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Nazi-era 'props', sub-machine gun replica seized in Vienna

Austrian police said on Saturday said they were investigating a Hungarian man after a trove of Nazi-related items was found at his Vienna home. The 46-year-old man cooperated with the anti-terrorism ...

Russian circus sparks outrage over animals dressed as Nazis

A Russian circus has sparked outrage for featuring a monkey and goats dressed in clothes with Nazi symbols on them. The circus in the city of Izhevsk in the Udmurtia region had put up the show as a ...

Norway: Former minister's ex-partner gets 20-month sentence

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The ex-partner of Norway’s former justice minister was convicted and sentenced to 20 months in jail Friday for setting a fire outside the politician’s home and other threate...

No immediate ruling in request to delay trial in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota judge overseeing the case against four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd said Thursday that he would take under advisement a pros...

Hanukkah stabbing suspect still unfit a year after NY attack

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a hearing to decide whether to civilly commit the man charged with stabbing five people with a machete at a suburban New York Hanukkah celebration in 2019. ...

Work begins to turn SC racist store into racial harmony site

LAURENS. S.C. (AP) — Regan Freeman had spent more than a year organizing a project to tell the story of a Black South Carolina pastor who reached out to Ku Klux Klan members who wanted him dead becaus...

In their own words: Public health officials on the frontline

Public health officials work to keep the nation safe and healthy, overseeing everything from water inspections to childhood immunizations. They typically work behind the scenes, but ...

Swift backlash for Brazil students targeting misinformation

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Before dawn on Dec. 1, Leonardo de Carvalho Leal prepared to leave his family behind in the Brazilian city of Ponta Grossa, in Parana state. His mother overwhelmed him with goodb...

Germany: Police probes swastika found in parliament building

German police on Sunday launched an investigation after a swastika symbol was found in a parliament building in Berlin. A spokesperson for the Bundestag said that the unconstitutional symbol had been...

White man seeks forgiveness in attack on Black family's home

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — A 24-year-old white man accused of firing shots into the home of a Black suburban Detroit family who put a Black Lives Matter sign in their front window asked for forgiveness duri...

Arrest made in racist vandalism of suburban Detroit home

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — An arrest has been made in connection with vandalism and shots fired into the home of a Black suburban Detroit family who have a Black Lives Matter sign in their front window, pol...

Small hamlet named Swastika keeps name, despite complaint

SWASTIKA, N.Y. (AP) — The rural upstate New York hamlet of Swastika is keeping its name, despite a complaint that it symbolizes the hate and intolerance of the Nazi regime. The uninc...

Police: Detroit-area family target of possible hate crime

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Authorities were investigating as a possible hate crime gunshots and vandalism targeting the home of a Black suburban Detroit family who have a Black Lives Matter sign in their fr...

Mexico VW dealership apologizes over Nazi photos

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A VW dealership in Mexico City apologized Tuesday for a photo hanging in its offices that showed a VW bug at a Nazi rally and the automaker pledged to take unspecified “actions” in ...

Nazi-themed party in Japan draws condemnation

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has condemned reports that the owner of one of Tokyo's most famous tourist attractions and hundreds of other businesses in Japan threw a Nazi-themed p...