Oklahoma teachers walk out for 2nd day in red-state revolt

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hundreds of teachers crammed into the Oklahoma Capitol for a second day Tuesday to press demands for additional funding for the state's public schools, and many of those schools remained closed amid a rebellion that has hit several Republican-led states across the country.

  • Written by By SEAN MURPHY and BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press

Trade war fears and tech jitters stalk global stock markets

 

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets fell for a second day Tuesday as investors continued to fret over a looming trade war between the U.S. and China and mounting public scrutiny of technology companies.

  • Written by By PAN PYLAS , Associated Press

Massachusetts man files defamation suit against InfoWars

 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Massachusetts man filed a defamation lawsuit Monday against right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Texas-based InfoWars website, alleging they falsely identified him as the gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school on Feb. 14.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Marco Rubio on gun control: It depends who he's talking to

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was one week after the fatal shootings at a Parkland, Florida, high school, and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was looking to show solidarity with an angry crowd of parents and students in his home state. He told them — and a national television audience — that 18-year-olds should not be able to buy a rifle and said, "I will support a law that takes that right away."

  • Written by By ASHRAF KHALIL , Associated Press

Migrant caravan raising concerns in US takes break in Mexico

MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico (AP) — The caravan of Central American migrants that angered U.S. President Donald Trump was sidelined at a sports field in southern Mexico with no means of reaching the border even as Trump tweeted another threat to Mexico Tuesday.

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  • Written by By MARK STEVENSON , Associated Press