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FILE - In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, Calif. Trebek is set to moderate a debate in this year’s Pennsylvania governor’s race at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry’s annual dinner in October. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek to moderate governor's debate'Jeopardy!' host Trebek to keynote dinner, moderate debate at Pennsylvania business dinner this fall
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly. The justices ruled Wednesday that a part of the Dodd-Frank Act that protects whistleblowers from being fired, demoted or harassed only applies to people who report legal violations to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrowThe Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to SEC, not more broadly
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US lawmakers say it's time to restore staff at Cuba embassyU.S. lawmakers visiting Cuba are urging urged the State Department to restore embassy staff pulled from the country last year in response to mysterious ailments among diplomats and their families
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Investigators: US wildlife official broke law with grantsInvestigators say a senior official at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service broke the law when he authorized awards of $324,000 in conservation grants that benefited a family member
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, left, speaks to reporters during a news conference in Mineola, N.Y., where it was announced that a grand jury had indicted alleged members of the notoriously violent MS-13 gang on a slew of charges including murder, conspiracy to commit murder and drug trafficking. A sweep of alleged MS-13 gang members on Long Island has racked up impressive arrest totals but also left unanswered questions. Since May, federal authorities say they've arrested more than 220 members of the notorious street gang. But authorities have largely declined multiple requests by for even the most basic information about the arrests.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secretA sweep of MS-13 gang members on New York's Long Island that was praised by President Donald Trump has been shrouded in secrecy, with authorities refusing to release the names of the suspects or the charges against them
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Mueller files new charges in Manafort caseCourt records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman
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Senate leaders move to expel member accused of sex extortionLeaders of Rhode Island Senate take 1st step in trying to expel Senate minority whip, Republican indicted on charges of extorting teen legislative page for sex
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Lindsey Salomone, 15,, right, kisses her sister Julia Salomone, 18, student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School  as they march to the state capitol to challenge lawmakers on gun control reform, in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Latest: Students raise hands to remember school shootingAbout 2,000 students, parents, teachers and supporters held hands and chanted outside of Marjory Stoneman High School one week after the shooting there
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Aria Siccone, 14, a 9th grade student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where more than a dozen students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, cries as she recounts her story from that day, while state Rep. Barrinton Russell, D-Dist. 95, comforts her, as they talk to legislators at the state Capitol regarding gun control legislation, in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Shooting survivors issue call for action at Florida CapitolSchool shooting survivors arrive at Florida Capitol, issue call for action
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Students gather on the steps of the old Florida Capitol protesting gun violence in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.   Students at schools across Broward and Miami-Dade counties in South Florida planned short walkouts Wednesday, the one week anniversary of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
Trump says more must be done to protect childrenTrump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks
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Mayor denies campaign cash shakedown during corruption trialThe mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, is defending himself against accusations that he sold his office to campaign donors
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Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residentsA lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says that both are living legally in the U.S. Attorney Michael Wildes says Viktor and Amalija Knavs "are both lawfully admitted to the United States as permanent residents."
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