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German far-right party member charged with drug smuggling

Nov. 26, 2020 9:31 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A former regional official with the far-right Alternative for Germany party has been charged on allegations he was involved in smuggling 36 kilograms (almost 80 pounds) of cocaine into a northern port, authorities said Thursday. Marcus Hoffmann, 46, faces charges of drug trafficking and...

Bremen's Josh Sargent, left, and Frankfurt's Stefan Ilsanker fight for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer  match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Werder Bremen in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (Uwe Anspach//dpa via AP)

US striker Sargent kept out of national team camp by Bremen

Nov. 5, 2020 5:43 PM EST

BREMEN, Germany (AP) — The German club Werder Bremen refused to release forward Josh Sargent and other players for upcoming national team games, and the U.S. replaced Sargent on its 24-man roster with LA Galaxy midfielder Sebastian Lletget. Lletget becomes the lone Major League Soccer player on the U.S....

A fan wearing face mask to protect against coronavirus waits for the start of the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

The Latest: Werder Bremen player tests positive for virus

Oct. 22, 2020 6:03 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ German soccer club Werder Bremen says one of its players has tested positive for the coronavirus and the team’s training session has been canceled. The club didn’t name the player. It says he is isolating at home...

Tina Arons, 32, speaks as she removed her phone from a tripod at the Harvey Cornell Rose Park Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Arons used the video recording setup to capture a dance routine with silk fan veils, draped over her shoulder, for and online she teaches. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)

The Latest: New Mexico loses ground in COVID-19 spread fight

Oct. 9, 2020 10:29 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico is losing ground in efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 as newly reported daily infections hit a record of 488 cases. Three additional deaths from the pandemic also were disclosed Friday by state health officials as fatalities from the pandemic surpassed 900. Bernalillo...

Schalke's head coach David Wagner reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Schalke 04 and Werder Bremen in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Schalke dismissed Wagner today after a series of 18 consecutive winless matches. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Schalke fires coach David Wagner after 18-game winless run

Sep. 27, 2020 6:23 AM EDT

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke fired former United States international David Wagner as coach on Sunday after starting the Bundesliga season with two defeats and failing to stop a run of 18 games without a win. “We had all hoped that we could improve on the pitch together with David Wagner....