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Germany's president wraps up US charm offensive in Boston

Oct. 31, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Germany's president on Thursday called for shifting focus away from "tweets and tirades" and toward upholding democracy and strengthening the relationship between his country and the United States. Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave a brief speech at the Goethe Institute in Boston before attending...

The Latest: German suspect shot others before being caught

Oct. 10, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

HALLE, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the synagogue attack in Germany (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A German security official says the suspect in the synagogue attack in Halle was caught about 1½ hours after his assault started as he abandoned a stolen taxi following an accident involving a truck....

Germany probes synagogue suspect, pledges better security

Oct. 10, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

HALLE, Germany (AP) — German investigators puzzled Thursday over how the suspect in a botched attack on a synagogue on Judaism's holiest day managed to amass at least 4 kilograms (nearly 9 pounds) of explosives and acquire four firearms, an arsenal they said he planned to use in a massacre. While many...