08/05/14 02:00 PM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis brushed off his German on Tuesday to greet some 50,000 German-speaking young people on a pilgrimage to Rome. Francis followed the all-German program during the evening vigil service in St. Peter's Square and read from prepared German texts. Unlike his...
08/05/14 12:45 PM
Bernie Ecclestone is free to concentrate on running Formula One after a German court dropped a bribery case against him Tuesday in exchange for a $100 million payment. After hearing more than three months of evidence, the Munich state court cited significant doubts that Ecclestone could be...
08/04/14 05:30 AM
BERLIN (AP) — The German government said Monday it has revoked permission for the delivery of a field exercise simulator to the Russian military, blocking a deal it had already put on hold and going beyond a European Union arms embargo that allows existing contracts to be fulfilled. Defense and...
08/01/14 05:10 AM
BERLIN (AP) — A rabbi, an imam and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin. The three men are working together to build a common house of worship — the "House of One" — in the center of the...
By Austin Bay | 07/30/14 10:07 AM
Military historian A. A. Nofi told me that in 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm definitely believed the Austrians had won the diplomatic struggle over the murder of Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Ferdinand. However, he failed "to fully grasp that the Austrians wanted a war to crush the Serbs."
07/30/14 06:02 AM
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a man was killed and five others injured when a mechanical digger tipped over and hit them during a so-called Cold Water Challenge, a dare that has been spreading on Facebook. Prosecutors said Wednesday 11 members of a bowling club in Isselburg, on the Dutch...
07/28/14 05:05 AM
LUENEN, Germany (AP) — One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world. Now the coal comes the other way. The 750-megawatt Trianel Kohlekraftwerk Luenen GmbH & Co. power plant...
07/27/14 12:15 PM
BERLIN (AP) — Europe should take aim at rich businesspeople who support Russia's government as it increases pressure on Moscow over its actions in Ukraine, Germany's vice chancellor said Sunday. European Union foreign ministers last week ordered the preparation of stepped-up sanctions,...
07/25/14 12:31 PM
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court has rejected a newspaper's bid to gain unrestricted access to all the foreign intelligence service's files on Adolf Eichmann, known as the architect of the Holocaust. The Federal Constitutional Court said Friday that the complaint was dismissed last month....
By Sean Higgins | 07/14/14 11:55 AM
Volkswagen announced Monday that it will build a new model sport utility vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., as well as building a new research and development center at the location.
By Sean Lengell | 07/10/14 06:59 PM
The Senate majority leader recalls his son's penalty kick in an NCAA tournament game, and likens Argentinian star Messi to the great Pele.
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