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'Miracle underway': Rescuers pull out avalanche survivors

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) -- After two days huddled in freezing cold, tons of snow surrounding them in the wreckage of the avalanche-demolished hotel, survivors greeted their rescuers Friday as "angels." Among the 10 people pulled out alive was a plucky 6-year-old who just wanted her favorite cookies....
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The Latest: Girl pulled from avalanche hotel, wants cookie


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Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power: Official

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) -- Gambia's new president declared late Friday that "the rule of fear" had ended, while word emerged that longtime leader Yahya Jammeh was finally stepping aside under the threat of a regional military offensive....
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Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as political

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. marks the probable end of the career of Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss, and a delicately timed gesture by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who faces a new and hostile U.S. administration....
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Champagne corks pop in Moscow at Trump's inauguration

MOSCOW (AP) -- Champagne corks popped Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump's presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries....
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Melania Trump's hometown in Slovenia marks inauguration


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Brazil investigates crash that killed Car Wash probe judge

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian authorities on Friday were investigating a plane crash that killed the Supreme Court justice in charge of a major corruption case just weeks before he was scheduled to issue a ruling that could have revealed accusations against politicians in several Latin American countries....
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IS in Syria destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyra

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants have destroyed parts of the second-century Roman amphitheater and an iconic monument known as the Tetrapylon in Syria's historic town of Palmyra, the government and experts said Friday....
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Will Trump end globalization? The doubt haunts Davos' elite

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- It's been impossible to escape the shadow of Donald Trump at this year's gathering of the business elites at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland....
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Many still missing at site of deadly Iran building collapse

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Rescue teams in the Iranian capital worked through the night and into the day Friday to try and reach firefighters and other victims believed to be under the rubble of a commercial building that collapsed in Tehran the previous day....
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Opinion Poll

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Will you tune in today for the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump? <More Info>

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Yes
98%
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2%
Total Votes: 12,660

Yesterday's Poll

Was Donald Trump wrong to say John Lewis is "all talk and no action" after Lewis questioned the legitimacy of his presidency?

No:
89%
Yes:
11%
Total Votes: 16,431