LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark


VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.

  • Written by By NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign


WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer for President Donald Trump's eldest son said Saturday.

  • Written by By TOM LoBIANCO and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid


NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's demand that it occur speedily and efficiently.

  • Written by By LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press

US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

School victims honored at Billboard Awards; Janet, BTS shine


The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group BTS.

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  • Written by By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer