Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 18 The Washington Post on a report that longtime Trump confidant Roger S...

Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

BERLIN (AP) — Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels. Utility firm Vattenfall said Tuesday it ha...

Merkel says climate change is a fact, laments US stance

BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement. Germany's l...

Trump embracing US adversaries, pushing away its allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — With enemies like these, who needs friends? Stepping onto the world stage for a pair of high-profile summits, President Donald Trump is scrambling the usual breakdo...

Under fire over tariffs, Trump heads to G-7 summit in Canada

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Solidifying his solo status on the world stage, President Donald Trump is lashing out at longtime allies over their critiques of his trade policies and plans an early exit from the ...

Developments on trade as Trump heads to Canada for summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — What's happening: With his new tariffs increasing U.S. isolation, President Donald Trump will head to Canada on Friday for a meeting of the Group of Seven industria...

The Latest: Kerry calls Paris accord withdrawal a 'tragedy'

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on mayors summit in Boston on climate change (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is calling the decision...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ANALYSIS: HUD PLAN WOULD RAISE RENTS FOR POOR BY 20 PERCENT ...

Trump rarely conducts business as usual with foreign leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — He hectored Mexico's leader over border wall funding. Lobbed statistics at the Canadian leader without checking his facts. Cajoled the British prime minister to crack down on protest...

Trump likely to face a chilly reception at G-7 conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump attends two days of meetings with the Group of Seven industrialized nations, the White House expects a chilly reception from traditional allies gathering ...

Business Highlights

___ China's Huawei says it hasn't collected Facebook user data BEIJING (AP) — Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei says it has never collected or stored Facebook user ...

Amid tariff fight, Trump faces tough crowd at G7

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before President Donald Trump sits down next week with a notorious dictator, he will face what may turn out to be a tougher crowd — some of America's oldest allies. ...

The Latest: Merkel doesn't see readmission of Russia to G-7

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Angela Merkel's first question time session in the German parliament (all times local): 1 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is reject...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2018. There are 212 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 2, 1...

Official: US pullout from climate deal 'dangerous nonsense'

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — France's former prime minister says the world's climate is worsening faster than imagined and he calls the U.S. decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord "dangerous nonse...