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Mexican-born professor eyed for state high court
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown nominated a Mexican-born Stanford law professor on Tuesday to the California Supreme Court, continuing a trend to diversify and shift one of the most influential courts in the country to the left. Brown nominated Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, 41, to be an associate jus...
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Courts split on health law clash
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. But the split rulings don’t necessarily mean another trip to the Supreme Cour...
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Towns struggle with debate over immigrant services
LYNN, Mass. — The national debate over an unprecedented wave of Central American young people entering the country illegally is more of a practical challenge in places like Lynn, a former industrial city outside Boston that’s thousands of miles from the U.S.-Mexico border. There, city official...
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Big issues loom for Congress
WASHINGTON — Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. “Pass a bill or don’t come back from recess,” William A....
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U.S. says Russia ‘created the conditions’ for shoot-down
WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for “creating the conditions” that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement. The intelligence officials were cautious ...
By Ken Dilanian The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Bodies from plane crash removed from war zone
KHARKIV, Ukraine — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world leaders. Five ...
By Sergei Chuzavkov and Juergen Baetz The Associated Press FULL STORY
Eleven parents of Nigeria’s abducted girls die
LAGOS, Nigeria — In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say. The town where the girls were kidnapped, Chibok, is cut off by militants, who have been attacking villages in the region. Seven fathers o...
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At least 21 dead in Iraq checkpoint car bombing
BAGHDAD — A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad’s Khazimiyah district killing 21 people, including seven policemen manning the post. Police officials say there was a long line of cars at the checkpoint at the time of the attack. At l...
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China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King
BEIJING — A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald’s said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets. Chinese authorities expanded their inve...
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Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead
TAIPEI, Taiwan — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese..
House GOP: Send National Guard, speed removals
WASHINGTON — House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request f..
Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks
JERUSALEM — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesd..
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