• Trump Jr: ‘Nonsense’ That Family’s Profiting From Presidency
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    The eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. arrives for a meeting with journalists in Kolkata, India. 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... Read more »
  • Colorado Congressman Booed As People Demand Action On Guns
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    A protester holds up a sign as U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, talks during a town hall meeting with constituents. 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. “Let’s do something for... Read more »
  • 5 Things To Know About The Oxfam Sex Scandal In Haiti
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    More than a week after the scandal broke, leaders of Oxfam, one of the United Kingdom’s largest charities, met on Monday with Haitian officials to formally apologize for its staff’s sexual exploitation of earthquake victims. “Oxfam is grateful to the Haitian government for allowing us the chance now to offer our... Read more »
  • Egged On By Trump, GOP Plans To Fight Pa. Redistricting
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    PA Governor Tom Wolf HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Encouraged by President Donald Trump, Republicans vowed Tuesday to fight Pennsylvania’s new court-imposed map of congressional districts as dozens of candidates assessed their chances under newly formed districts and the odds that a federal court could block them. Republican members of Congress and Pennsylvania... Read more »
  • Attorney Is Fourth Person To Plead Guilty In Russia Probe
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    Alex van der Zwaan WASHINGTON (AP) — A 33-year-old attorney fired last year by a prominent international law firm became the fourth person to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, admitting Tuesday that he lied to federal investigators about his contacts with a Trump campaign official. Alex van... Read more »
  • Florida Student Survivors Vow To Fight Lawmakers On Gun Control
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    Mourners hold flowers during Peter Wang’s funeral at Kraeer Funeral Home in Parkland. PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a journey Tuesday to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but within hours the gun-friendly Legislature had effectively halted any possibility of... Read more »
  • Tavis Smiley Lawsuit Claims PBS Suspension For Sexual Misconduct Was Racist
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    Tavis Smiley cited racism in his lawsuit against PBS that was filed on Tuesday, the Washington Post reported. While the precise contents of the lawsuit against the public media organization were not disclosed, the Post wrote that the “tension” between him and PBS “was racial in nature.” Smiley was suspended from his... Read more »
  • Less-Comprehensive Health Plans Set At Lower Cost
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday cleared the way for a lower-cost, limited alternative to the comprehensive individual medical plans required under former President Barack Obama’s health law. Proposed regulations from the administration would allow health insurers to sell individual consumers so-called “short-term” policies that can last up to 12... Read more »
  • Special Counsel Files New Charge In Russia Probe
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    President Donald Trump & Special Counsel Robert Mueller WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election charged an attorney Tuesday with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official. A charging document filed in federal court in Washington accuses Alex van der... Read more »
  • Trump Offers Support For Background Checks On Gun Buys
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    Demonstrators hold signs during a protest in favor of gun control reform in front of the White House, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Washington. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on... Read more »