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In this Jan. 30, 2019 photo, Dr. Rick Sacra speaks to the Associated Press at his home in Holden, Mass. Sacra, a Massachusetts doctor who was among a handful of Americans treated and cured of Ebola in 2014, is being honored for his work in Liberia through the deadly epidemic. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
January 31, 2019 - 6:41 pm
HOLDEN, Mass. (AP) — Almost five years have passed since he nearly died of Ebola in Liberia, but Richard Sacra has never wavered from his commitment to the struggling West African nation. The 56-year-old family doctor from Massachusetts was among a handful of Americans treated and cured of Ebola...
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January 31, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Europe in mid-February on behalf of President Donald Trump. The Vice President, accompanied by Second Lady Karen Pence, will visit Poland and Germany February 13-16, 2019. From the White House: In Warsaw, Poland, the Vice President will give keynote remarks...
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January 31, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo interviewed on ‘Hannity’ TV show Wednesday night to weigh-in on the “man-made catastrophe” taking place in Venezuela; saying the US is prepared to help the Venezuelan people “achieve freedom and democracy.” “What’s the situation and what’s the President’s position?”...
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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte delivers his speech during the inauguration ceremony of the ACSD (Africa Center for Climate and Sustainable Development) in Rome, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. (Maurizio Brambatti/ANSA Via AP)
January 31, 2019 - 8:38 am
MILAN (AP) — Italy has fallen back into recession, intensifying concerns about the 19-country eurozone economy and a possible flare-up in the debt market jitters that haunted the bloc in recent years. The Italian economy, the third-largest in the eurozone, contracted by a quarterly rate of 0.2...
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January 30, 2019 - 10:05 pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo weighs in on current relations with North Korea. Watch the latest video at
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2001 file photo, Suhail Shaheen, then Deputy ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, gives an interview in Islamabad, Pakistan. Shaheen, a spokesman for the Taliban said Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, that they are not seeking a monopoly on power in a future administration in Afghanistan but are looking for ways to co-exist with Afghan institutions. The comments were provided to The Associated Press in an audio message from Qatar. (AP Photo/Tariq Aziz)
January 30, 2019 - 8:42 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban said Wednesday they are not seeking a "monopoly on power" in a future administration in Afghanistan but are looking for ways to co-exist with Afghan institutions — the most conciliatory statement to date from the militants. The statement came amid intensified U.S.-led...
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Police officer in front of at building during a raid in the village Meldorf, Germany, Jan. 30, 2019. German authorities arrested three suspected Islamic extremist Iraqi men in the norther German costal region, on allegations they were planning a bombing. (Bodo Marks/dpa via AP)
January 30, 2019 - 8:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities arrested three Iraqi refugees on Wednesday on allegations they were planning an Islamic extremist bombing attack, and searched properties in three states in connection with their investigation. Federal prosecutors said Shahin F. and Hersh F., both 23, and Rauf S.,...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2018, file photo, members of the Toronto Police Service excavate the back of a property in Toronto during an investigation in relation to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. The former landscaper, McArthur, accused of sexually assaulting, killing and dismembering men he met in Toronto's Gay Village district over seven years pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, to eight counts of first-degree murder. (Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 29, 2019 - 8:18 pm
TORONTO (AP) — A former landscaper accused of sexually assaulting, killing and dismembering men he met in Toronto's Gay Village district over seven years pleaded guilty Tuesday to eight counts of first-degree murder. Bruce McArthur, wearing a black sweater, stood up and softly said "guilty" as each...
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Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, center, her daughter Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch, left, and her grandson Simon Wallfisch, right, the son of Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch, pose for a photo after an interview with the Associated Press in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch and Simon Wallfisch, are two of thousands of Jews in Britain have applied for restoration of German citizenship stripped from their ancestors by the Nazis during the Third Reich. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 29, 2019 - 6:34 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Simon Wallfisch grew up in London as the grandson of an Auschwitz survivor who had sworn to never return to the country that murdered her parents and 6 million other Jews. But more than 70 years after the Holocaust, Brexit has prompted Wallfisch and thousands of other Jews in Britain...
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Opposition National Assembly President Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president of Venezuela, speaks with the media upon his arrival to National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Tuesday asked the country's top court to ban Guaido from leaving the country, launching a criminal probe into his anti-government activities while international pressure builds against President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 29, 2019 - 6:31 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's Supreme Court barred opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving the country Tuesday, a move certain to heighten tensions as the man challenging President Nicolas Maduro's claim to the presidency presses forward with establishing a transitional government and...
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