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US government files appeals notice after 2020 census rulingThe Justice Department is appealing a New York judge's ruling stopping the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census
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A sign with the Sackler name is displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. The Sackler name adorns walls at some of the world's top museums and universities, including the Met, the Guggenheim and Harvard. But the family's ties to the powerful painkiller OxyContin and the drug's role in the nation's deadly opioid crisis are bringing a new kind of attention to the Sacklers and their philanthropic legacy. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Opioid crisis brings unwanted attention to wealthy familyThe nation's deadly opioid crisis is bringing new and unwanted attention to the wealthy Sackler family and complicating its philanthropic legacy
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North Carolina man accused of beating puppy with shovelAuthorities in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say beat a puppy to death with a shovel
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United States Department of Agriculture employee Lori Lodato, of Wilmington, Mass., display placards during a rally by federal employees and supporters, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in front of the Statehouse in Boston, held to call for an end of the partial shutdown of the federal government. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Trump grounds Pelosi after she imperils his big speechTrump grounds denies Pelosi, denying her a military plane to visit troops abroad and raising stakes in their brinkmanship
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2011 file photo, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the funeral of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In Jan. 2019, with violent anti-government protests into their fourth week, Sudan appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn out unrest across much of the country and a fractured opposition without a clear idea of what to do if their wish to see the country’s leader of 29 years go comes true. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
Thousands protest against al-Bashir's rule across SudanThousands protest across Sudan against al-Bashir's 29-year rule, 2 reported killed in Khartoum
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Georgia boy says school suspended him for fake lunch moneyGeorgia boy says he was unfairly suspended at school after trying to buy lunch with a $20 bill that turned out to be fake
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FILE - This combination of Nov. 28, 2018 file photos shows former Chicago Police officer Joseph Walsh, left, former detective David March and former officer Thomas Gaffney, accused of trying to cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald,  during a bench trial before Judge Domenica A. Stephenson at Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. Judge Domenica Stephenson said Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019,  that after considering all of the evidence, including police dashcam video of the killing, she did not find that officer Thomas Gaffney, Joseph Walsh and David March conspired to cover up the shooting.  (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
Judge acquits 3 Chicago officers of Laquan McDonald cover-upJudge acquits 3 Chicago police officers of trying to cover up 2014 shooting of black teen
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Congressman who worked on Trump's PA campaign is resigningA five-term Republican congressman who co-chaired Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign in Pennsylvania is resigning
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The Latest: Police: Worker shot man who opened fire in IHOPPolice say a fatal shooting at an Alabama IHOP began when a customer started shooting at employees after becoming angry over a carryout order and a wounded restaurant worker shot and killed the customer in self-defense
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FILE - In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. A law firm tied to Manafort’s international consulting work has agreed to pay $4.6 million and register as a foreign agent. The Justice Department announced a civil settlement Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Law firm tied to Manafort reaches $4.6 million settlementA law firm tied to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's international consulting work has agreed to pay $4.6 million and register as a foreign agent
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Chinese Ambassador to Canada Lu Shaye, center, meets with media at the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
Chinese ambassador warns Canada to stop rallying alliesChina's ambassador to Canada is warning the Canadian government to stop recruiting international support in its feud with China and has threatened retaliation if Canada bans Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for security reasons
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Canada examining case of Saudi who fled Canada after chargeCanada's foreign minister says her government is looking into the case of a Saudi Arabian man charged with sexually assault who has gone missing
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