• Former German soccer president wins preliminary court ruling

    DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The former president of the German soccer federation can continue to refer to Qatar as a “cancerous growth of world football” — at least until a final ruling by a German court.

  • In this file photo dated Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, cabins are set up inside Hanger 4 of the former airport Tempelhof to be used as a temporary emergency shelter for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Berlin, Germany.  As Europe struggles to cope with the influx of more than 1 million migrants in 2015, Germany is considering taking away benefits from asylum-seekers if they refuse to try to learn the language and integrate into German society, according to Labor Minister Andrea Nahles on Monday Feb. 1, 2016, when explaining a plan she floated to cut benefits for migrants.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, FILE)

    As Europe grapples with migrant influx, benefits limited

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany is mulling taking away benefits from asylum-seekers if they refuse to try to learn the language and integrate; Denmark has just approved a measure to let police seize valuables from migrants to help cover their housing and food costs; and an Austrian province this week is expected to more than halve payments to many refugees.

  • Migrants and refugees disembark from a ferry after their arrival at the port of Piraeus near Athens, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Europe has endured a huge influx of migrants, most of whom undertake a dangerous journey in search of a better life. On Saturday, at least 37 people drowned, including children and babies, when their boat capsized during the short trip from Turkey to Greece. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

    The Latest: UN: Don’t stigmatize migrants over assaults

    BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the huge influx of asylum-seekers to Europe (all times local):

  • IOC president visits Los Angeles as city bids for 2024 Games

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the International Olympic Committee said a lot of nice things about Los Angeles on Monday after visiting proposed venues for the 2024 Games. But if he has a favorite among the four cities competing to host the international competition, he didn’t share it.

  • Davydenko beats Mayer to win BMW Open

    Nikolay Davydenko of Russia returns the ball to Florian Mayer of Germany during their final match at the ATP tennis tournament BMW Open in Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    MUNICH (AP) — Nikolay Davydenko won his second BMW Open title on Sunday by beating Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.