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Paladino: Saying Hitler 'kind of leader we need' was mistake

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Carl Paladino, a Republican running for Congress in western New York, said Thursday he was wrong to invoke Adolf Hitler when he said in an interview last year he was “the kind of ...

War rap: In Ukraine, an angry voice for a furious generation

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — From the battlefronts of Ukraine comes rap music — filled with the anger and indignation of a young generation that, once the fighting is done, will certainly never forget and may...

Germany extends compensation deadline for homosexuality law

BERLIN (AP) — The German government plans to give people prosecuted or investigated under a Nazi-era law criminalizing homosexuality that was still enforced zealously long after World War II another f...

Vatican's Pius XII archives begin to shed light on WWII pope

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has long defended its World War II-era pope, Pius XII, against criticism that he remained silent as the Holocaust unfolded, insisting that he worked quietly behind the ...

Live updates | Russia puts sanctions on 61 U.S. nationals

MOSCOW — Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced Monday that is levying sanctions on 61 U.S. nationals,. It said the move was being taken “in response to the ever-expanding U.S. sanction...

US general: Ukraine will keep getting ‘significant’ support

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — The United States and its allies will keep providing “significant” support to Ukraine out of respect for the legacy of D-Day soldiers, whose victory over the Nazis he...

Crowds honor WWII veterans at Normandy D-Day celebrations

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — When D-Day veterans set foot on the Normandy beaches and other World War II sites, they express a mix of joy and sadness. Joy at seeing the gratitude and friendliness...

Judge rejects Arizona prisoner’s bid to delay execution

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has denied an Arizona prisoner’s bid to delay his execution in the 1984 killing of an 8-year-old girl, according to the ruling posted Sunday. U.S. Dist...

World War II veterans honored a day before D-Day anniversary

RANVILLE, France (AP) — More than 20 British World War II veterans gathered Sunday near Pegasus Bridge in northwestern France, one of the first sites liberated by Allied forces from Nazi Germany, for ...

European prosecutors join forces to bring justice for Ukraine

Over 100 days of war. More than 15,000 suspected war crimes, with hundreds more thought to be happening every day. And Iryna Venediktova is keeping score. "We all know who is responsible for th...

Live updates | Putin blames West for food, energy crises

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday blamed the West for emerging global food and energy crises and repeated his government’s offers of safe passage for ships exporting grain from Ukrai...

European Rabbis meet in Germany for landmark conference

On the last day of the General Assembly of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) in Germany, participants visited the memorial site of the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau. There, Aharon Br...

France to give queen Republican Guard horse for her jubilee

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said his country would make a present of a horse to Queen Elizabeth II, to mark the celebrations of her 70 years on the throne. ...

Today in History: May 31, the Johnstown Flood

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 31, the 151st day of 2022. There are 214 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 31,...

China: Volkswagen defends Xinjiang operations amid reports of human rights abuses

The CEO of German car manufacturer Volkswagenhas defended the presence of a Volkwagen factory in the Chinese province of Xinjiang, where Beijing has been accused of carrying out human rights abuses, ...