Government and politics

North Korean Hyon Song Wol, head of North Korea's art troupe, arrives at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. The head of a hugely popular girl band arrived in South Korea on Sunday across the rivals’ heavily fortified border to check preparations for a Northern art troupe she also leads during next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea. (Han Jong-chan/Yonhap via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 12:01 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics. Appearing live on South Korean television,...
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Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla struggle with military police for possession of a giant Honduran flag at 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)
January 20, 2018 - 11:30 pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Clashes 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. Police say four officers were injured Saturday, one seriously. At least...
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Clune Arena was empty two hours before the game as the Air Force Academy had canceled all athletic events due to a federal government shutdown on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Hours after the partial shutdown took effect, the academy said both home and away events have been postponed. The academy's online sports calendar lists seven competitions that had been set for Saturday: men's and women's basketball games at Fresno State, men's and women's swimming at UNLV, men's hockey against Sacred Heart at the academy and men's gymnastics against Oklahoma at the academy. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 5:30 pm
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL's conference playoff games on TV and radio. Hours after the partial shutdown took effect,...
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Thousands gather during the Women's March in Philadelphia on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The march is among dozens of rallies being held around the country. The activists are hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — People participating in marches in the United States and around the world walked in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on the anniversary of his inauguration. Tens of thousands of them...
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January 20, 2018 - 4:54 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of women gathered in cities across North Carolina to mark cities on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration to build support for an agenda on issues like abortion, immigration and civil rights. The Charlotte Observer reports police said at...
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January 20, 2018 - 1:57 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): 10 p.m. Syria's Foreign Ministry has condemned Turkey for launching a military operation against a Kurdish group inside Syria's borders. Turkey announced Saturday it was going to defeat the Kurdish People's...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach, center, from Germany shakes hands with North Korea's Olympic Committee President and sports minister Kim Il Guk, left, and South Korea's Sports Minister Do Jong-hwan, right, as they arrive for the North and South Korean Olympic Participation Meeting at the IOC headquarters in Pully near Lausanne, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A decision with regard to the participation of athletes from the National Olympic Committee, NOC, of North Korea at the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 will be taken during this four-party meeting. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 1:43 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will bring 22 North Korean athletes across the border to South Korea, where they will march as one under a unification flag at the opening ceremony and compete together in one sport. In the most symbolic agreement...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2011 file French Chef Paul Bocuse poses outside his famed Michelin three-star restaurant L'Auberge du Pont de Collonges in Collonges-au-Mont-d'or, central France. French interior minister announces Saturday Jan.20, 2018 that Paul Bocuse, a master of French cuisine, has died at 91. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)
January 20, 2018 - 10:21 am
PARIS (AP) — Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for more than half a century and put it on tables around the world, a man who raised the profile of top chefs from invisible kitchen artists to international celebrities, has died at 91, French officials announced. Often referred...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2011 file French Chef Paul Bocuse poses outside his famed Michelin three-star restaurant L'Auberge du Pont de Collonges in Collonges-au-Mont-d'or, central France. French interior minister announces Saturday Jan.20, 2018 that Paul Bocuse, a master of French cuisine, has died at 91. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)
January 20, 2018 - 8:59 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of French chef Paul Bocuse at 91 (all times local): 2:55 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron pays tribute to Paul Bocuse, the man who embodied French cuisine all over the world. Macron praised Bocuse's "fidelity" to his village of Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, near...
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