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Attorney General William Barr announced an update in the investigation of the deadly shooting last month at a naval base in Pensacola, Fla. He said Monday: "This was an act of terrorism." Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr speaks with Myrna DuMontier (left) and Charmel Gillin (right), councilwomen with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes on Friday on the Flathead Reservation in Pablo, Mont. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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The Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life. The Justice Department revealed that a psychologist had approved removing him from a suicide watch. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General William Barr has instructed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to change the federal execution protocol and schedule five executions. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Eugene Scalia (left) talks with Missouri Sen. Kit Bond before Scalia's confirmation hearing to be solicitor of the Labor Department in 2001. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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Migrants taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States sit in a facility in McAllen, Texas, in June 2018. On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled that asylum-seeking migrants can't be denied bond and held indefinitely. U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP hide caption

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP

U.S. Attorney General William Barr decided on Tuesday that asylum-seekers who clear a "credible fear" interview and are facing removal don't have the right to be released on bond by an immigration court judge while their cases are pending. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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