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Czech election overshadowed by prisoner amnesty

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PRAGUE (AP) — With his rants against the EU and gay rights, Vaclav Klaus has been no stranger to controversy in his 10 years as Czech president. But one of his final acts in power — a sudden prisoner amnesty — has backfired so badly he's being accused of treason. His portrait has been torn down in anger in schools and offices across the country in a rapidly evolving scandal that has cast a...

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