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Angela Merkel saw Germans through crisis after crisis. Now they wonder who'll fill the void

Angela Merkel has been written off many times in her career -- by the politician's rivals, her own party members and, yes, the press.   
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Brewers deny Mets permission to interview David Stearns for front-office opening
The Brewers have officially denied permission to allow the Mets to talk to Milwaukee president of baseball operations David Stearns to run the Mets baseball department, The Post has learned.
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Jonathan Fisher Discusses Possible Rematch With Matt Amodio on 'Jeopardy!'
Actor Jonathan Fisher was seen bringing Matt Amodio's record-breaking "Jeopardy!" run to an end last week—and they could well be competing once again.
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Dakota Fanning goes makeup-free and more star snaps
Dakota Fanning is fresh-faced, Zayn Malik shows off his tattoos and more...
Suspect busted in drive-by shooting that killed ‘straight-A’ Alabama teen
James Deanthony Reed, 18, was charged with capital murder in Friday’s “heartbreaking and senseless” slaying of Kei’lan Allen, 13, in Tuscaloosa.
Robot dogs now have sniper rifles
In a Thursday Instagram post, SWORD International called the robot "Warfighters best friend."
The Books Briefing: The Fight Over What Kids Can Read
Bans and attempted bans of critical race theory and the 1619 Project in classrooms are part of a familiar pattern: Your weekly guide to the best in books
Woman charged with hate crime for allegedly sparking fire at Brooklyn yeshiva
Sharee Jones was arrested October 17, 2021 for allegedly dousing a fenced-off area at Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School.
Kourtney Kardashian’s engagement ring from Travis Barker estimated at $1M
Travis Barker proposed to Kourtney Kardashian with an enormous oval-shaped engagement ring, which one of our diamond experts said "looks to be larger than 15 carats" and worth $1 million.
Charles Shaughnessy recalls causing a buzz in temple during ‘Nanny’ fame
The actor attended a Rosh Hashanah service in the '90s with his wife, Susan Fallender — and not his beloved co-star Fran Drescher.
Guantanamo detainee can testify about torture in Poland, DOJ says
During oral arguments this month, several justices asked whether Abu Zubaydah could testify about his treatment at a CIA detention facility in the early 2000s.
'We're Here's' Eureka Describes Noah's 'Powerful' Gender Journey as a Non-Binary Drag Kid
Eureka spoke to Newsweek about supporting fellow non-binary person Noah and helping them accepting their authentic self in "We're Here" season two.
'Squid Game'–Themed Wedding Shows Guests Playing 'Red Light, Green Light'
The theme divided many fans with some branding it "extraordinary" and others warning "this theme is not going to age well."
‘Foundation’ Episode 5 Recap: Attack Formation
If the visuals are strong enough, a show can get away with a lot.
Where to See Orionids Meteor Shower As It Coincides With October 2021's Full Moon
Each year on its journey around the sun, Earth passes through debris left behind by Halley's Comet, creating a spectacular light show in the upper atmosphere.
Brian Austin Green and Sharna Burgess celebrate 1 year of dating
The two were first linked as a couple last December after they were photographed spending the holidays together. Since then, they've been inseparable.
Adele's concert special to include Oprah interview
Adele is bringing both her new music and her story to television.
Steven van Zandt Says America Is On the 'Brink of A New Civil War'
We need to admit "white supremacists and psychopaths of QAnon have infiltrated all branches of our armed forces," said the musician and actor in his new memoir.
These are the best car and truck seats according to owners
The J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study found that synthetic leather is catching up to the real thing and lists the top three models in each category.
As Starbucks Workers Seek a Union, Company Officials Converge on Stores
A push in the Buffalo area could produce the first union at company-owned stores in the U.S. But backers say moves by management are having a chilling effect.
Hail or Fail: Jackson Mahomes’s TikTok dance was the least of Washington’s problems
Washington generated pressure and turnovers, but it was unable to get off the field on third down and was no match for the Chiefs.
Hail or Fail: Jackson Mahomes’s TikTok dance was the least of Washington’s problems
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Can You Watch ‘Heartland’ Season 15 in the US?
Hold your horses!
Human Rights Protestors Arrested As Torch Lighting Ceremony Held for Beijing Olympics
"How can Beijing be allowed to host the Olympics given that they are committing a genocide against the Uyghurs?" one protester said.
Greta Thunberg 'Rickrolls' climate concert with crazy dance moves
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has "Rickrolled" an audience, all in the name of climate activism.
Greta Thunberg 'Rickrolls' climate concert with crazy dance moves
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has "Rickrolled" an audience, all in the name of climate activism.
Ahmaud Arbery shooting: Georgia judge to consider several motions before jury selection kicks off
Hundreds of people were ordered to report for jury duty Monday in Georgia for what could be a long, laborious effort to find jurors to hear the trial of three White men charged with fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he was running in their neighborhood.
Scott Walker Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Scott Walker and learn more about the former governor of Wisconsin.
Man warned he’s ‘killing himself’ with illegal tanning injections
Jimmy Featherstone, 22, admitted to injecting the melanin-based substances to boost his tan starting when he was age 18.
Raiders' Mark Davis on Jon Gruden emails: 'Not what we stand for'
Las Vegas Raiders team owner Mark Davis on Sunday disavowed Jon Gruden’s comments made in emails which were revealed in multiple reports last week.
Sinclair Broadcast Group hit by ransomware attack
Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV station operators in the US, said Monday that a ransomware incident had disrupted some of its office and operational networks.
George W. Bush: Powell 'highly respected'
Brent Primus calls Bellator's vacant lightweight title booking 'more of a politics thing,' will be ready to fill in
Brent Primus is adamant in his belief that Peter Queally and Patricky Freire "should not be fighting for the belt at all."       Related StoriesBrent Primus calls Bellator's vacant lightweight title booking 'more of a politics thing,' will be ready to fill in - EnclosureJaylon Bates breaks down slick armbar, excited to continue work with McKees after Bellator 268Jaylon Bates breaks down slick armbar, excited to continue work with McKees after Bellator 268 - Enclosure
Wheels on Metro rail cars involved in derailment had failed repeatedly, NTSB says
Metro is operating with about 40 trains Monday. The transit agency said in a statement it is “offering a basic service pattern on all lines of trains departing about every 30 minutes.”
Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications despite vaccine: Medical experts weigh in
Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, died Monday at 84 from COVID-related complications, though he was fully vaccinated, his family announced. His death, medical experts say, underscore the need for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots among older adults and high-risk populations to shore up protection.
American Journalist Smeared as ‘Special Ops Weapon’ Against Putin
Mikhail Svetlov/GettyRussian State media pundits and personalities are claiming that the experienced CNBC journalist, who interviewed President Putin last week, was part of an American “special operation” designed to sway and tantalize the Russian leader.Putin started the pile-on himself by implying that Hadley Gamble was too beautiful to understand his remarks during an on-stage interview at a Russian Energy Week panel in Moscow.His media minions have amplified the patronizing attitude in line with state-sponsored misogyny that is already common in Russia. They are also claiming Gamble was being used as a weapon to undermine Putin in response to a Russian stunt used against President Trump.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Haiti Kidnappings Live Updates: US Seeks Release of 17 Missionaries Kidnapped by Notorious Gang
Officials believe the 400 Mawozo gang is responsible for the recent spike in kidnappings in Hatiti. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
Myanmar to release 5,600 anti-regime prisoners
The move comes days after a regional bloc of nations snubbed the country's ruling junta, disinviting coup leader Min Aung Hlaing from an upcoming summit.
Slain woman's family questions actions of sheriff's office
The 19-year-old's body was found five days after her suspected killer, Armando Caballero, was found dead of an apparent suicide.
‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ movie mixes silly slapstick with clever cultural critique
Animated feature tells the story of a boy and his best friend: a malfunctioning digital device.
Melissa Joan Hart makes 'Celebrity Wheel of Fortune' history by winning $1 million grand prize
Melissa Joan Hart made “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” history when she won more than $1 million for her charity.
Bari Weiss tells Brian Stelter how 'the world has gone mad,' lists 'people who work at' CNN as a cause
Former New York Times journalist Bari Weiss confronted CNN’s Brian Stelter about his network’s coverage of the COVID-19 lab leak theory when listing examples of why the world has gone mad during Sunday’s edition of "Reliable Sources."
Your iPhone has seven ‘secret codes’ to unlock features
You could access numerous useful iPhone features by typing in a few secret codes on your device. Lots of the codes work whether you have an old or new iPhone and they can let you do things like finding better signal or your unique device number. We’ve rounded up some of the best codes for...
Colin Powell was a soaring star until he got trapped
As the nation mourns Colin Powell's passing, his role in helping to lay the groundwork for the US invasion of Iraq, even though he had grave doubts about it, is certain to be a centerpiece of discussion, writes Julian Zelizer. So is his passionate advocacy for democratic values as his party drifted further right.
Hazel Dukes, head of New York’s NAACP, endorses Hochul in 2022 election bid
Hazel Dukes -- president of New York's chapter of the civil rights group -- praised the newly minted chief executive as multiple local politicians consider launching campaigns to oust her next year.
Fans check on Scott Disick after ex Kourtney Kardashian gets engaged
Operation "Check on Scott" ensued on social media after Travis Barker proposed to Kardashian, who dated Disick from 2005 to 2015.
How Prince William Took a Leaf Out of Harry and Meghan's Book for Climate Change Award
Prince William took risky moves to promote his climate change prize—echoing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's more challenging style.
DC Comics blasted for changing Superman's 'American Way' motto: 'A distortion and a disservice to fans'
Fox News contributor Raymond Arroyo said on Sunday that D.C. Comics removing Superman’s motto “the American way” is a “disservice to fans."
Lawmakers question whether Amazon misled congressional panel about its business practices
A letter signed by a bipartisan group has given the tech giant two weeks to provide ‘exculpatory evidence" to corroborate executives’ testimony.