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Lorry hits Berlin Christmas market in suspected attack

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said the suspect is from Pakistan and entered Germany on December 31, arriving in Berlin in February. It smashed through the market, going 60 to 80 meters (200 to 260 feet) before finally coming to a halt. There were also reports that the man found dead in the truck, believed to be a Polish man who was originally driving it, had been shot.


Aleppo Twitter girl Bana al-Abed evacuated from war-torn city

Aleppo Twitter girl Bana al-Abed evacuated from war-torn city

And the 7-year-old Syrian girl, whose mother's diligent tweeting of the horrors facing Aleppo's citizenry made her family an worldwide figure of hope, has been safely evacuated from the city with her family. I leave my soul there. She made the statement after the family was evacuated from the besieged city to the rebel-held town of al-Rashideen, which is near government-held western Aleppo.


Will and Kate Won't Be Celebrating Christmas With the Queen

Will and Kate Won't Be Celebrating Christmas With the Queen

Camilla , Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles , Prince of Wales attend the annual Buckingham Palace Christmas lunch hosted by The Queen at Buckingham Palace on December 20, 2016 in London, England. "That's kids for you , even the ones that are princes!" said King. He thought it was quite amusing. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are reportedly not going to attend Christmas with the rest of the Royal Family at Sandringham this year.



Nike Inc. (NKE) Shares Sold by WINTON GROUP Ltd

Zacks Investment Research raised Nike from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 33 analysts is at 2.65%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 2.88 and 2.46.



Drone seizure latest sign of tougher times between US, China

Despite the potential for a serious confrontation, the U.S. says it will "fly, sail, and operate" in the area as before. After a round or three of negotiations, the Chinese have now given the unmanned underwater vehicle back to sailors on the USS Mustin at a meeting approximately 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay, Philippines.



Ontario Finance Minister Says Federal Health Offer Falls Short

With that offer gone, the Canada Health Transfer (CHT) spending increase will revert to three per cent a year - 3.5 per cent was pitched, but pooh-poohed Monday - as of April 1, 2017. "For months, we've been begging for this". The New Brunswick proposal was rejected, Gallant said, but it "sparked conversations between the federal government and ourselves when the talks with the whole group fizzled out".