Trump blasts NFL for anthem protests, says not about race

U.S. President Donald Trump kept up his verbal battle with the National Football League over players who drop to one knee during the national anthem, saying on Monday their acts of protest had nothing to do with racism. 5 Min Read BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump kept up his verbal battle with the […]

Inside the alt-right: ‘Genocidal behind closed doors’

An anti-fascist activist who infiltrated the alt-right describes its growing influence and international connections. Patrik Hermansson, a gay anti-fascist activist, would seem like an obvious target for the white supremacists, far-right populists and neo-Nazis who make up the alt-right movement. Yet the 25-year-old was able to successfully infiltrate the alt-right’s ranks as part of a […]

Pferdefilme: Der Widerspenstigen Lähmung

Pferdefilme sind Frauenfilme. Leider nicht im emanzipatorischen Sinne. Sie befördern die fragwürdigsten Klischees und Ideale von Mädchen und Frauen. Muss das sein? Die Mädels vom Immenhof (Wolfgang Schleif, D, 1955) und ihre Nachfolger begleiten mich seit meiner Kindheit, erst auf einer alten VHS, heute in einer rosafarbenen DVD-Box in meinem Filmregal. Die “Trippel Trappel, Pony…”-singenden […]

Weiner jailed for sexting underage girl

The ex-congressman is sentenced to 21 months in prison for sending explicit messages to a teen. Ex-New York congressman Anthony Weiner burst into tears as he was sentenced to 21 months in jail for sending sexually explicit messages to an underage girl. He pleaded guilty in May to transferring obscene material to a minor and […]

Court: Texas can enforce more of ‘sanctuary cities’ law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas for now can require law enforcement to honor federal immigration requests to detain people in local jails for possible deportation under a new “sanctuary cities” law supported by the Trump administration, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday. The decision prompted one notable critic of the immigration crackdown, Travis County […]

Microsoft und Facebook legen High-Speed-Kabel durch den Ozean

Die beiden Konzerne haben gemeinsam mit Telxius eine neue Datenverbindung von Spanien in die USA gelegt. Es soll vor allem Cloud-Dienste verbessern. Ein weiteres Unterseekabel verbindet Europa und Nordamerika: Marea ist ein Gemeinschaftsprojekt von Microsoft, Facebook und der Telefónica-Tochter Telxius. Es soll vor allem für die Cloud-Dienste der drei Unternehmen genutzt werden. Das neue Kabel […]

New travel ban adds North Korea, Venezuela

The Trump administration unveils new restrictions on travel from eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, after its previous ban expired. The Trump administration unveiled new restrictions on travel to the United States from eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, after its ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expired Sunday. The new restrictions, […]

Iraqi Kurds shrug off threats to hold independence vote

Kurds voted in an independence referendum in northern Iraq on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from Turkey and Iran, and international warnings that the vote may ignite yet more regional conflict. 7 Min Read ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) – Kurds voted in an independence referendum in northern Iraq on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats […]