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Merkel's sister conservatives battered in Bavaria, Greens gain big

Monday 07:00 GMT

Analysis will begin about what Sunday's result means for the CSU's much larger conservative sister party, the CDU, and its chairwoman, Chancellor Angela Merkel.

One trend evident from Sunday's results is that the smaller parties continue to eat away at the support for Merkel's conservatives and their national coalition partners, the Social Democrats. The latest polls suggest that the CDU could struggle to break 30 percent in that vote.

Source: Fox News

Looming steelworker strike could impact midterm elections

Monday 20:58 GMT

“[And] right now what you’re seeing amongst steelworkers is a real sense of urgency that these promises of better conditions, more purchasing power, more health care get fulfilled and, if they don’t, they are going to go with the party of change.”

As a result, some steelworkers, a key voting bloc for President Trump, are not rallying behind him, presenting a potential liability in critical midterm elections.

Source: DW

Somalia marks anniversary of Mogadishu bombing with execution

Monday 13:37 GMT

Hassan Adan Isak was sentenced to death by firing squad by a court in the Somali capital on the anniversary of last October's truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people.

We had been trailing the car bomb before it was detonated but it sped through a traffic jam and unfortunately reached the site," said Abdullahi Sanbalolshe, Somalia's former intelligence chief. Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Security officials have admitted they had advance warning about an attack but had no idea about the large amount of explosives it carried.

Source: Washington Post

Redskins look to rebound against Carolina Panthers

Monday 07:00 GMT

Carolina tight end Greg Olsen is expected to return from the broken foot he suffered in Week 1.. Josh Norman explains recent Twitter spat: ‘I went to that Kanye West sunken place’. Alex Smith says Redskins need to ‘look at themselves in the mirror’ after ugly loss. Alex Smith can help the Redskins win a lot of games, but he’s not going to carry them

Washington Redskins (2-2) vs. Carolina Panthers (3-1) Kickoff: 1 p.m., FedEx Field TV: FOX | Radio: 630, 980 AM; 92.7, 94.3, 105.9 FM Line: Panthers by 1 Box score: Updates every 60 seconds here. The Redskins will look to put one of their most embarrassing losses in recent memory behind them and retain their position atop the NFC East when they host the Panthers at FedEx Field.

Source: The Guradian

British cyclist shot dead by hunter in France

Monday 03:19 GMT

A 34-year-old Briton was shot dead by a hunter as he sped down a wooded track on a mountain bike in the French Alps, officials have said.

The victim was “perfectly identifiable” and was on a well-used but hard to access mountain track when he was shot by a 22-year-old hunter, who was taken to hospital in shock. A spokeswoman for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: “We are in contact with the local authorities about the death of a British man in France, and we are providing assistance to his family.”

Source: CBS News

The Flat Earth movement: A society of disbelievers in scientific fact

Monday 02:24 GMT

Earth is actually "flatter than a pancake," said Nathan Thompson, part of a movement of people who call themselves Flat Earthers.

Patricia Steere, who is one of what you might call the "stars" of today's Flat Earth movement (which mostly orbits around YouTube), told Silva-Braga, "Probably most people who hear of it will laugh at it, think we're idiots.

Source: DW

Top accolade for woman who broke up anti-Semitic attack

Monday 20:58 GMT

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. A 19-year-old Syrian admitted to carrying out the attack and told a court in June that he had been under the influence of marijuana, and argued that it had not been an anti-Semitic attack.

Levy, the managing director of a Hamburg creative agency, intervened when a Syrian man in Berlin used a leather belt to attack two young men wearing kippas, the traditional Jewish head covering.

Source: Global News

#MeToo rattles Indian government as minister is accused of sexual harassment

Monday 07:00 GMT

Indian minister M.J. Akbar described multiple allegations of sexual harassment against him as “wild and baseless” on Sunday and added he plans to take legal action against the women who have made the accusations.

The comments by Akbar, 67, follow widespread calls on social media for his resignation from his post as the minister of state for external affairs in the Indian government, after at least 10 women came forward to accuse him of harassment in recent days.

Source: The Guradian

Dutch museums discover 170 artworks stolen by Nazis

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Is There a Cure for My Dog’s Bad Breath?

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: The Guradian

'I believed love could cure cancer': how grief sent Steve Perry on a new Journey

Wednesday 15:27 GMT
Source: CBS News

Brett Kavanaugh hears first arguments as Supreme Court justice

Wednesday 20:03 GMT
Source: Common Domain

5 Mood-Lifting Museums

Sunday 05:10 GMT
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What happened at Studio 54 is still an "embarrassment" for co-founder Ian Schrager

Saturday 17:15 GMT
Source: Washington Post

A supermodel recalls the glorious decade when no one cared if you gained a few pounds

Saturday 17:15 GMT
Source: Global News

#MeToo rattles Indian government as minister is accused of sexual harassment

Monday 07:00 GMT
Source: DW

Top accolade for woman who broke up anti-Semitic attack

Monday 20:58 GMT
Source: CBS News

The Flat Earth movement: A society of disbelievers in scientific fact

Monday 02:24 GMT
Source: The Guradian

British cyclist shot dead by hunter in France

Monday 03:19 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Redskins look to rebound against Carolina Panthers

Monday 07:00 GMT
Source: DW

Somalia marks anniversary of Mogadishu bombing with execution

Monday 13:37 GMT
Source: Fox News

Looming steelworker strike could impact midterm elections

Monday 20:58 GMT

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