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Sunday, January 21, 2018

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

Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump’s views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women’s rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration.

Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors.

Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

The finger-pointing played out in rare weekend proceedings in both the House and Senate, where lawmakers were eager to show voters they were actively working for a solution — or at least actively making their case why the other party was at fault.

Lawmaker pushes for high school football game replays

A Georgia lawmaker wants to force the use of instant replays for reviews of calls in high school football playoff and championship games.

MLK sites in Georgia closed amid federal government shutdown

Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the visitor center at MLK National Historic Site in Atlanta are closed amid the federal government shutdown.

Georgia congressman refuses pay during government shutdown

GA Congressman refuses paycheck until military troops get paid again during the government shutdown.

Pence’s Mideast trip still on as government shutdown looms

An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing two key policy decisions in his bags that have long been top priorities for him: designating Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and curtailing aid for Palestinians.

Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

Laying out a broad new strategy for the Defense Department, Mattis warned that all aspects of the military’s competitive warfighting edge have eroded.

US likely to designate embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019

The Trump administration is expected to approve a plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as early as next year, rather than waiting for several years, Trump administration officials said Friday.

Border wall tests find heights should keep out crossers

Military special forces based in Florida and U.S. Customs and Border Protection special units spent three weeks trying to breach and scale the eight models in San Diego, using jackhammers, saws, torches and other tools and climbing devices.
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