Germany - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Germany Germany: 2 charged with co-founding far-right terror group BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against two alleged co-founders of a far-right group that planned to bomb a refugee home. Federal prosecutors said Thursday that the two German men, identified only as Daniel A. and Marcel L. in line with German privacy rules, were charged with membership in a terrorist organization, preparing an explosion and vio... Thu, 18 May 2017 10:22:00 GMT 2017-05-18T10:22:00Z The Latest: Mattis 'not worried' about Trump sharing intel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 5:15 p.m. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he is "not worried" that President Donald Trump disclosed classified information during discussions with senior Russian leaders. He sa... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:06:00 GMT 2017-05-17T00:06:00Z The Latest: Cyberattack hits schools, hospital in Taiwan NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Taiwanese state media say the WannaCry cyberattack infected computers in 10 schools, the national power company, a hospital and at least one private business. However, the Central News Agency says ... Tue, 16 May 2017 02:49:00 GMT 2017-05-16T02:49:00Z Today in History for May 12th Highlights of this day in history: The Soviet Union announces an end to its blockade of Berlin; Body of missing Lindbergh baby is found in a wooded area;... Fri, 12 May 2017 04:14:00 GMT 2017-05-12T04:14:00Z Today in History for May 10th Highlights of this day in history: A golden spike completes America's first transcontinental railroad; Nazis burn books in Germany; Rudolf Hess parachutes... Wed, 10 May 2017 04:12:00 GMT 2017-05-10T04:12:00Z Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is starting to define his new role in the age of Donald Trump. After dropping out of sight for a pair of glamorous island getaways, Obama is emerging for a series of paid and unpaid speeches, drawing sharp contrasts with Trump even as he avoids saying the new president's name. He's wielding his influence overseas, offering his ... Tue, 09 May 2017 13:46:00 GMT 2017-05-09T13:46:00Z Experts meet in Egypt over moving King Tut artifacts CAIRO (AP) — Archaeologists and conservation experts met in Cairo on Sunday to discuss the safe transportation of King Tutankhamun's throne, chests and bed from the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo to a new one being built on the other side of the Egyptian capital. The meeting, organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, brought together experts fr... Mon, 08 May 2017 02:30:00 GMT 2017-05-08T02:30:00Z US to attend UN climate talks as Trump weighs Paris pullout WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States said Friday it will continue attending United Nations climate change meetings, even as President Donald Trump considers pulling the U.S. out of a global emissions-cutting deal. While U.S. representatives are in Bonn, Germany, next week for the U.N. talks, Trump's advisers will meet Tuesday to discuss what to do about th... Fri, 05 May 2017 21:11:00 GMT 2017-05-05T21:11:00Z Ivanka Trump, World Bank discuss women entrepreneur fund WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump has been involved in discussions with the World Bank about establishing a funding operation that would support female entrepreneurs, bank and administration officials said Wednesday. The officials stressed that nothing has been set up yet and that talks are ongoing about how this would be set up. They said it could be struct... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:09:00 GMT 2017-04-26T22:09:00Z New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new book that examines previously restricted files from the U.N. War Crimes Commission cites documents showing that Adolf Hitler had been indicted as a war criminal for actions by the Nazis during World War II before his death — contrary to longstanding assumptions. The book, "Human Rights After Hitler" by British academic Dan Ples... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:12:00 GMT 2017-04-18T22:12:00Z Spicer says Hitler comment 'inexcusable and reprehensible' WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that his attempt to compare the Holocaust and Syrian President Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons was "inexcusable and reprehensible" and was made all the worse by this being a holy week for Christians and Jews. He said the comment, made Tuesday at the White House briefing, was p... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:20:00 GMT 2017-04-12T17:20:00Z 10 Things to Know for Wednesday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. TILLERSON'S GAMBLE ON RUSSIA-SYRIA RELATIONS The U.S. Secretary of State is hoping that President Trump's willingness to threaten military action will give the U.S. leverage to end the war in Syria. 2. WHO'S... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 02:10:00 GMT 2017-04-12T02:10:00Z Germany: Pregame blasts rock soccer team bus; player injured DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Three explosions went off near the team bus of Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany's top soccer clubs, as it set off for a Champions League quarterfinal match on Tuesday evening. One of Dortmund's players was injured. Police said they were working on the assumption that the blasts were directed at the Dortmund team and caused by "se... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:23:00 GMT 2017-04-12T00:23:00Z The Latest: Germany urges Egyptian religious solidarity CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Sunday's deadly church bombings in Egypt (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Germany says Muslims in Egypt should show solidarity with their Christian compatriots. A spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the suicide bombings that killed 45 people Sunday Steffen Seibert t... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:00:00 GMT 2017-04-10T18:00:00Z The Latest: US calls for transparency in UN Syria summit BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the U.S. insisted that an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the U.S. missile attack on Syria be held in the open so that "any country that chooses to defend the atrocities of the Syrian regime will have to do in full public vie... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 16:31:00 GMT 2017-04-07T16:31:00Z For Ivanka Trump, rising profile comes with backlash WASHINGTON (AP) — She has a West Wing office, facetime with world leaders and unrivaled access to the president. And as Ivanka Trump's White House role grows, so does the backlash. Ivanka Trump, a first daughter with first-in-recent-history influence, has become fodder in a heated national conversation about gender politics and ideological beliefs. While she has won fans for... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:10:00 GMT 2017-03-30T10:10:00Z Future of Asian luxury cars, electric vehicles at auto show GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's largest auto show provides a look at the future of Asian premium cars and electric vehicles, as well as efforts by Asian auto and tech companies to catch up in the field of autonomous driving. The biennial Seoul Motor Show opens Friday in Goyang, north of Seoul, for a 10-day run. There are 243 vehicles on display. ... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:52:00 GMT 2017-03-30T09:52:00Z Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge WEST BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple was enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London's Westminster Bridge who were struck by an SUV. Kurt W. Cochran was one of four victims killed and his wife, Melissa Cochran, was among dozens who were injured, according... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:09:00 GMT 2017-03-24T01:09:00Z Profiles of teams and drivers for the 2017 F1 championship. MERCEDES Base: Brackley, England Constructors' Championships: 3 2016 Constructors' Championship: 1st Engine: Mercedes Team Principal: Toto Wolff 77 Valtteri Bottas Nationality: Finland ... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 02:03:00 GMT 2017-03-20T02:03:00Z Mueller helps Bayern beat 'Gladbach, stretch Bundesliga lead BERLIN (AP) — Thomas Mueller scored on his 250th Bundesliga appearance to stretch Bayern Munich's lead to 13 points with a 1-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday. Bayern, which has lost only once in the league all season, took a big step toward an unprecedented fifth straight title after Leipzig's surprise defeat at Werder Bremen on Saturday. There are nine rounds re... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:13:00 GMT 2017-03-19T19:13:00Z Frenzel wraps up record 5th Nordic combined World Cup title SCHONACH, Germany (AP) — Eric Frenzel wrapped up an unprecedented fifth straight Nordic combined World Cup title on Sunday with his 10th win of the season. The Olympic champion could only have been denied by German teammate Johannes Rydzek going into the final event. It was Frenzel's third straight World Cup win. He finished Sunday with... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:27:00 GMT 2017-03-19T18:27:00Z Correction: Turkey-Twitter story LONDON (AP) — In a story March 15 about Twitter hijackings, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a security expert. His name is Javvad Malik, not Javid Malik. A corrected version of the story is below: Correction: Turkey-Twitter story LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of Twitter accounts have been hijacked amid the ongoing diplomatic feud b... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:19:00 GMT 2017-03-17T10:19:00Z Letter bomb explodes at Paris IMF's office; Greek ties seen PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors are investigating a possible Greek link after a letter exploded Thursday at the Paris' office of the International Monetary Fund, lightly injuring one person. The IMF incident came as a Greek anarchist group claimed responsibility for a letter bomb sent to the German Finance Ministry the day before. The P... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:57:00 GMT 2017-03-16T21:57:00Z France's Macron backs European unity in Berlin, meets Merkel BERLIN (AP) — French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron pledged strong commitment to European unity and said that France needs to restore its economic credibility as he presented his plans to German leaders on Thursday. Macron, an independent centrist, met conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin a day after the Netherlands' prime minister hand... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:41:00 GMT 2017-03-16T18:41:00Z Dempsey, Howard, Cameron back on US roster for qualifiers NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Arena changed half the U.S. roster for his first World Cup qualifiers after replacing Jurgen Klinsmann, bringing back Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard and Geoff Cameron after lengthy illness and injury layoffs. The U.S. coach from 1998-2006, Arena returned in November after a 0-2 start in the final round of qualifying. He selected just 13 o... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:40:00 GMT 2017-03-15T20:40:00Z Polish court issues arrest warrant for US man in Nazi case WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A court in Poland has issued an arrest warrant for a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre, opening the way for Poland to seek his extradition from the United States on war crimes charges. The Associated Press had previously identified the man as 98-year-old Michael Karkoc, an ex-commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish villa... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:19:00 GMT 2017-03-15T20:19:00Z Polish historian's book on killing of Jews exposes raw nerve JERUSALEM (AP) — A prominent Polish historian presented evidence Wednesday about Polish villagers' widespread killing of Jews fleeing Nazis during World War II, touching a raw nerve in a country still grappling with its role during the Holocaust. The research is likely to irk the nationalist Polish government, which has taken aim at those seeking to under... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:41:00 GMT 2017-03-15T17:41:00Z Audi German headquarters searched in emissions probe BERLIN (AP) — German authorities searched the offices of luxury automaker Audi on Wednesday in connection with the scandal over cheating on diesel emissions by its parent company, Volkswagen. The raids were part of a fraud investigation into Ingolstadt-based Audi, launched by prosecutors in Munich several weeks ago. Volkswagen and Audi ... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:19:00 GMT 2017-03-15T13:19:00Z German official wants $53M fines for social media hate posts BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail to swiftly remove illegal content, such as hate speech or defamatory "fake news." The plan announced Tuesday marks a further step in Germany's attempt to impose its strict domestic laws against incitement on the free-wh... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:17:00 GMT 2017-03-14T15:17:00Z Volkswagen CEO: US remains 'core market' for company FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The CEO of German automaker Volkswagen says the United States remains a "core market" for the company despite its diesel emissions scandal and has underlined that it hopes to expand there. Matthias Mueller made the comments Tuesday at the company's annual news and investor conference at its headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany. Mue... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:13:00 GMT 2017-03-14T10:13:00Z