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GM Donnie Nelson, who brought Nowitzki, Doncic, leaving Mavs

Jun. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, instrumental in the club's acquisitions of Dirk Nowitzki and Luka Doncic, is leaving the organization after 24 seasons. The Mavericks said Wednesday the club and Nelson agreed to part ways, with owner Mark...

Federer fails to make Halle Open quarterfinals for 1st time

Jun. 16, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

HALLE, Germany (AP) — Roger Federer failed to reach the Halle Open quarterfinals for the first time Wednesday when Félix Auger-Aliassime rallied from a set down to stun the former champion 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round. The 20-year-old Auger-Aliassime is 19 years...

The Latest: Ramsey leads Wales over Turkey 2-0 at Euro 2020

Jun. 16, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Aaron Ramsey scored the first goal to give Wales a 2-0 victory over Turkey at the European Championship. Gareth Bale played a lobbed pass over the opposing defense and Ramsey...

German woman convicted of joining IS, holding Yazidi slaves

Jun. 16, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German-Algerian woman was convicted Wednesday of membership in the Islamic State group and of holding Yazidi women as slaves in Syria after she traveled there as a teenager. She was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison. The state court in Duesseldorf...

Spain hopes to jumpstart electric car industry with EU funds

Jun. 16, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Daniel Sánchez is one of the luckier electric car owners in Spain. With a free recharging station less than a kilometer from his home just north of Barcelona, he can keep his Tesla ready to roll. “I cannot imagine stopping at a gas station...

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protester

Jun. 16, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the European Championship. The protester used a powered paraglider with a motor...

German platoon ordered from Lithuania amid misconduct probe

Jun. 16, 2021 09:55 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Defense Ministry said Wednesday it has ordered a platoon stationed in Lithuania as part of a NATO mission to return home immediately amid allegations of serious misconduct. The ministry said the allegations include sexual harassment, insults with...

Security flaw found in 2G mobile data encryption standard

Jun. 16, 2021 09:38 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Cybersecurity researchers in Europe say they have discovered a flaw in an encryption algorithm used by cellphones that may have allowed attackers to eavesdrop on some data traffic for more than two decades. In a paper published Wednesday, researchers from...

Germany buys Dubai asset data in fight against tax evasion

Jun. 16, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister has ordered the purchase of data on Germans with assets in Dubai as part of efforts to combat tax evasion, following similar purchases by regional authorities of data from Switzerland in the past decade. The Finance Ministry said...

Own-goal gives France 1-0 win over Germany at Euro 2020

Jun. 15, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Mats Hummels’ return to the national team went better for France than it did for Germany. The experienced defender was recalled by Germany coach Joachim Löw for the European Championship for his leadership qualities, but he ended up scoring an own-goal...