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The News of the day:

+++ 22.03 PM: Kretschmer as the top candidate for the Saxony-choice nominated +++

The Saxony CDU land Executive Committee has nominated Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer as the top candidate for the state election in September. A spokesman for the national Association informed. “In the state election we are fighting for the Saxon Union is clearly the strongest political force in Saxony, and Michael Kretschmer, Prime Minister of the free state,” said the Secretary-General of the Saxon Union, Alexander Dierks.

Kretschmer is for 13. December 2017, Prime Minister of the CDU/SPD-coalition in Saxony. He was followed by Stanislaw Tillich, who had announced after the disastrous performance of the Saxon Union, in the Bundestag election of its withdrawal. Also, the Saxon CDU leads Kretschmer in December 2017.

+++ 20.42 PM: Bremen AfD-Chef attacked, and +++

the member of The Bundestag and Chairman of the AfD Bremen injured had been attacked according to police sources, several persons and hurt. The incident occurred in the afternoon in the area of the theater am Goetheplatz, Bremen. Due to the function of the Injured Frank Magnitz should be assumed political Motivation of the act. The police state protection and the Prosecutor’s office of Bremen have started investigations. The police are urgently seeking witnesses who can report the phone number 0421 362-3888. Magnitz himself and his office were not reach in the evening.

+++ 20.26 clock: storm warning: KLM cancels 160 flights to Amsterdam +++

The Dutch airline KLM has cancelled because of Tuesday’s expected storm as a precautionary measure, a minimum of 159 European flights from Amsterdam airport Schiphol. When there are strong Winds, only a Start – and runway to be used, shared with KLM. The Schiphol airport warned of delays and cancellations at other airlines on Tuesday. According to KLM all affected passengers have been informed and on other flights rebooked. The Dutch weather service had predicted on the night to Tuesday a strong Wind with gusts of wind before.

+++ 19.56 PM: hostage-taking in Lengerich – alleged perpetrator +++

In a sports hall in the münsterland Lengerich has been arrested according to police in the early evening to a hostage situation. A single perpetrator had threatened to be an exercise group, informed the police of Münster via Twitter. The alleged perpetrator was arrested. According to initial findings, no one has been hurt. Nord-West-Media TV had reports of a large police operation in Lengerich (district of Steinfurt) in the case of a sports hall.

+++ 18.41 PM: Nearly 40,000 in the care of The staffing in the care sector has apparently increased vacant +++

according to a media report in the past year. 2018 had been an annual average of almost 40,000 jobs in the care unfilled, writes the “Handelsblatt”, citing data of the Federal employment Agency (BA). Of 23.862 accounted for, therefore, on the Old and 15.707 on the nursing. In 2017, there had been, according to the report in the care of the elderly, an average of 23,300 and in nursing 14.700 Vacancies.

The BA leads to the aggravation of the injury crisis, therefore, mainly on the increasing demand for nurses. The number of employees had increased in the elderly as in nursing, each of around 20,000. “Because of the needs of our ageing society is growing faster than the number of nurses”, said Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn. The CDU politician announced further efforts to make the nursing profession more attractive, and the personnel shortage.

+++ 18.30: Trump Thursday visited the border to Mexico +++

US President Donald Trump wants to go on Thursday to the border with Mexico. The spokesperson of the White house, Sarah Sanders announced on Twitter. Trump wanted to speak with emergency responders, taking care of the border and the humanitarian crisis at the border. Further Details would be announced soon, wrote Sanders.


The Trump International Hotel in Washington: The former post office building with the clock tower is one of the historically significant sites in the USA

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Trump had already announced previously that he wanted to visit in January, the border to make a picture of the situation. His demand of five billion dollars for the construction of a wall on the border to the neighbor to the South is at the center of bitter budget dispute between Trump and the opposition Democrats, has led to a partial stand of the government to a standstill business in the United States.

+++ 18.18 PM: special train from North Korea stirs speculation about Kim’s visit to China +++

crosses A special train from North Korea, according to media reports, under heightened security at the Dandong border with China. The South Korean newspaper “the Hankyoreh” reported with reference to an undisclosed source, dictator Kim Jong-Un’s trip to a fourth Meeting with China’s head of state Xi Jinping to Beijing. The train is expected to arrive on Tuesday around 10 a.m. local time (3 PM CET) in the Chinese capital, reported the South Korean news Agency Yonhap, the but only of a possible North Korean government representative on Board. It could be in power, Kim, said a diplomatic source of the Japanese news Agency Kyodo.

In the case of a new Meeting between both of the men about the upcoming second summit with Kim with U.S. President Donald Trump’s vote. At their first summit in June in Singapore, Trump and Kim had agreed on the General goal of nuclear disarmament on the Korean Peninsula. However, concrete Commitments have so far been.

+++ 18.14 PM: coalition tips meet in the Chancellery +++

the tips of The black-red coalition are to Meeting in the Chancellery. The round, chaired by Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU), wanted to advise according to information from the German press Agency, the main government projects in the new year. It’s supposed to go, therefore, to at least nine points. Against 18.00 clock SPD leader Andrea Nahles, Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz, as well as foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the Chancellery met.

Earlier, had taken according to this information the old and new top of the Union with Angela Merkel. In this interview, the new CDU took, therefore, the Head part of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Union leader Ralph Brinkhaus (CDU) and CSU chief Horst Seehofer, his designated successor, the Prime Minister of Bavaria, Markus Söder, and the Berlin of the CSU land group chief Alexander Dobrindt.

+++ 17.47 a.m.: world Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces resignation +++

the President of The world Bank, Jim Yong Kim, has announced his resignation. Kim will be in Post 1. February, informed the world Bank. It’s been his “great honor”, of the Institution to preside over more than six years, quoting the world Bank, the outgoing President.

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+++ 17.40: Spacey in court of the sexual Assault +++

Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has accused a court date, formally of sexual Assault has been accused of. At the hearing in Nantucket in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, the judge ordered the actor to have no contact with his alleged victims. Spacey was not in the less than ten minute appointment present, but took even the word. Local media reported however, the 59-Year-old have filed through one of his lawyers a plea of not-guilty. Spacey has a five-year prison penalty. The next hearing of the case was for the 4. March set.