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  • Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-01-15 12:36 am

    BERLIN - German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.

  • Son: No evidence Minnesota man committed Nazi crimes 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 7:55 pm

    MINNEAPOLIS - The son of a Minnesota man who was exposed by The Associated Press as a commander of an SS-led unit in World War II is applauding Germany's decision to shelve its investigation into his father.

  • Strife between defendant, lawyers at German neo-Nazi trial 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 4:52 am

    BERLIN - A Munich court has refused to order a criminal investigation into claims by a woman accused of complicity in 10 neo-Nazi murders that her attorneys violated her privacy.

  • Europe's largest Jewish sporting event opens in Germany story has photos
    Updated: Jul-28-15 3:58 pm

    BERLIN - Germany's president welcomed Jewish athletes on Tuesday to the first European Maccabi Games to be held in the country, at a site built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.

  • Leader of Russian neo-Nazi group sentenced to life 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 10:59 am

    MOSCOW - Moscow's highest court sentenced a leader of a militant neo-Nazi group to life in prison Friday after he was convicted of ordering five brutal killings, including that of a prominent human rights lawyer.

  • Police: Multiple guns, knives seized from man's apartment 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 5:38 am

    JOHNSTON, Rhode Island - Authorities say a tip led to the arrest of a Rhode Island man who allegedly had several weapons in his apartment.

  • Black state official 'overwhelmed' by viral photo response story has photos
    Updated: Jul-22-15 4:02 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Amid angry demonstrations over the Confederate flag last weekend, a quiet gesture of human kindness unfolded on the steps to South Carolina's Statehouse: A white man overcome by the sweltering heat and wearing a Nazi swastika on his T-shirt was escorted to rest and shelter by a black man wearing an officer's uniform.

  • Auction of glamorous spy's medals fetches record price 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 12:43 pm

    LONDON - Medals awarded to a glamorous World War II heroine fetched a record price at auction on Wednesday, reviving memories of the spy whose exploits earned her one of Britain's most prestigious honors.

  • Nazi hunter asks police to probe Dane over murder of Jews 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 1:52 pm

    HELSINKI - A leading Nazi hunter has asked Denmark to investigate a 90-year-old Dane suspected of being involved in the mass murder of Jews in Belarus during World War II.

  • Remains of victims of Nazi experiments found in France story has photos
    Updated: Jul-20-15 2:37 pm

    PARIS - It started with a letter, a brief reference to samples taken from the bodies of Holocaust victims used in Nazi medical research. Decades later, the jars and test tubes found behind a glass cupboard in a locked room testified to history's horror.

  • Germany awards medals of honor to Nazi-hunting couple 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 12:40 pm

    PARIS - Germany has awarded medals of honor to a French couple who spent decades bringing Nazi war criminals to justice - sometimes by unconventional means.

  • Europe's largest Jewish sporting event coming to Germany story has photos
    Updated: Jul-20-15 12:04 pm

    BERLIN - Europe's largest Jewish sporting event is coming to Germany for the first time, bringing more than 2,000 Jewish athletes together from around the world to compete at a site constructed by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.

  • Tabloid publishes images of future queen giving Nazi salute story has photos
    Updated: Jul-18-15 2:59 pm

    LONDON - Buckingham Palace expressed its disappointment Saturday with a tabloid newspaper for publishing images of a young Queen Elizabeth II performing a Nazi salute with her family in 1933, the year Adolf Hitler came to power.

  • Appeals court rips state attorney for misconduct at trial 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 6:18 pm

    LOS ANGELES - A California appeals court overturned a jury verdict because of egregious misconduct by a state Department of Transportation lawyer who portrayed an injured motorcyclist minister as a low-life Nazi biker.

  • Polish leader apologizes for MP who made Hitler salute 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 6:20 am

    WARSAW, Poland - Poland's foreign minister has apologized in his country's name for a right-wing Polish member of the European Parliament who raised his arm in a Nazi salute to make a political point.

  • Boycott drive gains strength, raising alarm in Israel story has photos
    Updated: Jul-07-15 10:54 am

    JERUSALEM - Ten years ago, a small group of Palestinian activists had a novel idea: Inspired by the anti-apartheid movement, they called for a global boycott movement against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.

  • Neo-Nazis rally in London, outnumbered by rivals 
    Updated: Jul-04-15 1:28 pm

    LONDON - A small group of neo-Nazis have staged an anti-Semitic rally in London, but were hugely outnumbered by counter-demonstrators.

  • German authorities seize tank, other WWII weapons in raid story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 9:25 am

    BERLIN - Authorities seized a 45-ton Panther tank, a flak cannon and multiple other World War II-era military weapons in a raid on a 78-year-old collector's home in northern Germany, prosecutors said Friday.