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This Lithuanian concentration camp is now a wedding venue

This Lithuanian concentration camp is now a wedding venue

The Seventh Fort — where 5,000 Lithuanian Jews were massacred — is privatized and now offers barbecues and treasure hunts.

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Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) at a Clinton campaign event at Ernst Community Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia, July 14, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sanders delegates plan to fight Kaine nomination at convention

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Gideon Grossman says he gets a rush from busking in front of strangers. (Screenshot from YouTube)

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This Jewish drummer, 24, is busking up the California coast to stomp out Crohn’s disease

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to delegates of the party's convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sept. 6, 2012.  (DNC via Flickr )

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United States

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg attending the National Tennis Center, Aug. 26, 2013. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

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The ex-New York mayor, elected as a Republican but now an Independent, has expressed alarm over some of Republican nominee Donald Trump's proposals.

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Israel & Middle East

Elior Azaria arriving to Jaffa Military Court, June 1, 2016. (Flash90)

Israeli soldier testifies commanders were ‘complacent’ in ignoring downed assailant he later shot

Sgt. Elor Azaria is on trial for manslaughter in the shooting of the supine Palestinian, who with another assailant had stabbed Israeli soldiers in Hebron.

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World

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Jewish community representatives in Germany and a British historian complained that playing the game at some locations was disrespectful, but Russian Jews invited players to their synagogue.

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Life & Culture

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Jon Stewart on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" in New York City, July 21, 2016 (YouTube/CBS)

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Jon Stewart makes a comeback to poke fun at Donald Trump and Fox News

The former "Daily Show" host came out of late-night retirement during a segment on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

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