Seventy years after committing his crimes, a former guard at the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp was convicted yesterday on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.
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The number of Ukrainian civilians now displaced due to conflict in eastern Ukraine now exceeds 800,000, according to a recent report UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. As the ceasefire with Russian separatists in the region remains shaky, militaries in the Baltic states are bracing themselves for more Russian aggression.
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Measles is a real thing.
Approximately 20,000 foreigners have traveled to Syria to join in jihad with various terrorist organizations, including the Islamic State. Experts estimate about 3,000 recruits are from Western nations -- and up to 150 are from the United States.
It was the late 1940s, right in the midst of the Cold War. Competing ideologies of Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia threatened the Western World. On the home front, in the golden valley of Los Angeles, prominent cultural leaders were suspected of pledging their allegiance abroad.