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  • Court: Montana minimizes impact of mining near Yellowstone
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    Court: Montana minimizes impact of mining near Yellowstone

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A gold exploration proposal near Yellowstone National Park faced a significant setback as a judge blamed Montana officials for understating the potential for mining to harm land, water and wildlife. The ruling released Friday means the Montana Department of Environmental Quality would have to conduct a lengthy environmental review before Lucky Minerals can proceed.

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  • North Korea's Kim meets with South's Moon for 2nd time
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    North Korea's Kim meets with South's Moon for 2nd time

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday to discuss carrying out the peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump, Moon's office said.

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  • Who are the Republican gubernatorial candidates?
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    Who are the Republican gubernatorial candidates?

    Current Governor Kay Ivey, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, state Senator Bill Hightower, and evangelist Scott Dawson are currently running for governor.

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  • Six Democratic candidates hope to end Republican streak in governor's race
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    Six Democratic candidates hope to end Republican streak in governor's race

    It has been 16 years since Alabama elected a Democrat for Governor. This year, six candidates are hoping to end the streak held by Republicans.

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  • The Latest: South Korea trying to figure out Trump's aim
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    The Latest: South Korea trying to figure out Trump's aim

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local): 11:15 a.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in's office says it is trying to figure out President Donald Trump's intentions in canceling a summit next month with North Korea's leader. Moon played a prominent role in planning for the summit with Kim Jong Un, which was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore.

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  • Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts
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    Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

    The Trump administration launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of automobiles into the United States, moving swiftly as talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled.

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  • Trump administration moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves
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    Trump administration moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

    The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens.

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  • History in Georgia as 4 states vote ahead of midterms
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    History in Georgia as 4 states vote ahead of midterms

    ATLANTA (AP) - It was a big night for women Tuesday as four states cast primary and runoff ballots, with Georgia Democrats taking the lead by giving Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history. Abrams set new historical marks already with a primary victory that made her the first black nominee and first female nominee for governor of either majority party in Georgia.

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  • Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama
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    Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

    Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the television business with Monday's announcement that they had signed a multi-year deal with Netflix.

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  • More bipartisan support for civil rights site as US monument
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    More bipartisan support for civil rights site as US monument

    An effort to turn the home of a slain civil rights leader into a national monument is gaining more bipartisan support.

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