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The End of America's Cultural Hegemony Is Here

3 hours ago   |   Time

When it comes to culture wars, the past century was undoubtedly an American century. Coming victorious out of the ruins of World War II, with its economy experiencing momentous...
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Huawei comes closer to dethroning Samsung as world number 1 in smartphones

Huawei comes closer to dethroning Samsung as world number 1 in smartphones

7 hours ago   |   RT

Chinese tech giant Huawei has managed to narrow the market share gap with its South Korean rival, Samsung, inching closer to becoming the world's largest smartphone-maker...
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A look inside the daily life of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a former chemist who has been Forbes' most powerful woman in the world for 9 straight years and can get by on only 4 hours of sleep

A look inside the daily life of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a former chemist who has been Forbes' most powerful woman in the world for 9 straight years and can get by on only 4 hours of sleep

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

German chancellor Angela Merkel is Forbes' Most Powerful Woman , for the ninth consecutive year. Since becoming chancellor in 2005 , the former chemist has managed to cultivate...
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Germany: 1 dead, 11 injured in apartment building explosion

19 hours ago   |   ABC News

German authorities say one person has been killed and 11 have been injured in an explosion at an apartment building in the country's east. The blast occurred in the apartment...
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Meet Edward, Our Pet Guest Of The Week

21 hours ago   |   CBS

Every Friday on WCCO 4 News At Noon, we feature a special pet guest in need of a forever home. This week, we're showing off Edward. According to Minneapolis Animal Care &...
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Progress in resolving E. Ukraine conflict ‘not enough' to remove sanctions against Russia - Merkel

Progress in resolving E. Ukraine conflict ‘not enough' to remove sanctions against Russia - Merkel

22 hours ago   |   RT

Progress has been achieved in resolving the conflict in Donbass but there is still no reason to remove sanctions on Russia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a press...
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Here's the pitch deck that fast-growing startup Wefox used to raise an additional $110 million and disrupt insurance

Here's the pitch deck that fast-growing startup Wefox used to raise an additional $110 million and disrupt insurance

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

German insurtech Wefox has raised an additional $110 million in funding from OMERS Ventures, Merian Chrysalis, Samsung Catalyst Fund, and Mundi Ventures. The fast-growing...
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Volkswagen set to propose plea deal on environment charges in Canadian court

1 day ago   |   National Post

Lawyers for German auto giant Volkswagen are set to propose a plea deal in an Ontario court today on allegations that the company broke numerous environmental laws.
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Today in MMA history: Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo, going from jester to king in 13 seconds

Today in MMA history: Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo, going from jester to king in 13 seconds

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

(This story first published on Dec. 12, 2017.) Months of buildup. Dozens of interviews. Thousands of miles traveled and multiple countries visited on a press tour that seemed...
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The secretive German family behind Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme, and Pret a Manger is donating another $5.5 million after the discovery of its Nazi past. Here are all the chains the family's company owns

The secretive German family behind Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme, and Pret a Manger is donating another $5.5 million after the discovery of its Nazi past. Here are all the chains the family's company owns

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The billionaire Reimann family , which owns JAB Holding Company , says it's donating more than $11 million to charity after uncovering the extent of its ancestors' Nazi...
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After two kids killed amid Arizona flooding, third child's body recovered

After two kids killed amid Arizona flooding, third child's body recovered

Searchers found the body of another child Friday in Arizona close to where floodwaters swept away and killed two other kids. Read more ...

Where will Joe Burrow rank among the biggest Heisman voting blowouts?

Where will Joe Burrow rank among the biggest Heisman voting blowouts?

The question is not whether Joe Burrow will win the 2019 Heisman Trophy; it's whether the LSU quarterback will set the record for the biggest landslide in voting history. Read more ...

A baby was born at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12

A baby was born at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12

The birth was not only a numeric coincidence, but also coincided with the peak of the last full moon of the decade. Read more ...

China confirms preliminary trade deal with U.S

China confirms preliminary trade deal with U.S

The Chinese government confirmed Friday that it has reached a preliminary trade deal with the U.S., but stopped short of saying it will meet President Donald Trump's demand of... Read more ...

T-Mobile CEO John Legere ditched his historic $17.5 million Manhattan...

T-Mobile CEO John Legere ditched his historic $17.5 million Manhattan penthouse and bought a $16.7 million mansion in Florida

T-Mobile CEO John Legere bought a $16.7 million mansion in Naples, Florida, in October . According to a December report from The Wall Street Journal's Katherine Clark, he sold... Read more ...

Videocast: Dry But Cold Weekend

Videocast: Dry But Cold Weekend

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Patrick Reed hatred spills over into Presidents Cup caddie-fan altercation

Patrick Reed hatred spills over into Presidents Cup caddie-fan altercation

MELBOURNE, Australia - Captain America is not having a good week at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Not only has Patrick Reed lost all three matches in which he has played, his... Read more ...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Three Takeaways From the Would-Be...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Three Takeaways From the Would-Be U.S.-China Trade Deal

At least the United States will avoid more tariffs, but if the deal actually happens it will skirt the real issues and have little to do with Trump's campaign promises. Read more ...

Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86

Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86

Danny Aiello, the actor whose career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” "Moonstruck" and “Once Upon a Time in America” and his Oscar-nominated... Read more ...

China is cautiously welcoming the new 'Phase One' deal struck with the US...

China is cautiously welcoming the new 'Phase One' deal struck with the US, but the trade war is far from over

The US and China agreed a preliminary "Phase One" deal in their ongoing trade war on Friday. The deal will mean reduced tariffs on both sides, and China will buy up more... Read more ...