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In this Feb. 21, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump hosts a listening session with high school students, teachers and parents in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates who fear he’s strayed from his pledge to be a champion for the Second Amendment by voicing support for gun control measures in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Florida. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could also pose legal risks for the banks that lent him millions of dollars. For years Paul Manafort has borrowed heavily against multiple properties in New York. The banks’ exposure could be worst of all for a bank dubbed “Lender B” in court papers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, tooRecently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions
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In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as officialAGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman
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Rick Gates arrives at federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is scheduled to plead guilty in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probeRick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness
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How the AP-NORC poll on America's mood was conductedThe Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on America's outlook about the country was conducted by NORC from Feb. 15-19
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Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on U.S. outlook; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economyMost Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel better about the economy
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Washington Lawmakers approve legislative records exemptionWashington lawmakers are racing to pass legislation meant to circumvent a recent court ruling that found they were fully subject to the state's public disclosure laws
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Florida Governor Rick Scott leaves the room after his school safety proposal press conference at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb 23, 2018. Scott proposed banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21 as part of a plan to prevent gun violence. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
Students: More gun control needed after school shootingFlorida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting last week that left 17 people dead. Some say it isn't enough.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump, accompanied by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, left, speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump, Turnbull praise each other on immigration and taxesPresident Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull put their "mateship" on full display Friday at the White House as they took turns praising each other's approaches on immigration and taxes.
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U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., right hugs friend and fellow civil rights veteran Rims Barber, of the Mississippi Human Services Coalition, prior to the Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights gala Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Jackson, Miss. Lewis and four other civil rights veterans were honored. Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station. He continued working for racial equality in Mississippi and across the South in the 1960s, and as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, he helped organize the 1963 March on Washington. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weaponsCivil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall says the United States' next civil rights movement should be to ban assault weapons. Bridges says she is distressed by the mass shootings in U.S. schools.
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FILE- In this Sept. 3, 1997, file photo, Arizonia Gov. Fife Symington waves good-bye to well wishers following a news conference at the state capitol in downtown Phoenix. Symington was indicted in June 1996 on federal charges alleging he defrauded lenders in his former career as a real estate developer. (AP Photo/Scott Troyanos, File)
Greitens latest of several US governors indictedMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens is the latest of several U.S. governors who have been indicted on a wide variety of charges in the last century
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School bus driver Pearlie Corker, gets a hug at the school as some teachers return for the first time since the shooting, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Corker arrived at the school as Nikolas Cruz began to shoot students and teachers on February 14th, she stayed on the bus in front of the school praying for the students and teachers. The school is scheduled to reopen next week. (Charles Trainor Jr/The Miami Herald via AP)
After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun lawsFlorida governor, legislature propose ban on sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21, but differ on whether some teachers should carry weapons in school.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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