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President Donald Trump speaks on tax policy during a visit to Sheffer Corporation, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Blue Ash, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 05, 2018 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trumps' trip to Ohio (all times local): 2:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is praising his recently-passed tax overhaul law, telling workers in Ohio that "America is once again open for business." Trump is touring a manufacturing company near Cincinnati and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, shooting instructor Frankie McRae demonstrates the grip on an AR-15 rifle fitted with a bump stock at his 37 PSR Gun Club in Bunnlevel, N.C. Some states and cities are taking the lead on banning bump stocks as efforts stall in Washington. The controversial device was used in the Las Vegas shooting, allowing a semi-automatic rifle to mimic a fully automatic firearm. Gun-control advocates say the push fits a pattern in gun politics: inaction in Washington that forces states to take charge. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
February 05, 2018 - 2:23 pm
In the immediate aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, there was a fevered pitch to ban bump stocks, the device that allowed the shooter's semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of machine guns. With that push stalled at the federal level, a handful of states and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, shooting instructor Frankie McRae demonstrates the grip on an AR-15 rifle fitted with a bump stock at his 37 PSR Gun Club in Bunnlevel, N.C. Some states and cities are taking the lead on banning bump stocks as efforts stall in Washington. The controversial device was used in the Las Vegas shooting, allowing a semi-automatic rifle to mimic a fully automatic firearm. Gun-control advocates say the push fits a pattern in gun politics: inaction in Washington that forces states to take charge. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
February 05, 2018 - 1:33 pm
In the immediate aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, there was a fevered pitch to ban bump stocks, the device that allowed the shooter's semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of machine guns. With that push stalled at the federal level, a handful of states and...
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February 05, 2018 - 6:25 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Economists at the European Central Bank say that the U.S. corporate tax cut should lift the world's largest economy in the short term but warn it could erode the tax base in European countries by intensifying global competition for lower rates. Their short article,...
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February 05, 2018 - 5:25 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Economists at the European Central Bank say that the U.S. corporate tax cut should lift the world's largest economy in the short term but could erode the tax base in European countries by intensifying global competition for lower rates. Their short article, released Monday...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, a device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah. Some states and cities are taking the lead on banning bump stocks as efforts stall in Washington. The controversial device was used in the Las Vegas shooting, allowing a semi-automatic rifle to mimic a fully automatic firearm. Gun-control advocates say the push fits a pattern in gun politics: inaction in Washington that forces states to take charge. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 05, 2018 - 2:11 am
In the immediate aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, there was a fevered pitch to ban bump stocks, the device that allowed the shooter's semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of machine guns. With that push stalled at the federal level, a handful of states and...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014, file photo, Sen. Curt Bramble, R- Provo, speaks during a news conference at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Abortion policy has been a hot topic in state legislative sessions that convened or resumed Jan. 2018. Lawmakers already have taken several actions on bills that would expand or restrict access to abortion. In Utah, lawmakers are considering bills that would penalize doctors who do not show an informational video to women seeking an abortion, and another that would bar doctors from performing abortions sought because the fetus has Down syndrome. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 03, 2018 - 7:12 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republicans who control a majority of the nation's statehouses are considering a wide range of abortion legislation that could test the government's legal ability to restrict a woman's right to terminate pregnancy. The Mississippi House passed a bill Friday that would make...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2017 file photo, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the powerful leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice party, waves after the government survived a no-confidence vote at the parliament building in Warsaw, Poland. Kaczynski said Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 that Poland legislation banning certain statements about the Holocaust is being misunderstood, but should be signed into law by the president. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski/file)
February 03, 2018 - 3:44 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The powerful leader of Poland's ruling party said Saturday that the president should approve a divisive bill that criminalizes certain statements about the Holocaust. Jaroslaw Kaczynski told Poland's state radio that the bill — which has ignited a bitter dispute with Israel —...
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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki lays a wreath as he visits the Ulma Family Museum of Poles Who Saved Jews during WWII, in Markowa, Poland, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Poland and Israel are locked in a bitter dispute over Poland's new legislation that is to regulate Holocaust speech. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
February 03, 2018 - 2:59 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The powerful leader of Poland's ruling party said Saturday that the president should approve a divisive bill that criminalizes certain statements about the Holocaust. Jaroslaw Kaczynski told Poland's state radio that the bill — which has ignited a bitter dispute with Israel —...
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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki lays a wreath as he visits the Ulma Family Museum of Poles Who Saved Jews during WWII, in Markowa, Poland, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Poland and Israel are locked in a bitter dispute over Poland's new legislation that is to regulate Holocaust speech. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
February 03, 2018 - 2:05 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The powerful leader of Poland's ruling party says the president should approve a divisive bill that criminalizes certain statements about the Holocaust. Jaroslaw Kaczynski told Poland's state radio Saturday the bill — which has ignited a dispute with Israel — is being...
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