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US deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

Aug. 21, 2018 4:16 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The White House says a 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard has been deported to Germany, 14 years after a judge ordered his expulsion. In a statement, the White House said the deportation of Jakiv Palij, who lived in New York City, was carried out early Tuesday. After World War...

White House says US has deported 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard Jakiw Palij to Germany

Aug. 21, 2018 4:05 AM EDT
BERLIN (AP) — White House says US has deported 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard Jakiw Palij to Germany.

Death toll in southern Italy gorge flood hits 10

Aug. 21, 2018 2:51 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italy's civil protection agency says the death toll in a flash flood that swept away hikers in a narrow gorge in the southern region of Calabria has risen to 10. At least three others are missing, too. Authorities on Tuesday said 23 people have been saved from flooding in the Raganello Gorge,...

Not the Satanic mills: small-scale clothes making catches on

Aug. 21, 2018 2:10 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Claudio Belotti knows he cut the denim that became the jeans Meghan Markle wore on one of her first outings as the fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry. That's because he cuts all of the fabric for Hiut Denim Co., a seven-year-old company that makes jeans in Cardigan, Wales. Belotti is a...

Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

Aug. 21, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said that a hacking group tied to the Russian government created fake internet domains that appeared to spoof two American conservative organizations: the Hudson...

Trump looks to Brennan for a foil in Russia probe spat

Aug. 21, 2018 12:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit. In John Brennan, the blunt former CIA director, Trump believes he has found an unsympathetic foil —...

UK asks for more US sanctions on Russia after poisoning case

Aug. 21, 2018 12:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain. In advance excerpts from his first speech in the U.S. as the U.K.'s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt...

Today in History

Aug. 21, 2018 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2018. There are 132 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 21, 1831, Nat Turner launched a violent slave rebellion in Virginia resulting in the deaths of at least 55 whites. (Turner was later executed.) On this date: In 1609,...

UK asks for more Russia sanctions after poisoning case

Aug. 20, 2018 8:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain. In advance excerpts from his first speech in the U.S. as the U.K.'s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt...

Trump elevates Brennan in proxy fight over Mueller probe

Aug. 20, 2018 7:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit. In John Brennan, the blunt former CIA director, Trump believes he has found an unsympathetic foil —...