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Democrats release memo rebutting GOP on Russia probe
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months - that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia....

White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A tentative plan for President Donald Trump to host his Mexican counterpart in Washington has been put on hold, the White House confirmed Saturday....

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act....

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Governors assessing the fallout from the latest school shooting said Saturday that the gun control debate has changed after the sorrow in Florida, a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists....

California Democrats fail to narrow crowded US House races
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- California Democrats struggled to narrow the field Saturday in several U.S. House races critical to the party's hope of taking back Congress in the midterm elections....

Iraq's ethnic, religious groups fragmented as elections near
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Long beset by toxic divisions, Iraq seems to be growing even more fragmented ahead of national elections scheduled for May, with Iranian influence set to grow and the minority Sunnis seething as they fend for themselves in areas of the country shattered by the three-year war against the Islamic State group....

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence - an idea he championed in recent days - is "Up to States."...

Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is eyeing Veterans Day for a military parade but says he'll scrap the idea if it can't be done at a "reasonable cost."...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week's worth of rhetoric to show that he is outdoing his predecessor, if not all of history. This made for inflated claims....

Ivanka Trump: Visit to Olympics 'so incredibly inspiring'
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The U.S. president's daughter and adviser said Sunday that her visit to the Olympics was "so incredibly inspiring" and expressed gratitude at the chance to watch competition and - in a subtle nod to Korean Peninsula politics - "be here with our allies in South Korea."...

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