Tony Blair's new mission: To change UK minds on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a campaign Friday to persuade the U.K. to rethink its decision to leave the European Union, saying those who want to remain should rise up and make their wishes known.

 

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

'Day Without Immigrants' protests being held across US

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in the nation's capital closed for the day. A string of grocery stores in Chicago shut their doors.

  • Written by ERRIN HAINES WHACK , Associated Press

Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.

  • Written by LAURIE KELLMAN and KEN THOMAS , Associated Press

White House taps billionaire to head intelligence review

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration asked the founder of a New York-based private equity firm to lead a review of the intelligence community as President Donald Trump vows to crack down on what he describes as "illegal leaks" of classified information.

  • Written by VIVIAN SALAMA , Associated Press