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FILE - In this April 30, 2014 file photo, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens prepares to testify on the ever-increasing amount of money spent on elections as he appears before the Senate Rules Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (AP Photo, File)
John Paul Stevens evolved into Supreme Court's liberal lionJohn Paul Stevens was a Republican moderate when he joined the Supreme Court but found himself moving to the left during a tenure of nearly 35 years
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US sanctions Myanmar generals over killings of RohingyaThe United States is hitting four top Myanmar generals, including the country's commander in chief and his deputy, with sanctions over the mass killings of Rohingya Muslims
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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation’s addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grewNewly released federal data shows that drug companies shipped more prescription opioids as an overdose crisis grew
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People pass the sidewalk area where Eric Garner was apprehended by the police in the Staten Island borough of New York, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Federal prosecutors won't bring charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the 2014 chokehold death of Garner. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
The Latest: Officer in chokehold death case is 'gratified'A lawyer says Officer Daniel Pantaleo is "gratified" that the Justice Department carefully reviewed his case rather than what he calls the "lies and inaccuracies" surrounding it.
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Man in northwest China executed after revenge killingA man in northwest China has been executed for killing three neighbors in apparent revenge for his mother's death more than two decades ago
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FILE - This June 28, 2018, file photo provided by the Anne Arundel Police shows Jarrod Ramos in Annapolis, Md. A judge is scheduled to hear arguments, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, on pretrial matters in the case of Ramos, accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper in 2018. (Anne Arundel Police via AP, File)
Court hearing scheduled in Maryland newspaper shooting caseA judge is scheduled to hear arguments on pretrial matters in the case of a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper
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FILE - In this March 10, 2019, file photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a press conference with his Iraqi counterpart Mohamed Alhakim at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Baghdad, Iraq. Zarif for the first time suggested his country's ballistic missile program could be on the table for negotiations with the U.S. - if America stops selling arms to its Gulf allies in the Mideast, Monday night, July 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)
Iran says minister's missile remarks meant to challenge USIran further clarifies its top diplomat's missile comments as hypothetical, meant to challenge US arms sales in Mideast
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo provided by U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Guzman, who was convicted in February 2019 on multiple conspiracy counts in an epic drug-trafficking case, will be sentenced in a New York courtroom on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (U.S. law enforcement via AP, File)
Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' faces sentencing in US caseWhether the notorious Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" will go quietly is the biggest question at his sentencing in New York City
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Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting Maduro onlineAuthorities in Venezuela have released from prison a musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolás Maduro's government
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Activist Walter Ritte, left, and others lay chained to a cattle grate blocking a road at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, protesting the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Telescope viewing suspended as protesters block Hawaii roadOpponents of building a giant telescope on a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred say they tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to negotiate access to the summit while the road is closed
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019, file photo, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., listens to testimony during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gardner had good news for Colorado voters and a planned rollout. But Trump’s tweets about four Democratic women of color overshadowed his success. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Gardner had good news for Colorado. But Trump had tweets.GOP Sen. Cory Gardner had good news for Colorado voters and a planned rollout. But Trump's tweets about four Democratic women of color overshadowed his success.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., walks out of a House of Representatives office building, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
House vote condemns Trump's tweets, draws some GOP supportDemocratic-led House resolution condemning Trump for racist tweets against congresswomen of color draws a handful of GOP votes
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