Today in History for January 19th

Today in History for January 19th

Highlights of Today in History: Robert E. Lee born; Indira Gandhi elected prime minister of India;President Bill Clinton admits making false statements under oath;Singer Janis Joplin born; Dolly Parton is born.
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Van Dyke given nearly 7 years for McDonald death

Van Dyke given nearly 7 years for McDonald death

The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison. The sentencing brought to an end to a historic centred on a shocking dashcam video .
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Romney urges deal on border wall amid shutdown

Romney urges deal on border wall amid shutdown

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah says he supports President Donald Trump's push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won't agree to "another few miles" of barriers.
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Funeral held for rookie officer killed in shooting

Funeral held for rookie officer killed in shooting

A 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community, family and fellow officers said Friday at a packed memorial service.
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Migrants arrested in Arizona after crossing border

Migrants arrested in Arizona after crossing border

The U.S. Border Patrol says a group of 376 Central Americans, nearly all from Guatemala, were arrested Monday after they used seven short holes dug under a border barrier to cross into Arizona.
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AP Top Stories January 18

AP Top Stories January 18

Here are the top stories for Friday, Jan. 18th: 2nd Trump-Kim summit announced; Pelosi hits Trump for 'leaking' details of war-zone trip; Sentencing hearing held in Laquan McDonald case; Rescued Russian baby recovers after building collapse.
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Randy Houser gets cinematic on 'Magnolia'

Randy Houser gets cinematic on 'Magnolia'

Country singer Randy Houser released his new album “Magnolia” along with an accompanying short film. He wants his fans to experience both elements together.
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El Chapo trial: govt. shows escape tunnel video

El Chapo trial: govt. shows escape tunnel video

A girlfriend of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman described how the two escaped from Mexican marines by using a hydraulic lift bathtub that led to a sewer tunnel. Prosecutors showed video of the raid and tunnel in court.
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Federal workers rally in Detroit over shutdown

Federal workers rally in Detroit over shutdown

Government workers rally outside a federal building in Detroit to condemn the shutdown
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Jimmy Carter marks 40 years of US-China relations

Jimmy Carter marks 40 years of US-China relations

Forty years after diplomatic relations were solidified between the US and China, President Jimmy Carter and the Chinese Ambassador stress the importance of partnership moving forward.
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Trump speaks to activist at March for Life rally

Trump speaks to activist at March for Life rally

The 46th Annual March for Life rally was held on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Friday afternoon, an event to demonstrate objections to the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v Wade decision.
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Pelosi accuses White House of 'dangerous' leak

Pelosi accuses White House of 'dangerous' leak

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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