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FILE - In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott speaks to the media in Montpelier, Vt. Scott is set to sign the first significant gun restrictions in the state's history during a Statehouse ceremony on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
April 11, 2018 - 2:52 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont on Wednesday raised the age to buy firearms, banned high-capacity magazines and made it easier to take guns from people who pose a threat — the first significant gun ownership restrictions in state history, signed into law by the Republican governor. It's a remarkable...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott speaks to the media in Montpelier, Vt. Scott is set to sign the first significant gun restrictions in the state's history during a Statehouse ceremony on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
April 11, 2018 - 2:49 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont on Wednesday raised the age to buy firearms, banned high-capacity magazines and made it easier to take guns from people who pose a threat — the first significant gun ownership restrictions in state history, signed into law by the Republican governor. It's a remarkable...
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Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks to his hotel, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in New York. FBI agents on Monday raided Cohen's home, hotel room and office, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about an affair she said she had with Trump in 2006. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 11, 2018 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents who raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were looking for information about payments to a former Playboy Playmate and a porn actress who claim to have had affairs with Trump, two people familiar with the investigation said...
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April 11, 2018 - 11:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a new law aimed at curbing sex trafficking. During a White House signing ceremony Wednesday, the president said the survivors "are very brave." Among those at the ceremony were Trump's daughter, Ivanka, several members of Congress and families of...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Federal agents raided the office of Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to a porn actress who says she had sex with Trump more than a decade ago. The move ignited the president's anger, with Trump calling it a "disgrace" that federal agents "broke into" the office of his personal attorney. He also called special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation "an attack on our country." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 11, 2018 - 9:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of four senators is moving to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job as President Donald Trump publicly muses about firing him. Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sens. Chris Coons of Delaware...
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Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks to his hotel, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in New York. FBI agents on Monday raided Cohen's home, hotel room and office, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about an affair she said she had with Trump in 2006. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 11, 2018 - 12:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents who raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were looking for information about payments to a former Playboy playmate and a porn actress who claim to have had affairs with Trump, two people familiar with the investigation said...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott speaks to the media in Montpelier, Vt. Scott is set to sign the first significant gun restrictions in the state's history during a Statehouse ceremony on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
April 11, 2018 - 12:06 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Republican governor is set to sign the first significant gun restrictions in the state's history during a ceremony on Wednesday. Weather permitting, Gov. Phil Scott plans to sign the bills on the Statehouse steps as supporters and opponents of gun control look on...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington. Object to abortion? You may be able to get an exemption from the Affordable Care Act tax penalty for people don’t have health insurance. Expanded exemptions are part of a package of changes issued April 9, 2018, by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)
April 09, 2018 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Object to abortion? You may be able to get an exemption from the Affordable Care Act tax penalty for people who don't get health insurance. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced final rules Monday for the ACA's health insurance marketplaces, and expanded...
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April 09, 2018 - 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Object to abortion? You may be able to get an exemption from the Affordable Care Act tax penalty for people don't get health insurance. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced final rules Monday for the ACA's health insurance marketplaces, and expanded exemptions...
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Flowers and candles are pictured at the place in Muenster, Germany, Sunday, April 8, 2018 where a vehicle crashed into a crowd yesterday. A van crashed into people drinking outside a popular bar Saturday in the German city of Muenster, killing two people and injuring 20 others before the driver of the vehicle shot and killed himself inside it, police said. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 08, 2018 - 7:36 am
MUENSTER, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the van crash in the German city of Muenster (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Authorities say a 48-year-old German man who killed two people and injured 20 others in a van crash before shooting himself to death in Muenster was well known to police. Prosecutor Elke...
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