US to push steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Thursday it will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe, Mexico and Canada after failing to win concessions from the American allies. The decision could provoke retaliatory penalties and exacerbate trans-Atlantic and North American trade tensions.

  • Written by By KEN THOMAS and ANGELA CHARLTON , Associated Press

US-NKorea open talks in New York aimed at salvaging summit

NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea's former military intelligence chief opened talks Thursday to try to salvage an on-again, off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Written by By MATTHEW LEE, JOSH LEDERMAN and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN , Associated Press

AP source: Ex-FBI deputy McCabe wrote memo on Comey firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe drafted a memo on circumstances leading up to the firing of his onetime boss, James Comey, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape, criminal sex act charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges, furthering the first criminal case to arise from a slate of sexual misconduct allegations against the former movie mogul.

  • Written by By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press