WASHINGTON (AP) - THE MIDDLE EAST'S BIGGEST AIRLINE SAYS ITS FLIGHTS TO THE UNITED STATES ARE OPERATING AS NORMAL AS NEW TRAVEL GUIDELINES COME INTO EFFECT FOR TRAVELERS FOR SIX MAINLY MUSLIM NATIONS. DUBAI-BASED EMIRATES SAID IN RESPONSE TO QUESTIONS ON THE TRAVEL BAN THURSDAY THAT IT "REMAINS GUIDED BY THE US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION ON THIS MATTER." THE CARRIER REMINDED PASSENGERS THAT THEY "MUST POSSESS THE APPROPRIATE TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING A VALID US ENTRY VISA, IN ORDER TO TRAVEL."

SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS WILL BE KEY PLAYERS IN PUTTING PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP'S REVISED TRAVEL BAN INTO EFFECT ON THURSDAY, AFFECTING VISITORS FROM SIX MOSTLY MUSLIM COUNTRIES. INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT SAY NEW APPLICANTS FROM THE SIX COUNTRIES MUST PROVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH A PARENT, SPOUSE, CHILD, ADULT SON OR DAUGHTER, SON-IN-LAW, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW OR SIBLING ALREADY IN THE UNITED STATES TO BE ELIGIBLE.

VATICAN CITY (AP) - THE VATICAN SPOKESMAN SAYS POPE FRANCIS HAS APPRECIATED CARDINAL GEORGE PELL'S HONESTY AND COMMITMENT DURING HIS THREE YEARS WORKING TO REFORM THE VATICAN'S FINANCES. THE STATEMENT SAID PELL HAS "OPENLY AND REPEATEDLY CONDEMNED AS IMMORAL AND INTOLERABLE" ACTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AGAINST MINORS. IT SAID THE POPE GRANTED PELL A LEAVE OF ABSENCE TO DEFEND HIMSELF.

BEIJING (AP) - CHINA APPEARS TO BE RESPONDING TO CRITICISM THAT PRISON AUTHORITIES FAILED TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CARE TO THE AILING NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE LIU XIAOBO, SAYING THAT HE RECEIVED REGULAR HEALTH CHECKS BUT NOTHING ABNORMAL WAS DETECTED UNTIL MAY. A GOVERNMENT STATEMENT FROM THE CITY WHERE LIU IS BEING TREATED SAYS MEDICAL TEAMS WERE QUICKLY ASSEMBLED TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT LIU FOR LATE-STAGE LIVER CANCER. A VIDEO CLIP EMERGED OVERNIGHT ON YOUTUBE IN WHICH LIU THANKS WARDENS FOR TAKING CARE OF HIM.
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THE NATRONA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING THE VANDALISM OF THE CABIN AT CRIMSON DAWN PARK ON CASPER MOUNTAIN ON WEDNESDAY MORNING.

THE MUSEUM'S CURATOR MICHELE MONTOYA-LIPES SAID SHE REPORTED THE INCIDENT TO THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE, ADDING THE PERSON OR PERSONS WHO DID THIS VIOLATED A POPULAR HISTORIC TREASURE ON THE MOUNTAIN.
"PEOPLE LOVE THE PARK AND IT'S THIS FEW THAT DO THE DAMAGE; IT'S TAKING AWAY FROM THE COMMUNITY,"

THE VANDALISM PROBABLY HAPPENED BETWEEN 8 A.M. WHEN THE GATES WERE OPENED AND WHEN SHE ARRIVED AT 10 TO GIVE A TOUR TO A CLASS.

DURING THE TOUR, SHE NOTICED THE POWER WAS OFF.

AFTER THE CLASS LEFT, SHE DISCOVERED THE POWER HAD BEEN TURNED OFF AT THE BREAKER BOX, DOORS HAD BEEN KICKED IN, AND THE DONATIONS BOX IN THE MUSEUM WAS MISSING.

THE OUTHOUSE AND THE BUNKHOUSE SUFFERED DAMAGE, TOO.

THE DAMAGE HAS NOT BEEN TOTALED.

CRIMSON DAWN WAS FOUNDED BY MOUNTAIN RESIDENT AND ARTIST NEAL FORSLING WHO DONATED 96 ACRES FOR THE PUBLIC TO ENJOY.

ITS MAJOR EVENT IS THE ANNUAL SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION, DURING WHICH HUNDREDS OF VISITORS LISTEN TO STORYTELLERS SPIN TALES OF FOLKLORE OF MYTHICAL INHABITANTS OF THE MOUNTAIN.

THE PARK IS OPEN FROM 8 A.M. TO 8 P.M. JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER.
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WORLAND, WYO. (AP) - AUTHORITIES HAVE RELEASED THE NAME OF A MAN WHO WAS SHOT BY AN OFFICER IN NORTHERN WYOMING.

32-YEAR-OLD JOEL MORENO WAS SHOT IN THE ABDOMEN SUNDAY AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY KNOCKED AN OFFICER UNCONSCIOUS WITH A BASEBALL BAT. ANOTHER OFFICER SHOT AND CRITICALLY INJURED MORENO, WHOSE CONDITION HAS SINCE BEEN UPGRADED TO FAIR.

WASHAKIE COUNTY ATTORNEY JOHN WORRALL SAYS HIS OFFICE IS CONSIDERING CHARGING MORENO WITH ATTEMPTED SECOND-DEGREE MURDER AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON ON A POLICE OFFICER.

THE OFFICERS HAD ENTERED A HOME IN WORLAND ON A REPORT OF A DISTURBANCE.