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@Headline:Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment

WASHINGTON — Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation.

The 97-year-old Stevens says in an essay on The New York Times website that repeal would weaken the National Rifle Association’s ability to “block constructive gun control legislation.”

Mysterious train sparks speculation of Kim visit to Beijing

BEIJING — A mysterious armoured train made a round trip from North Korea to Beijing without revealing its key secret: Was Kim Jong Un on board?

Speculation about a visit to Beijing by North Korea’s reclusive leader or another high-level Pyongyang official ran high Tuesday amid talk of preparations for a meeting between Kim and President Donald Trump.