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Hurricane Dora moving away from Mexico's southwest coast

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 6:26pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Dora strengthened off Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday, but posed little threat as it spun out into the ocean away from land.

The hurricane's...

2 GOP lawmakers take seats after special election wins

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 6:25pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON — The Republican winner of the most expensive House race ever took her seat representing Atlanta's outskirts Monday evening, along with a South Carolina Republican...

CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 6:25pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

NEW YORK — CNN accepted the resignations Monday of three journalists involved in a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an...

UN: Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 5:20pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

MESETAS, Colombia — Leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over almost all of their fighters' individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government...

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 4:30pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 5:15pm

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S. Trump...

Armed Services panel chairman seeks $696 billion DOD budget

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 3:56pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 4:45pm

WASHINGTON — Declaring the U.S. military in dire need of rebuilding, an influential House committee chairman pressed his case Monday for $696 billion defence budget in 2018 —...

Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 3:04pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 3:30pm

DENVER — A Colorado clash between gay rights and religion started as an angry Facebook posting about a wedding cake but now has big implications for anti-discrimination laws in...

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 2:51pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 3:15pm

BOSTON — A man was convicted Monday of murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island...

9 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 2:37pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 2:45pm

GUATAPE, Colombia — Scuba divers on Monday continued their search for bodies from a submerged boat in Colombia as authorities turned their attention to what led the tourist...

Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 2:27pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 2:45pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational...

Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 1:29pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other nonreligious...

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 12:43pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 1:00pm

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May tried Monday to reassure European Union citizens living in Britain that their lives and those of their family will not be disrupted...

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