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Allegations bite into business of 'Africa's richest woman'

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portuguese bank EuroBic said it will stop doing business with companies and people linked to its main shareholder Isabel dos Santos after an investigation accused the billionaire daughter of Angola's former ruler of murky dealings.


Backatcha: Thunberg returns Trump's climate jibe

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - Greta Thunberg isn't easily intimidated.


Putin names new Cabinet as key members of Russian govt stay

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin formed his new Cabinet Tuesday, replacing many of its members but keeping his foreign, defense and finance ministers in place.


UK Lords slam Brexit bill for not addressing child migrants

LONDON (AP) - Britain's Parliament has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to rethink part of his key Brexit bill and restore a promise to reunite child refugees with family members in the U.K.


Trump lauds US economy in Davos, says little on climate woes

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he's led a "spectacular" turnaround of the U.S. economy and urged the world to invest in America, but had less to say about climate change issues that are a focus of this year's gathering of top business and political leaders in the Swiss Alps.


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NATO chief seeks beefed-up training role in Iraq

BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance must beef up its military training operation in Iraq to ensure that its members are not drawn back into combat there against Islamic State extremists.


Belarus imports oil from Norway after Russia halts supplies

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - Belarus started importing oil from Norway on Tuesday after Russia, its main oil provider, suspended supplies earlier this month amid stalled talks on further strengthening economic ties between two countries.


Britain's EU Journey: When De Gaulle said 'non' twice

LONDON (AP) - Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum.


US House Speaker Pelosi visits Auschwitz before anniversary

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation Tuesday to the Auschwitz memorial site in Poland ahead of the 75th anniversary of the day Soviet troops liberated the sprawling World War II German Nazi death and concentration camp complex where an estimated 1.1 million people died.


UN rights panel finds climate change can be cause for asylum

BERLIN (AP) - A 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, even as it dismissed an individual plaintiff's case against his deportation from New Zealand.


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Dutch court keeps father who isolated family in custody

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German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic relic

NAUMBURG, Germany (AP) - A court in eastern Germany indicated Tuesday that it will likely reject 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.


Poland calls on Putin to tell truth at WWII event in Israel

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland 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.


Central banks join to study possible digital currencies

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Major central banks have joined together to explore whether they should issue digital currencies as the use of cash declines and more people turn to electronic forms of paying.


Chanel delves into founder's orphanage past in couture show

PARIS (AP) - A humble stone fountain, overgrown scrubs and flowers and white sheets drying on a line met Chanel's curious guests, including Pharrell Williams, on Tuesday inside the Grand Palais in Paris.


Changing tack, French strikers turn off power to press govt

PARIS (AP) - Opening another front in their battle against the French government, protesting workers cut power to thousands of Parisians on Tuesday, plunging homes into darkness and shutting down trains to one of the capital's main airports.


AP PHOTOS: Auschwitz, 75 years after its liberation

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) - On Jan. 27, 1945, the Soviet Red Army liberated the Auschwitz death camp in German-occupied Poland. The Germans had already fled westward, leaving behind the bodies of prisoners who had been shot and thousands of sick and starving survivors.


Winter storm lashing Spain leaves 4 dead, power cuts

MADRID (AP) - A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200,000 people without electricity, schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people.


Swedish capital hit again by predawn blasts, 1 injured

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Two predawn explosions minutes apart rocked suburban Stockholm on Tuesday, damaging buildings and slightly injuring one person. Explosives were used, but authorities have ruled out terrorism.


Evacuations in Cologne before World War II bomb defusing

BERLIN (AP) - A train station, an opera house, a TV station and several apartments were to be evacuated in the western German city of Cologne on Tuesday as as experts prepared to defuse an unexploded American bomb from World War II.


Man who opened fire at club had past weapon charge dropped

Kansas City, Mo., police crime scene investigators gather evidence at the scene of a shooting at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. Police say an armed security guard may have shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City(Luke Nozicka/The Kansas City Star via AP)

New Jersey law bans sale of flavored vaping products

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Matthew Elliot, center, and other supporters of flavored vaping products protest at the state house in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, prohibiting the sale of flavored vaping products. Murphy signed the measure that moved to his desk amid a nationwide scare last year over mysterious illnesses linked to vaping. The ban will take effect in April. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Lawyer says 'loving emails' are key to Weinstein defense

Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his rape trial, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Coast Guard officer accused of terror plot asks for leniency
Minnesota man exposed as commander of Nazi-led unit dies
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US calls for 'immediate' resumption of Libyan oil production
Iran acknowledges Russian-made missiles targeted Ukraine jet

People gather for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Ukraine plane crash, at the gate of Amri Kabir University that some of the victims of the crash were former students of, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Iran on Saturday, Jan. 11, acknowledged that its armed forces

Violence in northern Syria kills 17, including whole family

In this frame grab from video taken on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, a family with their goods loaded on a lorry drives towards the Turkish border in Syria's rebel-controlled Idlib province. The UN says that some 60,000 Idlib residents have been displaced in recent weeks by a government offensive aimed at dislodging the rebels from their last stronghold in the country.(AP Photo/APTN)

Hamas official threatens more explosive balloons into Israel

Family members of Hamouda Abu Amra gather around campfire to get warm in the winter's cold outside their destroyed house in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. The five-story house, where 19 people lived, was bombed and destroyed in an Israeli airstrike in November during the last cross-border fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

Survivor stories spotlight Auschwitz liberation anniversary

In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, photo, Holocaust survivor Maurice Gluck, poses for a photo in his home in Ya'ad, northern Israel. Shortly before they were rounded up by Nazi troops in Belgium and deported to Auschwitz in 1942, the parents of three-year-old Maurice Gluck placed their only child in the care of a local Christian family. Gluck forgot his Yiddish mother tongue and that he even had parents of his own. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Bangladesh court orders 231 factories closed to save river

FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2016 file photo, laborers work at an aluminum recycling factory near the Buriganga River on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh's High Court has asked authorities to shut down 231 factories surrounding the highly polluted main river in the nation's capital, lawyers and activists said Tuesday. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File)

As virus spreads, anxiety rises in China and overseas

Workers spray antiseptic solution on the arrival lobby amid rising public concerns over the possible spread of a new coronavirus at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Heightened precautions were being taken in China and elsewhere Tuesday as governments strove to control the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar New Year travel rush. (Suh Myung-geon/Yonhap via AP)

Thai officials meet with major Southern insurgent group
Other countries join China in responding to new coronavirus

A thermal camera monitor shows the body temperature of passengers arriving from overseas at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Heightened precautions were being taken in China and elsewhere Tuesday as governments strove to control the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar New Year travel rush. (Suh Myung-geon/Yonhap via AP)

China sentences ex-boss of Interpol to 13 years for bribes

FILE - In this July 4, 2017, file photo, Interpol President Meng Hongwei delivers his opening address at the Interpol World Congress, in Singapore. China has sentenced the former president of Interpol Meng Hongwei to 13 years and six months in prison on charges of accepting bribes. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

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