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The Latest: Attorneys argue stay still blocking executions

Attorneys for eight inmates scheduled for lethal injections in April argue that a stay on their executions hasn't been lifted
Updated: 2 hours ago

Sheriff IDs gunman killed after firing at Florida pipeline

Police have identified a man who was fatally shot by officers after he was suspected of firing a gun at a pipeline construction site and fleeing
Updated: 2 hours ago
Ali Jr. says airport detention made him feel

Ali Jr. says airport detention made him feel "violated"

Muhammad Ali's son said Monday he felt "violated" when immigration officials allegedly questioned him about his religion at a Florida airport, and said his detention shows that some of his father's civil rights battles are still being fought
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Warplanes pound northwest Syria as Geneva meetings continue

Warplanes pound northwest Syria as Geneva meetings continue

Airstrikes on Syria's rebel-held Idlib province kill at least 11 people, opposition activists say, in the latest spasm of violence to mar U.N.-brokered talks in Geneva between the government and the opposition
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Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid
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UN welcomes Moroccan pullout from Western Sahara buffer area

The United Nations is welcoming the pullout of Moroccan security forces from the tense border strip in southern Western Sahara and is calling on the Polisario Front independence movement to also withdraw its forces
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The Latest: Head of al-Qaida affiliate derides Syria talks

The Latest: Head of al-Qaida affiliate derides Syria talks

The Latest: The leader of an al-Qaida Syrian affiliate is deriding exiled Syrian politicians and rebels for taking part in talks mediated by the United Nations with the aim of ending the Syrian conflict
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Study finds peculiar tie between warm climate, slow snowmelt

Researchers say global warming could melt mountain snow more slowly, a peculiar finding that might be bad news for the American West
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Turkey orders German newspaper journalist jailed until trial

A Turkish court ordered a journalist for Germany's Die Welt newspaper jailed pending a trial on charges of terrorist propaganda and inciting hatred, media reports said
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Neighbors riled as insular Hasidic village seeks to expand

Neighbors riled as insular Hasidic village seeks to expand

An insular Hasidic Jewish village in New York is raising tensions with neighbors and it seeks to expand
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