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Merkel sits during ceremony amid bouts of shaking

Amid questions about her health after bouts of shaking, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday sat through national anthems at a ceremony welcoming the Danish prime minister t...

Merkel sits during ceremony amid bouts of shaking

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Angela Merkel sits during welcoming ceremony following third public shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat during a welcoming ceremony for the Danish prime minister Thursday, just one day after she was seen visibly shaking for the third time in less than a month. ...
2019-07-11 18:48

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised questions about whether she should give an explanation....
2019-07-13 17:16

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to a h...
2019-07-19 17:48

Angela Merkel Sits Through National Anthems After Shaking Spells Angela Merkel remained seated during national anthems at an official ceremony on Thursday, as the German chancellor apparently sought to prevent a repeat of uncontrollable shaking with a rare change......
2019-07-11 19:48

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode German chancellor reportedly requests change of protocol after third bout of tremblingAngela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthems during a ceremony welcoming Denmark’s prime minister to Berlin. The German chancellor reportedly re...
2019-07-11 16:00

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was to blame....
2019-06-19 03:16

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin.        ...
2019-06-18 17:32

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole b...
2019-06-18 20:16

Germany’s Merkel sits through anthems again German Chancellor Angela Merkel has again sat through national anthems at a military honors ceremony after three recent incidents in which her body shook during similar events...
2019-07-16 13:16

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothing to worry about."...
2019-06-27 23:16

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
2019-06-28 09:00

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stood at a ceremony on Thursday after shaking for the third time in as many weeks when standing a day ear...
2019-07-12 19:00

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel has travelled to the G20 summit in Japan, despite experiencing a second bout of shaking in just over a week at a public event, her spokesperson has sa...
2019-06-27 20:00

Merkel spotted shaking for third time in less than a month German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she was “working through” a series of strange attacks of the shakes that first hit in mid-June and struck for the third time earlier in the day. She insisted she was fine and that “just as it happened on...
2019-07-10 22:01

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fine....
2019-07-10 15:48

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
2019-06-28 00:00

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shaking while meeting the Ukrainian president outside her Berlin office....
2019-06-19 20:00

Germany's Merkel seen shaking for second time this month, but heads to G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she headed off to Japan for this weekend's G20 summit....
2019-06-27 21:48

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has been noticed during public appearances....
2019-07-10 17:00

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel blames dehydration for shaking BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she’s doing better, after starting to visibly shake when...
2019-06-18 16:16

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third bout of shaking in as many weeks at a public event in Berlin.The German chancellor was seen trembling...
2019-07-10 17:16

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had since drunk water and was feeling better....
2019-06-18 22:16

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
2019-06-27 22:00

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned following the party’s worst-ever election result a week ago....
2019-06-02 14:48

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer taboo in Germany....
2019-07-12 00:16

WATCH: Angela Merkel filmed shaking during German national anthem German Chancellor Angela Merkel was filmed shaking repeatedly while listening to her country's national anthem, prompting fears she was suffering from dehydration, stress, or even Parkinson's disease....
2019-06-20 21:48

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across her chest while her body trembled for around two min...
2019-06-27 22:32

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of a heat wave....
2019-06-29 17:16

Angela Merkel seen visibly shaking while standing next to Ukraine’s president; blames dehydration German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began to visibly shake during an event in the hot sun in Berlin on Tuesday with the new Ukrainian leader, later dismissing the incident and blaming dehydration....
2019-06-18 19:32

Angela Merkel denies rumors of declining health after third public shaking incident: 'I'm fine' German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to visibly shake for a third time in less than a month on Wednesday, however, she downplayed claims that her health is declining....
2019-07-10 17:48

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursday afternoon....
2019-06-28 08:16

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Spotted Visibly Shaking at Third Recent Public Event (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s body shook visibly at a public event for the third time in less than a month on Wednesday, but the longtime leader insisted that there’s nothing to worry about. Merkel shook as she stood ...
2019-07-10 18:00

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat....
2019-06-19 06:32

Angela Merkel opts to sit during national anthem day after third bout of 'shaking' German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down at a ceremony to welcome Denmark's prime minister, a day after she was seen shaking in public for the third time in three weeks....
2019-07-11 16:16

The Moon Sits for Its Portrait A trailblazing exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum explores our fascination with the moon, from the first time Galileo trained his telescope on it to the present....
2019-07-03 19:48

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
2019-05-22 09:00

Red Sox slugger Martinez sits because of sore back TORONTO (AP) — Boston Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez was held out of the lineup for Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays because of a sore back. Manager Alex Cora said the two-time All-Star isn’t likely to return to the lineup un...
2019-05-23 03:16

Neymar sits out Brazil training again because of knee issue RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar sat out Brazil’s training session for a second straight day during the team’s Copa America preparations as he continues to recover from a left knee problem. Brazil’s soccer confederation published a vide...
2019-05-31 01:16

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department. The appearance of Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Geddes at a...
2019-06-05 19:48

Zion dazzles early in summer debut, sits 2nd half Zion Williamson played for a sellout crowd in Las Vegas for his first summer league game, but he sat out the second half because of a knee-to-knee hit....
2019-07-06 06:32

The Longest Toilet Break? Belgian Man Sits For 5 Days In Bid For Record A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record. Jimmy De Frenne, a 48-year old who is learning to be a bus driver, set himself a challenge of sitting for......
2019-07-12 19:16

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disapproval to reverse administrative actions after they have been taken. An example of this is the proce...
2019-05-21 17:48

Megan Rapinoe sits in USWNT’s stunning World Cup move The United States will start the World Cup semifinal matchup with England on Tuesday without their purple-haired hero Megan Rapinoe. USA coach Jill Ellis has inserted Christen Press in Rapinoe’s place, joining Alex Morgan and Tobin Heath on the...
2019-07-03 00:32

Pragya Thakur In Court After Skipping 2 Hearings, Sits On Red Satin Cloth Pragya Thakur, who replied in the negative to the court asking if she was aware "a blast took place on September 29, 2008", had a red satin cloth seen wiping her face with a saffron-coloured......
2019-06-07 11:00

Play of the Day: Player sits down DURING point, umpire takes epic catch "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day four at Roland Garros."...
2019-05-29 20:00

Priyanka Gandhi Sits In The Dark As Power Cut Hits Mirzapur Guest House The government guest house in Mirzapur where Congress' eastern Uttar Pradesh General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been taken to by government officials has been hit by a power outage....
2019-07-19 21:32

Rich Paul Sits Down For Long Sports Illustrated Profile Just To Tell The Celtics To Screw Sports Illustrated has published a long profile of NBA agent and LeBron James confidant Rich Paul, who is probably the most famous agent in sports right now given his involvement in the Anthony Davis trade saga. It’s about as compelling as a long sto...
2019-06-13 03:32

What causes uncontrollable cramps or shaking? There are many reasons a person may suffer bouts of shaking or cramps, though hydration and rest can often alleviate the affliction. Uncontrollable shaking is not necessarily a sign of serious illness, but it can be....
2019-07-11 03:32

Virgil Abloh: the red-hot renaissance man shaking up fashion Virgil Abloh is fashion’s hottest designer. We meet the man whose orange brick has people queuing round the blockOn an early summer’s evening on the outskirts of Basel – a city almost certainly in Switzerland, but sometimes in France and occasionally...
2019-06-30 16:48

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation about her health after 14 years in office....
2019-07-10 17:16

Dodgers fans recount quake shaking stadium Fans at a baseball game in Los Angeles said they felt the earthquake that hit California on Friday night. The quake rattled Dodger Stadium in the fourth inning of the team's game against the San Diego Padres. (July 6)     &#...
2019-07-07 03:00

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the c...
2019-06-08 03:16

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arr...
2019-06-06 11:16

With Defaults and Failures at India's Shadow Banks, 'Confidence Is Shaking' A pair of defaults and failures by nonbank lenders in India has cut down on consumer and business credit, weighing on the country’s economic growth and prompting calls for tighter regulation....
2019-07-04 15:16

Relive shaking film with this $100 retro Polaroid OneStep 2 Camera If you were a kid of the 70s and 80s, the Polaroid instant camera undoubtedly holds a place in your heart. Now, you can revisit that magic -- or experience it for the first time -- with this retro-cool Polaroid OneStep 2 Camera and Photobox storage f...
2019-06-30 15:32

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
2019-06-15 14:16

Facebook makes reporting bugs as easy as shaking your phone Facebook wants to make reporting bugs as easy as shaking your phone. In fact, that's all you'll have to do. Thanks to a new feature, when you encounter a bug, you can simply shake your phone and file a report through a pop-up menu that will...
2019-05-29 01:48

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, writer, stylist and influencer — working with brands such as Marc Jacobs and ­Armani Beauty — who lives in...
2019-06-23 07:16

NHL free agency winners and losers: The signings shaking up the East Some of these moves were easy to predict long in advance. Others went down to the wire. There could be some big risers in the NHL next season after the wave of signings made Monday, particularly in the Eastern Conference, where the Rangers and Panthe...
2019-07-02 19:16

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapples with the formidable challenge of overhauling his Manchester United squad, the manager is being gr...
2019-07-14 18:32

Trump's explanation why he blocked Huawei from U.S. supply chain will have you shaking your head Huawei has not had a good week. It started exactly one week ago today when President Donald Trump used an executive order to declare a national emergency against U.S.technology. At the same time, Huawei and 68 affiliates were placed on the Commerce D...
2019-05-24 07:32

Trump tweets about shaking hands with North Korea’s Kim during possible visit to demilitarized zone OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trump tweets about shaking hands with North Korea’s Kim during possible visit to demilitarized zone. The post Trump tweets about shaking hands with North Korea’s Kim during possible visit to demilitarized zone appeared...
2019-06-29 03:00

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
2019-06-06 21:00

Put Down Your Phone During a Wedding Ceremony The next time you attend a wedding, I want you to do something. I want you to get all dressed up, fix that hair just right, locate the seat with the best view and then watch the ceremony with love in your heart and your phone in your damn pocket....
2019-07-18 17:48

Mariano, always 'the last,' closes HOF ceremony Mariano Rivera and fellow closer Lee Smith, starters Mike Mussina and the late Roy Halladay, and designated hitters Edgar Martinez and Harold Baines were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, with Rivera the last to take the podium....
2019-07-22 08:16

Ceremony Held For Fallen Law Enforcement RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– A memorial was held Thursday to honor the lives of six law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2018. A large crowd showed up for the ceremony held at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justi...
2019-05-24 00:48

AV-Comparatives’ Awards Ceremony for 2018 AV-Comparatives’ security conference and Awards Ceremony for 2018 was held on 4th and 5th of February 2019 in Innsbruck. 36 security specialists from 12 different countries, representing 3 continents, attended the event. Awards for the best products ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Groundbreaking ceremony for new JTED campus TUCSON – Joint Technical Education District had a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for their new campus on the Southwest side. The new Bridges Innovation Learning Center will be built near Park Avenue and Interstate 10. The new school will offe...
2019-05-31 06:48

Graduation To Go: Illness Can’t Stop Ceremony Walking across the stage at graduation is a milestone many teens can’t wait to cross. One Florida high school senior thought he might not be able to attend, but Orlando’s Arnold Palmer Hospital made it happen. A special team at Arnold Pal...
2019-05-22 05:32

Sparks spoil Lynx ceremony for Whalen 89-85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a special day for their rivals who retired the jersey of Minnesota native and star Lindsay Whalen. Gray c...
2019-06-09 03:32

Detective’s son to receive his shield in promotion ceremony An NYPD cop will be given his namesake father’s gold shield at a “bittersweet” promotion ceremony in the wake of the older man’s recent suicide, The Post has learned. Joseph Calabrese, 26, is set to be promoted to detective on...
2019-06-27 22:48

Following the Footsteps of the Ancestors: The Walkabout Coming of Age Ceremony Australia has been inhabited for more than 50,000 years and the Aboriginal people have a complex and fascinating spiritual life.  ...
2019-06-27 23:48

Were you and your partner married by a loved one in an unofficial ceremony? Who did you choose to conduct your ceremony and why? We would love to hear your stories“By absolutely no power invested in me...”Surveys show more and more couples are choosing to put their own spin on the tradition of marriage by asking a friend or ...
2019-07-03 23:00

Ceremony Honors Heroes Who Never Made It Home (LEX 18)– Those who never made it home were honored at Camp Nelson in a Memorial Day ceremony. Like many who gathered at Camp Nelson, guest speaker 96-year-old Captain Walter Cox Jr. knows about loss. During his 58 months in the U.S Army, Capta...
2019-05-27 21:48

Jagan Reddy, KCR To Fly Together To Attend PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Andhra Pradesh chief minister-elect YS Jaganmohan Reddy and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will go together to attend the oath ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi tomorrow.......
2019-05-29 12:00

Mamata Banerjee Says Will Try To Attend PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Mamata Banerjee today said she would try to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony in Delhi on Thursday, since "it is a ceremonial programme". The Bengal Chief Minister's RSVP surprised......
2019-05-28 16:32

Bangladesh President To Attend PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 30 during his three-day visit to India, a top presidential palace official said Tuesday....
2019-05-28 16:32

Dying mom’s final wish: Son’s hospital room graduation ceremony Marilyn Siets had one big thing keeping her going: Her baby boy, Noah, was graduating from high school in three weeks. But as her organs started failing after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer — it was increasingly apparent she wouldn’t ma...
2019-05-24 19:01

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Have Second Wedding Ceremony in France Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have tied the knot once again! The Jonas Brothers singer, 29, and the Game of Thrones star, 23, wed in a second ceremony in Sarrians in southern France on......
2019-06-30 02:16

Leaders Who Will Attend PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Tomorrow PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony will be attended by leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries, in line with the government's "Neighbourhood First" policy....
2019-05-29 09:16

PM Narendra Modi May Visit Varanasi Before Swearing-In Ceremony With PM Modi all set to herald a second term after winning the Lok Sabha elections, there is a possibility of his visit to Varanasi before taking oath. Ravindra Jaiswal, MLC, informed about the......
2019-05-25 01:32

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli To Attend PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, his press advisor said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 17:48

D-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremony Queen and Donald Trump among those marking 75 years since Normandy landingsLive coverage of the D-day commemorationsD-day: key facts on the largest military operation ever attemptedThere were concerns ahead of the UK’s official D-day commemoration th...
2019-06-05 21:48

Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfil the promise of Normandy French president praises multilateralism of Nato and EU while offering gratitude to USFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has appealed directly to Donald Trump to fulfil the “promise of Normandy” by embracing pillars of the postwar peace such as the...
2019-06-06 19:00

Trump’s U.K. Visit Ends With D-Day Ceremony: Live Updates President Trump joined other world leaders at an event on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the wartime operation on the final leg of his three-day state visit to Britain....
2019-06-05 18:16

Slain Sacramento officer remembered at graduation ceremony SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Newly minted Sacramento police officers have honored a rookie who was gunned down while helping a woman leave an abusive home. A moment of silence opened Thursday night’s graduation ceremony for nearly 60 police academ...
2019-06-21 10:16

D-Day ceremony spotlights Trump's complicated military ties World leaders will gather in solemn assembly next week above the sandy beaches of Normandy to mark the 75th anniversary of the world-changing D-Day invasion of France....
2019-05-31 08:32

KP Oli Invites PM Modi To Nepal After Attending Oath Ceremony Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli has extended an invitation to Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a visit to his country and strengthen bilateral relations through regular exchange of......
2019-06-01 14:32

Heroic firefighters honored at FDNY Medal Day ceremony Members of the FDNY earned their department’s nickname, The Bravest, Wednesday at a City Hall ceremony that celebrated acts of heroism. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro presented 67 awards at the 150th annual Medal Day. R...
2019-06-06 04:32

Trump and May Can’t Escape Shadow of Politics at Portsmouth’s D-Day Ceremony Local leaders originally intended it to be a humble ceremony of remembrance for the surviving combatants of Europe’s finest hour. But the presence of glittering royals and heads of state at Portsmouth’s D-Day commemoration on Wednesday tu...
2019-06-05 23:16

In tearful ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics mark one month since bombings Weeping Sri Lankan Catholics lit candles and prayed in a memorial service outside a bombed church on Tuesday, one month after Easter bombings by Islamist militants killed more than 250 people....
2019-05-21 17:16

Detective’s son receives late father’s shield in promotion ceremony The son of an NYPD veteran who recently committed suicide was one of more than 60 cops who was promoted to detective on Friday afternoon. Joseph Calabrese, 26, received the shield of his late father, Det. Joseph Calabrese, in the afternoon promotion ...
2019-06-29 01:16

Catholics hold traditional Whit Monday ceremony in Germany BERLIN (AP) — Women in traditional white dresses have carried a centuries-old statue of the Virgin Mary to mark Whit Monday in an annual ritual in the eastern German town of Rosenthal. Hundreds of Catholic Sorbs, a Slavic minority, held prayers in ru...
2019-06-10 16:32

Narendra Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Tomorrow: What Guests Will Be Served The High Tea is going to consist of a menu that has a mix of popular Indian and Western snacks, finger foods and desserts, according to a media report....
2019-05-29 10:48

Trump's U.K. visit: What you need to know, from royal ceremony to protests in London While the queen has met 11 of 12 sitting U.S. presidents, only two have made state visits to Britain: George W. Bush in 2003 and Barack Obama in 2011.        ...
2019-06-03 12:16

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
2019-05-29 01:32

At Jagan Reddy's Oath Ceremony, KCR's Message On "Love, Cooperation" Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao today attended the swearing-in ceremony of his Andhra Pradesh counterpart YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. At the event, Mr Rao assured the new Andhra Pradesh Chief......
2019-05-30 22:48

Graduate meets dad on border bridge after he couldn’t attend ceremony As she looked around the room during her graduation ceremony last Friday, a Texas high school graduate knew one person was missing from the room: her father. Sarai Ruiz, 18, watched as families, including her own mother, proudly stood before her grad...
2019-05-30 18:48

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for black students in order to "end their pro-black agenda."...
2019-07-18 09:32

Budget 2019: Printing Of Documents Begins With "Halwa Ceremony" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full-year Budget for 2019-20 on July 5. It will be the first budget of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government in its second term....
2019-06-22 16:32

Tucson area students graduate in special ceremony of former dropouts Hundreds of high school students, many former dropouts, are getting their diplomas Thursday night. Three hundred high school students, some from the Tucson area and Southern Arizona, graduated as part of the grad solutions dropout recovery program. T...
2019-07-19 06:00

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students gets prison Man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended black commencement has been sentenced to prison.        ...
2019-07-18 17:00

Texas ceremony marks issuing of George H.W. Bush stamp COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Friends and family of former President George H.W. Bush gathered in Texas to mark the first day of issue for the U.S. Postal Service stamp honoring him. The event was held Wednesday on the Texas A&M University campus in ...
2019-06-12 23:16

PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Biggest-Ever Event At Rashtrapati Bhavan PM Narendra Modi Swearing-in Ceremony: The oath ceremony will be held in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan, the same venue as in 2014. 8,000 guests are expected at the event....
2019-05-29 17:48

Royal baby Archie christened at private Windsor ceremony The youngest member of Britain’s royal family, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, has been christened at Windsor Castle in a private ceremony — too private for some royal fans...
2019-07-06 18:32

PM Modi's Oath Ceremony: Routes To Avoid In Delhi Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sworn-in for his second term in a grand oath ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow. The event will be attended by top leaders including Congress chief Rahul......
2019-05-29 17:48

FIFA boss and Macron booed at World Cup final ceremony The crowd at the women's World Cup final booed FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and French president Emmanuel Macron as United States fans demanded equal pay for the players after their team claimed a fourth global title by beating the Netherlands 2-0 on ...
2019-07-07 22:00

Trump slams Nancy Pelosi, Mueller before D-Day ceremony in France President Trump on Thursday ripped Nancy Pelosi and mocked Robert Mueller during an interview from France before the solemn memorial ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day. “Nancy Pelosi, I call her ‘Nervous Nancy.’ Nancy Pelosi is a disaster...
2019-06-07 02:00

Trump praises D-Day veterans at solemn 75th anniversary ceremony President Trump gave a touching tribute Thursday to the D-Day invasion veterans who turned the course of World War II, calling them “among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trump and other world leaders gathered in France at the Norman...
2019-06-06 14:32

Cuomo, de Blasio blow off somber 9/11 ceremony for the Glade memorial They couldn’t be bothered. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio blew off a solemn dedication ceremony Thursday for a memorial to those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero — and got blasted by first responders and their families. “They s...
2019-05-31 10:16

Mets apologize to 2 members of 1969 team for ceremony error NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two living members of its 1969 World Series championship team who were included in a video montage of dead players during the 50th anniversary cele...
2019-07-01 04:32

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off with protesters outside the venue...
2019-07-01 04:16

Fans pray for David Ortiz at Fenway Park ceremony Fans prayed for MLB great David Ortiz at Fenway Park on Monday, as the former Red Sox slugger known as “Big Papi” recovers from an ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic. The team led the moment of reflection before thei...
2019-06-11 05:48

Mariano Rivera closes Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony in style There were tears and there was laughter throughout the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, but the main attraction Sunday was Mariano Rivera.       ...
2019-07-22 09:16

Mike Pence praises West Point cadets, Trump at ceremony Vice President Mike Pence praised West Point’s 985 graduating cadets – along with his boss – at their commencement ceremony Saturday. “This is a class full of amazing Americans,” he said. “You are, as the president likes to say, the best of the...
2019-05-26 01:00

Most Ministers Wear White Kurta-Pyjama, Waistcoat At Swearing-In Ceremony Traditional Indian wear and use of Hindi language for oath-taking were the overriding themes at the glittering swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers of the new NDA......
2019-05-31 05:48

Mariano Rivera closes out Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony in style There were tears and there was laughter throughout the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, but the main attraction Sunday was Mariano Rivera.       ...
2019-07-22 04:00

NASA Invites Media to Renaming Ceremony for West Virginia Facility Media are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 2, celebrating the renaming of NASA’s Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility in Fairmont, West Virginia, after the West Virginia native and...
2019-06-22 09:48

Ralph Lauren gets honorary knighthood from Prince Charles in private ceremony The fashion designer famous for his tweedy looks was awarded an honorary British knighthood. But you can't call this American citizen "Sir Ralph."        ...
2019-06-21 03:48

NASA Invites Media to Renaming Ceremony Honoring Hidden Figures NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be joined at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 12, by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, and author Margot Lee Shetterly for the renaming of the street in front of NASA Headquarters in...
2019-06-12 01:00

Roy Halladay’s wife, Brandy, gives powerful speech at Hall of Fame ceremony COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – The large crowd rose to its feet as Brandy Halladay, wiping tears from each cheek, stepped to the podium. Roy Halladay’s wife had the unenviable task of making the speech for her late husband and she had plenty of support, helping...
2019-07-22 01:32

Chris Pratt marries Katherine Schwarzenegger in California ceremony, according to reports Congratulations are in order for Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger – they're married!        ...
2019-06-09 05:48

"Stop Fawning, Needless Ceremony": New Navy Chief's Mantra For His Force Four days after taking over as the 24th Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh has issued an exhaustive list of guidelines aimed at tweaking existing social and ceremonial practices of the Navy......
2019-06-04 17:32

Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani Among Guests At PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, veteran industry leader Ratan Tata, steel baron L N Mittal and Adani Group head Gautam Adani were among the corporates present at the grand swearing-in ceremony of Prime......
2019-05-30 22:48

Matthew McConaughey Reveals He's a Guy Fieri Fan at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony Alright, alright, alright! It is the moment that people have long been waiting for: Guy Fieri is getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The famed Diners, Drive-ins and Dives host......
2019-05-23 00:16

D-Day 75 years on: Pegasus Bridge ceremony marks first key battle of D-Day three-quarters of a century later Serving soldiers have paid tribute to the heroic efforts of their Second World War brothers in arms at a ceremony marking the first key battle of D-Day....
2019-06-06 06:00

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students faces sentencing An Arizona man faces sentencing on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for African-Americans, saying he wanted to "end their pro-black agenda."...
2019-07-17 15:01

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
2019-06-06 21:48

Matthew McConaughey spoke at Guy Fieri's Hollywood Walk Of Fame ceremony A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the greatest honor a person in entertainment can receive that they also must pay $50,000 for. The chance to be immortalized among the many Batmen, Jack Sparrows, and brawling Spongebobs is one that simply canno...
2019-05-23 22:00

How three Latino-led shows are shaking up summer TV, including 'Grand Hotel' "Los Espookys," "Alternatino" and "Grand Hotel" are wildly different new TV shows, but all feature Latinx actors and producers at the helm.        ...
2019-06-18 11:00

'We hold some power': How three Latino-led shows are shaking up summer TV "Los Espookys," "Alternatino" and "Grand Hotel" are wildly different new TV shows, but all feature Latinx actors and producers at the helm.        ...
2019-06-13 19:48

Is 'The Big One' next? California was shaking again Tuesday, with six earthquakes of 3.5 or greater Multiple earthquakes rattled California on Tuesday, but the U.S. Geographical Survey quelled fears of "The Big One."        ...
2019-07-17 07:16

Is 'The Big One' next? California was shaking again Tuesday, with three earthquakes of 3.5 or greater Multiple earthquakes rattled California on Tuesday, but the U.S. Geographical Survey quelled fears of "The Big One."        ...
2019-07-17 03:00

2019 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Time, TV, streaming info Six new members will be inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on Sunday. Here's how to watch it.       ...
2019-07-21 13:16

Medal of Honor recipient: Trump allowing team to be part of ceremony 'meant so much' An Iraq war veteran who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Trump on Tuesday said the experience was "awkward and uncomfortable," but he praised the president for allowing him to include his team in the emotional ceremony. ...
2019-06-28 20:00

Nitish Kumar Meets Amit Shah Ahead Of PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met BJP president Amit Shah today, and both the leaders allegedly discussed JD(U)'s representation in the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be......
2019-05-29 17:48

Royal baby Archie to be christened in private family ceremony at Windsor Castle The 2-month-old son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be baptized Saturday in a private chapel at the castle by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, head of the Church of England....
2019-07-06 16:32

Archie Harrison's Christening Pose Looks Identical to Prince Harry's 1984 Ceremony Seeing double! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's baby boy Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was officially baptized in a private ceremony at Windsor Castle on Saturday. Making the......
2019-07-07 06:48

Couple weds in ICU ceremony after bride is diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, heart failure A blushing Australian bride was given the chance to marry her high school sweetheart and father of her two children in a moving ceremony put together by hospital staff who are helping to care for her heart failure and stage 4 cancer....
2019-06-04 15:48

Karan Johar, Kangana Ranaut: Celebs Attending PM Modi's Oath Ceremony PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony: Kangana Ranaut, Boman Irani, Anupam Kher, Vivek Oberoi, Boney Kapoor, Jeetendra, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra are among some of the celebs who will attend the event....
2019-05-30 16:01

Tennis Great Arthur Ashe Honored with Street Naming Ceremony in Virginia In 1968, a year fraught with violent civil rights protests and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., tennis legend Arthur Ashe became the first black male athlete to win the U.S. Open. But beyond his groundbreaking accomplishments on the tenni...
2019-06-22 20:48

Narendra Modi Begins Second Term as India’s Prime Minister After Grand Ceremony As the world watches to see how Mr. Modi uses his electoral landslide, a huge swearing-in ceremony, featuring about 8,000 guests, gives a first look....
2019-05-30 16:00

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually die out, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the country's lower house on Wednesday....
2019-06-27 21:00

Pulitzer Prize ceremony honors Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, Capital Gazette The Pulitzer Prizes recognized the Capital Gazette, Marjory Stoneman Douglas journalism students, and included a performance by Jennifer Hudson.        ...
2019-05-28 23:32

Roy Halladay's wife, Brandy, gives emotional speech at Hall of Fame induction ceremony Brandy Halladay, the wife of the late pitcher Roy Halladay, gave an emotional speech Sunday at her husband's Hall of Fame induction ceremony.       ...
2019-07-22 02:16

Sodden World Cup opening ceremony puts anticipation in deep freeze | Andy Bull The curtain-raiser to this summer’s cricket showpiece took place in miserable conditions in front of a small, drenched crowdOf course it rained. A cold, steady, dispiriting drizzle immediately familiar to anyone who has ever weathered an English summ...
2019-05-30 04:01

CBOE Awarded Best Overall Exchange at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL -- February 24, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that the exchange was awarded “Best Overall Exchange” at the fifth annual Wall Street Letter (WSL) Institutional Trading Awards last night in New ...
2019-05-21 18:01

Duchess of Sussex attends Trooping the Colour ceremony in first outing since birth of baby Archie New mother the Duchess of Sussex has joined members of the royal family for a Trooping the Colour ceremony to celebrate the Queen's official birthday....
2019-06-08 19:16

CBOE Receives Two Honors at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL – February 5, 2015 –The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange received two honors – “Best Options Trading Venue” and “Best Mobile Application” – at the fourth annual Wall Street Letter...
2019-05-21 18:48

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist....
2019-06-23 06:48

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel has graced everything from "Time" magazine to city street art walls....
2019-07-16 17:16

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing...
2019-07-19 21:48

Jennifer Hudson Honors Aretha Franklin's Legacy at Pulitzer Prize Ceremony With 'Amazing Grace' An icon. A legend. A superstar. Aretha Franklin racked up plenty of honors when she was still with us throughout her many years in the entertainment industry. Even her homegoing—her funeral—was more a soulful, celebratory concert than a dour ceremony...
2019-05-29 03:16

Rep. Ayanna Pressley praises UMass Boston graduates as ‘Trump’s worst nightmare’ at commencement ceremony Freshmen Rep. Ayanna Presley, D-Mass., praised University of Massachusetts Boston graduates as being “President Trump’s worst nightmare” during her commencement address on Friday....
2019-06-02 22:48

France vs South Korea and opening ceremony live stream: watch Women's World Cup 2019 from anywhere Mark the date - June 6 2019. When the history books recount the rise of Women's soccer, the start of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup may be seen as a sea change moment. First, there's the spectacle of an opening ceremony to enjoy, and ...
2019-06-08 01:16

CNN boss Jeff Zucker makes sexual joke about star anchor during award ceremony: report CNN President Jeff Zucker made a sexual joke about one of his female employees, "New Day" anchor Alisyn Camerota while accepting an award on Thursday....
2019-06-14 10:00

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within party ranks, debate is simmering over whether "AKK" is fit for the job....
2019-06-12 19:01

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment with the ruling coalition....
2019-06-08 18:00

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candidates for the bloc's top jobs in the next five year...
2019-05-28 17:16

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
2019-06-04 10:32

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of the European Commission....
2019-06-12 14:16

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country’s Nazi past. Merkel, who was interviewed by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in Berlin, said ...
2019-05-28 11:48

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” a...
2019-06-11 23:16

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives at the weekend....
2019-06-09 17:32

Merkel says trade deal with U.S. of 'existential importance' German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance, saying she would keep trying to make progress despite the "regrettable" opposition from France....
2019-06-04 12:16

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post - if she wants it French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be head of the European Union’s executive body...
2019-06-11 23:00

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence minister in an unexpected and potentially risky m...
2019-07-17 17:32

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visibly shake in the hot Berlin sun while welcoming the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, to the G...
2019-06-18 19:00

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeanor, her time in power has nonetheless been turbulent....
2019-07-17 05:32

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24 12:32

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
2019-07-02 22:48

Merkel stands with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....
2019-07-20 12:32

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
2019-07-13 16:48

Angela Merkel: 'I understand questions about my health' At her annual press conference in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated that she is feeling well. There have been increased concerns about her health after she was seen shaking several times in public....
2019-07-19 12:48

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
2019-07-22 06:00

The Latest: Merkel: Britain will “find its way” on Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she trusts that Britain will “find its way” on Brexit under a new prime minister, but isn’t saying whether she advocates a further delay to its exit from the European Union or a new referendum...
2019-07-19 13:16

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chancellor’s shrinking influence on the international stage while highlighting the French president’s abili...
2019-07-05 09:32

2019 AFI Lifetime Achievement Ceremony: Denzel Washington Collects His Things; Beyoncé Honors Melina Matsoukas Everyone who is anyone in Hollywood gathered to celebrate your favorite actor’s favorite actor Denzel Washington at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award gala, presented by the American Film Institute, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday n...
2019-06-08 08:48

Onus is on Merkel's conservatives to keep German coalition alive, says SPD German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives need to implement policies dear to their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to keep their ruling alliance alive, SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 10:32

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
2019-06-28 17:32

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to defend its territory....
2019-05-21 20:48

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation....
2019-05-24 23:01

Germany's Merkel defends talk of 'European champions' German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government's advocacy of creating "European champions" in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country's main industry lobby group....
2019-06-04 11:48

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 20:48

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threatening compliance with Germany's climate targets for 2030....
2019-06-04 12:16

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th anniversary of the failed assassination attempt on the Nazi dictator....
2019-07-14 11:16

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
2019-07-13 17:16

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05 15:00

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across the bloc say the defense minister's bid for the job was forced through....
2019-07-12 03:48

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vote and in elections to the European Parliament....
2019-05-26 21:16

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revived questions about her health....
2019-07-10 14:48

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country’s main industry lobby group. In February, Econom...
2019-06-04 14:32

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Maximiliane Koschyk....
2019-07-04 06:48

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 21:32

Angela Merkel to address Harvard’s graduating class CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to address Harvard University graduates. The Ivy League school is hosting its 368th commencement ceremony Thursday with a keynote speech from Merkel. It caps several days of activities th...
2019-05-30 07:48

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go against what makes America great"....
2019-07-19 16:48

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's office said he didn't want the process to be automa...
2019-05-28 02:16

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
2019-05-31 06:16

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll shows Germans want the CSU/CDU and the SPD to stay together....
2019-06-11 07:16

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners the Social Democrats....
2019-07-08 07:00

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
2019-06-18 16:48

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
2019-05-31 09:16

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, larger parties took a drubbing in last weekend's European elections....
2019-06-01 20:48

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next EU Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be automatic....
2019-05-28 06:00

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
2019-06-12 03:00

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European commission after poor results for the cen...
2019-05-28 02:00

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, the SPD, has announced she is resigning as party chief, raising the spectre that Germany’s embattled go...
2019-06-02 12:32

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel's CDU has had to reiterate it won't cooperate with the far-right AfD....
2019-06-20 21:00

Germany's SPD slides in Bremen; jolt for Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes in the state for the first time since 1946 in a blow that could hasten the end of its national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26 21:16

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers “the strength of America.”...
2019-07-19 13:16

The Latest: Merkel: EU summit might not reach top jobs deal BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit (all times local): 2:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the EU summit starting Thursday might not necessarily succeed in filling all the top jobs at stake, an issue which has divided the 28 m...
2019-06-20 14:32

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
2019-05-31 03:32

'Simply unbelievable': Trump ambassador Woody Johnson slammed for filming Queen Elizabeth on smartphone during solemn D-Day ceremony Two diplomats used smartphones to film Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom while she delivered a solemn D-Day anniversary speech, prompting jeers on social media over the breach of etiquette....
2019-06-06 12:48

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
2019-05-31 13:32

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
2019-07-19 15:32

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
2019-06-04 19:32

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
2019-07-19 19:32

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments In her annual summer press conference, the German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it went against the strength of America....
2019-07-19 21:32

Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few digs on President Donald Trump, without mentioning him by name....
2019-05-30 23:48

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her previous insistence that she wouldn’t join the Cabinet...
2019-07-17 10:16

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) last year....
2019-07-17 10:16

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 15:48

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques of policies championed by President Trump....
2019-05-31 04:16

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....
2019-07-19 18:16

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found Sunday with a shot wound in his head...
2019-06-03 15:48

Merkel says new German defence minister will quickly succeed von der Leyen German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a new defence minister would be found quickly after Ursula von der Leyen announced she would resign regardless of the outcome of the European Parliament's Tuesday vote to decide on her appointment as European Comm...
2019-07-16 15:16

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
2019-06-22 18:16

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 10:48

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
2019-05-29 00:48

EU election result increases pressure on Angela 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 20:48

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month's European Parliament election and are now level with or ahead of Mer...
2019-06-09 12:00

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has claimed Angela Merkel would be willing to renegotiate the UK’s Brexit deal and possibly the Irish borde...
2019-06-09 13:48

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany and the country has a historical responsibility to face up to the growing threat of far-right populis...
2019-05-28 19:00

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month’s European Parliament election and are now ...
2019-06-09 17:48

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in Germany at 27%....
2019-06-16 00:32

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....
2019-05-27 01:00

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, that Iran must stick to the 2015 international nuclear agreement....
2019-06-18 16:16

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts of the world....
2019-05-28 11:48

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
2019-06-17 04:32

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's president has now given his backing for Angela Merkel to take over in the role....
2019-06-12 13:48

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
2019-05-25 18:16

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 21:16

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's at the top of the list of neglected crises....
2019-06-05 22:16

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on climate change and social inequality....
2019-05-22 16:16

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
2019-06-20 15:01

The Latest: Merkel’s party offers talks with YouTube critic THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 1 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is offering talks with a YouTube star whose video attacking it has garnered 5 million views. The You...
2019-05-23 14:48

Merkel seeks to reassure Western Balkan nations of EU future German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to reassure Western Balkan nations aspiring to join the European Union that there is still strong support for the process...
2019-07-05 18:48

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before further enlargement....
2019-07-05 18:48

Merkel seeks to scotch rumours of a rift with chosen successor German chancellor dismisses as ‘rubbish’ claims she thinks CDU leader is not up to jobAngela Merkel has sought to scotch rumours of a rift with her party’s new leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, dismissing reports that she thinks her successor is no...
2019-05-29 15:48

1st woman — mother of 7 and Merkel disciple — is nominated to lead EU’s executive commission Ursula von der Leyen, a surprise choice to become the next head of the European Commission, is a strong supporter of closer European cooperation who has been Germany’s defense minister since 2013 and a fixture in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet ov...
2019-07-03 04:16

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit"....
2019-07-16 22:32

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners fell to an all-time low....
2019-06-02 02:16

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 21:32

Angela Merkel Active, Healthy After Fresh Trembling Spell: Germany The German government insisted Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel was in robust health, after a second episode of uncontrolled shaking sparked concerns about the wellbeing of the EU's......
2019-06-28 15:01

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the strength of America.” ...
2019-07-20 05:00

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government....
2019-06-02 12:00

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
2019-07-16 23:16

Italy PM says told Merkel decision over German captain lies with judges Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he had no decision power over the fate of the German sea captain who has been arrested for violating a docking ban, adding the matter lied with the country's magistrates....
2019-07-01 14:16

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
2019-06-19 02:32

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped even further, slipping behind the far-right Alternative for Germany....
2019-06-07 00:16

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun — and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body visibly shook and she pursed her lips with Ukraini...
2019-06-18 20:32

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
2019-07-17 17:48

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked questions about her health....
2019-06-27 19:00

Germany's SPD chief vows to stay in Merkel coalition after Bremen rout Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) suffered a humbling blow on Sunday, failing to win the most votes in the state of Bremen for the first time in 73 years, but their leader vowed to stay in government with Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26 21:48

Most Germans find AKK unfit to replace Angela Merkel, poll finds While the transfer of power within the ruling CDU conservatives appears to have been well orchestrated, a new poll suggests few think Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is up to the job of chancellor....
2019-05-29 23:32

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 22:48

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials. Merkel said he and his co-conspirators were "true patriots."...
2019-07-20 15:00

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
2019-06-23 01:16

Merkel 'in good health' and ready to serve full term: chief of staff Chancellor Angela Merkel is in good health and on track to serve her full term in office through to 2021 in coalition with her Social Democrat (SPD) governing allies, her chief of staff told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 01:32

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
2019-06-22 19:16

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her par...
2019-05-28 17:32

When mom in hospital couldn't attend daughter's graduation, they brought the ceremony to her Bridget Perez is awaiting a lung transplant and wouldn't have been able to attend her daughter's high school graduation        ...
2019-05-22 21:16

Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Marries Meaghan Oppenheimer in Star-Studded Ceremony Na, nana, na, na...Lucifer star Tom Ellis is a married man again. The 40-year-old British actor married screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer, 33, on Sunday. The two have been together since......
2019-06-04 04:16

Donald Trump continues feud with Meghan Markle over 'nasty' remarks on eve of D-Day ceremony Donald Trump continued to squabble with the British royal family, telling a journalist he didn’t believe Meghan Markle was “nasty,” only her comments.        ...
2019-06-05 10:32

Annual Memorial Day ceremony being held at Evergreen Memorial Park Memorial Day Weekend / Photo of Evergreen Mortuary & Cemetery on Sunday, May 26, 2019. / Courtesy: Bill Bahmer TUCSON – Evergreen Mortuary, Cemetery & Crematory will be holding its annual Memorial Day Service, “Heroes Remembered” on Monday. The servi...
2019-05-27 21:48

Pence says 'give back' at naturalization ceremony Vice President Mike Pence told more than 40 immigrants who became new U.S. citizens after taking the oath of citizenship at the National Archives in Washington to "find a way to give back for all that you've been given." (July 4)   &#...
2019-07-04 19:48

PM Modi Meets Angela Merkel, Discusses Ways To Deepen Indo-German Ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discussed ways to deepen the Indo-German relations and enhance cooperation in areas like artificial intelligence and......
2019-06-28 17:32

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for global unity, responsibility during Harvard address German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University hours after she received an honorary doctor of laws degree at the institution....
2019-05-31 02:32

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman....
2019-07-19 17:01

Donald Trump reopens 'nasty' feud with Meghan Markle and hits Joe Biden on eve of D-Day ceremony Donald Trump continued to squabble with the British royal family, telling a journalist he didn’t believe Meghan Markle was “nasty,” only her comments.        ...
2019-06-05 22:16

Angela Merkel admits anti-semitism is a problem in Germany, country needs to face 'specters of the past' Angela Merkel has admitted that anti-Semitism is a problem in Germany — just as the country's government was forced to backtrack over comments it made about Jewish people wearing their religious skullcaps in public....
2019-05-28 21:32

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. ...
2019-06-11 20:48

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister to "solve this problem."...
2019-07-01 23:32

Merkel rebukes Trump politics in Harvard commencement speech: 'Tear down walls of ignorance' Without saying the president by name, German Chancellor Angela Merkel slammed the policies and worldview of Donald Trump's presidency.        ...
2019-05-31 22:16

CBS Goes Dark on AT&T Amid a Dispute Programming from CBS went dark for about 6.6 million viewers of AT&T’s DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse packages Saturday morning after the two companies couldn’t come to terms on a new distribution agreement....
2019-07-20 09:32

England through amid VAR mayhem England beat Cameroon 3-0 to advance to the women's World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday in a match marked by remarkable scenes as the African side twice reacted furiously to video assistant referee (VAR) decisions that went against them, initially ref...
2019-06-23 23:16

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns grow about the risks posed by the severe overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain this year.Kev...
2019-05-24 23:01

Spotting objects amid clutter A new MIT-developed technique enables robots to quickly identify objects hidden in a three-dimensional cloud of data, reminiscent of how some people can make sense of a densely patterned “Magic Eye” image if they observe it in just the right way. ...
2019-06-20 07:48

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber’s operating and marketing chiefs are both leaving the ride-hailing giant, less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, as Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi says he wants more direct control....
2019-06-08 01:48

| Far-right breakthrough amid big turnout in EU vote French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron as Eurosceptic forces made strong gains in the EU parliamentary election....
2019-05-27 00:32

Psy summoned for questioning amid YG Entertainment scandal South Korean entertainment company YG Entertainment has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal allegedly involving tax evasion, bribery, and per the language of the current investigation “procuring prostitution services.” The investigation is so far-re...
2019-06-29 00:16

Stocks Rise Amid Hopes for Rate Cut U.S. stocks rose, brushing off a mixed-bag of earnings reports as investors instead focused on central-bank comments that seemed to strengthen the case for an interest-rate cut....
2019-07-19 17:01

UN: 2 million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer's end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country....
2019-06-05 15:00

Boeing reports no new orders for 737 Max amid grounding Boeing on Tuesday said it received orders for 13 commercial jets during its second quarter, a 95 percent drop compared to the same time period last year after the global grounding of its 737 Max aircraft....
2019-07-10 00:32

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recently opened hospital near Columbus. Franklin County’s health department said Tuesday that’s ...
2019-06-05 00:32

CWS quiets Vandy's whistler amid complaints Preacher Franklin, who is known as the Vandy whistler, has been told to stop whistling at the College World Series after what a TD Ameritrade Park official called "an onslaught" of guest complaints....
2019-06-20 05:48

1 dead amid flooding, possible tornadoes in Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana mayor says one person has died as a result of severe weather there. Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced the fatality during a Thursday morning news conference. Fire Chief Ed Smith said the vi...
2019-06-06 20:32

Mexico Detains More Migrants Amid U.S. Dispute Mexico has stepped up apprehensions of Central American migrants seeking to get to the U.S. to help contain the migrant surge that has angered the Trump administration....
2019-06-05 00:32

How long can Bigland work at FCA amid suit? For now, the embattled sales chief, who has filed a whistleblower lawsuit, is focused on ensuring FCA and its dealers keep hitting their numbers each month, his lawyer said....
2019-06-17 08:00

Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
2019-06-10 11:16

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook kept a lid on gains....
2019-07-23 11:16

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a ne...
2019-05-28 05:48

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping t...
2019-07-17 08:32

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’...
2019-06-11 23:16

Stocks little changed amid trade uncertainty Stocks were little changed on Tuesday after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
2019-07-02 16:00

RNC rakes in a record $20.8M for June amid sky-high Q2 numbers The Republican Party continued bringing in unprecedented fundraising totals with a new high for the month of June that added to its massive war chest before the 2020 elections, Fox News has learned....
2019-07-16 23:16

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
2019-06-06 03:32

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take over Aug. 1, has set off a scramble to find a new CNO....
2019-07-10 16:32

‘The Chi’ actor loses MTV awards bid amid misconduct claims LOS ANGELES (AP) — MTV is cutting Jason Mitchell from contention at next month’s MTV Movie & TV Awards following reports of alleged misconduct by “The Chi” actor. In a statement Wednesday, MTV said Mitchell was removed as a nominee ...
2019-05-30 02:48

Rot in peace: Sites lacking for whale corpses amid die-off PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isol...
2019-06-21 10:16

UPDATE 1-Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
2019-06-10 14:48

Border Arrests Climb Amid Threat of Tariffs New figures showed U.S. apprehensions at the southern border rose sharply, as Mexican and U.S. officials ended their first day of talks Wednesday without a deal to head off tariffs President Trump has threatened on Mexico....
2019-06-06 06:48

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement their political, economic and military ties....
2019-06-06 06:48

Rupee Off Day's High Of 69.47 Against Dollar Amid Volatile Trade Rupee vs dollar today: Rupee vs dollar: Foreign funds pulled out Rs 97.05 crore from the capital markets on a net basis on Wednesday, provisional data showed. The rupee opened higher at69.47 against......
2019-06-20 11:48

Passengers rerouted amid Cuba travel restrictions Cruise passengers were disappointed Tuesday, that their cruise on the Majesty of the Seas scheduled to go to Cuba had been re-routed due to new travel restrictions by the Trump administration. (June 5).        ...
2019-06-06 09:16

UK to send a second warship to the Gulf amid crisis with Iran MoD says destroyer will be deployed within days to protect British commercial oil tankers The UK is stepping up its military presence in the Gulf by sending a second warship to the region to protect British commercial oil tankers, the Ministry of Def...
2019-07-12 18:48

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to refrain from such illegal actions that could incur sanctions against Ankara. Turkish Energy Minister Fati...
2019-06-20 14:32

Sir Kim Darroch resigns as UK ambassador to US amid Trump memo row Britain's ambassador to Washington quit today after the leak of diplomatic cables he had written which were damning about Donald Trump's administration....
2019-07-10 16:16

'You can leave': Trump steps up war of words amid race row Donald Trump has said anyone unhappy with life in the US can leave the country amid a row over "disgraceful" and "disgusting" tweets about a number of Democrat congresswomen....
2019-07-15 22:32

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
2019-07-19 02:32

USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organization is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was introduced aimed at reforming the body....
2019-06-21 04:16

Boeing airliner deliveries tumble amid problems with 737 Max CHICAGO (AP) — With the 737 Max jet still grounded after two deadly crashes, deliveries of new Boeing jets are falling far behind last year’s pace. Boeing said Tuesday that it delivered 30 commercial airliners during May, down 56% from the 68 i...
2019-06-12 00:16

The Latest: Amid trade war, China’s Xi heads to Moscow NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping is talking up the Chinese economy’s resilience as he heads to Moscow for a state visit affirming increasin...
2019-06-05 19:48

Guatemala to review vote amid complaints of inconsistencies GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal says it will conduct a review of Sunday’s elections amid complaints of possible inconsistencies in the results. Tribunal president Julio Solórzano says the review of all 21,099 ...
2019-06-21 02:16

Acosta Resigns Amid Pressure Over Epstein Prosecution Alexander Acosta resigned as U.S. labor secretary, bowing to mounting pressure over his handling of a high-profile sex-abuse case when he was a federal prosecutor more than a decade ago....
2019-07-13 02:32

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand....
2019-07-15 10:48

Awaiting RJ Barrett’s first comments amid Knicks intrigue Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage his Pro Day at UCLA Tuesday, along with 18 other Bill Duffy clients, but he will not participate in workouts. Presumably, Barrett will be on hand to speak to teams present and also break his post-lottery silence wi...
2019-05-28 03:16

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
2019-05-23 03:32

American becomes 11th to die on Everest amid reports of overcrowding An American climber has died shortly after reaching the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks of the world's seven continents....
2019-05-28 05:32

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
2019-07-18 14:00

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American ma...
2019-07-12 12:48

Guatemalans to choose president amid distrust, flight to US Guatemalans will vote for their next president Sunday in elections plagued by widespread disillusion and distrust, and as thousands of their compatriots flee poverty and gang violence to seek a new life in the United States....
2019-06-16 08:32

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
2019-06-09 06:32

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treat...
2019-07-17 20:48

Atlantic City casino earnings way down amid more competition ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the nine casinos saw their gross operating...
2019-05-22 22:00

Guatemalans choose president amid distrust, flight to US Guatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust...
2019-06-16 18:16

Fed's Powell Faces Senators Amid Rate Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. economy as it faces risks from slowing global growth and uncertainty about trade disputes....
2019-07-11 17:48

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announced last month by the Pentagon....
2019-06-18 19:32

Democrats show unity amid GOP squabbles in Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — While Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has run into resistance from Republican lawmakers on pension legislation, and faced a messy dispute with his lieutenant governor, his Democratic challenger has forged alliances with his ex-rivals a...
2019-06-07 18:16

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the possibility of having to fight a second election this year, as he struggles to form a coalition government....
2019-05-27 19:00

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election cam...
2019-05-27 18:00

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work on several wide-ranging projects: one about holiday...
2019-05-21 21:48

Fed chair gets backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
2019-07-11 02:32

Dozens dead amid record heatwave in India At least 36 people have died in a heatwave in India, where temperatures this summer have reached their highest ever recorded, officials said. A month-long heatwave has gripped the nation, with northern cities and territories feeling the brunt of the ...
2019-06-15 09:32

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
2019-05-29 23:16

Sensex Jumps Over 350 Points Amid Buying Across Sectors Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a strong note amid buying across sectors and advances in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 363.58 points to touch 39,979.48 in......
2019-06-10 10:48

Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
2019-06-10 09:32

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and walked out Monday. Union representatives met Wednesday to discuss plans from the museum’s management on...
2019-05-29 22:48

Mueller testimony could be delayed amid 'breakdown in negotiations' Planning for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's highly anticipated testimony was thrown into disarray Friday as multiple sources said the hearing was delayed amid a "breakdown in negotiations" -- yet others indicated it could still go forward ne...
2019-07-12 17:16

Two million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought, UN warns UNITED NATIONS — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer’s end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. UN Un...
2019-06-07 02:00

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
2019-06-19 18:00

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally vowed Sunday to overhaul the MTA board he controls — following revelations that Long Island Rail Road time clocks have been repeatedly sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. Despite years of subway snafus that have ci...
2019-06-10 02:48

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
2019-06-14 22:32

Ben Zobrist may not return to Cubs this season amid divorce Ben Zobrist is out indefinitely. And the Cubs are preparing as if that will not change this season. The valuable utility man, who is going through a divorce and has been away from the team since last playing May 6, has yet to speak publicly about his...
2019-05-29 18:00

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
2019-06-19 17:01

Vivek Oberoi Gets Police Protection Amid Threats Actor Vivek Oberoi has been provided protection, a police official said Wednesday evening. There were intelligence inputs about threat to the Bollywood actor, the official said....
2019-05-22 23:48

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf. John Bolton tweeted he had arrived in the...
2019-05-29 06:16

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe amid struggling car market Six of company’s 24 European factories will close by end of 2020 under the plansThe US vehicle maker Ford plans to cut 12,000 jobs across Europe as it tries to turn around the struggling business in a European car market forecast to shrink this year ...
2019-06-30 19:00

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 16:32

Amid tough talk, Trump says he could be Iran’s ‘best friend’ President Donald Trump says military action against Iran is still an option for its downing of an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, but dangled the prospect of eventually becoming a “best friend” of America’s long-time Middle Eastern adversary...
2019-06-23 02:48

British climber latest to die on Everest amid overcrowding Several climbers have died after enduring long waits to reach summitA British climber has been named as the latest fatality on Everest, in a season marred by poor weather and overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain.The death of Robin Fisher, who...
2019-05-25 18:01

FCA offer to Renault comes amid Nissan talent exodus Rapid turnover of executives in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal is fanning a global diaspora of former Nissan talent across the auto industry and complicating the Japanese automaker's recovery efforts....
2019-06-02 20:01

Jeurys Familia feeling helpless amid struggles: ‘Nothing I can do’ PHOENIX — Jeurys Familia spent much of Sunday’s pregame of a 7-1 loss to the Diamondbacks staring into a computer screen at his most recent body of work. But within the computer, answers were lacking. “Everything looked the same for me,” Familia said...
2019-06-03 14:48

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia as regional tensions escalate....
2019-05-24 10:32

Facebook Keeps 3-Yearly 'Say on Pay' Vote, Amid Outside Investor Doubts Facebook investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareholders would prefer....
2019-06-04 12:32

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with t...
2019-06-28 11:16

Facebook keeps three-yearly 'say on pay' vote, amid outside investor doubts Facebook Inc investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareholders would prefer, according to a vote tally released by the world's largest social media compa...
2019-06-04 08:32

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Persian Gulf Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West, though ample global oil supply could keep crude prices in check...
2019-07-22 17:48

Severe storms cut power to 365,000 amid sweltering heat Following the derecho that produced hurricane-force wind gusts in South Dakota and southern Minnesota on Saturday morning, new incidents of damaging winds and flooding are developing across the midwestern United States....
2019-07-21 00:16

Amid reports of NKorean purge, there are reasons for caution SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean newspaper is reporting that North Korea executed a senior envoy involved in nuclear negotiations with the U.S. as well as four other high-level officials. But as ever with North Korea there are reasons to be c...
2019-05-31 10:00

Trump says Mexico is an 'abuser' of the US, amid tariff negotiations President Trump on Sunday called Mexico an “abuser” of the United States, and warned that if the country does not do more to “stop the invasion” of the Southern border, his newly-imposed tariffs on Mexican goods would force companies based in Mexico ...
2019-06-02 17:00

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
2019-05-31 20:32

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the Israelis to "get their act together."...
2019-06-03 05:32

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the business practices of its TurboTax tax-preparation software unit....
2019-05-24 01:48

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
2019-06-29 02:48

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points From Day's Low Amid Volatile Trade Domestic stock markets moved in a range amid volatile trade on Tuesday. The S&P BSE Sensex index was stuck in a range of 231.11 points, with 38,148.63 and 37,917.52 as the strongest and weakest levels......
2019-07-23 12:00

Glencore head of oil Beard retires amid U.S. probes Glencore's long-serving head of oil, Alex Beard, who helped make the firm one of the world's top three oil trading houses, will retire this month, the company said on Monday as it faces mounting U.S. probes into its activities....
2019-06-03 11:32

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
2019-05-23 18:48

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
2019-06-14 21:00

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections. Votes will be cast Sunday to pick authorities tha...
2019-06-30 09:32

Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president's brother was involved in fraud related to two offshore gas blocks developed by BP PLC...
2019-06-15 01:48

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
2019-06-16 20:00

Amid A Huge Water Crisis, PM Modi's 3 Requests to People Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the people to conserve water, calling it "paras" (the philosopher's stone) that creates new life. As parts of the country pass through the worst-ever......
2019-06-30 13:48

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. I...
2019-05-24 07:16

Utah Man Is Among the Latest to Die Amid Traffic Jam of Hikers at Mount Everest A Utah man who had set off with a goal to climb the highest peak on all seven continents died Wednesday after reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Donald Lynn Cash, 54, fainted from high altitude sickness while taking photographs at the summit, acco...
2019-05-24 17:48

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator and a leopard...
2019-07-12 06:16

Child, pregnant mom found dead in car amid floods in Pennsylvania A Pennsylvania police chief says a pregnant woman and her 8-year-old son have been found dead in a car swept away by floodwaters. Douglass Township Police Chief John Dzurek told news outlets the car was swept down the Manatawny Creek for about a half...
2019-07-12 12:48

Crude oil prices fall amid fears about global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could disrupt supply routes and send prices higher....
2019-07-05 08:00

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, traders and executives in the Islamic Republic say....
2019-05-27 19:00

Emotional Theresa May Announces Resignation Amid Mutiny Over Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to support her Brexit deal....
2019-05-24 11:48