Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Politics

President Donald Trump holds a sword and sways with traditional dancers during a welcome ceremony at Murabba Palace, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump will use the nation that is home to Islam’s holiest site as a backdrop to call ...
First lady Melania Trump talks with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef during a ceremony to present The Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud Medal to President Donald Trump, at the Royal Court Palace, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Ignoring President Donald Trump’s past admonition, U.S. first lady Melania Trump did not cover her head Saturday when they arrived in Saudi Arabia on the ...
Senator Bill Nelson

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has followed Governor Rick Scott, a potential 2018 election challenger, in imploring President Donald Trump to speed repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike around Lake Okeechobee ...
U.S. President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, smiles at Saudi King Salman, left, upon his arrival at a welcome ceremony at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Accompanying her husband on his first international trip, U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Saturday stepped off of Air Force One conservatively dressed in long ...
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, wave as they board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, May 19, 2017, prior to his departure on his first overseas trip. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

BY VIVIAN SALAMA and JONATHAN LEMIRE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will use his first visit to the Middle East to call for unity in the fight against radicalism ...
In this photo taken March 3, 2017, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks speaks outside the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY JESSE J. HOLLAND WASHINGTON (AP) — NAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization after his contract expires ...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., questions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as she testifies in front of the Senate Banking Committee in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

BY THOMAS BEAUMONT COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton declared Americans “ready for that new beginning” in Iowa Friday, walking a delicate path by raising his national ...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

BY ERICA WERNER and ANDREW TAYLOR WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made himself “very vulnerable personally” amid investigations of his campaign ties with Russia, House Minority Leader Nancy ...
President Donald Trump meets with Saudi King Salman after a welcome ceremony at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in the Middle East on Saturday, touching down in Saudi Arabia to begin his first ...
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY ERICA WERNER and EILEEN SULLIVAN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of “nut job” James Comey had eased the pressure on him, ...
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