Grokzone | Fresh News Headlines - Thursday 23rd February 2017
Jay-Z to become first rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame
Jay-Z to become first rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame
- 49 mins ago 23 Feb 17, 2:46am -
USA Gymnastics: Larry Nassar sexual abuse charges mount
USA Gymnastics: Larry Nassar sexual abuse charges mount
- 2 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 1:43am -
Dakota pipeline protesters leave site after year-long occupation
Dakota pipeline protesters leave site after year-long occupation
- 2 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 1:37am -
Trump rescinds transgender bathroom rules from Obama era
Trump rescinds transgender bathroom rules from Obama era
- 5 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 10:14pm -
Mexico's foreign minister rejects Trump deportation policy
Mexico's foreign minister rejects Trump deportation policy
- 7 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 8:51pm -
Senator Grassley confronted by Afghanistan interpreter seeking asylum
Senator Grassley confronted by Afghanistan interpreter seeking asylum
- 9 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 6:59pm -
Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil
Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil
- 9 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 6:23pm -
New Trump travel ban delayed until next week, White House says
New Trump travel ban delayed until next week, White House says
- 9 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 6:17pm -
Factory of fake
Factory of fake
- 10 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 5:18pm -
The spy next door
The spy next door
- 11 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 5:04pm -
Dakota pipeline protesters leave site after year-long occupation
Dakota pipeline protesters leave site after year-long occupation
- 11 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 4:58pm -
Melania Trump re-files Daily Mail lawsuit without controversial wording
Melania Trump re-files Daily Mail lawsuit without controversial wording
- 11 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 4:40pm -
  • Europe at a Crossroads: 'The Pacifist Streak in German Politics Is a Problem'

    Europe at a Crossroads: 'The Pacifist Streak in German Politics Is a Problem'

    The future of NATO and trans-Atlantic relations will be at the top of the agenda at the Munich Security Conference, which begins on Friday. British political scientist Anthony Glees says that Germany must become a "muscular democracy" and take the le…
    - 6 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:27am -
  • Schulz versus Merkel: The Revitalization of Democracy in Germany

    Schulz versus Merkel: The Revitalization of Democracy in Germany

    The surprise news that former European Parliament president Martin Schulz will run against Angela Merkel to become Germany's next chancellor has rekindled interest in politics in the country. After two lackluster elections in 2009 and 2013, it also f…
    - 7 days ago 16 Feb 17, 7:21am -
  • Neo-Nationalism in the U.S. and UK: Germany Prepares for Coming Tax Battle

    Neo-Nationalism in the U.S. and UK: Germany Prepares for Coming Tax Battle

    Ahead of the G-20 meeting in Baden-Baden in mid-March, threats from the U.S. and Britain to discard the international tax framework promise to dominate discussion. Germany is already planning countermeasures.
    - 8 days ago 15 Feb 17, 7:14am -
  • Climate Change in Germany: Merkel Might Lose After All

    Climate Change in Germany: Merkel Might Lose After All

    With just six months until Germans go to the polls, Angela Merkel's re-election is looking less certain by the week. Martin Schulz is a dangerous adversary and his Social Democrats are full of the kind of enthusiasm that the chancellor's party lacks.…
    - 9 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:48am -
  • Division and Fear: The Daily Mail's Dark Worldview
    Britain's Daily Mail is infamous for spreading hatred and fear. The newspaper has become even more shrill following Brexit. Wikipedia banned use of the publication as a reference last week, but the decision is unlikely to change much.
    - 9 days ago 14 Feb 17, 3:39am -
  • The Smart Phone Revolution: Young Romanians Take On Corruption

    The Smart Phone Revolution: Young Romanians Take On Corruption

    Romania finds itself gripped by the largest protests since 1989 as the country rallies against corruption. The pro-EU demonstrators are young, organize via social media and are targeting the country's political elite.
    - 10 days ago 13 Feb 17, 5:13am -
  • The Greater Evil: France's Bumbling Search for a Candidate to Stop Le Pen

    The Greater Evil: France's Bumbling Search for a Candidate to Stop Le Pen

    In the race for the French presidency, one candidate after the other has stumbled. Conservative François Fillon's campaign is the latest to come undone after reports of financial irregularities involving his wife. Who will be the one to stand up to…
    - 13 days ago 10 Feb 17, 4:24am -
  • Opinion: It's High Time for a European Broadcasting Service

    Opinion: It's High Time for a European Broadcasting Service

    Propaganda spreads faster on social media than serious information and we've just experienced what an election looks like in the post-factual world. The European Union should launch its own broadcasting channel to counter the lies, draw Europe togeth…
    - 13 days ago 10 Feb 17, 4:19am -
  • 'Achilles Heel': Merkel's Conservatives Divided as Campaign Begins

    'Achilles Heel': Merkel's Conservatives Divided as Campaign Begins

    With the Social Democrats surging in the polls after choosing Martin Schulz as their candidate for chancellor, the German election campaign has begun. But Chancellor Merkel's conservatives are deeply divided -- and trying in vain to paper over their…
    - 14 days ago 9 Feb 17, 10:39am -
  • SPIEGEL Interview with Martin Schulz: 'The Trump Approach Will Never Be Our Approach'

    SPIEGEL Interview with Martin Schulz: 'The Trump Approach Will Never Be Our Approach'

    Martin Schulz, the former president of European Parliament, is now running against Angela Merkel for the German Chancellery. SPIEGEL speaks with him about populism, the stability of democracy and Donald Trump.
    - 15 days ago 8 Feb 17, 6:01am -
WATCH: Town hall meetings heat up as Americans come face to face with members of Congress
Republican lawmakers come under fire at town hall meetings over health care, immigration and Trump's ties to Russia.
- 7 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 8:34pm -
WATCH: Transgender student at heart of SCOTUS bathroom case protests outside White House
During a rally outside the White House, an emotional Gavin Grimm said, "I hope that the nation as a whole moves towards love and moves towards equality and moves towards acceptance in the future."
- 8 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 7:58pm -
WATCH: 7 potentially habitable exoplanets discovered
The planets have been nicknamed "Earth's seven sisters."
- 10 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 5:12pm -
WATCH: Trump administration to issue guidance today on transgender bathrooms
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump believes "in states' rights and certain issues like this are not best dealt with at the federal level."
- 17 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 10:54am -
WATCH: Details released on President Trump's new policy on unauthorized immigrants
The guidelines could put nearly every unauthorized immigrant in the U.S. on notice.
- 18 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 9:40am -
WATCH: Police release audio clip from victim's phone in hopes of catching Indiana teens' killer
Police investigating the slayings of two girls in Indiana released new evidence today in hopes it will lead to the capture of their killer.
- 19 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 8:53am -

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  • newIraqi forces storm Mosul airport, military base

    Iraqi forces storm Mosul airport, military base

    SOUTH OF MOSUL (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul launched a major offensive on the city's airport and fought their way into a nearby military base on Thursday.
    - 1 hour ago 23 Feb 17, 2:34am -
  • newPSA boss says Opel deal would find 'speedy' savings

    PSA boss says Opel deal would find 'speedy' savings

    PARIS (Reuters) - PSA Group's proposed acquisition of Opel would swiftly create savings and value from the General Motors European division's turnaround and complementary brands, the French carmaker's Chief Executive Carlos Tavares said on Thursday…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Feb 17, 2:13am -
  • newStocks near highs, dollar drifts after Fed see hike 'fairly soon'

    Stocks near highs, dollar drifts after Fed see hike 'fairly soon'

    LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks held near record highs on Thursday and the dollar eked out minimal gains after minutes of the latest U.S. Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers in no big hurry to raise interest rates.
    - 1 hour ago 23 Feb 17, 2:10am -
  • newBomb kills at least eight in shopping district in Pakistan's Lahore

    Bomb kills at least eight in shopping district in Pakistan's Lahore

    LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb blast in an upscale shopping center in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore killed at least eight people and wounded 20 on Thursday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has shaken the country.
    - 2 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 2:04am -
  • newMalaysia requests Interpol alert on four North Koreans over airport murder

    Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four North Koreans over airport murder

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has requested Interpol to put an alert out to apprehend four North Korean suspects in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Malaysia's police chief said on Thursday.
    - 2 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 1:53am -
  • newTrump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms

    Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms

    (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama.…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 1:01am -
  • newConservatives gather to praise Trump, bury differences

    Conservatives gather to praise Trump, bury differences

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservatives are all smiles this week at an annual convention in Washington, celebrating President Donald Trump's win, but beneath the surface lurk tensions central to how Republicans will govern in the next two years and the…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 10:36pm -
  • newTech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch

    Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 10:14pm -
  • newDeportation spat overshadows Trump envoys' talks with angry Mexico

    Deportation spat overshadows Trump envoys' talks with angry Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A bid by U.S. President Donald Trump to deport non-Mexican illegal migrants to Mexico that has enraged Mexicans will top the agenda when officials from both countries meet on Thursday amid a deepening rift between the two nati…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 10:04pm -
  • Trump to seek jobs advice from firms that offshore U.S. work

    Trump to seek jobs advice from firms that offshore U.S. work

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, who has vowed to stop U.S. manufacturing from disappearing overseas, will seek job-creation advice on Thursday from at least five companies that are laying off thousands of workers as they shift producti…
    - 8 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 7:11pm -