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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Angela Merkel: Germany could ban gas and diesel cars

The internal combustion engine has suffered a new body blow, this time in the country that invented the modern car.<p>Chancellor Angela Merkel hinted that it's only a matter of time before Germany follows France, Britain, India and other countries in banning new sales of cars fitted only with gas or …

German Economy

Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Killed by Police

SUBIRATS, Spain — The woman who spotted him on Monday afternoon said the young man was wearing unusually bulky clothes for a hot summer day. On a second look, she told the police when she phoned in the tip, she had “no doubt” he was the fugitive suspected of driving the van in last week’s terrorist …

Extremism

UK gov't considers more check on car, truck rentals

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government is considering more checks on drivers wishing to rent cars and vans following several attacks in which vehicles …

Deadly rocket fire hits near Damascus trade fair

Six people were reported dead on Sunday when a rocket hit near an international trade fair in Syria’s capital Damascus being held for the first time …

It's Official: These are the World's Most Livable Cities

Whether you're applying for your first travel visa or you're planning on fleeing your home country for good, this list may just make your decision of …

The total eclipse brought a few minutes of darkness for some. But if it's just inky blackness you seek, here's where to go

When the moon blots out the sun during Monday's total solar eclipse, 12 states in its path of totality, from Oregon to South Carolina, will be plunged into darkness for a few minutes.<p>The eclipse will begin over the Pacific Ocean at 8:45 a.m. Pacific time and start to darken the sky at the first …

Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cell

RIPOLL, Spain (AP) — They were brothers and boyhood friends from a town with no unfamiliar faces. They were linked by Moroccan roots and equally tied …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

7 standing stones locations every Outlander fan needs to visit

The standing stone circle from Outlander has drawn fans to tour Scotland in search of the mysterious powers of Craigh na Dun. The scene shot on …

Tasmania's battle between ecotourism and forestry playing out in town of Derby

Tensions between Tasmania's long-held identity as a logging state and its emerging brand as an ecotourism destination are being put to the test in …

Largest Ever Wildfire in Greenland Continues to Burn, Can Be Seen From Space

By Joe Sandler Clarke<p>A wildfire is blazing in Greenland right now. Satellite images show a fire in west Greenland has been burning for a week, with …

Donald Trump: North Korea ‘Will Truly Regret’ Any Attack On Guam | NBC News

Donald Trump

Trump: military solutions 'locked and loaded' against North Korea threat | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump issued another warning to North Korea on Friday with a reference to American weapons as being “locked and loaded.”<p>U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after a security briefing at his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey U.S. August 10, …

Netflix for trees? Tree planting company uses subscription model to reduce your carbon footprint

For $12 a month, TreeEra will plant 100 trees in your name over a year to help you offset your carbon footprint and speed up wildfire …

President Trump Just Declared a National Emergency Over the Opioid Epidemic

(BEDMINSTER, N.J.) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday declared theopioid epidemic a national emergency and said his administration was …

Manafort changing lawyers

Days after his home was raided as part of Robert Mueller's Russia probe, Paul Manafort has fired his attorney. The news was first reported by …

Donald Trump

Report: Trump’s Campaign Manager Tipped Off the Feds to Don Jr.’s Russia Meeting

Paul Manafort squealed to authorities about the now-infamous 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer, Bloomberg reports in a piece …