LONDON (AP) — Jaguar Land Rover says it will manufacture a range of electric cars in the U.K., a boost to an industry braced for turmoil ahead of Britain's departure from the European...
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig has hired Markus Krösche as sporting director to replace the departing Ralf Rangnick, who helped develop the club from an ambitious upstart into one of Germany's...
BERLIN (AP) — With Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga challenge fading, Leipzig has emerged as Bayern Munich's biggest threat to a domestic double.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — A man says his rights were violated when an Upper Peninsula jail refused to allow him to wear his artificial leg during a three-day stay.
Caligiuri rescues Schalke with 2 goals against Wolfsburg
BERLIN (AP) — Daniel Caligiuri scored twice to earn Schalke a 2-1 win over Wolfsburg, giving the home side a positive start to the second half of the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Schalke had been hovering just above the relegation zone during the Bundesliga's almost four-week winter break, and Caligiuri's late second goal - set up by American midfielder Weston McKennie - helped the side climb to 12th after the 18th round.
The Latest: Jaguar Land Rover confirms 4,500 job losses
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Jaguar Land Rover's job cuts (all times local):
Jaguar Land Rover says it will cut 4,500 jobs as the carmaker addresses slowing demand in China and growing uncertainty about the U.K.'s departure from the European Union.
The luxury carmaker says the cuts will be in addition to 1,500 people who left the business in 2018. The company employs about 44,000 people in the U.K.
US midfielder Tyler Adams joining Bundesliga team Leipzig
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — United States midfielder Tyler Adams is joining Bundesliga team Leipzig from New York Red Bulls.
Leipzig, which is also backed by the energy-drinks manufacturer, says the 19-year-old Adams will join Jan. 1 on a deal to 2023. Further details were not disclosed.
Adams, who has nine appearances for the U.S., came through New York's academy before breaking into the senior squad in 2016. He played 52 MLS games, contributing two goals and six assists.
Schalke fails to take chances in 0-0 draw at Galatasaray
ISTANBUL (AP) — Schalke produced its best performance of the season but was still held to a 0-0 draw at Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The German side, which has been struggling in the Bundesliga after finishing second last season, thought it had finally made the breakthrough through Breel Embolo after missing a host of chances, but the Swiss forward's goal was ruled out for offside.
Hamburger SV fires coach after poor results in 2nd division
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburger SV fired coach Christian Titz on Tuesday after some poor results in Germany's second division.
Hamburg said former Stuttgart coach Hannes Wolf would take over with immediate effect and would lead the team's training session on Wednesday.
Man dies after blowing up train ticket machine in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle.
A spokesman for Halle police, Ralf Karlstedt, said Sunday the man was trying break open the ticket machine, together with two others aged 15 and 20. The alleged accomplices have been arrested.
The local man was discovered lying in a pool of blood by a train driver shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday. He died shortly afterward in the hospital.
Brazilian Cup final incidents may have changed views on VAR
SAO PAULO (AP) — Contentious decisions in the Brazilian Cup final may have changed views on VAR.
Most Brazilian clubs once supported the idea of the video assistant referee, but that was until Cruzeiro and Corinthians met in the domestic showpiece this week.
Wagner Magalhaes took charge of Wednesday's game and the almost unanimous reaction was that the referee made the wrong decision when the VAR was used for two crucial incidents.
Porto earns 1-1 draw at Schalke in Champions League opener
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Faehrmann saved one penalty but was beaten by another as Porto salvaged a 1-1 draw in their Champions League-opening game on Tuesday.
Brazilian midfielder Otavio scored the equalizing penalty with 15 minutes remaining, despite complaints from the home side that Moussa Marega fell under minimal contact from Naldo.
"It was a dive," said Naldo, the Schalke defender who was also at fault for the first penalty after a hand-ball in the 12th minute.
UK’s Treasury chief says Brexit deal ‘doable’ by November
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief said Tuesday that striking a divorce deal with the European Union over the next two months is "doable," while the boss of Jaguar Land Rover warned that tens of thousands of jobs could be lost if the country crashes out of the EU with no agreement.
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ordered the release of a man convicted last week as an accessory to the murder of nine victims of a neo-Nazi group that targeted immigrants.
Ralf Wohlleben was sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment at the end of a trial that lasted more than five years. Prosecutors alleged he was instrumental in supplying the National Socialist Underground group with a handgun and silencer and knew they planned to use it for the killings
Marsch hired by RB Leipzig after leaving Red Bulls
Jesse Marsch was hired as an assistant coach of RB Leipzig of the German Bundesliga, four days after quitting as head coach of Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls, which is owned by the same parent company.
Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick returned as head coach Tuesday. Rangnick coached the team in 2015-16 as it earned promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time, then stepped down as coach to concentrate on his sporting director job and was replaced by Ralph Hasenhuettl.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig's sporting director Ralf Rangnick is taking over as coach again while the club waits for Hoffenheim's Julian Nagelsmann to join in 2019.
The Bundesliga side said Monday that Rangnick would be assisted by former New York Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch and Leipzig's under-19 coach Robert Klauss.
Rangnick previously led the team in season 2015-16, leading it to promotion before Ralph Hasenhuettl took over ahead of its Bundesliga debut.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann will stay one more season with the club before taking over Bundesliga rival Leipzig.
Leipzig says the 30-year-old Nagelsmann has agreed on a deal effective from mid-2019 to 2023.
Hoffenheim says Nagelsmann is making use of a release clause in his contract, which was due to run to 2021, to join its rival.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal (all times local):
French President Emmanuel Macron says U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to exit the nuclear deal with Iran was "a mistake."
Macron told two media outlets in Germany during a visit to the neighboring nation Wednesday that the accord needs to be "completed," but stressed that it's "the best way to control Iran defense nuclear activity."
Germany: 7 arrested in raids on sex traffickers
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities raided dozens of properties and arrested seven people on Wednesday in an investigation of an alleged trafficking ring set up to bring Thai women and transsexuals to Germany to work as prostitutes.
Penalty save, own goal keep Schalke in 2nd spot
BERLIN (AP) — Schalke needed a penalty save and a late own goal to scramble a 1-0 win at Wolfsburg and retain second place in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Substitute Breel Embolo helped create the decider when his pass across the box was turned into his own net by Robin Knoche four minutes from time.
Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Faehrmann saved Paul Verhaegh's penalty in the 76th minute after Matija Nastasic had fouled Riechedly Bazoer.
BERLIN (AP) — Judges in a high-profile German neo-Nazi murder trial have dismissed motions from defense lawyers to introduce new evidence, and accused them of trying to further delay proceedings.
Lawyers for Beate Zschaepe , the only known survivor of the National Socialist Underground cell suspected of killing 10 people, had been due to begin making their final statements in the five-year trial Tuesday.
Leipzig rules out early transfer for Naby Keita to Liverpool
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig ruled out a winter transfer for Naby Keita on Sunday, saying the Guinea midfielder will stay with the side to the end of the season.
The Bundesliga side said in a tweet that Keita will stay a Leipzig player until June 30 and "we wish to put the speculation about a January move to (Liverpool) to bed."
Naby Keita scores, booked in possible last game for Leipzig
BERLIN (AP) — Naby Keita scored in what could have been his last game for Leipzig as the home side defeated Schalke 3-1 to move to second in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Substitute Timo Werner scored one and set up another in the second half to cancel Naldo's equalizer as Leipzig moved a point above Schalke, and 13 behind leader Bayern Munich.
German police stage raids in probe of G20 summit violence
BERLIN (AP) — German police have searched the apartments of 22 people suspected of involvement in the rioting that accompanied the Group of 20 leaders' summit in Hamburg in July.
Hamburg police chief Ralf Martin Meyer said Tuesday that they are suspected of being part of a group of anti-G-20 rioters who threw stones and other objects at police. They face an investigation into suspected breach of the peace.
Schalke stuns Dortmund with biggest comeback, Bayern loses
BERLIN (AP) — Defender Naldo scored in the fourth minute of injury time as Schalke rallied from four goals down to draw at Borussia Dortmund 4-4 in the Bundesliga's 91st Ruhr derby on Saturday.
It was the club's biggest ever comeback in the league.
Meanwhile, Bayern Munich lost to Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1, ending manager Jupp Heynckes' winning start at nine matches.
Goretzka scores again as Schalke beats Mainz in Bundesliga
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Leon Goretzka scored again to lead Schalke to a 2-0 win over Mainz and fourth place in the Bundesliga on Friday.
He fired the home side into an early lead when Guido Burgstaller sent him through to chip the ball over the goalkeeper in the 13th minute.
It brought Goretzka's scoring streak to three consecutive games for Schalke. He also scored twice recently for Germany in a World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan. He has six goals in 12 games for the national side.
Leipzig director: ‘We had Kylian Mbappe all but signed’
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick says the club almost signed French star Kylian Mbappe when he was 16 and relatively unknown.
Rangnick tells German daily Bild "We had Kylian Mbappe all but signed" when the club was still playing in Germany's second division.
Rangnick says, "The problem was we had just parted ways with Alexander Zorniger. . We didn't know at the time who would be our coach and how it would continue."
Bailey gets 1st Bundesliga goal to grab point for Leverkusen
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen substitute Leon Bailey scored his first Bundesliga goal to earn his team a 1-1 draw at Schalke on Friday.
The 20-year-old Jamaican forward, who has also played for Belgian side Genk, came on for the second half and scored with a deflected shot.
American teenager Weston McKennie started for Schalke for the third straight game and had the first shot, which went just wide.
Vail Valley summer lodging revenue headed for new record
VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's Vail Valley is on pace to set another lodging revenue record this summer.
The Vail Daily reports (http://bit.ly/2x0x2Z6 ) a recent study from Denver-based DestiMetrics tracked lodging revenue from 20 mountain resorts in eight states. Vail Valley lodges are part of that study.
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Anti-globalization activists rioted for a third consecutive night in Hamburg early Sunday even after Group of 20 leaders had already left the port city in northern Germany.
Police again used water cannon trucks against rioters attacking them with iron rods and pavement stones. They arrested 186 protesters and temporarily detained another 225 people. Officials say 476 officers have been injured in the violence since Thursday. The number of injured protesters wasn't clear.
YONCALLA — Charlie Barker showed what he was made of once again at the Yoncalla Rodeo, posting a weekend-high score in the saddle bronc Tuesday during the final session of the Fourth-of-July weekend competition.
Barker — the top-ranked saddle bronc rider in the Northwest Professional Rodeo Association — received a score of 77 on Cranky to take over the top spot in the Yoncalla Rodeo. Barker's was one of three qualified rides Tuesday.
Kraftwerk founder Ralf Hutter considers Twitter to be a "very banal" platform.
The electronic music band was formed by Ralf and Florian Schneider in 1969 in Germany and they changed the face of pop music with their unique sound and visuals.
Although always pioneers of new technology in their music, Ralf is not a pioneer of new internet trends and he finds the social media platform to be a boring pursuit.