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Shutdown divides services into essential and non-essential

13 min 48 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of American dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors....
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Global female empowerment marches enter second day

13 min 48 sec ago
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Demonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country Sunday, a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested....
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Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead

13 min 48 sec ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least six people, including a foreigner, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday, with the casualty toll expected to rise....
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'The Shape of Water' wins top Producers Guild Award

13 min 48 sec ago
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Women and inclusivity continued to dominate the awards season conversation Saturday at the Producers Guild Awards, where Guillermo del Toro's fantastical romance "The Shape of Water" won the top award and honorees like Jordan Peele and Ava DuVernay gave rousing speeches to the room of entertainment industry leaders....
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Mulvaney finds himself in middle of another shutdown

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mick Mulvaney stormed Washington as a tea party lawmaker elected in 2010, and he hasn't mellowed much as director of the Office of Management of Budget at the White House....
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Trump the dealmaker comes up short ahead of shutdown

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a big mess....
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Shutdown divides services into essential and non-essential

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of American dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors....
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Pence defends Trump's shift in Israeli policies

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is defending President Donald Trump's move to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, a decision that has touched off uneasiness among Arab nations on his first tour of the region....
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5 killed as gunmen battle security forces at Kabul hotel

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:59pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says at least five civilians have been killed after gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul and have been fighting security forces for 11 hours into Sunday morning....
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Congressman denies misconduct claim; ethics probe may follow

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 4:55pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan called for an Ethics Committee investigation Saturday after the New York Times reported that U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide who rejected his romantic overtures....
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Celebrities join march for women's rights, encourage voting

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:55pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration....
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Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors....
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Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:55pm
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown....
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Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors....
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Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:55pm
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown....
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Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:55pm
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown....
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Protesters gather near Trump's Florida home, bow their heads

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- In Palm Beach, Florida, home to President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, several hundred people gathered carrying anti-Trump signs as they prepared to march as part of Saturday's planned protests....
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Mountains yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 9:55am
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) -- The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown....
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Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 9:55am
Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running....
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