AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. truth on the Iran nuclear deal


WASHINGTON (AP) — In withdrawing the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump outlined a rationale that contradicted the analyses of U.S. and foreign intelligence sources. A look at his remarks Tuesday, announcing that the U.S. was getting out of the deal and re-imposing sanctions that had been lifted in return for curbs on Iran's nuclear program:


Trump's pull out from Iran deal deepens US isolation


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran, abruptly restoring harsh sanctions in the most consequential foreign policy action of his presidency. He declared he was making the world safer, but he also deepened his isolation on the world stage and revived doubts about American credibility.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY and JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Detainees freed in North Korea, returning to US with Pompeo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year are on their way back to the U.S. with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday in the latest sign of improving relations between the two longtime adversary nations.


  • Written by MATTHEW LEE and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Porn star's lawyer says Russian paid Trump attorney Cohen

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stormy Daniels' lawyer says he has information showing that President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney received $500,000 from a company associated with a Russian billionaire within months of paying hush money to the porn star who claims a long-ago affair with Trump.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

CIA nominee says she wouldn't restart interrogation program


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next CIA director says that if she is confirmed by the Senate, the spy agency will not undertake a detention and harsh interrogation program like the one used after 9/11.

  • Written by By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press