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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed claims on immigration, economy

Jun. 23, 2018 9:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is distorting the truth when it comes to the impact of his administration's policy regarding separating children from their parents at the U.S. border. He falsely suggests that a newly signed executive order will permanently solve the problem of separations by...

The Latest: US prepares coffins for Korean War remains

Jun. 23, 2018 9:08 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on preparations for the return of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the Korean War (all times local): 10:05 p.m. The U.S. military says it has moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the...

EU leaders to hold mini-migration summit as crisis festers

Jun. 23, 2018 4:42 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Sunday will try to find common ground for tackling migrants arriving on Europe's shores in search of better lives — a growing political crisis threatening to undermine the entire EU project. The leaders of about 16 countries — more than half the...

Gorbachev: Putin, Trump should focus on arms control

Jun. 22, 2018 10:43 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev says if Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump hold a summit, they should focus on curbing the U.S.-Russia arms race and ensuring strategic stability. Gorbachev's comments Friday to the Interfax news agency comes amid speculation that the U.S. and Russian...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims progress on NKorea nukes

Jun. 22, 2018 2:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trumpeting results of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that get ahead of reality. He is declaring that North Korea has already begun ridding itself fully of nuclear weapons following an agreement with Kim in Singapore earlier this month, even...

US diplomat thinks Trump's UK itinerary includes the queen

Jun. 21, 2018 8:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — An official at the U.S. Embassy in London says he thinks President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II during his visit to Britain next month. Deputy Chief of Mission Lew Lukens told reporters on Thursday that planning for the July trip was delayed by Trump's summit with North Korean...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims progress on NKorea nukes

Jun. 21, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trumpeting results of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that get ahead of reality. He is declaring that North Korea has already begun ridding itself fully of nuclear weapons following an agreement with Kim in Singapore earlier this month, even...

Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

Jun. 21, 2018 1:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the U.S. president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies. Amid concerns over Trump's apparent desire to be cozy with the Russian leader, he is pursuing...

Trump's adviser to visit Moscow to discuss US-Russian summit

Jun. 21, 2018 12:43 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser is heading to Moscow to pave the way for a possible U.S.-Russian summit, a spokesman said Thursday. National Security Adviser John Bolton plans to travel to Moscow next week to discuss a potential meeting between Trump and Russian...

AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

Jun. 21, 2018 9:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that country's leader, Kim Jong Un. But most don't believe Kim is serious about addressing the international concerns about his...