1st prison sentence given in Bundy armed standoff in Nevada


LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge called a New Hampshire man a "bully vigilante" and sentenced him Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for his role organizing armed backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after a standoff with U.S. agents in 2014.

  • Written by KEN RITTER , Associated Press

Trump declines to move US Embassy to Jerusalem, for now


WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping back from a campaign promise and incurring Israeli ire, President Donald Trump acted Thursday to keep the U.S. Embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv for now instead of moving it to Jerusalem, a cautious move aimed at bolstering prospects for an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Construction spending fell 1.4 percent in April


WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction fell in April by the largest amount in a year, reflecting weakness in homebuilding, non-residential construction and government projects.

  • Written by MATT OTT , Associated Press