by | September 20, 2017 | 00:36

The FDP failed to clear that hurdle in 2013 in a humiliating defeat for a party that enjoyed 64 straight years in the Bundestag and was part of 17 government cabinets. The Free Democrats have a better idea: a points-based immigration system that rewards language and technical skills. The last time Merkel was in a coalition with the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), its then leader Philipp Roesler - economy minister at the time - was a notorious hawk on Greece and its troubled reform efforts.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:33

At 7 a.m. Sunday, the county plans to open up USA 1 to those same groups all the way to Key West. All other Keys residents can return home Sunday morning at sunrise, he said. Still, Ramsay warned that his deputies would be out in force patrolling neighborhoods - many that still remained in the dark and without power - from looters or anyone else looking to take advantage of the suffering residents.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:27

Brig John Ridge, second-in-command of the United Kingdom military's Joint Task Force, which has been distributing aid in the region following the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Irma , said the British Virgin Islands has "already been weakened" and that the situation "doesn't look good".

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:26

Boris Johnson will resign as foreign secretary before the weekend if Theresa May won't bow to his Brexit demands. When questioned on what she wanted Mr Johnson to do, amid reports he could be set to resign from the Government, Mrs May added: "What I want the Government to do is what the Government is doing, Boris and others, all very clear about the destination we have as a country".

by | September 19, 2017 | 05:08

Maria is expected to gain strength through the weekend and become a hurricane by late Monday , bringing risky wind , storm surge and rainfall hazards, the National Hurricane Center said. But if Jose increases in size, or if its path adjusts west, it could bring tropical storm conditions closer to the North Carolina coast. As Tropical Storm Maria moves west-northwest toward the Leeward Islands , it is expected to strengthen throughout the day.

by | September 19, 2017 | 04:49

It's expected to weaken as it continues northward, and will likely be downgraded to a tropical storm as it passes by the Jersey Shore and Long Island later this week, according to the Weather Channel . Down East Maine is under a high surf advisory until 8 p.m. Tuesday. Rough surf and any surge would cause splash-over and erosion. Spotty minor flooding is expected this evening, will expand in coverage Tuesday morning, and become more widespread Tuesday night.

by | September 19, 2017 | 04:39

One of the parents said that she especially came to ensure the security status of the school before leaving her child. "Security and facilities at Ryan today were no different from the awful September 8, nothing has changed since", said one parent.

by | September 19, 2017 | 04:16

PRESIDENT TRUMP: We're talking about it constantly. "One of the signatories of the deal has erected obstacles on the path of complete implementation of the JCPOA", said the Iranian official, "I need to draw your attention to this important fact that all sides of the JCPOA with no exception are responsible about the agreement".

by | September 19, 2017 | 03:53

Sunday. There's been a lot of suspicion on social media that foul play was involved, but cops have maintained they found nothing suspicious. "Despite request for all evidence, we have only been provided snippets of video, none of which shows Kenneka Jenkins walking into a freezer", an attorney for the family said in a statement.

by | September 19, 2017 | 03:51

He came under surveillance again as part of the FBI's investigation into whether Trump's campaign actively colluded with Russian officials to sway the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. But President Trump earlier this year was critical of wiretapping of his campaign and personally accused President Obama of tapping Trump Tower. That warrant was discontinued but investigators received another one that extended into the beginning of this year after intercepted communications with ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 03:28

Mercedes-AMG F1's Lewis Hamilton won the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix , consolidating his lead for world championship title. The Guardian's Giles Richards concurred with that assessment, writing: 'The crash was investigated after the race by the stewards and adjudged to be a racing incident, with no further action to be taken, but earlier the team had tweeted their belief that Verstappen was to blame: "VER took #Kimi7 out and then he went to #Seb5".

by | September 19, 2017 | 03:17

As NPR reported on Friday , 29 people were injured at the Parsons Green subway station in Fullham when an explosion went off in a train auto. Earlier Saturday, an 18-year-old man was arrested in the port area of Dover, a major ferry terminal for travel between Britain and France.

by | September 19, 2017 | 02:53

Hurricane Maria had hurricane-force winds outward up to 15 miles from the center of circulation. By mid week, the storm could near the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as a major hurricane, which could come under hurricane warnings by tonight.

by | September 19, 2017 | 02:06

The super storm made its land fall on South-western Florida on Sunday morning as a Category 4 hurricane, after that on Monday it weakened and got converted into a tropical depression. Kitchen worker Jean Lindor said the center had power from a generator to cook meals, but no air conditioning. The cause of their deaths has yet to be determined.

by | September 19, 2017 | 02:08

She was 24 years old at the time of her murder. That image was made possible by new technology called DNA phenotyping where DNA evidence from the scene created a profile of her killer, who the DNA analysis showed is likely a fair skinned man with hazel or brown eyes and brown or black hair, who is likely now in his 50s.

by | September 19, 2017 | 02:07

In this Aug. 24, 2017 photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, a South Korean missile is test-fired at an undisclosed location in South Korea. North Korea has launched dozens of missiles under Kim Jong Un's leadership to accelerate a weapons programme created to give it the ability to target the United States with a powerful, nuclear-tipped missile.

by | September 19, 2017 | 02:02

President Donald Trump went on yet another early morning Twitter spree Sunday, one of which included a retweet of an edited GIF depicting himself striking Hillary Clinton in the back with a golf ball. "He didn't get into the race to make sure a Democrat won the White House, he got in to disrupt the Democratic Party", Clinton says. This is the same President who last month - days after a driver ran into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia - retweeted a cartoon of ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:59

Monday's flyovers over the Korean Peninsula involved two B-1Bs and four F-35Bs from the US military and four F-15K fighter jets from South Korea, according to the South Korean and USA militaries. However, the crisis on the Korean Peninsula has spilled over and endangered regional security and stability, as well as relations between other countries.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:53

Hillary Clinton said she would not rule out questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election between her and Donald Trump if it's revealed that Russian interference goes further than now known. Clinton: I would not. That is not the way our democracy works'. Clinton has not been shy about discussing the stunning blow she was dealt on November 8 when President Donald Trump pulled off his shocking Election Day upset and carried the Electoral College.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:52

The U.S. Navy has relieved two more top officers due to a "loss of confidence in their ability to command", following two deadly collisions over the summer. Both men worked in the Japan-based 7th Fleet. In addition to the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain crashed into a South Korean fishing boat near the Korean peninsula in May.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:43

Some 44 people have been killed since the first case was identified on August 16. The Islamist militants have killed hundreds of teachers and forced more than 1,000 schools to shut, leaving tens of thousands of children without an education, aid agencies say.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:42

Trump floated the French Bastille Day-inspired proposal as he spoke to reporters alongside President Emmanuel Macron ahead of a bilateral meeting at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel. During brief remarks, Trump raved about his visit to Paris last July 14 - which featured military fly overs, parades of horse guards, assorted tanks and other military hardware.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:33

McGahn privately lashed out at Cobb when the Times asked the White House about the conversation, the newspaper reported. And now the world - including Mueller - is alerted to the possibility that relevant documents are locked away in the White House.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:25

The value of the Jaguars is up 4 percent in the previous year and had an operating income of $89 million, Forbes said. Around the rest of the NFC North, the Chicago Bears rank seventh at $2.85 billion, the Green Bay Packers are 13th at $2.55 billion and the Minnesota Vikings come in at 18th at $2.4 billion.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:22

U.S. President Donald Trump (C, front) speaks at a high-level United Nations reform meeting at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept. 18, 2017. "I think that most of you know how I feel", Trump said of the topic, which is sure to come up both in bilateral discussions throughout the week and Trump's highly anticipated remarks to the group Tuesday.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:13

The UK's foreign secretary, Boris Johnson , has launched a thinly veiled leadership challenge against prime minister Theresa May , while she prepares to set out her Brexit strategy this Friday (22 September) in the Italian city of Florence.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:11

Ibrahim Halawa's sister has said his family want him home as soon as possible following his acquittal in Egypt after four years in jail. Nearly 500 people were charged with crimes over the violence which erupted following the removal of President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:07

Al Jazeera condemned the blocking as an assault on freedom of expression. So, tl;dr, the law enshrines a regime of total state-control of media. Saudi Arabia boasts a large social media market, with a reported 8 million Snapchat users alone, mostly thanks to its high density of smartphone owners.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:05

The 15-nation council condemned Friday's missile test in an emergency session and called on all countries to "fully, comprehensively and immediately" implement all U.N. On Sunday, he warned of imminent danger from Pyongyang. All along, the Trump administration has dangled the option of a military response. "But be clear: we seek a peaceful solution to this".

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:55

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota said the city's Pubic Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the collision, adding that early analysis of the scene indicates one or both of the buses may have been speeding.

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:52

The chase ended, just about as one would expect, with a shot being fired, although no one was hurt. Vernon Barrett Jr. wore a clown mask and chased his six-year-old daughter around the neighborhood, according to Boardman Police. The man did not shoot at Barrett. The charges follow a Perth teen's terror at being chased and spooked after she was chased by 2.5km by three men wearing clown masks on Saturday night.

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:54

Trump has made no secret of his dislike for the 2015 agreement, which had painful sanctions lifted in exchange for Iran curbing its nuclear program. In June, Tillerson provoked outrage when he indicated to the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the United States has reverted to a policy of regime change , saying, "Our policy toward Iran is ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:39

Under the reconciliation process, it would need 50 votes to pass, assuming the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence. On the other side, Cassidy and Graham's bill would once again look to repeal and replace Obamacare. Dean Heller of Nevada and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin - are backing the measure too. A more recent twist has been the " per capita cap " which adjusts federal funding to the number of people deemed eligible in each state.

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:35

Securing jobs was the key to a collective agreement to replace one expiring in September between GM and its 2,800 CAMI workers, said Unifor president Jerry Dias in February. The company said that in 2015 it invested 800 million Canadian dollars ($656 million U.S.) in the plant to build the new Equinox. Workers at the GM CAMI plant, a joint venture between the automaker and Suzuki until 2009, are on a separate contract from other GM plants in Canada, which received four-year labor contracts ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:32

Georgia's average price per gallon was $2.68 per gallon, down 3.1 cents from last week. According to the Department of Energy, a total of six Gulf Coast refineries are operating at reduced rates, which is one more refinery than last week.