News archive from 1 September 2018

Papadopoulos: Trump 'nodded' at suggestion of Putin meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos say Donald Trump "nodded with approval" when Papadopoulos suggested he could facilitate a meeting between the Republican candidate and Russian President Vladimir...

Chron, 00:47 in Politics

Trump says North Carolina redistricting ruling 'unfair'

Now Playing: President Donald Trump says the prospect of a North Carolina drawing new districts weeks ahead of the November midterm election is "unfair." (Aug. 31) Media: Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump says...

Chron, 01:03 in Politics

AP sources: Former spy said Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Justice Department lawyer says a former British spy told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump "over a barrel," according to multiple people familiar with...

Chron, 02:09 in Politics
Gallery: What a hoot

Gallery: What a hoot

Fitchburg firefighters work to free an owl caught in a soccer net. The owl is seen after being released at right.


A topsy-turvy day of NAFTA talks ends with plans to resume

Now Playing: Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says the U.S. and Canada will continue to engage in trade talks, even though the two countries missed a deadline that the Trump administration had signaled less than a week ago. (Aug. 31) Media:...

Chron, 09:05 in Politics

Russian meddling in 2018 vote is no certainty, but a concern

Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. The sites mimicked a portal used by U.S. senators and...

Chron, 12:12 in Politics

Trump visits golf course while Washington mourns McCain

STERLING, Va. (AP) — For President Donald Trump, it was just like any other Saturday. As political dignitaries gathered in Washington to memorialize Sen. John McCain, the president tweeted familiar grievances and headed to the golf course. McCain's...

Chron, 17:52 in Politics

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