Christians condemn acquittal of suspected Jerusalem vandals

JERUSALEM (AP) — Christian authorities in Jerusalem are denouncing the acquittal of two Jewish youths suspected of vandalizing a famous monastery. Wadie Abunassar, an adviser to chur...

Anti-Semitic vandals target Jewish sites in eastern France

MOMMENHEIM, France (AP) — Vandals have scrawled anti-Semitic graffiti on a former synagogue in eastern France, the latest in a string of incidents that have caused nationwide concern. ...

Vandals paint swastikas on buildings in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Vandals suspected of being soccer hooligans from The Hague have painted graffiti including swastikas and anti-Semitic texts on buildings in Amsterdam. The graffiti w...

The Latest: Israeli PM calls vandals 'wild anti-Semites'

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on events condemning anti-Semitism in France(all times local): 6:15 p.m. Israel's prime minister is urging European leaders to speak out aga...

Anti-Semitic acts in France jump, as divisions deepen

PARIS (AP) — The French interior minister says anti-Semitic acts soared last year and is decrying the "poison" of hate. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said Monday night that t...

Descendants from last US slave ship gathering in Alabama

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The years have been hard on Africatown USA. Established by the last boatload of Africans abducted into slavery and shipped to the United States just before the Ci...

Brazilian embassy in Berlin vandalized with rocks, paint

BERLIN (AP) — Vandals have attacked the Brazilian embassy in Berlin, damaging some windows with stones and covering others with red paint. German police said at least four unidentifi...

Officials: Vandals hit New Mexico school with vegetable oil

EUNICE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico high school was forced to delay classes after authorities say vandals slipped onto campus and pour vegetable oil throughout the hallways. The Hobbs N...

Greece: Anti-racism law invoked in Jewish memorial vandalism

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A prosecutor in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki has ordered an urgent investigation into the destruction by unknown vandals of a local Jewish memorial. ...

Vandals smash Greek university's memorial to Jewish cemetery

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A university in Greece's second-largest city says unknown vandals smashed a campus monument that marks the site of a former Jewish cemetery. The Universit...

National parks dealing with vandals, human waste in shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the West's iconic national parks are beginning to partially close as they deal with overflowing restrooms and vandals on the 10th day of a federal government shutdown. ...

Vandals decapitate snowman, then come back to apologize

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Vandals decapitated a snowman outside a Milwaukee home, and perhaps the holiday spirit motivated them to make amends. Tony Harper's 4-foot lighted snowman cutout was...

The Latest: Survey shows French protests knocked business

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on anti-government protests in France (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A survey suggests the "yellow vest" protests in France have dealt a sign...

Paris police bracing for more violent protests

PARIS (AP) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris' police chief says armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital on Saturday. ...

Paris under siege: Tear gas, fury on the Champs-Elysees

PARIS (AP) — Late Friday night, the air on the Champs-Elysees was thick with perfume: heady blends of lavender, rose and other enticing scents wafting out of chic boutiques and perfumeries aglitter wi...