BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office but will have to build an uneasy coalition to form a German government after her conservatives haemorrhaged support in the face of a surge by the far-right.
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U.S. to partially unveil key NAFTA proposal, talks seen dragging
U.S. trade negotiators will only partially unveil new text on modifying a key chapter on investment under NAFTA, two well-placed sources said on Sunday, underlying the slow pace of talks that are supposed to wrap up by the end of the year.
Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington
Internet giants, including Alphabet's Google and Facebook , are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the political winds in Washington.
Mexicans pray as hope fades for quake victims, toll hits 319
Mexicans packed churches on Sunday to pray for the victims of the country's deadliest quake in 32 years as rescue teams searched against the odds for any survivors trapped under rubble six days after the tremor shook Mexico City and nearby states.
Weakened dam the latest threat as Puerto Rico reels from hurricane
A Puerto Rico dam damaged by heavy rains from Hurricane Maria was in danger of failing on Sunday, posing a risk to communities downstream, as people across the U.S. territory sought to dig out from the deadly storm.
Kurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad': Barzani
Iraq's Kurds will go ahead with a referendum on independence on Monday because their partnership with Baghdad has failed, Kurdistan Regional Government President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday, shrugging off international opposition to the vote.
Fidget spinners and squishies: some Toys 'R' Us toymakers cut ties
This summer, toy supplier Product Launchers delivered 100,000 specially ordered DC Comics fidget spinners to Toys 'R' Us, unaware that the biggest U.S. toy store chain was in financial trouble.
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