News archive from 4 June 2018

Mrs. Trump skipping G7, North Korea summits

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump isn't joining her husband at the G7 summit in Quebec this week or planning to accompany him to the expected meeting with North Korea's leader in Singapore the week after, spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said...

Chron, 22:13 in Politics

Trump lawyer plays down chance president would self-pardon

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the White House sharpened its legal and political defenses against the special counsel Russia probe, an attorney for President Donald Trump's legal team made it clear that it would combat any effort to force the president to...

Chron, 01:02 in Politics

SideTracks: Lindsey Vonn, P.K. Subban... and more

ICY ATHLETES, HOT DATE: Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn was spotted at STRIP by Strega with rumored boyfriend Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban, who has been taking a class at Harvard alongside Bruins captain Zdeno Chara. The two NHL stars all...


Tomorrow’s stars

New England Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones, center back, and agent Sean Stellato spent their weekend giving back to the kids of Lakeville, hosting a football camp to teach them skills for the field and lessons for life.


Bill Clinton bristles at questions on Lewinsky, #MeToo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says the #MeToo movement is overdue. But he's bristling at questions about Monica Lewinsky. In an interview with NBC's "Today Show" released Monday, Clinton was asked whether he should have...

Chron, 08:33 in Politics

The Latest: Trump asserts 'absolute right to PARDON' himself

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on whether President Donald Trump could pardon himself in the Russia probe (all times local): 8:50 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has "absolute right to PARDON myself" but says has "done nothing...

Chron, 09:16 in Politics

Trump claims progress after 500 days

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is touting what he sees as his top accomplishments after 500 days in office. On Twitter Monday Trump says: "we have accomplished a lot - many believe more than any President in his first 500 days."...

Chron, 09:16 in Politics

Trump says US farmers will be treated fairly in trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending his tough trade negotiations with China, Canada and Mexico, saying that U.S. farmers have been treated "unfairly." The president says on Twitter that by the time he finishes his trade...

Chron, 10:16 in Politics

Full text of SJC ruling on Wayne W. Chapman

Attached is the SJC decision on a petition to keep Wayne Chapman locked up ...


Family spokesman says George HW Bush leaving hospital

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is leaving a Maine hospital after being treated for low blood pressure and fatigue. A Bush spokesman tweeted Monday that the president "deeply" appreciates the care and good wishes he...

Chron, 13:23 in Politics

Mrs. Trump set to make appearance after 24 days out of sight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is scheduled to appear at her first official engagement since dropping out of sight 24 days ago. The first lady was joining the president at a White House reception Monday evening for Gold Star families. Such families...

Chron, 14:28 in Politics

One-party rule? California Democrats look to expand power

Now Playing: Welcome to California's "jungle primary", where two candidates advance to November regardless of political party, meaning neither Democrats nor Republicans are guaranteed a slot. That's set off a scramble by candidates trying to...

Chron, 14:45 in Politics

Why a Houston lawmaker is helping sue the U.S. census as a plaintiff

A Houston lawmaker has joined the nationwide fight to remove a question slated for the 2020 U.S. Census. On Friday, State Representative Gene Wu announced that he named himself as a plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging the addition of a citizenship...

Chron, 14:51 in Politics

Trump urged to raise human rights, regional issues with Kim

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is setting his sights on a nuclear deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, leaving allies and advocates worried that he may give short shrift to human rights abuses and regional security concerns. The...

Chron, 15:33 in Politics

Pentagon probing allegations against White House physician

WASHINGTON (AP) — The office of the Pentagon's inspector general has begun an investigation of White House doctor Ronny Jackson. A spokesman for the IG's office, Bruce Anderson, announced the probe but said he could not comment on the specific...

Chron, 15:33 in Politics

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