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FOR-PROFITS-STUDENT LOANS — The Trump administration is granting only partial loan forgiveness to the vast majority of students approved for help because of fraud by for-profit colleges, according to preliminary Education Department data obtained by the AP. By Maria Danilova. SENT: 1,010 words, photo.

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TOP STORIES

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TRUMP-ECHOES OF WATERGATE — The Trump administration and its scandals have carried whiffs of Watergate and drawn comparisons to the characters and crimes of the Nixon era. But this week, history did not just repeat itself, it climbed out of the dustbin and returned in the flesh. By Calvin Woodward and Nancy Benac. SENT: 910 words, photo.

NORTH KOREA-ANNIVERSARY — Workers with paint brushes and brooms put the final touches on Pyongyang's iconic Kim Il Sung Square as North Korea prepared for what promises to be its biggest celebration in years — the 70th anniversary of the country's official birth as a nation. SENT: 580 words, photos, video.

IRAQ — Iraqi security forces deployed on the streets of Basra, a day after protesters in the southern city stormed the Iranian consulate and torched government buildings in violence that rocked the oil-exporting Shiite heartland and sparked alarm across a conflict-weary country. By Qassim Abdul-Zahra. SENT: 1,150 words, photos.

SUPREME COURT-DEMOCRATS —Democrats don't have the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But that didn't stop them from putting up a rowdy, leave-nothing-on-the-table fight during four days of Senate confirmation hearings that marked a new stage in the party's resistance to President Donald Trump. By Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 900 words, photos, videos.

CHURCH ABUSE-THE CHANGEMAKERS — Catholics around the U.S. and globe raising their voices in prayer and protest to demand change amid new revelations of sex abuse by priests and allegations of widespread cover-ups. By Amy Forliti. SENT: 1,030 words, photos. This is the Sunday Spotlight.

PACIFIC OCEAN-PLASTIC CLEANUP — Engineers will deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean. The 2,000-foot (600-meter) long floating boom will be towed Saturday from San Francisco to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch — an island of trash twice the size of Texas. By Olga R. Rodriguez. SENT: 760 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from 2 p.m. news conference.

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WASHINGTON/POLITICS

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TRUMP-SESSIONS — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vigorously pushed President Donald Trump's agenda at the Justice Department, and before that, spent 20 years championing conservative causes in the Senate. Yet as Sessions enters what may be the final stretch of his tenure, those efforts are at risk of being eclipsed by his boss' relentless verbal jabs that have made the attorney general seem like a perpetual presidential punching bag. It's a role Sessions never sought but perhaps could have anticipated. By Eric Tucker. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

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INTERNATIONAL

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SYRIA — Syrian government and Russian warplanes on Saturday targeted the southern edge of Idlib province in what activists described as the most intense airstrikes in weeks, ratcheting up military pressure on the densely populated rebel-held bastion. By Sarah El-Deeb. SENT: 800 words, photos.

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NATIONAL

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DALLAS OFFICER-MISTAKEN APARTMENT —The mother of a black man who was gunned down at his home by a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own suggested that her son might still be alive if he were white. SENT: 300 words, photos.

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BUSINESS/ECONOMY

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TRUMP-TARIFFS-APPLE — President Donald Trump agrees with Apple that potential tariffs on Chinese imports could make its gadgets more expensive, but he says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S. UPCOMING: 350 words by 3 p.m.

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SPORTS

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TEN--US OPEN — Serena Williams, a year after giving birth, attempts to win her record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title when she faces first-time major finalist Naomi Osaka of Japan at the U.S. Open. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Final starts 4 p.m.