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US Rep Tom Cole wins Oklahoma GOP primary outright against well-funded challenger, 3 others

US Rep Tom Cole wins Oklahoma GOP primary outright against well-funded challenger, 3 others

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Eleven-term Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Tom Cole won a five-way Republican primary outright on Tuesday and avoided an August runoff.
Half a million immigrants could eventually get US citizenship under a sweeping new plan from Biden

Half a million immigrants could eventually get US citizenship under a sweeping new plan from Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden ordered expansive election-year action Tuesday to offer potential citizenship to hundreds of thousands of immigrants without legal status in the U.S.
Alaska did not provide accessible voting for those with disabilities, US Justice Department alleges

Alaska did not provide accessible voting for those with disabilities, US Justice Department alleges

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by not providing accessible machines for in-person voting, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.
Biden again calls Trump a 'convicted felon' at a fundraiser pushing his 5-day total to around $40M

Biden again calls Trump a 'convicted felon' at a fundraiser pushing his 5-day total to around $40M

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — President Joe Biden again taunted Donald Trump as a “convicted felon” during a high-dollar fundraiser Tuesday, saying his likely opponent in November’s election is waging an “all-out assault” on the U.S. legal system.
New York's 'equal rights' constitutional amendment restored to ballot by appeals court

New York's 'equal rights' constitutional amendment restored to ballot by appeals court

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposed amendment to New York’s constitution barring discrimination based on “gender identity” and “pregnancy outcomes” was restored to the November election ballot Tuesday by a state appeals court.
B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

VICTORIA — Old-growth forests that were environmental and Indigenous rights battlegrounds over clearcut logging in the 1980s and 1990s during British Columbia's "war in the woods" are set to receive permanent protections in a land and forest manageme
Minister accuses Conservatives of trying to sabotage federal dental program

Minister accuses Conservatives of trying to sabotage federal dental program

OTTAWA — Health Minister Mark Holland is accusing the Conservatives of trying to "sabotage" the government's dental care program by calling up dental associations and "bullying" them — accusations the Tories are calling "unhinged.
Jury deliberates in state case against man who attacked Nancy Pelosi's husband with hammer

Jury deliberates in state case against man who attacked Nancy Pelosi's husband with hammer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge on Tuesday expelled from court the former partner of the conspiracy theorist charged with breaking into former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home in 2022, banning her from the public gallery as the man's state trial wrappe
Parliamentary budget officer says government not muzzling him over carbon price data

Parliamentary budget officer says government not muzzling him over carbon price data

OTTAWA — Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux told a House of Commons committee Monday that the federal Liberals are not muzzling him over economic data related to the impact of carbon pricing.
Should governments legislate 'bubble zones' around places of worship? Some say yes

Should governments legislate 'bubble zones' around places of worship? Some say yes

OTTAWA — Representatives of Muslim and Jewish community groups said Tuesday it's time for governments, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's, to consider legislating extra protections around places of worship, schools and daycares.