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FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, Nema Brewer, an employee of the Fayette County School District, uses a protest sign as a makeshift bullhorn to shout at the Kentucky Senate chambers in protest of Kentucky Senate Bill 1, in Frankfort, Ky. The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories. Teachers, long tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online. Their Facebook groups draw tens of thousands of members. They share stories of their frustrations and then they demand change. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkoutArizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike.
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Former New York City Mayor and UN Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg accompanied by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Lagarde urges countries to settle trade disputes, cut debtThe head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade
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In this Jan. 21, 2018 family photo provided by Radad Alborati, center in cap, he poses for a photo with his sons, from left, Mohsin, 14, Mohammad, 16, and Sakr (9 at the time, 10 now), at an airport in Djibouti, as they wait for a flight that would bring the boys to live in the U.S. Alborati was relieved to get visas for his sons while the travel ban was temporarily blocked by a court, but their mother is stuck in war-torn Yemen due to the ban and the boys are bunking with three separate sets of family friends because Alborati doesn't want to leave them home alone during his midnight-to-noon workdays. (Family Photo from Radad Alborati via AP)
'This is my family': Where the travel ban debate hits home'This is my family': As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to weigh President Donald Trump's ban on travel from certain countries, its effects are playing out from Minnesota to the Middle East
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. That’s according to a statement from Trump personal attorney Jay Sekulow. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy GiulianiFormer New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department’s inspector general has sent a criminal referral about McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. A person familiar with the matter says the referral was sent to the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia. It does not mean that McCabe will be charged. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referralThe Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director to federal prosecutors in Washington
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The Latest: Arizona House Democrats support walkout voteArizona House Democratic Leader Rebecca Rios released a statement supporting the planned teacher walkout.
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Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by The Associated Press. The 15 pages of documents contain new details about a series of interactions that Comey had with Trump in the weeks before his May 2017 firing. Those encounters include a White House dinner at which Comey says Trump asked him for his loyalty. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over FlynnPresident Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department’s inspector general has sent a criminal referral about McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. A person familiar with the matter says the referral was sent to the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia. It does not mean that McCabe will be charged. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referralThe Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, 16-year-old Kaylee Tyner listens during a student walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. Students at high schools across the country are expected to walk out of classes Friday, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, in their latest push for gun control. But they won’t be protesting at the Colorado school where the violence took place. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Hundreds of school walkouts planned on Columbine anniversaryAnother wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control
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Arizona teachers vote to walk off the job in the first-ever statewide strike to demand increased school fundingArizona teachers vote to walk off the job in the first-ever statewide strike to demand increased school funding
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Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos releasedPresident Donald Trump is claiming vindication after the release of memos from former FBI Director James Comey about their interactions together
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner speaks during the Saban Forum 2017 in Washington. The Kushner Cos. confirmed Thursday, April 19, 2018, it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City. The AP report covered a three-year period when the real estate company was run by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law who is now a senior adviser. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP reportThe Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City
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