Trump tweets revive chatter he’s preparing to fire Mueller
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is not considering firing the special counsel investigating Russian election interference, a top White House lawyer said, after a cascade of Trump tweets revived chatter that the deeply frustrated president may be preparing to get rid of the veteran prosecutor….
Another explosion injures 2 in Texas capital; cause unclear
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital Sunday night, and police are not ruling out a connection to the three previous explosions that detonated earlier this month elsewhere in the city….
What to expect from Putin and a resurgent Russia
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin now has a stronger hold on Russia – and stronger place in the world – thanks to an overwhelming mandate for yet another term as president….
Kushner Cos. filed false documents on rent-regulated tenants
NEW YORK (AP) — When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules that prevent developers from pushing them out, raising rents and turning a tidy profit….
Syria monitors: Turkish-allied militiamen looting in Afrin
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syria war monitoring group says Turkish-allied militiamen are looting the northern Syrian town of Afrin after the Turkish military and allied Syrian fighters seized control of it….
4 people injured after 2 trains collide, derail in Kentucky
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Four people were injured after two trains collided and derailed late Sunday night in Georgetown, Kentucky, officials said….
Bridge collapse: Seconds separated those who lived and died
MIAMI (AP) — They had just finished up lunch, and set off to run a humdrum errand: a drive to the travel agency to pick up airline tickets for their annual visit to their beloved homeland Cuba….
6 months after Mexico quake some still camp outside homes
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Under a patchwork shelter of overlapping tarps and repurposed vinyl advertisements, several dozen residents of 18 Independence Street pack cheek by jowl into donated tents in the street near their building, which was damaged in the Sept. 19 earthquake….
After 2016 election, US poised to fight fake news – in Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Just ahead of Kenya's disputed 2017 election, video clips started spreading on social media of a slick-looking CNN broadcast asserting that President Uhuru Kenyatta had pulled far ahead in the polls. But the CNN broadcast was fake, splicing together real coverage from CNN Philippines with other footage with the network's iconic red logo superimposed in the corner….
Robots break new ground in construction industry
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As a teenager working for his dad's construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for building projects….