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In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Minnie Wood, center, makes signs with her daughters Buckley, right, and Zoey in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 19, 2018 - 11:52 pm
Activists are returning to the streets a year after a million people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office. Hundreds of gatherings are planned Saturday and Sunday across the U.S. and in...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 file photo, Tom Petty, of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLII football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Glendale, Ariz. Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 19, 2018 - 11:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was broken after performing dozens of shows with a less serious injury. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement...
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This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Frances McDormand , from left, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell in a scene from "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." The film won a Golden Globe for best motion picture drama and is a contender for an Oscar for best picture. (Merrick Morton/Fox Searchlight via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 10:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar nominations balloting might be finished but Hollywood's "Me Too" moment has kept right on going. When Academy Awards nominations are announced Tuesday morning, it might be a brief, celebratory reprieve for an industry enflamed by sexual harassment scandals and gender equality...
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DELETES AGE REFERENCE- File-This Feb. 17, 2016 file photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Marilyn Hartman. Hartman, who has a history of sneaking aboard planes, slipped past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this week and was flying to London when the airline realized she didn't have a ticket. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says she was flown back to Chicago on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, and taken into custody once she arrived. He says burglary and theft charges are expected. (Chicago Police Department via AP, File)
January 19, 2018 - 10:28 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman with a history of sneaking aboard planes slipped past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this week and was flying to London when the airline realized she didn't have a ticket. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Marilyn Hartman was flown back to...
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Rosita Worl, president of Sealaska Heritage Institute, poses for a photo in Juneau, Alaska, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Juneau-based Sealaska Heritage Institute is speaking out against a shamanism retreat as an event it says commercializes and exploits the spiritual practices of indigenous people. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
January 19, 2018 - 10:22 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native group spoke out Friday against a shamanism retreat, saying the event commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of indigenous people. The Juneau-based Sealaska Heritage Institute voiced its opposition to the pricey June retreat in a letter...
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January 19, 2018 - 10:19 pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio businessman who faces deportation to his native Jordan may be able to stay in the United States for about six months while his case is reviewed. A U.S. House subcommittee vote Thursday requested the Department of Homeland Security review Amer Othman's case and report...
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January 19, 2018 - 9:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Southern California men have been arrested on federal charges that they illegally exported computer chips with military applications to China. The U.S. attorney's office says part-time Los Angeles resident Yi-Chi Shih and Kiet Ahn Mai of Pasadena were arrested Friday. It's...
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File-This Dec. 15, 2016, file photo shows Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y. speaking with reporters after meeting with then President-elect Donald Trump, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 19, 2018 - 9:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say. The purported Russian activity involves the hashtag #ReleaseTheMemo, a reference to a secret congressional report...
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige answers questions during a hearing in Honolulu, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Lawmakers want to learn the circumstances of an emergency alert mistakenly sent over the weekend that warned island residents and visitors of a ballistic missile attack.(AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher).
January 19, 2018 - 9:01 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii National Guard's top commander said Friday he told Gov. David Ige that a missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it went out statewide. But the governor didn't tell the public until 15 minutes later. Maj. Gen. Arthur "Joe" Logan told state lawmakers at a hearing...
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New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson makes a phone call in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as he waits for a ride after being released from the Broward County Jail on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Anderson faces a slew of charges, including threatening a police officer's family and saying he would rape the officer's wife. A Sunrise, Fla., police report shows the 24-year-old Anderson was stopped early Friday in a sport utility vehicle after it ran two red lights and was swerving while traveling about 105 mph (168 kph). (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 8:42 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson faces a slew of charges in Florida, including threatening a police officer's family and saying he would rape the officer's wife. A Sunrise police report shows the 24-year-old Anderson was stopped early Friday in a sport utility vehicle...
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