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Lynn Shoemaker speaks during the Women's March in Wilmington, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP)
Second day of global female empowerment marches scheduledDemonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 photo, a man walks by a billboard encouraging more women candidates in upcoming parliament elections reading in Arabic "Half the society, half the parliament," in downtown Beirut, Lebanon during a conference on women participation in politics. Lebanon is holding its first parliamentary elections in nearly ten years in May. The government and local groups, with help from the United Nations and the European Union, are campaigning to get at least five times more women elected to the parliament, a daunting task in this country that may look like the Middle East's most liberal. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
Lebanese women look for greater role in parliament electionsLebanon is campaigning to get at least five times more women elected to parliament this spring in its first vote in nearly 10 years
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the conservative Freedom Caucus, left, joined by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, center, and Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, 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)
Democrats, GOP exchange charges of blame for shutdownCongressional Democrats and Republicans are waiting for each other to blink over the government shutdown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013, file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. There’s plenty that won’t get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
How shutdown affects key parts of federal governmentHow shutdown affects key parts of federal government
The Associated Press1 hour ago
United States Park Police officer Fernandez, right, inform tourist that the Statue of Liberty is closed, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. The National Park Service announced that the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island would be closed Saturday "due to a lapse in appropriations." Late Friday, the Senate failed to approve legislation to keep the government from shutting down after the midnight deadline. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Shutdown divides services into essential and non-essentialVisiting the Statue of Liberty deemed a non-essential service during government shutdown that splits the must-have and the can-waits
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen disembark the plane upon his arrival at Amman military airport, Jordan, Saturday, Jan 20, 2018. This is the second leg of his Middle East tour that will include Israel.  (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
Pence defends Trump's shift in Israeli policiesU.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
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Locals get a glimpse of Pope Francis from a tree top during a tribute to the Virgen de la Puerta at the Plaza de Armas in Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Pope wrapping up contentious, restive trip to Latin AmericaPope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru's capital
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Today in History - Sunday, January 21 2018
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A man lights a barricade during clashes in the Policarpo Paz Garcia neighborhood of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on Jan. 27. The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and are protesting against the result. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
Protesters, police clash at roadblocks in HondurasClashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved into to break up the barricades
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, photo, South Korean Kim Hye-jin, a 39-year-old music instructor, speaks during an interview in Seoul, South Korea. South Koreans seem generally happy they’ll see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but aren’t as pleased about sharing a team with them. Kim said that South Korea was repeating an “outdated approach” in using sports diplomacy, saying that the previous unified teams and joint marches between the rivals never paved the way for sustained, meaningful engagement. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey teamSouth Koreans seem generally happy to see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but not on their own team
The Associated Press2 hours ago
People taking part in a Women's March highlighting equal rights and equality for women walk past Trump International Hotel and Tower, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. On the anniversary of 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/Craig Ruttle)
US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage votingDemonstrators from Los Angeles to New York march in support of female empowerment, denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on anniversary of his inauguration
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure last night, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered governmentCongressional Democrats and Republicans are waiting for each other to blink over the government shutdown
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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