The FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil logo is displayed on a giant screen during its official launch of the FIFA WC2014 Brazil Logo on July 8, 2010 at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Green Asks FIFA For Switch To US From Germany

Bayern Munich forward Julian Green wants to play for the U.S. national team and has applied to FIFA to change his association from Germany.



USA-Ukraine Game Postponed After Bomb Set In Car Of Cyprus’ Lead Ref

Soccer’s governing body in Cyprus has postponed all first division matches this weekend after a bombing damaged the car of a top referee in the country.


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Museum Of Tolerance Acquires Bertrand Russell’s Nazi Appeasement Letter

The Museum of Tolerance has acquired a 1937 letter written by Bertrand Russell in which the Nobel Prize-winning philosopher says if the Nazi army invades his native England the British should invite Adolf Hitler to dinner.


Alois Krost, pictured here, was last seen on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department)

Search For Missing Hiker From Germany Enters Its Fourth Day

A search for a missing hiker from Germany entered its fourth day on Friday with approximately 50 search-and-rescue personnel scouring the Pinnacle Trail area of Lake Arrowhead.


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Kobe Traveling To Germany Again For Medical Procdedure

Kobe Bryant is heading overseas to have a medical procedure unrelated to the torn Achilles tendon he sustained in April.


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International Nazi Hunter Discusses Campaign To Find Surviving War Criminals

An international Nazi hunter who has dedicated his life to finding justice for the millions of Jews killed in the Holocaust was in Los Angeles Monday to discuss a newly launched campaign in Germany that will help locate war criminals.

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On D-Day Anniversary, Vet Recalls Forecasting Weather During WWII

On the 69th anniversary of D-Day, a veteran soldier recalled forecasting the weather to help save lives during World War II.

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Mom Of Arson Suspect Creates Her Own Sparks In Court

Harry Burkhart is accused of arson but when his mother took the stand during a preliminary hearing Thursday, she is the one who set off sparks.


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Judge Orders Mom Of Hollywood Arson Suspect Extradited To Germany

Dorothee Burkhart, the mother of suspected Hollywood arsonist Harry Burkhart, will be extradited to Germany to face fraud charges.

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Extradition Papers Filed For Accused Hollywood Arsonist’s Mom

Federal prosecutors Wednesday filed the formal extradition papers in the case of Dorothee Burkhart, the mother of accused Hollywood arsonist Harry Burkhart.


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Edson Buddle Returns To Galaxy After Playing 1 Year In German’s 2nd Division

Edson Buddle returned to the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday after a year in the German second division, adding yet another scoring talent to the defending MLS champions’ star-studded roster.


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Timber Pest Larvae Found At LAX

Inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport have discovered the larvae of a destructive timber pest in a cargo crate from Germany.



Harry Burkhart’s Mother Due Back In Court Feb. 7

A judge Wednesday set a Feb. 7 bail hearing date for the mother of arson suspect Harry Burkhart.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2012

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Harry Burkhart Pleads Not Guilty To 100 Arson-Related Charges

A judge raised bail Tuesday to $7.5 million for the German national suspected of a New Year’s weekend arson rampage in Los Angeles.



Attorney Appointed For Dorothee Burkhart During Extradition Process

The mother of the man suspected of setting dozens of fires in Hollywood over the holidays has had an attorney appointed to represent her during the federal extradition process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2012