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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is charged with three felony counts of securities fraud in an indictment unsealed Monday. Here's a closer look at what the case against him means.___WHAT CHARGES DOES HE FACE?A ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The 53-46 roll call Monday by which the Senate blocked action on a bill to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.A "yes" vote is a vote to move ahead on the bill. Sixty "yes" votes were required t ...more

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McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to prosecutors, and helped persuade a state lawmaker and a ...more

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge entered not guilty pleas Monday for two brothers charged with stabbing their parents and three siblings to death last month at their suburban Tulsa home.Robert Bever, 18, and Michael Bever, 16, were each charged last ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday as it continued its course toward the Hawaiian Islands.According to the NOAA's Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu, Guillermo was about 565 miles (910 km) awa ...more

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two journalists who were arrested while reporting on protests after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown have settled lawsuits against St. Louis County, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Monday.The law ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives ethics committee said on Monday it will investigate whether Representative Chaka Fattah, a Democrat from Philadelphia, had broken congressional rules after federal corruption charges were f ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans lost Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group' ...more

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DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch.For more than two hours over lunch, hundreds of don ...more