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German is the most spoken language in immigrant households

Most people with immigrant backgrounds in Germany primarily speak German at home, according to microcensus data. The results come on the heels of a d...

German is the most spoken language in immigrant households

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Where German is still spoken in the US Over 300 years ago, German immigrants crossed the Atlantic to reach, among other places, Pennsylvania. Their language and culture continues to influence their descendants, as DW correspondent Oliver S...
16:17, 2019-07-10

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-lan...
18:34, 2019-08-17

Romanian immigrant elected German mayor after anti-AfD alliance Actors and directors called on Görlitz voters to not succumb to far-right party’s ‘hate and enmity’A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Google’s latest language machine puts emphasis back on language Carnegie Mellon and Google's Brain outfit have tried to undo some of the techniques of Google's BERT machine learning model for natural language processing. They propose a new approach called "XLNet."...
22:34, 2019-06-21

Facebook founds AI Language Research Consortium to solve challenges in natural language processing Facebook's newly launched AI Language Research Consortium will seek to solve challenges in NLP, including representation learning and content understanding.Read More...
09:34, 2019-08-29

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even as...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Trade war escalation 'to cost households £656 a year' The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade war, according to economists....
08:17, 2019-05-24

U.S. tariffs on China to cost American households: NY Fed research The newest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost the typical American household $831 annually, researchers said on Thursday, as the Trump administration came under growing political press...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Black households try to close wealth gap by chasing higher returns Black investors are trying to close the wealth gap and feather their retirement nests should avoid taking on too much risk to speed their savings rate. Professional advice can help....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Britain to launch new scheme to pay households for unused renewable power Britain will launch a new scheme to pay households producing energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels, for their surplus electricity, the government said on Sunday....
08:34, 2019-06-09

Failed energy suppliers 'could leave £172m bill for households' Households could face a potential total bill of £172m from energy suppliers that have collapsed since the start of last year, according to calculations from Citizens Advice....
05:34, 2019-06-21

Financial Surplus Of Indian Households Falling Since 2017-18: RBI Report Among household assets, the share of insurance and pension funds have gradually increased, indicative of the growing risk appetite and portfolio diversification....
22:51, 2019-08-04

The Wizards, Still Operating Without A GM, Drafted A Guy They'd Neither Met Nor Spoken To The Washington Wizards selected Gonzaga big man Rui Hachimura with the No. 9 pick in NBA Draft. The pick was a bit of a surprise given that there hadn’t been any reports of any connections between tha...
20:34, 2019-06-21

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region....
16:17, 2019-06-08

How to record vocals for music and spoken word Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There are different schools of thought when it comes to gettin...
04:51, 2019-07-23

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteriesBritain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be int...
13:51, 2019-06-09

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Fina...
16:17, 2019-05-22

Italy’s soft-spoken Conte raises his voice, wins new mandate Once viewed as a figurehead who took orders from his deputies, Italy’s premier-designate Giuseppe Conte raised his profile amid the country’s sudden political crisis, emerging as Italy’s best bet to a...
23:34, 2019-08-29

Mariska Hargitay hasn't spoken to Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein since her resignation Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein said she inspired "Law & Order: SVU," but she hasn't spoken to Mariska Hargitay since resigning from the star's charity board....
21:00, 2019-06-18

Does Jessica Biel vaccinate? Has she joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr as an anti vaxxer? Which other celebrities have spoken out on vaccines? Despite partnering up with Robert F. Kennedy Jr to lobby against the SB 276 bill, Jessica Biel has insisted she is not an anti-vaxxer. But which celebrities have thrown their weight behind the controv...
17:51, 2019-06-17

Conway: Trump not spoken to Epstein in 'years' White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump told her on Tuesday that he hasn't spoken with or seen billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein in 10 or 15 years. (July 9)  ...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
02:34, 2019-08-07

Barcelona president denies contact with Antonine Griezmann over summer transfer - 'We've never spoken to him' Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has denied ever speaking with Antoine Griezmann about a summer switch to the Camp Nou, insisting "there is nothing" to reports linking the French star with the...
20:00, 2019-06-18

What Language Is The Lotus Evija From? Lotus has officially confirmed its all-electric “hypercar,” of which 130 examples will be built, will be dubbed the Lotus Evija. Evija... Evija.... it glistens on the tongue. But what does it mean?...
22:00, 2019-07-05

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
21:34, 2019-06-01

Learn a New Language While Listening to Audiobooks Using This App When you’re trying to learn a new language, one of the best ways to comprehend how it all goes together is to apply all that vocabulary you’ve learned in a piratical way....
01:17, 2019-07-15

Egyptian Hieroglyphs: The Language of the Gods Egyptian hieroglyphs are among the oldest writing systems in the world, dating back some 5,200 years. Known in ancient Egyptian as the “language of the gods” and said to have been created by the god o...
11:51, 2019-08-24

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming L...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Employers Try New Language to Lure Job Seekers Companies are revamping how they write job descriptions, adding a greater level of detail and tweaking language to entice a broader range of applicants in a tight job market....
17:51, 2019-08-21

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental cr...
17:00, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said o...
12:17, 2019-06-05

States sue over child immigrant protection changes Nineteen states and the District of Columbia sued on Monday over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention (A...
05:00, 2019-08-27

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
22:51, 2019-06-13

"What Sort Of Language Is This," Said Furious PM On Akash Vijayvargiya Lawmakers of the ruling BJP will have a session with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that sources say will include a chat on discipline in the middle of a huge controversy over Akash Vijayvargiya, a......
09:34, 2019-07-03

Drops app: Learn a language during your five-minute break If you have five minutes to spare, how to best can you use that time? Do you go for another coffee, run, or play a game? You could learn a new language instead...
18:51, 2019-08-21

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness...
01:51, 2019-07-04

Enochian: The Mysterious Lost Language of Angels Enochian is a mysterious language that 16th century occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley recorded in their private journals. They claimed this ‘celestial speech’ allowed magicians and occultists to c...
20:34, 2019-06-08

AI researchers translate language into physical movement Carnegie Mellon University researchers created AI that turns words into human-like movement, intelligence that may instruct robotic movement in the future.Read More...
15:00, 2019-09-11

My Language-Learning App Has A Leaderboard And It's Ruining My Life I tried to wean myself off my mobile games by learning a new language. Now, instead of being obsessed with tapping on mobile games, I’m obsessed with my language-learning app. Damn it....
20:17, 2019-08-20

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most com...
23:34, 2019-07-19

Here's a language bot just doing its best to write filthy erotica for humans Robots, despite our best efforts, are still not all that hot. Far from the science-fiction fantasies of artificial beings nearly indistinguishable from humans, 21st century AI mostly consists of off-k...
19:17, 2019-09-03

UP Official Alleges BJP MLA Used Foul Language, Threatened Him A state government official in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia on Wednesday registered a complaint against Bariya BJP MLA Surendra Singh for allegedly using foul language against him and threatening him on......
22:00, 2019-09-11

Immigrant mother, daughter graduate from same college, together _____ Sandra Murillo arrived in the United States from Colombia with one suitcase, $1,000 and a goal to eventually be joined by her daughter to share the new life she would start. Two decades later, M...
17:17, 2019-05-26

Immigrant advocates: Keep child detention limits Immigrant advocates are criticizing a Trump administration move to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention (Aug. 21)   &...
16:51, 2019-08-22

Prosecutors can’t seek execution in case against immigrant _____ PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb becaus...
19:34, 2019-07-06

Germany: 20.8 million people with immigrant background While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came as asylum-seekers....
03:51, 2019-08-22

Two Immigrant Children Have Died in U.S. Custody in the Last Week A 16-year-old Guatemalan child has died while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, the agency said in a statement on Monday. The child, who was not identified in the statement, is the fifth ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Advocate: Immigrant mom and premature newborn detained PHOENIX (AP) — Advocates were shocked to find a teenage mom and her premature newborn daughter huddled in a Border Patrol facility in what they say was another example of the poor treatment immigrants...
22:51, 2019-06-13

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations hap...
22:17, 2019-07-10

For an Immigrant Family, Sarajevo Still Casts Its Shadow In a two-part memoir, “My Parents/This Does Not Belong to You,” Aleksandar Hemon shows how Bosnia and its wartime strife have shaped a life of exile....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories Luis Alfaro, whose latest play is an adaptation of “Medea,” appreciates such “primal” points of origin: “They get to the essence: why we hurt each other, this inability to forgive.”...
12:34, 2019-07-12

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
23:34, 2019-08-06

Duplicity, Grace and Violence: New Spanish-Language Fiction One novel transports readers to 1970s Spain, roiled by the Basque militants; another is about a Spanish-born MI6 agent; a third follows a political prisoner in Uruguay....
00:00, 2019-08-06

Apple's Swift programming language: Cheat sheet Apple's Swift has far-reaching effects on all platforms, not just iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS. We dive into why Swift matters, how to use it, and how it differs from Objective-C....
02:34, 2019-06-08

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardia...
15:17, 2019-06-07

Rosalía's 'Spanishisms' upset Catalonia's language purists Catalan pop star uses Spanish words in Milionària, her first single in the local languageThe Catalan pop star Rosalía has upset language purists with her first single recorded in Catalan, by using “Sp...
23:34, 2019-07-12

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). T...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Duolingo adds Latin to its free language learning app With over 300 million users, Duolingo is arguably the biggest language learning website around. And while it can teach you to parle français and hablar español, the site also offers courses in more es...
18:34, 2019-08-28

Sanskrit Most Usable, Scientific Language: Education Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday praised sanskrit as a scientific language and claimed it to be the "first language of the world."...
21:00, 2019-08-27

Bret Stephens is still talking about bedbugs — and now, the language of the Holocaust The New York Times published a column by Stephens that seemed to compare a professor's comment about bedbugs to the Nazi persecution of Jews during the Holocaust....
22:34, 2019-08-31

Monkey Experiments Offer Clues On Origin Of Language Green and vervet monkeys live on either side of Africa and their evolutionary paths diverged 3.5 million years ago, and yet the two species share a hard-wired vocabulary when faced with danger, clever...
06:17, 2019-05-28

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language President Trump, declaring he does not “have a Racist bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Babbel’s update encourages users to chart their own language course Babbel, the popular language-learning app, is getting a makeover. Updated language lessons now put the spotlight on bite-sized lessons, and users are encouraged to choose which lessons are more releva...
08:51, 2019-08-24

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Language wars: the 19 greatest linguistic spats of all time Words are ever evolving – but not without controversy. From creative applications of an apostrophe to the overuse of literally, what makes you rage?What is it about language that gets people so hot un...
18:17, 2019-06-17

ESPN+ is the English-language home for Copa America in the US If you want to watch the hottest soccer (or rather futbol) tourney in the Americas, you'll have to pony up for an ESPN+ subscription. The service has struck a deal to become the sole home for En...
22:34, 2019-05-28

K-pop boy band Monsta X to release new English-language single South Korean boy band Monsta X will issue its new English-language single, "Who Do U Love?" later this week, the group's management agency said Thursday....
04:17, 2019-06-14

Cryptojacking malware found in 11 RubyGem language repositories Malware designed to surreptitiously infect victims’ computer systems and mine cryptocurrency on behalf of hackers has been found in 11 code libraries on programming language manager RubyGems. Hackers ...
09:51, 2019-08-22

Could language be the key to detecting fake news? | David Shariatmadari Purveyors of disinformation can be caught out by the particular words they use, according to new researchThe internet represents the biggest explosion of data in human history. There’s more out there,...
18:17, 2019-09-02

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Don’t Believe a Word by David Shariatmadari review – the truth about language A myth-busting account of how languages emerge, change, and influence the way we thinkAs a boy, David Shariatmadari would sit in the hallway and listen to his Iranian father speaking Farsi on the phon...
00:34, 2019-08-11

U.S. scraps requirement for mortgage borrowers' language preference The U.S. housing finance regulator said on Friday it had reversed a decision to require mortgage lenders to ask what language borrowers spoke because it was not among the "most relevant and useful" in...
00:00, 2019-08-10

Sign language interpreter’s ‘rap’ with Twista steals show Amber Galloway Gallego lets her fingers do the rapping. Sure, Twista was declared the “fastest rapper of all time” back in the day when he clocked in at 280 words per minute — but certifie...
01:51, 2019-08-21

Delta uniforms will now include sign language as an option Airplanes are often as multicultural as the destinations they're flying to. And now Delta Air Lines has announced that in addition to spoken languages such as Spanish and Russian, in-flight crew membe...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Google executive insists she was 'baited' into 'imprecise language' Google executive Jen Gennai tried to clarify what she meant in a leaked video from Project Veritas which showed her implying Google would try to stop President Trump from being elected in 2020....
23:51, 2019-06-27

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Sumer: Where Written Language, Arithmetic and Civilization Were Born The Sumerian civilization (known also as Sumer) was one of the earliest civilizations in the world. This ancient civilization emerged in the region of southern Mesopotamia (modern day southern Iraq), ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Why it’s time to stop worrying about the decline of the English language People often complain that English is deteriorating under the influence of new technology, adolescent fads and loose grammar. Why does this nonsensical belief persist? By David ShariatmadariThe 21st c...
20:34, 2019-08-16

We may have a basic form of sign language in common with chimpanzees People seem to be able to understand gestures made by chimpanzees, suggesting the signals may be remnants of a basic sign language used by our last common ancestors...
17:34, 2019-09-13

ProBeat: Wolfram’s natural language understanding looks incredibly useful Wolfram Alpha Notebook Edition is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The natural language understanding (NLU) functionality is awesome for students.Read More...
19:34, 2019-09-13

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wedn...
09:17, 2019-06-05

Trump says immigrant deportations to start this weekend in 10 cities U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportation in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, adding that he was not concerned about the advance ...
18:17, 2019-07-12

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
13:51, 2019-07-13

Trump’s Policy Could Alter the Face of the American Immigrant The Trump administration’s new means-testing rule is an attempt to change the profile of the American immigrant. No more is the U.S. a place that welcomes the poor....
03:00, 2019-08-15

Schumer unveils bill to end separation of immigrant children Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced a bill that aims to end the separation of migrant children from their families while improving living conditions in border detention facilities. The bil...
22:34, 2019-07-11

If there is an immigrant who has failed to integrate in America, it's Donald Trump The likes of Trump hate our freedoms so much that they want to turn us into some kind of European dictatorship like they used to have back home Why does Donald Trump hate America so much? What is it a...
09:34, 2019-07-15

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
01:34, 2019-05-24

Trump delays illegal immigrant deportation plan President Trump has called off his plan to start deporting up to 2,000 illegal immigrant families — for now. “At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Depor...
00:34, 2019-06-23

NFL players help bail out illegal immigrant in ICE detention in California NFL players Josh Norman and Demario Davis on Monday helped bail out an illegal immigrant who was placed into U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention in May....
05:00, 2019-08-17

Soldier For 30 Years, Assam Man Arrested As Illegal Immigrant A retired soldier from Assam, who served the army for 30 years, has been declared a foreigner by the police under a law used to stop illegal migration from Bangladesh. Mohammad Sanaulla, 53, who......
18:17, 2019-05-29

US to remove limit on how long immigrant children can be detained US moves to hold families in detention until immigration cases are completed, which could be much longer than current 20-day limitThe Trump administration announced on Wednesday a plan to eliminate a ...
18:51, 2019-08-21

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Ce...
01:17, 2019-07-13

Review: Orlando Bloom Among the Immigrant Beasts in ‘Carnival Row’ A new fantasy series from Amazon Prime Video mixes medieval and Victorian (a little “Game of Thrones,” a little Sherlock Holmes) with a contemporary allegory....
00:00, 2019-08-31

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible....
07:17, 2019-07-11

English classes, legal services cut for immigrant kids PHOENIX (AP) — The government has stopped reimbursing some contracted shelters for the cost of teaching immigrant children English-language courses and providing legal services and recreational activi...
20:34, 2019-06-05

UWS firefighter memorial vandalized with crude language, gold paint A resident called in the graffiti on the Firemen's Memorial Terrace at Riverside Drive at 100th Street and said they believe it was tagged sometime between midnight and 8 a.m., the NYPD said....
00:34, 2019-06-11

Google launches TensorFlow.Text library for language AI models Google today introduced TensorFlow.Text, a new library for training language understanding AI. The news comes days after the beta release of TensorFlow 2.0.Read More...
22:17, 2019-06-10

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a...
22:34, 2019-06-13

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their lead...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Cummings takes aim at Trump's 'racist language' after mass shootings Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of using “racist language” and “encouraging reprehensible behavior,” addressing the latest spate of mass shootings that have shaken and...
20:34, 2019-08-07

"Not Realistic": Shashi Tharoor On Making Sanskrit Official Language Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor said that it would be a stretch to suddenly turn Sanskrit into an official or a national language and the decision could have been made much earlier....
15:00, 2019-06-07

No language barrier: Brazzaville's illustrated shop facades – in pictures Shops in the Republic of the Congo’s capital use colourful depictions of the goods they sell to get around the lack of a common tongue Continue reading......
18:51, 2019-09-03

Tata Sky Revises 25 Popular Regional Language Channel Packs With the new revision, Tata Sky has changed the prices of packs such as the Gujarati Regional, Tamil Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports, and Kannada Family Sports....
14:34, 2019-05-31

Cummings slams Trump's 'racist language' after mass shootings Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of using “racist language” and “encouraging reprehensible behavior,” addressing the latest spate of mass shootings that have shaken and...
12:34, 2019-08-08

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
01:17, 2019-06-04

El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto Echoes Trump’s Language If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society....
09:17, 2019-08-05

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “cannabis.”...
11:17, 2019-07-04

English Language Skills To Rank High In UK's New Immigration System An applicant's English language skills are likely to be ranked according to levels of proficiency in a new post-Brexit visa regime being finalised by UK home secretary Priti Patel....
19:17, 2019-09-05

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Moveworks bets IT overload is a natural language processing problem Help-desk tickets are regularly stranded for 72 hours while admins try to figure out what people are actually asking. Startup Moveworks is adapting natural language understanding to decipher and autom...
21:17, 2019-05-24

Manholes or maintenance holes? The city rejecting gendered language Berkeley, California, bids farewell to ‘maiden’ names and ‘manpower’ in favor of ‘family’ monikers and ‘human effort’“Mankind”, “manmade”, “he” as a generic pronoun: English words may not be designate...
00:51, 2019-07-20

Media outlets follow Guardian to reconsider language on climate Use of terms ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’ prompts reviews in other newsroomsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment The Guardian’s decision to alter its style ...
14:51, 2019-05-24

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
13:34, 2019-08-06

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a fie...
03:17, 2019-05-25

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from EU countries, a French presidential source said......
16:17, 2019-06-28

I'm Grammarly Language Data Manager Courtney Napoles, and This Is How I Work Grammarly, the Chrome extension that helps people write right, bases its spelling, grammar, and word use suggestions on intense analysis of vast databases of the written word. One of the people analyz...
15:34, 2019-07-17

Love Island is a lesson in how language, like, evolves | David Shariatmadari The contestants’ heavy use of ‘like’ has raised hackles. But they shouldn’t be demonised for itLove Island is not for everyone. You might not appreciate the dating show’s rowdiness; its relentlessness...
16:51, 2019-06-21

How we can learn to stop worrying and love language – books podcast On this week’s podcast, we’re exploring the ways language and punctuation are evolving. Guardian journalist David Shariatmadari comes in to talk about Jacob Rees-Mogg’s much discussed language rules f...
16:34, 2019-08-07

New York gangs are using emojis as a secret language to plan crimes Police say violent city street toughs have turned to cutesy emoji and other digital imagery to communicate with each other, using seemingly innocuous symbols as tools of murder, assault, rape and robb...
06:51, 2019-08-04

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Before emojis: the utopian graphic language of Marie and Otto Neurath ‘Pictures unite’ was the motto of two Viennese refugees who dreamed of a world where communication would be streamlined with universal symbolsJust before he died at his Oxford home in December 1945, O...
15:34, 2019-08-27

Nationwide wave of immigrant arrests to commence this weekend, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Centra...
21:17, 2019-07-12

Retired Soldier Detained After Being Declared Illegal Immigrant Gets Bail Mohammad Sanaulla, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, has been given bail by the Gauhati High......
15:00, 2019-06-07

Immigrant Children Will Reportedly Be Housed at a Former Japanese Internment Camp Just another one of those “America is great because America is good” stories that we love: Time reported last night that the Trump administration has chosen Fort Sill in Oklahoma, the former site of a...
19:17, 2019-06-12

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids by the immigration enforcement agency Ice a few we...
11:17, 2019-07-13

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Canada united: Warm immigrant welcome breeds tennis heroes Denis Shapovalov and Félix Auger-Aliassime head to Wimbledon with a whole nation behind them as they showcase the country’s enlightened immigration policySomething is stirring in Canada and it has not...
02:17, 2019-07-01

Gun conviction overturned for immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle death A California appeals court has overturned a gun conviction for an undocumented immigrant acquitted in the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle in San Francisco....
15:34, 2019-08-31

Mexican Immigrant Took Bullet For His Wife In Texas Walmart Shooting Juan de Dios Velazquez had only moved to El Paso, Texas, with his wife Estela Nicolasa from Ciudad Juarez, just across the border in Mexico, six months before they were caught in Saturday's mass......
13:51, 2019-08-05

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national ...
02:17, 2019-06-05

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private co...
21:34, 2019-06-04

A Tale of Murder, Revenge and a Canadian Immigrant Dream Gone Wrong Vancouver is riveted by the murder trial of a Chinese immigrant, accused of killing his wealthy relative. The story pulls together many strands of recent changes in the city....
19:17, 2019-06-01

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington o...
11:01, 2019-06-01

ICE Said to Have Shut Down an Immigrant Hotline After Orange Is the New Black Featured It in an Episode In what seems to be a case of life imitating art, Donald Trump style, immigration advocates charge the Trump administration deactivated a lawyer hotline set up for detainees—after an episode discussin...
14:17, 2019-08-24

Bangladeshi Immigrant, 22, Charged With Planning Times Square Attack An immigrant from Bangladesh who allegedly expressed support for the ISIS was charged Friday with planning an attack on New York's famed tourist destination Times Square....
07:51, 2019-06-08

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migr...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison, according to a rep...
08:34, 2019-05-23

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign Wednesday for the congressional seat held by Democra...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Judge indicted for helping undocumented immigrant evade ICE wants pay during suspension District Judge Shelley Joseph, who allegedly let an undocumented immigrant out the back door, asked the court to reconsider her suspension without pay        ...
00:51, 2019-05-31

U.S. House seeks documents from firms that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into hi...
05:34, 2019-08-02

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U...
17:51, 2019-07-11

'Sunnyside' and 'Bob ❤ Abishola' highlight immigrant experiences with humor and heart In the new NBC series "Sunnyside," Kal Penn plays a washed-up New York City politician who begins to tutor US immigrants on how to pass their citizenship test....
22:34, 2019-08-14

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
06:00, 2019-08-08

What Jacob Rees-Mogg's language rules reveal about him | David Shariatmadari His linguistic intolerance suggests a personality that values order and obedience above allJacob Rees-Mogg must be in seventh heaven right now. His obsession with anachronistic rules and rituals final...
13:51, 2019-08-01

Rise up, rebel, revolt: how the English language betrays class and power From Boris Johnson’s Latin to everyday Anglo-Saxon – what can the history of modern English tell us about our fractured society?Boris Johnson is known as a man with some skill in French, Latin and Eng...
20:17, 2019-09-06

TypeScript's 3.6 release is out: New features for Microsoft's JavaScript programming language spin-off TypeScript 3.6 introduces a range of usability improvements, which should make it easier for developers to spot errors and give them greater control....
18:34, 2019-08-29

Want a truly mind-expanding experience? Learn another language | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett That Brexit has put British pupils off studying languages is tragic – it’s not just great for your brain, it opens up whole new worldsMore than half the world’s people speak more than one language, an...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Fox & Friends Idiot Defends the Language Trump and the El Paso Gunman Both Love to Use The man who traveled across Texas to kill Latinx people is racist. The man who campaigned for president by calling Mexicans drug dealers and rapists is racist. And yet, being that it is a day that end...
20:34, 2019-08-06

Congress's Counter To Amit Shah's "Hindi As National Language" Pitch Hours after Union minister Amit Shah's Hindi language pitch, the Congress on Saturday said the three-language formula should not be tinkered with and controversies must not be stirred up on "emotive"....
10:51, 2019-09-15

Democrats Blame Trump in Blunt Language for Mass Shooting in El Paso In August of 2016, then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton condemned Donald Trump for “taking hate groups mainstream,” arguing that he would promote prejudice and paranoia if ...
20:51, 2019-08-05

Rape is not 'sex', and 'broken hearts' don't cause murder. Women are dying – and language matters A year after Jill Meagher was murdered, Tracy Connelly was too. The different ways each crime was reported speaks volumes In July 2013 a woman called Tracy Connelly was murdered in Melbourne. It made ...
03:00, 2019-09-01

Demand In Rajya Sabha To Regulate Fake News, Indecent Language A demand to frame a law to regulate fake news and indecent language on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook was made in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday....
13:00, 2019-07-02

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil ...
15:17, 2019-05-21

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
05:17, 2019-08-06

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change cha...
02:34, 2019-07-10

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
21:01, 2019-06-11

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
19:34, 2019-05-31

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
17:17, 2019-06-29

Spanish-Language Music Has Gone Global. Watch Rosalía Make Her Hit ‘Con Altura’ Two Spaniards, a Canadian, a Colombian and a clip from a Dominican television show helped turn a tribute to reggaeton into one of the hottest international songs of the summer....
12:34, 2019-07-08

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Nvidia trains world’s largest Transformer-based language model Nvidia said it has trained the world's largest Transformer-based models and achieved the fastest training and inference for Google's popular BERT model.Read More...
16:00, 2019-08-13

U.S. presidential hopeful Booker vows to 'virtually eliminate immigrant detention' Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities an...
12:34, 2019-07-02

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to decriminalize immigration violations, expand immigrant cap Sen. Elizabeth Warren outlined plans to decriminalize immigration violations and reform the process of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants if elected president in 2020....
04:17, 2019-07-12

Judge dismisses suit against ICE filed by immigrant in Detroit church sanctuary ICE declared Ded Rranxburgaj a fugitive from the law, but has not attempted to enter the Detroit church to remove him since he took sanctuary.        ...
18:17, 2019-09-14

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal ...
07:51, 2019-06-22

Trump's Mass Anti-Immigrant Raids Are Reportedly Happening This Sunday The Trump administration’s planned mass arrests of undocumented immigrants are now scheduled to begin this Sunday, multiple sources told the New York Times. The arrests were postponed last month after...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Feds tour Fort Benning as option to house immigrant children COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Federal officials are considering using Fort Benning to temporarily house up to 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children who are in the country without proper documentation. The Led...
14:51, 2019-06-06

French court jails far-right activists over anti-immigrant Alps stunt Three members of Generation Identity group jailed for six months over incident in 2018A court in France has jailed three members of the far-right pan-European group Generation Identity after it carrie...
21:00, 2019-08-29

UPDATE 1-U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U...
17:51, 2019-07-11

8.3m children of immigrant families risk losing health insurance under new rule Study finds ‘public charge rule’ could prompt parents to remove their children from coverage for fear of affecting their visa statusMore than 8 million children could lose their health insurance under...
04:34, 2019-07-02

Former ICE director: Dems 'drive' to see Trump fail more important to them than immigrant lives Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director Tom Homan blamed Democrats Wednesday for prolonging the border crisis saying their "hatred" for President Trump is more important to th...
23:34, 2019-07-11

Arrests of immigrant families promised by Trump to begin on Sunday, Times says U.S. authorities on Sunday will begin arresting at least 2,000 immigrant families eligible for deportation in a nationwide series of raids long threatened by President Donald Trump, the New York Times...
01:34, 2019-07-12

Seventh illegal immigrant accused of sex crimes in Maryland county since July 25 A Honduran national in the United States illegally has been accused of raping his 15-year-old stepdaughter in suburban Maryland, the seventh such case in the area over the past five weeks....
00:34, 2019-09-01

"No Illegal Immigrant Can Stay In Assam Or Enter Other States": Amit Shah Amit Shah in Assam: Union Minister Amit Shah today hinted that after Assam, the government's plan to locate and weed out illegal immigrants will be taken across the country. Amid a huge discontent in....
13:34, 2019-09-09

Trump claims tour of immigrant detention centers showed they are ‘well run and clean’ _____ President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed a recent tour of two immigrant detention centers “showed vividly … how well run and clean” the facilities are. “Friday’s tour sho...
03:01, 2019-07-15

Remains of 7-year-old suspected illegal immigrant found in Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday — the same day border agents say they were told human smugglers helped five Indian illegal immigran...
08:00, 2019-06-15

19 states suing over Trump administration’s rollback of child immigrant protections A 1997 agreement known as the Flores settlement says immigrant children must be kept in the least restrictive setting and generally shouldn’t spend more than 20 days in detention....
02:00, 2019-08-27

Palantir has no place at Berkeley: they help tear immigrant families apart | Marisa Franco Why is Palantir, a data-mining company, sponsoring a conference at Berkeley on privacy? This week, Berkeley Law School is hosting its annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference, a gathering of academics, ...
18:00, 2019-05-31

U.S. to probe border agents' online anti-immigrant chatter: official The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into a secret Facebook group where border agents joked about immigrants dying, he said on Wednesday....
17:00, 2019-07-03

ICE arrests illegal immigrant accused of rape 2 months after he was released on bond A North Carolina sheriff has been accused by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials of ignoring an ICE detainer in the case of an illegal immigrant who was captured this month--two months ...
12:17, 2019-08-18

Governor criticized for 'disgusting' anti-immigrant email sent day before El Paso attack Letter from Greg Abbott warns over ‘illegal immigrants’ and says ‘we’ll need to take matters into our own hands’The day before a gunman in El Paso carried out the deadliest attack against Latinos in m...
04:51, 2019-08-23

Trump signing memorandum requiring immigrant sponsors to pay for social services President Trump is signing a memorandum Thursday that will enforce a 23-year-old provision requiring sponsors of legal immigrants in the U.S. to reimburse the government for any social services such a...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Man Arrested in Norway Mosque Attack Expressed Anti-Immigrant Views The 21-year-old man arrested for an armed attack on a mosque in the Norwegian capital Oslo during the Muslim holiday Eid expressed anti-immigrant views and admiration for Nazi figures, local police sa...
06:34, 2019-08-12

Wayfair workers, supporters protest furniture sale to U.S. immigrant camp Several hundred people, including employees of Wayfair Inc, rallied in Boston on Wednesday to protest the online retailer's sale of furniture for a Texas detention facility housing migrant children....
18:34, 2019-06-27

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
04:00, 2019-06-22

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy....
20:51, 2019-06-14

Census: Average illegal immigrant has lived in US for 15 years, longest on record In the latest example of how ineffective immigration law has been for decades, a new report on Census Bureau numbers shows that the typical illegal immigrant has lived inside the United States for 15 ...
23:34, 2019-06-12

Illegal immigrant raped Maryland girl, 16, at knifepoint in her bedroom, police say An illegal immigrant in Maryland is alleged to have crawled into the bed of a teenage girl while she was taking a nap and placed a knife against her throat before proceeding to rape her, according to ...
21:00, 2019-08-27

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weap...
09:51, 2019-06-14

Patsy May Be Fiction, But Its Story of a Black Woman Immigrant Is Searingly True Patsy, the stunning second novel by Nicole Dennis-Benn, chronicles the often hidden sacrifices that black immigrant women make in pursuit of the ever elusive American Dream. As in her first novel, the...
08:34, 2019-05-22

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him As the final live debate of the Conservative leadership contest came to an end on Monday evening, the two men competing to be Britain’s next Prime Minister turned to one another, smiled, and ban...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and Cicero....
16:51, 2019-06-07

Tamil Nadu Has Highest Number Of Hindi Aspirants In South: Language Body Data has revealed that Tamil Nadu, the epicentre of the recent row over the Centre's three-language formula, has topped the list among southern states in people volunteering to learn Hindi....
21:51, 2019-06-07

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will...
20:51, 2019-06-16

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
03:17, 2019-06-11

'Bachelorette' star Hannah Brown opens up about being 'slut-shamed': 'We’ve got to change the language' Hannah Brown is speaking out about being "slut-shamed" on social media for openly talking about her sex life on the reality dating show "The Bachelorette."...
19:17, 2019-07-19

Twitter invests in ShareChat, an Indian social network for regional language users Twitter announced today it has invested an undisclosed amount into ShareChat, an Indian social media app for local languages. The company led the investment round of $100 million along with TrustBridg...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Berkeley, California eliminates term ‘manhole’ in push to remove gendered language The term “manhole” is being flushed out of a city’s code in an attempt to remove the gendered language. The ultra-liberal California city of Berkeley approved an ordinance Tuesday to...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remai...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
16:00, 2019-07-03

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query w...
13:51, 2019-06-13

Rangers apologize after woman says fan harassed her family by making anti-immigrant comments The Texas Rangers issued an apology after a woman claimed that she and her family were harassed by a fan making anti-immigrant comments during game.       ...
14:34, 2019-08-07

Bank of America to cut ties with companies that help run immigrant detention centers, private prisons Bank of America has decided to "exit the relationships" it has with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-28

Authorities are investigating an anti-immigrant manifesto they believe the El Paso shooting suspect may have written Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images Authorities are investigating an anti-immigrant manifesto and whether it was written by the suspect in a deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday. Texas offic...
09:17, 2019-08-04

Not a single illegal immigrant will stay, says India after Assam register excludes millions Threat comes after controversial project in border state that forced 33 million residents to prove their heritageIndia’s home affairs minister has said his government “will not allow a single illegal ...
06:00, 2019-09-09

RCA's 100th anniversary: How a Russian immigrant changed our communication methods forever Why's the RCA story relevant 100 years later? It's the story of a Russian immigrant who came to America and changed our communication methods forever.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-23

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
04:00, 2019-09-10

Booker outlines plan to 'virtually eliminate immigrant detention' through executive order Cory Booker on Tuesday unveiled a plan to "virtually eliminate immigrant detention" and expand protections for illegal immigrants through executive order -- and bypassing Congress entirely -- "on day ...
13:34, 2019-07-02

Home-care agency pays $450K for cheating, threatening immigrant workers A home-care agency accused of stiffing workers out of pay and threatening immigrant employees with deportation has agreed to pay $450,000 in back cash and benefits under a settlement announced Friday ...
04:34, 2019-09-14

Rumors of Trump green card rule impact benefits for immigrant families ‘Public charge rule’ won’t block green cards for those using public benefits, but misinformation has already caused disruptionWhen rumors that the Trump administration would block immigrants using pub...
19:00, 2019-08-16

Judge accused of helping shield illegal immigrant has pay restored as case proceeds A Massachusetts judge accused of helping an undocumented immigrant evade federal immigration agents waiting to arrest him will be paid while she fights the criminal charges against her, a judicial pan...
04:34, 2019-08-14

Who is the El Paso shooter? Investigators search for links, motive in anti-immigrant screed Patrick Crusius, 21, has been charged in the mass shooting that killed 20 at Walmart in El Paso. Police are investigating his ties to a hate-filled manifesto        ...
05:17, 2019-08-05

White House expected to replace illegal-immigrant family ‘loophole’: reports The Trump administration on Wednesday plans to end a legal “loophole” that has allowed illegal-immigrant families to enter the U.S., according to reports....
12:17, 2019-08-21

‘How do you stop these people?’: Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric looms over El Paso massacre After yet another mass murder the question surrounding the president is no longer whether he will respond as other presidents once did, but whether his words contributed to the carnage....
09:51, 2019-08-05

Florida woman angry that illegal immigrant was deported instead of tried on rape charge: report An illegal immigrant arrested in Florida on a sexual battery charge has been deported to Guatemala, according to authorities. But the woman who claims she was his victim says she would have preferred ...
03:34, 2019-08-30

Fox News pundits are using white supremacist language tied to 'The Great Replacement' conspiracy theory INSIDER's Manny Ocbazghi opines that Fox News pundits have been echoing white supremacist talking points during segments on immigration. These talking points are tied to a conspiracy theory called "Th...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
03:34, 2019-05-22

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
01:34, 2019-07-12

Cory Booker calls out Biden over 'kid in hoodie' remark, says better 'language' needed to talk about race Sen. Cory Booker accused Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Friday of not having the right "language" to talk about race that's needed to win the party's 2020 nomination....
16:17, 2019-06-29

'There Is Rhythm in the Language': Actress Christiana Clark Finds the 'Jazz' in Shakespeare in The Winter's Tale There’s a moment during Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale when pivotal character Paulina pauses in the midst of imploring an obstinate king for compassion to roar at the lords attempting to restrain her...
18:51, 2019-05-24

MLB, long expecting Latin players to learn English, is finally beginning to speak their language In a sport filled with Spanish-speaking players and language barriers, "the burden has been one way, and all on the Latin players, for too long," one player said....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News Wednesday....
11:34, 2019-06-20

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
04:17, 2019-06-15

‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Diane Guerrero is an activist for immigrant youth (and knows you hate series finales) The "Doom Patrol" actress talks about how sharing her story of her parents being deported has changed her, what she's looking for in a 2020 candidate and why audiences will never be satisfied with end...
22:51, 2019-05-30

Investigators ‘reasonably confident’ Texas suspect left anti-immigrant screed, tipped off before attack EL PASO — Investigators are examining a screed believed to have been posted online by the suspect in Saturday’s fatal shooting at a Texas shopping mall an hour before the attack, senior la...
11:17, 2019-08-05

Illegal immigrant linked to Kate Steinle killing still faces federal gun charges, US attorney says A California appeals court ruling overturning the illegal gun possession conviction of an undocumented immigrant who allegedly killed a woman on a San Francisco pier in 2015 has no effect on federal p...
05:17, 2019-09-04

Alleged serial killer, illegal immigrant in Texas may be linked to 6 more deaths, lawsuits claim A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women may be behind the killings of six other elderly people, according to to a set of lawsuits filed Tuesday....
23:51, 2019-06-27

Man attacks immigrant detention center in Washington state, found dead after police shooting TUCSON– A day before the Trump administration was set to conduct mass roundups of undocumented immigrants around the U.S., a man threw incendiary devices at an immigrant detention center in Wash...
02:51, 2019-07-14

Conservative NYT columnist called 'white nationalist' after blasting 2020 Dems for pro-illegal immigrant policies New York Times columnist Bret Stephens is under fire among progressives over his op-ed slamming the 2020 Democratic candidates for embracing pro-illegal immigrant policies, some calling him a "white n...
22:34, 2019-07-01

White House Sought Ways to Block Undocumented Immigrant Children From Attending Public Schools Some top aides to President Donald Trump sought for months for a way to give states the power to block undocumented immigrant children from enrolling in public schools — all part of the administ...
18:51, 2019-08-18

Forget Popeyes: A viral tweet has customers lining up outside this immigrant-owned chicken sandwich restaurant in D.C. The owner of Roaming Rooster first saw the tweet praising his fried chicken sandwich around 9 p.m. one night last week. The following morning, the line was out the door....
09:51, 2019-09-03

Trump's DHS Moves Money From Disaster Relief to Immigrant Detentions as Puerto Rico Prepares for Storm President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly interested in taking money from within the Department of Homeland Security aimed at disaster relief and putting it toward immigration detention fa...
08:00, 2019-08-28

Salvadoran illegal immigrant accused of sexually abusing minor for 7 years despite 2010 deportation order An illegal immigrant from El Salvador who’s accused of sexually abusing a minor for seven years – and who’d been ordered deported in 2010 – is behind bars this week after reportedly being caught in Ut...
01:34, 2019-08-31

Mexican president lashes out at Trump in angry letter, says he turned U.S. into anti-immigrant country 'overnight' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed back at President Donald Trump's move to impose a blanket 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in a letter on Thursday that was alternately angry ...
22:00, 2019-05-31

Health Care Workers in the UK Turned Over an Undocumented Immigrant Trafficking Victim to Police, Case Report Says Medical professionals are getting increasingly entangled in the anti-immigrant rhetoric that has gripped the U.S. and other countries—and, predictably, it’s having horrible consequences for their pati...
23:17, 2019-07-18

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations in Alabama, according to a Tuesday report....
04:34, 2019-08-14

Dozens of English-Language News Sites Are Misreporting That a 17-Year-Old Dutch Rape Survivor Died by Euthanasia Dozens of English-language news sites, including the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Daily Caller, Newsweek and The Sun falsely reported that a 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands was legally ...
23:17, 2019-06-05

Illegal immigrant who killed Cuomo-linked socialite with fire extinguisher sentenced to life, begs for forgiveness The illegal immigrant who bludgeoned a New York socialite with a fire extinguisher at her Westchester estate in 2015 was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison on Thursday....
04:51, 2019-06-14

Trump Administration Continues Descent Into Hell, Seeks to Deport Immigrant Children With Life-Threatening Illnesses The stale swamp water that is the Trump administration has issued a policy change that would deport hundreds of immigrant children with life-threatening illnesses, because the Trump administration is ...
04:34, 2019-08-31

States seek to block Trump 'public charge' immigrant rule as groups warn it could harm economy The "public charge" rule could have a negative effect on the economy as millions of legal immigrants are scared off public assistance, advocacy groups say....
08:00, 2019-08-29

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of...
13:00, 2019-06-19

California sheriff blasts 'folks in Sacramento' after illegal immigrant allegedly shoots deputy, sparks chase A California sheriff is calling for immigration reform in his state after he says sanctuary city policies freed a violent illegal immigrant who went on to shoot a police officer and lead cops on a wil...
21:17, 2019-09-06

Immigrant Workers Fired From President Trump’s Golf Clubs Seeking White House Meeting To Avoid Deportation (NEW YORK) — A group of immigrant workers fired from President Donald Trump’s golf clubs say they want to meet with him at the White House to make the case that they should not be deported...
01:17, 2019-07-06

'Trump has to stop': The president's racist, anti-immigrant rhetoric has encouraged mass shootings, including El Paso, according to hate and extremism expert Reuters, Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via Associated Press After two mass shootings in under 24 hours claimed 29 lives so far in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Southern Poverty Law Center's I...
10:17, 2019-08-05

On Hindi Diwas, Amit Shah Appeals For Hindi As India's National Language On Hindi Diwas today, Union Home Minister Amit Shah made an appeal to unify India with the country's most widely-spoken language - Hindi. While he said Hindi is the language which has the ability to.....
11:51, 2019-09-14

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language f...
04:17, 2019-07-19

BTS unveils 'Dream Glow', their latest English language crossover smash, with Charli XCX 'Dream Glow' is BTS' latest attempt at a crossover after its Top 10 hit 'Boy With Luv,' with lyrics in Korean and Spanish — and featuring Charli XCX.    ...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Laura Gomez says OITNB inspired her 'Immigrant Stories' Laura Gomez says her "Orange is the New Black" character Blanca, along with the fan-created #FreeBlanca viral hashtag, inspired her #ImmigrantStoriesbyLauraGomez Instagram series. She also discusses h...
16:17, 2019-09-04

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Immigrant rights groups to high court: 'We count!' Immigrants rights groups rallied at the Supreme Court Thursday as justices put a hold on the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 27)   ...
00:34, 2019-06-28

'All-white company' wrongly accused immigrant author of racism, $13M lawsuit claims Jordanian-American author Natasha Tynes is suing book publisher Rare Bird Lit. Inc. for the company's actions amid a social media shaming scandal.        ...
05:51, 2019-06-09

Jacob Rees-Mogg slammed for 'contemptuous' body language as he reclines in seat during Brexit debate Jacob Rees-Mogg has been slammed for his "contemptuous" body language as he reclined in his seat while MPs discussed plans to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
04:17, 2019-09-04

Labeling Donald Trump as 'racist,' Colorado Springs residents aim to change Trump Avenue to Immigrant Way Although the street is not named after President Donald Trump, petitioners in Colorado Springs want to change Trump Avenue to Immigrant Way.        ...
07:34, 2019-08-01

Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous' a transcendent queer immigrant story Ocean Vuong's autobiographical debut novel is a transcendent and gorgeously written account of a queer Vietnamese immigrant growing up.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-05

George Takei: How 'The Terror: Infamy' 'outrage' echoes today's immigrant camps George Takei, a star of AMC's 'The Terror: Infamy,' wants people to know about World War II-era Japanese-American internment camps        ...
03:34, 2019-08-13

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
21:01, 2019-06-11

Hezbollah: What good would a German ban do? US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has made waves after calling for Berlin to issue a domestic ban on the Lebanese political and paramilitary organization. The Foreign Office says no — but is ke...
09:34, 2019-09-08

Remembering the German Resistance Who were the people who risked their lives to resist the Nazis in Germany? A visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin provides some answers — 75 years after the 20 July assassination p...
05:01, 2019-07-20

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of...
00:34, 2019-07-17

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate cha...
18:51, 2019-05-24

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for s...
13:00, 2019-06-10

The FBI could fight the far-right if they wanted to – but they don't | Mike German There are currently 52 federal terrorism laws available to address entirely domestic acts of political violence Federal law enforcement officials have all the tools necessary to address far-right viol...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Boy takes mom’s car for German autobahn joyride - again! An 8-year-old boy got a stern talking-to earlier this week when he took his mom’s Volkswagen for a joyride on the German autobahn, but after pulling the stunt again — hitting speeds of 180 kph (112 mp...
17:51, 2019-08-23

Lioness at German zoo eats her cubs Leipzig Zoo is in shock after a lioness ate two newborn cubs. Officials said the inexperienced mother was well fed, but added the cubs might have had development problems. An autopsy will not be possi...
02:34, 2019-08-07

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apart...
19:34, 2019-05-23

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
11:34, 2019-08-12

German journalists demand more protection from far-right The German government is not offering enough protection to journalists who appear on far-right "death lists," according to an open letter signed by media organizations. Several such lists have been di...
09:00, 2019-08-29

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
07:17, 2019-06-18

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of ...
23:17, 2019-06-17

The myth of the wild German forest As Amazon rainforest is decimated by widespread fires and logging, we can look to a long German tradition of burning and clearing woodlands — and solutions that have included systematic replanting and...
10:00, 2019-08-31

German law would allow police to use DNA to identify suspects Police in Germany may soon be able to use DNA to build a more detailed picture of wanted fugitives. Under a new proposed law, authorities could be allowed to identify a suspect's age as well as skin c...
04:51, 2019-08-02

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers call...
18:34, 2019-06-27

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try on for size!...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full o...
01:51, 2019-05-22

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
18:34, 2019-06-04

German NGO calls on Malta to take in migrants A German non-governmental organization filed on Friday a court request in Malta calling on the government there to accept 13 Tunisian migrants who it said had been saved from a sinking boat in Malta's...
18:51, 2019-09-06

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
20:51, 2019-06-05

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
16:17, 2019-05-22

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
17:17, 2019-06-14

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imposed its own burqa ban....
19:51, 2019-08-02

Widow of German IS rapper is arrested in Hamburg The German-Tunisian woman has been arrested just months after a cellphone provided fresh evidence about her time in Syria. She had married two IS fighters, one of whom was rapper-turned-extremist Deni...
20:00, 2019-09-09

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and ...
07:00, 2019-07-19

German brothers, ages 4 and 6, run away from home, cause $17,000 in damage Two Bavarian brothers left a path of destruction in their village, including torching a neighbor's garage, after running away from home, German police say....
06:00, 2019-08-14

German kids surpass 'sugar overshoot day' Although it's only August, children in Germany have already consumed their recommended amount of sugar for the year, a consumer organization says. They blame companies for marketing sugar-packed food ...
23:34, 2019-08-12

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
21:00, 2019-07-17

Berlin Zoo: First German-born pandas 'thriving' The panda twins born two weeks ago are showing first signs of how they'll look once they mature. Berlin Zoo has played down a newspaper poll suggesting they be named "Hong" and "Kong" in solidarity wi...
16:51, 2019-09-14

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million annually with the move. Half the job cuts will happe...
18:34, 2019-06-27

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...
15:00, 2019-06-22

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform, a violation of the country's la...
14:51, 2019-07-02

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse ...
09:34, 2019-09-08

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
10:34, 2019-05-27

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
06:34, 2019-08-12

German software firm TeamViewer's IPO already oversubscribed The initial public offering for German software company TeamViewer was immediately oversubscribed when its shares went on offer on Thursday, putting it on track to reach the 5.5 billion euro ($6.1 bil...
14:34, 2019-09-12

Domingo German unravels as Yankees get ripped by Red Sox BOSTON — Not every rough outing by a starting pitcher is cause for concern, especially when that pitcher has been as steady as Domingo German. But it’s also true the right-hander is in uncharted water...
11:51, 2019-09-07

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
11:34, 2019-08-12

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
18:34, 2019-07-02

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
11:17, 2019-06-20

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he argues, sober-minded decisions by both politics and bu...
00:00, 2019-08-15

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be prov...
01:17, 2019-08-23

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on German companies, which have found it hard to stand the...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Top of the polls, German politician downplays far-right past A leading member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party is distancing himself from comments he made in 2001 suggesting Germans faced “ethnocide” due to immigration...
22:34, 2019-08-13

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela...
01:00, 2019-07-22

German ambassador returns to Venezuela after 4 ½ months The German government says the country’s ambassador to Venezuela has returned to Caracas, 4 ½ months after Venezuelan authorities ordered him to leave...
14:00, 2019-07-22

China summons German ambassador to Beijing The Chinese government took action in protest at German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meeting with pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong. Beijing says it has "sufficient proof" of foreign intervention in H...
16:34, 2019-09-11

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
01:00, 2019-07-23

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter cra...
17:00, 2019-07-01

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalit...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's third division last season....
16:34, 2019-08-13

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge Following the 100th anniversary of the death of the "German Darwin," researchers have distanced themselves from the classification of humans into races. Scientific decency should preclude using the te...
23:34, 2019-09-11

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons. ...
01:34, 2019-05-23

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo Andy Murray and Serena Williams will launch Wimbledon's new dream team against Chilean Alex Guarachi and Germany's Andreas Mies in the first round of the mixed doubles....
16:34, 2019-07-03

German soldiers to get free train travel German media has reported that the Bundeswehr will pay the national rail service Deutsche Bahn millions for the program. Both the army and the trains have been struggling with diminishing resources an...
20:00, 2019-08-16

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawye...
18:51, 2019-06-28

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how th...
13:51, 2019-07-04

Vettel under increasing pressure heading into German GP Given Sebastian Vettel's lack of form, the last place he might want to race this weekend is his home grand prix in Germany        ...
19:34, 2019-07-31

Tuberculosis outbreak at German school infects over 100 An unusually high number of students and teachers at a school in southwestern Germany have been infected with tuberculosis. Health officials are scouring the school for clues about why the disease spr...
19:34, 2019-08-01

Will German slowdown hit eastern European economies? Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdo...
22:17, 2019-08-19

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing ch...
14:32, 2019-05-21

German AI professor wins top science prize Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence....
02:34, 2019-09-14

Will German slowdown hit Eastern Europe economies? Central and Eastern Europe's economies are said to be decoupling from Western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdo...
16:17, 2019-08-19

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
12:34, 2019-07-04

Rammstein: Sons of East German punk Till Lindemann and his five colleagues weren't inactive before founding their band Rammstein. They all grew up in the GDR's punk and underground scene — a subversive tradition that still influences th...
19:51, 2019-07-31

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business leaders here in Germany think?...
15:51, 2019-07-24

| Man who pushed German boy under train was on run from Swiss police An Eritrean man accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Germany had been on the run from Swiss police after a violent incident last week, authorities say....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday....
12:51, 2019-05-24

Leading German politician downplays far-right past A leading member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party is distancing himself from comments he made in 2001 suggesting Germans faced “ethnocide” due to immigration...
20:00, 2019-08-13

German 'welcome culture' still a new concept, study finds Right-wing extremist protests are on the rise and migrants continue to be targeted for violence. Has Germany's "welcome culture" come to an end? A new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation suggests othe...
09:00, 2019-08-29

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors sa...
01:17, 2019-06-06

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
10:34, 2019-05-31

German Cup: Bundesliga teams that could get upset in first round Rarely do all Bundesliga clubs survive the first round of the German Cup, even if they're all playing sides from lower leagues. Here are some top flight teams that could be upset in this year's tourna...
00:34, 2019-08-09

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster ...
14:34, 2019-06-17

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons export...
05:51, 2019-07-11

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
20:51, 2019-07-10

German soldier barred from leaving Turkey The 21-year-old from the western state of Hesse has not been told why he cannot leave Turkey. The incident comes a month after Turkey detained a German soldier for allegedly spreading "terrorist propo...
07:34, 2019-08-09

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
22:17, 2019-05-29

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation about her health after 14 years in office....
23:17, 2019-07-10

German art activists to defy tank ban in Dresden A German art activists' collective is planning to put a tank in front of the Saxony state parliament in Dresden in protest against the AfD. But the city authorities have denied the requested permit....
22:17, 2019-09-01

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
16:17, 2019-07-10

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
16:34, 2019-05-31

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politicia...
20:51, 2019-06-16

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase was among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
10:00, 2019-07-10

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East G...
19:34, 2019-06-14

German trial looks into controversial cum-ex dividend deals The western German town of Bonn on Wednesday sees the opening of a criminal trial involving two British investment bankers, who stand accused of helping engineer dubious transactions resulting in mass...
01:17, 2019-09-04

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each outstanding share of Cypress in the deal, which is...
13:51, 2019-06-03

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and ...
04:51, 2019-06-05

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for p...
20:00, 2019-07-15

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s de...
14:34, 2019-06-13

German Air Force short on pilots, not planes Germany's military has long struggled with a shortage of functioning equipment. At the Laage Air Base near Rostock, however, it's not the planes that are hard to come by, but the pilots, as DW's Volke...
10:51, 2019-09-04

German abbreviations: A love-hate relationship Germans might be the world champions of abbreviations. But as popular as they are, some people are against them: Rap band Fanta 4 complained about their widespread use, and clipping words was promoted...
12:00, 2019-08-07

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far ...
07:34, 2019-08-07

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
07:34, 2019-06-11

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making hi...
15:34, 2019-06-06

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers ...
05:51, 2019-08-24

German Angst 2019: Germans less fearful than ever before Germans are less scared than they have been since 1993, according to a new poll. Germany straining under the migrant crisis has beaten Trump to the top spot....
17:51, 2019-09-05

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people. Prosecutors accuse the 50-year-old defendant of in...
19:34, 2019-06-07

German police say 71 officers injured during deportations Germany's federal police force has said 71 of its officers were injured last year while carrying out deportations, according to a media report. The injuries, for the most part, were not severe....
16:51, 2019-08-04

German politicians flew more in 2018 than 2017 Members of the German parliament increased their air miles last year compared with the year before, a media report says. Members of the climate-conscious Greens racked up the most flights per head of ...
14:34, 2019-08-10

German government to buy three new Bombardier jets - papers Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 240 million euros ($268.51 million)....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following ros...
17:51, 2019-06-09

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
12:51, 2019-06-08

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
16:51, 2019-08-04

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-le...
09:34, 2019-07-07

Opinion: German bureaucracy discriminates against women "Men first" is the premise in German officialdom, which treats heterosexual women as appendages to their husbands. Germany has a long way to go to make gender equality a bureaucratic reality, writes D...
17:34, 2019-08-28

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog...
20:01, 2019-06-07

Anger over ‘personality cult’ around German far-right leader The far-right Alternative for Germany is facing a rift after more than 100 elected party officials criticized the “personality cult” surrounding one of its regional leaders...
16:51, 2019-07-10

German nurse under investigation for killing patients German prosecutors are investigating a male nurse on five counts of murder. Some of the details closely resemble the case of one of Germany's worst serial killers....
10:00, 2019-08-31

German police under fire after losing submachine gun Police in northern Germany realized a MP5 submachine gun went missing in March, but waited months to report the case. The gun and ammunition have yet to be found, with pressure mounting on officials o...
21:00, 2019-08-09

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
00:51, 2019-07-06

German tourists perish in Alaskan glacier lake A German couple was among three people found dead in a glacial lake in Alaska. Local officials say chunks of ice falling from the Valdez Glacier may have knocked the tourists out of their boat and int...
05:01, 2019-08-01

German election officials threatened after rejecting far-right candidates Election officials in a German state have received hate messages and will be given police protection for their meetings after they disqualified some far-right candidates for a vote in September, a reg...
16:51, 2019-07-09

German authorities dismiss threat of far-right 'enemy lists' Some who read their names on "enemy lists" created by far-right extremists feel their lives are in danger. But the Interior Ministry has denied that being on such lists represents a "tangible threat."...
12:34, 2019-08-14

Ferrari tops both practice sessions at sweltering German GP With track temperatures uncomfortably high at the sweltering German Grand Prix on Friday Ferrari made the best of the conditions by topping both practice sessions        ...
19:34, 2019-07-31

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
23:00, 2019-07-02

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the clim...
10:34, 2019-07-10

German FM Maas calls for EU migrant redistribution 'coalition' Germany's foreign minister says willing EU countries should redistribute migrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea. Some EU countries have vehemently opposed any form of redistribution in recent years....
11:00, 2019-07-13

German Opponents of ECB's Crisis Strategy Make a Last Stand In a prosperous corner of southern Germany, opponents of Europe’s economic crisis-fighting strategy are making a last stand, attacking the giant bond-buying program launched 4½ years ago by the Europe...
23:00, 2019-07-31

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
17:17, 2019-07-11

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known, remains favorite to succeed Angela Merkel as Germ...
15:17, 2019-07-24

Domingo German looks Cy Young-worthy as Yankees cruise There could come a time when you will see Domingo German remain in the starting rotation … or be put to use as a multi-inning reliever … or work the eighth inning … or possibly the ninth. With the ent...
06:17, 2019-07-13

Top German Court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
14:17, 2019-07-03

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement will stand as it is, says German ambassador Germany will be willing to explore any ideas put forward by a new British prime minister to break the Brexit deadlock but the Withdrawal Agreement "will stand as it is", Germany's ambassador to London...
11:34, 2019-07-03

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
06:17, 2019-07-13

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities ...
19:51, 2019-07-31

German data props up European shares after two-day sell-off European shares were marginally lower on Tuesday, steadying slightly after posting their biggest two-day drop in over 3 years, as upbeat German data soothed some of the nerves around the past week's e...
09:51, 2019-08-06

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there ...
01:00, 2019-07-23

Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts: German official While there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with Europe, the Trump administration nonetheless appeared poised to impose tariffs, said Germany's transatlantic coordinator and member of par...
08:17, 2019-07-11

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on displa...
07:17, 2019-07-13

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Their calls follow a similar move in France....
12:51, 2019-07-11

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts: German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a pl...
05:00, 2019-07-11

Bayern ease past Cottbus into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
15:34, 2019-08-13

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far-right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far-right has taken on the ...
00:51, 2019-07-05

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their retu...
07:51, 2019-07-05

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
00:00, 2019-07-08

Yankees not ready to put innings limit on Domingo German After the trade deadline passed without a peep from the Yankees, the pressure continues to weigh on their starting pitchers. Domingo German eased some of the tension Saturday with a solid seven-inning...
11:00, 2019-08-04

Deliveroo loses appetite for German takeaway market Deliveroo has announced that it is pulling out of Germany - the first time the fast-expanding firm has withdrawn from a market since it was launched in 2013....
17:00, 2019-08-12

German Sea-Eye rescue ship sailing to Malta despite having no permit Migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi, operated by the Sea-Eye NGO, has headed to Malta with dozens of migrants on board. Malta has not granted them permission to dock, but the charity says they "can not wai...
13:34, 2019-07-07

German customs seizes $1.1 billion worth of cocaine German customs authorities say they have seized nearly 5 tons of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay, a haul with an estimated street value of nearly $1.1 billion....
17:51, 2019-08-02