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Survivor in Slovenia turns 100 on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Survivor in Slovenia turns 100 on Holocaust Remembrance DayFor Marija Frlan it’s as symbolic as it can get: A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, the Slovenian woman turns 100 years old on Monday, the international Holocaust Remembrance Day. Frlan, who was held at the Nazi’s Ravensbruck camp in northern Germany for over a year in 1944-45, will join other survivors and officials in Poland on Monday for ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. “The ones who didn’t survive this, they can’t understand, no,” the energetic woman said at her home in the small village of Rakek in southwestern Slovenia.



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A survivor of the Kazakhstan plane crash that killed at least 12 said the aircraft was crushed 'like a tin can'

A survivor of the Kazakhstan plane crash that killed at least 12 said the aircraft was crushed 'like a tin can'Aslan Nazaraliyev told Sky News that the Bek Air plane started "swaying" and "vibrating" seconds after taking off from Almaty.



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A survivor of the Kazakhstan plane crash that killed at least 12 said the aircraft was crushed 'like a tin can'

A survivor of the Kazakhstan plane crash that killed at least 12 said the aircraft was crushed 'like a tin can'Aslan Nazaraliyev told Sky News that the Bek Air plane started "swaying" and "vibrating" seconds after taking off from Almaty.



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Jewish groups condemn Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani after he said Holocaust survivor George Soros is ‘hardly a Jew’

Jewish groups condemn Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani after he said Holocaust survivor George Soros is ‘hardly a Jew’Jewish groups have hit out at Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani after the former New York mayor claimed he was “more of a Jew” than financier and Holocaust survivor George Soros.Mr Giuliani, who is of Italian descent and was raised Catholic, told New York Magazine Mr Soros had employed FBI agents and instated ambassadors – playing into conspiracy theories about the level of the philanthropist’s control.



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Rudy Giuliani: 'I’m more of a Jew' than George Soros, a Holocaust survivor

Rudy Giuliani: 'I’m more of a Jew' than George Soros, a Holocaust survivorTrump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani claimed that he is “more of a Jew” than George Soros, a Holocaust survivor, in an interview published Monday.



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Miracle survivor on mission to help close gaps in tsunami warning system

Miracle survivor on mission to help close gaps in tsunami warning systemArif Munandar had been pronounced dead before he woke up in a body bag four days after a monstrous wave swept his village in Indonesia’s northern Aceh province 15 years ago. When a 9.1-magnitude quake opened a faultline deep beneath the Indian Ocean, it triggered a tsunami as high as 17.4 meters (57 feet), killing more than 230,000 people in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and nine other countries. Aceh province bore the brunt of the disaster.



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Vatican 'disgusted' by anti-Semitic abuse of Italian Holocaust survivor

Vatican 'disgusted' by anti-Semitic abuse of Italian Holocaust survivorA Vatican cardinal said on Friday he was “disgusted” by the anti-Semitic abuse of an 89-year-old Italian senator and Holocaust survivor who was given police protection after receiving death threats. Segre, a survivor of the Auschwitz extermination camp who was made a life senator last year, had called for a parliamentary commission to investigate hate, racism and anti-Semitism.



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Holocaust survivor given police escort in Italy after threats

Holocaust survivor given police escort in Italy after threatsHolocaust survivor Liliana Segre has been placed under police protection after she received threats from far-right fanatics, security sources said on Thursday, highlighting concern about rising extremism in Italy. Segre, 89, called last month for the creation of a parliamentary commission to investigate hate, racism and anti-Semitism after she was the subject of a daily barrage of abuse on social media. Italy’s right-wing parties did not back her proposal and the resulting controversy has only added to the abuse, with a neo-Nazi group this week hanging up a banner to denounce anti-fascism close to where she was making a public appearance.



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Camp Fire survivor who lost home in deadly blaze bilked of thousands of dollars, police say

Camp Fire survivor who lost home in deadly blaze bilked of thousands of dollars, police sayBrenda Rose Asbury is accused of embezzling more than $ 60,000 from an elderly woman who survived the deadly Camp Fire in Paradise, California



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Survivor of El Paso shooting arrested at White House, allegedly lied about heroism

Survivor of El Paso shooting arrested at White House, allegedly lied about heroismA man who survived last month's El Paso shooting was arrested at the White House on Monday, and, now, police are questioning the heroic story he shared .



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