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AP News in Brief 01-14-18

| Jan 13 2018 - 9:10pm | Comments

Leaders say Trump presidency is at odds with MLK’s legacy

  1. | Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump forged ahead Tuesday with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests.

  2. | Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — On a sharply divided Supreme Court, the justice in the middle seemed conflicted Tuesday in the court’s high-stakes consideration of a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in 2012.

  3. | Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Republican leaders in Washington are coming to grips with the possibility — perhaps even probability — that Alabama’s Roy Moore will win his special election next Tuesday and join them in the capital.

  4. | Posted: Dec 4 2017 - 8:11pm

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.

  5. | Posted: Dec 4 2017 - 10:49am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump formally endorsed embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race on Monday, looking past sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP candidate to argue that Moore’s vote is needed in Congress.

  6. | Posted: Dec 4 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Sunday on the credibility of his own FBI, responding to revelations that an FBI agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating Russian election meddling because of anti-Trump text messages.

  7. | Posted: Dec 4 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital or whether to proceed immediately in moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. That’s according to his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner.

  8. Posted: Dec 4 2017 - 12:06am

    CVS bids $69 billion for Aetna amid health care changes

  9. | Posted: Dec 3 2017 - 12:05am

    SAN FRANCISCO — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier, some calling for a boycott of the city that fiercely defends its reputation as a refuge for all.

  10. | Posted: Dec 3 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians during the presidential transition.

  11. | Posted: Dec 3 2017 - 12:05am

    Tax bill clears Senate in big boost for Trump, GOP

  12. Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 12:05am

    Flynn pleads guilty, is cooperating in Trump-Russia probe

  13. | Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Republicans used a burst of eleventh-hour horse-trading to edge a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill to the brink of Senate passage Friday, as a party starved all year for a major legislative triumph took a step toward giving President Donald Trump one of his top priorities by Christmas.

  14. | Posted: Dec 1 2017 - 12:37pm

    WASHINGTON — Michael Flynn, the retired general who campaigned at Donald Trump’s side and then served as his first national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about reaching out to the Russians on Trump’s behalf and said members of the president’s inner circle were intimately involved with — and at times directing — his contacts.

  15. | Posted: Dec 1 2017 - 12:06am

    GOP tax bill gains support; Senate leaders work on holdouts