The euro debt crisis is far from over, and that's bad news for the US economy. Jacob Kirkegaard, with the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says Europe's ailing economy impacts the American industry in many ways.
Germany has long required people who are members of a church or a synagogue to pay a tax that supports the church and its operations. But as more Catholics decline to pay, the church is telling them if they don't pay, they won't be allowed to receive church sacraments.
On Friday, in London, a Zionist organization in London organized an unofficial moment of silence to remember the Israelis killed in the 1972 Munich Olympic Games kidnappings. But the International Olympic Committee continues to reject calls for a formal memorial during the opening ceremonies.
Families of the Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Munich Games continue to press for an official moment of silence at Friday's opening ceremony in London. Olympic officials say the ceremony is not the appropriate forum, despite growing support for it.
Most new solar panels around the world went up in Germany last year. That's due in part to generous government subsidies that made them more affordable. But now, the government is reducing those subsidies in hopes the solar industry there will stand on its own two feet.
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