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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin talks about a U.S. appeals court decision on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, June 12, 2017 in Honolulu. The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals helps keep the travel ban blocked and deals Trump a second big legal defeat on the policy in less than three weeks. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
June 13, 2017 - 3:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Another appeals court, another defeat for the Trump administration. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order banning travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. A three-judge panel said the...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke on Monday, June 12, 2017, recommended that the new national monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
June 13, 2017 - 2:59 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah was applauded by the state's top Republican leaders but marked a stinging setback for a coalition of Western tribes that pushed for protection of lands they consider sacred...
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June 13, 2017 - 2:59 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Witnesses and officials in Kenya say an eight-story building has collapsed in a low-income area of Nairobi. Nairobi Police Chief Japheth Koome Tuesday that at least 10 people had been reported missing after the collapse Monday night. Hailey Akinyi, a resident in an adjacent...
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Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa., Monday June 12, 2017. The jury at Cosby's trial began deliberating Monday over whether he drugged and molested a woman more than a decade ago in a case that has already helped demolish the 79-year-old comedian's good-guy image. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
June 13, 2017 - 2:48 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's sexual assault case has sparked debate over celebrity, race, power and gender, but the brisk story laid out by prosecutors at his trial has focused mostly on what happened one night in 2004 at his gated estate in suburban Philadelphia. The jury, which starts a...
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Panama's Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo, left, poses with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi for a photo during a joint press briefing in Beijing Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (Greg Baker/Pool Photo via AP)
June 13, 2017 - 2:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — Panama switched diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China on Tuesday, dealing a major victory to Beijing in its drive to isolate the self-governing island it claims as its own territory. In Panama, President Juan Carlos Varela announced the change, which entails breaking off formal...
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June 13, 2017 - 2:19 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul says a suspected North Korean drone found near the Korean border last week was found to have taken photos of a U.S. missile defense shield in the South. Seoul's Defense Ministry said Tuesday investigators discovered hundreds of photos from the drone's Sony-made in-...
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June 13, 2017 - 2:19 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A British spokesman in Cyprus says an explosion at the police headquarters of a U.K. military base has slightly injured one policeman and caused minor structural damage. Kristian Gray said Tuesday that authorities are treating the pre-dawn explosion at Dhekelia Garrison near...
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Traders Tommy Kalikas, left, and Patrick Casey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, June 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 13, 2017 - 2:07 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Tuesday as investors brushed off a second straight session of big losses on Wall Street tech stocks a day before the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 19,912.60 and South...
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Panama's Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo, left, poses with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi for a photo during a joint press briefing in Beijing Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (Greg Baker/Pool Photo via AP)
June 13, 2017 - 1:36 am
BEIJING (AP) — Panama switched diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China on Tuesday, dealing a major victory to Beijing in its drive to isolate the self-governing island it claims as its own territory. In Panama, President Juan Carlos Varela announced the change, which entails breaking off formal...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2016, file photo, a memorial including a photo of Philando Castile adorns the gate to the governor's residence in St. Paul, Minn., protesting the July 6, 2016 shooting death of Castile by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez. Closing arguments began Monday, June 12, 2017 in in a Yanez' manslaughter trial in the fatal shooting of Castile.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
June 13, 2017 - 1:14 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist seconds after the man informed him he was carrying a gun "did what he had to do" in a thoroughly justified use of force, a defense attorney argued during closing arguments. But earlier Monday, prosecutors insisted...
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