De Bruyne was nominated for helping City win the Premier League and Belgium reach the World Cup semi-finals.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has been included in the list alongside Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.
It is 10 years since Juventus attacker Cristiano Ronaldo first won the award, marking the start of an unprecedented duopoly between the Portuguese and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.
For six years it combined with world football's governing body to become the FIFABallon d'Or.
Southgate: England not something to give away lightly He joined the German side from Manchester City for about £10m in August 2017 and signed a new deal earlier this week. Jadon has done really well, he has come in and created goals and scored , and Mason has been outstanding at Derby .
Four goalkeepers are also among the 30 - Thibaut Courtois of Belgium and Real Madrid, Liverpool and Brazil stopper Alisson Becker, Tottenham's France World Cup victor Hugo Lloris and Atletico's Jan Oblak.
Modric's worldwide team-mates Mario Mandzukic and Ivan Rakitic are also on the shortlist, as are Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
Five-time victor Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Antoine Griezmann lead the shortlist for football's most prestigious individual prize, while Kylian Mbappe is the standout in the race for the new Kopa Trophy for young players. The award ceremony takes place on December 3.
Bale's club-mate Luka Modric, who is yet to be named as a candidate, is among the early favourites after Real's European success against the Reds and leading Croatia to the World Cup final.
During the turn of the decade FIFA and Ballon d'Or merged together and was presented as one prestigious award but that association came to an end in 2016.
The Ballon d'Or has been awarded by France Football every year since 1956, with former England worldwide Sir Stanley Matthews the first victor.
Pompeo is heading back to North Korea for another round of talks aimed at getting Kim Jong Un to give up nuclear weapons. North Korea's state newspaper Rodong Sinmun called the sanctions "rude" in light of its conciliatory measures.
More importantly, Shaw had the confidence of several hundreds under his belt when he walked out to bat for India Thursday morning. Rishabh Pant (17) and skipper Virat Kohli (72) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day.
The political purposes point is especially important, he noted , since people can not opt out of the presidential alert . Americans went nuts on Wednesday when they received a startling message on their phones titled " Presidential Alert ".
The tweet appeared to jar investors, who drove Tesla shares down 2.4 percent in after-hours trading to $275. Musk to file a joint letter "explaining why the Court should approve the proposed consent judgment".
Also, the smartphone may have launched with Android 8 .1 Oreo, but the Android 9 Pie update is under final stages of development. Since its an Android One device, the Nokia 7 .1 will get three years of monthly security patches and two years of OS updates .
So too will rookie Donte Jackson's as he accumulates more than his four games of National Football League experience. Don't forget, Samuel rushed for 1,286 yards in three years while at Ohio State, adding 1,249 receiving yards.
Roche says he believes his friend Deborah Ramirez, who has accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her at a college dorm party. The issue in Kavanaugh's situation, Roche said, is not that the judge might have exhibited unbecoming behavior while drunk.
But Kepler 1625b and its moon are gaseous - not rocky - so such a collision may not lead to the condensation of a satellite. The research team hopes to take another look at the star next May, if there is time available on the Hubble .
Tua Tagovailoa's had another big day at quarterback as the Tide's starter went 10-of-13 passing for 334 yards and four touchdowns. Once again, Tagovailoa connected with Smith for a huge gain near the Arkansas 20 before cornerback Ryan Pulley forced a fumble.
The Saudi crown prince downplayed any apparent rift with the U.S. leader and said relations between the two allies remain strong. And Saudi Arabia and OPEC and non-OPEC countries, they've produced 1.5 million barrels a day.
With the ball, again the timing was not good because we felt under pressure when there was no pressure. I suspect he won't change and will hope Klopp's side are exhausted from the midweek trip to Napoli .
Hamilton revels in Suzuka rollercoaster ride
We couldn't do that today but it doesn't matter what they do, we look at ourselves and try to get the best from our package". It is four years since Jules Bianchi's ultimately fatal accident at the Japanese Grand Prix .
Interpol asks China for status of its missing president
Meng has held various positions within China's security establishment, including as a vice minister of public security since 2004. Meng's family has been placed under police protection following the "worrying disappearance", the ministry said.
Time running out as Indonesia toll tops 1,400
Rescue efforts have been hampered by a lack of heavy machinery, severed transport links and the scale of the damage. Worldwide volunteers said many camps lack adequate sanitation, sparking fears of the spread of disease.
Senate's first vote on Kavanaugh expected on Friday
He said the investigation was thorough , and for the witnesses interviewed "it's a cross between an endoscopy and a colonoscopy". Mazie Hirono , D-Hawaii, deflected, saying , "This is not a comprehensive FBI investigation on which we can draw conclusions".