Adolf Hitler

Hitler's Car Doesn't Sell At Auction

The market for a car used by <b>Adolf Hitler</b> isn't what auctioneers thought it wold be. The 1939 Mercedes-Benz 7-70K went across the auction block …

'Hitler bell' saga: German Jewish body blasts village mayor Georg Welker

Germany's Central Council of Jews slammed Mayor Georg Welker over his remarks on the Nazi-era church bell in his village of Herxheim am Berg. Welker …

World News

France says no for now to Johnson's idea of giant Channel bridge

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - France on Friday politely rejected Boris Johnson’s idea of building a giant bridge across the English Channel after Brexit, saying that, while far-fetched ideas were worth considering, there were plenty of major European projects to finish first.<p>Foreign Secretary Johnson, …

Brexit

'Meghan' is predicted to make 2018's top ten list of baby names

It seems Meghan isn't just setting fashion and beauty trends -- she's become a trendsetter in the parenting world as well!<p>Meghan, spelled exactly like the future royal, is predicted to be in the running for the top 10 girls names of 2018, according to the popular parenting website Mother & Baby. In …

AOL

In 'Munich,' Neville Chamberlain Gets The Best Of Hitler

Author Richard Harris' new novel <i>Munich</i> takes us back to 1938, to the days before World War II. Of course, we say now that it was before the war — but back then, people weren't at all sure another war was coming.<p>In September of that year, German leader Adolf Hitler demanded parts of neighboring …

Culture

'It's a cop-out!' BBC Audience member SLAMS pious panel for blaming NHS crisis on Brexit

BBC The screenwriter criticised the language used during the Brexit referendum<p>The question from the audience was, “what should the Government do …

Referendums

What’s Streaming on STARZ Tonight: ‘13 Minutes’ + More

It’s Thursday and odds are you have one thing on your mind: when is Saturday gonna get here? The good news is, it will get here the day after …

Netflix

Donald Trump's not quite Joseph Stalin. But his 'Fake News Awards' should scare us.

President Donald Trump’s planned “Fake News Awards” ceremony — announced then quickly rescheduled for January 17 — flies in the face of the First Amendment, a foundation of American democracy and decency.<p>But even before Trump entered the White House, his worst insults were usually aimed at the …

Fake News

Graham: Only a ‘Matter of Time’ Before North Korea Crosses a Red Line

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an undated photo.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R- S.C.) said “it’s just a matter of time” before North Korea crosses a red …

North Korea

Graham: Seoul 'undercutting' Trump by allowing North Korea at Olympics

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamDHS chief takes heat over Trump furor Overnight Defense: GOP chair blames Dems for defense budget holdup | FDA, …

North Korea

To Be, or Not to Be

<i>This essay was delivered in a slightly different form as the Robert B. Silvers Lecture at the New York Public Library on December 18, 2017.</i><p>1.<p>Fetus<p>The …

Books

Fears over sex robots with 'frigid' setting to resist sexual advances

Concerns about sex robots with a "frigid" setting to resist sexual advances have been aired in Parliament amid calls for the tech industry to …

Birmingham, UK

Despite Trump, few Americans think China’s autocracy better than their democracy

In a comment about a controversial new book that questions Donald Trump’s fitness to hold America’s top office, China’s Global Times took a swipe at …

Democracy

Fantastic Beasts: Which city is Newt Scamander going to next?

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: The Cast and Crew attend the 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' World Premiere at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center …

Harry Potter

Hitler's 'Super Mercedes' gets $7M bid, but doesn't meet minimum price

CLOSE<p>Adolf Hitler's wartime Mercedes is auctioned in Scottsdale, but with the highest bid at $7 million, it did not meet the seller's minimum price. …

Classic Cars

LISTEN: German fascination with Indianer experience subject of new doc to air on CBC

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 12:31pm<p>“There’s this whole romanticized mythology surrounding Native people.”<p>By Brittney Pastion of …

Aboriginal Canadians

Puigdemont criticized for tweeting video linking Rajoy and Hitler

A group representing Jewish communities in Spain criticized ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont for tweeting a video that mixed video clips of …

Carles Puigdemont

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’s’ mercy plea gets rejected

BERLIN — A plea for clemency from a 96-year-old German convicted over his role in the murders of 300,000 people at the Auschwitz death camp in …

European History

Books are being almost entirely banned from some prisons, and it's part of a huge problem

We already know that private prisons are expensive and end up being less safe than ones run by the state, but a new pilot program in New York State …

Prison

Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars

BAGHDAD (AP) — Members of a small Iraqi community of vintage car aficionados are hoping to rekindle their passion now that the war against the Islamic State group is over.<p>For many, the cars remind them of happier times in Iraq, before decades of war and chaos.<p>The vintage cars date back to the …

Business

Grossman: We’re better than this so-called “bar room talk,” hopefully

Jesse Watters is better known for his racial stereotyping and his ambush interviews than his political commentary. But I have to admit he might have …

Indianapolis

Germany: Former Auschwitz guard Gröning's clemency bid fails

German prosecutors have rejected a clemency request from former Nazi SS guard Oskar Gröning. Known as the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz," the 96-year-old …

European History

Adolf Hitler's personal touring car to be sold at auction

"The most historically significant" car ever put up for public sale is going under the hammer today in America.<p>The car which was ordered by Adolf …

New Zealand News

Momentum official replaces veteran chair of Labour's disciplinary panel

Election of Christine Shawcroft to head of disciplinary board swiftly follows Momentum-backed candidates winning seats on NEC<p>Senior leftwing Labour figures have used their new dominance on the party’s governing body to immediately replace the longstanding chair of a key panel that considers …

Brexit

Hitler’s wartime car, the most ‘historically significant ever,’ is up for auction in the US

A "super Mercedes" parade car built for and used by Adolf Hitler during World War II is to be sold at auction on Wednesday.<p>The Nazi dictator's …

European History

Hitler’s Desk And Coat Rack For Sale By Auction House

An Ohio auction house is selling Adolf Hitler’s desk in an auction late this month.<p>The high bid for the desk, which Hitler received in 1929 and used …

Jewish Culture

Sen. Jeff Flake's big audition for the Trump-despising media

Sen. Jeff Flake’s latest attempt to put the spotlight on himself is to compare President Trump to former Soviet communist dictator Josef Stalin. And then the Arizona Republican threw in a comparison to former Chinese communist dictator Mao Zedong as well.<p>Criticizing President Trump’s belief that …

Opinion

Neo-Nazi Website Daily Stormer Is ‘Designed to Target Children' as Young as 11 for Radicalization, Editor Claims

The editor of the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer acknowledged on a white supremacist radio show that the true purpose of the conspiracy site is to …

Racism

5 Horrible Dictators Who Had Totally WTF Hobbies

By Kelly Stone Published: January 16th, 2018 We'd love to say that being in a position of power brings out the best in people, that taking on …

Humor

From a German Dissenter’s Diary Comes a Sense of What Ordinary Germans Knew about the Holocaust

In 1939, Friedrich Kellner, a German opponent of Hitler, began to document his impressions of the Nazi regime and its crimes. The resulting diary was …

Jewish Culture