Lawmaker facing criminal charges removed from committeeFebruary 3, 2023 GMT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker indicted on a forgery charge has been stripped of his only committee assignment.
House Speaker Rachel Talbot Ross, a Democrat, removed Rep. Clinton E.
‘Super guy’ Füllkrug drives Germany forward at World CupNovember 28, 2022 GMT
AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Niclas Füllkrug was scoring goals in Germany’s second division one year ago.
Now he’s scoring at the World Cup.
“That’s exactly what he’s there for,” teammate Thomas Müller said after Füllkrug's late goal rescued a 1-1 draw for Germany against Spain in Group E on Sunday.
Füllkrug’s patience rewarded with Germany World Cup spotNovember 15, 2022 GMT
Niclas Füllkrug took the scenic route before earning his first call-up for Germany on the eve of the World Cup.
At the age of 29, the Werder Bremen forward may have thought the day would never come after years of being overlooked for the senior team following his last appearance for Germany’s Under-20s in 2014.
Germany taking Moukoko, 17, to World Cup; Reus misses outNovember 10, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Germany is taking 17-year-old striker Youssoufa Moukoko to the World Cup but Borussia Dortmund teammates Marco Reus and Mats Hummels have missed out.
Mané’s injury overshadows 6-1 win for Bayern MunichNovember 8, 2022 GMT
MUNICH (AP) — An apparent injury for Sadio Mané ahead of the World Cup overshadowed Serge Gnabry's hat trick in a 6-1 win for Bayern Munich over Werder Bremen on Tuesday in the Bundesliga.
Mané contributed to Bayern's first goal when his shot was blocked into the path of teammate Jamal Musiala to score, but the Senegal forward's evening didn't last much longer.
Bayern to rest Thomas Müller to boost World Cup chancesNovember 7, 2022 GMT
MUNICH (AP) — Germany faces more injury concerns ahead of the World Cup with Bayern Munich set to rest Thomas Müller and Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus having more issues with his ankle.
Various injuries and illnesses have restricted Müller to only two substitute appearances since the start of last month.
Füllkrug, Khedira some German surprises hoping for World CupNovember 3, 2022 GMT
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Some players are certain to be in Germany's squad for the World Cup in Qatar. Only injuries could keep out the likes of Bayern Munich teammates Manuel Neuer, Leroy Sané and Joshua Kimmich.
Füllkrug heads Werder Bremen to win over Hertha BerlinOctober 28, 2022 GMT
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Niclas Füllkrug went atop the Bundesliga’s scoring chart by heading in a late winner to give Werder Bremen a 1-0 victory over Hertha Berlin on Friday and propel his promoted team into the top half of the table.
Report: Moukoko, 17, in Germany’s preliminary WCup squadOctober 25, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund’s 17-year-old forward Youssoufa Moukoko has reportedly been included in Germany’s preliminary squad for the World Cup.
Federal prosecutors take over German rail sabotage probeOctober 13, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — German federal prosecutors say they are taking charge of the investigation into the suspected sabotage of a railway communication system that brought trains to a standstill Saturday across northwestern Germany.
Germany eyes possible political motive in railway sabotageOctober 10, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — German police said Monday they're examining the possibility of a political motive in the suspected sabotage of a railway communication system over the weekend that brought trains to a standstill across the northwest of the country.
Füllkrug scores late penalty for Bremen to beat HoffenheimOctober 7, 2022 GMT
SINSHEIM, Germany (AP) — Bundesliga top-scorer Niclas Füllkrug converted a much-disputed late penalty to give Werder Bremen a 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Friday.
Füllkrug scored from the spot in the 88th minute to take his league-leading tally to eight from nine games and give promoted Bremen its second consecutive win.
Augsburg keeper preserves 1-0 win at Bremen amid late dramaSeptember 9, 2022 GMT
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Augsburg goalkeeper Rafał Gikiewicz saved an injury-time penalty and infuriated Werder Bremen fans by preserving his team’s 1-0 win in the Bundesliga on Friday.
The game ended with a threat of violence from Bremen fans who stormed from the stand to the advertising hoarding behind Gikiewicz’s goal after he put his finger to his lips and gestured in their direction following his save of Marvin Ducksch’s penalty in the fourth minute of injury time.
MATCHDAY: Werder Bremen, Lens and Valladolid in actionSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday:
Promoted Werder Bremen hopes to keep its good start to the Bundesliga going against visiting Augsburg, which has struggled so far.
MATCHDAY: Dortmund hosts Hoffenheim; Cádiz visits CeltaSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday:
Borussia Dortmund hosts Hoffenheim to get the Bundesliga’s fifth round underway. Dortmund edged Hertha Berlin 1-0 last weekend but it was a nervy finale and Edin Terzić’s team was clearly still feeling the effects of its late collapse to Werder Bremen the week before, when it conceded a record three goals after the 88th minute to lose 3-2.
Dortmund searching for answers after late collapse to BremenAugust 22, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund had hoped late collapses and questions about the team’s mentality were a thing of the past.
Coach Edin Terzić was the first at the club to oversee nine Bundesliga wins in a row during his first stint in charge.
Dortmund stunned at home with 3-goal comeback from BremenAugust 20, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund conceded a record three goals from the 89th minute to lose 3-2 to Werder Bremen on Saturday, ending its winning start to the Bundesliga.
Dortmund was 2-0 up and on course for its third win from three league games.
Leaning lighthouse tower of Bremen could collapse into seaAugust 18, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — An iconic lighthouse at the northern German port of Bremen has tilted sideways and could soon topple over entirely, officials said Thursday.
Public broadcaster Radio Bremen quoted the head of the water police, Uwe Old, as saying that nothing could be done to save the lighthouse.
Bayern and Dortmund already setting the pace in BundesligaAugust 18, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich has made such an impressive start to the season that few if any expect Borussia Dortmund or any other challenger to be able to keep up.
The two rivals are the only teams remaining with 100% records after two games of the Bundesliga, where they already occupy the places they had at the end of last season – first and second.
Pefok scores on Union Berlin debut, Frankfurt wins in cupAugust 1, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — United States forward Jordan Pefok scored on his debut for Union Berlin to help the team reach the second round of the German Cup with an edgy 2-1 win over fourth-tier Chemnitzer FC on Monday.
MATCHDAY: Frankfurt, Union Berlin face tricky cup gamesJuly 31, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday:
Eintracht Frankfurt and Union Berlin face potentially tricky opening games in the German Cup. Frankfurt, the Europa League winner last season, plays at second-division Magdeburg.
Over 1,000 Lufthansa flights canceled as staff strikesJuly 27, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — More than 1,000 Lufthansa flights were canceled Wednesday because of a one-day strike by the airline's German ground staff, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in the latest travel turmoil to hit Europe.
Bremen joins Schalke back in Bundesliga; playoff for HamburgMay 15, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Werder Bremen secured promotion back to the Bundesliga along with Schalke thanks to a 2-0 win over Jahn Regensburg in Germany’s second division on Sunday.
Hamburger SV came from behind to beat Hansa Rostock 3-2 away to clinch a two-leg playoff against Hertha Berlin on May 19 and 23 to see which club plays in the Bundesliga next season.
Schalke promoted back to Bundesliga after one season awayMay 7, 2022 GMT
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke clinched promotion back to the Bundesliga after coming from two goals down to beat St. Pauli 3-2 on Saturday.
Rodrigo Zalazar grabbed the winner in the 78th minute shortly after Simon Terodde equalized for Schalke.
Authorities make arrest in 1988 killing of 11-year-old girlApril 27, 2022 GMT
An Alabama man has been arrested in connection with the 1988 killing of an 11-year-old girl found stabbed to death in a Massachusetts railyard, authorities said Wednesday.
Marvin C. McClendon Jr., 74, faces a murder charge in the death of Melissa Ann Tremblay, of Salem, New Hampshire, Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett said at a news conference.
2 finalists chosen in search for new college presidentApril 25, 2022 GMT
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Two finalists have been chosen to participate in interviews to become the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton.
A search committee chose the finalists, who are David J.
Security strike at German airports causes cancellationsMarch 22, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — A strike on Tuesday by security staff at eight German airports — among them Frankfurt, a major intercontinental hub — led to widespread disruption and flight cancellations.
The ver.di union called the all-day strike at Frankfurt, Germany's busiest airport, as well as Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, Hannover, Stuttgart, Duesseldorf and Cologne-Bonn, before a round of pay talks with employers that is set for Thursday.
Security staff at 8 German airports to strike on TuesdayMarch 21, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — A union has called on security staff at eight German airports, including Frankfurt, to walk off their jobs all day Tuesday in a pay dispute.
Monday's call by the ver.di union sets the stage for another round of disruption after walkouts at several airports last week.
Hertha Berlin hires Magath in bid to avoid relegationMarch 13, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin turned to Felix Magath after firing Tayfun Korkut as coach in a desperate attempt to stave off a humiliating Bundesliga relegation for the ambitious club.
Hertha announced Magath's hiring late Sunday, saying the 68-year-old former coach of Bayern Munich, Wolfsburg, Schalke, Eintracht Frankfurt, Werder Bremen and Fulham had agreed to take charge of the team until the end of the season.
German soccer coaches banned for using fake vaccine passesJanuary 26, 2022 GMT
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Two German soccer coaches have been suspended from working in the sport after it was ruled Wednesday they used fake coronavirus vaccination records.
A disciplinary panel at the German soccer federation ruled former Werder Bremen head coach Markus Anfang and his assistant Florian Junge had obtained fake passes last year identifying them as being fully vaccinated.
Grants aim to help grow seafood, dairy industries in MaineDecember 4, 2021 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A project to grow the Maine seafood industry and an effort to expand the market for organic dairy products are among the recipients of grants to bolster food systems in the state.
Bremen coach quits over claims of fake vaccine certificateNovember 20, 2021 GMT
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Werder Bremen coach Markus Anfang and his assistant quit the club on Saturday over investigations into whether they used fake certificates of vaccination against the coronavirus.
Werder Bremen coach accused of using fake vaccine documentNovember 19, 2021 GMT
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Werder Bremen says its coach Markus Anfang is under investigation by German authorities for allegedly using a fake certificate of vaccination against the coronavirus.
The second-division German soccer club said late Thursday that it was made aware of the allegation that evening and that Anfang denied wrongdoing.
Wolfsburg hires former Werder Bremen coach Florian KohfeldtOctober 26, 2021 GMT
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Wolfsburg appointed former Werder Bremen coach Florian Kohfeldt to take over the team on Tuesday following Mark van Bommel’s dismissal.
The Volkswagen-backed club said the 39-year-old Kohfeldt was getting a contract through 2023 and would start coaching the team on Thursday.
German gas station attendant assaulted by customer over maskOctober 21, 2021 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — A gas station attendant in Germany was punched and kicked by a customer after an argument over the latter's failure to wear a mask, police said Thursday.
The incident in Bremen on Wednesday came about a month after a gas station clerk was fatally shot in western Germany by a man who refused to wear a mask.
US soldier loses 1 Afghan translator; fights to save anotherAugust 27, 2021 GMT
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — The two men risked their lives together nearly a decade ago trying to eliminate the Taliban, dodging bullets and forever bonding in a way that can only be forged in war.
Now the American soldier and his Afghan translator were together again in Germany shopping for a suit.
US forward Sargent out of Bremen lineup ahead of transferAugust 7, 2021 GMT
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — United States forward Josh Sargent was kept out of Werder Bremen's squad on Saturday ahead of an expected transfer, reportedly to English Premier League club Norwich.
Bremen, relegated from the Bundesliga last season, played Osnabrück in the German Cup.
Adams, Sargent given complicated World Cup qualifying travelJuly 7, 2021 GMT
The compacted World Cup qualifying schedule got even more complicated for the United States with the release Wednesday of the television schedule for the early weeks of the German soccer season.
RB Leipzig's Bundesliga match at Wolfsburg was pushed back a day to Sunday, Aug.
Georgia man dies after being severely injured by fireworksJuly 6, 2021 GMT
TALLAPOOSA, Ga. (AP) — A west Georgia man has died after he was injured while he and friends were shooting fireworks.
The Times-Georgian reports Trevor White died early Sunday after an injury in Tallapoosa.
UEFA declines Munich application for rainbow-colored stadiumJune 22, 2021 GMT
MUNICH (AP) — German soccer clubs are banding together to display rainbow colors during the country’s match against Hungary at the European Championship after UEFA rejected host city Munich’s plan to do the same.
Bayern Munich wins women’s Bundesliga, ends Wolfburg’s reignJune 6, 2021 GMT
MUNICH (AP) — Germany midfielder Linda Dallmann scored twice to help Bayern Munich clinch the women’s Bundesliga title with a 4-0 rout of Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday.
An own-goal from Laura Störzel and a last-minute goal from Lea Schüller — set up by Simone Laudehr in her final game before retirement — ensured Bayern finished the season with 61 points.
Lewandowski scores in last minute to break Bundesliga recordMay 22, 2021 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski left it to the last minute of the last game before breaking the Bundesliga record with his 41st goal of the season on Saturday.
Lewandowski missed a host of chances before he finally struck in the 90th minute of Bayern's 5-2 win over Augsburg in the final round of the German league.
Bremen fires coach, reappoints old coach to clinch survivalMay 16, 2021 GMT
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Werder Bremen has fired Florian Kohfeldt as coach and reappointed Thomas Schaaf in his place in a last-ditch effort to avoid Bundesliga relegation.
Bremen, which dropped into the demotion zone Saturday with a loss at Augsburg, said Sunday that the 60-year-old Schaaf is returning for its final Bundesliga game against Borussia Mönchengladbach and two potential relegation playoff games.
Lewandowski ties Bundesliga goal record; Hertha finally safeMay 15, 2021 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski equaled the Bundesliga record of 40 goals in a season and Augsburg, Mainz and Hertha Berlin all clinched survival in the penultimate round on Saturday.
Hertha beats Freiburg to leave Bundesliga relegation zoneMay 6, 2021 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin climbed out of the Bundesliga’s relegation zone on Thursday with a 3-0 win over visiting Freiburg in its second game following a coronavirus outbreak at the club.
Krzysztof Piatek and Peter Pekarik’s first-half goals and a late strike from Nemanja Radonjic were enough for Hertha to move ahead of Werder Bremen and Arminia Bielefeld on goal difference having played a game less...
Leipzig beats Bremen 2-1 late to reach German Cup finalApril 30, 2021 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig substitute Emil Forsberg scored in injury time of extra time to send his team into the final of the German Cup after beating Werder Bremen 2-1 on Friday...
Union Berlin draws 1-1 as Bayern worries grow before CL gameApril 10, 2021 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Marcus Ingvartsen scored late for Union Berlin to grab a 1-1 draw and cut Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga lead on Saturday ahead of Bayern’s decisive Champions League game in Paris on Tuesday...
Pandemic restrictions limit 4 Czechs to 1 of 3 qualifiersMarch 16, 2021 GMT
PRAGUE (AP) — Four Czech Republic players from Germany’s Bundesliga are available to play only one of the opening three qualifiers this month for the 2022 World Cup due to coronavirus restrictions...
MATCHDAY: Bilbao visits Levante, Frankfurt goes to BremenFebruary 25, 2021 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday:
Athletic Bilbao visits Levante in a matchup of two of the up-and-coming teams in the Spanish league...
German pastor charged with incitement for anti-gay commentJuly 2, 2020 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in the northern German city of Bremen have charged a Protestant pastor with incitement for comments he made about homosexuality, authorities said Thursday...
More German teams kneel before games, Wolfsburg beats WerderJune 7, 2020 GMT
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Four more Bundesliga teams took a knee before their games on Sunday, as Werder Bremen inched closer to relegation and Schalke's winless run became its worst for 27 years...
Loans, departures mark final day of transfers in GermanySeptember 2, 2019 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — German clubs resisted any last-minute splurges as loan deals and departures dominated the final day of the transfer window on Monday...
EU elections: German port city a key battleground for centerMay 21, 2019 GMT
BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — If Joachim Schuster is worried about his job, he's not letting on.
A jolly German in his mid-fifties with spiky greying hair and a broad smile, Schuster was elected to the European Parliament five years ago for the center-left Social Democrats...
Strike by German airport security staff causes travel chaosJanuary 15, 2019 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — A strike by security staff at eight German airports on Tuesday is causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of travelers...
Far-right German lawmaker is severely beaten in BremenJanuary 8, 2019 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — A lawmaker from the far-right Alternative for Germany party was attacked and seriously wounded by several men in the northwestern city of Bremen in what police said Tuesday may have been a politically motivated assault...