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DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Thursday temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith said in a written order that deportation is halted for 14 days while he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law. Now comes his next challenge — persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that would be shattering for President Donald Trump...
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Five Massachusetts beaches have been temporarily closed for swimming after tests found elevated bacteria levels. The Newport Avenue Beach in Hull had the highest level, at four times the limit. Smith Beach in Braintree had bacteria levels double the safe amount. The other...
Today is Friday, June 23, the 174th day of 2017. There are 191 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 23, 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin and their advisers opened a three-day summit at Glassboro State College in New Jersey. The U.S....
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say surveillance video from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles’ apartment shows that no one other than her entered in the 24 hours before Sunday’s shooting that left the pregnant mother dead. The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/atTsw6) police released the...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock say a mall worker wrestled away a stripper pole from a would-be thief who bit the employee during the struggle. According to police, a woman entered a Spencer’s store in Little Rock’s Park Plaza Mall at midday Wednesday and tried to return an item....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy, President Donald Trump declared he never made and doesn’t have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against a Boston man seeking to overturn his murder conviction because his lawyer failed to object when the trial judge closed the courtroom during jury selection. Justice Anthony Kennedy said in the 7-2 ruling that the error Kentel Weaver’s...
CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are crediting a huge stuffed cow with saving 2-year-old boy who fell out of a second-story window and onto concrete below. It happened Wednesday in Chelsea. Police say the boy was playing in a bedroom with his 12-year-old sister and bouncing on the...
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Just before sunrise, there’s typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon’s second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light. But on Aug. 21, local officials expect this lookout point just outside the small town of Madras to...

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