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Workers use a crane to lift a segment of a new fence into place on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico, where Sunland Park, New Mexico, meets the Anapra neighbourhood of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on March 30, 2017. (Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo)

Calif. sues to prevent border wall

California's attorney general sued the Trump administration Wednesday over its plan to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing it's overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws.

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., centre, joined by, from left, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters as he pushes a last-ditch effort to uproot former U.S. President Barack Obama's health care law, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP senator defends U.S. health bill

Sen. Bill Cassidy defended his health-care bill Wednesday after late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel accused the Louisiana Republican of lying to him about it, heightening the tension around the last-ditch GOP effort to make good on years of promises to repeal “Obamacare.”

Hillary Clinton holds her book "It Takes A Village" as she sits on stage at the Warner Theatre in Washington during a book tour event for her new book "What Happened" hosted by the Politics and Prose Bookstore on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Putin

When Hillary Clinton took the guest's seat on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," she was in a mood to put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the psychiatrist's couch.

People run after vandalizing as demonstrators march in response to a not guilty verdict in the trial of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in St. Louis. Stockley was acquitted in the 2011 killing of a black man following a high-speed chase. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Riot cops arrest 80 in St. Louis

St. Louis police made several arrests Sunday night as protesters broke windows and damaged property during a third night of demonstrations over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man.

This image taken from video shows passengers inside Marseille-Saint-Charles railway station in Marseille, France on Sunday Sept. 17, 2017. (AP Photo)

Acid attack on U.S. tourists not terror act

Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in France, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged assailant, the local prosecutor’s office and the students’ school said.

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Plane crashes into 2 elk

Officials say a small airplane hit and killed two elk as the aircraft was landing on an airstrip on the Oregon coast.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to military personnel and their families at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (Evan Vucci/AP Photo)

Trump calls N. Korean leader 'Rocket Man'

President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as “Rocket Man” while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats.

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Suit alleges sex at death scene, affair

Workers at a coroner’s office in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains respond when someone dies under unusual circumstances, but lately they’ve also had to respond to lurid allegations in a sex scandal that’s generated two lawsuits and a police investigation.

Armed police provide security before the English Premier League soccer match at the John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield, England, on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)

Second arrest in London subway attack

The British government lowered the country’s official terrorist threat level Sunday after a second man was arrested in connection with the attack on a London subway train where a bomb partially exploded.

Ambulances and police nearby after an incident on a subway train at Parsons Green subway station in London, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

U.K. subway-blast suspect held under Terrorism Act

British police made an apparent breakthrough Saturday in the race-against-time subway bombing investigation with what they called a “very significant” arrest, but the country remained on a “critical” alert, meaning that another attack is judged imminent.

Anissa Weier, left, sits in court Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Waukesha County Court, Waukesha County, Wis. (Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, Pool)

'Slender Man' accused will avoid jail

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack.

An injured woman is assisted by a police officer close to Parsons Green station in west London after an explosion on a packed London Underground train, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. London's Metropolitan Police says a fire on the London subway has been declared a "terrorist incident." (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)

UK threat level raised to 'critical'

Hundreds of London police embarked on a massive manhunt Friday, racing to find out who placed a homemade bomb on a packed London subway train during the morning rush hour. The explosion wounded 29 people and ignited a panicked stampede to safety.

In this Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, photo provided by the Gainesville Police Department, three members of the department take a selfie in Gainesville, Fla. The photo was widely-shared on social media after the department posted it to Facebook with comments praising the officers good looks. (Gainesville Police Department via AP)

Bearded, hunky cop an anti-Semite?

A Florida police department has removed a widely-shared Facebook photo of three officers who had been praised for their good looks amid an investigation into a complaint against one of the men.