AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from MLK holiday
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At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored Martin Luther King Jr., the late civil rights leader, on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. King's daughter, the Rev. Bernice King, urged people to remember her father by doing "an act […]

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On King day, Trump mentioned as much as civil rights leader
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ATLANTA (AP) — They had gathered to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., but many of those who delivered speeches on the national holiday created to honor the slain civil rights leaders focused their remarks on another man: President Donald Trump….

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Jeff Flake expected to deliver floor speech comparing Trump's attacks on media to Stalin's
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Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona is expected to deliver a floor speech on Wednesday in which he will compare President Donald Trump’s attacks on the news media to the rhetoric of late Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.

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Trump on Hawaii false missile alert: 'They made a mistake'
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President Donald Trump made his first comments about the false ballistic missile alert sent out by Hawaiian authorities, more than a day after the mistaken alert sent residents into a panic.

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Here's what went wrong with Hawaii's false alert
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An emergency missile alert accidentally went out to everyone in Hawaii on Saturday after an employee “pushed the wrong button.”

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My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana – and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump – in a potentially uncomfortable position….

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Chelsea Manning confirms US Senate run
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NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning on Sunday confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate….

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Dozens escape casino shuttle boat off Florida's Gulf coast
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — First there were shouts, then screams and then black smoke billowing into sunny Florida skies as a shuttle boat used to carry patrons to a casino ship offshore rapidly became engulfed in flames. But all of the crew and dozens of passengers safely escaped by jumping overboard into chilly waters on […]

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Residents grieve and commit to rebuilding after mudslides
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MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — At the end of a heartbreaking week that saw deadly mudslides kill at least 20, residents of Montecito gathered to grieve, pay tribute to victims and commit to rebuilding their cherished community on the Southern California coast….

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