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German woman charged with plotting attack on Muslims, others

Jan. 27, 2021 5:08 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A German woman has been charged with preparing a far-right attack and other crimes on allegations she was in the process of building a bomb to target Muslims and local politicians in Bavaria, Munich prosecutors said Wednesday. Susanne G., whose last name wasn't given in line with privacy...

FILE - German illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher of the duo

Siegfried Fischbacher, of illusion duo Siegfried & Roy, dies

Jan. 14, 2021 8:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Siegfried Fischbacher, namesake partner in the iconic entertainment duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81. Fischbacher died Wednesday at his home from pancreatic cancer, said publicist Dave Kirvin of Kirvin Doak Communications. The news was first reported by German news...

FILE - In this March 27, 2010 file photo, conductor Sir Simon Rattle gestures prior to a dress rehearsal for Richard Wagner's opera

Conductor Simon Rattle to leave London post for Munich

Jan. 11, 2021 7:32 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Simon Rattle is set to leave his job as musical director at the London Symphony Orchestra to lead the Munich-based Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the two organizations said Monday. Rattle, one of the world’s most acclaimed conductors, will become the German orchestra’s chief...

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski voted best men's player at FIFA awards

Dec. 17, 2020 2:40 PM EST
ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) — Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski voted best men's player at FIFA awards.
Spectators wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus watch the Champions League group F soccer match between Zenit St.Petersburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Saint Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

The Latest: Wolfsburg player William positive for virus

Dec. 15, 2020 6:19 AM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ German soccer club Wolfsburg says right back William has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss Wednesday’s match against Bayern Munich. Wolfsburg says the 25-year-old Brazilian started feeling symptoms on...