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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel waves during an election campaign event of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Bad Koestritz, Germany, on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Merkel's allies appear to triumph in German state of Bavaria

    Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies triumphed in Bavaria's state election Sunday, according to projections, though her partners in government suffered a painful setback just a week before Germany's national vote.

  • Citizens of Gutach, Germany, including (from right) Tanja Lauble, Christine Haas, Mike Lauble und Melanie Haas, who are dressed in traditional Black Forest clothing, queue to cast their ballots in Baden-Wuerttemberg state elections on Sunday, March 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/Winfried Rothermel)

    Merkel's party suffers historic defeat in German state

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have suffered a historic defeat in a state ballot after almost six decades in power there, partial results showed Sunday, in an election that amounted to a referendum on the party's stance on nuclear power.

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