NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked t...

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday during a ceremony that o...

Klobuchar supports Trump impeachment process 'beginning now'

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she would support impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump "beginning now." The Minnesota senator's...

Trump: Iran a 'nation of terror,' was behind tanker attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling Iran "a nation of terror," President Donald Trump confirmed the assessment of his top advisers and publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility ...

Trump says he plans to keep criticizing Fed over rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has no intention of ending his public attacks on the Federal Reserve's interest rate policies even though he knows he has made Chairman Jerome Powell's...

Serb leader urges Trump to bring Kosovo back to negotiating

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's leader is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to put pressure on Kosovo to return to negotiations amid a months-long deadlock. EU-mediated status talk...

Trump compares first lady 'Melania T' to 'Jackie O'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his wife, first lady Melania Trump, is an icon on the same order of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Trump made the comparison Friday as he d...

Moulton signs fellow 2020 hopeful Gillibrand's cyber pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) says fellow challenger Seth Moulton has agreed to sign her cyber pledge not to use stolen or hacked m...

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's planning to name a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a border czar who'll report directly to him. Tr...

Trump doesn't commit to backing Pence for president in 2024

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Vice President Mike Pence doesn't automatically have his backing should he mount his own run for the White House in 2024. Asked on Frida...

Trump says he may tell FBI if he gets dirt on opponent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is now saying he may contact the FBI if a foreign power presented him with negative information about a political opponent. Trump, in an inte...

Trump says he won't fire Conway over Hatch Act violations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal watchdog agency recommended her removal for repeatedly violating a law that limits po...

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oi...

US says Iran took mine off tanker; Iran denies involvement

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military on Friday released a video it said shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near th...

Man's deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court ruled Thursday that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant should not be deported, a rebuke that may influence...