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Hundestag? Germany’s SPD red-faced after dog joins party

Members of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) began casting their votes on Tuesday to decide whether they would enter into government with Angela Merkel’s conservatives. One of them was a new member – a dog called Lima. The three-year-old mutt was signed-up for membership by Germany’s daily tabloid Bild. The paper claims that the stunt was designed to test the ...

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Gun owners warned after ‘Kill the NRA’ appears on billboard

The National Rifle Association has issued a stark warning to gun owners after a large billboard bearing the words “Kill the NRA” appeared on an interstate highway in Kentucky. The sign was emblazoned on an enormous billboard by the side of interstate 65 in Louisville. It was also tagged with “Resist 45,” which is an opposition group to President Donald ...

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Saudi Arabia wants investors back after anti-corruption purge

Three months on from Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on corruption — which saw hundreds of the country’s elite arrested — most detainees have now been released, and Riyadh is trying to lure investors back. Sources told Reuters that during recent meetings with the local business community, Saudi officials tried to reassure them that another wave of mass detentions was not on ...

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Slovenian ice hockey player expelled from PyeongChang after positive doping test

A member of the Slovenian ice hockey squad has been expelled from the 2018 PyeongChang Games. Ziga Jeglic tested positive for the beta-2 stimulant, which is prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Jeglic’s in-competition test revealed the presence of fenoterol, an asthma drug which helps to open the airways to the lungs. READ MORE: Norwegian Olympians found with alarming ...

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Brit died after Egyptian hospital turns off life support due to unpaid medical bills, inquest hears

A British man has died after an Egyptian hospital refused to continue his treatment, citing his void travel insurance. Adrian King’s family tried to raise £7,000 (US$ 9,800) in 11 days but were too late, an inquest has heard. King from Stafford was holidaying with a friend in Hurghada on Egypt’s east coast when he fell ill with suspected kidney ...

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‘I need a cigarette after that’: Twitter pans Fergie’s rendition of US national anthem

Fergie must have ice packs strapped to her ears such is the extent to which they are burning following her performance of the US national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game Sunday night. Renditions of the old American standard are often characterized by the singer’s ability to fluctuate between keys with admirable vocal gymnastics – but not for Fergie. The ...

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Swastikas painted on Polish embassy in Israel after PM’s ‘Jewish Holocaust perpetrators’ remarks

Swastikas were painted on the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv a day after Poland’s Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, said there were Jewish perpetrators in the Holocaust, outraging the Israeli public and officials. Swastikas and obscene anti-Polish slogans, which branded Poles as murderers and equals of the Nazis, were discovered at the entrance of the embassy building on Sunday. Israeli police ...

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