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A 55 United sign stands outside of Hurricane High School which remains open in Putnam County, W.Va, during the first day of a statewide strike by teachers and school personnel on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. While the other 54 state counties have decided to close schools, Putnam county has decided to keep its schools open. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
Walkout by West Virginia teachers enters 2nd dayTeachers will remain on strike for a second day in West Virginia, even though the House of Delegates effectively killed a complex education bill
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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a state-of-the-nation address in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Putin sternly warns US against putting missiles in EuropePresident Vladimir Putin has sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets
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FILE - In this Monday, May 14, 2018 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs early Jan. 29, 2019. Chicago police said on Saturday, Feb. 16, "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the "Empire" actor. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Chicago prosecutor recuses herself from Jussie Smollett caseChicago's top prosecutor has recused herself from the investigation into the attack reported by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett
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UK cybersecurity chief: oversight of Huawei is workingUK cybersecurity chief says government oversight of Huawei proves its worth in flagging problems
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Reports: Russian medical aid arrives in VenezuelaRussian news agencies say a shipment of Russian medicine and medical equipment has arrived in Venezuela
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US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat shiftsAfter 17 years of war against Taliban and al-Qaida-linked insurgents, Marines are going through advanced cold-weather training to prepare for future wars against foes such as Russian and North Korea
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The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billionA Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in fines for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities
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Saudi crown prince backs India's fight against terrorismSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has offered intelligence sharing and other cooperation with India in fighting extremism and terrorism
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AP PHOTOS: Where pro- and anti-Brexit forces collideAP PHOTOS: Britain's colorful debate over Brexit has spilled over from inside Parliament to the grounds outside, traditionally a marketplace for ideas, protests and rallies
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Pope Francis sits in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican during his weekly general audience, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The Latest: Survivors of clergy abuse meet summit organizersA dozen survivors of clergy sexual abuse are meeting with organizers of Pope Francis' landmark summit on preventing abuse and protecting children
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Thais give Russia, US right to extradite hacking suspectA Thai court has accepted a U.S. request that a Russian man who allegedly was part of a gang that stole millions of dollars online from bank accounts be extradited to the United States, but the suspect could end up in Russia anyway
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