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Border Patrol allows replanting after bulldozing garden

By ELLIOT SPAGAT | January 25, 2020

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Border Patrol, reacting to a breach it discovered in a steel-pole border wall believed to be used by smugglers, gave activists no warning this month when it bulldozed the U.S. side of a cross-border garden on an iconic bluff overlooking...

French carmaker to evacuate workers from China amid outbreak

By ELAINE GANLEY | January 25, 2020

PARIS (AP) — France and a major automaker said Saturday that they are moving to get citizens out of a locked-down Chinese city where a deadly outbreak of a new virus originated and has spread worldwide.French automaker PSA Group says it will evacuate...

In recording Trump asks how long Ukraine can resist Russians

By ZEKE MILLER, COLLEEN LONG, MIKE BALSAMO, and LYNN BERRY | January 25, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a 2018 meeting with donors that included the indicted associates of his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.“How...

Trial highlights: Transcript talk, handshakes for defense

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO | January 25, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Saturday argued a robust version of one of his favorite phrases to tweet: “Read the transcript!”It was the first day of defense arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial as the Senate gathered...

Woman kills retired trooper, self at Chicago-area cigar bar

January 25, 2020

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A woman fatally shot a retired Illinois State Police trooper and wounded another retired state trooper and an off-duty trooper Friday night before turning the gun on herself at a cigar lounge in the Chicago suburbs, police said.The...