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Germany: New Year's Eve Sex Assaults Were Likely Coordinated

German officials say that a series of sexual assaults and thefts that took place during New Year's Eve celebrations in the western city of Cologne were likely part of a coordinated effort by a criminal gang. Police say about 1,000 men, most of "Arab or North African origin" had gathered near Cologne's main train station around midnight throwing fireworks. After police moved in to break up the revelry, smaller groups of men began surrounding women passing through the...

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