National security

U.S. President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 2:38 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Even as his administration fights for its travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries, President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism. Trump's Sunday speech, the...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017, during a meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 19, 2017 - 2:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 4:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has responded with a direct "no, no" to a question about whether he asked former FBI Director James Comey to shelve an investigation into his former national security adviser. Trump also was...
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Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman gives a 'thumbs-up' as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The White House says President Donald Trump will be interviewing four potential candidates to lead the FBI. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 18, 2017 - 11:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is "very close" to naming a new FBI director to replace the one he fired more than a week ago and that former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman was among his top choices for the job. Lieberman was among four candidates Trump interviewed at...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2017, file photo, Michael Flynn, then - President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for National Security Adviser arrives at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 18, 2017 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Correcting his earlier statement, the chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Thursday that ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn hasn't responded to a subpoena from the panel in its probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Republican Sen...
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FILE -- In this March 14, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip. The kingdom wants to seize on the historic visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran as a rogue state on the fringes of the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 18, 2017 - 11:42 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran. The kingdom has arranged a dizzying schedule of...
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FILE -- In this March 14, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip. The kingdom wants to seize on the historic visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran as a rogue state on the fringes of the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 18, 2017 - 8:51 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran. The kingdom has arranged a dizzying schedule of...
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FILE -- In this March 14, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip. The kingdom wants to seize on the historic visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran as a rogue state on the fringes of the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 18, 2017 - 7:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran. The kingdom has arranged a dizzying schedule of...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017 file photo, Civilians flee heavy fighting by Iraqi special forces to wrest the al-Tanek neighborhood of Mosul, Iraq. Iraq’s Sunni minority is pushing for a greater say in power once the Islamic State group is defeated, reflecting a growing sentiment that the country’s government must be more inclusive to prevent extremism from gaining ground once again. But so far, many Shiite politicians are wary, and the Sunni leadership is divided and disorganized. The danger is that Iraq will fall into the same sectarian cycle that has plagued it for more than a decade. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
May 18, 2017 - 2:13 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Sunni minority is pushing for a greater say in power once the Islamic State group is defeated, reflecting growing sentiment that the country's government must be more inclusive to prevent extremism from gaining ground once again. But so far, there's little momentum. Many...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, following his short trip on Marine One from nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump was returning to Washington after speaking at today's U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 17, 2017 - 9:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election (all times EDT): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says a thorough...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, following his short trip on Marine One from nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump was returning to Washington after speaking at today's U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 17, 2017 - 8:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election (all times EDT): 8:20 p.m. The top members of the Senate Judiciary...
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