Suit seeks to stop Trump from naming acting director of CFPB


WASHINGTON (AP) — The government official President Donald Trump wants to pass over as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with his own budget chief is asking a federal court to block the president's appointment.


Egypt reeling from attack on mosque in Sinai that killed 305


CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was reeling Sunday from the horrific militant attack on a mosque in northern Sinai that killed 305 people two days earlier — the deadliest assault by Islamic extremists in its modern history and a grim milestone in a long-running fight against the insurgency led by an Islamic State affiliate.


  • Written by By MAGGIE MICHAEL and HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

Meredith buying Time Inc. for about $1.8 billion


NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Meredith and Time are climbing Monday morning after news that Meredith, a magazine and broadcasting company, will buy the New York publisher.


Prince Harry, actress Meghan Markle to wed next year


LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle in the spring, royal officials announced Monday, confirming months of speculation.


  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Merkel: Stability for Germany main goal in coalition talks


BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday her conservative bloc is willing to start talks on trying to forge a "stable government" with the center-left Social Democrats, with an eye on the large challenges Germany faces both internationally and domestically.

  • Written by By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER , Associated Press