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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. Royal Jordanian Airlines is advising passengers that laptops, iPads, cameras and other electronics won’t be allowed in carry-on luggage for U.S.-bound flights starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 20, 2017 - 6:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain nonstop U.S.-bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and some other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday. The ban was revealed Monday in...
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In this photo taken March 13, 2017, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is seen in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington. The Trump administration is naming some names in its efforts to shame local jails that don’t cooperate with immigration authorities. It’s putting the spotlight on Travis County, Texas, home of liberal Austin. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 20, 2017 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is naming some names in its efforts to shame local jails that don't cooperate with immigration authorities. It's putting the spotlight on Travis County, Texas, home of liberal Austin. The administration released a list of 206 cases of immigrants released...
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This undated photo provided by the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office in Norman Okla., shows Ralph Shortey. Oklahoma prosecutors have filed child prostitution charges against Shortey, a Republican state senator, after police found him in a hotel room with a 17-year-old boy. Shortey, surrendered to authorities Thursday, March 16, 2017 on charges of engaging in child prostitution, transporting a minor for prostitution and engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of church. (Cleveland County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 20, 2017 - 2:27 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The FBI in Oklahoma City has confirmed it is investigating a Republican state senator who is facing felony child prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old boy. FBI spokeswoman Jessica Rice confirmed Monday that her agency served a search warrant...
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In this photo taken July 23, 2015, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, March 20, 2017, declined to hear Menendez's appeal of his corruption indictment, setting the stage for a federal trial in the fall. The justices let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss charges including conspiracy, bribery and fraud against the Democratic lawmaker. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 20, 2017 - 12:46 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez's appeal of his corruption indictment, setting the stage for a federal trial in the fall. The justices let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss charges including conspiracy, bribery and...
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March 20, 2017 - 9:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from three Tennessee death-row inmates who say they should not be executed because they are intellectually disabled. The justices on Monday left in place state court rulings upholding the death sentences of inmates Pervis Payne, Michael...
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March 20, 2017 - 9:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez seeking to throw out a corruption indictment against him. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss the charges. A trial in the case is tentatively scheduled for the fall...
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Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, holds the trophy after winning The Bank of Hope Founders Cup LPGA golf tournament Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
March 20, 2017 - 1:16 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Anna Nordqvist caught up with some college friends — and left everyone else behind Sunday on another hot afternoon at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. The 29-year-old former Arizona State player shot a 4-under 68 to hold off fellow major champions Ariya Jutanugarn, Stacy Lewis and In...
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Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, holds the trophy after winning The Bank of Hope Founders Cup LPGA golf tournament Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
March 20, 2017 - 1:13 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Anna Nordqvist caught up with some college friends — and left everyone else behind Sunday on another hot afternoon at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. The 29-year-old former Arizona State player shot a 4-under 68 to hold off fellow major champions Ariya Jutanugarn, Stacy Lewis and In...
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Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, holds the trophy after winning The Bank of Hope Founders Cup LPGA golf tournament Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
March 19, 2017 - 10:28 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Anna Nordqvist caught up with some college friends — and left everyone else behind Sunday on another hot afternoon at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. The 29-year-old former Arizona State player shot a 4-under 68 to hold off fellow major champions Ariya Jutanugarn, Stacy Lewis and In...
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Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, tees off on the eighth tee during the final round of a LPGA golf tournament on Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Phoenix, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
March 19, 2017 - 9:07 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Anna Nordqvist caught up with some college friends — and left everyone else behind on another hot afternoon at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. The 29-year-old former Arizona State player shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to hold off fellow major champions Ariya Jutanugarn, Stacy Lewis and...
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