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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center seated, with other House members wearing black in support the metoo and timesup movement, ahead of tonight's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 8:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scenes from the Capitol on a night of pomp, pageantry and politics for the State of the Union address: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is advising Democrats to be on their better behavior during President Donald Trump's speech — for strategy's sake. "Let the attention be on...
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The Capitol Rotunda is seen with the statue of George Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, ahead of the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scenes from the Capitol on a night of pomp, pageantry and politics for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address: ___ Army Staff Sgt. Patricia King, the first person to have sex reassignment surgery paid for by the military, is attending the State of the Union address...
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A member of Afghan security personnel stands guard at the site of an attack at the Marshal Fahim academy in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Insurgents attacked an Afghan army unit guarding the military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, officials said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
January 29, 2018 - 12:28 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16. The attack, which began before dawn and continued well past daybreak, was the latest in a wave of relentless violence in Kabul...
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A member of Afghan security personnel arrives at the site of an attack at a military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Insurgents attacked an Afghan army unit guarding the military academy in the capital Kabul on Monday, officials said. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
January 29, 2018 - 6:15 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16. The attack was the latest in a wave of relentless violence in Kabul this month unleashed by the Taliban and the rival...
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A member of Afghan security personnel arrives at the site of an attack at a military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Insurgents attacked an Afghan army unit guarding the military academy in the capital Kabul on Monday, officials said. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
January 29, 2018 - 5:14 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16. The attack was the latest in a wave of relentless violence in Kabul this month unleashed by the Taliban and the rival...
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A member of Afghan security personnel arrives at the site of an attack at a military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Insurgents attacked an Afghan army unit guarding the military academy in the capital Kabul on Monday, officials said. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
January 29, 2018 - 4:55 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16. The attack was the latest in a wave of relentless violence in Kabul this month unleashed by the Taliban and the rival...
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Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of an attack at the Marshal Fahim academy in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. An Afghan official and an eyewitness say blasts have been heard and a gunbattle is occurring near the military academy in the capital Kabul. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
January 28, 2018 - 11:33 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents attacked an Afghan army unit guarding a military academy in the capital Kabul on Monday, and at least two soldiers were killed and 10 others wounded, officials said. A suicide bomber first attacked the army unit responsible for providing security for the...
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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, center-right, laughs with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, center-left, at the opening ceremony of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. The leaders of the United Nations and the African Union urged stronger international cooperation at the opening Sunday of the African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
January 28, 2018 - 6:05 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The leaders of the United Nations and the African Union urged stronger international cooperation at the opening Sunday of the African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. "I strongly believe Africa is one of the greatest forces for good in our world,"...
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January 26, 2018 - 11:09 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's president held a rare press conference Friday in response to international condemnation of the violent treatment of Catholic church members and activists protesting his prolonged stay in power. President Joseph Kabila called the Central African country's electoral...
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, listens during talks with Vietnam's Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi, Vietnam, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. In a move likely to irritate China, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is likely to visit Vietnam in March for the first time since the war, U.S. and Vietnamese officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
January 25, 2018 - 9:12 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is expected to make a port visit to Vietnam in March, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday. It would be the first such visit in the postwar era. The planned visit to Danang is likely to irritate China, which is critical of U.S. moves to...
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