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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — An attorney says the Kentucky clerk who won't issue marriage licenses has been called to a federal court hearing Thursday morning -- along with all of her deputy clerks. Kim Davis stopped issuing licenses in the days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. A federal judge ordered her to issue them, and an appeals court upheld that decision. And the Supreme Court yesterday declined to intervene. Still, Davis today continued to turn away couples. She invoked "God's authority" in doing so. Attorneys for two gay couples have asked a judge to hold her in contempt and punish her with fines, but not jail time.

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's defense minister says up to 3,500 soldiers could be sent to the southern border with Serbia to help with the migrant crisis. He says the troops would not use deadly force to disperse unarmed crowds of migrants. It's one of several measures regarding migrants to be debated this week by the Hungarian parliament. Others include longer prison terms for human traffickers and making it a felony to cut through the border fence or to enter Hungary anywhere except at official border stations.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Justice Department is telling a federal judge that Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to oust Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program appears to violate federal law. In a court filing, it says Jindal hasn't offered "sufficient reasons" to keep Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast's clinics in New Orleans and Baton Rouge from receiving Medicaid payments. A hearing tomorrow will determine whether Planned Parenthood will get a temporary restraining order blocking Jindal's efforts. Jindal, a Republican presidential candidate, cited a provision in state law that allows cancellation of a Medicaid provider agreement with 30-day notice.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham has made his presidential campaign official in his home state. Today, he stopped at the state Republican Party headquarters in Columbia, where he filed his paperwork for the GOP presidential primary. Graham has been polling toward the bottom of the Republican field of 17. He said today he looks forward to moving past the primary's "silly season," and touted himself as the candidate with the most foreign policy experience.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal panel says airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket. It's also recommending that hotels be required to include any mandatory resort or other fees in their room rates. Some hotels have begun adding mandatory fees to bills even though customers say they weren't informed of them when they booked their rooms.

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