Health care bill collapse leaves divided GOP at crossroads
WASHINGTON (AP) — The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters and confronts a wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders with dicey decisions about addressing their perhaps unattainable seven-year-old promise of repealing President Barack Obama's law….
Trump Tower meeting brings close focus on Russian lawyer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Around the time Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya met with President Donald Trump's oldest son last year, she was drawing attention from U.S. government officials for her work with an investment firm attempting to weaken U.S. sanctions on Russia. Officials tried to seize the attorney's emails and at times denied her entry into the U.S., according to government and legal documents….
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US, British volunteer fighters in forward role in IS battle
RAQQA, Syria (AP) — Hunkered down in sniper positions on the top floor of an abandoned building in the Syrian city of Raqqa, two Americans and a British volunteer face off Islamic State snipers on the other side of the front line. The trio, including two who were battle-hardened by experience in the French Foreign Legion and the war in Iraq, have made the war against IS in Syria their own….
Questions remain surrounding fatal Minnesota police shooting
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Australian woman who called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual assault was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer in a case that has left many relatives and neighbors searching for answers….
Australians see woman’s shooting by police as US nightmare
SYDNEY (AP) — Half a world from where an Australian woman was shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer, Tuesday's front-page headline in her hometown Sydney newspaper summarized Australia's reaction in blunt terms: "AMERICAN NIGHTMARE."…
Family that lost 9 to Arizona floods were tight-knit crew
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — Hector Miguel Garnica's parents were dining at the restaurant where their 27-year-old son cooked, awaiting his return from a mountain swimming hole where he was celebrating his wife's birthday in the company of three generations of their tightly knit clan….
US: Iran complying with nuclear deal but defying its spirit
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration told Congress for a second time Monday that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal and can keep enjoying sanctions relief, even as it insisted Tehran would face consequences for breaching "the spirit" of the deal….
Brown, lawmakers celebrate bipartisan cap-and-trade victory
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life after lawmakers from both parties joined Gov. Jerry Brown in extending the law credited with reducing the state's carbon footprint….
Beef and brains are on the menu at the British Open
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Beef is back on the menu at the British Open, and Andrew Johnston can only hope there's as much sizzle to be found at Royal Birkdale as there was last year when he made an entertaining run on the weekend at Royal Troon….