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Copies of How To Build Wealth, a series of nine audio business courses created by Trump University, were on display at a Barnes & Noble store in New York City in 2005. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption

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This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death row inmates slated to die in April. Top row (from left): Jack Harold Jones Jr., Marcel Williams, Stacey E. Johnson, Ledell Lee. Bottom row (from left): Jason F. McGehee, Kenneth Williams, Don Davis and Bruce Earl Ward. Arkansas Department of Correction via AP hide caption

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Oklahoma City Mayor On Meeting With DHS And 'Sanctuary Cities'

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Several States Work To Prevent Data Sharing About Immigration Status

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Nayarit state Attorney General Edgar Veytia was arrested on drug trafficking charges at the U.S.-Mexico border this week. Here, the Nayarit state attorney general's headquarters is seen in Tepic, Mexico. Cesar Rodriguez/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says his city filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its move to pull federal funds over immigration law enforcement. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Cassandra Thomas of Human Rights Campaign holds a sign advocating the repeal of HB2 on Dec. 7, 2016, in Charlotte. Brian Gomsak/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign hide caption

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An M-44 device — also known as a "cyanide bomb" for the way it sprays sodium cyanide — sits nested between two rocks. Several petitions are now calling for the removal of these devices used to protect livestock from predators. Mark Mansfield, father of a boy accidentally sprayed March 16 in Idaho, calls M-44s "neither safe nor humane." Bannock County Sheriff's Office hide caption

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Bill Baroni, former deputy executive director of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has been sentenced to a two-year prison term. He's seen here arriving at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Courthouse for Wednesday's hearing. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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David Robert Daleiden (right) leaves a courtroom after a hearing in Houston. California prosecutors say two anti-abortion rights activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood have been charged with 15 felony counts of invasion of privacy. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the charges Tuesday. Pat Sullivan/AP hide caption

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Judge Neil Gorsuch is sworn in on the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on March 20, 2017. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A 'Nuclear' Senate Showdown Next Week Appears All But Inevitable

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Democrats And Republicans Dig In For Political Fight Over Gorsuch

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Supreme Court Rejects Texas Standard For Mental Disability In Capital Cases

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Summer Zervos, shown with attorney Gloria Allred earlier this year in Washington, D.C., accuses President Trump of sexual harassment and has filed a lawsuit against him. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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