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German rock star Campino expresses support for Merkel

German rock star Campino expresses support for Merkel

BERLIN — One of Germany's most famous rock stars, the frontman of punk band Die Toten Hosen, is throwing his support behind German Chancellor Angela Merkel, calling on her to "hang in there" after talks to form new government collapsed over the weeke

US durable goods orders fell 1.2 per cent in October

WASHINGTON — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell last month for the first time since July, pulled down by plummeting orders for commercial aircraft. A category that tracks business investment posted the biggest drop in more than a year.
Sochi gold medallist  among 4 Russians banned for doping

Sochi gold medallist among 4 Russians banned for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Four more Russians were banned by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday for doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, including a gold medallist .

Trump: Prayers in order for 'all involved' in Navy crash

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on the Navy aircraft mishap in the Pacific Ocean. Trump said in a tweet: "We are monitoring the situation. Prayers for all involved.

Police: Man crashes car to highlight dangerous intersection

CLERMONT, Fla. — Authorities say a man angered over people driving dangerously through a busy intersection appeared to intentionally cause a crash there to highlight the problem.

NewAlert: Tribunal convicts Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic of genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A U.N. war crimes tribunal at The Hague has convicted Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic of genocide. The tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment. The U.N.
Uber reveals coverup of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

Uber reveals coverup of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber is coming clean about its coverup of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.
China says ex-top internet regulator under investigation

China says ex-top internet regulator under investigation

BEIJING — China's former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm, the agency said Tuesday.
2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

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CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.