Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
MOSCOW (AP) -- The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, the company said....

White House opposes Nazi benefit payments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Nazis should not be getting the Social Security benefits they are receiving as they age overseas, the White House said Monday, responding to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to war-crimes suspects and former SS guards who left the U.S. for Europe....

Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) -- Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream....

Brief profiles of a few ex-Nazis getting benefits
Since 1979, at least 38 of 66 suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards forced out of the United States collected millions of dollars in American Social Security payments, an Associated Press investigation has found....

Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge....

Government OKs Czech troops to stay in Afghanistan
PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech defense ministry says the government has approved its plan to keep troops in Afghanistan for at least two more years....

UN urges Venezuela to release jailed activist
GENEVA (AP) -- The United Nations' top human rights official is calling for the immediate release of Leopoldo Lopez and dozens of other jailed opponents of Venezuela's socialist government....