HAMBURG, Germany — President Donald Trump voiced optimism that there are "very positive things" in store for the United States and Russia as he sat down with President Vladimir Putin on Friday for an historic first meeting.
By Darlene Superville and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
HAMBURG, Germany — With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential…
By Ken Thomas and Darlene Superville, Associated Press
As U.S. investigations into Russia's meddling forge ahead, Trump is under intense scrutiny for how he handles his first face-to-face session with Putin.
Nearly one in three Americans think Trump has committed ethics violations, and another 25 percent believe he has broken the law, according to a PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist College poll.
By Vivian Salama and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
President Donald Trump heads back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement.
In the our news wrap Tuesday, Iraqi soldiers in Western Mosul advanced deeper into the last pocket still being held by Islamic State forces. Meanwhile, a Kurdish-led militia breached the heart of ISIS's self-proclaimed capital in Syria. Also, Canada will…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The United States and Russia worked Monday to restore a key diplomatic channel between the two clashing nations,…
By Ken Thomas, Vivian Salama, Associated Press
The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit next week in Germany.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
The Pentagon said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack.
By Vivian Salama, Associated Press
But the meeting is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections.
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