German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn't exist

World Aug 21, 2019

German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn't exist

A German city that's been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn't really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that's true. Officials in Bielefeld said Wednesday they'll give 1 million euros ($1.1 million) to the person who delivers ...

U.K. and EU only harden their positions on Brexit as G-7 nears

World / Politics Aug 21, 2019

U.K. and EU only harden their positions on Brexit as G-7 nears

The European Union and Britain, which are hurtling toward a costly, damaging no-deal split in a little over two months, kicked off a high-wire week of diplomacy Tuesday by entrenching themselves deeper in their irreconcilable positions. Highlighting new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's determination to ...

Merkel stays seated during anthem again after shaking spells

World / Politics Jul 16, 2019

Merkel stays seated during anthem again after shaking spells

German Chancellor Angela Merkel remained seated for national anthems at an official ceremony Tuesday for the second time in a week, after a series of shaking spells sparked concern about her health. Merkel took a seat next to visiting Moldovan Prime Minister Maia Sandu during ...