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Trump says more must be done to protect children
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots....

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....

Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at a Chicago museum to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran....

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures....

Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly....

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....

Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads to the United States on Wednesday, accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S....

Secret Service clears suspicious vehicle by White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service says they have cleared a suspicious vehicle near the White House....

White House: New policy won't affect Trump's son-in-law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year....

State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday....

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