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A concentration camp in Germany is begging treasure hunters to stay away after a documentary claimed Nazi gold was buried there


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94-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to be deported from US to Germany


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The U.S. Soldiers Who Liberated Nazi Concentration Camps Could Never Forget What They Saw

The U.S. Soldiers Who Liberated Nazi Concentration Camps Could Never Forget What They SawWith only weeks left before the surrender, GIs were unexpectedly coming across the concentration camps. These centers of evil and depravity, scattered across Nazi-held territory for all the Allies to discover, explained the need for the war far better than mere words ever could.



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Former concentration camp guard, 93, goes on trial in Germany

Former concentration camp guard, 93, goes on trial in GermanyA 93-year-old former concentration camp guard arrived in court in a wheelchair on Thursday, in what could be one of Germany’s last trials of Nazi war crimes. Bruno D., whose surname cannot be given for legal reasons, is accused of being an accessory to 5,230 murders in the final months of World War Two.



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AOC slams 'shrieking Republicans' after comparing migrant detention centers to concentration camps

AOC slams 'shrieking Republicans' after comparing migrant detention centers to concentration campsAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has slammed Liz Cheney in an escalation of tension between the two congresswomen over calling migrant detention camps at the US-Mexico border “concentration camps”.Ms Ocasio-Cortez, who had first described the detention facilities as concentration camps during an Instagram Live appearance last week, claimed that Ms Cheney had actually invoked the Holocaust.“Reminder: the member who directly + explicitly compared concentration camps on our border to the Holocaust was *Liz Cheney*. The horrors of the Holocaust went beyond the use of concentration camps, yet camps were part of the process,’ Ms Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “They have also been used before and after.”Ms Ocasio-Cortez said last week during her Instagram Live that the US was running the “concentration camps” on the US-Mexico border, and suggested that anyone who is not bothered by that idea is not particularly concerned with humanity.“The US is running concentration camps on our southern border, and that is exactly what they are,” Ms Ocasio-Cortez said last week. “If that doesn’t bother you … I want to talk to the people that are concerned enough with humanity to say that ‘never again means something.”> Reminder: the member who directly + explicitly compared concentration camps on our border to the Holocaust was *Liz Cheney.* > > The horrors of the Holocaust went beyond the use of concentration camps, yet camps were part of the process. > > They have also been used before and after.> > — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) > > June 24, 2019



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Ocasio-Cortez accuses Trump administration of creating ‘concentration camps on the southern border’

Ocasio-Cortez accuses Trump administration of creating ‘concentration camps on the southern border’The freshman Democrat sharply criticized the Trump administration's handling of migrants seeking asylum in the United States with rhetoric that drew the ire of some Republicans.



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Bullseye! Hilarious photos capture dogs showing impressive concentration before catching treats

Bullseye! Hilarious photos capture dogs showing impressive concentration before catching treatsThis unique collection of photographs shows the concentrated faces of dogs just before catching their beloved treats. Professional photographer Christian Vieler, from Germany, shot the latest series of his “Dogs Catching Treats in Trouble” collection with hilarious results. Some of the 48-year-old’s images show the happy faces of successful catches, whereas others illustrate pooches’ shocked reactions on seeing such large amounts of treats thrown at them at once.



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North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust Survivor

North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust SurvivorNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s mistreatment of political prisoners is at least as egregious as that carried out in World War II concentration camps, according to a former international judge who survived Auschwitz.



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Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits record high: UN

Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits record high: UNThe concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the UN said Monday, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement. “Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged at a record-breaking speed in 2016 to the highest level in 800,000 years,” the World Meteorological Organization said. “Globally averaged concentrations of CO2 reached 403.3 parts per million in 2016, up from 400.00 ppm in 2015 because of a combination of human activities and a strong El Nino event,” it said.



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Nazi ‘V-2 rocket’ concentration camp liberation remembered

Nazi ‘V-2 rocket’ concentration camp liberation rememberedDuring WWII, some 60,000 prisoners were used to build V-2 rockets at the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp. Some of them returned to recall its liberation.



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