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  • Top women players tell FIFA: World Cup on turf is discriminatory

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Some of the world's top women soccer players say FIFA's proposal to play the 2015 Women's World Cup finals in Canada on artificial turf instead of grass is discriminatory and violates human rights. The World Cup finals for men and...
  • German woman hunts down father's ashes after DHL delivers to corner shop

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A German woman has found her dead father's ashes behind a stack of boxes in a convenience store after courier company DHL was unable to deliver the urn to the church for his funeral, Bild newspaper reported on Monday. When the...
  • Germany says no plans to reengage with Assad due to IS threat

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has no diplomatic contacts with the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and no plans to rekindle ties because of the threat posed by the militant group Islamic State (IS), a spokesman for the German foreign ministry...
  • Merkel says Ukraine crisis is hurting German economy

    SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Spain (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the crisis in Ukraine was taking its toll on Germany, Europe's largest economy, which suffered a surprise 0.2 percent contraction in the second quarter. Merkel said an...
  • A Bechtel family affair for 80 years

    When Annie V. Bechtel died in 1915, her husband, Howard P. Bechtel, took off from Berks County and headed to California, leaving behind eight children to be split up and raised by relatives. Those eight children reunited as adults in 1934 when they held...
  • German car parts suppliers asked to form JVs in China: Stuttgarter

    FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three German car parts suppliers have been told by China they can no longer manage their Chinese units independently but need to form partnerships with local peers, the chief executive of auto parts maker ElringKlinger...
  • Germany says regrets any offense caused by Qatar-IS link comments

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government has no evidence that Qatar is financing Islamic State and regrets any offense caused by a minister who suggested there was such a link, a spokesman for the foreign ministry said on Friday. The spokesman said the...
  • Water Polo: Local trio going for gold

    Water Polo: Local trio going for gold
    The best 18-and-under girls' water polo players from around the world are descending on Madrid, Spain this weekend for the FINA Youth World Championships. Three of them happen to be from Newport Beach. They are Mater Dei High graduate Brianna Daboub,...
  • U.S. spies first, Germany spies back

    To the editor: Sometimes, significant news does not make major headlines. This article reports that Germany's foreign intelligence spied on NATO ally Turkey and also "inadvertently" listened to telephone calls made by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry...
  • About-face for ECB's Draghi as he seeks to jolt euro zone into life

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prodding governments to do more to boost demand and hinting at European Central Bank action to go along with it marks a major shift in ECB chief Mario Draghi's euro zone policy away from a focus on austerity toward reviving growth....
  • A slaughter, then oblivion, mark France's deadliest day in World War One

    ROSSIGNOL Belgium (Reuters) - The bloodiest day for the French Army in World War One - indeed in its entire history - draws no national tributes, no eulogies by dignitaries, few wreaths laid in respect. The storied campaigns at the Marne and Verdun...