Finland dominates Britain; Germany tops Italy at hockey worlds

TAMPERE, Finland — Finland got back to winning ways at the world ice hockey championship when it beat Britain 6-0, while Germany beat Italy 9-4 in the highest-scoring game of the tournament on Friday. Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia was among six different players to score for host Finland, while Jussi Olkinuora faced 10 shots … Read more

Passengers on German train overpower knife attacker

BERLIN (AP) — An off-duty police officer and two other passengers on a regional train in Germany overpowered an Iraq-born man who wounded five people including the officer with a knife on Friday, authorities said. A top law enforcement official said the 31-year-old attacker had been investigating for possible Islamic extremism while living in a … Read more

Astronomers see a nova explosion on a white dwarf for the first time

Astronomers in Germany have spotted a fiery ‘nova explosion’ from a white dwarf for the very first time. Researchers observing the event, thanks to data from the joint German-Russian eROSITA X-ray telescope, which is stationed in space about 900,000 miles away. The X-ray flash – dubbed YZ Reticuli – completely overexposed the center of eROSITA’s … Read more

Germany Drops Opposition To Russian Oil Embargo

Oil prices have risen for a fourth consecutive day with concerns over Russian supply disruptions rumping reduced demand expectations in China. Brent Crude climbed 1.7 percent to $109.40 per barrel, while WTI Crude moved up 1.03 percent to $106.50 per barrel. Both contracts are set to finish up on the week, and post their fifth … Read more