Trump rolls back limits on military gear for police

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed an executive order reviving a program that provided local police departments with surplus military equipment such as high-caliber weapons and grenade launchers, despite past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were inflaming confrontations with protesters.

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  • Written by By SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

MTV VMAs full of emotional, political moments; Lamar wins 6


NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar was the king of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, winning six awards on a night full of emotional performances, political moments and a new, eye-popping Taylor Swift music video.

  • Written by By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer

OSCE media watchdog: Trump's comments harm the media's role


VIENNA (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says its media freedom representative has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about the media in a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.