Trump: ‘Tariffs are the greatest!’

President Trump on Tuesday praised his administration's recent trade actions, tweeting that "All will be Great."The president added "Tariffs are the greatest," and accused other countries of treating the U.S. like...

Donald Trump: ‘Tariffs are the greatest!’

President Trump touted his tough trade polices Tuesday, calling tariffs "the greatest," after announcing that countries caught up in tense trade relations with the U.S. would visit to negotiate.

Mr. Trump didn't specifically by name which countries will come to the White House or when they're set to arrive.

The ...

Eastern Nebraska city to put immigration issue to voters

SCRIBNER, Neb. (AP) - The city council in an eastern Nebraska community has decided to let voters decide whether to bar employing or renting residences to people living in the U.S. illegally.

The Scribner council voted 4-0 Monday to put a proposed ordinance on the November ballot. Last month the ...

Convicted sex offender admits having machine gun

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man convicted of sexually assaulting a minor has admitted transforming a replica into a functioning Thompson submachine gun.

David Lutter pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Newark to possessing three firearms as a convicted felon.

Prosecutors say the 69-year-old Verona resident modified ...

The Memo: Dems grapple with Trump’s resilience

President Trump's approval rating is largely unchanged in the first polls to emerge after his widely criticized performance at last week's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin - and Democrats are s...

Tennessee woman guilty of stealing kids’ summer meal money

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee woman has been convicted of stealing $162,000 from a government program that provides funding for summer meals for poor children.

Shelby County prosecutors say Jeannette Jives-Nealy was found guilty of theft Friday. She faces at least eight years, either in prison or on probation, ...

Charges of rigging, intimidation mar Pakistan campaign

ISLAMABAD (AP) - As Pakistan prepares to make history Wednesday by electing a third straight civilian government, rights activists, analysts and candidates say the campaign has been among its dirtiest ever, imperiling the country's wobbly transition to democratic rule.

The campaign has been characterized by "blatant, aggressive and unabashed attempts ...

Senate Democrats ask for documents before Kavanaugh meetings

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is turning up the pressure on Senate Democrats to meet with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, though with little success.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh has met with 23 senators, all of them Republicans, since his nomination two weeks ago. Democratic lawmakers have been pushing ...

Georgia GOP governor’s runoff tests loyalty to Trump

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Republicans decide a bruising gubernatorial runoff Tuesday that is testing the loyalty of conservative voters to President Donald Trump and their frequent rejection of the establishment in favor of outside, bare-knuckled politics.

The matchup between Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle pits ...

Human smuggling getting sophisticated on northern border

DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) - While the Trump administration fortifies the southern border, there's growing concern over the number of foreigners entering the country illegally across the porous northern border with Canada.

People crossing the border between Vermont and Quebec have paid smugglers up to $4,000, usually payable when the ...