Alleged reckless driver charged with first-degree murder in Charlottesville car attack
The alleged reckless driver who plowed his car into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. is now charged with first-degree murder, after prosecutors showed a judge surveillance video of the deadly assault. Prosecutors announced at the start of a preliminary hearing for James Alex Fields that they were seeking to upgrade the second-degree murder charge he previously faced in the Aug. 12 collision in Charlottesville that left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead and dozens injured. The judge agreed to that and ruled there is probable cause for all charges against Fields to proceed.
A man rammed a car into the headquarters of Germany ' s Social Democratic Party (SPD) in Berlin on Christmas Eve, police have said. Officers found petrol canisters and lighter fluid inside the car , according to local reports. Investigators were treating the incident as a possible arson attempt and
News Update SPD crash: Car rammed into German political party ' s HQ 25/12/17.
A driver rammed into the headquarters of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) in Berlin on Christmas Eve, police have said.
The crash happened at around midnight local time (23:00 GMT). The driver, a 58-year-old man, was believed to be the only person injured.
Officers found petrol canisters and lighter fluid inside the car, according to local reports.
Investigators were treating the incident as a possible arson attempt.
. He was said to be lightly injured.
U.S. court dismisses $3 billion suit against Deutsche Bank by Jewish family heirs
A U.S. district court in Florida has dismissed a lawsuit by the heirs of a prominent Jewish family seeking $3 billion from Deutsche Bank. The Wertheim Jewish Education Trust, in a suit filed in January, said heirs of the German entrepreneur Joseph Wertheim deposited the family's fortune at Credit Suisse in Switzerland as the Nazis rose to power and they emigrated to Spain. The funds were later transferred to Deutsche Bank but never made it back to the heirs, the plaintiffs said.The Florida court dismissed the case on Dec. 6 because the judge said it lacked jurisdiction, according to court documents reviewed by Reuters.
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A 58-year-old man tried to commit suicide on Christmas Eve by ramming his car into the headquarters of Germany ' s Social Democratic Party in Berlin. IMAGES.
It was unclear whether the centre-left party had been holding a function inside the building at the time. Although a fire broke out, the building's sprinkler system put it out.
The SPD governed in a "grand coalition" with Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats between 2013 and 2017, but its leaders vowed to end the alliance in September, when the party got its worst results since 1949.
Chancellor Merkel has since been unable to form a majority government, and.
Hamilton expects Vettel to come back 'guns blazing' in 2018 .
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton expects title rival Sebastian Vettel to return "all guns blazing" in 2018, having learned from his major errors during their 2017 championship battle. Vettel led the points standings for 12 straight races at the start of the season, before losing out as Hamilton went on a winning surge after the August break.Losing potential victories by deliberately driving into Hamilton in Azerbaijan and triggering a three-way collision with Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen in Singapore caused major damage to Vettel's title challenge.