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FILE In this Sunday, June 25, 2017 file photo, spectators sit in the stands during the Confederations Cup, Group B soccer match between Germany and Cameroon, at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia. After years of controversy, Russian officials think their World Cup has weathered the storm. Questions have receded over the legitimacy of the 2010 vote that gave Russia the tournament, the stadiums are either finished or nearing completion, and the Confederations Cup is going smoothly.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis/File)
June 27, 2017 - 5:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — After years of controversy, Russian officials think their World Cup has weathered the storm. Stadiums are either finished or nearing completion, and the Confederations Cup is going smoothly. "The project is very big and there are some delays or operational questions, minor questions,...
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Bryce Howard, 15, of Everett, Wash., wears a Trump hat as he snaps a photo during a visit to the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, where justices issued their final rulings for the term. The high court is letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 27, 2017 - 4:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead. The justices ruled Monday...
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FILE - This Jan. 12, 2014 file photo shows members of the Irish rock band U2, from left, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr., Bono, and The Edge at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Clayton thanked his bandmates on Monday, June 26, 2017, for their support during his treatment and recovery from alcohol abuse years ago, before joining them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits. Clayton received an award Monday at a Manhattan theater from MusiCares, a foundation that helps musicians get treatment for addiction. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 27, 2017 - 12:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits. "We have a pact with each other," said...
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FILE - This Jan. 12, 2014 file photo shows members of the Irish rock band U2, from left, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr., Bono, and The Edge at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Clayton thanked his bandmates on Monday, June 26, 2017, for their support during his treatment and recovery from alcohol abuse years ago, before joining them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits. Clayton received an award Monday at a Manhattan theater from MusiCares, a foundation that helps musicians get treatment for addiction. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 27, 2017 - 12:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits. "We have a pact with each other," said...
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June 26, 2017 - 11:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates for their support during his treatment and recovery from alcohol abuse years ago, before joining them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits. Clayton received an award Monday night at a Manhattan theater from MusiCares, a foundation...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:32 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge on Monday temporarily suspended the deportation of 1,400 Iraqi nationals in the U.S. while he determines whether his court is the proper place to consider their fears of physical harm if they're kicked out of the country. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith took a...
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A display board showing an image of officer Robert Cain is photographed during a news conference Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Los Angeles. Cain has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old cadet who's suspected of joyriding in stolen patrol cars. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 26, 2017 - 9:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer who was arrested last week and suspected of having sex with a teenage cadet had dozens of illegal guns in his home, a law enforcement official said Monday. More than 100 weapons were found Thursday when investigators searched Officer Robert Cain's...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2010 file photo, a police officer stands guard beside a picture of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo outside the Chinese government liaison office in Hong Kong. Jailed Chinese Nobel peace laureate Liu has been released on medical parole after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
June 26, 2017 - 8:47 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, authorities and his friends say. The deteriorating health of China's best-known political prisoner was immediately met with...
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June 26, 2017 - 8:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A law enforcement official says a Los Angeles police officer suspected of having sex with a teenage cadet had dozens of illegal guns in his home. The official said Monday at least 30 guns seized last week from Officer Robert Cain's home were illegal to possess under California...
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FILE--In this July 28, 2016 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. and his wife Jane walk through downtown in Philadelphia during the final day of the Democratic National Convention. Sanders and his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders have hired lawyers in the face of federal investigations into the finances of the now-defunct Burlington College, which closed last year due, many feel, to debts incurred when Jane Sanders entered into an ill-advised real estate deal. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
June 26, 2017 - 5:28 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into the finances behind a real estate deal for a now-defunct college put together by the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, and she has hired a lawyer to look after her interests, a family spokesman confirmed on Monday. The investigation,...
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