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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...

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen

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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....
01:13, 07/04/2019

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....
07:52, 06/12/2019

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.” ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

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."...
01:13, 06/28/2019

Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe Populism, Russian election-meddling, Chinese economic power: the list of challenges facing the EU is long, says the German chancellor. In a wide-ranging interview, she set out what Europe needs to do to survive....
20:39, 05/16/2019

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....
18:26, 07/16/2019

EU leaders nominate Germany's von der Leyen for Commission head: Merkel European Union leaders nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday to head up the European Commission as part of a proposal over who should run the EU's top institutions, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
20:26, 07/02/2019

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...
16:13, 07/16/2019

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission, Die Welt reported on Tuesday....
14:39, 07/02/2019

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....
19:52, 06/04/2019

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....
17:26, 07/13/2019

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....
09:39, 07/17/2019

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....
23:39, 06/18/2019

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....
04:39, 07/22/2019

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....
01:26, 06/13/2019

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 further concern for the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
11:13, 06/27/2019

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 will travel 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 said....
15:39, 06/27/2019

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...
23:39, 06/18/2019

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....
04:52, 06/19/2019

Stand up to far-right, Germany's Angela Merkel tells Europe The resignation of Austria's vice chancellor led German politicians to warn against alliances with populists. Chancellor Merkel spoke out against right-wing populism as many are now demanding new Austrian elections....
22:00, 05/18/2019

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...
08:39, 05/30/2019

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....
21:26, 05/23/2019

"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....
20:26, 07/10/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
01:39, 05/15/2019

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....
18:13, 05/20/2019

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....
21:52, 07/10/2019

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...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains. ...
14:26, 05/05/2019

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....
00:13, 06/28/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days The German chancellor was seen shaking in public hours before she was set to depart for Japan to join world leaders at the Group of 20 summit. Her office insisted she is fine....
19:13, 06/27/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledges aid to Burkina Faso OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged 46 million euros ($51 million) to help Burkina Faso fight Islamic extremism. Merkel, who is on a three-nation tour in West Africa this week, made the announcement late Wedne...
13:26, 05/02/2019

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....
10:39, 05/28/2019

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....
18:52, 05/28/2019

'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...
15:52, 05/28/2019

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......
19:39, 07/11/2019

Angela Merkel issues warning about rise of nationalism in Europe ​G​erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said the “specters of the past” must be confronted as she warned of the rise of nationalism in Europe and around the globe. ​”In Germany, obviously, they always have to be seen in a certain context,...
21:52, 05/28/2019

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....
04:00, 05/31/2019

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....
02:26, 07/12/2019

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...
02:00, 07/12/2019

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 goes against the strength of America....
16:13, 07/19/2019

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....
00:00, 07/20/2019

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....
04:52, 05/30/2019

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...
20:39, 06/18/2019

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....
16:52, 06/27/2019

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...
20:13, 06/03/2019

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......
21:00, 06/28/2019

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. ...
18:52, 07/11/2019

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...
14:52, 06/27/2019

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....
04:52, 06/21/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel renews health concerns with second shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking for a second time in just over a week – renewing concerns about her health. Merkel appeared to clasp her arms to keep still for about two minutes on Thursday as she stood alongside German President Fra...
15:13, 06/27/2019

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....
19:52, 05/30/2019

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....
04:13, 06/23/2019

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....
17:39, 06/29/2019

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...
06:00, 06/19/2019

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....
20:39, 06/22/2019

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 ...
22:26, 07/10/2019

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......
18:00, 06/28/2019

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....
15:26, 07/19/2019

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....
21:39, 07/10/2019

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....
09:39, 05/31/2019

Mike Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq after canceling Angela Merkel meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Tuesday after canceling a Berlin meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the last minute....
01:26, 05/08/2019

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....
14:26, 06/27/2019

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....
21:26, 05/28/2019

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."...
03:00, 07/02/2019

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....
14:26, 07/11/2019

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....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Ursula von der Leyen: Headed back to Brussels? EU leaders threw their weight behind German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen to become the bloc's next top executive. But she'll need to win over critics to become the European Commission's first female president....
21:13, 07/15/2019

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy: Deputy PM The decision of Italy's ruling League party not to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission risks isolating the country in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday....
10:52, 07/18/2019

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....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Trump blasts media’s coverage of ‘Send her back’ firestorm President Trump took aim at the “Fake News Media” and “the Squad” in a Friday morning tweetstorm about the “Send her back” controversy. “It is amazing how the Fake News Media became ‘crazed’ over the chant ‘send her back’ by a packed Arena (a record)...
18:52, 07/19/2019

AOC fires back after Pelosi blasts far-left Dems’ ‘Twitter world’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back Saturday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized her and other far-left freshmen congresswomen for voting against a $4.6 billion border bill that President Trump signed into law on Monday....
07:13, 07/07/2019

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbying group....
19:13, 06/10/2019

From the EU to Trump: Where does Ursula von der Leyen stand? Germany's defense minister has been at Angela Merkel's side since 2005. No stranger to global affairs, she's set to become the next European Commission president. So how does she view Europe's most pressing challenges?...
03:26, 07/05/2019

Tusk says von der Leyen dedicated to rule of law EU leaders' nominee for European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, is dedicated to upholding EU rules on judicial independence and press freedoms, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday....
18:52, 07/04/2019

Most Germans don't want von der Leyen leading EU Commission Only one third of Germans believe their defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, is a good choice to lead the EU Commission, according to a Deutschlandtrend survey. Many believe the state is too lenient with Neo-Nazis....
03:26, 07/05/2019

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member states stand in her way?...
22:52, 07/17/2019

VAR Has One Job, And It's Failing Miserably At It The most common complaint against VAR—or any form of video review in sports—in one of aesthetics. If referees insist on stopping the game for several minutes to double check every key play, the thinking goes, all the drama and intensity and emotion o...
17:39, 06/24/2019

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
12:39, 07/16/2019

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension Ahead of the vote for European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen tried to sway socialists and liberals. She made promises on Brexit, climate change, the minimum wage and artificial intelligence....
16:39, 07/15/2019

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to Poland and Hungary....
07:26, 07/19/2019

Von der Leyen confirmed as new European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European Commission president, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the bloc on the world stag...
23:26, 07/16/2019

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scientist Jörg Himmelreich....
23:26, 07/05/2019

Incoming EU chief von der Leyen says 'we don't want a hard Brexit' The future head of the European Commission said she would be minded to grant Britain an extension to talks on its exit from the EU if London gave good grounds, adding that an orderly departure was important to launch future ties on a good footing....
22:39, 07/18/2019

E.U. Nominates Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President After grueling and bitter negotiations, the European Union made history by putting forward two women for top jobs as the bloc’s unity is being tested....
22:39, 07/02/2019

Who is Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission president? German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, a member of Merkel's conservatives, has been confirmed president of the EU Commission. But just who is she? DW profiles the Brussels-born doctor and her time in Berlin....
05:00, 07/17/2019

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of her nomination....
21:52, 07/10/2019

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
22:26, 07/16/2019

Too Much Of The World Cup Is Just Soccer Failing To Get Out Of Its Own Way Ideally, this would be a story about the best saves of the group stage from the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. The field for this eighth run of the women’s tournament is deeper and more talented than ever, and there have already been a number of ...
03:39, 06/21/2019

Poland sees positives in von der Leyen remarks on rule of law Poland sees potential positive elements in remarks on the rule of law by the nominee to lead the European Commission, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Wednesday....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
22:00, 07/10/2019

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the assembly criticized her nomination....
18:52, 07/04/2019

Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote Germany's Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over skeptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to back her as European Commission president, laying out ambitious social, climate and migrant policies ahead of a crunch vote....
12:13, 07/16/2019

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election campaign, he noted....
16:39, 07/05/2019

Von der Leyen takes aim at U.S. tech giants' low tax bill in Europe Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, seeking to become the first female head of the European Commission, has said she wants U.S. tech giants to pay "fair taxes" in the EU instead of gaming the different systems across the bloc to cut their bills....
15:52, 07/16/2019

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 votes....
05:00, 07/17/2019

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a lack of alternatives won MEPs over, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl. ...
05:00, 07/17/2019

France and Germany eye Lagarde for ECB and Von der Leyen for EC president: sources German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen may end up as European Commission President while IMF head Christine Lagarde may become new president of the European Central Bank following an agreement between France and Germany, said sources....
14:39, 07/02/2019

How to Check if Your Hard Drive Is Failing Windows: I recently had a suspicion that something was up with my hard drive. Spending a little time to figure out what was going on—and to confirm nothing bad was actually happening—saved me $200+, or the cost of the shiny new 6TB HDD (or speedier ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission (BRUSSELS) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the ...
09:00, 07/17/2019

Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides Exclusive: newly elected EU chief suggests there could be emergency help for IrelandThe European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively negative consequences” for both Britain and the EU, and said Brussels could provi...
22:26, 07/18/2019

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive Germany's Ursula von der Leyen faces a make-or-break vote on Tuesday in her quest to be the European Commission's first female leader, and a raft of promises made the previous day may help her win over skeptical European Union socialist and liberal l...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Who is Ursula von der Leyen, the surprise compromise as European Commission president? German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been named as a candidate for the post of European Commission president. Would she be suitable for the job? DW profiles the doctor and mother of seven, born in Brussels....
20:26, 07/02/2019

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe about how Venezuela’s failing economy is cutting int...
20:39, 05/28/2019

AIB's Tanmay Bhat Apologises For "Failing" After Stepping Down As CEO In a lengthy Instagram post Thursday, stand-up comedian Tanmay Bhat apologised to his former colleagues at AIB for failing to live up to the "ideals" he himself had probated and said he would strive......
00:13, 05/24/2019

Tiger Woods fuming after failing to make a run PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The expression on Tiger Woods’ face when his U.S. Open second round was complete Friday at Pebble Beach told you exactly how his day went. He wore a look of total disgust. “Yeah, I’m a little hot right now,’’ Woods said. “I jus...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Iran failing as a nation, but U.S. could turn that around: Trump Iran is failing as a nation after Washington imposed powerful sanctions last year, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, adding that he could turn that around very quickly in talks with the leadership in Tehran....
18:26, 06/06/2019

What to Know About Ursula von der Leyen, the Surprise Choice and First Woman Nominated for One of Europe’s Top Jobs After days of difficult negotiations, European leaders have put forward their nominations for the EU’s top jobs on Wednesday, nominating two women for the leadership roles. Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary...
07:26, 07/04/2019

EU leaders pick Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to lead European Commission Once considered a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany's defense minister is seen as a moderate choice to lead the EU's executive body. Von der Leyen would be the European Commission's first female president....
19:26, 07/02/2019

Donald Tusk urges EU lawmakers to vote for Germany's Ursula von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that the choice for the EU's top post was made democratically. Many MEPs are deeply unhappy with the German defense minister's nomination....
03:26, 07/05/2019

Germany's von der Leyen to resign as defense minister regardless of European Parliament vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Monday she would step down as German defense minister regardless of the outcome of the European Parliament's Tuesday vote....
18:00, 07/15/2019

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
01:13, 07/04/2019

Von der Leyen offers raft of reforms ahead of knife-edge EU vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission proposed a raft of social, environmental and economic reforms on Monday, seeking support from European Union lawmakers who are due to vote on her nomination on Tuesday....
16:52, 07/15/2019

SMP Racing made Spa podium despite suffering from failing gearbox Ex-McLaren Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne's SMP Racing World Endurance Championship debut was marred by the privateer LMP1 squad suffering with only four gears in the closing stages at Spa...
12:26, 05/05/2019

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications, after he admitted...
09:00, 05/29/2019

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of ...
18:52, 06/13/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year ever recorded, without debate moderators asking him a single questi...
14:09, 05/01/2019

FC Tucson continues road swing after failing to win in Michigan LANSING, MICHIGAN – FC Tucson battled it out in against Lansing Ignite FC to salvage a 2-2 tie on Saturday. The Old Pueblo’s pro soccer team continues its road stand on July 20th against Greensville. ...
06:39, 07/15/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found, saying Paris is worryingly far fr...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Operation Meltdown: NYC seizes 46 ice cream trucks for failing to pay $4.5M Children in New York City may have fewer opportunities to cool down with a sweet treat this summer after city officials seized 46 ice cream trucks that collectively owe $4.5 million in fines and parking tickets....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Von der Leyen pledges social, climate reforms ahead of knife-edge EU vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission proffered a raft of economic, environmental and social reforms on Monday, an eleventh-hour bid for support from EU lawmakers who will vote on her nomination on Tuesday....
18:00, 07/15/2019

German defense chief Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission head The European Union on Tuesday elected German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the first female leader of the European Commission -- and she could also become the first female president of the alliance, as well....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Russia fines Google for failing to filter search results Russia's communications watchdog fined Google 700,000 roubles ($11,100) on Thursday for failing to fulfil legal requirements to remove entries from its search results that Moscow believes contain illegal information....
00:52, 07/19/2019

Failing to hire women, ECB extends supervision job deadline: sources The European Central Bank has extended a deadline for filling three top jobs at its bank supervision arm after it failed to hire any women for the roles, two sources said, illustrating the bank's long struggle to attract female talent for senior posi...
12:13, 05/27/2019

Why Ciara Felt She Was ''Failing'' as a Single Mom After Future Split: ''None of It Was Ideal'' Ciara isn't afraid to admit that she's shed a few tears over her ex-fiancé, Future. During a candid interview on Red Table Talk, the "Level Up" songstress opened up......
06:39, 06/04/2019

Malta failing on rule of law after journalist's murder: draft report The failure of Maltese authorities to identify the masterminds behind the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia raises questions about the rule of law in Malta, according to Europe's chief human rights watchdog....
21:39, 05/27/2019

N4T Investigators: Young father needs surgery for failing pacemaker battery TUCSON – For people dealing with heart problems, medical science offers lifesaving technology, but one young Tucson father is learning that technology can sometimes be unpredictable. “I didn’t know there was a problem until they called me...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Germany is failing to prosecute IS foreign fighters, Yazidis accuse Members of the Yazidi minority in Germany are taking the federal government to court. They say Berlin isn't doing enough to bring German "Islamic State" supporters captured in Syria to justice....
06:39, 05/29/2019

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
03:26, 07/05/2019

Sri Lanka arrests 2 for failing to prevent Easter bomb attacks Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday arrested the national police chief and a former top defense official for failing to stop the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 250 people....
22:00, 07/02/2019

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Lee Bowyer set to leave Charlton after failing to reach contract agreement • Roland Duchâtelet claims offer is more than current deal• Bowyer led Addicks to Championship in first seasonLee Bowyer is set to leave Charlton at the expiry of his contract this month, having failed to agree terms on an extension at the Valley jus...
04:26, 06/18/2019

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, criticizing some governments for going the wrong way....
23:52, 07/03/2019

Oisin Murphy prevented from riding at Salisbury after failing a breath test • Alcohol limit less than half limit for drivers• Murphy booked for fancied Guildsman at Royal AscotA high-flying young jockey suffered excruciating embarrassment two days before Royal Ascot, Oisin Murphy failing a breath test for alcohol before raci...
18:39, 06/16/2019

Trump rips ‘failing’ New York Times over Deutsche Bank report President Trump lashed out at the “Fake News Media” generally and the “Failing” New York Times specifically for covering a story about “suspicious” financial business he and son-in-law Jared Kushner conducted with ...
16:39, 05/20/2019

China 'failing trans people' as young attempt surgery on themselves – study Stigma and ignorance drive young people to undertake high-risk treatment without telling families, Amnesty researchers sayYoung transgender people in China are risking their lives and health by taking unsafe hormones and attempting surgery on themsel...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Tom Dumoulin to miss Tour de France after failing to recover from knee injury • Team Sunweb rider abandoned Giro d’Italia with injury in May• Chris Froome released from hospital after Critérium crashTom Dumoulin will miss next month’s Tour de France over concerns that he might not be in the best shape to compete following a kn...
01:00, 06/21/2019

'Disgrace': Angus Taylor under pressure after failing to release emissions data Greens warn the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament Labor and the Greens have demanded the government immediately release national greenhouse emissions data, and have warned the new emissions reduction minister could b...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Parents arrested for failing to properly care for 1-year-old after liver transplant A mom and dad in New Mexico have been charged with child abuse, with prosecutors claiming that they failed to take their 1-year-old son to his doctor appointments — and refused to give him medication — after he had a liver transplant. Kyl...
13:52, 07/11/2019

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday morning. She will remain Prime Minister until a new leader is chosen by her party, in a contest which ...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Disabled man rebukes Southwest Airlines for failing to accommodate his medical device A severely disabled man said that U.S. airlines do not provide appropriate lifts, so he brings his own, but Southwest still wouldn't let him fly.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong police criticized for failing to stop attacks on protesters HONG KONG – Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by what opposition politicians suspected were gang members at a train station over the weekend. Sunda...
20:39, 07/22/2019

Heroes In Crisis ends by failing its characters, its readers, and its mental health story Heroes In Crisis #9 hits shelves this week, ending the series with more of a whimper than a bang—a whimper that lacks even some sort of closure. The book has included many of the foundations of an excellent Tom King story: nine panel pages, repetitio...
20:26, 05/29/2019

An Officer Being Sued For Failing To Help Lauren McCluskey Screwed Up In Another Domestic Violence Case The Salt Lake Tribune has obtained records from the University of Utah that show one of the police officers accused of mishandling the Lauren McCluskey case was disciplined about four months following her murder for his mistakes in another domestic v...
19:26, 07/03/2019

Video Captures Delta Air Lines MD-88 Engine Failing Mid-Flight Before Emergency Landing There are many things that one never wants to see out a plane window, and this is definitely one of them. In a video posted to Twitter by user Logan Webb, one of Delta Flight 1425's engines can be seen with what appears to be its spinner complete...
08:52, 07/10/2019

New accountability report finds NASA has been paying Boeing huge bonuses for failing Between its various ongoing Mars missions, orbiters studying asteroids and other planets, and a Moon trip on the horizon, NASA spends a lot of money. Boeing, which has contracts with NASA to build the rocket for its Space Launch System (SLS) is a big...
23:39, 06/19/2019

Texas Secretary of State Calls It Quits After Trying and Failing to Purge Thousands of Voters Months after the Texas secretary of state’s office incorrectly flagged a “substantial number” of citizens in its attempt to question the citizenship status of 95,000 registered voters, acting Secretary of State David Whitley is out, reaffirming the d...
21:39, 05/28/2019

Kamala Harris risks scorn of enviros for failing to craft climate plan Despite having endorsed the Green New Deal, some activists say Democratic 2020 candidate Kamala Harris risks blunting her rise in the polls after a strong performance in the first Democratic debate if she doesn’t soon propose her own policies to comb...
07:13, 07/05/2019

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has lef...
20:52, 05/15/2019

Israel Folau and Rugby Australia headed for court after failing to resolve dispute Rugby player said he was ‘disappointed’ a settlement could not be reached at Fair Work CommissionRugby Australia and Israel Folau have failed to reach an agreement over the ex-Wallaby’s sacking after a nearly four-hour meeting, with the dispute now d...
09:52, 06/28/2019

Missing hiker Barbara Thomas’ husband swears innocence after failing lie detector The husband of an Arizona woman who vanished during a hike in a California desert last week said that authorities consider him the prime suspect in her disappearance, but insisted on his innocence — despite flunking a lie detector test, according to ...
18:52, 07/19/2019

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt....
13:52, 06/05/2019

Paris’ electric scooter experiment demonstrates dangers of failing to regulate tech If you want to see an example of how failing to properly regulate a new technology can be bad for companies,  users, and communities, look no further than Paris. Last year, the city allowed dockless electric scooters to beging operating in the city u...
22:39, 07/03/2019

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thursday....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Angela Davis to be Inducted Into the National Women's Hall of Fame The National Women’s Hall of Fame prides itself on celebrating the achievements of transcendent women throughout the course of American history. And this fall, educator and activist Angela Davis will be recognized for both her courage and accomplishm...
17:13, 07/22/2019

Swedish court fines Facebook group admin for failing to delete hate speech Patrik Markström, an administrator of the Facebook group “Stå Upp För Sverige” (Stand Up For Sweden), has been fined by a Swedish court for not regulating and deleting eight “grossly offensive comments” that other people had posted on the Facebook pa...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Pushed out and punished: One woman's story shows how systems are failing black girls Black girls don’t misbehave more, experts say, yet they often receive more severe penalties for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela Saini....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Former Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Joins Airbnb Board Airbnb appointed former Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to its board of directors, her first corporate position since leaving the tech giant earlier this year....
22:52, 05/16/2019

DOJ sues former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman over failing to file financial disclosure report The Justice Department is suing former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman for failing to file a personal financial report following her termination in 2017....
08:39, 06/26/2019

Justice Dept. sues Omarosa for failing to file financial disclosure after Trump White House firing Omarosa Manigault Newman, who had been a senior advisor to President Donald Trump before her firing, was sued for allegedly failing to file required financial disclosures....
03:00, 06/26/2019

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
17:39, 07/16/2019

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
01:52, 07/20/2019

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
03:39, 06/04/2019

Australian tennis player gets fined $56,100 for failing to meet 'professional standard' in Wimbledon loss Bernard Tomic was fined $56,100 on Thursday by tournament organizers for not meeting the “required professional standard” in his first-round loss.       ...
15:26, 07/05/2019

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....
17:52, 06/26/2019

Florida school shooting: 'Coward' sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson is charged for failing to stop Parkland massacre An armed officer accused of being a coward for failing to tackle a gunman who killed 17 people in a Florida school has been charged with failing to help the students he was there to protect....
15:52, 06/05/2019

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. After a reporter asked whether her shaking was cause for concern, Merkle said she was fine. (June 18) ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

| 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....
07:00, 06/23/2019

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday — her third bout within the last month....
16:26, 07/10/2019

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....
16:39, 06/27/2019

Germany’s Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany’s leader. Merkel last year gave up the leadership of her center-right party and said she wouldn...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Germany’s Merkel shaking again at event in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared unsteady and shaking for the second time in 10 days at a ceremony in Berlin. The brief incident happened as Merkel stood alongside President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at an indoor event Thursda...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this week....
01:26, 06/27/2019

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...
19:26, 07/12/2019

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country. Merkel handed over the leadership of her Christian Democratic Union to Ann...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Most Germans believe Merkel heir is not yet fit to replace her: poll Angela Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is not ready to succeed her as chancellor, a poll showed on Wednesday, in a setback to their party's plans for a smooth leadership transition....
18:26, 05/29/2019

Merkel and Macron spar in hunt for '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 bargained over names for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Merkel fan accidentally grounds chancellor’s plane BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government plane has been grounded by an excited fan who jumped out of her van to take a photo of it at Dortmund airport but forgot to put the parking brake on, and the vehicle rolled slowly into the nos...
11:39, 05/14/2019

Merkel calls for Europe to stand up against far-right parties German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core European values such as fighting corruption and protecting minorities....
20:13, 05/18/2019

Merkel says Croatia's euro ambitions very realistic German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Croatia was well on track to join the European common currency by 2024, citing the youngest EU member's economic development....
02:00, 05/19/2019

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...
03:26, 07/05/2019

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....
09:52, 07/20/2019

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....
13:52, 06/09/2019

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....
01:13, 06/09/2019

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....
01:13, 07/03/2019

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....
10:52, 05/24/2019

Merkel wants clear majority behind EU jobs package German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday it was important to secure a decent-sized majority behind a package of top European Union jobs, and that all the eastern European Visegrad countries or Italy should not be overruled....
14:13, 07/01/2019

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 her office has insisted that her health is fine....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Merkel's CDU plans tough consequences for far-right AfD cooperation The center-right has taken a tough stance against any members who might suggest a coalition with the nationalist AfD. The CDU called the AfD a party that "tolerates anti-Semitism and racism" and far-right extremism....
01:00, 06/25/2019

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...
16:13, 07/17/2019

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 ...
09:52, 05/28/2019

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient need not delay the accession of Balkan countries to the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
17:00, 07/05/2019

Merkel: We stand by the 'Spitzenkandidat' system, but it's complicated German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she still fully supported the 'Spitzenkandidat' system for choosing who should lead the European Commission but acknowledged that it would be difficult as the European Parliament was so fragmented....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Merkel: Europe must unite to stand up to China, Russia and US German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interviewEurope must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its three big global rivals, China, Russia and the US, Angela Merkel has said before her final European ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

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....
21:13, 05/26/2019

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....
05:26, 06/11/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
12:39, 05/14/2019

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....
04:00, 06/21/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
23:13, 07/01/2019

Germany’s Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to “reposition” itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers’ unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago. Merkel said...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago....
20:39, 05/15/2019

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....
20:26, 06/19/2019

Defeat for SPD in bastion Bremen may threaten Merkel's coalition Germany's weakened Social Democrats (SPD) look likely to lose the state of Bremen after seven decades next week in an election that could set the clock ticking on their strained national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the United States a "rival."...
22:52, 05/17/2019

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....
21:13, 05/26/2019

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....
17:26, 07/13/2019

Election Setbacks Jeopardize Merkel's Exit Plan A poor electoral showing by Germany’s ruling parties this week has shaken the government and cast doubt on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s succession plan....
23:52, 05/29/2019

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 European Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be automatic....
07:13, 05/28/2019

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader’s government lasts. The Social Democrats are in a...
10:26, 06/24/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that 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....
20:39, 05/16/2019

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...
22:26, 05/27/2019

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....
20:26, 07/13/2019

| 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....
22:52, 05/24/2019

Pompeo meeting with Merkel cancelled over ‘pressing issues’ BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. State Department says a planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been canceled. Pompeo was due to meet Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin on Tuesday. The ...
11:26, 05/07/2019

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....
02:39, 06/12/2019

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. ...
12:39, 05/31/2019

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: “I’m fine.” Merkel sai...
15:26, 06/29/2019

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 to Berlin. Merkel, 64, who suffered her third shaking episode in a mont...
23:26, 07/11/2019

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....
04:26, 07/08/2019

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....
15:52, 06/28/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Merkel 'grilled' by students over Sahel weapons exports During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed....
23:26, 05/02/2019

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....
19:52, 06/01/2019

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wednesday, though she insisted she was fine and that "just as it happened one day, so it will disappear"...
22:00, 07/10/2019

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....
13:52, 06/04/2019

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...
11:52, 06/02/2019

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....
10:26, 06/04/2019

| 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"....
06:00, 07/20/2019

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....
16:00, 06/18/2019

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.”...
04:13, 05/31/2019

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....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's successor would depend on how he approaches the European ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Merkel ally Schaeuble says her CDU could govern alone if SPD quits coalition Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative alliance could rule alone if their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners quit the government, said former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who is now president of Germany's lower house of parliament....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Liverpool reach back-to-back Champions League finals after comeback vs. Barcelona Jürgen Klopp's side overcame a large first-leg deficit against Barcelona to advance to the Champions League final for the second straight season. It is the third final in the German coach's career....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Jean-Eric Vergne crowned back-to-back Formula E champion Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne became the first driver to successfully defend the Formula E title as a seventh-placed finish in the final race of the 2018-19 season in New York Sunday was enough to wrap up the championship....
00:13, 07/15/2019

A minor league hockey team won back-to-back titles. Then it kept the trophy. "I don't know if I should say this or not, but Colorado kept the trophy, if you can believe it," Patrick Kelly, commissioner emeritus of the ECHL, said on a Toledo radio station....
03:26, 06/02/2019

Georgia lawmaker who said man told her to 'go back where you came from' walks back part of claim A Georgia state lawmaker has walked back a significant part of her viral claim that a white man told her to "go back where you came from" during a testy argument in a supermarket checkout lane, after the man denied the encounter unfolded the way she ...
17:00, 07/22/2019

#TheSquad Claps Back at Trump’s ‘Go Back’ to Your Own Country Comments, Saying They Won’t Take the Bait Congress’ Fab Freshmen squaded up against Donald Trump Monday, calling his attacks on them racist click bait that wasn’t going to deter them from working on the issues the people sent them to the House to solve — including impeaching him if necessary...
03:26, 07/16/2019

| Van Aert clinches back to back Dauphine stages, Yates in yellow Wout van Aert won a second successive stage of the Criterium du Dauphine with victory on day five as Britain's Adam Yates remained in the leader's yellow jersey....
19:52, 06/13/2019

Frijns wins in New York as Vergne seals back-to-back FE titles Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers title despite finishing down in seventh place in the second New York race, which was won by Robin Frijns...
01:26, 07/15/2019

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday kicked off a two-day pledging forum to drum up funds to help get the vulnerable country ge...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight: all these landma...
23:13, 05/26/2019

Watch: Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo wins back-to-back celebrity golf titles Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo won his second consecutive celebrity golf title, beating former Major League Baseball pitcher Mark Mulder by two strokes at the American Century Championship....
17:39, 07/15/2019

TCU scores 14 in 4th inning, blasts Oklahoma 15-3 Josh Watson hit a grand slam in TCU's tournament-record 14-run fourth inning and the Horned Frogs routed Oklahoma 15-3 in seven innings in the Big 12 Tournament        ...
00:39, 05/24/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
02:52, 05/29/2019

| Platini blasts Infantino, says he has 'no legitimacy' The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy"....
21:26, 06/03/2019

Blasts Probed in Brazil Dam Burst Brazil’s chief police officer looking into the collapse of Vale’s dam in January said he was investigating whether detonations carried out by the mining company that day could have triggered the disaster, which killed about 270 people....
05:39, 06/26/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far right Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character he played in "Lord of the Rings."...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Mass. towns hit by gas blasts get $80M for fixes The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover the costs of repairing roads and other infrastructure torn up during restoration efforts. (May 7) ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Trump says he disagrees with ‘send her back’ chant directed at Rep. Omar during his rally despite his previous ‘go back’ tweet Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line between criticizing the chant and supporting the president’s efforts to turn Somali-born Omar and three other minority lawmakers into the face of the Democratic Party....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a double play, and the surging Braves beat the Giants 9-2 on Wednesday night. Aust...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Bear bites back after camera records back scratch An Asian Black Bear has been filmed having a good back scratch at the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia's Far East. Soon after the bear finds and chomps down on the camera. (June 18)        ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

'Go back' tweet row: Trump hits back after accusations of racism Donald Trump has hit back after being accused of making "racist and disgusting" remarks about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
06:13, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Woods records back-to-back birdies at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Tiger Woods has finally ended his birdie drought at the U.S. Open. Woods had gone 19 straight holes without a birdie at Pebble Beach before recording them back-to-b...
22:26, 06/15/2019

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, ...
19:13, 06/08/2019

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....
09:39, 07/17/2019

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....
21:52, 05/26/2019

Germany's Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent The leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at this month's European election....
02:26, 05/12/2019

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....
15:39, 06/20/2019

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...
17:39, 05/22/2019

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....
13:13, 06/02/2019

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....
00:52, 06/16/2019

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the central state of Hessen plan to hold a news conferen...
16:13, 06/03/2019

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....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Merkel marks German constitution anniversary by celebrating diversity Angela Merkel celebrated 70 years since the signing of the German Basic Law with a speech before young immigrants taking part in an integration program. She said Germany had learned it was a country of immigration....
20:26, 05/14/2019

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....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Merkel should serve full term says heir Kramp-Karrenbauer Germany's CDU, the party once led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, is now led by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. She insists she is not trying to push Merkel out as chancellor before 2021....
06:13, 05/12/2019

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that had been scheduled earlier this month, but were called off at the last minute as tensions rose ove...
21:26, 05/24/2019

Germany's Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and support for the countries' fight against extremism...
15:39, 04/29/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. She stayed coy on calls for EU carbon dioxide neutrality by 2050....
20:26, 05/14/2019

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....
19:13, 05/25/2019

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and Iran....
07:39, 06/28/2019

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....
12:26, 05/26/2019

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....
18:39, 07/13/2019

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....
13:00, 07/20/2019

Italy’s Salvini says Merkel, Macron have ‘ruined’ the European Union Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini excoriated German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, accusing them of having “ruined” Europe -- after Merkel said he wasn’t welcome in her center-right European part...
21:26, 05/16/2019

German minister contradicts Merkel over Macron's climate plan Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) environment minister says the government should sign up to France's ambitious plan to reduce EU carbon emissions. Chancellor Angela Merkel had rejected Germany's participation on Friday....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Manfred Weber: Merkel's pick to head European Commission It's Munich versus Maastricht in the battle to be the EU's chief executive. Manfred Weber, an MEP from Bavaria's Christian Social Union, is debating his center-left rival from the Netherlands, Frans Timmermans....
23:13, 05/07/2019

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....
21:00, 07/19/2019

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....
19:39, 07/05/2019

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
16:52, 06/22/2019

Merkel seeks to scotch rumours of a rift with her party's new leader German chancellor dismisses as ‘rubbish’ claims she thinks CDU successor 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...
18:52, 05/29/2019

EU leaders want to settle on EU Commission chief by June summit: Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that EU leaders had agreed they would try to settle on a candidate to head the EU executive, the European Commission, by the next time they meet for a summit in June....
00:00, 05/29/2019

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...
13:26, 06/09/2019

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 ...
13:26, 06/09/2019

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%....
06:13, 06/16/2019

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....
23:52, 06/16/2019

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....
16:52, 06/22/2019

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as 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....
00:00, 06/03/2019

Croatia denies rights violations ahead of Merkel visit The chancellor and the German center-right candidate for the top EU post head to the Balkans before the European Parliament elections. Croatia plays an important role in keeping displaced people at the EU's periphery....
22:52, 05/17/2019

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...
11:39, 06/09/2019

Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship, joins Tiger Woods as only back-to-back winners in stroke play FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship, joins Tiger Woods as only back-to-back winners in stroke play....
02:00, 05/20/2019

Watch: Tiger Woods bags back-to-back birdies, eagle to climb 2019 PGA Championship leaderboard Tiger Woods prowled back by starting the front nine with back-to-back birdies and an eagle after shooting 3-over-par on the back nine to open the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Trump blasts Fox News election coverage President Donald Trump, at a rally in Pennsylvania, criticized Fox News' for hosting town hall meetings with Democratic presidential candidates. (May 21)        ...
15:52, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile blasts AT&T and Verizon for ‘outright lies about 5G’ While awaiting approval of his proposed merger with Sprint, the CEO of T-Mobile is blasting larger rivals for misleading customers about 5G.Read More...
22:39, 06/20/2019

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond portfolio is “ridiculous.”...
19:39, 06/11/2019

French far-right leader Le Pen blasts EU’s “broken promises” French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has described the European Union as a “cemetery of broken promises” at a campaign rally for the European Parliament elections...
19:26, 05/01/2019

French far-right leader Le Pen blasts EU's "broken promises" French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has described the European Union as a "cemetery of broken promises" at a campaign rally for the European Parliament elections....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka Says 42 Foreigners Killed In Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday....
11:39, 04/30/2019

| 'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros Johanna Konta said being shunted for her Roland Garros semi-final "speaks for itself" and said it was "sad" that women have to "justify their involvement"....
02:13, 06/08/2019

Correction: Denmark-Sri Lanka Blasts story HELSINKI (AP) — In a story May 6 about a funeral in Denmark, The Associated Press reported erroneously that more than 350 people were killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21. That was an early estimate but Sri Lanka has since lo...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another eight died in a bombing the same group carried out in the Somali capital....
00:52, 06/16/2019

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)        ...
21:39, 06/12/2019

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency response officials said on Monday....
04:52, 06/18/2019

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in its standoff with the U.S....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Review: A Glitter-Fueled Rocketman Blasts Off When you think about it, the rock’n’roll biopic is about as un-rock’n’roll as you can get, the ultimate in dancing about architecture. You have to sit still, mostly, through the whole thing. And watching a rock star’s li...
23:39, 05/17/2019

NYPD blasts proposal to end ‘perp walks’ A new City Council bill aims to stop cops from parading suspects in handcuffs before the media — but the NYPD protested Thursday that a ban on “perp walks” would punish officer just for doing their job. The legislation, sponsored by...
04:52, 06/28/2019

Laura Ingraham blasts UK 'communist' protesters On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Fox News' Laura Ingraham criticized the contingent of communists who showed up in London to protest President Trump in the UK calling them "clueless."...
07:52, 06/05/2019

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman ...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Richard Commey blasts through Raymundo Beltran Raymundo Beltran is dropped four times by IBF lightweight champion Richard Commey The post Richard Commey blasts through Raymundo Beltran appeared first on Boxing News....
14:39, 06/29/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism suffers after blasts Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled. (May 16)        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

AOC responds after Gingrich blasts her as a ‘cruel’ liar in op-ed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich engaged in a put-down battle over her recent visit to the US-Mexico border. “Profoundly vicious, cruel and dishonest,” Gingrich said of the freshman Dem from NYC in a Fox News op-ed...
23:39, 07/06/2019

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps” at the Mexican border on MSNBC Wednesday. “I respect her greatly and I feel very close to he...
07:13, 06/20/2019

AOC blasts Ivanka Trump for chatting up dignitaries at G-20 ​Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed First Daughter Ivanka Trump for attending the G-20 summit of world leaders in Japan with her father, President Trump. ​”​It may be shocking to some, but being someone’s daughter actually isn’t a career qua...
00:26, 07/01/2019

India's moon mission blasts off after delay India's space agency has launched its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
16:00, 07/22/2019

AOC hits back after Trump tweets ‘go back’ to your country Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ​slapped back Sunday at President Trump for suggesting that she and three other freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from, saying he’s irked at them because they push back at his ...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Watch: Reds hit back-to-back HRs in first, trounce Indians Nick Senzel and Joey Votto started Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians with back-to-back home runs and the Cincinnati Reds never looked back, winning 7-2....
16:00, 06/13/2019

| SA Emerging XI seek back-to-back wins in Tri-Series The South Africa Emerging XI are bracing themselves for a key double clash over the next three days, including a match against their counterparts from Sri Lanka....
16:00, 07/03/2019

Michael Avenatti to face back-to-back arraignments in one day It’s going to be a tough day Tuesday for disgraced celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti, who faces two nearly back-to-back arraignments in Manhattan federal court. Avenatti’s first scheduled appearance involves charges that he tried to shake...
22:39, 05/27/2019

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A's 6-2 win over Mariners Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 for their seventh straight win        ...
11:26, 05/25/2019

Alonso claims back-to-back victories in Toyota one-two "Fernando Alonso claimed back-to-back victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, overtaking the rival Toyota on the final hour before holding on to win the famous sportscar race."...
17:13, 06/16/2019

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government backed the idea of naming a "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party....
20:52, 05/27/2019

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....
14:26, 06/02/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achievable. Merkel initially refused to join the initia...
11:39, 05/14/2019

German ally of Merkel, Manfred Weber, gives up claim to lead EU executive A conservative ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday formally gave up his claim to become the next head of the European Commission, marking a step toward an agreement on assigning the bloc's top jobs....
20:26, 07/02/2019

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"....
00:52, 07/17/2019

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....
16:26, 06/19/2019

Germany's Merkel sees difficult talks to choose EU Commission head Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that negotiations among European Union leaders to choose a new president of the EU Commission will be complicated....
19:52, 06/30/2019

Merkel to face angry tenants as Germany debates rent caps BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing tenants angry over rising rents in a country where home ownership is traditionally low. Merkel is speaking Friday at a meeting in Cologne of the German Tenants Association. Its head, Franz-Georg...
13:26, 06/14/2019

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....
14:13, 07/01/2019

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....
03:26, 06/07/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo cancels meeting with Merkel at short notice US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly called off a visit to Berlin, citing "pressing issues." According to several reports, Pompeo made an unannounced trip to Iraq instead to meet with officials in Baghdad....
23:13, 05/07/2019

‘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...
19:52, 07/19/2019

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....
02:13, 06/02/2019

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...
04:52, 07/03/2019

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....
14:13, 07/17/2019

German SPD suffers state vote rout in jolt to Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in the state of Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes for the first time since 1946 in a major blow that could hasten the end of their national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
18:39, 05/26/2019

Merkel's shaking episodes fuel debate about German power handover German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she should pass power to her protege sooner than a planned handover in 2021, senior party sources say....
01:00, 07/12/2019

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....
05:00, 07/17/2019

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targeted "progressive Democratic congresswomen," &mdash...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Probe advised of ex-defense secretary over Sri Lankan blasts Sri Lanka’s attorney general advises a criminal investigation of the ex-defense secretary over “major lapses” that led to a failure to stop Easter suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
04:13, 06/25/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
15:39, 05/22/2019

Xander Schauffele blasts R&A again over driver testing, says others failed Xander Schauffele continued to criticize the The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews following a third-round 69 at the British Open.       ...
17:13, 07/21/2019

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in the case of a U.S. permanent resident released after being imprisoned for years in Iran (all times local): 6:20 p.m. A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following s...
19:26, 06/11/2019

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing the black niqab veil to hide their faces....
21:39, 04/29/2019

Max Kepler blasts three homers as Twins avoid sweep CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. K...
07:13, 06/07/2019

Ex-SeaWorld trainer blasts park over whale captivity A former SeaWorld trainer blasted the theme park over the dangers of whale captivity — and claims the attraction often downplayed the creatures’ acts of aggression. Former orca trainer, John Hargrove, said he quit the park after realizing...
03:00, 06/08/2019

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
18:00, 06/07/2019

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
06:26, 07/16/2019

Wikipedia co-founder blasts Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Even though the vast majority of Facebook’s 2.38 billion users are seemingly impervious or apathetic to many of the company’s many controversies, the social networking giant remains a popular target for scorn from the tech elite. Most rec...
05:26, 07/06/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they don’t agree with by passing laws banning abortion. The Bronx and Queens congresswoman made the asse...
10:13, 05/16/2019

| Twin suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital Two suicide bombers attacked security forces in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said....
16:13, 06/27/2019

De Blasio blasts Con Edison as thousands remain without power Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Con Edison Monday as roughly 19,000 customers remained without power — including 13,000 in Brooklyn. A half-day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo ripped the utility giant saying that it “should have been better prepared...
16:13, 07/22/2019

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
18:26, 07/19/2019

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been 3 explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that killed at least 1 person...
09:13, 06/02/2019

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
02:13, 06/02/2019

MLB roundup: Bellinger blasts D-backs, extends L.A.'s walk-off run The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their late-game heroics, winning their fifth consecutive home game in walk-off fashion, this time on a Cody Bellinger home run in the 10th inning for a 5-4 victory Wednesday over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
12:26, 07/04/2019

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
15:39, 06/01/2019

Washington student, Denver man among the dead in Sri Lanka blasts A fifth-grade student at an exclusive private school in Washington, D.C., and a Denver man on a business trip were among the U.S. residents killed in the Sri Lanka Easter attacks, a media report and the man's employer said on Monday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Blasts at Russian 'Kristall' explosives plant followed by fire At least 19 people were injured and two more were missing at the Dzerzhinsk plant about 400 kilometers east of Moscow after explosions were followed by a fire. The cause of the blasts was not clear....
14:52, 06/01/2019

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came from. &#...
18:26, 07/17/2019

Trump blasts NBC for technical glitch during Democratic debate After hot-mic technical difficulties brought the 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate to a shocking pause, President Trump blasted NBC, the network hosting the contest, as “truly unprofessional.” Trump made the statement in his second tweet of...
08:26, 06/27/2019

Gabbard’s sister blasts NBC for giving Warren too much airtime Tulsi Gabbard’s sister blasted MSNBC during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate, claiming the cable network was giving Elizabeth Warren too much speaking time on the stage. “It’s clear who MSNBC wants to be president: Elizabet...
08:26, 06/27/2019

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
01:52, 06/15/2019

Ex-defense secretary faces probe over Sri Lankan blasts Sri Lanka’s attorney general has advised the acting police chief to begin a criminal investigation of the former defense secretary over “major lapses” that led to a failure to stop Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
18:52, 06/24/2019

E-cigarette explodes in teen’s mouth, blasts hole in his jaw Kailani Burton thought she was helping her teen son kick his addiction to cigarettes when she bought him a vaporizer. But the Burton family learned the hard way that e-cigarettes come with a potentially horrific risk all their own. “He was scre...
18:39, 06/20/2019

Brazil's Vale says conducted blasts near Brumadinho dam after burst Brazilian iron ore miner Vale said on Tuesday that it had conducted two planned explosions near its upstream tailings dam whose collapse killed nearly 250 people in January, but only after the dam burst....
03:39, 06/26/2019

Kyrgios blasts officials after "rigging" rant at Queen's Things are never, ever, dull when Nick Kyrgios is in town and the Australian showman was causing a stir around the Pimms tents at Queen's Club on Thursday after accusing a line judge of "rigging" his first-round match against Roberto Carballes Baena....
06:39, 06/21/2019

Next big thing Opelka blasts past Wawrinka into third round "Reilly Opelka blasted his way into the third round at Wimbledon on Wednesday as the giant 21-year-old American\u0027s serve eventually proved too hot to handle for triple grand slam champion Stan Wawrinka in a high-octane five set duel."...
18:00, 07/03/2019

Kyrgios blasts record 143mph second serve against Nadal Nick Kyrgios blasted a 143mph (230kph) second serve-ace during the first set of his Wimbledon clash with Rafa Nadal on Thursday - the fastest serve of any sort during the tournament so far and the second-fastest second serve in ATP history....
20:00, 07/04/2019

| British minister blasts 'lazy thinking' on Brexit Britain's Brexit minister condemned "lazy thinking" about the country's divorce from the European Union, urging Brussels to be ambitious in future cooperation, particularly on security issues....
03:13, 05/10/2019

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."...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission, an official from Macron's office said on Monday....
20:52, 05/27/2019

Merkel kicks off West Africa tour pledging support in fight against terrorism Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The EU is also hoping to curb migration by improving security in the Sahel region....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end of her term in 2021....
16:52, 07/19/2019

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...
18:13, 05/28/2019

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A’s 6-2 win over Mariners OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Friday night for their seventh straight win. Stephen Piscotty also homered and singl...
08:13, 05/25/2019

Trade war: China blasts US over Huawei blacklisting – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as America hits Huawei with a double-whammyHuawei denies being government=controlledChinese foreign ministry hits backUS companies blocked from selling kit to HuaweiHuawei also banned from U...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Pelosi blasts Trump's comments on foreign election interference U.S. President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election were an insult to American democracy, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday....
18:00, 06/13/2019

Roger Daltrey blasts pot-smokers during New York City concert Weed-puffing fans of legendary English rock band “The Who” got a stern talking to from frontman Roger Daltrey during the band’s concert at Madison Square Garden Monday night....
15:00, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat programme have been launched into orbit from California aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket....
02:26, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka Resorts Face Uncertain Future After Suicide Blasts The cancellations started before the dust had settled on the hotels and churches hit by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka as tourists and operators pressed the panic button....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Eric Trump blasts de Blasio’s ‘childish’ tower stunt Eric Trump blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s actions as “simply childish” on Monday just hours after hizzoner stormed the Trump Tower lobby to hold a press conference. “The fact that the Mayor of a major city would attack an icon...
07:52, 05/14/2019

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson deleted an Instagram photo of himself with his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, at the swimming pool after he was criticized because the little girl wasn’t clothed....
08:26, 06/12/2019

Headquarters Of Terror Group, Allegedly Behind Sri Lanka Blasts, Raided Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of aterror group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels, a Reuters witness said, as Sunday mass was......
05:00, 04/29/2019

Bill Cosby Blasts 'Grossly Immoral' Judge Who Sentenced Him Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby is living well below his best life. So in his quest to overturn his conviction for sexual assault, he’s decided to unload on the judge who presided over his case....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule. An Associated Pre...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Tamil Medium Teacher Among 106 Suspects Arrested Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the police said today....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Trump blasts ‘bonkers’ media in beef with Washington Post President Trump delivered a scathing rebuke to the Washington Post on Monday morning -- and argued the press as a whole has "gone bonkers" -- in response to a weekend report about his team's handling of his controversial attacks on four progressive c...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Father, 2 Brothers Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind Killed In Gun Battle The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe house two days ago, police sources and a relative of......
20:00, 04/28/2019

Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after a rival militia executed a group of civilians....
06:13, 06/16/2019

Trump blasts Green New Deal, windmills that ‘kill all the birds’ WASHINGTON – President Trump touted “beautiful natural gas” and mocked windmill power that “kills all the birds” during a trip to a Louisiana liquefied natural gas facility Tuesday. He slammed the “Green New Deal&#...
09:26, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Trump lands in UK, blasts London mayor in tweet LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 9:10 a.m. President Donald Trump has started his trip to Britain with an attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who says the U.S. leader should not be honored w...
10:26, 06/03/2019

NYPD blasts proposal to warn kids on gang database A new City Council bill would force cops to warn kids when they’ve been added to the department’s controversial database of suspected gang members — but NYPD brass said Thursday it would devastate ongoing criminal investigations. “Includi...
00:39, 06/28/2019

Philippine President Blasts "Idiot" Critics As UN Reviews Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as "idiots" the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international......
19:39, 07/12/2019

"Worse Than Emergency": Deve Gowda Blasts BJP Over Karnataka Crisis Janata Dal Secular chief Deve Gowda today dubbed the Karnataka political crisis as a situation that's "worse than Emergency", and attributed the resignation of 16 legislators of the ruling coalition......
19:13, 07/10/2019

The Latest: White House blasts Dems’ Barr hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 9:50 a.m. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says it’s “...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Brad Pitt blasts into outer space for ‘Ad Astra’ trailer Brad Pitt is counting down to blast off. The trailer for his upcoming sci-fi flick, “Ad Astra,” was released Wednesday and follows astronaut Roy McBride (Pitt) as he attempts to locate his “hero” father (Tommy Lee Jones), who ...
21:13, 06/05/2019

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden should “absolutely” answer for the Obama administration’s deportation record....
17:26, 07/14/2019

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
15:26, 06/01/2019

Judge blasts feds for delays on Jamal Khashoggi documents A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday scolded government attorneys for persistent delays in handing over documents related to the December killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. District Judge Paul Engelmayer, who presides over a law...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Joe Biden blasts Trump’s Iran policy as ‘self-inflicted disaster’ Joe Biden on Thursday blasted President Trump’s Iran policy as a “self-inflicted disaster” as tensions between the US and the Middle Eastern country continue to escalate. The 2020 Democratic candidate’s remarks come hours afte...
18:39, 06/20/2019

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate ne...
20:52, 05/26/2019

Corey Johnson blasts de Blasio for skipping ‘elite’ Met Gala Council Speaker Corey Johnson rapped Mayor de Blasio for skipping the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s gala, saying one doesn’t have to be “elite” to support the city’s world-renowned cultural institutions. Johnson said Wedn...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Maximum Security owner blasts Kentucky Derby: They know they messed up LOUISVILLE — Reaction ranged from anger and confusion to complaints about the stewards’ conduct after a horse that crossed the finish line first failed to win the Kentucky Derby for the only time in the 145-year history of the nation’s most pre...
01:26, 05/06/2019

Trump blasts 'foolish' UK PM May and her 'wacky' envoy over leaked memos U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at "foolish" British Prime Minister Theresa May and her "wacky" Washington ambassador on Tuesday, stepping up a tirade against a close ally whose envoy had branded his administration inept....
23:00, 07/09/2019

Trump blasts NYT report that says his tax returns show $1B in business losses President Donald Trump said Wednesday a New York Times report that his businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 was "highly inaccurate."...
16:00, 05/08/2019