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McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:38:42 GMT2018-03-23T00:38:42Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Charging ahead with the dramatic remaking of his White House, President Donald Trump said Thursday he would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk entering a White House facing key decisions on Iran and North Korea....

School shooting victim 'brain dead,' life support ending

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:08:04 GMT2018-03-23T01:08:04Z

A teenage girl who was shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland high school is brain dead and is being removed from life support, her mother said Thursday....

10Things to Know for Friday

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:30:21 GMT2018-03-23T00:30:21Z

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:44:10 GMT2018-03-23T01:44:10Z

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs....

Former Playboy model says Trump tried to pay her after sex

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 02:05:37 GMT2018-03-23T02:05:37Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former Playboy model apologized to First Lady Melania Trump for a 10-month affair she claims she had with President Donald Trump that started with him offering her money after the first time they had sex....

Few details emerging about Austin bombing suspect

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:27:25 GMT2018-03-23T00:27:25Z

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Investigators on Thursday finished questioning the second roommate of the man they say spent weeks planting bombs around Texas' capital before using one of his own devices to blow himself up, but a more complete picture of the 23-year-old community college dropout remains elusive....

Behind Facebook's baby step fixes: Defending its ad business

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:01:08 GMT2018-03-23T00:01:08Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Wondering why Facebook seems to be taking baby steps to address the biggest scandal in its history? Stronger safeguards on user data might damage Facebook's core business of using what it knows about you to sell ads that target your interests....

Bolton may herald rightward shift in Trump's foreign policy

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 02:08:46 GMT2018-03-23T02:08:46Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Bolton, President Donald Trump's incoming national security adviser - and his third to date - is a divisive foreign policy figure who was an unabashed supporter of the Iraq war and advocates regime change in Iran....

House OKs $1.3 trillion budget bill, but Senate stalls

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:01:06 GMT2018-03-23T00:01:06Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress was poised to pass a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that would end the budget battles for now, but not without risking another shutdown as conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House....

EU recalls Moscow envoy after blaming Russia over spy attack

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:32:01 GMT2018-03-23T01:32:01Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union is recalling its ambassador from Moscow for consultations over the nerve gas attack against a former spy in Britain earlier this month, reinforcing a united stand with Prime Minister Theresa May against Russia....