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U.S. allowing suits over properties seized by Castro's Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday opened the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans after the 1959 revolution.

Poll: Many aren't exonerating Trump in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans aren't ready to clear President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation, with a new poll showing slightly more want Congress to keep investigating than to set aside its probes after a special counsel's report left open the question of whether he broke the law.

About 6 in 10 continue to believe the president obstructed justice.

UPDATE: Young woman obsessed with Columbine found dead

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Florida woman who authorities say was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and may have been planning an attack of her own in Colorado just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt.

Bahrain revokes citizenships, sentences 69 to life in prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini court sentenced 69 people to life in prison and revoked the citizenship of 138 defendants on terrorism-related charges, the public prosecutor said Tuesday, in one of the largest mass trials ever held in the country.

Poll: Bullying, not schools, blamed for shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting made practicing for armed intruders as routine as fire drills, many parents have only tepid confidence in the ability of schools to stop a gunman, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

The latest: Official says risks for Notre Dame still exist

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the fire that swept through Paris' Notre Dame cathedral (all times local):

5:05 p.m.

French interior minister Christophe Castaner says there are still some risks that may endanger the structure of Notre Dame cathedral.

Dems subpoena banks as they probe Trump finances

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House committees subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and several other financial institutions Monday as part of investigations into President Donald Trump's finances.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said in a statement that the subpoenas are part of an investigation "into allegations of potential foreign influence on the U.S. political process."

Affidavit details fraud case of man linked to Russian agent

A South Dakota man linked to an admitted Russian covert agent is accused of obtaining at least $2.3 million from 78 people for bogus investments dating to at least 1997, according to documents unsealed Monday.

Attorney: Coast Guard officer isn't facing terrorism charges

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists is seeking his release from federal custody since prosecutors haven't charged him with any terrorism-related offenses.

Weld seeking GOP nomination for president

BOSTON (AP) — William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, on Monday became the first Republican to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 primaries.

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