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FILE- In this Sept. 17, 2009 file photo, Najibullah Zazi arrives at the offices of the FBI in Denver for questioning. Zazi, who plotted to bomb New York City's subways, and then switched sides after his arrest and spent nearly a decade helping the U.S. identify and prosecute terrorists, was rewarded for his help Thursday, May 2, 2019 with a sentence of 10 years in prison, effectively time he has already served. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
May 02, 2019 - 5:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly a decade of helping federal authorities fight terrorism, the ringleader of a thwarted plot to bomb the New York City subway system finally will be sentenced Thursday. The afternoon hearing in Brooklyn federal court marks a once unthinkable second chance for Najibullah...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo, Secretary of State David Whitley, left, arrives for his confirmation hearing in Austin, Texas. Texas has settled a federal lawsuit over the state's bungled search for non-citizens among the state's 16 million registered voters. The agreement announced Friday, April 26, 2019 ends an effort by Texas elections officials that led to the state wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of tens of thousands of voters. Whitley said the agreement allows the state to continue "voter registration list maintenance" but ensures that the same mistakes won't happen again. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
April 26, 2019 - 7:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials announced Friday that they settled a lawsuit over a bungled search for ineligible voters that President Donald Trump stoked over Twitter but that resulted in the U.S. citizenship of thousands of people being wrongly called into question. The agreement officially...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, Oswaldo Barrientos picks dead leaves from marijuana plants at the grow facility where he works near downtown Denver. Immigration authorities on Friday, April 19, 2019 said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state they live in, can be denied from citizenship because the drug is still outlawed by federal law. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File)
April 19, 2019 - 3:43 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state where they live, can be denied from citizenship because the drug is still illegal under federal law. The announcement comes weeks after officials in...
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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini waves as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders meet Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (AP Photo/Riccardo Pareggiani)
April 17, 2019 - 11:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's position on Cuba (all times local): 10:55 a.m. The European Union and Canada are joining forces to protect their companies after the U.S opened the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans...
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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini waves as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. European Union leaders meet Wednesday in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss a new Brexit extension. (AP Photo/Riccardo Pareggiani)
April 17, 2019 - 10:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's position on Cuba (all times local): 10:55 a.m. The European Union and Canada are joining forces to protect their companies after the U.S opened the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Trump administration announced that it's allowing lawsuits against foreign companies operating in properties seized from Americans in Cuba, a major policy shift that has angered European and other allies.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 17, 2019 - 9:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's position on Cuba (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The Trump administration is opening the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans after the 1959 revolution. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Trump administration announced that it's allowing lawsuits against foreign companies operating in properties seized from Americans in Cuba, a major policy shift that has angered European and other allies.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 17, 2019 - 9:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's position on Cuba (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The Trump administration is opening the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans after the 1959 revolution. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm...
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Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana celebrates after hitting a solo home run off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joe Biagini during the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 5, 2019, in Cleveland. The Indians won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 05, 2019 - 11:01 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana touched the plate and was swept up in the arms of his teammates. This was no ordinary home run. This one meant so much more. Days after passing a test to become a U.S. citizen, Santana homered with one out in the ninth inning and made a familiar trot around the bases...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Jesse Melgar, deputy director of media and public affairs for Gov. Gavin Newsom poses at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Melgar, who is serving as Newsom's spokesman on the upcoming trip to El Salvador, is the son of a Salvadorian immigrant who fled the country nearly 40 years ago to escape the violent civil war. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 05, 2019 - 2:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is traveling to El Salvador to learn firsthand what is prompting thousands of people to leave and seek new lives in the United States. Joining him is an aide whose father made the same journey to the U.S. nearly 40 years ago . Jesse Melgar is...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Jesse Melgar, deputy director of media and public affairs for Gov. Gavin Newsom poses at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Melgar, who is serving as Newsom's spokesman on the upcoming trip to El Salvador, is the son of a Salvadorian immigrant who fled the country nearly 40 years ago to escape the violent civil war. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 05, 2019 - 1:19 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is traveling to El Salvador to learn firsthand what is prompting thousands of people to leave and seek new lives in the United States. Joining him is an aide whose father made the same journey to the U.S. nearly 40 years ago. Jesse Melgar is...
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