• US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil

    BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq’s leaders.

  • Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence’s reassurances

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine.

  • China suspends coal imports from North Korea over missiles

    BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday began a suspension of all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of the year as it increases pressure on its communist neighbor to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

  • Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.

  • Outside of Washington, Trump slips back into campaign mode

    MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday, repeating his political promises and continuing his attacks on the “dishonest media.”

  • Trump hits the road, hoping rally speeches overcome troubles

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Shifting attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday for a campaign-style rally, resurrecting the buoyant jobs promises that powered his election victory and pledging to “unleash the power of the American spirit.”

  • The Latest: New Mexico governor has not seen Trump draft

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico’s reaction to Trump’s immigration National Guard proposal (all times local):

  • New Mexico’s Bishops: Trump immigrant draft an act of ‘war’

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s two U.S. senators are seeking a meeting with federal immigration officials in hopes of clarifying whether any changes have been made in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration executive orders.

  • Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Munich conference brings hope for clarity on US priorities

    BERLIN (AP) — Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are getting their first opportunity to meet with members of the Trump administration amid concerns over the new president’s commitment to NATO and posture toward Russia.