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US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, shakes hands with Eric Tembas, originally from Somalia, while touring Main Street in Concord, N.H., Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Gillibrand visited New Hampshire as she explores a 2020 run for president. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Democratic candidates spend holiday in New Hampshire, IowaSeveral Democratic presidential candidates are closing out the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, with stops planned across states key to securing their party's nomination
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Opposition lawmakers plan to leave Albania's parliamentAlbania's center-right opposition party says its 31 lawmakers plan to resign from parliament over alleged corruption and inefficiency of the country's leftist government
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 1945 file photo provided by the U.S. Navy, a sailor and a woman kiss in New York's Times Square, as people celebrate the end of World War II. The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died. George Mendonsa was 95. It was years after the photo was taken that Mendonsa and Greta Zimmer Friedman, a dental assistant in a nurse’s uniform, were confirmed to be the couple. (Victor Jorgensen/U.S. Navy, File)
Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died
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Supporters of President Donald Trump stand alongside his motorcade as he returns to Mar-a-lago in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, after visiting Trump International Golf Club. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russia probeTrump lashes out at key officials involved in Russia probe
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2 from rescue group plead guilty over cats left in trailerTwo women who ran an Ohio animal rescue operation have pleaded guilty to charges related to the abandonment of more than 20 cats left without food or water in a trailer that was then tied shut
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411 jobs lost by abrupt closure of 90-year-old Kroger bakeryHundreds of workers are trying to figure out their next step after the abrupt closure of a Kroger bakery in Ohio eliminated 411 jobs
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Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protestBusinesses and government offices are slowly reopening in Haiti after more than a week of violent demonstrations
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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 file photo shows the Honda logo on a 2019 Honda Civic on display at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Britain’s Sky News says Honda is to close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs. The broadcaster says the Japanese carmaker will announce Tuesday, Feb. 19 that the Swindon plant, where Honda makes its Civic model, will close in 2022. Honda said Monday that it could not comment “at this stage.” (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file)
Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobsHonda is to close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, in another blow to a British economy made jittery by Brexit
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Gavin Shuker speaks during a press conference to announce the new political party, The Independent Group, in London, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Seven British Members of Parliament say they are quitting the main opposition Labour Party over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism. Many Labour MPs are unhappy with the party's direction under leader Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran socialist who took charge in 2015 with strong grass-roots backing. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Brex-split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, anti-SemitismSeven British lawmakers have quit the main opposition Labour over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism, in the biggest shakeup in years to Britain's main political parties
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The Latest: Aid group says 62 die fleeing IS in SyriaThe International Rescue Committee says more than 60 people have died in recent weeks after making their way out of the last area controlled by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria
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6th-grader arrested after confrontation over pledgeA Florida sixth-grader faces charges of disrupting a school function and resisting arrest after a confrontation that followed his refusal to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance
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Nigeria's female candidates seek victory despite harassment'Of course I'm going to win:' Nigeria's female candidates pursue victory despite harassment
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