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This image made available by the Italian Guardia di Finanza finance police shows the avalanche inside the Rigopiano Hotel, near Farindola, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Rescue workers reported no signs of life Thursday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy.  (Guardia di Finanza/ANSA via Finance Police)
Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotelRescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened the hotel and trapped more than 30 people inside
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Visitors arrive for a party at a nightclub in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.  Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, people gathered at a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration.(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Moscow nightclub hosts early inauguration party for TrumpTwenty-four hours before Donald Trump was to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Photomontages from Holocaust memorial selfies go viralA series of photomontages showing people striking poses, taking selfies and juggling at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin before the background changes to show them posing amid piles of murdered victims of the Holocaust went viral on the internet
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Lawmakers of the main opposition Republican People's Party and their leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, second right, cast their votes as Turkey's parliament debate proposed amendments to the country's constitution that would hand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's largely ceremonial presidency sweeping executive powers, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Legislators on Wednesday resume their deliberations on the proposed amendments which last week resulted in brawls between ruling and opposition party lawmakers. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Turkish lawmaker chains self to rostrum, sparks new brawlA Turkish legislator handcuffed herself to parliament's rostrum to protest reforms that would give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan new executive powers
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE- In this file photo taken Jan.12, 2017, Poland's Interior Minister Mariusz Blaszczak, right, sits next to Jaroslaw Kaczynski, left, the ruling Law and Justice party leader and Poland's most powerful politician, as they attend a parliament session in Warsaw. Blaszczak said Jan. 19, 2017 that the decision to post photos of some anti-government protesters was to illustrate the country's "zero tolerance for breaches of the law," but opposition lawmakers called it an act of "political revenge" intended to intimidate government critics. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
Polish police release protesters' photos, seeking identitiesPoland's interior minister says the decision by Warsaw police to post photos of some anti-government protesters shows there is "zero tolerance for breaches of the law," but opposition lawmakers see it as "political revenge"
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Kosovo asks EU, US and others to denounce Serbia provocationKosovo's foreign minister has written to his counterparts in the European Union, United States and other countries denouncing "numerous acts of provocation and aggression" from Serbia
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Roberto Azevedo director general of the World Trade Organization gestures as he speaks on the third day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
The Latest: WTO chief frets over trade war talkThe World Trade Organization's top official has voiced his concern that talk of a trade war between the U.S. and China could be self-fulfilling
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Suspected WWII bomb found in River Thames in LondonTwo of London's busiest bridges were partially closed Thursday and roads cordoned off after a suspected World War II bomb was found in the River Thames
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Albanian teacher arrested for pro-IS propagandaAlbanian police say they have arrested a female teacher for making statements supportive of the Islamic State extremist group
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Experts close Cyprus talks to narrow differences day earlyA United Nations envoy says diplomats meeting at a Swiss resort to figure out if differences are bridgeable in a deal to reunify ethnically split Cyprus have wrapped up a day early
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A rare, unknown photo of Frederic Chopin probably foundPoland's culture institute in France says it believes a previously unknown photograph of Polish composer and pianist Frederic Chopin has probably been found by private researchers
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Slovenia, birthplace of Melania Trump, to boost NATO defenseSlovenia, the birthplace of America's next first lady, plans to deploy troops to Latvia, joining NATO efforts to defend the Baltics against a possible Russian threat
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Saudi's Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih speaks on the third day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Saudi Arabia says another OPEC cut possible in 2017Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Thursday there's a chance of another production cut from OPEC countries this year
The Associated Press11 hours ago
President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi waits for the beginning of a news conference after a meeting of the governing council in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
ECB keeps stimulus on high even as economy picks upThe European Central Bank has left its key interest rates and stimulus programs untouched
The Associated Press11 hours ago
President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a news conference after a meeting of the governing council in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
The Latest: Yale-educated economist takes key European postA U.S.-educated economist has been named to a high-ranking position at the European Central Bank
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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