New Charges Filed Against Manafort In Russia Probe

By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought additional charges against President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman and a longtime associate who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence. The new indictment was unsealed Friday against Paul Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik just days after prosecutors…

Trump Says North Korea Summit All About Attitude, Not Preparation

By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into his North Korea summit with characteristic bravado, President Donald Trump said Thursday that “attitude” is more important than preparation as he looks to negotiate an accord with Kim Jong Un to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. Preparing to depart Washington…

At Guatemala Volcano, Time Running Out For Rescue Chances  

By MARK STEVENSON and SONIA PEREZ D. ,  Associated Press SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — Emergency crews cautiously resumed search-and-rescue operations Wednesday in towns and villages devastated by the eruption of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire, but time was quickly running out to find survivors of a disaster that killed more than 75 people with…

Blagojevich Files Paperwork Asking Trump To Commute Sentence

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ imprisoned ex-governor, Rod Blagojevich, has filed paperwork asking President Donald Trump to commute his 14-year prison term for corruption that included seeking to sell an appointment to the Senate seat Barack Obama vacated to become president. A spokesman for Blagojevich’s lawyers told the Chicago Tribune it was submitted Tuesday to the…