MorgenNews.com
2016-12-02 05:54
MorgenNews.com
Latest News
 

 

 
 
MorgenNews.com
The latest Most read The Best Rules Add Link
MorgenNews.com

The latest

1
Read 28   2016-11-18 12:27
'Exorcist' admits killing children in Myanmar
  A self-proclaimed sorcerer has gone on trial in Myanmar over charges of murdering three young children. The man told the court that he was overtaken by a "dark spirit" during an exorcism ritual.


1
Read 24   2016-11-18 12:27
Dutch train derails in milk truck collison
  A passenger train in the Dutch province of Groningen has derailed after it collided with a milk truck. Police in Groningen say a rescue helicopter is en route to the scene.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 12:27
Scottish and Welsh to have say on Brexit case
  Scottish and Welsh Governments to be allowed to intervene in Supreme Court battle over how Brexit is triggered


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 12:24
Egypt lawyer, family: Police tortured street vendor to death
  An Egyptian lawyer and the victim’s family are accusing the country’s police of beating and torturing to death a street vendor while in custody — the latest in a string of cases that have triggered criticism of police brutality and outrage on social media.


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 12:24
UN official calls on Turkey to release journalists in jail
  A United Nations official has called on Turkey to release all jailed journalists, saying their detentions were not commensurate with the government’s needs to protect public safety.


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 12:24
Trump offers Sessions attorney general post: CBS News
  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump has offered Republican Senator Jeff Sessions the job of U.S. Attorney General, CBS News and Bloomberg reported on Friday.


1
Read 25   2016-11-18 12:21
Why Donald Trump is America's "first Asian President", and that's just terrific
 


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 12:21
Obama Meets with European Leaders in Berlin to Talk U.S. Relations
  Obama's meeting with the leaders of Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Spain is likely to be his last in such a setting before he leaves office


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 12:21
Gauck pays respect to Nagasaki victims
  German President Joachim Gauck has wrapped up his diplomatic trip to Japan by laying a wreath to honor nuclear blast victims in Nagasaki. The 1945 tragedy was "unnecessary" and serves as a warning for our time, he said.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 12:21
Another blocked kick, more 'catastrophic' results for Saints
  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- If the New Orleans Saints hope to make a run at the playoffs they'll first need to figure out how to kick the football through the uprights....


1
Read 25   2016-11-18 12:18
How German teens talk: Germany's Youth Word of the Year is 'fly'
  Germany's dictionary giant Langescheidt announced the German Youth Word of the Year 2016 ("Jugendwort des Jahres"). The winner, however, is a term coming from the English language: "fly."


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 12:15
"There has to be action, there is nothing else"
  Donald Trump's victory in the US put a dampener on talk of the climate in Marrakesh. But as IUCN director general Inger Andersen tells DW, the world has understood and will march on fighting climate change.


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 12:15
How German teens talk: Germany's Youth Word of the Year
  Germany's dictionary giant Langescheidt announced the German Youth Word of the Year 2016 ("Jugendwort des Jahres"). The winner, however, is a term coming from the English language.


1
Read 24   2016-11-18 12:15
Train derails in Netherlands, several passengers injured
  Police say a train has derailed in the northern Netherlands after colliding with a truck, injuring several passengers.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 12:15
UN agency raises toll to 365 from Mediterranean shipwrecks
  The U.N.’s migration watcher says it now believes 365 people died or are missing and presumed dead from Mediterranean shipwrecks in recent days.


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 12:15
Tens of thousands march for Croatia war anniversary
  Tens of thousands of Croats are taking part in a memorial march marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the eastern town of Vukovar to the Yugoslav army during the 1991-95 war.


1
Read 24   2016-11-18 12:15
UN warns of hunger threat in southern Madagascar
  The United Nations says farmers in southern Madagascar urgently need support ahead of the year-end crop-planting season to offset the devastating impact of years of drought.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 12:15
Amnesty International slams Russia “foreign agents” law
  Amnesty International says that more than a hundred Russian non-governmental organizations have seen their funding shrink and dozens have been forced to shut since a “foreign agents” law has come into force.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 12:14
Trump lawyers aim to delay fraud trial at hearing
  (Reuters) - Attorneys for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will try at a court hearing on Friday to delay a civil trial involving allegations from students that they were defrauded by the now-defunct Trump University.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 12:12
American-born Panda twins return to China, but struggle with the language and food
  Twin sisters have returned home from Zoo Atlanta, where they developed a taste for American crackers.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 12:11
Snake marriage story fake, Malaysian fireman says
  A Malaysian fireman reported to have wed a snake says he is saddened by the story he says is fake.


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 12:11
Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal
  FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to recover from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests....


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 12:08
Buckingham Palace to get £369m facelift over 10 years
 


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 12:08
Sushma Swaraj: Indians offer kidneys to ailing minister
  Indians offer to donate their kidneys to the foreign minister after she says she needs a transplant.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 12:08
Turkey failed coup: Officers 'seeking Nato asylum'
  Some Turkish officers posted to Nato have sought asylum since the failed military coup, Nato says.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 12:05
Where Does the Fantastic Beasts Franchise Go Next?
  Spoilers ahead!


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 12:05
Buckingham Palace to get £369m refurbishment
  Buckingham Place is to undergo a 10-year refurbishment costing £369m, the Royal Household announces.


1
Read 22   2016-11-18 12:02
President Obama meets little boy who offered home to Syrian child
 


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 12:02
Slovakia comes to grips with proudly neo-Nazi party
  The wave of far-right parties across Europe has been gathering steam from Greece to France and Germany. While most of the continent’s extreme forces have taken pains to steer clear of Nazi imagery, Slovakia’s answer to the trend celebrates it.


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 11:59
Stampeding deer wipes out unlucky runner in painful collision  
 


1
Read 15   2016-11-18 11:56
BMW, Baidu joint project on self-driving cars breaks down
  GUANGZHOU/WUZHEN, China (Reuters) - German automaker BMW and Chinese internet giant Baidu will end their joint research on self-driving cars, executives for the two firms said on Friday, with Baidu now searching for new global research partners.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 11:52
2 Syrians in Germany face terrorism charges
  German prosecutors have charged two Syrian men with membership in a terrorist organization on allegations they fought with the ultraconservative Ahrar al-Sham group in Syria.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 11:52
Outrage over Turkish proposal protecting child marriage
  A Turkish government proposal which would pardon some people imprisoned for statutory rape in the past decade has fallen short of passage by legislators.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 11:46
Mayor confirms London transport fares freeze until 2020
  London mayor Sadiq Khan confirms fares across the Transport for London (TfL) network will be frozen from January 2017 until 2020.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 11:46
Volkswagen plans 30,000 job cuts worldwide
  Car giant Volkswagen announces plans to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide, with the brunt of the cuts borne by Germany.


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 11:44
Fed's Bullard says leaning toward supporting December rate hike
  FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymaker James Bullard is leaning toward supporting an interest rate increase in December and argued on Friday that the real question now is the Fed's rate path in 2017.


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 11:43
Official: Greek Cypriots could also get Turkish electricity
  A Turkish Cypriot official says Greek Cypriots can also benefit from an agreement with Turkey to supply electricity to the ethnically divided island’s breakaway north via a cable.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 11:43
Turkish officers seeking asylum in other NATO countries
  The chief of NATO says that Turkish NATO officers have sought asylum in allied countries amid a Turkish government crackdown following a failed military coup.


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 11:43
Yemeni officials, residents: 20 killed in city of Taiz
  Yemeni medical officials and residents say that shelling has killed 20 civilians at a busy market in a rebel-controlled western city the previous day.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 11:40
Trump victory has Ireland worried about its illegal immigrants in the U.S.
  An estimated 50,000 Irish citizens are undocumented in the United States


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 11:34
'Donald Trump is manifestly unqualified to be president,' biographer says
  What can the world expect from the 45th US President? "A grave threat," says biographer David Cay Johnston. Based on decades of research, the investigative journalist paints a very dark picture of the president-elect.


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 11:31
This racist cartoon has sparked a battle over Australia's hate speech laws
  Conservatives in Australia are hoping to use the controversy over a cartoon to dismantle a ban on insulting or humiliating people based on race.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 11:28
Pacific rim leaders to debate future of trade post-Trump
  LIMA (Reuters) - Leaders of Pacific rim nations began gathering in Peru on Friday seeking to salvage hopes for regional trade as prospects of a Donald Trump presidency sounded a possible death knell for the U.S-led Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade pact.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 11:24
Girl helped by Children in Need on parents' cancer deaths
  Abbie, a 16-year-old helped by Children in Need, shares her story on losing both parents to cancer.


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 11:24
Can Trump make coal great again? At least some companies think so
  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most of the U.S. coal industry doubts Donald Trump can fulfill his promise to make the ailing industry great again in a country awash in dirt-cheap natural gas, a competing fuel.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 11:24
'First line of defense': Democratic states vow to fight Trump in court
  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic attorneys general in at least five U.S. states have vowed to fight President-elect Donald Trump in the courts if he rolls back Obama-era regulations or adopts policies they view as infringing upon civil liberties.


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 11:21
Swede Stenson mixes it with Dubai crowd
  DUBAI (Reuters) - Henrik Stenson had more crowd interaction than he would have liked on the second day of the DP World Tour Championship on Friday, as his three-under-par round included a wayward shot which hit a lady and a separate spectator picking up his ball.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 11:21
Radio DJ Mark Goodier suffers stroke aged 55
 


1
Read 22   2016-11-18 11:21
New York Today: New York Today: Our City That Never Was
  Friday: Architecture plans that didn’t pan out, hate-crime hotline, and things for which you’re thankful.


1
Read 15   2016-11-18 11:18
Leonardo DiCaprio Did Lunch to Support the Homeless
  DiCaprio turns heads in Scotland, too


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 11:18
With hero’s burial for Marcos, Duterte endorses Philippines’ authoritarian past  
  Duterte described the reburial as a way to heal the country, but millions disagreed.


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 11:15
Can Trump make coal great again? At least some companies think so
  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most of the U.S. coal industry doubts Donald Trump can fulfill his promise to make the ailing industry great again in a country awash in dirt-cheap natural gas, a competing fuel.


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 11:15
Consumer groups threaten legal action over cashless payment systems in the Bundesliga
  A number of Bundesliga clubs could face legal action because they force fans to use their own cash cards to buy food and drink in their stadiums. The practice appears to be a lucrative source of income for the clubs.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 11:15
Sweden deeply concerned over Israel’s settlement bill
  Sweden’s Foreign Ministry says the country is “deeply concerned” about a planned Israeli bill to allow expanded construction in major West Bank settlements.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 11:15
India control England in second Test in Visakhapatnam
  India take firm control of the second Test as England's top-order fail on the second evening in Visakhapatnam.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 11:12
The Other Financial Mess in Public-Employee Benefits
  Retiree health care programs are in far worse shape than pensions.


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 11:12
Germany's new military recruitment strategy for the Trump era? A reality show.
  Advertising Germany's military as a success story is hardly an easy task -- even if one ignores its troubled history.


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 11:11
Gareth Southgate set for England job interview
  Gareth Southgate will have an interview for the England job with Football Association officials on Monday.


1
Read 24   2016-11-18 11:08
Mozambican president promises aid to victims of tanker blast
  JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Mozambique's president on Friday pledged support for the families of dozens of people, including children, who were killed when a fuel tanker exploded in northern Mozambique....


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 11:02
Germany buys Thomas Mann's California villa
  German Nobel laureate and renowned writer Thomas Mann lived in exile in LA for 10 years with his family. The German government has bought his former home, and plans to use it as a residence for talented young writers.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 11:02
German teen accused of copy editing Islamic State propaganda
  Federal German prosecutors have charged an 18-year-old with supporting a terrorist organization by translating Islamic State propaganda and correcting errors in texts the group posted online.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 10:56
European Parliament President Martin Schulz denies rumors of a run for chancellor
  According to a German media report, the European Parliament's Martin Schulz is tipped to become the next German foreign minister and run for chancellor. His spokesman, however, called the report "complete nonsense."


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 10:56
What Trump's vodka has to do with his presidency
  Most of the talk about Donald Trump has been about his antics during the election campaign. But what about Trump the businessman? DW talks to Wall Street reporter Max Abelson who spent time with the president-elect.


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 10:52
Puerto Rico Births Projected to Decline
  Puerto Rico is expecting about 1,000 fewer babies to be born this year than originally forecast, due in part to the Zika virus, a government official said Thursday.


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 10:52
U.N. Envoy Urges Europe to Avoid Australia's 'Cruel' Migrant Model
  The United Nations’ top human rights envoy condemned Australia’s system of offshore detention for asylum seekers as “cruel, inhuman and degrading.”


1
Read 24   2016-11-18 10:52
Philippines Buries Ferdinand Marcos in Heroes' Cemetery
  Former dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried at the national Heroes’ Cemetery in Manila, despite protests from victims of the human-rights abuses that came to define his 21 years in power.


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 10:52
Terror Grows in Philippines From Militants Linked to Islamic State
  Abu Sayyaf, once written off as one of the global jihadist movement’s also-rans, is gaining strength by chasing down high-value victims at sea and ransoming them off for millions of dollars.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 10:52
Current energy system could eat up entire carbon budget
  Amid whiffs of chemicals and the electric hum of transformers, Kraftwerk Jaenschwalde rises like an ash-colored fortress over a landscape disfigured by decades of open-pit coal mining.


1
Read 15   2016-11-18 10:52
Afghan official: Taliban kill 8 policemen in country’s west
  An Afghan official says a Taliban attack in the country’s western Farah province has killed at least eight police officers.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 10:52
Mother snaps her dying teenage daughter's 'GUARDIAN ANGEL' on camera
  Sarah Danbury, from Grantham, Lincolnshire, tragically lost her 19-year-old daughter Amy Beckingham to a rare form of liver cancer.


1
Read 22   2016-11-18 10:52
Big Fat Gypsy Funeral Brawl: Two mourners are badly hurt in bust-up at memorial 
  Police were sent to Daldowie Crematorium, near Uddingston, Lanarkshire, ahead of a memorial service for the grandfather-in-law of Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Dimples McPhee.


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 10:52
Theresa turns the other cheek! PM meets Angela Merkel and other EU leaders in Berlin as Brexit negotiations threaten to turn nasty
  Theresa May is attending a mini-summit with EU leaders and outgoing US president Barack Obama amid warnings that the UK faces contributing to Brussels coffers for more than a decade after Brexit.


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 10:52
Thundersnow strikes! Severe weather warnings are issued as wintry storms sweep across the UK and temperatures plummet to -6C 
  The Met Office has issued weather warnings across the UK, as wintry showers bring hail, sleet and snow while temperatures are set to plummet to a freezing -6C in some areas including Scotland.


1
Read 22   2016-11-18 10:52
Modern Love: When Eve and Eve Bit the Apple
  A Christian woman’s identity is challenged by her love for church and another woman.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 10:52
Where to Be Single in New York
  Even in this age of dating apps and websites, neighborhood continues to play a huge role in how, and whom, people choose to date.


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 10:52
An Unlikely Contender Rises in France as the Antithesis of Trump
  Alain Juppé, a former unpopular prime minister who was once convicted of corruption, is now seen by supporters as a measured answer to the resurgent far right.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 10:52
8 New Books We Recommend This Week
  Suggested reading by book critics and editors at The New York Times.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 10:52
Intensified by Climate Change, ‘King Tides’ Change Ways of Life in Florida
  King tides, which frequently flood South Florida even when the sun shines, are the most blatant example of the interplay between rising seas and the alignment of the moon, sun and Earth.


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 10:52
Chasing Pirates in the Amazon
  Piracy is a growing menace on the rivers of the Amazon. Join the antipiracy police force on a patrol.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 10:52
Macapá Journal: ‘There’s No Law on the Amazon’: River Pirates Terrorize Ships by Night
  As the population surges and drug gangs expand, hijacking opportunities along the Amazon have flourished, and police forces are struggling to keep up.


1
Read 21   2016-11-18 10:52
Your Friday Briefing
  Here’s what you need to know to start your day.


1
Read 17   2016-11-18 10:52
Transition Briefing: Trump’s Parade of Cabinet Prospects Looks Like His Old Enemies List
  First Cruz, now Romney: The 2012 Republican presidential nominee, who called the president-elect a “con man” during the campaign, is set to meet with him this weekend.


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 10:49
Philip Hammond must learn from George Osborne's mistakes in order to safeguard Brexit Britain
 


1
Read 16   2016-11-18 10:48
Yildiz Technical University academics purged over suspected 'Gulenist' ties
  Istanbul academics have been detained in raids on supposed followers of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of a coup plot. Tens of thousands of "Gulenists" in government, schools and the military have been purged.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 10:41
China's Shenzhou 11 mission returns to earth
  The Shenzhou 11 spacecraft has returned to earth bringing home two astronauts from Beijing's longest-ever orbital mission. The two taikonauts spent a month carrying out experiments aboard the Tiangong 2 space lab.


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 10:41
Click on the Link - Ep 08: Things Fall Apart
  Zawadi, who urgently needed money to pay her school fees, was apparently involved in online gambling.


1
Read 22   2016-11-18 10:38
No Fukushima health concerns, says baseball-softball chief
  TOKYO (Reuters) - There are no concerns about playing in Fukushima related to the prefecture's past nuclear accident and whether to hold Olympic games there will come down to the facilities and scheduling, the president of the World Baseball Softball Confederation said.


1
Read 24   2016-11-18 10:33
Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo province kill family of 7
  Syrian activists and rescue workers say airstrikes on a village in Syria’s Aleppo province have killed seven members of the same family, including four children.


1
Read 23   2016-11-18 10:30
U.S. says concerned over Russia blocking access to LinkedIn
  MOSCOW (Reuters) - The U.S. government said on Friday it was deeply concerned over Russia's decision to block public access to networking site LinkedIn, saying it created a precedent that could be used to justify blocking other sites operating in Russia.


1
Read 24   2016-11-18 10:26
Draghi: 'ECB remains in crisis mode'
  ECB President Mario Draghi has said the central bank is not going to change its ultra-loose monetary policy any time soon. He warned against watering down financial-sector regulations as planned by Donald Trump.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 10:23
Exclusive: China ready to slow yuan descent, worried about capital outflows - sources
  BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese policymakers have been unfazed by the yuan's recent slide, but are ready to slow its descent for fear of fanning capital flight if the currency falls too quickly through the psychologically important 7-per-dollar level, policy advisers said.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 10:22
South Korea nixes Google mapping plans
  Google has been dealt a blow in its attempt to expand its mapping services in South Korea. The government there says North Korea could use more detailed mapping data to threaten the South's security.


1
Read 26   2016-11-18 10:22
Monroe's 'Happy Birthday' gown fetches millions
  The tight, skin-tone dress that Marilyn Monroe wore while singing 'Happy Birthday, Mr. President' to John F. Kennedy in 1962 has fetched $4.8 million at auction. The actress died just months after the renowned rendition.


1
Read 25   2016-11-18 10:22
Dying girl’s letter asking for her remains to be frozen
  Here is the text of the letter written by a terminally ill British girl to a judge asking that her remains be frozen so that she could hope to resume her life in the future. The procedure was carried out upon her recent death:


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 10:22
Mozambican president promises aid to victims of tanker blast
  The Mozambican president has pledged support for the families of 73 people, including children, who were killed when a fuel tanker exploded in northern Mozambique.


1
Read 18   2016-11-18 10:15
Malaysian reform group office raided ahead of rally, 2 held
  Malaysian police have raided the office of electoral reform group Bersih and detained two officials on the eve of a street rally by the group seeking the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal.


1
Read 19   2016-11-18 10:11
Scores killed in oil truck blast in Mozambique
  Authorities in Mozambique are still trying to determine the cause of a lethal explosion in a village. What's clear is that a fuel truck went up in smoke, killing more than 40 and injuring scores more.


1
Read 20   2016-11-18 10:08
Automakers in China on tenterhooks over fate of key tax break
  GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Carmakers in China are fretting over whether a tax break that has propped up sales this year will be extended, with an end to the policy possibly leading to the first annual decline in sales on record for the world's largest auto market.


1
Read 22   2016-11-18 10:08
Nigel Farage deserves a peerage and should be Donald Trump's go-between, says senior Tory MP
 


1
Read 25   2016-11-18 10:04
Philippine army says 14 killed in battle with Abu Sayyaf
  The Philippine military says fierce clashes between government troops and Muslim extremists in the country’s south have left at least 14 combatans dead.


 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 ... 2452  MorgenNews.com