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SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle who had temporarily halted President Donald Trump's first attempt at an immigration travel ban says he won't rule just yet on the revised version. U.S. District Judge James Robart said in an order that motions or a complaint over the revised ban need to be filed before he can make a decision. The revised travel ban is scheduled to go into effect Thursday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is set to promote the House Republican health care overhaul proposal during a Saturday visit to Kentucky. He'll try to reassure conservatives, who say the GOP plan doesn't go far enough. Pence has been the chief salesman for President Donald Trump's push to repeal and replace the health care law. The House is expected to vote on the bill in less than two weeks but faces fierce resistance from critics.

BOSTON (AP) — A group of gay veterans appears to be back in Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade after organizers reversed course on Friday and said they would allow OutVets to march. in this year's parade. An earlier vote by the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council to bar OutVets drew immediate condemnation from high-profile politicians, some of whom said they would not march. It caused some sponsors to back out and stirred up social media.

UNDATED (AP) — A North Carolina district attorney says two assistant prosecutors no longer work for him amid charges they sabotaged investigations into abuse in their secretive religious sect. District Attorney David Learner's Friday announcement came just two days after he asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into allegations by former Word of Faith Fellowship members against Frank Webster and Chris Back, both ministers in the church.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police are ready for more violence today as part of the fallout over a high court's ouster of the country's president. Three people died and dozens have been injured in clashes between police and demonstrators supporting the president who was impeached over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into a political turmoil.

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