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PHOENIX (AP) -- A federal judge dealt a serious rebuke to Arizona's immigration law on Wednesday when she put most of the crackdown on hold just hours before it was to take effect.


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LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks' editor-in-chief claims his organization doesn't know who sent it some 91,000 secret U.S. military documents, telling journalists that the Web site was set up to hide the source of its data from those who receive it.


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AP looks into long-term failure of trillion dollar drug war

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) – It's practically a daily ritual: Accused drug traffickers and assassins, shackled and bruised from beatings, are paraded before the news media to show that Mexico is winning its drug war. Once the television lights dim, however, about three-quarters of them are let go.


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LONDON (AP) -- BP is jettisoning CEO Tony Hayward, whose verbal blunders made the oil giant's image even worse as it struggled to contain the Gulf oil spill, and will assign him to a key job in Russia, a person familiar with the matter said Monday.


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CHICAGO — Rod Blagojevich's defense attorney could find himself behind bars even as he works to keep his client out of prison.


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WASHINGTON — Operatives inside Afghanistan and Pakistan who have worked for the U.S. against the Taliban or al-Qaida may be at risk following the disclosure of thousands of once-secret U.S. military documents, former and current officials said.


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WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Pakistani governments moved swiftly Monday to say that a trove of leaked U.S. military documents paints a dated and incomplete portrait of Pakistan as an untrustworthy partner against militants who use the country as a safe zone.


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Black farmers, due $1.2 billion for a legacy of discrimination by the U.S. Agriculture Department, suffered a new and disheartening setback last week, despite the national spotlight provided by the quickly disavowed firing of a Black department worker. The Senate refused again to pay the bill.


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Some of U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel's constituents greeted the embattled politician with a warm handshake Saturday, saying his decades of public service outshine the ethics cloud hanging over him as he seeks re-election.


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WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Although an Olympic swimmer's message about the importance of water safety was too late to save a 6-year-old Northeast girl from drowning last month, many others may be saved by his dedication to promote swimming lessons among minority youth nationwide.


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