Rainy Day Reads: Let books take you place. No, really.

...Adventure Club.""The Riddle of the Sands" by Erskine Childers is a 1903 seafaring espionage novel about the threat the Germans posed to Britain's unguarded shoreline and the adventures of Carruthers and Davies in a small boat on the ocean...
Today In Sports History for May 20

...and wins the Preakness Stakes by a neck.1990 - Monica Seles ends Steffi Graf's 66-match winning streak and takes the German Open with a 6-4, 6-3 victory. Graf's streak is the second longest in the modern era of tennis. Martina Navratilova...
Juneau student receives youth exchange scholarship

...Exchange Programs, who will live with a host family and attend high school in Germany for one year. The U.S. and the German government have been cosponsoring the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship Program since 1983. The program...
Germanwings co-pilot practiced descents hours before crash

...aviation safety expert and former member of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.Markus Wahl, spokesman of the German pilots' association, said Lubitz could only have done this when the other pilot was out of the cockpit."If there...
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'Accountant of Auschwitz' set for trial

...him the moniker "the accountant of Auschwitz" from the German media."He helped the Nazi regime benefit economically...carry out mass murder."No pleas are entered under the German system and Holtermann would not comment on his defense...
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German reporters with foreign roots fight racism in theater

...with migrants - including plastic bags from discount market Aldi and bunches of garlic that immigrants smell of under the German stereotype. The troupe smoke and drink plenty of champagne during the long performance, further eroding Muslim stereotypes...
Ship's chief engineer pleads guilty to pollution charge

...Prevent Pollution from Ships.Nicolas pleaded guilty in Alaska earlier this month to a Clean Water Act violation, as did the German-based company AML Ship Management GMBH.The maximum penalty from the two crimes would put Nicolas in prison for more...
Asia-bound cargo ship held in Dutch Harbor cleared to leave leave port, a federal prosecutor said Thursday.The German owners and operator of the 600-foot Lindavia entered...Alaska while the investigation continues.Feldis said the German owner of the ships is MS Lindavia Schiffahrts GMBH...
Hirscher beats Neureuther to win WC slalom

...ahead."Neureuther said he looking forward to "an amazing month" of slalom skiing."January is very important," the German said. "There are so many classic races. It's so fun for us skiers when so many people come out to watch us."The...
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Premier face; a question and answer

...the U.S.? You would get arguments from some people that the soccer is actually better in Spain's La Liga or in the German Bundesliga.A: It's the shear unpredictability. And that's quite attractive. As we see every week, Leicester...


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