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Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

Jun. 24, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account. Another...

Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends

Jun. 24, 2018 8:13 AM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women drove to work and ran errands on Sunday, relishing the freedom to move about without relying on men after the kingdom lifted the world's last remaining ban on women driving. It's a historic moment for women who have been at the mercy of their husbands, fathers,...

The Latest: Trump promotes tax cuts, reduced regulations

Jun. 24, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Nevada (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is promoting his administration's business policies, particularly tax cuts, during a roundtable on tax reform in Las Vegas. The "USA Open for Business" event follows Trump's speech...

The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care

Jun. 23, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall is returning from a visit to the Texas border saying that several hundred...

Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

Jun. 23, 2018 6:52 PM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted on Sunday. It's a euphoric and historic moment for women who have had to rely...

As driving ban lifted, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

Jun. 23, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Outside a sprawling mall in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, young single men and women walk through an open-air exhibit where Saudi women and traffic police explain the ins and outs of handling a car. Children take a lap around a makeshift course in tiny electric cars as clowns...

Saudi women have hit the roads for the first time in their country as the kingdom lifts ban on females driving.

Jun. 23, 2018 5:02 PM EDT
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women have hit the roads for the first time in their country as the kingdom lifts ban on females driving.

Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

Jun. 23, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

LINDSAY, Okla. (AP) — Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every political issue. The 45-year-old church pastor is anti-abortion, voted for President Donald Trump and is a member of the National Rifle Association who owns an...

The Latest: Dead driver named in crash that hurt candidate

Jun. 23, 2018 2:43 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Politicians and friends from across the country are sending thoughts and prayers to Republican U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington after she was seriously injured in a car crash in South Carolina. President Donald Trump posted on Twitter he was thinking about Arrington. U.S. Rep....

Democrats make marijuana legalization part of party platform

Jun. 23, 2018 2:23 PM EDT

STRATHAM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Democrats on Saturday added marijuana legalization to their party platform, bolstering advocates' hopes of catching the state up with the regulations of neighboring states. "We believe that marijuana should be legalized, taxed and regulated," said the platform adopted at...