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Charles, one of the carpenters puts the traditional final branch decoration during a show on the plaza in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, the day honoring European heritage, by reproducing for the public a section of the elaborate carpentry used when the edifice was built. The elaborate wooden beams went up in flames in a devastating April fire that also toppled the spire of the cathedral, now being renovated. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Carpenters wow public with medieval techniques at Notre DameWith precision and prowess, a team of carpenters has used medieval techniques to raise up by hand a three-ton oak truss in front of Notre Dame Cathedral
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Women with old Belarusian national flags march during an opposition rally to protest the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Daily protests calling for the authoritarian president's resignation are now in their second month and opposition determination appears strong despite the detention of protest leaders. (AP Photo/TUT.by)
Rights group: More than 300 detained at Minsk women's marchPolice in the capital of Belarus have cracked down sharply on a women's protest march demanding the authoritarian president's resignation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A woman holds a cross and a mobile phone during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Several hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, held a protest in the country's capital against measures meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romanian families protest mandatory use of masks in schoolSeveral hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, have protested in the Bucharest against measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools
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An oversized heart was formed from beer benches on the former parade ground of the Luitpold Barracks, in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Sept.19, 2020. In the middle are brewery carriages and guests of the organizer. The event was organized by the Munich Breweries Association because the Oktoberfest 2020 was cancelled due to the Corona pandemic. (Peter Kneffel//dpa via AP)
Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down OktoberfestOktoberfest celebrations got underway in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of “O’zapft is!”
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this photo taken from a video published by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on his instagram account, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walks down stairs in a hospital in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Navalny, who is being treated in a German hospital for suspected poisoning by a nerve agent, says on social media that he is recovering verbal and physical abilities despite despairing at first. (Navalny Instagram via AP)
Russia's Navalny says he's now more than 'technically alive'Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for suspected poisoning but at first despaired at his condition
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A man walks through a flooded street at Magoula village, near Karditsa town, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Two people have died and one is reported missing in the central Greek region of Thessaly as a rainstorm pounded parts of central and western Greece overninght and caused rivers to burst their banks and flood surrounding areas. (AP Photo/Vaggelis Kousioras)
Greek flooding leaves 2 dead, 1 missing; 600 others rescuedA storm has pounded parts of central Greece, creating flooding that killed two people, left 1 missing and forced emergency workers to rescue more than 600 people
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UK official's bodyguard suspended after leaving gun on planeA bodyguard who was traveling with Britain’s foreign secretary has been suspended from duties after he reportedly left a loaded gun on a plane
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AP PHOTOS: Italian grape harvest plows on through pandemicChange can come slowly to Italy’s centuries-old wine industry, but the coronavirus pandemic has radically altered the path from vine to table in a matter of months, beginning with the fall harvest
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Dutch bars to close early to rein in spread of coronavirusThe Dutch government says that bars and cafes in the most densely populated regions of the Netherlands will have to close their doors earlier from Sunday as the country begins reimposing restrictions to battle sharply rising coronavirus infection rates, particularly among students and people in their 20s
The Associated Press1 day ago
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rattles Greek island of CreteGreek authorities say an earthquake with preliminary magnitude 5.3 has struck off the southern island of Crete
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FILE - In this Friday, April 5, 2019 file photo, International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney smiles during a Foreign Ministers G7 meeting in Dinard, Brittany. Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit over her opposition to the British government’s suggestion that it could break international law in the event it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union. In a letter Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 to British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, the human rights lawyer said she is quitting her role as the U.K.’s special envoy on media freedom over the government’s “lamentable” suggestion. (AP Photo/David Vincent, file)
Amal Clooney quits UK role over 'lamentable' Brexit planAmal Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit an official job over her opposition to the British government’s suggestion that it could break international law in the event it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for jury deliberations in his rape trial, in New York. Britain has stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of an honor recognizing his contribution to the UK film industry. The 68-year-old Weinstein was given the honor in 2004 and the decision to take it away was announced Friday Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein stripped of UK honorBritain has stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of an honor recognizing his contribution to the UK film industry
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A supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange wearing a mask portraying U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a protest outside the Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey, in London, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. The London court hearing on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition from Britain to the United States resumed Monday after a COVID-19 test on one of the participating lawyers came back negative, WikiLeaks said Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Assange lawyer says Trump offered deal to avoid extraditionA lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a “win-win” deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extradition to the U.S. if he revealed the source of a leak of documents from the Democratic Party ahead of the 2016 election
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A man wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus decorated with the Spanish flag stands in a street in downtown Madrid, Spain, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. With more than 11,000 new daily coronavirus cases, the attention in Spain is focusing on its capital, where officials are mulling localized lockdowns and other measures to bring down the curve of contagion. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Emergency tents, restrictions back as virus spikes in MadridMany residents in Madrid will need a reason to leave their neighborhoods and will face limitations on group gatherings even stricter than the ones in place
The Associated Press1 day ago
A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron taxis on the flightline at Ellsworth Air Force Base, USA, Thursday, July 16, 2020. he U.S. Air Force flew three B-1 heavy bombers over the East Siberian Sea, north of Russia’s far east, as part of recent maneuvers that the military said Friday are meant to demonstration of American capabilities and ability to support allies, but which a Russian commander blasted as “hostile and provocative.” The flight of the three Texas-based U.S. Air Force Reserve B-1 Lancer bombers on Thursday followed a similar mission a week ago in which three temporarily Britain-based B-52 bombers were flown over Ukrainian airspace, near Russia’s western flank. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quentin K. Marx via AP)
Russian military says US flights near Crimea fuel tensionsThe Russian military is accusing the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions in the Black Sea region with a sharp increase in the number of bomber patrols and intelligence flights
The Associated Press1 day ago
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