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Power to the Polls: Women's March 2.0 aims to harness Trump opposition

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Tens of thousands of protesters were expected to take to the streets of New York, Los Angeles and Washington on Saturday (Jan 20) for the second Women's March, a multi-city mass rally hailed as the start of a new era of female political activism.

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Anti-abortion activists rally in annual 'March for Life' in Washington

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Thousands of anti-abortion activists from around the U.S. gathered in the capital Washington Friday for the annual "March for Life" -- fired up by the support of Donald Trump, who addressed the crowds via video link.

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Saturday Sports: Gymnasts Testify On Larry Nassar's Abuse

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NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN journalist Howard Bryant about the emotional testimonies against the former doctor of the USA Gymnastics team. How did the abuse remain hidden for decades?

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IOC President Thomas Bach offers "sincere thanks" to governments of North and South Korea for Olympic unity deal

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) IOC President Thomas Bach offers ''sincere thanks'' to governments of North and South Korea for Olympic unity deal.

IOC says Korean teams will march together at Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony; 22 North Korean athletes to compete

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) IOC says Korean teams will march together at Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony; 22 North Korean athletes to compete.

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Cutting off communication, no more street protests, improving Parliament, projections for India

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“Connections and conversations matter all year round, so it is easy to understand why some people became frustrated after learning that Skype had been blocked in the [United Arab Emirates],” states an editorial. “The move, made a fortnight ago, is the second time the service has been suspended and follows a period of confusion over the regulations.... In a country where internet usage exceeds 90 per cent of the population, being part of a global conversation means being connected.... Open and smart communication channels will be a vital factor in building smarter cities. “One ... disruptive technological influence in recent times is social media...,” writes Joseph Rwagatare.

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Tom Petty's Lake House Up for Sale at $5.5 Million

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Tom Petty's oasis for over a decade can be yours ... at a bargain price. The late singer's crib in Lake Sherwood -- a ritzy area near the famed Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, CA -- hit the market for $5.495 million. The 5,300 square...

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Women's March: Activists in 34 countries across the globe to take to streets one year on from Donald Trump's inauguration

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Tens of thousands of women in at least 34 countries are expected to take to the streets this weekend a year after millions marched to protest Donald Trump's inauguration.

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Tensions Rise in Congo as President Keeps Grip on Power

Added: 20.01.2018 7:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s president has clung to power by playing a waiting game, but his refusal to step down has left sub-Saharan Africa’s largest country in a dangerous limbo.

Sexual Assault Survivor Speaks Out Against Former USA Gymnastics Doctor

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Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to file a criminal complaint against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. She will be the last survivor to speak at his sentencing hearing in Michigan.

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