Miss France crowned Miss Universe in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 23-year-old dental student from France won the Miss Universe crown Monday in a pageant held in the Philippines, saying her triumph will make the beauty contest more popular in Europe and help her efforts to put more underprivileged children in school.

  • Written by TERESA CEROJANO , Associated Press

Trump order bars all refugees from entering US for 4 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has barred all refugees from entering the United States for four months, and indefinitely halted any from Syria, saying the ban is needed to keep out "radical Islamic terrorists."

  • Written by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

A week into the job, Trump labels media 'the opposition'

President Donald Trump joined his chief strategist Friday in characterizing the media as "the opposition party," expressing an unusually high level of antagonism toward the press just a week into his administration.

  • Written by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

France, Germany unite in face of Trump refugee ban

PARIS (AP) — France and Germany formed a united front Saturday in the face of President Donald Trump's halt in the U.S. refugee program, with the German foreign minister noting that loving thy neighbor forms part of America's Christian traditions.