Nazism

June 14, 2018 - 11:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments. Now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer from Britain. Mark Collett posted a screenshot of a Breitbart.com story...
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June 14, 2018 - 1:31 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Thursday joined critics of elite Australian Special Forces troops who were photographed more than a decade ago flying a Nazi flag from a vehicle while on patrol in Afghanistan. Australian Broadcasting Corp. published the photograph of the red...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2004 file photo, Holcaust survivor Gena Turgel poses for a photo, in London. Turgel, a Holocaust survivor who comforted diarist Anne Frank at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp months before its liberation, has died. She was 95. Britain's chief rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, said Turgel died Thursday, June 7, 2018. Turgel had been in two other camps before she met Anne Frank in a hospital at Bergen-Belsen where the teenager was dying from typhus. After World War II, Turgel married one of the camp's British liberators, Norman Turgel, earning the nickname "The Bride of Belsen." (Paul Faith/PA via AP, File)
June 09, 2018 - 5:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — Gena Turgel, a Holocaust survivor who comforted Anne Frank at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp before the young diarist's death and the camp's liberation a month later, has died. She was 95. Turgel died Thursday, Britain's chief rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, said on Twitter. The news...
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Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, June 8, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians are streaming toward the fence separating Gaza from Israel for a protest against the decade-long blockade of their territory. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
June 08, 2018 - 2:09 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence Friday, and at least four demonstrators were killed, including a teenage boy, with over 600 wounded, Gaza health officials said. More than 100 of the wounded...
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Muslim protesters shout slogans during a pro-Palestinian rally marking the International Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, June 8, 2018. Al-Quds Day which was declared by the late Iranian spiritual leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1979 as an international day of struggle against Israel and for the liberation of Jerusalem is observed every last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
June 08, 2018 - 12:49 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on Gaza protests and Jerusalem Day demonstrations around the Middle East (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group said his men will not leave Syria even if the whole world tried to force them to do so, adding that only a...
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FILE -- This photo was taken from a the body of a dead Germany officer killed in Russia, showing a German firing squad shooting Soviet civilians in the back as they sit beside their own mass grave, in Babi Yar, Kiev, 1942. German prosecutors are investigating a suspected former member of Adolf Hitler’s traveling killing squads for involvement in massacres carried out by the “Einsatzgruppen” in Ukraine. The investigation centers on 95-year-old Wilhelm Karl Friedrich Hoffmeister, a corporal in the Nazi SS who was in Ukraine around the time of 34,000 people were massacred in 1941. The case is the third of its kind in recent months, raising hopes among Nazi hunters that Germany is pursuing a new wave of prosecutions. (AP Photo, file)
June 06, 2018 - 3:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors are investigating a suspected former member of Adolf Hitler's mobile killing squads for involvement in massacres carried out by the "Einsatzgruppen." The investigation centers on 95-year-old Wilhelm Karl Friedrich Hoffmeister, a former corporal in the Nazi SS who is...
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June 03, 2018 - 5:56 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's president has asked gays for forgiveness for decades of suffering and injustice they endured as a result of repressive laws in Germany in the Nazi era and after World War II. Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke Sunday in a ceremony marking the persecution of gays by the Hitler...
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Alexander Gauland, co-faction leader of the Alternative for Germany, AfD at the federal parliament Bundestag, attends a congress of the party's youth organization ' Junge Alternative', 'Young Alternative', at Seebach, Germany, Saturday, June 2, 2018. (Alexander Prautzsch/dpa via AP)
June 02, 2018 - 11:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — The co-leader of the far-right nationalist Alternative for Germany party on Saturday dismissed the Nazi era as a "speck of bird poop" in German history, drawing swift condemnation from mainstream politicians and outrage on social media. Alexander Gauland said Germans must take...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017, photo, people walk by Google offices in New York. Google is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism." The results appeared in a Google information box screen-captured by Vice Media on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Google quickly removed the section on ideology. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 01, 2018 - 3:42 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism." The results appeared in a Google information box screen-captured by Vice News on Thursday. Google quickly removed the section...
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May 31, 2018 - 8:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism." The results appeared in a Google information box screen-captured by Vice Media on Thursday. Google quickly removed the section...
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