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Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

May. 26, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the...

The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

May. 25, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European...

High-stakes European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

May. 25, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament elections shifted to the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia on Saturday as voters in those European Union nations took part in a landmark ballot in which resurgent nationalists are challenging traditional parties over the future of Europe. The stakes for the EU...

'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies at 95

May. 23, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Judith Kerr, a refugee from Nazi Germany who wrote and illustrated the bestselling "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" and other beloved children's books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Thursday. The publisher said she died at her home on...

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote

May. 23, 2019 7:57 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — A banner emblazoned with the words "Honor to Mussolini," unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator's body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Italy's right-wing interior minister skipping...

'War is ugly': For French vet, D-Day's lessons are timeless

May. 23, 2019 6:59 AM EDT

OUISTREHAM, France (AP) — There were countless times on D-Day and in the fighting in Normandy that followed when Leon Gautier could have been killed or grievously wounded. He and his comrades in an elite French unit were among the first waves of Allied troops to storm the heavily defended beaches of...

AP PHOTOS: Fascist legacy endures in Rome's architecture

May. 23, 2019 3:46 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — While Germany systematically wiped out traces of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime after World War II, the legacy of his Axis ally, Benito Mussolini, remains present in Italy even today. Many monuments and symbols glorifying Mussolini's two-decade rule were removed following the war, but a surprising...

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally

May. 22, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. grand jury on Wednesday indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California. The indictment charged 26-year-old Mark Domingo with providing material support to terrorists and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, the U.S....

Remains of Holocaust victims laid to rest in Belarus

May. 22, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Remains of more than 1,000 Holocaust victims were laid to rest on Wednesday in a Belarusian city on the border with Poland after a mass grave was discovered on a building site earlier this year. Belarus was home to a large, vibrant Jewish community before World War II, and the...

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations

May. 21, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official said his country is entitled to seek World War II reparations from Germany, arguing Tuesday that no documents or records show Poland ever renounced its right to do so. Berlin has repeatedly said there is no legal basis for the claims because the matter was settled in...