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The Latest: Trump says no plans to meet Rouhani this week

Sep. 25, 2018 7:45 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's appearance at the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 7:40 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has no plans to meet this week with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (hah-SAHN' roh-HAH'-nee) "despite requests." Both leaders are attending an...

The Latest: WH mum on whether Trump confident in Rosenstein

Sep. 25, 2018 7:42 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 7:25 a.m. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving unclear whether President Donald Trump has confidence in the No. 2 man at the Justice Department. Speaking Tuesday on...

The Latest: WH 'open' to testimony by 2nd Kavanaugh accuser

Sep. 25, 2018 7:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh(all times local): 7:25 a.m. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says "we would be open" to Deborah Ramirez, a second woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, testify before the Senate Judiciary panel...

In TV interview, Kavanaugh denies sexually assaulting anyone

Sep. 25, 2018 7:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared in a televised interview that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high school or at any other time in his life and didn't even attend a party where one accuser said he assaulted her. Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley, sat down for an interview...

Global stocks turn higher, price of oil keeps rising

Sep. 25, 2018 7:12 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets turned higher Tuesday as investors parsed the latest news in the United States trade disputes, while the price of oil continued to gain on concerns that OPEC countries would not increase production. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to 5,494...

UN to caution against populism in high-level week

Sep. 25, 2018 6:13 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to paint a grim picture of the state of the world when leaders open their annual meeting on Tuesday, spotlighting the breakdown of trust around the globe and the need to counter unilateralism and reinvigorate international cooperation...

Messy domestic politics overshadow Trump's address to UN

Sep. 25, 2018 5:16 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump charged into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now, as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy, he can't escape the growing shadows of domestic political troubles. Between promoting the wisdom of his rapprochement with...

With newfound aggressiveness, GOP ramps up Kavanaugh fight

Sep. 25, 2018 5:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh says he won't let "false accusations drive me out of this process" as he, President Donald Trump and top Republicans mount an aggressive drive to rally the public and GOP senators behind his shaky Supreme Court nomination. Trump and Republican leaders accused Democrats on...

China official says talks impossible with 'US holding knife'

Sep. 25, 2018 3:28 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China cannot hold talks with Washington on ending their escalating trade dispute while the United States "holds a knife" to Beijing's neck by imposing tariff hikes, a Chinese official said Tuesday. The warning came after the Chinese government released a report that accused President Donald...

Trump plan to rollback fuel standards to get second hearing

Sep. 25, 2018 3:22 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration's proposal to roll back national fuel economy standards was headed for its second public hearing a day after California officials and scores of speakers blasted it as a danger to the environment and public health. The second hearing was scheduled for Tuesday...