Senators: Allow feds to keep guns from people deemed threat

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators from both parties are proposing to let federal courts keep guns away from people who show warning signs of violence in response to the deadly school shooting in Florida.

  • Written by By MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

11 nations sign Pacific trade pact as US plans tariffs

 

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected to formalize new tariffs on aluminum and steel to protect U.S. producers.

  • Written by By EVA VERGARA and LUIS ANDRES HENAO , ASSOCIATED PRESS

S. Korea leader sees more obstacles ahead to disarm N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Thursday that many "critical moments" still lie ahead to end the nuclear crisis despite North Korea's recent outreach to Seoul and Washington.

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  • Written by By HYUNG-JIN KIM , Associated Press

The most and least affordable places to buy a home

Whether you can afford a home depends — a lot — on the city you want to call home. A modest income can go a long way in Cumberland, Maryland, the metropolitan area with the nation's most affordable houses. In contrast, the least affordable homes are in the San Jose, California, metropolitan area — the center of Silicon Valley.

  • Written by By HOLDEN LEWIS , NerdWallet

Women strike, protest as the world marks Int'l Women's Day

MADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS