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    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Just minutes after two Slovenian riders effectively sealed their first and second places in the Tour de France on Saturday, the president of Slovenia declared it a historic day for the tiny Alpine nation. In a stunning climax to cycling’s most prestigious race, Tadej Pogacar crushed his older, fellow Slovenian Primoz...
    (CNN)Tadej Pogacar is poised to become the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France after upsetting his compatriot and hot favorite Primoz Roglic in the decisive time trial on the penultimate stage of cycling's most famous race.Few gave the 21-year-old Pogacar hope of clawing back the 57-second lead Jumbo-Visma's Roglic held going into Saturday's...
    Saturday 20th Stage A 36.2-kilometer (22-mile) ride from Lure to La Planche des Belles Filles 1. Tadej Pogacar, Slovenia, UAE Team Emirates, 55m 55s. 2. Tom Dumoulin, Netherlands, Team Jumbo-Visma, 1:21 behind. 3. Richie Porte, Austria, Trek-Segafredo, same time. 4. Wout van Aert, Belgium, Team Jumbo-Visma, 01:31....
    A bronze statue of first lady Melania Trump was unveiled this week near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, after arsonists burned a wooden version in July. Artist Brad Downey, who debuted the revamp on Tuesday, told CNN that he had always intended to make a bronze edition of the first lady’s statue for use in...
    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Tiny Slovenia is on edge. Two of its own, Primoz Roglic and Tadej Pogacar, go into the last two stages of the Tour de France 1-2 in the general classification. Neither has won the Tour before. If one of them does this weekend, they will also be the first champion from...
    Halle Berry Seemingly Reveals Her Mystery Mans Identity 4 Types of Remote Jobs You Can Land Quickly Roglics Tour charge puts spotlight on Slovenian athletes Primoz Roglic and Tadej Pogacar have been making waves for Slovenia as the two leading riders at this year's Tour de France, but they are far from the only...
    A sculpture of first lady Melania Trump will replace the original wooden piece that was set on fire in Slovenia earlier in 2020. The sculpture, commissioned by U.S. artist Brad Downey, is a bronze replica of the original, which was placed near Trump's hometown in Sevnica, Slovenia. Downey, who also commissioned the original sculpture,...
    A new bronze statue to first lady Melania Trump has been unveiled near her hometown in Slovenia to replace a wooden one that was torched by arsonists on July Fourth, according to a report. The new statue features a plaque dedicating it to “the eternal memory of a monument to Melania which stood at this...
    Reuters September 16, 2020 0 Comments A life-size rough bronze sculpture of U.S. first lady Melania Trump was unveiled near her hometown of Sevnica in southeastern Slovenia on Tuesday to replace a wooden figure which was set on fire in July. The wooden sculpture of Trump was torched on the night of July 4,...
    A bronze statue representing Melania Trump was unveiled in her native Slovenia on Tuesday after the previous figure of the first lady was torched during an arson attack on the Fourth of July. Both statues were created during a collaboration between Brad Downey, an artist from Kentucky, and a local craftsman, Ales “Maxi” Zupevc. The original figure,...
    Slovenian artist Ales “Maxi” Zupevc posed for pictures next to a new bronze statue depicting Melania Trump after his original wooden version was burned. Created by U.S. artist Brad Downey, the statue was unveiled Tuesday in a field near the first lady‘s hometown in Sevnica. (RELATED: Melania Stuns In Pale-Pink Dress At Reception During UN...
    SEVNICA, Slovenia (AP) — A bronze statue representing U.S. first lady Melania Trump was unveiled Tuesday in her native Slovenia to replace a wooden one that was set on fire in July. The new sculpture is a replica of the original one by U.S. artist Brad Downey and placed near Trump’s hometown of Sevnica, in...
    The 25 best grunge albums from the 90s Selling Investments at a Profit? This Tax Strategy Could Save You a Ton of Money Roglic, Pogacar braced for Slovenian showdown on Tour finale GRENOBLE, France (AP) — There is just one big question left to be answered at the Tour de France: which Slovenian will...
    9/11 responder who survived COVID reflects on viruss effect on vulnerable community McDonalds Is Testing This New Way Of Serving Drinks Primoz Roglic gave up ski jumping, beat Luka Doncic in Slovenia and now leads the Tour de France Primoz Roglic‘s story is summarized in a comment below a 21-second video of a 2007...
    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia, which was the first European state to declare an end to the coronavirus pandemic in May, on Wednesday reported its the highest daily count of new infections since registering its first case in March. The government on Wednesday reported 79 new coronavirus cases, referring to Tuesday testing, versus 43 a day...
    Naked protesters in upstate NY wear spit hoods in solidarity with Daniel Prude Four iconic NYC restaurants closed by the pandemic Slovenia in Tour de France spotlight with Roglic and Pogacar Alpine skiing is a national pastime in Slovenia, but after the frantic first nine days of action on the Tour de France two...
    A statue of First Lady Melania Trump that was set ablaze will be exhibited at a Slovenian art gallery Wednesday, Reuters reported. The wooden statue of Trump, who was born in Slovenia, was torched by unknown individuals while displayed near her birth place on July 4, amid nationwide riots and protests in the U.S. that...
    7 bullets, 7 days. Over 1,000 rally in largest Kenosha, Wis., protest since police shot Jacob Blake Why celebrity chef Tunde Wey wants to charge white people $100 for salt Luka Doncic mania takes hold worldwide from USA to Slovenia to Spain It doesn’t matter when the Dallas Mavericks are playing. It could be...
    Melania Trump is just the second foreign-born first lady in U.S. history and the first to become a naturalized citizen, as her official White House biography states. She is also the first whose native language isn’t English. Born Melanija Knavs in Slovenia on April 26, 1970, in a small town called Sevnica, an hour outside...
    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia urged its citizens to return from Croatia by the end of the week or face an obligatory two-week quarantine after the number of COVID-19 cases continued to rise there, the government spokesman said on Tuesday. "The situation is so bad that we have no choice but to urge citizens to return...
    VIENNA - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday before a U.N. vote on whether to extend the Iranian arms embargo that Iran is the world’s leading promoter of terrorism and must not be allowed to buy or sell weapons with other countries. “We’re going to do everything we can within our diplomatic tool...
    ZAGREB (Reuters) - The number of daily COVID-19 cases peaked in Croatia on Friday as some neighbouring countries tighten measures for travel to Croatia potentially affecting summer tourism which has so far performed better than expected amid the pandemic. "Today we recorded 208 new cases (of COVID-19). The average age of those infected is 31...
    BELGRADE (Reuters) - The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that by signing a 5G declaration on Thursday Slovenia has secured protection against "authoritarian threats" including China's effort "to control people and information." "The tide is turning against the Chinese Communist Party in its efforts to restrict freedom for all of us," Pompeo said...
    By MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer BLED, Slovenia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Slovenia to make the case for high-speed wireless networks that bar Chinese companies like Huawei. On the second leg of a four-nation tour of central and eastern Europe, Pompeo was meeting Slovenian officials in the mountain lake...
    BLED, Slovenia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Slovenia to make the case for high-speed wireless networks that bar Chinese companies like Huawei. On the second leg of a four-nation tour of central and eastern Europe, Pompeo was meeting Slovenian officials in the mountain lake town of Bled on Thursday....
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting Thursday with leaders in Slovenia, where they are set to sign a joint declaration on 5G technology. Over the past year, European countries including Poland, Estonia and the Czech Republic have signed agreements with the United States pledging that 5G suppliers would not be subject to control...
    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) – Police in Slovenia said Monday they stopped a van carrying 43 migrants who entered the country illegally. They detained a 39-year-old Bulgarian citizen who was driving the van, which had Bulgarian licence plates. The migrants said they came from Pakistan and Bangladesh. A patrol stopped the van on Sunday in the...
    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Police in Slovenia said Monday they stopped a van carrying 43 migrants who entered the country illegally. They detained a 39-year-old Bulgarian citizen who was driving the van, which had Bulgarian license plates. The migrants said they came from Pakistan and Bangladesh. A patrol stopped the van on Sunday in...
    This wooden statue of the first lady of the United States is the subject of mockery in Slovenia. National holiday On the night of July 4 to 5, the american national day, a wooden statue in the image of Melania trump was burned to Sevnica, his hometown in Slovenia.Erected in 2019, the statue had to...
    A STATUE of Melania Trump has been destroyed near her European hometown after being set ablaze by local vandals. The first lady's monument, which stood near her hometown of Sevnica in central Slovenia, was reportedly torched on July 5. 7 A wooden statue of Melania Trump was torched on July 5 in Slovenia, police saidCredit:...
    (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) As statues of Confederate soldiers, slaveowners and other controversial people are removed all across the U.S., it’s clear that some people think the time for honoring those who are historical proponents of racism is over. Read More: Trump says protesters targeting statues are trying to erase history in...
    Jure Makovec/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump has made protecting Confederate statues into a campaign issue, but that didn’t prevent vandals from burning a likeness of First Lady Melania Trump near her hometown in Slovenia. The wooden statue of Mrs. Trump was unveiled in a field near the town of Sevnica, Slovenia on July 5, 2019,...
    A wooden sculpture of US first lady Melania Trump has been torched near her hometown in Slovenia. The life-sized statue was left blackened and disfigured on its plinth near Sevnica, Slovenia, on July 4th - when Americans celebrated US Independence Day. Brad Downey, a Berlin-based American artist who commissioned the piece, had the sculpture removed...
    As the U.S. celebrated its Independence Day and President Trump vowed to punish those who destroy U.S. monuments, a life-sized sculpture of first lady Melania Trump was burned near her hometown in Slovenia, the Reuters news agency reported.  Brad Downey, the Berlin-based American artist who commissioned the sculpture, told Reuters that police told him what...
    People gather around what conceptual artist Ales 'Maxi' Zupevc claims is the first ever monument of Melania Trump, set in the fields near the town of Sevnica, the U.S. First Lady's hometown.Jure Makovec | AFP | Getty Images A wooden sculpture of U.S. first lady Melania Trump was torched near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia,...
    Worldwide coronavirus cases surpass 12 million Guess what? Ordering online groceries wont take a week anymore Melania Trump Statue Set on Fire in Slovenia © JURE MAKOVEC/AFP via Getty Images A wooden statue of First Lady Melania Trump, located in her hometown in Slovenia, was reportedly set ablaze on July 4th, prompting its removal....
    A wooden statue of first lady Melania Trump near her hometown in Slovenia was reportedly set on fire on the Fourth of July, prompting its removal. “I want to know why they did it,” Brad Downey, an American artist who commissioned the sculpture, told Reuters. If the suspect or suspects are caught, Downey said, he would like...
    A wooden sculpture of first lady Melania Trump was set aflame on the Fourth of July in her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia. “I want to know why they did it,” Brad Downey, the Berlin-based American artist who commissioned the sculpture, told Reuters on Wednesday. Downey said he had hoped the statue would foster a...