No deal on Greek proposal as its bailout is about to expire; country set to default on IMF loans

...Wednesday to allow pensioners without bank cards to make withdrawals. But the limit would be set at $134 for the whole week.____Raf Casert in Brussels, Geir Moulson in Berlin and Paul Wiseman in Washington contributed to this report.

Trey Hardee among top dogs in decathlon at US championships

...decathlon since Milt Campbell and Rafer Johnson in 1956.Hardee's personal-best score is 8,790 points, which he set in Berlin in 2009. He currently ranks behind only Eaton - owner of the world record (9,039 points) he set three years ago at Hayward...

Barcelona beats Juventus, wins Champions League

BERLIN- Barcelona's mighty attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar...accelerated into an unmatchable rhythm.Watched by more than 70,000 people in Berlin's Olympic Stadium, Juventus striker Alvaro Morata canceled out Ivan Rakitic's...

Deutsche Bank co-CEOs to step down

BERLIN - Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen will step down early as co-CEOs of Deutsche Bank, which has struggled with legal issues and...

Greece, EU executive clash on austerity claims; uncertainty keeps markets nervous

...the bailout negotiations. The centrist Potami and Socialist Pasok parties have a combined bloc of 30 seats in parliament.In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised "full concentration" on efforts to reach a deal."I have said time and again...

Former star to lead Europe's fight against ex-ally Blatter

...earlier: Michel Platini.As Barcelona and Juven tus descend on Berlin to contest European soccer's annual extravaganza on Saturday...17-year grip on power.Platini will now lead a UEFA meeting in Berlin on Friday to discuss their next move: put up with four more...

Defiant FIFA chief Blatter dismisses idea that US corruption case could lead to him

...UEFA.UEFA President Michel Platini, who urged Blatter to resign, has called his member federations to discuss tactics in Berlin ahead of the Champions League final next Saturday."There should be some kind of reaction," said Dutch federation president...

Atrocities of history are calling out to us but are we listening?

...dictatorship to a 40-year Cold War and final economic collapse in 1989. So, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev tore down the Berlin Wall, as President Ronald Reagan asked him to.As a result, Russia had to split off, and lost domination over nine formerly...

Islamic extremists committing 'cultural genocide' in cradle of civilization

...stood guard over entrances to the palace ? had long ago been excavated and carted away safely to museums in London, Paris, Berlin, Baghdad and elsewhere. Otherwise, they too would have surely been reduced to rubble under the fury of ISIS hammers.Agonized...

Sepp Blatter abruptly announces resignation as FIFA president

...decision," said Platini, a former protege who planned a strategy meeting of UEFA members to discuss anti-Blatter tactics in Berlin later this week.Platini opted out of taking on Blatter head-to-head in last week's election, preferring to support...