Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

SHANGHAI (AP) — On April 6, Ivanka Trump's company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks, giving it monopoly rights to sell Ivanka brand jewelry, bags and spa services in the world's second-largest economy. That night, the first daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, sat next to the president of China and his wife for a steak and Dover sole dinner at Mar-a-Lago.

  • Written by ERIKA KINETZ and ANNE D'INNOCENZIO , Associated Press

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some ailing veterans can now use their federal health care benefits at CVS "MinuteClinics" to treat minor illnesses and injuries, under a pilot program announced Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • Written by HOPE YEN , Associated Press

Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

LONDON (AP) — In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain's exit from the European Union.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS , Associated Press

Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister on Tuesday called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will give sweeping new powers to the office of the president, but the main opposition party formally requested the vote be annulled.

  • Written by SUZAN FRASER and ZEYNEP BILGINSOY , Associated Press