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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg adjusts his glasses before addressing European Parliament Foreign Affairs committee members at the European Parliament in Brussels, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Stoltenberg told lawmakers that NATO needs to beef up its military training operation in Iraq once the government in Baghdad requests that it resume work. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
NATO chief seeks beefed-up training role in IraqNATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance should boost its military training operation in Iraq
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The Lord Speaker Lord Fowler, front centre, listens inside the House of Lords as the European Withdrawal Agreement Bill is debated in London, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Britain's House of Lords is considering the European Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which is due to pass through its final stages before returning to the House of Commons. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
UK Lords slam Brexit bill for not addressing child migrantsBritain’s Parliament has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to rethink part of a vital Brexit bill and restore a promise to reunite child refugees with family members in the U.K. Parliament’s upper chamber, the House of Lords, voted 300 to 220 on Tuesday to ensure that post-Brexit Britain continues letting unaccompanied migrant children elsewhere in Europe join relatives living in the U.K.  Former Prime Minister Theresa May pledged that would be the case but language to that effect was...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2019 file photo reviewed by U.S. military officials, a U.S. flag flies inside the razor wire of the Camp VI detention facility, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Architect of CIA interrogation program faces 9/11 defendantsA retired psychologist who was one of two private contractors who designed a brutal CIA torture program following the Sept. 11 attacks is testifying about it in court for the first time
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KFC Sorry for Ad in Which Boys Gawk at CleavageKFC has apologized over a "sexist" ad released in Australia, showing two young boys gaping at a woman in a low-cut top. The woman is seen adjusting her top while looking at her reflection in the tinted window of a parked car, which suddenly slides down to show the boys...
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UN rights panel finds climate change can be cause for asylumA U.N. human rights panel has ruled for the first time that people fleeing the effects of climate change may be entitled to claim asylum
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A rescued lion sits in a secure enclosure at the Defender International Wildlife Sanctuary in Winburg, South Africa, Tuesday Jan. 21, 2020. Seventeen rescued tigers and lions from Guatemala circuses arrived at the Sanctuary after a 40-hour-long journey. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Abused circus animals arrive at South African sanctuaryTwelve tigers and five lions have been relocated to South Africa after being rescued from circuses in Guatemala following years of abuse and confinement
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Plaintiff Michael Duellmann shakes hands with a sister prior to a trial at the Higher Regional Court in Naumburg, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. The city of Wittenberg contains a Judensau (Jew-Pig) on the facade of the Stadtkirche (Town Church). The court will consider a Jewish man's bid to force the removal of an ugly remnant of centuries of anti-Semitism from a church where Martin Luther once preached. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic relicA court in eastern Germany has indicated that it will likely reject a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal of an anti-Semitic sculpture from a church where Martin Luther once preached
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From left, Labour Members of Parliament, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Jess Phillips, Emily Thornberry, Lisa Nandy and Keir Starmer stand on the stage, during the first Labour leadership hustings at the ACC Liverpool, in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
UK Labour contest down to 4 contenders after Phillips quitsOne of the five contenders to lead Britain’s main opposition Labour Party dropped out of the race on Tuesday after struggling to build momentum behind her campaign
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The remains of brick stone chimneys of prisoner barracks can be seen inside the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz Birkenau or Auschwitz II. in Oswiecim, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. On Monday — 75 years after its liberation — hundreds of survivors from across the world will come back to visit Auschwitz for official anniversary commemorations. In advance of that, Associated Press photographer Markus Schreiber visited the site. Using a panoramic camera with analog film, he documented the remains of the camp in a series of haunting black and white photos. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Poland calls on Putin to tell truth at WWII event in IsraelPoland has appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin to refrain from using World War II and Holocaust victims for current political goals and pointed to wartime documents in which the Polish government called on the Allies to save Jews
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Canadian actress Taylor Russell poses before Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 fashion collection, Tuesday Jan.21, 2020 in Paris. (AP PhotoTthibault Camus)
Chanel delves into founder's orphanage past in couture showA humble stone fountain, overgrown flowers and scrubs and white sheets drying pegged to a line in a paved square met Chanel's curious guests, including Pharrell, inside the Grand Palais in Paris Tuesday on the second day of haute couture shows for spring-summer 2020
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Dutch court keeps father who isolated family in custodyA Dutch court has detained for three more months a Dutch father accused of shutting his children off from the outside world for years and of physically abusing them
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Van Gogh Painting Deemed Authentic: 'a Cry of Anguish'Vincent Van Gogh was never known for sure to have painted any pieces when he suffered from psychosis—until now. On Monday, art experts declared that a dour self-portrait hanging in Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, a painting that's been the subject of much speculation for 50 years, is indeed a...
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