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German Election Results: Everything You Need To Know

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Angela Merkel will once again lead Germany, but her governing coalition is going to have to deal with the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), which rode a wave of anti-immigrant anger to claim a sizable chunk of seats in the Parliament for the first time, preliminary results from Sunday's election show. AfD, a hard-right, anti-Islam group not even represented in parliament in 2013, has become the third largest party. Elsewhere, the environmentalist Greens and classical liberal, centrist Free Democrats (FDP) both grew their share of the vote.

Angela Merkel’s Party Wins Election, German Exit Polls Say

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has won the country's general election albeit on a reduced vote share, according to projections of results released as polls closed. Citizens finished voting at 6pm local time (12pm EST) on the vote to decide the composition of the federal parliament, or Bundestag, which will then appoint a chancellor to lead Germany for the next several years. Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), in partnership with its sister party the Christian Social Union (CSU) is projected to take 32.5 percent of the vote in the exit poll conducted by ARD/Infratest Dimap.

Secretary Tillerson arrives in London ahead of Libya, North Korea talks

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in London on Thursday ahead of a special summit hosted by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to discuss North Korea and Libya. Tillerson was greeted by U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Woody Johnson -- also the owner of the NFL's New York Jets. Fresh off the latest United Nation sanctions, Tillerson will meet with Johnson and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to talk North Korea. "[Tillerson] never misses an opportunity in bilateral, multilateral settings to raise North Korea and the need to increase pressure," according to State Deptartment Director of Policy Planning Brian Hook, including calling on all nations to end guest worker

Hurricane Harvey: ISIS Supporters Call for Attacks

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

As Texas comes to terms with the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey, supporters of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) are calling on American jihadis to target relief centers for those displaced. “To all the LM’s (lone mujahids) in the U.S.,” the message posted on Monday begins, using the term for "warrior" in Arabic, “pop down to Houston and drop in at any of the relief centers housing displaced people from the Houston floods, make sure to bring lots of supplies/gadgets/toys to see if you can help put any kuffs out of their misery,” continues the message, which was provided to Newsweek by radical-Islamist monitoring site Jihadoscope. The hurricane has killed at least 60 people, caused billions of dollars’ worth of structural damage, and left thousands permanently or temporarily homeless across 11 counties in Texas.

After Hurricane Harvey, ISIS Supporters Call for Attacks on Houston Relief Centers

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

As Texas comes to terms with the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey, supporters of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) are calling on American jihadis to target relief centers for those displaced. “To all the LM’s (lone mujahids) in the U.S.,” the message posted on Monday begins, using the term for "warrior" in Arabic, “pop down to Houston and drop in at any of the relief centers housing displaced people from the Houston floods, make sure to bring lots of supplies/gadgets/toys to see if you can help put any kuffs out of their misery,” continues the message, which was provided to Newsweek by radical-Islamist monitoring site Jihadoscope. The hurricane has killed at least 60 people, caused billions of dollars’ worth of structural damage, and left thousands permanently or temporarily homeless across 11 counties in Texas.

After Hurricane Harvey, ISIS supporters call for attacks on Houston relief centers

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

As Texas comes to terms with the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey, supporters of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) are calling on American jihadis to target relief centers for those displaced. “To all the LM’s (lone mujahids) in the U.S.,” the message posted on Monday begins, using the term for "warrior" in Arabic, “pop down to Houston and drop in at any of the relief centers housing displaced people from the Houston floods, make sure to bring lots of supplies/gadgets/toys to see if you can help put any kuffs out of their misery,” continues the message, which was provided to Newsweek by radical-Islamist monitoring site Jihadoscope. The call for attacks on those left homeless or injured by the natural disaster came from a channel called ‘Lone Mujahid’ on the encrypted app Telegram, a platform popular with jihadists for its privacy and lack of takedowns compared to more public social media platforms such as Twitter.

Mannix: Celtics should ‘take a flyer’ on Andrew Bogut

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

On Sports Sunday, Chris Mannix says the Celtics should roll the dice and take a chance on Andrew Bogut since Aron Baynes is their only big man.

How does Dolphins signing Jay Cutler impact AFC East?

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Kyle Draper, Phil Perry, and Don Banks break down the Dolphins signing Jay Cutler, how he will step in with Miami, and if it has any impact on the AFC

Trump Divorce: Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Splits From Democrat Husband in Support of Trump

Friday, July 28th, 2017

A former Miami Dolphins cheerleader has split from her husband in what is being described as the “Trump divorce.” The woman issued a press release stating that the couple were forced to end their marriage due to their political differences. In the statement, 37-year-old Lynn Aronberg, who once cheered for the Florida football team, was described as a “staunch Republican and supporter of President Donald Trump,” the Palm Beach Post reported. Her husband, Florida state attorney for Palm Beach County Dave Aronberg, is a Democrat.

Georgia man identified after fatal crash near Carbon Hill

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

HAMILTON, Ala (WIAT): A single vehicle crash near Carbon Hill claimed the life of a Georgia man on Saturday, per Johnathan Appling, Senior Trooper with Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Eulas Horne, 60, of Columbus, GA was killed when his 1999 Freightliner left the road on I-22 near MM 46 around 2 A.M. Horne’s car struck a bridge causing the vehicle to catch fire. Horne was pronounced dead on scene. No further information is available as this is an active ALEA investigation.