Adults: It's your move, students say after historic walkouts

 

They bowed their heads in honor of the dead. They carried signs with messages like "Never again" and "Am I next?" They railed against the National Rifle Association and the politicians who support it.

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Senate passes bill easing Dodd-Frank rules for banks

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to ease bank rules that were enacted to prevent a relapse of the 2008 financial crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes.

  • Written by By KEVIN FREKING and MARCY GORDON , Associated Press

Trump wrongly insists US has trade deficit with Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump continues to insist the United States has a trade deficit with Canada, following news reports that he claimed at a fundraiser that he talked trade with the country's prime minister without knowing all the facts.

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US, France, Germany blame Russia for UK nerve agent attack

LONDON (AP) — The leaders of the United States, France and Germany joined Britain on Thursday in blaming Russia for poisoning a former spy with a powerful nerve agent, calling the attack "the first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since the Second World War."

  • Written by By DANICA KIRKA, JILL LAWLESS and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press