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Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion. But U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed

today, 00:43 in Politics
 

The senators Trump will watch as the Pompeo confirmation fight unfolds

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s beleaguered choice for his second secretary of state faces its first test Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a confirmation vote. But the more intense drama is likely to unfold during the week, wh

yesterday, 18:07 in Politics
 

Iranian foreign minister wants "respect" from US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his government needs to see a "change of attitude" from the U.S. administration before any meaningful negotiations can begin over several U.S. citizens being held prisoner...

yesterday, 16:54 in Politics
 

Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions

LONDON (AP) — Ireland's premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of Europe's strictest abortion rules. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Saturday that Ireland's May 25 referendum on whether to lift a cons

yesterday, 12:01 in Health
 

Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings. Trump is accusing The New York Times and a reporter of...

yesterday, 09:35 in Politics
 

Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead. Steyer, whose appeals you may have seen on TV, is spending

yesterday, 01:03 in Politics
 

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

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump. And her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own

yesterday, 01:03 in Politics
 

Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President Donald 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 to his legal team. And this comes at a time when the

yesterday, 01:03 in Politics
 

Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

NEW YORK (AP) — 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 DNC filed the lawsuit

yesterday, 00:46 in Politics
 

High holiday: Pot fans join 420 smoke-out in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts simultaneously exhaled a giant cloud of smoke that rose above San Francisco's Golden Gate Park precisely at 4:20 p.m. Friday, the annual April 20 high holiday. An estimated 20,000 people flocked to

Friday, 21:38 in Health
 

CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease expanded its warning Friday surrounding a multistate E. coli outbreak tied to tainted romaine lettuce from Arizona, which has now sickened more than 50 people. The agency said information from new cases of illn

Friday, 20:16 in Health
 

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

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team, President Donald Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender at a time when the White House is

Friday, 19:02 in Politics
 

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

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead. Steyer, whose appeals you may have seen on TV, is spending

Friday, 18:38 in Politics
 

John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — John Bolton is putting his stamp on the National Security Council, announcing Friday that Mira Ricardel will be joining the group as deputy national security adviser. Ricardel has served three administrations, working for

Friday, 18:09 in Politics
 

Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her

Friday, 16:13 in Politics
 

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