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In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle trumps substance

In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle trumps substance

TOKYO (AP) — Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country's Punggye-ri nuclear test site in a much-touted display of goodwill before leader Kim Jong Un's planned summit with President Donald Trump next month. Expect good imagery. But not much…
Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting

Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting

Mr. Bolton has repeatedly cited the case of Libya, which turned over all of its nuclear-related equipment in 2003, as a model to follow for denuclearization. Libya received promises of economic integration with the West, little of which happened. In 2011, its leader, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, was overthrown, dragged from a ditch and killed. The…
Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests for such action originated with the Obama administration. Trump tweeted: "I hereby demand, and will do so…
Trump Administration Announces Trade Agreement With China to Reduce Deficit

Trump Administration Announces Trade Agreement With China to Reduce Deficit

WASHINGTON — China will increase its purchase of American goods and services in order to reduce the multibillion-dollar trade imbalance with the United States, the two countries said in a joint statement Saturday. How much the imbalance will be reduced remains to be seen. Trump administration officials had said during negotiations this week that China…
Don’t Let Trump Off the Hook, New York

Don’t Let Trump Off the Hook, New York

When American democracy is at stake, nothing can be left to chance. That’s why New York legislators should quickly approve a proposal to let prosecutors pursue state charges against anyone pardoned by the president. It may seem odd to be so urgent about something so arcane and even hypothetical. But President Trump has raised fears…
Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer for President Donald Trump's eldest son said Saturday. Erik Prince, an informal adviser to…
Police: Man who stormed Trump resort still in hospital

Police: Man who stormed Trump resort still in hospital

Police: Man who stormed Trump resort still in hospital Police: Man who stormed Trump resort still in hospital https://apnews.com/1003ed255a044cb28b28ee8c1971a934 Link copied! MIAMI (AP) — A man who stormed President Donald Trump's Miami-area golf resort remains in the hospital a day after he exchanged gunfire with police. Miami-Dade Police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta also said on Saturday…
Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election

Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election

WASHINGTON — Three months before the 2016 election, a small group gathered at Trump Tower to meet with Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son. One was an Israeli specialist in social media manipulation. Another was an emissary for two wealthy Arab princes. The third was a Republican donor with a controversial past in the…
Melania Trump Returns to White House in 'High Spirits' After Kidney Procedure - New York Times

Melania Trump Returns to White House in ‘High Spirits’ After Kidney Procedure – New...

WASHINGTON — The White House said Saturday morning that the first lady, Melania Trump, had returned home after spending almost five days at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center recovering from a procedure for a kidney condition. In a statement, Mrs. Trump’s communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said the first lady was “resting comfortably and remains…
The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

The Latest: Trump misspells wife’s name in homecoming tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on first lady Melania Trump (all times local): 2:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells her first name. Here's what the president wrote: "Great to have our incredible First Lady back home in the White House. Melanie is feeling…
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