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Vice President Mike Pence greets U.S. troops on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, near the Syrian border. Pence, weighing in from the Middle East on the shutdown in Washington, accused the U.S. Congress of playing politics with military pay, and told American soldiers that the Trump administration would demand that lawmakers reopen the government. (AP Photo/Ken Thomas)
Pence accuses Congress of playing politics with military payU.S. Vice President Mike Pence is blasting Congress for playing politics with military pay, telling U.S. soldiers stationed in the Middle East that the Trump administration would "demand that they reopen the government."
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Trump campaign ad calls Dems 'complicit' in officers' deathsPresident Donald Trump's re-election campaign has released a provocative new ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people in the U.S. illegally
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Plumes of smoke rise on the air from inside Syria, as seen from the outskirts of the border town of Kilis, Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Turkish jets have begun an aerial offensive, codenamed operation "Olive Branch", against the Syrian Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin, in northwest Syria . A military statement says the operation launched Saturday aims to protect Turkey's borders, "neutralize" Syrian Kurdish fighters in the enclave and to save the local population from their "pressure and oppression." (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attackThree Kurdish officials have said that Russian military officials have proposed handing over a Kurdish-ruled enclave in Syria's northwest to the Syrian government to avert a Turkish military offensive
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Trump Ad: Dems 'Complicit' in Murders by Illegal ImmigrantsJust hours into the government shutdown, the Trump campaign released a video claiming that Democrats in Congress will be "complicit" in every murder committed by immigrants in the country illegally, the Hill reports. "President Trump is right—build the wall, deport criminals, stop illegal immigration now," the ad says. "Democrats...
Newser45 minutes ago
German Social Democrats OK coalition talks with Merkel blocGermany's Social Democrats vote to open coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives after leaders urge them to overcome apprehensions for good of country, stability of Europe
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FILE - In this June 26, 2017, file photo, needles lay at the Cactus "safe injection site," where drug addicts can shoot up using clean needles, get medical supervision and freedom from arrest, in Montreal, Canada. Some lawmakers, activists and medical groups in Massachusetts are pushing for the creation of "supervised injection sites". Injection sites are already legal in a number of countries including Australia, Canada, France and Spain. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Debate on in Massachusetts over safe sites for drug usersSome lawmakers, activists and medical groups in Massachusetts are pushing for the creation of "supervised injection sites" where drug users can shoot up illegal substances under the watchful eye of trained staff
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Participants in the Women's March gather near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. 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/Cliff Owen)
After huge US crowds, European women join chorus for changeThousands of people on two continents have picked up the baton from the United States and rallied in solidarity with women demanding equality and an end to sexual harassment
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Celebrities Champion LA, NYC Women’s Marches: ‘March On, My Sisters!’Celebrities took the streets and to social media Saturday to show their support for women and girls across the nation, urging their followers and march attendees to vote and participate in the movement. “March on, my sisters!” wrote Reese Witherspoon, who has been a vocal participant in the Time’s Up initiative. Alyssa Milano tweeted a […]
Variety1 hour ago
5 dead, dozens injured as Congo police disperse protestsPolice in Congo use tear gas, gunfire to disperse thousands of anti-government demonstrators across the nation on Sunday, leaving five people dead and injuring more than 33 who marched after church services calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a meeting of fellow Republicans on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
House Speaker Ryan remains non-committal about re-electionHouse Speaker Paul Ryan is still being non-committal about whether he'll seek re-election to an 11th term
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Tourists ride the Staten Island Ferry to get a view of the Statue of Liberty, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in New York. The statue is closed due to the government shutdown. President Donald Trump's budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the start of the workweek Monday, but he worries that the government shutdown could last for several more days if progress remains elusive. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Federal shutdown enters Day 2 amid blame game on both sidesThe White House budget director is holding out hope that lawmakers in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the workweek begins, but he worries the government shutdown could last for several more days if progress remains elusive
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence, attend a lunch hosted by Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Husseiniyeh Palace in Amman, Jordan, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivotJordan's king has appealed to Vice President Mike Pence to "rebuild trust and confidence" in a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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