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    Adds CONGRESS-RUSSIA PROBE, WIKILEAKS-ASSANGE'S COMPUTERS, UNITED NATIONS-NORTH KOREA, US-CHINA-TRADE-WASHINGTON STATE FALLOUT, FRANCE-CANNES-Q&A-ALMODOVAR.

    TRUMP _ Rally in Pennsylvania starts 7 p.m.

    WARRIORS-TRAIL BLAZERS _ Game starts 9 p.m.

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    MED-WHO TRAVEL _ The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency's own rules by traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets and traveling without the required approvals, according to internal documents obtained by the AP. By Medical Writer Maria Cheng. SENT: 1,110 words, photos.

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    CONGRESS-RUSSIA PROBE _ President Trump is directing former White House Counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that McGahn would have immunity from testifying about his work as a close Trump adviser. By Michael Balsamo and Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 700 words, photos. With TRUMP-FINANCIAL RECORDS _ A federal judge rules against Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. SENT: 270 words, photo.

    PERSIAN GULF-TENSIONS _ Iran quadruples its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran's atomic program, nuclear officials say, just after President Donald Trump and Iran's foreign minister trade threats and taunts on Twitter. By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell. SENT: 1,000 words, photos, video. With PERSIAN GULF-TENSIONS-URANIUM ENRICHMENT _ AP Explains the science of uranium enrichment. SENT: 500 words, photo; PERSIAN GULF-TENSIONS-CARRIER _ US aircraft carrier seen as barometer of tensions with Iran. SENT: 320 words, photos; PERSIAN GULF-TENSIONS-FORCES _ Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast's powers and proxies. SENT: 1,400 words, photos; PERSIAN GULF-TENSIONS-TIMELINE (sent).

    IMMIGRATION-MIGRANT DEATHS _ U.S. border agents detained a 16-year-old from Guatemala who died Monday for six days _ twice as long as federal law generally permits _ then transferred him to another holding facility even after he was diagnosed with the flu. The teenager is the fifth minor from Guatemala to die after being apprehended by U.S. border agents since December. By Nomaan Merchant. SENT: 810 words, photos.

    SEVERE WEATHER _ Officials close schools, evacuate military aircraft and issue high-water warnings with another round of severe weather potentially including tornadoes forecast for the Southern Plains. The National Weather Service places several counties under a tornado watch, calling it a "particularly dangerous situation." SENT: 300 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

    ELECTION 2020-MINIMUM WAGE _ Almost the entire 2020 Democratic presidential field has joined the labor movement driven by fast food workers to implement a federal minimum wage of $15. But although a $15 national minimum wage has become a popular refrain on the campaign trail, the Democratic Party itself is split over implementing it. By Nicholas Riccardi. SENT: 910 words, photo. With ELECTION 2020-JOE BIDEN _ Presidential candidate visits Tennessee, vows to “restore” soul of country. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

    AP EXPLAINS-US-CHINA TRADE-HUAWEI _ The Trump administration’s sanctions against Chinese tech powerhouse Huawei escalate the trade war with Beijing. But will the move make China only more tech self-sufficient? By Frank Bajak and Michael Liedtke. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 4:30 p.m. With CHINA-TRADE-GOOGLE-HUAWEI _ Huawei could be stripped of Google services after US ban. SENT: 960 words, photos.

    D-DAY-SEARCHING FOR PAPA _ A DNA test uncovers a D-Day love story between a U.S. soldier and a French nurse nearly 75 years later. The American's sons who didn't know of each other's existence have been reunited thanks to the test. Only now are some families stitching together their World War II histories. By John Leicester. SENT: 1,190 words, photos, video.

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    ARETHA FRANKLIN _ A lawyer says three handwritten wills have been found in the Detroit-area home of Aretha Franklin, months after her death. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

    GUNMAN TACKLED _ A former University of Oregon football standout says he had seconds to react when a student armed with a shotgun entered a classroom at a Portland high school. SENT: 570 words, photos.

    SMOKING AGE-CONGRESS _ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation's leading tobacco producers, introduces bipartisan legislation to raise the minimum age for buying any tobacco products from 18 to 21. SENT: 700 words, photo.

    DEAD CADET-SPERM _ The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge rules. SENT: 560 words, photo.

    UNSER JR-DRUNKEN DRIVING _ Retired two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. is arrested in Indiana and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. SENT: 540 words, photos.

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    TRUMP-SUMMER OF TRAVEL _ The homebody president is preparing for a jet-setting summer of travel. SENT: 1,100 words, photos. With TRUMP _ Trump heads to Pennsylvania to boost a Republican congressional candidate _ and his own re-election prospects. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. rally, 650 words, photos, video by 9 p.m.

    DEVOS-EMAILS _ An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly. SENT: 420 words, photo.

    CONGRESS-IMPEACHMENT-LONE REPUBLICAN _ Michigan Republican Justin Amash isn't taking back his call for President Trump's impeachment. SENT: 820 words, photo.

    ELECTION 2020-BENNET-CLIMATE _ To address climate change, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet says he wants, among other things, to set aside about a third of U.S. lands and ocean territory for conservation. SENT: 250 words.

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    CHICAGO MAYOR _ Lori Lightfoot tells aldermen and other city powerbrokers assembled at her inauguration as Chicago's first black woman mayor that she meant what she said on the campaign trial about top-to-bottom reforms in the nation's third largest city. SENT: 840 words, photos.

    KELLEN-WINSLOW-JR-RAPE-TRIAL _ Prosecutors at the rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr., a former first-round NFL draft pick and the son of a Hall of Famer, says he was a man with fame and riches who "took what he wanted" _ raping three women and exposing himself to two others. SENT: 780 words, photos.

    RESIDENTIAL CARE-OVERSIGHT _ Across California, at least 20 companies providing care for the elderly, disabled and mentally ill continue to operate illegally after being cited for failing to pay their workers more than $1.4 million in back wages and penalties. SENT: 1,490 words, photo. This article was provided by the nonprofit news outlet Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting.

    TRANSGENDER WOMAN BEATEN-DALLAS _ A 23-year-old transgender woman whose beating in front of a crowd was captured on video is found dead on a Dallas street. SENT: 280 words, photos.

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    INTERNATIONAL

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    UKRAINE-POLITICS _ Ukraine's new president, a comedian before he turned to statecraft, makes a dramatic entrance to the political stage by disbanding parliament minutes after his inauguration. SENT: 730 words, photos.

    WIKILEAKS-ASSANGE'S COMPUTERS _ With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers. By Joshua Goodman. SENT: 800 words, photos.

    UNITED NATIONS-NORTH KOREA _ North Korea denounces the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships. SENT: 130 words, photo.

    AUSTRIA-GOVERNMENT _ Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz seeks the removal of the country's interior minister over a video scandal that has rocked the Alpine nation. SENT: 560 words, photos.

    CHINA-PIG PLAGUE _ Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped by up to 40 percent as China’s struggle to stamp out African swine fever in its vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets. SENT: 1,120 words, photos, video. This is the Tuesday Spotlight.

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    BUSINESS/ECONOMY

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    FORD-JOB CUTS _ Ford reveals details of its long-awaited restructuring plan as it prepares for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce. By Auto Writer Tom Krisher. SENT: 690 words, photos.

    US-CHINA-TRADE-WASHINGTON STATE FALLOUT _ President Trump's trade war with China is having some complicated effects in Washington, one of the nation's most trade-dependent states. SENT: 940 words, photos.

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    HEALTH/SCIENCE

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    ISLAND-INCREASED-VACCINATIONS _ “Hippie” island off Seattle sees shift in low vaccine rate. SENT: 1,070 words, photos.

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    WARRIORS-TRAIL BLAZERS _ The Warriors are one victory from their fifth straight NBA Finals, eyeing a sweep of the Trail Blazers in Game 4. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts 9 p.m.

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    FRANCE-CANNES-Q&A-ALMODOVAR _ Pedro Almodovar has, surprisingly, never won the Palme d'Or even though he's long been a regular at the Cannes Film Festival. This year, he might. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

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