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Trump's Supreme Court legacy might be closer than you think: Keith Boag

Not that we needed it, but an avalanche of news from the U.S. Supreme Court has reminded us again that elections have consequences.
The top court lifted most of the injunction against the Trump administration's controversial travel ban yesterday, while agreeing to hear arguments later this year about the lawfulness of that executive order.
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MADRID - Spain's interior minister says firefighters have brought under control a wildfire that threatened Donana National Park, a celebrated conservation wetland and home to the endangered Iberian lynx.
In a note on his official Twitter account Tuesday, Juan Ignacio Zoido says that roads had been reopened in the area and some 250 soldiers deployed to combat the blaze were returning to base.
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Second landslide in a week hits village in southwest China

BEIJING - A second landslide has struck the village in southwest China where rescue workers have been looking for nearly 100 people buried over the weekend by a massive wave of rocks and debris.
Chinese state radio says the latest landslide struck the village of Xinmo in Sichuan province at around 11 a.m.
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Utah wildfire grows as firefighters face hot, dry conditions

The largest wildfire in the U.S. has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.
Firefighters battled high winds as they fought a fire that has grown to 184 square kilometres and burned 13 homes — larger than any other fire in the country now, state emergency managers said.
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White House warns Syria's leader against chemical attack

The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.
In an ominous statement issued with no supporting evidence or further explanation, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S.
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Dutch sleuth looks to provide breakthrough in biggest U.S. art heist case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A Dutch art sleuth whose search for purloined paintings and sculptures has led to Ukrainian militiamen and Nazi memorabilia collectors has joined the hunt for what he calls the "Holy Grail": A collection worth $500 million that represents the largest art heist in U.S.
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Mom of 'Baby Doe' to be sentenced, day after boyfriend is convicted

BOSTON - The mother of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor island is scheduled to be sentenced.
Rachelle Bond is expected to be sentenced to time served Tuesday - a day after her ex-boyfriend was convicted of second-degree murder in the girl's death.
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Ruling in travel ban leads to more questions about lawsuits

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate U.S. 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.
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Corruption charge increases pressure on Brazil's president

RIO DE JANEIRO - In a scathing 64-page indictment, Brazil's top prosecutor described a scheming, arrogant and corrupt President Michel Temer who lined his pockets with illegal money while showing little regard for the office he represented.
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Arkansas inmate caught more than 30 years after escape

The mother of an Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades said she has been in contact with her son since soon after his escape and that he was visiting her when he was arrested.
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LAPD officer had more than 100 illegal guns hidden at home: official

LOS ANGELES -- 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.
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California father accused of killing son after Disneyland trip

LOS ANGELES - Detectives believe a 5-year-old California boy who has been missing for two months was killed by his father after a family trip to Disneyland. But despite weeks of intensive searches, investigators have not yet found the boy's body.
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White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.
In an ominous statement issued with no supporting evidence or further explanation, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S.
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