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CARSON CITY, Nev. — A ballot measure to require Nevada to increase renewable energy production has earned a place on the November ballot as Question 6. UPCOMING: 300 words by Noon PDT.



FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Crews will begin assessing flood damage on tribal land in Arizona known for its towering blue-green waterfalls. A popular campground on the Havasupai reservation deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon was inundated with flood water this week. SENT: 650 words, AP Photos.


WASHINGTON — Liberal Democrats have unveiled doomed legislation aimed at abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, their eyes focused on galvanizing voters for the midterm elections. By Alan Fram. SENT: 800 words, AP Photo. AP Video.


WASHINGTON — The Trump administration must tell a federal judge how many children have been reunited with their parents. Developing from court hearing at 1 p.m. PDT.



SAN ANTONIO — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare services for detained unaccompanied and separated children soared from $74.5 million in 2007 to $958 million in 2017. The agency is also reviewing a new round of proposals amid a growing effort by the White House to keep immigrant children in government custody. By Martha Mendoza and Larry Fenn. SENT: 1050 words, AP Photos.


WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead a Cabinet-level delegation to Mexico on Friday on the heels of a sea-change election there that could offer a chance for the neighbors to repair strained relations — or make them worse. By Susannah George. SENT: 640 words, AP Photos.



LAS VEGAS — Call it Midsummer Madness. The NBA Summer League tournament is shaping up to be the most unpredictable bet in Las Vegas. The 30th and final seed advanced Thursday along with a No. 26 and a No. 27, after the Nos. 24, 25 and 29 seeds all won a day earlier. SENT: 730 words, AP Photos.


LAS VEGAS — Wayne Ellington is returning to the Miami Heat, after nearly two weeks of waiting and wondering if he would get his wish to be back with the club for a third season. A person with direct knowledge of the terms said Thursday night that Ellington accepted a $6.3 million, one-year offer that exactly matches his salary from last season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been signed. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. SENT: 445 words, AP Photos.


MOSCOW — Budweiser has a boat on the Moskva River and a disco. Coke set up an installation in Gorky Park and entertained 5,000 guests during the monthlong tournament. Visa built a campaign around former Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Business went on at the World Cup without the presence of the U.S. national team, although the tournament's visibility decreased across America. By Ronald Blum. UPCOMING, 800 words, AP Photos, by 3 p.m. PDT.



MOSCOW — What's a viewer to choose? The Wimbledon men's singles final could be in the third or fourth set when the World Cup final between France and Croatia kicks off. FIFA moved up the kickoff time by several hours from previous tournaments. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich and Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 600 words, AP Photos, by 4 p.m. PDT


LONDON — Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic meet for the 52nd time — more matchups than any other pair of men in tennis history — when they play each other in the Wimbledon semifinals Friday. John Isner of the U.S. and Kevin Anderson of South Africa face off in the other semifinal. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich. UPCOMING: 750 words, AP Photos.


— TEN--WIMBLEDON-WOMEN'S FINAL. By Howard Fendrich. UPCOMING: 625 words, AP photos.



— GRAND CANYON-FIRE RESTRICTIONS — With monsoon storms significantly lowering the fire danger risk, fire restrictions are being lifted at the entire Grand Canyon National Park.

— PROSECUTORS-FIRING SQUAD — A county prosecutor in Ohio who is frustrated by death row appeals says he wants the state to bring back death by firing squad amid complaints about lethal injection.



GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — A retired ice hockey professional and a U.S. Navy veteran are teaming up with Suicide Prevention Network to launch a new support group for people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Clint Malarchuk and Aaron Rasavage of Gardnerville both suffer from PTSD and wanted others suffering to know they are not alone. "We both still struggle with it so we wanted to broadcast it like 'hey, you don't have to do this alone,'" said Rasavage. By Sarah Drinkwine. The Record-Courier. SENT: 515 words, AP Photos planned.

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