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US President Barack Obama delivers speech to the people of Berlin, Germany in this White House video posted on YouTube.

Obama urges ‘bold’ nuclear cuts in Berlin speech

BERLIN (AP) — Summoning the harsh history of this once-divided city, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cautioned the U.S. and Europe against “complacency” brought on by peace, pledging to cut America’s deployed nuclear weapons by […]

06/19/2013

The ruins of Adolf Hitler's headquarters in the bunker Wolf Lair in Gierloz, Poland. (AP Photo)

Hitler’s food taster tells of poisoning fears

BERLIN (AP) — They were feasts of sublime asparagus — laced with fear. And for more than half a century, Margot Woelk kept her secret hidden from the world, even from her husband. Then, a few months after her 95th birthday, she revealed the truth.

04/26/2013

A piece of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany in this 2009 AP Photo.

Part of Berlin Wall removed in pre-dawn operation

BERLIN (AP) — For nearly 30 years, the Berlin Wall was the hated symbol of the division of Europe. On Wednesday, it took hundreds of police to guarantee the safe removal of 15 feet (less than 5 meters) of what’s left of the wall.

03/27/2013

David Bowie (Photo credit: Jimmy King/David Bowie via Facebook)

Show at London’s V&A museum celebrates David Bowie

LONDON (AP) — When did the modern era begin? With the Renaissance? With Elvis Presley? For a generation of music-loving Britons, it started on July 6, 1972, when David Bowie performed the song “Starman” on the TV show “Top of the Pops.”

03/20/2013

elephants eat Christmas trees

Berlin elephants feast on tasty Christmas trees

BERLIN (AP) — Elephants at the Berlin Zoo finally got a chance to tuck into their Christmas dinner: A feast of donated pine trees. Before gobbling the greenery, elephants young and old played with the trees, whose strong smell attracts them.

01/04/2013

German scientists seek to clone perfect Christmas trees

BERLIN (AP) — The hunt for the perfect Christmas tree may soon become a lot easier: just pick a nice clone. That’s what German scientists are now working on.

12/22/2012

Hoffa: no immediate signs of human remains

ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) – Authorities drilled through concrete and removed wet soil samples in a modest Detroit-area neighborhood Friday in the latest effort to find the remains of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared in […]

09/28/2012

German authorities detonate 550-pound WWII bomb

BERLIN (AP) – Explosives experts in Germany have detonated the remains of a 550-pound World War II bomb in central Munich. The dapd news agency cited a police spokesman as saying the bomb was successfully […]

08/28/2012

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