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French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with members of police force during his visit to Calais, northern France, Tuesday, Jan.16, 2018. Macron traveled Tuesday to the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, the northern port of Calais, to lay out a "humane and tough" immigration policy that involved better behavior by security forces and closer cooperation with Britain. (Denis Charlet/Pool via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm
CALAIS, France (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron traveled Tuesday to Calais, the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, to lay out a new approach to immigration: help for those who want to stay, expulsion for those using France as a transit point and sanctions for security forces who overstep the...
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President Russell M. Nelson speaks at a church broadcast announcing his new leadership as the faith's president in the wake of the death of President Thomas S. Monson on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 16, 2018 - 3:58 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that aims to keep the faith on course with a minimum of upheaval. Russell M. Nelson's remarks about LGBT issues and the role of women in the...
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January 16, 2018 - 3:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four San Francisco Bay Area residents who say they were injured by protesters during a riot ahead of a speech by a right-wing provocateur at the University of California, Berkeley filed a lawsuit against the university and the city, their attorneys said Tuesday. The plaintiffs...
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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 - 3:00 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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Riot police officers stand guard outside the Fresnes prison during a demonstration about long-running complaints by penitentiary staff, in Fresnes, outside Paris, Tuesday Jan.16, 2018. Penitentiary staff blocked several prisons in France after the report of a knife wielding inmate attacking people at a high-security prison in northern France.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 16, 2018 - 2:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — French prison guards protested outside scores of jails across the country Tuesday for the second day in a row, demanding more security, more staff and safer handling of violent inmates. Protesters bellowing the national anthem shouted down Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet as she...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, Oscar Perez speaks to the press at a night vigil to honor the more than 90 people killed during three months of anti-government protests, in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuelan officials say on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 they’ve exchanged fire during an attempt to capture the fugitive police officer who led a high-profile attack in Caracas last year from a stolen helicopter. (AP Photo/Miguel Rodriguez, File)
January 16, 2018 - 2:00 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Officials in Venezuela confirmed Tuesday that a rebellious police officer who led a brazen helicopter attack in Caracas last year was among those killed in a violent shootout with security forces. Oscar Perez was among the seven who died fighting against police and...
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Ava DuVernay poses in the press room with the award for the entertainer of the year at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 16, 2018 - 1:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at the NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change. DuVernay lauded other black artists from the stage as she accepted her award Monday night, naming writers and directors such...
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President Donald Trump meets with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 16, 2018 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Sen. Lindsey Graham is blaming President Donald Trump's staff for the president's about-face on immigration that appeared to scuttle a compromise deal to protect from deportation young people brought to the U.S. as...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during an inauguration ceremony in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Murphy will become the state's 56th governor, succeeding Republican Chris Christie after he is sworn in at the War Memorial in Trenton Tuesday (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
January 16, 2018 - 1:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former Wall Street executive Phil Murphy replaced Chris Christie as New Jersey's governor Tuesday, taking the oath on the same Bible that President John F. Kennedy was sworn in on as he promised to take an aggressive approach against President Donald Trump. Murphy, 60, succeeds...
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President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump waves as he returns to the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Trump spent the holiday weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 16, 2018 - 11:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the fallout over President Donald Trump's use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe certain countries during immigration talks with senators. Trump was said...
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