Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump tours the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as “horrible” and “painful” and said more must be done “to root out hate and prejudice and evil.” Trump made the remarks ...
In this June 1, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wears his "Make America Great Again" hat at a rally in Sacramento, California. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A college professor who has successfully predicted every presidential election since 1984, including Donald Trump’s upset victory last year, is working on a book based on a possible future plot twist: Trump’s removal from office. Dey ...
In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BEIJING (AP) — China’s No. 2 leader expressed hope Tuesday that disputes with U.S. President Donald Trump’s government can be settled amicably and warned a “trade war would benefit nobody.” Despite Trump’s promises to raise duties on Chinese goods, Premier ...
In this Feb. 11, 2016, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

BY STEVE PEOPLES NEW YORK (AP) — More than most, Eric Schneiderman understands the risks of taking on Donald Trump. New York’s attorney general was a target of Trump’s Twitter feed years before the president’s assaults on “Little Marco” Rubio ...
President Donald Trump listens as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY CATHERINE LUCEY WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden’s immigration policies. The president tweeted Monday that: “The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is ...
People carry posters during a rally in support of Muslim Americans and protest of President Donald Trump's immigration policies in Times Square, New York, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

BY VIVIAN SALAMA WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even ...
Manuela Plank owner of a costume rental shop fashioning normal blond hairpieces into Trump wigs in Pfaffstaetten, Austria, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria — so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. president’s signature hairstyle. State broadcaster ORF cites ...
Members of the scientific community, environmental advocates, and supporters demonstrate Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Boston, to call attention to what they say are the increasing threats to science and scientific research under the administration of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston on Sunday to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the U.S. The scientists, some dressed in white lab ...
In this Jan. 27, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump, left, listens as Defense Secretary James Mattis, right, speaks at the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump’s pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. It’s not. Trump faces skeptical Democrats whose support he’ll need ...
In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY JIM DRINKARD and CALVIN WOODWARD WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn’t, President Donald Trump’s new administration whirred like a “fine-tuned machine,” piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen. Immigration agents newly empowered by ...
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