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Merkel and Schulz Gear Up for TV Showdown

Angela Merkel and her center-left rival, Martin Schulz, are preparing for their only televised debate before the Sept. 24 election following a campaign that so far has lacked a head-to-head showdown between the two leading candidates.

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Merkel’s Party Wins Deals to Govern Two German States

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party reached agreements Tuesday to form new coalition governments in two German states, party leaders said, a little over three months before a national election. Merkel’s Christian Democrats beat their center-left rivals, the