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Indonesian special forces demonstrate snake-handling Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, for U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Robert Burns)
January 23, 2018 - 9:46 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis got an up-close look at Indonesian commandos — including soldiers walking on fire and breaking bricks with their heads. The commandos performed for Mattis at the conclusion of a two-day visit in which Mattis expressed interest in closer U...
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In this Jan. 18, 2018, photo, FBI Chief of Staff Jim Rybicki, left, returns after a break to his interview by a joint investigation of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington. FBI Director Christopher Wray says his chief of staff is leaving for a private sector job. Rybicki notified him last month of his decision. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 23, 2018 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray is making changes to his senior leadership team, as President Donald Trump has continued to attack the bureau for perceived biases against him and has been calling for a shakeup at the top. Officials said Tuesday that Wray, who started the job in...
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Turkish Army soldiers form a convoy of armoured personnel carriers near the border with Syria, in the outskirts of Hassa, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has announced that a second Turkish soldier has been killed in action in Turkey's military offensive on a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria. (Caglar Ozturk/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 9:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the last few years, the United States could neatly sum its objective in Syria in a single, uncontroversial bullet point: fighting the Islamic State group. Now that the extremists have been squeezed from all but the last bits of their former territory, the Trump administration...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers players, from left, LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas, Kevin Love, JR Smith and Jae Crowder take a break during a review in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis. Frustrated by their recent poor play in a season where their NBA title hopes seem to be slipping away, the Cavaliers held an emotional pre-practice meeting on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in hopes of clearing the air. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
January 23, 2018 - 9:12 pm
Cleveland's drama club is acting up again. Frustrated by their recent poor play in a season when their NBA title hopes seem to be slipping away, the Cavaliers held an emotional pre-practice meeting on Monday in hopes of clearing the air. They've lost 10 of 14 and dropped to third in the Eastern...
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A member of the honor guard approaches the casket, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, during a memorial service for Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel McCartney, at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash. McCartney died on Sunday, Jan. 7, after being shot while responding to a break-in call southeast of Tacoma. (Joshua Bessex /The News Tribune via AP, Pool)
January 23, 2018 - 8:47 pm
ROY, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 29-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the slaying of a Washington state sheriff's deputy. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says the woman was arrested Tuesday south of Tacoma. She's the third suspect arrested in the death of Deputy Daniel...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28. 2017, file photo, United States' Serena Williams follows through on a backhand return to her sister Venus during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia. The U.S. Tennis Association says Williams will return to competition for the first time in more than a year at the country's Fed Cup matches against the Netherlands next month. Williams has not played an official match since winning the Australian Open in January 2017 for her 23rd Grand Slam singles title. She was pregnant during that tournament and gave birth to a daughter on Sept. 1. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung. File)
January 23, 2018 - 8:43 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Serena Williams is ready to return to competition for the first time in more than a year, a little more than five months after giving birth. The U.S. Tennis Association announced Tuesday that Williams will represent the country in its first-round Fed Cup matches against...
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FILE--In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, neighbor Liza Tozier, and her son, Avery Sanchez, 6, drop off his large "Teddy" as a gift for the children who lived on a home where police arrested a couple accused of holding 13 children captive in Perris, Calif., More than $120,000 has been donated to help the 13 siblings who authorities say were kept chained to beds for months by their parents and starved so much that their growth was stunted. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file)
January 23, 2018 - 8:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas, one her classmates said in a heart-wrenching Facebook post. The now-29-year-old woman was rescued with her starving...
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January 23, 2018 - 8:34 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Silicon Valley voters will decide in June whether to recall a judge criticized for his handling of the case of a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault. Recall leaders began seeking the ouster of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky after he sentenced...
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January 23, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — WWE star Enzo Amore has been fired by the wrestling promotion after a woman alleged on Twitter that he raped her and police opened a sexual assault investigation. The company said in a statement that Amore, whose real name is Eric Arndt, was fired Tuesday after initially being...
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FILE - These undated photos provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department show David Allen Turpin, left, and Louise Anna Turpin. More than $120,000 has been donated to help 13 siblings in California who authorities say were kept chained to beds for months by their parents, the Turpins, and starved so much that their growth was stunted. (Riverside County Sheriff's Department via AP, file)
January 23, 2018 - 8:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the torture and abuse case against the parents of 13 siblings in California (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Classmates say the oldest of 13 siblings found captive in their California home was bullied during grade school in Fort Worth, Texas. Taha Muntajibuddin (MOON'-...
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