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Austria Considers Takeover of Hitler's Birthplace

Austria is considering enacting a law so it can seize the birthplace of Adolf Hitler from its private owner, to keep it from being turned into a neo-Nazi shrine. Austria's Interior Ministry said Saturday that such a law would force the owner to turn over the property in Braunau am Inn, in return for compensation. The family of a local resident, Gerlinde Pommer, has owned the property for more than a century. She has refused to sell the property to the state and has also refused to...

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