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Trump mixes up blonde Finnish journalists

WASHINGTON (AP) — It appeared to be a case of all blondes look alike for President Donald Trump, at least during a White House news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (SOW'-lih NEE'-nis-tuh).<p>Trump at one point turned to Niinisto and encouraged him to choose another journalist to ask a …

No fire or fury, but muted Trump response to NKorea missile

WASHINGTON (AP) — So much for North Korea's restraint. So much for President Donald Trump's threats of "fire and fury."<p>After Pyongyang's highly provocative missile test over close American ally Japan, Trump offered a surprisingly subdued response Tuesday, pulling back from his administration's …

North Korea

Pastor accused of failing to open megachurch for victims of Hurricane Harvey

A Texas pastor has faced a growing online backlash after being accused of not opening the doors of his megachurch to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.<p>Joel Osteen, a senior pastor at the 16,000-capacity Christian Lakewood Church in Houston, has been criticised for not offering to shelter flooding …

Extreme Weather

Tillerson to abolish most special envoys, including climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of the United States' special envoys will be abolished and their responsibilities reassigned as part of the State Department overhaul, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Congress on Monday, including envoys for climate change and the Iran deal.<p>Special envoys for …

U.S. Dept. of State

U.S. appeals court questions scope of Trump travel ban | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Monday sharply questioned a lawyer defending President Donald Trump’s effort to broadly enforce a temporary refugee ban that the Republican president said was necessary for national security.<p>The William Kenzo Nakamura courthouse is pictured in Seattle, …

Immigration

13 arrested during clashes at dueling protests in Berkeley

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than a dozen protesters were arrested Sunday during confrontations that broke out amid largely peaceful protests in Berkeley, California, authorities said.<p>A "Rally Against Hate" was organized to protest a planned anti-Marxist gathering in the Bay Area city, home of the University of …

Rights & Freedoms
Donald Trump

Top Trump Organization executive asked Putin aide for help on business deal

A top executive from Donald Trump’s real estate company emailed Russian President Vladi­mir Putin’s personal spokesman during the U.S. presidential campaign last year to ask for help advancing a stalled Trump Tower development project in Moscow, according to documents submitted to Congress on …

Donald Trump

Trump is offering military weapons and armored vehicles to police. That’s what was used in Ferguson.

The Trump administration announced Monday it would give back surplus military-grade weaponry and armored vehicles confiscated from local police …

Justice