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Trump Attends G7 Summit

In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation. But in Europe, Trump has faced a far cooler reception and has been eager to go…

Jared Kushner Under Investigation By FBI For Russia Meetings

The Washington Post reports that the FBI is investigating meetings that President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had in December with Russian officials. Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings late last year with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov. The Post story cites anonymous “people familiar with…

Trump Travel Ban Headed For Supreme Court Showdown

President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination,” a federal appeals court said Thursday in ruling against the executive order targeting six Muslim-majority countries. Trump’s administration vowed to take the fight to the U.S. Supreme Court. In a 10-3 vote,…

Trump Chastises NATO Leaders; Promises Crackdown On Leaks

President Donald Trump on Thursday chastised NATO leaders for not paying their fair share to protect the alliance, complaining in front of them that the defense burden the United States has shouldered for many years is “not fair” to its taxpayers. Trump also did not explicitly affirm that an attack on any member of the…

Congressional Candidate Assaults Reporter

Montana Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte is being charged with misdemeanor assault after a reporter said the Republican ``body-slammed him'' Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the nationally watched special election. The Gallatin County Sheriff's department made the announcement in a press statement late Wednesday. Ben Jacobs, a reporter for The Guardian, called police…

Arrests Made In Connection With Manchester Bombing

British security forces raided an apartment building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated a network of people allegedly behind the city’s concert bombing. Hundreds of soldiers were sent to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and Parliament. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, Salman Abedi, “likely” did not act alone…

Only on AP: CEO pay climbed faster last year, up 8.5 percent

NEW YORK (AP) -- The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years....

Roger Moore Dead At 89

Roger Moore, the longest-serving movie star to play iconic British spy James Bond in the famed film series, has died in Switzerland after a brief bout with cancer. He was 89.  A message from his family shared on the actor's official Twitter account Tuesday read: ``With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful…