Politics

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 23, 2018 - 10:34 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says only a fraction of teachers and administrators should have guns to protect students from attackers. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, the president...
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President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 23, 2018 - 9:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure." Trump was leaving the White House to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference when he...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, right, as they walk across the street to an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet without Britain Friday looking to plug a major budget hole after Brexit and endorse a plan to streamline the European Parliament by sharing out the country's seats. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
February 23, 2018 - 9:10 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The leaders of European Union nations — minus Britain's prime minister — met Friday to begin what are expected to be acrimonious talks on how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Britain's departure. Yet one leader warned not to expect a...
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February 23, 2018 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called Friday on Mexico to block MS-13 gang members from traveling through their country on the way to the U.S. In a tweet, Trump said that gang members are being removed "by the thousands" by federal law enforcement agents, "but these killers come back in...
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February 23, 2018 - 7:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments about MS-13 gang members and immigration(all times local): 8:15 a.m. Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggests President Donald Trump's Thursday threat to remove immigration officers from California is merely a negotiating tactic. "The...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 23, 2018 - 3:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump says, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence. He also pushed hard for arming security guards and many...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018 file photo, state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, stands at his desk after announcing that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are completed, during the opening day of the Senate in Sacramento, Calif. Mendoza announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 that he is resigning over sexual misconduct allegations just ahead of a possible vote by his colleagues to expel him. In his resignation letter, Mendoza called the Senate's process "farcical" and unfair and is still considering running for re-election in the fall. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File)
February 23, 2018 - 1:03 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Critics cite a state senator's dramatic resignation in highlighting the work to be done to change the culture of sexual misconduct in the California Legislature. Sen. Tony Mendoza succumbed to months of mounting tension over sexual misconduct allegations Thursday,...
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In this June 14, 2017 photo, people walk past an entrance to the Anbang Insurance Group's offices in Beijing. China's insurance regulator said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 it is assuming management of insurer Anbang, owner of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel, following the indictment of the company's chairman on charges of economic crimes. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 22, 2018 - 10:53 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The founder of one of China's biggest insurers, who had discussed possibly investing in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, will be prosecuted for financial offenses and regulators have taken control of his company, the...
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A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. Greitens' attorney issued a scathing statement challenging the indictment. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 10:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015. The Republican governor responded that he made a mistake but committed no crime...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., after a shooter opened fire on the campus. A week after a shooter slaughtered more than a dozen people in the Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 21, calling for changes to gun laws, a ban on assault-type weapons and improved care for the mentally ill. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
February 22, 2018 - 9:33 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday. The Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by a...
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