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Painted swastikas reported in Edmonds, Tulalip

May. 07, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

EDMONDS, Wash. (AP) — Police say they responded to two separate reports of painted swastikas in Edmonds and Tulalip in the last week. On Monday, a Tulalip resident spotted a swastika and other Nazi symbols on an Interstate 5 overpass, and notified a county...

Maine man ousted from fringe white nationalist group

May. 07, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Portland man who is currently in custody on child pornography charges has been publicly expelled from the National Socialist Club, a white nationalist extremist group. Andrew Hazelton was named and expelled on social media this week and the...

Tripadvisor removes insensitive review of Auschwitz Museum

May. 07, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Travel website Tripadvisor has removed an insensitive review of the Auschwitz Museum after initially saying it complied with its submission guidelines. The museum at the site of the Nazi concentration camp in Poland on Thursday tweeted that it had...

French arrest 3 reported neo-Nazis suspected of attack plot

May. 07, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Two men and a woman, alleged neo-Nazis, have been arrested in eastern France after investigators uncovered a plan to attack at least one Masonic lodge, French media reported Friday. The three were being handed over to France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor...

Holocaust survivor who led Yad Vashem memorial dies at 94

May. 06, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Yitzhak Arad, a Holocaust survivor and scholar who was the director of Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial for more than two decades, has died at the age of 94, the center said Thursday. Arad served as chairman of Yad Vashem from 1972 to 1993 and...

Right-wing think tank ordered to pay man hurt at rally $2.4M

May. 05, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a right-wing think tank led by white nationalist Richard Spencer to pay $2.4 million to an Ohio man severely injured during a white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally two years ago in Virginia. Bill Burke, of Athens, Ohio,...

Dutch king lays Remembrance Day wreath honoring war dead

May. 04, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch king laid a wreath Tuesday at a monument to the country's war dead at a solemn commemoration ceremony devoid of the usual huge crowds for the second straight year because of coronavirus lockdown measures. King Willem-Alexander marked the...

Holocaust survivor who testified against Eichmann dies at 91

May. 04, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Joseph Zalman Kleinman, a Holocaust survivor who survived the Auschwitz death camp and testified against Adolf Eichmann in the Nazi commander's trial in Jerusalem, died Tuesday, Israeli media reported. He was 91. The cause of death was not immediately...

German far-right crime rises; police arrest alleged neo-Nazi

May. 04, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police arrested a 53-year-old German man on suspicion of sending dozens of threatening letters to politicians, lawyers and journalists that were signed with the acronym of a neo-Nazi group, as officials warned Tuesday of a disturbing rise in far-right extremism across...

Man with neo-Nazi ties gets 3 years for bogus threats, calls

May. 04, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A former neo-Nazi leader was sentenced to more than 3 years in prison Tuesday for his role in a conspiracy to target a Black church, a Cabinet member and more than 100 others with bogus bomb threats and 911 calls. U.S. District Judge Liam...