Tens of thousands gather nationwide to march for gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Summoned by student survivors of the Florida school massacre, tens of thousands of people poured into the nation's capital and cities across America on Saturday to march for gun control and ignite political activism among the young.

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  • Written by By ASHRAF KHALIL and CALVIN WOODWARD , Associated Press

UK watchdog assessing evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid

LONDON (AP) — Britain's information regulator said Saturday it was assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, carried out as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies.

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French hero officer who swapped himself for hostage dies

TREBES, France (AP) — A French police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage has died, raising the death toll in the attack in southern France to four. He was honored Saturday as a national hero of "exceptional courage and selflessness."


  • Written by By LORI HINNANT , Associated Press

Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving.

  • Written by By KEN THOMAS , Associated Press

Stocks tumble on trade fears; S&P has worst week in 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China, the biggest economies in the world, would escalate. A second day of big losses pushed U.S. stocks to their worst week in two years.

  • Written by By MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer