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A counter demonstrator gets a splash of water after being hit by pepper spray at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency and police dressed in riot gear ordered people to disperse after chaotic violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protestors. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 14, 2017 - 4:46 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters. The diverse group of people who came to oppose a weekend gathering of white nationalists in this Virginia college town seemed to...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a joint press conference with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos at the presidential guesthouse in Cartagena, Colombia, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Cartagena is the first stop of Pence's weeklong trip to Latin America, that will also take him to Argentina, Chile and Panama. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
August 14, 2017 - 4:42 am
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is demonstrating the delicate balancing act that has thus far defined his term, walking a line during a trip to Latin America between the region's opposition to possible U.S. military intervention in Venezuela, and President Donald Trump's...
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Candles are held during a vigil for victims in Charlottesville, Va., at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial Statue in North Las Vegas, Nev., Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Protesters decrying hatred and racism converged around the country on Sunday, saying they felt compelled to counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 4:39 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Protesters decrying hatred and racism converged around the country, saying they felt compelled to counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia. The gatherings Sunday spanned from anti-fascist protests in San Francisco to a march to President...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a joint press conference with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos at the presidential guesthouse in Cartagena, Colombia, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Cartagena is the first stop of Pence's weeklong trip to Latin America, that will also take him to Argentina, Chile and Panama. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
August 14, 2017 - 3:53 am
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is demonstrating the delicate balancing act that has thus far defined his term, walking a line during a trip to Latin America between the region's opposition to possible U.S. military intervention in Venezuela, and President Donald Trump's...
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August 14, 2017 - 1:32 am
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said Sunday he will sit during the national anthem this season to protest social injustice and segregation. Bennett sat on the visiting bench during "The Star-Spangled Banner" before the Seahawks' preseason opener against the Los...
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August 14, 2017 - 1:24 am
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says he will sit during the national anthem this season to protest social injustice and segregation. Bennett sat on the visiting bench during "The Star-Spangled Banner" on Sunday before the Seahawks' preseason opener against the...
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August 14, 2017 - 1:21 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's most powerful investigative authority has recommended that priests who fail to tell police about suspected child sexual abuse should face criminal charges, even when they learn of abuse through confession. Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child...
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A person burns an American flag Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Seattle. Hundreds of demonstrators and counter-protesters converged in downtown Seattle one day after violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va. (Grant Hindsley/seattlepi.com via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 1:19 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Protesters decrying hatred and racism converged around the country on Sunday, saying they felt compelled to counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia. The gatherings spanned from a march to President Donald Trump's home in New York to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo provided U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Guzman wants new lawyers in his U.S. drug trafficking case. Guzman is scheduled to appear in federal court in Brooklyn on Monday, Aug. 14. He's seeking to have his public defenders replaced by private lawyers, but questions remain about how they will get paid. (U.S. law enforcement via AP, File)
August 14, 2017 - 12:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman wants to hire new lawyers in his U.S. drug trafficking case, but there's questions about how they'll get paid. Guzman is set to appear Monday in federal court in Brooklyn where a judge is expected to address questions...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo provided U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Guzman wants new lawyers in his U.S. drug trafficking case. Guzman is scheduled to appear in federal court in Brooklyn on Monday, Aug. 14. He's seeking to have his public defenders replaced by private lawyers, but questions remain about how they will get paid. (U.S. law enforcement via AP, File)
August 14, 2017 - 12:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' ehl CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN') wants new lawyers in his U.S. drug trafficking case. Guzman is scheduled to appear in federal court in Brooklyn on Monday. He's seeking to have his public defenders replaced by private lawyers, but...
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