Ford recalls trucks, SUVs for transmission shifter problem

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling about 350,000 trucks and SUVs in the U.S., Canada and Mexico because they might be in a different gear than the one shown on the shift indicator.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

US punishes Russian oligarchs, officials with more sanctions

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States hit seven Russian oligarchs and 17 Russian government officials with sanctions on Friday for what it called "malign activity" around the world, as the Trump administration tried to show that President Donald Trump is taking tough action to stand up to Moscow.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Guard's last border deployments offer clues to the future

 

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming.

  • Written by By ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Did Trump know about payment to Stormy Daniels? He says no

 

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — In his first public comments about Stormy Daniels, President Donald Trump said he didn't know about the $130,000 payment his personal attorney had made to the porn actress who alleges she had an affair with him.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

China vows to 'counterattack' US as trade spat worsens

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — China's government vowed Friday to "counterattack with great strength" if President Donald Trump goes ahead with plans to raise U.S. tariffs on an additional $100 billion worth of Chinese goods and said negotiations were impossible under current conditions.

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  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and GILLIAN WONG , Associated Press