Poland Holocaust law: Government U-turn on jail threat

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Polish law has angered many Holocaust survivors in Israel When Poland made it a criminal offence this year to accuse it of complicity in Nazi war crimes, there was an outcry in Europe, Israel and the US. Anyone found guilty could face up to three years in jail. […]

Poland Has Backtracked On Its Controversial “Holocaust Law”

Poland’s Parliament has voted to revise legislation that caused an international outcry by making it a crime to blame the Polish nation for the Holocaust. While the legislation is not being entirely repealed, under the revised law, criminal penalties, including possible prison sentences, will be removed, “This law very much shook the world’s consciousness,” Polish […]

French official claims aid ship turns off signal

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 4:00 p.m. A French government spokesman said European authorities are confident working with private aid groups that rescue migrants from the Mediterranean Sea as long as the groups’ ships respect maritime laws and operate safety. Benjamin Griveaux told reporters on Wednesday that […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Millennial beats veteran Democrat

A millennial candidate has shaken up the US Democratic Party by defeating the incumbent congressman for his seat. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, defeated political veteran Joe Crowley, 56, on Tuesday night in their party’s congressional primary in New York City. Mr Crowley, a 10-term Democrat, had been tipped as a future party leader or even Speaker […]

Australian police acknowledge 27 deaths as probable hate crimes

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police say confirmed and suspected gay hate led to the deaths of 27 men in Sydney in previous decades The killings of 27 men in Australia between 1976 and 2000 were most likely homophobic hate crimes, police say. A New South Wales police taskforce has spent three years reviewing 86 […]

A Nightmare for Mexico’s Soccer Opponents: More Chuckys On the Way

Garcés helped fine-tune Pachuca’s approach. He earned a degree in football and science at Liverpool John Moores University in England and was determined to apply what he had learned about physiology, biomechanics, training and tactics to the club. Garcés also studied how the titans of European clubs, such as F.C. Barcelona and Manchester United, operated. […]

Bolton due in Moscow to talk possible US-Russia summit

by Associated Press June 27 at 3:57 AM MOSCOW — U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser is due in Moscow to lay the groundwork for a possible U.S.-Russia summit. National Security Adviser John Bolton will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday. The Kremlin would not say whether Bolton would also meet with […]