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The Latest: Teens press for gun control outside White House

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...

Monday, February 19, 2018
Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump offered support Monday for an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system as he hunkered down at his private Florida golf course just 40 miles from last week's deadly school shooting....

Monday, February 19, 2018
Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting....

Monday, February 19, 2018
Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

NEW YORK (AP) -- When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults....

Monday, February 19, 2018
Once again, US will meet Canada for women's hockey gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The United States will play for a gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics....

Monday, February 19, 2018
'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption

LONDON (AP) -- Latvia's top banking official explained the "rules of the game" for successful banking in the small European country. His sidekick sat the owner of Norvik bank down, scribbling the sum on a piece of paper: 100,000 euros ($125,000) a month....

Monday, February 19, 2018
Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin

BEIRUT (AP) -- Turkey warned the Syrian government Monday against entering the Kurdish-controlled enclave in northern Syria where a major Turkish military offensive is underway, saying it would hit back at the troops if their goal is to protect the Kurdish fighters....

Monday, February 19, 2018
17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital on Monday, killing 17 people who were buried by debris....

Monday, February 19, 2018
Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104....

Monday, February 19, 2018
MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018....

Monday, February 19, 2018