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People wearing face masks walk at a downtown street in Hong Kong Monday, April 6, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

The Latest: Hong Kong to remain closed to foreigners

Apr. 7, 2020 12:42 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Hong Kong to remain closed to foreigners indefinitely...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

In a first, US slaps sanctions on Russian white supremacists

Apr. 6, 2020 12:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday designated a Russian white supremacist group a terrorist organization and hit its members with sanctions. The move against the Russian Imperial Movement is the first time a white supremacist group has been named a “Specially Designated Global...

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2019, file photo, French Shoah Museum president, Eric de Rothschild, right, holds the hand of a holocaust survivor during an event organized by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany named 'Survivors Night' in Paris. The New York-based Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, an organization that handles claims on behalf of Jewish victims of the Nazis, said Monday, April 6, 2020, that the $4.3 million in initial funding was being distributed to reinforce an array of services provided by agencies around the world for some 120,000 survivors. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)

Millions going to Holocaust survivors for coronavirus help

Apr. 6, 2020 11:52 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Millions of dollars in additional funds are being made available to agencies around the world that provide aid to Holocaust survivors, whose advanced age and health issues makes them particularly vulnerable to the new coronavirus, the organization that handles claims on behalf of Jewish...

The statue of a Soviet World War II commander Marshall Ivan Stepanovic Konev is loaded onto a truck after its been removed from its site in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, April 3, 2020. Marshall Konev led the Red Army forces that liberated Prague and large parts of Czechoslovakia from the Nazi occupation in 1945. His monument, unveiled in the Prague 6 district in 1980 when the country was occupied by Soviet troops, has been a source of controversy. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Prague removes monument to WWII Soviet commander

Apr. 3, 2020 9:42 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — A district in the Czech capital, Prague, went on Friday ahead with a plan to remove the statue of a Soviet World War II commander. The Russian embassy in Prague condemned the move, saying it sent a protest note to the Czech Foreign Ministry about the “demolition.” Marshall Ivan...

Spanish WWII liberator of Paris dies of coronavirus at 99

Apr. 2, 2020 6:54 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Gomez Nieto, the last surviving member of a company of Spanish soldiers that fought with French forces in liberating Paris from Nazi occupation in 1944, has died of the new coronavirus, the French presidency said Thursday. He was 99. The presidency said Gomez Nieto died in Strasbourg, a...

A sparsely occupied Fifth Avenue, usually bustling with traffic, appears at midday on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Virus slump expected to rival big recessions in history

Mar. 31, 2020 11:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus-related recessions around the world are going to be bad — and for some of the world's major industrial nations the worst that anyone alive has experienced, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank. In a wide-ranging report using data that in parts goes back 800 years, Jim...

FILE - In this Monday, June 6, 2011, file photo, Greek WWII hero Manolis Glezos, gestures at a peaceful protest outside the German Embassy in Athens. Glezos, a Greek World War II resistance hero who remained active in politics into his nineties, has died in Athens it was reported on Monday, March 30, 2020. He was 97. At age 18, Glezos and a friend and fellow university student climbed up the Acropolis in Athens at night and cut down the Nazi flag. It had been raised one month earlier when the country fell under German occupation in the spring of 1941. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

Greek WWII resistance hero Manolis Glezos dies at 97

Mar. 30, 2020 9:45 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Manolis Glezos, a Greek World War II resistance hero, who remained active in politics into his nineties, has died in Athens. He was 97. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas expressed the government's condolences minutes after Glezos' death was announced Monday. Authorities at a public...

Member of white supremacist gang in Arkansas sentenced

Mar. 27, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man connected to white supremacist groups accused of a string of brutal tactics has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for drug charges. Joseph Pridmore, 34, was sentenced to 150 months in prison and five years of supervised release on Monday by U.S....

FILE - In this March 24, 1938, file photo, German standard bearers parade past Maj. Gen. Fedor von Bock, commander of all armed forces in the Austrian territory, center, on grandstand on the Kingstrasse in front of the Memorial of Honor, as the troops reach Vienna. Beside him wearing overcoat is Dr. Seysz Incuart. World War II references are now heard daily, not because another momentous 75th anniversary, Victory in Europe Day approaches in May but because of the coronavirus. (AP Photo, File)

Virus causes surge in WW II references, but is it merited?

Mar. 25, 2020 3:05 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In the first week of June 2019, World War II was on many people's minds. It was the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a week filled with events honoring the sacrifice and blood of tens of thousands of Allied soldiers that was spilled on the French beaches. Leaders from the United States, Britain,...

Germany: 8 men convicted of plotting far-right uprising

Mar. 24, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A court in eastern Germany has convicted eight far-right extremists who were accused of planning to violently overthrow the state. The regional court in Dresden on Tuesday convicted one of the men on a charge of forming a “terrorist organization” and the other seven of being...