China raises tariffs on US pork, fruit in trade dispute

BEIJING (AP) — China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, apples and other products Monday in an escalating dispute with Washington over trade and industrial policy.


  • Written by By JOE McDONALD , AP Business Writer

Trump calls for border legislation using 'nuclear option'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump demanded Monday that Congress pass new border legislation using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it through the Senate — a drastic change in rules the Republican leader has previously dismissed.

  • Written by By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Boko Haram attack kills 15, wounds 83 in northern Nigeria


MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked two villages on the outskirts of the northeastern city of Maiduguri late Sunday, killing at least 15 people, the military said Monday.

  • Written by By HARUNA UMAR and ISMAIL ALFA ABDULRAHIM , Associated Press

Kremlin: Trump invited Putin to White House, but no date set


MOSCOW (AP) — An aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. President Donald Trump has invited the Russian leader to the White House, but the two countries haven't started any preparations for such a visit.