German Jens Soering smiles after his arrival at the Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019.  (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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December 17, 2019 - 4:43 pm
By DAVID RISING Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — A German diplomat's son who served more than 33 years in prison for a double murder in Virginia that he has steadfastly maintained he didn't commit arrived in his homeland Tuesday after being released on parole. Jens Soering, his brown hair now graying...
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November 26, 2019 - 7:07 pm
Jens Soering and Elizabeth Haysom, who were convicted in 1985 of the brutal murders of Haysom's parents, were granted parole on Monday and will be released to immigration officials for deportation to their native countries of Germany and Canada, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch . Derek and...
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October 09, 2019 - 1:40 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official is describing the shooting in the city of Halle as an anti-Semitic attack and saying that prosecutors believe there may be a far-right motive. In a statement, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer confirmed that a "heavily armed perpetrator" tried to...
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October 09, 2019 - 9:30 am
By JENS MEYER and GEIR MOULSON Associated Press HALLE, Germany (AP) — Several shots were fired Wednesday in the eastern German city of Halle, leaving two people dead as the suspected assailants fled, police said. The exact target of the attack was not clear, since it took place near both a...
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August 24, 2019 - 10:56 am
By ZEKE MILLER, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived Saturday in France for an international summit with the leaders of the globe's economic powers as he confronts the consequences of his preference for going it alone, both in a...
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July 19, 2019 - 2:25 pm
By GEIR MOULSON Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazis — who were stigmatized for decades as traitors — as pillars of the country's modern democracy amid growing concerns about the...
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June 17, 2019 - 1:35 pm
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The Latest on the Paris Air Show (all times local): 7 p.m. The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea. Christian Scherer also...
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-FILE- In this May 8, 2008 file picture Gary Mokotoff, a Jewish genealogist from New Jersey, takes a look at name registers at the International Tracing Service in Bad Arolsen, central Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
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May 21, 2019 - 2:26 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims. Established by the Western Allies in the final...
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December 11, 2018 - 2:47 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A street in a western German town got a repaving worthy of fictional candy maker Willy Wonka when a ton of chocolate flowed out of a factory and solidified. The German newspaper Soester Anzeiger reported Tuesday that a "small technical defect" involving a storage tank caused the sweet...
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July 20, 2018 - 3:05 pm
By GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — A man armed with a kitchen knife attacked passengers Friday on a crowded city bus in northern Germany before being overpowered and arrested, authorities said. Ten people were injured, three of them seriously. Authorities had no immediate information...
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