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Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Monday defended himself against allegations he divulged classified information in a recent meeting with Russian diplomats, saying alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he never identified Israel in his Oval Office conversation....



Fields out at Ford; new CEO Hackett known for turnarounds
DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) -- Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields as it struggles to keep its traditional auto-manufacturing business running smoothly while remaking itself as a nimble, high-tech provider of new mobility services....



Cosby jury pool: Majority voice hardship, 1/3 have opinions
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- One-third of the potential jurors questioned in Bill Cosby's sex assault case Monday said they've formed opinions about his guilt or innocence while the majority said it would be difficult to spend several weeks sequestered across the state....



Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration and House Republicans on Monday asked a federal appeals court for an extension in a case that's casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance for millions of consumers. Democrats immediately called the move a cynical ploy....



Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment, AP has learned
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday and decline to hand over documents sought under subpoena by a Senate panel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned....



Fighting back: Students, some schools take on sexual assault
FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) -- A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed - sexual aggression among classmates....



Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump's budget
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will unveil a proposed budget this week that would drive millions of people off food stamps and cut Medicaid, targeting the social safety-net programs for the poor in a new wave of spending cuts....



Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools....



Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States "a curvy road," saying he hoped the Trump administration will "settle down" enough for his nation to better understand it....



Not just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 musical firsts echo today
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Sgt. Pepper" was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark, it stands as one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now....