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1 hr ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Tax

17 hrs ago | 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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The Daily Star

Germany's Merkel and Russia's Putin hold call, focus on Geneva talks

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin by telephone on Tuesday night, focusing on the crisis talks between Russia, Ukraine, the European Union and the United States to be held in Geneva on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin

Newkerala.com

Germany expects to attract 8-10 percent more Indian tourists this year

New Delhi, April 15 : Germany expects to attract 8-10 percent more Indian tourist this year, up from 615,617 tourists in 2013.

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Related Topix: Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, World News, India, India Travel, Asia Travel,

Mirror.co.uk

Hot stuff: Mobile brothel burns down at German lay by as lady owner busy with trucker

The massage parlour on wheels had been parked up in a convenient spot for its lady owner to have easy access to a place to offer erotic services to clients Things got rather too hot to handle for the owner of this mobile brothel after it caught fire while parked in a German motorway rest stop.

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Wall Street Journal

Germany Economic Sentiment Index Weakens

MANNHEIM, Germany-Investor confidence in Europe's largest economy fell for the fourth month in a row in April, as concerns about Ukraine weighed on sentiment, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday.

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Northern Michigan News

Army pal receives 39-year-old letter from Michigan

An Army veteran in Washington state finally has received a letter from Monroe that first was dropped in the mail 39 years ago.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Flybe cancels flights from Southend Airport

FLYBE has cancelled flights from Southend Airport to Cologne after only a week as rival Ryanair announced flights from Stansted.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Motley Fool

Congress Asked to Approve $250 Million Military Package for Germany

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Friday of plans to sell the Federal Republic of Germany a package of equipment, tools, services, and training designed to upgrade the Deutsche Marine's fleet of eight P-3C Orion submarine-hunting aircraft.

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The Standard

Germany says signs show Russia backing armed groups in Ukraine...

Germany said Monday it sees indications Russia is supporting pro-Kremlin militias who have seized government buildings in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel

Q106

Guess which Backstreet Boy got married over the weekend...

Nick Carter married his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Kitt, on Saturday in Santa Barbara, California.

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Related Topix: Nick Carter, Santa Barbara, CA, Pop/Rock, Backstreet Boys, Wedding, World News

Russia Taday

a German space center 'spied on by foreign intelligence'

Computer networks of the German Aerospace Center have been infiltrated in a sophisticated cyber-attack most likely carried out by a foreign intelligence agency, Der Spiegel reported.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Star-Telegram.com

Germany, France see ghosts of WWI in Ukraine

Senior French and German officials have warned that the surge in nationalism fueling the crisis in Ukraine echoes the ideas that gripped Europe a century ago and led to World War I. Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's vice chancellor, says the "ghosts of nationalism are being let out of the bottle" in Ukraine, where separatists in the East are seeking to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Social Democratic Party of Germany, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News,

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