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The Latest: Supreme Court orders re-argument in 2 cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the Supreme Court term (all times local):

The Latest: AMA says GOP health bill will harm patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican legislation overhauling the Obama health care law (all times local):

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go forward with a limited version of its ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.

Dallas officer turns himself in after being charged in death

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer has been released on bond after being indicted on a count of aggravated assault in the shooting death of a woman.

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CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN wasn't saying Monday what led it to retract a story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund.

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Back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace deal talks

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — It's back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace talks.

Ex-CEO’s reputation precedes him, affects jury selection

NEW YORK (AP) — Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin "Pharma Bro" Shkreli were excused on Monday after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant former pharmaceutical CEO because of his notoriety for raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent.

The Latest: 34 UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on response to deadly tower-block fire in London (all times local):

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California’s giant water tunnels win first crucial approval

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials gave crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer the water system in the nation's most populous state.

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Ferguson making progress, Justice Department attorneys say

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, is making progress in the effort to end racial bias in police and court practices, but the city needs to be more transparent, attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice told a federal judge Thursday.

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The Latest: UK government pledges more fire survivor funds

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's response to the Grenfell Tower fire (all times local):

13 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — Scuba divers on Monday continued searching for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers capsized, leaving at least seven people dead and 13 missing.

Mongolia’s ruling party candidate loses in presidential race

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — The Mongolian ruling party's candidate lost in presidential elections to a populist business tycoon and a nationalist wanting the country to benefit more from its mineral wealth, preliminary results early Tuesday showed. The election was headed for a runoff.

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The Latest: 7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

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Car Seat Headrest juggling criticism, praise as young band

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — While rappers and pop stars feud with each other in the form of diss tracks, some indie rockers take to their Tumblr or Medium sites to rip into each other in the form of wordy diatribes. But Will Toledo, frontman behind the indie rock band Car Seat Headrest, decided to jump in the rap diss track game.

The Latest: Court: Dutch don’t have to house more migrants

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Europe migration issues (all times local):