Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's

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Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's
The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once used similar tactics to become a national figure.

Sanders responds to ongoing fraud probe into wife's 2010 bank loan

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Sanders responds to ongoing fraud probe into wife's 2010 bank loan
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Documents: Feds wire-tapped Philadelphia union boss, others

Documents show federal agents wire-tapped the cellphones of a powerful Philadelphia labor boss and his protege on the City Council for more than a year.
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CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting

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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AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria,
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GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

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The Latest: Probable cause to hold teens in child's death

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Federal judge considers fate of Texas 'sanctuary cities' law

A federal judge on Monday heard arguments before he decides whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect.
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Rabbi, several others arrested in public benefits fraud case

A New Jersey rabbi and his wife and three other couples defrauded state and federal public assistance programs out of more than $1 million by underreporting their incomes, according to criminal complaints released Monday.
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The Latest: Prosecutor uses Joe Arpaio's words against him

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Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time

President Donald Trump meets for the first time Monday with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and personal chemistry as much as policy could determine the direction of future relations.
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US lawyer: US entitled to seize Iran-tainted skyscraper

A U.S. government lawyer has urged a jury to conclude a charity must give up majority ownership of a Manhattan skyscraper, saying it is secretly controlled by Iran.
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The Latest: DeVos weighs in on Supreme Court church decision

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Crucial first rulings on California's giant water tunnels

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The Supreme Court gave President Trump a partial victory in reinstating most of his travel ban, while it reviews the merits of the ban.

Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban

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World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

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Supreme Court last day notable for what was and wasn't said

The last day of the Supreme Court's term was notable not only for what was announced but also for what wasn't.
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Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

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The Latest: Pakistan militant punished as India PM visits US

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A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades.