In one of his first acts as president, Trump reintroduced the global gag rule, enacted by Ronald Reagan in 1984, which prohibits foreign charities from using US federal funding to provide abortion services, information, counseling or referrals.
Compared to the rest of Germany, the economy in the former East Germany has struggled. In the small village of Golzow, the population had shrunk to the point where authorities were considering closing the village's only elementary school. That's when the town mayor invited Syrian refugee families to move in.
The prime suspect connected with Monday's deadly truck attack in Berlin was shot and killed by Italian police. But Anis Amri, 24, had been rejected for asylum in Germany and was supposed to be deported.
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