• Today in History

    Today is Saturday, October 10, the 283rd day of 2015. There are 82 days left in the year.

  • Germany's Mario Goetze sits on the floor after a foul during the Euro 2016 group D qualifying soccer match between Ireland and Germany in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

    Groin injury expected to rule Goetze out until 2016

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany forward Mario Goetze could be out until the end of the year with a groin injury he picked up in the loss to Ireland.

  • Afghan refugees gather around a fire to warm themselves from the morning cold at the port of Mitylene on the northeast Greek island of Lesbos, while waiting to get on board a ferry traveling to Athens, early Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. More than 500,000 people have arrived in the European Union this year, seeking sanctuary or jobs and sparking the EU's biggest refugee emergency in decades. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

    The Latest: Migrant arrivals in Greece rise sharply

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.

  • Portugal players celebrate at the end of the Euro 2016 qualifying group I soccer match between Portugal and Denmark at the Municipal Stadium in Braga, Portugal, Thursday, Oct. 8 2015. Portugal defeated Denmark 1-0. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)

    Portugal, Northern Ireland book Euro 2016 places

    BERLIN (AP) — Portugal and Northern Ireland booked their places at Euro 2016 on Thursday, while world champion Germany was made to wait after being upset 1-0 by Ireland in Dublin.

  • Ireland's Shane Long celebrates with fans after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 group D qualifying soccer match between Ireland and Germany in Dublin, Ireland, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

    Ireland upsets Germany 1-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier

    DUBLIN (AP) — Substitute Shane Long scored five minutes after coming on for Ireland to upset world champion Germany 1-0 and clinch at least a playoff place for Euro 2016 on Thursday.

  • In this Sunday, May 31, 2015 file photo, Dortmund's head coach Juergen Klopp waves during a reception in Berlin, Germany, after the German soccer cup final match between Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg. Juergen Klopp is headed to Liverpool to take over as manager of the Premier League club, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday Oct. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, Pool, File)

    After Dortmund deeds, Klopp has Liverpool dreaming again

    BERLIN (AP) — German football was left almost in a state of mourning when Juergen Klopp announced his departure from Borussia Dortmund after seven seasons in charge last April.

  • The Oct. 5, 2015 file photo shows the Volkswagen factories and administration and sales buildings in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. German prosecutors have carried out searches in connection with the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP, file)

    German prosecutors conduct searches in VW emissions probe

    BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors carried out searches Thursday in connection with their investigation of the Volkswagen emissions scandal, seeking material that would help clarify who was responsible for the cheating.

  • Hamburg estimates $12.6 billion cost for 2024 Olympics

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburg’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games has an estimated budget of 11.2 billion euros ($12.6 billion), with 7.4 billion ($8.3 billion) to come from taxpayers.

  • VW elects Poetsch as chairman of board of directors

    WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen has elected Chief Financial Officer Hans Dieter Poetsch to chair its board of directors, a move that comes amid a scandal over emission-test rigging that’s roiling the German automaker.

  • The Oct. 5, 2015 photo shows a man sitting on a bench in front of the Volkswagen factories in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. For Volkswagen, the cost of its cheating on emissions tests in the U.S. is likely to run into the tens of billions of dollars and prematurely end its long-sought status as the world's biggest carmaker.  (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)

    VW chief warns workers of ‘pain’ to come because of scandal

    WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen’s new CEO has told more than 20,000 workers that overcoming its emissions-rigging scandal will “not happen without pain” and that the company will have to review its investment plans.