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Melania Trump depicted in wooden statue in native Slovenia

Jul. 6, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The likeness of Melania Trump has been carved in wood in her native Slovenia. A life-size sculpture of the U.S. first lady has been unveiled in her hometown of Sevnica, drawing mixed reactions from the locals. The rustic figure was cut from the trunk of a linden tree, showing her...

Trump says tanks will be part of his July Fourth celebration

Jul. 2, 2019 6:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't taking "no tanks" for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday that a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a special event he's headlining July 4 in Washington, and an Associated Press photographer saw at least two M1A1 Abrams tanks and two...

Baptism by fire: Stephanie Grisham's eventful first days

Jul. 1, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — She is President Donald Trump's new top spokeswoman. But she said barely a word during what became her introduction to the world. Stephanie Grisham received a baptism by fire over the weekend as she accompanied the president on his high-stakes trip to Asia and threw her body into a fracas...

First lady's spokeswoman to be White House press secretary

Jun. 25, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephanie Grisham, longtime spokeswoman and confidante to Melania Trump, will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary, the first lady announced Tuesday. Grisham is jumping into her new role by accompanying President Donald Trump on a trip to Asia starting Wednesday. Grisham...

Trump compares first lady 'Melania T' to 'Jackie O'

Jun. 14, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his wife, first lady Melania Trump, is an icon on the same order of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Trump made the comparison Friday as he defended his decision to change the iconic Air Force One paint job devised under the former first lady's watch in the 1960s on...

The Latest: Trump hails 'cherished alliance' at D-Day event

Jun. 6, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on D-Day commemorations and President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has commemorated the 75th anniversary of D-Day by paying tribute to the "cherished alliance" forged in battle by the U.S. and partner nations. Trump told aging warriors...

Trump, often a critic of alliances, hails US D-Day partners

Jun. 6, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has at times questioned the value of NATO and other institutions that emerged from World War II, paid tribute on the 75th anniversary of D-Day to the "cherished alliance" forged in battle by the U.S. and partner nations. To aging warriors...

Trump honors D-Day vets, discusses Vietnam deferment

Jun. 5, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday joined world leaders to praise alliances and military service ahead of the anniversary of the D-Day invasion, just hours after offering no regrets when asked about whether he wished he had been able to serve in the Vietnam War. Trump's comments...

The Latest: Trump: Ireland shares US concerns about Huawei

Jun. 5, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Britain (all times local): 6:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says Ireland shares U.S. concerns that allowing China's Huawei Technologies to help build communications networks threatens global security. The U.S. is pressing its longtime allies to...

Trump eases up, makes nice with May before she steps down

Jun. 4, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Making nice at the end, President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his frequent criticisms of outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the tortured Brexit deal, declaring that history will remember her fondly if the United Kingdom can successfully leave the European...