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2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

 

JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting at least two American airlines to cancel flights to Israel in a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after last week's attack on a Malaysian jet over Ukraine.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Friend is first convicted in Boston Marathon probe

BOSTON (AP) — The conviction of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for impeding the investigation into the bombings has his lawyers wondering if anyone else who faces charges connected to the 2013 attack stands a chance of acquittal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether it can just do the basics.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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