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The Latest: Israeli PM: EU-Iran deal same as bowing to Nazis

Jul. 15, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf amid a crisis between the United States and Iran (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Israel's prime minister has responded to the European Union's efforts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal by comparing it to "European appeasement in the 1930s" of Nazi...

Codebreaker Alan Turing to be face of new British banknote

Jul. 15, 2019 8:30 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain's new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers and artificial intelligence, was "a giant on whose shoulders so many now...

Italy detains 3 in seizure of weapons, missile, Nazi plaques

Jul. 15, 2019 7:30 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols. Police said the discoveries stemmed from a previous investigation into Italians who...

Germany to step up surveillance of far-right 'Identitarians'

Jul. 11, 2019 8:23 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German domestic intelligence agency said Thursday it is stepping up observation of the far-right Identitarian Movement in Germany, a group that campaigns against immigrants and Islam. The agency, known by its German acronym BfV, said it has concluded after two years of investigation that...

Principal may lose job over comment about Holocaust

Jul. 10, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school superintendent is recommending that a recently reassigned high school principal should lose his job for telling a student's mother that "not everyone believes the Holocaust happened." Palm Beach County Superintendent Donald Fennoy said in videotaped statement...

From Nazis to hippies: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

Jul. 9, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It's the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight decades since 1938. It has been: a part of Germany's darkest...

Long lost WWII-era Soviet songs brought to life in Israel

Jul. 9, 2019 8:40 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — In a musty basement hall of an unassuming building nestled among modern high-rises in the heart of Tel Aviv, a few hundred spectators are kindly requested to turn off their cellphones. What makes the typical scene surreal is that they are asked to do so in Yiddish — the...

Dutch court clears way for Holocaust memorial in Amsterdam

Jul. 9, 2019 5:24 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has cleared the way for a monument to be built in Amsterdam commemorating victims of the Holocaust. Tuesday's decision ends a legal fight by a group of local residents to block construction of the memorial, which will include the names of 102,000 Jews, Roma and...

Greece: Extreme right party seeks recount after poll flop

Jul. 8, 2019 10:22 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had risen to third place at the height of the country's financial crisis...

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament

Jul. 7, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Golden Dawn, the far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece's third-largest party during the country's economic crisis, was knocked out of Parliament in Sunday's national election. With nearly 95...