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2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Germany critical of 'populist' call to remove tanks from Berlin Soviet WWII memorial

A World War II era Soviet T-34 tank is on display at the Soviet War memorial near Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on April 15, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Online retailers in Germany under fire over working conditions

Working practices at the German operations of two of Europe's largest online retailers have come under fire this week, with more strikes at Amazon and Zalando being forced to defend its warehouse operations after a critical TV report.

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11 hrs ago | The News Tribune

On climate, business as usual isn't good enough

WASHINGTON The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Europe, World News, Angela Merkel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Surreycomet.co.uk

Dancing horses delight at Hampton Court Palace

A troop of horses put on their dancing hooves when they performed a routine at Hampton Court Palace this week.

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Marshfield News-Herald

Obama skeptical over Ukraine deal

President Obama expressed skepticism Thursday over a possible diplomatic deal over Ukraine and indicated that he remains ready to impose new sanctions on Russia if necessary.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Coldplay Announces "Intimate" Live Shows

Coldplay has announced that they'll play six "intimate" live shows in the U.S., Japan and Europe in support of the band's new album, Ghost Stories .

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

EXCLUSIVE: Borussia Monchengladbach snap German-born Ghanaian defender Steffen Nkansah

The contract of the 18-year-old, who currently plays for TSG Hoffenheim, runs out at the end of the season.

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Free Republic

Report: Germany to turn down $25 billion tank deal with Saudis

A leading German newspaper said the Berlin government would not approve a Saudi request for up to 800 Leopard-2A7 MBTs.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Social Democratic Party of Germany, Angela Merkel

Real Clear Politics

Ukraine Crisis Leaves Germany Weaker

The Ukraine crisis, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently remarked in the German parliament, really is a conflict between two worlds.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel

Reuters

German Amazon workers called out on strike again

German labor union Verdi has called on workers at online retailer Amazon in Germany to go on strike on Thursday as a long-running pay dispute continues.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fox News

New oral drug can stop measles infection before symptoms begin

Although the MMR vaccine has significantly reduced measles cases around the world, many people still remain unvaccinated - leading to an increase of sporadic outbreaks of this highly infectious virus in densely populated areas.

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Examiner.com

Why is Obama pulling tanks out of Germany to place on U.S. soil?

On March 18, nearly two dozen M-1 Abrams tanks were loaded onto a train headed for the docks in Bremerhaven, Germany.

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Related Topix: World News, US Military, US Army, Vladimir Putin

ABC News

Ebola Virus in Africa Outbreak Is a New Strain

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain - evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.

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Suria

Germany rejects call to remove Russian...

The German government rejected Wednesday a call by two newspapers to remove Russian tanks from a World War II memorial in central Berlin in protest against spiralling tensions in Ukraine.

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KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Credit Suisse profits down 34 percent

FRANKFURT, Germany - Swiss bank Credit Suisse says net profit fell 34 percent in the first quarter as bond-market woes hurt earnings at its investment banking business.

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Gawker

Elderly Man Busted With $276,000 Taped to His Crotch

German customs officers stopped an elderly husband and wife for a routine road check and found a 8,000-about $11,000- in the woman's clothes.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Trial of ex-Bayern president Hoeness prompts surge in number of Germans confessing ...

The high-profile tax evasion trial against former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has prompted a surge in the number of Germans turning themselves in to authorities for failing to properly declare their taxes.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Putin: Ukraine on 'brink of civil war'

The escalating conflict in Ukraine "essentially puts the nation on the brink of civil war," Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Oleksandr Turchynov, Terrorism

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Triple Pundit

Electricity Prices Fall In Europe As German Renewable Energy Output Increases

For the fifth consecutive month, electricity prices in countries neighboring Germany have decreased, recently released Platts data reveals, due in large part to increased solar and wind generation in Germany.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Solar Energy

The Hartford Courant

VW picks former Audi R&D boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands

Volkswagen has appointed Audi's former development chief to take the reins at Bentley and Bugatti, the third top management change at the two ultra-luxury auto brands in just over three years.

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