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Shutdown agreement! Trump is to blame.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Democrats and Republicans may disagree on spending levels and on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, but they seem to becoming around to the same conclusion: President Donald Trump is a nightmare and largely responsible for the shutdown. Republicans won’t say...


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Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown's first day

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Congressional leaders in both parties refused to budge publicly from their political corners Saturday on the first day of the government shutdown, avoiding direct negotiations and bitterly blaming each other for the impasse in speeches. President Trump...


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As women march a year after Trump's election, his approval with some men grows

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Thousands of women across the country marked the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration at rallies, marches and protests to remind the administration that many women still believe that his vision of a great America does not include them. Sen. Kirsten...


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A kingpin smuggled ivory tusks and rhino horns for years, police say. The suspect was

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Thai police have arrested a Vietnamese national who they say ran an international network that trafficked massive quantities of elephant ivory, rhino horn and wildlife, threatening the existence of already endangered species in Asia and Africa for years. Boonchai Bach,...


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Trump's 24-year-old drug policy appointee was let go at law firm after he 'just didn't

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A former Trump campaign worker appointed at age 23 to a top position in the White House’s drug policy office had been let go from a job at a law firm because he repeatedly missed work, a partner at the firm said. While in college, late in 2014 or early in 2015, Taylor...


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Activists around the world flood streets for another Women's March

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Before the sun rose on Saturday over a Washington gripped by gridlock, pink hats and poster-board signs already were emerging around the world. The second iteration of the Women’s March began in cities such as Rome, where crowds raucously rallied on a clear, sunny...


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In campaign ad, Trump says Democrats are 'complicit' in crimes by illegal immigrants

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump released a provocative campaign ad Saturday charging Democrats with being “complicit” in killings by immigrants who are in the country illegally. The 30-second online spot posted to YouTube came on the first day of a partial federal...


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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2018. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, pledging emphatically to empower America’s “forgotten men and women.”...


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US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage voting

Womens March Philadelphia-5

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. People marched in Casper, Wyoming, and...


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Jay Beagle wants to win every faceoff. The goal is simple but the nuances aren't.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Without all those hours spent cramming and crouching and creating an enduring belief that the Washington Capitals’ best chance to get the puck is off his stick, Jay Beagle probably wouldn’t have been on the ice with 17 seconds left in a tie game against...


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