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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, Nevada death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier confers with Lori Teicher, a federal public defender involved in his case, during an appearance in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. A judge says the first execution in Nevada in 12 years can go forward next month, after the state Supreme Court rejected a challenge of a never-before-tried combination of drugs for the lethal injection. Dozier's death warrant, signed Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Las Vegas, sets an unspecified date the week of July 9 for his execution at the state prison in Ely. (AP Photo/Ken Ritter, File)
June 20, 2018 - 4:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada will carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection. Scott Raymond Dozier is scheduled to die July 11, Department of...
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order to keep families together at the border, but says that the 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Standing behind Trump are Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, and Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 20, 2018 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. It was a...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 20, 2018 - 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order later Wednesday that would end the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. "We want to keep families together. It's very important," Trump told...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. From left, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Trump, and Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 20, 2018 - 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order later Wednesday that would end the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. "We want to keep families together. It's very important," Trump told...
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June 20, 2018 - 9:26 am
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The conviction of a New York man accused of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they walked with one of their young sons has been upheld by an appellate court. The New Jersey panel also upheld the life sentence imposed on Kashif Parvaiz (par-VEHZ'). He was...
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June 19, 2018 - 3:57 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are forging ahead with plans to execute the state's longest-serving death-row inmate without disclosing where they obtained lethal injection drugs, despite a judge's order this week to identify their supplier. The Nebraska attorney general appealed the judge'...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2015, file photo, former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos, left, and his son Adam Skelos leave federal court, in New York. A retrial is set to begin for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges. Jury selection is scheduled to get underway on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 19, 2018 - 12:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A retrial is set to begin for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his son on corruption charges. Jury selection is scheduled to get underway on Tuesday in Manhattan. Skelos and his son, Adam, were convicted by a jury in 2015 of extortion, conspiracy and bribery...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights. (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File)
June 18, 2018 - 9:54 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights. (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File)
June 18, 2018 - 8:04 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest...
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June 18, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications for voting rights. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie...
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