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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials asked an appellate court on Monday to intervene to stay a lower court's order that the state immediately provide a transgender prison inmate with sex reassignment surgery.State officials said they f ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. PORTRAITS OF TEXAS GUNMEN EMERGEOne of the suspects had been on the FBI radar for years for possible terror ties — but authorities s ...more

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — The ruling party in Burundi says the country's constitutional court has validated the president's bid for a third term.Evelyne Butoyi, who is in charge of information for Burundi's ruling party, says the court reached t ...more

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LONDON (AP) — HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, says pretax profits were up 4 percent to $7.1 billion in the first quarter from a year earlier, even as it beat back increasing regulatory costs.The bank is increasing internal controls after enduring a ...more

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia Tuesday in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is first top U.S. ...more

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MOGADISHU (Reuters) - John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Somalia on Tuesday, the first U.S. Secretary of State to visit the Horn of Africa nation, which is struggling to rebuild after two decades of war and battling an Islamist insurgency by al Sh ...more

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By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - A second suspected human trafficking camp has been discovered in southern Thailand, police said on Tuesday, following a search by authorities of a mountain where 26 bodies were found in shallow grave ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese stocks plunged Tuesday as the start of an IPO wave cooled investor sentiment and Australian shares were flat after the central bank cut interest rates to a record low to stimulate the limping economy. Other global benchmarks we ...more

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Raleigh police officer who got a free cup of Starbucks coffee is suing the company for $50,000 after he spilled it and got burned.WRAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1GXc10R ) reports attorneys said in court Monday that Matthew Kohr sh ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city's mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department ...more