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US Marines' bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle

May. 27, 2018 12:07 PM EDT

BELLEAU, France (AP) — High-ranking military officials from the United States, France and Germany took part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in France on Sunday to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a turning point in World War I and a key moment in U.S. Marine Corps...

German nationalists march in Berlin, face counter-protests

May. 27, 2018 11:12 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Supporters of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party marched through central Berlin to protest against Chancellor Angela Merkel's government Sunday, and were kept away from a raft of counter-demonstrations by a heavy police presence. Police said over 5,000 people turned out for the...

AP PHOTOS: German wranglers corral wild stallions

May. 27, 2018 4:10 AM EDT

DUELMEN, Germany (AP) — A reserve about 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of Germany's industrial heartland is home to a herd of wild horses, which are left to their own devices all year — except when wranglers come in late May to catch the young stallions. The Merfelder Bruch reserve at Duelmen in...

The Latest: Klopp unhappy with Ramos 'wrestling' Salah

May. 26, 2018 7:30 PM EDT

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid (all times local): 2:20 a.m. Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp was unhappy with the tackle by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos that injured his star forward Mohamed Salah. Klopp described the arm-tangling grapple as...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on border stats _ and a Merkel mystery

May. 26, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Illegal border crossings, as President Donald Trump measures them, have gone up since he took office, even as he speaks to audiences about a drop of more than 40 percent. That disconnect was among several that stood out over the past week as Trump opened up on the Russia investigation via...

Larsson beats Riske in straight sets, wins Nuremberg Cup

May. 26, 2018 1:13 PM EDT

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Swedish player Johanna Larsson won her first WTA singles title in three years by beating Alison Riske of the United States 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the final of the Nuremberg Cup on Saturday. Her only other career singles victory was on home soil at Bastad in 2015. Having come from a set...

World War I battle of Belleau Wood was turning point for US

May. 26, 2018 7:44 AM EDT

BELLEAU, France (AP) — It was the spring of 1918, and the German army was making a final push toward Paris. The only thing in their way was a contingent of Allied troops, including untested U.S. forces near the Marne River in northern France. Among them: U.S. Army 1st Lt. Gordon Kaemmerling, a precocious...

Struggling in parliament, German far right takes to streets

May. 26, 2018 6:00 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German far-right party that swept into parliament last year on a wave of anti-migrant sentiment is staging a march Sunday through the heart of Berlin to protest against the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing it of ruining Germany by allowing the mass immigration of refugees....

EU budget chief warns new Italian government on debt

May. 26, 2018 5:02 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union's budget commissioner says he hopes Italy's prospective new government will master a "big learning curve," and cautions that the eurozone's rescue fund wouldn't be able to stabilize the country. Law professor Giuseppe Conte is trying to form a government of two populist...

Alison Riske to play Johanna Larsson in Nuremberg Cup final

May. 25, 2018 3:22 PM EDT

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Alison Riske of the United States will play Johanna Larsson of Sweden in the Nuremberg Cup final after winning two matches on Friday. The 105th-ranked Riske defeated Kirsten Flipkens 6-3, 6-1 in the semifinals, having progressed against the injured Sorana Cirstea earlier when the...