Trump seethes over FBI raid, ponders firing those he blames

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was so incensed by the FBI's raid of his personal attorney's office and hotel room that he's privately pondered firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and publicly mused about ousting special counsel Robert Mueller.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Mulvaney to face grilling over direction of consumer agency

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mick Mulvaney appears before Congress Wednesday, where the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is likely to face tough questions from Democrats worried that the watchdog agency is taking a business-friendly approach at the expense of consumers.

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Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people.

  • Written by By ROBERT BURNS, JOSH LEDERMAN and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Founder of megachurch quits following misconduct allegations

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The founder of a Chicago-area evangelical church that grew to become one of the largest in the nation is stepping down, calling allegations that he touched and made lewd comments to female congregants a distraction.

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Commentator loses 2nd job after Parkland survivor tweet

 

NEW YORK (AP) — A conservative commentator who tweeted about using "a hot poker" to sexually assault a 17-year-old survivor of the Florida high school shooting has lost a second St. Louis broadcast job.

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