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Leaders of the WVEA, AFT-WV and WVSSPA education unions called for a statewide strike beginning tomorrow at a press conference outside of the Senate chamber at the West Virginia State Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
W.Va. teachers' unions call for strike over education billWest Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill that they view as retaliation for a nine-day walkout last year
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Indian policemen pay homage during the wreath-laying ceremony of their colleague in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Tensions escalated in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants.(AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Tensions rising after Kashmir attack as gunbattle kills 9Tensions escalate in disputed Kashmir and in Hindu-majority India after last week's deadly suicide bombing; 9 killed in Kashmir gunbattle
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From left, Katelyn Love, Josh Lawson and Executive Director of the Board of Elections Kim Strach listen during a public evidentiary hearing on the 9th Congressional District investigation at the North Carolina State Bar in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Juli Leonard/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)
N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegallyNorth Carolina's elections director says a Republican operative conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation
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President Donald Trump speaks to a Venezuelan American community at Florida Ocean Bank Convocation Center at Florida International University in Miami, Fla., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Maduro says Trump sounds almost Nazi-likeRejecting Trump's criticism, Venezuela's Maduro accuses Trump of sounding almost like a Nazi
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds delivers her inaugural address in Des Moines, Iowa. Reynolds said Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, she decided against appealing a judge's ruling last month that struck down Iowa's "fetal heartbeat" abortion law, which would have been the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the nation. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Iowa governor opts not to appeal fetal heartbeat law rulingGov. Kim Reynolds says she has decided not to appeal an Iowa judge's ruling last month that struck down Iowa's "fetal heartbeat" abortion law, which would have been the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the nation
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Mexican envoy calls for fresh effort on Maduro-Guaido talksMexico's new U.N. ambassador says a fresh effort should be made to persuade Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido to discuss their differences without preconditions and try to find a solution to their country's crisis
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Nicaragua: Hefty prison terms for farm leaders in protestsA Nicaraguan judge has given lengthy prison terms to three farmers' leaders who participated in protests against President Daniel Ortega's government
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Trudeau's top adviser resigns while denying wrongdoingCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top adviser has resigned while denying allegations that he pressured the former attorney general to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering company
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Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at an organizing event Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
2020 hopeful Warren to unveil universal child care planSen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to unveil a universal child care plan that would guarantee American families access to child care
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West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill they view as retaliation.West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill they view as retaliation.
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The Latest: Suspect won't testify in US House race hearingThe political operative behind what North Carolina's elections director describes as an illegal ballot-harvesting operation favoring a Republican congressional candidate won't testify about his actions without legal immunity
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