Germany intends to set up a mandatory registry of lobbyists
2017-11-14 21:57:06 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties exploring a coalition government agreed on Tuesday to set up a mandatory registry of lobbyists and may require private firms to disclose breaches of cyber defenses, according to a draft paper on security seen by R...
Democrats Accuse U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions of Lying Under Oath
2017-11-14 20:43:37 UTC
The comment by Sessions to a House of Representatives panel did not reveal any new link between the Trump team and Russia but it was another example of the top U.S. law enforcement official offering a different version of events as lawmakers try t...
Former US intelligence chiefs: Putin is Manipulating Trump
2017-11-12 23:57:30 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two former top U.S. intelligence officials said on Sunday they fear President Donald Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling ...
Justin Trudeau charming residents of the Philippines capital
2017-11-12 17:58:35 UTC
MANILA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hopped from one table to the next, chatted with people and posed for selfies on Sunday at a fastfood chain store in Manila, charming residents of the Philippines capital for the second time...
BREXIT: UK will not say how much it owes the EU
2017-11-12 16:50:04 UTC
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock ...
German Analyst Calls on the Major Parties in US to Wake Up
2017-11-12 09:24:02 UTC
By Michael Knigge — Even after saying and typing the words President Donald Trump hundreds or even thousands of times since his stunning presidential election victory one year ago, it still feels awkward.
And that's the way it should be. Becaus...
Flynn & Son: Mafia Style Plot with Turkish Government
2017-11-11 07:17:50 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether U.S. President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exch...
Germany’s Strong Economic Growth Creates Tax Surplus of 30 Billion Euros
2017-11-09 23:36:47 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s new tax estimates show the next federal government will have around 30 billion euros available for tax cuts and additional spending over the next four years, Finance Minister Peter Altmaier said on Thursday.
UN Climate Summit: US Governors, Mayors and Business Leaders Go to Germany to Show they Care about Saving the Planet
2017-11-09 19:52:53 UTC
BONN/ GEMANY — U.S. governors, mayors and business leaders have come to the UN climate summit in Germany to show they care about saving the planet. They say Trump's climate inaction is a slap in the face to the American people.
Following the US...
Women Who Use 'IUDs' Have a Lower Risk of Cervical Cancer
2017-11-09 06:46:10 UTC
Women who use intrauterine devices (IUDs) for contraception might have a lower risk of cervical cancer than their counterparts who don’t use this form of birth control, a recent study suggests.
Researchers examined data from 16 previously publi...
Science: Sheep Can Recognize Human Faces
2017-11-09 06:20:01 UTC
LONDON (Reuters) - Sheep have been trained to recognize the faces of celebrities, including former U.S. President Barack Obama, by University of Cambridge scientists who hope it may help with understanding neurodegenerative diseases.
In a speci...
Analysis | Democrats have a good chance of retaking the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018
2017-11-09 04:29:13 UTC
(Reuters) - Democrats claimed historic gains in Virginia’s statehouse and flipped Republican-held seats in other local races across the United States on Tuesday, in the party’s first big wave of victories since Republican Donald Trump’s surprise W...
North Korea: Impact of Sanctions on Women and Children
2017-11-08 18:25:26 UTC
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it was working to uphold women’s rights and gender equality but that sanctions imposed by major powers were taking a toll on vulnerable families.
Han Tae Song, ambassador of the Democratic People...
In Virginia Only 17 Percent Went to Support Trump, Democrats Score Victories
2017-11-08 18:14:29 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Ralph Northam won a bitter race for Virginia governor on Tuesday, dealing a setback to President Donald Trump with a decisive victory over a Republican who had adopted some of the president’s combative tactics and i...
Trump Campaign Adviser Met With Russian Officials in 2016
2017-11-07 06:42:46 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to U.S. lawmakers that he met with a Russian deputy prime minister on two trips to Moscow in 2016 and consulted with senior Trump campaign sta...
Manafort Tries to Avoid House Arrest by Offering $12 Million
2017-11-04 23:01:38 UTC
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to post $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and to limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday.
Iran states US President is Crazy And Suicidal
2017-11-04 18:37:40 UTC
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran put a ballistic missile on display as thousands marched on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy, with a senior official accusing President Donald Trump of a “crazy” return to confrontatio...
North Korea conflict: A US president who doesn't want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening
2017-11-03 23:58:50 UTC
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Saddled with the toughest job in American diplomacy, the chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea stands between a U.S. president who insists he doesn’t want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening.
German 'Wolfskinder': the Forgotten Orphans of World War Two
2017-11-03 06:17:09 UTC
They were barefoot and they had lice. It must have been April 1946, but after so many decades, Erika Smetonus isn't entirely sure about the dates.
Her mother hadn't survived the war, her father was missing. Smetonus was completely alone when t...
GOP Massive Tax Cuts Will Lead to Major Deficit and Debt
2017-11-02 21:24:00 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans unveiled long-delayed legislation on Thursday to deliver deep tax cuts that President Donald Trump has promised.
The bill, representing what would be the largest overhaul of the U...
Manafort's Ties to Russia Coincide with Work on Trump’s Campaign
2017-11-01 18:05:37 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, had three U.S. passports, millions in assets and ties to Russian oligarchs, according to federal court documents after his indictment on tax fraud and money ...
The Link Between Martin Luther King Jr. and German Reformer
2017-11-01 11:00:35 UTC
<blockquote>When Martin Luther King Jr. brought his civil rights campaign to Chicago, then the US's second largest city, in the summer of 1966, he took a page out of his German namesake's book and attached his demands for fair and open housing to ...
Mueller's Clear Signal to the White House and Trump Associates
2017-10-31 18:35:00 UTC
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump brushed off the first indictments in the probe of his campaign’s ties to Russian election meddling, but the charges sent a clear signal to the White House and other Trump associates: Robert Mu...
Conspiracy Against US: Trump aide Paul Manafort charged
2017-10-30 16:24:02 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, was indicted on charges of money laundering and conspiracy against the United States, the most serious step yet in a special counsel investigation into Rus...
Iceland Leftwingers Hope to Oust Conservative PM
2017-10-29 07:45:27 UTC
REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Icelanders, angry over a string of political scandals, ousted the center-right government in an election that could pave the way for a young charismatic opposition leader to form a left-leaning coalition, vote counts indicate...