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Soldiers wait at the airport after the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Mexico's Foreign Relations Department announced Guzman was handed over to U.S. authorities for transportation to the U.S. on Thursday, the last day of President Barack Obama's administration and a day before Donald Trump is to be inaugurated. (AP Photo/Christian Torres)
Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as politicalJoaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. marks the end of an era in which he was Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss and, for some, the stuff of folk legend
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Vice president-elect Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence dance at the Indiana Inaugural Ball, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: Peace Ball an alternative inauguration partySome 3,000 people crowded into the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture for an energetic and enthusiastic evening of alternative inauguration programming
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Washington Capitals' Andre Burakovsky, of Austria, tries to pass the puck after falling to the ice during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in St. Louis. The Capitals won 7-3. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Surging Capitals cruise to 7-3 win over BluesAndre Burakovsky, T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov each had a goal and an assist to lead the Washington capitals to a 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Japan's Emperor Akihito leaves after opening formally the ordinary Diet session of the upper house of parliament in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan PM pledges 'unchanging' allegiance to US under TrumpJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with Donald Trump after the new American president's inauguration
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
FILE-  In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki attends a session of the Supreme Court in Brasilia, Brazil. Zavascki's son said that his father was on a plane that crashed off the coast of the city in Rio de Janeiro, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Brazil judge dies in crash ahead of corruption probe rulingA Brazilian Supreme Court judge has died in a small-plane crash just weeks before he was to rule on allegations in the mammoth Petrobras corruption case that could implicate politicians in several Latin American countries
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Vendors sell their President-elect Donald Trump wares in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, as preparations continue for Friday's presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
How to watch inauguration events, with or without TVThe lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol (16) is pressured by Minnesota Timberwolves forward Gorgui Dieng (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Spurs C Gasol breaks finger during warmups, out indefinitelySpurs center Pau Gasol is out indefinitely after breaking his left ring finger during pregame warmups Thursday night
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Paramount inks $1B film co-finance deal with 2 Chinese firmsParamount Pictures says it has signed a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years
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Filmmaker Michael Moore speaks to thousands of people at an anti-Trump rally and protest in front of the Trump International Hotel, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in New York. President-elect Donald Trump, a New Yorker, is scheduled to take the oath of office Friday in Washington. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Actors, mayors rally at inauguration eve Trump demonstrationMayors, actors and hundreds of New Yorkers have gathered outside a Donald Trump building for a pre-inauguration demonstration
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An armed officer stands guard moments before a motorcade carrying Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman arrived at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. The infamous drug kingpin who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in Mexico was extradited at the request of the U.S. to face drug trafficking and other charges, and landed in New York late Thursday, a federal law enforcement official said. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face chargesExtradited Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' el CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN') has arrived in New York to face federal drug trafficking and other charges and is expected to appear in court Friday
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In this Dec. 13, 2016 photo, workers buy their lunch outside a construction site at the Central Business District in Beijing. China's economic growth accelerated slightly in the final quarter of 2016 but its full-year performance still was the weakest in nearly three decades. The government reported Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 the world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter over a year earlier, up from the previous quarter's 6.7 percent. Full-year growth was 6.7 percent, down from 2015's 6.9 percent and the weakest since 1990. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China's growth edges up but 2016 weakest year since 1990China reports its economy picked up pace in the last quarter, though its full-year performance was the weakest in three decades as a potential trade battle looms with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police and emergency services gather at the scene after a car is believed to have hit pedestrians in Bourke Street Mall in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Several pedestrians were injured after being struck by a car in Australia's second-largest city on Friday, prompting a major police operation as officials told the public to stay away from the area. (Luke Costin/AAP via AP)
Defending champ Kerber advances to 4th round vs VandewegheAngelique Kerber had a straight-sets win for the first time in her Australian Open title defense, starting her 6-0, 6-4 third-round victory with an eight-game streak against Kristyna Pliskova on Friday
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
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