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Austria to Demolish House Where Adolf Hitler Was Born

VIENNA — The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be torn down and replaced with a new building that has no association with the Nazi dictator, Austria's government announced Monday as it moved to eliminate the property's pull as a place of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis.<p>The plan still has to be …

World History

Rodrigo Duterte arrives in China with 'make friends, not war' message

Philippines president touches down in Beijing for state visit aimed at repairing relations as host hopes to lure key US ally<p>The Philippines’ president has flown into Beijing, telling his hosts he wants to make friends not war, as China signalled its support for Manila’s brutal crackdown on …

Philip Morris holds steady during lull in volume

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Morris International reported flat third-quarter earnings, which was a better performance than Wall Street had expected during a lull in shipment volume.<p>The seller of Marlboro and other cigarette brands outside of the U.S. earned $1.94 billion, or $1.25 per share, for the …


Nursing Home Group Sues U.S. Government Over New Lawsuit Rule

The American Health Care Association, an industry group that represents most nursing homes in the U.S., has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over a new rule that protects the right of patients and their families to sue nursing homes in court.<p>The new rule, which is part of a set of …

Samsung thinks it can stop information about the Galaxy S8 from leaking

King Canute was an old English regent who thought his power was so absolute, he could command the tides. According to legend, he placed his throne by the sea shore and ordered the water to stand still. Of course, the water paid no attention. When the tide came in, Canute ended up wearing damp robes …

Galaxy S8

Jailed Pistorius allowed to attend grandmother's funeral

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities say convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was let out of prison for four hours last week to attend his grandmother's funeral.<p>The correctional services department said Tuesday that an elite security unit took the former track star to the funeral Friday …

Latin America