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Paranoia, racism: German killer drew on conspiracy tropes

By LORI HINNANT and FRANK JORDANS | February 20, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — He mixed extreme paranoia about secret state surveillance with far-right conspiracy tropes, misogyny and racist vitriol.The gunman who killed nine people in the Frankfurt suburb of Hanau left behind a 24-page rambling screed calling for...

Walmart shooting suspect charged with federal hate crimes

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and CEDAR ATTANASIO | February 6, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of killing 22 people and wounding two dozen more in a shooting that targeted Mexicans in the border city of El Paso, Texas, has been charged with federal hate crimes.Patrick Crusius, 21, has been charged with 90 counts...

New Zealand’s Ardern seeking reelection in Sept. 19 vote

By NICK PERRY | January 27, 2020

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern may be lauded around the world as a liberal icon but whether she can translate that into a reelection victory in September remains uncertain.Ardern on Tuesday announced the general elections...

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