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WASHINGTON (AP) — What about Chuck Schumer? That's what President Donald Trump is asking, as his administration is under siege for its contacts with Russian officials. Trump today tweeted a photo of Schumer, the current Senate Democratic leader, meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin in New York in 2003. And Trump is calling for an "immediate investigation" into Schumer's own ties with Russia. He calls the New York senator "a total hypocrite!" Schumer responded on Twitter a short time later writing that he would "happily talk" under oath about his meeting with Putin, which he says took place "in full view of press and public." He then challenged Trump to do the same.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has paid a visit to a classroom at a private, religious school in Florida, signaling that his education agenda will focus on school choice. He started his tour of St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando with a visit to a fourth-grade classroom. Trump shook hands with a pair of students who told him they were learning about the history of Florida. He then joked to one girl who said she wanted to own her own business that she's "gonna make a lot of money." But, he added, "don't run for politics." Trump was joined on the tour by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jewish community leaders have met with the FBI director after a man was arrested in threats against at least eight Jewish institutions nationwide and the Anti-Defamation League's headquarters in New York City. The JCC Association of North America says today's meeting included discussion of threats directed against Jewish institutions in the past two months. Authorities say 31-year-old Juan Thompson made the threats in an effort to harass and vilify his former girlfriend. They say some of the threats were made in the woman's name.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys at North Carolina's top law school who pursue lawsuits on behalf of poor and minority residents are being told to stop taking new cases. This, as state officials decide whether the group's work should be stopped altogether. Multiple media organizations report the Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's law school will not take on any new cases. The Center has gone to court for residents of a predominantly black Brunswick County neighborhood who objected to a nearby county landfill. It's also taken on school desegregation cases, and argued in the state Supreme Court on behalf of people involuntarily sterilized by the state.

BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez have viewed the scene where two men were fatally shot in 2012. They were shown several sites related to the double slaying, including the Cure Lounge in Boston. Prosecutors allege that Hernandez shot the two men after one of them accidentally bumped into Hernandez, spilling his drink. Hernandez is accused of later opening fire on the men at a stoplight.

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