Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey


WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expecting sharp questions from his former Senate colleagues about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to step aside from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump.

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  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press

Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller


WASHINGTON (AP) — High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and JULIE BYKOWICZ , Associated Press

Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

SEATTLE (AP) — Another U.S. appeals court stomped on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, saying the administration violated federal immigration law and failed to provide a valid reason for keeping people from six mostly Muslim nations from coming to the country.


  • Written by By GENE JOHNSON and SUDHIN THANAWALA , Associated Press

Anger management but no jail in Gianforte body-slam saga


HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte avoided jail time after pleading guilty Monday to an election-eve assault on a reporter that turned the race for Montana's lone U.S. House seat into a full-fledged political spectacle.


  • Written by By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and AMY BETH HANSON , Associated Press

Iraq: Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced



HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Food poisoning at a camp for displaced residents of Mosul killed at least two people and sickened over 700, Iraq's health minister said Tuesday. Some officials accused a Qatar-based charity of providing tainted food — a claim that could not be confirmed.

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  • Written by By BALINT SZLANKO and SINAN SALAHEDDIN , Associated Press