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Federal judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico
A federal judge on Friday prohibited Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. J Read more
The state Department of Health and the state Department of Agriculture said there is no reason to avoid locally-grown papayas. Read more
Major League Baseball made its European debut game Saturday at London Stadium. Read more
Carter said he believes Trump “lost the election” and became president “because the Russians interfered on his behalf.” Read more
The 47-year-old man allegedly threatened the 50-year-old woman at 10:51 a.m. Friday. Read more
The assault occurred at 9 p.m. and police are investigating it as a case of first-degree sex assault. Read more
The new “Midway,” directed by Roland Emmerich, is a remake of the 1976 version that starred Henry Fonda and Charlton Heston. Read more
Rainbow flags and umbrellas swayed and music pounded as the march along Paseo de la Reforma got underway, with couples, families and activists seeking to raise visibility for sexual diversity in the country. Read more
Alvarez, who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday, June 29 at age 53. Read more
Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church voted June 28, to expel First Covenant and defrock its lead pastor, the Rev. Dan Collison, for permitting gay marriage. First Covenant was a founding member of the 134-year-old denomination. Read more
The prosecutors criticized how their predecessors cut seven other officials plea deals resulting in no jail time or criminal records. Read more
Hawaii County’s polystyrene foam ban goes into effect on Monday. Read more
When the latest recall is done, Honda says it will have recalled or accounted for 22.6 million inflators in about 12.9 million vehicles. Read more
Hundreds of thousands of people have filled Hong Kong streets to protest the measure seen as eroding the territory’s autonomy from Beijing. Read more
Forecasters said the chances that another weather system will form into a tropical depression are 60% in the next two days and 90% in the next five days. Read more
Chinatown’s The Pig & the Lady restaurant will soon have an outpost in Tokyo.Read more
Rapinoe, who was called out on social media by President Donald Trump after video surfaced of her saying she wouldn’t visit the White House if the United States won in France, now leads the top-ranked Americans to Lyon to face No. 3 England on Tuesday in the semifinals. Read more
Federal Judge J. Michael Seabright made the decision after hearing arguments from Kealoha’s attorneys and prosecutors. Read more
Positive identification is pending. Read more
President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to a new cease-fire Saturday in a yearlong trade war during their meeting on the sidelines of a conference in Japan. Read more
President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a visit by Trump to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Read more
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