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Dutch Art Sleuth Helps German Police Track Down Nazi Art

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police recover two massive bronze horse sculptures crafted for Adolf Hitler , as more details emerged Friday about an amazing trove of Nazi-era art seized by authorities this week. Arthur Brand provided tips to German detectives who made the stunning discovery in a series of coordina... more

Prince Harry: Army Kept Me Out of Trouble

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry has thanked the army for keeping him out of trouble and has called for national service to be brought back. In an interview published in the Sunday Times, the 30-year-old prince also revealed that he's content being single and reflected on how the army gave him a chance to "escape the limelight." "Definitely, without a doubt, it does keep you out of trouble," he said. "I dre... more

Don't Let the Slobber Fool You, Your Dog Could Be a Brainiac

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — When her muscles locked and left her unable to move or speak, Wallis Brozman was glad she had a genius for a service dog. Brozman, who has a movement disorder called dystonia, had taken her golden-Labrador retriever mix, Caspin, outside for a potty break without attaching the pulling harness he wears to guide her. Suddenly, she couldn't move. "I couldn't talk or yell. I had no phone to text a message. I tho... more

British Code Breaker Alan Turing's Notebook at Auction

In this March 19, 2015, file photo, a page from the notebook of British mathematician and pioneer in computer science Alan Turing, the World War II code-breaking genius, is displayed in front of his portrait during an auction preview in Hong Kong.

NEW YORK (AP) — A handwritten notebook by British World War II code-breaking genius Alan Turing is expected to bring at least $1 million at auction in New York. The 56-page manuscript was written at the time the mathematician and computer science pioneer was working to break the seemingly unbreakable Enigma codes used by the Germans throughout the war. It contains Turing's complex mathematical and c... more

Vietnam Vet Surprised Over Reason for License-Plate Denial

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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran in Utah says he's surprised over the reason for the denial of his request for a personalized license plate commemorating the year he was wounded and awarded a Purple Heart. Arnold Breitenbach of St. George sought a license plate with the designation CIB-69, representing the Combat Infantryman's Badge he received and the year he was award... more

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