Wildfires in western US endanger lives, property

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of residents in the western U.S. and Canada have fled their homes as wildfires barreled across the baking landscape, destroying property.

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Report: Trump Jr. was promised damaging info about Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son acknowledged Monday that he met a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign to hear information about his father's Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

  • Written by CHAD DAY and NEKESA MUMBI MOODY , Associated Press

Iraqi troops fight to clear IS from last patch of Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces were still battling Islamic State militants in a small area of Mosul on Monday, a day after the prime minister visited to congratulate the troops on retaking nearly all of Iraq's second largest city.

  • Written by By SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press

2 GOP senators suggest bill to repeal health care law 'dead'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The initial GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation's health law is probably "dead" and President Donald Trump's proposal to just repeal it appears to be a "non-starter," two moderate Republican senators indicated Sunday as their party scrambled to salvage faltering legislation.

  • Written by By HOPE YEN , Associated Press