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Trump at UN: 2nd summit with North Korea likely 'quite soon'

Sep. 24, 2018 12:21 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronting the dangers of North Korea's nuclear threat, President Donald Trump arrived at the United Nations on Monday striking a far less ominous tone than a year ago, announcing he likely will hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un "quite soon." Twelve months after Trump stood at...

The Latest: Pompeo lauds Trump decision to seek 2nd meeting

Sep. 24, 2018 12:16 PM EDT

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The top U.S. diplomat is defending President Donald Trump's decision to seek out a second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un even though Kim's government has not followed through on...

Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike

Sep. 24, 2018 12:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will surprise no one if it does Wednesday what it seems poised to do for a third time this year: Raise its key short-term interest rate by a modest quarter-point to help keep inflation in check — and hint that another hike is likely in December. What Fed...

Melania Trump to discuss Africa trip Wednesday in New York

Sep. 24, 2018 12:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump plans to announce details about her October trip to Africa during an appearance this week in New York. The White House says the first lady will discuss the trip at a reception she's hosting Wednesday during the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York. She'll address...

Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike

Sep. 24, 2018 12:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will surprise no one if it does Wednesday what it seems poised to do for a third time this year: Raise its key short-term interest rate by a modest quarter-point to help keep inflation in check — and hint that another hike is likely in December. What Fed...

The Latest: McCabe says Russia probe could be 'at risk'

Sep. 24, 2018 12:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 12:01 p.m. Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe says that if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves his post, it puts the special counsel's Russia investigation "at risk." The Associated Press has confirmed...

Admired abroad, New Zealand leader faces hurdles at home

Sep. 24, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Last Thursday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the high-profile interviews she'd be doing this week in New York, where she's attending the U.N. General Assembly. Among her appearances: the Today show, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert and an interview...

Rosenstein expecting to lose job, heads to White House

Sep. 24, 2018 12:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein headed to the White House Monday expecting to lose his job, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The development followed revelations that Rosenstein had made comments critical of President Donald Trump, including...

The Latest: Arrests at Kavanaugh protests on the Hill

Sep. 24, 2018 12:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Dozens of people protesting the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court have been arrested outside the office of Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. The protesters wore black "Be A Hero"...

CIA director: Agency keenly focused on nation state rivals

Sep. 24, 2018 11:53 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When foreign officials visit the CIA, they sometimes leave with a fine bottle of Kentucky bourbon, newly confirmed CIA Director Gina Haspel said Monday in her first public event in which the former undercover intelligence officer disclosed a few personal details of her life and...