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  • Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, lead candidate of the German Christian Democrats (CDU), reacts after initial elections results gave the SPD a second place finish behind the CDU in Saarland state elections.

    Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a regional election in the western state of Saarland, in a blow to the rival Social Democrats.

  • Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) gives U.S. President Donald Trump a look in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 17, 2017.

    The White House denied a report that President Donald Trump "billed" Germany for U.S. services to NATO.

  • This robot named Bandit can help motivate the elderly to complete exercises and daily tasks.

    Accounting firm PwC says nearly a third of British jobs might be threatened by robots.

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    After mixed signals sparked concern, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will attend a NATO meeting at the end of March, NBC News reports.

  • BERLIN— The European Union's transport commissioner is calling for a continentwide car toll system that would enable motorists to use all European roads without having to stop at borders. Many countries in the 28- nation EU have highway toll systems, but they are separate and work in different ways. Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc told Germany's Welt am...

  • BASEL, Switzerland— In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. Four people were killed in London on Wednesday with this tactic in what was the worst attack on British soil since the transport network bombings on July 7, 2005. Charlie Winter, a senior research fellow at the...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • The three, who own an A-Class model, an E-Class and an S-Class, submitted their complaint to the Paris prosecutor, their lawyer Frederik-Karel Canoy told Reuters. The complaint was received by the Paris prosecutor's office earlier on Friday, according to a court source. Paris prosecutors have since opened full investigations into VW, Renault and Fiat Chrysler...

  • Trump's secretary says a robot crisis is far off

    Nearly 4 in 10 u.s. jobs are at risk from being taken over by robots according to a new report from consultancy firm PWC.

  • Bonn-based Haribo, which invented the gummy bear nearly a century ago, said Friday it would open a U.S. factory in Wisconsin in 2020.

  • *Critics fear Nord Stream 2 will increase Gazprom's dominance. The bloc is divided between eastern European and Baltic Sea countries that see a new pipeline carrying Russian gas across the Baltic making the EU a hostage to Moscow- and those in northern Europe, most especially the main beneficiary Germany, for whom the economic benefits take priority.

  • BERLIN— Germany's iconic gummy bear will soon be "Made in USA.". Company head Hans Guido Riegel says "Haribo of America is the fastest growing confectionary company in the U.S.A., therefore the step of starting our own production there from 2020 is important for us." The $242 million factory near Kenosha is expected to create 400 jobs.

  • *France, Germany and euro zone heading for first quarter growth. LONDON, March 24- If the latest surveys of business intentions are to be believed, the euro zone economy is sparkling, growing at a pace that easily explains the hints from some European Central Bank policymakers of a pull-back from their easy-money regime. At the same time, flash surveys for the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • BERLIN— Germany's Parliament has passed a law introducing a road toll for passenger cars. The disputed law, which was passed Friday, had long been questioned by other European countries and European Union bodies who said it was discriminatory toward non-German car drivers as German owners of cars registered in Germany would have the toll deducted from their...

  • Guenter Lubitz said he was speaking publicly for the first time to challenge French and German authorities, who have concluded that his son slammed the Airbus A320 into a mountainside in order to kill himself. "In the six years before the crash we knew our son as someone who loved life," Guenter Lubitz told reporters in Berlin. Duesseldorf prosecutor Christoph...