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Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

Sat, 27 May 2017 19:11:04 GMT2017-05-27T19:11:04Z

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the Vatican and stood center stage with Western allies at the annual summits that dominate the diplomatic calendar....

AP source: Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

Sat, 27 May 2017 19:47:36 GMT2017-05-27T19:47:36Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat....

Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

Sat, 27 May 2017 16:12:55 GMT2017-05-27T16:12:55Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump....

What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth

Sat, 27 May 2017 17:07:59 GMT2017-05-27T17:07:59Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures....

AP FACT CHECK: President Trump and his mistold NATO tales

Sat, 27 May 2017 17:49:15 GMT2017-05-27T17:49:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's been a muted week for the "real" Donald Trump, the Twitter account where the president normally says a lot of things that are unreal. That respite may have come to a close, though, as he wrapped up his foreign trip with yet another mistold tale about NATO....

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

Sat, 27 May 2017 15:11:43 GMT2017-05-27T15:11:43Z

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling....

The Latest: Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site

Sat, 27 May 2017 18:45:43 GMT2017-05-27T18:45:43Z

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on Group of Seven summit (all times local):...

Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski

Sat, 27 May 2017 20:11:41 GMT2017-05-27T20:11:41Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Well before he went to the White House in 1977, Jimmy Carter was impressed by the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski. That Carter immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus....

Myanmar, having warmed to the West, turns to China again

Sat, 27 May 2017 14:34:32 GMT2017-05-27T14:34:32Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Myanmar was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the United States helped the Southeast Asian country make the transition to a civilian government after five decades of military rule....

The Latest: From the air, Trump tweets about trade

Sat, 27 May 2017 16:42:53 GMT2017-05-27T16:42:53Z

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local):...