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Merkel says far-right extremists remain threat

BERLIN (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says anti-Semitism and racism remain a threat to democracy in Europe almost 70 years after the end of World War II. Merkel cited the ongoing trial of five […]

08/17/2013

This undated photo provided Monday, Aug.12, 2013, by Abri Peyrony Project shows people working at the excavation of the Neanderthal site of Abri Peyrony, southwestern France, where bone tools known as lissoirs, were recently discovered. (AP Photo/Image courtesy: Abri Peyrony Project)

Study suggests Neanderthals were more advanced

PARIS (AP) — Researchers have found what they say are specialized bone tools made by Neanderthals in Europe thousands of years before modern humans are thought to have arrived to share such skills, a discovery […]

08/12/2013

In this photo provided by BMW, the new four-seat electric BMW i3 is shown, Sunday, July 28, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Tom Kirkpatrick,BMW)

BMW pulls wraps off i3 electric car

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW AG is showing off the production model of its new i3 electric compact that uses carbon-fiber materials to keep the weight down and improve driving performance. CEO Norbert Reithofer stressed […]

07/30/2013

Justin Bieber performs at the O2 Arena in east London. (AP Photo)

Germany to Bieber: Pay monkey bill, or else

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have posted a public notice urging Justin Bieber to get in touch with them about an unpaid bill for his former pet monkey Mally. Bieber failed to produce the necessary […]

07/30/2013

US President Barack Obama and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo)

Germany’s Merkel rejects NSA-Stasi comparison

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejected any comparison between U.S. surveillance activities and pervasive snooping by communist East Germany’s secret police, the Stasi, insisting in an interview published Wednesday that intelligence work is […]

07/10/2013

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German minister: Drop US sites if you fear spying

BERLIN (AP) – Internet users worried about their personal information being intercepted by U.S. intelligence agencies should stop using websites that send data to the United States, Germany’s top security official said Wednesday. NSA leaker […]

07/03/2013

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Bible signed by Einstein sells for $68,500 in NYC

  NEW YORK (AP) — A Bible with an inscription from Albert Einstein has sold for $68,500 at an auction in New York City. The Bible was part of a fine books and manuscripts auction […]

06/27/2013

Germany probes model plane attack suspects

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Tuesday they were investigating two men of Tunisian origin suspected of planning to use model airplanes for terrorist attacks, as police in Germany and Belgium raided a series of […]

06/25/2013

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Digital 3-D atlas of brain reveals tiny details

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have a new brain atlas to help them study their favorite organ. It’s a digital, three-dimensional model called “BigBrain.” Its resolution is finer than a human hair, so it can […]

06/20/2013

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

Abe Baum, led failed WWII mission, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Abe Baum, who led a disastrous World War II attempt to liberate a POW camp at the orders of Gen. George Patton, has died. He was 91.

03/25/2013

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Cypriot deposits grab shocks savers across Europe

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A plan to seize up to 10 percent of people’s savings in the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus sent shockwaves across Europe on Monday as households realized the money they have in the bank may not be safe.

03/18/2013

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