Trump says he wants to meet with Russia's Putin soon

FILE - In this file photo taken on Friday, July 7, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The Kremlin said Trump called Putin to congratulate him on re-election, and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Trump spoke with Putin Tuesday March 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump says he wants to meet with Russia's Vladimir Putin in the "not too distant future" to discuss the "arms race" between Russia and the U.S.

Investigators suspect FedEx bomb tied to Austin bombings

An Austin police officer talks with a woman at a barrier near the site of Sunday's explosion, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Multiple people were injured in the explosion Sunday night, and police warned nearby residents to remain indoors overnight as investigators looked for possible links to other package bombings elsewhere in the city this month. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, possibly leaving one person with minor injuries

Sheriff: 1 student dead, 2 wounded in Maryland high school

Teachers and school employees depart Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in Great Mills, Md.  A teenager wounded a girl and a boy inside his Maryland high school Tuesday before an armed school resource officer was able to intervene, and each of them fired one more round as the shooter was fatally wounded, a sheriff said.  St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron said the student with the handgun was declared dead at a hospital, and the other two students were in critical condition. He said the officer was not harmed.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Officials say there has been a shooting at a Maryland High School

Senate committee launches effort to prevent election hacking

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, confers with committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the 2018 primary season already underway, Burr and Warner are launching an effort to protect U.S. elections from a repeat episode of foreign interference. The two will preview some of the committee’s recommendations for improving the nation’s election infrastructure at a news conference Tuesday, March 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

With the 2018 primary season already underway, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee are launching an effort to protect U.S. elections from a repeat episode of foreign interference


Fear mounts in Austin as serial bomber uses tripwire

Investigators on Monday March 19, 2018, work at the scene of a bomb explosion on Dawn Song Drive in Austin, Texas, that seriously injured two men Sunday. Two people have now been killed and four wounded in bombings over a span of less than three weeks. ( Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Texas' capital city was rocked by the fourth bombing this month, which injured two men and which the police chief says was caused by a tripwire and showed "a different level of skill" than the package bombs used in three prior attacks

Trump calls for death penalty to 'get tough' on drug pushers

President Donald Trump speaks about his plan to combat opioid drug addiction at Manchester Community College, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

President Donald Trump's plan to combat the national scourge of opioid drug addiction includes the death penalty for drug traffickers

Lawyer who alleged 'plot' to frame Trump joins legal team

A lawyer who has suggested a "brazen plot" to exonerate Hillary Clinton and frame Donald Trump has been added to the president's legal team

Court rulings boost Democrats' chances of retaking Congress

The U.S. Supreme Court rejects GOP challenge to Pennsylvania congressional district map, boosting the Democrats' chances of retaking control of Congress in this fall's midterm elections

Turkish leader vows wider offensive against Kurdish militia

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at a ceremony for judicial appointments in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, March 19, 2018. Erdogan says following victory in Syria's Afrin region, his country will expand its military operations into other Kurdish-held areas in Syria as well as in Iraq's Sinjar region. (Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Pool Photo via AP)

Turkey's president has vowed to expand military operations across northern Syria and even into neighboring Iraq after his forces drove Kurdish fighters from the northern Syrian town of Afrin

NYC launches investigation into Kushner Cos. false filings

New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres, left, and Housing Rights Initiative Executive Director Aaron Carr address a news conference outside Kushner Companies headquarters, in New York, Monday, March 19, 2018. The pair called for an investigation into a report by AP and a tenants' rights watchdog that Jared Kushner's family real estate company routinely filed false paperwork declaring it had zero rent-regulated tenants in dozens of buildings it owned in New York when it actually had hundreds. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A New York City official has launched an investigation into the Kushner Cos.' filing of false documents with the city that claimed it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when it actually had hundreds

Woman struck and killed by self-driving Uber vehicle

This March 19, 2018 still image taken from video provided by ABC-15, shows investigators at the scene of a fatal accident involving a self driving Uber car on the street in Tempe, Ariz. Police in the city of Tempe said Monday, March 19, 2018, that the vehicle was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel when the woman walking outside of a crosswalk was hit. ( via AP)

Police say a self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in a Phoenix suburb

How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris. A former employee of a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm says it used algorithms that

How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

Mississippi imposes 15-week abortion ban; nation's toughest

Mississippi's governor has signed the nation's tightest abortion restrictions into law, banning most abortions after 15 weeks' gestation.

Shutdown looming, Congress and White House seek budget deal

Congressional leaders and the White House are pressing to strike an accord on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill before a midnight Friday deadline

Another explosion injures 2 in Texas capital; cause unclear

FBI agents work the scene of an explosion in Austin, Texas, Sunday, March 18, 2018. At least a few people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital late Sunday, after three package bombs detonated this month in other parts of the city, killing two people and injuring two others. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Two people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital Sunday night, and police are not ruling out a connection to the three previous explosions that detonated earlier this month elsewhere in the city

Putin gains massive mandate for nationalist policies

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a news conference after meeting with his staff at the campaign headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 18, 2018. Russian President Vladimir Putin has dodged a question about his plans after serving another six-year term he has won. Putin wouldn't be eligible under the constitution to compete in the 2024 election since there is a limit of two consecutive terms. (Sergei Chirikov/Pool photo via AP)

Russian President Vladimir Putin's crushing re-election victory puts his opponents in a tough spot

Bridge victim's grieving uncle lashes out at 'incompetence'

Joe Smitha of Palm Harbor, Fla., speaks with reporters on Saturday, March 17, 2018, about his niece, Alexa Duran, whose family has identified her as one of at least six victims of a bridge collapse near the Florida International University campus in the Miami area on March 15. (AP Photo/Jennifer Kay)

A grieving uncle is lashing out against what he called a "colossal failure" that allowed a partially completed pedestrian bridge to collapse and kill his niece along with five other people

Polls open in Russia, Putin confident of winning fourth presidential term

Two men cast their ballots at a polling station in Yelizovo, about 19 miles northeast from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, capital of Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, on Sunday, March. 18, 2018. Polls have opened in Russia's Far East for the presidential election in which Vladimir Putin seeks a 4th term. (AP Photo/Alexander Petpov)

Polls have opened in Russia's Far East regions for a presidential election that Vladimir Putin is guaranteed to win



Washington lawmakers keep their state of Connecticut medical plans

Gubernatorial candidate Tim Herbst cites five former Connecticut lawmakers who have stayed on the...


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