The Associated Press

July 27, 2018 - 7:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is denying that he knew in advance about a Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 between a Russian lawyer, his eldest son and other aides. Trump tweeted, "NO," he "did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr." Trump's campaign had been told the lawyer had...
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July 27, 2018 - 1:46 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Florida student Tyah-Amoy Roberts says that after spending a week in New Zealand, she's strongly considering moving to the country for college. The 17-year-old is one of one of 28 students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, who have...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Cohen walks down the sidewalk in New York. Two months before the 2016 election, Donald Trump and his former lawyer Cohen discussed plans to pay for a former Playboy model's story of alleged an affair, according to a secretly recorded tape of the conversation released amid an escalating feud between the president and his longtime personal attorney. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 25, 2018 - 7:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sudden public airing of Donald Trump talking about paying for a Playboy model's silence marks a turning point in the legal game of cat-and-mouse between the president and the lawyer who once promised to take a bullet for Trump but now seems out to save himself. The feud...
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July 25, 2018 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Target has apologized for erecting a fake facade that mimics the legendary rock club CBGB as part of the opening of its new store in Manhattan's East Village. Instead of CBGB in red letters, the white awning read TRGT and showcased a window display of store-branded T-shirts. It...
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July 25, 2018 - 4:55 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky are increasing despite a drop in opioid prescriptions and heroin use. A new report from the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy says 1,565 people died from drug overdoses in 2017. That's an 11.5 percent increase from 2016. Kentucky overdose...
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COMBO - This combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Feb. 6, 2018. In his latest salvo, Trump tweeted late on Sunday, July 22 that hostile threats from Iran could bring dire consequences. This was after Iranian President Rouhani remarked earlier in the day that “American must understand well that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and war with Iran is the mother of all wars.” Trump tweeted: “NEVER EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKE OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE.” (AP Photo)
July 25, 2018 - 5:39 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says there's no need to respond to President Donald Trump's "empty threats." Rouhani's remarks Wednesday were his first since Trump warned the Iranian leader of dire consequences for threatening the United States. Rouhani told his Cabinet that...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, May 30, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen arrives to court in New York. President Donald Trump was recorded by Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer, discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, and at one point can be heard saying "pay with cash." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 25, 2018 - 3:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on recordings of President Donald Trump and his onetime personal attorney (all times local): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump's attorney says he's had a secret recording of Trump taken by his former personal lawyer enhanced and Trump did not suggest paying cash for the...
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July 24, 2018 - 6:15 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Three new cases of Guinea worm have been discovered in South Sudan, setting the country back in its efforts to eradicate the debilitating disease. The World Health Organization says the cases were found among cattle-keepers in Rumbek. South Sudan's health minister, Dr. Riek...
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July 24, 2018 - 5:14 am
BEIJING (AP) — China says there will be "no room for negotiation" in its demand that U.S. airlines describe self-ruled Taiwan as part of China ahead of a deadline this week. Beijing has insisted that carriers change references to Taiwan on their websites to "Taiwan, China" by Wednesday. Taiwan...
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