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Travel ban takes effect but less chaos expected

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 8:21pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump's travel ban took effect Thursday evening, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights....
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Arizona summer camps evacuate as wildfires sweep US West

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 8:21pm
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) -- An Arizona forest fire that shut down youth summer camps, forced thousands from their homes and came dangerously close to consuming a town was 43 percent contained by Thursday evening, authorities said....
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Police: Venus Williams at fault in fatal car crash

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:21pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Tennis star Venus Williams caused a car crash earlier this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle, according to a police report released Thursday....
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The Latest: Trump travel ban goes into effect

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 5:21pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Trump administration's revived travel ban for visitors from six mostly Muslim countries (all times EDT):...
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Analysis: Trump's travel ban a far cry from original

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 4:21pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With President Donald Trump's travel ban on the verge of taking effect Thursday, the White House was declaring a victory on the first major policy push of his presidency. But it could not have been the win Trump imagined....
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Syrian family on cusp of resettlement resigned to travel ban

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 1:20pm
IRBID, Jordan (AP) -- A month before Donald Trump assumed the U.S. presidency, Mohammad Al-Haj Ali, a 28-year old Syrian with a second child on the way, was taking cultural sensitivity classes in Jordan to prepare to start a new life in Illinois....
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Greta Van Susteren out as MSNBC host

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 1:20pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Greta Van Susteren has lost her nightly show on MSNBC, not quite six months after she started at the network....
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Large study links key pesticide to weakened honeybee hives

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A common and much-criticized pesticide dramatically weakens already vulnerable honeybee hives, according to a new massive field study in three European countries....
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Ted Cruz finds a doppelganger in Cubs owner Tom Ricketts

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A photo of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has some people seeing double over the two men's remarkable resemblance....
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