Grokzone | Fresh News Headlines - Friday 9th December 2016
21st Century Fox in bid approach for Sky
21st Century Fox in bid approach for Sky
- 33 mins ago 9 Dec 16, 12:37pm -
Obama orders review into 'Russian hacking' before US election
Obama orders review into 'Russian hacking' before US election
- 46 mins ago 9 Dec 16, 12:24pm -
Courier helps free captive who wrote 'call 911' on parcel
Courier helps free captive who wrote 'call 911' on parcel
- 2 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 10:59am -
Canada zoo probes seven penguin deaths
Canada zoo probes seven penguin deaths
- 3 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 9:51am -
Joe Biden: World needs Canada 'very badly'
Joe Biden: World needs Canada 'very badly'
- 4 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 9:33am -
US actor Judge Reinhold 'embarrassed' by airport arrest
US actor Judge Reinhold 'embarrassed' by airport arrest
- 4 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 8:58am -
Alabama inmate heaves and coughs during lethal injection
Alabama inmate heaves and coughs during lethal injection
- 5 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 8:35am -
Trump fans urge Star Wars boycott over reshoot claims
Trump fans urge Star Wars boycott over reshoot claims
- 6 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 7:18am -
Donald Trump to stay as Apprentice executive producer
Donald Trump to stay as Apprentice executive producer
- 7 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 5:43am -
Outcry at Lawrence's Hawaii 'butt-itch'
Outcry at Lawrence's Hawaii 'butt-itch'
- 10 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 3:18am -
Hillary Clinton warns of 'fake news epidemic'
Hillary Clinton warns of 'fake news epidemic'
- 17 hours ago 8 Dec 16, 8:28pm -
Hollywood legend
Hollywood legend
- 19 hours ago 8 Dec 16, 5:55pm -
  • The Chancellor's Eroding Power: Merkel Adversary Jens Spahn on the Rise

    The Chancellor's Eroding Power: Merkel Adversary Jens Spahn on the Rise

    Jens Spahn, 36, has quickly risen to become a leader of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU party. His ascent shows how the chancellor's power is beginning to erode.
    - 8 days ago 1 Dec 16, 6:45am -
  • Asleep at the Wheel: German Leaders at Odds with Industry over Electric Cars

    Asleep at the Wheel: German Leaders at Odds with Industry over Electric Cars

    The government in Berlin fears that German automobile companies are lagging behind as electric cars pick up speed around the world. Faced with immense challenges and the potential loss of tens of thousands of jobs, the industry is still pushing its g…
    - 8 days ago 1 Dec 16, 6:28am -
  • Fact-Check: Five Myths about Advancement in Germany

    Fact-Check: Five Myths about Advancement in Germany

    Children of immigrants fare worse in school? You have to go to college if you want to earn a lot of money? There are plenty of myths surrounding social advancement in Germany -- and many of them are out of step with reality.
    - 9 days ago 30 Nov 16, 9:32am -
  • Born without Arms and Legs: 'I'm Glad I Don't Need Any Shoes'
    Janis McDavid, 25, was born with no arms and legs. But he still goes to university, drives a car and travels the world. Today he is embarking on his career. How, though, does he do it?
    - 9 days ago 30 Nov 16, 9:31am -
  • Actress Dayan Kodua: 'I Got Into Fights Pretty Often'
    Originally from Ghana, Dayan Kodua was the first black Miss Schleswig-Holstein and has become a successful actress in Germany. But she still finds herself frequently confronted by stereotypes. How does she fight back?
    - 9 days ago 30 Nov 16, 9:21am -
  • Shattering the Glass Ceiling: A Woman Who Showed What's Possible
    Lore Marie Peschel-Gutzeit is one of Germany's best known female lawyers. At 84, she still works six days a week. She managed to break through just about every glass ceiling there was in law and politics on her way to the top. But at what cost?
    - 9 days ago 30 Nov 16, 8:56am -
  • Taxi Driver: Finding Happiness in a Time of Need
    After a long illness, Christian Brüggmann, 56, sent out 150 applications in an attempt to return to his previous career in banking. He received 150 rejections. "Then I'll just drive a cab," he told himself -- and started down the road to happiness.
    - 9 days ago 30 Nov 16, 8:47am -
  • Bullied by Teachers: 'You're Too Dumb for Math'

    Bullied by Teachers: 'You're Too Dumb for Math'

    As a schoolchild, Barbara Sengelhoff was often insulted and maltreated by her teachers and frequently cried on her way to school. Later, she became a teacher herself. It was a good decision.
    - 9 days ago 30 Nov 16, 8:40am -
  • Renzi's High Stakes Poker: Europe Holds Its Breath Ahead of Italian Vote

    Renzi's High Stakes Poker: Europe Holds Its Breath Ahead of Italian Vote

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi may be facing defeat in a game of high-stakes poker with the electorate. If the Dec. 4 constitutional referendum fails, there are dark clouds on the horizon for Europe's future. The country is in poor economic shap…
    - 9 days ago 30 Nov 16, 2:29am -
  • Schulz Heads to Berlin: The Man Who Could Shake Up German Politics

    Schulz Heads to Berlin: The Man Who Could Shake Up German Politics

    European Parliament President Martin Schulz announced this week that he is moving to Berlin to assume a role on the national political stage. Many believe he would make a strong contender for chancellor for the center-left Social Democrats. But one m…
    - 14 days ago 25 Nov 16, 9:11am -
WATCH: Donald Trump Inaugural Reprises Campaign Slogan
Trump is bringing "Make America Great Again" to his five-day inaugural celebration in the nation's capital in January.
- 8 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 5:32am -
WATCH: Heated Debate Over Shooting of High School Teen at Reno School
Parents of teen who was shot by police say he had special needs.
- 18 hours ago 8 Dec 16, 6:58pm -
WATCH: Dramatic Break From South Carolina Maximum Security Prison
Massive 14-hour manhunt for Michael Allen Williamson, who was seen on surveillance at Wal-Mart allegedly stabbing a police officer and then trying to enter an elementary school.
- 19 hours ago 8 Dec 16, 5:55pm -
WATCH: Second Officer Dies From Shooting in Georgia
A man suspected of shooting two police officers in Georgia is now dead.
- 20 hours ago 8 Dec 16, 4:54pm -
WATCH: Emoluments Clause: The Basics
What you need to know about how Donald Trump might violate the Constitution with his business endeavors.
- 21 hours ago 8 Dec 16, 4:15pm -
WATCH: Donald Trump Meets With OSU Attack Victims and First Responders
On Nov. 28, an 18-year-old OSU student drove into pedestrians with a car and then began stabbing people, leaving 11 injured.
- 21 hours ago 8 Dec 16, 3:46pm -

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  • newU.N. council meets on North Korea human rights despite China opposition

    U.N. council meets on North Korea human rights despite China opposition

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council discussed on Friday what a senior U.N. official described as "appalling human rights violations" in North Korea, despite a failed attempt by China to stop the third annual meeting on the…
    - 35 mins ago 9 Dec 16, 12:35pm -
  • newTrump to name Goldman executive Cohn to key economic post

    Trump to name Goldman executive Cohn to key economic post

    BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will likely ask a senior Goldman Sachs banker to coordinate economic policy across his administration, turning again to Wall Street for expertise in managing the world's largest economy,…
    - 36 mins ago 9 Dec 16, 12:34pm -
  • newSyrian government forces press attack in east Aleppo

    Syrian government forces press attack in east Aleppo

    ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army pressed an offensive in Aleppo on Friday with ground fighting and air strikes in an operation to retake all of the city's rebel-held east that would bring victory in the civil war closer for President…
    - 37 mins ago 9 Dec 16, 12:33pm -
  • newIraq says it destroys Mosul car bomb factories

    Iraq says it destroys Mosul car bomb factories

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces captured a neighborhood in east Mosul on Friday, pushing deeper to the heart of Islamic State's Iraq stronghold and destroying three sites where it produced car bombs used in waves of suicide attacks, the campaign's c…
    - 49 mins ago 9 Dec 16, 12:21pm -
  • newRussian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 competitors

    Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 competitors

    LONDON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across more than 30 sports were involved in an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive drug tests as Moscow "hijacked international sport" over the course of five years, an independent WADA…
    - 2 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 11:08am -
  • newMurdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox bids $14 billion for UK's Sky

    Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox bids $14 billion for UK's Sky

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has proposed buying the 61 percent of British pay-TV firm Sky Plc it does not already own for around $14 billion, five years after a political scandal scuppered a previous bi…
    - 2 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 11:06am -
  • newOil drilling advocate expected to be Trump pick for Interior Dept.: sources

    Oil drilling advocate expected to be Trump pick for Interior Dept.: sources

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a climate-change skeptic and an advocate for expanded oil and gas development, to run the Interior Department, sources briefed on…
    - 2 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 11:00am -
  • newSouth Korean parliament votes overwhelmingly to impeach President Park

    South Korean parliament votes overwhelmingly to impeach President Park

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal, setting the stage for her to become the country's first elected leader to be expelled from office in disgra…
    - 2 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 10:52am -
  • newSamsung to disable Note 7 phones in the U.S. via software update

    Samsung to disable Note 7 phones in the U.S. via software update

    (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that a software update for Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be released mid-December in the United States preventing them from charging and functioning as mobile phones, rendering them useless.
    - 3 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 10:12am -
  • newA $30 million splurge on Putin's daughter's favorite sport

    A $30 million splurge on Putin's daughter's favorite sport

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is building a $30 million complex for acrobatic rock'n'roll, a niche sport in which President Vladimir Putin's daughter is a leading dancer and has a senior role for development, a Reuters review of public documents has show…
    - 5 hours ago 9 Dec 16, 8:12am -