Brazilian cargo ship looted after containers go overboard

Local people who took goods from floating containers near the port of Santos are arrested. Brazilian officials have arrested at least 11 people caught looting containers that had fallen from a cargo ship near the port of Santos. Local people had gone out in small boats to the floating containers, taking consumer goods including bicycles […]

US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former Soviet republic’s conflict. The deliberations put pressure on President Donald Trump, who’s fighting perceptions he is soft on the Kremlin amid investigations […]

Smart Cities in Deutschland: So digital sind unsere Städte wirklich

Laut der Digitalen Agenda soll Deutschland zum Vorzeigeland der Digitalisierung werden. Aber wie sieht es in den Städten aus? Intelligente Ampeln für weniger Staus und kluge Verkehrsleitsysteme für stressfreies Parken in den Innenstädten: Technologie, die es bald überall in Deutschland geben wird? Wohl eher nicht, denn Deutschland hinkt bei der Digitalisierung seiner Städte im Vergleich […]

Trump condemns ‘egregious display of violence and bigotry’ in Charlottesville

Trump called the street clashes, ending with a car plowing through a group of counter-protesters, “very, very sad.” Share President Trump interrupted a signing ceremony for veterans to publicly denounce the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia saying the U.S. government is “ready, willing and able” to step in. USA TODAY White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members […]

At least eleven dead as post-election unrest erupts in Kenya

Kenyan police have killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums surrounding the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday. Katharine Houreld and Maggie Fick 6 Min Read NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyan police have […]

Road tripping in a Ferrari 488 GTB: Worth the wait

661-horsepower, very clever aerodynamics, and a joy to drive even at legal speeds. But the 800-pound gorilla in the supercar market is Ferrari. It might not have been the first Italian company to stick a powerful engine behind the cockpit and wrap it all up in a pretty shape, but 70 years of heritage on […]

Deadly blast strikes Pakistan’s Quetta

Explosion near site of independence-day celebrations claims at least 15 lives in main city of Balochistan province. A blast in the Pakistani city of Quetta in Balochistan province has killed at least 15 people and injured 32 others, reports say, in an incident blamed by the military on “terrorists”. Saturday’s explosion targeted a military truck, […]