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Maine AG wins in biggest test of ranked-choice voting in USDemocratic Attorney General Janet Mills has won the gubernatorial Democratic primary under Maine's new ranked-choice voting method, the nation's biggest test of the system
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In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. border seeking asylum or other relief attended a special hearing for juveniles on the status of their cases. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing borderImmigrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border face lengthy waits in immigration court to find out if they can stay or they will be deported
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Galveston Police Detective Jeff Banks holds a photo of Jayden Alexander Lopez, the 4-year-old boy known as 'Little Jacob' after his body was found on a Galveston beach last fall on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Galveston, Texas. Two Houston women have been arrested and charged with crimes in connection to the investigation. (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)
Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped bodyThe mother of a 4-year-old boy whose naked body was found on a South Texas beach eight months ago admitted to authorities that she dumped his body in the water after he died
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Judge tells US: Stop meddling with detained Iraqi nationalsJudge orders US immigration officers to stop talking to detained Iraqi-Americans about their cases after lawyers claimed staff members were trying to pressure them to agree to deportation
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More than 2,000 minors have been separated from their families since early May.
In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rulePresident Donald Trump has signed an executive order to end his policy of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the border illegally
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Nevada Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted in Arizona in 2005 of another murder and dismemberment near Phoenix. A judge has signed off on the first execution in Nevada in 12 years, despite lingering questions about a never-before-used drug protocol that's faced a court fight. Clark County District Judge Jennifer Togliatti signed Dozier's death warrant Tuesday, June 19, 2018, setting the execution for an unspecified date the week of July 9. (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File)
Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugsNevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge
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4 Snuck In to Apartment Pool. Only One SurvivedThree young people are dead after sneaking in to an apartment complex pool, and so far what happened to them remains a mystery. The bodies of Abril Yuliana Flores-Ojeda, 15; Brian Manuel Benites, 16; and Luis Enrique Delgado-Romero, 21, were found in the Durham, NC, pool around 3:30am Tuesday,...
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ICC prosecutor says UN fails to promote justice in SudanThe prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing the U.N. Security Council of failing to take action against countries that didn't arrest Sudan's president to face charges of genocide in his country's Darfur region
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Lawmakers approve bill to fix spelling of bridge's nameThe New York state Assembly has approved a bill that would correct the spelling of a bridge's name that has been wrong for over 50 years
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Border Patrol rescues young Costa Rican boy in ArizonaU.S. Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona say they've rescued a 6-year-old Costa Rica boy who was abandoned by a smuggler in the desert
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G-7 summit in Charlevoix, Canada. For the first time in decades, one of the world's most durable and amicable alliances faces serious strain as Canadians _ widely seen as some of the nicest, politest people on Earth _ absorb Donald Trump's insults against their prime minister and attacks on their country’s trade policies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Canada PM can't imagine Trump damaging US with auto tariffsCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he can't imagine President Donald Trump will make good on his threat to impose new tariffs on Canadian autos entering the United States because it would amount to a self-inflicted wound on the U.S. economy
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, a Las Vegas police officer stands by a blocked off area near the Mandalay Bay casino following a mass shooting in Las Vegas. Police body camera videos released Wednesday, June 20, 2018, show the chaos and confusion Las Vegas police officers and first responders faced at the mass shooting as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Police video from Las Vegas shooting shows chaos, confusionPolice body camera videos from the night of the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip show the chaos and confusion officers faced as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help
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