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  • AP Analysis: Good and bad news in NKorea’s latest nuke offer

    TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has finally broken his silence on what he plans to bring to the table during his summits with the South Korean and U.S. presidents — and it doesn’t appear to have a whole lot to do with tossing out his hard-won nuclear arsenal. At least not […]
  • AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

    Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s images include U.S. missiles lighting the sky over Damascus; students protesting gun violence in the U.S.; and participants […]
  • Former NFL player’s 1952 Mantle card sells for $2.88 million

    DALLAS (AP) — A Mickey Mantle baseball card from 1952 was sold at auction for $2.88 million, falling just short of setting a record. The card, sold by former NFL lineman Evan Mathis through Heritage Auctions, earned the second-highest figure for a card at an auction, trailing only the $3.12 million paid for a 1909 […]
  • 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, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes. Haley’s rejoinder to a putdown from a close Trump […]
  • Dems’ lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump’s son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents. The lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court seeks unspecified damages and an order […]
  • Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney may have one of the best-known names in national politics, but he’s still going to have to face down nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat. Romney will face an unpredictable crowd […]
  • US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump’s tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a damaging trade war. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin charged that “unfair global trade practices impede stronger U.S. and global growth, acting as […]
  • Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn’t hire a big-name attorney for his legal team. But the president boasted to a confidant this week that he had struck a deal that he believed would silence those critics: He was […]
  • 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 $40 million on his “Need To Impeach” roadshow, with advertising and town halls around […]
  • Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

    HOUSTON (AP) — Some 1,500 guests are expected Saturday at a private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation’s largest Episcopal church. First lady Melania Trump, former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, and former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are among those expected to attend the by-invitation-only service at St. Martin’s […]
  • More rain adds to Kauai flooding but alerts get downgraded

    HONOLULU (AP) — Weather officials downgraded flash flood alerts in Hawaii on Friday after more rain on the island of Kauai added to flooding left behind by last weekend’s deluge. The National Weather Service lifted a flash flood warning for Kauai and a flash flood watch across the Hawaiian islands. The north shore town of […]
  • 1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high school

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades. The 19-year-old suspect was later arrested and apologized as he was led away in handcuffs. Friday’s […]
  • Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors

    TRENTON, Fla. (AP) — A man who investigators say killed two sheriff’s deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting. Fifty-eight-year-old John Hubert Highnote had bought a house on a quiet, tree-lined dirt road outside of the tiny town of Bell in 2010, but didn’t […]
  • Texas sheriff fires deputy who fatally shot unarmed man

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas sheriff has fired a deputy who fatally shot an unarmed man during a confrontation in Houston. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez announced Friday that Deputy Cameron Brewer was being fired for failure to follow the department’s use-of-force policy in the March 22 fatal shooting of 34-year-old Danny Ray Thomas. In […]
  • Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift’s NYC home, took nap

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift’s New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star’s home in the Tribeca neighborhood. Alvarado, of Homestead, Florida, was arrested on charges of stalking, burglary, criminal mischief […]