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Demonstrators participate in the Women's March rally at Peace Plaza in downtown Rochester, Minn., on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Andrew Link/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 2:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on women's marches taking place around the world (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Some early arrivers at Sunday's women's march in Las Vegas to launch an effort to register 1 million voters and target swing states like Nevada in the midterm elections say they're happy to be...
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January 21, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign released a provocative new ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people in the U.S. illegally. The 30-second ad was released Saturday on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration and...
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President Donald Trump congratulates Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., while House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., watches to acknowledge the final passage of tax overhaul legislation by Congress at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 21, 2018 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sequel to President Donald Trump's first year in office is opening with the lead player hamstrung by a government shutdown and hunkering down amid investigations, crises and political unease. After 365 days in the Oval Office, Trump has found that his drive to deliver quickly...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2013, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, and Joseph Percoco, executive deputy secretary, stand at a news conference in Albany, N.Y. Percoco is set to go on trial in New York, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, on charges that he orchestrated a complicated bribery and extortion scheme involving deep pocketed lobbyists and developers. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
January 21, 2018 - 10:27 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The corruption trial of a former top adviser to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to begin in Manhattan. The case against Joe Percoco gets underway Monday with jury selection. The trial is expected to last several weeks. Percoco and several co-defendants have pleaded...
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House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., center, joined from left by, Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., hold a news conference on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure last night, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 21, 2018 - 10:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling on Republicans to "sit down and talk" with Democrats on immigration in an effort to reopen the government. The former Democratic presidential candidate said Sunday on CNN's "...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach addresses the crowd during a fundraiser for his campaign for governor featuring Donald Trump Jr., in Overland Park, Kan. Kobach, the former vice chairman of the Trump voter fraud commission, said previously that he planned to advise Homeland Security on the commission’s work. In mid-January 2018, he said he has not had any communication with the department but remains in contact with the White House. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
January 21, 2018 - 8:20 am
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump hasn't backed away from his unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote in 2016, but his efforts to investigate it appear to have stalled. He transferred the work of the commission investigating his claim to the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach addresses the crowd during a fundraiser for his campaign for governor featuring Donald Trump Jr., in Overland Park, Kan. Kobach, the former vice chairman of the Trump voter fraud commission, said previously that he planned to advise Homeland Security on the commission’s work. In mid-January 2018, he said he has not had any communication with the department but remains in contact with the White House. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
January 21, 2018 - 8:12 am
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to show that voter fraud cost him the popular vote in 2016 appear to have stalled. A White House official said in court documents that the commission produced no preliminary findings to be forwarded, and the voter data it collected from some states...
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Protesters listen to speeches at the Grand Park during a Women's March, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 21, 2018 - 8:10 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — More demonstrations in support of female empowerment are planned around the world Sunday, a day after a host of marches and protests, several of them massive, marked the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. Marches are scheduled in cities including Miami...
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January 20, 2018 - 4:56 pm
In a story Jan. 19 about women's marches, The Associated Press misidentified the city of Portsmouth as New Hampshire's state capital, which is Concord. The story also said 1 million marched around the world in rallies protesting President Donald Trump's inauguration; global crowd estimates were in...
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January 20, 2018 - 4:49 pm
In a story Jan. 19 about women's marches, The Associated Press misidentified the city of Portsmouth as New Hampshire's state capital, which is Concord. The story also said 1 million marched around the world in rallies protesting President Donald Trump's inauguration; global crowd estimates were in...
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