News archive from 11 June 2018

First lady attends annual Ford's Theatre gala in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has attended an annual gala benefiting the Washington theater where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. The first lady's office says she delivered remarks at the conclusion of Sunday's performances thanking Ford's Theater...

Chron, 22:23 in Politics

The Latest: Trump, Kim to open summit by meeting one on one

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 9:20 a.m. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un will start their historic summit with a...

Chron, 22:23 in Politics

Maryland judge to hear 'emoluments' case against Trump

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Maryland federal judge will hear arguments in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign and state governments. Monday's arguments before U.S. District Judge Peter...

Chron, 00:31 in Politics

10 historic moments in relations between US, North Korea

SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are to meet in Singapore on Tuesday for a summit that will be the first of its kind between leaders of the rival nations. Ten other historic moments in relations between the...

Chron, 00:31 in Politics

Officials mulling final preparations for Trump-Kim summit

Now Playing: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday ahead of a historic summit with US President Donald Trump. (June 10) Media: Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North...

Chron, 00:31 in Politics

Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

Now Playing: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says all countries attending the Group of Seven summit have signed a joint communique despite sharp trade tensions with the U.S. (June 9) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald...

Chron, 00:55 in Politics

Immigration firm seems to thrive after Trump lawyer's help

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T and drug giant Novartis got nothing but bad publicity when they asked Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen for help with business, but a Florida immigration firm that tapped him appears to have gotten nearly...

Chron, 01:44 in Politics

Nevada primary: Heller safe, 2 Democrats battle for governor

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dean Heller, the most vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump, leaving a contentious Democratic battle for governor as Nevada's most...

Chron, 02:10 in Politics

Houston to get $1B in Harvey housing aid; it's not enough

Houston will soon receive more than $1 billion in long-term housing aid to recover after Hurricane Harvey. That's a staggering figure that represents roughly half of the city's annual general fund budget, but, according to FEMA's own figures, it isn't...

Chron, 07:03 in Politics

At Trump-Kim summit, human rights is a back-burner issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said it himself to Congress and the American people: "No regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or brutally than the cruel dictatorship in North Korea." But when it comes to human rights,...

Chron, 17:51 in Politics

Texas border agents tell migrant moms they'll bathe their kids. Instead, they separate them.

Border agents in Texas have been of accused of deceiving immigrant parents in order to separate them from their children. A Boston Globe report detailing the Trump administration's policy of splitting apprehended migrant families features a...

Chron, 18:35 in Politics

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