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European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi, left, speaks with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as they leave the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
US defends tough trade stance at global finance meetingTrump administration defends tough trade stance at global finance meetings
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. That’s according to a statement from Trump personal attorney Jay Sekulow. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for TrumpWith the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender
The Associated Press1 hour ago
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley attends a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws noticeU.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from office, but the effort isn’t necessarily reflected across the rest of the Democratic Party and the progressive left. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says her caucus and its candidates are focused more on economic issues ahead of the November midterm elections. Other Democrats say Congress has to wait for the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller.(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to DemsCalifornia billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This March 21, 2017, photo provided by the CIA, shows CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel. A former top U.S. intelligence official says President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the destruction of 92 videotapes showing terror suspects being subjected to waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques. The Associated Press has obtained a declassified memo that the CIA gave to Congress April 20, to counter opposition Gina Haspel faces from Democrats and liberal groups concerned about her role in the destruction of the tapes in 2005 and her overall role in the interrogation program. (CIA via AP)
Probe clears Haspel on destruction of waterboarding tapesThe CIA has given lawmakers a memo showing President Donald Trump's pick to be the agency's next CIA director was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A lawsuit that was filed by the Democratic National Committee is photographed Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. The national Democratic Party sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, RussiaThe 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 Associated Press1 hour ago
In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, RussiaThe Democratic National Committee is suing President Donald Trump's campaign, Trump's son, his son-in-law, Russia and WikiLeaks
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by The Associated Press. The 15 pages of documents contain new details about a series of interactions that Comey had with Trump in the weeks before his May 2017 firing. Those encounters include a White House dinner at which Comey says Trump asked him for his loyalty. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probePresident Donald Trump appears to be trying to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation by suggesting it was prompted by "illegally leaked" memos.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreementJames Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director's memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mourners leave the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston. Barbara Bush died on April 17, at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private serviceAs the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, a portrait of 16-year-old Mexican youth Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, who was shot and killed in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, is displayed on the Nogales street where he was killed that runs parallel with the U.S. border. Closing arguments are expected in Tucson, Ariz., this week in the trial of U.S. Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz, charged in the 2012 fatal shooting 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez across the Mexican border. (AP Photo/Anita Snow, file)
Jury ends week with no decision on Border Patrol shootingA judge told jurors considering a murder charge against a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the shooting death of a rock-throwing Mexican teenager to keep trying to reach a verdict
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Attorney Brent Blakely, middle, who represents President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen, walks with Trump attorneys Charles Harder, left, and Ryan Stonerock, right, as they leave U.S. District Court for the Central District of California after a hearing regarding adult-film actress Stephanie Clifford, also known as Stormy Daniels, in Los Angeles, Friday, April 20, 2018. A federal judge in Los Angeles has told Cohen's lawyers that he needs to file a declaration in court in order to delay a lawsuit filed by Daniels. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayedPresident Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen must give a statement saying why his right against self-incrimination is at risk if a lawsuit by porn star Stormy Daniels moves ahead
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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