Women’s March draws thousands as Trump term enters second year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters turned out across the nation for the second Women’s March on Saturday, marking the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration with rallies aimed at channeling female activism into political gains in elections this year.

Power to the Polls: Women’s March 2.0 aims to harness Trump opposition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters were expected to take to the streets of New York, Los Angeles and Washington on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a multi-city mass rally hailed as the start of a new era of female political activism.

In Pennsylvania, women who voted for Trump voice support after first year

(Reuters) – The first year of Donald Trump’s unorthodox presidency may have been a dizzying ride, but Belinda Miller has never regretted voting for him in 2016.

Two Americans, two Canadians freed after kidnapping in Nigeria: police

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said on Saturday.

Ex-Manson Family follower denied parole by California Governor

(Reuters) – For the second year in a row California Gov. Jerry Brown overturned the parole recommendation to free Leslie Van Houten, who as a follower of cult leader Charles Manson took part in a notorious murder spree in 1969, media reports said late Friday.

Kentucky man charged with attacking Senator Rand Paul last year

(Reuters) – A Kentucky man accused of attacking U.S. Senator Rand Paul outside his home in November has been charged with assaulting a member of Congress, but has told investigators his action was not politically motivated, officials said on Friday.

With no deal in sight, U.S. Congress faces looming government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer failed to produce a deal.

Trump signs bill renewing NSA’s internet surveillance program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had signed into law a bill renewing the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program.