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MAE SAI, Thailand - Thai officials said rescue operations were underway again Monday, a day after the extraction of four of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach from the cave they have been trapped in for over two weeks.

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Democratic and Republican lawmakers have spoken out about the Trump administration's hard-line "zero-tolerance" immigration policy that has resulted in a sharp rise in children separated from their parents at the southern U.S. border. The president of the American Academy of Pediatrics has said it "amounts to child abuse." Church leaders have called it "immoral," with one reportedly suggesting "canonical penalties" for those involved. Former first ladies from both parties have called for it to end.

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WASHINGTON - A federal judge ordered Paul Manafort to jail Friday over charges he tampered with witnesses while out on bail - a major blow for President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman as he awaits trial on federal conspiracy and money-laundering charges next month.

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President Donald Trump said Monday that he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself, a bold assertion that raises the stakes as he and Special Counsel Robert Mueller may be headed toward a Supreme Court battle that could test once and for all how much a president is above the law.

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a planned summit next month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing "tremendous anger and open hostility" from the rogue nation in a letter explaining his abrupt decision.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee released 2,500 pages of congressional testimony on Wednesday. The trove of information provides a new window into that ill-fated June 2016 Trump Tower meeting before which Donald Trump Jr. was promised damaging Russian government information about Hillary Clinton - from what turned out to be a Kremlin-tied lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya.

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WASHINGTON - First lady Melania Trump underwent a medical procedure to "treat a benign kidney condition" on Monday morning at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week, according to her communications director.

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President Donald Trump said the U.S. will withdraw from the landmark 2015 accord to curb Iran's nuclear program and that he would reinstate financial sanctions on the Islamic Republic, casting the Mideast into a new period of uncertainty.

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WASHINGTON - Five current and former executives with pharmaceutical distributors that are accused of flooding small U.S. towns with prescription painkillers are scheduled to testify before Congress on Tuesday, a hearing that could be a defining moment for the opioid industry.

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Meadow Pollack was a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with plans to go to college when she was shot to death in the hallway on Feb. 14. Her father, Andrew Pollack, says that after Meadow was shot the first time, she crawled over to throw her arms around a cowering freshman student, before the shooter repeatedly shot her in the back, killing both girls.

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Iconic entertainer Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday on three counts of sexual assault, a decision that punctuates one of the most thundering falls from grace in American cultural history.

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WASHINGTON - Ronny L. Jackson, President Donald Trump's embattled nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, withdrew from consideration Thursday amid mushrooming allegations of professional misconduct that raised questions about the White House vetting process.

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TORONTO - A 25-year-old suspect accused of mowing down pedestrians with a van in a busy Toronto shopping district was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of first-degree murder - one of each of the victims in an attack whose motives still remain unclear.

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LONDON - Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby boy on Monday morning at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's hospital, the same place where she had her other two children, according to Kensington Palace. Her husband, Prince William, 35, was by her side.

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians.

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WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., told colleagues Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year, ending a nearly 20-year tenure in Congress and adding further uncertainty about whether embattled Republicans can maintain control of the House.

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WASHINGTON - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced sharp criticism in the opening comments of Tuesday's highly anticipated congressional hearing, as he prepared to apologize for a series of missteps that, he acknowledges, have imperiled the privacy of tens of millions of Americans and helped spread both phony news and Russian disinformation.