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Germany's Laschet attends WWII revolt observances in Poland

Jul. 31, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Germany’s center-right candidate to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor in the country's September election said he feels “deep shame and humility” over Nazi Germany’s “crimes” against the Poles during World War II. Armin Laschet spoke...

Oklahoma GOP likens vaccine mandates to persecution of Jews

Jul. 30, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Republican Party faced fierce criticism Friday for a Facebook post likening COVID-19 vaccine mandates to the persecution of Jewish people in Nazi Germany. The post on the party’s official Facebook page urged people to call the...

UK to build national Holocaust memorial beside Parliament

Jul. 29, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Thursday approved plans to build a national Holocaust memorial beside Parliament, rejecting claims by campaigners that the location was unsuitable. The government said building the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in...

Today in History

Jul. 29, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 29, the 210th day of 2021. There are 155 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space...

Police: Indianapolis FedEx shooter not racially motivated

Jul. 28, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at an Indianapolis FedEx warehouse in April acted alone and was not racially or ethnically motivated, authorities said Wednesday. Brandon Scott Hole, 19, used the April 15 attack as an act of...

US ramps up pressure on Poland over Holocaust restitution

Jul. 28, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is ramping up pressure on Poland in hopes of stopping legislation that would prevent families from receiving restitution for property seized during the Holocaust and communist era. The U.S. said Wednesday that Poland is the only...

Inside a KKK murder plot: Grab him up, take him to the river

Jul. 27, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

PALATKA, Fla. (AP) — Joseph Moore breathed heavily, his face slick with nervous sweat. He held a cellphone with a photo of a man splayed on the floor; the man appeared dead, his shirt torn apart and his pants wet. Puffy dark clouds blocked the sun as Moore greeted...

At least 14 interested in acquiring Charlottesville statues

Jul. 27, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — At least 13 organizations and one municipality have expressed interest in acquiring two statues of Confederate generals removed from downtown Charlottesville parks, including one monument that was the focus of a violent white nationalist rally in 2017, according...

Omaha man gets fine, probation for posting neo-Nazi stickers

Jul. 27, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been sentenced to a year of probation and ordered to pay a $200 fine for posting neo-Nazi recruitment stickers on poles outside a synagogue. Jonathan Ziegler, 31, pleaded guilty Monday to property damage and hate intimidation. In...

Retired KU professor receives Polish medal from WWII

Jul. 25, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A retired University of Kansas professor received Poland's Medal of Valor this weekend more than 75 years after he fought with the Polish resistance against the occupying forces of Nazi Germany during World War II. Polish Air Force Major Gen....