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Michigan GOP slammed for comparing gun reform to Holocaust

Mar. 22, 2023 17:08 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Republican Party has received backlash from political leaders on both sides of the aisle for posts on social media Wednesday that compared the Holocaust to gun safety measures being considered in the state. The posts, shared on the state party’s...

'Nazi' references: BBC sportscaster's tweet revives debate

Mar. 15, 2023 14:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The references seem endless, and they can come from anywhere. In recent days, Pope Francis compared Nicaragua's repression of Catholics to Adolf Hitler's rule in Germany. In Britain, a BBC sportscaster likened the nation's asylum policy to 1930s Germany, resulting in his brief...

Survivor of White Rose group that resisted Nazis dies at 103

Mar. 10, 2023 13:03 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Traute Lafrenz, the last known survivor of a German group known as the White Rose that actively resisted the Nazis, has died. She was 103. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed his condolences to her family Friday, describing Lafrenz as a “wonderful and...

Woman finds boat she believes saved her father from Nazis

Mar. 04, 2023 03:24 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Holocaust Museum is a place that largely reminds visitors of the inhumanity of which mankind is capable. Two Pinellas County women who lost grandparents to the Holocaust are helping to bring a message of humanity to the museum. They also have...

Detective: Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooter ran a neo-Nazi website, used gay and racial slurs online

Feb. 22, 2023 16:41 PM EST
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Detective: Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooter ran a neo-Nazi website, used gay and racial slurs online.

Family: Suspect in power grid plot embraced racist ideology

Feb. 09, 2023 16:42 PM EST

NORTH EAST, Md. (AP) — A woman accused of plotting an attack on Baltimore’s power grid wanted to draw attention to the white supremacist ideology she embraced during years spent in prison, where she acquired a Swastika tattoo and increasingly radical, racist views, family said. ...

Woman plotted with neo-Nazi to attack power grid, feds say

Feb. 06, 2023 18:55 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland woman spent months conspiring with a neo-Nazi leader based in Florida to plan an attack on Baltimore’s power grid, hoping to further their racist mission, law enforcement officials said Monday. The plan was thwarted when both suspects were arrested...

Shlomo Perel, Holocaust survivor, film subject, dies at 98

Feb. 03, 2023 10:44 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Shlomo Perel, who survived the Holocaust through surreal subterfuge and an extraordinary odyssey that inspired his own writing and an internationally renowned film, died on Thursday in central Israel. He was 98. Perel was born in 1925 to a Jewish family in...

White supremacists who attacked Black DJ at bar sentenced

Jan. 27, 2023 22:10 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Four white men with white supremacist ties were sentenced in federal court in Seattle Friday for a 2018 assault on a Black DJ at a bar in the suburb of Lynnwood. Judge Richard Jones sentenced the men to varying prison terms, the Daily Herald reported. ...

Germany recalls overlooked LGBT victims of Nazi persecution

Jan. 27, 2023 12:13 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany commemorated the victims of Nazi persecution on the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, placing a focus Friday on people who were incarcerated and killed because of their sexual orientations and gender identities. Thousands...