News Trump to Democrats: no immigration talk until U.S. government reopened 2018-01-20T17:58:55.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers took a tough stance on Saturday after the U.S. Congress failed to fund federal agencies, saying they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats help end the government shutdown. Women's March protesters blast Trump as president touts gains 2018-01-20T16:52:57.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women's March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office. Trump to Democrats: no immigration talk until government reopened 2018-01-20T16:51:26.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers took a tough stance on Saturday after the U.S. Congress failed to fund federal agencies, saying they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats help end the government shutdown. Women's March draws thousands as Trump term enters second year 2018-01-20T16:45:27.000000000-05:00 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. Airstrikes pound Syria's Afrin as Turkey launches 'Operation Olive Branch' 2018-01-20T16:25:21.000000000-05:00 HASSA, Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey opened a new front in Syria's nearly seven-year-old war on Saturday, launching airstrikes against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Afrin province that raise the prospect of a further strain on relations between Ankara and Washington. Government shuts down as Trump feuds with Democrats 2018-01-20T14:21:18.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The second year of Donald Trump's presidency began on Saturday with the U.S. government in shutdown mode while lawmakers gathered in hopes of finding a compromise that would fund federal agencies. Turkey air strikes hit Syria's Afrin province in push to secure borders 2018-01-20T12:19:41.000000000-05:00 HASSA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes struck positions of a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province on Saturday, opening a new front in the Syrian civil war and raising the prospect of deeper strains between Turkey and Washington. North Korea says to send delegation to prepare for Olympics on Sunday: South Korea ministry 2018-01-20T12:01:47.000000000-05:00 SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will send a delegation to South Korea on Sunday to prepare for a trip by an art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics, pushing the visit back a day after earlier cancelling it, South Korea's Unification Ministry has said. Turkish military operation in Syria's Afrin has begun: Erdogan 2018-01-20T10:44:30.000000000-05:00 ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday a military operation in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region had begun after cross-border shelling by the Turkish army. Two Americans, two Canadians freed after kidnapping in Nigeria: police 2018-01-20T09:25:49.000000000-05:00 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, as it emerged that five oil workers had been abducted in the southern Niger Delta region.