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Germany's 16 states: Bremen

Today 06:04 GMT

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Bremen lies farther inland, and with its historic brick buildings, still preserves the spirit it had as a Hanseatic city on the Weser River. Bremen's town hall and the Roland statue on the market square have both been UNESCO World Heritage sites since 2004.

Source: The Guradian

Italian authorities order seizure of migrant rescue ship

Today 06:04 GMT

Italian authorities have ordered the seizure of a charity rescue ship after it defied the government’s order not to bring refugees and migrants to Italy.

Salvini described the passage of rescue ships in territorial waters as “detrimental to the order and security of the Italian state” as, on Tuesday morning, he released an eight-page directive on the laws regarding rescue operations that said: “There must be sanctions for those who explicitly violate international, European and national rescue regulations.

Source: Global News

Kristoff St. John’s cause of death revealed

Wednesday 17:17 GMT

Kristoff St. John, a soap-opera actor who played character Neil Winters for 28 years on Young and the Restless, died in early February, and now his cause of death has been revealed.

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner confirmed that St. John’s death at age 52 has been ruled an “accident.” His cause of death is listed as hypertrophic heart disease, which the Mayo Clinic defines as a condition in which the “heart muscle becomes abnormally thick,” making it harder for the heart to pump blood.

Source: Common Domain

Cannabis stocks lower after Green Organic Dutchman’s earnings disappoint

Wednesday 17:17 GMT

Cannabis stocks moved lower Wednesday, as investors scrutinized earnings from Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. and awaited a U.S. congressional committee vote next week on protecting banks that serve the sector.

Green Organic Dutchman TGODF, -5.33% TGOD, -4.93%  posted 2018 earnings late Tuesday that showed its first revenue ever alongside wider losses. The Ontario-based company said it had revenue of C$1.9 million ($1.4 million) that was booked in the fourth quarter, following the acquisition of HemPoland on Oct. 1 and full legalization of cannabis in Canada on Oct. 17.

Source: Fox News

Patricia Arquette takes on shocking Gypsy Rose crime in 'The Act': The mom-daughter relationship was 'toxic'

Today 06:04 GMT

Now, she's back in another true-crime series, "The Act" on Hulu, which tells the complicated and shocking story of Dee Dee Blanchard and her daughter, Gypsy Rose.

The most important relationship — on which the entire show is based — is the one between Arquette and Joey King, who plays Gypsy.

Source: DW

ICC to examine Mexican ex-presidents' guilt in over 100 journalist murders

Today 06:04 GMT

Reporters Without Borders and Mexican nonprofit Propuesta Civica have asked the court to prosecute two former Mexican presidents for criminal negligence in "crimes against humanity" — the deaths of over 100 journalists.

Franco Yanez underlines that "the ICC has been criticized for focusing too much on Africa and neglecting other parts of the world, like Latin America, even though impunity is a global problem."

Source: Common Domain

Kroger Stock Crumbled on Disappointing Earnings. A Director Just Sold a Huge Amount of Shares

Today 03:20 GMT

Kroger stock (ticker: KR) tumbled after the grocer reported disappointing earnings earlier this month, and now a longtime director of the company has just made a large stock sale.

J. Michael Schlotman, Kroger’s chief financial officer since 2000, will leave his post on April 3.. Kroger’s lead director, Robert D. Beyer, who has been on the company’s board since 1999, sold 80,000 Kroger shares on Tuesday for a total of $1.96 million, an average price of $24.52 each.

Source: Fox News

Tourists who plunged to deaths at Vietnam waterfall were 'not adequately warned' of dangers, coroner report says

Today 03:20 GMT

Three British tourists who plunged to their deaths on a Vietnam waterfall in 2016 were not adequately warned of the dangers they faced, according to a coroner’s report released Wednesday.

"They were not adequately warned of the risks to be found at the bottom of the slide and, in particular, that there was a potentially lethal hazard of a further waterfall which they could be swept in from only 14 meters further on," Coroner Chris Dorries told the Sheffield Coroner's Court, according to Sky News.

Source: BBC

Billionaire celebrity jeweller held in UK

Today 06:04 GMT

A billionaire Indian diamond trader, whose jewellery was worn by the likes of model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and actress Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, has been arrested in the UK.

Within days, officials confirmed that UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid had certified India's extradition request, initially made last August. He is due to appear before Westminster Magistrates Court, which issued a warrant for Mr Modi's arrest this week.

Source: The Guradian

The Paris of the rich is ablaze – and that image will define Macron

Wednesday 17:17 GMT

It’s become a kind of ritual: every Saturday evening, there are new images of thousands of gilets jaunes (yellow vests) in the streets of Paris and other French cities.

Macron didn’t need to be seen at Fouquet’s for the gilets jaunes to associate the high-end brasserie with him and his policies that favour the rich and successful. The image of Fouquet’s burning will join other symbols of the gilets jaunes’ anti-capitalism and anti-elitism.

Source: Common Domain

Deroy Murdock: Nunes vs. Twitter -- This is one lawsuit where we should just say 'no!'

Today 06:04 GMT

Likewise, Nunes should encourage the center-right to pioneer alternatives to Twitter, where conservatives would be perfectly welcome to say or sell whatever they want.

DEVIN NUNES' LAWSUIT WILL MOVE TWITTER INTO THE 'AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY:' KEN STARR. I am a contributing editor at National Review Online. If socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont sent us a piece on why America needs “Medicare-for-all,” there is an excellent chance that we would not run it.

Source: Common Domain

The Morning Download: Collaboration Tools Move Beyond the Desktop to the Racetrack

Wednesday 17:17 GMT

Collaboration tools have been part of the CIO's toolkit for some time, but the market is accelerating, according to Wayne Kurtzman, an IDC research director for social and collaboration.

A change in workplace culture may be helping drive growth both in enterprise collaboration tools and the venues where they are deployed.

Source: Common Domain

Treasury yields slip as traders gear up for Fed decision

Wednesday 17:17 GMT

Treasurys on Wednesday rallied, pushing yields lower, as traders bet on more dovishness from the Federal Reserve’s latest policy update, which could also highlight the positives in an economy showing signs of weakness in the first-quarter.

Check out: The Fed is bashful about raising interest rates because of a quarter-century of low inflation. “The Fed will move part way to the market,” said Bill Zox, chief investment officer of fixed income at Diamond Hill Capital Management.

Source: The Guradian

Harvard profited from slave photos that belong to descendants, lawsuit says

Wednesday 17:17 GMT

Harvard University “shamelessly” turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves’ descendants, a lawsuit alleges. Tamara Lanier, of Norwich, Connecticut, is suing the Ivy League school for “wrongful seizure, possession and expropriation” of images she said depict two of her ancestors.

At the 2017 conference called “Universities and Slavery: Bound by History”, referenced in the lawsuit, Harvard printed Renty’s portrait on the program cover and projected it on a giant screen above the stage.

Source: The Guradian

Oxford English Dictionary adds new entries: chuddies, jibbons and fantoosh

Today 08:59 GMT

English speakers from around the world have flocked to help the Oxford English Dictionary expand its coverage of regional vocabulary, with a new update including suggestions such as jibbons, chuddies and sitooterie.

The OED’s Indian English vocabulary is updated with the phrase “kiss my chuddies”, or underpants, used as a catchphrase by Sanjeev Bhaskar in Goodness Gracious Me, while South African English in the dictionary is expanded with the inclusion of “dof”, a borrowing from Afrikaans meaning “stupid, ill-informed or clueless”, and “gramadoelas”, “an etymologically mysterious word for a remote rural region, especially one regarded as unsophisticated or uncultured”. The OED’s Jonathan Dent also pointed to the expansion of the dictionary’s definition for the verb “get”, following the appeal, with the “humorously euphemistic way of referring to the ‘withdrawal method’ of contraception”, “to get off at Edge Hill”, now featuring in the dictionary.

Source: Global News

Death toll rises to 64 after Zimbabwe hit by cyclone

Monday 07:08 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Rose McGowan: ‘Being sexually assaulted threw a wrench in my thinking'

Sunday 14:28 GMT
Source: Reuters

The curious case of tainted milk from a Maine dairy farm

Tuesday 17:15 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Warner Bros chairman-CEO resigns after sexual impropriety allegations

Monday 19:05 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Baselworld Preview: Three Retro Sport Watches Pair Performance with Vintage Flair

Monday 19:05 GMT
Source: Fox News

Nunes sues Twitter, some users, seeks over $250M alleging anti-conservative 'shadow bans,' smears

Monday 22:45 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Fantasy or transformation New York’s $25bn Hudson Yards set to open

Thursday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

U.K. Property Prices Rising at Slowest Rate in Almost Six Years

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: Global News

Federal budget makes it easier for working seniors to keep more of their money, get CPP

Wednesday 20:01 GMT
Source: Global News

Study finds rise in millennial perfectionism, parents and social media blamed

Wednesday 20:01 GMT
Source: Global News

Facebook to review ‘reporting logic’ after New Zealand shootings were streamed live

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: Fox News

Trump calls on UAW to lower workers' dues during visit to Lima, Ohio, tank plant

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: BBC

Social media 'changed the game' for poets

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: Fox News

Powerball $550M lottery jackpot: Here’s the tax damage

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

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