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US bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discountLargest privately-owned U.S. bank holding company and major car rental chain to stop promotions aimed at National Rifle Association members
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Australia deputy leader quits Cabinet over harassment claimAustralia's beleaguered deputy prime minister has resigned from Cabinet over an allegation that he sexually harassed a woman
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FILE - In this Oct 26, 1994 file photo, Evangelist Billy Graham begins his sermon in Atlanta's Georgia Dome.   Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. Spokesman Mark DeMoss says Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. He was 99. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
AP Explains: Rare honor reserved for Graham at the CapitolCongress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda
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Samuel Zeif, an 18-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., cries after speaking during a listening session with President Donald Trump and students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault riflesPresident Donald Trump has endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons _ a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association
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Missouri governor stirred disputes before affair, indictmentMissouri governor stirred disputes before affair, indictment
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Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affairMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens remains defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicted him for felony invasion of privacy
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Indicted Missouri governor had been rising politicallyMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who was indicted for invasion of privacy, has acknowledged an affair, but denied that he blackmailed the woman.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
NRA strikes a defiant tone, criticizes gun control advocatesLeaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - in this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates departs Federal District Court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate, Gates. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Ex-Trump campaign associates face more chargesSpecial counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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)
China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investmentChinese authorities say they are prosecuting an insurance tycoon who had discussed possibly investing in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel speaks before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Florida school shooting: 'abject breakdown at all levels''Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, and other issues
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President Donald Trump, left, and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, center, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions 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)
The Latest: Ban proposed on young buying assault riflesPresident Donald Trump endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons _ a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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