Trump's tweet adds to allies' worries about legal problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting explanations for why President Donald Trump fired national security adviser Michael Flynn have revived questions about whether the president may have obstructed an ongoing investigation of potential contacts between his campaign and Russia.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Report: Mueller subpoenas bank records in Russia probe

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German business newspaper is reporting that former FBI director Robert Mueller has subpoenaed records from Deutsche Bank as part of his investigation into possible Russian involvement in the U.S. presidential election campaign.

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Moore foe: I fought to ensure men who hurt girls go to jail

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roy Moore's Democratic opponent in the Alabama Senate race said Tuesday that he did his part as a prosecutor to ensure that "men who hurt little girls should go to jail and not the United States Senate."

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  • Written by By JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Kennedy wrestles with wedding cake case at Supreme Court

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — His vote likely to decide the outcome, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy voiced competing concerns Tuesday about respecting the religious beliefs of a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, and the gay couple's dignity.

  • Written by By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press

Border arrests fall, deportations soar in Trump's first year

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Border Patrol arrests plunged to a 45-year low, but detentions by deportation officers away from the U.S.-Mexico border soared during President Donald Trump's first months in office, as his efforts to overhaul the nation's immigration system took effect.

  • Written by By ELLIOT SPAGAT and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press