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    50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer ties

    "That largely has been made a matter of the past," he said aboard his flight to Asia.

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    Democrats, GOP hold out hope for ending government shutdown

    "I really do believe that at heart here there was an interest by some folks in the Democratic Party to deny the president sort of the victory lap of the anniversary of his inauguration, the chance to talk about the success of the tax bill, the success of the economy and jobs," budget director Mick Mulvaney said on "Fox News Sunday." ''And I think if they get over that, there's a chance this thing gets done before 9 o'clock on Monday morning when folks come to work."

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    US marches for women’s rights slam Trump, encourage voting

    People marched in Casper, Wyoming, and Cambridge, Massachusetts, and in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Houston. In Park City, Utah, where the annual Sundance Film Festival is in full swing, actress Jane Fonda and nationally known attorney Gloria Allred joined the women's march

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    Pa. Congressman Meehan denies misconduct claim; ethics probe may follow

    The story, published online Saturday, cited unnamed people who said the Republican Pennsylvania representative used thousands of dollars from his congressional office fund to settle the sexual harassment complaint the ex-aide filed last summer to the congressional Office of Compliance

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    Dismissive words on abuse scandal cast pall over pope’s trip

    "That is the enigma of Pope Francis," Anne Barrett Doyle of the online abuse database BishopAccountability.org said Sunday. "He is so bold and compassionate on many issues but he is an old school defensive bishop when it comes to the sex abuse crisis."

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    Trump’s first year in office has been a can’t-miss drama

    In his first year in office, Donald Trump proved to be a singular figure, casting aside norms and traditions, fighting with Republicans and Democrats alike and changing how the nation and the presidency are viewed at home and abroad.

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    Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

    "It was like night time at noon, there was zero visibility in some areas because the ash fall was so thick," Nunez said.

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    How shutdown affects key parts of federal government

    "Political gamesmanship, an unwillingness to compromise, and a lack of resolve on both sides have led us to this point," McCain said in a statement Saturday.

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    Shutdown divides services into essential and non-essential

    "Not all parks are fully open, but we are all working hard to make as many areas as accessible to the public as possible," Zinke said.

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    Sequel to Trump’s first year opens with crises, unease

    "In the second year, you no longer are one-dimensional," said Ari Fleischer, press secretary when George W. Bush was president. "There's an inevitable pivot that every administration makes, and that is to recognize that it's no longer about future events and promises, it's now about defending and promoting last year's accomplishments."

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    Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town

    "He wanted to give his kids a better life," his youngest sister, Diana Montero, told the Los Angeles Times.