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Immigrant mother who sought sanctuary in church granted deportation stay

A Connecticut housekeeper and mother of four who sought sanctuary in a New Haven church has been granted an emergency stay of a deportation order that would have returned her to her native Guatemala.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:00 pm

The Latest: Lawyer: Teen 'broken apart' over sister's death

The Latest on a California teen charged in a fatal crash livestreamed on Instagram (all times local): 1:55 p.m.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:47 pm

Bible verse plaque displayed at Tennessee police department to be moved

A Bible passage displayed at police headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee, is going to be moved after the East Tennessee chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FRFF) filed a complaint.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:45 pm

Police fatally shoot teen outside Arkansas youth shelter

Authorities are investigating after police shot and critically wounded a 16-year-old boy outside of an emergency shelter for juveniles in eastern Arkansas.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:44 pm

Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from US military

President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."
Author: ROBERT BURNS and CATHERINE LUCEY
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:36 pm

Latest: 13 immigrants from truck held as potential witnesses

The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Officials say a 19-year-old Guatemalan citizen who was among 10 immigrants who died after riding in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer had graduated from high school in Virginia and was recently deported from the U.S. after legal trouble.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:35 pm

Man and his mother sent to prison for sex trafficking

A man and his mother were sentenced to prison Wednesday for running a sex-trafficking business, the first people to be convicted of such charges in South Carolina.
Author: JEFFREY COLLINS
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:23 pm

Sculpture commemorates 1957 desegregation at Arkansas school

A sculpture illustrating the incomplete progress in the push for educational equality will go on display next month outside Little Rock Central High School to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its historic desegregation, officials announced Wednesday.
Author: TAFI MUKUNYADZI
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:23 pm

Four killed in small plane crash outside Salt Lake City

Four people were killed when a small plane crashed on I-15 northbound at Riverdale Rd. in Weber County Wednesday afternoon.
Author: Fox 13 Salt Lake City
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:21 pm

Missing man feared linked to search for armed suspect

Authorities are concerned that a report of a missing man may be related to the hunt for an armed suspect believed to be in a national forest in North Carolina.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:12 pm

Grand jury to get case of man accused of killing 8

A Mississippi man charged with killing eight people is set to make a court appearance.
Author: EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:10 pm

Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a California teen who livestreamed a car accident on Instagram that killed her younger sister.
Author: SCOTT SMITH
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:06 pm

Border patrol agent who's seen -- and caught -- it all now being forced into retirement

Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Peter Dame has seen – and caught - it all along the the San Clement corridor of Interstate 5, including mothers smuggling cash to the Mexican drug cartels and secret loads of hidden heroin, cocaine and meth worth massive amounts of money heading north into the U.S.
Author: Joseph Kolb
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:00 pm

Rabbi at center of abuse scandal charged with sexual assault

A rabbi who founded a Connecticut school and is the center of an abuse scandal there has turned himself in to police to face charges of sexually assaulting a minor.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:44 pm

Lawyer: No bribe money earmarked for US in oligarch case

A Chicago lawyer for a Ukrainian oligarch charged in an international bribery case says new claims that some bribe money was earmarked for people in the U.S. are false.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:38 pm

ACLU vows lawsuit against President Trump's transgender policy for military

A leading civil liberties group is vowing to challenge President Trump's sudden decision to ban transgender people from the U.S. military.
Author: William Mears
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:23 pm

Sex abuse victims seek help to track ex-priest's whereabouts

Men who say they were raped by a Catholic priest at the center of the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal say they're worried for children's safety once he's released from prison this week.
Author: DENISE LAVOIE
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:16 pm

Flint's water quality improving; 5 resource sites to close

Michigan will close five of the nine locations where Flint residents have been getting free bottled water, filters, replacement cartridges and testing kits because the city's water quality is improving.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:09 pm

Child killer put to death in first Ohio execution in 3 years

Ohio is preparing to put a condemned child killer to death in the state's first execution in more than three years.
Author: JULIE CARR SMYTH
Posted: July 26, 2017, 8:58 pm

NAACP, Airbnb aim to get more minorities to rent homes

The NAACP is teaming up with Airbnb to encourage more minorities to rent out their homes through the short-term rental service.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 8:55 pm

Republican Party, Jeff Sessions, North Korea: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Author: CHRIS STANFORD
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:45 am

AP Top Stories July 26 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday, July 26th: Senate rejects measure to repeal much of Obamacare; Trump promotes merit-based immigration plan; Jerusalem Muslim leader says Muslims avoiding shrine in protest; Fires burn almost 400 sq. miles in Montana.
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:42 am

Trump: Only Lincoln 'more Presidential'

President Donald Trump told a rally in Youngstown, Ohio that he can be more Presidential than anyone else who has been President, "with the exception of the late, great, Abraham Lincoln." (July 26)
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:22 am

Trump describes merit-based immigration system

President Donald Trump described for a rally in Youngstown, Ohio a merit-based immigration system that he says he's working on with two Republican Senators. Trump said it would allow people who have "worked really really hard" into the US.(July 26)
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:21 am

'Detroit': 'It's about time that the truth is told'

Director Kathryn Bigelow and Motown legend Martha Reeves appear at the premiere of "Detroit," a film portraying the 1967 riots in the city that Bigelow hopes will "build a bridge." (July 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:12 am

How scientists redesign DNA codes

Scientists at NYU are custom building yeast DNA to learn if they can create organisms with new and useful characteristics. (July 26)
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:10 am

Trump supporters, opponents demonstrate in Ohio

Supporters and opponents of President Trump demonstrated outside of his rally in Youngstown, Ohio on Tuesday. (July 26)
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:40 am

Raw: Fires burn 390 Sq. miles in eastern Montana

Four wildfires have burned 390 square miles of farmland and public land in eastern Montana. The four fires have burned at least 16 homes since lightning ignited them last Wednesday. (July 26)
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:36 am

After 50 Years, Detroit Unrest Remains Vivid

In this 360° video, travel through archival photographs to sites of one of the most destructive civil disturbances in American history and hear from a woman who witnessed it.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:00 am

New Ethics Head Has Clashed With Colleagues Over Rules

David J. Apol has sought to roll back or loosen ethics requirements on federal employees, and will face an early test when he makes a decision on Anthony Scaramucci.
Author: ERIC LIPTON
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:00 am

Health Care Showdown: Senate Health Care Vote: Where the Debate Left Off and What to Watch

The legislative showdown will continue Wednesday as the Senate considers various measures to replace the health law.
Author: THOMAS KAPLAN
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:00 am

How California Plans to Go Far Beyond Any Other State on Climate

California wants to cut greenhouse gas emissions more than even President Barack Obama had proposed. But can the state pull it off, or will it falter?
Author: BRAD PLUMER
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:00 am

Who Wants to Run That Mom-and-Pop Market? Almost No One

Across the country, old-fashioned grocery stores, like the oldest business in Colorado, are among the most endangered of small-town businesses.
Author: JULIE TURKEWITZ
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:00 am

Forces Align Against a New Military Branch to ‘Win Wars’ in Space

The Space Corps, which would be created within the Air Force, has formidable skeptics, including the defense secretary and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Author: EMILY COCHRANE
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:00 am

Coast Guard Shelves Plans to Shut Down Potomac Near a Trump Resort

A public outcry led the Coast Guard to ease a security zone at Trump National Golf Club on the river for boats, kayaks and other watercraft.
Author: AVANTIKA CHILKOTI
Posted: July 26, 2017, 5:15 am

Justice Dept. Nominee Says He Worked on Russian Bank’s Trump-Related Inquiry

President Trump’s nominee for a top Justice Department role said he would not have done work for the bank had he known for sure that he would be tapped by the administration.
Author: CHARLIE SAVAGE
Posted: July 26, 2017, 5:14 am

Sessions Once Again Threatens Sanctuary Cities

The attorney general told cities and states they could lose millions of dollars in federal grants unless they cooperate with immigration agents.
Author: VIVIAN YEE and REBECCA R. RUIZ
Posted: July 26, 2017, 5:11 am

Rancher recounts 'unreal' fire, needs food for 'shocked' cattle

Montana and much of the nation has responded to help locals find their footing after fire.
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 4:30 am

Today in History for July 26th

Highlights of this day in history: President Harry Truman orders desegregation of U.S. Military; Cuba's Fidel Castro attacks Moncada barracks; Argentina's Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger born. (July 26)
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 4:12 am

Manafort subpoenaed by judiciary panel

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort met behind closed doors Tuesday morning with the Senate intelligence committee, Manafort's spokesman Jason Maloni told CNN, as a separate Senate committee announced it has subpoenaed the former Trump aide.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 4:04 am

10 white caskets: 'Love lives on' at funeral for flash flood victims

Family and friends wore white T-shirts that had a black and white photo of family members. Etched on the fabric: "Love Lives On."
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 3:56 am

Four Migrants Die Trying to Cross Rio Grande Into the U.S.

The deaths in El Paso came days after the authorities discovered the bodies of eight migrants packed in a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio.
Author: MATTHEW HAAG
Posted: July 26, 2017, 3:53 am

‘People Love You’: For Trump, a Welcome Escape From the Capital

The president escaped Washington in search of more appreciative audiences and found that he still enjoys campaign-style rallies.
Author: PETER BAKER
Posted: July 26, 2017, 3:03 am

Senate advances health care bill

Senate Republicans voted to advance to floor debate on their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 2:54 am

Police climb to top of Ben Franklin Bridge to arrest photographers

A seven-member team of highly trained police officers climbed some 250 feet to arrest the trespassers.
      
 
 
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 2:19 am

US Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Ohio convict - ABC News


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US Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Ohio convict
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FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Ronald Phillips, convicted of the 1993 rape and murder of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter in Akron, Ohio. In a brief filed ...
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 2:17 am

Senate Votes Down Broad Obamacare Repeal - New York Times


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Senate Votes Down Broad Obamacare Repeal
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The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, at the Capitol on Tuesday. Credit Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Senate voted narrowly on Tuesday to begin debate on a bill to repeal major provisions of the ...
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 2:05 am

Senate Votes Down Broad Obamacare Repeal

The fact that the plan came up well short of even 50 votes was an ominous sign for Republican leaders still grappling with a formula to pass final health care legislation later this week.
Author: THOMAS KAPLAN and ROBERT PEAR
Posted: July 26, 2017, 2:00 am

On Washington: Trump and Congressional Republicans: It’s Complicated

Aligning with an impulsive president has both costs and benefits.
Author: CARL HULSE
Posted: July 26, 2017, 1:51 am

Manafort Talks With Senate Investigators About Meeting With Russians - New York Times


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Manafort Talks With Senate Investigators About Meeting With Russians
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Paul Manafort at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last July. Credit Matt Rourke/Associated Press. WASHINGTON — President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, met with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators on ...
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Posted: July 26, 2017, 1:47 am

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