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Despite temperatures well above the freezing point, an ice skater takes to a frozen lake near The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Over the weekend, Dutch skaters ignored warnings about dangerous thin ice to skate on canals and lakes that have been frozen by a cold snap gripping the Netherlands. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
The Latest: Dutch skaters ignoring thin ice warningsDutch ice skaters are ignoring warnings about thin ice and taking to canals and lakes across the country that have frozen over in a cold snap gripping the Netherlands
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2nd victim linked to suspect in German freezer killingBerlin police say a man suspected of killing an elderly man and collecting his pension for a decade before police found his body in a freezer may have had a second victim
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., questions Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson during Tillerson's confirmation hearing before the committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rubio's moment of truth is at hand as a Senate committee prepares to vote on Tillerson. Rubio tangled with Tillerson over Russia at his nomination hearing, but faces a tough call over whether to defy his new president and onetime GOP primary foe. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Rubio faces moment of truth on secretary of state voteSen. Marco Rubio of Florida must decide whether to provoke the new president's wrath by opposing his secretary of state nominee, Rex Tillerson
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center left, and his host Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli, center right, leave the State House after their meeting in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Monday Jan. 23, 2017. The Turkish leader is in his first stop of his three-country visit to boost Turkish-African relations. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)
Turkey's Erdogan urges Tanzania to end Gulen tiesTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday talked about trade and security on the first stop of an African tour, urging Tanzania's leader to shut institutions linked to a Muslim cleric who is accused by Turkey of leading a failed coup attempt
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FILE--In this Dec. 16, 2016 file photo people demonstrate outside the Parliament building in Warsaw. Prosecutors  began questioning 21 anti-government protesters of the Dec. 16 demonstration, Monday Jan. 23, 2017, whose images have been posted by police on allegations they violated “legal order.” (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
Protesters who blocked Polish premier's car being questionedProsecutors in Poland began questioning 21 anti-government protesters whose images have been posted by police on allegations they violated "legal order."
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Italian Mountain Rescue Corps "Corpo Nazionale Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico" Soccorso Alpino  volunteers and rescuers work in the area of the avalanche-struck Hotel Rigopiano, near in Farindola, central Italy, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.  (Corpo Nazionale Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico/ANSA via AP)
Italy crews find 3 puppies alive under avalanche-hit hotelRescue crews say they have found three puppies alive in the rubble of a hotel slammed by an avalanche
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Students inspect their badly damaged university, recently liberated from Islamic State militants on the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)
Iraq premier orders probe into violations by troops in MosulIraq's prime minister has ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic State group to retake the city of Mosul
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European dairy farmers spray the EU Council building with milk powder to protest the crisis in their sector, in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. The sector has been hit with sagging prices and production costs squeezing profits to the extent that has driven many farmers to the brink of bankruptcy. The EU's executive Commission has approved some support measures over the past year, but the farmers fear that releasing more milk powder on the market would further complicate their plight. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Dairy farmers spray EU HQ to push demands for better pricesDairy farmers from across the European Union sprayed the European Union's headquarters with milk powder to protest the crisis in their sector
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Members of the Iranian delegation take pictures of each other in hotel lobby where Russia, Iran and Turkey talks are taking place ahead of Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Syrian rebel delegates huddled in Kazakhstan Sunday ahead of talks with government representatives scheduled to begin Monday, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year. At the top of the agenda is an effort to consolidate a fragile cease-fire agreement reached last month and ease humanitarian suffering in the war-ravaged country. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
The Latest: Syria rebel slams "terrorism" of Bashar AssadThe head of Syria's rebel delegation at the peace talks in Kazakhstan has called for placing foreign militias fighting alongside President Bashar Assad's army on the list of terrorist organizations
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Dutch populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders leaves he stage after his speech at a meeting of European Nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Fight for the right: Dutch PM says integrate or leaveDutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is making a pitch to win over supporters of nationalist lawmaker Geert Wilders, as campaigning for March 15 national elections heats up
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Fate of Polish WWII museum unclear amid battle over historyThe Museum of the Second World War, an ambitious new museum under creation for nine years, has opened its doors for a day to historians, museums and reporters
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Eq. Guinea opposition denounces arrival of Gambia's JammehEquatorial Guinea's opposition has denounced the government's decision to welcome exiled Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who flew to the Central African nation over the weekend after 22 years in power
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