FBI declassifies files showing Hitler did not die in Germany

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TweetYum  Newly declassified FBI documents prove that the government knew Hitler was alive and well, and living in the Andes Mountains long after World War II. On April 30 1945, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his underground bunker. His body was later discovered and identified by the Soviets before being rushed back to Russia. Is it really […]

Germans Tired of Bailouts and Being Europe’s Crutch

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TweetYumIt’s a busy day on the Pariser Platz, except for the carriage drivers who ply their trade taking tourists for rides through Berlin’s central park. While throngs of out-of-towners are having their pictures taken in front of the Brandenberg Gate in the heart of Germany’s capital, business is slow for drivers like Janusz Michalak. The […]

Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson ‘arrested in Germany’

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TweetYum (BBC)   The founder of US-based anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd, Paul Watson, has been arrested in Germany, the group says. In a statement, it said Mr Watson was detained in Frankfurt and now faces extradition to Costa Rica. It quotes German police as saying the arrest relates to a confrontation over shark finning in 2002. […]

Flashback: Germany could stop woman’s unemployment benefits if she refused job at brothel

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TweetYumA 25-year-old waitress who turned down a job providing “sexual services” at a brothel in Berlin faces possible cuts to her unemployment benefit under laws introduced this year. Prostitution was legalised in Germany just over two years ago and brothel owners – who must pay tax and employee health insurance – were granted access to […]

The Role Ex-Nazis Played in Early West Germany

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TweetYumAfter World War II, West Germany rapidly made the transition from murderous dictatorship to model democracy. Or did it? New documents reveal just how many officials from the Nazi regime found new jobs in Bonn. A surprising number were chosen for senior government positions. Red Ice Creations News Feed