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Trump supports bump stock ban, but critics say more must be done

Trump supports bump stock ban, but critics say more must be done

Images of Band-Aids popped up on social media after Trump said his administration would take measures to outlaw bump stocks.
U.S. says North Korea canceled planned meeting with VP Pence

U.S. says North Korea canceled planned meeting with VP Pence

The Trump administration says Vice President Mike Pence was ready to meet with representatives from North Korea.
Florida Rep.'s aide fired for calling shooting survivors 'actors'

Florida Rep.'s aide fired for calling shooting survivors 'actors'

"Both kids in the picture are not students," the ex-aide wrote in an email.
Florida students plan walkouts and protests against gun violence

Florida students plan walkouts and protests against gun violence

The survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre took their demands for gun control on the road.
Fla. shooting survivors cry as pols refuse assault rifle ban

Fla. shooting survivors cry as pols refuse assault rifle ban

The House vote made 16-year-old Stoneman Douglas student Sheryl Acquarola burst into tears.
Trump issues order for a bump stock ban proposal

Trump issues order for a bump stock ban proposal

Aides said Trump was moved by the latest deadly school shooting to tackle some form of gun control.
Sessions launches cyber task force to study election interference

Sessions launches cyber task force to study election interference

The so-called “Cyber-Digital Task Force” will evaluate how DOJ is fighting cyber threats and how it could do so better.
Cuomo endorses pol Shelley Mayer for pivotal state Senate seat

Cuomo endorses pol Shelley Mayer for pivotal state Senate seat

Cuomo threw his support behind the Democrat running in a key special election contest that could determine control of the state Senate.
Trump slams report that he forcibly kissed ex-Trump Tower worker

Trump slams report that he forcibly kissed ex-Trump Tower worker

Trump targeted women who have accused him of sexual assault, denying a claim that he forcibly kissed a woman in Trump Tower in 2006.
U.S. top general wasn't consulted before Trump's transgender ban

U.S. top general wasn't consulted before Trump's transgender ban

"I was not consulted," Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Joseph Dunford wrote in an email to other generals.
Ja Rule calls NYCHA’s conditions ‘third world’ at rally

Ja Rule calls NYCHA’s conditions ‘third world’ at rally

NYCHA’s not always there when you call — so rapper Ja Rule joined city pols to turn up the heat on the failing housing agency.
Ex-power company manager: Percoco's wife 'wasn't doing her job'

Ex-power company manager: Percoco's wife 'wasn't doing her job'

A $90,000 crony position proved too much for the wife of a former top Gov. Cuomo aide on trial for corruption.
STASI: Women must join forces to topple men like Clarence Thomas

STASI: Women must join forces to topple men like Clarence Thomas

Angela Wright-Shannon, a highly respected former editor, wrote a HuffPost essay detailing how she too had been harassed by Clarence Thomas.
Trump Jr. praises happy poor people during India trip

Trump Jr. praises happy poor people during India trip

Donald Trump Jr. touted how India’s poor appeared to be happy, which is something you don’t get most places.
Williams wins Bernie backers' support in lieutenant gov's race

Williams wins Bernie backers' support in lieutenant gov's race

New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams’ bid for lieutenant governor got the backing Tuesday of a group of Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters.
Trump's cozy past with Russia after 'much tougher' claim

Trump's cozy past with Russia after 'much tougher' claim

"When will all the haters and fools out there realize that having a good relationship with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing."
Milo Yiannopoulos drops $10M suit against Simon & Schuster

Milo Yiannopoulos drops $10M suit against Simon & Schuster

Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is dropping a lawsuit against his ex-publisher.
Mueller team reveals plea deal of Russia oligarch's son-in-law

Mueller team reveals plea deal of Russia oligarch's son-in-law

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office unsealed a plea deal for the son-in-law of a Russian oligarch charged with lying to investigators.
Trump claims he is ‘much tougher on Russia than Obama’

Trump claims he is ‘much tougher on Russia than Obama’

Obama did take action against the Kremlin, imposing strong sanctions and expelling 35 diplomats from the U.S. in December 2016.