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In this Feb. 15, 2017 photo, Phal Sok, left, rides the Metro Blue Line train in Los Angeles to visit with his brother in Long Beach, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, he pardoned three former prisoners facing the threat of deportation to Cambodia, including Sok. Sok served 15 years for a Los Angeles County armed robbery and now works for criminal justice reform. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times via AP)
California governor grants pardons to 3 facing deportationCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is pardoning three former prisoners who otherwise face deportation to Cambodia, including one who served six years for murder and has since become a youth pastor
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016 file photo shows the Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, in Washington. The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records releaseThe Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said that America "was never that great" during remarks criticizing Republican President Donald Trump and his slogan "Make America Great Again," saying America won't be truly great until all Americans have true equality. Republicans quickly pounced on Cuomo's remarks. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was inartful with comment that America 'was never that great'
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million _ more than three times the maximum initial estimate. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellationPresident Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade was swiftly canceled after senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public
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Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell diesFormer Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has died following complications from a rare form of cancer
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US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisisDefense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon will send a hospital ship to Colombia to help cope with strains on medical systems caused by the Venezuelan refugee crisis
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DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applicationsA federal judge won't require the Trump administration to process new applications to a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation
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AP Interview: Top Republican opens up about Russia probeSenate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill
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President Donald Trump poses for photographs while greeting members of the military on the tarmac upon his arrival on Air Force One at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Trump traveled to New York for a campaign fundraiser with supporters and will then travel to Bedminster, N.J, to spend the weekend at his private golf resort. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costsThe cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public
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In this Tuesday, July 17, 2018 file photo, Melissa Howard who is running for the District 73 State House seat being vacated by state Rep. Joe Gruters meets with voters during a "meet the candidates" event at Gold Coast Eagle Distriburing in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. Howard, a Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature who falsely claimed she had a college degree and posted a purported copy of her diploma online dropped out of her race.  Florida's penchant for the weird and strange is so prevalent it's created a cottage industry of chroniclers and followers. But like a contagion, a string of bizarre incidents make it appear that this trend is spreading like a swamp fever to the politicians who represent the state’s nearly 21 million residents.  (Phil Diederich/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP, File)
Is the ever-weird Florida man becoming Florida politician?Florida's penchant for the weird and strange may be spreading to its politicians.
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News outlets challenge Maryland online ad lawNews outlets are challenging a new Maryland law meant to fight foreign meddling in online political advertising because they say it creates unfair burdens on media sites that publish such ads
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