Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 55 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan on Friday to 73, with several others in critical condition, officials said.

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  • Written by By RIAZ KHAN , Associated Press

5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump unless some of them can be brought aboard.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM and REGINA GARCIA CANO , Associated Press

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration's travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground.

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  • Written by By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press