Google To Pay $1 Billion Over 3 Years for News ContentGoogle will pay publishers $1 billion over the next three years for their content, the company's latest effort to diffuse tensions over its dominance of the news industry.
German National Arrested For Illegal Sexual Conduct With Brentwood GirlA 31-year-old German man has been arrested for traveling to the Bay Area and luring an underage girl who he met online into illegal sexual activity, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
Germany Fines Facebook $2.3 Million Under Hate Speech LawGerman authorities said Tuesday that they have imposed a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine on Menlo Park-based Facebook under a law designed to combat hate speech.
2 Elderly Men Escape Nursing Home To Attend Heavy Metal FestivalTwo elderly men escaped their nursing home Friday to attend the world's largest heavy metal festival, according to a German news report.
Mexico Advances, Germany Eliminated In Day Of World Cup UpsetsDefending champion Germany was eliminated and Mexico was able to advance to the next round in a day of upsets at soccer's World Cup.
3 Dead, 20 Hurt After Van Plows Into German CrowdA van crashed into people drinking outside a bar in the German city of Muenster, killing two people and injuring 20 others before the driver of the vehicle shot and killed himself.
Monkeys Were Used To Test Diesel Fumes, German Carmakers Say German automakers have confirmed that researchers they commissioned used monkeys to test the health effects of inhaling diesel fumes.
Twitter Blocks Far-Right Leader As Germany Tightens Hate Speech LawUnder a law that took full effect in Germany on Monday, Twitter, Facebook and other social media companies can be fined as much as €50 million ($60 million) if they fail to remove hate speech and fake news posts quickly.
German Police Seize Thousands Of 'Trump' Ecstasy TabletsGerman police say they have seized thousands of tablets of the party drug ecstasy in the shape of Donald Trump's head, a haul with an estimated street value of 39,000 euros or about $45,900.
Twitter Acts On Hateful Tweets After Artist's Spray Paint StuntAn artist tired of seeing hateful tweets ignored by Twitter has managed to get the social network to remove or hide some of them - by spray-painting the offending posts in front of the company's German headquarters.
German Police Clash With Protesters Before G-20 SummitGerman police clashed with violent protesters Thursday in Hamburg a day ahead of the Group of 20 summit, using water cannons, pepper spray and batons to disperse marchers.
Massive Protests In Germany Ahead Of G20 SummitGerman police have used water cannons and pepper spray to disperse protesters in Hamburg after being attacked with bottles and stones by some marchers protesting the Group of 20 summit.
Terror Warning Shuts German Rock Festival On Opening NightGerman authorities shut down and cleared thousands of fans from a popular rock music festival Friday night after receiving a "concrete" terrorist threat.
Germany May Fine Social Networks Millions For Not Removing Hate SpeechGermany's justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail to swiftly remove illegal content.