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Map highlights the 16 states that have joined to file a lawsuit against Trump's national emergency on border security; 2c x 3 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 82 mm;
Trump says he has 'absolute right' to declare emergencyPresident Donald Trump is declaring that he will prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall
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Texas senator defends bill empowering husband's officeThe wife of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says a bill she filed that would change state securities law "literally has nothing to do" with her husband's criminal case on charges of defrauding investors
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2019, file photo, Krystal Jean Lee Kenney, left, leaves in a car as various media record her exit from the Teller Combined Court in Cripple Creek, Colo. Kenney, 32, of Hansen, Idaho, pleaded guilty Friday, to tampering with evidence connected to the death of Kelsey Berreth, who was last seen on Nov. 22. Colorado Bureau of Investigation Agent Gregg Slater testified Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, that Kenney told investigators that she and Patrick Frazee became involved in March 2018. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP, File)
Key witness says Colorado man fatally beat fiancee with batColorado investigators say a man beat his missing fiancee to death with a baseball bat after trying to persuade a woman he was having an affair with to commit the killing
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Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million for California high-speed rail and wants state to return $2.5 billionTrump administration plans to cancel $929 million for California high-speed rail and wants state to return $2.5 billion
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In this still image taken from aerial video provided by KABC-TV, Los Angeles police officers secure a residence in Porter Ranch, northwest of Los Angeles Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Several people were found dead following reports of gunfire at a home in an upscale gated community. (KABC-TV via AP)
Police: Shooter targeted 3 victims in gated LA communityLos Angeles investigators say one of three men who were shot to death at a home in a gated community likely allowed the shooter inside
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 that he is running for president in 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020: 'Our campaign is about transforming our country'
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance', at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event in Washington. Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 that he is running for president in 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
The Latest: AP source: Bernie Sanders' campaign raises $3.3MBernie Sanders is setting a new fundraising bar for 2020 Democrats
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Alabama woman who joined Islamic State seeks return to USAn Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State after becoming radicalized online wants to return to the United States
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Venezuela shuts sea, air links to Dutch islands amid turmoilVenezuela is banning air and sea trips to and from three Dutch Caribbean islands _ a region that has been linked to efforts to undermine President Nicolas Maduro by sending emergency aid to the South American nation
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A man prays at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Aurora gunman's family: 'We deeply apologize' for shootingsA relative of the man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse says her family is offering condolences to the victims' families, saying 'we deeply apologize'
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FILE - In this Monday, May 14, 2018 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs early Jan. 29, 2019. Chicago police said on Saturday, Feb. 16, "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the "Empire" actor. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Police dismiss tip Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevatorChicago police have investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers questioned in the probe
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Latest: City lawyer welcomes decision on Obama library suitChicago's lead attorney says the city is pleased a federal judge will expedite hearings on a lawsuit challenging the planned construction of the Obama Presidential Center in a South Side park
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