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LONDON (AP) " Britain's top judges vowed Monday to consider with impartiality the contentious question of who has the power to trigger the U.K.'s exit from the European Union " the government or Parliament. The Supreme Court justices acknowledged that strong feelings have been aroused over how and whether to leave the EU. It also has major constitutional implications for the balance of power between the legislature and the executive. The court's top justice, David Neuberger,...

Updated at 3:47 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A new study says extreme downpours " like those that flooded Louisiana, Houston and West Virginia this year " will happen nearly three times as often in the United States by the end of the century, and six times more frequently...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " The Supreme Court seems concerned that race may have played too large a role in the drawing of electoral districts in Virginia, to the detriment of black voters. Several justices hearing arguments in the case on Monday...

Updated at 3:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:40 a.m. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says imposing tariffs on companies that move their operations overseas could result in a trade...

Updated at 3:16 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " A federal judge on Monday allowed a white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church to hire back his lawyers, at least for the first phase of his trial. Dylann...

Updated at 3:06 PM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " The presidents of the IOC and World Anti-Doping Agency have met to work out their "perceived differences" over the Russian doping scandal. IOC President Thomas Bach and WADA head Craig Reedie say they have...

Updated at 3:00 PM

If it's the thought that counts, then gift cards don't count much at all. They're popular, granted. Six out of 10 people responding to National Retail Federation surveys this year said they wanted to receive gift cards for the holidays, and...

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) " Two suspects in a weekend break-in at a Massachusetts convenience store had a fowl accomplice. Northampton officers investigating a robbery in progress at a store at about 3:45 a.m. Sunday quickly found two men and...

Updated at 2:48 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " The Latest on the trial of a fired South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A majority of the jurors in the Michael Slager...

Updated at 2:40 PM

MADISON, Wis. (AP) " Presidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force ballot recounts in three states focuses Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party is seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and Michigan, where...

Updated at 1:50 PM

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) " An appeals court in Gambia has ordered the release of a top opposition politician and 18 others who were arrested after they took part in a peaceful protest earlier this year calling for political reforms. The move...

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