the raids took place Thursday in 13 of Germany’s 16 states. Pol...
2019-06-06 19:34

German boat captain faces 20 years in jail for rescuing 1,000 migrants A German boat captain faces 20 years in jail in Italy for rescuing 1,000 migrants in the Mediterranean after being accused of colluding with smugglers. Pia Klemp, 35, could be tried and imprisoned for helping people enter Europe illegally from the No...
2019-06-13 01:17

German football teams smash world record for longest match Two teams from southwestern Germany played a 168-hour game from May 29 to June 5 that ended in a draw. The match already surpassed the previous record holder on June 3....
2019-06-06 05:00

German Greens hit poll high, seek kingmaker role in Bremen Germany's opposition Greens hit record highs in two opinion polls on Thursday, topping one to confirm growing disillusionment with the fragile ruling coalition as they angle for a central role in the government of a northern state....
2019-06-06 22:17

German-Made Assault Rifle Found After Maoist Encounter In Chhattisgarh Encounter between security forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district led to the killing of two militants and the recovery of a foreign-made assault rifle...
2019-06-15 17:00

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensio...
2019-06-09 17:00

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
2019-05-24 23:34

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s handling of data protection issues. The governor’s office in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt poi...
2019-06-13 18:00

Newly restored 19th-century German ship sinks after collision Elbe No 5, restored at a cost of €1.5m, collided with container vessel near HamburgA recently restored wooden sailing ship has sunk after colliding with a container vessel near Hamburg, northern Germany.Six adults and two children were injured when t...
2019-06-09 17:34

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
2019-06-06 18:51

German Greens explore leftist state alliance, in warning to Merkel Germany's Greens have proposed holding coalition talks in the city state of Bremen with the Social Democrats and far-left Linke, in a reminder to Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives that even if they come first in any elections, they are not gua...
2019-06-06 17:00

German ex-President Horst Köhler quits UN Western Sahara role Horst Köhler, who was president of Germany for six years, has left his post as UN envoy for the territory of Western Sahara. His departure on health grounds leaves efforts to resolve a decades-long dispute in limbo....
2019-05-23 06:17

German police stop extremely drunk driver teetering through town The woman had a blood alcohol level eight times over the legal driving limit, enough to risk inducing a coma in people with a lower tolerance. She hit several parked cars before being stopped....
2019-05-29 09:51

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
2019-05-23 06:17

German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohammad Zarif on Monday....
2019-06-06 16:17

Revisit the race of the 26th century with a German orchestra playing F-Zero music There’s something about Nintendo theme music that lends itself to big orchestral arrangements. More complex scores like, say, the Ocarina of Time sound great coming from a full orchestra, naturally, but so do the simpler themes of the 8- and 16-bit e...
2019-05-21 23:34

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism is being planned....
2019-06-06 16:17

ECJ deems German prosecutors too political to issue European arrest warrants The European Court of Justice has ruled that German public prosecutors should not be allowed to issue European arrest warrants. The court found that prosecutors had insufficient independence from politicians....
2019-05-28 03:51

French Open 2019: Federer, Nadal progress against little known German pair Oscar Otte and Yannick Maden might not have won against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at the French Open but the German pair who went through qualifying won't soon forget Wednesday....
2019-05-30 10:34

German Cup: Bayern Munich to face Cottbus, Dortmund get Grosskreutz reunion Just weeks after the end of the 2018-19 season, the draw for the first round of the 2019-20 German Cup was made. Many of the fixtures saw former Bundesliga sides matched up with current Bundesliga teams....
2019-06-15 19:34

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
2019-05-21 22:17

Fighting anti-Semitism a 'civic duty,' German President Steinmeier says German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said German society must oppose anti-Semitism on a daily basis. His remarks came a day before a planned Quds Day march in Berlin protesting against Israel....
2019-05-31 23:00

German bond yields at record lows amid recession fears Growing concerns of a protracted trade conflict are forcing investors to take refuge in the safe haven asset despite negative returns. Is the global economy staring at a recession?...
2019-06-05 04:17

German coalition, in question amid SPD crisis, must regain trust fast: BDI Chancellor Angela Merkel's fractious ruling coalition must get its act together and win back trust quickly, the head of Germany's BDI industry lobby said on Tuesday after Merkel's coalition partner was plunged into crisis as its leader quit....
2019-06-04 11:34

German hiker found dead near Blanc glacier in French Alps The 63-year-old tourist had set off for an early morning hike toward a glacier in the Alps in southern France. Search teams went to look for him when he failed to return....
2019-05-28 10:00

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scen...
2019-06-03 20:00

REFILE-IBM, T-Systems abandon mainframe venture - German cartel office IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom , after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction....
2019-06-07 13:00

German Padma Shri Awardee Who Looks After Cows Allowed To Stay In India It's a long way from Berlin to India, where Friederike Irina Bruening devotes her life to sick and abandoned cows. Now, after intervention from the government, she has been allowed to stay....
2019-05-27 17:34

German police detain 16 English soccer fans after mass brawl BERLIN (AP) — Police in the western German city of Duesseldorf have detained 16 men following a mass brawl between English soccer fans. Officers were called to the old town on Thursday after “about 40 supporters of various British clubs” ...
2019-06-07 14:00

German auto sector could drop as much as 12% if Trump announces tariffs, analyst says Germany's automotive sector could fall as much as 12% over "three bad trading days," if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on European car manufacturers, one analyst told CNBC....
2019-05-21 15:51

Ricin attack plot trial starts for Tunisian-German couple The couple on trial was charged with preparing a terrorist attack with a poison 6,000 times more lethal than cyanide. They were supporters of the "Islamic State."...
2019-06-07 21:17

President Steinmeier calls for decency on 70th anniversary of German constitution Germany's president said that "hatred and enmity" were starting to poison political debate. He warned politicians to heed the voices of voters in order to counter the rising tide of populism....
2019-05-23 22:17

German cartel office extends review of T-Systems-IBM mainframe deal Germany's anti-trust office is extending its review of a mainframe computing deal between T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, and IBM, it said on its website on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 12:51

German woman faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old German woman faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Carla-Josephine S., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with child endangerm...
2019-06-07 12:17

German regional president found dead with gunshot wound — report Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound in his head, according to a local media report. Police reportedly found no weapon at the scene....
2019-06-03 06:00

German district president found dead with gunshot wound — report Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound in his head, according to a local media report. Police reportedly found no weapon at the scene....
2019-06-03 08:34

German minister upbeat on Iran trade vehicle before Rouhani talks Instex, a European payment system for barter-based trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions, is expected to be ready soon, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday, ahead of talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran....
2019-06-10 14:51

Sanofi loses German patent case against Amgen over cholesterol drug Germany's highest civil court on Tuesday rejected French drugmaker Sanofi's bid to fend off a legal challenge by U.S. rival Amgen against Sanofi's cholesterol drug Praluent....
2019-06-04 23:51

Domingo German struggles again as Yankees fall in Didi Gregorius’ return CLEVELAND — Even the most dedicated Pinstriped Pollyanna knew the Yankees were due to hit a pot hole at some date — and that date has arrived. Four out five losses isn’t enough to inspire overreaction, and the Yankees are still in first place after d...
2019-06-08 11:17

Opinion: EU election result spells an uncertain future for the German government In Germany, at least, Europe-friendly parties are the winners of the EU vote. However, the SPD's defeat is so devastating that it puts Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition in danger, writes DW’s Editor-in-Chief, Ines Pohl....
2019-05-27 03:34

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
2019-05-25 12:00

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harra hill, Syrian air defenses were able to shoot dow...
2019-06-12 09:17

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
2019-05-25 20:17

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
2019-05-28 01:17

1 Dead, 22 Injured In US Military Academy Training Accident One US military cadet was killed and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured when their transport vehicle overturned Thursday at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, the academy said....
2019-06-07 00:17

Japan's military says pilot disorientation likely cause of F-35 crash in April Japan's air force on Monday said spatial disorientation likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
2019-06-10 07:00

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
2019-06-11 21:17

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 22:17

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
2019-06-10 10:17

UPDATE 1-Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
2019-06-10 12:17

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
2019-05-21 20:51

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
2019-06-04 09:34

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilia...
2019-06-10 11:51

Putin says Japan's military cooperation with U.S. is source of concern President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had concerns about Japan's military cooperation with the United States, but respected Tokyo's right to defend itself anyway it saw fit....
2019-06-06 17:00

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military...
2019-05-28 01:00

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
2019-05-28 14:34

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab province. Mohammad Anif Rezaye says most of those freed in the operation late Wednesday were Afghan security...
2019-06-06 16:51

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
2019-06-12 23:17

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:17

Sudan Military and Protesters Violently Clash in the Capital Sudanese security forces stormed a monthslong sit-in of civilian protesters in the capital Khartoum, signaling a breakdown in negotiations between the military junta and protest leaders over who should rule the country after the April ouster of longt...
2019-06-03 12:00

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
2019-06-05 14:17

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their own, and a new US missile defense system....
2019-05-31 05:17

IHOP is selling pancakes for $1 on Tuesday, with proceeds going to the military If you're looking for a discounted breakfast, IHOP is selling $1 pancakes as part of National Military Appreciation Month.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
2019-06-04 02:00

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
2019-05-30 11:34

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at ...
2019-06-05 08:34

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
2019-05-21 17:17

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on ...
2019-06-14 12:51

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
2019-06-04 10:34

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and military cooperation continues, Interfax news agency cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:34

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-president Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
2019-06-04 11:34

US military researching whether fish can serve as underwater spies Who better to know if something fishy is going on? The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting research to determine whether various forms of sea life — ranging from bioluminescent plankton to goliath grouper — could s...
2019-05-31 00:17

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
2019-05-30 17:17

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
2019-06-02 08:17

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
2019-06-04 13:51

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of inco...
2019-06-02 01:00

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island’s coast. The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beach in southern Taiwan is part of an ongoing annual exercise des...
2019-05-30 10:51

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
2019-06-02 00:00

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-06-06 02:34

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
2019-05-29 16:17

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speec...
2019-06-02 17:34

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
2019-06-01 19:17

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
2019-06-02 19:17

Russian Bombers, Fighters Intercepted Near Alaska By F-22s: US Military US fighters intercepted six Russian military aircraft in international airspace west of Alaska, and shadowed them until they exited the area, the North American Air Defense Command said Tuesday....
2019-05-21 22:51

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...
2019-05-21 14:39

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
2019-06-05 09:00

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
2019-06-15 08:51

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
2019-05-31 23:34

A Senior German Diplomat Is in Iran Trying to Convince Tehran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal (BERLIN) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington. Tensions have soared in the Mid...
2019-05-24 00:34

German boat captain Pia Klemp faces prison in Italy for migrant rescues Klemp, 35, stands accused of aiding illegal immigration after she saved people from drowning in the Mediterranean. The Bonn native has accused Italian authorities of organizing "a show trial."...
2019-06-08 16:00

Report: suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, claims the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
2019-06-08 22:17

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. The move could destabilize Angela Merkel's coalition....
2019-06-02 13:17

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-08 15:00

German Official Says He ‘Cannot Recommend’ Jews Wear Head Coverings in Some Parts of the Country (BERLIN) — Israel’s president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the governme...
2019-05-26 23:34

Merkel: Price transparency, home building are answer to German housing shortage Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday it was right to make pricing on Germany's booming rental market more transparent but warned that it had to remain attractive for private investors to build new housing stock....
2019-06-14 13:17

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public following spike in anti-Semitism German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
2019-05-26 15:34

Watch live: German leader Angela Merkel gives Harvard commencement address German Chancellor Angela Merkel will deliver the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University, just hours after she received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the institution....
2019-05-30 21:17

Sikorsky to offer King Stallion for German heavy-duty helicopter contract Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky division announced it will offer its CH-53K King Stallion helicopter in a competition to win a contract with the German air force....
2019-05-29 23:17

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer distances himself from anti-immigration populists Germany's interior minister has said in an interview that he can't "trust" populists like Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini. He also said that he would retire from politics at the next election, like Chancellor Merkel....
2019-05-30 17:17

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
2019-05-23 17:17

Iran media depicts German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas as a Nazi German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran visit received widespread coverage in the country's media, which seemed to unanimously criticize Germany and the EU for their inability to help Iran circumvent US sanctions....
2019-06-12 12:34

German serial killer nurse sentenced to life in prison for murder of 85 patients One of Germany’s most prolific serial killers was handed his second life sentence Thursday after he was found guilty of killing 85 patients he treated while working as a nurse in Oldenburg....
2019-06-06 17:17

German Nurse Accused of Intentionally Killing 100 Patients Apologizes for ‘Terrible Deeds’ (BERLIN) — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering...
2019-06-05 17:34

Elite German state police accused of funneling ammunition to 'Prepper' scene One active and three former state-level police commando members have been arrested in northeastern Germany and 14 premises searched. Three are accused of diverting ammunition to the doomsday 'Prepper' scene for years....
2019-06-13 08:34

A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’Over the last 80 years, much of the land surrounding Venetucci Farm was sold to the US army to establish the base now known ...
2019-05-23 08:17

The US military's 'doomsday plane' can withstand the aftermath of a nuclear blast The modified Boeing 747 is born and bred for battle, standing nearly six stories tall, equipped with four colossal engines and capable of enduring the immediate aftermath of a nuclear detonation....
2019-05-29 21:01

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
2019-05-31 23:51

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemi...
2019-05-26 06:51

Trump says bolstering military’s budget makes up for his draft deferment ​President Trump, who got ​a ​draft deferment for bone spurs during the Vietnam ​War, said he didn’t serve because he was “never a fan” of the conflict but is making up for it now by bolstering the military’s budget. “I ...
2019-06-05 15:34

The Latest: Sudan protesters: military raid at camp kills 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 11:40 a.m. Sudanese protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in pr...
2019-06-03 11:51

Russia ‘probably’ not abiding by nuclear test ban, says U.S. military intelligence official Moscow’s questionable approach to nuclear testing has helped Russia enhance new warhead designs, said the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency....
2019-05-30 06:34

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist opposed to the military’s role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a series of such attacks. Sirawith Seritiwat says five or six men attacked him by surprise Sunday night ...
2019-06-03 11:51

Ubisoft reveals new Tom Clancy's Elite Squad mobile military RPG This year's E3 2019 gaming convention is just opening its doors for visitors, but just about every major publisher and developer has already revealed its roadmap for the rest of the year and early 2020. Apart from introducing a new title in the Watch...
2019-06-11 07:34

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific carbon emitter and serial oil user.Read more......
2019-06-13 16:17

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an Ohio-based military equipment supplier....
2019-06-09 07:17

House Panel’s Assent Gives Life to Effort to End 9/11 Military Authorization For the first time in years, there’s a glimmer of hope for lawmakers intent on repealing a 9/11 era measure that has been stretched to enable open-ended warfare....
2019-05-23 02:00

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday....
2019-05-25 10:51

United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant United Technologies, with businesses spanning elevators, air-conditioning and aircraft parts, is transforming into a more focused rival to giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin....
2019-06-10 03:51

Niger: US military vehicle hits roadside bomb, no casualties NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Authorities in Niger say an American military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the troubled West African country but no one was killed. The prime minister’s press office said the incident happened Saturday night near a Nig...
2019-06-09 18:17

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
2019-06-16 00:17

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
2019-06-06 12:34

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit. ...
2019-06-02 13:34

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
2019-05-22 19:17

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald...
2019-06-02 17:34

Mike Pence tells US military graduates: you should expect to see combat ‘Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists’Pence hints at possible military intervention in VenezuelaVice-President Mike Pence has told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the US Military Academy the world is ...
2019-05-26 00:51

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
2019-05-31 01:00

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country’s protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which ...
2019-06-13 12:34

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy to the Middle East....
2019-05-31 23:00

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
2019-06-08 08:17

Khartoum protests resume after Sudan military admits abuses Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedHundreds of people have turned out in Khartoum for the first demonstrations since security forces attacked a protest camp in the Sudanese capital last week, killing at...
2019-06-14 23:51

Trump prepared to talk to Iran but says always a chance of military action U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to talk to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani but that there was always a chance of U.S. military action against the Islamic Republic....
2019-06-05 08:17

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
2019-06-07 00:51

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
2019-05-30 12:17

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
2019-05-30 12:34

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-23 21:51

Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
2019-06-14 12:17