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David Turpin, second from right, and wife, Louise, far left, listen to their charges as they are joined by their attorneys, Allison Lowe, second from left, and David Macher in a courtroom Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in Riverside, Calif. The California couple who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them pleaded guilty Friday to torture and other abuse in a case dubbed a "house of horrors." (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)
California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuseProsecutors' plea deal sought to punish abusive parents and also spare their 13 children the trauma of testifying against them
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN postPresident Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations
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1 killed, 2 wounded in explosion in Nepalese capitalPolice say one person was killed and two others wounded in an explosion outside a telecommunications company in the Nepalese capital
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Government supporters gather during the first day of the "Hands off Venezuela" three-day music festival at the Tienditas International Bridge, in Urena, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, on the border with Colombia. Venezuela's power struggle is set to convert into a battle of the bands Friday when musicians demanding Nicolas Maduro allow in humanitarian aid and those supporting the embattled leader's refusal sing in rival concerts being held at both sides of a border bridge where tons of donated food and medicine are being stored. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Aid showdown: Venezuela opposition prepares to deliver goodsVenezuelans frustrated over their nation's crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver international aid that Nicolas Maduro has refused to accept into the country
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing in Washington. A judge has set a March 8, 2019, sentencing date for Manafort on his Virginia conviction for hiding millions of dollars from the IRS that he earned advising Ukrainian politicians. The order issued Thursday, Feb. 21 by U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III means Manafort will face sentencing in Virginia before he does in the District of Columbia. His sentencing in the District has already been set for March 13. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Mueller sentencing memo in Manafort case not yet publicSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's sentencing memorandum for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was not publicly available Friday, suggesting it may still be under seal
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U.S. President Donald Trump impersonator Russell White, center right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un impersonator Howard X pose for photos outside the Opera House in Hanoi, Vietnam, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The second summit between Trump and Kim will take place in Hanoi on Feb. 27 and 28. (AP Photo/Minh Hoang)
Kim, Trump impersonators draw ire of Vietnam's authoritiesVietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump
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President Donald Trump listens during his meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP source: Mueller report not expected next weekA report from special counsel Robert Mueller about the Russia investigation is not expected to be delivered to the Justice Department next week
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President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Trump again denies collusion as report nearsPresident Donald Trump is continuing to insist his 2016 presidential campaign did not collude with Russia
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump looks out at the audience during a speech at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington. The Trump administration said Friday that it would bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, a move certain to be challenged in court by abortion rights supporters.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referralsTrump administration acts to bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions
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The dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible in reflection in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. House Democrats have introduced a resolution Friday to block the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump issued last week to fund his long-sought wall along the U.S-Mexico border, setting up a fight that could result in Trump's first-ever veto. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency orderPresident Donald Trump faces another showdown with Congress next week over his proposed border wall
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President Donald Trump speaks during a National African American History Month reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: Trump vows veto if border resolution passedPresident Donald Trump is pledging a veto if Congress passes a resolution blocking his use of a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the border
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019 file photo, Border Patrol agent Vincent Pirro walks towards prototypes for a border wall in San Diego. Customs and Border Protection said Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, President Trump’s eight border-wall prototypes will be torn down to make way for a secondary barrier separating California from Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Trump's wall prototypes to come down along US-Mexico borderU.S. Customs and Border Protection says President Donald Trump's eight border wall prototypes will be torn down
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