Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO and MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy started 2017 out with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought. The government revised up its January-March growth reading to a rate of 1.2 percent — better than an earlier estimate of 0.7 percent but well below President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer

Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G-7 observers.

  • Written by COLLEEN BARRY, SYLVIE CORBET and DAVID McHUGH , Associated Press

UK opposition leader links terrorism to foreign wars

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing made a new arrest Friday while continuing to search addresses associated with the attacker who killed 22 people.

  • Written by ROB HARRIS and GREGORY KATZ , Associated Press

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