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1 hr ago | West Australian

German-U.S. car parts tie-up could spark more deals -analysts

German car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen's takeover offer for rival TRW looks unlikely to draw rival bids for the U.S. company but could trigger further deals down the line, bankers and analysts said on Friday.

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5 hrs ago | GPB.org

Germany Calls For 'Honest Foundation' In Relations With U.S.

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at a news conference at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin, Germany, on Friday.

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9 hrs ago | WCTI

5 of Southeast Asia's darkest destinations

The most chilling place I've ever visited is the former Nazi death camp of Dachau, not far from Munich, Germany.

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13 hrs ago | Automotive News

TRW attracts takeover offer from ZF Friedrichshafen, report says

NEW YORK -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., the world's biggest car-safety equipment supplier, has received a preliminary takeover offer from Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

National Public Radio

Germany: Alleged Spying Reaped 'Laughable' Intel

Reported U.S. spying in Germany likely gathered information that was "laughable" but the political damage is serious, Germany's top security official said Thursday.

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MacLeans

5 at 5: Germany boots top U.S. intelligence officer

Germany boots top U.S. intelligence officer over spying allegations. The chief American intelligence official at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin must leave, Germany said Thursday.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Germany kicks out top US spy over espionage claims

Germany is demanding that Washington's top spy in Berlin leave the country. The demand comes amid a new round of allegations of U.S. espionage.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

TRW Automotive gets preliminary acquisition offer

The announcement comes as Bloomberg said that Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG was in early-stage talks with TRW Automotive about a possible deal, according to unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter.

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Bellingham Herald

Germany tells top U.S. intelligence official to leave over spying allegations

The American flag flies on top of the U.S. embassy in front of the Reichstag building, which houses the German Parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany.

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Reuters

More Ukrainian soldiers killed; France, Germany press Putin

Ukrainian forces regained more ground but sustained further casualties on Thursday in clashes with separatists, while two Western allies urged Russia's Vladimir Putin to exert more pressure on the rebels to find a negotiated end to the conflict.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Netanyahu Reaches Out to World Leaders Regarding Growing Crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached out to world leaders including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday to discuss the increased tensions in the Gaza Strip in the wake of Hamas rocket launches on Israel.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Planet-F1.com

Rosberg: I'm 100% German

In an attempt to up the pressure ahead of the German Grand Prix, Hamilton raised a few eyebrows when he claimed, probably tongue-in-cheek, that his team-mate "isn't really German".

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Wall Street Journal

In Germany, Uber Battles to Be Alles

Germany's Monopoly Commission on Wednesday recommended deregulating the country's taxi market, a small victory for ride-sharing platforms like Uber, which have come under pressure from several European countries whose taxi industries are highly regulated.

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The Globe and Mail

Anger mounts as Germany unearths second U.S. spy suspect

A person working in the German Defence Ministry is suspected of being a U.S. spy.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Man linked to Nazi police dies in Michigan at 93

A man under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II has died in Michigan at age 93 after years of denials that he shot at Jews.

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Daily Herald

Germans probe 2nd spy case reportedly involving U.S.

German authorities are investigating a second spy case reportedly involving the U.S., a week after the arrest of a German intelligence employee cast a new shadow over relations between the two countries.

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Northern Michigan News

Merkel to travel to Brazil for World Cup final

Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to the World Cup final in Brazil to watch Germany attempt to lift the trophy on Sunday.

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Silicon Alley Insider

7 Fun Things You Probably Didn't Know About Germany

Following Germany's 7-1 drubbing of the hosts, here are seven facts you didn't know about Germany - and one you didn't know about Brazil.

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Photoblog 2.0

Heidelberg Student Jail

It was a rainy drive from Heidelberg to Aalen, Germany. Once I got off the autobahn, the countryside was lush with moisture, but going was slow.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WHO-TV

Remains of Iowa WWII Airman Downed in Germany Returning Home

The remains of an Iowa airman who was shot down over Germany during World War II are being returned to the U.S. for burial.

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