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People line up on Central Park West as they wait for the start of a march highlighting equal rights and equality for women Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. The New York protest was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconductOrganizers of a New York City rally and march for women's rights say tens of thousands of people were ready to hit the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration
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Extra shirts hang inside of a senator's vehicle as the Capitol dome is reflected on Capitol Hill as a bitterly-divided Congress hurtles toward a government shutdown this weekend, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP Explains: Congress shuts down the government. Now what?AP Explains: Congress shuts down the government. Now what?
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In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Jeri Burton makes a sign in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Latest: Actress Asia Argento speaks at Rome rallyDozens of activists have gathered in Rome to denounce violence against women and express support for the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.
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The Capitol is seen on the first day of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Government shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointingThe White House says President Donald Trump will not negotiate immigration policy with Congress until the government shutdown ends
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The Latest: Turkey strikes Kurdish-run air base in SyriaTurkey's state-run news agency says Turkish jets have attacked a military airport in northwest Syria that is under the control of a Syrian Kurdish military group
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is joined by fellow Democrats, from left, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., Rep. James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., as she speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Trump, McConnell talk strategies to end shutdownThe White House says President Donald Trump phoned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss strategies to reopen the government
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Protesters hold Romanian flags to welcome protesters arriving from the western town of Timisoara, at the Gara de Nord, the main railway station in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Romanians, many traveling from across the country, joined a protest in the Romanian capital against high level corruption and planned modifications to the legal system they say will hamper prosecutions. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romanians protest corruption after law passed by ParliamentRomanians prepare to protest against legislation passed by Parliament which they say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption
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This photo provided on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows Syrian government forces standing on their tank, in the southern Aleppo countryside, Syria. Syrian state TV says government forces have retaken a key air base in northwest Syria that was lost to rebels in 2015. The state broadcaster says Syrian troops fought their way into the strategic Abu Zuhour air base on Saturday, in Idlib province. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in SyriaTurkish jets have bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria, as Turkey promised to expand its military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the U.S.'s key Syria ally in the war on the Islamic State group
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Graphic shows average job approval ratings for U.S. presidents in the first year of office; 2c x 7 inches; 96.3 mm x 177 mm;
Trump's first year in office has been a can't-miss dramaPresident Donald Trump's first year in office has been a can't-miss drama, full of unforgettable characters, surprise casting changes and innumerable plot twists _ all set against a backdrop of a looming nuclear threat and the shadow of the Russia probe.
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Graphic shows highlights from President Donald Trump’s physical exam; 2c x 6 inches; 96.3 mm x 152 mm;
AP FACT CHECK: Trump disdained jobless rate, now loves itAP FACT CHECK: Trump's about-face on the jobless rate, and a rosy report from his doctor
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2018 file photo Martin Schulz, chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SPD, attends a party meeting in Mainz, Germany. Leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats are making their final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on forming a new government. (Andreas Arnold/dpa via AP, file)
Germany's Social Democrats consider opening govt talksLeaders of Germany's Social Democrats are making their final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a new government
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, speaks during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt. On Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, the former general has announced he will run for a second, four-year term in elections due in March. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool, File)
VP Pence in Egypt for talks on security, counterterrorismVice President Mike Pence is in Cairo for meetings with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on security and counterterrorism issues
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