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STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Simone Biles has already written her name into gymnastics history many times over. A few more times won’t hurt, though. At the upcoming world championships in Germany, Biles can break the record for most medals won by any gymnast. More than that, she can write herself into the sport’s Code of […]

A German concert arena canceled its contract Tuesday with the organizer of an R. Kelly tour, days after the R&B star was charged in the United States with sexually abusing four people, including three underage girls, dating back to 1998. “Regarding the new and objective facts, we have decided to cancel the contract,” Ratiopharm Arena […]

Some toilets in Germany have red stop signs forbidding men from urinating while standing. A man took this matter to court after his landlord demanded money for damage to the bathroom floor. The judge ruled in favor of he man concluding that men cannot be required to pay for collateral damage. So congratulations German men, […]

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Usain Bolt trained again with Borussia Dortmund and this time scored a header in front of more than 1,000 spectators. The 31-year-old retired sprint great took part in team exercises under coach Peter Stoeger, exchanging passes with Germany forward Mario Goetze and others in Friday’s relaxed session.   The German soccer […]

BERLIN (AP) — A truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least nine people as it tore through tables and wooden stands. Many others were injured. Police said a suspect believed to be the driver was arrested nearby and a passenger was dead.[/caption] The vehicle crashed into […]

A grandmother in Germany gave birth to quadruplets at a Berlin hospital last week, May 19, and is now the oldest woman ever to accomplish…

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Germany won the World Cup. Host Brazil won a world of new friends. The now four-time world champions, the first European team to win it on South American soil, earned the honor of lifting the most recognized trophy in sports with a tooth-and-nail 1-0 victory in a final as terrifically […]

SAO PAULO (AP) — It wasn’t just a bad dream. Brazilians woke up Wednesday to dreadful headlines describing the shame and humiliation of their soccer team’s historic defeat of 7-1 to Germany in the World Cup’s semifinal. There were also reports of violence breaking out right after the game with many buses being torched in […]

Blackface performers are, “…the filthy scum of white society, who have stolen from us a complexion denied them by nature, in which to make money, and pander to the corrupt taste of their white fellow citizens.” — Frederick Douglass So now we can’t even enjoy a sporting event without racism? I’m not talking about Donald […]

Well-known porn actress Ina Groll, a.k.a. Kitty Blair (pictured), who was the familiar face of a far-right German political party, was fired for engaging in…

Karamba Diaby has broken barriers in Germany as the first Black lawmaker to be elected into the German Parliament. The Huffington Post is reporting that…