Sessions: No new special counsel yet for Republican concerns


WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he won't immediately appoint a new special counsel to investigate a number of Republican grievances involving the FBI and Justice Department, despite mounting pressure from members of his own party.

  • Written by By SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

Syria bomb kills 2 coalition troops, including an American


KOBANI, Syria (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Syria killed two coalition personnel, including an American, and wounded five others in a rare attack since the U.S.-led coalition sent troops into the war-torn country, the U.S. military and a U.S. defense official said Friday.

  • Written by By SARAH EL DEEB and ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press

7 Palestinians killed by Israel fire on Gaza border

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Large crowds of flag-waving Palestinian protesters marched toward the Gaza border fence with Israel on Friday, some of them throwing stones and drawing Israeli fire that officials said killed at least seven people.


  • Written by By FARES AKRAM , Associated Press

EPA's Pruitt lived in DC condo connected to energy lobbyist


WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency lived in a Capitol Hill condominium linked to a prominent Washington lobbyist whose firm represents a roster of fossil fuel companies.


  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Chicago police: Weekend shootings were not all during march


CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say shootings that left one man dead and 18 other people wounded during the past weekend did not all happen during the March for Our Lives protest against gun violence.