Top Headlines for May 02, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Special counsel team has floated idea of subpoena for Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel leading the Russia investigation raised the prospect in March of issuing a grand jury subpoena for President Donald Trump, his former attorney said, confirming that investigators have floated the extraordinary idea of forcing a sitting president to testify under oath….
  • Is Trump right about judges’ leanings? Maybe, review shows

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump has called courts unfair and political and repeatedly assailed the 9th Circuit, the U.S. court system's westernmost division, where some of his key immigration policies have stalled….
  • Next steps for caravan will unfold mostly out of public view

    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States sought the world's attention as scores of migrants traveled through Mexico on a journey to escape their violent homelands….
  • Anti-Semitic conspiracy theories roil DC city government

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A spiraling controversy over anti-Semitic comments and conspiracy theories has roiled the city government, seemingly getting worse with every public attempt to ease the tensions….
  • Hit Chinese propaganda film celebrates Ivanka Trump supplier

    SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese company that manufactured Ivanka Trump shoes and has been accused of serious labor abuses is being celebrated in a blockbuster propaganda film for extending China's influence around the globe….
  • NASA sending robotic geologist to Mars to dig super deep

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature….
  • Outsiders face uphill battle in Lebanese elections

    BEIRUT (AP) — With campaigning in full swing for Lebanon's first national election in nine years, parliament candidate Laury Haytayan was trying to rope in passers-by with her message: She and other political outsiders are running in a new coalition that aims to be an alternative to the country's traditional powers….
  • Faux pas: France’s Macron says Aussie PM’s wife ‘delicious’

    SYDNEY (AP) — Was it a Freudian slip by French President Emmanuel Macron? A joke linked to French gastronomy? Or even, a week after his visit to Washington, a parody of President Donald Trump's infamous comments about Macron's wife?…
  • West’s wild words stir again: Kanye calls slavery a ‘choice’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before the last one had a chance to simmer down, Kanye West caused another stir, calling American slavery a "choice" in an interview Tuesday….
  • Stephen Curry returns to score 28, Warriors beat Pelicans

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Long before tipoff, Stephen Curry swished his routine tunnel shot on the second try. Once the game began, the two-time MVP stood along the bench anxiously waiting for his turn, shaking his legs and clapping his hands with nervous energy and anticipation….
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