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Will Brandenburg be Germany's biggest e-mobility hub?   16%

The eastern German state of Brandenburg is aiming to become a pivotal player in pushing e-mobility. Not only will it be home to Tesla's first European Gigafactory, BASF looks set to build a large cathode factory there.

Russia banned from Olympics, World Cup and all major sporting events for four years by Wada   3%

Wada's executive committee voted unanimously at a meeting in Lausanne to hand Russia a four-year ban from major international sport due to tampering with anti-doping data

CNN10 - 12/11/19  

Today's down-the-middle coverage explains articles of impeachment, the USMCA trade deal, tunnel farming, NASA's Space Launch System, Artemis, and axe throwing.

Middle school girl arrested after posting death list to Snapchat, police say   -45%

She's among three Broward County, Fla., students to be arrested for allegedly making violent school threats in a week.

Americans abroad roundup: Andrija Novakovich, Terrence Boyd and Kristen Hamilton stand out  

Christian Pulisic played 90 minutes in Chelsea's home setback.

EU outlines Green Deal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050   -6%

The European Union's new executive launched a Green Deal policy package to tackle climate change on Wednesday, trumpeting it as the bloc's “man on the moon moment” – but fossil fuel-reliant eastern European states looked set to stall the initiative.

Mauricio Pochettino kicks Arsenal and Manchester United into life with admission hes ready for return  

Recently-dismissed Tottenham boss is targeting a swift return to management with one of Europe's top clubs – even though he is still contracted to Spurs

U.K. Election Is Expected To Define A Generation   5%

NPR's Noel King talks to Georgina Wright, a researcher at a think tank in London, about the effect Brexit has had leading up to Thursday's general election in Britain.

Babbel cited for second time in a month for referee comments  

Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel has been cited by FFA for his comments after the club's A-League defeat to Wellington Phoenix.

Thanos creator condemns Trumps Avengers campaign ad: How sick is that?  

New video shows president's face superimposed onto the mass murdering Marvel villain

Bougainville overwhelmingly votes for independence from Papua New Guinea   -20%

The results of Bougainville's independence referendum are set to be announced Wednesday -- with the troubled Pacific islands expected to resoundingly back the creation of a new nation and a break with Papua New Guinea.

UAE's Mubadala evaluating SoftBank's Vision Fund 2: Executive  

An executive of UAE’s Mubadala said the state investor is in the process of evaluating SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2.Mubadala said it remains optimistic about Softbank's Vision Fund, a senior

All art is political: Switzerland's Blocher puts masterpieces on display   25%

Christoph Blocher's vast collection of works by Switzerland's master painters is a fitting accompaniment to the 79-year-old billionaire's decades at the vanguard of right-wing Swiss politics.

Champions League draw 2019: Tottenhams possible next opponents ahead of last-16  

Jose Mourinho's men qualified from Group B as runners-up

Canadiens end Jarry's shutout streak, race past Penguins  

Tomas Tatar's 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry's franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.

Manchester United vs Tottenham result: Marcus Rashford hands Jose Mourinho first Spurs defeat  

Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Jose Mourinho made tactical mistakes in midfield and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's much-improved side punished their former manager

India's parliament passes citizenship law, protests flare  

India's ruling Hindu nationalist government on Wednesday won parliamentary approval for a far-reaching citizenship law that critics say undermines the country's secular constitution, as protests against the legislation intensified.

Uganda flooding kills at least 16 people after torrential rainfall   15%

Many still missing after homes destroyed and submerged in country's Bundibugyo district

West Bank annexation indefensible at International Criminal Court, top legal adviser warns Netanyahu   5%

Israeli annexation of the Jordan Valley would expose Israeli officials to prosecution, cautions the attorney general's office

President George W. Bush proudly displays paintings of world leaders  

You're either with these paintings, or against them: Olmert, Putin, Merkel, Singh, Dalai Lama, among others, inspire Bush's art.

Messi, Rapinoe take Ballon d'Or for world's best footballers 2019  

Lionel Messi won a record sixth men's Ballon d'Or award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, while Megan Rapinoe won the women’s title.

Ballon dOr 2019 result: How Sadio Mane cost Liverpool teammate Virgil van Dijk in battle with Lionel Messi  

Van Dijk was voted No 1 more times than Messi, but Mane's support from his home continent ended up costing Van Dijk by the slimmest of margins

French government raises retirement age as strikes grind on   32%

France's prime minister said Wednesday that the full retirement age will be increased for the country's youngest, but offered concessions in an ill-fated effort to calm a nationwide protest against … Click to Continue »

For first time, Israeli artist wins top British portrait award  

The art prize, which includes a $47,500 cash stipend, was presented to Matan Ben-Cnaan at London's National Portrait Gallery during a ceremony on Tuesday.

Suu Kyi denies Myanmar genocide allegations at International Court of Justice   -25%

Myanmar's former pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi denies the armed forces committed genocide against the Rohingya minority, telling the UN's top court the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Muslims was the unfortunate result of a battle with insurgents.

Caroll Spinney death: Sesame Street puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch dies at 84   -12%

Spinney worked on more episodes of children's programme than any other cast member

Another shameful Israeli act in Malka Leifer case furthers Australian distrust   35%

The latest in the legal circus that is accused rapist's extradition affair, hearing delayed because psychiatrists 'hadn't noticed' it was set

California Bans Insurers From Dropping Policies Made Riskier by Climate Change   20%

The state's unusual decision exposes the insurance industry’s miscalculation of the cost of climate change.

Trump impeachment: Report detailing overwhelming evidence of misconduct released   25%

Document claims top Trump officials including Mick Mulvaney were aware of efforts to force Ukraine to meddle in America's 2020 election

6 takeaways from the Michael Horowitz hearing  

After Lindsey Graham's broadside against the FBI to start the hearing, here's what we learned.

Gambia: Gambian League Title Winner Signs for 7th Division English Club  

[Foroyaa] Brikama United's Lamarana Jallow yesterday flew out of the country's shores to put pen-to-paper with a seventh division English club.

Uber's report on sexual assaults and accidents offers some answers, more questions  

Uber's first-ever safety transparency report establishes a baseline from which the ride-hailing giant must improve.

NHL coaches are definitely on notice now  

Today's edition of our newsletter is about the surprising news that the Dallas Stars fired their head coach for "unprofessional conduct," and what the NHL plans to do about its crisis of coaches behaving badly.

Climate change: Greenland ice melt 'is accelerating'  

The ice sheet's contribution to sea-level rise is now seven times what it was in the 1990s.

U.K. Farmers Join Protest Group To Show Commitment To Climate Causes  

More farmers in Britain are joining a climate change activist group. U.K. farmer Dagan James tells NPR's Rachel Martin that farmers are increasingly feeling the effects of global warming.

In Lavish Wedding Photos, Clues To An Alleged Russian Cyberthief's FSB Family Ties   -40%

Maksim Yakubets is wanted by the United States and Britain, which allege he's behind one of the largest cybertheft rings in history. There's virtually no chance that Russia will ever extradite him -- all the more so since his father-in-law is an ex-special-forces officer with the FSB.

The Campaign to Oust Boris Johnson as an MP Could Actually Work  

One day away from the election, we caught up with one of the campaigners in Uxbridge and South Ruislip who's been encouraging locals to give Boris the boot.