WASHINGTON (AP) - THE REPUBLICAN PARTY'S LONG-PROMISED REPEAL OF 'OBAMACARE' IS ON THE BRINK AFTER SENATE GOP LEADERS, SHORT OF SUPPORT, SHELVED VOTES PLANNED FOR THIS WEEK. IT WAS AN EMBARRASSING SETBACK FOR PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AND CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS ON THEIR NO. 1 CAMPAIGN PROMISE, AND PROSPECTS FOR REVIVING THE LEGISLATION ARE UNCERTAIN.

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (AP) - VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO SAYS AN ATTACK ON THE COUNTRY'S SUPREME COURT AND INTERIOR MINISTRY WAS AN ATTEMPT TO OUST HIM FROM POWER, BUT THE ASSAULT WAS THWARTED AND NO ONE WAS KILLED. MADURO SAYS THAT WHILE HE WAS SPEAKING LIVE ON STATE TELEVISION TUESDAY, A POLICE HELICOPTER FIRED ON THE PRO-GOVERNMENT COURT WITH GRENADES. SOCIAL MEDIA IDENTIFIES THE CHOPPER PILOT AS OSCAR PEREZ, WHO HAS CALLED FOR A REBELLION AGAINST MADURO'S "TYRANNY."

PARIS (AP) - DANISH SHIPPING GIANT A.P. MOLLER-MAERSK, WHICH WAS HIT BY MALICIOUS SOFTWARE THAT IS CRIPPLING COMPUTERS GLOBALLY, SAYS IT HAS "CONTAINED THE ISSUE." THE COPENHAGEN-BASED GROUP SAYS ITS APM TERMINALS HAVE BEEN "IMPACTED IN A NUMBER OF PORTS," ADDING VESSELS WITH MAERSK LINE WERE "MANEUVERABLE, ABLE TO COMMUNICATE AND CREWS ARE SAFE."

CHICAGO (AP) - THREE CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS ACCUSED OF COVERING UP AND LYING ABOUT A DEADLY SHOOTING, HAVE BEEN INDICTED. THE INDICTMENT ALLEGES THAT THE THREE LIED ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED ON OCT. 20, 2014, WHEN OFFICER JASON VAN DYKE KILLED LAQUAN MCDONALD, SHOOTING THE BLACK TEEN 16 TIMES. ONE OF THE OFFICERS IS ACCUSED OF SIGNING OFF ON A REPORT THAT CLAIMED THAT MCDONALD ATTACKED TWO OFFICERS. DASHCAM VIDEO CONTRADICTS THE OFFICERS' ACCOUNTS.

GANZHOU, CHINA (AP) - ONE CURRENT AND TWO FORMER EMPLOYEES AT THE CHINESE FACTORY THAT MAKES SHOES FOR IVANKA TRUMP HAVE TOLD THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THAT WORKERS ENDURE ABUSE, OVERTIME THAT STRETCHES PAST MIDNIGHT AND LOW PAY. THE GROUP CHINA LABOR WATCH SAYS THE FACTORY FORCED WORKERS TO SIGN FAKE PAY STUBS WITH INFLATED SALARY NUMBERS, AMONG OTHER ALLEGATIONS. THE HUAJIAN GROUP, WHICH OWNS THE FACTORY, SAYS ALLEGATIONS AGAINST IT ARE "COMPLETELY NOT TRUE TO THE FACTS, TAKEN OUT OF CONTEXT, EXAGGERATED."

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A FEDERAL COURT JUDGE HAS RULED THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MAY JOINTLY ADMINISTER SOME SERVICES TO THE TWO TRIBES ON THE WIND RIVER RESERVATION IN WYOMING.
THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO AND THE EASTERN SHOSHONE TRIBES SHARE THE RESERVATION IN CENTRAL WYOMING.

THE TRIBES HAD MANAGED BUSINESS MATTERS UNDER A JOINT BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR DECADES BEFORE THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO PULLED OUT IN 2014.

LAST WEEK, MONTANA U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE BRIAN MORRIS RULED THAT THE BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS MAY CONSIDER COST AND OTHER FACTORS WHEN DECIDING WHETHER TO ALLOW EACH TRIBE TO OPERATE FEDERALLY FUNDED SERVICES INDEPENDENTLY.

BUT NORTHERN ARAPAHO LAWYERS HAVE REPEATEDLY ARGUED THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS REQUIRED TO NEGOTIATE DIRECTLY WITH ANY SOVEREIGN TRIBE REGARDLESS OF CONVENIENCE OR COST.
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A COUNTY ATTORNEY IN RURAL NORTHERN WYOMING SAYS AN OFFICER SHOT AND CRITICALLY INJURED A MAN DURING A DISTURBANCE.

WASHAKIE COUNTY ATTORNEY JOHN WORRALL SAYS OFFICERS WITH THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND THE WORLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT ENTERED A HOME LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND ENCOUNTERED A MAN WITH A BASEBALL BAT. ONE OF THE OFFICERS WAS KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS, AND THE OTHER SHOT THE MAN IN THE ABDOMEN AS HE APPROACHED.

BOTH OFFICERS WERE TREATED AT A LOCAL MEDICAL CENTER, AND THE SUSPECT WAS FLOWN TO BILLINGS IN CRITICAL CONDITION. HIS NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED.

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CASPER, WYO. (AP) - WYOMING BROUGHT IN ABOUT $1.3 MILLION FROM AN OIL AND GAS LEASE SALE OF FEDERAL LAND.

OPERATORS BIDDING IN THE RELATIVELY SMALL AUCTION THURSDAY PAID A TOTAL OF $2.6 MILLION FOR WYOMING LAND, WITH ABOUT HALF OF THE PROCEEDS GOING TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT OFFERED 26 PARCELS IN FIVE SOUTHERN COUNTIES, OR ABOUT 50 SQ. MILES (130 SQ. KILOMETERS).