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2 min ago | SFGate

Germany to provide logistical help in Ebola crisis

Health workers in protective gear move the body of a person that they suspect dyed form the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Qatar emir: No support for extremists

The emir of Qatar says his oil-rich Gulf nation has provided no support for the Islamic State extremist group. Following meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani told reporters that "Qatar has never, and will never support terrorist organizations."

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Terrorism

8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

In Germany, A Magazine For The Dog-Tired

Lisa Kuechenmeister with Maja and Melanie Bencke with Odin show small tricks during a news conference for the International pedigree dog show in Rostock, Germany, 02 September 2014. Bernd Wostneck/DPA/Landov hide caption Lisa Kuechenmeister with Maja and Melanie Bencke with Odin show small tricks during a news conference for the International pedigree dog show in Rostock, Germany, 02 September 2014.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

German court lifts injunction banning Uber

Protesting taxi drivers arrive at City Hall during a demonstration against rising gasoline prices on July 8, 2008 in Berlin, Germany. Approximately 1,000 taxi drivers joined in the protest and demanded to be allowed to charge a EUR 0.50 surcharge per 10km as a means to counter the rising gas prices.

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Jerusalem Post

Auschwitz guard, 93, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder

German prosecutors have charged a 93-year-old man with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for his service as a Nazi SS guard at Auschwitz during World War II. Oskar Groening of Hannover, Germany, has acknowledged that he was a guard at Auschwitz but said he did not personally commit any of the atrocities, The Associated Press reported Monday.

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Reuters

Germany unveils Europe's biggest battery plant

Germany switched on Europe's largest commercial battery plant on Tuesday, an installation powered by 25,600 lithium-ion batteries that will help stabilize the region's growing supply of renewable energy. The 6-million-euro plant, the size of a school gymnasium, is designed to help even out short-term fluctuations that sometimes accompany power from renewable sources as Germany continues to raises its share of renewable energy from about 25 percent currently to 40-45 percent by 2025 and 55-60 percent by 2035.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

The Star Online

Chief rabbi says French society has turned indifferent to anti-Semitism

France's government has reacted strongly to a rising tide of anti-Semitic acts this year but French society seems indifferent to the threat they present, the country's newly elected chief rabbi said on Tuesday. Haim Korsia, who was elected in June, recalled the huge crowds that demonstrated in Paris in 1990 after a Jewish cemetery was desecrated in the southeastern town of Carpentras.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Israel, Middle East, Europe, Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande

CIO

Is Panasonic's CM1 a Camera or a Smartphone?

You'd be forgiven for thinking Panasonic's latest gadget is a smartphone. It's a slim rectangle with a touchscreen and LTE connectivity.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Digital Cameras, Electronics, World News, Photography, Arts, CPU, Science / Technology

Science Daily

Moss plants brought back to life after having been frozen in Antarctic ice for 1,500 years

Mosses have existed on Earth for more than 400 million years. During this period they survived many climate catastrophes that wiped out more robust organisms such as, for example, dinosaurs.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, World News,

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Vancouver Sun

'Taking more aggressive action': Several Arab states offering to bomb ISIS terror group, U.S. says

Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, United Kingdom

USA Today

Germany's ZF to buy TRW Automotive for $12.4B

In a deal that would create the world's second largest automotive supplier, Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen agreed to buy Livonia, Mich.-based TRW Automotive for approximately $12.4 billion Together, the two Germany's ZF to buy TRW Automotive for $12.4B In a deal that would create the world's second largest automotive supplier, Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen agreed to buy Livonia, Mich.-based TRW Automotive for approximately $12.4 billion Together, the two Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s3QCMB In a deal that would create the world's second largest automotive supplier, Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen agreed to buy Livonia, Mich.-based TRW Automotive for approximately $12.4 billion Together, the two automakers have combined annual sales of more than $41 billion and about 138,000 employees.

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Related Topix: World News, Livonia, MI, Northville, MI, Autos

Transworld

Kilian Roth - Vans BMX Germany

" This kid has steez! Kilan came down to Cologne, Germany for a few days to meet up with his buddy and filmer Timm Wiegmann. While hanging out, they might as well got some filming done.

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The Wichita Eagle

Auto supplier TRW being sold to Germanya s ZF Friedrichshafen

German automotive transmission maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG is buying Michigan-based TRW Automotive for $11.74 billion, a move that creates the world's second-largest auto supplier. The deal, with a total value of about $13.5 billion including the assumption of TRW's debt, gives ZF access to TRW's portfolio of advanced driver assistance and safety products, including air bags and radar-activated cruise control that automatically stops cars if something is in their path.

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Canada.com

Germany charges 93-year-old former Auschwitz guard with accessory to 300,000 murders

Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.

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Ananova

LG Execs 'Destroyed' Samsung Washing Machines

Samsung has demanded an investigation after it accused senior executives at LG Electronics of deliberately "destroying" high-end washing machines at stores in Germany. The company claims its rival vandalised machines in Berlin, with one of the alleged incidents taking place before the massive IFA consumer electronics show earlier this month.

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Related Topix: LG Electronics, Electronics, World News, Business News

Windsor Beacon

Man accused of ISIL membership on trial in Germany

A 20-year-old German man went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday on charges he was a member of the extremist Islamic State group, the first such case to come to court in Germany. Prosecutors allege that Kreshnik Berisha, who once played for a Jewish football club, traveled last year to Syria and fought with the group before returning to Germany five months later.

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Greenwich Citizen

Man accused of IS membership on trial in Germany

German Kreshnik B. , left, waits for the beginning of his trial at a higher regional court in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Sept.15, 2014. He is accused of having been a member of the Islamic state group in Syria.

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The Star Online

Cameron resists calls for air strikes despite hostage killing

Britain resisted pressure on Sunday to join the United States in announcing air strikes against Islamic State after the militant group beheaded David Haines, a British hostage, and threatened to kill another Briton. Speaking after chairing a meeting of the government's COBR emergency-response committee in London, Prime Minister David Cameron said his government was battling IS on numerous fronts but made clear it was not, for now, launching air strikes.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Oktoberfest Monterey Bay: GemA1 4tlichkeit

Dieter Knippel, left, and Zack Riner lift glasses with others during the opening of Oktoberfest at the Monterey Fair and Event Center in Monterey on Sunday. David Royal - Monterey Herald MONTEREY >> Six million people flood into Munich, Germany, during the three-week celebration known as Oktoberfest, a party so famous that it has spread all over the world.

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Related Topix: Monterey, CA, World News, Beer, Drink

News 4 Jax

Pro-Russian rebels release Ukrainian troops

But despite the ceasefire, violence continued to flare in the volatile region. As shelling rocked the city throughout the day Sunday, local officials described the situation as "critical."

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