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A protestor holds a placard as he marches during a Rise for the Climate demonstration in Brussels, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 27, 2019 - 1:22 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — At least 70,000 people braved cold and rain in Brussels to demand the Belgian government and the European Union increase their efforts to fight climate change Sunday, the Belgian capital's fourth climate rally in two months to attract at least 10,000 participants. The event was...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2012 file photo, a marijuana plant grows at Tikkun Olam medical cannabis farm, near Safed, Israel. On Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, the Israeli Cabinet approved a law permitting the export of medical marijuana, a move the government expects will catapult investment in local industry and agriculture. The government's decision came a month after the Israeli parliament unanimously approved the decision, making Israel the third country in the world, after the Netherlands and Canada, to allow export of medical cannabis products. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, File)
January 27, 2019 - 11:19 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has given final approval to a law permitting the export of medical marijuana, a move the government expects will catapult investment in local industry and agriculture. The Cabinet's decision Sunday came a month after the Israeli parliament unanimously approved the decision,...
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Protesters chant slogans in Paris, France, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. A counter-yellow west demonstration is organized by groups calling themselves the "red scarves" and "blue vests" to protest the violence. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
January 27, 2019 - 10:54 am
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people wearing red scarves marched through Paris on Sunday to protest acts of violence and vandalism that took place during the largely peaceful yellow vest movement's two months of anti-government demonstrations. The "red scarves" demonstration came amid growing divisions...
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A protestor holds a placard as he marches during a Rise for the Climate demonstration in Brussels, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 27, 2019 - 10:30 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Brussels saw another massive protest march Sunday as at least 70,000 people braved the cold and rain to demand that the Belgian government increase its efforts to fight climate change. Banners held high urged the country to better use renewable energies and to take more action to...
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January 27, 2019 - 9:56 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has given final approval to a law permitting the export of medical marijuana, a move the government expects will catapult investment in local industry and agriculture. The Cabinet's decision Sunday came a month after the Israeli parliament unanimously approved the decision,...
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FILE---In this Jan.6, 2019 file photo water vapour rises from the cooling towers of the Joenschwalde lignite-fired power plant of Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG (LEAG) in Brandenburg, Germany. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP)
January 27, 2019 - 8:44 am
BERLIN (AP) — In a pioneering move, a German government-appointed panel has recommended that Germany stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2038 at the latest, as part of efforts to curb climate change. The Coal Commission reached a deal early Saturday following months of wrangling that were...
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A demonstrator carries a French flag as yellow vest demonstrators are hit by tear gas during clashes in Lyon, central France, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Fights broke out as the movement kept up pressure on President Emmanuel Macron despite internal divisions and growing worries about protest violence. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
January 27, 2019 - 6:53 am
PARIS (AP) — French police are investigating how a prominent yellow vest protester suffered a dramatic eye injury in Paris, as well as other protest-related injuries. Violence by protesters and the sometimes-aggressive police response have prompted a national debate since the anti-government...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2010 file photo, Tea Party Patriots co-founders Mark Meckler, right, and Jenny Beth Martin, take part in a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. No retreat, no surrender is how President Donald Trump frames his deal to temporarily reopen the government while still pursuing a border wall deal. His conservative backers have a different take. “No way would I go on the radio anytime again in the future and say ‘The president’ and ‘I believe,’” Meckler said. “Certainly, he did not fulfill his promise to the base and I’m appalled. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 27, 2019 - 12:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — No retreat, no surrender is how President Donald Trump frames his decision to temporarily reopen the government while still pursuing a border wall deal. Some of his conservative backers have a different take: "pathetic" and "wimp." Other Trump supporters seem willing to give Trump...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:30 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Eka Tjipta Widjaja, patriarch of one of Asia's richest families and the founder of a sprawling Indonesian conglomerate, has died. He was 97. Widjaja passed away on Saturday evening, according to Gandi Sulistiyanto, a managing director at the Sinarmas conglomerate. The son...
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January 26, 2019 - 9:48 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Eka Tjipta Widjaja, patriarch of one of Asia's richest families and the founder of a sprawling Indonesian conglomerate, has died. He was 97. Widjaja passed away on Saturday evening, according to Gandi Sulistiyanto, a managing director at the Sinarmas conglomerate. The son...
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