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Texas executes inmate who fought prayer, touch rules

Oct. 05, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate whose case redefined the role of spiritual advisers in death chambers nationwide was executed Wednesday, despite the efforts of a district attorney to stop his lethal injection. John Henry Ramirez, 38, was executed at the state...

Vatican cardinal cites Nazi theology in German reform

Oct. 05, 2022 08:27 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — The German Catholic Church's reform process is again under fire from the Holy See, with a Vatican cardinal seemingly comparing its proposals for theological development to the thinking that sustained Germany's Nazi era. The furor launched by Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch,...

German minister tells Poland no chance for WWII reparations

Oct. 04, 2022 07:47 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister told her Polish counterpart Tuesday there will be no more World War II reparations because Berlin considers the matter is closed. Annalena Baerbock directly addressed Poland’s Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau at a news conference in...

Poland demands $1.3 trillion in war damages from Germany

Oct. 03, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign minister on Monday signed an official note to Germany requesting the payment of about $1.3 trillion in reparations for the damage incurred by occupying Nazi Germans during World War II. Zbigniew Rau said the note will be handed to...

Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

Oct. 03, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog, said the director general of Ukraine’s and Europe’s largest power plant, Ihor Murashov, has been released from Russian custody after his detention last week. “I welcome the release,” IAEA...

Sweden: Right-wing party get 4 chairmanships in parliament

Oct. 01, 2022 10:27 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A right-wing populist party that received the second-most votes in Sweden’s general election last month landed the chairmanships of four parliamentary committees Saturday and with it, the ability to wield more influence in mainstream Swedish politics. The...

GOP candidate apologizes after antisemitic post surfaces

Sep. 28, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A GOP candidate for the Washington Legislature has acknowledged that a post he put on social media in 2020 is antisemitic. Dan Johnson of Laurel, who is running to represent part of northwest Washington in the House, posted a meme on Facebook that showed a...

Schwarzenegger visits Auschwitz in message against hatred

Sep. 28, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger visited the site of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp on Wednesday, meeting a Holocaust survivor and the son of Holocaust survivors and saying it is time to “terminate” hatred. The “Terminator” actor and former California...

Expert questions whether school shooter's mom drank heavily

Sep. 27, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz began their rebuttal of the defense case Tuesday by questioning whether his birth mother drank as heavily during pregnancy as some witnesses portrayed. They also showed his...

How a party of neo-fascist roots won big in Italy

Sep. 26, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — The Brothers of Italy party, which won the most votes in Italy’s national election, has its roots in the post-World War II neo-fascist Italian Social Movement. Keeping the movement's most potent symbol, the tricolor flame, Giorgia Meloni has taken Brothers of Italy...