Germany’s surging far-right promises to disrupt cozy parliament

MUNICH/POTSDAM, Germany (Reuters) – More than 8,000 people — including hecklers blowing whistles — showed up in Munich for one of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s final speeches before Sunday’s national election that is expected to sweep her into a fourth term. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Merkel, More...

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North Korea World War 3: US vows to shoot down any missile over Guam | World | News

UN Assistant Secretary of State, Susan Thornton, said: “If a missile targeted Guam or flew over it, we would have shot it down,” in a briefing for foreign journalists. She noted that it is now possible More...

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Mexico quake’s homeless gather in tent village, toll reaches 286

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Desperate residents left homeless by Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in a generation gathered in a tent village in the south of the capital on Friday, as the death toll climbed to More...

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Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding More...

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Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos, fresh flooding in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power More...

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North Korea faces tougher sanctions from EU as Kim pledges more tests | World | News

Officials said the measures going beyond the latest round of UN sanctions aimed at getting Kim Jong-un to reign in his nuclear ambitions. A spokesman said: “The EU member countries’ ambassadors agreed on a More...

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Head of G4S immigration unit at center of abuse scandal quits

(Reuters) – The head of a G4S-run immigration unit in Britain at the center of allegations of bullying and abuse, has resigned, the outsourcing company said on Friday. G4S said Ben Saunders, director of More...

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Monument to designer of AK-47 rifle scarred by sculptor’s lapse

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Workers on Friday cut out part of a new monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the Soviet Union’s legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after eagle-eyed Russians noticed that it mistakenly More...

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German election 2017: Voters choose Merkel to avoid their own Brexit | World | News

Voters ahead of the German election described Brexit as an “awful” decision and said would back the current German Chancellor Angela Merkel because of her pro-Brussels policies.  The AfD has seen a last-minute More...

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UK’s May sets out transition plan in bid to unlock Brexit talks

FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May set out a plan on Friday to retain full access to the EU’s single market for two years after Brexit to try to reassure business and reset the tone More...