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Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

1 hour 44 min ago
SEATTLE (AP) -- On again, off again, off again, off again and now, partly back on: That's the peculiar route of President Donald Trump's travel ban after a Supreme Court decision Monday allowing a limited version to take effect....
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Inmate details 4 prison killings: 'I did it for nothing'

1 hour 44 min ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- One by one, Denver Simmons recalled, he and his partner lured inmates into his cell. William Scruggs was promised cookies in exchange for doing some laundry; Jimmy Ham thought he was coming to snort some crushed pills....
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Saudi demolition of historic Shiite homes stokes violence

1 hour 44 min ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia is demolishing centuries-old homes in a Shiite town, leveling a historic district that officials say has become a hideout for local militants. The destruction has sparked shootouts in the streets between Saudi security forces and Shiite gunmen and stoked sectarian tensions that resonate around the region....
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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

1 hour 44 min ago
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ruling is far from an endorsement of the use of public money for religious schools....
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These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

1 hour 44 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators who are opposing -or not yet supporting - legislation Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing to bring to a vote this week....
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Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit

1 hour 44 min ago
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- The stage for Bill Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago....
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Finding comfort, and North Korea, in a tiny restaurant

1 hour 44 min ago
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- The little restaurant isn't much to look at. It's across the street from an empty lot in a city where bland high-rise apartment buildings sprawl in every direction. Boxes of dried fish are stacked by the front window. A dirty mop stands in the corner. The walls are painted a vomitous green....
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What's next for Brazil's Temer following corruption charge?

4 hours 44 min ago
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Embattled in Congress and unpopular on the streets, President Michel Temer has now been charged with corruption by Brazil's top prosecutor in the wake of a plea bargain signed by executives of meatpacking company JBS. It is the first time that a sitting Brazilian president has been charged, but Temer has pledged to stay in office. In less than two months, he could be suspended from office, raising even more doubts about Brazil's future until October 2018 g...
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Finding comfort, and North Korea, in a tiny restaurant

4 hours 44 min ago
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- The little restaurant isn't much to look at. It's across the street from an empty lot in a city where bland high-rise apartment buildings sprawl in every direction. Boxes of dried fish are stacked by the front window. A dirty mop stands in the corner. The walls are painted a vomitous green....
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New limbs for growing bodies: Mutilated albinos get refitted

4 hours 44 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Baraka Cosmas, 7, is missing half his right arm. Mwigulu Matonange, 14, lost his left arm. Emmanuel Festo, 15, lost his right, plus the fingers of his left hand. Pendo Sengerema, 16, had an arm severed at the elbow....
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Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

Mon, 2017-06-26 21:42
SEATTLE (AP) -- On again, off again, off again, off again and now, partly back on: That's the peculiar route of President Donald Trump's travel ban after a Supreme Court decision Monday allowing a limited version to take effect....
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Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

Mon, 2017-06-26 21:42
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist."...
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The Latest: 3 CNN journalists resign over retracted story

Mon, 2017-06-26 21:42
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a retracted CNN story about a supposed investigation in a Donald Trump associated and the head of a Russian investment fund (all times local):...
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London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

Mon, 2017-06-26 21:42
LONDON (AP) -- The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy....
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Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

Mon, 2017-06-26 18:42
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A spokeswoman for Bill Cosby is clarifying the purpose of the comedian's planned town hall meetings after she and a colleague initially appeared to draw a link between the meetings and his mistrial on felony charges of sexual assault....
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Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

Mon, 2017-06-26 15:42
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other nonreligious needs....
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JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

Mon, 2017-06-26 15:42
LONDON (AP) -- Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20....
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The Latest: Trump calls decision national security victory

Mon, 2017-06-26 12:42
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on the Trump administration's travel ban (all times local):...
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Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

Mon, 2017-06-26 12:42
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs....
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Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

Mon, 2017-06-26 12:42
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer....
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