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Trump pushes for ban on gun 'bump stocks' - BBC News

US President Donald Trump has signed an order to ban bump-stock devices, which were used by a gunman who killed 58 Las Vegas concert-goers last year. Speaking at the White House, Mr Trump said he had directed the Department of Justice to propose a law ...

Former Skadden Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Lying in Russia Investigation - New York Times

WASHINGTON — An attorney whose firm was accused of whitewashing abuses by the former president of Ukraine in cooperation with Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to lying to the special counsel investigating ...

As Florida Students Head to State Capital, Lawmakers Fail to Take Up Assault Rifle Bill - New York Times

Right Now: In Florida, the House rejected on Tuesday a motion to take up a bill to ban assault rifles. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Grief and rage over one of the deadliest school shootings in modern American history have forced some lawmakers to begin to ...

Jackson Township middle school student who shot himself had 'distraction device,' chief says - cleveland.com

Vehicles belonging to investigators remain at the scene of a Jackson Township middle school where a 7th Grade student suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound. ( Hannah Drown/cleveland.com ). Comment. By Staff, cleveland.com · staff@cleveland.com ...

Trump Denies Woman's Allegation Of Unwanted Kissing In Trump Tower - NPR

Rachel Crooks speaks at a news conference in December to discuss her accusations of unwanted kissing by Donald Trump. The president denied the allegations on Twitter after her story resurfaced on the front page of the Washington Post. Mark Lennihan/AP ...

Abbas, Haley exchange strong criticism over Middle East at UN Security Council - Washington Post

With President Trump's Mideast peace envoys looking on, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of abdicating its commitment to a peace settlement and an independent Palestinian state. Abbas, the leader ...

Supreme Court leaves in place California's 10-day wait for gun buyers, rejects 2nd Amendment challenge - Los Angeles Times

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would not hear an appeal challenging California's mandatory waiting period to purchase firearms. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images). The Supreme Court made clear again Tuesday that the government has broad power to ...

There's a dark underbelly to these Winter Olympics (but not much of one) - Los Angeles Times

Police officers patrol a Winter Olympics venue on Feb. 10 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (David Gannon / AFP/Getty Images). Stolen hockey sticks, crashed ceremonies, scalped tickets. For some, the Winter Olympics in South Korea haven't been all fun and ...

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums - ABC News

In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar attends a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the FY19 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is clearing the way for a lower-cost alternative to ...

Trump encourages Pennsylvania Republicans to challenge new congressional districts - The Denver Post

President Donald Trump speaks on tax reform, at Harrisburg International Airport on Oct. 11, 2017 in Middletown, Pennsylvania. By Jenna Johnson | The Washington Post. February 20, 2018 at 1:56 pm. President Donald Trump on Tuesday encouraged ...