Trump-Netanyahu visit comes amid legal distractions for both

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's much to celebrate but plenty of cause for trepidation, too, as President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet Monday at the White House.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

China's Xi poised to make historic grab at indefinite rule

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is poised to make a historic power grab as China's legislators gather beginning Monday to approve changes that will let him rule indefinitely and undo decades of efforts to prevent a return to crushing dictatorship.

  • Written by By GILLIAN WONG , Associated Press

Bill Cosby goes to court to stop accusers from testifying

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A day after Hollywood's first Oscars of the #MeToo era, Bill Cosby is going to court on Monday to stop some of his dozens of accusers from testifying at his April 2 sexual assault retrial.

  • Written by By MICHAEL R. SISAK , Associated Press

Push is on to restore power with a 2nd storm on the way

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses from Virginia to New England remained without power Monday, several days after a major nor'easter struck the East Coast, and with another storm bearing down.


Euroskeptic parties surge in Italy vote, but no majority

ROME (AP) — Two populist and stridently anti-European Union political groups — both fierce rivals — surged in Italy's parliamentary election at the expense of the country's traditional powers, but neither gained enough support to govern alone, preliminary results showed Monday.

  • Written by By COLLEEN BARRY and NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press