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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, a parked limousine burns during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump in downtown Washington. The U.S. government announced on Thursday that it is abandoning its prosecution of more than 120 defendants charged with crimes over their involvement in violent protests on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration one year ago. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
January 18, 2018 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government announced on Thursday that it is abandoning its prosecution of more than 120 defendants charged with crimes over their involvement in violent protests on the day of Donald Trump's inauguration one year ago. A statement from the U.S. Attorney's office said the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Country music singer Eric Church performs at halftime during an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, who all performed at the three-day festival prior to the mass shooting October 2017, will collaborate on a special performance at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, airing live on CBS from New York City on Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
January 18, 2018 - 7:32 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three performers at last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival where a gunman opened fire on fans will perform a tribute at this year's Grammy Awards to honor victims killed at live music events this year. Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, who all performed at the...
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Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro receives treatment from trainer during his second round match against Russia's Karen Khachanov at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 18, 2018 - 5:28 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Some weary players sat shirtless on changeovers, ice-filled towels draped around their necks. Others retreated to any bit of shade they could find on court and sought treatment for blistered feet and heat stress. Temperatures soared to 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit...
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Former White House strategist Steve Bannon, left, leaves a House Intelligence Committee meeting where he was interviewed behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 17, 2018 - 7:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former advisers parade to Capitol Hill for questioning about possible connections with Russia. The...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman listens to a guide at the Sci-Tech Complex in Pyongyang, North Korea. Police say Rodman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Southern California. Lt. Rachel Johnson of the Newport Beach Police Department says Rodman was pulled over late Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, for a traffic violation. Johnson says officers administered a field sobriety test, which Rodman failed. Rodman was released from custody Sunday morning. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File)
January 17, 2018 - 3:42 pm
The agent for former NBA star Dennis Rodman says the Hall of Famer has checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center after a weekend DUI arrest. Rodman's longtime agent Darren Prince told The Associated Press that Rodman checked into Turning Point Rehabilitation Center in Patterson, New Jersey, on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016 file photo, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3) runs onto the field with his teammates before an NCAA college football game against Idaho in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn’t show up for practice Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
January 17, 2018 - 1:57 pm
Police are interviewing Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski's friends and people who knew him to try to learn why he apparently took his life. Police Chief Gary Jenkins says officers have no apparent motive for the death of the 21-year-old athlete, who was dead in his Pullman, Washington,...
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This undated photo provided by Brogan Hortonshows Richard, a 15-year-old neglected pony that is being saved thanks to an online fundraising campaign by Bridgton-based Animal Rescue Unit in Bridgton, Maine. Animal Rescue Unit took over care of the pony that was suffering from cancer, infection and frostbite. (AP Photo/Brogan Horton)
January 17, 2018 - 1:55 pm
BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine animal rescue group says it has raised enough money to save a 15-year-old pony that lost part of its penis due to cancer and frostbite. Bridgton-based Animal Rescue Unit took over care of the pony that was suffering from cancer and infection. Brogan Horton said...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016 file photo, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3) runs onto the field with his teammates before an NCAA college football game against Idaho in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn’t show up for practice Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
January 17, 2018 - 9:57 am
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn't show up for practice Tuesday. A rifle "was recovered next to Hilinski and a suicide note...
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Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, right, greets Secretary of State of the United States, Rex Tillerson during a meeting on North Korea in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Officials are discussing sanctions, preventing the spread of weapons and diplomatic options. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 9:21 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. allies from the Korean War discussing the nuclear threat from North Korea (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. seeks a diplomatic resolution in the nuclear standoff with North Korea, but he's declining to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 16, 2018 - 6:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the State Department said. In a letter, the State Department notified the U...
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