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  • Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

    Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:04:04 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:38:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

  • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:54:07 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:37:48 GMT
    (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdres...(Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdres...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign.
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign.
  • Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:54:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:37:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.
  • Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

    Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:44:18 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:37:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.
  • Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm

    Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:23:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:37:07 GMT
    The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal.
    The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal.
  • Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:33:54 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:36:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee...
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
  • Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:44:06 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:36:53 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.
  • Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:04:02 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:36:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). 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 i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). 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 i...
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.
  • In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:03:12 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:36:04 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
  • N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:33:43 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:36:00 GMT
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
  • Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:03:06 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:16:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). 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...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). 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...

    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

  • 4 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border protest

    4 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border protest

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:44:10 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:05:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...

    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.

    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.

  • Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

    Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:53:13 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:04:46 GMT
    The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of a June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of a June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
    The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.

    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.

  • Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

    Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:22:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:04:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.
  • DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:43:53 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-04-21 12:35:06 GMT
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

  • Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

    Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:25:22 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:56:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...(AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.
  • Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:12:45 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:54:11 GMT
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    The 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.

    The 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.

  • The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

    The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:33:45 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:26:11 GMT
    President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing.
    President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing.
  • About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

    About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:43:25 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:47 AM EDT2018-04-21 06:47:26 GMT

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

  • Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:24:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-04-21 06:15:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square.  An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.
  • Report: Sessions might quit if Rosenstein is fired

    Report: Sessions might quit if Rosenstein is fired

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:49:55 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 06:04:56 GMT
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly said he'd consider resigning if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. (Source: CNN/Pool)Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly said he'd consider resigning if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly said he'd consider resigning if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly said he'd consider resigning if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

  • The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

    The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:04:42 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:16:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). 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...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). 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...
    President Donald Trump is defending his former national security adviser after the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.
    President Donald Trump is defending his former national security adviser after the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.
  • For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

    For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:04:05 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:04:43 GMT
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.
  • Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

    Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:23:35 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:42 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump.
    The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump.
  • Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

    Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:34:09 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.
  • HHS secretary recovering at home after hospital stay

    HHS secretary recovering at home after hospital stay

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:54:05 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:06:58 GMT
    HHS secretary recovering at home after hospitalization for treatment of a painful bowel condition.
    HHS secretary recovering at home after hospitalization for treatment of a painful bowel condition.
  • Pompeo faces opposition on Senate panel

    Pompeo faces opposition on Senate panel

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:13:44 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:59:16 GMT
    Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, is expected to face unified opposition from Democrats at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week after one undecided Democrat said he...
    Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, is expected to face unified opposition from Democrats at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week after one undecided Democrat said he would vote no.
  • Big banks saved $3.6B in taxes last quarter under new law

    Big banks saved $3.6B in taxes last quarter under new law

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:23:05 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:15:05 GMT
    The nation's six big Wall Street banks saved at least $3.59 billion in taxes just last quarter due to new tax law, giving public a first glimpse in how Corporate America is benefiting from the new Trump tax law.
    The nation's six big Wall Street banks saved at least $3.59 billion in taxes just last quarter due to new tax law, giving public a first glimpse in how Corporate America is benefiting from the new Trump tax law.
  • John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:06:57 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:58:27 GMT
    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy national security adviser.
    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy national security adviser.
  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

    AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:04:51 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:22:25 GMT
    Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on foreign relations and Trump approval; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on foreign relations and Trump approval; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
    Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get...
    Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get worse with North Korea.
  • Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US Senate seat

    Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US Senate seat

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:03:32 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:19:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). In this Saturday, March 3, 2018, photo, shows Mitt Romney during a tour of Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party conv...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). In this Saturday, March 3, 2018, photo, shows Mitt Romney during a tour of Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party conv...
    Mitt Romney's bid for the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend.
    Mitt Romney's bid for the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend.
  • Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor

    Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:43:46 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:47:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, file). FILE--In this May 27, 2015, file photo, businessman Foster Friess is seen in Cabot, Pa. Friess announced his campaign for Wyoming governor Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Republican state convention in Laramie, Wyo.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, file). FILE--In this May 27, 2015, file photo, businessman Foster Friess is seen in Cabot, Pa. Friess announced his campaign for Wyoming governor Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Republican state convention in Laramie, Wyo.
    Republican Party top donor, fundraiser running for governor of Wyoming.
    Republican Party top donor, fundraiser running for governor of Wyoming.
  • breaking

    Democrats file suit against Trump campaign, WikiLeaks and Russia over 2016 presidential election

    Democrats file suit against Trump campaign, WikiLeaks and Russia over 2016 presidential election

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:27:10 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:40:02 GMT

    The Democratic National Committee has filed suit against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks over an alleged conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign.

    The Democratic National Committee has filed suit against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks over an alleged conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign.

  • Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:02:52 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:26:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). 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 i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). 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 i...
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
  • Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

    Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:33:17 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:09:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luc Novovitch, File). FILE - In this May 16, 1994 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of children at the Clinton Family Inn, a shelter run by Homes for the Homeless in New York. Promoting literacy was a longtime cause ...(AP Photo/Luc Novovitch, File). FILE - In this May 16, 1994 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of children at the Clinton Family Inn, a shelter run by Homes for the Homeless in New York. Promoting literacy was a longtime cause ...

    Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president.

    Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president.

  • Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:52:43 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:28:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.
  • Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

    Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:51:56 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:08:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...

    Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing.

    Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing.

  • Bono gets new George W. Bush Medal for leadership

    Bono gets new George W. Bush Medal for leadership

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:02:49 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:54:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brandon Wade). Former President George W. Bush, left, and U2 musician Bono participate in a Q&A session during a gala for the Forum on Leadership at the George W. Bush Institute, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Dallas.(AP Photo/Brandon Wade). Former President George W. Bush, left, and U2 musician Bono participate in a Q&A session during a gala for the Forum on Leadership at the George W. Bush Institute, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Dallas.

    Rock star Bono presented with first of what the George W. Bush Presidential Center intends to be an annual medal for individuals who change the world in some way.

    Rock star Bono presented with first of what the George W. Bush Presidential Center intends to be an annual medal for individuals who change the world in some way.

  • After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:42:46 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:24:25 GMT
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.
  • The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:42:33 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:05:24 GMT
    (Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...(Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.
  • Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:32:27 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 4:23 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:23:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.
  • Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:44:17 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:06:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.

  • The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

    The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:02:51 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:27:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.
    The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.
  • Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

    Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:42:41 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:26:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs of Air Force One during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs of Air Force One during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family...
    President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family during his 2016 campaign.
  • Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:55:10 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:24:38 GMT
    Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.
  • The Latest: Judge blocks transfer of citizen with ties to IS

    The Latest: Judge blocks transfer of citizen with ties to IS

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:02:47 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:24:58 GMT
    A federal judge is blocking the government from transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with Islamic State militants to Saudi Arabia until he can fully challenge his detention in court.
    A federal judge is blocking the government from transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with Islamic State militants to Saudi Arabia until he can fully challenge his detention in court.
  • In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:32:51 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). 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). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.

    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized...

    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized department officials.

  • Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

    Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:43:09 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:26 GMT
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

  • Trump says anti-drug briefing he heard shows need for wall

    Trump says anti-drug briefing he heard shows need for wall

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:35:34 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:37:04 GMT
    President Donald Trump is on his way to Key West, Florida, where he'll be receiving a briefing on drug interdiction efforts.
    President Donald Trump is on his way to Key West, Florida, where he'll be receiving a briefing on drug interdiction efforts.
  • Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referral

    Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referral

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:37:37 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:36:43 GMT
    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. (Source: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. (Source: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington.

    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington.

  • Gym employees accuse black member of not paying, call cops

    Gym employees accuse black member of not paying, call cops

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:58:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:04:55 GMT
    The  three employees directly involved in the incident are no longer with the company. (Source: Pixabay)The three employees directly involved in the incident are no longer with the company. (Source: Pixabay)

    Employees of an LA Fitness in New Jersey wrongly accused a black member and his guest of not paying to work out and called police, prompting an apology from the company.

    Employees of an LA Fitness in New Jersey wrongly accused a black member and his guest of not paying to work out and called police, prompting an apology from the company.

  • Loyalty to Trump key focus of Virginia GOP Senate debate

    Loyalty to Trump key focus of Virginia GOP Senate debate

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:35:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:55:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). CORRECTS JACKSON'S FIRST NAME TO E.W., NOT L.W. - Republican senatorial candidate, Corey Stewart, left, gestures during a debate between Republican primary senatorial candidates E.W. Jackson, left, Del. Nick Freitas, center, at...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). CORRECTS JACKSON'S FIRST NAME TO E.W., NOT L.W. - Republican senatorial candidate, Corey Stewart, left, gestures during a debate between Republican primary senatorial candidates E.W. Jackson, left, Del. Nick Freitas, center, at...
    Virginia Republicans hoping to upset Hillary Clinton's former running mate in a U.S. Senate race are clashing over who will be a bigger backer of President Donald Trump.
    Virginia Republicans hoping to upset Hillary Clinton's former running mate in a U.S. Senate race are clashing over who will be a bigger backer of President Donald Trump.
  • EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security

    EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:32:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:45:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...
    The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt.
    The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt.
  • Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:52:34 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:17:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.

    "If I think that if it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go. If the meeting when I'm there is not fruitful I will respectfully leave the meeting," Trump told a news conference.

    "If I think that if it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go. If the meeting when I'm there is not fruitful I will respectfully leave the meeting," Trump told a news conference.

  • San Francisco reverses course, controversial statue to stand

    San Francisco reverses course, controversial statue to stand

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:52:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:55:23 GMT
    San Francisco authorities reversed a decision to remove a 19th century statue near City Hall that some say is degrading to Native Americans.
    San Francisco authorities reversed a decision to remove a 19th century statue near City Hall that some say is degrading to Native Americans.
  • Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:15:13 GMT
    President Trump tweeted a picture Wednesday of himself and the prime minister of Japan playing golf. (Source: @realDonaldTrump/Twitter/CNN)President Trump tweeted a picture Wednesday of himself and the prime minister of Japan playing golf. (Source: @realDonaldTrump/Twitter/CNN)

    Trump reassured he would take Japan's concerns to heart during his upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities.

    Trump reassured he would take Japan's concerns to heart during his upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities.

  • Conservative enthusiasm helps 'Roseanne' continue domination

    Conservative enthusiasm helps 'Roseanne' continue domination

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:41:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:13:42 GMT

    Research indicates that enthusiasm expressed for the success of the 'Roseanne' reboot has enticed conservatives to check it out.

    Research indicates that enthusiasm expressed for the success of the 'Roseanne' reboot has enticed conservatives to check it out.

  • Judge sanctions prosecutors in Greitens criminal case

    Judge sanctions prosecutors in Greitens criminal case

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:31:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:24:28 GMT
    (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Miss...(J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Miss...

    The Missouri governor was indicted in February on one count of invasion of privacy. He is accused of taking a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom he had an extramarital affair in 2015, before he was elected.

    The Missouri governor was indicted in February on one count of invasion of privacy. He is accused of taking a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom he had an extramarital affair in 2015, before he was elected.

  • Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

    Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:45:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:29:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    President Donald Trump is passing up a chance to say whether he will fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
    President Donald Trump is passing up a chance to say whether he will fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
  • Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

    Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:30:36 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:27:48 GMT
    (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP). A caregiver shows what a medical marijuana identification card looks like for a caregiver and patient during an open house in Erie, Pa., Monday, April 16, 2018, at the region's first medical marijuana disp...(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP). A caregiver shows what a medical marijuana identification card looks like for a caregiver and patient during an open house in Erie, Pa., Monday, April 16, 2018, at the region's first medical marijuana disp...

    If the two measures pass, Utah and Oklahoma will join 30 other states that have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to the pro-pot National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana laws.

    If the two measures pass, Utah and Oklahoma will join 30 other states that have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to the pro-pot National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana laws.

  • Tribeca opens with 'Gilda,' and De Niro comes out swinging

    Tribeca opens with 'Gilda,' and De Niro comes out swinging

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:22:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:26:29 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, Robert De Niro attends the Legacy of Changing Lives Gala at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. As the curtain is going up on the 17th Tribeca Film Festival, R...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, Robert De Niro attends the Legacy of Changing Lives Gala at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. As the curtain is going up on the 17th Tribeca Film Festival, R...
    As the curtain is going up on the 17th Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro is using the spotlight to direct all his ire at President Donald Trump.
    As the curtain is going up on the 17th Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro is using the spotlight to direct all his ire at President Donald Trump.
  • GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

    GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:39:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:07:58 GMT
    The GAO reported that some high-tech office upgrades for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated federal law. (Source: CNN/Pool)The GAO reported that some high-tech office upgrades for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated federal law. (Source: CNN/Pool)
    The GAO reported that some high-tech office upgrades for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated federal law. (Source: CNN/Pool)The GAO reported that some high-tech office upgrades for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated federal law. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office.

    An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office.

  • Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:52:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:04:32 GMT

    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.

    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.

  • Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:12:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:38:00 GMT
    Former Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined.
    Former Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined.
  • California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:01:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:24:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...

    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

  • Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

    Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:23:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:59:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File). FILE - In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.(AP Photo/Doug Mills, File). FILE - In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.
    Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy.
    Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy.
  • Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

    Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:01:34 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:27:43 GMT
    (Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, purports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pre...(Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, purports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pre...
    Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent.
    Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent.
  • Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

    Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:25:12 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:27:36 GMT
    Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reached a settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer. (Source: CNN)Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reached a settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer. (Source: CNN)
    Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reached a settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer. (Source: CNN)Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reached a settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer. (Source: CNN)

    A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship.

    A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship.

  • Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

    Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:31:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:27:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from D...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from D...

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has so divided the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that it might send his nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation.

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has so divided the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that it might send his nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation.

  • House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

    House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:11:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:57:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., joined at right by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., argues in opposition as members members of the House Agriculture Committee assemble to craft a new farm bill which includes an overhaul of th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., joined at right by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., argues in opposition as members members of the House Agriculture Committee assemble to craft a new farm bill which includes an overhaul of th...
    A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.
    A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.
  • Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

    Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:01:48 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:25:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this April 12, 2018, photo CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on his nomination to be the next secretary of state on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two U.S. officials say Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this April 12, 2018, photo CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on his nomination to be the next secretary of state on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two U.S. officials say Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with...

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting.

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting.

  • US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:41:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.
  • Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

    Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:01:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.
  • Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

    Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:41:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:16:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, right, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, left, walk at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, right, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, left, walk at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.

    The two-day Trump-Abe summit played out amid growing tensions between the two countries over North Korea and trade.

    The two-day Trump-Abe summit played out amid growing tensions between the two countries over North Korea and trade.

  • Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

    Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:21:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:13:44 GMT
    Slide Fire Solutions says will stop taking orders at midnight on May 20. (Source: AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)Slide Fire Solutions says will stop taking orders at midnight on May 20. (Source: AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

    Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business.

    Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business.

  • Baby, c'mon in: Senate allows newborns of members in chamber

    Baby, c'mon in: Senate allows newborns of members in chamber

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:12:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:34:16 GMT
    Senate considers rules change to allow members to bring babies to votes.
    Senate considers rules change to allow members to bring babies to votes.
  • Zinke signs order to expand recreational opportunities

    Zinke signs order to expand recreational opportunities

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:35:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:55:09 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered his agency to expand recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways.
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered his agency to expand recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways.
  • Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:41:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:48:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...

    The White House had been struggling to explain remarks that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would be announcing new sanctions directed at companies associated with Syria's chemical weapons program on Monday amid reports that Trump put the brakes on the new sanctions.

    The White House had been struggling to explain remarks that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would be announcing new sanctions directed at companies associated with Syria's chemical weapons program on Monday amid reports that Trump put the brakes on the new sanctions.

  • Cardi B admires FDR's money moves; Bernie Sanders agrees

    Cardi B admires FDR's money moves; Bernie Sanders agrees

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:26:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:28:39 GMT

    She sat down for an interview with GQ on April 9 and confessed her love for history, politics and presidents, particularly President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 

    She sat down for an interview with GQ on April 9 and confessed her love for history, politics and presidents, particularly President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 

  • Parkland parents urge steps to improve school safety

    Parkland parents urge steps to improve school safety

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:05:11 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:56:58 GMT
    The father of a 14-year-old boy killed in the Parkland school shooting is calling for national standards for school safety, including measures to "harden" schools with bulletproof glass and technology that allows...
    The father of a 14-year-old boy killed in the Parkland school shooting is calling for national standards for school safety, including measures to "harden" schools with bulletproof glass and technology that allows teachers to communicate during a crisis.
  • The Latest: Senate to members' babies: C'mon in

    The Latest: Senate to members' babies: C'mon in

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:04:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:24:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...
    Senate votes unanimously to let the babies of its members into the tradition-bound chamber.
    Senate votes unanimously to let the babies of its members into the tradition-bound chamber.
  • The Latest: Trump prefers bilateral trade deal with Japan

    The Latest: Trump prefers bilateral trade deal with Japan

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:11:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:52:31 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe are making time for a round of golf during their Mar-a-Lago summit.
    President Donald Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe are making time for a round of golf during their Mar-a-Lago summit.
  • Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

    Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:55:29 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:48:08 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers in his own party and instead banking on support of regular Republican voters enamored by his populist campaign.
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers in his own party and instead banking on support of regular Republican voters enamored by his populist campaign.
  • Gov. Ivey new ad focuses on Confederate statues, monuments support

    Gov. Ivey new ad focuses on Confederate statues, monuments support

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:47:09 GMT
    (Source: WBRC Video)(Source: WBRC Video)

    Gov. Ivey praised a new state law that prohibits removal of the monuments. She signed the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act into law last year.

    Gov. Ivey praised a new state law that prohibits removal of the monuments. She signed the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act into law last year.

  • Trump NASA chief choice rescued in last-minute vote switch

    Trump NASA chief choice rescued in last-minute vote switch

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:45:15 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:46:47 GMT
    After failure to launch, a Republican senator switched his vote to save President Donald Trump's NASA nominee. (Source: CNN/Senate Floor)After failure to launch, a Republican senator switched his vote to save President Donald Trump's NASA nominee. (Source: CNN/Senate Floor)

    President Trump's nomination of Oklahoma congressman James Bridenstine to run NASA was rescued at the last minute after failing initially.

    President Trump's nomination of Oklahoma congressman James Bridenstine to run NASA was rescued at the last minute after failing initially.

  • Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight

    Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:57:02 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:32:10 GMT
    Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into election-year votes on immigration.
    Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into election-year votes on immigration.
  • Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

    Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:51:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:15:42 GMT
    President Donald Trump is attempting to rewrite history on his rationale for firing James Comey as FBI director last year. (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump is attempting to rewrite history on his rationale for firing James Comey as FBI director last year. (Source: CNN)

    President Donald Trump is saying he did not fire James Comey as FBI director because of the Russia investigation.

    President Donald Trump is saying he did not fire James Comey as FBI director because of the Russia investigation.

  • New Mexico town reconsiders tribute to Spanish conqueror

    New Mexico town reconsiders tribute to Spanish conqueror

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:42:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:12:28 GMT
    (AP Photo via the Valley Daily Post, George Morse). In this July 2017 handout photo provided by the Valley Daily Post, a pageant portraying the 1598 arrival of conquistador Juan de Onate makes its way through Espanola, N.M. Onate, portrayed here by Ral...(AP Photo via the Valley Daily Post, George Morse). In this July 2017 handout photo provided by the Valley Daily Post, a pageant portraying the 1598 arrival of conquistador Juan de Onate makes its way through Espanola, N.M. Onate, portrayed here by Ral...
    A northern New Mexico city nestled among tribal lands is reconsidering its annual commemoration of the 1598 arrival of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate, who is reviled for brutality against Native Americans.
    A northern New Mexico city nestled among tribal lands is reconsidering its annual commemoration of the 1598 arrival of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate, who is reviled for brutality against Native Americans.
  • By the numbers: The Castro era

    By the numbers: The Castro era in Cuba

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:12:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:06:54 GMT

    The National Assembly nominated Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raúl Castro as the head of the Cuban government. 

    The National Assembly nominated Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raúl Castro as the head of the Cuban government. 

  • GOP's regulatory fight goes to another level over car loans

    GOP's regulatory fight goes to another level over car loans

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:01:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:52:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this April 10, 2018, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., left rear, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right rear, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this April 10, 2018, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., left rear, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right rear, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republ...
    The Republican-led Congress is poised to undo guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure minority car buyers aren't charged higher interest rates.
    The Republican-led Congress is poised to undo guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure minority car buyers aren't charged higher interest rates.
  • Trump slams California governor over US troops at border

    Trump slams California governor over US troops at border

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:51:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:36:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his annual State of the State address before a joint session of the Legislature in Sacramento, Calif. President Donald Trump slammed Brown'...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his annual State of the State address before a joint session of the Legislature in Sacramento, Calif. President Donald Trump slammed Brown'...
    President Donald Trump is accusing California's governor of "trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border.".
    President Donald Trump is accusing California's governor of "trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border.".
  • Billionaire backs Feinstein challenger in US Senate race

    Billionaire backs Feinstein challenger in US Senate race

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:14:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:31:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file). FILE--In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Tom Steyer, is interviewed in New York. California billionaire Steyer is endorsing California state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, file). FILE--In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Tom Steyer, is interviewed in New York. California billionaire Steyer is endorsing California state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is endorsing state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is endorsing state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
  • EPA chief sat in coach when not flying on taxpayer's dime

    EPA chief sat in coach when not flying on taxpayer's dime

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:54:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...
    Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew in coach-class airline seats on at least two trips when taxpayers weren't footing the bill, despite claims he needed to travel in first class at government expense...
    Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew in coach-class airline seats on at least two trips when taxpayers weren't footing the bill, despite claims he needed to travel in first class at government expense because of security threats.
  • Melania Trump takes Japan's first lady to historic mansion

    Melania Trump takes Japan's first lady to historic mansion

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:32:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:15:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, stop to talk to members of the media as they walk to dinner at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesda...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, stop to talk to members of the media as they walk to dinner at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesda...
    First lady Melania Trump took her Japanese counterpart on a tour of another Palm Beach mansion.
    First lady Melania Trump took her Japanese counterpart on a tour of another Palm Beach mansion.
  • California city sued over vote to opt out of 'sanctuary'

    California city sued over vote to opt out of 'sanctuary'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:31:52 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:56:55 GMT
    (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, David Hernandez, left, Genevieve Peters, center, and Jennifer Martinez celebrate after the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to join the U.S. Dep...(Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, David Hernandez, left, Genevieve Peters, center, and Jennifer Martinez celebrate after the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to join the U.S. Dep...
    Residents in the tiny Southern California city of Los Alamitos are suing following a vote by elected officials to exempt the community from a state law limiting police collaboration with immigration authorities.
    Residents in the tiny Southern California city of Los Alamitos are suing following a vote by elected officials to exempt the community from a state law limiting police collaboration with immigration authorities.
  • Puerto Rico loses all its power again

    Puerto Rico loses all its power again

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:58:49 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:39:10 GMT

    Puerto Rico’s been dealing with widespread power outages for months, trying to recover from Hurricane Maria.

    Puerto Rico’s been dealing with widespread power outages for months, trying to recover from Hurricane Maria.

  • Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:23:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:26:05 GMT
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings, on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings, on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    A senior South Korean presidential official said Wednesday that the Koreas plan to use their summit to discuss ending military hostilities, but it wasn't clear if they'd discuss the end of the war.

    A senior South Korean presidential official said Wednesday that the Koreas plan to use their summit to discuss ending military hostilities, but it wasn't clear if they'd discuss the end of the war.

  • Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:22:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:15:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.
  • Memorial services set for Barbara Bush; funeral Saturday

    Memorial services set for Barbara Bush; funeral Saturday

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:02:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:02:22 GMT
    The funeral for the former first lady is scheduled for Saturday in Houston. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)The funeral for the former first lady is scheduled for Saturday in Houston. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    The funeral for the former first lady is scheduled for Saturday in Houston.

    The funeral for the former first lady is scheduled for Saturday in Houston.

  • APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

    APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:02:55 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:35:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has issued a rebuke to Rokita, ordering the Re...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has issued a rebuke to Rokita, ordering the Re...
    Donald Trump's re-election campaign is demanding that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs giving the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid.
    Donald Trump's re-election campaign is demanding that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs giving the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid.
  • George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

    George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:42:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:57:47 GMT
    ( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ...( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ...
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".
  • EU says US tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows

    EU says US tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:01:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:31:40 GMT
    EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are distorting global trade and could hurt economic growth.
    EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are distorting global trade and could hurt economic growth.
  • Bill to protect special counsel is scuttled by McConnell

    Bill to protect special counsel is scuttled by McConnell

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:31:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-04-18 07:55:04 GMT

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller.

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller.

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  • New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

    New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:34:09 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:38:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay Reeves). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Josephine Bolling McCall poses with a photo of her father, lynching victim Elmore Bolling, at her home in Montgomery, Ala. Bolling is among thousands of lynching victims remembered at the ...(AP Photo/Jay Reeves). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Josephine Bolling McCall poses with a photo of her father, lynching victim Elmore Bolling, at her home in Montgomery, Ala. Bolling is among thousands of lynching victims remembered at the ...
    A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings.
    A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings.
  • Kansas officials boost projected tax collections by $540M

    Kansas officials boost projected tax collections by $540M

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:44:15 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:38:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Hanna). Larry Campell, left, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer's budget director, confers with J.G. Scott, center, the Legislature's top fiscal analyst, and Raney Gilliland, right, the director of the Legislature's research staff, before the relea...(AP Photo/John Hanna). Larry Campell, left, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer's budget director, confers with J.G. Scott, center, the Legislature's top fiscal analyst, and Raney Gilliland, right, the director of the Legislature's research staff, before the relea...
    Kansas officials have issued a new fiscal forecast that boosts projected tax collections by a total of $540 million through June 2019.
    Kansas officials have issued a new fiscal forecast that boosts projected tax collections by a total of $540 million through June 2019.
  • Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:13:22 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:38:02 GMT
    The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states.
    The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states.
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