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Demonstrators protest formore animal welfare and protection in the agriculture on occasion of the "Green Week" fair in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. ( Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)
German farmers protest agro-industry, back healthy foodsThousands of farmers and others from across Germany have protested at the capital's landmark Brandenburg Gate, calling for climate-friendly agriculture and healthy food
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Party of declared Congo vote winner rejects AU interventionParty of Congo's declared election winner rejects African Union request to delay final results
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ADDS THAT COHEN'S LEFT ARM IS IN A SLING - Michael Cohen arrives at his home in New York with his left arm in a sling supported by a pillow Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed Cohen, his personal attorney, to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project, calling that possibility a "concern of the greatest magnitude."  (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
Trump fires back after Mueller disputes accuracy of reportIt's a rare public statement from the official of special counsel Robert Mueller
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Staff of Pemex, Petroleos Mexicanos, works the area of a oil pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo state, Mexico, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed several people and badly burned others.  (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
Fireball at illegal Mexico pipeline tap kills 66; 85 missingForensic experts are attempting to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66
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Florida's new Trump-backed governor seeks to broaden appealFlorida's new Republican governor seeking broader appeal after riding to office on President Donald Trump's support
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In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 photo, visitors look at a new metal sculpture at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta that features the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own handwriting illuminated by light. The permanent sculpture hangs just outside a gallery where an exhibit of King's papers, including drafts of famous speeches and notable sermons, is on display. (AP Photo/Kate Brumback)
Exhibit of important papers marks MLK's 90th birthdayA collection of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s papers on display in Atlanta provides insight into the slain civil rights leader's thought processes as he drafted some of his most well-known speeches and notable sermons
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Allison Carraway, the widow of a police officer killed in the line of duty, speaks to reporters about her support of a bill that would require state police investigate all officer-involved shootings in South Carolina after a state Senate hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Carraway said she is frustrated by a lack of answers and support after her husband's death. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
Critics seek clearer guidelines for police shooting probesState police investigated all but one officer-involved shooting in South Carolina in 2018
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Louisiana town elects felon mayor, but can he take office?When Louisiana voters enacted new restrictions on felons running for office, they inadvertently ensnared the small town of Ball in a new mayoral feud
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
First tangible signs of shutdown progress may be emergingThe first tangible signs of movement may be emerging in the impasse that's shut down the government for weeks
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New head of the Christian Social Union CSU Markus Soeder, right, speaks to his predecessor Horst Seehofer at a party meeting in Munich, Germany, Saturady, Jan. 19, 2019.  (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP)
Merkel's Bavarian allies elect new head, ushering in new eraChancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies have elected a new leader, a change that offers Germany's center-right a chance to move past their persistent bickering over recent years
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2018, file photo Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti addresses the Global Action Climate Summit in San Francisco.  The Democratic mayor, who has said he will soon decide whether to enter the 2020 White House contest, would anchor his candidacy to the idea that local government is where things get done in America, in contrast to the turmoil and vast political divide in President Donald Trump's Washington. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Los Angeles teachers' strike shows Garcetti risks in '20 bidA Los Angeles teachers strike is highlighting political risks for Mayor Eric Garcetti as he ponders a run for president
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In this image provided by the Secretary of National Defense, soldiers guard the area by an oil pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo state, Mexico, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 21 people and badly burning 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans, officials said. Officials said the leak was caused by an illegal tap that fuel thieves had drilled into the pipeline in a small town in the state of Hidalgo, about 62 miles (100 kilometers) north of Mexico City. (Secretary of National Defense via AP)
The Latest: Mexico explosion death toll hits 66; 85 missingHidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says the death toll from a pipeline explosion in central Mexico has risen to 66
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