AP FACT CHECK: It's far from case closed on Trump, Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is decidedly premature in claiming everyone's convinced his presidential campaign and Russia did not collude before the election. Investigations into contacts between Russians and people with the Trump campaign are still going on, so there's no exoneration to be found.

  • Written by CALVIN WOODWARD and JIM DRINKARD , Associated Press

France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

PARIS (AP) — On his first full day in office, French President Emmanuel Macron moved quickly Monday, naming 46-year-old lawmaker Edouard Philippe as his new prime minister before flying off to Berlin for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

  • Written by SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press

Court likely to question if Trump's travel ban discriminates

SEATTLE (AP) — For the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban — and once again, they can expect plenty of questions Monday about whether it was designed to discriminate against Muslims.

  • Written by GENE JOHNSON , Associated Press