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Northern Idaho's anti-government streak hampers COVID fight

Sep. 12, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho has a long and deep streak of anti-government activism that has confounded attempts to battle a COVID-19 outbreak overwhelming hospitals in the deeply conservative region. A deadly 1992 standoff with federal agents near the...

Australia's Victoria state advances ban on swastika display

Sep. 02, 2021 03:58 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Victoria state is drafting legislation that would make it the first in the country to ban the public display of Nazi symbols as local neo-Nazi activity increases. The proposed ban on Nazi symbols such as the swastika, except for...

Polish art show defies 'cancel culture' but some see racism

Aug. 27, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An exhibition at a Polish state museum that opened Friday features the works of provocative artists in what organizers describe as a celebration of free speech, and a challenge to political correctness and “cancel culture” on the political left. ...

Neo-Nazi who led effort to threaten journalists gets 3 years

Aug. 24, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An organizer of a neo-Nazi campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in three states was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison after apologizing for what he did and saying he's a changed man. Cameron Shea was one of four members of the...

Additional charges filed against ex-Marines in gun plot

Aug. 20, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New indictments have been filed against four men, including two former U.S. Marines, in connection with a plot to damage a power grid somewhere in the northwest U.S., federal prosecutors said Friday. A news release from the U.S. Department of...

Top German court rejects appeals in neo-Nazi killings case

Aug. 19, 2021 06:00 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court has rejected the appeals of three people who were convicted in one of the country's most high-profile murder trials involving a far-right group. The decision announced Thursday by the Federal Court of Justice confirms the life...

Condemned California killer dies of natural causes at 74

Aug. 18, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — A California inmate who was convicted of killing two people in 1983 died Tuesday of natural causes while awaiting execution, prison officials said. He was 74. Curtis Price died Monday at San Quentin State Prison, according to the California...

Authorities: Sites assessed by hate group as training areas

Aug. 11, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

CARO, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said two former state Corrections sites allegedly were being assessed by a white supremacist group called The Base as potential training areas for “hate camps.” Three men, including one arrested last year...

Inside a KKK murder plot: Grab him up, take him to the river

Jul. 27, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

PALATKA, Fla. (AP) — Joseph Moore breathed heavily, his face slick with nervous sweat. He held a cellphone with a photo of a man splayed on the floor; the man appeared dead, his shirt torn apart and his pants wet. Puffy dark clouds blocked the sun as Moore greeted...

At least 14 interested in acquiring Charlottesville statues

Jul. 27, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — At least 13 organizations and one municipality have expressed interest in acquiring two statues of Confederate generals removed from downtown Charlottesville parks, including one monument that was the focus of a violent white nationalist rally in 2017, according...