Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation.

  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE , Associated Press

Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte won Montana's only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the neck and threw him to the ground.

  • Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN , Associated Press

Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's president on Thursday canceled an order that sent soldiers into the streets of the capital, following criticism that the move was excessive and merely an effort to maintain power amid increasing calls for his resignation.

  • Written by ERALDO PERES and SARAH DiLORENZO , Associated Press

NATO, the world's biggest military alliance, explained

 

BRUSSELS (AP) — It sounds strange to characterize the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as a huge gun club, but the comparison can be useful in understanding the world's biggest military alliance.

  • Written by LORNE COOK , Associated Press

Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries on Thursday, siding with groups that say the policy illegally targets Muslims.

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO , Associated Press