Trump's choice for FDA has ties to Wall Street, drug makers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative doctor-turned-pundit with deep ties to Wall Street and the pharmaceutical industry is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Food and Drug Administration.


  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE and LAURAN NEERGAARD , Associated Press

Turkey's determination against Kurds alienates US, Russia

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey achieved a milestone in its goals in Syria: It established a foothold in the heart of the country's north after driving Islamic State militants away from its borders and seizing al-Bab, one of the extremist group's major strongholds and a major supply route.

  • Written by SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press

Jobs report no longer phony, Trump says, now that it's his

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is embracing government numbers he once maligned as "phony" as he tries to take credit for the latest U.S. jobs report.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , Associated Press