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New York – AP Apologizes For Firing Reporter Over WWII Scoop

May 4, 2012 at 07:52 AM
New York - In World War II's final moments in Europe, Associated Press correspondent Edward Kennedy gave his news agency perhaps the biggest scoop in its history. He reported, a full day ahead of the competition, that the Germans had surrendered unconditionally at a former schoolhouse in Reims, France. For this, he was publicly rebuked by the AP, and then quietly fired. The problem: Kennedy...

Israel – Rabin Killer’s Brother Released from Prison, “I’m Proud”

May 4, 2012 at 07:34 AM
Israel -  The unrepentant brother of the man who killed Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was released from prison Friday after serving 16½ years for complicity in a murder that stunned Israel and according to some destroyed an opportunity for peace. Hagai Amir, 43, is not known to have expressed remorse for his role in the death and upon his release he told Israel Radio, "I am proud of...

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