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Police advocacy group says it opposes arming teachers

WASHINGTON (AP) — An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation's schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don't do it.


After a year, Trump holds firm grip on conservative movement

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Donald Trump's outsider candidacy rattled the conservative movement. But more than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat now holds what seems to be a near-total grip.


Special counsel brings new tax charges against ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and business associate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel brings new tax charges against ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and business associate.


Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

Utah teacher Kasey Hansen says carrying a concealed weapon in school is "more of a solution" than hiding in a corner and waiting if an armed intruder enters the classroom. But Texas teacher Tara Bordeaux worries that she lacks "the instincts" of a law enforcement officer and can't easily see herself carrying a gun in class.


Mississippi gives tax break to hotel tied to Trump company

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has granted a tax break worth just over $6 million to a hotel developer affiliated with the Trump Organization.


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Trump mulls pulling some federal agents from California

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he is considering pulling U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from California, warning that the nation's most populous state would turn into a "crime nest" without the federal agents.


Trump endorses raising minimum age to 21 for more weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday endorsed a higher minimum age for buying certain rifles and tighter background checks for purchasers, saying "there's nothing more important than protecting our children," amid a public outcry for action after the Florida school shooting.


The Latest: Trump urging Congress on gun reforms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, guns and school violence (all times local):


Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products. Candy makers praised a decision to hold off on more stringent labeling standards. And title insurers declared "victory" for getting changes that benefited them in the tax overhaul.


Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives in Washington this week for consultations with President Donald Trump, he won't be traveling solo.


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Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in — and deeply hurt by — Richard Nixon. A source of reassurance for George H.W. Bush on the eve of war. The spark that finally turned George W. Bush toward sobriety.


The Latest: Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Billy Graham's relationship with the presidents (all times local):


'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of arming teachers...


School shooting victims plead with Trump for action

WASHINGTON (AP) — With searing anger, raw emotion and heartfelt pleas, parents, students and others impacted by school shootings implored President Donald Trump to take action at the White House Wednesday.


Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secret

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a tally so impressive that President Donald Trump touted it at his State of the Union address: Since May, agents cracking down on the violent gangs terrorizing the working-class suburbs of Long Island had swept up 428 gang suspects, including 220 members of the notorious MS-13.


Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting.


White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House's top economist said Wednesday the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.


Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.


Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says they're living legally in the U.S.


Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.


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Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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The Latest: School visit changed Rubio's view of 1 gun issue

The Latest: School visit changed Rubio's view of 1 gun issue

Congressman claims undisclosed firm wasn't 'doing business'

Rod Blum

Florida students not backing off push for gun regulations

Fred Guttenberg

Third California state lawmaker resigns over sexual misconduct allegations, just ahead of possible expulsion vote
Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

13 Russians charged with interfering in U.S. election

13 Russians charged with interfering in U.S. election

NY Senate leader endorses DeFrancisco for governor

Senate Deputy Majority Leader John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse, speaks In the Senate Chamber at the state Capitol on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Albany, N.Y.

Gov. Cuomo's favorability, re-election ratings tumble

Gov. Cuomo's favorability, re-election ratings tumble

Former Syracuse mayor might run for governor

Stephanie Miner

Rep. Chris Collins says Trump is not a racist

Rep. Chris Collins says Trump is not a racist

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