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The Latest: Some Trump protesters to face rioting charges

Demonstrators across Madison Avenue during a women's march, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in New York. The march is being held in solidarity with similar events taking place in Washington and around the nation. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Women's March on Washington and associated protests around the world (all times EST):


Gambia's defeated leader leaves country, ends standoff

In this image taken from TV, Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh appears on state TV to give a brief statement agreeing to step down from office, in Banjul, Gambia, the early hours of Saturday morning Jan. 21, 2017. Jammeh's decision to step down appears to pave the way for the winner of December's general elections, Adama Barrow to take power. (Gambia State TV via AP)BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family headed into political exile Saturday night, ending a 22-year reign of fear and a post-election political standoff that threatened to provoke a regional military intervention when he clung to power.


'Dump Trump': Tens of thousands join global march

Protesters hold placards during the Women's March in London on January 21, 2017 as part of a global day of protests against new US President Donald TrumpTens of thousands of people took to the streets of London, Paris and other cities worldwide on Saturday in solidarity with women-led marches in the United States opposed to President Donald Trump. Just one day after his inauguration, a largely female crowd that also included many men and children packed London's Trafalgar Square, chanting "dump Trump", and waving banners demanding equal rights. "Our Rights Are Not For Grabs -- Neither Are We" were among the banners held aloft, along with "We shall overcomb" and "Make bigotry wrong again".


Budapest mourns as 16 die in fiery bus crash on Italian road

Budapest mourns as 16 die in fiery bus crash on Italian roadThe Hungarian students had just finished a week of skiing in France when their bus swerved right, then left, then hit a highway barrier and burst into flames. Sixteen people were killed and over two dozen ...


Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh now leaving the country, ending political standoffBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh now leaving the country, ending political standoff.The Latest: Trump denies feuding with US intelligence

President Donald Trump speaks at the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST):


Trump assures CIA officials 'I am so behind you'

Trump assures CIA officials 'I am so behind you'President Donald Trump moved to mend his tumultuous relationship with America's spy agencies Saturday, traveling to CIA headquarters on his first full day in office and assuring officials, "I am so ...


Chapecoense survivors lift trophy 2 months after tragedy

Chapecoense goalkeeper Follmann, one of the three players that survived the air crash almost two months ago, is wheeled on the pitch as he carries the Sudamericana trophy, during the Sudamericana trophy award ceremony prior to a match against Palmeiras, in Chapeco, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Almost two months after the air tragedy that killed 71 people, including 19 team players, Chapecoense plays at its Arena Conda stadium against the 2016 Brazilian champion Palmeiras. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) — The three surviving players of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy on Saturday in honor of their dead teammates.


Hackers claim to have shut down African Cup website

Soldiers patrol during Gabon's soccer team training session at the Stade de l'Amitie, Libreville, Gabon, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, ahead of their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match against Cameroon. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — A group of hackers claiming to be based in Russia said Saturday they had shut down the website of the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in a protest at organizers holding it in the "dictatorship" of Gabon, where President Ali Bongo Ondimba retained power in disputed and violent elections last year.


Trump son-in-law Kushner can serve as White House adviser: Justice Department

Ivanka Trump dances with her husband Jared Kushner at U.S. President Donald Trump's "Liberty" Inaugural Ball in WashingtonPresident Donald Trump can hire his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior White House adviser without breaking federal anti-nepotism laws, the U.S. Department of Justice said. In a letter dated Jan. 20 posted on its website, the department's Office of Legal Counsel said the president has special hiring authority that exempts White House positions from laws barring the president from naming a relative to lead a federal agency. Questions about Kushner's role emerged as voters and lawmakers questioned potential conflicts of interest for Trump, given his wide-ranging business interests, history of employing family members, and the influence of his daughter Ivanka Trump, who is married to Kushner.


Trump says he respects CIA in his first visit to headquarters

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) headquarters accompanied by National security adviser General Michael Flynn (2-L) after delivering remarks during a visit in Langley, Virginia U.S.LANGLEY, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told CIA officers on Saturday that he has great respect for the agency, denying that he had a feud with the intelligence community. In his first official visit to a government agency as president, Trump was effusive with his praise, telling the officers, who came in on their time off to see him, that he loved them and had their back. (Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Leslie Adler)


Hundreds of thousands of women around the world decry Trump

Hundreds of thousands of women around the world decry TrumpWearing pink, pointy-eared "pussyhats" to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women took to the streets in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send Donald ...


President Donald Trump accuses media of lying about inauguration crowds, wrongly says crowd reached Washington monumentWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump accuses media of lying about inauguration crowds, wrongly says crowd reached Washington monument.Women stage massive anti-Trump protests across U.S

People gather for the Women's March in WashingtonBy Emily Stephenson and Scott Malone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women turned out in unexpectedly large numbers in major U.S. cities on Saturday to stage mass protests against U.S. President Donald Trump, in a sign of the strong public opposition the Republican may face in office. Hundreds of thousands of women -- many wearing pink knit hats -- marched through downtown Washington, and also thronged the streets of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston to rebuke Trump on his first full day in the White House. The Women's March on Washington appeared to be larger than the crowds that turned out the previous day to witness Trump's inauguration on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.


Brazil's tragic Chapecoense play first match since plane crash

Brazilian Chapecoense goalkeeper Jackson Follmann (C), holds up the Copa Sudamericana trophy before a friendly match against PalmeirasChapecó (Brazil) (AFP) - Chapecoense, the Brazilian football club cruelly decimated by a plane crash, stride back on the field Saturday in a new line-up for their first match since the tragedy. Intense public and media attention was greeting the friendly match against Palmeiras, to be played in the 20,000-place Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco decked out in the home side's green color. "We have the privilege of raising this trophy and I'm sure that those who have left us, if they are watching, would feel happy," one of the survivors, left-back Alan Ruschel, told a news conference.


Aleppo displaced finally getting official paperwork

Fatima al-Khalil, 24, and her daughter Qatr al-nada standing outside the Free Legal Support Program office in the shelter in Jibreen, Syria, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Syrian rebels stormed and controlled wide parts of east Aleppo in July 2012 and since then most residents in areas held by insurgents were not able to register themselves because the state had no presence. Those who registered themselves at courthouses run by rebels had documents that are not recognized by the Syrian government does not recognize. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)JIBREEN, Syria (AP) — Fatima Museitif got married three years ago and soon gave birth to two boys. Her husband died last year but since she was living in a rebel-held eastern neighborhood of Aleppo, she couldn't obtain a marriage certificate, a death certificate for her husband or birth certificates for her children.


16 killed as Hungarian school coach crashes in Italy

A bus carrying Hungarian teenagers crashed and caught fire near Verona in northern Italy, killing 16, with some 39 injured taken to hospitalAt least 16 people died when a coach bringing Hungarian teenagers home from a skiing trip crashed and burst into flames on a northern Italian motorway overnight, authorities said Saturday. Emergency workers said that the bus carrying 56 people returning from France, most of them teenagers aged 14-16, as well as several teachers and two drivers, ploughed into a bridge pillar. "At the moment, there are 16 confirmed deaths," said Verona traffic police chief Girolamo Lacquaniti.


Rescuers cling on to hope in Italy avalanche disaster

Picture released by Italy's Vigili del Fuoco fire service shows a child (C) being rescued from the Hotel Rigopiano, in the mountains of central Italy, on January 20, 2017 after they were buried under an avalanchePenne (Italy) (AFP) - Rescuers pulled four people alive from an avalanche-hit Italian hotel on Saturday and clung on to hopes of saving some of the 23 people still missing three days after the disaster struck.


Rescuers cling on to hope in Italy avalanche disasterPenne (Italy) (AFP) - Rescuers pulled four people alive from an avalanche-hit Italian hotel on Saturday and clung on to hopes of saving some of the 23 people still missing three days after the disaster struck.How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare'

President Donald Trump, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, signs his first executive order on health care, Friday, Jan, 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first executive order targets the sweeping "Obamacare" law by giving federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure. But Trump still needs Congress to do away with the law for good.


Bogus bongs or bogus lawsuits? Pipe maker sues over fakes

Jay Work talks to a reporter at his Grateful J's smoke shop, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Margate, Fla. High-end German glass water pipe maker Roor and its American licensee are filing lawsuits against smoke shops and mom-and-pop convenience stores in Florida, California and New York alleging that they are selling Roor counterfeits, violating its trademark. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In the rarefied world of high-end bong makers, Roor glass water pipes have long been smoked to impress. The status symbols are so sought after that some models command prices of $1,000. There's even a diamond-studded, gold-gilded Roor that goes for nearly $4,000.


4 dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi

4 dead after tornado rips through south MississippiHATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night ripped through a region in southern Mississippi, officials said.


Indiana residents hope Pence keeps their interests in mind

Indiana residents hope Pence keeps their interests in mindWhen Fort Wayne needed expensive airport improvements, its mayor contacted an influential Indiana native — then-Vice President Dan Quayle — to help secure federal funding. Now that former Indiana Gov. ...


Kosovo Albanians call for ex-premier's release in France

Thousands of protesters waving Albanian, Kosovan and U.S flags march during a protest demanding the immediate release from French judicial supervision of Ramush Haradinaj, Kosovo's former prime minister and a former guerrilla fighter, in Kosovo's capital Pristina on Saturday, Jan 21, 2017. A French court ordered the release of Haradinaj pending a decision on whether to extradite him to Serbia, where he's wanted on war crimes charges. Haradinaj, a former guerrilla fighter in Kosovo's 1998-1999 war for independence from Serbia, was cleared of war crimes charges by a U.N. tribunal. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Thousands of people protested Saturday in the Kosovo capital of Pristina to urge France to release their former prime minister who was detained there on a Serbian arrest warrant.


George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara, recovering from illnesses

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, former President George H. W. Bush, right, and his wife, Barbara, are greeted before a Republican presidential primary debate at The University of Houston in Houston. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, the former president was admitted to an intensive care unit, and Barbara was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spokesman. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, continued to improve Saturday as they recover from illnesses at Houston Methodist Hospital, a family spokesman said.


Thousands march against Trump at Sundance festival

Jennifer Beals (3rd L), Chelsea Handler (C) and Charlize Theron (2nd R) participate in the Women's March on Main Street during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 21, 2017Thousands braved the snow at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday to march for women's rights and in protest against the election of President Donald Trump. It was billed as a "women's march," but a crowd made up of roughly half men led by comedian Chelsea Handler waved banners decrying the new head of state. Many of the banners and slogans supported defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as well as causes seen as being under threat under the new administration, such as Planned Parenthood.


Women lead huge rights protests across US

Demonstrators arrive on the National Mall in Washington, DC, for the 'Women's March on Washington' on January 21, 2017Led by women in pink "pussyhats," hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of Washington and other cities Saturday in a massive outpouring of defiant opposition to America's hardline new president, Donald Trump. Roused by fiery speeches, the women sent out a resounding message of resistance and activism the day after Trump took office with a vow to roll back the policies of former president Barack Obama. Huge crowds gathered in Washington, Chicago, New York and Boston with hundreds of sister marches taking place across the United States.


European nationalists flaunt strength, buoyed by Trump win

People demonstrate against a meeting of European nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Dutch populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman Frauke Petry, far-right leader and candidate for next spring presidential elections Marine le Pen from France and Italian Lega Nord chief Matteo Salvini will attend the meeting. Banner reads "Never again Fascism". (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)KOBLENZ, Germany (AP) — European nationalist leaders came together Saturday in a show of strength at the start of a year of big election tests, celebrating Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president and declaring themselves a realistic alternative to the continent's governments.


Trump to visit CIA after feud about Russia hacking

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to a church service at the National Cathedral in Washington, U.S.By Jeff Mason and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On the first full day as U.S. president, Donald Trump will head to CIA headquarters on Saturday, signaling an effort to mend fences after he slammed spy agencies for their investigation into Russian hacking during the presidential election. Trump, who engaged in an unprecedented feud with the CIA and other U.S. intelligence agencies before his inauguration, is expected to thank agencies, but some analysts said it will take more than a quick visit to patch up relations with a community he has compared to using tactics reminiscent of Nazi Germany. Trump harshly criticized intelligence officials after they concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin directed hackers to breach Democratic emails to try to boost Trump's presidential election campaign.


Man suspected in death of officer, woman diesThe man authorities say shot and killed a woman he'd been romantically involved with and a police officer who had tried to help her has died, hours after shooting himself in the chest during a standoff ...AP INTERVIEW: New Gambia leader to set up truth commission

AP INTERVIEW: New Gambia leader to set up truth commissionGambia's new president Adama Barrow said Saturday that he will launch a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate the alleged human rights abuses of Yahya Jammeh's 22-year regime. In an interview ...


Israeli leader to Iran: "We are your friend, not your enemy"JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's leader has recorded a conciliatory message to the people of Iran, saying, "we are your friend, not your enemy."Blast in camp for displaced Syrians near Jordan kills 6

Civilians gather around the remains of a car bomb in the Rukban camp for displaced Syrians, inside Syrian territory, on the border with Jordan, killing some, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Badr Abu Sultan, a resident of the Rukban camp, says a suspected car bomb in a local market caused the powerful explosion Saturday. (Courtesy of The Tribal Council of Palmyra and Badia via AP)BEIRUT (AP) — A large explosion rocked a camp for displaced Syrians along the Syrian-Jordanian border Saturday, killing at least six, and wounding many others, opposition activists said.


Gambians await Jammeh's exit after pledge to go

Gambia's vetern leader Yahya Jammeh (pictured) spent hours with Guinea and Mauritania's presidents on Friday in Banjul, where agreement was reached that he would hand power to Adama BarrowGambians on Saturday anxiously awaited the departure of ex-president Yahya Jammeh to a life in exile, possibly in Guinea, after a deal with west African leaders headed off a regional military intervention. After marathon talks with Guinea's leader Alpha Conde and Mauritania's Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Jammeh accepted to hand over power peacefully to The Gambia's new President Adama Barrow, who is waiting in neighbouring Senegal for the strongman of 22 years to leave.


Rescuers search for avalanche survivors, fear more slides

Rescuers work in the area of the avalanche-hit Rigopiano hotel, central Italy, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. After two days huddled in freezing cold, tons of snow surrounding them in the wreckage of the avalanche-demolished hotel, survivors greeted their rescuers Friday as "angels." Among the 10 people pulled out alive was a plucky 6-year-old who just wanted her favorite cookies. (Corpo Nazionale Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico/The National Alpine Cliff and Cave Rescue Corps (CNSAS) via AP)FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Using saws, shovels and their gloved hands, rescue workers advanced slowly Saturday through the wreckage of an avalanche-destroyed hotel in central Italy, listening hard for any signs of more survivors among the 23 missing guests and hotel workers.


Ramos saves Real Madrid as fans target Ronaldo

Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (L) celebrates after scoring against Malaga on January 21, 2017Sergio Ramos struck twice to get Real Madrid back to winning ways as the home fans targeted Cristiano Ronaldo in a 2-1 victory over Malaga at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. The European champions' 40-game unbeaten run had come to a crashing halt with back-to-back defeats to Sevilla and Celta Vigo in the past week, but after a nervy start skipper Ramos ensured they opened up a four-point gap at the top of the table. The Spanish international opened the scoring with a towering header from a Toni Kroos corner on 35 minutes.


Rooney becomes Man United's record scorer with 250th goal

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, left, celebrates after scoring from a free kick during the English Premier League soccer match between Stoke City and Manchester United at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke on Trent, England, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was a moment of drama and pride for Wayne Rooney but one tinged with disappointment for Bobby Charlton.


Maggie Roche of The Roches sister vocal trio dies at 65NEW YORK (AP) — Maggie Roche, the folk-rock singer-songwriter who since the mid-1970s had performed and recorded as a trio and in pairs with her two sisters, has died.Syria regime, rebels set for first face-to-face at Astana

The conflict in Syria has lasted nearly six years, killing more than 300,000 and displacing over half of the country's populationSyria's government and rebel fighters will on Monday sit down at the negotiating table for the first time in nearly six years of war, the latest diplomatic push to end the hostilities. Hosted in the Kazakh capital Astana, the talks will see an opposition delegation composed exclusively of rebel groups negotiating with the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in an initiative sponsored by rebel backer Turkey and regime allies Russia and Iran.


LeBron considering return to US Olympic team under Popovich

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) looks up to dunk in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 118-103.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James might make another run at Olympic gold with Gregg Popovich.


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