Ruling German coalition in question after SPD elects new leaders

They joined the current coalition only reluctantly previous year after Merkel was unable to put together an alternative alliance. Two strong left-wing critics of the coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel 's conservatives - Norbert Walter-Borja... More..

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At least 10 animals killed in fire at Ohio wildlife park
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

At least 10 animals killed in fire at Ohio wildlife park

Three bongos, three giraffes, three red river hogs, and one springbok died in the blaze inside a barn at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton on Thanksgiving night, reported the Toledo Blade . Da...More..

Sonic boom: Loud bang from RAF jet heard across Hertfordshire
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Sonic boom: Loud bang from RAF jet heard across Hertfordshire

The aircraft were the cause of an explosion-like sound which was heard across vast swathes of the South East, with Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue receiving a "large number" of calls. An explosion-like sound was ...More..

Blogger tests Singapore’s fake news law by rebuffing correction order
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Blogger tests Singapore’s fake news law by rebuffing correction order

Mr Tan is a Singaporean who lives overseas and is also the editor of Temasek Review News and Singapore Herald, both of which were found to breach the Infocomm Media Development Authority's (IMDA's) Internet Cod...More..

Ohio Bill: Doctors Must Reimplant Ectopic Pregnancy or Face Charges
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Ohio Bill: Doctors Must Reimplant Ectopic Pregnancy or Face Charges

It is not possible to move an ectopic pregnancy from a fallopian tube, or anywhere else it might have implanted, to the uterus. The bill, which is among the most extreme anti-abortion legislation to date, als...More..

Woman killed in London Bridge attack was former University of Cambridge student
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Woman killed in London Bridge attack was former University of Cambridge student

Cambridge's vice-chancellor Professor Stephen Toope said: "I am sad beyond words to report that a course coordinator, Jack Merritt , was killed, as was a former student not yet named by the Metropolitan Pol...More..

Global climate protests begin ahead of Madrid meeting
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Global climate protests begin ahead of Madrid meeting

Further rallies were taking places in cities worldwide, including Washington, London, Berlin and Madrid. Thunberg is due to speak in the Portuguese parliament on arrival in Lisbon before going on to Madri...More..

Mexico bristles at United States terror designation plan
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Mexico bristles at United States terror designation plan

Although Mexico relied on USA aid and assistance through its war on drugs that claimed thousands of lives since its launch in 2006, the president's statements show the country is less than willing to have Ameri...More..

Prosecutors in Malta charge businessman in journalist's killing
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Prosecutors in Malta charge businessman in journalist's killing

The government had earlier turned down Mr Fenech's request for immunity from prosecution in return for revealing information about the murder plot and about alleged corruption involving Mr Muscat's former chi...More..

Cold & breezy with more rain possible Sunday
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Cold & breezy with more rain possible Sunday

Rain and thunderstorms likely, especially during the morning hours. Sunday: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy with a rain/snow mix for the 2nd half of the day. Some cooler air dips back in on Saturday , as hig...More..

At least ten people shot in the New Orleans French Quarter
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

At least ten people shot in the New Orleans French Quarter

The victims have been taken to hospital. Officers later located 11 people who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to a press release from NOPD. No arrests have been made at this time. ...More..

You should get checked if you're brain dead: Erdogan to Macron
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

You should get checked if you're brain dead: Erdogan to Macron

Erdogan was speaking days ahead of a summit of the military alliance, which Macron has said is experiencing " brain death " because of US unpredictability under President Donald Trump and strained ties wi...More..

Facebook corrects post under Singapore law
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Facebook corrects post under Singapore law

The government said on Friday that it ordered Facebook to publish a correction on a user's social media post under a new " fake news " law, raising fresh questions about how the company will adhere to governmen...More..

Weather: When will the snow start? Here’s what 6 forecasters are saying
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Weather: When will the snow start? Here’s what 6 forecasters are saying

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning that could bring up to two feet of snow to interior Northern California through the weekend. The rain and snow from this wet system will continue on...More..

Islamic State bride Lisa Smith arrested on return to Ireland
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Islamic State bride Lisa Smith arrested on return to Ireland

Speaking at the Dublin Mid West by-election count, Mr Varadkar confirmed that social services would protect and help care for Ms Smith and her baby daughter when lands back on Irish soil. Freelance Journalist ...More..

Trump faces two impeachment deadlines on Sunday as inquiry shifts focus
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Trump faces two impeachment deadlines on Sunday as inquiry shifts focus

The Dec. 4 hearing is set to take place following a series of public hearings and closed-door depositions started by the House Intelligence Committee in late September. Presidential election. "What is left ...More..

Tories Riled After Iceblock Replaces U.K. PM in Climate Debate
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Tories Riled After Iceblock Replaces U.K. PM in Climate Debate

A Tory source was also quoted in the Daily Telegraph as saying: "If we are re-elected, we will have to review Channel 4's public service broadcasting obligations". "It has even been reported that Channel 4 ha...More..

Significant snowfall on the way, says Environment Canada
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Significant snowfall on the way, says Environment Canada

According to the government agency, areas in including Mississauga and Brampton may see several hours of freezing rain or ice pellets Sunday morning before it turns into light snow or freezing drizzle in the ...More..

by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Nine dead, three injured in United States plane crash

Media reports say Chamberlain and central south-central South Dakota were under a winter storm warning at the time of the crash. Cory said the single-engine plane was taking off for a flight to Idaho Falls Re...More..

India's Q2 GDP growth dips to 6-yr low of 4.5%
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

India's Q2 GDP growth dips to 6-yr low of 4.5%

This is 30.1 percent of GDP which was 32.4 percent past year. "It is my belief that mere changes in economic policies will not help revive the economy". It's anticipated that the central financial institution...More..

Major Storm Threatens Busiest Travel Weekend of the Year
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Major Storm Threatens Busiest Travel Weekend of the Year

Back-to-back snowstorms and strong winds have combined to make travel hard to impossible across much of Wyoming as wintry causes serious complications for post-Thanksgiving holiday travel while a powerful storm...More..

Italy busts neo-Nazi ring, 'Miss Hitler' pageant victor
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Italy busts neo-Nazi ring, 'Miss Hitler' pageant victor

Authorities had been monitoring "extreme right-wing local militants" during a two-year investigation led by the Anti-Mafia and Antiterrorism District of the Prosecutors Office of Caltanissetta and identified a ...More..

London Bridge attack: Civilians pursued terrorist with narwhal tusk, fire extinguisher
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

London Bridge attack: Civilians pursued terrorist with narwhal tusk, fire extinguisher

Prime Minister Boris Johnson also spoke Saturday about the sentencing of people convicted of terrorism offences, saying they should not be allowed out of prison early. Police on Saturday were searching an apa...More..

TikTok teen controversy shows running viral app under China is hard
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

TikTok teen controversy shows running viral app under China is hard

She attributed the penalty to the fact she had recently shared a satirical video that urged viewers to research the harrowing conditions facing Muslims in China's detention camps. This should give Western polic...More..

7 dead in Canadian plane crash
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

7 dead in Canadian plane crash

All seven people aboard were fatally injured. There are no survivors. "The emergency locator transmitter activated", TSB said. Four adults and three children have were the ones aboard the plane according to t...More..

Brazil’s president makes claims against Leonardo DiCaprio over Amazon fires
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Brazil’s president makes claims against Leonardo DiCaprio over Amazon fires

Bolsonaro is blaming the actor for allegedly making $500,000 donations to an environmental organisation - the World Wildlife Fund - which had paid for images taken by volunteer firefighters that it then used to...More..

Siberia: 18000-year-old frozen 'dog' stumps scientists
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Siberia: 18000-year-old frozen 'dog' stumps scientists

An ancient Siberian puppy was found preserved intact just the way it died- when it was only two months old- with its fur, nose and teeth still in entirety in the Russian region, BBC reported . "As you go bac...More..

Uddhav formally takes charge as Maharashtra CM
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Uddhav formally takes charge as Maharashtra CM

Thackeray took oath as the chief minister on Thursday, over a month after the poll results. Uddhav took charge shortly after 1 pm, entering the sixth floor office of the chief minister, outside which a p...More..

Japan stresses to China importance of free, open Hong Kong
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Japan stresses to China importance of free, open Hong Kong

The historic victory by pro-democracy candidates in Hong Kong's district council elections on November 24 should be taken by the territory's government as a sign that the political status quo can not stand. S...More..

Violence Continues in Iraq Despite PM's Resignation
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Violence Continues in Iraq Despite PM's Resignation

That's why, today, the spokesman for Iraq's most powerful Shiite religious leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, spoke to followers and strongly suggested the government step aside. Al-Sistani also said protes...More..

Local nursery encouraging customers to buy their Christmas tree early
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Local nursery encouraging customers to buy their Christmas tree early

There will also be a barbecue, horse and carriage rides, and people can bring a decoration for the tree. Grobe's Nursery and Garden Centre is encouraging customers to get their trees as soon as possible. They...More..

Search for survivors after Albania natural disaster ends with 49 dead
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Search for survivors after Albania natural disaster ends with 49 dead

The Health Ministry said Thursday that more than 750 people were injured in the 6.4-magnitude natural disaster that struck before dawn Tuesday and has been followed by hundreds of aftershocks, including several...More..

The former Prime Minister of Japan, Yasuhiro Nakasone, died at age 101
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

The former Prime Minister of Japan, Yasuhiro Nakasone, died at age 101

Known internationally for his proximity to former U.S. president Ronald Reagan, the Japanese leader was one of the most respected political figures during the last few decades of the 20th century. Japanese form...More..

Toronto man arrested for throwing feces at people
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Toronto man arrested for throwing feces at people

A news release from the Toronto Police Service stated that 23-year-old Samuel Opoku was arrested around 6pm on Monday under suspicion of carrying out the poop bucket attacks. "I'm not seeing any consistency...More..

Winter storm warning issued for multiple Minnesota, western Wisconsin counties
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

Winter storm warning issued for multiple Minnesota, western Wisconsin counties

In both areas, some ice accumulation is expected. Snow will keep falling into Monday, snarling the return to work after the holiday. The National Weather Service said travel could become impossible in som...More..