Trump promotes his new luxury hotel _ along with campaign
A third of Germans fear war erupting with Russia over Ukraine, Syria: pollOne in three Germans worry that tensions between the West and Russia over Crimea, Ukraine and Syria could lead to a military confrontation, according to an opinion poll by the respected Forsa institute published on Wednesday. The survey found that 32 percent of 2,504 Germans polled believe it is possible that war could break out between Russia and the European Union and its allies in the United States. Fears of war traditionally run high in Germany, a country sensitive to tensions that could lead to conflict after the devastation of World War Two and the partition of the nation into West Germany and East Germany during the Cold War.
Toyota adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall totalToyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The company says it knows of one person injured in a crash ...
'Stinky whale' whiff wafts over whaling talks
Portoro? (Slovenia) (AFP) - Between explosive diplomatic quarrels and pressing animal welfare concerns, world whaling talks came up against an unusual challenge this week, that of "stinky whales". Experts and concerned parties wryly concede the problem is "weird", but are quick to point out that for the people of Chukotka in Russia's Far East, it is no laughing matter. The problem is that in recent years some gray whales have developed a distinct chemical whiff that renders them inedible.
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US abstain in UN vote on Cuba embargo for the first time
The United States abstained for the first time in 25 years Wednesday on a U.N. resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba, a measure it had always vehemently opposed. The U.S. was joined ...
Small World animatronic doll part of new Disney auction
Russia drops Spain ship refueling request amid NATO uproar
BRUSSELS (AP) ? Russia on Wednesday withdrew a request to refuel a fleet of Russian warships in Spain, as Britain and NATO allies piled pressure on Madrid over concerns that the ships could be used to ramp up air attacks in Syria.
Venezuela opposition escalates protests against Maduro 'dictatorship'
By Andrew Cawthorne and Diego Oré CARACAS (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of opposition supporters rallied across Venezuela on Wednesday against socialist President Nicolas Maduro, whom they accuse of becoming a dictator by blocking a plebiscite to remove him. Escalating its anti-Maduro campaign, the opposition Democratic Unity coalition also called for a national strike for Friday and a march to the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas next week, activists and local media said. The opposition coalition says Maduro must go, but Venezuela's electoral board last week canceled a planned signature drive to hold a recall referendum against him, citing fraud.
The kids are all right: Children with 3-way DNA are healthy
More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg donor. Now researchers have checked up on how the babies ...