France: Macron rewards migrant hero who saved dangling child


PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lauded as a hero a migrant from Mali who scaled an apartment building to save a child dangling from a balcony, and rewarded the young man's bravery with an offer of French citizenship and a job as a firefighter.


  • Written by By SYLVIE CORBET and ELAINE GANLEY , Associated Press

Not so easy: Trump's trade agenda hits stumbling blocks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's hard-line views on trade, a staple of his message long before he entered politics, are beginning to collide with the cold realities of global geopolitics.

  • Written by By KEN THOMAS , Associated Press

China approves 13 new Ivanka Trump trademarks in 3 months


SHANGHAI (AP) — Ivanka Trump's brand continues to win foreign trademarks in China and the Philippines, adding to questions about conflicts of interest at the White House, The Associated Press has found.

  • Written by By ERIKA KINETZ , Associated Press

Trump threatens another shutdown as budget battle heats up


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Flooded residents in Maryland wonder about rebuilding


ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — After yet another devastating flash flood ripped apart their historic Maryland mill town, hundreds of residents and business owners are again asking themselves: Should I stay or should I go?

  • Written by DAVID McFADDEN , Associated Press