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'I just wanted to drive a little': 8-year-old boy in Germany goes for autobahn joyride, police say

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

This type of drive is auto-banned An 8-year-old boy blasted his way down the German autobahn at speeds of 87 mph in his family's Volkswagen Golf early Wednesday morning, police...
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Trump keeps criticizing NATO allies over spending. Here's how NATO's budget actually works

Trump keeps criticizing NATO allies over spending. Here's how NATO's budget actually works

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump's rhetoric on the NATO alliance has often been misleading, and he has distorted how the historic alliance is funded and operates. NATO is based on the...
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Ex-assemblyman's auto bills and travel paid with campaign funds

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Although ex-Assemblyman Dov Hikind no longer holds public office, the once-powerful Brooklyn lawmaker continues to spend heavily from his campaign accounts, including...
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Trump: Germany and France must take Islamic State fighters

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

President Donald Trump is challenging France, Germany and other countries to take back citizens captured fighting for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
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Trump Gets Even Crazier By Threatening To Release Thousands Of ISIS Fighters In Europe

5 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Trump threatened to release thousand of ISIS fighters into Germany, France, and other parts of Europe
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Germany's New Global Role

6 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Over the past two decades, Germany's global role has undergone a remarkable transformation. Following its peaceful reunifica­tion in 1990, Germany was on track to become an...
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German Theme Park Shuts Swastika-Shaped Ride

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

The park's owner said he had not noticed the ride's resemblance to the Nazi symbol. Public display of the swastika is banned in Germany, where anti-Semitic crimes are on the rise.
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The Revival of the Russian Military

6 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

After the collapse of the Soviet Union , the Russian military rotted away. In one of the most dramatic campaigns of peacetime demilitarization in world history, from 1988 to...
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Trump asks 'WHERE IS THE FEDERAL RESERVE' after Germany sells bonds with no interest

Trump asks 'WHERE IS THE FEDERAL RESERVE' after Germany sells bonds with no interest

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Trump compared the US to Germany in a tweet on Wednesday, saying that unlike the US it is paying "zero interest and is actually being paid to borrow money." The comments...
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8-year-old Boy Takes Parents' Car and Goes on 87 mph Joyride: 'I Just Wanted to Drive a Little'

9 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

When police in Germany caught up with the boy after he had driven on a motorway in Dortmund, he burst into tears.
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'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

Every dog has its day, and for Monte, a terrier mix shelter dog, that day came with Disney fame. Read more ...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole over 'spiked beer'

Mark Pavelich assaulted his neighbor he had been fishing with earlier in the day, believing he had slipped something into his beer, police said. Read more ...

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

A gunman opened fire outside a Los Angeles County police station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding one sheriff's deputy, authorities said. The deputy was shot in the shoulder at... Read more ...

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Less than a month before training camp is set to begin, the Wild have hired a new GM to steer a the teetering ship. Read more ...

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

The Jets will be without Brandon Copeland for the first four games of the season after the NFL suspended the linebacker for violating the league policy on performance-enhancing... Read more ...

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

Police say the six, five men and an 85-year-old woman, were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield earlier this month. Read more ...

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans owed by veterans with disabilities, making a move... Read more ...

Author Nicholas Sparks wins federal court case

Author Nicholas Sparks wins federal court case

A federal jury has sided with novelist Nicholas Sparks and the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown, dismissing claims by the school's former... Read more ...