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Germany confirms 1st cases of new virus from China

Germany confirms 1st cases of new virus from China

BERLIN — A man confirmed as Germany's first case of the new virus that emerged in central China is believed to have been infected by a Chinese colleague who visited his workplace, authorities said.
Amid impeachment and Iowa, 2020 top tier jilts New Hampshire

Amid impeachment and Iowa, 2020 top tier jilts New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. — New Hampshire isn't used to being neglected.
EU high official has talks in Poland on rule of law threats

EU high official has talks in Poland on rule of law threats

WARSAW, Poland — The vice-president of the European Commission met Polish parliament and justice officials Tuesday to discuss new legislation that restricts judges amid mounting conflict in Poland as the government takes steps to control the court sy

Market attack kills at least 30 in northern Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Suspected Islamic extremists attacked a busy market in Burkina Faso and killed more than 30 people over the weekend, authorities said, as the West African country's security situation deteriorates.
'Palm Springs' sets a Sundance record in $17.5M sale

'Palm Springs' sets a Sundance record in $17.5M sale

PARK CITY, Utah — The “Groundhog Day”-esque comedy “Palm Springs,” by Andy Samberg and the Lonely Island, has set an acquisition record at the Sundance Film Festival by 69 cents.
News of Bolton book sends jolt through impeachment trial

News of Bolton book sends jolt through impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — A single paper copy in a nondescript envelope arrived at the White House on Dec. 30.
Collins expected to try ousting new GA senator in GOP battle

Collins expected to try ousting new GA senator in GOP battle

ATLANTA — Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, an ardent ally of President Donald Trump and vocal opponent of his impeachment, is expected to announce he will challenge fellow Republican and newly appointed Sen.
GOP defends Trump as Bolton book adds pressure for witnesses

GOP defends Trump as Bolton book adds pressure for witnesses

WASHINGTON — Senators faced mounting pressure Monday to summon John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even as Trump's lawyers mostly brushed past extraordinary new allegations from the former national security adviser an
Photo cropping mistake leads to AP soul-searching on race

Photo cropping mistake leads to AP soul-searching on race

NEW YORK — A “terrible mistake” in cropping an African climate activist out of a photo sent to customers of The Associated Press prompted soul-searching and some tense staff conversations over issues of racism and inclusion Monday at the news organiz

Under court review: A little marijuana, a life sentence

NEW ORLEANS — A military veteran who was sent to prison for life after selling less than 1 gram (0.