President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers could help prevent massacres such as the Florida high school shooting and vowed to take steps to improve background checks for gun buyers during an emotional White House meeting with student survivors.
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Trump signals he's open to mileage tax with praise of Oregon program
The White House on Wednesday praised an experimental program in Oregon that charges a mileage tax to volunteer drivers, adding to signals that President Donald Trump is open to finding new revenue sources to pay for his proposed infrastructure program.
Asia stocks slip as U.S. rate risk lifts bond yields
Asian shares slipped on Thursday as the risk of faster hikes in U.S interest rates lifted short-term Treasury yields to the highest in almost a decade and boosted the dollar.
Democrats want $300 million to fight possible Russia election tampering
U.S. Democratic leaders called on Congress on Wednesday to give the Federal Bureau of Investigation $300 million to fight foreign efforts to interfere in congressional and state elections in November, amid growing concerns about potential Russian influence on the polls.
U.S. hate groups proliferate in Trump's first year, watchdog says
The number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under President Donald Trump, fueled by his immigration stance and the perception that he sympathized with those espousing white supremacy, the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Wednesday
South Korea's Moon says relations with U.S. are 'rock solid': media
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said relations with the United States are "rock solid" and "as strong and robust as ever" in a media interview, as his administration gears up for a possible summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Syria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as more bombs fall
Residents of Syria's eastern Ghouta district said they were waiting their "turn to die" on Wednesday, amid one of the most intense bombardments of the war by pro-government forces on the besieged, rebel-held enclave near Damascus.
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