Germany Says it will not follow with electronics ban for flights

Germany Will Not Follow with In-Flight Electronics Ban

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s undeniable that President Donald Trump’s recent wave of travel restrictions have been controversial, but after Britain announced it would be following the US policy of banning most carry-on electronics from flights leaving Muslim-majority countries, Germany says it will not be following suit. When Homeland Security announced details of the new ban …

Sources: Reuters

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Winter Storms Delay Angela Merkel’s First Visit with Donald Trump

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

An east coast blizzard has halted the much-anticipated meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump on Tuesday. Leaders from Germany’s Siemens and BMW were also scheduled to travel with Merkel to have their own meetings with Trump during the visit. Because of the meeting’s importance, Merkel and Trump have rearranged …

Sources: NBC, Reuters

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Number of German Children Suffering Sexual Abuse Will Shock You

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s weekly news magazine Der Spiegel has come out with a disturbing report on the growing number of sexual abuse cases towards minors, finding 13.9 percent, or one out of every seven, children in Germany being victimized. The data comes from a study conducted by Ulm city’s University Clinic, in an effort to document …

Sources: Der Spiegel via DW

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Cocaine Imports in 2016 See Drastic Rise in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Beer and tobacco apparently have some rising competition for the drug of choice in Germany as Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) officials are reporting that cocaine imports into the country have drastically spiked in 2016 with a total of 576 metric tons being confiscated. The record number only takes into account findings of 50 kilograms or more, and obviously does not …

Sources: DW

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Top Country - Germany at 4th

These 3 Nations Brought Down Germany on Best Countries List

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When U.S. News released their 2016 findings of the best countries in the world, there was little surprise that Germany took the number one spot. Despite its issues here and there, Germany is often seen as providing a quality of life that is unmatched by many of its neighbors. But one …

Sources: U.S. News

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Anas Modamani Merkel Selfie Facebook

Facebook Lands Victory Over Fake News Selfie in German Court

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There is no shortage of legal troubles for Facebook in Germany, but unlike many of them, a case between a Syrian refugee and the social network finished in a ruling that landed Facebook a controversial win. Anas Modamani, 19, fled to Germany with the thousands of other Syrian refugees, and …

Sources: The Verge

Photo: Anas Modamani

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Wikileaks: CIA Secret Agents

Wikileaks: German Travel Tips Courtesy of the CIA

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The US hacking Germany? That’s clearly old news, but after the latest treasure trove of classified information released by Wikileaks on Tuesday, we are getting an inside look into the operations that have been hidden away in the US embassy in Frankfurt. According to the documents, the CIA has been carrying …

Sources: Wikileaks

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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McDonald's Prison

McDonald’s Golden Arches Find a Home in German Prison

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While I have never had the opportunity to sample prison food for myself, I’ve watched enough movies and tv shows to know it’s anything but delicious in most cases. Though for a prison in the German town of Bergisch Gladbach (say that 5 times fast), a contract dispute has led to a …

Sources: Express

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Angela Merkel

Merkel to Make First Trump White House Visit on March 14

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany and the US have been strong allies for years, but after a rocky American election season and the controversy of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy agenda, that close relationship has come into question. Both sides have publicly criticized each others key policies, but now German Chancellor Angela Merkel will have her chance …

Sources: Reuters

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Accident

Chance of Becoming Roadkill in Germany at Record Low, But New Threat Arises

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While Germany may have some of the fastest roadways in the world with its Autobahn, it often equates to some messy, and deadly, accidents that are known to bring traffic on the highway to a complete standstill, sometimes lasting for hours. Thankfully there is some good news coming out of …

Sources: Destatis via DW

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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