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Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

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Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

- By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Before taking their long summer break, the Supreme Court justices are poised to act on the Trump administration's travel ban and a separation of church and state dispute involving a Missouri church playground. But something could overshadow rulings in those high-profile cases: If Justice Anthony Kennedy were to use the court's last public session on Monday to announce his retirement

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Photos: Civil War Graves Rededication

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Photos: Civil War Graves Rededication

- Rededication ceremony for the Civil War veterans of Hancock Post #22 Grand Army of the Republic at Floyd Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, June 24, 2017.

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Scarily whimsical: Kid-friendly monsters arrive at i.d.e.a. Museum

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Scarily whimsical: Kid-friendly monsters arrive at i.d.e.a. Museum

- Dracula, the Frankenstein monster, the boogeyman – these are just a few of the monsters that can keep kids, and some adults, awake at night. This summer, however, the terrifying monsters of our nightmares get an adorable makeover at the i.d.e.a. Museum’s latest exhibit, My Favorite Monster. According to the museum’s website, the exhibit aims to take “a lighthearted look at our fascination with these fantastical creatures – including dragons, ghosts, zombies and vampires

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Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

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Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

- WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U

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​Helping Kids rock out with Make a Riff

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​Helping Kids rock out with Make a Riff

- Helping Kids rock out with Make a Riff Pursuing a hobby, much less a career in music is more difficult than just picking up an instrument. Though the passion may be there, the cost of equipment and lessons can be prohibitive. Of course this is something that Fargo-Moorhead rock star Nathan ‘Natanic’ Pehler, of Brutalur among other projects, realized and has decided to do something about with his Make a Riff Foundation

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Report: Bernie and Jane Sanders hire lawyers amid FBI probe

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Report: Bernie and Jane Sanders hire lawyers amid FBI probe

- Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have reportedly hired defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation concerning possible bank fraud. . Report: Bernie and Jane Sanders hire lawyers amid FBI probe Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have reportedly hired defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation concerning possible bank fraud Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have hired prominent defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation concerning possible bank fraud, according toCBS News and Politico Magazine

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Maine beaches cleared after reported shark sighting

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Maine beaches cleared after reported shark sighting

- It was 41 years ago today people around the country first watched beachgoers on Amity Island be terrorized by a giant man-eating great white shark. WELLS, Maine — A reported shark sighting has created some excitement on a Maine beach. Wells Police Sgt. Adam Shaw says local police cleared swimmers from the water Sunday afternoon as a precaution after the report of a shark near the Wells-Ogunquit town line

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Mom of 8-year-old grazed by bullets describes chaotic scene

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Mom of 8-year-old grazed by bullets describes chaotic scene

- BOSTON — The mother of an 8-year-old girl who was grazed by two bullets early Sunday morning in Jamaica Plain is speaking out. Just after midnight, police officers were called to 154 Heath St. in Jamaica Plain, where they found an 8-year-old girl with two wounds. The girl's mother said they were outside with a group of people when they heard gunfire

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Seven dead in Kashmir cable car accident

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Seven dead in Kashmir cable car accident

- At least seven people have died after falling from a cable car during strong winds in the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir. NEW DELHI (CNN) — At least seven people have died after falling from a cable car during strong winds in the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir. The accident occurred Sunday in the popular mountain resort town of Gulmarg, when wires supporting the cable car were hit by an uprooted pine tree, said district police chief Imtiyaz Ahmad

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Report: Bernie and Jane Sanders hire lawyers amid FBI probe

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Report: Bernie and Jane Sanders hire lawyers amid FBI probe

- Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have reportedly hired defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation concerning possible bank fraud. . Report: Bernie and Jane Sanders hire lawyers amid FBI probe Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have reportedly hired defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation concerning possible bank fraud Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have hired prominent defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation concerning possible bank fraud, according toCBS News and Politico Magazine

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Showers possible Monday afternoon

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Showers possible Monday afternoon

- WEBVTT BEAUTIFUL SUNRISE.THERE IT IS.AND YOU CAN SEE ABSOLUTELY STUNNING.NOT MUCH IN THE WAY OF CLOUDS.ON YOUR LEFT IS A LIVE LOOK IN WORCESTER.THANKS TO THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS.ON YOUR RIGHT, A LIVE LOOK IN BOSTON.STUNNING SKY, BEAUTIFUL COLORS, AND YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THE SUNRISE IS JUST SLIGHTLY LATER THAN LAST WEEK.OF COURSE, LAST WEEK WE KICKED OFF SUMMER

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Police rescue kitten on Golden Gate Bridge, officer fosters him

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Police rescue kitten on Golden Gate Bridge, officer fosters him

- "This cute little guy, tentatively named Bridges, is on his way to a new home with people who will take great care of him" Police rescue kitten on Golden Gate Bridge, officer fosters him "This cute little guy, tentatively named Bridges, is on his way to a new home with people who will take great care of him" California Highway Patrol officers responded to an unusual call on the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon

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Police rescue kitten on Golden Gate Bridge, officer fosters him

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Police rescue kitten on Golden Gate Bridge, officer fosters him

- "This cute little guy, tentatively named Bridges, is on his way to a new home with people who will take great care of him" Police rescue kitten on Golden Gate Bridge, officer fosters him "This cute little guy, tentatively named Bridges, is on his way to a new home with people who will take great care of him" California Highway Patrol officers responded to an unusual call on the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon

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Search underway for missing kayaker

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Search underway for missing kayaker

- Share | Updated: 5:48 AM EDT Jun 26, 2017 Share PLYMOUTH, Mass. — A search for a missing kayaker is underway in Plymouth. Several agencies are searching off the coast of Bug Light after an overturned, lime-green kayak was spotted with a paddle early Monday.

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New U.S. ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority

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New U.S. ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority

- BEIJING - The new U.S. ambassador to China has said that stopping the threat posed by North Korea will be a top priority, along with resolving the U.S.-China trade imbalance, according to a video message to the Chinese people released on Monday. Terry Branstad, a former Iowa governor, has been described by Beijing as an "old friend" of China. Branstad was confirmed on May 24 as President Donald Trump's new ambassador to China but his arrival date has yet to be announced

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Just Like Us: Inside the Lives of Singapore’s Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Just Like Us: Inside the Lives of Singapore’s Jehovah’s Witnesses

- Names of practising Jehovah’s Witnesses have been changed out of respect for their privacy. When Alvin Phua was 10, his mother opened the door to strangers who spoke fluent English, thinking they could be tuition teachers for her son’s weak command of the language. They were, in fact, Jehovah’s Witnesses (JW), and that was the day mother and son joined the community

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  • CBO likely to say millions lose coverage under Senate health care bill
    CBO likely to say millions lose coverage under Senate health care bill

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    WASHINGTON — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office is likely to say this week that the Senate health care bill would result in millions fewer Americans having health insurance, potentially foiling Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to rush the sweeping legislation to the floor before July 4. The CBO previously ignited a firestorm when it predicted that the House’s version of health care reform would result in 23 million fewer Americans having health insurance in 2026 compared to current law

     

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Sports

  • Erin Andrews marries former NHL player Jarret Stoll in Montana
    Erin Andrews marries former NHL player Jarret Stoll in Montana

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    The “Dancing With the Stars” co-host wed her hockey player fiancé in an intimate ceremony in Montana surrounded by close friends and family on Saturday, according to People. Thank you @stolly28 @erinandrews for inviting me to be a part of your beautiful wedding. My heart is so full! Congrats!!! Love you both!! #je2017. “We went there for Christmas to see the Christmas decorations, and we had a lovely dinner there, and he did it right there at dinner at Disneyland

     

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  • China Has Agreed to Stop Cyberattacks on the Canadian Private Sector, Report Says
    China Has Agreed to Stop Cyberattacks on the Canadian Private Sector, Report Says

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    China has signed an agreement to stop conducting state-sponsored cyberattacks against the Canadian private sector, the Globe and Mail reported on Sunday, citing an official communiqué. The agreement was worked out on Friday during talks in Ottawa between senior communist party official Wang Yongqing and Canada's national security and intelligence adviser, Daniel Jean, the report said. "This is something that three or four years ago (Beijing) would not even have entertained in the conversation," Globe and Mail reported, citing a Canadian government official, who is not authorized to speak on the record for the government

     

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  • Budding pot industry ripe for corruption
    Budding pot industry ripe for corruption

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    Colorado and Washington cases should spur pot states to beef up ethics commissions, watchdogs say. Michigan bans relatives of its pot oversight board members of financial stakes in the pot industry. An ex-Colorado enforcement officer is accused of helping pot growers raise plants for illegal sales. Denver – Take a black-market business that relies on cash. Move the business out of the shadows by giving it government oversight

     

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  • Trip to Ayutthaya, Thailand, recalls glory days of old Siam
    Trip to Ayutthaya, Thailand, recalls glory days of old Siam

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    Just an hour outside of the city, this UNESCO-listed heritage site, founded in 1350, was the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. Bustling with commerce, it was one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities, welcoming diplomats from far-flung nations. But in 1797, 250 years ago, the Burmese moved in and demolished the kingdom, forcing inhabitants to move upriver and establish a new capital -- Bangkok

     

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  • Couple shares secret for their 71 years of marriage
    Couple shares secret for their 71 years of marriage

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    They might not remember who proposed to whom, but they do know how their marriage has remained intact. . . Couple shares secret for their 71 years of marriage They might not remember who proposed to whom, but they do know how their marriage has remained intact Couple shares secret for their 71 years of marriage They might not remember who proposed to whom, but they do know how their marriage has remained intact An Iowa couple has been married for more than seven decades

     

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