AP FACT CHECK: Trump's view at odds with events of the week

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen.

 

  • Written by JIM DRINKARD and CALVIN WOODWARD , Associated Press

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer

LONDON (AP) — Uber's chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss.

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

Kremlin defends its recognition of Ukraine rebel passports

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Monday defended its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, saying it came as a response to Ukraine's blockade of rebel regions.

  • Written by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press

US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategy

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Pres