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A woman stands in front of a window in the new headquarters of the European Central Bank during a media tour at the construction site in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The ECB is supposed to move into the building by the end of 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's biggest banks are facing a day of judgment as the European Central Bank prepares to unveil the results of a yearlong search through the dark corners of their finances.


2014-10-23 05:23:08 -0500

Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher suffered a devastating ski accident in December, in which he suffered life-threatening brain injuries. After being in a coma for six months, the 45-year-old is now at his home at Gland in SwitzerlandA French doctor treating stricken former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher said Thursday that the German ace was making progress, but will need years to recover. Jean-Francois Payen also praised Schumacher's wife Corinna for the devotion she has shown to the racing driver since his devastating ski accident in December, in which he suffered life-threatening brain injuries. "I have noticed some progress but I would say we will have to give him time," Payen, who treated Schumacher at the Grenoble hospital where Schumacher was taken after the accident, told RTL radio. The doctor said that Corinna Schumacher had played a key role in her husband's progress.


2014-10-23 05:10:55 -0500