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Michael Cohen hunts for new lawyers in FBI probe

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:33
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings. 2018-06-13T08:55:00-04:00 2018-06-13T12:55:21-04:00

Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has been released from the hospital after what the White House had described as a "very mild" heart attack. 2018-06-13T09:00:00-04:00 2018-06-13T13:00:15-04:00

Ryan says Trump backs compromise immigration plan

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump backs compromise immigration legislation that House Republican leaders are trying to craft in hopes of ending the party's standoff over the issue, Speaker Paul Ryan told GOP lawmakers Wednesday. Details of the measure remained in negotiation between conservatives and moderates, and whatever emerges faces an uphill climb. 2018-06-13T08:34:00-04:00 2018-06-13T12:34:40-04:00

Senate panel OKs farm bill, but House wants work provisions

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs on Wednesday, sidestepping a fight for now but setting up a clash with House Republicans intent on beefing up work requirements for food stamps. 2018-06-13T08:43:00-04:00 2018-06-13T12:43:45-04:00

Michael Cohen hunts for new lawyers in FBI probe

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:36
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings. 2018-06-13T08:33:00-04:00 2018-06-13T12:33:18-04:00

It's Trump's party now as GOP learns not to cross president

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:22
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't cross President Donald Trump. 2018-06-13T08:12:00-04:00 2018-06-13T12:12:11-04:00

Ryan paints rosy scenario on immigration, details to come

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:22
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan painted a rosy scenario Wednesday for a still-evolving Republican immigration deal, saying it gives the GOP an opportunity to enact legislation this year on the contentious issue. But details remained in negotiation between conservatives and moderates, and whatever emerges faces an uphill climb. 2018-06-13T08:08:00-04:00 2018-06-13T12:08:13-04:00

GOP congressman asks Trump to attend annual baseball game

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:22
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman has asked President Donald Trump to attend the annual congressional baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park. 2018-06-13T08:19:00-04:00 2018-06-13T12:19:39-04:00

Michael Cohen hunts for new lawyers in FBI probe

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:22
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings. 2018-06-13T08:04:00-04:00 2018-06-13T12:04:36-04:00

'No longer a nuclear threat' from North Korea, Trump says

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:56
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a dubious claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced no guarantees on how or when Pyongyang would disarm. 2018-06-13T07:51:00-04:00 2018-06-13T11:51:23-04:00

The Latest: Pompeo says NKorea talks to resume next week

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:44
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T07:34:00-04:00 2018-06-13T11:34:31-04:00

The Latest: Pompeo says NKorea should disarm in 2 years

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:28
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T07:19:00-04:00 2018-06-13T11:19:57-04:00

Trump's Mideast team to push peace plan in region

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:28
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week as it finalizes its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and will hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip. The trip comes as officials say the Trump administration is near completion of the plan with an eye on a possible release this summer. 2018-06-13T07:18:00-04:00 2018-06-13T11:18:23-04:00

The Latest: Pompeo adds caveat on US military exercises

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T07:10:00-04:00 2018-06-13T11:10:52-04:00

The Latest: Ryan optimistic on immigration bill compromise

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' efforts to pass immigration legislation (all times local): 2018-06-13T06:56:00-04:00 2018-06-13T10:56:17-04:00

Trump's Mideast team to push peace plan in region

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week to promote its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip. The trip comes as officials say the Trump administration is finalizing the plan for possible release this summer. 2018-06-13T06:47:00-04:00 2018-06-13T10:47:51-04:00

The Latest: Trump rants against skeptical summit coverage

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T06:20:00-04:00 2018-06-13T10:20:28-04:00

Trump declares via Twitter the NKorea nuclear threat is over

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday that there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a dubious claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced no guarantees on how and when Pyongyang would disarm. 2018-06-13T06:18:00-04:00 2018-06-13T10:18:48-04:00

Trump declares via Twitter the NKorea nuclear threat is over

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday that there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a bold and questionable claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced few guarantees on how and when Pyongyang would disarm. 2018-06-13T05:55:00-04:00 2018-06-13T09:55:45-04:00

Trump declares via Twitter the NKorea nuclear threat is over

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared on Twitter Wednesday that there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a bold and questionable claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced few guarantees on how and when Pyongyang would disarm. 2018-06-13T03:53:00-04:00 2018-06-13T07:53:49-04:00

The Latest: Trump says ending war games saves money

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:45
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T03:32:00-04:00 2018-06-13T07:32:19-04:00

The Latest: Trump tweets NKorea no longer nuclear threat

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T03:15:00-04:00 2018-06-13T07:15:11-04:00

The Latest: Trump tweets NKorea no longer nuclear threat

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T02:33:00-04:00 2018-06-13T06:33:44-04:00

The Latest: Pompeo arrives in S. Korea to brief allies

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:38
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T02:26:00-04:00 2018-06-13T06:26:10-04:00

The Latest: Russia welcomes Trump-Kim summit

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:13
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-13T01:07:00-04:00 2018-06-13T05:07:20-04:00

Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea summit

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:13
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's triumphant assertions about the success of the unprecedented Singapore summit are being met with skepticism and outright derision from critics seizing on the contradiction between his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and his willingness to accept vague pledges from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. 2018-06-13T01:01:00-04:00 2018-06-13T05:01:57-04:00

In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:04
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent's public extramarital affair several years ago. 2018-06-12T23:51:00-04:00 2018-06-13T03:51:20-04:00

Nevada primary tees up battleground governor, Senate races

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:04
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters delivered easy primary election wins Tuesday to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen while teeing up a November battle for the governor's mansion between the chairman of a powerful Las Vegas-area council and the state attorney general. 2018-06-12T23:51:00-04:00 2018-06-13T03:51:31-04:00

In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 09:08
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent's public extramarital affair several years ago. 2018-06-12T23:01:00-04:00 2018-06-13T03:01:25-04:00

The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:56
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T22:42:00-04:00 2018-06-13T02:42:56-04:00

With US-NKorea summit over, US envoy to brief Asia allies

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:44
SINGAPORE (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat jetted to South Korea on Wednesday for talks as America's Asian allies try to parse the implications of the unprecedented summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, which ended with a renewed commitment for a denuclearized Korean Peninsula but also a pledge by Trump to end longstanding war games that unsettle Pyongyang. 2018-06-12T22:29:00-04:00 2018-06-13T02:29:43-04:00

In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:14
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent's public extramarital affair several years ago. 2018-06-12T22:03:00-04:00 2018-06-13T02:03:46-04:00

A look at N. Korea's human rights abuses Trump played down

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:00
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It was just months ago when President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union address to condemn the cruelty of North Korea's government. But after his historic summit on Tuesday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whom he described as "very smart" and having a "great personality," Trump seemed to play down the severity of human rights violations in North Korea. 2018-06-12T21:56:00-04:00 2018-06-13T01:56:20-04:00

The Latest: Voting troubles in Nevada blamed on new machines

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:44
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T21:39:00-04:00 2018-06-13T01:39:39-04:00

Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:18
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats settled a bruising primary for Nevada governor on Tuesday, nominating Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak to take on the state's Republican attorney general in November — one of two close races expected in the battleground state this year. 2018-06-12T20:49:00-04:00 2018-06-13T00:49:15-04:00

Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea summit

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's triumphant assertions about the success of the unprecedented Singapore summit are being met with skepticism and outright derision from critics seizing on the contradiction between his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and his willingness to accept vague pledges from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. 2018-06-12T21:10:00-04:00 2018-06-13T01:10:17-04:00

With US-NKorea summit over, US envoy turns attention to ally

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:02
SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. top diplomat is jetting to South Korea to brief the country's president as Asian allies try to parse the implications of the extraordinary nuclear summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un. 2018-06-12T20:48:00-04:00 2018-06-13T00:48:23-04:00

The Latest: Businessman wins Maine GOP governor nomination

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:02
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T20:54:00-04:00 2018-06-13T00:54:36-04:00

Democrat settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 06:35
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats settled a bruising primary for Nevada governor on Tuesday, nominating Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak to take on the state's Republican attorney general in November — one of two close races in expected in the battleground state this year. 2018-06-12T20:30:00-04:00 2018-06-13T00:30:46-04:00

Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 06:35
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words and hope for "a bright new future" for Kim's isolated and impoverished nation. Yet he immediately faced pointed questions at home about whether he got little and gave away much in his push to make a deal with the young autocrat — including an agreement to halt U.S. military exercises with South Korea. 2018-06-12T20:10:00-04:00 2018-06-13T00:10:52-04:00

GOP Rep. Amodei fends off Angle, Democrats Lee, Horsford win

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:54
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Republican Rep. Mark Amodei fended off a primary challenge from tea party favorite Sharron Angle Tuesday, while former Rep. Steven Horsford and Las Vegas philanthropist Susie Lee won Democratic primaries for two Democrat-held congressional seats in southern Nevada that will be up for grabs in November. 2018-06-12T19:39:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:39:35-04:00

The Latest: Rep. Amodei wins Nevada GOP nod for re-election

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:54
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T19:37:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:37:50-04:00

Heller wins Nevada GOP primary; Laxalt is pick for governor

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:54
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republicans made primary night easy, sending U.S. Sen. Dean Heller into a tough battle to save his seat and putting Attorney General Adam Laxalt on the November ballot for governor. 2018-06-12T19:44:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:44:34-04:00

Top GOP aide: House to vote next week on 2 immigration bills

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:54
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will vote next week on two Republican-written immigration bills, a top GOP aide said late Tuesday, as leaders sought to move past an election-year civil war they worry will wound the party's prospects in November. 2018-06-12T19:45:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:45:14-04:00

The Latest: Titus, Lee, Horsford win Nevada Dem primaries

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:38
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T19:22:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:22:36-04:00

Heller, Rosen win primary races for Nevada Senate seat

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:38
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republicans made primary night easy, sending U.S. Sen. Dean Heller into a tough battle to save his seat and putting Attorney General Adam Laxalt on the November ballot for governor. 2018-06-12T19:31:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:31:22-04:00

Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:38
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dean Heller cruised through a five-way Republican primary race Tuesday, freeing him to prepare for a tough re-election battle that could help swing control of the Senate. 2018-06-12T19:36:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:36:04-04:00

The Latest: Adam Laxalt wins GOP primary for Nevada governor

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:12
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T19:05:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:05:30-04:00

Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:12
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, considered the most vulnerable Republican seeking re-election this year, cruised through a five-way Republican primary race Tuesday as he prepares for a tough re-election battle that could help swing control of the Senate. 2018-06-12T19:06:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:06:05-04:00

The Latest: Votes planned on 2 immigration bills

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 04:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' efforts to pass immigration legislation (all times local): 2018-06-12T17:59:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:59:50-04:00

GOP Rep. Cramer easily wins North Dakota Senate primary

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 04:00
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, looking ahead to a November battle with Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp that could be key to control the chamber, cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday's Republican Senate primary in North Dakota. 2018-06-12T17:48:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:48:34-04:00

GOP Rep. Cramer easily wins North Dakota Senate primary

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:48
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, looking ahead to a November battle with Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp that could be key to control the chamber, cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday's Republican primary in North Dakota. 2018-06-12T17:44:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:44:11-04:00

The Latest: Armstrong wins North Dakota GOP House primary

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:34
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T17:26:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:26:45-04:00

Democrats in tight primary contest for Nevada governor nod

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:34
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters were deciding a competitive Democratic primary race for governor Tuesday, a contest that became the state's most closely watched after President Donald Trump helped clear a path to the GOP nomination for vulnerable Sen. Dean Heller. 2018-06-12T17:30:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:30:10-04:00

GOP meeting ends with no immigration deal, next step unclear

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided House Republicans left a bargaining session Tuesday night saying they'd not reached an immigration compromise. It remained unclear whether restive moderates would follow through on their threat to force votes soon on the troublesome issue, and questions even arose about whether they still had enough support to do that. 2018-06-12T17:20:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:20:13-04:00

The Latest: Cramer wins North Dakota GOP Senate primary

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:20
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T17:13:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:13:46-04:00

The Latest: S. Carolina Rep. Smith wins Dem governor primary

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:05
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T16:57:00-04:00 2018-06-12T20:57:05-04:00

Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:54
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words and hope for "a bright new future" for Kim's isolated and impoverished nation. Yet he immediately faced pointed questions at home about whether he got little and gave away much in his push to make a deal with the young autocrat — including an agreement to halt U.S. military exercises with South Korea. 2018-06-12T16:42:00-04:00 2018-06-12T20:42:15-04:00

GOP meeting ends with no immigration deal, next step unclear

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:54
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided House Republicans left a bargaining session Tuesday night saying they'd not reached an immigration compromise. It remained unclear whether restive moderates would follow through on their threat to force votes soon on the troublesome issue, and questions even arose about whether they still had enough support to do that. 2018-06-12T16:44:00-04:00 2018-06-12T20:44:13-04:00

The Latest: Rep. Comstock wins GOP nomination in Virginia

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:24
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T16:13:00-04:00 2018-06-12T20:13:45-04:00

Democrats in tight primary contest for Nevada governor nod

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:24
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters were deciding a competitive Democratic primary race for governor Tuesday, a contest that became the state's most closely watched after President Donald Trump helped clear a path to the GOP nomination for vulnerable Sen. Dean Heller. 2018-06-12T16:10:00-04:00 2018-06-12T20:10:09-04:00

GOP meeting ends with no immigration deal, but optimism

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided House Republicans left a bargaining session Tuesday saying they'd not reached an immigration compromise. Leaders expressed optimism that an accord was near but provided no detail, and left unanswered whether restive moderates would move to force votes soon on the troublesome issue. 2018-06-12T15:54:00-04:00 2018-06-12T19:54:26-04:00

Lawsuit: Justice Dept. failed to give McCabe info on firing

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:58
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe with documents related to his firing, according to a lawsuit filed on his behalf Tuesday. 2018-06-12T15:51:00-04:00 2018-06-12T19:51:07-04:00

The Latest: Polls close in Virginia, S. Carolina primaries

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:30
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 2018-06-12T15:04:00-04:00 2018-06-12T19:04:44-04:00

Lawsuit: Justice Dept. failed to give McCabe info on firing

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:30
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe with documents related to his firing, according to a lawsuit filed on his behalf Tuesday. 2018-06-12T15:16:00-04:00 2018-06-12T19:16:14-04:00

The Latest: GOP House leaders cite progress on immigration

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:30
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' efforts to pass immigration legislation (all times local): 2018-06-12T15:25:00-04:00 2018-06-12T19:25:13-04:00

Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation and U.S. intelligence-gathering methods. 2018-06-12T13:31:00-04:00 2018-06-12T17:31:00-04:00

Trump slams Robert De Niro as 'a very Low IQ individual'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is slamming actor Robert De Niro as "a very Low IQ individual." 2018-06-12T14:21:00-04:00 2018-06-12T18:21:15-04:00

Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:20
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words and hope for "a bright new future" for Kim's isolated and impoverished nation. Yet he immediately faced pointed questions at home about whether he got little and gave away much in his push to make a deal with the young autocrat — including an agreement to halt U.S. military exercises with South Korea. 2018-06-12T14:13:00-04:00 2018-06-12T18:13:32-04:00

Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 23:12
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation and U.S. intelligence-gathering methods. 2018-06-12T12:55:00-04:00 2018-06-12T16:55:22-04:00

House aims at campaign-season bills battling opioid abuse

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 23:12
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House dove Tuesday into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioid abuse, as lawmakers try to tackle a crisis that's killing tens of thousands a year and to score a popular win they can tout for the midterm elections. 2018-06-12T13:03:00-04:00 2018-06-12T17:03:27-04:00

Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 23:12
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators on Tuesday disputed the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid. 2018-06-12T12:57:00-04:00 2018-06-12T16:57:42-04:00

Trade proposal hits Senate roadblock in win for Trump

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 22:44
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation that would require congressional approval of tariffs imposed in the name of national security hit a roadblock Tuesday. 2018-06-12T12:40:00-04:00 2018-06-12T16:40:10-04:00

Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:48
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation. 2018-06-12T11:33:00-04:00 2018-06-12T15:33:04-04:00

The Latest: 'Upbeat' Trump calls GOP senators after summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:20
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional reaction to President Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-06-12T11:09:00-04:00 2018-06-12T15:09:25-04:00

Energy regulators: No immediate threat to power grid

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:20
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators on Tuesday disputed the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid. 2018-06-12T10:53:00-04:00 2018-06-12T14:53:34-04:00

US politicians not yet toasting Trump-Kim summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:52
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders aren't quite celebrating President Donald Trump's historic meeting Tuesday with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying the initial agreement they struck won't mean much unless the North completely denuclearizes. 2018-06-12T10:35:00-04:00 2018-06-12T14:35:38-04:00

High court voter roll decision may have limited impact

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:08
ATLANTA (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls, but will they? 2018-06-12T09:56:00-04:00 2018-06-12T13:56:47-04:00

US politicians not yet toasting Trump-Kim summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:08
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders aren't quite celebrating President Donald Trump's historic meeting Tuesday with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying the initial agreement they struck won't mean much unless the North completely denuclearizes. 2018-06-12T09:53:00-04:00 2018-06-12T13:53:53-04:00

11 candidates seeking to succeed firebrand Maine Gov. LePage

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 19:26
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine voters have plenty of choices Tuesday to replace firebrand Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who has served the maximum two terms allowed. 2018-06-12T09:13:00-04:00 2018-06-12T13:13:12-04:00

Trump: Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 19:14
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "learned" from the mistake of criticizing him and it's going to cost Canada "a lot of money." 2018-06-12T09:04:00-04:00 2018-06-12T13:04:55-04:00

The Latest: Trump says Kim Jong Un 'loves his people'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 19:14
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T09:09:00-04:00 2018-06-12T13:09:32-04:00

The Latest: Trump says Kim Jong Un 'loves his people'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 19:00
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T08:42:00-04:00 2018-06-12T12:42:19-04:00

The Latest: Israeli official says summit a signal to Iran

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:18
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T08:01:00-04:00 2018-06-12T12:01:25-04:00

Trump, Kim claim big summit success, but details are scant

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:18
SINGAPORE (AP) — Claiming success at their whirlwind summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Singapore Tuesday, praising their face-to-face progress toward ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons. Yet Trump faced pointed questions at home about whether he got little and gave away much — including an agreement to halt U.S. military exercises with South Korea. 2018-06-12T08:12:00-04:00 2018-06-12T12:12:16-04:00

US politicians not yet toasting Trump-Kim summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 17:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders aren't quite celebrating President Donald Trump's historic meeting Tuesday with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying the initial agreement they struck won't mean much until the North completely denuclearizes. 2018-06-12T07:33:00-04:00 2018-06-12T11:33:12-04:00

The Latest: UN praises summit as 'important milestone'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 17:12
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T06:59:00-04:00 2018-06-12T10:59:36-04:00

The Latest: McConnell says summit a major step toward peace

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:43
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T06:30:00-04:00 2018-06-12T10:30:49-04:00

The Latest: Moon offers aid to find remains of US soldiers

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:30
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T05:21:00-04:00 2018-06-12T09:21:18-04:00

The Latest: Trump, Moon talk by phone after NKorea summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:18
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T05:01:00-04:00 2018-06-12T09:01:15-04:00

Trump-Kim shake hands, commit to 'complete denuclearization'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:18
SINGAPORE (AP) — Clasping hands and forecasting future peace, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un committed Tuesday to "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting in history between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. Yet as Trump toasted the summit's results, he faced mounting questions about whether he got too little and gave away too much — including an agreement to halt U.S. military exercises with treaty ally South Korea. 2018-06-12T05:09:00-04:00 2018-06-12T09:09:46-04:00

Trump shows Kim a video laying out the stakes of summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:35
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump, the former reality television star with a knack for theatrics, tried a dose of Hollywood drama as he sought to sway North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their historic summit. 2018-06-12T04:31:00-04:00 2018-06-12T08:31:15-04:00

The Latest: Trump says tough rhetoric led to NKorea summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:21
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T04:12:00-04:00 2018-06-12T08:12:53-04:00

Trump-Kim shake hands, commit to 'complete denuclearization'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:09
SINGAPORE (AP) — Clasping hands and forecasting future peace, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un committed Tuesday to "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting in history between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. Yet as Trump toasted the summit's results, he faced mounting questions about whether he got too little and gave away too much — including an agreement to halt U.S. military exercises with treaty ally South Korea. 2018-06-12T03:22:00-04:00 2018-06-12T07:22:45-04:00

White House restricts US press access to Kim Jong Un summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:09
SINGAPORE (AP) — The White House restricted journalists' access to parts of President Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un on Tuesday despite long-standing arrangements intended to ensure the public is kept fully abreast of key presidential moments, such as the first meeting in history with a North Korean leader. 2018-06-12T03:01:00-04:00 2018-06-12T07:01:54-04:00

The Latest: Trump says denuclearization must be verifiable

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:56
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T02:39:00-04:00 2018-06-12T06:39:52-04:00

Trump and Kim shake hands in scene complex as their rivalry

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:56
SINGAPORE (AP) — Donald Trump approached from the right, striding down the long portico at the colonial-era Singapore resort. Kim Jong Un, dressed in his familiar Mao suit, emerged from the left. They met in the middle, on a red carpet, dozens of cameras recording their every move as the world watched. 2018-06-12T02:41:00-04:00 2018-06-12T06:41:44-04:00

Trump shows Kim a video laying out the stakes of summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:56
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump, the former reality television star with a knack for theatrics, tried a dose of Hollywood drama as he sought to sway North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their historic summit. 2018-06-12T02:48:00-04:00 2018-06-12T06:48:35-04:00

After summit, Trump announces halt to US-SKorea 'war games'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:42
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified "security guarantees" to the North and Kim recommitting to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." 2018-06-12T02:30:00-04:00 2018-06-12T06:30:23-04:00

The Latest: Trump: I believe Kim will make good on promises

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:47
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2018-06-12T01:42:00-04:00 2018-06-12T05:42:46-04:00

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