The Latest: Trump tweets that 'Fake News Media' wants war

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is claiming that the "Fake News Media wants so...

Turkey debates new terror bill as state of emergency ends

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has begun deliberations on new anti-terror legislation that the government says is aimed at dealing with continued security threats, following t...

FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that Russia continues to use fake news, propaganda and covert operations to "spin up" Americans on both sides of hot-bu...

Growing extremism threatens Mali's July 29 elections

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — As deadly attacks by extremists become more brazen in Mali, officials and citizens fear this month's presidential election will be at risk from growing insecurity. ...

Netanyahu greets Hungary's Orban as 'true friend of Israel'

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban a "true friend of Israel" despite the outcry over the visiting leader's past remarks that ha...

US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin remarks, leaving the soft-spoken spy chi...

Ga. Democrat shows the way for other black women in politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats have long pointed to a Georgia electorate that is increasingly urban and less white as a sign they may be able to break the Republican hold on statewide offices. This year, af...

Kentucky's Paul shares Trump's skepticism of US intervention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul certainly has his differences with President Donald Trump, a one-time rival for the White House. But on one cornerstone issue, a resistance to U.S. intervention abroad...

Top Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are happy to say President Donald Trump undermined American democracy. That he patted Vladimir Putin on the back for interfering in U.S. elections. That he's being blackmai...

Trump's Russia comments provoke division among veterans

U.S. military veterans have had mixed reactions to President Donald Trump's comments suggesting he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin's denial that his agents interfered in the 2016 U.S. electi...

EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

BRUSSELS (AP) — European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers — that is, if handset manufacturers deci...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 15 The Washington Post asks who is paying for the next Supreme Court jus...

FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray says Russian President Vladimir Putin has a view about what happened during the 2016 presidential election, but he's got his own. Wray sa...

After Helsinki, Dems struggle over Trump, the term 'treason'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders are steering allies away from saying President Donald Trump committed "treason" in Helsinki when he refused to confront Russia's Vladimir Putin on election meddlin...

ACLU attack on Kobach roils Kansas GOP governor primary

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has taken the unusual step of plunging into a nasty Republican primary for Kansas governor with an explosive flyer attacking conservative Kris K...