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Kavanaugh: Once questioned Watergate tapes decision

Jul. 22, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided. Kavanaugh was taking part in a...

Jeep exec takes over Fiat, marking end of Marchionne era

Jul. 22, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly deteriorated following surgery. The announcement after an emergency board meeting Saturday marked the end of the Marchionne era, which included the turnaround of...

Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

Jul. 21, 2018 11:34 PM EDT

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a televised interview discussing the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said his Thursday comments at the Aspen Security Forum...

Administration releases documents about former Trump adviser

Jul. 21, 2018 9:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Saturday released a set of documents once deemed top secret relating to the wiretapping of a onetime adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The New York Times reported that the documents involving former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page were...

Top U.S. intelligence official says he didn't mean to be 'disrespectful' or critical of Trump's Putin invitation

Jul. 21, 2018 5:50 PM EDT
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Top U.S. intelligence official says he didn't mean to be 'disrespectful' or critical of Trump's Putin invitation.

Schauffele moves into spotlight at British Open

Jul. 21, 2018 5:19 PM EDT

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Xander Schauffele has enjoyed going under the radar as the least-heralded member of American golf's high-school class of 2011. That might not last much longer. Come Sunday evening, Schauffele might be leaving Carnoustie with the claret jug. The chilled-out 24-year-old golfer...

Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed's independence

Jul. 21, 2018 4:03 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a Group of 20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina,...

Fiat Chrysler chooses Jeep exec Manley to replace ailing CEO

Jul. 21, 2018 4:00 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobile after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly deteriorated following surgery, the company announced Saturday. Marchionne, a 66-year-old Italian-Canadian, joined Fiat in 2004 and led the Turin-based company's...

The Latest: New FCA chief Manley had been seen as a star

Jul. 21, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Jeep executive Mike Manley, who replaces the ailing Sergio Marchionne as the head of Fiat Chrysler Automobile, had been one of Marchionne's closest collaborators at the group. Manley in a previous role had been responsible...

The Latest: Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

Jul. 21, 2018 3:18 PM EDT

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Americans Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner share the lead on 9-under par heading into the final round of the British Open, with Tiger Woods four shots back in his bid for a first major title in 10...