49 victims of Pulse massacre remembered in daylong services


ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Church bells tolled 49 times, a giant rainbow flag hung from a county government building and the names of the victims of the Pulse nightclub attack were read aloud at various ceremonies Monday as people in Orlando and beyond remembered the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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  • Written by By MIKE SCHNEIDER and TERRANCE HARRIS , Associated Press

NKorea frees US college student; family says he's in coma

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has released an American college student who was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts, U.S. and North Korean officials said Tuesday. Otto Warmbier's parents said he was in a coma and being medically evacuated.

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  • Written by By MATTHEW LEE , AP Diplomatic Writer

Immigration arrests of dozens of Chaldeans prompt protest


DETROIT (AP) — The arrests of dozens of Iraqi Christians in southeastern Michigan by U.S. immigration officials appear to be among the first roundups of people from Iraq who have long faced deportation, underscoring rising concerns in other immigrant communities.

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  • Written by By JEFF KAROUB and ALICIA CALDWELL , Associated Press

Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey


WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expecting sharp questions from his former Senate colleagues about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to step aside from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump.

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  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press

Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller


WASHINGTON (AP) — High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and JULIE BYKOWICZ , Associated Press