Trump Paris pullout a new hurdle for Tillerson's diplomacy


WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump announced America's withdrawal from a global climate change pact, infuriating allies far and wide, the man charged with defending the decision to the world kept his distance.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

Russia probe counsel now has ex-Trump campaign chief in view

WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia's government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney general in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.

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  • Written by SADIE GURMAN, ERIC TUCKER and JEFF HORWITZ , Associated Press

Farmers decry Trump plans to cut agriculture subsides

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farm groups and some members of Congress from farm states are decrying proposed cuts to crop insurance and other safety net programs for farmers included in President Donald Trump's budget.


  • Written by DAVID PITT , Associated Press