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July 20, 2018

Angela Merkel criticizes US tariffs, says she doesn’t see US as a foe

Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- Speaking to reporters at her annual summer press conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel opined on U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and other newsworthy topics. Merkel addressed President Trump's comments earlier in the week that the European Union was a foe of the United States. "We have to get over it," Merkel said, "because we see the U.S. as a very important partner." She did acknowledge President Trump'..
July 20, 2018

Bus passengers injured in knife attack in Germany

iStock/Thinkstock(LUEBECK, Germany) -- A man armed with a knife attacked passengers on a bus in northern Germany on Friday before being taken into custody, authorities said. An unknown number of passengers suffered injuries, including one seriously, during the knife attack on the crowded bus in Luebeck, Germany, at about 1:47 p.m., authorities said. No one died, they said. The suspect "was overpowered" and taken into custody, police in Germany's Schleswig-Holstein state said in a statement..
July 20, 2018

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle plan trip to the US, sources say

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have been working at a whirlwind pace since marrying on May 19. They just completed their first foreign tour to Ireland on behalf of Queen Elizabeth. Kensington Palace recently announced that Meghan and Harry will tour Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga in October, a trip that will include a visit to Harry's fourth Invictus Games in Sydney. Next spring, they are scheduled to make their first tour to the Uni..
July 20, 2018

French president’s aide questioned by police for allegedly beating protester

Chesnot/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Police questioned an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday after he was apparently caught on video impersonating a police officer while hitting and stomping a Paris demonstrator earlier this year. The video, published Wednesday night by French newspaper Le Monde, was taken May 1 during a demonstration and seems to show Alexandre Benalla wearing a police armband and a helmet, but otherwise in civilian clothes. Benalla, a member of the Elysee Palace secu..