By Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer Contenders for Derbies all over the world were in action during the President's Day weekend while Gun Runner demonstrated he's a force to be reckoned with. Much more Thoroughbred racing action.
The leader of Germany's Social Democrats, Martin Schulz, could beat Chancellor Angela Merkel in September elections according to recent polls, thanks to a leftist programme that has earned him accusations of veering toward populism.
"Helau!" "Alaaf!" "Narri-Narro!" These are some of the different 'fools' calls' from across Germany. Wherever people celebrate Carnival (or Fasching, or Fastnet), you hear the shouts. But where do they come from, and what do they mean?
A man locked out of his house called on three younger fellows to help him back inside. They proved willing, but after he offered them beer as a thank you, they gave him a much less welcome gift in return.