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A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe

Mar. 22, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — An investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into an elaborate Russian operation that sought to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and try to help Donald Trump win the White House has cast a spotlight on more than a dozen Russian nationals, including billionaires, an elusive...

With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

Mar. 20, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding. But the expected shortfalls will be covered by taxpayers instead of coal companies, adding more debt to...

Democrats urge FBI probe of spa owner offering Trump access

Mar. 18, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats are urging the FBI to investigate a Trump campaign donor who is the founder and onetime owner of a spa that has been implicated in a human-trafficking ring. In a Friday letter to the FBI, Democrats on the House and Senate judiciary and intelligence panels wrote that reports...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Mar. 5, 2019 12:11 AM EST

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump also plays a central...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 2, 2019 2:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.; Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., 2020 presidential candidate. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.; Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio. ___ CBS' "Face...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 1, 2019 7:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.; Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., 2020 presidential candidate. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — National...

'Racist,' 'con man': Cohen assails Trump before Congress

Feb. 27, 2019 11:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the president's former lawyer on Wednesday cast him as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex, and who lied throughout the 2016 election campaign about his business interests in...

Man accused of repeatedly threatening US Sen. Mark Warner

Feb. 27, 2019 10:37 AM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man is accused of repeatedly threatening to punch and shoot U.S. Sen. Mark Warner over his views on abortion and the proposed border wall. The Virginian-Pilot reports 55-year-old Anthony Butkiewicz III is charged with threatening to assault a U.S. official, and was...

Cohen prepared testimony: Trump is 'racist,' 'liar,' 'cheat'

Feb. 27, 2019 1:27 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer is preparing to tell a House committee Wednesday that Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to his rival Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and that he is a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat." Michael Cohen...

US automakers to Trump: Don't slap tariffs on imported cars

Feb. 19, 2019 9:51 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — America's auto industry is bracing for a potential escalation in President Donald Trump's tariff war with the world, one that could weaken the global auto industry and economy, inflate car prices and trigger a backlash in Congress. Late Sunday, the Commerce Department sent the White House a...