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Activist Walter Ritte, left, and others lay chained to a cattle grate blocking a road at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, protesting the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Hawaii protesters vow 'prolonged struggle' against telescopeHundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred
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FILE - In this Friday, June 14, 2019, file photo, Miranda Muehl, of Mustang, Okla., marches during a march to call for justice for missing and murdered indigenous women at the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in Concho, Okla. U.S. Senate staffers say officials missed a second deadline on July 8 to offer input on bills on Native American safety, and only one department has since provided “partial comment.” (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Federal agencies missed 2nd deadline for tribal safety billsU.S. Senate staffers say officials missed a second deadline last week to offer input on bills on Native American safety
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File - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt waits to speak during the annual state of Colorado energy luncheon sponsored by the Colorado Petroleum council in Denver. The headquarters of the U.S. government's largest land agency will move from the nation's capital to western Colorado, a Republican senator said Monday, July 15, 2019, a high-profile component of the Trump administration's plan to reorganize management of the nation's natural resources. Rep. Raul M. Grijalva, D-Arizona, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, attacked the headquarters move and noted that Grand Junction is not far from Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's hometown of Rifle, Colorado. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
GOP: US land agency is moving West, closer to its territorySome Westerners complain the U.S. government is an absentee landlord, managing vast tracts of public lands in their states from Washington, but GOP lawmakers say that may change soon
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FILE - This March 28, 2018, file photo shows a Facebook logo at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a new financial system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his Treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Facebook's new currency plan under scrutiny in CongressFacebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers on the heels of criticism from Trump and the treasury secretary
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In this courtroom sketch, R&B singer R. Kelly, center, appears before U.S. Magistrate Shelia M. Finnegan, left, in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Friday, July 12, 2019, in Chicago. Also standing with Kelly is his attorney Steve Greenberg and an unidentified prosecutor. (AP Photo/Tom Gianni via AP)
R. Kelly expected to appear for court hearing TuesdayR&B singer R. Kelly is expected to appear in a Chicago federal courtroom on charges that he recruited girls and women to have illegal sex with him and then covered up the crimes by paying and threatening the victims and witnesses
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Two men walk across the street in Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, part of the congressional district represented by Democrat Ilhan Omar, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Minneapolis. The neighborhood, tucked between downtown Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota, is home to many of the city's large population of Somali-Americans. (AP Photos/Doug Glass)
Trump tweets send stinging message to countless AmericansPresident Donald Trump's recent tweet telling four congresswomen to "go back" where they came from" sent a stinging message to many Americans that they are not fully welcome in their own country
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Democratic presidential candidate, former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks at the Manchester Democrats annual Potluck Picnic at Oak Park in Manchester, N.H., Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)
O'Rourke raises just $3.6M, a big drop from last quarterBeto O'Rourke raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter, a dramatic drop that places him among a growing group of Democratic presidential hopefuls who are struggling to raise the cash needed for a credible White House run
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President Donald Trump talks with the press, during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with himTrump continues racist criticism of four liberal congresswomen, says many people agree with him
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Polls show sour views of race relations in Trump's AmericaEven before Trump's racist tweets toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, Americans considered race relations in the US to be generally bad _ and said that Trump has been making them worse
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A woman gives a thumbs down where police block demonstrators from advancing to La Fortaleza governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Protesters are demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down for his involvement in a private chat in which he used profanities to describe an ex-New York City councilwoman and a federal control board overseeing the island's finance. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
'Chatgate' scandal throws Puerto Rico's governor into crisisProfanity-laced online chat throws Puerto Rico's governor into crisis
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A currency trader gestures at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Asian shares were little changed and mixed in quiet trading Tuesday amid a lack of fresh market-moving news as investors looked ahead to earnings season. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Asian shares mixed in lackluster trading, Nikkei falls 0.6%Asian shares little changed and mixed in quiet trading amid a lack of fresh market-moving news as investors looked ahead to earnings season
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Today in History - Tuesday, July 16 2019
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