FILE - In this file photo dated Feb. 19, 1937, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler, left, discusses plans for building a convention hall at Nuremberg with Lord Mayor Willy Liebel, centre, and Prof. Albert Speer, right, at Nuremberg, Germany. Hilde Schramm inherited several paintings collected by her father, Hitler’s chief architect and Armaments Minister Albert Speer, but she didn’t want them. Instead, Schramm sold them and used the money to start the Zurueckgeben foundation, translated to “return” or “give back”, for which she is receiving an Obermayer German Jewish History Award on Monday Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo, File)
January 21, 2019 - 5:08 am
BERLIN (AP) — When Hilde Schramm inherited several paintings collected by her father, Hitler's chief architect and Armaments Minister Albert Speer, she was only sure of one thing: she didn't want them. Despite determining they probably hadn't been looted from Jews during World War II, she wanted...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 file photo a participant of the European election meeting of the Alternative for Germany party, AfD, wears a cap with the party's logo in the Saxony-Arena in Riesa, Germany. German media report that the country's domestic intelligence agency plans to place the far-right Alternative for Germany party under heightened scrutiny. (Monika Skolimowska/dpa via AP, file)
January 15, 2019 - 12:14 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's domestic intelligence agency said Tuesday it was putting the far-right Alternative for Germany under increased observation amid concerns that it is flirting with extremism. It is the first time in the country's post-war history that a party represented in the national...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2014, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, of Iowa speaks in Des Moines. A senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus is pushing formal punishment for King over his comments about white supremacy. Illinois Democrat Bobby Rush said Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, that he will introduce a censure resolution over the Iowa Republican’s remarks to the New York Times. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
January 14, 2019 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday denounced Rep. Steve King over his latest remarks on white supremacy, saying, "There is no place in the Republican Party, the Congress or the country for an ideology of racial supremacy of any kind." McConnell is the highest-ranking...
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This August 2018 photo shows Holocaust survivor Max Glauben sitting in an interactive green screen room while filming a piece for the Dallas Holocaust Museum in Dallas. Glauben will be the latest to have his story recorded in such a way that generations to come will be able to ask his image questions. Glauben, who turns 91 on Monday, had lost his mother, father and brother at the hands of the Nazis when U.S. troops rescued him while he was on a death march. (McGuire Boles/Dallas Holocaust Museum via AP)
January 12, 2019 - 12:59 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Max Glauben was 17 and had already lost his mother, father and brother at the hands of the Nazis when U.S. troops rescued him while he was on a death march from one German concentration camp to another. The recollections of the Dallas resident who as a Jew in Poland survived the...
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In this Friday, March 11, 2016, file photo, Andre Poggenburg, former regional party leader of the Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) in the German state Saxony-Anhalt, arrives prior an election campaign rally of his party in Magdeburg, Germany. Andre Poggenburg has left the party. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
January 11, 2019 - 9:44 am
BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany faces a new challenge from a breakaway faction after a once-prominent member confirmed Friday that he has quit to found a rival party. Andre Poggenburg told German news agency dpa that he believes his new movement stands a chance of entering state...
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January 10, 2019 - 3:39 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German media report that Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who spent decades leading an unassuming life in New York City until his past was revealed, has died. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Westfaelische Nachrichten newspapers quoted German officials on...
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January 09, 2019 - 9:30 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Jewish human rights group urged Croatian authorities on Wednesday to ban a book that denies crimes committed by Croatia's World War II pro-Nazi regime. Chief Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff of the Simon Wiesenthal Center said in a statement that a book titled "the Jasenovac Lie...
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Pro-Europe demonstrators protests outside parliament in London, Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019. The British government on Tuesday ruled out seeking an extension to the two-year period taking the country out of the European Union ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote next week on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 08, 2019 - 2:30 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Britain's Parliament has dealt the government a narrow defeat by passing an amendment designed to put roadblocks in place to make a "no-deal" Brexit more difficult. Legislators on...
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Franz Rainer Wolfgang Joachim Kleinertz, left, and Maria de las Mercedes Estrada, right, heirs of Jewish French politician Georges Mandel stand next to the painting 'Portrait of a Seated Young Woman' by Thomas Couture during a restitution ceremony in Berlin, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. The painting was discovered in the art trove of late collector Cornelius Gurlitt and belonged to Georges Mandel, a Jewish French politician and resistance figure who was executed during World War II. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 08, 2019 - 9:28 am
BERLIN (AP) — Officials have returned a painting looted by the Nazis to the heirs of a Jewish French politician and resistance figure who was executed during World War II. "Portrait of a Seated Young Woman" by Thomas Couture, which belonged to Georges Mandel, was discovered in late collector...
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In this photo made available on Jan. 1, 2019 by the Uffizi gallery press office, Eike Schmidt, director of the Uffizi Gallery, poses for a photo as he holds onto a copy of a still-life "Vase of Flowers", by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum, with writing in red reading "stolen", inside the Uffizi gallery, in Florence, Italy. Schmidt is urging Germany to return the Dutch masterpiece stolen by the Nazi troops during World War II, which is in the hands of a German family who hasn’t returned it despite numerous appeals. (Uffizi Gallery press office via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 8:44 am
MILAN (AP) — The director of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence is urging Germany to return a Dutch masterpiece stolen by Nazi troops during World War II, dramatizing its absence by hanging a black and white photo of the work with the label "Stolen" in three languages. Eike Schmidt said in a New Year's...
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