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1 hr ago | Monterey County Herald

Oktoberfest Monterey Bay: GemA1 4tlichkeit

Dieter Knippel, left, and Zack Riner lift glasses with others during the opening of Oktoberfest at the Monterey Fair and Event Center in Monterey on Sunday. David Royal - Monterey Herald MONTEREY >> Six million people flood into Munich, Germany, during the three-week celebration known as Oktoberfest, a party so famous that it has spread all over the world.

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5 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Pro-Russian rebels release Ukrainian troops

But despite the ceasefire, violence continued to flare in the volatile region. As shelling rocked the city throughout the day Sunday, local officials described the situation as "critical."

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5 hrs ago | CBS News

Rebels parade through Ukraine city amid tentative cease-fire

Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a cease-fire agreement signed Sept.

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6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Anti-euro party extends gains in eastern Germany

Germany's fledgling anti-euro party celebrated election gains in two eastern states on Sunday , in a show of strength that spells a growing threat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives. BERLIN: Germany's fledgling anti-euro party celebrated election gains in two eastern states on Sunday , in a show of strength that spells a growing threat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

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10 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Anti-euro party polls well in German state votes

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13 hrs ago | Jurist

Germany passes bill banning support of Islamic State

The ban takes immediate effect [AFP report] and covers the recruitment of jihadist fighters, the use of IS symbols and social media propaganda. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere commented that the IS poses a threat to Germany, as well as in Syria and Iraq, where the group operates.

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18 hrs ago | KAUZ

Anti-euro party eyes gains in German state votes

With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,... With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey, joined in a... A woman has criticized police in the Utah County city of Saratoga Springs over the fatal shooting of her 22-year-old son, saying she believes the outcome would have been different had he not been black.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish World, 7:26 AMGerman Leaders to Rally Fight Against Anti-Semitism at Protest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Jewish leaders will speak Sunday at a Berlin rally against anti-Semitism after the latest Gaza conflict sparked an upsurge in hate crimes against Jews. Under the banner "Stand Up: Jew Hatred - Never Again!" political and religious leaders and thousands of people are expected at the rally from 1300 GMT at the iconic Brandenburg Gate.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel, Israel, Middle East, Explosion,

Indian Drives

Top 5 Expensive And Luxurious SUVs That Are Fuel-Efficient

SUVs are always confined of gas-guzzling attitude when mated to automatic transmission and loads of features. Here, in the haystack, there are some who are outstandingly efficient.

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Related Topix: Audi Q7, SUV, Audi, World News, Volkswagen, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche

Channelnewsasia.com

Germany sending 40 soldiers to Iraqi Kurdistan

Berlin is preparing to send around 40 soldiers to northern Iraq to train Kurdish fighters battling against militants from the Islamic State, the German army said on Saturday . BERLIN: Berlin is preparing to send around 40 soldiers to northern Iraq to train Kurdish fighters battling against militants from the Islamic State, the German army said on Saturday .

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Reuters

Merkel warns SPD to shun coalition with Left in eastern state

Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the center-left Social Democrats , her junior partners in national government, against forming a coalition to install the first hardline Left party regional premier after Sunday polls in the eastern state of Thuringia. "There's something strange happening in Thuringia," Merkel said, referring to speculation the SPD might switch allegiances in Thuringia, where they are now junior partners in a similar grand coalition as at the national level in Berlin, and join a coalition with the Left.

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In-depth Africa

Attempted Synagogue Arson in Germany Carried Out by Muslims

At the height of Israel's Operation Protective Edge, amid a major surge in anti-Semitic attacks in Europe, Molotov cocktails were thrown at the synagogue, seriously damaging the building's facade. Security cameras managed to film three suspects.

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Park Record

Sierra Leone requests funds for Ebola evacuation

Sierra Leone has requested funds from the World Health Organization to evacuate a doctor sickened with the deadly Ebola disease. A letter from President Ernest Bai Koroma's office said he had approved to fly Dr. Olivet Buck, a citizen of Sierra Leone, to a hospital in Hamburg, Germany.

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NorCalBlogs

Offshore Wind power: Even Germany Can't get it Right

According to Breitbart, Germany's flagship Bard 1 offshore wind farm has turned into a bottomless money pit, with stakeholders frantically lawyering up, scrambling to pin the blame and ongoing money hemorrhage onto other parties. BARD Offshore 1 is a 400 megawatt North Sea offshore wind farm encompassing 80 5-megawatt turbines.

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

Just-food.com

GERMANY: Turkish nut maker Tadim opens Europe HQ

After receiving support from Germany Trade and Invest and NRW.Invest, the firm has said it will invest around EUR7m over the next three years at the site in Emsdetten in north-west Germany. Thirty new jobs will be created immediately and a further 20 planned in the run up to 2017.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Independent.ie

Germany backs Irish plan to save a 375m a year on IMF loans

THE Government is a step closer to saving a 375m a year, after Germany backed a plan to slash the cost of repaying debt to the International Monetary Fund . Public Reform Minister Brendan Howlin said yesterday that Germany supported the Government's efforts to save a sum equivalent to the overspend in the Department of Health .

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Science, Industry and Business

From worm muscle to spinal discs - An evolutionary surprise

Thoughts of the family tree may not be uppermost in the mind of a person suffering from a slipped disc, but those spinal discs provide a window into our evolutionary past. They are remnants of the first vertebrate skeleton, whose origins now appear to be older than had been assumed.

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The Guardian

A look at the long road to the opening of Winnipeg's human rights museum

July 2000 - Winnipeg media magnate and philanthropist Izzy Asper pitches to the federal government the idea of a "tolerance" museum in Winnipeg. The idea is based partly on a similar museum in Los Angeles that examines racism and atrocities such as the Holocaust.

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Gay Times

Germany's new resource for LGBT visitors

Well, those lovely people at the German National Tourist Office have just re-launched a brand new website just for us - yes dear LGBT reader, that means you - so that we can learn more about Germany and everything that it has to offer next time we visit. The country that gave us Adidas, Einstein and World Cup winning super-stud, Mario Gotze has now published the perfect resource to plan your next trip to Germany, and it's all tailored exclusively with LGBT visitors in mind.

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The Baltimore Sun

Germany bans Islamic State in bid to stop attacks, recruitment

Germany announced a ban on Islamic State on Friday, saying it aimed to prevent the militants from recruiting young jihadists in Germany, especially via the internet, or from using combat-hardened fighters returning to Europe to carry out attacks. Coinciding with the launch of a broad U.S. campaign against the Sunni militants, which could include air strikes in Syria as well as Iraq, Germany introduced an immediate ban making all IS propaganda, symbols and activities illegal.

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