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German court hands student lengthy prison sentence for attacks on neo-Nazis

May. 31, 2023 10:14 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A court in eastern Germany has sentenced a 28-year-old woman to five years and three months in prison for taking part in a series of attacks on neo-Nazis and other right-wing extremists over a period of two years. German news agency dpa reported Wednesday that the...

Jewish groups and city officials protest against Roger Waters concert in Frankfurt

May. 28, 2023 15:46 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Several Jewish groups, politicians and an alliance of civil society groups gathered for a memorial ceremony and a protest rally against a concert by Roger Waters in Frankfurt on Sunday evening. They accuse the Pink Floyd co-founder of antisemitism - an allegation he...

What to know about the mass shooting at a Texas mall

May. 10, 2023 19:22 PM EDT

ALLEN, Texas (AP) — It took four minutes for a neo-Nazi with an arsenal of firearms to kill eight people and wound seven others at a Dallas-area shopping center before a police officer ended the rampage, likely saving untold lives. The massacre Saturday sent hundreds of shoppers at...

Elon Musk's tweets about Texas mall gunman spread misleading claims, question shooter's background

May. 10, 2023 14:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Misleading claims about the neo-Nazi gunman responsible for Saturday's mass shooting at a Dallas-area shopping center are reverberating across Twitter, in large part because of Twitter owner Elon Musk. Musk has questioned whether the man identified by authorities...

Officer who killed mall attack shooter hailed as a hero

May. 09, 2023 17:20 PM EDT

ALLEN, Texas (AP) — The shooter with neo-Nazi leanings who killed eight people at a suburban Dallas shopping mall brought eight legally purchased guns to the scene, apparently chose his victims randomly and was shot dead by police within four minutes, authorities said Tuesday. The...

Authorities: Man who killed 8 people at suburban Dallas shopping mall had no criminal record, had "neo-Nazi ideation"

May. 09, 2023 15:21 PM EDT
ALLEN, Texas (AP) — Authorities: Man who killed 8 people at suburban Dallas shopping mall had no criminal record, had "neo-Nazi ideation."

Christie's sale of Austrian heiress' jewels stirs criticism

May. 09, 2023 10:29 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Christie’s is auctioning a staggering 700 pieces of jewelry from the collection of the late Heidi Horten, an Austrian heiress whose German husband built a retail empire starting in the 1930s — in part from department stores and other assets sold by desperate Jews as they fled...

Ex-Neo-Nazi guilty in 2017 slayings of Florida roommates

May. 08, 2023 12:18 PM EDT

A former member of a neo-Nazi group pleaded guilty Monday to fatally shooting his two Florida roommates in 2017, abruptly avoiding the start of a murder trial in which he had planned to use the insanity defense, according to court records. Devon Arthurs, 24, pleaded guilty to two...

102-year-old convicted Nazi camp guard dies awaiting appeal

Apr. 26, 2023 17:35 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 102-year-old man who was convicted last year on more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder for serving as a guard at a Nazi concentration camp during World War II has died, German news agency dpa reported Wednesday. The man, whom local media have identified only...

Feds: Man tried to firebomb Ohio church to stop drag show

Apr. 25, 2023 14:03 PM EDT

An eastern Ohio man told investigators that he tried to burn down an Ohio church because he wanted to prevent a drag show that was scheduled to take place there, federal prosecutors allege in newly unsealed charges. Aimenn Penny, a 20-year-old from Alliance who is a member of a...