Grokzone | Fresh News Headlines - Wednesday 28th June 2017
Teenage immigrant
Teenage immigrant
- 3 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 5:10pm -
Ai Weiwei's Lego art showing dissidents hits US
Ai Weiwei's Lego art showing dissidents hits US
- 4 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 4:56pm -
How White House Eid dinner got started
How White House Eid dinner got started
- 4 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 4:39pm -
Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote
Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote
- 5 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 3:12pm -
Reporter vents fury at White House over 'fake news' claims
Reporter vents fury at White House over 'fake news' claims
- 5 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 3:08pm -
US policeman in hot pursuit of own car
US policeman in hot pursuit of own car
- 6 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 2:46pm -
Laquan McDonald death: Officers 'lied about US teenager's shooting'
Laquan McDonald death: Officers 'lied about US teenager's shooting'
- 7 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 1:58pm -
Do Trump voters care if world dislikes him?
Do Trump voters care if world dislikes him?
- 7 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 1:28pm -
Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed
Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed
- 11 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 9:51am -
Trump hotel in Toronto to lose president's name
Trump hotel in Toronto to lose president's name
- 11 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 9:13am -
Pregnant Serena Williams poses naked on the cover of Vanity Fair
Pregnant Serena Williams poses naked on the cover of Vanity Fair
- 11 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 9:09am -
Stanford rape case Judge Aaron Persky faces recall petition
Stanford rape case Judge Aaron Persky faces recall petition
- 12 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 9:02am -
  • Europe's Backyard: Tensions Rising in Balkans as Hopes for EU Future Fade

    Europe's Backyard: Tensions Rising in Balkans as Hopes for EU Future Fade

    Fourteen years after being told they had a future in the European Union, countries in the Western Balkans are losing hope. Meanwhile, Turkish and Russian influence in the region is on the rise. So too is the nationalist rhetoric of old.
    - 11 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 10:01am -
  • Cultural Conundrum: What Does It Mean To Be a Hamburger?

    Cultural Conundrum: What Does It Mean To Be a Hamburger?

    As Germany prepares for next week's G-20 summit, the world has its eyes on Hamburg. The city has seen a decline in the port culture that put it on the map, but the recent success of its spectacular new concert hall has forced many residents to ref…
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 17, 8:18am -
  • The Last Act: A Raging Battle over Kohl's Legacy

    The Last Act: A Raging Battle over Kohl's Legacy

    For years, Helmut Kohl's second wife held a tight grip over his legacy. With his passing now, she is pushing for an EU state funeral rather than a national one -- and even considered not inviting any German leaders to speak. A major dispute is expect…
    - 4 days ago 23 Jun 17, 9:46am -
  • Spying Scandal: German Intelligence Also Snooped on White House

    Spying Scandal: German Intelligence Also Snooped on White House

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is famous for the terse remark she made after learning her mobile phone had been tapped by the NSA. "Spying among friends, that isn't done." As it turns out, Germany was spying on America too, even targeting the White…
    - 5 days ago 22 Jun 17, 9:48am -
  • The Mica Children: Fighting for Survival in India's Deadly Mines
    They work in India's mines to supply the cosmetics and car paint industries. And sometimes they die. A Visual Story By Marius Münstermann and Christian Werner
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 17, 5:17am -
  • Deadly Dilemma: EU Leans on Libyan Military to Stop Migrants

    Deadly Dilemma: EU Leans on Libyan Military to Stop Migrants

    Summer offers perfect conditions for migrants seeking to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe. Aid organizations are trying to prevent them from drowning, but the EU has partnered with Libya to stop them.
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 17, 4:01am -
  • A Preventable Tragedy: Millions Around The World Are Still Threatened with Starvation

    A Preventable Tragedy: Millions Around The World Are Still Threatened with Starvation

    Every ninth person on the planet suffers from hunger. The situation is so dire in some countries that 20 million people are at acute risk of death by starvation. How is this possible at a time of a global food surplus?
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 17, 2:43am -
  • 'Welcome To Hell': Hamburg Girds for 100,000 G-20 Protestors

    'Welcome To Hell': Hamburg Girds for 100,000 G-20 Protestors

    When the leaders of the world's most powerful economies descend on Hamburg next month, the city will be a virtual fortress with the deployment of 20,000 police. Officials believe violent protests are likely.
    - 8 days ago 20 Jun 17, 7:18am -
  • A German Giant: The Political Legacy of Helmut Kohl
    He was the chancellor who reunited Germany and advanced European unification. He governed longer than any other German leader before him and became a global statesman who dedicated his life to his country, even if scandals threatened to obscure parts…
    - 11 days ago 16 Jun 17, 2:31pm -
  • Firing at Democracy: The Toxic State of America

    Firing at Democracy: The Toxic State of America

    The attack on Republican members of Congress in the United States this week is a product of America's increasingly toxic political climate. Democracy is at stake in a country where two, deeply divided sides are no longer capable of reasonable debate…
    - 11 days ago 16 Jun 17, 9:58am -
  • Stumbling to the Starting Line: Brexit Talks Set to Begin amid Chaos in London

    Stumbling to the Starting Line: Brexit Talks Set to Begin amid Chaos in London

    Britain's crippled Prime Minister Theresa May is stumbling into Brexit negotiations, which are set to finally begin next week. She is doing all she can to cling to power, but recent elections mean it isn't even clear what kind of Brexit Britain wants…
    - 11 days ago 16 Jun 17, 9:03am -
  • Misguided Euro Skepticism: The Dangerous Nationalism of Europe's Left

    Misguided Euro Skepticism: The Dangerous Nationalism of Europe's Left

    Rather than embracing euroskeptics on the populist right, Europe's leftists should throw their support behind center-left French President Macron's policies to create a stronger eurozone. The alternative is a splintered left and stronger right.
    - 12 days ago 16 Jun 17, 4:08am -
  • Brexit Is Dead: A Wave of Anger Crashes over Britain

    Brexit Is Dead: A Wave of Anger Crashes over Britain

    Europe used to have a fearful respect of the Tories. But those days have long since passed. Now, the weakened party may have accidentally killed off Brexit -- a pet project that most party leaders didn't want in the first place.
    - 12 days ago 15 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • Taking Back Raqqa: Kurds Seek to Expand Reach in Northern Syria

    Taking Back Raqqa: Kurds Seek to Expand Reach in Northern Syria

    The offensive to take Raqqa back from Islamic State has begun. Kurdish fighters are leading the charge in the hopes of eliminating the Islamist scourge -- but they are also hoping to expand their power in northern Syria.
    - 13 days ago 14 Jun 17, 8:42am -
  • Climate Change: Solving the Mystery of the Arctic's Clouds
    Climate change has been causing dramatic, accelerated changes in the Arctic. Now, a team of researchers has deployed two planes and a ship, along with advanced new technology, to take a closer look at one of its least understood causes: clouds.
    - 14 days ago 14 Jun 17, 2:08am -
  • Interview with Ornithologist Richard Prum: What Duck Sex Reveals about Human Nature
    In an interview, Richard Prum, an ornithologist and curator at the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University, discusses the violent mechanics of duck sex, the beauty of bird-mating rituals and why human civilization was made possible by lo…
    - 15 days ago 13 Jun 17, 5:03am -
  • One Man Against Them All: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Sensation

    One Man Against Them All: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Sensation

    Even more astonishing than Theresa May's poor showing in this week's British election was the resurrection of Labour -- especially after Jeremy Corbyn's party seemed to do all it could to get badly defeated.
    - 18 days ago 10 Jun 17, 3:35am -
  • Isolating Trump: Merkel's G-20 Climate Alliance Is Crumbling

    Isolating Trump: Merkel's G-20 Climate Alliance Is Crumbling

    The German chancellor had been hoping to isolate Donald Trump on climate issues at the upcoming G-20 summit in Hamburg. But Merkel's hoped-for alliance is crumbling, underscoring Germany's relative political weakness globally. Many countries are wary…
    - 18 days ago 9 Jun 17, 9:49am -
  • Interview with Jean-Claude Juncker: Europeans 'Must Learn World Affairs'

    Interview with Jean-Claude Juncker: Europeans 'Must Learn World Affairs'

    In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, 62, discusses the EU's growing self-confidence, its differences with President Trump and Brexit negotiations in the wake of an unclear election outcome in Britain…
    - 18 days ago 9 Jun 17, 9:02am -
  • The Tin Lady: May's Catastrophic Result Clouds UK's Future

    The Tin Lady: May's Catastrophic Result Clouds UK's Future

    British Prime Minister Theresa May went all in -- and lost almost everything. Following a catastrophic result for the country's Conservatives, the UK is politically paralyzed. And it is unclear what will happen next.
    - 19 days ago 9 Jun 17, 3:59am -
WATCH: Vote on Senate health care bill delayed amid lack of support
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the call.
- 6 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 2:55pm -
WATCH: McConnell delays Senate health bill vote amid lack of support
At least five Republican senators said they had opposed the procedural vote on the GOP health care plan.
- 9 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 11:55am -
WATCH: Trail of ransomware attacks could lead to North Korea
Researchers identified code used in WannaCry that appeared in other attacks linked to North Korea.
- 9 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 11:13am -
WATCH: Massive wildfires burn across the west
ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee reports on dry conditions that have led to nearly two dozen fires from Oregon to Texas.
- 10 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 10:16am -
WATCH: Alabama Army base on lockdown amid reports of active shooter
The Redstone Arsenal is an Army base in Huntsville, Alabama.
- 10 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 10:14am -
WATCH: Riders evacuate disabled NYC subway train
Fire officials said three people are being examined for minor smoke inhalation.
- 11 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 9:22am -

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