Grokzone | Fresh News Headlines - Tuesday 17th January 2017
Six-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams beats Belinda Bencic to reach the second round in Melbourne.
The notes, ranging from 500 to 20,000-bolivars, are aimed at reducing the need to carry wads of cash.
Britain's Johanna Konta starts her Australian Open campaign with a straight-set win over Kirsten Flipkens in Melbourne.
Theresa May will use her Brexit speech to say the UK "will not hold on to bits of EU membership".
Video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat causes alarm.
Abdulkadir Masharipov is the prime suspect in the massacre of 39 people on New Year's Eve.
Rain has created ideal conditions for mice in Australia's breadbasket, a science agency warns.
Common leopards could be moving to higher altitudes on the Tibetan plateau.
After extensive research the BBC's James Reynolds reveals the answer you have all been waiting for.
Marking the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest of all feats of code-breaking
As both sides meet for talks, could the Philippines' decades-long communist insurgency soon be over?
The BBC's in-house cartoonist, Kirtish Bhat, on McDonald's bid to become "more Indian".
Kristin Baybars has made and sold toys from her shop for 40 years - and modern toys don't impress her.
German politicians are desperately trying to build and forge ties with US President-elect Donald Trump.
UN says millions also face food shortages as fresh talks aimed at ending the war take place.
Civil rights icon John Lewis makes a Martin Luther King Day address after a row with Donald Trump.
Witness Valerie Lee described the confusion in the immediate aftermath of a deadly attack on a nightclub in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen.
US astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.
"Humpback" is caught on camera going for a stroll in Florida.
Ex-Manchester United and Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal says he has retired from coaching after a 26-year career.
At least 26 congress members now say they will skip Friday's presidential inauguration.
Francois Hollande brushes off the US president-elect's attack on Germany's liberal migrant policy.
A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them on the ground, say officials.
The Afghan woman made famous by a 1985 magazine cover tells the BBC of her hope for a new beginning.
A gunman who shot 30 British tourists on a Tunisian beach could have been stopped sooner, an inquest hears.
A court has watched a police recreation of the hour-long killing spree at a Tunisian beach resort in June 2015, which left 38 people - including 30 British tourists - dead.
Noor Salman is suspected of aiding and abetting the man who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub.
How do working fathers manage the work-life balance? You have been telling us how you cope.
Local eyewitness Uson describes the moment a plane crashed in a Kyrgyzstan village.
A pictorial manual with Russian fairytale heroes aims to reduce tensions for migrants in the city.
Dashcam footage captures a Kansas State Trooper's near miss with an oncoming truck.
Donald Trump has said he would like a quick trade deal with the UK. Is that possible?
An unlikely setting in suburban Sydney attracts hundreds for a thought-provoking show and banquet.
The BBC's Ayeshea Perera on the role of the humble bicycle in a crucial Indian state election.
Midwives in Solleftea are preparing for the closure of the town's maternity ward.
A victim of "revenge porn" is taking on the search engine giants.
How one woman's rare disorder means a kiss from her husband could end up killing her.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Two thousand jobless Finns are being given a basic income instead of welfare.
It's that time of year that sees politicians, chief executives and a few Hollywood stars rubbing shoulders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. But why should we care?
Brexit, Donald Trump, and the rise of populism have left the world's "liberal elites" reeling. Can Davos, their ideological habitat, survive?
China's president will attend Davos for the first time, just days before Donald Trump takes office.
It was 26 years before Indonesian musician Kartika Jahja felt able to admit having been raped.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Photographer John Vink captures the work behind the scenes keeping the ski slopes open at Saint Sorlin d'Arves in France.
Images of London City Airport, which is celebrating its 30th birthday this year.
In a SPIEGEL interview, conservative intellectual leader and Trump confidant Newt Gingrich discusses the president-elect's future political course, how he is "very cautious" when it comes to nuclear weapons and the threat of trade wars.
A special unit of investigators and medical professionals in the U.S. is on the hunt for sports cheats. Internal emails that DER SPIEGEL has examined show how assiduous the inspectors are in their pursuit -- and how frustrating it can be.
The mandate of the United Nations is to preserve peace in the world, but when it comes to the Syrian crisis, the global body has failed badly. Will the UN's new secretary-general be able to finally introduce necessary reforms? By SPIEGEL Staff
Six months after the EU referendum, the government in Britain still has no plan for leaving the bloc. What does Brexit really mean?
Martin Selmayr, cabinet chief for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, wields tremendous power in Brussels. That is not to everyone's liking.
In the wake of the Berlin terror attack, leading German politicians have begun demanding changes to the country's security architecture. With fall elections approaching, the issue is set to dominate the campaign. But there's also a danger of going to…
Few terms are as divisive in today's United States as "political correctness." A concept that was intended to create greater freedom in the country may instead have resulted in the opposite. It also helped strengthen the right wing.
German authorities identified Anis Amri as a potential terrorist threat months ago. How did they fail to stop him from committing his deadly attack? These government failures are likely to haunt the country for months to come. By SPIEGEL Staff
Doubts are growing inside Angela Merkel's Chancellery that the incoming American president will mature and become a statesman. The chancellor is preparing for frosty trans-Atlantic relations while at the same time trying to pull Europe together. By S…
Terror attacks bring people together. That, at least, is what used to happen. But the attack in Berlin has followed a different script, with the gap between those content to wait for the facts and those eager to score political points now wider than…
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, American anti-doping leader Travis Tygart argues that Russia should be excluded from international competitions until it cleans up its act. He also calls on the International Olympic Committee to take tougher action…
Berlin terror suspect Anis Amri has been shot and killed in Milan, Italy's interior minister has confirmed. Police discovered the man during a routine check only hours after he had entered the country.
German authorities identified the main suspect in the attack on a Christmas market in Berlin as a potential Islamist threat months ago. His deportation had even been ordered, but then suspended -- despite knowledge by investigators that he may have o…
No fear, no hatred. SPIEGEL ONLINE opinion editor Stefan Kuzmany lives in Berlin, but he feels strangely untouched by Monday's Christmas market terrorist attack.
German police are conducting a manhunt for Anis Amri. The Tunisian national is the main suspect in the terrorist attack on a Berlin Christmas market on Monday night. The authorities had been monitoring him for months, but he still managed to avoid de…
The attack on Berlin has the potential for shaking up German politics. Angela Merkel said what she needed to say, but her task of reuniting the country ahead of next fall's general election just became more difficult.
Washington PostMore than 40 Democratic lawmakers now skipping Trump's inaugurationWashington PostA growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as a protest of Trump's worldview and his cr…
USA TODAYCurry, Durant, Thompson combine for 67, Warriors rout Cavaliers 126-91USA TODAYOAKLAND – Stephen Curry doesn't hop around the basketball court like he used to anymore. The Golden State Warriors' back-to-back MVP is too busy trying to…
Washington PostApollo Astronaut Eugene Cernan, Last Man to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 82Space.comU.S. astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the commander of the final Apollo lunar landing mission in 1972 became known as the "last man on the moon," died o…
New York TimesTrump Meets With Martin Luther King Jr.'s Eldest Son for HolidayNew York TimesPresident-elect Donald J. Trump met with Martin Luther King III at Trump Tower in New York on Monday. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. WASHING…
USA TODAYSpringsteen tribute B Street Band won't play at Trump's inaugurationUSA TODAYBELMAR, N.J. — A Bruce Springsteen tribute band known as the B Street Band won't set foot in Washington for Donald Trump's inauguration, its frontman said Mo…
CNNIstanbul police arrest suspect, 4 others in Reina nightclub shootingCNN(CNN) Police in Istanbul have arrested a suspect in the deadly New Year's Eve attack on the Reina nightclub along with four others, according to Turkish news agency Anadol…
New York TimesFear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal ItNew York TimesThousands of people showed up on Sunday in Warren, Mich., to hear Senator Bernie Sanders, independent of Vermont, denounce Republican efforts to repeal…
New York TimesAs Trump Era Arrives, a Sense of Uncertainty Grips the WorldNew York TimesPresident-elect Donald J. Trump in the Trump Tower lobby on Monday. His remarks in a string of interviews have escalated tensions with China and infuriated a…
New York TimesFBI Arrests Wife of Killer in Orlando Mass ShootingNew York TimesWASHINGTON — The F.B.I. arrested the wife of the man who carried out a deadly terrorist attack in Orlando, Fla., and charged her with obstructing the investigation…
ATLANTA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Martin Luther King's daughter said on Monday that "God can triumph over Trump," but the slain civil rights leader's son struck a conciliatory tone after meeting with the president-elect on the U.S. holiday that honors the…
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - General Motors Co will announce as early as Tuesday long-held plans to invest about $1 billion in its U.S. factories, following recent criticism of the company by President-elect Donald Trump, a person briefed on the matter…
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught by police in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks and the pound sagged on Tuesday as investors waited for British Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plans to exit the European Union, which traders fear will see Britain lose access to the bloc's single market.
MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros.
(Reuters) - American Apparel LLC said it had started to lay off staff on Monday, after Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear Inc withdrew its initial plan to acquire some of the bankrupt U.S. fashion retailer's manufacturing operations.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The FBI on Monday arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, a massacre that intensified fears about attacks against Americans inspired by Islamic State, officials said.
BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will "take off the gloves" and take strong action if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continues to provoke Beijing over Taiwan once he assumes office, two leading state-run newspapers said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Monica Crowley, the foreign policy adviser tapped for a White House job under President-elect Donald Trump, will relinquish the post, a transition official told Reuters on Monday.
Criminosos demonstram ter maior poder de articulação do que as forças de segurança do Estado.The post Regime de segurança máxima não limita o poder dos líderes do tráfico appeared first on The Intercept.
O líder do Partido Trabalhista britânico defendeu a redução das tensões entre a OTAN e a Rússia que poderiam levar a um confronto nuclear.The post Líder da oposição britânica é acusado de ser “colaborador” da Rússia por criticar ava…
King clashed not just with reactionary Southern segregationists, but with elites who viewed his turn against the Vietnam War and concern with economic inequality as dangerous and radical.The post What the “Santa Clausification” of Martin Luther…
Índios resistem a etnocídio que se expande no Tapajós.The post Hidrelétricas avançam sobre terras e vidas Munduruku appeared first on The Intercept.
Few behaviors are more dangerous than escalating tensions between these two nuclear-armed powers.The post Jeremy Corbyn Accused of Being Russian “Collaborator” for Questioning NATO Troop Build-Up on Border appeared first on The Intercept.
Quando assassinado em 1968, King estava no meio de uma radical campanha contra a desigualdade econômica e protestando contra a Guerra do Vietnã.The post Comemorações do aniversário de Martin Luther King ignoram críticas ao capitalismo e milit…
A new book of short fiction from Iraqi writers imagines the country a century after the U.S. invasion.The post The Horror of the Iraq War, One Hundred Years From Now appeared first on The Intercept.
After decades of study, the EPA was finally ready to ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide linked to autism and ADHD. Then Trump was elected president.The post Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD appea…
Se depender da grande imprensa e seu discurso único, o trabalhador brasileiro terá que rebolar para ter um fim de vida digno.The post Não seja um vagabundo remunerado. Seja Mick Jagger. Vai ser ótimo. appeared first on The Intercept.
Plano do governo para resolver a crise carcerária demonstra que interesse não é a solução do problema, mas sim a conquista da opinião pública.The post Construir mais presídios só servirá para expandir facções criminosas, explicam especi…
As Exxon CEO, Trump secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson pursued new fossil fuel frontiers despite claiming climate concern.The post Rex Tillerson Doesn’t Sound Like a Climate Denier, But He Acts Like One appeared first on The Intercept.
Os críticos de Trump não podem fazê-lo um favor maior do que usar essas táticas questionáveis e duvidosas para o atacar.The post Estado paralelo dos EUA usa alegações não verificadas em guerra contra Trump appeared first on The Intercept.