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In this photo provided by the municipality of Moravce, wooden sculpture resembling U.S. president Trump is on fire, in Moravce, Slovenia, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. The wooden nearly eight-meter high (26 feet) statue mocking U.S. President Donald Trump that was constructed last year, has been destroyed by fire in the homeland of his wife Melania Trump. (Municipality of Moravce via AP)
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January 09, 2020 - 8:35 am
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A wooden statue mocking U.S. President Donald Trump was burned to the ground Thursday in Slovenia, the birthplace of his wife Melania, authorities said. The nearly eight-meter (26-foot) high construction, erected last year in a village in northeast of Slovenia, showed...
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Law experts from the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, right, are meeting with Poland's Senate Spokesman Tomasz Grodzki, third left, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 to discuss a controversial draft law by the ruling party that curbs judicial independence, just days before the Senate takes the draft on. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
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January 09, 2020 - 8:06 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Law experts held talks in Poland on Thursday on a controversial draft law that would give politicians the power to fire or fine judges in defiance of Europe's principle of judicial independence. Proposed by Poland's right-wing government, the law was adopted by the lawmakers...
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Vice Chancellor Werner Kogler, left, from the Austrian Green party and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, right, from the Austrian People's Party, OEVP, attend a cabinet meeting at the federal chancellery, in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
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January 09, 2020 - 7:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz offered his “full support” on Thursday to the country's new justice minister in the face of online hatred over her Bosnian origins. Alma Zadic is one of four ministers from the Green party in the conservative Kurz's new Cabinet, which was sworn in on...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., poses for a selfie with an attendee after speaking at a campaign event at the home of Polk County Democratic Chair Sean Bagniewski, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. Booker said a looming impeachment trial and other pressing issues in Washington could deal a “big, big blow” to his Democratic presidential campaign by keeping him away from Iowa in the final weeks before the Feb. 3 caucuses. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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January 09, 2020 - 7:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Cory Booker said a looming impeachment trial and other pressing issues in Washington could deal a “big, big blow” to his Democratic presidential campaign by keeping him away from Iowa in the final weeks before the Feb. 3 caucuses. Booker is one of five senators running for...
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Spain's caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, right and Podemos party leader Pablo Iglesias clasp hands after signing an agreement between the two parties in the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. Sanchez hopes to form center-left governing alliance to take office in the country in the coming days. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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January 09, 2020 - 7:18 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s new coalition government says that it will include five members from the left-wing, anti-austerity United We Can party. The Socialist Party of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has partnered with United We Can to give Spain its first coalition government since the restoration of...
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January 09, 2020 - 2:25 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government says its economy czar will go to Washington next week for the signing of an interim trade deal. The Commerce Ministry announcement Thursday was the first official confirmation that Vice Premier Liu He would attend the signing. A ministry spokesman, Gao Feng, said a...
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CIA Director Gina Haspel arrives to brief members of the Senate on the details of the threat that prompted the U.S. to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin)
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January 08, 2020 - 11:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration made its case on Capitol Hill for killing a powerful Iranian general, but Democrats — and a handful of Republicans — said the classified briefings Wednesday were short on details and left them wondering about the president's next steps in the volatile...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., welcomes Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of Greece before a bipartisan meeting with congressional leaders, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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January 08, 2020 - 10:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The standoff over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial deepened Wednesday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there will be “no haggling” with Democrats as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi demands for more details and witnesses. McConnell's Senate majority has the...
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Attorney Joel Sansone, center, announces his filing of a federal lawsuit against the City of Uniontown, Pa., and others on behalf of Antoinette Hodge, right, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Sansone's office in downtown Pittsburgh. Hodge, duly elected as tax collector, alleges the City of Uniontown failed to swear her in as tax collector based on her African-American race. Standing beside Sansone is NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference President Kenneth L. Huston. (Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
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January 08, 2020 - 9:57 pm
The newly elected treasurer of a small city in western Pennsylvania asserted in a lawsuit Wednesday that city officials plotted to block her from taking office because she is black. Uniontown Treasurer-elect Antoinette Hodge alleged that a city councilman, Martin Gatti, took action to prevent her...
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Virginia House of Delegates speaker-designate, Eileen Filler-Corn, left, and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, along with State Sen. Louise Lucas, D-Portsmouth, right, applaud during remarks on their legislative agenda at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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January 08, 2020 - 8:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new era in Virginia politics began Wednesday, as Democrats took full control of the state house for the first time in a generation and promised to reshape many of the state's laws. The 2020 legislative session kicked off shortly after noon with several history-making firsts...
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