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January 23, 2018 - 8:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks are toddler twins who share almost everything: the same toys, the same nursery, the clothes and the same parents. Everything but a toothbrush and U.S. citizenship. To remedy what their parents, a gay married couple, view as an injustice, Ethan Dvash-...
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Emergency crews respond to Marshall County High School after a fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Authorities said a shooting suspect was in custody. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 8:12 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. JEFF SESSIONS QUESTIONED BY MUELLER'S TEAM The attorney general's hours-long interview comes as the special counsel investigates whether Trump possibly took steps to obstruct justice. 2. '...
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January 23, 2018 - 7:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor on Tuesday said he agreed with the state Supreme Court's decision to strike down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, even as Republicans accused the court of playing politics. The Democratic-controlled court's decision a day...
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January 23, 2018 - 7:54 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Newly unsealed documents from an investigation into a Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group provide more details about his obsession with the group's violence. According to an affidavit to support a request to put a tracking device on...
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UPDATES TO REMOVE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INJURED - Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Gov. Matt Bevin said two people were killed numerous others were injured in the shooting. (Dominico Caporali via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 7:48 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school. "He was determined. He knew what he was doing," said Alexandria Caporali, who grabbed her stunned...
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In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, a Rohingya father and son peer out from a bus window as they arrive at the Balukhali refugee camp outside Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
January 23, 2018 - 7:47 pm
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — AP photographer Manish Swarup has been capturing imagery of the struggles of the more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslims now living in sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh. The Rohingya, a long-persecuted minority denied citizenship at home in Myanmar, began pouring...
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January 23, 2018 - 7:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The ex-wife of a man who evaded authorities for 20 years has pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about his whereabouts. Federal officials say 70-year-old Cecily Sturge, of Delray Beach, Florida, pleaded guilty in Boston's federal court Tuesday to making a materially false...
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Ashes from Mount Kusatsu-Shirane cover near its summit after its eruption in Kusatsu, Gunma prefecture, central Japan, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Twelve people skiing on the slopes of the volcano near a famous hot spring resort were injured Tuesday by flying rocks during a sudden eruption, officials said. (Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 7:41 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Twelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano near a famous hot spring resort in central Japan were injured Tuesday by flying rocks during a sudden eruption, officials said. One soldier later died. The eruption quickly darkened the ski slope at Mount...
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Law enforcement personnel from the Ellis County Sheriff's Office park outside a high school in Italy, Texas, following an active shooter incident at the school Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018. Sheriff's officials said a boy who is a student at the school was taken into custody. (Jennifer Lindgren/KTVT Dallas Fort Worth via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 7:40 pm
ITALY, Texas (AP) — A 15-year-old girl who was wounded in a Texas high school shooting is "in good spirits," and the 16-year-old boy suspected of opening fire in the cafeteria has been charged as a juvenile with aggravated assault, officials said Tuesday. Italy Independent School District...
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January 23, 2018 - 7:34 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than a foot of snow in the Twin Cities has Minnesotans digging out from one of the biggest snowstorms in recent years, and angry parents admonished school officials on social media for not sending students home earlier. Schools in the Twin Cities and elsewhere in southern...
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