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News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Formal sentencing for the co-founder of the Sooner Tea Party on felony blackmail and computer crimes convictions has been delayed. Al Gerhart was set to be sentenced Tuesday by Oklahoma County District Judge Ray Elliott, but the sentencing date was delayed until Aug. 19. Gerhart was convicted in May after sending a politically charged email to a state senator who testified he felt threatened by the email's tone.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children. Matthew Lane Durham, of Edmond, is accused of engaging in sex acts with children aged from 4 to 10 years while volunteering at Upendo Children's Home in Nairobi from April to June 2014. The complaint says the 19-year-old Durham has volunteered with Upendo since June 2012.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma's attorney general says a decision by a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., against a provision of the federal health care law bolsters the state's lawsuit that challenges a similar provision of the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a 2-1 decision on Tuesday that the law authorizes health care subsidies only for people who buy insurance through markets established by the states - not by the federal government.

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) - A Lawton man accused of killing a man outside a bar has been ordered to stand trial on a charge of second-degree murder. A judge ruled yesterday there's enough evidence for Bryan Dutton to stand trial on the murder count. Dutton is accused of shooting 35-year-old Sam Ruffin three times outside the Dew Drop Inn on April 19th.

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